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Increase enterprise productivity with HP EliteDesk 800 TWR with optional NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-25
Enterprises have a higher demand for business efficiency and productivity. To meet operations goals, large companies need reliable PCs that could more than meet the required output. The EliteDesk ...

HP EliteBook Notebook PC boosts business performance, with optional NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 graphics
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-25
For most business people and entrepreneurs who are always mobile, it pays to have a notebook PC that does not only have reliable features to deliver a commanding performance, but also sports a ...

Members of UP Visayas community slam 'betrayal' of Filipino fisherfolk
philstar.com - 2019-06-25
MANILA, Philippines -- More than 200 students, faculty and alumni of the University of the Philippines Visayas - College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences in Miagao, Iloilo have signed a statemen condemning the allision at the Recto Bank in the West ...

Philippine Metals Announces Proposed Acquisition of US Cannabis Extraction Business
YAHOO! - 2019-06-25
Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - June 25, 2019) - Philippine Metals Inc. (TSXV: PHI) ("PMI" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a letter of intent dated ...

Duterte abandons federalism, pushes for Charter change
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-25
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 25) -- In a turnaround, President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday he is no longer batting for a federal form of government. Instead, he wants the Constitution changed.

Wattah Wattah Festival peaceful - police
philstar.com - 2019-06-25
MANILA, Philippines -- The Wattah Wattah Festival in San Juan City to mark the Feast of St. John the Baptist was generally peaceful, a police official said yesterday. "Our tactical operations center received no report of any untoward incidents during ...

AC Energy completes acquisition of Phinma Energy
philstar.com - 2019-06-25
MANILA, Philippines -- AC Energy Inc., the energy platform of Ayala Corp., has completed the acquisition of Phinma Energy Corp. from the Del Rosario family for P6.3 billion. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange yesterday, AC Energy said it has ...

Angat recovery to take 3 months
philstar.com - 2019-06-25
One factor is that Angat was really low the past months and it did not receive any rain during that period," PAGASA weather specialist Junie Ruiz said. "Even if there will be rains for consecutive days, it would just wet the soil in the Angat watershed.

Robredo shrugs off Locsin's 'boba' remark: Let's focus on the real issue
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-25
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 25) -- Vice President Leni Robredo is unperturbed after Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro "Teddyboy" Locsin Jr. called her stupid over her concerns on the ...

NAIA have Lightning Protection Systems, MIAA assures travelers
philstar.com - 2019-06-25
MANILA, Philippines-- The Manila International Airport on Monday said that the four Ninoy Aquino International Airport terminals have a Lighting Protection System despite the lightning alerts that suspend operations at the airport from time to time.

T-bill rates further fell across the board
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-25
MANILA, Philippines -- T-bill rates further declined across the board Tuesday, allowing the Bureau of the Treasury to sell all of its P15 billion short-dated debt-paper. Moving forward, the ...

Grads told: Silence when you can speak is unjust, causes injustice
philstar.com - 2019-06-25
BAGUIO CITY, Philippines -- Supreme Court Associate Justice Leonen told the 351 members of the graduating class of the University of the Philippines in Baguio to continue the struggle for justice. While acknowledging that "making the right decisions ...

LBC cites need for collaboration among bold and tech-savvy industries at the 2019 Asia ECOMM Summit
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-25
LBC Business Solutions took front and center at the second ASIA ECOMM Summit, to underline trends, innovations and challenges affecting the realm of e-commerce. Organized by Asia CEO Events, this ...

CA approves compromise deal on Smokey Mountain project
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-25
MANILA, Philippines -- The Court of Appeals has affirmed the P1.12-billion compromise agreement between the National Housing Authority (NHA) and a private developer of a project in Smokey ...

Solon pushes for inquiry on compliance of entertainment industry with work safety laws
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-25
MANILA, Philippines -- TUCP (Trade Union Congress of the Philippines) Representative-elect Raymond Democrito Mendoza on Tuesday said he would be filing a resolution calling for an inquiry into ...

BSP survey: Economic worries strain business, consumer confidence for Q3
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-25
MANILA, Philippines -- Filipinos are less optimistic ... increase in household and educational expenses with the start of school opening for the school year 2019-2020," the central bank said.

Business confidence waxes, consumer confidence wanes in Q2 2019
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-25
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 25) -- More businesses continue to have a positive outlook in the economy for the second quarter, but consumers saw otherwise. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas ...

Mislatel to start accepting subscribers in Metro Manila by September - DICT
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-25
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 25) -- Residents of Metro Manila and other mega cities may soon have the option to avail of the mobile services of Mindanao Islamic Telephone Company, Inc ...

LPA off Cagayan becomes Tropical Depression Dodong
philstar.com - 2019-06-25
MANILA, Philippines -- The low pressure area off the waters of Cagayan province developed into a tropical depression Tuesday afternoon, state weather bureau PAGASA said. In a Facebook post, PAGASA said the LPA located east of Aparri, Cagayan has ...

Biz confidence up, consumer sentiment slightly down in Q2
philstar.com - 2019-06-25
MANILA, Philippines -- Business confidence rose in the second quarter amid stronger demand while consumer sentiment slightly weakened on expectations of higher prices, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas reported Tuesday. Business confidence improved to 40.5% ...

COA flags PITC for delivering only 10% of equipment to PNP
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-25
MANILA, Philippines -- The Commission on Audit (COA) has flagged the Philippine International Trading Corporation (PITC) for delivering only 10 percent out of all the equipment procured by the ...

May sees narrower budget surplus as state spending recovers
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-25
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 25) -- Government spending picked up in May, as agencies are now able to spend for new projects with the 2019 national budget finally in effect. The Bureau of ...

4 dead in police shootouts in Calabarzon
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-25
SAN PEDRO CITY -- Four people were killed in separate shootouts with the police in the Calabarzon region. Reports from the Calabarzon police office showed that two of the incidents happened ...

4 neophyte senators attend Senate orientation
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-25
MANILA, Philippines- Four neophyte senators attended on Tuesday a briefing on the legislative processes at the Senate. The four are Senators-elect Francis Tolentino, Ronald Dela Rosa ...

McDonald's started using fresh meat. Here's what happened to sales
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-25
(CNN) -- Fresh beef is helping McDonald's sell more burgers and gain market share. Last year, the burger chain switched to fresh beef quarter-pound burgers from frozen at most of its stores in ...

Keller Williams opens first subfranchise in Makati CBD
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-25
KW Makati CBD is led by a group of real-estate professionals who have been in the business for at least three decades. Since its initial launch in 2017, KW Philippines now has eight market centers ...

Pagasa sees wet, cloudy Tuesday; Flood, landslide warnings up
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-25
MANILA, Philippines - The prevailing southwest monsoon will bring rains over parts of Luzon and the Visayas, the state weather bureau said Tuesday. Metro Manila, Calabarzon, Central Luzon ...

Health secretary faces graft, plunder charges
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-25
MANILA, Philippines -- Health Secretary Francisco Duque III is facing graft and plunder charges in the Office of the Ombudsman over a lease agreement between a company owned by his family and ...

France put on hot weather alert as heat wave reaches Europe
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-25
International soccer federation FIFA could ... Dim Coumou, a scientist at the Free University of Amsterdam, said melting Arctic sea ice is also affecting atmospheric circulation, which in turn ...

Duterte wants ferry routes, more air services for BIMP trade
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-24
BANGKOK, Thailand -- President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday sought the opening of ferry routes and the introduction of more air services among the Philippines ... Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM ...

No immediate relief from water service interruptions
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-24
The weather bureau said the heavy rain during the weekend was not enough to replenish the reserve, the elevation of which was recorded at 158.92 masl on Monday afternoon, marking a decrease of 0 ...

Cyprus serial killer gets 7 life terms for killing 4 Filipinas, 3 others
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-24
NICOSIA, Cyprus -- A Cyprus criminal court on Monday sentenced an army captain to seven life terms in prison after he pleaded guilty to the premeditated murder and kidnapping of seven foreign ...

Trump signs order that aims to reveal real health care costs
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-24
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual prices for common tests and procedures to help keep costs down .

Stock index stays above 8,000
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-24
The local stock barometer gained modestly on Monday, rising for the fifth straight session and staying above 8,000 despite a mixed session in the region. The main-share Philippine Stock Exchange ...

DoubleDragon boosts condotel business
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-24
Property developer DoubleDragon Properties Corp. has intensified the offering of P16.1 billion worth of inventory under its condotel-for-sale business with the opening of a dedicated sales lounge ...

WordPress management site WP Engine acquires Flywheel as it moves to a $1B valuation and IPO
TechCrunch - 2019-06-24
WordPress now accounts for 34 percent of all websites globally, and today one of the key companies that helps handle the creation and management of some of those WP-hosted sites is getting a ...

Philippines seen as fertile ground for green building industry
philstar.com - 2019-06-24
In line with its ongoing efforts to groom the sector and ramp up investments in green buildings in the Philippines, IFC technical and business specialists introduced to bankers and property developers last week a so-called resilience tool that can help the ...

SEC clears P1-B IPO of Ace Medical Center
philstar.com - 2019-06-24
MANILA, Philippines -- Allied Care Experts Group has received the green light from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to proceed with the P1 billion initial public offering of ACE Medical Center-Butuan Inc. ACE Medical Center- Butuan Inc ...

OceanaGold allowed to operate with expired FTAA
philstar.com - 2019-06-24
MANILA, Philippines -- The government has allowed the local unit of Australian mining firm OceanaGold to continue operating in Nueva Vizcaya even with an expired financial and technical assistance agreement (FTAA) and a restraining order from the province ...

Ford's Argo AI Invests $15 Million For Robocar Research Center At Carnegie Mellon
Forbes - 2019-06-24
Argo AI, a Pittsburgh-based artificial intelligence and autonomous vehicle tech company, is investing $15 million to establish a Center for Autonomous Vehicle Research at Carnegie Mellon University to improve self-driving technology. The grant is for five ...

8 students hurt in Zamboanga covered court collapse
philstar.com - 2019-06-24
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines -- Eight high school students were injured when the ceiling of a covered court they were using as a temporary classroom in a remote village in this city collapsed yesterday. Teachers said more than 50 Grade 9 students of the ...

Duterte presses China on sea code completion
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-24
MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday pressed China to fast track the completion of the code of conduct in the South China Sea, warning that the delay could lead to a ...

Microsoft's next step toward embracing Android: Adding app support?
ZDNet - 2019-06-24
Over the past few years, Microsoft has made no bones about its decision to build apps for Android and iOS. Microsoft offers Your Phone, an app that is meant to more tightly tie Android and to a much lesser extent, iPhones, to Windows 10. The Redmondians ...

Index almost flat ahead of G20 meet
philstar.com - 2019-06-24
MANILA, Philippines -- The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index ended flat yesterday even as the stock market barometer tried to move above the 8,000 mark. The PSEi ended just 5.11 points, or 0.06 percent, higher at 8,060.58. On the other hand, the ...

Watch live: Trump to sign executive order to make healthcare costs more transparent
Upi.com - 2019-06-24
June 24 (UPI) --President Donald Trump is set to sign an executive order Monday afternoon aimed at making patients more aware of their healthcare costs earlier in the treatment process. The president will sign the order on Improving Price and Quality ...

Use of 3D mammograms for breast cancer screening increasing
Upi.com - 2019-06-24
More women are getting 3D mammograms, which spot breast anomalies more accurately than traditional mammograms, a new study shows. But there are big variations in use across the United States, the researchers noted. Three-D mammography -- also called ...

Cop, ex-village chief shot dead
philstar.com - 2019-06-24
COTABATO CITY, Philippines -- A police officer and a former barangay chairman were killed in gun attacks in North Cotabato and Maguindanao, respectively, on Sunday. S/Sgt. Edward Dimpaso of the Maguindanao police was about to ride his motorcycle, which he ...

Murder case vs asset in Kian delos Santos slay junked
philstar.com - 2019-06-24
MANILA, Philippines -- A Caloocan City court yesterday dismissed the murder charges filed against a drug suspect who allegedly served as an asset for the killers of Kian delos Santos after the prosecution failed to locate an eyewitness. The 14-year-old ...

FDA OKs Botox for Upper Limb Spasticity in Children
Medscape - 2019-06-24
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox, Allergan) to ease upper limb spasticity in children and adolescents aged 2 to 17 years, the company announced. Common causes of spasticity in children include cerebral palsy ...

Hybrid electric train completes test run
philstar.com - 2019-06-24
MANILA, Philippines -- The hybrid electric train developed by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has completed its test run and has been formally turned over to the Philippine National Railways (PNR). Science Secretary Fortunato dela Peña ...

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