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Better IT system key to preventing health fraud
BusinessWorld - 2019-06-26
Gonzales, Chairman Claro N. Sy, Corporate Treasurer Alvin W. Sy, Purchasing Officer Therese Francesca R. Tan, Administration Officer Dick S. Ong, and physicians Porshia C. Natividad and Joemie D. Soriano. -- Gillian M. Cortez and Vann Marlo M. Villegas ...

Jinggoy Estrada asks Sandiganbayan to review demurrer denial
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-26
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 26)-- Former Senator Jinggoy Estrada has asked the Sandiganbayan to take a second look at his appeal to invalidate his plunder case. In a motion for ...

Huawei is still signing up 5G customers despite US pressure
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-26
(CNN) -- Wireless carriers are still lining up to buy 5G network technology ... equipment maker and No. 2 smartphone brand. The Trump administration delivered a huge blow last month, when it ...

2 nabbed in QC drug sting; P240K worth of marijuana seized
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-26
MANILA, Philippines -- Two drug suspects landed in jail while P240,000 worth of marijuana was confiscated in a buy-bust operation in Quezon City on Tuesday night. Police identified the suspects ...

PAL, AirAsia still unsure of transferring flights to Sangley Airport
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-26
MANILA, Philippines -- Philippine Airlines (PAL) and Philippines AirAsia Inc. (AirAsia) are still unsure if they can transfer some of their commercial flights to Sangley Airport in Cavite.

Anti-red tape body claims high resolution rate despite lack of IRR, chief
philstar.com - 2019-06-26
MANILA, Philippines -- The Anti-Red Tape Authority on Wednesday claimed to have posted a high resolution rate on complaints it has received even without an anti-red tape czar or the implementing rules of the Ease of Doing Business Law. ARTA deputy ...

DOTr: Viral video of couple snuggling and kissing while on the road not in PH
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-26
MANILA, Philippines -- A video showing a couple snuggling and kissing while on the road that has now been widely circulated in social media was not shot in the Philippines, the Department of ...

Baguio orders temporary closure of Irisan dumpsite as rehab begins
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-26
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 26) -- The local government of Baguio has ordered the temporary closure of a dump site located in the city's biggest barangay. This, as environment officials ...

Officials vow to boost federalism push as Duterte changes tune
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-26
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 26) -- Some government officials are not giving up on a shift to federalism despite President Rodrigo Duterte's seeming concession it would not happen under ...

Government to borrow ?230 billion in Q3 to fund projects -- Treasury
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-26
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 26) -- The government plans to borrow more locally in the third quarter to fund its projects. The Bureau of the Treasury (BTr), in a memorandum issued ...

Business groups ask Duterte to review Solar Para sa Bayan bill
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-26
MANILA, Philippines -- Several business groups on Wednesday asked President Rodrigo Duterte to review the Solar Para sa Bayan bill which was recently ratified in Congress. The groups ...

Public consultation on Universal Health Care to kick off in Bicol
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-26
LEGAZPI CITY -- A public consultation on the Universal Health Care (UHC), including the draft Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR), would kick off in Bicol on July 4 and 5, the Department ...

Cordillera development council to take second look at Chico River project
philstar.com - 2019-06-26
BAGUIO CITY, Philippines -- The multi-sectoral Regional Development Council in the Cordillera is taking a second look at the issues hounding the Chico River Pump Irrigation Project in Kalinga. A fact-finding committee was constituted to look into the P4 ...

Delinquent employers urged to avail of SSS condonation program
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-26
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 26)-- The state pension fund on Wednesday called on delinquent employers to take advantage of its condonation program, a one-time amnesty program expected to ...

Airlines sign pact for better air travel convenience, Sangley airport development
philstar.com - 2019-06-26
Cebu Air president and CEO Lance Gokongwei, AirAsia president and CEO Dexter Comendador, Philippine Airlines Officer-in-Charge Vivienne Tan, PAL Express President Bonifacio Sam and CebGo Vice President for Corporate Affairs Paterno Mantaring Jr. signed the ...

Pangilinan disputes Duterte stand on Chinese fishermen
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-26
MANILA, Philippines - President Rodrigo Duterte cannot enter into agreements with other nations involving maritime resources, opposition Senator Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan pointed out on ...

A grand celebration at Evia Lifestyle Center
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-26
THE southerners have all the reasons to be happy. They have this wide, green space, fresh(er) air and an almost laid-back vibe community compared to the densely populated Metro Manila. They have ...

WellMed whistleblowers of PhilHealth ghost dialysis mess provisionally admitted to WPP
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-26
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 26) -- The two former WellMed employees who exposed the fraudulent benefit claims made by the Quezon City-based dialysis facility are now under the Justice ...

Bato wants public execution of drug traffickers by musketry
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-26
MANILA, Philippines -- Senator-elect Ronald "Bato" Dela Rosa said he will be pushing for the public execution of drug traffickers by musketry if the death penalty will be restored in the ...

Robots could take 20 million manufacturing jobs by 2030
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-26
(CNN) -- Robots are getting better at doing human jobs. That's probably good for the economy -- but there are some serious downsides, too. Machines are expected to displace about 20 million ...

Globe unveils first 5G postpaid plans for Filipinos
philstar.com - 2019-06-26
With Globe At Home Air Fiber 5G, the leading telecom company can connect more Filipinos at home given the external challenges of rolling out fiber optic cables in the country. "Globe At Home Air Fiber 5G makes use of fixed location wireless radios ...

Tropical Depression Dodong to exit PAR today
philstar.com - 2019-06-26
MANILA, Philippines -- Tropical Depression Dodong is expected to leave the Philippine area of responsibility within the day, state weather bureau PAGASA said Wednesday morning. In a press briefing, weather specialist Benison Estareja said "Dodong" was ...

FedEx sues US government over export rules in Huawei case
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-26
DALLAS - A lawsuit filed by FedEx against the U.S. government over export rules follows a dispute over diverted shipments that were intended for Huawei Technologies, the Chinese ...

Steps toward better education
BusinessWorld - 2019-06-26
"The Philippines ... s senior high school (SHS), which consists of two grade levels, 11 and 12. It covers four tracks. One is the Academic Track, and it has four specific strands, namely accountancy, business and management (ABM); science, technology ...

PNP to UN rights chief: Deaths high because drug suspects fought back
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-26
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine National Police on Tuesday assured the international community that it conducted its antidrug operations following the rule of law and protecting human rights.

T-bill rates further fall across the board
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-26
Treasury bill rates further declined across the board Tuesday, allowing the Bureau of the Treasury to sell all P15 billion in short-dated debt paper it offered. Moving forward, the Treasury ...

ArthaLand launches first LEED community development
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-26
Four-bedroom Villa Christopher G. Narciso, executive vice president for project and business development of ArthaLand described that Sevina Park will be a modern-day community that will have an ...

Moratorium puts 130 ecozone plans in limbo
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-26
Rey Untal, president and CEO of the Information Technology and Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP ... Out of 278 IT parks and centers as of February this year, around 60 ...

Petron lists shares
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-26
Petron Corp. yesterday listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange P20 billion worth of preferred shares, its biggest offering yet. The oil refiner and fuel retailer said in a statement the amount ...

Lawsuit claims Utah hotel exploited Filipino immigrants
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-25
"Stymied in their attempts to use undocumented labor, defendants turned to non-immigrant visa programs, including the J-1 visa internship program, to import cheap foreign labor to operate the ...

Europe prepares for scorching heat wave with public cooling rooms, mist showers and health warnings
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-25
(CNN) -- Europe is bracing for an "exceptional" heat wave, with authorities activating emergency plans that include setting up public cooling rooms and extending hours at swimming pools.

Exiting Manila airport among the fastest in Asia for international arrivals -- report
philstar.com - 2019-06-25
The slowest is Kansai in Japan, with a median time of 80.5 minutes, Blacklane reported. Meanwhile, business travelers arriving from a domestic flight exit airports in a median time of 17 minutes. All other travelers have a median exit time of 24 minutes ...

Should you buy your own club share?
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-25
Making use of country club facilities to entertain customers, government officials and business associates is quite common and has even become an expectation. There is also a great deal of ...

Resist, speak up, SC justice tells new grads
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-25
Huwag matakot." (Resist. Have no fear.) Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Marvic Leonen on Monday reprised the battle cry of activists during the martial law regime of authoritarian President ...

SEC approves Ace Medical Center-Butuan IPO plan
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-25
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has planned an initial public offering worth up to P1 billion planned by ACE Medical Center-Butuan Inc., which is part of the individual fund-raising ...

PH cuts sugar export allocation for US market
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-25
The Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) has cut its export allocation to the United States to secure ample supply for the domestic market as the industry grapples with productivity issues and ...

Indoor landscaping rising trend in real estate
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-25
landscaping but a recent trend in indoor or interior landscaping has taken Metro Manila by storm for full-blown projects to table escapes that are intended to take the stress out of urban life.

Business, consumer confidence down
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-25
Filipinos are less optimistic about their economic prospects in the third quarter of the year as the rainy season and stiffer competition are expected to disrupt the activities of businesses ...

Scam one, scam all
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-25
Question: How can you tell if an investment offer is a scam? And if the investment offer is legit, how can you tell if it is a good one?--asked at "Ask a friend, ask Efren" free service ...

Lloyds Energy looking to build power plants in PH
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-25
Lloyds Energy, a Dubai-based company focused on the liquefied natural gas business, is looking at building power plants in the Philippines that run on that fossil fuel, according to Energy ...

RCBC draws road map to growth
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-25
After a challenging period in the last three years, Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. has drawn up a road map to reclaim a formidable standing among local banks, aiming to sustain a double-digit ...

Newbie senators offer strategies to address water shortage
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-25
The water level in Angat Dam, which is the primary water source of Metro Manila, continues to drop, according to the weather bureau. Maynilad Water Services Inc. earlier said 75 percent of its ...

A massive, ongoing hack has been compromising cell service providers around the world without them even knowing, a new report says
Business Insider - 2019-06-25
Since 2012, hackers have had access to customer call detail records -- like their locations, who they were talking to, and what devices they were using -- from more than 10 cell service providers around the world, according to a report from security ...

'We Are Not Law Enforcement:' FedEx Sues the Commerce Department Over Huawei Export Rules
Fortune - 2019-06-25
FedEx Corp, the U.S. courier group credited with spearheading overnight shipping, was christened Federal Express because founder Frederick Smith thought the name sounded patriotic. Now the ...

Data finds that Americans spend an hour on their phone while in the car
Mashable - 2019-06-25
Mashable is a global, multi-platform media and entertainment company. Powered by its own proprietary technology, Mashable is the go-to source for tech, digital culture and entertainment content ...

Giant squid shows off magnificent tentacles in rare video
Mashable - 2019-06-25
Mashable is a global, multi-platform media and entertainment company. Powered by its own proprietary technology, Mashable is the go-to source for tech, digital culture and entertainment content ...

Why Amazon's Visual Search Could Eliminate Keywords For Online Retail
Forbes - 2019-06-25
Ever since the mid-nineties when e-commerce was invented, online businesses have had to live and breathe by the use of keywords. But if current trends are any indication, keywords may lose their power in visual industries, such as fashion and home décor.

Russia's new drone looks like a snowy owl, and it has a deadly purpose
Business Insider - 2019-06-25
An image of a chain link. It symobilizes a website link url. An envelope. It indicates the ability to send an email. A stylized bird with an open mouth, tweeting. The word "in". A stylized letter F. Three evenly spaced dots forming an ellipsis: "..

Hospitals Earn Little From Suing For Unpaid Bills. For Patients, It Can Be 'Ruinous'
NPR - 2019-06-25
The Fredericksburg General District Court is a red brick courthouse with Greek columns in a picturesque, colonial Virginia town -- a horse and carriage is usually parked outside the visitor center down the street. On a sunny morning -- the second Friday ...

Carpio: Letting Chinese fish in EEZ violates Constitution
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-25
MANILA, Philippines -- Allowing Chinese fishermen to fish in the Philippine Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the West Philippine Sea is against the Constitution, Supreme Court Senior Associate ...

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