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Ban on air travel for climate change talks only for DFA officials -- Locsin
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. clarified that his directive to ban "air travels to climate change forums" is "strictly limited" to officials of the ...

Oriental Mindoro prosecutor hurt in shooting
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 10) -- A provincial prosecutor was shot in Oriental Mindoro by unidentified gunmen on Monday morning, a police report said. Josephine Caranzo Olivar was shot ...

Duterte administration rejects plea for independent probe of PH killings
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines--The administration of President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday (June 10) rejected appeals, one of them coming from Vice President Leni Robredo, for the government to allow the ...

Asian stocks rise as Chinese trade data beats expectations
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
SINGAPORE -- Asian financial markets advanced Monday after China released better-than-expected trade data for May, though worries remain over trade negotiations between the Washington and Beijing.

Van der Valk targets 2nd crown in Bacolod
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-10
Guido Van der Valk (center) receives his trophy from Club Filipino de Cebu (CFdC) President Edgar Aliño (left) as Philippine Golf Tour Executive Director Narlene Soriano looks on after the ...

AFP reduces troops in Basilan
philstar.com - 2019-06-10
BASILAN, Philippines -- The military has started downsizing troops in Basilan as the situation in the area is returning to normal and threats from the Abu Sayyaf are declining. Brig. Gen. Fernando Reyeg, commander of the Joint Task Force Basilan and 104th ...

13 die as truck crashes in Camarines Sur
philstar.com - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- Thirteen persons died while 41 others were injured when a truck rolled over in San Fernando, Camarines Sur on Saturday afternoon. Among the fatalities were a bride-to-be and the friends and relatives of the groom, who was not in the ...

Official: Canada to announce ban on single-use plastics
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
TORONTO - The Canadian government plans to announce it is moving to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021, a senior government official said late Sunday. The official said Prime Minister ...

Grab continues to deactivate colorum drivers
philstar.com - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- Brace for harder bookings with ridesharing platform Grab as the transport network company is set to continue its deactivation of colorum drivers today. In a statement, Grab said the company would be deactivating some of its drivers ...

Huawei smartphones will no longer come with Facebook apps
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-10
(CNN) -- Facebook has stopped allowing the pre-installation of apps on Huawei smartphones, becoming the latest American company to respond to Washington's blacklisting of the Chinese tech firm.

SCTEx raising toll rates starting Friday
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
Rates are going up at the Subic Clark Expressway (SCTEx) starting June 14 this year after the toll road regulator approved an application made eight years ago. Metro Pacific Tollways Corp., the ...

Task force created to ease traffic from Cubao to Makati -- MMDA
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has created an inter-agency task force to help ease traffic from Cubao, Quezon City to Makati City, an official of the ...

Duterte conducts surprise Naia inspection, apologizes for flight woes
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines - President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday morning made a surprise inspection at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 and apologized to passengers affected by the ...

STEM jobs-new area for women
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
It has been said that science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) jobs and careers are giving women 30 percent more income than the usual clerical jobs set aside for them. With the advent of ...

The Future of Business: Next-Wave Disruptions & Opportunities
BusinessWorld - 2019-06-10
More importantly, Ayala Innovation has set out to build capabilities across the group through training programs aimed at inculcating curiosity, meaningful risk-taking, and grit -- essential qualities of corporate entrepreneurs and innovators. As a result ...

On redefining the future of business
BusinessWorld - 2019-06-10
Noel A. Santiago, chief digital officer of the Bank of the Philippine Islands, contextualized such trends and changes, exploring what such digital transformation means for local banks. He suggested that banks should work with financial technology start-ups ...

Grappling with tech-fueled disruptions in the retail industry
BusinessWorld - 2019-06-10
The service has around 20 million customers and 65,000 partner merchants. He also mentioned RUSH, their customer engagement program. Ray Alimurung, chief executive officer of Lazada Philippines E ... noted that they "fire up" the growth of the so ...

Dealing with the most constructive yet destructive force in the financial sector
BusinessWorld - 2019-06-10
In one of the afternoon sessions titled "Financial Technology and the Future of Money," industry leaders, composed of Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Managing Director and Partner Shivaji Das, Bank of the Philippine Islands Chief Digital Officer Noel A.

PH, Japan to sign $202-M loan agreement for Mindanao road network development project
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 9) -- The Philippines and Japan are expected to sign by next week a US$202.04 million loan deal for the development of the road network in conflict-affected ...

IDC sets preferred share offering
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
Property developer Italpinas Development Corp. (IDC) is planning to raise funds via a preferred share offering. IDC, in a filing in the Philippine Stock Exchange, said it was moving forward with a ...

Facing challenges of millennial leaders
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
Transitioning to a new supervisory or managerial role is already challenging. But new millennial leaders are finding an even greater set of challenges as they do so, for they have to overcome ...

Top SMC exec warns NG of severe power shortage
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-10
THE power business of conglomerate San Miguel Corp. (SMC) is keen on putting up more power plants that could generate 1,200 megawatts (MW) of additional capacity to help address a foreseen power ...

Casual lyricism as memorable poetry
philstar.com - 2019-06-10
published by University of Santo Tomas Publishing House, has only nine new poems added to his selections from two previous collections: The Most Careful of Stars (1996, Anvil Publishing) and Faulty Electrical Wiring (2005, Ateneo de Manila University ORP).

PH shares poised for more weakness on fears of global slowdown
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange Index (PSEi) is poised for more weakness this week after it failed to stay above the key 8,000 level, Jonathan Ravelas, BDO Unibank Inc. chief strategist ...

POEA announces process for nursing jobs in Saudi Arabia
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is looking to hire 1,000 specialist nurses with a basic salary of more than P50,000, according to the Philippine Overseas Employment ...

Duterte open to purchase US weapons again
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-09
MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte had a change of heart about not buying defense equipment from the United States. Speaking in a television interview in Davao City on Saturday, the ...

Single and ready to incorporate
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-09
Now, new business owners may be looking to kick off their company as an OPC directly. On the other hand, existing sole proprietorships may want to convert their businesses into an OPC. However ...

Columnist arrested at CDO airport
philstar.com - 2019-06-09
MANILA, Philippines -- An opinion writer based in Davao City was arrested at the Laguindingan Airport in Cagayan de Oro yesterday morning. Agents of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group arrested Fidelina Margarita Valle, 60, at around 10:30 a.m ...

Economic take off, finally?
philstar.com - 2019-06-09
BSP Governor Ben Diokno was bullish but at the same time cautiously optimistic about the economy in his speech before the Manila Rotary Club last Thursday. Our economic prospects based on the numbers look good, Diokno explained. But the China-US trade war ...

Majority of 10,000 Pinoys in Russia undocumented
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-09
MANILA, Philippines -- Majority of the estimated 10,000 Filipinos working in Russia are without proper papers, making them prone to arrest, detention and deportation, according to outgoing House ...

Mobility for the Pinoys
philstar.com - 2019-06-09
MANILA, Philippines -- AC Industrials ... the Maxus V80 is a 13-seat capacity makes it ideal as a family van, as a school bus or passenger shuttle service. Being the widest in its class, the V80 Comfort offers "Max Capacity" as it can be loaded ...

Duterte OKs construction of P1.8-billion PNP hospital
philstar.com - 2019-06-09
MANILA, Philippines -- President Duterte has approved in principle the construction of a state-of-the-art medical center in Quezon City worth P1.8 billion for the use of officers and personnel of the Philippine National Police. PNP chief Gen. Oscar ...

Businesses help save the environment
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-09
First on the list is the suggestion for business organizations to invest in nature-based solutions. This means putting some money into nature-based efforts to reduce carbon. Some examples include ...

Belo leads the path for medical tourism
philstar.com - 2019-06-09
The inspiring Belo Medical Group CEO and founder Dr. Vicki Belo sat in a pan- el with other in- dustry blazers at a tourism summit organized by ASEAN Business Advisory Council Philippines with Go Negosyo, led by founder and presidential adviser for ...

Making affordable housing possible
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-09
Driving around Metro Manila allows one to see the vast and positive ... The backlog for 21st-century housing is staggering, providing for a continuing decades-long demand. Much of the property ...

LTFRB asked not to alter biz format of TNVS
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-09
COMMUTER network The Passenger Forum (TPF) asked the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) "not to change the business model of TNVS" or transport network vehicle service.

BOI, 33 others to ink MOA on ease of doing business
philstar.com - 2019-06-09
MANILA, Philippines -- The Board of Investments ... and queries to avoid delays in business registration and permitting or licensing processes," the BOI said. IPU Net, which was set up in 2007, aims to improve the business environment in the country ...

Online hiring spikes as demand for HR, admin professionals rises
philstar.com - 2019-06-09
MANILA, Philippines -- Online hiring activity sustained its growth in April as the country saw a surge in demand for human resources and administrative professionals, according to employment website Monster.com. E-recruitment in the country posted an 11 ...

AmBisyon Natin 2040
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-09
3) Increase competitiveness and the ease of doing business. 4) Accelerate annual infrastructure spending to account for 5 percent of GDP, with public-private partnership playing a key role.

DTI wants e-commerce sites regulated
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-09
"Regulation and administration should be with DICT. Business permits should also be issued by the LGU that has jurisdiction over the principal address for tax purposes," she added. The trade ...

Microsoft E3 2019: Here's The Complete List Of Games For Xbox Game Pass On PC, Plus The Price
Forbes - 2019-06-09
Xbox Game Pass is coming to PC, and now we know what games we'll be getting for it. Microsoft is set to reveal more information about Game Pass on PC at its press conference today, but some early information has leaked out early due to some Microsoft store ...

Megaworld to build more museums in developments
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-09
inside its Iloilo Business Park township in Mandurriao, Iloilo, last year. "We conducted thorough research and consultations for this project, and we collaborated with members of the academe ...

Maroons, Tams win in Filoil tilt
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-09
UNIVERSITY of the Philippines (UP) crushed the University of Santo Tomas (UST), while Far Eastern University (FEU) eliminated the College of Saint Benilde on Saturday in the Filoil Flying V ...

Texas joins 14 states in raising minimum tobacco sales age to 21
Upi.com - 2019-06-09
June 9 (UPI) --Texas will become the 15th state to raise the minimum age to purchase all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, from 18 to 21. On Friday, Gov. Greg Abbott signed the legislation, which takes effect Sept. 1. Those in the military will ...

Liraglutide Preserves Beta-Cell Function in New Type 1 Diabetes
Medscape - 2019-06-09
SAN FRANCISCO --The glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) agonist liraglutide (Victoza, Novo Nordisk) taken every day preserved postprandial insulin secretion for 1 year after type 1 diabetes diagnosis in patients in the NewLira trial, while the effects ...

Customs brokers to DOF: Withdraw order on goods lodgement declaration
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-09
and is also expected to further improve revenue collection and increase business opportunities.

North Korea highlights RFID for livestock in Party paper
Upi.com - 2019-06-09
June 9 (UPI) --A North Korean newspaper is highlighting the benefits of radio-frequency identification, or RFID, in the management of livestock following reports of African swine fever in the country. Korean Workers' Party paper Rodong Sinmun stated Sunday ...

Index targets 8,000
philstar.com - 2019-06-09
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine stock market will make another attempt to reach the 8,000 mark this week, but analysts believe it would be an uphill climb. "The market will likely struggle to approach 8,000 this week with the escalation of the ...

There have already been more US measles cases in 2019 than any year since 1994, as the growing epidemic shows no sign of stopping
Business Insider - 2019-06-09
The US has already recorded more measles cases in 2019 than in any year since 1994, according to the the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There were 971 recorded measles cases between January 1 and May 30, 2019, the CDC said in a press release ...

BSP imposes uniform 4% reserve ratio on LTNCDs
philstar.com - 2019-06-09
MANILA, Philippines -- The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has imposed a uniform reserve requirement ratio (RRR) for long-term negotiable certificates of time deposits (LTNCDs), freeing up about P6 billion additional funds to the financial system and at ...

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