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Makati to Cubao via Edsa in 5 minutes? Travel at 180 kph
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-11
MANILA, Philippines -- When President Rodrigo Duterte vowed on Saturday to make travel time from Makati to Cubao in southern Quezon City only 5 minutes, how will he carry out his plan? "Surprise!

DA to sell 1 M kilos of surplus mangoes
philstar.com - 2019-06-11
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Agriculture (DA) targets to sell around one million kilos of mangoes through its metrowide marketing campaign in a bid to address the two million kilo surplus produced by local farmers. "Within the week, we are ...

Philippines trails in motorcycle output, sales in Asean
philstar.com - 2019-06-11
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippines still lagged behind its peers in the Southeast Asian region in terms of motorcycle production and sales, registering declines of 28.2 percent and 9.7 percent, respectively, as of end-April, according to the the ...

Fiat Chrysler in talks with Aurora on autonomous vehicles
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-11
DETROIT -- Fiat Chrysler is in talks to produce self-driving commercial vehicles with Aurora, an autonomous vehicle company led by former Google, Tesla and Uber executives. FCA and Aurora have a ...

Netherlands vegetable seed developer wins World Food Prize
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-11
DES MOINES, Iowa -- A seed developer from the Netherlands credited with introducing high quality disease-resistant vegetable seeds to more than 60 countries including the Philippines, Thailand ...

Russia open to forge labor deal with Philippines
philstar.com - 2019-06-11
Arroyo was invited to speak at the SPIEF, one of the leading global platforms for members of the business community to meet and discuss the key economic issues facing Russia, emerging markets, and the world as a whole.

Locsin orders return of trash to Australia
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. has ordered the return to Australia of the garbage shipped into the country last month for use by cement manufacturer Holcim ...

Islamic banking challenges
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
The signature of President Duterte is all that remains before Islamic banking is institutionalized in this predominantly Christian country. The initial effort to engage in Islamic banking in the ...

Duterte addressed high inflation the fastest since Arroyo time
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
The Philippines had bouts with high consumer prices four times during the past 15 years, but it was the Duterte administration that resolved elevated inflation the fastest after the rate hit a 10 ...

SBMA chief receives woman-leader award
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-10
Wilma T. Eisma (right), chairman and administrator of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority, receives the "Woman Leadership Award" from the World Women Leadership Congress at the Dusit Thani ...

INAEC Aviation achieves IS-BAO Stage 1 Certification
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-10
INAEC team passes IS-BAO Stage 1 audit (from left): Mark Jayson Hojilla, avionics technician; Carlo Conti, aircraft mechanic; Deecap Pocopio, aircraft mechanic supervisor-fixed wing; Jerome ...

Deactivated Grab drivers ask LTFRB to review policy on TNVS permits
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-10
In File Photo: Two members of the Grab staff wait on customers at a Grab booth located at the main entrance of Robinsons Place in Malate, Manila. DEACTIVATED Grab drivers asked the Land ...

A sustainability culture is badly needed
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-10
Sustainable development or a sustainability culture seems to be taking root. There are quite a number of companies in the Philippines that are subscribing to sustainability, focusing on both ...

Dealing with money
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-10
Supply and demand for currency in any country depend on many factors, including inflation rates, prevailing interest rates, economic growth, system of taxation and political stability. For a ...

Salesforce buys Tableau in blockbuster data deal
Reuters - 2019-06-10
Business software provider Salesforce.com announced a $15 billion deal to buy big data firm Tableau Software, marking the biggest purchase and what one analyst called the most transformative in that company's history. Business software provider Salesforce ...

FDI inflows slow further in March, Q1
philstar.com - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows remained weak in March, slipping by 14 percent to $586 million from $681 million in the same month last year due to lower exposure in the stock market, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP ...

KAPA bank accounts frozen, offices raided
philstar.com - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- The Court of Appeals has issued a freeze order on several bank accounts and other assets linked to Kapa-Community Ministry International Inc. (KAPA), which according to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) was involved in ...

Duterte wants PhilHealth execs to resign-Go
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-10
PRESIDENT Duterte was set to meet with executives of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) on Monday after he had asked them to resign following the alleged fraudulent claims being ...

Famed short-seller Jim Chanos explains how Silicon Valley unicorns have pushed prices lower -- and why central banks are to blame
Business Insider - 2019-06-10
An envelope. It indicates the ability to send an email. A stylized bird with an open mouth, tweeting. The letter F. A stylized letter F. The word "in". An image of a chain link. It symobilizes a website link url. Three evenly spaced dots forming an ...

Microsoft outlines new features for its Wave 2 Dynamics 365 CRM and ERP refresh
ZDNet - 2019-06-10
Microsoft is continuing its twice-annual Dynamics 365 update pace by providing its Release Wave 2 plan documents on June 10. The new features outlined by Microsoft include both new pieces of its Power Platform, specifically Power BI analytics, Power Apps ...

Game Changer: TrialNet Is First to Delay Type 1 Diabetes Onset
Medscape - 2019-06-10
SAN FRANCISCO -- For the first time, the onset of type 1 diabetes has been successfully delayed in those at high risk using teplizumab, an investigational anti-CD3 monoclonal antibody (Provention Bio). In the phase 2, randomized, placebo-controlled trial ...

Holberton opens its software engineering school in Medellin
TechCrunch - 2019-06-10
Holberton School, which sees itself as a college alternative for budding software engineers, today announced that it has opened a campus in Medellin, Colombia. With this, it now operates to ...

A Judge Rules Against One Stem-Cell Clinic. There Are Hundreds of Them.
The New York Times - 2019-06-10
A judicial ruling this month that will stop questionable stem-cell treatments at a clinic in Florida is widely seen as a warning to a flourishing industry that has attracted huge numbers of patients, who pay thousands of dollars for unproven, risky procedures.

Duterte and Abe come together to stand up to China
NIKKEI - 2019-06-10
Speaking at the Nikkei forum, the Filipino president questioned ... Over the past few years, Japan has sought to improve the Philippines' maritime security capabilities through, among others ...

Two key players of the Microsoft antitrust trial 20 years ago explain why its lessons will be critical to regulating Google, Amazon, and Facebook
Business Insider - 2019-06-10
Two veterans of the Microsoft antitrust battle that raged 20 years ago have some advice for government regulators seeking to curb the power of today's tech giants. In conversations with Business Insider, Lawrence Lessig, who briefly served as a special ...

New drug may help delay onset of Type 1 diabetes, study says
Upi.com - 2019-06-10
A two-year delay in the onset of Type 1 diabetes could make a big difference for people with the disease. And researchers say a new drug may make that postponement possible. Researchers gave the drug teplizumab or a placebo to a small group of people who ...

Apollo 11's 50th anniversary evokes glory, regret in space travel
Upi.com - 2019-06-10
"This anniversary reminds me that there was a time when this country could do great things," said Al Worden, who orbited the moon on the Apollo 15 mission in 1971. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., June 10 (UPI) --Fifty years after Apollo 11 astronauts were first to ...

Duterte accepts federalism may not prosper under his term -- Bong Go
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted that the push for a federal form of government may not prosper under his watch, his former longtime aide and now Senator-elect ...

Group continues fight to retain Filipino, Panitikan in language curriculum
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- In a last ditch effort to convince the Supreme Court to retain Filipino and Panitikan in the language curriculum, members of the Alyansa ng mga Tagapagtanggol ng Wikang ...

Faster internet by next year
philstar.com - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- Change is coming for the Philippine information and communications technology landscape, with the government giving its assurance that Filipinos will finally enjoy faster internet speed next year. Eliseo Rio, acting secretary of the ...

Mindoro town exec shot dead
philstar.com - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- A municipal treasurer in Occidental Mindoro was shot dead by motorcycle-riding men on Saturday. Reydante de Lara, 43, of Sta. Cruz town was on a motorcycle when he was killed at around 6:30 p.m. in Barangay Mulawin, according to Lt.

3 nabbed, ?6.8-M shabu seized in Manila buy-bust
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 10) -- Authorities seized ?6.8 million worth of methampetamine hydrochloride (shabu), and arrested three suspected drug peddlers during a buy-bust operation ...

CIDG apologizes to journalist for erroneous arrest
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine National Police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) apologized on Monday to veteran community journalist Margarita Valle, who was ...

5-minute Cubao-Makati travel time 'physically impossible' - expert
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines ... executive director of the University of the Philippines Planning and Development Research Foundation, said. "Wala naman ganung [There is no such] traveling ...

Court freezes KAPA bank accounts, properties
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 10) -- The Court of Appeals has issued a freeze order on money and properties linked to the Kapa-Community Ministry International, Inc. as authorities shut ...

It's official: PMA alumni declare Erwin Tulfo a persona non grata
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 10) -- Scorned graduates of the Philippine Military Academy declared broadcaster Erwin Tulfo a persona non grata on Monday, weeks after his scalding remarks ...

Ease of doing business at the BIR
BusinessWorld - 2019-06-10
I even met some of the familiar faces from the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) who are tasked to implement the provisions of the Ease of Doing Business Law within the Bureau. Their mission is not easy. Breaking down decades-old practices and mindsets at ...

PIA chief under probe over corruption allegations - Andanar
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) is investigating the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) director general over allegations of corruption.

Erwin Tulfo declared persona non grata by PMA alumni
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- The alumni of the Philippine Military Academy has declared radio personality Erwin Tulfo as persona non grata for berating on his radio show two weeks ago Social Welfare ...

Teen blames bathroom emergency after getting caught overspeeding
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
A teenager from Manitoba, Canada cited a bathroom emergency after being caught by local police for overspeeding. The 16-year-old was pulled over by the police for driving at 170 kilometers per ...

Albayalde gets distinguished service medal; Marawi cops awarded
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Police Gen. Oscar Albayalde received on Monday the PNP Distinguished Service Medal from Interior Secretary Eduardo Año for his ...

Toyota PH launches its newest hybrid vehicle in technology conference
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
Following the lead of Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) in its global initiative to steer the company as a sustainable mobility provider, Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) reinforced its call to ...

The Philippines is overwhelmed by 10 million excess mangoes after a bout of weirdly warm weather
Business Insider - 2019-06-10
The Philippines is sagging under the weight of millions of excess mangoes after an unusual weather pattern yielded a bumper crop. "There is a surplus of about 2 million kilos of mangoes now, and this is only in Luzon," agriculture secretary Emmanuel "Manny ...

PhilHealth execs asked to submit courtesy resignation over dialysis mess
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte has asked Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) acting Chief Roy Ferrer and its board members to hand over their "courtesy ...

Weaker inflation, more cash drag down T-bill rates
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
Treasury bill rates further fell on Monday (June 10) dragged down by easing inflation and more money in the market, allowing the Bureau of the Treasury to pay off P15 billion in short term securities.

Air travel ban for climate change conferences only for DFA personnel, Locsin says
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 10) -- Employees of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) may attend conferences on climate change abroad -- but only if they travel by land. In a series of ...

Chinese warship circling Scarborough Shoal
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 10)-- The Philippine Coast Guard said Monday it has spotted a Chinese warship among vessels recently circling the disputed Scarborough Shoal. PCG personnel on ...

DOF says Duterte administration quickest to solve inflation
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines--The administration of President Rodrigo Duterte was quicker in addressing inflation than any of its predecessors, according to the Philippine Department of Finance (DOF).

Duterte names retired PNP director as PDEA deputy director general
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Gregorio Pimentel, former head of the Directorate for Intelligence of the Philippine National Police (PNP), as Deputy Director ...

NBI to probe shooting of Mindoro Oriental prosecutor
philstar.com - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- A prosecutor in Oriental Mindoro was shot Monday, prompting an immediate investigation by the National Bureau of Investigation. Justice Undersecretary Markk Perete, also the department's spokesperson, said Oriental Mindoro ...

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