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Alviera rocks Porac with continuous development
BusinessMirror - 2019-07-10
It has chosen Manila Water Philippine Ventures for ... 2 is on track for completion by the first quarter of 2020. She added, "Alviera Industrial Park is going to host light to medium, non ...

Meralco says affiliates can bid for supply contracts
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-09
In a decision made public in May, the Supreme Court said applications for PSA approval that were submitted to the ERC on or after June 30, 2015, must comply with the CSP, a mechanism that is ...

Firm lists stock picks for the rest of 2019
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-09
Local stocks are seen to gain ground for the rest of the year and hit a high of 8,800 on the back of double-digit growth in earnings and a much improved macroeconomic environment. For the rest of ...

Greece creditors say no changes in bailout terms for new leader
BusinessMirror - 2019-07-09
Mitsotakis, whose late father, Constantine Mitsotakis, was a conservative prime minister in the early 1990s, has promised to make Greece more business-friendly by lowering taxes and cutting red tape.

As killings go on, Amnesty International demands urgent probe of Duterte drug war
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-09
MANILA, Philippines -- In the midst of what it noted as unabated drug-related killings in the Philippines during the past three years, an international human rights group has pressed the United ...

Tandem of restaurateurs open bistro in QC
BusinessMirror - 2019-07-09
Corrina decided to try their luck again in the restaurant business with an investment of P6 million.It was in 2016 when they started their partnership with the opening of their joint venture ...

Baby delivered from transplanted womb is first in U.S. - 2019-07-09
Doctors at the Cleveland Clinic announced that they've achieved a first in North America: delivering a baby from a uterus that had been transplanted from a deceased donor. The healthy baby girl was delivered by C-section in June. This is only the second ...

Intel-owned Mobileye's CEO says the company is 'all-in on the global robo-taxi opportunity'
Business Insider - 2019-07-09
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. A shakeout is commencing in the youthful world of self-driving cars. It's a brave, new world ...

SEC approves rules on crowdfunding
BusinessMirror - 2019-07-09
"With the rules and regulations governing crowdfunding in place, we hope to support recent financial innovations on providing easier access to finance especially for smaller business start-ups ...

A Man Began to Drown in Italy. Luckily, an Ex-Olympic Swimmer Was Nearby.
The New York Times - 2019-07-09
More than a decade after he won Olympic and world championship medals in freestyle swimming, Filippo Magnini is still beating other people in the water. This time, though, he was in a race to save a drowning man who had fallen off an inflatable swan.

Facebook is launching a new team to build new apps, and it expects 'many failures'
Business Insider - 2019-07-09
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Trump Administration Will Allow Some Companies to Sell to Huawei
The New York Times - 2019-07-09
WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration is following through with plans to allow American companies to continue doing business with Huawei, the Chinese telecom equipment giant, just weeks after placing the company on a Commerce Department blacklist.

Microsoft July 2019 Patch Tuesday fixes zero-day exploited by Russian hackers
ZDNet - 2019-07-09
Earlier today, Microsoft published its monthly roll-up of security updates known as Patch Tuesday. This month, the Redmond-based company patched 77 vulnerabilities, including two zero-days -- security flaws that were being actively exploited in the wild.

Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson's space tourism company, to go public
Mashable - 2019-07-09
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 ...

Celebrations beyond ordinary at The Fifth
BusinessMirror - 2019-07-09
Here, indeed, experience grandeur in both your personal and business milestones--bringing the Rockwell lifestyle to your most precious occasions at the heart of it all.

Blood test may predict risk of relapse after breast cancer diagnosis - 2019-07-09
July 9 (UPI) --A new blood test may help people diagnosed with breast cancer predict if they will relapse later in life, a new study says. Researchers developed a method to show certain T cell expressions that indicate breast cancer relapse three to five ...

Drug cartels to give bonuses if Iceland resolution wins - Locsin
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-09
MANILA, Philippines -- Should the resolution that would prompt the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to look into the human rights situation in the Philippines be adopted, everyone who ...

Survival of In-Hospital Arrest Shine Under BSN Nurse Care
Medscape - 2019-07-09
Patients have a greater chance of surviving in-hospital cardiac arrest with good neurologic function at hospitals with a higher proportion of nurses with bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degrees, suggests an analysis published in the July issue of ...

Marikina traffic aide fired over rape, abuse - 2019-07-09
MANILA, Philippines -- Marikina Mayor Marcelino Teodoro yesterday fired a traffic aide accused of raping a volunteer at the Marikina Sports Center last July 6. He directed city administrator to terminate the contract of Arren Atanacio as a Traffic Aide 1 ...

P778-million Misamis flood control project completed - 2019-07-09
MANILA, Philippines -- A flood control project worth P778 million was inaugurated in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental yesterday. Public Works Secretary Mark Villar and Japanese Ambassador Koji Haneda led the unveiling of the marker of the Tagoloan River basin ...

Clooney to defend Ressa - 2019-07-09
MANILA, Philippines -- Prominent rights lawyer Amal Clooney has said she will join the legal team defending Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, whose news site has repeatedly clashed with President Duterte. Ressa, who was named a Time Magazine "Person of ...

Isko: Blue tents not sanctioned by city hall - 2019-07-09
MANILA, Philippines -- Persons or groups selling blue tents to vendors along certain streets in Quiapo are not authorized by the city government, Manila Mayor Isko Moreno said yesterday. He said while he has allowed the vendors to set up kiosks along ...

Unfaithful husbands in PNP to undergo reformation - 2019-07-09
MANILA, Philippines -- Unfaithful husbands in the police force will be included in a revitalized reformation program of the Philippine National Police, PNP chief Gen. Oscar Albayalde said yesterday. Policemen who are estranged from their spouses or have ...

Arroyo thanks Duterte for SC's junking of plunder case against her
CNN Philippines - 2019-07-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 9) -- Former President and House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo gave President Rodrigo Duterte credit for the dismissal of the plunder charges against her in ...

Bato dela Rosa bats for efforts to reduce demand in addressing drug problem
CNN Philippines - 2019-07-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 9) -- Neophyte senator Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa on Tuesday suggested shifting strategies to address illegal drugs--reduce demand for narcotics. [Translation: I ...

Short-term gain, long-term loss - 2019-07-09
According to a report by Nikkei Asian Review, Formosa Ha Tinh Steel (FHS), as ... A report from shows that the Philippines is third in terms of countries that bought the highest dollar value worth of cement last year.

UK proposes another huge data fine. This time, Marriott is the target
CNN Philippines - 2019-07-09
(CNN) -- Marriott faces a $124 million fine for failing to protect customer data, the second major penalty proposed this week by UK regulators under Europe's tough new privacy rules. The hotel ...

As new Pampanga plant opens, Gardenia sees P8 B sales in 2019 - 2019-07-09
MANILA, Philippines -- Gardenia Bakeries Philippines Inc. expects its sales to grow by 17 percent to P8 billion this year as it increases its production capacity with the opening of a new plant in Pampanga. "We hope to close the year with about P8 ...

Spotify Launches Streamlined Service For Low Bandwidth Areas
Fortune - 2019-07-09
Spotify is looking to extend its reach into territories where Internet speeds are significantly slower than the U.S. and Europe. The company on Tuesday launched Spotify Lite, a slimmed down ...

DA, DILG partner for solar-powered water systems in remote barangays - 2019-07-09
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) will collaborate for the establishment of solar-powered water systems in remote off-grid barangays. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol ...

Palace on AI report: Duterte respects human rights - 2019-07-09
Panelo also referred to the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey wherein Duterte received the highest net satisfaction rating of +68 or 81 percent from the previous 79 percent. "We reiterate that no one is above the law in our country," Panelo said.

Tourist arrivals grow 9.8% in 5 months - 2019-07-09
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippines continues to draw interest from international tourists as foreign arrivals nearly hit the 3.5 million mark in the first five months of the year. In a statement, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said that foreign ...

Lack of catalysts pulls down index - 2019-07-09
MANILA, Philippines -- The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) tumbled yesterday on lack of catalysts, closing 9.48 points, or 0.11 percent, lower at 8,042.04. Likewise, the broader All Shares gauge shed 12.73 points, or 0.25 percent, to end ...

Chang eyed as next US envoy to Philippines - 2019-07-09
MANILA, Philippines -- The second female United States ambassador ... She is an alumna of the Harvard Business School, a graduate of the US Army War College National Security Seminar, a Harvard John F. Kennedy senior executive in National and ...

A new mural on marine life decorates the Paseo underpass
BusinessWorld - 2019-07-09
The new marine biodiversity-themed mural is a project of the Security Bank Foundation Inc., the corporate social responsibility arm of Security Bank Corp. (SBC) which supports education, arts and culture through nationwide teaching programs and classroom ...

Customs bureau reshuffles collectors
BusinessMirror - 2019-07-09
"Graft and corruption in the Bureau involves not only BOC personnel but also those transacting business with the agency. And it continues to exist because it is tolerated by unscrupulous ...

Customs reshuffles heads of major ports
CNN Philippines - 2019-07-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 9) -- The Bureau of Customs has reassigned nine district collectors across ports nationwide, ahead of President Rodrigo Duterte's threat that he will fire more ...

HPV Vaccine For Boys Can Prevent Thousands Of Cancers, Experts Say
International Business Times - 2019-07-09
Vaccination against human papilloma virus for boys between 12 and 13 years of age can prevent them from several cancers over the next 40 years, according to health officials in the UK. The vaccination will prevent the boys from about 29,000 cancers ...

Why not a Department of Agribusiness?
BusinessWorld - 2019-07-09
We need to look strategically at food production as basically a business or negosyo sector, rather than food production sector. We have to rethink agriculture and call it what it should be: Agribusiness. While some small farmers may want to remain ...

Dito Telecommunity pushes back rollout to 2020
CNN Philippines - 2019-07-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 9) -- As Dito Telecommunity Corporation (formerly Mislatel Consortium) gets ready to offer its services, it asked potential customers for more patience.

Isko Moreno to file charges vs negligent City Hall employees
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-09
MANILA, Philippines -- Manila Mayor Isko Moreno said Tuesday he will file criminal and administrative charges against current and former employees of the City Hall found to be negligent at work.

2 cops linked to death of call center agent face murder raps in North Samar
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-09
CATARMAN, Northern Samar -- Murder charges have been filed against two policemen in relation to the brutal killing of 26-year-old Ellen Joy De Guia last May. The police in Rosario town ...

Cebu Pacific stocks drop over possible trader error
CNN Philippines - 2019-07-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 9) -- Cebu Pacific saw a massive drop in stock prices, but analysts expect things to go back to normal the next day. The stock price of Cebu Air, Inc. (CEB ...

Philippines senator who led the country's brutal war on drugs apologized for saying 's--- happens' after a toddler was shot dead during a raid
Business Insider - 2019-07-09
A Filipino senator apologized on Monday after responding to the death of a three-year-old girl shot during a drug raid by saying "shit happens." Ronald Dela Rosa formerly served as the Philippines National Police Chief and Director-General of the Bureau of ...

BARMM parliament member dies
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-09
COTABATO CITY -- A parliament member of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) died of illness in a Davao City hospital Tuesday morning, July 9. Abdullah Cusain, deputy ...

No report on Egyptian couple on suicide mission in Sulu -- AFP
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-09
MANILA, Philippines -- The Armed Forces of the Philippines on Tuesday said it has no information on the reported Egyptian couple set to carry out a suicide mission in Sulu. AFP spokesperson Brig.

Suspect in Laguna school shooting apologizes to family of 15-year-old victim
CNN Philippines - 2019-07-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 9) -- The security guard behind the shooting of a Grade 7 student in his high school in Calamba City, Laguna, apologized to the family of the victim after he ...

Duterte's 4th SONA seen as 'lecture' on constitutionality of Chinese fishing in EEZ
CNN Philippines - 2019-07-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 9) -- President Rodrigo Duterte might talk at length about his controversial policy allowing Chinese fishing in the country's exclusive economic zone (EEZ ...

FDA orders confiscation of methanol-laced Cosmic Carabao gin
CNN Philippines - 2019-07-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 9) -- The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday ordered the confiscation of craft gin Cosmic Carabao after an investigation on an alleged death related to ...

BSP-approved government loans up 111% in 2018
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-09
MANILA, Philippines -- Government loans from overseas approved by the Monetary Board more than doubled in 2018 as authorities ramped up efforts to fund the ambitious infrastructure buildup ...

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