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Pia Cayetano to push for divorce bill again when she returns to the Senate
CNN Philippines - 2019-05-21
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 21 ... It has remained in the Senate Women committee since its filing. Cayetano, who ranks fourth in the partial and official Senate race results, acknowledged ...

Bill creating PH space agency gets Senate nod
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-21
MANILA, Philippines -- The Senate has approved on third and final reading a bill that seeks to create the Philippine Space Agency (PhilSA). Senate Bill No. 1983, known as an "Act of ...

TUV Rheinland new OSH Consultancy Services pave the way to positive working environments in the Philippines
YAHOO! - 2019-05-21
TUV Rheinland Philippines recently attained accreditation as an OSH Consulting Organization from the country's Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHC). This capability will further safeguard ...

Teacher dead, 2 hurt in 3-vehicle smashup
philstar.com - 2019-05-21
MANILA, Philippines -- An elementary school teacher died while two others were severely injured after a passenger jeepney slammed into his motorcycle and a van in Sta. Mesa, Manila yesterday morning. Bienvenido Luha, of Rosauro Almario Elementary School ...

ACT asks Congress to amend Election Service Reform Act
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-21
MANILA, Philippines -- The Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) on Monday called on Congress to amend the landmark Election Service Reform Act (Esra) to resolve issues that hounded teachers ...

Sotto to keep Senate presidency, Alvarez plots return as Speaker
CNN Philippines - 2019-05-21
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 20) -- Senators have agreed that Senate President Vicente "Tito" Sotto III will keep his post in the next Congress, while Davao del Norte 1st District Rep.

What did Huawei do to land in such hot water with the U.S.?
CNN Philippines - 2019-05-21
(CNN) -- Huawei has endured a tenuous relationship with the United States for a decade, reaching a boiling point last week when the Trump administration banned American corporations from doing ...

U.S. loosens restrictions on Huawei products temporarily
CNN Philippines - 2019-05-21
(CNN) -- To help American companies cope with the shock of banning Huawei equipment, the Trump administration temporarily eased up -- just a bit -- on its restrictions. On Monday, the US ...

2GO swings to net loss in first quarter
BusinessWorld - 2019-05-21
"Costs of services and goods sold increased 20%, primarily driven by rising fuel and commodity prices and increased sales of inventory from our distribution business. Fuel prices increased 19% compared to the 1 st quarter of 2018, which resulted in a ...

Amaia Land continues provincial expansion with residential community in Iloilo
BusinessWorld - 2019-05-21
Real estate revenues rose 6% to P37.44 billion, on the "sustained performance of its property development business and the surge in commercial leasing revenues." ALI reported that Amaia Land revenues surged 47% to P2 billion in the first quarter on ...

Davao power demand seen rising 30%
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-21
To prepare for this, the Aboitiz Power Corp.-led distributor has set aside P3.1 billion for capital expenditures to modernize its distribution system starting this year. Davao Light said in a ...

Emperador embarks on 5-yr expansion plan
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-21
Betting on growing global consumer affluence, tycoon Andrew Tan-led Emperador Inc. has mapped out a five-year expansion plan that makes a big push for premium brandy products and the growth of its ...

Police seize P12M cash, rice, eggs in campaign vs vote-buying
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-20
MANILA, Philippines -- Vote-buying comes in cash and in kind, including rice and eggs. Gen. Oscar Albayalde, the Philippine National Police chief, on Monday said that on top of the more than P12 ...

Report: More companies in China compelled to hand over technology
BusinessMirror - 2019-05-20
In a report issued on Monday, May 20, 2019, a business group says the number of foreign companies in China that feel compelled to hand over technology in exchange for market access has doubled ...

Gearing eCAR to full throttle
philstar.com - 2019-05-20
In the advent of automation of businesses and operational transactions both in the private and public sector, the government is constantly challenged to meet the ever-growing demand for efficient and reliable services. The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR ...

Senate approves Sept. 8 as special working holiday
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-20
MANILA, Philippines -- The Senate on Monday approved on third and final reading the bill which seeks to declare September 8 as a special working holiday every year in celebration of the birth of ...

Questions as the new rice regime begins
philstar.com - 2019-05-20
The price of rice at retail outlets is dropping, which is making consumers happy -- and which perhaps helped the current administration get the landslide votes to support its slate. On the other hand, rice farmers are bewildered as farm gate prices for ...

DENR gives El Nido, LGUs 1 week to act on environmental law violations
BusinessMirror - 2019-05-20
He said the business permits of the 10 El Nido hotels and restaurants that were recently issued with cease-and-desist orders (CDOs) by the DENR Mimaropa region and EMB-Mimaropa should be suspended.

BOP posts surplus for 6th straight month in April
philstar.com - 2019-05-20
A surplus means more foreign exchange flowed into the country from exports, remittances from overseas Filipinos, business process outsourcing earnings and tourism receipts than what flowed out to pay for the importation of more goods, services, and capital.

PIDS cites need to strengthen DICT functions
philstar.com - 2019-05-20
MANILA, Philippines -- The state-run think tank has cited the need to strengthen the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) with the goal of removing overlapping functions with other departments and defining its role in the ...

12,000 foreigners working illegally in PH - DOLE
CNN Philippines - 2019-05-20
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 20) -- Authorities are eyeing to shut down online gaming firms found to have hired at least 12,000 foreigners illegally. The Department of Labor and Employment ...

Season 4 of 'Rick and Morty' to premiere in November
Mashable - 2019-05-20
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 ...

Out-of-Pocket Costs for MS, Other Neurology Meds, Soar
Medscape - 2019-05-20
Out-of-pocket costs for drugs used to treat neurologic diseases including dementia and Parkinson's disease (PD) have increased exponentially over the past 13 years with the most dramatic increase for multiple sclerosis (MS) medications, new research shows.

The Job Market for Doctors Is Booming. Here's What It Means for You
Fortune - 2019-05-20
Of all the job categories in America, the market for doctors is booming. Newly-minted doctors are choosing from multiple job offers, getting paid more sumptuously than ever, and can practice ...

DOJ chief: Duterte need not divulge health status if work is not affected
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-20
MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte need not divulge his state of health unless it is serious enough that he is no longer capable of performing his mandate, Justice Secretary Menardo ...

Huawei has been blacklisted by the US government. Here's what happened to the last Chinese tech company that got the 'death penalty.'
Business Insider - 2019-05-20
Google has stopped providing updates of its Android software to China's Huawei, the second-largest smartphone maker, after the US government placed Huawei on a trade blacklist. Google's ban could have a massive effect on Huawei's mobile business.

Not Just For Soldiers: Civilians With PTSD Struggle To Find Effective Therapy
NPR - 2019-05-20
Lauren Walls had lived with panic attacks, nightmares and flashbacks for years. The 26-year-old San Antonio teacher sought help from a variety of mental health professionals -- including spending five years and at least $20,000 with one therapist who used ...

Ancient lunar collision explains the moon's two faces
Upi.com - 2019-05-20
May 20 (UPI) --The moon has two faces -- the smoother, Earth-facing side and the rougher side, the dark side of the moon, which is marred by thousands of craters. Now, scientists know why the moon's hemispheres are so different. According to a new study ...

Supreme Court gives Merck another shot to avoid Fosamax lawsuits
Reuters - 2019-05-20
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave Merck & Co a new opportunity to avoid lawsuits accusing the company of failing to properly warn patients of debilitating thigh-bone fractures from taking its osteoporosis drug Fosamax, throwing ...

ACT-CIS keeps lead in party-list race in Comelec count
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-20
MANILA, Philippines -- The administration-allied ACT-CIS party-list group is still on top of the party-list race with 2,632,262 votes, according to the partial and official count by the ...

Rules on material related party transactions
BusinessMirror - 2019-05-20
Hence, PLCs must religiously comply with these requirements; otherwise, their business operations will be greatly affected by possible closure or suspension of operations. PLCs should not ...

Targeting Inflammation May Help Bipolar Depression Subtype
Medscape - 2019-05-20
An anti-inflammatory agent does not improve depressive symptoms in patients with bipolar depression but shows promise in a subpopulation of this group who have a history of trauma, new research suggests. Investigators compared adjunctive infliximab ...

Spending like an OFW
BusinessMirror - 2019-05-20
For those families where the OFW experience was intended to be for a limited time, large capital expenditures for homes and a family business were the priority. For those that planned to be career ...

US to roll out economic part of peace plan for Middle East
BusinessMirror - 2019-05-20
In a joint statement with Bahrain, the White House said the workshop will give government, civil and business leaders a chance to gather support for economic initiatives that could be possible ...

GM says most new vehicles to get over-the-air upgrade tech by 2023
Reuters - 2019-05-20
DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co said on Monday most of its global models will be capable of over-the-air software upgrades by 2023, as the automaker rolls out new vehicle electrical systems designed to securely handle heavy data traffic and software ...

No DOT accreditation for costliest resort
BusinessMirror - 2019-05-20
Located off Palawan, Banwa Private Island, which garnered high praise and write-ups in international business and travel publications earlier this month, reportedly charges $100,000 a night.

Trade department notes investors lured from China
BusinessWorld - 2019-05-20
The group recommended prompt enactment of the bill that will cut corporate income tax rates and streamline fiscal incentives and the proposed Public Service Act amendment to remove restrictions to foreign ownership and participation in public ...

COMELEC moves proclamation as canvassing continues
CNN Philippines - 2019-05-20
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 20) -- The Commission on Elections has set new "tentative" dates for the proclamation of the winners in the senatorial and party-list polls. COMELEC Assistant ...

Ateneo Graduate School of Business to Require Scores from the NMAT by GMAC(TM) for Admission to Business Graduate Program
YAHOO! - 2019-05-20
They are the first Philippine business school to require an NMAT by GMAC(TM) score for admission. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com ...

UnionBank starts P3-B bond offer
BusinessWorld - 2019-05-20
BDO Unibank, Inc., Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co. and Philippine National Bank have recently issued peso-denominated bonds to diversify funding sources. The ninth largest bank in the country in asset terms posted a P2.16-billion net income in the first ...

NLEX to expand Subic Freeport expressway
BusinessWorld - 2019-05-20
The SFEx expansion is also seen to complement the efforts of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) to improve its airport and seaport, widen roads, and build the SBMA Corporate Center. MPTC is the tollways unit of Metro Pacific Investments Corp., one ...

Poison meant for city rats is killing wildlife in South Africa
Upi.com - 2019-05-20
May 20 (UPI) --Rat poison intended to kill rats in Cape Town, South Africa, is seeping into the surrounding environment and harming local wildlife, including caracals, mongooses, otters and owls. Scientists at the University of Cape Town measured the ...

House OKs bill that initially sought death penalty for drug possession at parties, meetings
CNN Philippines - 2019-05-20
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 20) -- The House of Representatives on Monday re-approved on third and final reading a bill that initially sought to reimpose death penalty on persons found in ...

Wreckage of trainer plane found but pilot, student still missing
CNN Philippines - 2019-05-20
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 20) -- The wreckage of a trainer aircraft that was reported missing shortly after takeoff Friday was found 43.52 kilometers south of Mindoro Strait. However ...

House OKs bill on mandatory ROTC for senior high students
CNN Philippines - 2019-05-20
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 20) -- The House of Representatives approved Monday on third and final reading a bill requiring a mandatory Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) program for grades 11 and 12 students in public and private schools ...

World shares mixed with no easing of China-US trade dispute
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-20
His conservative, pro-business government looked set to form a majority government, leaving bewildered voters wondering how they were taken by surprise since the opposition Labor Party had been ...

U.S. recorded 41 new measles cases last week
Reuters - 2019-05-20
(Reuters) - The United States recorded 41 new measles cases last week, taking confirmed cases for the year to 880, the worst outbreak since 1994 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000, federal health officials said on Monday. The U.S. Centers ...

Villar still leading with only 2 remaining COCs to be tallied
CNN Philippines - 2019-05-20
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 19) -- Reelectionist Senator Cynthia Villar continued to lead in the latest partial, official tally of the 2019 senatorial poll results by the Commission on ...

JTI warns: Further increase in cigarette taxes? Expect more smuggling
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-20
MANILA, Philippines -- Amid the big push by the departments of Health (DOH) and of Finance (DOF) to further jack up the excise taxes slapped on "sin" products such as cigarettes and alcoholic ...

Alvarez not giving up on death penalty, divorce bills
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-20
MANILA, Philippines - Former speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is far from giving up on his pet bills as he vowed to refile proposed laws reimposing the death penalty and instituting absolute divorce ...

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