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PET scans can help spot, track Alzheimer's disease
Upi.com - 2019-04-02
Brain scans can improve diagnosis and management of Alzheimer's disease, a new study claims. Researchers assessed the use of PET scans to identify Alzheimer's-related amyloid plaques in the brain. The study included more than 11,000 Medicare beneficiaries ...

OSG-DOJ to review foreign loan pacts
BusinessMirror - 2019-04-02
"Nothing wrong with reviewing contracts," Recto told the BusinessMirror when asked if the upcoming SolGen-DOJ review could shake business confidence that the Philippines upholds sanctity of ...

The problem in the storage of files and documents
BusinessMirror - 2019-04-02
Keeping an organized file in the office is much more difficult in business than in the homes. Lately, I had been applying the Marie Kondo of organizing stuff at home. I began with my clothes and ...

BGC, Bafi shows developers what to do with your available open spaces
BusinessMirror - 2019-04-02
The main objective of the investment is to revolutionize the hydroponics and precrafted structures business and the vision is to reinvent the farming system, and fabrication, supply and ...

PHirst Park Homes launches San Pablo project
BusinessMirror - 2019-04-02
PHirst Park Homes Inc. (PPHI), a joint venture between Century Properties Group Inc. and global business enterprise Mitsubishi Corp. recently expressed bullishness in the affordable housing market ...

Women have their say at a small press festival
BusinessWorld - 2019-04-02
She sells these for less than a dollar each. It is not a viable business model. Something other than profit, or even popular recognition, clearly drives these women to create. Zine-makers are not in it for the money. They have overturned the model of ...

NIA gets bulk of February subsidies
BusinessMirror - 2019-04-02
The second-highest recipient of subsidy for the month at P208 million was Small Business Corp., the financing arm of the Department of Trade and Industry. That month, the Philippine Fisheries ...

4 Filipino entrepreneurs land in Forbes' '30 Under 30' Asia 2019 list
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-02
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 2) -- Four Filipino entrepreneurs were named among Asia's "game changers" in this year's "30 Under 30" list of Forbes magazine. The list is composed of 300 ...

Finance chief calls out critics of China loans for having 'no faith' in the Philippines
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-02
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 2) -- Finance Secretary Carlos "Sonny" Dominguez III hit critics of the government's loans with China, saying that they have no faith in the Philippines since ...

Study: Americans borrowed $88B for medical costs in 2018
Upi.com - 2019-04-02
April 2 (UPI) --Americans are borrowing billions of dollars to pay for healthcare or are skipping medical treatment altogether as costs keep rising, researchers said Tuesday. Last year, Americans borrowed about $88 billion to pay for care, while 25 percent ...

Autonomous cars to quadruple vehicle software revenues to $1.2 trillion by 2030: Continental
Reuters - 2019-04-02
STUTTGART (Reuters) - The need for advanced safety features in automated and autonomous cars will see vehicle software revenues more than quadruple to $1.2 trillion a year by 2030, the head of auto parts supplier Continental said on Tuesday. Ensuring an ...

Carpio fact-checks Dominguez: Philippines had defaulted on its loans
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-02
MANILA, Philippines -- Supreme Court (SC) Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio fact-checked Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III, who said the Philippines never defaulted on its loans ...

Financial expert: Entrepreneurship is the key to financial stability and freedom
BusinessMirror - 2019-04-02
During the recently concluded media roundtable #SHERules: Filipinas Who Change The Way We Do Business, hosted by online financial marketplace eCompareMo.com, female experts in the fields of ...

GOCCs subsidies decline 70% in Feb.
BusinessWorld - 2019-04-02
The Small Business Corp. received P208 million during the month, just half the P442 million subsidy given out in February 2018. The Philippine Fisheries Development Authority received P205 million, up sharply from the P15 million granted a year earlier.

Philippines, Czech Republic form joint economic commission
BusinessWorld - 2019-04-02
Rodolfo was quoted as saying. The DTI said the two countries may explore opportunities to work together in manufacturing, investment and banking, agriculture and food, energy, transportation, health, tourism, environmental technology and disaster risk redu ...

Shakey's Pizza to acquire Peri-Peri Charcoal Chicken
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-02
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 2) -- Shakey's Pizza Asia Ventures Inc., which operates all Shakey's Pizza franchises in the Philippines, will now serve more than pizza and mojos. In a ...

Cop nabbed right at NCRPO gate for extortion
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-02
MANILA, Philippines - A police officer was arrested on Tuesday at the entrance gate of Camp Bagong Diwa, headquarters of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO), in Taguig City for ...

LRT-1 lifts liquid ban
philstar.com - 2019-04-02
MANILA, Philippines -- The management Light Rail Transit Line 1 on Tuesday has lifted its ban on liquid items. In a Twitter post, the LRT-1 announced the lifting of no-liquid policy in its stations starting April 2. "The ban on bottled water and drinks ...

Summer of Fun...and Diseases
philstar.com - 2019-04-02
Here are tips from the Department of Health: Cough and colds easily spread even during the summer months as erratic weather bring sudden downpour from time to time. Precaution: Get vaccinated against influenza before the flu season begins in June.

AFP: Chinese vessels meant to 'establish presence' near Pag-asa island
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-02
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 1) -- The military on Monday confirmed reports that several Chinese vessels have been spotted around Philippine-occupied Pag-asa island, one of the biggest ...

CHR: Provide more opportunities for Filipinos with autism
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-02
MANILA, Philippines -- The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) called on the public and private sectors to provide more opportunities for Filipinos with autism spectrum disorder on Tuesday, World ...

Foreign affairs chief claims he 'fired off salvo of diplomatic notes' against China
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-02
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 2) -- Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro "Teddyboy" Locsin Jr. said Tuesday he "fired off (a) salvo of diplomatic notes" against China over the swarming of its ...

4 Filipino entrepreneurs land in Forbes' '30 Under 30' Asia 2019 list
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-02
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 2) -- Four Filipino entrepreneurs were named among Asia's "game changers" in this year's "30 Under 30" list of Forbes magazine. The list is composed of 300 individuals from different fields such as social ...

Amsterdam sex workers angry at red light district tours ban
Inquirer - 2019-04-02
And she says that tourism is good for the business. For tourists, "this is like the once in a lifetime experience, so they visit the sex work as well of course," Flipsen said.

Duterte Cabinet studies plan to create Department of Water
philstar.com - 2019-04-02
In a statement, presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo said President Rodrigo Duterte and his Cabinet met at the Palace on Monday night where they drew up plans to help the country weather the heat of El Niño. "A roadmap was presented, which included ...

Cupcakes to keychains, Japan new era name brings souvenir boom
Inquirer - 2019-04-02
TOKYO -- No sooner had Japan announced the name of its next imperial era than enterprising businesses across the country began emblazoning "Reiwa" on everything from cupcakes to keychains.

Traffic cop gets arrested for extortion, illegal possession of gun
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-02
MANILA, Philippines -- A police officer assigned at the Northern Police District-Traffic Enforcement Unit was arrested on Tuesday for alleged extortion and illegal possession of firearms.

Negros Oriental police chief, 3 other top cops sacked to give way to probe
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-02
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 2) -- The Philippine National Police (PNP) relieved the Negros Oriental police chief and three other police officers in the province pending a probe on police ...

El Niño consolidated report shows spike in damage by nearly ?1B
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-02
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 2) -- Damage and losses from the impact of El Niño ballooned by nearly ?1 billion from ?4.35 billion in just two days as reports come in from the field ...

Supreme Court to investigate judges allegedly linked to drug trade
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-02
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 1) -- The Supreme Court will begin looking into judges allegedly involved in illegal drugs, the court announced on Tuesday. The Supreme Court, in a full ...

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher on upbeat data
Inquirer - 2019-04-02
BEIJING - Asian stock prices followed Wall Street higher on Tuesday on encouraging global economic data. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul all advanced. Oil prices advanced again, adding ...

Fire hits Makati school
philstar.com - 2019-04-02
MANILA, Philippines -- A fire of still unknown origin broke out in one of the classrooms of the Makati Science High School in Barangay Cembo Sunday night, an official said yesterday. Fire marshal Roy Quisto said the fire reached first alarm and destroyed ...

Coca-Cola partners with Boracay Inter-Agency Task Force (BIATF)--led by DENR, DILG, and DOT--for environmental stewardship
Inquirer - 2019-04-02
Aklan, Philippines - Through the World Without Waste vision, the Coca-Cola System in the Philippines once again demonstrates its firm commitment toward environmental preservation and stewardship ...

SC orders Calida to release drug-related police reports
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-02
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 2) -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered Solicitor General Jose Calida to provide copies of all police reports on the government's controversial anti-drug ...

Motorist held for pointing gun replica in Makati
philstar.com - 2019-04-02
MANILA, Philippines -- A man identified as a Grab driver was arrested for allegedly pointing a gun replica at a security guard of a restaurant in Makati City on Sunday. Hyron Herny Roscom, 31, is facing charges of grave threat as well as violating ...

PCG Southwestern District holds counter-terror demo
philstar.com - 2019-04-02
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines -- The Philippine Coast Guard Southwestern District on Tuesday showed off its counter-terror team's capabilities in a demonstration for the district's 51st anniversary. The district's newest boats--Japan-made patrol vessel BRP ...

DOF pegs Philippine offshore gaming operators income tax losses at P32 billion
philstar.com - 2019-04-02
MANILA, Philippines -- The government may be losing an estimated P32 billion in uncollected income taxes a year from some 138,000 foreign workers in Philippine offshore gaming operators (POGOs), according to the latest estimates from the Department of ...

Factory output in March softest in 7 months
philstar.com - 2019-04-02
Around 11 percent of panelists saw a rise in costs, mainly due to higher raw material prices and tax laws," IHS Markit said. The PMI survey also showed that business sentiment about the future dropped to a record low at the end of the first quarter ...

Philippine Airport Ground Support Solutions proposes to develop Siargao airport
philstar.com - 2019-04-02
MANILA, Philippines -- Philippine Airport Ground Support Solutions Inc. (PAGSS), a ground handling services company, is seeking to operate and expand the Siargao airport in Surigao del Norte amid plans by the government to relocate the gateway ...

11,000 cops deployed for Holy Week
philstar.com - 2019-04-02
MANILA, Philippines -- More than 11,000 police officers would be deployed to secure churches in Metro Manila during the Visita Iglesia and other Catholic activities during the Holy Week, a police official said yesterday. National Capital Region Police ...

Gov't floats creation of Depts. of water, disaster resilience to address El Niño, water crisis
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-02
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 2) -- President Rodrigo Duterte and his cabinet examined possible interventions to mitigate the adverse effects of the ongoing El Niño across the country ...

Mayweather lights up Boracay
philstar.com - 2019-04-02
MANILA, Philippines - Floyd Mayweather Jr. walked the beach, shot hoops and mingled with the crowd as the retired boxing superstar spent his first day in beautiful Boracay. He arrived in Manila at 3:30 a.m. Sunday. After a brief rest, he boarded his ...

Children's books filled with cocaine seized in airport luggage
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-02
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 2) -- Authorities seized three kilos of cocaine stored in children's books at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) last week, the National Bureau of ...

Locsin says diplomatic protest vs China will not be made public
Global Nation - 2019-04-02
MANILA, Philippines -- The diplomatic protest filed against China over the reported surge of Chinese maritime militia vessels gathered around Pag-Asa Island in the South China Sea will not be ...

Rappler CEO Maria Ressa posts bail anew
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-02
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 2) -- Embattled Rappler CEO and journalist Maria Ressa posted her eighth bail on Monday for the alleged violation of the anti-dummy law. Online news agency ...

KTM motorcycle dealerships to grow in 2019
philstar.com - 2019-04-02
MANILA, Philippines -- The official distributor of KTM motorcycles in the Philippines expects its sales to grow by 48 percent this year as it opens new dealerships in more parts of the country. Andre Angelo Santos, president and chief operating officer of ...

SSS: Higher contributions mean better benefits for members
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-02
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 2) - The Social Security System (SSS) is appealing to members not to see the recent hike in contributions as a burden, but rather as a means to increase funds ...

Locsin to file diplomatic protest vs China if...
Global Nation - 2019-04-02
MANILA, Philippines -- Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said Tuesday that he will file a diplomatic protest against China if "there is a major difference" between a diplomatic ...

Governor asks PNP: Explain killings
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-02
ILOILO CITY, Philippines -- Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo on Monday demanded the police explain why 14 people were killed in just hours in military-backed operations in three different places ...

Irrigation allocation from Angat Dam reduced
philstar.com - 2019-04-02
The state weather bureau has warned that Angat Dam may reach its critical level by the end of April. Its water level is now at 192.76 meters, or 19.24 meters below its normal high water level of 212 meters. Angat Dam would reach critical level once water ...

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