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DILG says to finally release narco list tonight
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-14
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 14) -- The controversial narco list, containing names of politicians allegedly involved in illegal drug operations, will be released Thursday, an official of ...

NDRRMC: Cloud seeding operations scheduled
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-14
In a statement released March 13, The National Risk Reduction and Management ... been released to regional offices of the Department of Agriculture (DA) for the operations to be conducted with ...

Sotto calls on voters to elect pro-death penalty Senate bets
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-14
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 14) -- Amid renewed calls for the reimposition of the death penalty following the killing and skinning of a teen in Cebu, Senate President Vicente "Tito ...

Mandaluyong set to declare state of calamity amid water shortage
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-03-14
MANILA, Philippines - The city government of Mandaluyong is set to declare a state of calamity amid the water shortage in the area, an official said Thursday. Mandaluyong Information Officer ...

Sotto sees desalination as solution to water shortage
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-14
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 14) -- Senate President Vicente "Tito" Sotto III sees removing salt from seawater as a solution to Metro Manila's present water woes. "Mag-desalination plant ...

Belmonte to QC dwellers: Exercise conscious efforts to conserve water
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-03-14
MANILA, Philippines -- Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte on Thursday urged city dwellers to immediately report broken faucets or pipe leaks to authorities so it can immediately be fixed as she ...

Trillanes seeks Court of Appeals relief in rebellion case
philstar.com - 2019-03-14
MANILA, Philippines -- Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV yesterday sought relief from the Court of Appeals (CA) against the revival of the rebellion case filed against him over the 2007 Manila Peninsula siege. Trillanes asked the CA to issue a temporary ...

WATCH: Kris Aquino shares movie audition tape for 'Crazy Rich Asians'
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-14
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 14) -- Months after her Hollywood acting debut, actress and former television host Kris Aquino reminisced about the beginnings of her journey in bagging a ...

BJMP assures enough water supply for jail facilities in NCR
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-03-14
MANILA, Philippines -- The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) assured on Thursday that it has enough water to supply the jail facilities, saying it has anticipated that problems in ...

NKTI to use dialysis method that uses less water
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-03-14
MANILA, Philippines -- Patients undergoing treatment at the National Kidney Transplant Institute (NKTI) will be using another of method of dialysis which consumes less water, the hospital ...

NKTI shuts water supply to rooms so as not to jeopardize dialysis ops
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-03-14
MANILA, Philippines -- The administration of the National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI) has been forced to shut the water supply going to the hospital rooms to ensure that there would be ...

San Miguel Food & Beverage 2018 net income rises by 8% to P30.5B
Inquirer - 2019-03-14
Consolidated sales in 2018 rose by 14 percent to P286.4 billion as business units San Miguel Brewery Inc. (SMB), San Miguel Pure Foods (SMPF) and Ginebra San Miguel Inc. (GSMI) all posted double ...

Manila Water: 'Aggressive rotational water interruption' likely
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-14
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 13) - Hundreds of thousands of Manila Water customers may have to suffer through more "aggressive" water interruptions throughout summer, the company's chief ...

Chef Yukimura: I want food to be original
philstar.com - 2019-03-14
According to chef Jun, his specialties depend on the season, to make the most out of the best ingredients made available by the weather and environment. This is typical of a kaiseki course - connecting nature to the dining table. In fact, some kaiseki ...

Facebook turns to Twitter to explain outages
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-14
(CNN) -- Facebook, the world's largest social network, relied on Twitter on Wednesday to explain that its apps were experiencing outages around the world. Some users of Facebook and other ...

Ayala Corp. 2018 income grows 5% to P31.8 billion
BusinessMirror - 2019-03-14
In Photo: Park Central Towers, together with the new buildings within Ayala Triangle will redefine the Makati skyline as we know it. CONGLOMERATE Ayala Corp. on Wednesday said its net income grew ...

First Gen income surges 51% as gas-fired plants find stable market
Inquirer - 2019-03-14
First Gen Corp. recorded a 51-percent jump in recurring earnings, reaching $243 million (about P12.8 billion) in 2018 from $161 million the year prior. The Lopez group firm attributed the increase ...

Palace working on EO to better manage fragmented water sector
BusinessMirror - 2019-03-13
AMID the water crisis felt by residents and business establishments in Metro Manila, the government revealed it is currently working on an executive order (EO) that would allow government to ...

Angat Dam an alarming threat
Inquirer - 2019-03-13
Overdependence on Angat Dam poses a very serious threat with disastrous consequences, especially for Metro Manila residents. We must give priority attention to the chaos that is certain to ...

PLDT: No list yet on vendors for 5G dispatch
Inquirer - 2019-03-13
In a press conference, PLDT chief technology and ... 5G applications for the Philippine market. The partnership with Nokia, for example, would focus on solutions for schools including virtual ...

Stock index ends slightly higher
Inquirer - 2019-03-13
Ayala Land, Ayala Corp., San Miguel, BDO, ICTSI, Jollibee and AGI all dipped.

Feb. vehicle sales post slight growth
Inquirer - 2019-03-13
Vehicle sales were reported flat in February, marking the first time in a long while under the higher excise tax regime that sales did not register a decline. Vehicle assemblers said their sales ...

Peco obtains TRO from local city court vs MORE Power
BusinessMirror - 2019-03-13
Peco said this directs the turnover of its business to MORE instead of requiring MORE to put up its own distribution system like all distribution utilities have done. "Without these injunctive ...

Roku gets hit with a 'sell' as analyst says it's 'difficult to justify the valuation' after 131% surge this year
Business Insider - 2019-03-13
Shares of Roku were down 14% Wednesday after the company received a "sell" rating from Loop Capital. Analyst Alan Gould downgraded the streaming-device maker based on its high valuation, citing Roku's significant premium to its streaming peers. "We ...

How Healthcare Is Causing 'Moral Injury' to Doctors
Medscape - 2019-03-13
Pressured Into Situations That Violate Their Beliefs What Situations Create Moral Injury? Serious Decisions That Weigh Heavily References Pressured Into Situations That Violate Their Beliefs Being a physician is not like any other job. Doctors witness ...

Russian patent shows plans for what looks like a ridiculous flying AK-47 assault rifle
Business Insider - 2019-03-13
Kalashnikov's AK-47 represents a timeless design and an instantly recognizable icon of warfare, but one thing it cannot do is fly. But Russian arms maker Almaz-Antey filed a patent in February, 2018 on what looks like a literal flying AK-47 drone.

Verizon To Launch World's First 5G Smartphone Service In April With Motorola
Forbes - 2019-03-13
A couple of weeks ago, President Donald Trump challenged American companies to "step up their efforts" to roll out 5G networks in the U.S. as soon as possible and even start working on 6G technology. The wakeup call seems to have worked: Today, Verizon ...

Microsoft to soon start nagging Windows 7 users about looming end times
Computerworld - 2019-03-13
Microsoft in April plans to begin nagging Windows 7 users with messages that the operating system is nearing its forced retirement, the company said Tuesday. "Beginning next month, if you are a Windows 7 customer, you can expect to see a notification ...

Giant Florida wolfdog goes viral
Mashable - 2019-03-13
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 ...

Eighty-three supermassive black holes found in the distant universe
Upi.com - 2019-03-13
March 13 (UPI) --Astronomers have discovered 83 new supermassive black holes in the distant universe, or early universe, representing a time when the university was less than 2 billion years old. Researchers were surprised to find so many quasars, glowing ...

Overlooked Ingredients In Medicines Can Sometimes Trigger Side Effects
NPR - 2019-03-13
If you have a bad reaction to a medicine, it might not be the drug itself, but what are called "inactive ingredients" in the pill or capsule. An article published Wednesday in Science Translational Medicine surveys this field and finds ingredients that are ...

Estrella Service Road to be closed
philstar.com - 2019-03-13
MANILA, Philippines -- The Estrella Service Road in Makati will be partially closed to motorists starting next week for the repair of the Rockwell Bridge, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced yesterday. MMDA general manager Jojo ...

Smartphone shipments to China hit six-year low in February: market data
YAHOO! - 2019-03-13
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Smartphone shipments to China in February fell to their lowest in six years, market data indicated, as consumers continued to put off handset purchases amid a slowing economy. Shipments to the world's biggest smartphone market totaled ...

Almost half of Filipino adults are on the internet - SWS
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-13
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 13) -- The number of FIlipino online users have grown over the years. The latest survey by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) reported that 47 percent of all ...

Duterte signs law on child safety in motor vehicles
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-13
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 13) -- It's finally a national law. No children in the front seat. President Rodrigo Duterte signed last February 22 Republic Act no. 11229, or the Child ...

Duterte says he's ready to face a death sentence from ICC days before PH withdrawal
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-13
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 13) -- Days before the Philippines effectively withdraws from the International Criminal Court, President Rodrigo Duterte said he is ready to face a death ...

F.D.A. Moves to Restrict Flavored E-Cigarette Sales to Teenagers
nytimes.com - 2019-03-13
WASHINGTON -- With a few weeks left in his tenure as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, Dr. Scott Gottlieb on Wednesday moved to restrict sales of flavored e-cigarettes to try to reduce the soaring rate of teenage vaping. The agency issued ...

Duterte slams Roxas: 'I can shoot you for free'
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-13
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 13) -- President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday lambasted opposition senatorial candidate Manuel "Mar" Roxas II, calling him disloyal and a person without ...

A guild for the online techie tribe
BusinessMirror - 2019-03-13
Why not organize the agency workers and let them take over the business of scalawag "manpower agencies" and the so-called "manpower cooperatives"? In Japan, there are reports of more and ...

Fuzzy PH agriculture data leads to glut, confused farm sector
BusinessMirror - 2019-03-13
"If data shows we lack pork fat, or pork skin, then we must import," Dy, executive director of the University of Asia ... assess drought-affected areas in Mindanao due to the prolonged El ...

Ayala hikes capex to P262B for this year
BusinessWorld - 2019-03-13
"Over the past 10 years, we spent close to P200 billion in capital expenditure at the parent level alone to support the investment programs of our various business units, including our new growth platforms in power, industrial technologies ...

Canon Philippines targets to triple net sales by 2025
BusinessWorld - 2019-03-13
THE LOCAL arm of the Japanese digital imaging solutions company, Canon Marketing Philippines Inc. (CMPI ... personal printers and even business-to-business machines and commercial printers," Kazuhiro Ozawa, President and CEO of CMPI, told BusinessWorld ...

Preserving public health paramount for Davao-based expat-environmentalist
BusinessMirror - 2019-03-13
The result: Health problems, or even death ... In fact, all of the needed components are available in the Philippines." The VHFS reportedly passes the standards set by the Environmental ...

Scientists turn back time with quantum computer
Upi.com - 2019-03-13
March 13 (UPI) --Physicists in Russia have turned back time using a quantum computer. For some time, researchers at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology have been working to prove the second law of thermodynamics can be violated. "That law is ...

Business leaders enhance PHL- Hungary economic relations
BusinessMirror - 2019-03-13
Locsin Jr. met with officials of the Hungarian Watertechnology Corporation (HWTC) in Erd, Hungary, on February 14 and looked into possible synergies between Philippine and Hungarian companies in ...

PSBank to raise P40B via peso bond program
BusinessWorld - 2019-03-13
PHILIPPINE SAVINGS Bank (PSBank) is looking to raise P40 billion through peso-denominated bonds to diversify its funding sources. In a disclosure to the local bourse on Wednesday, the thrift banking arm of Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co. (Metrobank ...

Deutsche Bank faces merger pushback with jobs at risk
BusinessWorld - 2019-03-13
Financial regulators are wary too, though they could be swayed if the banks present a viable business model and show that the new entity would be sufficiently capitalized, some of the people said. Deutsche Bank has been in touch with regulators on the deal ...

EastWest Bank books lower income in 2018
BusinessWorld - 2019-03-13
EAST WEST Banking Corp. (EastWest Bank) booked a lower net income in 2018 as its net revenues declined slightly due to margin compression. In a disclosure to the local bourse on Wednesday, the Gotianun-led lender said it booked a P4.5-billion net profit ...

STI opens P548-million center in Lipa City
BusinessWorld - 2019-03-13
The academic center will hold classes for senior high school tracks and tertiary courses in Information & Communications Technology, Business & Management, Hospitality Management, Tourism Management, Engineering, and Arts & Sciences. "The successful ...

Plane from Taiwan stalls at end of Kalibo airport runway
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-03-13
MANILA, Philippines -- An airplane that flew in from Taipei in Taiwan stalled at the grassy end of a runway in Kalibo International Airport in Kalibo, Aklan on Wednesday night, the Civil Aviation ...

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