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COHO redefines, enhances the art of condo living
Inquirer - 2019-03-01
With its relaxing and homey vibe, this can be the perfect place for you to spend your laid-back afternoons, reunite with friends and discuss with business partners. Breakfast in a charming ...

Phoenix, CNOOC tie-up taps state firm in crucial LNG project
Inquirer - 2019-03-01
A venture between Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc. and a China-owned firm has named the Philippine National Oil Co. (PNOC) as a potential third partner for a planned liquefied natural gas (LNG ...

Home enhancement made easy
Inquirer - 2019-03-01
Within key business districts, many of the young professionals are choosing to either rent or invest in their own condominium units, thus prompting an even greater demand for home concept stores.

Compact space that makes for a comfortable lifestyle
Inquirer - 2019-03-01
in Brgy. Bangkal in Makati City--less than two kilometers from the Makati central business district (CBD), and is thus perfect for the market that Avida Land is looking to cater to.

Academes find home in University Town
Inquirer - 2019-03-01
But SM Development Corp. (SMDC) is also proving that it can serve even niche markets as it comes up with projects ... De La Salle Health Sciences Institute, and Emilio Aguinaldo College Cavite.

Stocks down on foreign selling
Inquirer - 2019-03-01
The local stock barometer slipped to the 7,600 mark on Friday as foreign funds trimmed their exposure to local equities following a hefty increase in the weighting of China A shares in MSCI ...

2nd NLEx-SLEx connector road breaks ground
Inquirer - 2019-03-01
The new target was revealed as a unit of Manuel V. Pangilinan-led Metro Pacific Investments Corp. held a groundbreaking ceremony for its P23.3-billion North Luzon Expressway (NLEx) connector road ...

Lyft races ahead of Uber to Wall Street listing
YAHOO! - 2019-03-01
San Francisco (AFP) - Lyft filed documents Friday for its stock offering, racing ahead of ride-sharing rival Uber for a Wall Street listing that sets the stage for series of new venture-backed tech firms to hit public markets. The filing offered the first ...

In its IPO paperwork, Lyft gives a weird, whimsical explanation for what the 'Y' in its name stands for
Business Insider - 2019-03-01
In the company's S-1 filing on Friday, co-founders Logan Green and John Zimmer wrote that the "Y" in Lyft actually stands for "why." And according to the co-founders, "The why in what Lyft is doing is most important to us, as well as the cities and ...

$25 billion Atlassian is releasing a new tool to help developers release code faster as it takes on GitHub
Business Insider - 2019-03-01
Atlassian's code collaboration tool Bitbucket, which helps developers share code and work on large-scale software projects, is now releasing a new feature called Bitbucket Pipes meant to help developers release code faster and more often. Bitbucket Pipes ...

Pagasa delists Ompong, Rosita, Usman
philstar.com - 2019-03-01
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has removed from its list the names of three destructive cyclones that hit the country last year. PAGASA decommissioned the names Ompong ...

Lyft is using a controversial new stock structure in its IPO that will let its founders keep 'significant control' of the company
Business Insider - 2019-03-01
There's a growing trend among tech companies when they go public: keeping power in the hands of founders. Lyft's public filing of its S-1 document on Friday has proved no exception. According to the prospectus, Lyft's IPO will feature a dual-class share ...

Here's who's getting rich from Lyft's enormous IPO
Business Insider - 2019-03-01
Two angles facing left, which often indicate, "return to the beginning." Two angles facing right, which often indicate, "advance to the end." The S-1 paperwork for Lyft's anticipated multi-billion IPO is now open to the public and it lists who the major ...

Mystery of human skull defleshed and boiled by ancient farmers
Nature - 2019-03-01
Marks on a skullcap and other well-scraped human bones suggest that cannibalism was prevalent among prehistoric people in the south of the Iberian Peninsula. Archaeologists discovered the 5,000-year-old remains inside a Spanish cave. On closer inspection ...

Metrobank 2018 net profit rises 21% amid growth in loans
BusinessWorld - 2019-03-01
Metrobank is one of five domestic banks -- the others being Land Bank of the Philippines, BDO Unibank, Inc., Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. and Bank of the Philippine Islands -- that have exposure to Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Philippines ...

Why Do Slow Walkers Make Some People So Mad?
YAHOO! - 2019-03-01
Back when I used to commute to San Francisco for work, there seemed to be no escaping them: Couples taking up the entire width of the escalator instead of leaving room on the left for walkers. Tourists blocking the sidewalk to snap photos. Other ...

Canada Offers Robot Arm for NASA's 'Lunar Gateway' Program
YAHOO! - 2019-03-01
NASA's ambitious Lunar Gateway program has gone international. Canada has committed to contributing 2 billion Canadian dollars ($1.4 billion) over 24 years to the Lunar Orbital Platform Gateway program, which NASA hopes will become a human residency in ...

2-Year-Old Georgia Girl Diagnosed with Rare Ovarian Cancer: 'How Could This Happen?'
YAHOO! - 2019-03-01
Meagan and Michael Xydias thought their 2-year-old daughter Kenni was simply constipated or experiencing a growth spurt when her stomach started protruding earlier this month. The Senoia, Georgia, couple never suspected anything serious was wrong; Kenni ...

Pompeo assures Philippines of US protection in the South China Sea
Nikkei Asian Review - 2019-03-01
MANILA (Reuters) -- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assured the Philippines on Friday it would come to its defence if it came under attack in the South China Sea, reaffirming a defence code ...

8 Chinese nabbed for online gambling
philstar.com - 2019-03-01
MANILA, Philippines -- The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) apprehended eight Chinese for allegedly operating illegal online gambling in Barangay San Lorenzo, Makati on Thursday. They were Li Chenchen, Hong Yu, Cai Jian, Lei Chijin, Xiong ...

Lyft IPO filing shows surging revenue, widening losses
Reuters - 2019-03-01
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Lyft Inc inched closer to becoming the first ride-hailing company to make a stock market debut by releasing its filing for an initial public offering on Friday, revealing to the public a detailed look at its financial performance.

P11.2-B Iloilo dam project begins
philstar.com - 2019-03-01
ILOILO CITY, Philippines -- Construction of the P11.2-billion Jalaur River Multipurpose Project Phase II is expected to go full blast. Sen. Franklin Drilon led the groundbreaking and capsule-laying ceremony of the project in Barangay Agcalaga, Calinog ...

Samar lawmaker gets 115 years for P16.1-M graft
philstar.com - 2019-03-01
MANILA, Philippines -- The Sandiganbayan has convicted Samar second district Rep. Milagrosa Tan for eight counts of graft in connection with the anomalous purchase of emergency supplies for typhoon victims when she was governor in 2001. Tan was sentenced ...

New model predicts youth suicide risk
Upi.com - 2019-03-01
March 1 (UPI) --Researchers have developed a new way to forecast the risk of young people committing suicide, a new study says. The new method predicted suicidal tendencies in 87 percent of young study participants, according to the findings published ...

Lyft files to go public and reveals it lost so, so much money last year
Mashable - 2019-03-01
Ride-hailing app Lyft filed its initial public offering for $100 million on Friday. In its filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Lyft released its financial history for the ...

8 held in drug stings
philstar.com - 2019-03-01
MANILA, Philippines -- Eight persons said to be involved in illegal drugs were apprehended by police in separate operations in Metro Manila in the past two days. Three of the suspects were arrested in San Juan City. They were Ronnie Basillia, 39; Redgue ...

SpaceX set for historic Crew Dragon test flight
Upi.com - 2019-03-01
March 1 (UPI) --SpaceX is ready for Saturday's inaugural test flight of the Crew Dragon, the next step in a mission to carry astronauts to the International Space Station. The Crew Dragon spacecraft is scheduled to launch on a Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy ...

MMDA shuts down Tandang Sora flyover today
philstar.com - 2019-03-01
MANILA, Philippines -- The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) yesterday warned motorists of monstrous traffic jams in Quezon City with the closure of the Tandang Sora flyover today. MMDA general manager Jojo Garcia said the flyover and ...

PNP shifts to new rank classification
philstar.com - 2019-03-01
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine National Police (PNP) has officially shifted to the new rank classification in all its communications. PNP spokesman Col. Benigno Banac said a memorandum order, issued by the Directorate for Personnel and Records ...

Makati elevator collapses; 14 hurt
philstar.com - 2019-03-01
MANILA, Philippines -- At least 14 persons, including 11 foreigners, were injured after an elevator of a high-rise building along Ayala Avenue in Barangay Bel-Air, Makati collapsed before dawn yesterday. According to initial police reports, around 28 ...

Lyft IPO filing shows $2.2 billion revenue as company looks to woo investors on growth
Reuters - 2019-03-01
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Lyft Inc inched closer to becoming the first ride-hailing company to make a stock market debut by releasing its filing for an initial public offering on Friday, giving the public the first detailed look at its financials since its ...

'Blue' in Blueberries Tied to BP Lowering that Rivals Medication
Medscape - 2019-03-01
Eating the equivalent of 100 grams of blueberries for 4 weeks, twice a day is associated with systolic blood pressure lowering that is equivalent to the effect of BP-lowering medications, new research suggests. Investigators believe anthocyanins, compounds ...

Electronic nose better at sniffing out disease-carrying dogs in Brazil
Upi.com - 2019-03-01
March 1 (UPI) --Scientists have developed a new, more accurate electronic nose designed to sniff out dogs carrying Leishmaniasis, a deadly disease that kills some 3,500 people in Brazil every year. Dogs carry the parasite that causes the disease in humans.

Accrediting exporters under Export Development Act
BusinessMirror - 2019-03-01
For further inquiries, you may contact the Export Assistance and Business Matching Division of EMB at phone numbers (02) 465-3300 local 107 or 110, or e-mail[email protected]

PHL exporters join outbound mission to Middle East
BusinessMirror - 2019-03-01
THE Export Marketing Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) led 18 Philippine exporters to an Outbound Business Matching Mission (OBMM) from February 6 to 19, 2019, to the ...

PH among countries in Asia with weakest rule of law despite improved global standing
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 1) -- The Philippines ranked 90th among the 126 countries and jurisdictions surveyed by the World Justice Project for its 2019 Rule of Law Index. The standing ...

Top PH officials disagree on need to review U.S. defense treaty
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 1) -- Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. and Defense Chief Delfin Lorenzana on Friday publicly disagreed on the need to review the country's decades ...

Panelo: Duterte only casting doubt on alleged Marcos ill-gotten wealth not yet proven in court
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 1) -- Malacañang said President Rodrigo Duterte is not going against court decisions saying the Marcoses amassed ill-gotten wealth, but was only doubting ...

IBON: Farmers' subsidies under rice tariffication law still lower than other countries
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 1) -- The rice tariffication act earmarked ?10 billion for a Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund for farmers of the food staple. But is this enough to ...

Despite taking oath, civic leader not part of initial Bangsamoro transition body appointees
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 1) -- Did President Rodrigo Duterte swear into office a member of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) he did not actually appoint? This appears to be ...

PHL participates in HIMSS 2019 in US
BusinessMirror - 2019-03-01
The Philippines hosted a networking and business matching reception attended by health-care professionals and business owners ranging from small to large health-care facilities and institutions.

From bounty payments to espionage, US alleges Chinese IP theft
BusinessMirror - 2019-03-01
American companies for decades have complained about Chinese firms stealing intellectual property--or IP--by theft or by demanding its disclosure in order to do business in the country.

PLDT says beauty queens are effective influencers
BusinessMirror - 2019-03-01
He added that the business alliance enabled the brand to gain more exposure both in the local and foreign markets, especially when the Philippines hosted the Miss Universe competition in 2017.

Philippines to charge officials of Sanofi, government over dengue vaccine
Reuters - 2019-03-01
... on Friday said it had found probable cause to indict officials from French drugmaker Sanofi and former and current Philippine health officials over 10 deaths it said were linked to use of a dengue vaccine. It recommended charges be filed in court for ...

Capitol braces for El Niño
philstar.com - 2019-03-01
PDRRMO chief Baltazar Tribunalo, Jr. said the province is ready to take action and to provide interventions if component cities or towns experience water shortage, drought, or any other problems associated with the hot weather. The PDRRMO convened all ...

Philippines says to charge officials of Sanofi, government over dengue deaths
Reuters - 2019-03-01
... said on Friday it had found probable cause to indict officials from French drugmaker Sanofi and former and current Philippine health officials over a series of dengue-related deaths. The Department of Justice said in a statement it would recommend ...

IBON: Farmers' subsidies under rice tariffication law still lower than other countries
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines ... our farmers are naked in terms of protection," said Rosario Bella Guzman, IBON Foundation executive editor, in an interview with CNN Philippines Business Roundup.

Money supply, bank lending growth ease in January
philstar.com - 2019-03-01
MANILA, Philippines -- Less funds circulated in the economy in January, with sluggish growth in money supply and continued slowdown in bank lending, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas reported. In a statement, the BSP said M3, or the broadest measure of ...

Lawmakers doing further work on budget after Congress OK'd final version
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 1) -- Lawmakers are still doing further work on the 2019 budget even after Congress approved its final version in February. House Appropriations committee ...

Phoenix, CNOOC, PNOC sign MOU for LNG project
philstar.com - 2019-03-01
In a disclosure to the stock exchange, the Dennis Uy-led company said the memorandum of understanding -- which was sealed on February 28 -- will "allow the three companies to explore and discuss business opportunities and cooperation in relation to the ...

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