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DOTr breaks ground for Metro Manila subway project
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-27
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Wednesday broke ground to start the construction of the first three stations of the Metro Manila Subway system. Speaking at the ...

Pangilinan: Otso Diretso ready to talks debate rules with Hugpong
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-27
Today we will contact perhaps some of the incumbent senators doon sa Hugpong," Pangilinan said in an interview over ABS CBN News Channel. "So we will contact them and sige pag-usapan natin ang ...

Ground broken for first Metro Manila subway
philstar.com - 2019-02-27
MANILA, Philippines -- Construction on the first Metro Manila subway officially began Wednesday, February 27, with the big-ticket project seen to ease traffic gridlock in the capital when completed in 2025. The Department of Transportation initially ...

SEC junks plea to void San Miguel share swap
philstar.com - 2019-02-27
MANILA, Philippines -- The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has ruled in favor of San Miguel Group in a petition filed by a minority shareholder seeking to nullify a share swap transaction between San Miguel Food and Beverage Inc. (SMFB) and San ...

Reclamation in the Philippines: Good, bad or ugly?
philstar.com - 2019-02-27
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippines may not be the ... The order designated the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board as the final approving authority on reclamation projects. At the time, business groups such as the Makati Business ...

Construction begins on PH's first subway line
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-27
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 27) -- One of the most ambitious projects of the Duterte administration broke ground Wednesday. The Metro Manila Subway Project is 36 kilometers long ...

JLL heeds the need for strong project, construction & cost management thru PDS
Inquirer - 2019-02-27
The biggest edge of JLL PDS is that it applies the best practices in the industry, harness technological innovations, take advantage of its vast global and ... of British School Manila, BGC.

EducationUSA Fair opens doors to Filipino students
Global Nation - 2019-02-27
... College will facilitate the talk "Exploring College Options: Community Colleges and Transfer Opportunities," while Fulbright Philippines will discuss its programs. The University of Texas ...

Colmenares dares DOE to itemize details of fuel prices
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-27
Metro Manila (February 26, CNN Philippines) -- Amid rising prices of fuel products, Bayan Muna chair Neri Colmenares called on the Department of Energy (DOE) to finally order oil companies to ...

Crisologo vs. Belmonte: Who is the President's candidate for QC mayor?
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-27
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines ... He also proposed a solution for the housing of informal settlers. "If the land belongs to the city and the city does not need it, then it should be awarded ...

Singapore wants self-driving cars to help its aging society
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-27
The institute's self-driving work focuses on groups like the elderly or disabled who they believe would be the first to benefit from the technology. Concern about a potential bus driver shortage ...

PhilHealth says there's money to fund universal healthcare
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-27
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 26) ­-- The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) on Tuesday assured the public funds are enough to implement the Universal Health Care ...

U.S. Secretary of State to meet Duterte Thursday
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-27
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 26) -- President Rodrigo Duterte and United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo are expected to meet Thursday night, Malacañang said Tuesday. "Any ...

The great power of extreme responsibility: Building a greener Philippines
BusinessMirror - 2019-02-27
ALMOST every business movement is starting to acknowledge ... As the recently elected chairman of the Philippine Green Building Council (PhilGBC), he now heads the nonprofit organization that ...

Real estate sees upbeat and positive growth potential for 2019
BusinessMirror - 2019-02-27
is coming up with a 17.2-hectare Gatewalk Central joint venture development of Ayala Land and Aboitiz; and 20-hectare Mandani Bay joint venture of Hongkong Land and Taft Property ventures.

Duterte to subpoena Trillanes' mother over gov't transactions
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-26
Speaking to the local government leaders at the League of Municipalities, Duterte said they have the power to summon Trillanes' mother. The President earlier brought up the supposed transactions ...

Prosecution affirms inciting to sedition charge against Trillanes, junks coup d'etat charge
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-26
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 26) -- The prosecution may have junked the coup d' etat charge against Senator Antoinio Trillanes IV, but will press on with the case for inciting to sedition.

Kidapawan turns to water rationing as wells dry up
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-26
prompting the city government to ration water in a number of communities in four barangays severely affected by extreme weather. Mayor Joseph Evangelista said deep wells, which supply water to the ...

19 provinces brace for drought
Inquirer - 2019-02-26
Some 19 provinces may be hit hard by drought this year as the El Niño weather phenomenon bites, the state weather bureau said. According to Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical ...

Malaysian coworking space operator finds niche among start-ups, freelancers
BusinessMirror - 2019-02-26
A new type of office space is gaining popularity in Ortigas Center: coworking spaces ... the construction of the third branch in 8 Rockwell Makati. The company is also eyeing possible locations ...

Retail strip of 1st CBD in Region 3 set for opening in Q2 this year
BusinessMirror - 2019-02-26
THE pioneering and biggest central business district (CBD) in Central Luzon will soon witness the opening of its retail component to serve not only as a leisure hub for locals but also to bolster ...

Meralco 2018 net income tops P23 billion
BusinessMirror - 2019-02-26
THE Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) on Tuesday said it surpassed sales and operational targets in a conducive business environment last year. The utility firm posted a 13-percent increase in net ...

Marina vows support to entrepreneur behind Cebu sea jeepney proposal
BusinessMirror - 2019-02-26
"Our business plan is research-based model being considered by maritime and land transport experts," he also said in his welcome remarks. The 27-year-old CEO said he is willing to share his ...

Phoenix Petroleum posts P2.77-billion net income last year
BusinessMirror - 2019-02-26
The oil firm reported on Tuesday it recorded last year its strongest revenue and earnings driven by record volume from new businesses and sustained strength in its core fuels business. Reported ...

Man shot after stabbing woman, cop in Makati City
philstar.com - 2019-02-26
MANILA, Philippines -- A 35-year-old jobless man died at a hospital before dawn yesterday, a few hours after he was shot by a police officer he stabbed at a precinct in Barangay West Rembo, Makati City. Cris Agudo allegedly went berserk and barged into ...

KMC boosts presence in southern part of Metro Manila
BusinessMirror - 2019-02-26
especially in the southern part of the area. "This will also boost the capabilities of small to medium enterprises." Aside from workspaces, KMC also offers a range of technical, legal and ...

Geri to build second tower in Southwoods
BusinessMirror - 2019-02-26
LISTED property developer Global-Estate Resorts Inc. (Geri) on Tuesday said it is building a second tower for Tulip Gardens inside its 561-hectare Southwoods City township in the boundaries of ...

CA upholds regular-employee status of GMA Network workers
BusinessWorld - 2019-02-26
THE Court of Appeals (CA) has upheld a National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) ruling that 96 "talents" working for GMA Network, Inc. are regular employees. In a 19-page decision dismissing a GMA petition and promulgated on Feb. 20, the CA special ...

BDO posts record profit
Inquirer - 2019-02-26
Excluding taxes and licenses--which rose by 41 percent as a result of higher business volumes and increased documentary stamp taxes under the new tax program--operating expenses would have grown ...

Transport group to protest rising fuel prices
philstar.com - 2019-02-26
MANILA, Philippines -- Transport group Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide (PISTON) yesterday warned of more protest actions if the government will not institute measures to curb the rising cost of fuel. PISTON secretary general ...

Nationals show character in FIBAWC drive
philstar.com - 2019-02-26
To make the WC proper, Team Phl needed to sweep two crucial games away from home, taking taxing travels and facing extreme weather conditions in Astana, Kazakhstan. But coach Yeng Guiao and his troops did it, and thus assured three straight World Cup ...

3 drug suspects killed in Bulacan sting
philstar.com - 2019-02-26
MALOLOS, Philippines -- Three drug suspects were killed in an alleged encounter with police officers in San Jose del Monte City, Bulacan yesterday morning. Joel and Jonathan, both surnamed Andolong, and a certain alias Barog reportedly drew their guns ...

Meralco posts record year as sales surge
philstar.com - 2019-02-26
MANILA, Philippines -- Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) continued to surpass previous profit and revenue numbers as it delivered record sales volume in 2018. "The year 2018 proved to be another record year for Meralco in terms of sales volumes, operating ...

2,300 families to get socialized housing in Tondo
philstar.com - 2019-02-26
The PPA will assist in the project with the help of port operator International Container Terminal Services Inc. Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade assured the families that the buildings will be completed quickly. Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada thanked ...

Despite tanking in surveys, Colmenares sees opening for opposition in 2019 polls
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-26
Metro Manila (February 26, CNN Philippines) -- Former Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Neri Colmenares believes that the tide will soon turn in favor of opposition Senate bets like him, as issues would ...

CBCP says Duterte is not an enemy, maintains Church continues to reform itself
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-26
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 26) -- A Catholic church official maintained Tuesday that President Rodrigo Duterte is not their enemy and that they continue to implement reforms amid ...

Duterte meets Nur Misuari in Malacañang for a 'short talk'
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-26
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 26) -- President Rodrigo Duterte and Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founder Nur Misuari had a short meeting Monday evening in Malacañang ...

MVP the man behind Gilas success
philstar.com - 2019-02-26
To make the WC proper, Team Philippines needed to sweep two crucial games away from home, taking taxing travels and facing extreme weather condition in Astana, Kazakhstan. But coach Yeng Guiao and his troops did it, and thus assured three straight World ...

ONJ Rare After Dental Work While on Denosumab for Osteoporosis
Medscape - 2019-02-26
Older women who received denosumab (Prolia, Amgen) for up to 10 years for osteoporosis had a low risk of osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ), although the risk was higher -- albeit still quite small -- if they had had major dental work, researchers report.

Facebook announces new program for premium video ads
TechCrunch - 2019-02-26
Facebook is expanding its efforts around premium video advertising with a new program called Facebook Showcase. This follows the announcement last fall of what the company calls In-Stream Reserve ...

Blood clot forces Paralympic athlete Amy Purdy to risk losing either her kidney or her leg
YAHOO! - 2019-02-26
Amy Purdy was 19 when she contracted meningococcal meningitis, leading to septic shock and kidney failure and causing her to have both legs amputated below the knee. She also lost her spleen and kidneys, but received a kidney transplant from her father ...

Depression more common for women working longer hours, study says
Upi.com - 2019-02-26
Feb. 26 (UPI) --For women, working harder doesn't always pay off, particularly when it comes to mental health. Women who work longer than 55 hours a week have an increased risk of depression, a study says. Women who worked extra-long work hours had 7.3 ...

Manila Water income up 6% in 2018
BusinessWorld - 2019-02-26
MANILA WATER Co., Inc. posted a 6% increase in net income for 2018 to ... after the approval of its positive tariff adjustment and business plan, the Ayala-led company said. In a disclosure, the company said the year was capped by a healthy growth in ...

Manicad: Truthful, impartial journalists have nothing to fear
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-26
MANILA, Philippines -- Journalists who are impartial, apolitical, and truthful in reporting have nothing to fear, not even if they have to face 10 presidents like Rodrigo Duterte, former ...

Obese kids' heart disease, stroke risk may be higher, study says
Upi.com - 2019-02-26
Feb. 25 (UPI) --Overweight children have up to three times higher risk of dying from cardiovascular disease when they reach adulthood, a new report says. As a result, obesity and severe obesity have joined a list of conditions that increase the risk for ...

Multi-Trillion Asset Manager Fidelity Takes the Bitcoin Lightning Torch
YAHOO! - 2019-02-26
The Lightning Network torch, which was previously passed to Jack Dorsey and numerous Bitcoin celebrities, has found its way to the traditional finance sector. Fidelity Digital Assets, who are nearing completion of their crypto trading platform, took the ...

Drug Makers Will Try to Justify Prescription Prices to Senators at Hearing
nytimes.com - 2019-02-26
WASHINGTON -- Seven pharmaceutical executives faced a day of reckoning on Tuesday as they were challenged to justify high drug prices at a hearing of the Senate Finance Committee. The hearing will be political theater, but could also be a first step ...

Meralco core income jumps 18% in 4 th quarter
BusinessWorld - 2019-02-26
MANILA Electric Co. (Meralco) posted a core net income of P5.72 billion in the fourth quarter of 2018, higher by 18.2% compared with the P4.84 billion a year earlier largely because of the higher power consumption during the last three months of 2018.

UnionBank sets up P30-B fund-raising program
BusinessWorld - 2019-02-26
Security Bank Corp. and Philippine National Bank have also established their own peso-denominated bond programs worth P50 billion and P100 billion, respectively, to be issued through tranches. Meanwhile, the bank also said in the disclosure that UnionBank ...

Ressa, Rappler's ex-staffer urge court to junk cyber libel raps
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-26
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 26) -- Rappler chief Maria Ressa and the news company's former researcher Reynaldo Santos Jr. on Tuesday asked a Manila court to dismiss the cyber libel ...

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