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P600-million Naia 2 makeover completed in Q1 of 2020
BusinessMirror - 2019-02-18
I say challenge because we are business as usual despite ongoing works. We hope to deliver on our promise to finish everything by March next year," he said. The project involves the replacement ...

Tax amnesty of 2019
BusinessMirror - 2019-02-18
Amnesty is here. It has been a long wait by many who are hoping that by availing themselves of it, they will have a fresh start. Unfortunately, not everyone will have an opportunity to have a ...

Public-Private Partnership projects can augment Build Build Build thrust
philstar.com - 2019-02-18
Of particular focus has been San Miguel Corporation, which has currently pitched for three projects that would call for a combined capital expenditure of P1.9 trillion if given the green light - meaning they pass through the mandatory Swiss challenge.

European bank eyes presence in Philippines
philstar.com - 2019-02-18
MANILA, Philippines -- Another foreign bank, this time from Europe, has expressed interest in establishing a presence in the Philippines, a top official from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said. BSP Deputy Governor Chuchi Fonacier said a ...

Apple could be looking for its next big revenue model
TechCrunch - 2019-02-18
Apple has always been an evolving company. While it never really invented any product categories, it always seemed to make those product categories work better and smarter. It also found a way to ...

Joy Belmonte files libel case vs Manuel Morato, tabloid execs
philstar.com - 2019-02-18
MANILA, Philippines -- Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte yesterday filed a libel complaint against former Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office chairman Manuel "Manoling" Morato and 10 others over the publication of an article accusing her of graft.

Infracom to pitch E.O. creating water resources council
BusinessMirror - 2019-02-18
The study will also include options and value engineering alternatives, business case and pre-feasibility studies for the proposed programs. It will also study capacity building of relevant ...

Supply of primary care doctors linked with mortality rates
Reuters - 2019-02-18
(Reuters Health) - Mortality rates are lower in American communities with more primary care physicians than in areas of the country with fewer doctors, a study suggests. Overall in the U.S., the total number of primary care physicians rose from 196,014 in ...

Owwa ramps up financial advisory services for OFWs, their families
BusinessMirror - 2019-02-18
In 2018, Owwa released P700 million to help 35,000 BPBH beneficiaries start their business-the biggest number of OFWs, who availed BPBH program in the last three years. He noted that in 2016 ...

Dollar store herbal water for infants recalled due to choking hazard
Upi.com - 2019-02-18
Feb. 18 (UPI) --Bottles of herbal water for infants that were sold at Dollar General stores is being recalled due to a choking choking hazard, federal regulators said. DG Baby Gripe Water, sold in four ounce bottles, contains organic ginger and fennel ...

World Bank sees BSP rate cuts as inflation further eases
philstar.com - 2019-02-18
MANILA, Philippines -- To support economic growth, it would be prudent for the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to cut policy rates once headline inflation falls below target, an economist of the World Bank said. Speaking during the general membership ...

IBTM Arabia: Business events in UAE and GCC - what you need to know
eturbonews.com - 2019-02-18
Danielle Curtis, Exhibition Director - Middle East, Arabian Travel Market & IBTM Arabia Some of the fastest growing economies in the world can be found in the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). In recent years, with a construction and ...

UK cybersecurity center isn't too afraid of Huawei, report says
Mashable - 2019-02-18
The UK's National Cyber Security Centre has assessed the dangers of using Huawei's 5G equipment, and it found that it's not such a big deal, Financial Times reported Sunday. The cybersecurity ...

Wistful game
BusinessWorld - 2019-02-18
but employs the setting of a small Western town in thrusting characters at the forefront of a narrative rich in the mysterious and the supernatural. Alex, newly graduated from college and unsure of his direction in life, serves as the ideal principal ...

DENR inspects Tullahan River for upcoming dredging in line with Manila Bay rehab
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-18
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 18) -- Officials of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Monday conducted an aerial inspection at the Tullahan River in ...

Iranian national under police custody after burning cop's hand with cigarette
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-18
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 18) -- An Iranian national is facing direct assault charges after reportedly punching, kicking and burning a policeman's hand with a cigarette Sunday ...

DOT keeps 'It's More Fun In The Philippines' campaign, eyes 8.2M tourist arrivals in 2019
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-18
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 18) -- The Department of Tourism (DOT) is retaining the country's flagship tourism campaign, setting a higher tourist arrivals target this year. Tourism ...

JV Ejercito's cars among vehicles burned in Madaluyong auto shop fire
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-18
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 18) -- Fire gutted an automotive shop in Mandaluyong City Monday, burning a number of vehicles including two owned by Senator JV Ejercito. The fire broke ...

Dual-class structures are becoming more common
Business Insider - 2019-02-18
If anyone thought the problem of unaccountable tech CEOs was going to go away anytime soon, think again. In reality, it's likely to get much worse before it gets any better, especially with a new wave of tech companies preparing to hit the public markets.

Britain accuses Facebook of intentionally violating data privacy laws
Upi.com - 2019-02-18
Feb. 18 (UPI) --Social media giant Facebook is under fire again in Britain, where lawmakers say the company intentionally violated privacy and anti-competition laws under the leadership of Mark Zuckerberg. Britain's Digital, Culture, Media and Sport ...

Independent Review Underway Into Opioid Misuse
Medscape - 2019-02-18
An independent scientific review has been launched into the use of opioid medicines in the UK to help curb their over-prescription and misuse. An expert working group of the UK's Commission on Human Medicines met for the first time last week at the ...

Singapore unveils big-spending budget amid election talk
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-18
SINGAPORE, Singapore -- Singapore announced extra healthcare spending for the elderly and a raft of other handouts in its annual budget on Monday as speculation mounts elections may be held this ...

Smoking may hurt body's fight against skin cancer
Upi.com - 2019-02-18
Feb. 18 (UPI) --Smoking can hurt the immune system's ability to fight cancer, a new study says. Patients with malignant melanoma who were regular smokers in the past have a 40 percent lower chance of surviving than patients who haven't smoked, according to ...

Salazar, former DTI, BoI official, dies at 69
BusinessWorld - 2019-02-18
Director of the University of the Philippines (UP) Institute for Small Scale Industries, and Associate Professor of the UP College of Business Administration. He held BSBA (Accountancy) and MBA degrees from UP and underwent further training in Harvard ...

DICT targets new common tower policy by 2 nd quarter
BusinessWorld - 2019-02-18
Ltd.; IHS Holding Ltd. (IHS Towers); edotco Group Sdn Bhd; China Energy Equipment Co. Ltd.; RT Telecom Sdn Bhd.; Aboitiz InfraCapital, Inc.; and MGS Construction, Inc. Today, the DICT is also scheduled to sign agreements with three more tower companies ...

Global Prosperity Rankings: Where is the Philippines?
BusinessWorld - 2019-02-18
The LPI contains data on 149 countries, for 89 variables, spread across nine dimensions of national well-being: Economic Quality, Business Environment, Governance, Education, Health, Safety & Security, Personal Freedom, Social Capital and Natural Environment.

Satellite images reveal magma chambers beneath Bali's Agung volcano
Upi.com - 2019-02-18
Feb. 18 (UPI) --Scientists have developed a new technique for mapping the magmatic plumbing systems beneath volcanoes using only satellite imagery. To track the movement of magma beneath Bali's deadly Agung volcano, geologists relied on images collected by ...

Maldives arrests ex-leader Yameen for money laundering
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-18
Malé, Maldives - Maldivian authorities on Monday ordered the arrest of former strongman president Abdulla Yameen over money laundering charges, officials said. The arrest came after a court ...

No Loss of Thrombectomy Benefit in Late Stroke With Transfer
Medscape - 2019-02-18
For patients with a large-vessel ischemic stroke in the late window who were found to have salvageable brain tissue on imaging, transfer from a primary stroke center to a thrombectomy-capable hospital did not affect the benefit of thrombectomy, latest ...

PNP to rid government properties of campaign materials
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-18
MANILA, Philippines - Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Oscar Albayalde on Monday directed his subordinates to take down campaign materials for the May elections on ...

Elon Musk-Backed AI Software Could Be Used To Spread Fake News
International Business Times - 2019-02-18
The Elon Musk-backed Artificial Intelligence group, OpenAI, recently revealed that its AI software has the capacity to create predictive texts and even produce highly-convincing fake content by incorporating words and ideas from 8 million web pages fed ...

SSS contribution collections grow by P22.19B in 2018
Inquirer - 2019-02-18
MANILA, Philippines -- Contribution collections by the Social Security System (SSS) increased by over P22.19 billion in 2018, the state-run agency said over the weekend. In a statement, Emmanuel ...

Colmenares: SSS should increase collections instead of contributions
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-18
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 18) -- Senatorial candidate Neri Colmenares claimed the newly signed Social Security System (SSS) rationalization law was unfair to contributors, saying it ...

Palace defends DBM amid allegations gov't owes contractors P100B
philstar.com - 2019-02-18
MANILA, Philippines -- Malacañang Monday defended the Budget department from allegations that the government owes several private contractors billions because of corruption. House appropriations committee chairman and Camarines Sur Rep. Rolando Andaya Jr ...

Hugpong slams Otso Diretso for negative campaigning
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-18
LAOAG CITY, Philippines - Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP), the regional party of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, on Monday said it would not engage in "politicking" against its elections ...

One Exposure to Anesthesia in Children Does Not Cause Learning Disabilities, New Research Shows
nytimes.com - 2019-02-18
A major international study provides new reassurance around the question of whether young children who have anesthesia are more likely to develop learning disabilities The issue has troubled pediatric anesthesiologists and parents for well over a decade ...

Scientific Duo Gets Back To Basics To Make Childbirth Safer
NPR - 2019-02-18
Brittney Crystal was just over 25 weeks pregnant when her water broke. It was her second pregnancy -- the first had been rough, and the baby came early. To try to avoid a second premature birth, Dr. Joy-Sarah Vink, an obstetrician and co-director of the ...

How to Best Market Your Business in Asia
Entrepreneur - 2019-02-18
The Asian e-commerce brands make it clear that the business has quintessentially innovative features ... Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam. The Role of Search Engines in Asia By mid-last year, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore ...

'It's More Fun in the Philippines' gets new font
Rappler - 2019-02-18
MANILA, Philippines - It's still more fun in the Philippines, the government said, but with a new look. On Monday, February 18, the Department of Tourism (DOT) launched the new tourism logo, still carrying the "More Fun" campaign but featuring a ...

PCOO in Europe to explain Maria Ressa's case
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-18
Metro Manila (February 18, CNN Philippines) -- The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) is currently in Europe for what it calls "Press Freedom Caravan" which includes explaining ...

Crimes committed by motorcycle-riding suspects down by 53% in NCR
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-18
MANILA, Philippines -- Crimes committed by motorcycle-riding suspects (MRS) in Metro Manila went down by 53.11 percent in 2018 compared to the previous year, data from the National Capital Region ...

Palace tells Congress to pass new tax amnesty law that will prevent fraud
philstar.com - 2019-02-18
MANILA, Philippines -- Malacañang is optimistic that lawmakers will heed President Rodrigo Duterte's call for them to pass a tax amnesty measure that will lift bank secrecy for fraud. Duterte signed the tax amnesty law last February 14 but vetoed some ...

Treasury: RTBs to be sold to individual investors online in Q1
Inquirer - 2019-02-18
MANILA, Philippines - The Bureau of the Treasury on Monday sold only P15.598 billion out of the P20 billion in T-bills it offered, capping rising yields as investors anticipated the upcoming ...

Chinese city girl conquers snowy mountains to marry soldier in Tibet
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-18
MANILA, Philippines - This Chinese couple did not allow a long distance relationship, work schedules and imposing, snowy mountains to seal their love in an unconventional wedding in the high ...

Employer in HK accuses Filipino domestic helper of giving husband feces to eat
Global Nation - 2019-02-18
A businesswoman from Hong Kong recently testified that their Filipino domestic helper gave her late husband feces to eat. The 47-year-old woman, identified only as H.S. Wong, said that her 60-year ...

Trade war boogeyman hangs over giant US toy show
philstar.com - 2019-02-18
NEW YORK -- The US-China trade war has dealt a glancing blow to American toys, hitting putty and arts and crafts items, while sparing superhero action figures, toy cars and most best-selling offerings. Yet uncertainty about the trading relationship ...

Majority of Filipinos back ROTC revival -- Gatchalian
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-18
The same survey showed that 34 percent want the ROTC implemented in both senior high school and college, 28 percent want the program to be implemented only in college, and 18 percent want the ROTC ...

URC needs different business model for RHI deal
philstar.com - 2019-02-18
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) said Universal Robina Corp. (URC) may pursue the purchase of the refining and milling assets of Central Azucarera Don Pedro Inc. (CADPI) and land owned by Roxas Holdings Inc. (RHI) if it ...

Fishers group decry reclamation project in Manila Bay
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-18
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 18) -- Members of a fishermen's group took to the streets to protest the government's plan to reclaim 500 hectares of Baseco and Isla Puting Bato in Manila ...

mit messenger Has Been Chosen as the Private Messenger of 15 Million Philippines Overseas Workers
Yahoo Finance - 2019-02-18
Bello III's office, located in Manila, Philippines, to use mit messenger as a business messenger for Philippines overseas workers. The Philippines Ministry of Labor has signed this contract based ...

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