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CLI to boost rental property portfolio
BusinessWorld - 2019-02-07
CEBU Landmasters, Inc. (CLI) sees its leasable projects contributing to a tenth of total revenues by 2023, as gross leasable area (GLA) is expected to breach the 200,000-square meter (sq.m.) mark by then. In a statement issued Thursday, the Cebu-based ...

The CEO of UPS reveals the bright spot that many anxious retailers and transportation companies are missing
Business Insider - 2019-02-07
Globally, the fastest-growing e-commerce markets are Indonesia, Mexico, and the Philippines. In China alone, cross-border e-commerce sales are set to hit $140 billion by 2021. The country already claims 40% of the entire world's e-commerce sales ...

HPV linked to increased risk for cardiovascular disease
Upi.com - 2019-02-07
Feb. 7 (UPI) --Women carrying the high-risk strain of the human papillomavirus, or HPV, also have a heightened risk of heart and blood vessel disease, particularly if they're obese, a new study says. That means that women who have cancer-causing HPV have a ...

Palace: Duterte still trusts DBM chief Diokno
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-07
MANILA, Philippines - Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno still has the trust and support of President Rodrigo Duterte amid allegations of "insertions" in the 2019 national budget, Malacanang ...

Aboitiz Group unit, DICT sign MOU for telco common tower
philstar.com - 2019-02-07
Aboitiz InfraCapital, through its sister company AboitizPower, seeks to provide the expertise to find solutions for the power requirements of the cellular towers. Part of Aboitiz InfraCapital's responsibilities is to secure a binding contract with telco ...

Media are part of the problem
BusinessWorld - 2019-02-07
There are also at least three tabloids whose editors, through press releases obviously sourced from their military handlers, have endangered the lives of their betters in journalism by claiming that the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines is ...

Inflation and the Transportation sector
BusinessWorld - 2019-02-07
Item #4 is good, it will expand the choices for commuters but LTFRB accreditation should be via a corporate setup like the TNCs, not individual units and operators like jeepneys. When motorcycle drivers abuse their passengers, their company should be held ...

CA dismisses plea to stop cops from profiling ACT members
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-07
MANILA, Philippines-The Court of Appeals (CA) has dismissed the bid of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) to stop the profiling of its members by the Philippine National Police (PNP).

Measles Outbreak in Philippines Spreads Beyond Capital
The New York Times - 2019-02-07
MANILA -- The Philippines expanded the area of a declared measles outbreak ... the island that includes the capital. The Department of Health said that measles had killed 55 children age 4 or younger at San Lazaro Hospital in Manila since the start ...

Former Inquirer correspondent dies of cardiac arrest
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-07
CITY OF CAUAYAN, Isabela - Former Philippine Daily Inquirer correspondent Joaquin "Jack" Castaño III died on Thursday afternoon due to cardiac arrest, his relatives said. He was 71.

Of faith and service
philstar.com - 2019-02-07
The Embassy of the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of St. John of Jerusalem, of Rhodes, and of Malta to the Republic of the Philippines, under the astute leadership of Ambassador of the Order of Malta to the Philippines Odelia Arroyo, hosted a ...

Despite falling inflation, BSP plays it safe by keeping rates high
Inquirer - 2019-02-07
The inflation rate may be on the downtrend over the last two months, but the central bank wants to see more proof of easing prices before it allows more cash to return to the financial system to ...

Alleged Abu Sayyaf killed at Tawi-Tawi checkpoint
philstar.com - 2019-02-07
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines -- An alleged member of the Abu Sayyaf group suspected of participation in cross-border kidnapping in Sabah, was killed in a shootout at a checkpoint in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi on Tuesday, a Navy official said. Rear Admiral Rene ...

Lanao del Norte rejects inclusion of 6 towns in new Bangsamoro region
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 7) -- Six Lanao del Norte towns will remain part of the province after failing to get majority votes to join the new Bangsamoro autonomous region in ...

Preparing the Philippines for the Jobs of the Future
Inquirer - 2019-02-07
A 2-year study sponsored by the non-profit organization ETS- Educational Testing Service of Princeton, New Jersey, on the Philippine Graduate ... reshape the world of business and education.

Less checkpoints as Metro Manila police downgraded to heightened alert
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 7) -- Police alert status in Metro Manila has been downgraded following developments in investigations into the deadly twin blasts in Jolo, Sulu.

British Chamber hosts Business Outlook Briefing for 2019
philstar.com - 2019-02-07
(As released) Business Outlook Briefing 2019 was hosted by the British Chamber of Commerce Philippines at the Dusit Thani Manila on January 30. The briefing aimed to discuss the challenges that the country faced in the past year and how these have been ...

Palace: Duterte to use veto power on 2019 national budget if needed
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-07
MANILA, Philippines - President Rodrigo Duterte would veto "insertions" in the 2019 national budget if it goes against the Supreme Court ruling on "pork barrel," Malacañang assured the ...

Fed, Elections, Oil Align to Revive Demand for Philippine, Indonesian Stocks
The New York Times - 2019-02-07
So far this year, foreign investors have been net buyers of stocks in markets such as Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, while currencies in the region have clawed back some of their 2018 losses. A key moment for investors was the U.S ...

Block of ice kills man in St Petersburg as snow piles up
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-07
The local weather service branch said the city had experienced more than double the usual amount of snowfall for the time of year. On Tuesday, a 23-year-old man was killed in the city center when ...

WhatsApp is getting ready for the world's biggest election
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-07
Last year, a spate of lynchings triggered by viral hoax messages on its service put the company at ... deploying artificial intelligence to clean up its platform ahead of the elections, in ...

Child nearly drowns in Manila Bay
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 6) -- A child almost drowned in Manila Bay Tuesday morning, according to a Manila City official. Manila City Administrator Ericson Alcovendaz in a ...

Ex-gov't execs acquitted in pork barrel scam case
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 6 ... former budget undersecretary Mario Relampagos and former Technology Resource Center chief Dennis Cunanan of involvement in the alleged misuse ...

Commission on Appointments confirms Cabinet secretaries, ambassadors
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 6) -- The appointments of two more former military men to the Duterte Cabinet have been confirmed. The Commission on Appointments (CA) confirmed Wednesday ...

Bato seeks forgiveness, prayers for drug war casualties from archbishop
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 6) -- Former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Ronald "Bato" Dela Rosa sought on Wednesday for forgiveness and prayers from a church leader for those ...

Finance, Health depts push for much higher tax on liquor
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 6) -- The Department of Finance and Department of Health are pushing to tax liquor products much higher than what the House had already proposed in December.

AC Energy to get over 50% stake in Phinma Energy
BusinessMirror - 2019-02-07
After the sale, PHEN will focus on its education and construction-materials business. PHEN has an attributable generation capacity of 472 megawatts (MW). It is the third-largest stand-alone retail ...

These 10 well-paying tech jobs are perfect for people without a tech background
Business Insider - 2019-02-06
You don't need a tech background to land good gig in Silicon Valley. In fact, tech giants like Amazon, Google, and Microsoft wouldn't run without the help of customer service representatives, accountants, and human resources managers. Compensation ...

Spotify Reports First Quarterly Operating Profit, Reaches 96 Million Paid Subscribers
Forbes - 2019-02-06
Spotify, the popular Swedish paid music-streaming service, released on Wednesday its fourth quarter financial results of 2018, reporting a quarterly operating profit for the first time of EUR94 million ($107 million). "For the first time in company ...

Harley-Davidson wants to build electric bikes -- but a pick-up truck is what the company really needs, one analyst says
Business Insider - 2019-02-06
Harley-Davidson is going electric. It has to. In the face of four years of declining sales, the iconic motorcycle brand is set to launch its first full-size electric motorcycle later this year-- and has even more electric concepts aimed at city-dwellers ...

Coast Guard vessels search for missing plane
philstar.com - 2019-02-06
MANILA, Philippines -- Two vessels of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) have been dispatched to conduct search and rescue operations for an aircraft and its two Indian pilots that went missing on its way back to Plaridel airport in Bulacan on Monday.

Lime raises $310 million Series D round led by Bain Capital Ventures and others
TechCrunch - 2019-02-06
Lime just announced it has raised a $310 million Series D round. Led by Bain Capital Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Fidelity Ventures, GV and IVP, the round values Lime at $2.4 billion. "This ...

Scoot over Microsoft: Apple again the most valuable U.S. company
Reuters - 2019-02-06
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple won back its crown as the most valuable publicly listed U.S. company on Wednesday, ending the session with a market capitalization above recent leaders Microsoft and Amazon.com. Apple edged up 0.03 percent, putting its ...

Dengvaxia: Solons push criminal raps vs Aquino, Abad, Garin
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-06
A joint panel of the House of Representatives on Wednesday recommended criminal and administrative charges against former President Benigno Aquino III and his health and budget secretaries for the ...

DOH: 55 children dead in Metro Manila measles outbreak
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-06
The Department of Health (DOH) said on Wednesday that 55 children have died of measles in an outbreak of the disease in the National Capital Region (NCR) which it attributed to "low vaccine ...

Demand for condos at all-time high
Inquirer - 2019-02-06
Integrated estates similar to those developed by Ayala Land and Eton Properties are thus seen to rise in Quezon City. Colliers also sees bright prospects for new residential towers in Ortigas to ...

Investments for OFWs
Inquirer - 2019-02-06
Here are some banks offering UITFs: Metrobank, BDO, Union Bank, BPI, PNB, Chinabank, Security Bank, EastWest Bank. Given the propensity of OFWs to save their money in bank accounts, an investment ...

GoPro tops revenue estimates, posts first profit in five quarters
Reuters - 2019-02-06
(Reuters) - GoPro Inc reported its first profit in five quarters on Wednesday and topped Wall Street estimates for revenue, as it cut costs and saw strong demand for HERO 7 action cameras, the cheapest so far in its flagship line. GoPro, whose mounted ...

New Clark City taps Meralco as power supplier
philstar.com - 2019-02-06
The consortium of Meralco, Marubeni Corp., Kansai Electric Power Co. Inc. and Chubu Electric Power Co. Inc. bagged the contract with an offer of P0.6188 per kilowatt hour (kwh) for the project, beating the P0.9888 per kwh bid of the Aboitiz-Kepco ...

Bank deposits grow to P12.5 trillion in 11 months
philstar.com - 2019-02-06
MANILA, Philippines -- More Filipinos continue to entrust their savings with banks as deposits rose by nearly nine percent in the first 11 months of last year amid the strong economic growth. Total bank deposits reached P12.49 trillion from January to ...

Flickr extends its deletion deadline to March after user outcry
The Verge - 2019-02-06
Last year, Flickr announced a new pricing plan: users would have to pay $50 for a Pro membership, or be limited to 1,000 images. Those users who opted not to pay and who were over the limit would have those additional images deleted by February 5th.

Reopening the Sin Tax Law
philstar.com - 2019-02-06
This column had actively supported the passage of the Sin Tax Reform Act of 2012 which was aimed at simplifying the law on tobacco and liquor taxation, and thus raise more funds for government health programs, and at the same time, dampening cigarette ...

Partners in the government
philstar.com - 2019-02-06
As the presidential adviser for entrepreneurship, I am in a unique position to work with the government and the private sector. It is my role to bridge the gap between the two sectors in order to work together towards achieving the common goal which is ...

Grand Prix Organizer Calls Into Question F1's Attendance Data
Forbes - 2019-02-06
Formula One has raced into controversy after it came to light that the organizer of the Canadian Grand Prix claimed his race had at least 100,000 more spectators in 2018 than the series claimed were in attendance. It follows the recent revelation that F1 ...

NASA, SpaceX aim for March test of 1st new astronaut capsule
YAHOO! - 2019-02-06
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA and SpaceX are now aiming for a March debut of the first commercial crew capsule. No one will be on board for the crew Dragon's inaugural test flight to the International Space Station. Officials on Wednesday set March 2 ...

Halting U.S. HIV Epidemic By 2030: Difficult But Doable
NPR - 2019-02-06
Trump administration health officials are spelling out their ambitious plan to stop the spread of HIV within the next 10 years. The plan would target 48 counties where the rate of HIV spread is the highest. Seven states with high rates of HIV in rural ...

Policy reforms pushed to reinvigorate agriculture sector
philstar.com - 2019-02-06
FEF said, however, that weather disturbances cannot be continously blamed because other economies in the ASEAN region are posting healthy growth rates in the agriculture sector despite having similar weather disturbances. Poor agricultural productivity ...

T-Mobile offers 3-year rate freeze in Sprint merger
Upi.com - 2019-02-06
Feb. 6 (UPI) --T-Mobile has promised federal regulators it won't raise rates on customers for three years if its $26 billion merger with Sprint is allowed to go through. T-Mobile CEO John Legere has been trying to quiet critics of the merger since ...

Algae microfarm by Muntinlupa teachers wins foreign prize
philstar.com - 2019-02-06
MANILA, Philippines -- For two teachers of the Muntinlupa National High School (MNHS), algae that can be found on any wet area can be turned into something sustainable and beneficial to the people. MNHS teachers Regaele Olarte and Jason Albaro came up ...

Fire hits rubber factory in Quezon City; 1 hurt
philstar.com - 2019-02-06
MANILA, Philippines -- A firefighter was injured and an estimated P200,000 worth of property was destroyed when a fire broke out at a rubber factory in Quezon City at dawn yesterday. Fire Officer 1 Obespado Janene was taken to the hospital for treatment ...

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