Related News

Administrative, criminal raps will be filed vs. alleged 'narco pols' - Palace
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-05
In his media briefing, Panelo said the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) will be filing the said raps against those part of the controversial "narco list." "The Constitution gives ...

Administrative, criminal raps will be filed vs. alleged 'narco pols' - Palace
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-05
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 5) -- Politicians who are part of the government's drug watch list may soon face administrative and criminal charges, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador ...

Apple Streaming, Movies To Launch This March, 'Intrusive' Tim Cook Upsets Hollywood
International Business Times - 2019-03-05
Apple's set to reveal its streaming service on March 25 and we're now hearing from the folks producing the shows and content that working with the tech giant hasn't exactly been a joy. In fact, it's been a giant pain in the a--. In June 2017, Apple ...

Greater competition in power, telco, transport boosts growth -- World Bank
philstar.com - 2019-03-05
MANILA, Philippines -- The World Bank is calling for greater market competition in power, transport, telecommunication and professional services, saying greater diversity in these sectors can boost economic growth by 0.2 percentage point annually.

Mixed T-bill results as Bureau of the Treasury caps bids
philstar.com - 2019-03-05
MANILA, Philippines -- Investors sought higher rates for short-term securities yesterday, prompting the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) to reject all bids for 91-day and 364-day Treasury bills (T-bills), and partially award the 182-day debt papers.

Tolentino blames senator for continuing Edsa traffic woes
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-03-05
MANILA, Philippines -- Pro-administration senatorial bet Francis Tolentino on Monday blamed a certain senator for the failure of Congress to grant President Rodrigo Duterte "emergency powers ...

DepEd 'highly discourages' having election bets in graduation rites
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-05
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 5) -- The Department of Education (DepEd) is asking school officials to refrain from inviting election candidates to upcoming graduation ceremonies.

DepEd 'highly discourages' having election bets in graduation rites
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-05
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 5) -- The Department of Education (DepEd) is asking school officials to refrain from inviting election candidates to upcoming graduation ceremonies.

Dela Rosa defends HNP's campaign style: 'No one listens to issues in sorties'
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-05
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 5) -- Former Philippine National Police chief-turned-senatorial candidate Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa defended Hugpong ng Pagbabago's (HNP) style of campaigning ...

Ex-police chief claims narco list '99.9% validated'
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-05
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 5) -- Former Philippine National Police chief Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa claimed that the so-called narco list submitted by the police to the Malacañang is "99 ...

Lorenzana: Ambiguity in US-PH defense treaty will bring chaos during a crisis
Global Nation - 2019-03-05
MANILA, Philippines -- Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said ambiguities in the decades-old Mutual Defense Treaty (MDT) will only create confusion or chaos during critical times rather than ...

Grab to make Wanderland experience more magical, rewarding
Inquirer - 2019-03-05
MANILA, PHILIPPINES -- Wanderland Music & Arts Festival, billed as one of the most anticipated gatherings of local and international indie artists in the Philippines of the year, draws near, and ...

Shy Teen to Sinulog Queen
philstar.com - 2019-03-05
Starting off in the pageant scene at 15 years old, Nicole won her first major title, Miss Cebu City Olympics 2016 ... she wants to take up for college, she quipped that her businesswoman mom encourages her to take up Nursing, while her dentist father ...

Inflation further slows to 3.8% in February
Inquirer - 2019-03-05
MANILA, Philippines -- Inflation further slowed to 3.8 percent year-on-year in February, the slowest rate of increase in prices of basic goods in a year. Headline inflation returned within the ...

Gov't hits target with slower 3.8% inflation in February
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-05
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 5) -- Philippine inflation further slowed to 3.8 percent in February 2019, the Philippine Statistics Authority said on Tuesday. The deceleration of inflation ...

Gov't hits target with slower 3.8% inflation in February
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-05
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 5) -- Philippine inflation further slowed to 3.8 percent in February 2019, the Philippine Statistics Authority said on Tuesday. The deceleration of inflation ...

DOJ probes online drug trade in Bilibid
philstar.com - 2019-03-05
MANILA, Philippines -- Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra yesterday ordered the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to probe the reported illegal drug trade done remotely from the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) using the ...

PNP Chief: We won't hesitate to ask for revocation of ACT teachers' licenses
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-05
The Court of Appeals junked ACT's petition on February 4 due to procedural "infirmities." [Translation: It's not profiling. It's part of intelligence gathering...There is no provision whatsoever ...

LLDA lifts cease and desist orders on 4 Manila Bay establishments
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-05
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 4) -- The Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) has lifted the cease and desist orders issued to some establishments tagged as Manila Bay pollutants.

PH debt reaches another high of ?7.49T in January
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-05
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 4) -- The country continued to incure more debt, reaching another record-high in the first month of the year. The Bureau of Treasury (BTr) said the government ...

DOTr: LRT-1 Cavite extension construction to start in April
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-05
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 4) -- The construction of the Cavite extension of the Light Rail Transit (LRT-1) will finally start next month after years of delay. "Magsisimula na ngayong ...

Fire hits warehouse in Camp Aguinaldo
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-05
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 4) -- Fire gutted a warehouse in Camp Aguinaldo Monday afternoon, officials confirmed. Based on initial report, the fire, which started at around 2:41 p.m ...

National police chief casts doubt on EJK survey results
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-05
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 4) -- The Philippine National Police chief said he does not trust the results of a recent national survey saying majority of Filipinos worry about becoming ...

Gov't to shoulder PhilHealth payments of PWDs under new law
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-05
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 4) -- All persons with disabilities (PWDs) in the country will soon have equal access to healthcare. This, after President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law a ...

PH drops to 5th in 'women in business' global ranking
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-05
the Philippines slipped to fifth place in the global 'Women in Business' rankings for 2019. The latest report released by tax and advisory firm Grant Thornton International Ltd. revealed 37.46 ...

China reveals case against two Canadians detained in wake of Huawei arrest
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-05
(CNN) -- The case against the two Canadians detained in the wake of the controversial arrest of a Huawei executive was revealed by China's Central Political and Legal Affairs Commission on Monday.

How important is your individual credit scoring?
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-05
CNN Philippines (Metro Manila) -- Credit might be an intimidating issue for most Filipinos, but it can open doors to financial well-being. CIBI Information, Inc., the country's first and only ...

Aspire Corporate Plaza to be completed by 2020
BusinessWorld - 2019-03-05
GOLDEN BAY Fresh Landholdings, Inc. is looking to complete the construction of Aspire Corporate Plaza, its P2-billion office building in the Pasay City section of the Manila Bay Area, by 2020, earlier than initially planned. The project was originally ...

Spotify just added a million new users in under a week
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-05
(CNN) -- Spotify may have waited a year to launch in India, but it took less than a week to sign up its first million users in the country. The global streaming platform hit the milestone within six days of its India debut, a company spokesperson ...

Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn is granted bail after months in Japanese jail
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-05
(CNN) -- Carlos Ghosn has been granted bail after spending more than three months in a Japanese jail. Tokyo District Court on Tuesday said that Ghosn, the former leader of Nissan and Renault, could be released from detention on bail of 1 billion yen ($9 ...

Democrats launch sweeping probe targeting dozens in Trump orbit
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-03-04
US Democratic lawmakers on Monday launched their most ambitious investigation yet into alleged obstruction of justice and abuse of office by Donald Trump, targeting dozens of individuals in the ...

LGU execs to face raps for illicit cigarette trade
philstar.com - 2019-03-04
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Finance (DOF) has ordered the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to coordinate with the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in filing charges against local government officials who fail to keep ...

The misplace reliance
philstar.com - 2019-03-04
So, how do we relate this principle in taxation? And can this be employed to justify the most sought after claim of taxpayers -- the tax refund? In the case of commissioner of internal revenue ("CIR") (petitioner) vs. Manila Electronic Company ...

Remembering Nesting
philstar.com - 2019-03-04
MANILA, Philippines -- Last Thursday was not a typical working day at the central bank complex in Manila as the entire Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), bankers and other guests, paid tribute and shared fond memories of the late governor Nestor Espenilla ...

PSEi rebounds on US-China courtship
Inquirer - 2019-03-04
Metrobank, BPI and GT Capital all added over 1 percent. JG Summit, URC, PLDT and Ayala Corp. also firmed up. Outside the PSEi, notable gainers included convenience store operator Philippine Seven ...

Ease in paying taxes
BusinessMirror - 2019-03-04
With the onset of the tax-filing season, and in relation to the Ease of Doing Business (EODB) law mandating the efficient delivery of government services, let me stir this talk again about ease in ...

The Jibo home robot just sang its own death knell
Mashable - 2019-03-04
Ignored in life, not celebrated in death. It's time to say goodbye to the robot everyone has already forgotten about. Videos of the news were posted to the Facebook Jibo owners group on March 1 ...

Monster PHL: Filipino workers better off in work-life balance than SEA neighbors
BusinessMirror - 2019-03-04
This has a positive impact on the business, increasing engagement and boosting happiness levels, which in turn encourages higher productivity and overall business growth," said Abhijeet ...

IPOPHL reports 15-percent jump in IP filings in 2018
BusinessMirror - 2019-03-04
"This signifies that more and more people are utilizing IP to enhance competitiveness in business, and as an incentive to make commercially viable technology," Santiago said. "Intellectual ...

Instant Pot's Parent Company is Merging With Corelle
Fortune - 2019-03-04
That Instant Pot in your kitchen will soon be a Corelle product. Instant Brands, the company behind the popular Instant Pot, has announced plans to merge with Corelle Brands, the company behind ...

Alligators, Drugs And Theft, Oh My! New List Shows Top 10 'Florida Man' Stories
NPR - 2019-03-04
In October 2015, Joshua James became a classic example of a so-called Florida Man when he threw a live, 3-foot alligator through the drive-through window of a Wendy's in Loxahatchee, Fla. It's an action that earned him charges of unlawful possession and ...

Qualcomm accused Apple of violating several patents weeks before the two go to court for a major antitrust trial
Business Insider - 2019-03-04
Qualcomm on Monday kicks off a patent challenge to Apple, capping off a two-year legal strategy to put pressure on the iPhone maker before a major antitrust lawsuit between the two goes to trial in April. Qualcomm, the world's biggest maker of mobile chips ...

Millennium Engineering awarded $340M for Space Vehicles Directorate work
Upi.com - 2019-03-04
March 4 (UPI) --Millennium Engineering and Integration Co. received a $340 million contract from the U.S. Air Force contract for space research, the Defense Department announced. The company, headquartered in Arlington, Va., will provide research ...

Duterte appoints retired cop, former transport exec
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-03-04
President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed a retired police official and a former transportation official to new positions in his administration. The President appointed retired Brig. Gen. Manuel ...

New vaping ads hit TV airwaves, discourage use among teens
Upi.com - 2019-03-04
March 4 (UPI) --Reynolds American tobacco began airing new television ads Monday for its Vuse Alto e-cigarettes, as part of a focused effort to help adult smokers quit regular cigarettes and to discourage all use by those underage. The commercials will ...

Demand for digital driving licenses soars in Brazil
ZDNet - 2019-03-04
Demand for digital driving licenses is soaring in Brazil since the introduction of the smartphone-based document last year, available to the country's 60 million drivers. According to Brazil's federal government's data processing agency (Serpro), the ...

Negros Occidental local government officials surrender guns
philstar.com - 2019-03-04
BACOLOD CITY, Philippines -- At least 16 mayors in 32 towns and cities in Negros Occidental have surrendered 205 loose firearms in support of the campaign of the Philippine National Police for peaceful elections in May. Brig. Gen. John Bulalacao, Western ...

Driver, 10 teachers hurt in vehicular collision in Cagayan
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-03-04
TUGUEGARAO CITY -- Eleven people were injured when the passenger van carrying them was hit by a delivery van on the national highway at Barangay Bangag, in Lal-lo, Cagayan on Monday morning ...

ACT asks CA to reconsider dismissal of petition vs PNP
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-03-04
MANILA, Philippines -- The Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) on Monday asked the Court of Appeals (CA) to rule on their petition against the Philippine National Police (PNP) for it alleged ...

Comcast buys BluVector, an AI cybersecurity firm
ZDNet - 2019-03-04
Comcast said it is acquiring BluVector, a company that uses machine learning for cybersecurity defenses. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed. Comcast announced the deal at the RSA Security conference. BluVector aims to detect and analyze cyberthreats.

Pioneer Data Privacy | Website Terms and Conditions | Copyright 2014. Pioneer Insurance. All Rights Reserved.