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Philippine Red Cross to employ Nokia Drone Networks solution to aid disaster response
Yahoo Finance - 2018-11-27
Manila, Philippines - Nokia and mobile operator Smart ... Disaster Management Services, Safety Services, Health Services, Welfare Services and Red Cross Youth. All of them embody the fundamental ...

TierOne subsidiary to file case vs. Mislatel
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-27
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 27) -- A subsidiary of TierOne Communications -- a member of the SEAR Telecom business venture -- is planning to file a case against the Mislatel ...

Cybercriminals, Mobile Internet Companies Committing Ad Fraud On Android, iOS Users
International Business Times - 2018-11-27
Tracking web traffic was first employed to determine the popularity of websites but with the growth of internet and advent of mobile applications, traffic became a business within itself. This also gave rise to creating advertising fraud schemes that ...

Minority shareholders seek higher valuation of stake in Forum Energy
philstar.com - 2018-11-27
This gives Dennison a 14.78 percent interest in PXP Energy, while Philex Mining will raise its shareholding to 25.91 percent from 19.76 percent. This came ahead of the signing of a framework agreement between the Philippines and China on joint exploration ...

Stocks finish higher on follow-through buying
philstar.com - 2018-11-27
MANILA, Philippines -- The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) gained 57.69 points, or 0.78 percent, to finish at 7,397.87. Similarly, the broader All Shares index gained 31.86 points or 0.72 percent. Most sectoral indices, likewise, finished ...

BSP building up forex buffer
philstar.com - 2018-11-27
Guinigundo said the BSP sees the peso to strengthen further in the fourth quarter with higher remittances from overseas Filipinos and payment in the business process outsourcing sector, as well as more tourist receipts. "In the last three months of 2018 ...

Congressional probe on China may turn 'political' - Biazon
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-27
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 27) -- House national defense and security committee chair Rep. Ruffy Biazon said he is "cautious" about calling for a congressional probe on China as it ...

Dad of slain Pasay intel chief asks PNP to check possible foul play
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-11-27
The father of Senior Inspector Manuel Tatayon Jr., who was slain in an operation last Sunday, asked the Philippine National Police (PNP) leadership to investigate a possible foul play after ...

Ruffy Biazon backs deployment of more troops
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-27
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 27) -- House national defense and security committee chair Rep. Ruffy Biazon backed Tuesday President Rodrigo Duterte's order to send more troops to parts ...

PH Embassy in Laos warns of Filipino card sharks preying on tourists
Global Nation - 2018-11-27
Vientiane, Laos, PDR -- Filipino professionals are not the ones seeking work in Laos. A group of alleged Filipino card sharks called the "Blackjack" group is also busy preying on tourists and ...

Poe: Can we trust China Telecom?
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-11-27
The other bidders, Philippine Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (PT&T) and Sear, which included former Ilocos Sur Gov. Luis "Chavit" Singson, failed to follow the rules. READ: No favors given to ...

Pangilinan to NFA: Budget deliberations to be deferred until 'malpractices' are addressed
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-27
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 27) -- Senator Kiko Pangilinan said he will put deliberations on the National Food Authority's (NFA) 2019 budget on hold until the alleged corruption that ...

Duterte says probe ongoing on Trillanes parents' gov't transactions
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-27
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 27) -- The tiff between President Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Antonio Trillanes is far from over -- with the country's leader revealing an ongoing ...

US Embassy in Manila closed on Nov. 30
Global Nation - 2018-11-27
The United States (US) Embassy in Manila and other affiliated offices will be closed on Friday, November 30, in observance of Bonifacio Day. In an advisory issued on Tuesday, the embassy said that ...

Filipina falls to her death in UAE
Global Nation - 2018-11-27
An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) fell to her death in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) last week, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Monday. The DFA did not name the OFW but said the 22-year ...

House approves bill adding electronic devices to Anti-Wiretapping Law
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-27
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 27) -- The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a measure including electronic devices in the coverage of the Anti-Wiretapping Law.

House approves resolution to extend 2018 budget for another year
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-27
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 26) -- The House of Representatives on Monday passed on third and final reading a proposed measure aimed at extending to another year the validity of funds ...

Gigantic fraud, Carpio calls China sea claim
Global Nation - 2018-11-26
It may be a tall task, but Filipinos should start educating 1.4 billion Chinese people that their belief that China owned the entire South China Sea is a "gigantic fraud," acting Chief Justice ...

Chinese harassment of TV crew probed
Global Nation - 2018-11-26
The Department of Foreign Affairs is investigating the reported harassment of a Philippine television news crew by the Chinese Coast Guard at Panatag Shoal earlier this month, Malacañang said on ...

Villar: 60-40 profit sharing with China favors PH
Global Nation - 2018-11-26
LUCENA CITY -- A 60-40 profit sharing between the Philippines and China in a joint exploration of energy sources in the South China Sea will favor the country, according to Sen. Cynthia Villar.

Mexico deports scores of Central American migrants
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-11-26
TIJUANA, Mexico - Mexico deported scores of Central American migrants arrested after hundreds forced their way through a Mexican police blockade and headed for the United States but were met ...

New La Union-Baguio road opened
philstar.com - 2018-11-26
TUBAO, La Union, Philippines -- A newly completed road connecting La Union and Baguio City was opened yesterday. The 14.24-kilometer road, which includes the 360-meter Anduyan bridge, is worth P493.9 million. Public Works Secretary Mark Villar said the ...

Unrest between labor and management
philstar.com - 2018-11-26
Business groups in the country are hoping that the latest daily wage increase orders issued by the regional wage boards across the country during the last few weeks will mollify employees badly hit by rising prices of goods for most part of the year.

Will Pregnancy Affect My Health in Old Age?
YAHOO! - 2018-11-26
The more children you have, the more stress you're building, like building blocks," says Dr. Iffath Hoskins, a clinical professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at NYU Langone Health ... 800 young women in the Philippines (ages 20 to ...

Health premiums: taxable wealth
philstar.com - 2018-11-26
Does the BIR intend to extend taxation to non-health group insurance as well? Despite the negative outlook in paying additional tax, a perceptive friend told me (and I agree) that, whether or not the BIR changes its mind, a free health insurance is still a ...

T-bill rates rise, 91-days rejected
philstar.com - 2018-11-26
MANILA, Philippines -- The Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) yesterday rejected bids for 91-day Treasury bills (T-bills), but fully awarded 182-day and 364-day securities as the market exhibited stronger preference for the longer end of the curve amid easing ...

East Syria death toll soars after massive IS attack
philstar.com - 2018-11-26
Most of their recent forays and their deadliest attacks have come as a result of weather conditions hampering the coalition's ability to launch air strikes. The coalition said in a statement on Saturday that its strikes had been limited due to the weather.

Investigation in aid of legislation? Arroyo sees House inquiries as venues for harassment
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-26
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 26) -- House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on Monday said she is against the practice of lawmakers filing resolutions calling for Congressional ...

Palace: Carpio's views on maritime issues won't affect Chief Justice bid
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-26
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 26) -- Sharing conflicting views with the administration on certain national issues do not conclude that an aspiring official will not be appointed ...

Duterte to Catholics: You don't have to go to church to pay for 'idiots'
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-26
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 26) -- President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday continued his tirade against bishops and other Catholic officials, saying that Filipinos do not have to go ...

Fiscal gap swells as spending surges in Oct 2018
philstar.com - 2018-11-26
Tax collections grew by 19 percent year-on-year to P222.2 billion, the bulk of which was generated by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR). The agency collected P164.8 billion in October, 16 percent higher than the P142.5 billion recorded in October 2017.

Another tax amnesty looms
Inquirer - 2018-11-26
Before the year ends, President Duterte is expected to sign into law a new tax amnesty bill. The two chambers of Congress recently approved on third reading their respective versions of a bill ...

Post Office building declared Important Cultural Property
philstar.com - 2018-11-26
MANILA, Philippines -- The National Museum has declared the Post Office building in Manila as an Important Cultural Property (ICP). Establishments declared as ICPs possess "exceptional cultural, artistic and historical significance," according to the ...

NBI raids shop selling photocopied books along Morayta, Recto
philstar.com - 2018-11-26
MANILA, Philippines -- The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) yesterday raided a warehouse in Manila where hundreds of thousands of photocopied books were confiscated. Raiders from the NBI Intellectual Rights Property Division swooped down on the ...

The last time Microsoft was more valuable than Apple, the Zune was still taking on the iPod
Business Insider - 2018-11-26
Microsoft dethroned Apple as the most valuable US company during trading on Monday. For the time being, Microsoft's market capitalization is about $812 billion. Apple's is slightly less. The largely symbolic milestone came less than two months after Apple ...

Saab, BAE, Lockheed partner for Australia's Hunter-class frigates
Upi.com - 2018-11-26
Nov. 26 (UPI) --Saab Australia has been selected by BAE Systems to be part of a joint project including Lockheed Martin Australia for the Hunter-class frigate combat system integration. No contract has yet been been signed, but the three companies have ...

Silent glider: First airplane powered by ionic thrust technology takes flight
Upi.com - 2018-11-26
Nov. 26 (UPI) --Engineers have conducted the first-ever flight powered by ionic thrust technology. It's the first time a plane has flown sans moving parts. The aircraft is powered by several electric engines that produce and expel charged particles.

Airbnb poaches Amazon exec as its new CFO as the $31 billion startup preps for IPO
Business Insider - 2018-11-26
Airbnb has a new chief financial officer, the company announced Monday. Dave Stephenson, whose spent the last 17 years at Amazon, joins the startup more than nine months after Laurence Tosi left the position vacant. Stephenson was poached from his role as ...

New HIV vaccine candidate shows promise in animal tests
Upi.com - 2018-11-26
Nov. 26 (UPI) --Researchers may have cleared another hurdle to developing an HIV vaccine. A study published this month in the journal Science Advances unveiled a new vaccine strategy to stabilize Env, a molecule that could help create immunity to HIV.

Transpyloric Shuttle Meets Endpoints for Obesity Treatment
Medscape - 2018-11-26
NASHVILLE, Tenn -- A novel investigational weight-loss device called the TransPyloric Shuttle (TPS) system (BAROnova) was safe and effective in a 12-month phase 3 pivotal trial. Results from the nine-site ENDOBesity II study were presented November 14 ...

Microsoft details the causes of its recent multi-factor authentication meltdown
ZDNet - 2018-11-26
Microsoft's Azure team has gone public with the root cause it discovered when investigating the November 19 worldwide multi-factor-authentication outage that plagued a number of its customers. Actually, Microsoft unearthed three independent root causes ...

Measles outbreak hits Sarangani; 17 dead
philstar.com - 2018-11-26
GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines -- At least 17 children have died of measles in Malapatan town in Sarangani in the past three weeks. Diomedes Remitar, Malapatan municipal health office chief, yesterday said the victims, including infants, died several ...

For Doctors Who Want To Provide Abortions, Employment Contracts Often Tie Their Hands
NPR - 2018-11-26
Doctors who are opposed to abortion, don't have to provide them. Since the 1970s, a series of federal rules have provided clinicians with "conscience protections" that help them keep their jobs if they don't want to perform or assist with the procedure.

Philippines not falling into debt trap, Chinese envoy says
philstar.com - 2018-11-26
... Philippine side and are economically viable and positive for the Philippine economy," Tan said during the China-Philippines Business Forum. "I can assure you that there will be no danger of the so-called debt trap," he said. Experts warned of ...

The US is the only country that's ever landed something on Mars, and Monday marks the 9th attempt to explore the notoriously tricky planet
Business Insider - 2018-11-26
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Mars has a nasty habit of living up to its mythological name and besting Earth when it comes to accepting visitors. NASA's InSight is the latest spacecraft to come calling, with every intent of landing and digging deeper into ...

Google honors National Scientist Fe del Mundo with a doodle
Rappler - 2018-11-26
She also established the Institute of Maternal and Child Health to train doctors and nurses. She was an ardent supporter of reproductive health. Doctor, scientist, role model Del Mundo was a doctor, a beloved nurturer to children, and a scientist.

Thanks To Science, You Can Eat An Apple Every Day
NPR - 2018-11-26
Walk into a U.S. supermarket on any given day and you're pretty much guaranteed to find apples. In our globalized economy, we expect nothing less than to be able to consume our favorite fruits and vegetables all year, even when they're not in season locally.

Age fails to save retired cop, 71, from prison
philstar.com - 2018-11-26
Supt. Salvador Duran Sr. that he be placed under house or hospital arrest and that his jail sentence be reduced from 10 years to just six months to six years, citing old age and deteriorating health condition. "Significantly, there exists no law or rule ...

Fiat Chrysler aims to boost margins, keep jobs with European production plan
Reuters - 2018-11-26
MILAN (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler (FCA) (FCHA.MI) is expected to commit to producing a raft of new models in Italy, including Jeeps and an Alfa Romeo SUV, union sources said, as the carmaker strives to fill underutilized plants and lift profit margins in Europe.

AirTaxi.ph takes delivery of 1st H130 helicopter
BusinessMirror - 2018-11-26
private and business aviation, commercial transportation, aerial work and law enforcement. In fact, it is the only rotorcraft manufacturer with a maintenance center based in the Manila Domestic ...

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