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3 Facts About Your Health Insurance You Didn't Know
Yahoo Finance - 2018-12-02
Decisions you make about health insurance affect your finances in profound ways. Going without insurance puts you at grave risk of financial disaster -- and you'll also owe a federal tax penalty ...

Bam Aquino: Senate should take lead in investigation of PH-China deals
CNN Philippines - 2018-12-02
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, December 2) -- Senator Bam Aquino on Sunday said he hopes the Senate will take the lead in investigating deals of the Philippine government with China. In CNN ...

Post Dengvaxia controversy: Paving the way forward for vaccines, health care
Rappler - 2018-12-02
The Department of Health has spent much of its time split between doing damage control in the aftermath of the Dengvaxia dengue vaccine controversy Other public health programs and health workers were also greatly affected in the post- Dengvaxia scandal ...

Duterte must issue bulletins on his health - 8 senatorial bets
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-12-02
Eight senatorial candidates agree that President Rodrigo Duterte should issue medical bulletins on his health. In a forum conducted by CNN Philippines at the University of the Philippines on ...

MPD to reroute traffic in Malate, Manila due to political event
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-12-02
The Manila Police District (MPD) announced on Sunday road closures and rerouting that will be implemented on Monday for a political event to be staged at the San Andres Sports Complex in Malate ...

Hospital investigated after nurse accidentally gives 75-year-old patient lethal injection drug
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-12-02
A hospital in Tennessee, United States is being reviewed following the death of a 75-year-old female patient, who was accidentally given a fatal dose of a lethal injection drug last year.

Even Duterte allies in Senate race want bulletins on his health
Rappler - 2018-12-02
MANILA, Philippines - Eight Senate bets, including the President's allies, said in a televised forum on Sunday, December 2, that they want President Rodrigo Duterte to authorize medical bulletins about his health. The following senatorial aspirants voted ...

9 scalpers of UAAP tickets arrested in Pasay
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-12-02
Nine scalpers were arrested in Pasay during the first UAAP basketball game between Ateneo de Manila University & the University of the Philippines on Saturday. According to the National Capital ...

Always observe due process - CHR exec
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-12-02
Government agencies should always observe due process in making arrests, Commissioner Gwendolyn Pimentel-Gana said Sunday. Gana made the statement after former Bayan Muna Rep. Satur Ocampo and 17 ...

Why Is the Philippines the Home for Chinese Offshore Gambling?
The Diplomat - 2018-12-02
serving as the partners for foreign investors who wish to do business in the country. Because Philippine consumers are the target, Philippine oligarchs simply attempt to corner the market in order ...

Ticket scalpers arrested in Pasay City
CNN Philippines - 2018-12-02
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, December 2) -- Nine people were arrested Saturday for illegally selling tickets to game one of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) men's ...

CHR still verifying claims of rights violations in Mindanao
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-12-02
One year and seven months after martial law was declared in Mindanao, the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) is still verifying reports of alleged abuses by the military. CHR Commissioner Gwendolyn ...

Business leader Donald Dee passes away
philstar.com - 2018-12-02
MANILA, Philippines-- Business leader Donald Dee passed away on Saturday. He was 72. The Employers Confederation of the Philippines announced his passing on its social media page. Dee was the president of ECOP. The business leader also served as the ...

Watch live: SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket to carry 64 satellites into space
Upi.com - 2018-12-02
Dec. 2 (UPI) --SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket is preparing to carry 64 satellites into space on Sunday. The reusable rocket is scheduled to blast off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 1:31 p.m. ET, 10:31 a.m. local time. Sunday's launch will be ...

1 or 2 more storms expected this year
philstar.com - 2018-12-02
PAGASA-Visayas Chief Alfredo Quiblat, Jr. warned local authorities not to be complacent, since there are still chances of an occurrence of tropical cyclones and disrupt weather conditions here. While land-falling disturbances may cause devastating impacts ...

Pope says governments have duty to fight drug traffickers
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-12-02
VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis says it is the duty of governments to fight drug traffickers, who peddle "death." Francis, addressing participants at a Vatican conference on drug addiction on ...

China to label fentanyl as controlled substance
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-12-02
BUENOS AIRES -- China has agreed to label fentanyl a controlled substance after a meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping. The deadly synthetic opioid is ...

Fair weather for most of PH on Sunday
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-12-02
Fair weather is expected for most of the Philippine archipelago on Sunday with only the northeast monsoon or amihan affecting the country, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical ...

Palace saddened by death of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush
CNN Philippines - 2018-12-02
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, December 1) -- Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, father of another former U.S. President George W. Bush, died at age 94. Malacañang expressed its sadness for ...

Samsung's folding screen tech has been stolen and sold to China
CNN Philippines - 2018-12-02
(CNN) -- Samsung's latest bendable screen technology has been stolen and sold to two Chinese companies, according to prosecutors in South Korea. The Suwon District Prosecutor's Office charged 11 people on Thursday with stealing tech secrets from Samsung ...

Man with cancer allegedly suspended from his job for using medical marijuana
YAHOO! - 2018-12-01
A man battling non-Hodgkin lymphoma was allegedly suspended from work when his medical marijuana showed up on a drug test. Craig Miller, from Illinois, was issued a medical marijuana card in June 2018. He was prescribed marijuana to combat the chronic pain ...

Serial entrepreneur makes a killing
Inquirer - 2018-12-01
With his mother as his greatest inspiration, Leo Ortiz has become what one might call a "serial entrepreneur," with his business ventures ranging from selling contact lenses, to running ...

Black Friday is not just about physical sales -- Apple's App Store may have set a single-day US record
Business Insider - 2018-12-01
Black Friday isn't just for doorbusters and deals -- a lot of people download apps, too. That's according to a new analysis from Sensor Tower, an app analytics firm, which found that US consumers set a new single-day revenue record for the App Store, the ...

The US is only a leader in tech because of foreign workers. Silicon Valley could have happened anywhere if it weren't for one crucial visa.
Business Insider - 2018-12-01
Silicon Valley is a vital catalyst for America's economic edge. It is the global center of the digital revolution shaping the 21st century, and its location in the US established our country as the leader of that revolution. The country reaps the economic ...

Public safety remains Duterte priority -- Palace
philstar.com - 2018-12-01
Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo issued the statement after a recent survey by the Social Weather Station (SWS) showed that 6.1 percent or 1.4 million Filipino families have been victimized by common crimes in the past six months. Panelo said the ...

Business, labor issues eyed in slay of Subic trader
philstar.com - 2018-12-01
MANILA, Philippines -- Police are looking into business and labor issues as among the possible motives for the killing of businessman Dominic Sytin at the Subic Freeport on Wednesday. "It could be internal business dealings... or competition..

Security officer cited for reporting condo slay
philstar.com - 2018-12-01
MANILA, Philippines -- The Makati City police yesterday commended a security officer for reporting the killing of a Chinese woman at a condominium last month. Senior Superintendent Rogelio Simon, city police chief, said security officer Walter Tornilla is ...

Pope says governments have duty to combat drug traffickers
The Washington Times - 2018-12-01
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis says it is the duty of governments to fight drug traffickers, who peddle "death." Francis, addressing participants at a Vatican conference on drug addiction on Saturday, decried "pathological forms derived from a ...

Government caps off Sulong Pilipinas forum
philstar.com - 2018-12-01
They also asked the government to simplify the processes of the Bureau of Internal Revenue; enhance peace and order through greater police and military visibility in rural areas, intensive monitoring in coastal areas, and continuing martial law in Mindanao ...

Fear, ignorance define AIDS epidemic - WHO
philstar.com - 2018-12-01
MANILA, Philippines -- "Fear, stigma and ignorance" are what defined the HIV epidemic that raged through the world in the 1980s, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). As the world commemorated the 30th World AIDS Day yesterday, WHO claimed ...

Lay off Caloocan bishop, Duterte told
philstar.com - 2018-12-01
MANILA, Philippines -- Opposition-leaning group Tindig Pilipinas has called on President Duterte to stop his tirades against Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David. The group said it could no longer ignore the attacks made by the President against David ...

Beep cards into more tieups, coverage areas
philstar.com - 2018-12-01
A joint venture between Metro Pacific Investments Corp. and Ayala Corp., the firm also plans to enter into more partnerships with buses and modern public utility vehicles. Maher said AF Payments also intends to make loading more convenient as it releases a ...

Man shoots aunt over land row
philstar.com - 2018-12-01
MANILA, Philippines -- A hotel employee allegedly shot his 65-year-old aunt in Pasay City on Friday, reportedly because of a dispute over some properties, an official said yesterday. Juan Tengco, 35, fled after shooting Hilda Lanuza from behind as she was ...

North Cotabato ambush leaves 2 dead, 3 hurt, 2 missing
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-12-01
KIDAPAWAN CITY - Two persons were killed, three others injured and two more were reported missing after an ambush in a farming village in Matalam, North Cotabato Saturday. Chief Supt. Eliseo Tam ...

Microsoft unseats Apple as most valuable company
Upi.com - 2018-12-01
Dec. 1 (UPI) --Microsoft has surpassed Apple as the most valuable publicly traded company by market capitalization. It took back its title Friday at the close of trading, from Apple, which had first surpassed its market cap eight years ago, when both ...

1 dead, 2 hurt in Bulacan landslide
philstar.com - 2018-12-01
STA. MARIA, Bulacan, Philippines -- A three-year-old boy died and two of his relatives were injured when a boulder, which was dislodged in a landslide, rammed their house in Barangay San Jose Patag in this town on Friday afternoon. Superintendent Carl ...

The economics and tradeoffs of ad-funded smart city tech
TechCrunch - 2018-12-01
In order to have innovative smart city applications, cities first need to build out the connected infrastructure, which can be a costly, lengthy, and politicized process. Third-parties are helping ...

Army names new logistics chief
philstar.com - 2018-12-01
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine Army has a new assistant chief of staff for logistics in the person of Col. Rey Alemania, a member of the Philippine Military Academy "Tanglaw-Diwa" Class of 1992. He officially replaced Col. Glenn Cruz in a ...

Daily deals from Best Buy, Amazon, and more discount tech before the holidays
The Verge - 2018-12-01
Welcome to Good Deals, a Verge-approved roundup of the best tech deals, in partnership with Vox Media's commerce team. Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products ...

Opinion: Knickers, The Giant Steer That Stole The Internet
NPR - 2018-12-01
Knickers is a behemoth among bovines, a colossus among steers. He is a Holstein Friesian steer who stands as tall as Abraham Lincoln - 6 feet, 4 inches - and is heavier than a four-door Mini Cooper hard-top at 2,800 pounds. Knickers was saved by his size.

YouPorn bans Starbucks products from its offices after the cafe chain bans porn
Mashable - 2018-12-01
Starbucks doesn't want customers using each cafe's free WiFi to look at porn. Now, YouPorn has apparently responded with a blanket ban on Starbucks products in its offices. The coffee company ...

World AIDS awareness day march in Cape Town
Al Jazeera English - 2018-12-01
In the last year, more than one million people in Cape Town tested positive for HIV. Although the number of women with HIV declined by 26 percent, the UN says that young women between the ages of 15 and 24 account for two-thirds of new infections.

Aboitiz Group chairman Jon Aboitiz passes away at 70
BusinessMirror - 2018-12-01
His passing is certainly a great loss, not only for the Aboitiz Group, but for Philippine business as well," said Erramon I. Aboitiz, AEV President and CEO. Jon began his career with the Aboitiz ...

Satur Ocampo, 17 others post bail on child abuse case
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-12-01
Former Bayan Muna Rep. Satur Ocampo, ACT Teachers partylist Rep. France Castro and 16 others arrested in Talaingod, Davao del Norte, have been released upon orders of Tagum Regional Trial Court ...

Former solon Satur Ocampo, 18 others allowed to post bail
CNN Philippines - 2018-12-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, December 1) -- The Office of the Executive Judge of Tagum City, Davao Del Norte has allowed former solon Satur Ocampo and 18 others to post bail. Ocampo, ACT ...

The One Holiday Gift Joanna Gaines Says You Should Buy This Year
YAHOO! - 2018-12-01
The whole Internet already knows that Joanna Gaines is designated "Queen of the Holidays" this year, given that there's few as qualified as her when it comes to pulling off the holidays in style. So when she took the time to rave about a special appliance ...

Uber said to be negotiating a multibillion-dollar takeover of scooter-sharing startup
The Verge - 2018-12-01
Uber, the premier name in ride-hailing apps, wants to be known as the go-to destination for all on-demand transportation needs, and so its latest efforts have naturally gravitated toward growing its share of the booming electric scooter rental business.

So you stayed at a Starwood hotel: Tips on data breach
YAHOO! - 2018-12-01
NEW YORK (AP) -- If you stayed at one of Marriott's Starwood hotels in recent years, hackers might have information on your address, credit card and even your passport. Some of this can be used for identity theft, as hackers create bank and other accounts ...

Policy group, Australian gov't help boost Lanao del Sur anti-extremism efforts
philstar.com - 2018-12-01
LANAO DEL SUR -- Two benefactors are now helping officials in Lanao del Sur address violent religious extremism in the province and in Marawi City. The program, aided by the Institute for Autonomy and Governance (IAG) and the foreign affairs department of ...

Medicare To Cut Payments To Nursing Homes Whose Patients End Up Back In The Hospital
NPR - 2018-12-01
The federal government took a new step this week to reduce avoidable hospital readmissions of nursing home patients. The move targets the homes' bottom lines by lowering a year's worth of payments to nearly 11,000 nursing homes, and giving bonuses to ...

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