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Pump up the volume with Acid Mothers Temple, Hilera, Squid 9, Eyedress, Against the Current
BusinessMirror - 2018-11-17
Now older and wiser, Hilera has put out an EP that will likely be dismissed as their coming-to-terms with the music business. Five of the six new tracks display a kind of vulnerability usually ...

We Are More Than Our DNA
Forbes - 2018-11-17
Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Science I write about science and technology. It is not rare to hear people saying over a glass of wine in a friendly gathering that scientists overreact with smoking risks. To make themselves ...

These Technology Startups Help First Responders And Shorten 911 Response Times
Forbes - 2018-11-17
Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. The 911 system in the US was created in 1967 after then Bell Labs (now AT&T) met with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to establish a system that could be adopted for national use, which ...

SparkLabs Taipei closes initial $4.25M for its first fund, adds Jeremy Lin as an advisor
TechCrunch - 2018-11-17
SparkLabs Taipei, part of SparkLabs Group, the global network of accelerator programs and funds that works with emerging startup ecosystems, has raised $4.25 million in an initial close led by ...

Duterte takes another stab at ICC
Global Nation - 2018-11-17
President Rodrigo Duterte once again hit the International Criminal Court (ICC) by calling some of its judges as "idiots." Speaking before the Filipino community in Papua New Guinea, Duterte ...

German transport minister wants to welcome Uber, others by 2021
Reuters - 2018-11-17
BERLIN (Reuters) - Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer wants to open the German market to car pooling services offered by Uber and other companies by 2021, Focus magazine reported Saturday. Scheuer told Focus in an interview that online taxi services and ...

Abe visits Darwin shrine to Japanese war dead
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-11-17
SYDNEY -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday visited a shrine in Darwin commemorating the deaths of 80 Japanese submariners in waters near the city in World War II. Abe arrived in ...

Gov't telco body can now confirm Mislatel as new major player, DICT chief says
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-17
Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT ... which won through a consortium with Mindanao Islamic Telephone Company, Inc., Davao-based Udenna Corporation and Chinese ...

Tropical depression to enter PAR on Sunday - Pagasa
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-11-17
A tropical depression is expected to enter the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) on Sunday afternoon, the state weather bureau said on Saturday. As of 11 a.m., the center of the tropical ...

Cop shot dead by fellow cop inside Camp Bagong Diwa
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-11-17
A police officer was shot dead on Saturday morning by another police officer inside Camp Bagong Diwa, headquarters of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) in Taguig City. According to ...

Tropical depression to enter PH as early as Sunday
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-17
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 17) -- A tropical depression outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility has slightly accelerated while maintaining its strength. In the latest bulletin ...

P2M reward offered to solve murder of Pangasinan ex-dad
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-11-17
DAGUPAN CITY--- A P2.3 million reward is now being offered for any information that will help solve the murder of former Bayambang town Councilor Levin Uy, who was gunned down while jogging at 7 ...

Quezon road accident kills motorcyclist
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-11-17
LUCENA CITY - A motorcycle rider died in a road accident in Sariaya town in Quezon province Friday night, police said Saturday. A report from the Quezon police said Rogelio Magadia, 59, was ...

Duterte on skipping ASEAN-Australia summit: What will they feed me? Kangaroo?
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-17
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 15) -- President Rodrigo Duterte defended his absence at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-Australia Summit in Singapore. [Translation: We ...

Sison: Duterte should guarantee safety of NDFP execs returning to PH
Global Nation - 2018-11-17
LUCENA CITY - The scheduled return to the country of National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) leaders to seek audience with President Duterte for the possible resumption of the peace ...

US intel says prince ordered Khashoggi killing
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-11-17
WASHINGTON - U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi -- a claim the Saudi government has denied.

Manila Water signs joint venture for Isabela, Pangasinan water projects
philstar.com - 2018-11-17
MANILA, Philippines -- Manila Water Co. Inc. has signed two joint venture agreement (JVA) to provide water services in Isabela and Pangasinan. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, the company said its wholly-owned subsidiary Manila Water ...

Duterte meetings: Singapore seeks more flights; Japan lauds BOL
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-11-17
SINGAPORE--President Duterte explored areas of cooperation in infrastructure, trade, tourism and the peace process in Mindanao when he met with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and ...

No warrantless arrest for NDFP leaders when they come to PH, Dureza says
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-17
Davao City (CNN Philippines, November 16) -- High-ranking officials of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), which represents communist rebels in peace talks, will not be ...

Imelda Marcos still uses No. 8 plate despite recall order
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-17
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 16) -- Ilocos Norte Governor Imelda Marcos finally made her appearance at the Sandiganbayan on Friday. She rode a white minibus, but what's striking was it ...

SC upholds Ombudsman's finding of probable cause against Napoles' staff for plunder, graft
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-17
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 15) -- The Supreme Court (SC) upheld the Ombudsman's finding of probable cause for plunder and graft charges against one of the staff members of alleged ...

Carpio to Duterte: China not in possession of South China Sea
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-17
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 16) -- Risking his chances of being chosen to head the judiciary, acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio corrected President Rodrigo Duterte's statement that ...

Economic, political gains will be lost if martial law in Mindanao is stopped -- AFP
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-17
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 16) -- The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Friday said allowing martial law in Mindanao to lapse would pose a disadvantage because it will give ...

Duterte says his son will run for Congress to retaliate against Trillanes
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-17
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 16) -- It's no secret that the eldest son of President Rodrigo Duterte has a bone to pick with Senator Antonio Trillanes. According to the President ...

Duterte says he'll fire another gov't official
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-17
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 16) -- President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday said he will fire another government official when he returns to the country from official trips abroad.

Out on bail, Imelda poised for longer court battle
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-11-16
The widow of dictator Ferdinand Marcos walked out of the Sandiganbayan on Friday ready to fight what could be another lengthy legal battle to overturn her graft conviction at the end of a 27-year ...

For illegal refilling business Village chief nabbed in San Remigio
philstar.com - 2018-11-16
CEBU, Philippines -- An incumbent barangay captain in San Remigio town was arrested Thursday morning for illegally operating a butane refilling business. Police arrested Captain Immie Luyao Sipalay, of Barangay Victoria, San Remigio, for violation of ...

China looking for vast tracts of PH land for industrial parks
Global Nation - 2018-11-16
SINGAPORE--China is in search of vast tracts of land in the Philippines that they can develop into industrial parks, according to Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez. Lopez said the Philippines and China ...

No special security ops for Xi visit
Global Nation - 2018-11-16
As far as the Armed Forces of the Philippines is concerned, the state visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping next week will be treated just like any other visit by foreign dignitaries to the country.

DILG eyes legal action vs. 'Ang Probinsyano'
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-16
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 16) -- The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Friday expressed dismay over a popular police drama's portrayal of the country's police force.

Premium must-haves for your home
Inquirer - 2018-11-16
Your home interior showcase is a reflection of your personal style and design aesthetics. With clearly appointed furniture and rich fabrics, a living space could be transformed to a stunning ...

Avida cements foothold in mid-range market
Inquirer - 2018-11-16
And this is not without reason: this mid-range brand of property giant Ayala Land Inc. can easily lay claim to having carved a niche in its segment, backed not only by the solid reputation of the ...

Philippines: A Friendly Country for English Speakers
Investopedia - 2018-11-16
The Philippines has a long relationship with the English language, beginning at the turn of the 20th century with the American occupation of the country, following the Spanish-American War and the subsequent Philippine-American War. More than 100 years ...

Suntrust celebrates its people
Inquirer - 2018-11-16
We also have projects in Central Luzon and Cordilleras," Paltongan ... for various factories--mostly foreign. We also operate schools and manage a golf course. Upstream and downstream, we ...

P650-M rehab of LRT1 power system set
Inquirer - 2018-11-16
Alfonso said in a statement. LRMC is backed by conglomerates Ayala Corp. and Metro Pacific Investments Corp. In 2014, the venture won a public-private partnership (PPP) deal to operate the LRT1 ...

Nowhere to go but up? PSEi keeps the ball rolling
Inquirer - 2018-11-16
Only mining and oil closed lower with a 0.42 percent loss. Property giant SM Prime Holdings Inc. was the most actively traded Friday as it gained 2.19 percent. It was followed by Metropolitan Bank ...

Who is Thomas Kurian, the incoming CEO of Google Cloud? - Business Insider
Business Insider - 2018-11-16
On Friday, Diane Greene announced she would be stepping down as Google Cloud's chief exec. Greene's replacement will be the 22-year Oracle veteran Thomas Kurian, who before resigning in September, was president of product development with the company, and ...

CHR warns schools on drug testing
philstar.com - 2018-11-16
MANILA, Philippines -- The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Thursday cautioned higher education institutions (HEIs) on implementing mandatory drug testing on students. CHR spokesperson Jacqueline de Guia said they recognize the intent of the Commission ...

DOF Privatization and Management Office to sell 44 properties
philstar.com - 2018-11-16
MANILA, Philippines -- The privatization arm of the Department of Finance (DOF) is planning to sell 44 properties nationwide for a minimum bid price of P75.98 million in the next four months. In a notice posted on its website, the Privatization and ...

Laughter is the best medicine
philstar.com - 2018-11-16
Here is an old material I have kept over the years and which I feel is now important to feature. According to a study by cardiologists at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, laughter, along with an active sense of humor, may help in the ...

Russians impersonating U.S. State Department aide in hacking campaign: researchers
YAHOO! - 2018-11-16
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hackers linked to the Russian government are impersonating U.S. State Department employees in an operation aimed at infecting computers of U.S. government agencies, think tanks and businesses, two cybersecurity firms told Reuters.

DOH chief appeals to all Filipinos to change mindset on vaccination
Philippine Information Agency - 2018-11-16
MANILA, Nov. 17 -- Health Secretary Francisco T. Duque III, during the 19th Philippine National Immunization Conference, stressed to fellow health workers and participants that vaccination has been proven to be the most successful and cost-effective ...

PNW woodlands will be less vulnerable to drought, fire than Rocky Mountain, Sierra forests
Phys.org - 2018-11-16
Forests in the Pacific Northwest will be less vulnerable to drought and fire over the next three decades than those in the Rocky Mountains and Sierra Nevada, computer modeling by researchers in ...

Rockwell Collins airborne radio certified by NSA
Upi.com - 2018-11-16
Nov. 16 (UPI) --The National Security Agency has certified Rockwell Collins AN/ARC-210 RT-2036(C) airborne radio for transmitting classified information up to Top Secret, the company has announced. "This NSA certification is one of the final steps in ...

Immigration nabs 3 Georgians with fake visas at NAIA
philstar.com - 2018-11-16
MANILA, Philippines -- Immigration officers recently intercepted three Georgians at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) for carrying fake Canadian visas. A report of the NAIA Port Operations Division (POD) to the Bureau of Immigration (BI ...

Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene steps down, to be replaced by former Oracle exec
ZDNet - 2018-11-16
After three years at the helm of Google's Cloud business, Diane Greene announced Friday that she's stepping down from the role. She'll be replaced by Thomas Kurian, a longtime Oracle executive who recently left after reported disagreements with Oracle co ...

More Maute militants surrender in Lanao del Sur
philstar.com - 2018-11-16
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines -- Seven more Maute militants surrendered in Lanao del Sur on Thursday. The militants turned over two M16 rifles, an M14, an Uzi, two caliber .45 pistols and a 9mm to Lt. Col. Ian Noel Ignes, 55th Infantry Battalion (IB ...

La Union eyed as poll hot spot amid killings
philstar.com - 2018-11-16
SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union, Philippines -- The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is amenable to proposals to declare La Union as an election hot spot or area of immediate concern amid recent killings of local officials. In a radio interview, Noli Pipo ...

1 dead, 4 hurt in Valenzuela fire
philstar.com - 2018-11-16
MANILA, Philippines -- A 56-year-old stroke survivor died while four others were injured in a fire that razed a residential area in Valenzuela City yesterday morning. Rolando Angote, reported to have suffered a stroke recently, was trapped in his house at ...

3 die after drinking lambanog in Tarlac
philstar.com - 2018-11-16
SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Philippines -- A man and his two sons died after drinking lambanog or coconut liquor in Barangay Arengoren in Capas, Tarlac on Thursday. Edilito Sicat, 60, and his sons Edgardo and Jommel were pronounced dead on arrival in a ...

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