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2 hurt as hearse hits dump truck in Quezon City
philstar.com - 2018-11-13
MANILA, Philippines -- Two people were injured when a funeral hearse slammed into a dump truck in Quezon City at past midnight yesterday. The mishap between the hearse and a 12-wheeler truck transpired along Quezon Avenue at around 12:30 a.m., Quezon City ...

Probably no handcuffs for Imelda Marcos on her arrest - PNP chief
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-11-13
And we do not intend to give anybody special treatment.] At a press briefing on Monday, Albayalde said the advanced age and health of Marcos would be considered in her possible arrest. Critics ...

Duterte promotes Oplan Tokhang brains
philstar.com - 2018-11-13
MANILA, Philippines -- A police official who is one of the brains behind the controversial anti-illegal drug program Oplan Tokhang has been promoted to three-star rank. Director Camilo Cascolan was promoted to deputy director general last Oct. 31 ...

Juul Takes Most E-Cigarette Flavors From Stores, Cuts Social Media
The New York Times - 2018-11-13
WASHINGTON -- Facing mounting government pressure and a public backlash over the epidemic of teenage vaping, Juul Labs announced on Tuesday that it would stop selling most of its flavored e-cigarette pods in retail stores and would discontinue its social ...

He Never Smoked a Day in His Life. At 28, He Was Diagnosed With Lung Cancer.
YAHOO! - 2018-11-13
Stephen Huff grew up living and breathing baseball in Tennessee. He earned a college scholarship to as a pitcher to Austin Peay State University, where he was drafted by the Chicago White Sox. He was the epitome of health. "Growing up as an athlete and ...

Take a look inside a gorgeous inventor's paradise in a remote part of Brooklyn that used to be a deserted, rotted-out machine shop
Business Insider - 2018-11-13
An inventor's treasure trove lies tucked away in a remote part of Brooklyn. New Lab, in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, is an oasis for artists, engineers and entrepreneurs, serving as a hub where they can quickly mockup products and test their ideas. The two-year ...

Nigerian firm takes blame for routing Google traffic through China
Reuters - 2018-11-13
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Nigerian internet provider Main One Cable Co took responsibility on Tuesday for a glitch that caused some Google traffic to be temporarily misrouted through China, saying it accidentally caused the problem during a network upgrade.

Microsoft re-releases Windows Server 2019
ZDNet - 2018-11-13
After pulling its Windows 10 October 2018 Update (also known as 1809) and Windows Server 2019/1809 feature updates at the start of October, Microsoft is re-releasing them to mainstream users starting today, November 13. The updated versions include fixes ...

New study links high body mass index to depression
Upi.com - 2018-11-13
Nov. 13 (UPI) --A recent study presents strong evidence that higher body mass index can cause depression. Researchers from the University of South Australia published a study detailing these findings in the International Journal of Epidemiology. They ...

China's Building Spree In Poor Nations: Does It Really Help The Local Economy?
NPR - 2018-11-13
China has done a ton of building in the developing world. Over the last two decades, it's financed and built bridges, hospitals, roads, railways, airports and seaports -- many billions of dollars' worth and counting. "China has recently become a major ...

Sotto, Recto welcome impending return of Balangiga bells
Global Nation - 2018-11-13
Two senators on Tuesday hailed the impending return of the Balangiga bells, which American soldiers took away in 1901 as trophies during the Philippine-American War. "It is about time," Senate ...

Exclusive: Dell taps banks to raise more cash for tracking stock offer - sources
Reuters - 2018-11-13
(Reuters) - Dell Technologies Inc (DVMT.N) is working with investment banks to add more cash to a $21.7 billion offer to buy back a "tracking stock" tied to its software company VMware Inc (VMW.N) following investor opposition, people familiar with the ...

Building windows powered by algorithms: View launches SmartProtect, an IoT security system for smart windows
ZDNet - 2018-11-13
View, which makes dynamic windows for smart buildings, launched View SmartProtect, a physical security system that notifies building managers when there's a glass breakage. View SmartProtect uses Microsoft Azure's IoT service and Azure Digital Twins to ...

EU court: Taste cannot be copyrighted
Upi.com - 2018-11-13
Nov. 13 (UPI) --The taste of food cannot be copyrighted, the European Court of Justice ruled Tuesday -- in the case of a Dutch cheese maker that sued a competitor for infringement. Levola, the maker of the cheese product Heksenkaas, which means "witches ...

Earnings of Gotianun-led FDC surge in 3 rd quarter
BusinessWorld - 2018-11-13
FILINVEST Development Corp. is set to invest $200 million in the Filinvest Mimosa+Leisure estate, which will house a casino, lifestyle mall, hotel, and events venue. -- FILINVEST LAND, INC. FILINVEST Development Corp. (FDC) reported a 68% growth in ...

Baguilat welcomes probe into alleged corruption in Ifugao infra projects
philstar.com - 2018-11-13
MANILA, Philippines -- Rep. Teddy Baguilat (Ifugao) on Tuesday lauded the move of Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission's moves to "put a stop to corruption in the bidding for public infrastructure projects." The statement was prompted by a Tuesday ...

Government nixes Sear Telecom, PT&T appeal
BusinessMirror - 2018-11-13
Sear Telecommunications Inc. and Philippine Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (PT&T) confirmed that they both received the notices from the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) for their ...

PCC: Draft common tower policy is anti-competitive
BusinessWorld - 2018-11-13
"The PCC emphasizes that entry or potential entry to the market ensures the existence of competitive pressure, which drives the business to be more efficient, aggressive and innovative for the benefit of consumers," it said. It noted that the purpose ...

'Viral' EDSA footbridge opens on Nov. 15, but expert says it's not safe
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-13
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 13) -- The controversial footbridge across EDSA in Kamuning, Quezon City will open on November 15, despite widespread criticisms from pedestrians and experts.

Lazada calls on SMEs to be part of growing PHL e-commerce
BusinessMirror - 2018-11-13
"SMEs need help to be onboard and scale up quickly. [And] Lazada empowers and educates sellers, and helps them to grow their business online. Lazada is empowering and extending the reach of ...

Southeast Asian summit puts focus on trade tensions, trends
BusinessMirror - 2018-11-13
Speaking at a business conference on the sidelines of the Asean summit, Li, the Chinese premier, compared "rising unilateralism and protectionism," uncertainties and other destabilizing ...

How one family built $8-billion start-up far from Silicon Valley
BusinessMirror - 2018-11-13
Now Ryan and Jared Smith are selling Qualtrics International Inc. to European giant SAP SE ... multiple rounds of outsized funding. After college, Ryan said he wanted adventure and went to South ...

Hotter, drier climate explains increase in size, severity of California's fires
Upi.com - 2018-11-13
Nov. 13 (UPI) --Humans regularly cause wildfires in California and elsewhere. They flick cigarettes into dry brush or leave campfires poorly contained. Humans can also influence the size and severity of wildfires. Human-caused global warming and aggressive ...

Palace congratulates Filipina winner of Asean Prize 2018
Global Nation - 2018-11-13
Malacañang on Tuesday congratulated a Filipina autism advocate for bagging the inaugural Asean Prize 2018. "The Palace wishes to congratulate Ms. Erlinda Uy Koe of the ASEAN Society Philippines ...

Filipina autism advocate bags first Asean prize
Global Nation - 2018-11-13
SINGAPORE - A Filipina advocate for persons with autism won the inaugural Asean prize. Erlinda Uy Koe won the award besting 49 other nominees. "For the inaugural Asean prize to go (to) the ...

Lifetime cellphone number bill clears bicam hurdle
philstar.com - 2018-11-13
MANILA, Philippines -- The bill seeking to allow telco subscribers to keep their mobile numbers for life has hurdled a bicameral conference committee. The Mobile Number Portability bill allows one's mobile number to be retained even if the owner switches ...

Singapore PM: ASEAN must unite to fight challenges
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-13
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 13) -- The 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit has opened Tuesday in Singapore, with the theme of resilience and innovation.

ASEAN trade leaders sign e-commerce agreement
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-13
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 13) -- The economic managers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states have united to come up with an agreement regulating online ...

Court denies plea to dismiss graft cases of ex-Immigration officials in bribery scandal
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-13
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 13) -- The Sandiganbayan has denied the plea of former Immigration commissioners Al Argosino and Michael Robles to dismiss corruption charges them over an ...

Should You Opt Out of Medicare? Pros and Cons
Medscape - 2018-11-13
Accepting Medicare patients at your practice has become a double-edged sword for some physicians. On the one hand, you get to help older patients stay healthy and deal with disease, but on the other, you have to put up with reduced payment and jump through ...

How Big Is Amazon? Its Many Businesses In One Chart
NPR - 2018-11-13
Since its creation in 1994, Amazon has grown far beyond books. It's become almost synonymous with online shopping, while building a large physical footprint of warehouses and stores, a workforce of more than 600,000 people and a cloud business used ...

Goldman Sachs is sounding the alarm that demand for new iPhones could be 'deteriorating'
Business Insider - 2018-11-13
Goldman Sachs analysts have slashed their iPhone unit sales estimate by 6% and downgraded their price target after Lumentum, which makes a part needed for Apple's Face ID camera on the new iPhones, said that a major customer, believed to be Apple, had ...

GK Enchanted Farm fights poverty in the Philippines with NetSuite
Yahoo Finance - 2018-11-13
"With NetSuite at the heart of all our business processes ... Oracle NetSuite Philippines. "We are delighted to support GK Enchanted Farm so that they can better serve social enterprises and ...

PNP tracking nearly 80 private armed groups in run-up to 2019 polls
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-11-13
The Philippine National Police (PNP) has been monitoring close to 80 private armed groups (PAGs) nationwide that might affect the orderly conduct of the midterm elections next year. Aside from ...

Singapore PM warns Asean about threats to economic growth
Inquirer - 2018-11-13
SINGAPORE -- Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong warned Southeast Asian leaders about threats against international rules that underpin world stability and economic growth. "The ...

Firearms And Dementia: How Do You Convince A Loved One To Give Up Their Guns?
NPR - 2018-11-13
Families of people with dementia will often take away the car keys to keep their family member safe. They might remove knobs from stove burners or lock up medicine. But what's less talked about is the risk of guns in the home for those with dementia.

Digital Marketing seminar for beginners set for March 2019
Inquirer - 2018-11-13
The event for marketing teams and individuals who wish to shift to digital is back! The 5th DIGITAL MARKETING 101 Seminar For Beginners, a two-day seminar designed to make beginners learn ...

NATO chief voices concern about Chinese missiles
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-11-13
BERLIN, Germany -- NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday voiced concern about Chinese as well as Russian medium-range missiles and urged Beijing to join an international nuclear arms control treaty.

SMC Q3 net income up 20% on strong sales
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-13
SMC's fuel and oil unit, Petron Corporation, saw its net income rose 3 percent to ?12.1 billion despite an industry-wide decline in demand due to high pump prices, on the back of strong ...

Pampanga lawmaker denies involvement in viral mauling video
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-13
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 13) - A Pampanga lawmaker on Tuesday denied owning the sports utility vehicle (SUV) whose driver recently figured in a mauling caught on surveillance camera.

No arrest warrant vs. Imelda Marcos 4 days after Sandiganbayan order for its issuance
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-13
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 13) -- Former First Lady Imelda Marcos remains free four days after the Sandiganbayan convicted her of graft and ordered the issuance of an arrest warrant ...

DENR to investigate controversial garbage shipment from South Korea
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-13
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 13) -- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Tuesday vowed to act immediately in resolving the controversial garbage shipment ...

Arroyo on alleged Finance Secretary appointment: 'It's hypothetical'
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-13
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 13) -- House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is again at the center of another appointment rumor. The former President turned House Representative unseated ...

DOH seeks more funds to finish nearly-complete health facilities in 2019
Rappler - 2018-11-13
MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Health (DOH) is seeking more funds to finish over 1,000 nearly-completed health facilities nationwide in its proposed 2019 budget. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III told lawmakers in the Senate that failure to ...

Lorenzana to support resumption of peace talks if ...
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-11-13
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has expressed support on the possible resumption of peace talks with communist rebels amid reports of a likely meeting between President Rodrigo Duterte and ...

Bicam panel approves bill on lifetime cellphone number
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-11-13
The bicameral conference committee on Tuesday approved the bill seeking to allow subscribers to keep their mobile phone numbers for life, in time for the entry of the third telecommunications ...

Call out S. Korea on waste shipment, solon urges DFA
Global Nation - 2018-11-13
Iligan City Rep. Frederick Siao wants the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to issue a note verbale or diplomatic protest against South Korea for shipping 51 container vans full of solid waste ...

Senate mulls raising tobacco excise tax to fund universal health care
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-11-13
The Senate committee on ways and means is set to conduct a study on the feasibility of raising excise taxes on tobacco products to fund the Universal Health Care (UHC), its chair Senator Sonny ...

Caraga residents warned vs flood, landslide amid heavy rain due to LPA
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-11-13
The Pagasa weather station in Butuan City said the LPA was spotted 405 kilometers east of Hinatuan in Surigao del Sur around 3:30 a.m. of November 12. It also noted the presence of the tail end ...

US Army Pacific chief highlights PH-US alliance in 4-day visit
Global Nation - 2018-11-13
US Army Pacific commander Gen. Robert Brown took the opportunity to emphasize the Philippine-US ties to the Indo-Pacific during his four-day visit to Manila. The visit focused on reaffirming the ...

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