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Pacquiao highlights advocacy for OFWs in Cambridge Union speech
Global Nation - 2018-11-07
Manny Pacquiao deliverred on Tuesday afternoon (early Wednesday PH time) before officials of Cambridge University and ... said his stint as an international boxer helped him improve and become ...

Samsung Previews Phone With a Screen That Folds Like a Book
Bloomberg L.P. - 2018-11-07
Samsung Electronics Co. showed off a new phone with a foldable screen in a bid to shake up a smartphone business awash with black, shiny rectangles that look increasingly similar. At its conference Wednesday for software developers in San Francisco, the ...

Samsung to start mass production of foldable Infinity Flex display in the coming months
ZDNet - 2018-11-07
After years of talk about producing a foldable smartphone, Samsung will be ready to start mass production on the Infinity Flex display in the coming months, the company announced Wednesday at the Samsung Developer Conference in San Francisco. The Infinity ...

Philippine manufacturing PMI hits ten-month high to 54 in October
Singapore Business Review - 2018-11-07
Operating conditions in the Philippine manufacturing sector continued to improve after the September reading of the Purchasing Managers Index rose to 54.0 in September from 52.0 in April, according to Nikkei Philippines. The Nikkei Philippines PMI is a ...

Active Ingredient In Marijuana Reduced Alzheimer's-Like Effects In Mice
NPR - 2018-11-07
A substance that gives pot its kick appears to reduce the brain changes associated with Alzheimer's disease - at least in mice. In mice that had been genetically tweaked to develop symptoms like those of Alzheimer's, animals that received a synthetic ...

United States Multi-Billion Soft Drinks Market to 2025 with Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Dr Pepper Snapple, Nestle, and Red Bull Dominating
Yahoo Finance - 2018-11-07
The "U.S. Soft Drinks Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Product (Carbonated Drinks, Packaged Water, Iced/RTD Tea Drinks, Fruit Beverages, Energy Drinks) And Segment Forecasts, 2018 ...

18% of current MoviePass subscribers say they plan to cancel, but the majority are still happy with it despite the new restrictions
Business Insider - 2018-11-07
MoviePass, the movie-ticket subscription service, raised howls of anger from customers after it capped the number of movies they can see every month and introduced other restrictions. But while 18% of MoviePass current subscribers are planning to cancel, a ...

NSA certifies Harris AN/PRC-163 radio for top secret intelligence
Upi.com - 2018-11-07
Nov. 7 (UPI) --The National Security Agency has granted Harris Corporation Type-1 certification for its AN/PRC-163 handheld networked encrypted radio approved for transmitting top secret classified information. The certification, announced Tuesday by ...

Health stocks up on U.S. vote; insurers hit records
YAHOO! - 2018-11-07
(Reuters) - Shares in drugmakers and U.S. health insurers rallied on Wednesday, after election results delivered a split Congress that is unlikely to significantly cut government healthcare programs or reduce drug prices in the world's biggest and most ...

New Windows 10 19H1 test build adds new security, high DPI settings
ZDNet - 2018-11-07
Microsoft's latest Windows 10 19H1 test build adds a couple of new settings options -- one related to DPI/blurry applications and another in Windows Defender Application Guard. Microsoft released that build, No. 18277, to Fast Ring Insider testers on ...

Watch China show off its newest air combat capabilities in this stunning demo flight
Business Insider - 2018-11-07
While the six-minute demonstration by China's J-20 stealth fighters was impressive, it was another aircraft that stole the show on the opening day of the country's largest military and commercial aviation exhibition. China unveiled a prototype for a ...

Diabetes Advocates: House Insulin Cost Report Lacks Bite
Medscape - 2018-11-07
Advocates of individuals with diabetes say they welcome a new US House-issued report on the high cost of insulin, but some believe that although it is a significant step, the report fails in not calling for immediate action. The report issued by US ...

Why do you need surgery for a pectoral tear? WWE fighter Triple H is recovering after chest injury.
YAHOO! - 2018-11-07
WWE wrestler Triple H suffered a pectoral tear during a pay-per-view show in Saudi Arabia last week and, despite the injury, managed to finish the match. The 49-year-old wrestler shared a photo of the injury on Twitter Tuesday before going into surgery ...

How Do You Feel About Prior Authorization Programs?
Medscape - 2018-11-07
The aggravation family physicians feel about the amount of uncompensated time they spend providing documentation for prior authorizations was evident during reference committee testimony at the recent American Academy of Family Physicians 2018 Congress of ...

Scientists design bioreactor to regrow amputated frog's legs
Upi.com - 2018-11-07
Nov. 7 (UPI) --A team of scientists from Tufts University have developed a way to regenerate severed frog legs, which they say is an effort to move one step closer to regrowing human limbs. The findings were published Tuesday in the journal Cell Reports.

AboitizPower 9-month net income rises 6%
BusinessMirror - 2018-11-07
ABOITIZ Power Corp. (AboitizPower) on Wednesday reported a 25-percent jump in its net income in the third quarter of the year to P7.6 billion, bringing its nine-month income to P16.7 billion ...

Q3 farm output weighs on overall economic growth with first drop in seven quarters
BusinessWorld - 2018-11-07
The PSA on Wednesday also upgraded second-quarter GDP growth to 6.2% from six percent previously, on upward revisions to real estate, renting and business activity, mining and quarrying, and "other services". The updated second-quarter growth pushed up ...

Trade gap grows 124% to $3.93 billion in September
BusinessMirror - 2018-11-07
Pernia said the country can attract more foreign and local investments through the implementation of the Ease of Doing Business Act and enactment of the 11th Regular Foreign Investment Negative List.

Typhoons disrupt Q3 farm production
BusinessMirror - 2018-11-07
The PSA attributed the decrease to the damages caused by various typhoons in provinces regarded as major producers of rice, corn and vegetables in Northern Luzon ... of the University of Asia ...

AEV posts P7.2-billion net income in 3 rd quarter
BusinessWorld - 2018-11-07
ABOITIZ Equity Ventures, Inc. (AEV) posted a consolidated third-quarter net income of P7.2 billion, higher by 28% from a year ago in part as the diversified holding company recorded one-off foreign exchange gains to reverse losses in the same period last year.

Metro Pacific says on track to hit P15-billion core profit this year
BusinessWorld - 2018-11-07
METRO PACIFIC Investments Corp. (MPIC) is on track to end the year with around ... and the higher volume growth for its water unit. System-wide revenues stood at P302.9 billion, 8% higher year-on-year. The infrastructure conglomerate however noted growth ...

SMIC income jumps 10% to P26.2 billion in 9 months
BusinessMirror - 2018-11-07
SM Retail Inc., which comprises both food business, such as the supermarket and nonfood, the department store and specialty retail, said its total revenues grew 11 percent to P227 billion in the ...

PLDT-Smart, Globe welcome entry of 3rd telco player
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 7) -- The two existing telecommunications companies in the country on Wednesday welcomed the entry of a third player, which is seen to break their long ...

A Winning Idea: Medicaid Expansion Prevails In Idaho, Nebraska And Utah
NPR - 2018-11-07
Voters in three traditionally Republican states supported ballot measures to extend Medicaid benefits to more low-income adults. The results highlight the divide between voters, even in conservative states, who generally support providing health benefits ...

Scientists built an electricity-producing bionic mushroom
Upi.com - 2018-11-07
Nov. 7 (UPI) --Researchers have created an electricity-producing bionic mushroom by augmenting a white button mushroom from the grocery store with cyanobacteria and graphene. "By integrating cyanobacteria that can produce electricity, with nanoscale ...

Sotto casts doubt on tax reform passage by June
BusinessWorld - 2018-11-07
Mr. Sotto said on Wednesday that the tax reform package, which will cut corporate income tax and streamline fiscal incentives, is more likely to move forward if the Senate version is followed. "If you are talking about the version that has been broadcast ...

PHL patients likely to be out of pocket on medical treatments -- AIA
BusinessWorld - 2018-11-07
THE PHILIPPINES had the biggest improvement in a health and wellness study by AIA Group Ltd., but there remains a wide financing gap for treating critical illnesses. According to the Healthy Living Index 2018 released yesterday by the Hong Kong-listed ...

Who is Dennis Uy?
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-11-07
Uy has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from the De La Salle University in Manila. The entrepreneur who is based in Davao City, the home turf of President Rodrigo Duterte ...

Civilizing the workplace
BusinessWorld - 2018-11-07
Whether here or abroad, the level of nastiness in national politics in recent years has reached perhaps its highest peak in history. It often appears that the gloves are off for most candidates, many of whom find it appropriate to make the most horrible ...

PT&T to appeal disqualification in 3rd telco bidding
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-07
Philippine Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (PT&T) on Wednesday said it will "definitely" file an appeal on the National Telecommunications Commission's (NTC) decision that disqualified it for lack ...

ONE enters partnerships to launch global eSports championship series
BusinessWorld - 2018-11-07
Content Business Design Center of Dentsu. The planned eSports Championship Series is expected to keep 2019 packed for ONE, with the group having announced earlier an expanded 30-event schedule for next year for its global scale martial arts events spread ...

SE Asia Stocks-Philippines falls 2 pct on widening trade deficit
Reuters - 2018-11-07
Singapore shares gave up earlier gains to close marginally higher. Keppel Corp rose nearly 2 percent, while Sembcorp Industries declined 0.7 percent. Malaysian shares climbed for a second session in three, helped primarily by telecommunication and ...

Aboitiz Equity Ventures posts 9% increase in Q3 income
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 7) - Holding company Aboitiz Equity Ventures ... Of all its businesses, power had a 72 percent share of the consolidated income, followed by banking ...

Private sector to bid for 500,000 MT of rice supply to PH
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 7) -- Twelve companies from Asia are vying to be the country's supplier of 500 thousand metric tons of rice. The National Food Authority (NFA) set a ...

Trillanes asks court to nullify Duterte's proclamation vs. his amnesty
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 7) -- Embattled Senator Antonio Trillanes IV formally asked a Makati court to declare as unconstitutional President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial ...

Here are the consequences for cursing in Baguio City
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 7) -- Baguio City is no longer taking anyone's sh*t as it pushes for a curse-free environment. The City Council passed an "Anti-Profanity Ordinance" in ...

Udenna-China Telecom lone bidder left for third telco
philstar.com - 2018-11-07
The other player, Philippine Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (PT&T), had sued the NTC for reportedly denying certification that required 10-year experience in operating a telecom business on a "national scale." PT&T was also disqualified for failure to ...

Duterte promises reward for cops who kill superiors involved in drugs
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 7) -- Millions of pesos and a trip to Hong Kong await policemen who kill their superiors for being involved in drugs, President Rodrigo Duterte said Tuesday.

IFSU prof working to save Ifugao native pigs
philstar.com - 2018-11-07
BAGUIO CITY, Philippines -- Ifugaos want to save not only their ... Jr., an expert on Ifugao native pigs and an associate professor at the Ifugao State University agriculture department, to venture into "saving" the native pig. He has studied its ...

China Telecom, local tycoon's joint bid poised to win Philippine telco licence
Yahoo Finance - 2018-11-07
MANILA (Reuters ... Analysts see the Philippines and its 105 million people as a potential growth market due to its thriving business process outsourcing sector and its underdeveloped mobile ...

DOH deploys 226 health personnel in Capiz
Philippine Information Agency - 2018-11-07
ROXAS CITY, Capiz, Nov. 7 (PIA) -- A total of 226 health personnel were deployed by the Department of Health (DOH) in Capiz. Information Officer Joeffry Espiritu of DOH-Capiz said the health personnel were deployed in the 17 towns and city through their ...

Hopes, dreams and the third telco
philstar.com - 2018-11-07
Today is the day! Today, those interested in becoming the third telco will submit their bids. DICT Acting Secretary Eliseo Rio has promised quick results and evaluation done in a very transparent manner. Getting to this day took some time and not because ...

COA suspends fraud audits before 2019 elections to keep political neutrality
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 7) -- State auditors will not carry out fraud and special audits until the 2019 elections to avoid being used by politicians. In a resolution dated October ...

Only OFWs can claim terminal fee refund - CAAP
philstar.com - 2018-11-07
"OFWs are exempt from the payment of travel tax and airport fee upon proper showing of proof of entitlement by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration," the CAAP said. It admitted that the claim for refund is complicated because OFWs buy ...

Manufacturing rebounds 4% in September 2018-- PSA
philstar.com - 2018-11-07
MANILA, Philippines -- The manufacturing sector grew both in terms of volume and value in September, reflecting strong demand and positive business outlook. The Philippine Statistics Authority reported yesterday that factory output as measured by the ...

Sotto: Honasan heading to DICT
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 7) -- Senator Gringo Honasan might be appointed as Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Secretary as early as November 12, when ...

Davao-based Udenna teams up with China Telecom for 3rd telco player bid
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 7) -- Two firms vying for the Philippines' new major telecommunications (telco) player spot have joined forces. Davao-based Udenna Corporation, and its ...

Founding member of NUPL killed in Negros Occidental
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 7) -- A founding member of the National Union of People's Lawyers has been shot dead Tuesday in Kabankalan, Negros Occidental. A statement from the NUPL on ...

Int'l rights group calls for PH probe on 'hitmen' cops in drug war
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 7) -- An international human rights group urged the Philippines to create an independent team to investigate the alleged involvement of police officers in ...

RPT-Philippines invites newcomer to transform its troubled telco sector
Reuters - 2018-11-07
On Wednesday the government open an auction for a licence, and by the end of the year there should be a third operator in the Philippines ... like Now Corp, Easycall and Transpacific Broadband, which have seen year-to-date growth as high as 609 percent ...

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