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PAGASA: Sea travels may not be favorable
philstar.com - 2018-10-29
CEBU, Philippines -- The weather bureau has warned travelers coming home to their respective hometown or provinces for the holidays of unfavorable sea conditions starting today until tomorrow because of the approaching typhoon Rosita. Weather specialist ...

Duterte is Chinese President Xi's 'most important friend' - foreign minister
CNN Philippines - 2018-10-29
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 29) -- President Rodrigo Duterte is an important ally of China and its President, Xi Jinping, Chinese state councilor and foreign affairs minister Wang Yi ...

Jollibee pursues aggressive push in US, Canada
philstar.com - 2018-10-29
Jose Miñana, Jollibee Foods Corp. (JFC) group president for North America, led the opening of its second store in New York state after the first in Woodside, Queens in 2009. The opening drew long lines of customers who queued for hours and braved the ...

Duterte: Drug war casualties are just 'carcasses' to me
CNN Philippines - 2018-10-29
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 29) -- For President Rodrigo Duterte, dead drug suspects are nothing but worthless pieces of dead animals. "Drugs, it's not just because of a dead body there.

RFM earnings rise in Q3 on strong sales
BusinessWorld - 2018-10-29
The company is banking on the start of the midterm election period, as well as the boost in sales during the Christmas holiday. Incorporated in 1957, RFM also engages in non-food businesses, including barging services and leasing of commercial or office ...

Megawide Construction Corp.
BusinessWorld - 2018-10-29
SHARES of Megawide Construction Corp. continued seeing demand last week as the company carries out its P2-billion buyback program, which according to traders, boosted investor confidence on the stock. A total of 27.43 million Megawide shares worth P477.62 ...

Duterte: Military to take over Customs
CNN Philippines - 2018-10-28
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 29) -- President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will take over the Bureau of Customs (BOC), as all employees of ...

How Luxury Brands Are Driving New-Gen Online Personalization
Forbes - 2018-10-28
According to research by McKinsey, online luxury sales will triple by 2025. Further, 80% of these sales will be digitally influenced. Luxury purchases are no longer the domain of the over forty crowd either. Indeed, millennials are also ready to pay more ...

A Look At Gab, The 'Free Speech' Social Site Where Synagogue Shooting Suspect Posted
NPR - 2018-10-28
The suspect in the deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue was reported to be a user of Gab, a small social networking site that prides itself on providing a platform for free speech -- but has become a gathering point for far-right users. An account ...

IBM will acquire open-source cloud software company Red Hat
The Verge - 2018-10-28
IBM announced this afternoon that it will acquire open-source software company Red Hat for $34 billion. The deal will help IBM expand its reach as an enterprise cloud computing provider. Red Hat describes itself as a leading provider of open source ...

Technology Transforms RFU's Hospitality Experience At Twickenham Stadium
Forbes - 2018-10-28
Hospitality at sporting events is big business. Teams and organizing committees charge hundreds and even thousands of dollars to spectators and companies who desire more than a simple match ticket. Packages might be as simple as an exclusive bar and a ...

IBM to buy Red Hat for $34B in cash and debt, taking a bigger leap into hybrid cloud
TechCrunch - 2018-10-28
After rumours flew around this weekend, IBM today confirmed that it would acquire open source, cloud software business Red Hat for $190 per share in cash, working out to a total value of $34 billion.

IT'S OFFICIAL: IBM is acquiring software company Red Hat for $34 billion
Business Insider - 2018-10-28
IBM has struck a deal to acquire Red Hat for $34 billion. IBM will pay $190 per share for the software company, a more than 60% premium to Red Hat's closing stock price on Friday. Shares traded upwards of $175 in June, but disappointing earnings combined ...

Shooting victims remembered: 'The loss is incalculable'
YAHOO! - 2018-10-28
They were professors and accountants, dentists and beloved doctors serving their local community. A day after the shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 dead, officials released the names of the victims. The oldest of them was 97. The youngest was 54.

IBM to Buy Red Hat, the Top Linux Distributor, for $34 Billion
The New York Times - 2018-10-28
IBM is making a big move to bring more software developers under its corporate wing by acquiring Red Hat, the largest distributor of the popular open source operating system Linux, for $34 billion. The purchase, announced on Sunday afternoon, is the latest ...

Police asset, drug suspect shot dead
philstar.com - 2018-10-28
MANILA, Philippines -- A man said to be involved in drugs and a police asset were killed in Makati on Saturday. Suspected drug pusher Kevin Ersando, alias Scarface, and Michael Erlinda Betcher, 45, were shot dead during a sting along J.P. Rizal street in ...

Qualcomm Claims $7 Billion From Apple For Unpaid Royalty Fees
Forbes - 2018-10-28
On Friday, Qualcomm said in a federal court hearing, in its hometown of San Diego, that Apple owes the chipmaker $7 billion in unpaid patent royalty payments, according to a Reuters report. This allegation is just the latest in a string of accusations ...

Be A Part Of New Drug Discovery
Forbes - 2018-10-28
What do Humanities and Engineering have in common? One answer is Ryan Robinson. He completed his MIT 21E joint degree in Humanities and Engineering and while trying to marry them he launched Conduit. His initial idea was very simple. What if someone ...

Microsoft removes fake Bing ad that looked like a Chrome download site
ZDNet - 2018-10-28
Microsoft's Bing search engine last week was serving to some users a fake Google Chrome download ad that may have included malicious content. After receiving user reports about the ad, Microsoft pulled it. But this may not be the first time Bing and ...

PAGASA: Rosita to bring Ondoy-like rains
philstar.com - 2018-10-28
MANILA, Philippines -- The state weather bureau warned yesterday that Typhoon Rosita - the 18th tropical cyclone to enter the Philippines this year - would bring rains as intense as that of Ondoy, which inundated Metro Manila and adjacent areas in 2009.

Dominguez open to BNPP revival
philstar.com - 2018-10-28
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Finance (DOF) is open to the possibility of rehabilitating the mothballed nuclear power plant in Bataan to lower electricity costs in the country. Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez said the government should ...

Bong Go to seek higher pay for nurses, teachers
philstar.com - 2018-10-28
MANILA, Philippines -- Former special assistant to the president and senatorial aspirant Christopher Lawrence Go has vowed to look into the controversial Continuing Professional Development (CPD) law and seek higher pay for nurses and teachers. "We will ...

INC holds outreach program in Manila; QC next
philstar.com - 2018-10-28
MANILA, Philippines -- The Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) yesterday conducted an outreach program dubbed Lingap sa Mamamayan in Manila. Volunteers distributed 100,000 bags of goodies to the residents of Tondo and Binondo, INC general auditor Glicerio Santos Jr ...

The F-22 and F-35 Both Suffer from One Big Problem.
YAHOO! - 2018-10-28
Limited range. And there could be a solution just over the horizon. The F-22 and F-35 Both Suffer from One Big Problem. The United States has devoted billions of dollars to building stealth fighters, stealth bombers, stealth cruise missiles and stealth spy ...

Lower Hemoglobin Levels for Transfusion Safe for Kidneys
Medscape - 2018-10-28
SAN DIEGO -- For patients undergoing cardiac surgery that involves cardiopulmonary bypass who are at high risk for perioperative mortality, a restrictive red blood cell transfusion strategy lowers the need for transfusion without increasing the incidence ...

4 dead in vehicular mishaps
philstar.com - 2018-10-28
Saturnino Disu was checking the engine of his sport utility vehicle (SUV) along the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway in Villasis town when he was hit by a van driven by Elino Balbido, 48. Disu was declared dead on arrival at the Urdaneta Sacred Heart ...

16 hospitalized for eating cake
philstar.com - 2018-10-28
GUIGUINTO, Bulacan, Philippines -- Sixteen persons were hospitalized after reportedly eating a cake given by the municipal government to a resident who was celebrating a birthday here on Friday. Among those taken to the Ospital ng Guiguinto for treatment ...

DA beefs up technology for onion production
philstar.com - 2018-10-28
PhilMech researcher Cecilia Antolin said four units have already been deployed in Nueva Ecija, Pangasinan, Tarlac and Occidental Mindoro, and six more will be built in time for the planting season by November and December. "Among our problems in the ...

Ex-DepEd exec charged over missing P6 million fund
philstar.com - 2018-10-28
MANILA, Philippines -- A former regional director of the Department of Education (DepEd), who had been convicted of graft, is facing another criminal case in connection with a missing P6-million grant by a foreign government. In a case filed on Oct. 16 ...

Anti-drug abuse councils undergoing performance audit
philstar.com - 2018-10-28
MANILA, Philippines -- The government has started auditing the performances of all provincial, city and municipal anti-drug abuse councils (ADACs) , the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said over the weekend. The audit covers 81 ...

Translating startup-speak for the corporate buyer
TechCrunch - 2018-10-28
Perry Hewitt works at the intersection of marketing, technology, and mission-driven organizations. Startups salivate at the prospect of entering the enterprise - and for good reason. The ...

Before Malampaya contract expires
philstar.com - 2018-10-28
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippines still has enough time to finalize a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal project before the Malampaya contract expires. But First Gen Corp. is looking to secure partners by early next year to start its own LNG ...

Former Microsoft exec Terry Myerson made one simple change at work that helped him lose 40 pounds -- and anyone can do it
Yahoo Finance - 2018-10-28
When former Microsoft exec Terry Myerson left his high-powered job at Microsoft, he wanted a new challenge. And he decided doing a 70-mile triathlon in Hawaii was it. Myerson is now exceptionally ...

Church calls for better prisons
philstar.com - 2018-10-28
MANILA, Philippines -- The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) yesterday called on the government to improve the conditions of prisoners. The CBCP made the appeal during the observance of the 31st Prison Awareness Day. The CBCP episcopal ...

Former cop nabbed for murder
philstar.com - 2018-10-28
CAMP VICENTE LIM, Laguna, Philippines -- A former police officer tagged as a principal suspect in a murder that occurred 15 years ago was arrested in Batangas City yesterday. Former Police Officer 2 Mark Anthony Bugayong, 42, did not resist when anti ...

DTI proposing changes TRABAHO bill
philstar.com - 2018-10-28
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is proposing changes to the Tax Reform for Attracting Better and High Quality Opportunities (TRABAHO) bill such as longer period for income tax holidays (ITH) of five years instead of three ...

Philippines more vulnerable to external shocks
philstar.com - 2018-10-28
"At 27.6 percent of GDP, the (Philippine) economy also has one of the lowest saving rates in the region, which increases its external vulnerability during phases of high growth," ANZ Research said. Meanwhile, ANZ Research said it is still too early to ...

Chinese FM opens Beijing office in Davao
BusinessMirror - 2018-10-28
FOREIGN Affairs Secretary Teodoro L. Locsin Jr. on Sunday welcomed the formal opening of the Chinese Consulate General in Davao, saying its inauguration underscores the growing cooperation between ...

DOF pushes nuke option to cut power cost
BusinessMirror - 2018-10-28
THE Department of Finance (DOF) said the government is studying the idea of reviving the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) in a bid to help bring down power rates in the country. The revelation ...

41% of PHL SDG indices lack gender-related data
BusinessMirror - 2018-10-28
THE Philippines, along with other countries in Asia and the Pacific, lack data for 41 percent of gender-related Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) indicators, according to the Asian Development ...

ABS-CBN inks distribution deals
philstar.com - 2018-10-28
MANILA, Philippines -- ABS-CBN Corp. has forged deals with companies in Vietnam and Myanmar, making its shows available in more countries in Southeast Asia. The Philippine broadcast giant said it signed a distribution deal with Viet Content, a media group ...

Sales of Thai cement company surges 50% to P5.09 billion in Q3
BusinessMirror - 2018-10-28
SCG President and CEO Roongrote Rangsiyopash said the firm saw an increase in revenue from all business units due to favorable market conditions. However, profit went down due to rising cost of ...

Pay8 to allow payment to Ceza from remote areas
BusinessMirror - 2018-10-28
Data aggregators can synchronise financial data from various sources and integrate bank accounts from different financial institutions--reducing compliance costs for business and receive tourist ...

How peer coaching can make work less lonely
BusinessMirror - 2018-10-28
Workplace loneliness causes burnout, affects job satisfaction and lowers both performance and retention. Peer coaching is about cultivating a network of allies that can provide mutual support in ...

Developing emerging cities
BusinessMirror - 2018-10-28
For the Harvard graduate school alumnus, the emerging cities are Puerto Princesa, Zamboanga, Clark, San Fernando (Pampanga ... by robust mass transport systems. Laoag, on the other hand ...

The gift of health
BusinessWorld - 2018-10-28
HEALTHY OPTIONS has launched its annual holiday collection -- themed "A Christmas Story" -- which features five grocery packages, new personal care products, and a selection of customizable gift sets. The collection is divided into three sets: Gifts ...

Emerging cities in the Philippines are on the rise despite economic challenge
BusinessMirror - 2018-10-28
After the gold rush, San Francisco, on the other hand, shifted from a mining town into a financial, tourism, and technology hub ... Tarlac City, Tuguegarao City, and Zamboanga City.

Study: Annual flu shot won't cut effectiveness for kids
Upi.com - 2018-10-28
SUNDAY, Oct. 28, 2018 -- Does getting a flu shot every year diminish its power to protect children? Absolutely not, say researchers, who found that last year's shot will not in any way reduce the flu-fighting strength of this year's shot. The conclusion ...

BATANG MINDANAW: When beauty baffles
MindaNews - 2018-10-28
To be fair, the candidates did have an established advocacy, and the questions for the preliminary round tried to address issues that plague our community (e.g., catcalling, mental health, etc.). However, some of the questions and answers tonight left more ...

Secretary Mon Lopez and lessons in entrepreneurship
BusinessWorld - 2018-10-28
Secretary Ramon Lopez of the Department of Trade and Industry is among the hardest working Cabinet members we have today. Under his purview is the unenviable task of attracting foreign investments, shepherding local industries to global competitiveness ...

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