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ASEAN+3 think tank flags financial stress levels in the Philippines
BusinessWorld - 2018-10-07
and concerns about the health of the banking system. The FSI focuses on selected financial-sector indicators such as stock market volatility, foreign exchange volatility, sovereign debt, corporate debt, and interbank lending, in the ASEAN+3 region ...

Scare tactics on the young
BusinessWorld - 2018-10-07
Scaring and threatening the students is probably the most grievous sin of Duterte in his war for continued autocracy. Amelia H. C. Ylagan is a Doctor of Business Administration from the University of the Philippines.

UP survives NU in thriller
BusinessWorld - 2018-10-07
The Maroons had control of the opening half, banking on a total attack, to take the first quarter, 26-20, before continuing to hold sway, 47-40, by the halftime break. In the third period, UP sustained its steady form, outscoring NU, 10-4, led by Jun Manzo ...

Walmart has been worried about Amazon since before 2003 and it's a lesson for every business leader, says former board member John Chambers
Business Insider - 2018-10-07
Former Cisco CEO John Chambers, now a big angel investor and executive coach, believes a bloodbath is coming in the business world which will kill off many of today's companies. Amazon, and others that rise in its digital image, are taking their places.

Teen Youngest Person in History of IDWeek to Present
Medscape - 2018-10-07
SAN FRANCISCO -- Thirteen-year old Devyn Stek, from Pottstown, Pennsylvania, made history here at IDWeek 2018 as the youngest person ever to present at the conference. "The veterinarian first introduced me to roundworm and all types of parasitic worms.

Food, non-alcoholic drinks trigger September inflation surge for 9th straight month
CNN Philippines - 2018-10-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 5) -- Food and non-alcoholic beverages have caused September inflation to surge for the ninth straight month at 6.7 percent, the Philippine Statistics ...

Senate bill filed to create arbitration commission
BusinessWorld - 2018-10-07
Binay has filed a bill seeking to create a Philippine Arbitration Commission that will have jurisdiction over all disputes in medical malpractice, insurance laws, maritime laws, intellectual property law, and intra-corporate matters. In her explanatory ...

China Makes A Big Play In Silicon Valley
NPR - 2018-10-07
A year ago, Chinese President Xi Jinping stood before the 19th Communist Party Congress and laid out his ambitious plan for China to become a world leader by 2025 in advanced technologies such as robotics, biotechnology and artificial intelligence.

COA to ex-PhilHealth execs: Return P51M in unauthorized perks
Rappler - 2018-10-07
MANILA, Philippines - The Commission on Audit (COA) ordered former Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) officials to return unauthorized perks amounting to P51.18 million given in 2010. In its decision released on Friday, October 5 ...

AFP: MILF's cooperation will improve anti-terrorism efforts in Mindanao
CNN Philippines - 2018-10-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 7) -- The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said Sunday its improving relationship with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) will help in the ...

De Castro to end 40-day stint as chief justice on Monday
CNN Philippines - 2018-10-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 7) -- Chief Justice Teresita Leonardo-de Castro is set to end her 40-day stint as the country's top magistrate on Monday, October 8, as she reaches the ...

We're Not Convinced That LaCroix Lawsuit Has Much Merit--Here's Why
YAHOO! - 2018-10-07
Do a quick online search for LaCroix right now, and it seems like the popular fizzy water maker is in big trouble. "LaCroix ingredients: Lawsuit alleges "all natural" claim is false" says CBS. And USA Today is even more over-the-top: "LaCroix faces lawsuit ...

SWS: 45% of Filipinos believe Duterte has health problems - 2018-10-07
MANILA, Philippines -- Forty-five percent of Filipinos believe that President Rodrigo Duterte is facing health woes, according to the latest poll conducted by the Social Weather Station. Results of the third quarter poll also showed that only 26 percent ...

Duterte visits Hong Kong with family to rest, SAP confirms
CNN Philippines - 2018-10-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 7) -- President Rodrigo Duterte went to Hong Kong with his family Friday night, his assistant confirmed. Special Assistant to the President Bong Go shared ...

GN Hearing hopes to connect Android phones and hearing aids
Star Tribune - 2018-10-06
Modern hearing aids run on digital technology and rechargeable batteries. They come in flashy hues like fashion accessories or can be miniaturized to disappear in the ear. They can communicate over Bluetooth, becoming tiny wearable speakers for streaming ...

Masaganang Bukas Learning Centers break ground - 2018-10-06
For the longest time, Damayan, which supports identified communities in the provision of services and facilities to residents, has been providing medical assistance to sick children in conjunction with the Philippine General Hospital in Manila. It has ...

DOH chief: Duterte upbeat, shows no sign of illness - 2018-10-06
MANILA, Philippines -- Despite the laboratory tests that he had undergone, President Duterte is still "upbeat" and showing "no sign of illness," Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said yesterday. "He continues to go around, he is attending to ...

3 Top Tech Stocks to Buy in October
Yahoo Finance - 2018-10-06
If you don't own any technology stocks, you're missing out on significant portfolio performance. Since June 2009, the official end of the Great Recession, technology stocks have led the way with ...

FDA Bans Use of 7 Synthetic Food Additives After Environmental Groups Sue
NPR - 2018-10-06
Ever heard of these food additives? Synthetically-derived benzophenone, ethyl acrylate, methyl eugenol, myrcene, pulegone, or pyridine? These compounds can help mimic natural flavors and are used to infuse foods with mint, cinnamon and other flavors.

BDO president tops Best CEO in Philippine list - 2018-10-06
All votes are weighted by place (first, second, third, fourth) and Tan has received the highest score among all CEOs in Philippines ... bests are JG Summit Holdings president and CEO Lance Gokongwei (ranked second) and Ayala Corp. chairman and CEO ...

Vivos Therapeutics Brings Together Industry Leaders For First Ever "Breathing Wellness Conference"
Yahoo Finance - 2018-10-06
Dr. David Singh, Dr. Ben Miraglia, and Dr. Martha Cortes join dental industry leaders to promote transformative impact of non-invasive, non-surgical solutions for sleep apnea NEW YORK, Oct. 6 ...

Lawmaker seeks dismissal of graft raps - 2018-10-06
MANILA, Philippines -- A lawmaker from South Cotabato has asked the Sandiganbayan to allow him to seek the dismissal of a P2.5-million graft case filed against him. In a motion filed on Oct. 2, Rep. Pedro Acharon Jr. urged the anti-graft court to permit ...

Local, international observers welcome in Bangsamoro plebiscite - 2018-10-06
MANILA, Philippines -- Local and international observers are welcome to monitor the conduct of a plebiscite that will ratify the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said in a recent resolution. Promulgated on Sept.

In silent protest, relatives call for action on Ireland's Tuam babies
Reuters - 2018-10-06
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Dozens of people marched silently in Dublin on Saturday carrying plain white shoe boxes to represent the coffins of hundreds of babies buried in an unmarked grave at the site of a former church-run home for unwed mothers in the Irish ...

Tesla Delays Rollout of Navigate on Autopilot Feature
YAHOO! - 2018-10-06
Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with advertisers on this site. Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with advertisers on this site. Tesla owners will have to keep waiting for a key Autopilot navigation update because CEO Elon Musk ...

RWE profits to take a hit after court delays brown coal mining
YAHOO! - 2018-10-06
DUESSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) - German utility RWE (RWEG.DE) on Friday said a court ruling which delays its ability to mine brown coal in Hambach, Germany will result in a more than 100 million euro fall in operating profit for its Lignite & Nuclear ...

Reward offered for info on ambush of PDEA agents - 2018-10-06
LANAO DEL SUR, Philippines -- Officials on Saturday condemned the fatal ambush of five anti-narcotics agents in Kapai town and offered cash rewards for information leading to the arrest of the culprits. Lanao del Sur Gov. Soraya Alonto-Adiong, presiding ...

Therapy Dogs Can Spread Superbugs to Kids, Hospital Finds
YAHOO! - 2018-10-06
(NEW YORK) -- Therapy dogs can bring more than joy and comfort to hospitalized kids. They can also bring stubborn germs. Doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore were suspicious that the dogs might pose an infection risk to patients with weakened ...

AFP chief to the MILF: The war is over
CNN Philippines - 2018-10-06
Metro Manila (CCN Philippines, October 6) -- "The war is over," declared the military chief in Camp Darapanan, Maguindanao, a base of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). Armed Forces of ...

Getting your medical records might not be easy - 2018-10-06
SATURDAY, Oct. 6, 2018 -- U.S. patients face numerous roadblocks when trying to access their medical records at the nation's top hospitals, a new study finds. Federal law says patients must be given access to their medical records in a timely manner, in ...

InvisibleShield Glass+ VisionGuard for Apple iPhone XS Max: Protection for your screen and your eyes
ZDNet - 2018-10-06
Glass screen protectors today are a common accessory where the tempered glass acts as a sacrificial panel to fail when you drop your phone so that the actual phone display remains intact. The newest ZAGG InvisibleShield Glass+ VisionGuard product is now ...

JFrog Raises $165M To Outpace Google, Azure And AWS In $50B DevOps Market
Forbes - 2018-10-06
Here's a problem: almost everything you do at home or work is powered by software. But not too long after getting that software, it stops working as well as it should. How so? Hackers exploit its weaknesses, it takes too long to open pages or to respond ...

An Arizona balloon company is working on a technology to make space satellites obsolete. Here's a rare look inside their giant factory.
Business Insider - 2018-10-06
About 1,900 active satellites are orbiting Earth as you read this sentence. That may seem like a lot of stuff in the sky, but more than twice as many airplanes soar overhead at any given moment, adding up to tens of millions of commercial flights per year.

Fact-Checking the President: Has He Saved or Sabotaged Obamacare?
The New York Times - 2018-10-06
WASHINGTON -- Even as President Trump boasts that he has "eliminated the core of Obamacare," his health secretary is taking credit for making the law work better than ever. What gives? Alex M. Azar II, the secretary of health and human services, says ...

Microsoft yanks buggy Win10 1809 upgrade, leaving zapped files in its wake
Computerworld - 2018-10-06
Starting late Friday night, Microsoft pulled the Windows 10 version 1809 upgrade package from various locations. The official Download Windows 10 page is on version 1803, ISOs have disappeared, and 1809 is no longer available via WSUS. The KB 4464619 ...

Groups protest NCWS dam projects
CNN Philippines - 2018-10-06
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 6) -- A coalition of indigenous groups, environmentalists and social activists called on the government to stop the construction of several dam projects ...

Spy chips on servers? Lessons learned (and questions to ask)
Computerworld - 2018-10-06
Sign up now and get FREE access to hundreds of Insider articles, guides, reviews, interviews, blogs, and other premium content. Learn more. On Thursday, Bloomberg Businessweek published an in-depth report alleging that Chinese suppliers for server hardware ...

ABS-CBN exec on Gretchen Fullido complaint: I would never belittle abused women
CNN Philippines - 2018-10-06
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 6) -- A news executive of TV network ABS-CBN broke her silence after its former reporter Gretchen Fullido filed libel complaints against her and some of ...

Healing the mind
Sun Star - 2018-10-06
ONE in four people in the world will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Depression, bipolar affective disorder, schizophrenia, and dementia are some of the mental ...

Reigning Miss Cebu leads coastal clean-up in Carmen - 2018-10-06
Among the volunteers were members of the Sawum Free Divers, Team Magno from Bogo, P&L Medalle Realty Corp., students from the University of the Philippines Cebu and the University of San Carlos, as well as members of the Luyang Fishermen Association.

DFA chief: We're rushing joint exploration framework on West PH Sea
CNN Philippines - 2018-10-06
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 4) -- Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on Friday said the Philippines is rushing to have the framework on joint gas ...

Stocks trade flat, peso recovers over lower-than-expected inflation
CNN Philippines - 2018-10-06
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 5) -- The peso recovered slightly after successive days of depreciation. The week ended with the peso trading at ?54.23 versus the greenback, a nine ...

Satisfaction with Duterte gov't drops in Q3 of 2018: SWS
CNN Philippines - 2018-10-06
Scores also went down among 55-year-olds and above (+60 to +47) and high school graduates (+52 to +48). SWS also asked the respondents to rate the government's performance on 14 national issues.

SWS: Duterte admin satisfaction rating declines in Q3 - 2018-10-06
Downgrades were also noticed among 55 year olds and above (to "good" +47 from "very good" +60) and among high school graduates (to "good" +48 from "very good" +52). But the net satisfaction rating of the Duterte administration stayed ...

War on drugs in the ports: Taking on the evil genius
BusinessMirror - 2018-10-06
Others are inside a camera or inserted between the pages of business magazines. Some were found inside bar stools. The contraband were interdicted last May, June and July, respectively.

Ethical consumerism
BusinessWorld - 2018-10-06
"[The] income has allowed them to send their kids to school ... Jambeck, a University of Georgia professor recognized for her research on plastic waste in the ocean, and 5 Gyres, a non-profit organization that addresses the global health crisis of ...

Elmhurst Neurosciences Institute welcomes Dr. Alex Behar
Chicago Tribune - 2018-10-05
Alex Behar, MD, who is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, and sports medicine, has joined the Elmhurst Neurosciences Institute. Dr. Behar is accepting new patients at the Institute's offices in Elmhurst, 1200 S. York Rd., Suite 3160 ...

8 in 10 satisfied with Philippine democracy -- SWS - 2018-10-05
MANILA, Philippines -- Eight in 10 Filipino adults remain satisfied with the way democracy works in the country, according to a recent Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey. The poll, taken from Sept. 15 to 23, found 84 percent of Filipinos satisfied with ...

Drug war: 2 dead, 40 arrested - 2018-10-05
MANILA, Philippines -- Two alleged drug pushers were killed in an alleged shootout and at least 40 others were arrested in Metro Manila over the past two days as the government continued its war against the illegal drug trade. The two suspects - a man ...

Billionaire AOL cofounder Steve Case says we're at the start of the internet's third wave, and he's laying the groundwork to benefit from it
Business Insider - 2018-10-05
When Steve Case was in college, he read a book that said a digital revolution was coming. It seemed like a ridiculous idea at the time, but it stuck with him. A little over a decade later, he helped bring about that new age, as the founding CEO of America ...

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