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La Union mayor, 2 aides slain in ambush
philstar.com - 2018-10-01
BANGAR, La Union, Philippines -- The mayor of Sudipen town here and his two aides were killed while his wife who is the vice mayor was wounded in an ambush in Barangay Cadapli last night. Mayor Alexander Buquing was declared dead on arrival at the ...

Discovery determines best PARP inhibitor candidates for ovarian cancer
Upi.com - 2018-10-01
Oct. 1 (UPI) --Scientists have figured out which ovarian cancer patients are best suited for drugs called PARP inhibitors. Researchers in Australia determined which high-grade serious ovarian carcinoma patients should respond to the enzyme poly ADP ribose ...

PHL manufacturing grew fastest in Asean in September
BusinessMirror - 2018-10-01
"In general, Filipino manufacturing firms are optimistic about the business outlook in the year ahead," Aw said. Survey data showed robust client demand, solid new business growth, adequate ...

Aboitiz Construction marks 43 years with brand refresh, milestone international projects
BusinessMirror - 2018-10-01
Along with this, the company also established its international arm, Aboitiz Construction International ... on-time and on-budget projects in power, oil and gas, petrochemical, mining ...

PHL not at risk due to resilient economy
BusinessMirror - 2018-10-01
While the peso depreciated 8 percent so far this year, the weaker currency actually benefited the families of millions of overseas Filipino workers and provided a lift to the business-process ...

Aboitiz Construction sets sights overseas with new subsidiary
BusinessWorld - 2018-10-01
The company is also in talks with some Chinese engineering, procurement, and construction companies, where they can be tapped as either joint venture partners or major subcontractors for the projects they will be developing in the Philippines. The ...

Makati opens satellite tax payment centers for Q4
BusinessMirror - 2018-10-01
It will also serve clients during regular business hours from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Monday to Friday.

Dutch firm offers to clear Naia of crashed China plane
BusinessMirror - 2018-10-01
By then, major carriers Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific and others have tallied scores of delayed flights and hundreds of angry passengers, who complained of lack of food and water. As it turned ...

A new management structure for agriculture
BusinessWorld - 2018-10-01
Who will shepherd it? Alfred Chandler, famous business historian, once said, "unless structure follows strategy, inefficiency results." Quo vadis, agriculture and poverty reduction? This article reflects the personal opinion of the author and does not ...

Palace bares reappointments
BusinessWorld - 2018-10-01
Lidasan, Jr. for a term of four years. Mr. Duterte also appointed Elpidio J. Vega as new Government Corporate Counsel of the Office of the Government Corporate Counsel, Department of Justice. Mr. Vega is taking over the position of Rudolf Philip B.

China's SAIC teams up with Ayala to sell Maxus vehicles in Philippines
Nikkei Asian Review - 2018-10-01
MANILA -- China's SAIC Motor is to sell its Maxus brand in the Philippines after striking a deal with local conglomerate Ayala Corp. on Monday. SAIC is one of a number of Chinese automotive ...

Bicam OKs 105-day maternity leave
CNN Philippines - 2018-10-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 1) -- The bicameral conference committee on Monday approved a bill raising to 105 days the paid maternity leave of women working in both the public and ...

Palace dares critics to file cases vs. Duterte for EJKs in PH
CNN Philippines - 2018-10-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 1) -- Four days after President Rodrigo Duterte's remark on extrajudicial killings, the Palace has once again issued a reaction to his critics. Presidential ...

Typhoon Kong-rey now inside PAR, named 'Queenie'
philstar.com - 2018-10-01
MANILA, Philippines (Updated 5:41 p.m.) -- Typhoon Kong-rey has entered the Philippine area of responsibility Monday afternoon, state weather bureau PAGASA said. It has been given a local name "Queenie"--the 17th tropical cyclone in 2018. As of 4 p.m ...

Duped cops, troops told to help probe into investment scam
philstar.com - 2018-10-01
COTABATO CITY, Philippines -- Army and police personnel lost no less that P40 million to a pyramid scheme involving car rentals and investments. The victims are among more than 600 people now helping build cases against the culprits. Anwar Emblawa ...

The American Dream Is Harder To Find In Some Neighborhoods
NPR - 2018-10-01
Does the neighborhood you grow up in determine how far you move up the economic ladder? A new online data tool being made public Monday finds a strong correlation between where people are raised and their chances of achieving the American dream. Harvard ...

PNP supports lowering minimum age of criminal responsibility
CNN Philippines - 2018-10-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 1) -- The Philippine National Police chief said the police support a proposal to lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility. "We're supporting that ...

House ethics committee to probe Rep. Bertiz over viral airport video
CNN Philippines - 2018-10-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 1) -- The House of Representatives minority bloc will ask the body's ethics committee to start a probe on ACTS OFW Representative John Bertiz' viral ...

Suspected ISIS member stopped from entering PH
CNN Philippines - 2018-10-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 1) -- Immigration personnel barred a suspected ISIS member from entering the country for the second time, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) said on Monday.

PNP busts online dating syndicate
CNN Philippines - 2018-10-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 1) -- Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, Director-General Oscar Albayalde, said the police have arrested seven members of a syndicate that extorted ...

Chiz Escudero: Gov't has burden of proof on Trillanes amnesty
CNN Philippines - 2018-10-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 1) -- Senator Francis "Chiz" Escudero believes the government must prove Senator Antonio Trillanes IV did not file his application for amnesty -- not the ...

Roque advises gov't officials: Follow Duterte's 'no special treatment' example
CNN Philippines - 2018-10-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 1) -- Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque has a piece of advice for fellow government officials: follow President Rodrigo Duterte's example when it comes ...

Woman who condemned Naga quarrying safe, in hiding
philstar.com - 2018-10-01
MANILA, Philippines (Updated 12:03 p.m.) -- Women's group Gabriela Cebu on Monday called for protection for Sheila Eballe, the woman who complained to President Rodrigo Duterte about quarrying in Naga City, Cebu and who is now reportedly in hiding.

Laoag City lawyer survives shooting
philstar.com - 2018-10-01
BAGUIO CITY, Philippines -- A lawyer who mostly handles drug cases was shot by motorcycle-rding gunmen in front of his house in Laoag City on Saturday night. Lawyer Jason Perera, who was reportedly shot twice in the back, regained consciousness early ...

Bomb scare disrupts classes at Bulacan State University
philstar.com - 2018-10-01
MANILA, Philippines -- A bomb scare disrupted classes and work at the Bulacan State University early Monday morning. The CNN reported that Senior Superintendent Chito Bersaluna, Bulacan provincial police director, said that they are looking into the ...

Transport Security: Rep. Bertiz breached security protocol in NAIA
CNN Philippines - 2018-10-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 1) -- Transport Security officials said there was a clear "breach of protocol" when Congressman John Bertiz took the ID of an airport security personnel ...

Woman who told Duterte to stop quarrying in Cebu town in hiding, not missing - police
CNN Philippines - 2018-10-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 1) -- The woman who appealed to President Rodrigo Duterte to stop quarrying operations in the wake of a deadly landslide in a Cebu town is not missing but ...

Itogon Mayor: No permanent housing sites for evacuees
CNN Philippines - 2018-10-01
Palangdan had earlier appealed to mining company Benguet Corporation to look for possible temporary relocation sites for the evacuees. Of the 418 affected residents, only 18 were willing to go ...

Labor group calls for ?50 wage hike in NCR
CNN Philippines - 2018-10-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 30) -- A labor group on Sunday called on President Rodrigo Duterte to order the wage board for the National Capital Region to raise the minimum wage by at ...

Super seven
philstar.com - 2018-09-30
Below we provide key details and financial highlights for each member of the super seven consortium. 1. Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc (AEV). Distinguished as one of the best-managed companies in the country and region, and backed by the hard work of five ...

Zamboanga mayor indicted for murder
philstar.com - 2018-09-30
MANILA, Philippines -- The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has recommended the filing of criminal charges against Mayor Floria Villarosa of Siayan, Zamboanga del Norte in connection with a murder of a man in 2016. Aside from Villarosa, the NBI also ...

Lawyer hurt in gun attack
philstar.com - 2018-09-30
TUGUEGARAO, Philippines -- A lawyer was wounded in an attack by motorcycle-riding men in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte on Saturday night. Jason Perera, 36, was rushed to the Gov. Roque Ablan Sr. Memorial Hospital for treatment of gunshot wounds in the back.

Special non-working holidays in Angeles
philstar.com - 2018-09-30
CLARK FREEPORT, Pampanga, Philippines -- President Duterte has declared Oct. 15 and 26 as non-working holidays in Angeles City, which is celebrating its fiesta this month. Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea signed Proclamation 589, declaring the ...

Another bomb threat hits Manila university
philstar.com - 2018-09-30
MANILA, Philippines -- Two days after an 18-year-old student was arrested in connection with two bomb threats at the National Teachers College (NTC), a bomb scare ... also struck the Mapua Institute of Technology, University of Sto. Tomas, Pamantasan ...

3 dead in Quezon road mishaps
philstar.com - 2018-09-30
Their companions - Vincent Capinan and Marvin Matarong - were taken to the Quezon Medical Center in Lucena City for treatment. Meanwhile, in Plaridel town, Connie Engalan, 46, was driving a motorcycle when it collided with a bus along Maharlika Highway ...

BI nabs 46 Chinese fugitives
philstar.com - 2018-09-30
MANILA, Philippines -- The Bureau of Immigration (BI) apprehended recently 46 Chinese fugitives during separate raids in Makati and Muntinlupa. Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente said the fugitives, who are wanted by authorities in Beijing for ...

Fast-tracking Security of Tenure bill seen at Senate
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-30
"Senate Bill 1826 is clear enough to meet the interests of the labor sector and the interests of the business sector," the senator said. The Security of Tenure bill is "pro-labor, pro-busine ...

CPA examination in the Philippines
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-30
Dr. Lina Valcarcel is an emeritus professor of the University of the Philippines Virata School of Business. This column accepts contributions from accountants, especially articles that are of ...

DBP donates P500-M seed fund to help poor high-school graduates
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-30
West Bay College and West Visayas State University. DBP RISE is the offshoot of the DBP Endowment for Education Program (DEEP), which is nearing its completion after a decade of implementation.

PSEi seen ending 2018 at 8,200
BusinessWorld - 2018-09-30
He noted, however, that these companies "barely" got through the weak performance as well. On the other hand, companies like GT Capital Holdings, Inc. and Metro Pacific Investments Corp. may have faced more headwinds due to the implementation of laws ...

Healthy-snack venture hoping to cement place in GenSan food universe
BusinessWorld - 2018-09-30
Good Chips on display during a trade show in Davao City. -- LEAN S. DAVAL JR. BUSINESS PARTNERS Chad D. Dorego, Alex Emmanuelle G. Aponesto, and Kaye M. Peratero from General Santos (GenSan) City maintain their own day jobs for now, but they aim to ...

See How This Company Uses Virtual Reality To Change Patient Healthcare
Forbes - 2018-09-30
According to Eran Orr, CEO, VRHealth, virtual reality (VR) will be a game changer for the healthcare market in three years. Currently, VRHealth is using Oculus Go and Rift to provide VR technology solutions for a variety of health challenges, from pain ...

What happens if you stopped brushing your teeth
Business Insider - 2018-09-30
Nearly half of Americans don't brush their teeth enough. This opens the door for a bacteria invasion, leading to tooth decay and gum disease. Even worse, you might increase your risk for issues like kidney disease and dementia. The following is a ...

Elon Musk and others 'are not acting like men--they're acting like children,' says NYU professor
YAHOO! - 2018-09-30
Elon Musk, Jack Dorsey and Larry Page need to grow up, says Scott Galloway. To weather the ongoing public backlash against big tech , the NYU professor thinks the CEOs of Tesla, Twitter, Alphabet and other major tech companies need to get their act together.

Fundamentals remain sound despite downgrades -- Pernia
BusinessWorld - 2018-09-30
The government "continues to ramp up investments in infrastructure to improve connectivity and lower the cost of doing business in the country," according to the statement. President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Monday issued administrative orders to boost ...

What if most want political dynasties?
BusinessWorld - 2018-09-30
She warned of the possibility of Congress deleting or diluting many provisions pertaining ... In a study by Dr. Clarissa C. David, UP College of Mass Communication, she concluded that "after incumbency, dynasty is best predictor of votes gaining on ...

Cayetano to UN: Reforms meant to protect rights of Filipinos
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-30
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 30) -- The country's top diplomat addressed the United Nations (UN) General Assembly Saturday in New York City, saying the changes in the country were for ...

MMDA lifts bus ban
philstar.com - 2018-09-30
MANILA, Philippines -- The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has lifted its provincial bus ban after the agency failed to secure the interim terminal in Valenzuela City, an official said yesterday. Bong Nebrija, MMDA supervising operations ...

Perspective: A Heart Device Can Save Lives, But Doctors Need To Explain The Downsides
NPR - 2018-09-30
Sign up for the CommonHealth newsletter to receive a weekly digest of WBUR's best health, medicine and science coverage. Let's say you're one of the 6.5 million Americans with heart failure. Your heart's ability to pump blood is impaired. Despite being on ...

Panelo: Duterte's EJK remark 'being twisted' by his critics
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-30
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 30) -- The President's chief legal counsel went after critics of the administration after the President received backlash for allegedly admitting guilt ...

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