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Index stalls on lackluster trades
philstar.com - 2018-09-01
MANILA, Philippines -- The stock market closed flat once again even as total value turnover reached P8.020 billion. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index edged up by 2.55 points, or 0.03 percent, to settle at 7,855.71, while the broader All Shares ...

Zamboanga del Norte attack: Death toll now 6
philstar.com - 2018-09-01
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines -- The death toll in the attack by unidentified armed men of a coastal village in Sirawai, Zamboanga del Norte on Friday has increased to six. The civilian fatalities were identified as Absar Gamba, Kabiran Ginsing, Saddam ...

Waste management plansof 16 LGUs get DENR OK
philstar.com - 2018-09-01
MANILA, Philippines -- The National Solid Waste Management Commission (NSWMC) has approved the 10-year solid waste management plans of 16 local government units in compliance with the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act. The commission, chaired by the ...

MMDA: Bridge closure to worsen EDSA traffic
philstar.com - 2018-09-01
MANILA, Philippines -- The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) yesterday warned that the closure of two major bridges would mean heavier traffic on EDSA. The repair of the Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge, which connects the cities of Makati and ...

UnionBank launches first blockchain-based platform
philstar.com - 2018-09-01
MANILA, Philippines -- Union Bank of the Philippines has launched the first blockchain-based platform for a fast and cost-effective way to communicate policy and procedural guidelines and regulatory requirements. Through this platform, employees of ...

House OKs 10-day paid incentive leave
philstar.com - 2018-09-01
MANILA, Philippines -- The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a bill increasing the paid incentive leave of employees from five days to 10 days. Authors of the measure said the proposed longer leave would boost workers ...

LPA monitored off Sorsogon
philstar.com - 2018-09-01
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) yesterday monitored a low-pressure area 495 kilometers east of Juban, Sorsogon. The weather system will bring scattered light to moderate ...

3 tow firm workers held for extortion
philstar.com - 2018-09-01
MANILA, Philippines -- Three workers of a towing firm accredited by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) were arrested in Marikina City yesterday after allegedly extorting money from a truck driver. Senior Superintendent Bernabe Balba ...

Business series features 4 ovens
thestandard.com.ph - 2018-09-01
Technolux Business Series is holding its monthly business series on Sept. 13, this time featuring three of the most versatile ovens in the industry: Convotherm Combi Oven, Merrychef and Lincoln. The TBS will be held at Mall of Kitchens in Makati City.

Large business delegation joining Duterte in Israel trip
philstar.com - 2018-09-01
MANILA, Philippines -- More than 150 Filipino businessmen will accompany President Duterte on his visit this week to Israel, according to the Israel foreign ministry. Embassy officials said yesterday Duterte will lead a business seminar for heads of large ...

Complaints and complainers
philstar.com - 2018-09-01
Tourist guides. Fantastic people they are. If you think for a moment that their lives are littered with good times and glamour, think again. The only things that litter their working days are the unending streams of complaints they get to hear every day of ...

2 robbers slain in shootout
philstar.com - 2018-09-01
MANILA, Philippines -- Two motorcycle-riding robbers were killed in an alleged shootout with policemen in Quezon City yesterday. Chief Superintendent Joselito Esquivel Jr., director of the Quezon City Police District (QPCPD), said policemen were pursuing ...

2 robbers slain in shootout
philstar.com - 2018-09-01
Two suspected robbers were killed in what police said was a shootout in Quezon City over the weekend. Police said they have yet to identify the fatalities. Members of the Batasan police station said they pursued the suspects after they robbed four persons in Barangay Bagong Silangan.

Go through process, NHA tells Kadamay members
philstar.com - 2018-09-01
BACOLOD CITY, Philippines -- After meeting with concerned officials, around 1,000 informal settlers led by the militant Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay),who camped out at a government housing project in this city left on Friday. Susan Nonato ...

Magnitude 5.2 quake shakes Mindoro
philstar.com - 2018-09-01
MANILA, Philippines -- A magnitude 5.2 earthquake hit Occidental Mindoro on Friday night, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. The epicenter of the quake, which struck at around 10:40 p.m., was located 16 kilometers ...

Fingerprints, eye scans are coming for 106 million Filipinos
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-01
MAYALYN Magracia is one of millions of undocumented Filipinos. "Like an alien," is how the housekeeper in Manila describes what she felt when she discovered she had no birth record. That was ...

Van falls into ravine in Quezon; 4 dead
philstar.com - 2018-09-01
ATIMONAN, Quezon, Philippines -- Four persons died when a delivery van fell into a ravine and caught fire in Barangay Malinao Ilaya in this town yesterday. It took several hours before the driver of the closed van, Juris Jondoc, 36; alternate driver ...

Village chief, 4 drug suspects slain
philstar.com - 2018-09-01
MANILA, Philippines -- A barangay captain and four drug suspects were gunned down in separate incidents in Bulacan, Cagayan and Pangasinan in the past two days. Deogracias Mellaiaois, chairman of Barangay San Rafael II in San Jose del Monte, was in front ...

Poverty of leadership
philstar.com - 2018-09-01
Barely a couple of years ago, a portion of the asphalt overlay peeled off the airport runway at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), causing its immediate closure for about 10 hours to allow for repairs. Over 25 flights were diverted to Clark ...

BI nabs Chinese over fake passport
philstar.com - 2018-09-01
MANILA, Philippines -- A Chinese woman was arrested Tuesday for allegedly using a fake Philippine passport, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) said Friday. Cai Nongnong, who was born on Dec. 15, 1989, reportedly used a passport under the name of Lui Jasmin ...

Nearly 1 in 5 autistic young adults have history of depression: study
Upi.com - 2018-09-01
SATURDAY, Sept. 1, 2018 -- Depression affects almost 20 percent of young adults with autism, new research shows, a rate that's more than triple that seen in the general population. And young adults with autism who were relatively high-functioning ...

Ayala forays into courier, freight forwarding services
philstar.com - 2018-09-01
Ayala Land Inc., meanwhile, has acquired a 63.9 percent stake in Prime Orion, which is into industrial leasing. Prime Orion is behind the 460-hectare Laguna Technopark and the 14-hectare Lepanto warehouse in Calamba, Laguna. This new phase of Laguna ...

GSIS allots P2.4 billion for typhoon victims
philstar.com - 2018-09-01
MANILA, Philippines -- The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) has allotted P2.47 billion to provide emergency loans for its members and pensioners affected by recent typhoons. The GSIS said those affected by Typhoon Josie in Bataan and Occidental ...

PCSO cuts medical assistance budget
philstar.com - 2018-09-01
MANILA, Philippines -- Thousands of beneficiaries are expected to be affected by the sudden reduction in the daily budget of the medical assistance program of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO). The daily budget for the Individual Medical ...

Harvard Printer Blasts Droplets with 100 Times Earth's Gravitational Force (Video)
YAHOO! - 2018-09-01
Stop a droplet. Let it grow. Then, pull on it harder than the gravity at the surface of the sun. A new printing technique designed at Harvard University's engineering school uses sound waves to control and fire droplets from a nozzle with incredible force ...

Air pollution causes lower verbal, math scores
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-01
Among males, the decline in verbal scores became more pronounced with age, and this age dependence was greater in those with less than a middle-school education ... and making high-stakes economic ...

Google stumbled in robotics -- but evidence is mounting that it's getting ready for a big comeback, and it could take on Amazon
Business Insider - 2018-09-01
In 2013, Google attempted to build a groundbreaking robotics division, but the effort was scrapped not long after it began. Despite that earlier stumble, Google is bolstering its ranks of roboticists at X and Google Brain. Some have speculated Google may ...

Sandigan junks bail plea of ex-Immigration execs, Wally Sombero
philstar.com - 2018-09-01
MANILA, Philippines -- Former Bureau of Immigration (BI) commissioners Al Argosino and Michael Robles as well as retired police officer Wenceslao "Wally" Sombero Jr. would have to remain in detention until the Sandiganbayan resolves their plunder case ...

MPTC upgrades Cavitex, Calax toll collection
philstar.com - 2018-09-01
MANILA, Philippines -- Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. unit MPCala Holdings Inc. (MPCALA) has signed a partnership contract with Egis Projects Philippines Inc. for the installation of a state of the art electronic toll collection system that will provide an ...

MMDA: 4 roads closed for repair
philstar.com - 2018-09-01
MANILA, Philippines -- Four roads in the metropolis were closed to motorists last night to allow for repairs by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), according to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). In an advisory, the MMDA ...

The US Air Force is asking for hypersonic weapon ideas as a new arms race with China and Russia heats up
Business Insider - 2018-09-01
With rivals China and Russia rapidly developing hypersonic weapons able to penetrate defenses to deliver devastating strikes on their enemies, the US Air Force is preparing to enter the arms race in a big way, signaling that the US is not yet ready to cede ...

A top SpaceX engineer has revealed new details -- and questions -- about the company's plans to reach Mars in 6 years
Business Insider - 2018-09-01
A top engineer at SpaceX has shared new details about the rocket company's as-yet nebulous plans to launch the first people toward Mars in 2024 and eventually colonize the red planet. Paul Wooster, SpaceX's principal Mars development engineer, gave a short ...

DOE endorses power plants with over 600 MW capacity
philstar.com - 2018-09-01
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Energy (DOE) has endorsed five power projects with over 600 megawatts (MW) in capacity. The agency issued certificates of endorsement (COE) for these projects, which have a combined capacity of 619.92 MW.

Indonesia to bid for 2032 Olympics after Asian Games success
Nikkei Asian Review - 2018-09-01
"We will host the FIBA (basketball) World Cup in 2023 with the Philippines and Japan. Many of our venues are actually world class. So we should try to host more world-level events." Indonesia have ...

AFP denies presence of Chinese ships in vicinity of Hasa-Hasa Shoal
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 1) -- China is not assisting with the retrieval of a Filipino warship that is currently stranded in disputed waters, a ranking military official said.

4 killed, couple kidnapped in Zambo del Norte
philstar.com - 2018-09-01
ZAMBOANGA CITY - At least four persons were killed when unidentified gunmen kidnapped a business couple yesterday in a village of Sirawai town, Zamboanga del Norte, a security official said. Chief Superintendent Edwin de Ocampo, deputy director of Police ...

National government debt slightly higher in July
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 1) -- Philippine government's debt was at ?7.044 trillion in July. According to a report from the Bureau of Treasury (BOT), the national debt was 0.4 ...

Insulin's High Cost Leads To Lethal Rationing
NPR - 2018-09-01
Diabetic ketoacidosis is a terrible way to die. It's what happens when you don't have enough insulin. Your blood sugar gets so high that your blood becomes highly acidic, your cells dehydrate and your body stops functioning. Diabetic ketoacidosis is how ...

The CEO Of OTTO Motors Has Some Intriguing Ideas
Forbes - 2018-09-01
I am in the middle of a market study on the autonomous mobile robot market. When doing this kind of study, you talk to as many executives as you can to better understand the dynamics of the industry. An interview with Matt Rendall, the CEO of OTTO Motors ...

California Lawmakers Pass Net Neutrality Bill
NPR - 2018-09-01
Lawmakers in California are sending legislation to Gov. Jerry Brown that would put net neutrality regulations into state law. California's Senate approved the measure, called SB 822, by 27-12 Friday, a day after colleagues in the Assembly approved it 61-18.

CRISPR Gene Editing Fixes Muscular Dystrophy in Dogs. Are Humans Next?
YAHOO! - 2018-09-01
The powerful gene editing technology CRISPR is one small step closer to treating a human disease. In a new paper published in Science, researchers led by Eric Olson, professor and chair of molecular biology at UT Southwestern Medical Center, reported that ...

Viral: Video shows jaywalking woman hit by car on EDSA
philstar.com - 2018-09-01
MANILA, Philippines -- A dash cam video showing a car accidentally hitting a woman who was jaywalking on main thoroughfare EDSA has gone viral on social media. The video was uploaded Friday by Facebook user Davelyn Lastimosa Ines. The impact was enough to ...

How the once-proud Kenmore brand ended up on the scrap heap
CNN Money - 2018-09-01
The demise of the once-storied Kenmore appliance brand is the perfect embodiment of Sears' collapse. At the start of this century, Kenmore was one of the top appliance brands in the country, and ...

PDP-Laban bares list of 'very possible' senatorial bets
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 1) -- The ruling political party in the Philippines released Friday its list of eight "very possible" senatorial candidates for the 2019 midterm polls.

California close to enacting nation's strongest net neutrality law
CNN Money - 2018-09-01
California is taking net neutrality regulations into its own hands. State lawmakers voted to pass a bill restoring net neutrality protections Friday. If signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown, it ...

Another Chinese research vessel docks in Davao City
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 1) -- Another research vessel of the Chinese government has docked at a port in Davao City, less than two months after a Chinese ship made a call there.

Is China worsening the developing world's environmental crisis?
Rappler - 2018-09-01
I then conducted statistical tests to determine whether this measure of trade correlates to two relevant indicators of pollution: sulfur dioxide emissions and a measure of environmental public health developed by researchers at Yale. I also controlled for ...

Philam Life launches insurance product with guaranteed payout
philstar.com - 2018-09-01
MANILA, Philippines -- Philam Life, the premier insurance company in the Philippines, launches Income Assure 7, a single-pay plan that guarantees payouts of 3.5 percent of initial investment every year for seven years, ensuring a 24.5 percent total return.

Robredo hits Duterte for 'glorifying a dictator'
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 1 ... Dee co-founded the Assisi Development Foundation in 1975, a foundation that seeks to "pursue peace through development with justice."

With INA, how could Naga lose?
thestandard.com.ph - 2018-09-01
However, in an interesting turn around the PNP chief said that Naga City is high on its crime rating ... Naga City has so far received over 150 regional, national and international awards and ...

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