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Suicide Among Inpatients Less Common Than Widely Cited
Medscape - 2018-09-11
Approximately 49 to 65 inpatients commit suicide each year in US hospitals, a figure vastly lower than the most widely quoted figure of 1500 per year, which appears to have been based on "speculation," a new report providing the first "data-driven ...

Duterte blames labor group's strikes for factory closures
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-11
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 11) - President Rodrigo Duterte weave through numerous topic during his televised tête-à-tête with Chief Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo. While talking ...

Employers, worried by inflation, seek fuel excise tax suspension
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-11
"Further, there is anxiety on the part of business that wage boards might even grant an excessive salary hike to show compassion to labor and shift the burden to employers. Granting such a ...

Not just food: Filipinos hurt from rising medical costs
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-11
The figure was based on the cost of private health-care plans. This would make health care in the Philippines the most expensive in Asia despite its having a young population, with a median age of ...

Duterte talks about Trillanes, ouster plot, rice supply woes, third telco player in interview
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-11
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 11) -- President Rodrigo Duterte did not hold back in discussing his issues with Senator Antonio Trillanes IV during a sit-down interview with his chief ...

Duterte: Trillanes' mother involved in PH Navy transactions
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-11
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 11) -- President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday hit back at Senator Antonio "Sonny" Trillanes IV, saying it was the latter's family member who was involved in ...

Competition: A whole-of-government effort
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-11
This led to an influx of market players and the much-needed adoption of more efficient technologies and business processes, which, in turn, lowered prices, expanded consumer choices and enhanced ...

IPC offers app to improve health industry in PHL
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-11
Health Cloud integrates data from multiple ... as well as train and support Philippine-based clients on their usage 24/7.

Bicol wage board OKs P20 to P30 pay hike for minimum-wage earners
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-11
"The prevailing socioeconomic conditions of the region, as well as the viability of various business were among those considered by the Board in coming up with the amount," DOLE Region 5 ...

Peso closes at fresh near 13-year low, now 3rd weakest among fastest-growing Asian countries
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-11
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 11) -- The value of Philippine peso against the U.S. dollar is now the third weakest among the 12 fastest-growing economies in Asia, according to the ...

A tribute to her
BusinessWorld - 2018-09-11
In 1975, she was also asked by National Artist Vicente Manansala to be the corporate secretary of Samahang Tubiglay (Watercolor Society of the Philippines), whose members included Edgar Doctor, Ang Kiukok, and Romulo Olazo. "I am not from here," she ...

Copperazo: More than just a business
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-11
With its rich natural resources, the Philippines has used these precious ... eight-month-old Lhasa Apso female he calls Boondie. His business is called Copperazo, a play on the words "copper ...

This Chinese tech investor carries no cash and no credit cards and he says it's a sign of why American startups have fallen behind
Business Insider - 2018-09-11
Kai-Fu Lee has a lesson to offer US tech execs about doing business in China, a market where success has eluded most of them for decades. US managers operating in China need to adopt more of the local businesses practices, or else homegrown rivals will ...

Arthaland to embark on major expansion
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-11
MAJOR property boutique developer Arthaland Corp ... has received warm market response from its past project. ArthaLand Century Pacific Tower and ArthaLand Corp. EVP Chris Narciso Earlier ...

Makati Poblacion regentrified!
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-11
I remember when we came up with this campaign together with Ayala Land stalwart Iris Josef (Mediano), Make it Happen, Make it Makati, our hope was for Makati to be a truly 24/7 city and the ...

Sara solidifies Davao sister-city pact with Kauai
thestandard.com.ph - 2018-09-11
tourism and other business and economic ventures. Carvalho came to Davao early in 2017 to establish a sister-city relationship. A year later, Carvalho returned and signed the agreement with ...

Duterte to address the nation on Tuesday -- Palace
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-11
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 10) -- Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said President Rodrigo Duterte "wants to speak to the nation" on Tuesday. In a media briefing Monday, Roque ...

Widely used drug azathioprine linked to skin cancer
Upi.com - 2018-09-11
Sept. 11 (UPI) --A study has linked the drug azathioprine, commonly used for a variety of conditions, with skin cancer development. The drug, which sold under the brand names Imuran and Azasan, is used to treat inflammatory bowel disease, arthritis and ...

Cloud operator bares new service for PH health sector
newsbytes.ph - 2018-09-11
and other wellness centers. At the same time, it is a tool that centralizes stored information, making data accessible to the different branches or divisions of health institutions that avail the ...

Suicide can be prevented, DOH-1 officials say
Philippine Information Agency - 2018-09-11
SAN FERNANDO CITY, September 11 (PIA) -- Suicide can be prevented. This was the central message that health experts from the Department of Health (DOH) Region 1 want to put across and be relayed to the public. Dr. Herminigilda Salangad (with mic ...

A cry for help: Mental illness, suicide cases rising among youth
Rappler - 2018-09-11
To this day, Bettina said dealing with her mental illness remains a struggle. But creating her own mental health group, which she called Spring, gave her the courage and the community she needs. "I'm not sure if it's also the looming fear that it could go ...

Global markets weigh down local stocks
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-11
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 11) -- It's another dismal day in the stock market, and not just for the Philippines. The Philippine Stock Exchange closed at 7,518 points, with all sub ...

Apple is still struggling to sell iPhones in the world's hottest markets
CNN Money - 2018-09-11
Apple is gearing up for a revamp of its iPhone lineup, but it'll need to do a lot more to catch its rivals in some of the world's hottest smartphone markets. The company's signature device has ...

Woman takes helm of Davao Occidental Tigers
BusinessWorld - 2018-09-11
"It was my initiative and was supported by our sponsor Cocolife. We had a meeting with all our sponsors a month ago and we came out with corporate social responsibility projects that would benefit the people of Davao Occidental mainly. This is one of the ...

Japan's Universal moves to list Philippine casino, amid Duterte's sector crackdown
Nasdaq - 2018-09-11
MANILA, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Japan'sUniversal Entertainment Corp is taking its Philippines casino operator public through a backdoor listing in Manila, amid an uncertain political environment for the business in the Southeast Asian nation. Asiabest Group ...

Duterte: Evidence of ouster plot by Sison, Magdalo, critics to be made public
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-11
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 11) -- President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said the government has evidence of critics' plot to remove him from office and that this will be made public ...

Climate Change Drives Bigger, Wetter Storms -- Storms Like Florence
NPR - 2018-09-11
Hurricane Florence is moving relentlessly toward the Southeastern U.S. It's a large, powerful cyclone that will likely bring storm surge and high winds to coastal communities. But climate scientists say one of the biggest threats posed by Florence is rain.

Trade War Calm Boosts Nikkei 225, EUR/USD to Look Past ZEW Data
MENAFN - 2018-09-11
ZEW Survey Absence of trade wars offered Nikkei 225 , stocks more breathing room after S & P 500 rally Emerging Markets, Philippines still under pressure. Euro prices to look past ZEW survey USD ...

Government agencies prepare for incoming typhoon
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-11
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 11) -- As a powerful typhoon moves towards Philippine territory, government forces prepare for the worst. The National Disaster Risk Reduction Management ...

Trade War Calm Boosts Nikkei 225, EUR/USD to Look Past ZEW Data
Nasdaq - 2018-09-11
Absence of trade wars offered Nikkei 225, stocks more breathing room after S&P 500 rally Emerging Markets, Philippines still under pressure. Euro prices to look past ZEW survey USD/JPY continues ...

PDEA Chief asserts dogs sniffed out drugs in Cavite warehouse
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-11
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 11) -- The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) is not backing down on its claims that four magnetic lifters found in a warehouse in Cavite last ...

Opposition senator: LP concentrated on 2019 elections, not 'ouster' plot
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-11
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 11) -- The Liberal Party is more concentrated on the upcoming mid-term elections, and not an alleged ouster plot against the President, Senator Bam Aquino ...

CCP advocates mental health awareness in 3-day arts festival
Philippine Information Agency - 2018-09-11
Also in the same venue, an exhibit/installation inspired by the Julia Buencamino Bench Project will be mounted by artist Alwin Reamillo with contributions from visual artists from the Philippine High School for the Arts Amorsolo-Abelardo Batch. Each day of ...

CCP advocates mental health awareness in 3-day arts festival
Philippine Information Agency - 2018-09-11
MANILA, September 11 -- Cultural Center of the Philippines in cooperation with the Julia Buencamino Project presents WILL YOU STILL LOVE ME? for its second edition of the Festival of Arts & Ideas slated on September 14-16, 2018 at various CCP venues.

Supreme Court denies Trillanes plea for temporary restraining order on Duterte order
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-11
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 11) -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday denied the petition of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV to issue a temporary restraining order on the proclamation of ...

House panel junks impeachment rap vs. De Castro, 6 justices
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-11
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 11) -- The House Committee on Justice on Tuesday effectively dismissed the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Teresita Leonardo de Castro and six ...

DILG wants Sotto to turn over Trillanes to authorities in case of arrest
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-11
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 11) -- Interior and Local Government Officer-in-Charge Eduardo Año on Tuesday said instead of an arrest, he prefers that Senate President Tito Sotto turn ...

Rains expected as LPA intensifies into Tropical Depression 'Neneng,' entry of typhoon seen
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-11
Rains are expected in northern Luzon as a low pressure area in the country developed into a tropical depression, named "Neneng, " the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services ...

Typhoon Neneng report not from PAGASA
philstar.com - 2018-09-11
CEBU, Philippines -- Reports have been circulating online that ... Quiblat said Mangkhut was spotted on Monday at 2,440 kilometers east of southern Luzon. It is expected to enter PAR by Wednesday night or Thursday morning and will be given local name ...

Forget the stock. Tesla's bonds are imploding
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-11
(CNN Money) -- Red lights are flashing on Wall Street about Tesla's ability to pay back a pile of debt. Tesla's turbulent stock price -- and even more volatile CEO -- steal the headlines.

Gov't eyes Customs official to authorize rice import permits -- Roque
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-11
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 10) -- The government is eyeing the appointment of a go-to Customs official for faster authorization of rice import permits in an effort to ease inflation ...

Typhoon 'Mangkhut' to bring heavy rains to northern Luzon Friday
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-11
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 11) -- A rainy weekend awaits residents in northern Luzon as typhoon "Mangkhut" approaches the country, weather officials reported Tuesday. The Philippine ...

Senate approves combat sports bill on third and final reading
philstar.com - 2018-09-10
Under the bill, professional boxers and combatants will be enrolled in the Social Security System (SSS), National Health Insurance Program-Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth), and the Home Development Mutual Fund (PAG-IBIG). Pacquiao said ...

4 in Marikina City gang up, kill neighbor for 'cheating' in 'tong-its'
philstar.com - 2018-09-10
MANILA, Philippines -- A man, his two sons and a neighbor were arrested for allegedly killing another neighbor they accused of cheating them in a card game at a wake in Marikina City on Sunday. Senior Superintendent Roger Quesada, city police chief ...

Market closes flat in mixed trading
thestandard.com.ph - 2018-09-10
The company said last week it was boosting its stake in Ministop Philippines to 59.1 percent from 51 percent as Japanese trading firm Mitsubishi Corp. divests from the business. IRC Properties Inc., formerly Interport Resources Corp. and now led by ...

We visited the 'McDonald's of the Philippines,' which serves spaghetti and fried chicken alongside its burgers -- here's what it's like
Business Insider - 2018-09-10
Jollibee is an iconic Filipino fast-food chain that serves spaghetti, fried chicken, and more. While the chain dominates in the Philippines, it is also growing in the United States, where it has more than 30 locations. We visited a Jollibee's in Queens ...

To Advance North Korean Denuclearization: Try Some "Cuban Missile Crisis" Pressure on China
YAHOO! - 2018-09-10
"At a minimum, China must be told that America will view a North Korean nuclear attack as a Chinese-origin nuclear attack." To Advance North Korean Denuclearization: Try Some "Cuban Missile Crisis" Pressure on China On the morning October 16, 1963, Dr ...

California Inc.: Delta II heads off a final time into the wild blue yonder
Los Angeles Times - 2018-09-10
Welcome to California Inc., the weekly newsletter of the L.A. Times Business Section. I'm Business columnist David Lazarus, and here's a rundown of upcoming stories this week and the highlights of last week. Gadgets unveiled: Apple Inc. will unveil ...

It's official! Google hardware event confirmed for October 9
ZDNet - 2018-09-10
We now know when Google will announce the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. The search giant sent out invites to Made by Google event on Oct. 9 in New York, N.Y. Also: Here's our best look at the Google Pixel 3 XL yet The event will start at 8 am PT/11 am ET and ...

Needle-Exchange Program Connects Drug Users to Medical Care
Medscape - 2018-09-10
ORLANDO, Florida -- A syringe-exchange program established as part of the Infectious Disease Elimination Act (IDEA) has been successfully connecting injection-drug users with healthcare in Miami-Dade County. Some people in this vulnerable population ...

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