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AIA holds 4-day auction for trucks, machines at Subic - 2018-09-10
Buyers may find the best quality transport trucks, construction equipment, heavy machineries and industrial items for all their construction and business needs here. AIA is the premier and pioneer ...

WHO addresses global suicide prevention, after noting 800,000 in 2016 - 2018-09-10
Sept. 10 (UPI) --With nearly 800,000 people dying by suicide every year, the World Health Organization on Monday provided tools and strategies to address the trend. In advance of World Suicide Prevention Day Monday, the United Nations agency released a 99 ...

Rain, diseases, go away - 2018-09-10
In an advisory released by the World Health Organization, common diseases that fall underwater-related illnesses are cholera, diarrhea, hepatitis A, amoebiasis, and typhoid fever. If neglected ...

Market closes flat in mixed trading - 2018-09-10
Vulcan Industrial & Mining Corp. surged 16.6 percent to P2.18, while Melco Resorts and Entertainment (Philippines) Corp., which operates the City of Dreams Manila casino, rose 11.1 percent to P6.90.

Megawide, partner set to bid for Pasig River Expressway - 2018-09-10
Megawide Construction Corp. said Monday it teamed up with Philippine Skylanders International Inc. to bid for the construction, operation, and maintenance of the Pasig River Expressway project.

3 new iPhone models out soon - 2018-09-10
"I think that in the long run the watch will be a much larger business than people give it credit for; where Apple can iterate and grow," Baker said. "Clearly products on your body have ...

DepEd and URC Flour help aspiring pastry chefs to reach their goals - 2018-09-10
More students are becoming interested in the art of creating breads and pastries and we are happy to support them in their journey," said Ellison Dean Lee, URC Flour VP and business unit general ...

NKTI to buy 2 more machines to treat deadly leptospirosis
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-10
THE National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI) said on Monday it is spending around P16 million to purchase two more units of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenator (Ecmo), a technology used in ...

Puregold creates unit for remittance business
BusinessWorld - 2018-09-10
PUREGOLD Price Club, Inc. is going into the remittance business through a new subsidiary, PurePadala, Inc. In a disclosure to the stock exchange on Monday, Puregold said its board of directors has approved the incorporation of PurePadala, Inc. "In ...

Metro Pacific Tollways unit raises stake in Indonesian firm to 78%
BusinessWorld - 2018-09-10
MPIC is one of three key Philippine units of First Pacific, the others being Philex Mining Corp. and PLDT, Inc. Hastings Holdings, Inc., a unit of PLDT Beneficial Trust Fund subsidiary MediaQuest Holdings, Inc., has a majority stake in BusinessWorld ...

RCBC offers first tranche of P20-B LTNCD program
BusinessWorld - 2018-09-10
RIZAL COMMERCIAL Banking Corp. (RCBC) has started its offer the first tranche of its P20-billion long-term negotiable certificates of deposit (LTNCD) program to raise funds. In a regulatory filing on Monday, the Yuchengco-led bank said it will raise an ...

Severe tropical storm to enter PAR - 2018-09-10
MANILA, Philippines -- Typhoon Mangkhut continues to gather strength and is expected to hit Northern Luzon this weekend, the state weather bureau warned yesterday. Ariel Rojas, weather forecaster at the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical ...

Airfares to rise with return of fuel surcharges
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-10
Local airlines, including the Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific Air, requested for the reimposition of the additional charges amid the increasing cost of aviation fuel in the global market.

Piñol: Rice prices to stabilize soon, won't go below ?40/kilo
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-10
She said the Philippine Rice Research Institute should also share its technology with farmers instead of offering it to big companies. [Translation: No child wants to plant now. Now, if we ...

Solon says rising inflation leads to 5 million 'new poor Filipinos'
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 10) -- The skyrocketing prices of commodities have pushed a huge number of Filipinos towards the poverty line, a lawmaker said. Marikina Representative Miro ...

Mark Zuckerberg was so keen to beat a high school girl at Scrabble that he wrote a computer program to show him word combinations
Business Insider - 2018-09-10
Mark Zuckerberg's ambition has been well-documented, but a simple game of Scrabble has revealed to what lengths the tech billionaire will go to win. The New Yorker's Evan Osnos has written a lengthy profile on the Facebook chief executive on Monday which ...

Officials to decide on Bulacan airport project by December
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-10
They said at the hearing unsolicited proponent San Miguel Corporation (SMC) will have to undergo a Swiss challenge with another potential proponent, which can match their pitch. The Swiss ...

Typhoon Mangkhut to enter PAR Wednesday - 2018-09-10
MANILA, Philippines -- Typhoon Mangkhut (international name) may enter the Philippine area of responsibility by Wednesday, state weather bureau PAGASA said Monday. The tropical storm, which is forecasted to develop into a super typhoon, will be called ...

NBI files murder raps vs cops over killing of QC fiscal - 2018-09-10
MANILA, Philippines -- Three policemen are facing murder raps over the death of Quezon City Prosecutor Rogelio Velasco, the National Bureau of Investigation said on Monday. In a statement, the NBI said that it has recommended the filing of murder charges ...

Rights group accuses China of 'systematic campaign of human rights violations' against Muslims
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-10
(CNN) -- The Chinese government is conducting a mass, systematic campaign of human rights violations against Muslims in the far western region of Xinjiang, a new Human Rights Watch (HRW) report ...

Defense Chief: Military's destabilization plot vs Duterte only 'rumors'
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 10) -- Defense Chief Delfin Lorenzana on Monday denied there is military unrest amid Senator Antonio Trillanes IV's amnesty battle. He dismissed rumors of ...

No arrest warrant, hold order vs Trillanes; Makati court defers to Supreme Court
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 10) -- A Makati court will not issue an arrest warrant nor a hold departure order against Senator Antonio Trillanes as it deferred to a pending Supreme ...

Panelo: Criminal raps vs. ex-defense chief up to SolGen
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 10) -- Filing criminal raps against the former defense chief is up to Solicitor General Jose Calida, Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo said Monday.

Perk up: Drinking coffee is safe, despite confusing studies - 2018-09-10
Sept. 10 (UPI) --Americans drink an average of three cups of coffee a day -- in the morning as a wake-up jolt, during the afternoon for a workday treat and at night for energy to pursue activities before going to bed. Studies have shown the ingredients ...

Murder charges filed vs. suspects in Basilan bombing
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 10) -- The Philippine National Police (PNP) said murder cases were filed against suspects in the car bomb blast in Lamitan, Basilan that killed 10 people ...

Hong Kong shares slide as Trump ups trade spat ante
Nikkei Asian Review - 2018-09-10
HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Hong Kong shares headed ... will make a tender offer to take Melco Resorts and Entertainment (Philippines) private. The company will buy up to 1.54 billion shares ...

How Jack Ma went from English teacher to tech billionaire
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-10
He failed his entrance exam twice before studying at the Hangzhou Teachers College. He graduated in ... a charity dedicated to improving education, the environment and public health.

Piñol to order Agri Department to give away bird's eye chili seeds amid shocking price hike
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 10) -- The Department of Agriculture is set to give away seeds of bird's eye chili or siling labuyo amid soaring prices. "I will issue an order sa ating ...

Jack Ma will step down from top job at Alibaba next year
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-10
(CNN Money) -- Billionaire tech tycoon Jack Ma will step down as Alibaba's executive chairman next year, the company announced Monday. "No company can rely solely on its founders," Ma said in a ...

AFP defers Trillanes court martial pending Supreme Court decision
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 10) -- The Armed Forces is holding in abeyance military trial proceedings against now Senator Antonio Trillanes IV pending a Supreme Court (SC) ruling on ...

AFP Chief warns personnel to stay out of politics
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 10) -- The head of the military warned his officers to remain impartial in the case of Senator and former naval officer Antonio Trillanes IV, amid reports ...

Angkas to resume operations this week - 2018-09-09
MANILA, Philippines -- Motorcycle ride-hailing service Angkas is back on the road this week following the decision of a Mandaluyong City court temporarily allowing its operations. David Medrana, Angkas operations director, said yesterday they are in the ...

Government to pursue P3.8 billion car plates deal - 2018-09-09
MANILA, Philippines -- The government intends to pursue its agreement with a previous contractor for the delivery of P3.8 billion worth of license plates, an official said yesterday. Transportation Undersecretary for road Thomas Orbos said the contract of ...

Companies hiring more in Q4 -- BSP - 2018-09-09
THE employment outlook in the next quarter turned more bullish as companies signified their intention to hire new employees, results of the Business Expectation Survey conducted by Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas show. The employment index for the next quarter ...

PR then and now: Doing good and telling it well
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-09
It still rings true even now, almost 50 years since I started in the business. You see, much of the development of Philippine PR was anchored on the evolution of technology, of the media used to ...

Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop must stop making bogus claims about its $66 'vaginal eggs' because of a legal settlement. Here's the real science.
Business Insider - 2018-09-09
A "vaginal egg" will not balance your hormones, regulate your menstrual cycle, or help with bladder control. For Gwyneth Paltrow's beauty and wellness company Goop, those scientific facts have come with a fine. On Tuesday, Goop settled a lawsuit brought by ...

SMC taps Standard Chartered, Sumitomo as financial advisors for airport project
BusinessWorld - 2018-09-09
BW FILE PHOTO SAN MIGUEL Corp. (SMC) is tapping Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. (SMBC) as co-financial advisors for its proposed New Manila International Airport in Bulacan. In a statement over the weekend, the diversified ...

Retail prices of rice in August spike to new all-time highs
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-09
In Photo: A man waits for a customer inside the Dagonoy Public Market in San Andres, Manila. Data from the Philippine Statistics Authority showed average retail prices for all varieties of rice ...

What is the real inflation situation?
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-09
We are in the business of not joining the emotional feeding frenzy on any topic--especially when it comes to business or the economy--without trying to fully understand the situation.

GLASSHOUSES: Truth Liberates
MindaNews - 2018-09-09
An advocate for sustainable development and care for the environment, she has served in government, the health care industry and now in education, her first vocation.

BSP to formally launch scheme to enhance credit in Dinagat Island
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-09
Based on the preliminary results of the Banking Sector Outlook Survey, the top 3 strategic priorities of the rural banks over the next two years are to grow the business, protect the bank and to ...

Outlook for rural banks positive
BusinessWorld - 2018-09-09
Citing preliminary results of the maiden Banking Sector Outlook Survey, the central bank said the industry "remains on solid footing" and continues to grow, with rural bank assets now at P216.7 billion as of end-March, or 8.3% higher from the same ...

PR then and now: Doing good and telling it well
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-09
It still rings true even now, almost 50 years since I started in the business. You see, much of the development of Philippine PR was anchored on the evolution of technology, of the media used to ...

Topless protest alleges malpractice over breast-cancer surgery: 'Paternalism at its finest'
YAHOO! - 2018-09-09
It was a topless protest like no other: A determined woman marching through Cleveland, Ohio, not only without a shirt, but without breasts. Kim Bowles, a Pittsburgh scientist and mother of two, had undergone a double mastectomy following stage-3 cancer ...

Pangan: Mayor Garbo's sustained health programs
Sun Star - 2018-09-09
In his syllabus of health programs given to partner hospitals, clinics and healthcare institutions clinic schedules for ophtalmology, surgery, pedia urology, internal medicine, oncology, ob-gyne and treatment schedules are laid out for the public to use ...

Bill filed mandating common weighing scale sites in markets
BusinessWorld - 2018-09-09
He said this kind of fraudulent business practice has also aggravated the adverse effects of inflation. "Timbangan ng Bayan Centers will provide readily accessible standards and instruments for weights and measures that can benefit the public in two ways ...

This beautiful map shows everything that powers an Amazon Echo, from data mines to lakes of lithium
The Verge - 2018-09-09
Anatomy of an AI system: a map of the many processes -- extracting material resources, data, and human labor -- that make an Amazon Echo work. Credit: Kate Crawford and Vladan Joler That the modern world is a complex place will not have escaped your notice.

Nintendo's Explanation For Limiting Switch Cloud Saves Is Baffling
Forbes - 2018-09-09
Nintendo has never exactly been at the forefront of the online aspect of video games, only just now launching a paid online subscription service in 2018, and its general lack of solid online functionality has been an unfortunate staple of the brand for ...

A lesson that Duterte must heed
BusinessWorld - 2018-09-09
He won the elections by a landslide, and till now, his political party is hard to beat. He put in place universal health care, poured resources in rural areas, and built massive infrastructure such as mass transit and a modern, world-class airport.

Poor healthcare linked to 5 million deaths yearly - 2018-09-09
SUNDAY, Sept. 9, 2018 -- Poor-quality healthcare results in about 5 million deaths a year in low- and middle-income countries, new research suggests. And another 3.6 million deaths a year are caused by lack of access to care, the study found. "Quality care ...

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