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Marcos wants PET outing with Robredo revisor probed
philstar.com - 2018-07-09
MANILA, Philippines -- The Supreme Court, sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal, was asked yesterday to investigate the swimming party of PET personnel involved in the manual recount of votes for the 2016 vice presidential race in the company of ...

350 goats recovered for lack of papers in Ilocos Sur
philstar.com - 2018-07-09
TUGUEGARAO, Cagayan, Philippines -- Authorities seized at least 350 goats after the people who transported them failed to present documents at a quarantine checkpoint in Barangay Bio, Tagudin, Ilocos Sur on Sunday. Petereo Araza, 42, driver of the ...

GDP seen to sustain strong 6.8% growth
philstar.com - 2018-07-09
MANILA, Philippines -- ANZ Research said the Philippines may sustain a robust economic growth this year that has led to rising inflation as well as widening trade shortfall. In its latest Asia economic outlook, ANZ expects a 6.8 percent growth for the ...

CTA orders Makati treasurer to refund P6.8M to Metro Pacific
BusinessWorld - 2018-07-09
Metro Pacific Investments Corp. is one of three key Philippine units of Hong Kong-based First Pacific Co. Ltd., the others being Philex Mining Corp. and PLDT, Inc. Hastings Holdings, Inc., a unit of PLDT Beneficial Trust Fund subsidiary MediaQuest Holdings ...

Researchers: Clot-busting drugs prevent thousands of strokes per year
Upi.com - 2018-07-09
July 9 (UPI) --A new report shows clot-busting drugs can prevent thousands of strokes per year, as researchers found thousands were prevented in England in one year alone using the medications. With irregular heartbeat -- called atrial fibrillation ...

ANZ sees marginal export recovery in May, not enough to bridge trade gap
BusinessWorld - 2018-07-09
"The current account will likely draw some support from steady remittances inflows and receipts from business outsourcing and tourism sectors. However, this is unlikely to offset the deterioration in the trade deficit." The BSP foresees the current ...

World Bank CEO adds to voices of worry over global debt pileup
BusinessWorld - 2018-07-09
"After a decade of low interest rates, the corporate and public debt in many places has ballooned to a staggering $164 trillion," Kristalina Georgieva, chief executive officer (CEO) of the World Bank, said in an interview in Singapore on Monday with Bl ...

10 Best Ways to Avoid Foodborne Illness
YAHOO! - 2018-07-09
According to the Centers for Disease Control, each year, approximately 48 million people suffer from foodborne illness caused by bacteria such as E.coli, Salmonella, and Listeria. To protect you and your family's health, follow these expert-backed tips for ...

Confusion in court over affairs of Marvel legend Stan Lee
BusinessWorld - 2018-07-09
REUTERS LOS ANGELES -- A Los Angeles judge on Friday dissolved a temporary restraining order on a business manager accused of elder abuse against Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee, saying she was unsure who was authorized to represent Lee. Two attorneys both ...

Police to intensify checkpoints, other security measures to prevent following murders of local politicians
CNN Philippines - 2018-07-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 9) -- National Police Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde on Monday ordered tighter security nationwide in the wake of recent brazen killings of local officials. "I am directing the command group and regional ...

COA: BI errs in implementing Duterte order, loses ?869 million
CNN Philippines - 2018-07-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 9) -- The Bureau of Immigration (BI) lost ?869 million in express lane fees after erring in the implementation of an order from President Rodrigo Duterte, the Commission on Audit (COA) revealed. In an annual audit ...

Debate over West PH Sea continues two years after Hague ruling
CNN Philippines - 2018-07-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 9) -- It's been two years since the country's historic victory at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague on the case against China's claims in the West Philippine Sea. In an unprecedented move in 2013, a team ...

Malacañang: Duterte wants election for federal transition gov't leader
CNN Philippines - 2018-07-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 9) -- The Palace on Monday revealed President Rodrigo Duterte wants the leader of the federal transition government be an elected official. "I instructed Consultative Committee to elect a transitional President.

Video of child alone inside locked SUV draws ire of netizens
CNN Philippines - 2018-07-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 9) -- Social media lit up with comments after a video of a young child left alone inside an SUV was posted online. The video, posted by Jasper Pascual on Facebook on Sunday, drew the ire of netizens. In his post ...

Time capsule app Timehop suffered a July 4th data breach affecting 21 million users
The Verge - 2018-07-09
Timehop, an app that resurfaces social media posts of the past, suffered a data breach on July 4th, the company revealed on Sunday. The data of 21 million users was stolen, including names, email addresses, and some phone numbers. The hacker entered ...

One Health Week kick-starts Oplan Kalusugan sa DepEd
Philippine Information Agency - 2018-07-09
Mobilizing the community Under the One Health Week, the regional and division offices ... 2018 at Pembo Elementary School in Makati City. (DepEd) The Philippine Information Agency is the official public information arm of the Government of the Republic ...

One Health Week kick-starts Oplan Kalusugan sa DepEd
Philippine Information Agency - 2018-07-09
Spearheaded by the Office of the Undersecretary for Administration, through the School Health Division of the Bureau of Learner Support Services, the OKsa DepEd Program was initially unveiled in December 2017 to ensure that all learners are provided with ...

Filipino rock climber volunteers on Thai cave rescue
CNN Philippines - 2018-07-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 9) - Filipino rock climber Cedjie Aquino was one of the volunteers who had been working closely with the rescue operations team in the attempt to save the soccer team trapped in the Tham Luang Nang Non cave complex in ...

AMLA guidelines for lawyers, accountants, and certain service providers
BusinessWorld - 2018-07-09
It cannot be denied that this incident had a negative impact on the Philippine banking system, as well as on the credibility of the implementation of anti-money laundering laws. These are instances which pushed the Philippines to review and amend the ...

Indonesia consul calls for shorter, more direct trade routes
BusinessWorld - 2018-07-09
The Indonesian consul said the main goal now is to urge the business sectors of both sides to identify consolidators for their products that could be loaded to the RoRo service. "We must have a sustainable cooperation," said Mr. Napitupulu, adding that ...

IPOPHL seeks exemption from application deadlines
BusinessWorld - 2018-07-09
THE patent office is seeking an exemption from document-processing deadlines prescribed by the Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) Law, noting the complexity of the patent evaluation process. Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) Deputy ...

Deriving value from E-Learning platforms
BusinessWorld - 2018-07-09
What organizations often disregard is the value of knowledge and training -- the value of creating an avenue ... Estremadura is an Associate of the Intellectual Property Department (IPD) of the Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices (ACCRALAW).

Researchers film glacier calving massive iceberg in Greenland
Upi.com - 2018-07-09
July 9 (UPI) --Greenland's Helheim Glacier has lost a massive chunk of ice to the ocean. A new video -- captured by a team of New York University researchers and shared online this week -- shows the dramatic calving event. The four-mile-long iceberg can be ...

BusinessWorld Discussions | Episode 04 | Richard Bergonia
BusinessWorld - 2018-07-09
As a security staffer of a cruise vessel, he has encountered poseurs masquerading as guests, would-be stowaways trying to board, and people without papers hoping to clear immigration. But all that is behind him. After all, Richard is now a Grab partner ...

Palace insists: Duterte exiting with new Charter
BusinessMirror - 2018-07-09
PRESIDENT Duterte will step down as early as 2019 once a new Constitution is ratified in a plebiscite and a transition leader is elected, Presidential Spokesman Harry L. Roque Jr. said on Monday, in an apparent bid to ease anxiety over the silence of the ...

USAID terminates disbarment case vs NGO
CNN Philippines - 2018-07-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 9) -- A disbarment case against a non-government organization helping survivors of human trafficking has been closed by the United Sates Agency for International Development (USAID). In a statement released Monday, the ...

DSWD launches e-Services in 4 pilot regions
BusinessWorld - 2018-07-09
"The Department is always looking for ways to improve its system to provide what we call ease of doing business for our clientele groups. Through the e-Services, we will be able to cut down processing time and resources since the clients need not go to ...

Not in the doldrums
BusinessWorld - 2018-07-09
Notwithstanding the foreign remittances of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and foreign exchange-paid business process outsourcing (BPOs), the increase in global oil prices caused rapid inflation, oil being a major input in most economies. Academics would ...

Ending jobs vs ending contractualization
BusinessMirror - 2018-07-09
More than a year before President Duterte issued Executive Order 52 prohibiting illegal contracting and subcontracting on May 1, Labor Day, this paper had featured a study released by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) in December ...

Can DOT chief clean up her agency?
BusinessMirror - 2018-07-09
Newly installed Tourism Secretary Bernadette Fatima Romulo Puyat needs all the help she can get from the Duterte administration--and the people under her--in the gargantuan task of eliminating the contagion of graft and corruption in her own turf.

Focus on fundamentals could help ASEAN currencies
Nikkei Asian Review - 2018-07-09
SINGAPORE (Nikkei Markets) -- Southeast Asian currencies have had ... Lippo Karawaci and Alam Sutera Realty. As for the Philippines, Credit Suisse said there were doubts about the central bank's willingness to support the peso, which is currently trading ...

Anne and Jacque create a dream workspace
BusinessMirror - 2018-07-09
In Photo: Modern dining storage with a rich history, the Paloma II small sideboard tells a story of timber reclamation from around the world with its distinctive, handcrafted design layering precision-cut strips of peroba wood repurposed from homes in Brazil.

Typhoon Gardo slightly weakens
philstar.com - 2018-07-09
MANILA, Philippines -- Typhoon Gardo (international name: Maria) has slightly weakened while moving west-northwest, hours after it entered the Philippine area of responsibility, state weather bureau PAGASA said Monday. In a press briefing, PAGASA weather ...

Philippines competition watchdog takes on Duterte's acquisitive friend
Nikkei Asian Review - 2018-07-09
The commission said Chelsea's control of both 2GO and Trans-Asia "would lead to a substantial lessening of competition" in certain shipping routes in central Philippines ... has challenged deals made by powerful business groups ever since its establishment ...

FULL TEXT: Filipino Catholic bishops release pastoral letter responding to gov't issues
CNN Philippines - 2018-07-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 9) - The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) issued a pastoral letter on Monday, talking about a number of issues plaguing the country. CBCP President Archbishop Romulo Valles said the letter entitled ...

Bongbong Marcos to SC: Investigate outing of PET, Robredo revisors
CNN Philippines - 2018-07-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 9) -- The camp of former Senator Bongbong Marcos has requested the Supreme Court, sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), to conduct a probe on an alleged outing of its head revisors, joined by the ...

Financial inclusion, digitalization to create more jobs in banking sector: BAP
BusinessWorld - 2018-07-09
The Bankers Association of the Philippines (BAP) expects the banking sector to provide more jobs amid financial inclusion push and digital transformation. In a statement Monday, the BAP said the public can expect more job openings in the banking sector as ...

ConCom member: Congress to determine whether Duterte term extension is allowed
CNN Philippines - 2018-07-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 9) -- The Consultative Committee (ConCom) sets up the draft for a new Constitution -- but Congress will still decide whether President Rodrigo Duterte can seek re-election. Political analyst and ConCom member Ed Tayao ...

Cordillera rebels reject 'localized' peace talks
philstar.com - 2018-07-09
BAGUIO CITY, Philippines -- Communist rebels in the Cordillera said they will not participate in "localized" peace talks, saying the causes of the nearly five decades of rebellion in the country can only be solved on a national scale. Simon Naogsan ...

Duterte invites Filipino Catholic bishops' leader for a meeting
CNN Philippines - 2018-07-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 9) -- President Rodrigo Duterte is set to hold a one-on-one, closed-door meeting with the head of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) at the Malacañang Palace on Monday. Presidential Spokesperson ...

Solons to resolve conflicting BBL provisions ahead of SONA
CNN Philippines - 2018-07-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 9) - The bicameral conference committee hoped to come up with a straightened-out version of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) by the end of its weeklong meeting that kicked off Monday, the House majority leader said.

Recovering exports unlikely to plug widening trade gap: ANZ
BusinessWorld - 2018-07-09
Operating under the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, ANZ Research provides economic insights on the Australia, New Zealand, Emerging Asia, Greater China, and G3 economies. In its weekly report, the research group said merchandise exports may have ...

Typhoon Gardo maintains strength, to bring rains over Luzon, Visayas
CNN Philippines - 2018-07-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 9) -- The state weather bureau reported that Typhoon Gardo has maintained its strength and will continue to enhance the southwest monsoon, bringing rains to the Western section of the country. In an 11 a.m. weather ...

Current, former lawmakers led by Sen. Poe make up survey's 2019 senatorial line-up
CNN Philippines - 2018-07-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 9) -- Incumbent and former lawmakers led by Senator Grace Poe still topped the list of possible contenders in the 2019 midterm Senatorial elections, with presidential daughter Sara Duterte-Carpio rising higher within ...

Trade war gets real
thestandard.com.ph - 2018-07-09
He has said time and again that he is guided solely by his own studied view of what the "US national interest" entails ... can envelop the entire global trading system. As Cornell University professor Eswar Prasad advised in an article contributed ...

The trouble with demands for proof
thestandard.com.ph - 2018-07-09
See, what a tricky business "proving" is? Now as for God, the classic proofs of Thomas Aquinas known as the "quinquae viae" (S.T. I, Q. 1, A. 3) are there --but, and here is the important point--they are good only if one seeks an explanation of ...

Garin faces NBI inquiry into P8-b health stations
thestandard.com.ph - 2018-07-09
The DoH chief described the anomaly as "wide and deep," adding that middle- to high-level officials were involved ... for the project th at involved the construction of 5,700 school-based barangay health units by the DoH with the Department of ...

Bosch Philippines aims for further growth
thestandard.com.ph - 2018-07-09
This year, it is expected to increase as Bosch progresses on its business expansion plans. Continued strong growth of e-commerce business in 2017 The Philippines contributed the highest e-commerce sales to Bosch in Southeast Asia in 2017. Recording a ...

Asian markets rise again after strong US jobs data
BusinessWorld - 2018-07-09
(Files) Pedestrians walk in front of an electronics stock indicator at the window of a security company in Tokyo, displaying the closing rate of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, on June 4, 2018. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index closed up 1.37 percent or 304.59 ...

LIST: Class suspensions for July 9
philstar.com - 2018-07-09
Below is a list of cities, towns and provinces that announced class cancellations: The typhoon entered the Philippine area of responsibility on Monday morning and may enhance the southwest monsson or habagat, state weather bureau PAGASA said. No tropical ...

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