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Business Process Management & Balanced Scorecard helps achieves business goals
Inquirer - 2018-03-05
Practicing BPM allows organizations to evaluate and control their processes to align with business goals. It involves standardizing processes, reducing errors, and mitigating risks. Balanced Scorecard (BSC) Model, on the other hand, is a strategic and ...

Philippine Food
SBS - 2018-03-05
Health experts are calling on supermarkets to take more responsibility ... Image: Pasalubongs Filipino Soul Food combo (SBS Filipino/... This week's Philippine Fiesta in Victoria was attended by a number of high-profile politicians, but it was opposition ...

Warm weather forecast all over on Monday
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-03-05
The ridge of a high-pressure area will continue to prevail over Northern Luzon while the easterlies will affect the rest of the country, the state weather bureau said on Monday. In its 4 a.m. weather advisory, the the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical ...

CTA affirms P1.6-B tax refund for Lucio Co, family
Inquirer - 2018-03-04
The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has affirmed a division ruling ordering the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to refund a total of P1.647 billion to retail tycoon Lucio Co and his family for the erroneous payment of capital gains taxes in 2012. In an en banc ...

Arabic call center rising
Inquirer - 2018-03-04
This and other greetings in Arabic would soon be taught to some 1,200 women here in time for the projected operation later this year of a call center, envisioned to cater to Arab-speaking individuals. Maguindanao Gov. Esmael Mangudadatu and Land Bank of ...

SMC sess more projects with MWSS
Inquirer - 2018-03-04
Businessman Ramon S. Ang, San Miguel Corp. (SMC) president and chief operating officer, expressed optimism his company would work on more projects in partnership with the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS). A consortium led by San Miguel ...

Ayala Corp promises to bring down healthcare costs
Inquirer - 2018-03-04
Healthcare is an industry that is ripe for disruption and reinvention and with potential for "inclusive innovation" as the world grapples with an aging population, a growing number of chronic diseases, and greater demand for patient-centered care ...

Pinoy picker restores value in abandoned gold
Inquirer - 2018-03-04
When he was 14, Deo Feliciano Menor saved his allowance from a cultural exchange program in Japan and, days before his return to Manila, handed over all his money to a store owner in Tokyo for one of the most precious things he will own in his lifetime: a ...

NPC warns DOH on releasing personal info of kids vaccinated with Dengvaxia
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-03-04
The National Privacy Commission (NPC) advises the Department of Health (DOH) to be careful in sharing its master list of children vaccinated with the controversial Dengvaxia drug, making sure doing so would lawful or have the consent of those involved.

Pope declares new feast day devoted to the Virgin Mary
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-03-04
VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis has made the devotion to the Virgin Mary a new fixed celebration in the Roman Catholic calendar. The Vatican published a decree Saturday in which Francis declared that the Mary "Mother of the Church" feast would be ...

DFA tells applicants to shun passport slot fixers
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-03-04
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is warning the public against patronizing fixers, following the arrest of more than 20 people who allegedly sold passport appointment slots to applicants. In a statement Sunday, the DFA said a police report ...

One glaring piece of evidence refutes the claim that playing violent video games causes gun violence
Business Insider - 2018-03-04
On February 14, yet another school shooting happened in the United States. At Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, a 19-year-old gunman killed 17 students and staff members with a legally purchased AR-15 rifle. Survivors of that tragedy have become ...

Pangilinan to NFA: Where is the rice? Why is buffer stock low?
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-03-04
Senator Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan on Sunday lamented how the National Food Authority (NFA) had failed to answer questions on the availability of affordable government-subsidized rice and why there was a shortage in NFA rice buffer stock. "Hindi ...

Uber CEO Calls MIT Study About Driver Pay 'Incompetent'
Fortune - 2018-03-04
Uber and its CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, pushed back swiftly against a new MIT study claiming that the median income for Uber and Lyft drivers is just $3.37 per hour, and that 30% are actually losing money while they work. On Twitter, Khosrowshahi wrote that ...

Road rage leads to van ramming motorcycle in Pangasinan
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-03-04
DAGUPAN CITY -- A motorcycle driven by a businessman was rammed by a passenger van in what has been described as a road rage incident Saturday along the Manila North Road (MNR) in Pozorrubio town in Pangasinan province. Nino Lorenzo Belardo, of Pasig City ...

PDEA Calabarzon chief, 61 men relieved over extortion reports
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-03-04
The regional director of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Calabarzon along with 61 agents and personnel have been relieved from their posts due to reports of extortion activities in Batangas and Cavite. In a statement on Sunday, PDEA Director ...

Brands realize they've been advertising on Alex Jones' YouTube channel, instantly peace out
Mashable - 2018-03-04
The hits keep on coming for Alex Jones. Associating with Jones and his Infowars website is a bad look unless you're a Donald Trump-stanning conspiracy theorist. So when a bunch of brands discovered their ads were running on YouTube accounts associated with ...

DOH has been asked to share Dengvaxia master list with other agencies, but privacy commish airs warning
InterAksyon - 2018-03-04
Detail from DOH FAQ lline on the School Dengue Vaccination Program MANILA - The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has cautioned the Department of Health (DOH) about sharing the Dengvaxia master list, noting that the disclosure of such information should ...

Moving from Creative Industries to Creative Philippines
BusinessMirror - 2018-03-04
Providing grassroots creative education and training is a must. PESOS--build business and government confidence behind investing in Philippine creative industries and creative enablers, for instance creative hubs, etc. Demonstrate how creative industries ...

Quezon SP okays mental-health program for all constituents
BusinessMirror - 2018-03-04
LUCENA CITY--The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) of Quezon seeks to institutionalize and promote a mental-health program for the province to help persons with mental illness and remove the stigma to those afflicted with it. Provincial Second District Board ...

Poll puts Feb. inflation beyond target
BusinessWorld - 2018-03-04
Ricafort, economist at the Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. Republic Act No. 10963, or the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act that took effect Jan. 1, imposed additional taxes on fuel, cars, coal, sugar-sweetened drinks and a host of other ...

Putin has touted an 'invincible' nuclear weapon that really exists -- here's how it works and why it deeply worries experts
Business Insider - 2018-03-04
During Vladimir Putin's annual speech on Thursday, the Russian president played videos that unveiled brand-new nuclear weapons with startling capabilities. Putin announced an "unstoppable" nuclear-powered "global cruise missile" that has "practically ...

Landbank starts offer to acquire PDS shares
BusinessWorld - 2018-03-04
Mr. Buenaventura said the Landbank has already submitted its request for an exemption from this ownership limit and has made its case before the corporate regulator. "We presented to them (SEC) our proposal. They said they have to decide to whom to give ...

Blockchain poised to change way of doing business
BusinessWorld - 2018-03-04
Blockchain is poised to change the landscape of finance, governance and banking, the same way the Internet has disrupted telecommunications, media and publishing sectors, Mr. Cuneta said. Noting that an undeveloped payments infrastructure and sheer size of ...

Acudeen on track to hit $30M worth of invoices this year
BusinessWorld - 2018-03-04
In a statement issued over the weekend, the company said it has signed a $6-million deal with Yuchengco-led Rizal Microbank, a subsidiary of listed firm Rizal Commerical Banking Corp., which will further strengthen its vision toward financial inclusion for ...

DENR issues 200 notices of violation in Boracay
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-03-04
The crackdown on pollution in Boracay, a world-famous resort island, which President Duterte said development had turned into a "cesspool," showed no sign of slowing down, with more than 200 cases of environmental violations already filed by the ...

SC justices, officials attend flag-raising ceremony wearing red
CNN Philippines - 2018-03-04
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 5) -- Ten justices on Monday attended the Supreme Court's first flag-raising ceremony after Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno went on leave, with some of them wearing red. Associate Justices Teresita de Castro ...

Sereno camp to exclude psychological test as evidence in Senate trial
CNN Philippines - 2018-03-04
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 5) -- Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno's camp plans to file a move to exclude her psychiatric test evaluation as evidence, when the impeachment trial begins at the Senate. Sereno's spokesperson Jojo Lacanilao told ...

Man Reportedly Dies by Suicide in Front of White House
YAHOO! - 2018-03-04
On Saturday, the U.S. Secret Service reported that a man, who has yet to be publicly identified, died in front of the White House fence on Pennsylvania Avenue from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. No one else was injured -- but the White House is currently ...

A Second Baby Has Been Born Via Uterus Transplant in the U.S.
YAHOO! - 2018-03-04
A second woman in the U.S. born without a uterus has given birth to a baby, thanks to a uterus transplant. The birth took place at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, a part of Baylor Scott & White, which performed the first birth via uterus ...

Nurturing mothers in the workplace
BusinessWorld - 2018-03-04
The challenge to achieve a work-life balance has been the primary reason why some working mothers leave the corporate world. At SGV, the Philippine member firm of Ernst & Young (EY), where I work, I appreciate the diverse and inclusive environment where ...

Trump puts aside the feud with media for a night at Gridiron
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-03-04
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump engaged in a good-natured duel of one-liners with political rivals and the press at the annual Gridiron Dinner this weekend, largely putting aside his ongoing criticism of the media for a night. Trump dished out sharp ...

Dengvaxia case: Comelec summons Aquino, others
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-03-04
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has summoned ex-President Benigno Aquino III and two former Cabinet members over a case of election law violation linked to the Dengvaxia controversy. The Comelec law department issued a subpoena for Aquino, ex-Budget ...

Send food with love
thestandard.com.ph - 2018-03-04
A bottle of wine Wine Depot, a one-stop shop for wines, spirits, and coffee with a globally expansive selection, has been in the business for almost 15 years. It has recently started adapting to new technologies as they deliver the finest Cabernet ...

Barriers to entry for the third telecom
BusinessWorld - 2018-03-04
but more glaringly in banking, retailing, construction, and other industries with broad social impact. Perhaps the Antitrust laws and the Competition Act should be amended and improved. And for the telecoms third player -- "Bring in China" -- what is ...

Private sector involvement highlighted in Siklab Atleta
BusinessWorld - 2018-03-04
Siklab Atleta said so far 16 corporate sponsors have come on board and throw their support behind the foundation and what it intends to accomplish. Having made themselves available as corporate sponsors are SM investments Corp., Belle Corp., RFM Corp ...

BDO Foundation aids Ilagan, Roxas in renovating health offices
thestandard.com.ph - 2018-03-04
For BDO Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of BDO Unibank, health is wealth, which is why it continues to pursue one of its main programs: The improvement of health centers all over the country. The latest rural health units renovated by ...

Joy: Exclusive health clinics for QC women
thestandard.com.ph - 2018-03-04
QUEZON City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte on Sunday said she wants to put up community health clinics exclusive for women to ensure they get the best health care from the city government. She said there are certain instances preventing women to go to all-gender ...

Ride-hailing drivers in US earn less than minimum wage, says study
Inquirer - 2018-03-04
A recent study has discovered that drivers from ride-hailing services Uber and Lyft are barely making any profit plying the streets of the United States. According to the study conducted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center of Energy and ...

PT&T hires top executives for telecom venture
thestandard.com.ph - 2018-03-04
He was responsible for the overall IBM business operations in the country and led the company to significant growth in both domestic and global offshore services. Velasquez, a graduate of Electronics and Communications Engineering from the University of ...

EU to provide ?240M for PH drug rehabilitation program
CNN Philippines - 2018-03-04
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 3) -- Despite President Rodrigo Duterte's consistent criticisms against the European Union (EU), it is set to provide ?243.13 million in aid for the Philippines' drug rehabilitation program. "We are now about to ...

Umali: We want to make CJ Sereno's psych test public
CNN Philippines - 2018-03-04
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 4) -- The House Justice Committee wants to disclose the results of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno's psychiatric evaluation, as the panel is set to vote on the impeachment complaint this week. Committee chair ...

Senate panel to probe cases of 'nakaw load'
CNN Philippines - 2018-03-04
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 4) -- Have you ever experienced loading your mobile phone with prepaid credits, only to find out you inexplicably have zero balance a few hours later? It turns out, these cases of "nakaw (stolen) load" are so prevalent ...

Detainee released by Maute dies in anti-drug raid
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-03-04
ILIGAN CITY - Marawi City police authorities shot dead a fugitive, who was among the dozens of inmates set free by the Maute group last year, during an anti-drug operation on Saturday. Senior Supt. John Guyguyon, the Lanao del Sur police director, said ...

Man fatally shoots self in front of White House
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-03-04
WASHINGTON, United States -- A man fatally shot himself on the crowded pedestrian avenue directly in front of the White House on Saturday, officials said. "Adult male has been declared deceased," the Washington, DC Police Department said on Twitter.

Winds from the Pacific Ocean blowing over PH
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-03-04
The ridge of a high pressure area (HPA) is extending over northern Luzon, while the easterlies are affecting the rest of the country, the weather bureau said in its Sunday forecast. Metro Manila and the rest of the country will experience partly cloudy to ...

Marshall Islands creates its own virtual money to pay bills
Inquirer - 2018-03-04
MAJURO, Marshall Islands -- The tiny Marshall Islands is creating its own digital currency in order to raise some hard cash to pay bills and boost the economy. The Pacific island nation said it became the first country in the world to recognize a ...

Want millennials to stay put? Give them ergonomic chairs
Inquirer - 2018-03-03
With millennials now comprising over 65 percent of the workforce, offices are being designed to adapt to their changing attitudes. Working environments are being arranged to become more flexible and invite collaborations. Companies are investing in ...

Want millennials to stay put? Give them ergonomic chairs
Inquirer - 2018-03-03
With millennials now comprising over 65 percent of the workforce, offices are being designed to adapt to their changing attitudes. Working environments are being arranged to become more flexible and invite collaborations. Companies are investing in ...

Wanted in STEM careers: More girls
Inquirer - 2018-03-03
With more encouragement from their parents and the academe, more young women in the Asia-Pacific region will be empowered to study STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects--and to further help them pursue careers in such fields ...

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