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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 ...

MRT3 unloads 750 passengers after breakdown in Kamuning
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-03-03
Perhaps the Department of Transportation (DOTr) should have been more prudent when it heaped praise on the Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT 3) early this week, especially that around 750 passengers were again forced out of the train they were in after it broke ...

Amazon will stop selling Nest smart home devices, escalating its war with Google
Business Insider - 2018-03-03
Amazon decided not to sell any of the newer products from Google's smart home division Nest. Amazon currently sells a limited number of Nest products, but those will disappear from the site after it sells the inventory it has left.Nest decided to no longer ...

PNP: UN probers need clearance to get drug war info
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-03-03
The Philippine National Police maintained on Friday that requests for information pertaining to national security, particularly on the war on drugs, must go through proper channels and might need approval from "the higher-ups." PNP spokesperson Chief ...

Friends' breast cancer affects women's choices of care: study
Upi.com - 2018-03-03
SATURDAY, March 3, 2018 -- Women who've had a friend or relative die of breast cancer say they're likely to opt for aggressive prevention measures if they develop the cancer, according to new research. "The cancer of someone you care about is a lens ...

The team behind Wikipedia is trying to build the Bleacher Report of entertainment
Business Insider - 2018-03-03
The entertainment fan community site Fandom - born out of the Wikipedia braintrust - has quietly built a large and deep audience. The company's management team is trying to recreate Bleacher Report's playbook - by taking a vibrant website populated largely ...

Yes, DevOps is all about business growth, especially the digital variety
ZDNet - 2018-03-03
Everyone understands the need for DevOps and agile practices, but making it all work for the enterprise is another story. A survey of 1,300 executives just released by CA Technologies and Freeform Dynamics finds that while 75 percent recognize that these ...

Boy, 13, shot dead near Tondo slaughterhouse
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-03-03
A 13-year-old boy was shot dead near a slaughterhouse in Tondo, Manila on Friday night by a masked man, whom one of his playmates said was wearing "police pants." Before he died, Aldrine Pineda, a Grade 6 pupil from Gen. Vicente Lim Elementary School ...

Days After Magic Leap Raised $502 Million, An Employee Was Accused of Stealing $1 Million
Fortune - 2018-03-03
Just days after raising $502 million, Magic Leap reportedly filed a police report alleging an employee had stolen $1 million, according to a report by Business Insider. The call to the police came in October, right after the Series D funding round was ...

Tencent CEO Urges ID Link for Hong Kong and Chinese Citizens
Bloomberg L.P. - 2018-03-03
Tencent Holdings Ltd. Chairman Ma Huateng called on the Chinese government to introduce an ID system that would link multiple sets of travel documents with a mobile phone as part of a plan to boost regional trade between Hong Kong and Mainland China.

Senate probe: Local, DENR execs blamed for Boracay rot
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-03-03
BORACAY ISLAND--Senators were aghast on Friday to find out that business establishments on Boracay Island violated environmental laws in plain view of local and environment officials. The violators included hotels and other establishments that encroached ...

Poe wants legislative action vs luggage thefts at airports
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-03-03
Senator Grace Poe on Saturday announced that she is poised to open a legislative inquiry into cases of alleged luggage theft, or "bukas bagahe," in airports across the country. Poe, chairperson of the Senate committee on public services, filed Senate ...

DILG exec: More Boracay structures to be demolished to start rehab
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-03-03
An official from the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) warned on Sunday that many establishments in Boracay would be affected by the proposed rehabilitation program of the government. DILG Assistant Secretary for Plans and Programs ...

Zamboanga fishing ban boosts sardines population
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-03-03
The three-month fishing ban off Zamboanga Peninsula has greatly contributed to the increase in the population of sardines in the region, according to the Department of Agriculture. Earlier this week, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources lifted ...

How the Nintendo Switch finally turned me into a gamer
The Verge - 2018-03-03
I think the first time that I ever used a Nintendo game console was an NES plugged into a TV parked on the sidewalk outside an electronics shop in Ginza, Tokyo in the spring of 1991. In fact, I think this may have been the first time I had ever used a ...

Why it makes sense to hire PWDs
thestandard.com.ph - 2018-03-03
Joyce Pangco Pañares "We wanted to educate people that hiring PWDs is a good business move. We wanted to change the story from one of charity, which is limited and can suffer from donor-fatigue, to that of a good business practice, which can be ...

Female solons take control of the house
thestandard.com.ph - 2018-03-03
Josephine Sato; assistant auditor, Rep. Rosanna Vergara; PRO, Reps. Sol Aragones, Geraldine Roman and Cristina Roa-Puno; Business Manager, Rep. Florida Robes; neophyte representative, Rep. Yedda Marie Romualdez; muse, Rep. Estrellita Suansing; and board of ...

Stress-free living within reach at Empire East
Inquirer - 2018-03-03
If you live in one of the most stressful cities in the world, how will you cope? For many Filipinos, particularly those living in key cities, such a struggle can be all too real--from having to bear with the horrendous traffic, pollution, and natural ...

Where To Stream 2018 Oscar Nominated Films Online
ibtimes.com - 2018-03-03
The Oscars are finally here, and those who want to have a chance at catching some of the films up for big awards Sunday night still have time to do so before the big show. If you're looking to binge watch as many titles of possible ahead of the live ...

Stall owner killed in Divisoria mall shooting incident
CNN Philippines - 2018-03-03
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 3) -- A stall owner was killed in a shooting incident at a mall in Divisoria in Manila. The 999 Shopping Mall was temporarily closed to the public on Saturday afternoon as gunshots were heard from the building.

More structures to be dismantled during Boracay rehab, says DILG
CNN Philippines - 2018-03-03
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 4) - The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) said Saturday the government will dismantle more structures on Boracay if the proposed 60-day "tourist holiday" pushes through. Speaking at a forum, DILG ...

Suspected Maute sub-leader arrested in Tondo - NCRPO chief
CNN Philippines - 2018-03-03
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 4) -- A suspected sub-leader of the terror group Maute was arrested in Tondo, Manila, National Capital Region Police Office chief Oscar Albayalde said Sunday. Nasser Lomondot aka Muhammad Lomondot, who was arrested on ...

Ex-president Aquino to attend probe on alleged poll offense over Dengvaxia
CNN Philippines - 2018-03-03
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 4) -- Former President Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III is attending the investigation of his alleged election offense for implementing the dengue vaccine program. A source close to Aquino told CNN Philippines the former ...

DENR: 5 of 9 Boracay wetlands damaged; 4 to be reclaimed
CNN Philippines - 2018-03-03
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 3) -- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said Friday it will reclaim four wetlands occupied by business establishments and illegal settlers on Boracay. "We will try to reclaim, because they ...

Last living sibling of former president Marcos dies
CNN Philippines - 2018-03-03
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 3) -- Fortuna Marcos Barba, the youngest sibling of the late President Ferdinand Marcos, passed away Saturday. Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos announced this in a Facebook post. "Please include in your prayers our ...

Three Australians die from contaminated melon
YAHOO! - 2018-03-03
Sydney (AFP) - Three Australians have died after consuming melon contaminated with listeria amid an outbreak that has prompted health authorities to warn those at risk to throw out pre-cut melons. Listeria is a commonly found bacteria and for most people ...

Despite rights issues, US to share assets, intel with PH to combat IS
Global Nation - 2018-03-03
The United States has reiterated its commitment and support for the Philippines in defeating the Islamic State (IS), an international terror group also referred to the Islamic State Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and its sympathizers in the country. A senior ...

Despite rights issues, US to share assets, intel with PH to combat IS
Global Nation - 2018-03-03
Glawe said the US and the Philippines had been sharing information "back and forth" that would help address airline safety issues and passenger ... Asked if the US was concerned that the Philippine government would use American assets in its bloody ...

DELL EMC offers simplicity, flexibility
thestandard.com.ph - 2018-03-03
This enables IT staff to be freed from time-consuming administrative tasks, so they can focus on higher-value, business innovation projects. "When customers deploy CI, what they are really looking to do is invest in technology that removes data center ...

Advertisers flee InfoWars founder Alex Jones' YouTube channel
CNN Money - 2018-03-03
Some of the biggest brands in the U.S. had ads running on the YouTube channels for far-right website InfoWars and its founder, notorious conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, and they say they had no idea YouTube was allowing their advertising to appear there.

Payo simplifies cash on delivery
thestandard.com.ph - 2018-03-03
Data insights collected from all the deliveries drawn from Payo can be utilized as well to ensure early and immediate remittance to help merchants manage cash flow and scale up their business. Payo only charges when the delivery is successful assuring the ...

Slain OFW in Kuwait Joanna Demafelis laid to rest
CNN Philippines - 2018-03-03
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 3) -- Joanna Demafelis, the overseas Filipino worker who was found dead in a freezer in Kuwait, was laid to rest in her hometown in Sara, Iloilo on Saturday. Hundreds gathered for Demafelis' burial, two weeks after her ...

Sereno asks Congress to speed up impeachment case
CNN Philippines - 2018-03-03
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 2) -- An unfazed Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno challenged lawmakers to finally start an impeachment trial at the Senate, as she chided critics for a "terribly injurious spectacle" to oust her. In a rare occasion ...

DOLE contemplates another deployment ban of OFWs in other nations
Global Nation - 2018-03-03
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is studying if another ban on the deployment of Filipino workers should also be implemented in other countries, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque revealed on Saturday. "Pinag-aaralan na rin po ng ...

POEA warns of fake online registration system
Global Nation - 2018-03-03
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has warned licensed recruitment agencies and medical clinics serving overseas Filipino workers (OFW) of an existing fake online registration system posing as a microsite of the Gulf Cooperation ...

Roque to Filipinos: Give China a chance
CNN Philippines - 2018-03-03
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 3) -- The strongest relationships take time to build. This is how Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque reacted to a December 2017 Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey, which found that Filipinos trust the U.S., Canada ...

Hospitals to set up priority lane for sick Dengvaxia recipients
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-03-03
Soon, dengue patients who had received the Dengvaxia vaccine would be assured of priority and quality healthcare in hospitals and of being relieved of hospitalization expenses, thanks to a memorandum of agreement between the Department of Health (DOH) and ...

OWWA: 22 'questionable deaths' in Kuwait since 2016
CNN Philippines - 2018-03-03
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 28) -- Slain domestic worker Joanna Demafelis is only the latest in an even longer string of deaths of Filipino workers in Kuwait. Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Chief Hans Cacdac told CNN ...

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