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Design by inspiration
Inquirer - 2017-10-24
This is something that trusted home developer Suntrust Properties has taken to heart. Going beyond the usual practice of delivering cookie cutter developments, Suntrust Properties has spearheaded the creation and delivery of projects that allow residents ...

PNP presents 2 'high-ranking' NPA officials nabbed in Negros Occidental
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-10-24
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 24) -- Police presented two "high-ranking" officials of the New People's Army (NPA) captured in Negros Occidental Tuesday. In a press briefing, Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Gen. Ronald dela Rosa said the ...

Economic managers OK 2 infra projects worth P31.7-B
Inquirer - 2017-10-24
Economic managers last week green-lighted two infrastructure projects worth a total of P31.7 billion as well as additional financing for a new airport in Bohol province, the state planning agency National Economic and Development Authority said Tuesday.

VIDEOS: Look Who's Talking About Polio Over A Cup Of Coffee
NPR News - 2017-10-24
October 24 is World Polio Day. And now we're getting closer to a world without polio -- there have been fewer than a dozen cases this year. One way people are learning more about the disease and eradication efforts is through a video series, "Coffee with ...

ROI approach needed for agriculture
Inquirer - 2017-10-24
If we used the return on investment (ROI) approach for agriculture, it would accelerate agriculture development. This became obvious when I participated in the one-day technology session conducted by Ramon Rivera (0917-722-8049) on Octo. 14. Rivera, head ...

A Millennial’s guide to independent living
- 2017-10-24
In your 20s to 30s, you’re at a time in your life when you can live most freely.

A serendipitous Christmas holiday
Inquirer - 2017-10-24
One of the Christmas holidays I would never forget would be that time I spent it in New York City. There was so much to see and so much to do in this city, even more so at Christmas time. You have those opulent and ultra festive window displays at the ...

Kirin hopes health ventures will heal its anemic growth
asia.nikkei.com - 2017-10-24
"Overseas, we will focus on limited regions, such as Myanmar and the Philippines," Isozaki noted. Mapping the future The company is looking to turn its health-related businesses, including pharmaceuticals and biochemicals, into a key driver of growth.

GE Digital expands edge capabilities on Predix
ZDNet - 2017-10-24
GE Digital announced expansions to its suite of edge-to-cloud technologies and industrial applications, including its Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform Predix. GE said the new edge capabilities on Predix will allow companies with connectivity ...

Billionaire hedge funder David Einhorn says Tesla is putting 'inadequately tested and dangerous products on the road'
Business Insider - 2017-10-24
David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital is sticking to its bet that Tesla's stock should be performing much worse than they are. "Tesla (TSLA) had an awful quarter both in its current results and future prospects," Greenlight, a $7 billion hedge fund, wrote ...

Here are the cars that support iPhone 8 and iPhone X wireless charging
TechCrunch - 2017-10-24
The iPhone 8 and iPhone X sport wireless charging and there are a handful of car manufacturers that already include Qi charging pads. Basically, Apple says, most of these wireless charging pads will work though there are some outliers. The main exception ...

San Francisco's housing market is so dire, a burned-out home is selling 'below market value' at $800,000
Business Insider - 2017-10-24
A burned-out home in San Francisco has hit the market for $800,000. The one-bedroom, one-bath house was "completely gutted" in a fire and will need to be demolished. The hefty price tag shows the extent of the Bay Area housing bubble. Somebody in San ...

2 killed, 1 hurt in shootings
Philstar - 2017-10-24
CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga, Philippines -- Two persons were found dead in Aurora and Nueva Ecija on Monday. Reports reaching this camp said the body of Amador Paular, 70, which bore gunshot and hack wounds, was found at his house in Barangay Cozo, Casiguran ...

VA touts private health care for vets but cost issues linger
News Philippines Yahoo - 2017-10-24
Major veterans' organizations generally oppose paying or Choice by reducing veterans' disability benefits or with cuts to core VA health ... the nation's largest veterans group. He called the initial proposals a "great start" that needed adjustments ...

End of Marawi conflict to boost Q4 growth - NEDA
Philstar - 2017-10-24
MANILA, Philippines -- Economic output in the fourth quarter of the year is expected to receive a boost from renewed business confidence in Mindanao following the end of conflict in Marawi, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said ...

Government misses spending target in 9 months
Philstar - 2017-10-24
MANILA, Philippines -- The national government failed to meet its spending program during the first nine months, data from the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) showed. According to the latest cash operations report of the Treasury, government expenditures ...

Fish trader slain by robbers
Philstar - 2017-10-24
TUGUEGARAO, Cagayan, Philippines -- A fish trader was gunned down by a suspected robber in Barangay Linao in this city on Monday. Eduardo Perez and his two companions were riding a motorcycle when an unidentified man snatched his bag containing P700 ...

Hawaii, Ilocos Sur sign accord to boost ties
Philstar - 2017-10-24
VIGAN, Ilocos Sur, Philippines -- Hawaii and Ilocos Sur have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to enhance relations. Governors Ryan Singson of Ilocos Sur and David Yutaka Ige of Hawaii recently signed the MOU, which aims to further develop ...

NLEX, SCTEX, Cavitex brace for Undas travelers
Philstar - 2017-10-24
MANILA, Philippines -- The Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. (MPTC) is implementing a motorist assistance program dubbed "Safe Trip Mo Sagot Ko" along its expressways during the Halloween break. The program is seen to enhance traffic management and speed ...

New York Bans Vaping Indoors In Public: State Law Classes E-Cigs With Cigarettes
NPR News - 2017-10-24
E-cigarettes and vaping are being banned in indoor public areas in New York, after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law that will place the same restrictions on new and old nicotine delivery systems. "These products are marketed as a healthier ...

Kids beaten up by father in viral videos rescued
Philstar - 2017-10-24
GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines -- Three children aged eight, six and three shown being beaten up by their father in videos which he also recorded were rescued yesterday. Two of the children were turned over to the city social welfare office while ...

US drone crashes near Zamboanga air base
Philstar - 2017-10-24
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines -- An unmanned aerial vehicle or drone of the US military crashed near Andrews airbase in this city yesterday. Witnesses said the drone hit a jackfruit tree then rammed the concrete fence of the airbase along Sta. Maria Road at ...

PLDT rolls out fiber-powered broadband in BGC
Philstar - 2017-10-24
MANILA, Philippines -- PLDT Inc. has completed a program to roll out fiber-powered broadband facilities in Bonifacio Global City (BGC) in Taguig City to allow residents to experience faster internet speeds. In a statement yesterday, PLDT said residential ...

Stocks still on correction mode
Philstar - 2017-10-24
MANILA, Philippines -- The stock market retreated anew yesterday on continued profit taking, analysts said. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) declined 68.40 points to close at 8,279.92 while the broader All Shares gauge went down 30.47 ...

The American dream, the Chinese dream and the Filipino dream
Philstar - 2017-10-24
CROSSROADS (Toward Philippine Economic and Social Progress) By Gerardo P. Sicat (The Philippine Star) | Updated October 25, 2017 - 12:00am Thinking about the Filipino dream arose from a surprise coincidental experience while traveling from Manila to ...

New work culture
Philstar - 2017-10-24
HIDDEN AGENDA By Mary Ann LL. Reyes (The Philippine Star) | Updated October 25, 2017 - 12:00am Technology has indeed changed the way people work. When I was covering the Malacañang beat, the press room did not have computers or even fax machines.

DICT internet roadmap
Philstar - 2017-10-24
DEMAND AND SUPPLY By Boo Chanco (The Philippine Star) | Updated October 25, 2017 - 12:00am A few weeks after the lawyer secretary of DICT was replaced by a telecommunications technocrat, things started moving on our age old problem of slow internet.

Bad Rabbit ransomware: A new variant of Petya is spreading, warn researchers
ZDNet - 2017-10-24
Bad Rabbit, a ransomware infection thought to be a new variant of Petya, has apparently hit a number of organisations in Russia and Ukraine. In a tweet, Russian cyber security firm Group-IB said that at least three media organisations in the country have ...

Microsoft introduces a free, dedicated Azure Container Service for Kubernetes
ZDNet - 2017-10-24
Microsoft's current Azure Container Service (ACS) for developing, deploying, and maintaining containers has supported Kubernetes since early 2017. Kubernetes has emerged as the open-source container orchestration standard. Microsoft says its Kubernetes ...

Direct hotline between ASEAN defense ministers launched
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-10-24
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 25) -- A direct hotline between defense ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has been launched in Clark, Pampanga Wednesday. The ASEAN Direct Communications Infrastructure (ADI) was ...

'Mockery of justice': Senators slam suspects' claim on Atio's heart condition
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-10-24
This post was updated to include statements from Senators Chiz Escudero and Win Gatchalian. Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 25) -- Senators on Wednesday criticized suspects in the hazing case of Horacio "Atio" Castillo III, following their ...

Lorenzana: Terrorists in Iraq could move to PH
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-10-24
Clark, Pampanga (CNN Philippines, October 25) -- The government has tagged more than 60 terrorists in Iraq who could attempt to slip into the Philippines. The Philippine Embassy in Baghdad identified about 30 Malaysians, 30 Indonesians and three Filipinos ...

Cayetano confirms Duterte, Trump bilateral meeting in November
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-10-24
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 25) -- Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano confirmed President Rodrigo Duterte and U.S. President Donald Trump will hold a bilateral meeting this November. "There's a possibility that we will explore ...

Business calls for focused government action
Philstar - 2017-10-24
BIZLINKS By Rey Gamboa (The Philippine Star) | Updated October 24, 2017 - 12:00am At the closing of the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) last week, members of the biggest aggrupation of ...

Millennium Global backs out of deal to buy stake in Calata
BusinessWorld Online - 2017-10-24
"It has been decided with finality that the company will no longer proceed with its planned acquisition of 81% of listed company Calata Corporation. The company shall instead tap its other business opportunities and areas of growth to fortify its ...

Doctors detail rare condition of woman who sweats blood
United Press International - 2017-10-24
Oct. 24 (UPI) --A pair of Italian doctors detailed the unusual case of a woman hospitalized with a condition that causes her to sweat blood from her face and hands. The University of Florence doctors, writing in the Canadian Medical Association Journal ...

Battle of the laws
Philstar - 2017-10-24
TOP OF MIND By Marino P. Lizaso V (The Philippine Star) | Updated October 24, 2017 - 12:00am What would happen if there is a conflict between two laws which may both be applicable in a given scenario? This appears to be the dilemma faced by Semirara Mining ...

Citizen Bautista to face charges - wife's camp
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-10-24
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 24) -- The resignation of Commissioner Andres Bautista from the Commission on Elections (Comelec) removes his immunity and paves the way for the filing of charges against him. "He now cannot hide under the immunity ...

Singapore sets aside $4.5M for solar forecasting, launches sandbox to test new energy
ZDNet - 2017-10-24
Singapore is setting aside S$6.2 million (US$4.57 million) to develop capabilities in predicting solar energy output as well as setting up sandboxes to facilitate testing of new products in electricity and gas. The Energy Market Authority (EMA) said the S$ ...

ASEAN defense ministers call for stronger cooperation vs. terrorism
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-10-24
Clark, Pampanga (CNN Philippines, October 24) -- Defense ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) vowed to work more closely against terrorism in the aftermath of a five-month-long battle with ISIS-inspired terrorists. In its Joint ...

How the Overseas Filipino Bank works
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-10-24
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 24) -- The government promises faster and cheaper services for millions of overseas Filipinos sending money home. This is through the Overseas Filipino Bank (OFB), created by President Rodrigo Duterte through an ...

Commercial flights in Manila to encounter 'minimal disruption' during ASEAN Summit
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-10-24
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 24) -- Authorities on Tuesday said the ASEAN leaders' meeting in November in Clark, Pampanga will have "minimal disruptions" for international and domestic flights into or from Manila's four airports. Flights of ...

TOTAL celebrates 20 years of business excellence
Inquirer - 2017-10-24
MANILA, Philippines - In the past two decades, TOTAL has quickly risen to become the fourth largest oil and gas company in the world, No. 1 in France, and the most trusted fuel leader in the Philippines. To date, TOTAL is present in more than 130 ...

An UnConference for the Marketing Throne
Inquirer - 2017-10-24
Kicking off the first day is a pair of masterclass Opening Keynote speakers; David Hearn, Regional Head of Strategy, dentsu X Asia Pacific and Hermawan Kartajaya, Co-Founder of Asia Marketing Federation, President of Indonesia Council for Small Business ...

Court of Appeals to PCC: Keep off P70-B telco deal
Inquirer - 2017-10-24
They issued the ruling despite the PCC petition in the Supreme Court seeking judicial intervention in scrutinizing the agreement. In granting the separate petitions filed by Globe and PLDT, the appeals court said the PCC disregarded the right to due ...

DENR to restore open-pit mining
Inquirer - 2017-10-24
The ban on open-pit mining put in place by rejected former environment secretary Regina Paz Lopez will be lifted before yearend after the interagency Mining Industry Coordinating Council (MICC) on Tuesday voted to reverse the order. "A majority of the ...

10 lessons from the grand old man Washington SyCip
Philstar - 2017-10-24
He spent his entire lifetime developing and cultivating people, be it through institutional channels such as the SGV graduate studies scholarship ... the pioneers of the Philippine BPO industry having started the Manila Solutions Center of the then ...

Limited Outreach, Shorter Sign-Up Time May Cause Insurance Headaches In 2018
NPR News - 2017-10-24
For people who buy health insurance through the marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act, the 2018 open enrollment period begins in one week. But many consumers are confused about what to expect. No wonder. The Trump administration has slashed ...

Kindle's new app still won't let you buy books on an iPhone
CNN Money - 2017-10-24
People are still reading plenty of books, but how and where they dig into a novel or a bit of historical non-fiction is changing. Amazon is giving its Kindle app on iOS and Android a major overhaul to cater to the number of people who are reading and ...

China turns over much-needed construction equipment to PH to rebuild Marawi
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-10-24
Story updated to include statements from Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua. Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 24) - It was still a week before President Rodrigo Duterte declared the liberation of Marawi City from the Maute terror group.

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