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PAGASA monitors 2 LPAs
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-10-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 8) -- Two low pressure areas (LPA) are being monitored by the state weather bureau, as of Sunday afternoon. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said as of 3 p.m ...

UST Alumni groups: There was no cover-up in law student's hazing case
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-10-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 8) -- Alumni groups from the University of Santo Tomas (UST) said on Saturday that there was no cover up in the death of hazing victim Horacio "Atio" Castillo III. "We...denounce any insinuation that UST and the ...

PH still an attractive place for expats
Inquirer - 2017-10-07
The Philippines remains an attractive place for expatriates, majority of whom find themselves happier and see their children enjoying better quality of life since relocating to this part of the world, based on the latest Expat Explorer survey commissioned ...

How a Mindanaoan became a bestselling author in the US
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-10-07
Mark Muñoz, the chairman and chief executive of consulting firm Muñoz and Associates International, and now the most published Filipino-American business author. Muñoz and Associates directs mergers and acquisitions, international marketing, business ...

A former Goldman Sachs VP who founded a crypto hedge fund says betting on bitcoin is like betting on the internet in the 90s
Business Insider - 2017-10-07
Matthew Goetz, a former Goldman Sachs vice president, founded BlockTower Capital this year. Frank Chaparro The cryptocurrency market has exploded this year with over 1,000 digital currencies now on the market. The price of bitcoin, the first and largest ...

Microsoft launches preview mobile app for Edge, the browser almost no one uses
Mashable - 2017-10-07
Microsoft just announced that it will bring its Edge browser to iOS and Android, starting with new preview apps on both platforms. The software giant, which hasn't had the best track record with its own mobile projects, is finally introducing Edge to the ...

Trump administration guts Obamacare's birth control coverage mandate
Yahoo News - 2017-10-07
On Friday, the Trump administration announced that effective immediately, the birth control mandate of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will no longer be in effect. Under the ACA, known colloquially as Obamacare, 62 million American women were able to access ...

Google got permission to float its internet-beaming balloons over Puerto Rico
Mashable - 2017-10-07
Previously, the helium balloons were able to provide LTE coverage to Peru after extreme flooding. But in that case, Google had already partnered with a telecom provider on the ground, which it depended on to beam the signal to the balloons, for disaster ...

Davao Occidental mayor indicted over road rage incident
Philstar - 2017-10-07
MANILA, Philippines -- The Office of the Ombudsman has filed criminal charges against the mayor of Jose Abad Santos town in Davao Occidental for allegedly beating up and threatening to kill a man during a traffic altercation. James Joyce was charged with ...

Meet the very good dogs who flew to Las Vegas to comfort mass shooting survivors
Yahoo News - 2017-10-07
Not all trauma can be seen, so it takes a special kind of help in order to heal. When victims of attacks like the shooting in Las Vegas are recovering, they are often left with many emotional and mental wounds, as well as physical ones, that also need ...

Sesame Street launches Muppet program to help kids cope with trauma
United Press International - 2017-10-07
SATURDAY, Oct. 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly half of all children in the United States face traumatic experiences that can radically alter the course of their lives, research shows. But Big Bird, Elmo and Cookie Monster are now joining the effort to ...

Q3 2017 US VC report: Exit options dwindle while late-stage dealmaking reaches new heights
TechCrunch - 2017-10-07
Joanna Glasner is a reporter for Crunchbase. More posts by this contributor: Not a minimalist? Startups will gladly store, manage and deliver your items The state of the unicorn U.S. startup investors were good at putting capital to work this past quarter.

This is UX: 'design developers' add new dimension to software design
ZDNet - 2017-10-07
"Design developers" may be the hot new job category companies are looking for these days. That's the word from Andree Huk, who posted a very insightful analysis of the increasing emphasis on compelling software design for the front end of applications.

FMIC urges Taiwan investors to explore opportunities in Phl
Philstar - 2017-10-07
MANILA, Philippines -- First Metro Investment Corp. (FMIC), the investment banking arm of the Metrobank Group, urged Taiwanese institutional investors to explore and take advantage of business opportunities in the Philippines. FMIC president Rabboni ...

DBS sees inflation uptick to prompt rate hike
Philstar - 2017-10-07
MANILA, Philippines -- DBS Bank Ltd of Singapore said the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is seen turning hawkish and raising interest rates either in November or December to address overheating risks in the economy. DBS economist Gundy Cahyadi said ...

Facebook will reportedly tighten the screws on political advertisers
Business Insider - 2017-10-07
Facebook is reportedly going to tighten the screws on political advertisers using its platform. Facebook is going to "require ads that are targeted to people based on "politics, religion, ethnicity or social issues" to be manually reviewed before they go ...

The rising tension between IoT and ERP systems
ZDNet - 2017-10-07
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems have been on the scene for many years now, spitting out and consuming data on a range of functions, from the production-floor to the finance office. Now, with the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT), an entire ...

Some Russia-linked Facebook ads sent to Congress also ran on Instagram
United Press International - 2017-10-07
Oct. 7 (UPI) --Some of the Russia-linked advertisements that ran on Facebook also appeared on the Facebook-owned photo-sharing app Instagram. Facebook said in an update to a blog post made Friday that about 5 percent of the 3,000 ads it shared with ...

Off To College? Don't Forget To Pack A Plan For Your Health
NPR News - 2017-10-07
For college freshmen who left home for the first time this year, learning to live with a roommate may be one of the easy challenges. For many, this is also the first time they will schedule medical appointments, fill prescriptions, and make decisions about ...

PNP: Don't fear, no EJK under Duterte admin
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-10-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 6) -- In a bid to allay public fears of falling victim to extrajudicial killings, the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Friday said there has been no such killing under the Duterte administration. "The possibility ...

Puffer fish kills 1 in CamSur
Philstar - 2017-10-07
LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines -- A person died while five others were confined in two hospitals after eating puffer fish locally known as tikong in Barangay Bulalacao, Presentacion, Camarines Sur on Thursday. Antonio Rosales, 28; Marlen Rosales, 25; Susan ...

Witness identifies three fratmen in Castillo hazing case
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-10-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 6) -- One of the witnesses in the Horacio "Atio" Castillo III hazing case on Friday identified three Aegis Juris Fraternity members that he saw carrying Castillo's lifeless body. "Tonyo," not his real name, said he ...

Meralco vying for contract in Ghana
Inquirer - 2017-10-07
Also, the selection and announcement of the winning bidder to manage, operate and invest in the electricity distribution business of the ECG should be completed by March 2018. Financial closing is expected to be in September 2018. According to MiDA ...

FU gets scholarship from EDC
Visayan Daily Star - 2017-10-07
The Foundation University in Dumaguete City recently received P200,000 worth of scholarship grants intended for Senior High School students from renewable ... Cristina Calisang - FPA principal and College of Education dean, FPA head teacher Felipe Sullera ...

Three dead, 2 in critical condition in Bulacan water tank explosion
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-10-07
San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan (CNN Philippines, October 6) -- At least three were killed and two others are in critical condition after a water district tank burst in San Jose Del Monte in Bulacan north of Metro Manila on Friday, the city mayor said.

Bulacan water tank explodes; 4 dead, over 40 hurt
Philstar - 2017-10-07
SAN JOSE DEL MONTE, Philippines -- Four persons died and more than 40 others were injured when a water tank exploded in San Jose del Monte, Bulacan yesterday. Jimmy Garcia, 50; Elaine Chamson, 22; Jaina Espina 1, and Nina Ape, 1, were either pinned or hit ...

3 die in Cavite road mishap
Philstar - 2017-10-07
CAMP VICENTE LIM, Laguna, Philippines -- Three persons died when their motorcycle collided with an owner-type jeep along Aguinaldo highway in Barangay Biga 1, Silang, Cavite on Thursday night. Emerson Reyes, 34, Francis Avila and Sunny Llorico, residents ...

8 drug suspects slain
Philstar - 2017-10-07
MANILA, Philippines -- Eight suspected drug personalities were gunned down in separate incidents in Luzon on Thursday. An alias Tepan, a resident of Malolos; Kulot and an unidentified man of Norzagaray, Jojo of Bocaue and Jose Domingo, alias Ulo, of ...

Aguirre: U.S authorities ready to help deport suspects in Castillo hazing case
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-10-06
"Nagparamdam na ang Homeland Security kung gusto raw ng Pilipinas any help for the return of Trangia," Aguirre said in a Friday press conference, referring to the U.S. equivalent of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). [Translation: Homeland Security ...

Gadon: Allow Duterte as special prosecutor in Sereno impeachment
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-10-06
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 7) -- Lawyer Larry Gadon wants President Rodrigo Duterte to serve as a special prosecutor in the impeachment case against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. "Magaling na prosecutor si Presidente [The President is a ...

PNP: Only 1 case of EJK under Duterte administration
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-10-06
The PNP statement came after the release of the latest survey of the Social Weather Stations (SWS), showing that seven in 10 Filipinos fear they could become victims of EJK. The survey was conducted among 1,200 respondents last June 23 to 26.

Japan, PH extend liquidity buffer deal
Inquirer - 2017-10-06
The central banks of the Philippines and Japan on Friday signed their amended third bilateral swap agreement (BSA), a stopgap measure for short-term liquidity problems. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and the Bank of Japan, which acted as the agent ...

Achieving urban inclusion
Inquirer - 2017-10-06
Substandard housing further gives rise to serious concerns about shoddy construction and overcrowding, and associated health and safety risks. In areas unserved by public utilities, reliance on unregulated private vendors for water provision may leave ...

Amaia Nova gives startups, established businesses a boost
Inquirer - 2017-10-06
The latest development to be introduced was the Amaia Square Novaliches ... You can put up a franchised business too, or set up a small office for professional practice. And the potential is huge as you may have clients from the owners of some 2,000 ...

Inflation hit 3.4 percent in Sept.
- 2017-10-06
Inflation in September rose to 3.4 percent, a five-month high, due mainly to higher food prices caused by weather disturbances during the period.

A taste of bliss in the South
Inquirer - 2017-10-06
Catalina Lake Residences is a pioneering lakeside community at the heart of Bauan, Batangas. The development offers a collection ... Cambridge Place is just minutes away from major mall establishments, university, banks and church in nearby Lipa.

When cities become forests
Inquirer - 2017-10-06
Urbanism and nature are often viewed as opposites. If you look up city living on the internet, you often get photos of building skylines and concrete roads. The idea is that the more advanced a city is, the less it looks natural. Unfortunately, because of ...

Once Its AIM Was True, But Soon AOL's Instant Messenger Will Be No More
NPR News - 2017-10-06
In a few months, AOL Instant Messenger will go the way of such tech touchstones as AltaVista and Netscape. It was 20 years ago that "AIM" went online. It quickly exploded in popularity, peaked and then slowly succumbed to competitors. For many of us, AIM ...

Joey de Leon told: Nothing comical about suffering, suicide rates
Philstar - 2017-10-06
MANILA, Philippines -- A group of mental health advocates have taken TV host Joey de Leon to task for "grossly misinformed" comments on depression that presented "potentially dangerous ideas to the general public." In a statement, Youth for ...

How The Founders Of Postmates, SeatGeek And Other Next Billion-Dollar Startups Designed Their Company Cultures
Forbes - 2017-10-06
From raising capital to building an incredible team, the life of a founder is jampacked, especially if their startup is "a unicorn-to-be." These startup CEOs must prioritize urgent and deadline-driven tasks that immediately impact output and their ...

Facebook has Wall Street under its love spell, and a Russian scandal isn't changing that
Business Insider - 2017-10-06
On November 1, Facebook will testify before two congressional committees on Capitol Hill about how Russia hijacked its platform to meddle with last year's US election. And on the same day, back at its Silicon Valley headquarters, Facebook's top brass will ...

Study uncovers new insights into addictions of tumors
United Press International - 2017-10-06
Oct. 6 (UPI) --Researchers at the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, or SBP, and the University of California San Diego report in a new study that the p62 pathway in tumor stroma could be a potential anti-cancer target. The study ...

Farewell, Yellow Running Man: AOL's AIM to end on Dec. 15
United Press International - 2017-10-06
Oct. 6 (UPI) --AOL's Instant Messenger, among the first Internet platforms to achieve popular acceptance for desktop communications, will shut down in December, its parent company said Friday. Verizon Communications Inc., current owners of what was once ...

Should You Leave Grandma With The Robot?
NPR News - 2017-10-06
Everyday, we are inching closer to some kind of artificial intelligence. At this point, it isn't so important whether we're talking about truly self-conscious machines or not. Advances in big data, machine learning and robotics are all poised to give us a ...

Follow along on Mark Zuckerberg's 'Great American Road Trip' with this fiction podcast
Mashable - 2017-10-06
Mark Zuckerberg's personal challenge for 2017 is to visit every state in America, and boy does he have stories to tell. While he's been sharing some updates on his Facebook Page interspersed with apology notes for threatening democracy, two guys thought ...

PNP chief: We want 100% of drug suspects alive
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-10-06
Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald "Bato" Dela Rosa assured that the police highly value the lives of people amid the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey that said nine out of 10, or 90 percent, Filipinos want drug ...

Canyon Woods Resort Club: Where nature and health are as one
BusinessMirror. - 2017-10-06
Just off the beaten track that is the Tagaytay Ridge on the Diokno Highway heading down to the town of Lemery in Batangas is the sleepy, scenic Canyon Woods Residential Resort. A project of Tagaytay Grasslands, a subsidiary of G2 Global, Canyon Woods seems ...

Researchers identify genetic drivers of common form of lymphoma
United Press International - 2017-10-06
Oct. 6 (UPI) --A recent study by the Duke Cancer Institute helps identify genetic drivers for the most common form of lymphoma, the most common blood cancer. Researchers analyzed tumor samples from 1,001 patients who had been diagnosed with diffuse large B ...

Personalities weigh in on mental health after controversial Joey de Leon comments
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-10-06
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 86 million of the world's 300 million people with depression come from Southeast Asia. Other celebrities also reiterated Mendoza's sentiment that depression is a sensitive topic. Miss Philippines ...

Trump administration deals major blow to Obamacare birth control mandate
CNN - 2017-10-06
(CNN)In a blow to Obamacare's controversial contraceptive mandate, employers may now have more leeway to withhold birth control coverage on religious grounds, according to new rules issued by the US Department of Health and Human Services on Friday.

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