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Stylish way to keep it fresh
Inquirer - 2017-11-21
Designed to perform and provide the ultimate result. This has been the long-standing promise of Whirlpool to its customers and which had precisely allowed it to become a famed, top-of-mind household brand for decades now. Since it was first introduced in ...

Military official wants ARMM to remain under Martial Law
Philstar - 2017-11-21
ZAMBOANGA CITY -- A senior military commander wants Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) to remain under the Martial Law. Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr., commander of Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom), said he wants to extend Martial Law in ARMM ...

5,000 sacks of smuggled rice seized
Philstar - 2017-11-21
MANILA, Philippines -- A vessel carrying over 5,000 sacks of smuggled rice from Malaysia was seized at the Port of Davao on Sunday. The rice shipment is under the custody of the Philippine Navy in Panacan for inventory and disposal, Customs Commissioner ...

Gang leader, 3 others shot dead
Philstar - 2017-11-21
MANILA, Philippines -- The suspected leader of a criminal gang in Samar and three other persons were gunned down in Tarlac, Nueva Ecija and Isabela on Monday. Genesis Oquendo allegedly resisted arrest and fired at police operatives serving warrants for ...

16 cop chiefs relieved over illegal gambling
Philstar - 2017-11-21
MANILA, Philippines -- At least 16 police chiefs have been relieved from their posts for allegedly failing to address illegal gambling in their respective areas, the Philippine National Police (PNP) reported yesterday. Six of the police chiefs are from ...

5 steel firms probed for air pollution
Philstar - 2017-11-21
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is investigating allegations of air pollution against five steel mills in Pampanga, Davao City and Caloocan. The emissions of Melter, Real and Wan Chiong Steel Corps.

DOLE suspends labor inspections
Philstar - 2017-11-21
But Maglunsod said inspections based on complaints for violations of labor standards and occupational safety and health rules are not covered by the suspension. He said companies engaged in the manufacturing and distribution of firecrackers are also not ...

The FCC will vote on a new order to repeal net neutrality protections on December 14
Business Insider - 2017-11-21
The FCC will vote on a new rule December 14 that will repeal net neutrality regulations put in place in 2015. Many fear revoking net neutrality will allow internet providers and telecoms to provide preferential treatment to some internet traffic ...

Company raises $347K ICO, vanishes
TechCrunch - 2017-11-21
A company called Confido raised a small ICO by selling special CFD designed to allow "safe and trustless cryptocurrency payments. According to ICODrops they raised their goal of about $400,000 and quickly disappeared, taking the cash with it. The site is ...

Insulin pill may delay type 1 diabetes for some patients
United Press International - 2017-11-21
TUESDAY, Nov. 21, 2017 -- It's often said that timing is everything. New research suggests this may be true when giving an insulin pill to try to prevent or delay type 1 diabetes. Researchers tested the effect of insulin pills on 560 children and adults ...

Rody appoints 13 new RTC judges
Philstar - 2017-11-21
MANILA, Philippines -- President Duterte has appointed 13 new regional trial court judges. The appointment papers were signed on June 23, but released only on Monday. Among the new judges are Francisco Beley of Malolos; Ma. Cristina Juanson (San Jose del ...

Historical roots of urban squatting
Philstar - 2017-11-21
CROSSROADS Toward Philippine Economic and Social Progress By Gerardo P. Sicat (The Philippine Star) | Updated November 22, 2017 - 12:00am If there is any disheartening sight of poverty in the country, it is the growth and universal presence of unsightly ...

Allianz PNB Life seeks distribution partner
Philstar - 2017-11-21
MANILA, Philippines -- Life insurer Allianz PNB Life Insurance Inc. is on the look out for a new distribution partner that would allow the company to compete in the microinsurance business. In a roundtable discussion, Allianz PNB Life president and chief ...

FCC chief plans to ditch U.S. 'net neutrality' rules
Reuters - 2017-11-21
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission unveiled plans on Tuesday to repeal landmark 2015 rules that prohibited internet service providers from impeding consumer access to web content in a move that promises to recast ...

Google will derank Russian media sites Russia Today, Sputnik in search
Mashable - 2017-11-21
Google's move would de-prioritize Russia Today (RT) and Sputnik, both funded by the Russian government, in search algorithms, making it less likely for users to see their content via search. Although RT claims to be an independent editorial operation, it ...

THE MOBILE BANKING COMPETITIVE EDGE REPORT: How banks rank on offering the features consumers say are critical for choosing a bank
Business Insider - 2017-11-21
This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. This report is exclusively available to enterprise subscribers. Check to see if your company has access. Banks are going to new lengths to attract ...

Just one password? Swiss groups plan single online identity
Reuters - 2017-11-21
ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss consumers will be able to use a single digital identity to buy online products and services under a project unveiled on Tuesday by nine big companies. The aim is to let people use just one login profile to order in shops, buy train ...

J&J multiple myeloma drug succeeds in first-line combination study
Yahoo News - 2017-11-21
(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson's blockbuster multiple myeloma drug Darzalex when added to a standard therapy regimen reduced the risk of disease progression or death by 50 percent compared with the standard therapy alone in patients not previously treated ...

Under pressure in diabetes, Novo Nordisk steps up focus on obesity drugs
Reuters - 2017-11-21
MÅLØV, Denmark (Reuters) - Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk is stepping up its efforts to treat obesity, seeking to tap into a potentially huge market as prices for its established diabetes drugs come under pressure, particularly in the United States.

Mental health bill gets House OK
Philstar - 2017-11-21
Tan, a community doctor before she ran for public office ... According to Lourdes Ignacio of the University of the Philippines College of Medicine, one in three Filipinos has a mental health problem. The measure mandates the Department of Health (DOH ...

PSEi bucks regional uptrend
Philstar - 2017-11-21
MANILA, Philippines -- Philippine stocks bucked the regional uptrend due to the continued absence of market-moving news, analysts said. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) closed 32.79 points lower at 8,289.19 while the broader All ...

Espenilla: BSP remains vigilant on overheating
Philstar - 2017-11-21
MANILA, Philippines -- The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said monetary officials remain vigilant and are ready to step in through the deployment of macroprudential measures to protect the economy from overheating. BSP Governor Nestor Espenilla Jr ...

Vista Land issues $350-M bonds
Philstar - 2017-11-21
MANILA, Philippines -- Vista Land & Lifescapes Inc. has returned to the offshore debt market with the issuance of $350 million worth of bonds. The proceeds from the issuance will be used primarily for refinancing. On Nov. 10, the company announced a ...

Here are the best Black Friday deals on smartphones: iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Google Pixel 2, and more
Mashable - 2017-11-21
Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. There's nothing quite like the feeling of getting a brand new phone. Whether you're shopping around for a loved one or treating yourself to a present ...

Uber hit with $8.9 million fine in Colorado for letting unqualified drivers on its platform
The Verge - 2017-11-21
Colorado has ordered Uber to pay a fine of $8.9 million for allowing individuals with disqualifying criminal or motor vehicle offenses, or without valid licenses, to drive for the company, Reuters reports. The company blamed an "error" in its ...

Tether reports $31M in digital tokens stolen
United Press International - 2017-11-21
Nov. 21 (UPI) --Tether, a company that helps exchange government tender to tokens, said close to $31 million of its digital currency was stolen. The Hong Kong-based company said a since-removed post online that a "malicious action by an external attacker ...

F.C.C. Is Said to Plan Repeal of Net Neutrality Rules
New York Times - 2017-11-21
Update: The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday announced plans to dismantle net neutrality regulations, clearing the way for companies to charge more and block access to some websites. Read more here » WASHINGTON -- The Federal Communications ...

U.S. women prefer annual mammograms over new recommendation
United Press International - 2017-11-21
TUESDAY, Nov. 21, 2017 -- Most American women would prefer to get a mammogram to screen for breast cancer every year rather than every two years, a new study finds. Currently, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends that women at average risk ...

Duterte warns communist rebels to follow rules or risk arrest
CNN Philippines - 2017-11-21
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 22) -- President Rodrigo Duterte said he will have members of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its legal fronts arrested. This warning comes following the cancellation of all planned meetings with ...

Iranian Hacker Behind 'Game Of Thrones' Leak, HBO Hack Charged
International Business Times - 2017-11-21
The FBI in New York announced Tuesday that it has brought charges against an Iranian national for allegedly hacking the computer servers of HBO and leaking online then-unreleased episodes of Game of Thrones. Behzad Mesri, also known online as Skote Vahshat ...

Watch for turning points
Inquirer - 2017-11-21
The market had a weekly loss of 122.4 points or 1.45 percent when it closed at 8,311.08 last week. Some interesting data from its performance during the week, however, showed this was not as bad as it appeared. To review, it opened Monday very close to its ...

SEC oks 20% minimum public float for IPOs
Inquirer - 2017-11-21
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has ordered all companies planning to conduct an initial public offering to make way for a minimum public float of 20 percent. All companies that will file registration statements and with intention to list ...

Duterte to issue EO adding teeth to fight vs biopirates
Business Mirror - 2017-11-21
The EO hopes to include in the interagency body key agencies, such as the National Museum, National Commission for Culture and the Arts, National Plant Genetic Resources Laboratory, Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Health, Intellectual ...

Counting the costs: U.S. hospitals feeling the pain of physician burnout
Reuters - 2017-11-21
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (Reuters) - Dr. Brian Halloran, a vascular surgeon at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, starts planning his garden long before spring arrives in southeast Michigan. His tiny plot, located in the shadow of the 537-bed teaching hospital, helps ...

Peso sustains rise vs dollar
BusinessWorld Online - 2017-11-21
Ms. Yellen was set to participate in a panel discussion at the New York University Stern School of Business last night. The Fed chair is expected to speak about monetary policy and possibly hint on future moves. Meanwhile, traders also saw some profit taki ...

DTI-6, group ink pact to help OFWs become entrepreneurs
BusinessWorld Online - 2017-11-21
THE DEPARTMENT of Trade and Industry-Western Visayas (DTI-6) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Migrants Coordinating Group, Inc. (MCG) for a program that will help overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in setting up their business. The agreement was ...

TRAIN-ing the spotlight on tax reform: Is it Pro-Poor?
BusinessWorld Online - 2017-11-21
To cushion the effects of the added taxes on poorer households, legislators have proposed that the incremental revenues from TRAIN will be used to fund a long list of programs, covering sectors ranging from health to mass transportation. Meanwhile ...

Trillanes files libel case vs. blogger behind Thinking Pinoy, seeks ?2-M in damages
CNN Philippines - 2017-11-21
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 22) -- Senator Antonio Trillanes has filed a libel case against Rey Joseph "RJ" Nieto, the blogger behind the popular Facebook page, Thinking Pinoy. In a complaint filed Wednesday in Pasay City, Trillanes said Nieto ...

Senators agree to move Office of the Senate to Taguig
CNN Philippines - 2017-11-21
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 21) -- The Senate will be moving for the first time in 20 years. Voting 14-2 on Tuesday, senators agreed to transfer their offices from the GSIS Building Financial Center in Pasay City to Bonifacio Global City (BGC ...

A rum revolution
Philstar - 2017-11-21
EYES WIDE OPEN By Iris Gonzales (The Philippine Star) | Updated November 21, 2017 - 12:00am There is a gecko on his face, a tarsier on his neck and a snail on his shoulder. He believes in the gods and he believes in magic - black, white and what-have-you.

Capital One's Critical Stack launches beta for Kubernetes, container orchestration
ZDNet - 2017-11-21
Capital One Financial has launched the beta of Critical Stack, a container orchestration platform for cloud infrastructure. Turns out there's a bit of technology in Capital One's wallet. Capital One launching an enterprise container platform is due to the ...

POEA to sack guards, janitors for alleged involvement in illegal recruitment
CNN Philippines - 2017-11-21
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 21) -- All security guards and janitors of the Philippine Overseas Employment Authority (POEA) will be replaced for their alleged involvement in illegal recruitment. The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on ...

Duterte to soldiers: Don't believe talks of revolutionary gov't
CNN Philippines - 2017-11-21
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 21) -- President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday told soldiers not to believe in talks that he is out to establish a revolutionary government. "We serve to protect the people at ang ating bayan... to preserve the Republic.

Petitioners call on SC to 'guide' police with anti-drug operations
CNN Philippines - 2017-11-21
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 21) -- Petitioners called on Supreme Court justices to "guide" the police in enforcing government orders on anti-drug operations on the first day of oral arguments on the administration's war on drugs Tuesday.

P130-B retail bonds on sale
Inquirer - 2017-11-21
The Bureau of the Treasury on Monday issued P130 billion in retail treasury bonds (RTBs) at a coupon of 4.625 percent; and more are expected to be sold in minimum denominations of P5,000 to small investors until Nov. 29. At the rate-setting auction for the ...

Senators laud House approval of mental-health bill on 3rd reading
Business Mirror - 2017-11-21
Senators have lauded the move of the House of Representatives for passing on third and final reading its version of the mental-health bill. With 223 affirmative votes, zero negative votes and no abstentions, the House had approved the Mental Health Act on ...

Intel: We've found severe bugs in secretive Management Engine, affecting millions
ZDNet - 2017-11-21
Video: Intel's self-learning AI chip aimed at autonomous machines Thanks to an investigation by third-party researchers into Intel's hidden firmware in certain chips, Intel decided to audit its firmware and on Monday confirmed it had found 11 severe bugs ...

SC hears oral arguments on gov't war on drugs today
CNN Philippines - 2017-11-21
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 21) -- The Supreme Court (SC) will hear oral arguments against the government's war on illegal drugs today. The hearing comes after two separate lawyer groups filed different petitions to address the anti-drug ...

Uber riders are again getting charged thousands of dollars for trips they didn't take
Mashable - 2017-11-21
Uber's "phantom rides" have struck again. Multiple Uber riders in Singapore are reporting being charged for rides halfway across the world that they never took, with charges of up to $2,949 (S$4,000). SEE ALSO: Flying taxis could be here by 2020 thanks to ...

Business district to rise in Cavite
Inquirer - 2017-11-21
Property giant Megaworld Corp. wants to build a Makati City in Cavite, a fast growing province south of Metro Manila. Megaworld, which is controlled by tycoon Andrew Tan, announced on Monday a plan to build a new business district within the 140-hectare ...

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