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NITAG: Sinovac vaccines not recommended to be administered to health care workers aged 60 years old and above
Manila Bulletin - 2021-03-08
Sinovac vaccines are not recommended to be administered to health care workers aged 60 years old and above. The Interim National Immunization Technical Advisory Group for COVID-19 vaccines said this in Resolution No.

Despite reforms, abuses vs OFWs in Middle East still difficult to stop -- DFA official
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-03-08
A foreign affairs official on Monday admitted that it was difficult to stop the abuse towards overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), particularly in the Middle East, as a senator

Philippine leader's order to kill rebels 'legal', spokesman says
Nasdaq - 2021-03-08
R efiles to fix order of misplaced word 'kill' in paragraph 1. MANILA, March 8 (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's order to kill armed rebels was legal, his spokesm

Davao city execs ask public to maintain health protocols despite vaccines
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-03-08
Despite the start of the vaccination in this city against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), health officials warned the public against complacency as cases surged in the National

Indonesia eases rules in major foreign investment reform
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-03-08
The Indonesian government has laid down the ground rules for its new law on job creation, widely seen as an ambitious regulatory reform to lure foreign investments and stimulate

Coronavirus latest: Philippines logs highest daily rise in nearly 6 months
NIKKEI - 2021-03-08
Nikkei Asia is tracking the spread of the new coronavirus that originated in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. Global cases have reached 118,006,153, according to Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

Hontiveros eyes bill criminalizing red-tagging after killing of 9 activists
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-03-08
Senator Risa Hontiveros said Monday she is considering filing a bill that would criminalize red-tagging following the "cowardly crackdown" by police and military forces in

600 CoronaVac vials arrive in Camarines Sur for military
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-03-08
Some 600 vials of CoronaVac vaccines developed by Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech Ltd. arrived on board a Philippine Air Force Black Hawk chopper before noon Monday

No lockdown in Caloocan City amid rising COVID-19 cases
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-03-08
Caloocan City Mayor Oscar Malapitan on Monday denied an impending lockdown in the city but said that curfew rules and the use of quarantine passes will be reimposed starting

Reds denounce killings, arrests of activists in Southern Tagalog
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-03-08
The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) strongly condemned the spate of extrajudicial killings and arrests carried out by government forces in Tagalog. "The

Nickel Price Falls By 16% But That Might Not Help EV Makers
Forbes - 2021-03-08
Tesla chief executive Elon Musk will be pleased that the price of nickel, an important battery metal, has crashed but his joy might be short lived because there are concerns that a new nickel processing technology might not be as "green" as he would like.

Nearly 5,000 cases of abused OFWs recorded in 2020
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-03-08
Nearly 5,000 cases of maltreatment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) were recorded in 2020, data presented during a Senate Labor

China Cracks Down on Illegal Vaccines as Swine Fever Risks Mount
Bloomberg - 2021-03-08
China issued a stark warning about the "endless risks" of using illegal African swine fever vaccines as the country tries to fight a new outbreak while still recovering from the devastating impact of the virus.

Economic rebound expected in Q2, Q3, says DTI chief
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-03-08
The Philippines may register a positive economic growth in the second or third quarter of the year after falling to its worst post-war recession in 2020 amid the

3 top health frontliners get 1st COVID-19 jabs in Bulacan
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-03-08
Three top Bulacan healthcare workers on Monday led the first batch of medical frontliners who were vaccinated against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as the province

Vietnam begins COVID-19 vaccinations after successful virus containment
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-03-08
Vietnam launched its COVID-19 vaccination program on Monday with healthcare workers first in the queue, even as the Southeast Asian country looked set to contain its fourth outbreak of

Gunman shoots Christ the King statue in Cotabato province
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-03-08
An unidentified man barged into a Catholic church in Kabacan, Cotabato province at past 6 a.m. on Saturday, March 6, and shot the statue of Christ the King thrice. The

DOH: Rise in COVID-19 cases can't be 'attributed solely' to new variants
Rappler - 2021-03-08
Are Filipinos not complying with the COVID-19 health protocols? In a virtual press briefing on Monday, March 8, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said the "underlying cause" of why the ...

Chinese beauty app Meitu bought $40 million worth of cryptocurrency
TechCrunch - 2021-03-08
Following in the footsteps of Tesla, Chinese app maker Meitu has joined the ranks of cryptocurrency investment. In the early 2010s, Meitu reached such dominance in the portrait touch-up space that its eponymous flagship app became a verb for "photo beautifying" in China.

Jetti Petroleum contributes P4.8B in duties and taxes to the national government in 2020
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-03-08
Jetti Petroleum contributed a total of P4.8 billion in duties and taxes to the national government coffers for the whole year of 2020. Despite the pandemic for the most part of last year, the oil

Duterte: Empower Filipinas, reject backward mindset that fuels oppression, inequality
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-03-08
President Rodrigo Duterte, in his National Women's Month message on Monday, urged Filipinos to uplift women by rejecting the backward mindset

A Nation of Mourners, Forever Scarred
New York Times - 2021-03-08
Through videos, photos and personal stories, a National desk project shows the void that Covid has left behind.

Meghan says UK royals refused to make her son a prince due to skin color concerns
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-03-08
LONDON -- Meghan, the wife of Prince Harry, said the British royal family refused to make her son Archie a prince partly due to conversations about how dark his skin might be. "They

Meghan says Kate made her cry before wedding to Prince Harry
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-03-08
Meghan, the wife of Britain's Prince Harry, said in an interview with Oprah Winfrey that Kate, who is married to Harry's brother Prince William, had made her cry just before her

U.S. crowd-safety firm Evolv to go public in $1.7 billion SPAC deal
Business Insider - 2021-03-08
U.S. crowd-safety company Evolv Technology said on Sunday it is combining with blank-check firm NewHold Investment Corp to go public in a deal that will value it at about $1.7 billion.

LPA outside PAR not likely to intensify; isolated rain showers due -- Pagasa
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-03-08
Pagasa weather specialist Loriedin dela Cruz , however, said the LPA, last spotted 1,695 kilometers east of Mindanao, may still bring rains to parts of Southern Luzon, Visayas and

Leadership, action, direction needed amid pressing problems, says Cavite gov
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-03-08
Filipinos need leadership and direction amid the surge of COVID-19 cases and other economic issues, Cavite Governor Jonvic Remulla said Monday. Remulla made the

Moderna reaches supply deal with Philippines for 13 million vaccine doses
Reuters - 2021-03-08
Moderna Inc said on Saturday it has agreed to supply the Philippines government with 13 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine, with deliveries set to begin in mid-2021.

Record-high P230-B NG subsidies to GOCCs
BusinessMirror - 2021-03-08
Meanwhile, SSS was used as the conduit for releasing the Small Business Wage Subsidy Program aimed at helping the micro, small and medium enterprises amid the economic slowdown due to the ...

Economists see inflation reaching 5% in 2021
BusinessMirror - 2021-03-08
AFTER consumer price growth reached two-year highs, economists see inflation going beyond the government target and reaching 5 percent this year due to low base effects and elevated commodity prices.

Salceda: DA, BOC need more teeth vs smuggling
BusinessMirror - 2021-03-08
Business Agri-Commodities Asean Economic Community Banking & Finance Companies Economy Entrepreneur Executive Views Export Unlimited Harvard Management Update Monday Morning The Integrity ...

India expands its vaccination drive
BusinessMirror - 2021-03-08
In this photo provided by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi's twitter handle, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is administered a COVID-19 vaccine in New Delhi, India, Monday, March 1, 2021 ...

Israel re-opens restaurants, bars with 40% of country fully vaccinated
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-03-08
JERUSALEM - Israel took another step towards post-pandemic normalcy on Sunday, opening restaurants, bars and cafes to vaccinated "green pass" holders, with about 40 percent of the

When your employee discloses a mental health condition
BusinessMirror - 2021-03-08
When one of your direct reports has the courage to talk to you about a mental health condition, how you respond is critical. You want that employee to know you appreciate his sharing while also ...

Managing the risks of SMEs
BusinessMirror - 2021-03-08
The owners of small and medium business enterprises (SME) have as their primary objective to make it a success. However, they should also take into consideration the various risk exposures that ...

Athlete of the Year
BusinessMirror - 2021-03-08
YUKA SASO stands tall in pandemic year. EVEN during the most challenging time in Philippine sports history, young golfer Yuka Saso still found a way to stand up and deliver. The 19-year-old Saso ...

Heed notices against fraud, group reminds consumers
BusinessMirror - 2021-03-08
SEVERAL business groups urged the public to be more vigilant when transacting online, reminding them to pay attention to notices and warnings by financial institutions about digital fraud.

Game of drones: Chinese giant DJI hit by U.S. tensions, staff defections
Reuters - 2021-03-07
Chinese drone giant DJI Co Ltd built up such a successful U.S. business over the past decade that it almost drove all competitors out of the market.

Preparing for Cyberstrike on Russia, U.S. Confronts Hacking by China
New York Times - 2021-03-07
The proliferation of cyberattacks by rivals is presenting a challenge to the Biden administration as it seeks to deter intrusions on government and corporate systems.

The iMac Pro is being discontinued
TechCrunch - 2021-03-07
Chalk this up to inevitability. The iMac Pro is soon to be no more. First noted by 9to5Mac, TechCrunch has since confirmed with Apple that the company will stop selling the all-in-one once the current stock is depleted.

Game of drones: Chinese giant DJI hit by U.S. tensions, staff defections
Business Insider - 2021-03-07
Chinese drone giant DJI Technology Co Ltd built up such a successful U.S. business over the past decade that it almost drove all competitors out of the market.

Apple's first mixed reality headset is reportedly coming in mid-2022
Mashable - 2021-03-07
A new research note from top Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo lays out Apple's likely roadmap for VR and AR devices.

INSIGHT-Game of drones: Chinese giant DJI hit by U.S. tensions, staff defections
Reuters - 2021-03-07
Chinese drone giant DJI Co Ltd built up such a successful U.S. business over the past decade that it almost drove all competitors out of the market. Yet its North American operations have been hit by internal ructions in recent weeks and months,

Apple mixed-reality headset likely coming sometime in 2022, analyst predicts
The Verge - 2021-03-07
Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts in a new research note that Apple will release a "helmet-type" mixed reality headset next year, augmented reality glasses in mid-2025, and an AR contact lens product by 2030-2040,

Elon Musk says Tesla is expanding its Full Self Driving beta to more drivers
The Verge - 2021-03-07
Tesla first introduced the FSD beta in October to vehicle owners in its Early Access Program. At the time, Musk said the company was handling the software update "very cautiousl

Vaccines will give back confidence in health care, hospital admin says
Gov - 2021-03-07
Serving as model for their health care workers , Baguio Medical Center Hospital Administrator Dioniso Caridad III gets the first jab during the vaccination rollout program at BMC on March 6. (CCD/PIA CAR) BAGUIO CITY, March 7 (PIA) - - The rollout of the ...

All QualiMed health workers willing to take vaccine jabs regardless of brand; gov't rolls out AstraZeneca vaccines outside NCR
Gov - 2021-03-07
According to Paolo Borromeo, president and CEO of AC Health, all of their 378 employees want to be vaccinated regardless of the vaccine brand. "We have 378 staff, all of them want to sign up (for vaccination) if they can. Sa amin po, mataas ang uptake re ...

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Moderna reaches supply deal with Philippines for 13 mln vaccine doses
Yahoo Finance - 2021-03-07
(Corrects number of AstraZeneca vaccines that arrived on Sunday from 525,600 to 38,400 and total received so far from 1 million to 525,600, both in 7th graf) March 6 (Reuters) - Moderna Inc said ...

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