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Holcim income plummets by 42%
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Online review platform Trustpilot chooses London for IPO
Seattle Times - 2021-03-01
Online review platform Trustpilot said Monday it plans to sell shares in London, in a stock offering that helps shore up the city's status as a financial hub and destination for tech companies after Brexit.

Health workers urged to get jabs as COVID-19 cases rise in Metro Manila
Rappler - 2021-03-01
The Octa Research Group notes that COVID-19 cases in the country are projected to reach 665,000, with deaths hitting 14,000 by March 31

Senate adopts report seeking halt to privatized MVIS
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-03-01
The Senate has adopted a committee report recommending the official repeal of a Department of Transportation (DOTr) order and all related issuances delegating the motor vehicle

Warm weather to persist while amihan recurs in Northern and Central Luzon
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-03-01
Easterlies or warm winds from the Pacific Ocean will continue to bring the heat in many parts of the country as Northern and Central Luzon will again feel the northeast

Philippines starts coronavirus vaccinations but supply, demand uncertain
Yahoo Finance - 2021-03-01
MANILA, March 1 (Reuters) - The Philippines kicked off its COVID-19 vaccination programme on Monday, with health workers the first to be inoculated in a delayed campaign as the country tries to ...

Vets tranquilize elephant guarding its sick mother
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-03-01
Veterinarians called to treat a sick wild female elephant in Chantaburi province on Sunday found their patient being guarded by a younger elephant, thought to be its offspring. The

Roque misses cut for 1st round of Sinovac vaccinations at PGH
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-03-01
Presidential spokesman Harry Roque was not able to get vaccinated against Covid-19 on Monday since he did not make the cut in the first round of Sinovac vaccinations at the

Philippines starts coronavirus vaccinations but supply, demand uncertain
Reuters - 2021-03-01
A health worker receives the Sinovac Biotech's Coronavac vaccine on the first day of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) inoculation drive in the Philippines, at the Lung Center of the Philippines, Que

iFUEL opens in Baliuag, Bulacan
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-03-01
FUEL, the petroleum company of iFRANCHISE Business Services Corporation, opens its first co-owned gasoline station in Baliuag, Bulacan on February 12, 2021. Present during the launch is the honarable

Bonanza for local governments
BusinessMirror - 2021-03-01
Belatedly, I got to know that Mr. Mandanas is a graduate of the Masters in Business Administration Program of the UP Virata School of Business, the school of which I am the present dean.

Stop softening tough feedback
BusinessMirror - 2021-03-01
Our work with hundreds of business leaders, executive coaches and sports coaches reveals that the best managers give feedback differently: They focus squarely on what needs to change. They ...

Philippines rolls out China's Sinovac vaccine as Duterte expresses gratitude - 2021-03-01
Duterte credited China for interceding with the free vaccines amid a health and economic crisis in the Philippines. "China never asked for anything. China has been giving us every

White House: Vaccination sites getting new Johnson & Johnson vaccine as early as Tuesday
Yahoo - 2021-02-28
Vaccine distribution centers will start receiving 3.9 million doses of the new Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine as early as Tuesday.

Maine CDC reports 142 new COVID-19 cases, one more death
Yahoo - 2021-02-28
The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention on Sunday reported 142 cases of the novel coronavirus and one additional death, as Maine prepares to expand age eligibility for immunization and secure over 11,

Duterte dares Robredo to get vaccinated first
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-02-28
President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday dared Vice President Leni Robredo to get vaccinated first as she is more qualified to get

More than 20 million in Britain get first COVID-19 vaccine dose
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-02-28
LONDON  - More than 20 million people across the United Kingdom have now received their first COVID-19 vaccine shot, data showed on Sunday as the country made more progress with

U.S. administers 75.2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-02-28
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 75,236,003 doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered in the country as of Sunday morning and it had distributed 96,402,490

Exclusive: Cybersecurity firm Axonius raises $100 million at $1.2 billion valuation
Reuters - 2021-02-28
Cybersecurity startup Axonius has raised $100 million in a private funding round led by New York-based growth equity firm Stripes at a valuation of $1.2 billion, the company said on Sunday.

How COVID-19 Broke AI, And Why AI May Break Again
Forbes - 2021-02-28
The unprecedented circumstances caused by COVID-19 caused many AIs to break. How did these AIs break and what can your business do to ensure that future AIs do not suffer from the same vulnerabilities?

Ads are back in: Monetizing beyond subscriptions and transactions in gaming
VentureBeat - 2021-02-28
With consumer spending on gaming up significantly, now is the time for companies to use ads to get people to play and spend more.

Bitcoin Whales Are a Mixed Blessing
Bloomberg - 2021-02-28
Institutional investors will help stabilize the price, but also remove the protective benefits of decentralization.

DOJ orders 4 Customs execs charged over trash
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-02-28
The Department of Justice (DOJ) has recommended the filing of charges in court against two Customs examiners and two appraisers in the illegal importation of hazardous solid

Ancestry company uses deepfakes to bring old photos of your great grandma to life
Mashable - 2021-02-28
MyHeritage, a family ancestry company that offers DNA testing much like 23andMe, has unveiled a new AI-powered tool called "Deep Nostalgia." The technology takes your old photos and animates the people in them,

109 Marawi IDPs get permanent shelters from UN agency
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-02-28
After being displaced from their war-ravaged homes in Marawi City due to the siege by Islamic State militants in 2017, some 109 families can now restart their lives in new

Pagasa: Warm, sunny Sunday nationwide
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-02-28
PAGASA Weather Specialist: Loriedin De La Cruz Posted by Dost_pagasa on Saturday, February 27, 2021 MANILA, Philippines -- Most parts of the country can expect warm weather on Sunday due to the easterlies or warm winds coming from the Pacific Ocean,

Scientists sequence 64 human genomes to better reflect genetic diversity
Yahoo - 2021-02-28
The Human Genome Project shed light on our species in 2001, but it was a patchwork of different humans' genes that didn't really reflect humanity's genetic makeup. Flash forward 20 years, however, and science is taking a significant leap forward.

EU Commission President von der Leyen and British PM Johnson meet in Brussels
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-02-28
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FILE PHOTO: EU leaders summit in Brussels
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-02-28
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BRIEF-U.S. CDC Says Delivered 96,402,490 Doses Of Covid-19 Vaccine As Of Feb. 28 Versus 96,402,290 Doses Delivered As Of Feb. 27
Reuters - 2021-02-28

FILE PHOTO: Screen displays recent Nikkei share average movements outside a brokerage in Tokyo
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-02-28
A man wearing a protective face mask walks past a screen displaying a graph showing recent Nikkei share average movements outside a brokerage, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Tokyo,

Walmart has reportedly lured away two Goldman Sachs bankers to help lead its new fintech venture
Business Insider - 2021-02-28
Walmart announced a partnership with Ribbit Capital to offer financial products to customers and employees in January.

FILE PHOTO: A representation of virtual currency Bitcoin
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-02-28
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PH may be back to normal by 2023, says Duterte
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-02-28
The Philippines may have to wait until the first or second quarter of 2023 before it can return to normalcy or a pre-pandemic condition, President Rodrigo Duterte said

In a painterly fashion
BusinessMirror - 2021-02-28
February is National Arts Month. This is an annual fete that started in 1991 with the signing of Presidential Proclamation 683. This year, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts declared the theme as "Alab-sining,

FIBA To Stream Live Basketball And Work With Creators On Twitch
Forbes - 2021-02-28
FIBA becomes the first major sporting governing body to enter a partnership with Twitch. It hopes a youthful, interactive audience will grow the sport around the world.

Health chief Duque won't receive Sinovac vaccine
Rappler - 2021-02-28
This comes after Senator Bong Go initially announced that Health Secretary Francisco Duque III will receive the COVID-19 vaccine from Sinovac on March 1

Snap Lens Studio 3.4 Update Brings Better Hand And Body Tracking, AR Asset Library
Forbes - 2021-02-28
Snap released Lens Studio 3.4, adding improved hand tracking, 3D multi-body tracking and full body segmentation to its AR offerings.

Cebu prelates now home from hospital after contracting Covid-19
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-02-28
Two prelates who tested positive for Covid-19 over a week ago have returned home. Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma and retired Bishop Antonio Rañola were discharged from the hospital at 5

DevOps adoption almost doubles in five years, Covid crisis accelerated adoption
ZDNet - 2021-02-28
Survey shows DevOps on the rise, and may have helped boost IT productivity during the great corporate dispersal

Policy reforms needed to prevent repeat of PNP - PDEA shootout, says Lacson
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-02-28
To prevent a repeat of the deadly shootout between operatives of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and Philippine Drug Enforcement agency, the government may need to

Philippines receives Chinese vaccine, but Duterte prefers another brand
Reuters - 2021-02-28
The Philippines received its initial batch of COVID-19 vaccine doses on Sunday in a shipment donated by China, a day before its inoculation drive is due to begin, but President Rodrigo Duterte will not be among the first to be vaccinated.

Set fears aside, vaccines backed by science, says Duterte
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-02-28
President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday urged Filipinos to get vaccinated against Covid-19 as the Philippines received its first shipment of Covid-19 vaccines from

Supply problem delays arrival of AstraZeneca vaccines by a week -- Duque
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-02-28
The expected delivery of over 500,000 doses of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine will not happen on Monday and will be delayed by a week because of global supply issues,

San Fernando, Pampanga Inaugurates Its First iFUEL Station
BusinessMirror - 2021-02-28
adds Krizzia Ann Loyang Tanabe, President and CEO of iFRANCHISE Business Services Corporation, the franchising arm of iFUEL. Also present during the ceremony are celebrity endorsers and co ...

Why is Facebook banning Myanmar military pages?
BusinessMirror - 2021-02-28
Anti-coup protesters march in Yangon, Myanmar, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. Social media giant Facebook announced Thursday it was banning all accounts linked to Myanmar's military as well as ads from ...

Duterte wants China trip to thank Xi for Sinovac vaccine donation
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-02-28
President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said he wants to visit China and personally thank President Xi Jinping for the Sinovac Biotech vaccines donated by the Chinese government to

The world's biggest camera-operated autonomous store has opened in Shanghai. This is how it works.
Business Insider - 2021-02-28
AiFi's 4,000 square-foot store in Shanghai uses a series of cameras to track customers so that they can leave the store without using a till.

Porsche to participate in fundraising of electric supercar maker Rimac -Automobilwoche
Reuters - 2021-02-28
Volkswagen unit Porsche is participating in a financing round of Rimac Automobili that will see the electric supercar maker raise 130 million-150 million euros ($157 million-$181 million), its owner Mate Rimac told weekly Automobilwoche.

ITRMC, DAP-GSPDM ink partnership on future of health in the Ilocos
Gov - 2021-02-28
The signing of the MOA aims to create a Center for Health Systems and Development which is anchored on the Universal Health Care (UHC) Act, and to assist in the praxis of health systems and development through the establishment of ladderized programs and ...

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