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2 Koreans pretending to be spouses of Filipinos nabbed at Naia
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-25
Two Koreans pretending to be spouses of Filipinos while using fake entry visas were caught at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) on Sunday, the Bureau of Immigration

Chat App Discord Is Close To A $7 Billion Valuation--Roughly Doubling In Value In Less Than A Year
Forbes - 2020-11-24
Discord could close a new funding round before the end of the year, targeting an approximately $7 billion valuation, a source familiar with the matter says. The exact terms of the financing are still in flux, but the new $7 billion price tag would mean ...

House OKs on 2nd reading bill amending anti-money laundering law
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-24
The House of Representatives approved on Tuesday House Bill No. 7904, which seeks  to strengthen the Anti-Money Laundering Act. The lower chamber approved the bill through

AFP names Enriquez new WesCom commander
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-24
The Armed Forces of the Philippines has named Rear Adm. Ramil Roberto Enriquez the new commander of the Western Command (WesCom), said Capt. Jonathan Zata, chief of public affairs office. Enriquez

UP team wins online vote in global contest
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-24
Diliman has inched its way to a possible victory in a global contest among engineering students to come up with ideas for energy-efficient vehicles

Maynilad extends service interruptions up to Nov. 29
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-24
Customers of Maynilad Water Services Inc. will have to endure five more days of rotational service interruptions, which the company extended until Nov. 29. Maynilad earlier this month said the service

ECG Increases AF Detection, but Not Anticoagulation, After Stroke
Medscape - 2020-11-24
Systematic ECG monitoring increased the in-hospital rate of atrial fibrillation (AF) detection among stroke survivors, in a new study. However, systematic ECG monitoring did not result in a higher rate of anticoagulation at 12 months, results showed, and ...

Bello tells nurses: Strike for better pay, work conditions
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-24
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III on Tuesday urged nurses to launch strikes against "exploitation" and for better pay and working conditions in private hospitals as the plight of health-care

Duterte refuses to name lawmakers linked to corruption
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-24
President Rodrigo Duterte has refused to name lawmakers who allegedly demand kickbacks from project contractors, saying he has no jurisdiction over them since they belong to

DOLE suspends work on site of accident
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-24
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III overturned an order issued by a regional director suspending construction of the entire Skyway extension while a safety inspection is underway following the Nov. 21

HP Q4 results top consensus, Q1 view higher as well, stock surges
ZDNet - 2020-11-24
Shares of PC giant HP Inc. surged in late trading as the company delivered fiscal Q4 revenue and profit that easily topped analysts' expectations, and forecast this quarter's profit higher as well. CEO Enrique Lores called the quarter a "strong" one,

Vegetable traders send aid to Cagayan flood victims
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-24
Local vegetable traders have pooled resources to help victims of the widespread flooding in Cagayan Valley, donating P300,000 worth of relief goods. "Even if we also

YouTube Bans Trump-Friendly OANN For One Week After Network Touted Fake Covid Cure
Forbes - 2020-11-24
The network has gained new attention after President Trump urged his followers to boycott Fox News and watch OANN instead.

HHS Shipping 30,000 Doses of Regeneron COVID Monoclonal Antibody Today
Medscape - 2020-11-24
Federal officials say they do not anticipate shortages and are hoping to ignite interest in monoclonal therapy.

Helicopter Pilots Spot Strange Sci-Fi-Looking Object In Utah's Red Rock Country
NPR - 2020-11-24
From a helicopter, officers from Utah's Department of Public Safety spotted a large metal monolith -- a single block of metal or stone -- last week. It was sitting in Utah's red rock country in the southeast.

DPWH flags flown at half-mast in honor of responders who died in landslide
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-24
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) started last Monday, Nov.23, to fly its flags at half-mast in its offices nationwide in honor of first responders who died in

An early mutation may have made the pandemic harder to stop.
New York Times - 2020-11-24
But one mutation near the beginning of the pandemic did make a difference, multiple new findings suggest, helping the virus spread more easily from person to person and making the pandemic harder to stop.

Citi Philippines helps jump-start recovery of restaurant businesses
BusinessMirror - 2020-11-24
"We offer this commitment to help the restaurant business bounce back and our dine-in card holders as well," he explained. In case cardholders are looking for delivery on weekends, Varna said ...

Working with cross-functional teams
BusinessMirror - 2020-11-24
We were launching a new Learning Management System and it was the first time I was meeting with people from IT and from other business units. I could not understand some of the terms but after ...

UP law professor missing
philstar.com - 2020-11-24
MANILA, Philippines -- Family and friends are seeking assistance to find University of the Philippines (UP) law professor Ryan Oliva, who has been missing since Saturday. Oliva, who also works at the legislative liaison unit of the Department of Tourism ...

Katzenberg Cancels Quibi -- Let The Spin Begin!
Forbes - 2020-11-24
Media billionaire Jeffrey Katzenberg recently pulled the plug on Quibi, his own start-up. There's the official explanation, but what are the real lessons learned?

Dija, a new delivery startup from former Deliveroo employees, is closing in on a $20M round led by Blossom
TechCrunch - 2020-11-24
Dija, a new U.K. based startup founded by senior former Deliveroo employees, is closing in on $20 million funding, TechCrunch has learned. According to multiple sources, the round, which has yet to close,

Splunk acquires network observability service Flowmill
TechCrunch - 2020-11-24
Data platform Splunk continues to make acquisitions as it works to build out its recently launched observability platform. After acquiring Plumbr and Rigor last month, the company today announced that it has acquired Flowmill,

AirAsia slashes Malaysia capacity recovery outlook
Reuters - 2020-11-24
Malaysian budget airline AirAsia Group Bhd on Tuesday slashed its outlook for its home market again although it expects a rebound in December.

14 Effective Ways To Identify An Untapped Market For Your Business
Forbes - 2020-11-24
Recognizing where there is a disconnect between supply and demand can open your business up to new opportunities if you know where to look. To help you take advantage of unique opportunities, we asked members of Forbes Business Development Council how to recognize potential gaps to bridge in your industry.

Amazon promotions for Black Friday
Entrepreneur - 2020-11-24
This Friday comes Black Friday , but Amazon Mexico will bring offers from the first moment of Thursday, November 26! Each year this shopping event, which originated in the United States on the Friday around Thanksgiving,

Golden Rice to be available in 3 years
philstar.com - 2020-11-24
MANILA, Philippines -- It would take at least three more years before the controversial Golden Rice can actually be available in the country as the last step toward its completion would still be a long journey. During the online celebration of the 16th ...

Amazon defeats eBay lawsuit over seller poaching
The Verge - 2020-11-24
Amazon has prevailed in a lawsuit claiming it secretly poached eBay sellers. The companies and a group of Amazon managers filed arbitration updates for two complaints, one from 2018 and another from 2019.

Twitter To Accept Blue Check Mark Requests in 2021 Following 3-Year Hiatus
NPR - 2020-11-24
Twitter said on Tuesday that after a three-year hiatus, it will again allow users to apply for the coveted blue check mark. The program was paused after a controversy over the badges in 2017.

4 dead in Negros road mishap
philstar.com - 2020-11-24
Four persons died when two cargo trucks collided and caught fire along the highway in Barangay Sagwabanwa in Valladolid, Negros Occidental after midnight yesterday.

OJ snares lucky 23
philstar.com - 2020-11-24
Filipino karateka James "OJ" delos Santos assured himself of top spot in the world online karate rankings at the end of the year by snaring a 23rd gold medal in the Golden League Karate e-Tournament yesterday.

Holcim merging 2 subsidiaries
philstar.com - 2020-11-24
MANILA, Philippines -- Holcim Philippines Manufacturing Corp. is merging Bulkcem Philippine Inc. and MabiniGrinding Mill Corp. into the company. In a disclosure yesterday, Holcim Philippines said that its board of directors approved the planned merger ...

Share prices succumb to profit taking
philstar.com - 2020-11-24
MANILA, Philippines -- With prices hovering at eight-month highs, the stock market fell prey to profit takers, bringing down the main index at the close of trading yesterday. The 30-company benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index or PSEi slipped 69.95 ...

Over 10,000 motorcycle taxi riders back on road Wednesday
philstar.com - 2020-11-24
MANILA, Philippines -- Commuters returning home from office work in Metro Manila may book a ride through either Angkas or Joyride starting Wednesday after the government allowed the return of motorcycle taxis subject to health precautions. In the meantime ...

P20.4 million shabu seized in Bacolod, Lanao del Sur
philstar.com - 2020-11-24
At least P20.4 million worth of shabu was recovered in anti-narcotics operations in Bacolod and Lanao del Sur in the past two days.

Lopez receives Management Man of the Year award
philstar.com - 2020-11-24
First Philippine Holdings chair and CEO Federico Lopez received last Monday, Nov. 23 the "MAP Management Man of the Year" award in a virtual ceremony held by the Management Association of the Philippines.

Cimatu: Enforce easement rule along Cagayan River
philstar.com - 2020-11-24
Immediate dredging and strict enforcement of the 20-meter easement rule along Cagayan River are necessary to avoid a repeat of massive flooding in Cagayan and Isabela during the onslaught of Typhoon Ulysses,

Boy, 12, dies in Manila fire
philstar.com - 2020-11-24
A 12-year-old boy died in a fire that broke out at a residential area in San Andres, Bukid, Manila yesterday morning.

Valenzuela city gives reward for tip on highway robbery suspects
philstar.com - 2020-11-24
The Valenzuela city government has given a P300,000 reward each for the whereabouts of four suspects behind the killing of a company messenger last October.

Angkas, Joyride allowed to operate
philstar.com - 2020-11-24
MANILA, Philippines -- Motorcycle taxi ride-hailing services Angkas and Joyride were allowed yesterday to temporarily operate in Metro Manila, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said. Each firm was given a provisional authority to operate from Nov ...

Solar Philippines names new CEO
philstar.com - 2020-11-24
MANILA, Philippines -- A power industry veteran has been named as chief executive officer of Solar Philippines as the company gears for an initial public offering. In a statement, Solar Philippines said Marty Crotty, an American with family ties in the ...

Recto pushes for universal immunization
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-24
Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto on Tuesday urged the government to have "universal immunization" for Covid-19. "Let us go for universal immunization.

House okays Internet Transactions bill on final reading
BusinessMirror - 2020-11-24
The lawmaker said the bill seeks to regulate all business-to-business and business-to-consumer commercial transactions conducted over the internet, including those related to internet retail ...

No-deal Brexit would be worse for the UK economy than COVID-19, says Bank of England governor
CNN Philippines - 2020-11-24
Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey has warned that failing to secure a new trade deal with the European Union would do more damage to the UK economy over the long run than the coronavirus pandemic.

Red-tagging probe turning into he said, she said affair
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-24
MANILA, Philippines--An investigation into red-tagging is turning into a he said, she said affair after a top security official of the Duterte administration insisted he knew that communist

Cap on deployment of health workers may be lifted -- Palace
philstar.com - 2020-11-24
The cap on the overseas deployment of health workers may be lifted once a COVID-19 vaccine becomes available, Malacañang said Tuesday.

When planning is not everything
BusinessMirror - 2020-11-24
When the volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity of the business ecosystem confront business in the pandemic times, planning is vital. But planning is not everything. Planning forms part ...

Coca-Cola partners with Unilever to protect communities from COVID-19
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-24
Coca-Cola Beverages Philippines, Inc. (CCBPI)--the bottling arm of Coca-Cola in the country--and consumer goods manufacturer Unilever Philippines have teamed up to promote proper handwashing in

From VHS tapes to fiber optic business: Emerging telco magnate Dennis H. Uy bags entrepreneur award
BusinessMirror - 2020-11-24
ANGELES CITY--As a testament to his continued success in business and service, Converge Information, Communications and Technology (Converge ICT) Solutions Founder and CEO Dennis Anthony H.

Perfect home entertainment partners with Jose Mari Chan this Christmas
BusinessMirror - 2020-11-24
LOVE Plus Charity Foundation held its most recent community outreach program, gives back by helping Filipinos in... GRAND Videoke is the perfect home entertainment partner for families to sing and ...

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