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Philadelphia police probe alleged plot to attack vote counting venue
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-06
Philadelphia police said Friday they are investigating an alleged plot to attack the city's Pennsylvania Convention Center, where votes from the hotly contested presidential election are

Avida Land celebrates 30 years of enriching lives
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-06
Capping off its 30th anniversary commemoration with even more goodwill, Avida Land celebrated Filipino musicality and bayanihan in "The Rush Hour Concerts," an event held on Oct. 30, featuring the

Rich Pinoys boost beach home sales near Manila
BusinessMirror - 2020-11-06
Prices of seaside properties near Manila are rising, as rich Filipinos look for second homes away from the Philippine capital region, broker Leechiu Property Consultants Inc. said. Land values in gated resort communities in Batangas,

US unveils academy for Filipina entreps
BusinessMirror - 2020-11-06
THE United States is lending a helping hand to microbusinesses in the Philippines owned by women entrepreneurs, as its embassy recently launched the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) by activating a free Massive Open Online Course for more than 150 early-stage business owners in the country.

Demand for upscale, luxury condominium holds firm despite the pandemic
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-06
Colliers Philippines presented its third quarter property market updates on Oct. 29. Close to 500 investors, equity analysts and representatives of property developers dialed in during our webinar,

Uber Drivers Will Remain Contractors - Is It Good?
Forbes - 2020-11-06
Uber/Lyft/etc. won a ballot proposition to reverse a California law which required their drivers be employees rather than contractors. They'll face this again -- he's what might happen if they don't win that.

A YouTube and Instagram nano influencer shares the exact 9-page media kit she uses to land deals with brands like Lululemon
Business Insider - 2020-11-06
Laur DeMartino has over 3,000 subscribers on YouTube and earns money through brand sponsorships. Here's the exact media kit she uses to pitch brands.

Vascular Comorbidity in MS Linked to Atrophy, Functional Decline
Medscape - 2020-11-06
People with multiple sclerosis and two vascular comorbidities showed significantly lower gray matter and neurofunctional status vs those with no such comorbidities.

Work From Anywhere Trend Intensifying Ethics, And Compliance Issues
Forbes - 2020-11-06
Remote working needs investments in technology, employee training, and adjustments to organizational structure to mitigate the ethics and compliance lapses.

Northern Denmark In Lockdown Over Coronavirus Variant Outbreak In Minks
NPR - 2020-11-06
The government announced a number of restrictions on parts of northern Denmark, the area hit hardest by the infections. Danish officials recently ordered the killing of up to 17 million minks.

Unmasking our human moments
BusinessMirror - 2020-11-06
While the pandemic has forced us to cover our faces with masks when in public places, it has also unwittingly unmasked our hidden lives, opening the window into our privacy, little by little. Client,

Europe urges ecommerce platforms to share data in fight against coronavirus scams
TechCrunch - 2020-11-06
European lawmakers are pressing major ecommerce and media platforms to share more data with each other as a tool to fight rogue traders who are targeting consumers with coronavirus scams. After the pandemic spread to the West Internet platforms were flooded with local ads for PPE of unknown and/or

Biden gets more security as he edges toward win-report
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-06
The US Secret Service has increased its protective bubble around Joe Biden as chances increased that he will be the next US president, the Washington Post reported Friday. The Secret Service

Peloton CEO says certified bike resale and rental program is 'quarters, if not years away,' from becoming a viable revenue stream
Business Insider - 2020-11-06
Peloton members are opting to keep their original bikes rather than trading them in for a $700 credit when purchasing the new Bike+ model.

LRT-1 cuts trips after train emits smoke
philstar.com - 2020-11-06
MANILA, Philippines -- The Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) cut its trips yesterday after smoke was seen rising from one of its trains. Twitter user @TheMariaIris posted a video of the incident, saying she thought she "saw a spark." The video ...

Govrnment collects P147 billion from fuel marking
philstar.com - 2020-11-06
Revenues collected by the government from oil duties and taxes have reached nearly P150 billion since the implementation of the fuel marking program, data from the Department of Finance showed.

Lightning kills boy, 13
philstar.com - 2020-11-06
ZAMBOANGA CITY , Philippines -- A 13-year-old boy died after he was hit by lightning in Barangay Boalan in this city on Thursday. Initial investigation showed Grade 7 student Andrey John Araneta was supposed to pick up his learning modules from his classmate in Sitio Tala when lightning struck while the victim and his companion were seeking shelter under a tamarind tree.

P15.8 million shabu seized; 4 nabbed
philstar.com - 2020-11-06
Police arrested two "high-value" drug suspects and seized shabu worth P9 million in drug busts in Pampanga on Thursday.

Atlas turns around with P490 million profit
philstar.com - 2020-11-06
Atlas Consolidated Mining and Development Corp. reported a net income of P490 million in the first nine months, a major turnaround from the P45 million loss incurred in the same period last year.

Ayala Land earns P6.4 billion in 9 months
philstar.com - 2020-11-06
Ayala Land Inc. continued to reel from the negative impact of COVID-19, reporting a 73 percent decline in net income to P6.4 billion in January to September.

BSP rate cuts hinge on COVID-19 containment - HSBC
philstar.com - 2020-11-06
Further rate cuts by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas would hinge on the containment of the COVID-19 pandemic and wider reopen­ing of the economy, a bank economist said.

Nickel Asia earnings rise 18% to P3.13 billion
philstar.com - 2020-11-06
Listed Nickel Asia Corp. saw its net income for the nine-month period increase by 18 percent to P3.13 billion on improved global market conditions.

AboitizPower plans to expand capacity
philstar.com - 2020-11-06
The power unit of the Aboitiz Group plans to expand its energy capacity next year with the continued development of its projects and its possible entry into the gas sector.

To Instill market discipline
philstar.com - 2020-11-06
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas is looking at publicizing the names of erring banks and their directors, officers and employees to promote market discipline as the regulator continues to advocate financial consumer protection amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

San Miguel recovers, posts profit in Q3
philstar.com - 2020-11-06
San Miguel Corp. posted a net income of P15 billion in the third quarter of 2020, a turnaround from the P4-billion loss in the first half of a year.

Stocks end full week in the green
philstar.com - 2020-11-06
MANILA, Philippines -- A looming change in leadership in the US and prospects of an economic rebound in the third quarter pushed local stocks to a fresh eight-month high yesterday, traders said. Closing the week entirely in the green, the benchmark ...

Northern Samar mayor dies of COVID-19
philstar.com - 2020-11-06
Mayor Manuel Aoyang of Palapag, Northern Samar died yesterday due to complications of the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19.

SSS grants moratorium on short-term loan payments
philstar.com - 2020-11-06
State-run Social Security System has granted a moratorium on the payment of loans for the months of October and November to provide relief to its members amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Siony exits; Tonyo brewing
philstar.com - 2020-11-06
Another low-pressure area east of Mindanao entered the Philippine area of responsibility yesterday even as severe Tropical Storm Siony was forecast to exit the country last night after passing near Batanes province,

Roxas Boulevard markers, studs stolen - DPWH
philstar.com - 2020-11-06
Some reflectorized markers and solar studs installed along Roxas Boulevard are missing and may have been stolen, officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways said yesterday.

PNP acquires P1.23 billion equipment
philstar.com - 2020-11-06
The Philippine National Police yesterday acquired P1.23 billion worth of equipment that is expected to boost the mobility, firepower and operational capabilities of its units on the ground.

Rolly damage hits P14.1 billion ; death toll at 22
philstar.com - 2020-11-06
The death toll due to Super Typhoon Rolly has climbed to 22, with infrastructure and agricultural damage estimated at P14.1 billion.

DTI acts to prevent mislabelling
philstar.com - 2020-11-06
To plug a loophole in its regulations, the Department of Trade and Industry has issued a new set of rules that hopefully will prevent cement importers, particularly those who have cement plants here,

Motorcycle rider dies in mishap
philstar.com - 2020-11-06
A motorcycle rider was crushed to death after he skidded under a delivery truck he tried to overtake in Tondo, Manila on Thursday night.

LTFRB launches PUV driver subsidy
philstar.com - 2020-11-06
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board officially rolled out yesterday its new subsidy program to aid an estimated 60,000 public utility vehicle drivers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Belmonte orders strict monitoring of evacuees
philstar.com - 2020-11-06
Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte has ordered the continuous monitoring of those who evacuated during the height of Super Typhoon Rolly last weekend.

NCRPO tags suspended cop, girlfriend in slay of foreigner in Pasay
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-06
A police corporal, who was recently suspended, and his reported girlfriend were subject of a manhunt operation after being tagged in the Oct. 27 killing of Cameroon

Peso hits 4-year high
philstar.com - 2020-11-06
MANILA, Philippines -- The peso closed yesterday at its strongest level in more than four years, propped up by positive sentiment in global stock markets as Democratic candidate Joe Biden moves closer to victory as the next US president. The local ...

Xbox Series X review: Why you should wait before buying Microsoft's new gaming console
CNN Philippines - 2020-11-06
The Xbox Series X costs $500 but is it worth that price? On paper its specs look powerful and impressive but how is it in person? I spent over a week testing a review unit of the Series X, provided by Microsoft.

Sports linked to connectivity, corporate life - Panlilio
BusinessMirror - 2020-11-06
SPORTS and the corporate life may consist of dissimilar activities, conducted in totally different environments but their essence is basically the same. Alfredo Panlilio, PLDT chief revenue officer and Smart president and CEO,

Tokyo hosting four-country, one-day gymnastics meet to test Covid safety
BusinessMirror - 2020-11-06
GYMNASTS from the United States, China and Russia will join counterparts from Japan in a one-day meet on Sunday in Tokyo, believed to be the first international sports event in the country since the Olympics were postponed seven months ago.

Beer and fuel sales revert San Miguel back to profit in Q3
philstar.com - 2020-11-06
San Miguel Corp. swung back to profit as of September, buoyed by higher beer and fuel sales after liquor and movement restrictions were lifted.

Philippines reports 2,092 new coronavirus cases, 52 deaths
Reuters - 2020-11-06
The Philippine health ministry on Friday recorded 2,092 new coronavirus infections and 52 more deaths. The ministry said total confirmed cases have increased to 391,809 while deaths have reached 7,461,

DOH checking possible cases of brucellosis after outbreak in China
CNN Philippines - 2020-11-06
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 6) -- The Department of Health said it is monitoring if anyone in the country has been infected by brucellosis, a bacterial disease that has sickened ...

Safely bouncing back together
BusinessMirror - 2020-11-06
Sa ngayon, pangamba at pagdududa ang pumipigil sa ating ibalik ang dating buhay. Pero aangat tayong muli, dahil may isang bagay na hindi kayang kunin ng COVID sa atin. Ito ang ating pagiging matibay at determinado.

Greater LGU support needed more than new agency on disaster response - Fernando
CNN Philippines - 2020-11-06
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 6) -- A lawmaker and experienced disaster responder said the government may be better off releasing funds to local government units rather than building a new Department of Disaster Resilience or DDR. Representative ...

PH economy still down in Q3, but tamer slump seen - poll
CNN Philippines - 2020-11-06
The Philippine economy may have sustained its slump in the third quarter although at a shallower plunge as more industries reopened, according to a CNN Philippines poll. Nine market watchers tapped for this poll yielded a narrow 7.

Sun Life launches product bundles for different client segments with Celebrity Starter Pack campaign
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-06
Sun Life Philippines is launching a set of insurance and mutual fund "combo packs" in a bid to make the process of choosing the right insurance products and mutual fund investment simpler and

Philippine filling up sugar quota for US market
philstar.com - 2020-11-06
The Philippines has started the process of filling up the sugar quota for the US market following the issuance of order for the validation of quedan to be eligible for the program.

Red Cross critical to COVID-19 testing
philstar.com - 2020-11-06
Employment contracts should be required and vetted by the POEA before the process for issuing passports and applying visas are undertaken. Kasambahays should also be provided a recourse for filing grievances with DOLE either through the labor offices in ...

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