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A total of $266 million in American lottery jackpots is up for grabs this week and you can win it from the Philippines! - 2020-11-03
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A total of $266 million in American lottery jackpots is up for grabs this week and you can win it from the Philippines! - 2020-11-03
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Tropical storm Rolly slightly intensifies, expected to exit PAR on Tuesday
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-03
MANILA, Philippines -- Tropical storm Rolly (international name: Goni) slightly intensified as it is expected to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Tuesday, according to the

TS Siony slightly intensifies; may become typhoon on Thursday
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-03
MANILA, Philippines -- Tropical storm Siony (international name: Atsani) slightly intensified as it moved slowly over the Philippine sea east of extreme northern Luzon and is likely to intensify

LIST: Where you can donate for 'Rolly' relief efforts - 2020-11-03
While some Filipinos take the "cozy weather" as a sign that we "breezed" through the typhoon from the comfort of their homes, others in mainland Bicol and Catanduanes remain in evacuation shelters and are left to reckon with the damage. Here is a running ...

DFA: 61 countries now open to tourists
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-03
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Monday reported that 61 countries were already open to tourists. The DFA said that 54 out of the 198 countries had already lifted inbound border restrictions

Recalled ambassador to Brazil now back in PH, says Locsin
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-03
The Philippine ambassador to Brazil, who had been recalled from her post for alleged maltreatment of her household staffer in the envoy's official residence in Brasilia,

MRT-3 trains reach 50kph for the first time since 2014 - 2020-11-03
For the first time since September 2014, the Metro Rail Transit-Line 3 was able to hike its operating speed to 50kph, the transportation department said Tuesday. In a statement, the Department of Transportation said that the improvement in effect reduces the time between trains to only 4-5 minutes between trains at 20 trains from the previous 8 to 9.

Holiday demand not materializing as factories cut output anew - 2020-11-03
MANILA, Philippines -- Local factories slipped back to negative territory in October, reflecting a fragile recovery from the pandemic ahead of the typically strong holiday season amid a shrinking workforce and falling output. Results of a monthly survey ...

PH investors brace for impact of US elections
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-03
As America votes on the presi­dency this week--choosing between incumbent Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden--investors are bracing for the spillover effect on local financial markets this week.

Typhoon Rolly leaves P1.75B in agri damage
BusinessWorld - 2020-11-03
AGRICULTURAL damage caused by Typhoon Rolly has now reached P1.75 billion, against the previous estimate of P1.17 billion, according to the Department of Agriculture (DA). In a bulletin released late Monday,

Vista Residences launches Sky Arts Manila
BusinessWorld - 2020-11-03
VISTA RESIDENCES is looking to attract young professionals and entrepreneurs with its new residential condominium in Manila. The condominium arm of Vista Land & Lifescapes, Inc. is developing Sky Arts Manila,

October inflation seen remaining muted
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-03
Higher pork prices as well as faster increases in energy and transport costs likely raised inflation in October, according to the majority of economists polled by the Inquirer last week. Seven of

Public, private sector borrowings rose in H1 on easing rates
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-03
The public and private sectors took advantage of higher liquidity and lower interest rates to raise money by issuing debt securities to lenders in the first half of the year as the coronavirus

Calamity strikes Batangas anew
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-03
Water mixed with mud from a swollen creek submerged houses, eateries and a maternity clinic in a subdivision here shortly after Typhoon "Rolly" (international name: Goni) made its

Duterte in good health after visit to typhoon-hit areas, says Roque
Manila Bulletin - 2020-11-02
President Duterte remains in good health even though he was exposed to a potential coronavirus threat during his recent visit to typhoon-hit Albay, Malacañang said Tuesday.

SpaceX's Starlink internet public beta is giving some users blistering download speeds of more than 160 Mbps, including in rural Montana
Business Insider - 2020-11-02
People in SpaceX's Starlink beta are uploading screenshots of their speed tests -- and some are getting speeds faster than 95% of US connections.

Greenpeace renews call for climate emergency
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-02
The Philippine government should hasten its declaration of a climate emergency, particularly after the destruction left by Typhoon "Rolly" (international name: Goni) on Sunday. A climate

DOH: Average daily COVID-19 cases drop by 25 percent
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-02
The Philippines saw its overall number of new cases drop by 25 percent last month, in part driven by the continued decline in the number of infections in Metro Manila, the epicenter of the outbreak in

DepEd urges schools to ease burden of teachers, students
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-02
The Department of Education (DepEd) has called on schools to lessen the burden of students and teachers amid the new coronavirus pandemic, saying they must not require them to do tasks outside

Why This Entrepreneur Tells People Exactly How Much Her Blog Makes
Forbes - 2020-11-02
A lot of professional bloggers have implemented the practice of reporting their income monthly for their readers. I admit, the first time I saw this done, it was a bit jarring - but also very intriguing.

France sees record number of new COVID-19 cases, hospitalisations spike
Reuters - 2020-11-02
France's reported a record 52,518 new COVID-19 on Monday and the number of people hospitalised with the disease rose by more than a 1,000 for the fourth time in eight days, as the pandemic showing no signs of abating despite a new lockdown.

LTFRB opens routes for provincial buses, vans
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-02
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) opened six routes for provincial buses in Eastern Visayas and 20 routes for vans in Metro Manila, allowing more than 2,500 public

Used luxury cars worth P20M seized
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-02
The Bureau of Customs (BOC) seized an allegedly smuggled cargo of secondhand luxury cars worth some P20 million at Manila International Container Port (MICP). The shipment was intercepted on Oct. 20

US campaign enters final day with nation on edge
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-02
The US presidential campaign entered its final day on Monday with a last-minute scramble for votes by Donald Trump and Joe Biden, drawing to a close an extraordinary race that has put a

PayPal Q3 beats estimates on record growth in payment transactions
ZDNet - 2020-11-02
Meanwhile, PayPal said it processed a record-setting $247 billion in total payment volume during the quarter. Breaking the numbers down further, PayPal says it processed 4 billion

Arista Networks Q3 revenue and earnings top expectations, revenue outlook higher as well amidst improving business trends
ZDNet - 2020-11-02
Shares of the networking equipment vendor rose in late trading as the company said it has been seeing a recovery from COVID-19 patterns in its market.

Oil companies lower pump prices of diesel, gasoline
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-02
Local pump prices cut prices of diesel by 85 centavos per liter and of gasoline by 80 centavos per liter as new lockdowns weighed down international crude oil prices. Petron, Shell, Cleanfuel, Seaoil

Medicare Fines Half of Hospitals for Readmitting Too Many Patients
Medscape - 2020-11-02
Nearly half the nation's hospitals will get lower payments for all Medicare patients because of their history of readmitting patients, federal records show.

Epidermolysis Bullosa: Birch Bark Derivative Gel First Effective Topical for this Beleaguered Patient Group
Medscape - 2020-11-02
Oleogel-S10 closed target wounds faster than placebo in 58-site, 28-country phase 3 study. This is the first topical medication ever tested for epidermolysis bullosa to beat placebo.

Groups buck added paperwork burden on MSMEs
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-02
Three local business groups are calling for a review of a draft circular on licensing and registration of food businesses, producers and processors, arguing that it will just

Pregnant Women Face Increased Risks From Covid-19
New York Times - 2020-11-02
Monday added pregnancy to the list of conditions that put people with Covid-19 at increased risk of developing severe illness, including a heightened risk of death. While most pregnant women infected with the coronavirus have not become severely ill,

Blue economy
BusinessMirror - 2020-11-02
Business-process management services, including education and training: need to deepen this part of the BPO industry with the opportunity to develop business-outsourcing services for ship managers ...

University of Chicago Medicine looking for 2,000 participants for COVID-19 vaccine trial
Chicago Tribune - 2020-11-02
University of Chicago Medicine will soon begin testing another potential COVID-19 vaccine, and is looking for up to 2,000 people to enroll in the phase three clinical trial.

Apple will host yet another launch event on November 10
CNN Philippines - 2020-11-02
At its Worldwide Developer Conference in June, Apple announced it would soon start using its own silicon chips in its Mac computer lineup, switching away from the ones made by Intel that the devices have used for years.

Quirino cop, son catch COVID-19 - 2020-11-02
A municipal police station in Quirino was placed under lockdown starting yesterday after an officer tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19.

Meet the Washington Post executive working with Jeff Bezos to turbocharge the media titan's IT system
Business Insider - 2020-11-02
Alongside internal IT overhauls, the Post has gained more than 1.5 billion monthly users for its external tools for digital publishers.

Woolworths inks hybrid cloud strategy deal with Dell Technologies
ZDNet - 2020-11-02
Woolworths has announced a partnership with Dell Technologies to bring together its public and private clouds onto a single platform in a bid to improve the way it manages inventory and support operations of nearly 3,

Rolly nears PAR western border but will intensify northeasterlies with Siony
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-02
Tropical Storm Rolly came closer to the western border of the Philippine area of responsibility on Monday night, according to the latest bulletin Philippine Atmospheric,

TikTok signs deal with Sony Music to expand music library
Reuters - 2020-11-02
Short video-sharing app TikTok said on Monday it had signed a deal with Sony Music Entertainment that will give all its users access to Sony's portfolio of music including global artists such as Beyonce,

Isko warns traders vs overpricing, profiteering - 2020-11-02
MANILA, Philippines -- Manila Mayor Isko Moreno yesterday ordered market officials to implement a price freeze on basic commodities as he warned traders and vendors against overpricing and profiteering. Moreno directed city market administrator Zenaida ...

PAGASA: 1 to 3 more storms may enter Philippines in November - 2020-11-02
PAGASA on Monday said one to three more storms may still enter the country this November after the onslaught of Super Typhoon 'Rolly' and Tropical Storm 'Siony' still in the Philippine Area of Responsibility.

Wireless Operators Court Small Businesses With 5G Deals
Inc - 2020-11-02
Wireless carriers are going all-in on 5G plans for small businesses. Verizon is the latest carrier to offer unlimited 5G plans specifically for small businesses. The mobile operator recently rolled out three new plans that offer unlimited talk,

Coupa Software snags Llamasoft for $1.5B to bring together spending and supply chain data
TechCrunch - 2020-11-02
Coupa Software, a publicly traded company that helps large corporations manage spending, announced that it was buying Llamasoft, an 18 year old Michigan company that helps large companies manage their supply chain.

Citicore, Bench ink deal - 2020-11-02
Citicore Power Inc. has signed a supply agreement with homegrown clothing brand Bench to provide clean energy to its headquarters in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City.

Watch as NASA celebrates 20 years of humans living on the International Space Station
The Verge - 2020-11-02
Today marks the 20th anniversary of the first long-term mission to the International Space Station, known as Expedition 1. Ever since then, there have always been a handful of humans living and working in orbit on the ISS -- a continuous presence of people in space.

Google, Lazada provide free digital skills training
BusinessMirror - 2020-11-02
Google and Lazada have announced free training courses for online sellers that will equip them with digital skills and help their businesses grow. Ahead of the busy holiday shopping season, the partnership aims to provide small retailers with more educational resources to improve their online presence,

WhatsApp is testing self-deleting messages that vanish after 7 days
Business Insider - 2020-11-02
A WhatsApp spokesperson told Business Insider the company hopes to roll out "disappearing messages" worldwide soon.

BOC destroys P70 million smuggled cigarettes - 2020-11-02
Government agents have destroyed at least P70 million worth of smuggled cigarettes confiscated at the Manila International Container Port (MICP) since January.

More firms seen setting up retirement plans for employees - 2020-11-02
Security Bank Corp. expects a rise in the number of companies offering retirement programs next year and becoming part of the new normal as the country recovers from the recession brought about by the pandemic.

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