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LPA off Mindanao now a tropical depression, threatens Bicol region
philstar.com - 2020-10-23
The low pressure area east of Mindanao developed into a tropical depression Friday afternoon and is forecast to make landfall over the Bicol region by Monday as a tropical storm.

Philippines reports 1,923 new coronavirus cases, 132 more deaths
Reuters - 2020-10-23
The Philippines' health ministry on Friday recorded 1,923 new coronavirus infections and 132 additional deaths, the largest daily increase in casualties in 15 days.

Universal Robina improves profits even as snack sales tempered
philstar.com - 2020-10-23
Investors appeared to be satisfied with the latest financial results. On Friday, shares in Universal Robina gained 1.21% to end the week at P141.70 each.

Manila opens 66-bed quarantine facility at PLM; 14th facility opened in capital
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-10-23
The Manila City government launched on Thursday, October 22, a 66-bed COVID-19 quarantine facility at the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, the 14th facility to be opened in

Tropical Depression Quinta to make landfall in Bicol or Eastern Visayas between Sunday and Monday
CNN Philippines - 2020-10-23
State weather bureau PAGASA said Tropical Depression Quinta will landfall in Bicol Region or Eastern Visayas between Sunday evening and Monday morning.

PH's COVID-19 death toll nears 7,000 as case tally exceeds 365,000
CNN Philippines - 2020-10-23
Nearly 7,000 people in the country have died from the coronavirus disease as the death toll hit 6,915 on Friday, the Department of Health (DOH) said.

AREIT buys Ayala Malls The 30th, raises funds for more buyouts
philstar.com - 2020-10-23
Apart from Ayala Malls The 30th, AREIT also now owns the building host to Teleperformance Cebu, a business process firm, as well as three office buildings in Makati City namely Solaris One, Ayala North Exchange and McKinley Exchange.

Red Cross hopes for gov't nod in using saliva tests to detect COVID-19
CNN Philippines - 2020-10-23
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 23) -- The Philippine Red Cross on Friday said it has submitted the encouraging results from its trials on using saliva test as a faster and cheaper ...

House ready to file raps vs PhilHealth execs over alleged anomalies
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-10-23
If necessary, members of the House of Representatives are ready to file charges against officials of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) amid alleged anomalies

iPhone 12 review: Upgrade for the camera, not 5G
CNN Philippines - 2020-10-23
(CNN) -- Deciding whether -- or when -- to upgrade your smartphone is hard. Besides some attempts at swanky foldable phones, the look of smartphones hasn't changed much in recent years.

Filipino health workers encouraged to stay in PH to help in COVID fight
Manila Bulletin - 2020-10-23
Filipino health workers who have plans to work overseas were encouraged to stay in the country to help in the fight against the coronavirus disease (COVID-10) pandemic.

1.6M OFWs displaced by pandemic
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-10-23
More than half million overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) were displaced by the pandemic abroad while an estimated 1.1 million more were unable to resume or start working overseas since January ...

Google's defense against antitrust lawsuit? You
CNN Philippines - 2020-10-23
Google's claim that it's benefited billions of consumers is quickly emerging as a pillar of the company's strategy for defending itself from the suit.

Philippines to allow foreign investors to enter country
Reuters - 2020-10-23
The Philippines' coronavirus task force has approved the entry of foreign investors to the Southeast Asian nation starting from Nov. 1, the presidential spokesman said on Friday.

Europe coronavirus cases doubles to 200K daily cases for the first time
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-10-23
Europe's reported coronavirus cases more than doubled in 10 days, crossing 200,000 daily infections for the first time on Thursday, according to a Reuters tally, with many Southern European

No apologies from Parlade for controversial statement on Liza Soberano despite censure from Defense chief
CNN Philippines - 2020-10-23
Lt. Gen. Antonio Parlade, Jr. of the government's task force against communist rebels says he will not apologize for his Wednesday statement warning Liza Soberano about her ties to Gabriela Youth. However,

Parlade on controversial Liza remarks: Why should I apologize?
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-10-23
Southern Luzon Command chief Lt. Gen. Antonio Parlade Jr. on Friday said he won't apologize to actress Liza Soberano

Consensus reached on rice imports reforms
BusinessMirror - 2020-10-23
During a Senate hearing on the dummy-for-traders scheme in the rice importation business on Thursday, Agriculture Undersecretary Rodolfo V. Vicerra said they are now preparing an administrative ...

Manila cancels Traslacion 2021 due to pandemic
CNN Philippines - 2020-10-23
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 23) -- The grand procession of the Black Nazarene -- a religious event that gathers millions of Filipino devotees -- scheduled in January 2021 is ...

LPA east of Mindanao may enter PAR this Friday -- Pagasa
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-10-23
Itong LPA na ito ay may posibilidad itong magprogress into tropical depression," Pagasa weather specialist Loriedin dela Cruz said in a weather forecast at 4 a.m. (We expect that this LPA will ...

Pagasa expects another LPA to arrive Friday
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-10-22
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) is monitoring a new low pressure that is expected to enter the Philippines by Friday, as "Pepito"

Cargill bullish on Philippines expansion
philstar.com - 2020-10-22
"We have committed to continue to invest in the Philippines. We are confident especially that the country is consumer driven. It has a growing population and is an attractive market in Asia for our food business," Catacutan said. "We are heavily ...

Radical shift: Pope backs same-sex civil unions
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-10-22
ROME--Pope Francis on Wednesday voiced support for same-sex couples, calling them "children of God" and saying they should be allowed to have legally recognized civil unions in a radical

New virus infections below 2,000 for 3 days straight
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-10-22
For the third consecutive day, the Department of Health (DOH) reported fewer than 2,000 new coronavirus infections on Thursday, and 38 more deaths from COVID-19. With 1,664 new infections ...

SMC unit raises $400M via bond issuance
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-10-22
SMC Global Power Holdings Corp. raised at the Singapore bond market $400 million, one-third more than initially planned and intended to fund planned projects in liquefied natural gas, among others.

Verisign Q3 results top expectations, raises year outlook as pandemic increases Internet activity
ZDNet - 2020-10-22
Registrations of new domain names in .com and .net increased in the quarter thanks in part to the lockdown prompting increased Internet usage overall.

How The Youngest Woman Trader On Wall Street Is Helping Startups Go Public
Forbes - 2020-10-22
For years ago, Lauren Simmons made history as the youngest woman equity trader on Wall Street. Now she's using her stock trader expertise to host "Going Public," a new interactive series following founders as they strive to get listed on the Nasdaq.

These are the 25 fastest-growing DTC brands for Q3, according to growth in digital traffic
Business Insider - 2020-10-22
SimilarWeb tracked QoQ web traffic data to find the 25 fastest growing DTC brands in the US for Q3, which includes brands like Away, Andie and Outer.

Intel's Q3 in line with expectations, data center sales down from year ago
ZDNet - 2020-10-22
Intel reported third quarter results in line with expectations and raised its outlook for 2020. Cloud providers continued to buy Intel's server chips, but enterprise demand was weak.  The company recently outlined plans to sell its NAND flash memory unit to SK Hynix for $9 billion to focus on its core CPU business.

Any aliens living around 1,004 nearby stars should be able to see the signs of life on Earth, a study says
Business Insider - 2020-10-22
Aliens could see Earth passing in front of the sun and notice the chemical footprints of life in our atmosphere.

Novel Dementia Risk Charts Underline the Role of Lifestyle
Medscape - 2020-10-22
The 'pessimistic' belief that an inherited risk for dementia means developing the disease is inevitable is belied by novel 10-year risk charts that emphasize the importance of lifestyle factors.

Trump walks out of major CBS interview, complaining about questions
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-10-22
US President Donald Trump went through Thursday with a threat to release his own footage of a yet-to-be-aired interview with CBS that he cut short, angrily complaining of

A Quibi investor says the startup should have tried to 'fight more' but that he'll be happy if he can get 50% of his investment back
Business Insider - 2020-10-22
Jeffrey Katzenberg's $1.75-billion-backed mobile-video startup Quibi is shutting down, six months after its subscription service went live.

Acute Care Measure Could Reduce Hospital Readmission Penalties
Medscape - 2020-10-22
Adding 'excess days in acute care' to 30-day readmission may reduce HRRP penalties and offer a more comprehensive view of costs. Meanwhile, CMS chief says only five of 54 payment models save money.

BSP mulls interest rate cap on other loans
philstar.com - 2020-10-22
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas is studying the possibility of imposing a ceiling on interest rates for other types of loans to ease the burden of consumers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

4 PhilHealth execs cleared of graft
philstar.com - 2020-10-22
The Sandiganbayan has acquitted four officials of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. of graft charges in connection with alleged unlawful car insurance payments amounting to P720,878 from 2000 to 2001.

Teen shot dead in Caloocan
philstar.com - 2020-10-22
A teenager was gunned down by motorcycle-riding assailants in Caloocan City last week. Joshua Evangelista, 19, spent the last three years of his life in a juvenile jail until he was killed along C-3 Road in Barangay 28.

BDO leasing unit unloads more assets
philstar.com - 2020-10-22
MANILA, Philippines -- BDO Leasing and Finance Inc. (BDOLF) continued to unload it assets as part of the ongoing efforts to unwind its leasing and financing businesses and transform into a holding company. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange ...

Comparing Biden's And Trump's Different Visions For Health Care
NPR - 2020-10-22
From Medicare to Obamacare to controlling drug costs, the candidates mostly differ in their approach to health care. Here's a quick guide to their views and proposals.

LTFRB to open 52 more jeepney routes
philstar.com - 2020-10-22
MANILA, Philippines -- The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will open 52 more routes for traditional jeepneys and UV Express units in Metro Manila. The LTFRB said 30 routes for public utility jeepneys (PUJs) and 22 routes for ...

Chinese firm seeks FDA nod to test coronavirus vaccine on human subjects in PH
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-10-22
Chinese pharmaceutical firm Sinovac Biotech Ltd sought permission from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to conduct mass human testing for its candidate coronavirus vaccine

US Army base says it's sorry for claiming its Twitter account was hacked after an 'administrator' sent sexual messages at an OnlyFans creator
Business Insider - 2020-10-22
"Our account was hacked. We apologize to our followers," the US Army's Ft. Bragg claimed on Wednesday.

Aid Budget--Would A Relaxation Of State Support Rules Mean More Funding For U.K. Startups?
Forbes - 2020-10-22
Venture Capital Trusts provide a tax-efficient means for individuals to invest in early-stage companies. They are a source of patient capital but could provide more if state aid restrictions were rela

TNT goes gaga and claims win No. 5 for solo lead
BusinessMirror - 2020-10-22
OVER 600,000 workers in the local garments industry are now at risk of losing their jobs as... WITH Jayson Castro resting a tight calf muscle, TNT Tropang Giga hardly encountered any trouble in ...

BSP says more groundwork needed before it can issue digital currency
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-10-22
The central bank recently completed its study on digital currencies as a potential future alternative to the current system of physical peso bills as a medium of

SMC Global Power raises $400 million from perpetual securities
philstar.com - 2020-10-22
SMC Global Power Holdings Corp., the power unit of San Miguel Corp., has issued $400 million worth of perpetual capital securities, proceeds of which will be used for its liquefied natural gas initiatives.

Travel agencies seek P315 million airline refunds
philstar.com - 2020-10-22
The Philippine Travel Agencies Association is asking airlines to provide P315.6 milion in refunds for cancelled flights since mid-March when government started to impose travel restrictions.

13 detainees bolt Caloocan jail through hole in cell walls
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-10-22
Thirteen persons under police custody escaped through a hole on the wall of Custodial Facility Unit Extension of Caloocan City Hall early Thursday morning, police

PAGASA monitoring new LPA outside PAR after 'Pepito'
philstar.com - 2020-10-22
State weather bureau PAGASA is monitoring a new low pressure area that could develop into a typhoon and enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility, after Pepito's exit on Thursday.

5 of 15 Caloocan jail escapees recaptured
philstar.com - 2020-10-22
Five of 15 detainees who escaped from a detention facility in Caloocan were recaptured by police before dawn yesterday.

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