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Rain showers in parts of Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao due to 2 LPAs -- Pagasa
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-10-05
The southwest monsoon and two low pressure areas (LPAs) within the Philippine area of responsibility will bring cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and

Trump and Biden outline competing visions for US economy
philstar.com - 2020-10-05
One US presidential candidate wants to raise taxes, the other lower them. One will pursue an ongoing trade war, the other may throttle back tensions. And neither will get much done without Congress's approval.

Bataan nuclear plant safe to revive - PNRI
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-10-05
MANILA, Philippines -- The Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) can still operate safely despite being mothballed for decades, an official of the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI) claimed

IATF eyes possible lifting of travel curbs on foreigners
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-10-05
The government is studying appeals to lift travel restrictions on foreign nationals who wish to come to the Philippines amid the pandemic to be with their Filipino

Teachers, parents brace for double workload, unfamiliar tools
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-10-05
As more than 24 million public school students begin the unprecedented venture of distance and blended learning, school principal Rowan Celestra does not expect his Grade 4

Trump signals improving health with appearance for supporters
philstar.com - 2020-10-04
Trump, who has been repeatedly rebuked for flouting public health guidelines and spreading misinformation on the pandemic, added that he had "learned a lot about COVID" by "really going to school," as he has battled the virus.

Cotabato governor calls on Congress to amend rice importation law
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-10-04
Cotabato Gov. Nancy Catamco has called on Congress to review and amend the rice tariffication law, or Republic Act No. 11203, blaming it for the steep drop

Tech chiefs to testify on social media regulation
Business Insider - 2020-10-04
Here are the top media and advertising stories from Business Insider for October 5.

Trump Waves To Supporters Outside Walter Reed Hospital
New York Times - 2020-10-04
President Trump, who has been hospitalized since Friday at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, drove by and waved to supporters outside the facility. In a new video, he said he had "learned a lot about Covid.

Proof to indict Duque enough, says Lacson
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-10-04
The task force formed by President Duterte to go after officials who allegedly misused billions of pesos in COVID-19 response funds of Health Insurance Corp.

Quick Compare: Tesla Model Y Vs Ford Mustang Mach-E -- Post Price Drops
Forbes - 2020-10-04
One of the most anticipated electric cars of 2020 is the Mustang Mach-E. Post price drop, how does it fare compared to the Tesla Model Y?

Lime and Scoot veterans have built Ridepanda, a one-stop micromobility marketplace
TechCrunch - 2020-10-04
Chinmay Malaviya and Charlie Depman found themselves at the center of the shared micromobility industry just as it took off, working for companies like Bird, Lime and Scoot. They experienced a rollercoaster ride of venture funding and skyrocketing demand,

Velasco now has backing of House majority, says ally
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-10-04
An ally of Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco on Sunday claimed that the presumptive successor to Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano had secured the backing of more than half of the

SMIC has had 'preliminary exchanges' with U.S. over export restrictions
Reuters - 2020-10-04
Chinese chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation has undertaken "preliminary exchanges" with the U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security regarding export restrictions, the company said on Sunday in a filing.

SMIC has had 'preliminary exchanges' with U.S. over export restrictions
Reuters - 2020-10-04
Chinese chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation has undertaken "preliminary exchanges" with the U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security regarding export restrictions, the company said on Sunday in a filing.

Air travel in the time of COVID-19
philstar.com - 2020-10-04
Many of us are all raring to travel again, to explore the world, or to be united with family and friends. The airline industry, indeed, wants to see the travel market recover and hopefully put an end to the turbulent times.

The Philippine property sector
BusinessMirror - 2020-10-04
There are portions of every major city in the Philippines that were built in ... dramatic and substantial impact on the global property business. Companies that have instituted long-term plans ...

Manila jumpstarts huge reclamation projects
philstar.com - 2020-10-04
Proponents of the 418-hectare reclamation project in Manila are ready to jumpstart the massive reclamation of the sprawling development, targeting to break ground in the second quarter of next year.

Drunk cop nabbed for indiscriminate firing
philstar.com - 2020-10-04
A drunk police officer was apprehended by his colleagues for allegedly firing at a motorcycle rider in Tondo, Manila on Saturday.

BFAR to fisherfolks: Register to get aid
philstar.com - 2020-10-04
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources-7 has called on fisherfolks to register so that they can be accounted for in the Fisherfolk Registration System and for them to be able to avail of the post-disaster livelihood projects and insurance programs.

Mayon, Bulusan under watch as rainy season starts
philstar.com - 2020-10-04
State seismologists are closely monitoring Mayon Volcano in Albay and Bulusan Volcano in Sorsogon as the rainy season starts, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said yesterday.

PISI steps up campaign vs substandard rebars
philstar.com - 2020-10-04
The Philippine Iron and Steel Institute is stepping up its campaign against substandard and unmarked reinforced steel bars after finding a new batch of these products being sold in the market.

BIR chief apologizes for skipping budget hearing
philstar.com - 2020-10-04
Bureau of Internal Revenue Commissioner Caesar Dulay has apologized to the House of Representatives for skipping the hearing last week on the proposed BIR budget for next year.

GOCC subsidies surge in 8 months
philstar.com - 2020-10-04
Subsidies granted to state-run corporations almost doubled in the first eight months as the government increased its support to institutions with COVID-19 response programs, according to the Bureau of the Treasury.

Inflation likely rose in September
philstar.com - 2020-10-04
Inflation likely picked up slightly in September as the economy continued to reopen gradually after imposing one of the longest and strictest lockdowns in the world, according to private economists.

Agri-agra loans drop to P696 billion in Q1
philstar.com - 2020-10-04
Loans extended by domestic banks for agriculture and agrarian reform slipped by 2.1 percent to P696.35 billion in the first quarter from P711 billion in the same quarter last year as the industry continued to deliver the mandated threshold for the sector.

Quezon City elderly get free flu, pneumonia vaccines
philstar.com - 2020-10-04
Over 16,000 senior citizens in Quezon City have been given free pneumonia and flu vaccines, the local government announced yesterday.

DOLE: ?30,000 grant for college-level children of OFWs may be distributed by mid-October
CNN Philippines - 2020-10-04
College-level dependents of overseas Filipino workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic may receive their ?30,000 cash aid from the government as early as mid-October, according to Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III.

Why Franciscans oppose Lapid bill to rename Del Monte Avenue after FPJ
philstar.com - 2020-10-04
For a religious order in the Philippines, it's the historical and cultural significance of Del Monte Avenue in Quezon City that made them oppose a bill seeking to rename it after the late actor Fernando Poe Jr.

Philippines reports biggest daily spike in COVID-19 cases in nearly two weeks
Reuters - 2020-10-04
The Philippines recorded 3,190 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, its biggest daily increase since Sept. 21, bringing its total confirmed infections to 322,497, the highest tally in the region.

COVID-19, the reawakening to simpler ways
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-10-04
There's a boogeyman loose in the world, and as it spreads fear around the globe, people are finding that things they once considered important don't seem to be so anymore. As

With Google's deal for Fitbit on the ropes, experts say these 8 wearable tech companies could be worth buying in an effort to keep pace with Apple
Business Insider - 2020-10-04
Here are 8 wearable tech companies Google could acquire to take the fight to Apple, based on expert opinion and Business Insider's analysis.

Zambales teachers cross rivers to deliver learning modules
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-10-04
BOTOLAN, ZAMBALES---In a last-ditch effort to deliver learning modules to their 236 Aeta pupils, Bryan Jester Balmeo and 13 of his fellow teachers crossed rivers while riding a wooden sled pulled by

Apple sues recycling partner for reselling more than 100,000 iPhones, iPads and Watches it was hired to dismantle
The Verge - 2020-10-04
Apple is suing former recycling partner GEEP Canada -- now a part of Quantum Lifecycle Partners -- for allegedly stealing and reselling at least 103,845 iPhones, iPads and Watches that it was hired to disassemble.

Recto airs alarm over Manila Bay reclamation projects
philstar.com - 2020-10-04
Some China-backed reclamation projects in Manila Bay pose possible threats to national security, according to a senator.

Solon pushes for electronic registration for first-time voters
CNN Philippines - 2020-10-04
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 4) -- A lawmaker is pushing for an electronic registration system for new voters ahead of the 2022 elections. House Assistant Majority Leader Anthony Peter ...

Fire hits building in Camp Aguinaldo, no injuries reported
CNN Philippines - 2020-10-04
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 4) -- Fire hit a building in Camp Aguinaldo on Sunday afternoon, and officials are investigating what caused it. In an interview, Armed Forces of the ...

LOOK: Cardinal Tagle leads mass at Manila Cathedral after COVID-19 recovery
CNN Philippines - 2020-10-04
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 4)-- Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle is back at the Manila Cathedral after eight months. The former Manila archbishop officiated Sunday's mass, his first public ...

LOOK: DepEd releases calendar, grading guidelines for new school year
CNN Philippines - 2020-10-04
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 4)-- The Education Department has issued guidelines for student grading and assessment, as well as the updated school calendar, ahead of the anticipated ...

'3 new doctors from Basilan proof that province on path to peace, progress'
philstar.com - 2020-10-04
A number of Basilan residents have become licensed physicians, lawyers, engineers, pharmacists and medical technologists in the past five years.

Philippines reports biggest daily spike in COVID-19 cases in nearly two weeks
Reuters - 2020-10-04
The Philippines recorded 3,190 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, its biggest daily increase since Sept. 21, bringing its total confirmed infections to 322,497, the highest tally in the region.

COVID-19 cases in PH jump to 322,497, as recovery tally rises by 18,065
CNN Philippines - 2020-10-04
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 4)-- The Philippines logged 3,190 new COVID-19 infections on Sunday, with the national case count climbing to 322,497. In its latest report, the Department ...

US human rights bill risks pushing Duterte closer to China
NIKKEI - 2020-10-04
A new bill introduced in the U.S. Congress aims to suspend American aid to Philippine security forces unless Manila commits to human rights reforms. The Philippine Human Rights Act, if passed, risks pushing the Philippines closer to China and potentially rupturing the alliance between the U.

Make Beep cards, initial fare load free -- Robredo
CNN Philippines - 2020-10-04
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 4)-- Vice President Leni Robredo has recommended the free provision of Beep cards and their initial fare load to ease the burden on commuters, especially ...

Valenzuela mayor not keen on removing curfew hours amid COVID-19 quarantine
CNN Philippines - 2020-10-04
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 4)-- One local chief executive in Metro Manila said Sunday he is not keen on removing curfew hours, as he stressed the need for a gradual reopening of the ...

Lumad school disputes photos of 'ambush demonstration' posted by Army officer
philstar.com - 2020-10-04
"The children are acting out out how two Lumad farmers, Randell and Emel, were killed in January 2019 and how the [Armed Forces of the Philippines] harassed evacuees in August 2018," Alcadev said in a post in Filipino.

Philippines logs 18,065 more recoveries, cases now at 322,497
philstar.com - 2020-10-04
MANILA, Philippines -- Health officials on the 202nd day of quarantine in the country tallied 3,190 more coronavirus cases and 18,065 patients getting better, bringing the figures to 322,497 ...

COVID-19: A timeline of how Singapore is moving on to a new normal since June
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-10-04
SINGAPORE -- Since Singapore completed its major Covid-19 reboot on June 1, the economy has been reopening cautiously, an effort that is being done in three phases. Here's a look at

Huge rescue effort after deadly storm barrels across France, Italy
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-10-03
Two people died in Italy and eight were missing in France on Saturday after storms, torrential rain and flash floods battered the border area, washing away roads and

WHO coronavirus vaccine trials to cost P89 million - DOH
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-10-03
The government expects to spend P89 million in hosting the World Health Organization (WHO)-led Solidarity Trials but the cost of the potential COVID-19 vaccine will be

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