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The Rise of OPM

Story and photos by: Sonnet John F. Llaguno “OPM is DEAD” this is the stigma which pervaded since Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, and Paramore dominated the music charts in the country, which made people think that every time they hear the word OPM or Original Pilipino Music, they would think that it’s just another thing of […] The post The Rise of OPM appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianMay 27th, 2018

NHA, Mandaue City to offer low-cost housing for informal settlers& '2013266080;

CEBU CITY, September 6 (PIA) -- Selected informal settlers in Mandaue City can avail of housing units for as low as P600 to P1,000 a month under the low-rise joint housing project between National.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated News2 hr. 49 min. ago

Epson expects sales to rise 19% this year

Epson expects sales to rise 19% this year.....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated News6 hr. 1 min. ago

NHA, Mandaue City to offer low-cost housing for informal settlers& '2013266080;

CEBU CITY, September 6 (PIA) -- Selected informal settlers in Mandaue City can avail of housing units for as low as P600 to P1,000 a month under the low-rise joint housing project between National.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated News6 hr. 28 min. ago

Oil near 4-yr high as producers resist output rise to offset Iran sanctions

SINGAPORE— Oil prices on Tuesday were within reach of four-year highs hit in the previous session, as looming U.S. sanctions against Iran and unwillingness by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to raise output supported the market. Brent crude futures were at $81.45 per barrel at 0421 GMT, up 25 cents, or 0.3 […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated News11 hr. 49 min. ago

Senate bill proposes development authority for Philippine Rise

THE Philippine Rise off the Pacific coast of northern Luzon could serve as a source of energy exports once the appropriate technology develops to tap its reserves, according to Senator Sherwin T. Gatchalian, who proposed legislation to create an agency regulating the area’s development. The post Senate bill proposes development authority for Philippine Rise appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated News12 hr. 28 min. ago

UAAP: Tigresses, Lady Bulldogs still spotless in beach volleyball

The University of Santo Tomas and National University stayed perfect by sweeping two matches Tuesday in women's division of the UAAP Season 81 beach volleyball tournament at Sands SM By The Bay. Reigning MVP Sisi Rondina and Babylove Barbon bested Ateneo's Ponggay Gaston and Jules Samonte, 21-9, 21-15, before returning in the afternoon session with a 21-14, 21-14 conquest of De La Salle's Tin Tiamzon and Michelle Morente to extend the defending two-time women's champions' undefeated run to three games. Rookies Klymince Orilleneda and Antonnete Landicho topped University of the Philippines' Isa Molde and Justine Dorog, of 21-19, 21-10, and University of the East's Rhea Manalo and Lyen Shan Ritual, 21-15, 21-15, for NU's third consecutive win. In the men's division, Far Eastern University became the only undefeated team, as Jude Garcia and Kevin Hadlocon repulsed UST's Krung Arbasto and Jaron Requinton, 21-19, 21-18, for a 3-0 card. Reigning titlist National University continued its rise from a shock opening day loss, with MVP Bryan Bagunas and James Natividad scoring a 21-12, 21-15 victory over Ateneo's Kurt Aguilar and Abai Llenos for a 2-1 card. The Lady Spikers raced to a 7-4 lead in the second set before the Tigresses regained control with the cat-quick pair of Rondina and Barbon making adjustments in their game to produce another straight sets conquest in front of a highly-appreciative crowd. Tiamzon and Morente, who dominated Adamson University's Hannah Nicole Infante and Gracelchen Ave, 21-10, 21-5, in the morning session, fell to 2-1. Meanwhile, the Lady Maroons and the Lady Eagles entered the win column after two straight losses. Molde and Dorog topped FEU's Ivana Agudo and Marianne Calinawan, 21-18, 21-11, while Gaston and Samonte, turned back Adamson University's Ave and Infante, 21-14, 21-14. In other men's matches, Adamson University's Pao Pablico and Jesus Valdez bested UE's Clifford Inoferio and Alven Aljas, 21-15, 22-24, 16-14, while UP's Nico Consuelo and Mac Millete outlasted De La Salle's Geraint Bacon and Paul Serrano, 23-21, 19-21, 15-12. The tournament resumes on Friday with eight men's and four women's matches beginning at 8 a.m. at the same Mall of Asia Complex sand court.  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated News12 hr. 49 min. ago

PRIB: 13 and above criminally liable – Sotto

September 25, 2018. Alarmed by the rise in the number of crimes now being committed by minors, Senate President Vicente Sotto III is pushing for the lowering of the age of criminal responsibility to 13 years old. In filing Senate Bill 2026, Sotto noted that criminal syndicates are exploiting the provisions of… Source link link: PRIB: 13 and above criminally liable – Sotto.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated News19 hr. 49 min. ago

Pump prices rise for 6th straight week

Pump prices rise for 6th straight week.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 24th, 2018

The rise of digital serfdom

IF the rosy picture painted by digital financial services giant PayPal is to be believed, the “gig economy”—a vast and growing labor ecosystem of freelance workers—promises a bright future for Philippine millennials. As PayPal and other “gig economy” evangelists describe it, the system is the result of the perfect marriage between the millennial perspective toward [...] The post The rise of digital serfdom appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsSep 24th, 2018

CamSur, Laguna triumph as NBL action resumes

CamSur and Laguna swept its games over the weekend in the continuation of the National Basketball League (NBL)-Philippines at the University of Nueva Caceres Sports Palace in Naga City. The CamSur Express defeated the Nueva Ecija Go Bespren, 98-74, last Saturday and beat the Taguig Generals, 79-63, last Sunday to the delight of the home crowd in Naga City to improve their record to 4-1 in the team standings. The Laguna Pistons also swept their matches in Naga, beating the Generals, 79-73, last Saturday, and the Go Bespren, 103-87, to rise their record to 3-1 in the league for homegrown talents. Jayson Relata had 15 points, while Fredson Hermonio had 14 points and eight assists for the Express in the win over the Go Bespren last Saturday before Jester Olea sparked his team against the Generals when he topscored with 16 points last Sunday. Against Taguig last Saturday, Shinichi Manacsa had 15 points, while Ralph Pantaleon had 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Pistons. Aries Santos exploded for 29 points on 12-of-13 shooting from the field in Laguna’s win over Nueva Ecija last Saturday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 24th, 2018

DOH to investigate rise in dengue cases in Philippine Children s Medical Center

MANILA, Philippines – After several doctors in the Philippine Children’s Medical Center contracted severe dengue, the Department of Health (DOH) said it was investigating the upsurge of dengue cases in the hospital. DOH Undersecretary Eric Domingo told reporters on Monday, September 24, that the department sent surveillance officers to determine where the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 24th, 2018

De Lima pushes Magna Cart of the Poor bill in Senate

Detained Sen. Leila de Lima wants to guarantee the poor's fundamental rights by giving them access to government services and encouraging the private sector to invest in propoor programs. Senate Bill No. 2010, or the Magna Carta of the Poor, includes the right to adequate food, decent work, quality education, housing, and mental and physical health. 'At the gutter' "Recognizing that food, work, education, shelter and health are the foremost fundamental rights that lie at the very core of human rights and human dignity, this law aims to at least assuage the ills that hamper the rise of the members of the Philippine society who have been left helpless at the gutter for the longest...Keep on reading: De Lima pushes Magna Cart of the Poor bill in Senate.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2018

Price spikes expected in Ompong aftermath

The rise in consumer prices further accelerated this month after the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong, prompting the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to deliver stronger monetary action this week......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2018

Small North Carolina town latest to feel fury of ‘Florence’

BLADENBORO, North Carolina --- Benetta White and David Lloyd slogged through waist-deep water filling their yard to escape Hurricane Florence's latest life-threatening punch to a town in the Carolinas. It was their second evacuation in a week. They were among 100 people rescued with helicopters, boats and high-wheeled military vehicles during a six-hour rescue operation in southeastern North Carolina's Bladen County that lasted into Friday morning. Officials in North and South Carolina warn that the flooding danger is far from over, with South Carolina also ordering more evacuations as rivers rise. At least 43 people have died since the hurricane slammed into the coast more tha...Keep on reading: Small North Carolina town latest to feel fury of ‘Florence’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

Takeover tools threaten banks without letup

Worldwide malicious login attempts are on the rise. According to the Akamai 2018 State of the Internet/Security Credential Stuffing Attacks report, approximately 3.2 billion malicious logins per month have been detected in the first four months this year and over 8.3 billion malicious login attempts from bots in May and June 2018 — a monthly average increase […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

ADB sells $750M global green bonds

ADB’s support for climate change will rise to around 30 percent of its overall financing by the end of this decade The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has raised $750 million to help finance climate change mitigation and adaptation projects with the sale of 10-year green bonds. “Our green bonds issued so far in 2018 have […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

Term deposit rates rise ahead of BSP meeting

Interest rates on term deposits were mixed at yesterday’s auction, with both the seven- and 14-day tenors commanding record high yields in anticipation of a strong monetary action by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to curb rising inflation......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

SRA wants supermarkets to follow Robinsons lead on sugar pricing

The Sugar Regulatory Administration is hoping that big grocery chains will follow the move of Gokongwei-led supermarket to bring down prices of sugar amid the continued rise of prices of other basic commodities......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

NSA leak fuels rise in hacking for crypto mining – report

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – Illicit cryptocurrency mining has been surging over the past year, in part due to a leaked software tool from the US National Security Agency, researchers said Wednesday. A report by the Cyber Threat Alliance, an association of cybersecurity firms and experts, said it detected a 459% ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Peso Stays Afloat, Local Stocks Down on Trade War Jitters

Trade war concerns along with fears of a further rise in domestic inflation due to Typhoon Ompong’s (Mangkhut) devastation increased risk-off sentiment resulting to another slide of the Philippines main equities gauge but the peso improved in line with its regional peers. The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) ended the day on the red at […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018