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Republican Rick Scott wins Florida Senate seat

MIAMI, USA – Florida's outgoing Republican Governor Rick Scott has narrowly won a US Senate seat in a bitterly contested race with incumbent Bill Nelson, official results showed Sunday. Nelson conceded the seat he has held for three terms since 2001 after a machine and hand recount showed Scott had ........»»

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Cruising for a bruising: What we learned from the APEC summit

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea – The annual meeting of leaders from the 21 Asian-Pacific countries produced little in the way of concrete results, but plenty of fireworks on the sidelines. Here's what we learned from the gathering held for the first time in the dusty and sun-baked city of ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News16 hr. 34 min. ago Related News

Lotto results for November 16, 2018

EZ2 - 9 18 3 digits (In exact order) (11am draw) - 8 8 8 (4pm draw) - 7 3 0 (Evening draw) - 3 8 9 4 digits - 7 6 0 2 6/45 MegaLotto - 15 23 24 13 34 6 P53,094,057.00 6/58 UltraLotto - 12 1 41 21 45 P49,500,000.00.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsNov 16th, 2018Related News

GT Capital 9-month income flat at P11B

Conglomerate GT Capital Holdings, Inc. reported flat profit growth for the first nine months of the year as an automotive industry slowdown weighed on strong results for its other businesses….READ The post GT Capital 9-month income flat at P11B appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsNov 16th, 2018Related News

RESULTS: November 2018 Civil Engineer board exam

This is a press release from the PRC MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced that 6,262 out of 13,887 passed the Civil Engineer Licensure Examination adminsitered by the Board of Civil Engineering in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, Tacloban, Tuguegarao ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 16th, 2018Related News

Jett Manuel proud of his boys as UP finally makes UAAP Final Four

Although not being able to personally bring the UP Fighting Maroons to the UAAP Final Four, Jett Manuel was just as happy as he learned of his team's feat. The boys from Diliman have made the postseason for the very first time since 1997, when they were led by the late Bryan Gahol, Joseph "Ogie" Gumatay, and Paolo Mendoza.  Since then, the squad has experienced heartbreak for the next two decades, including a few winless seasons. Manuel, who donned the maroon and white from 2010-16 was not spared from UP's mediocrity, compiling an overall 10-60 record in his five-year playing career, including two 0-14 seasons and the infamous UAAP Season 77 bonfire back in 2014, which celebrated their only win of the campaign. The former team captain admitted that he was following the game while his team, Ginebra, was at shootaround at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum, trying to keep their season alive, facing archrivals Magnolia in Game 4 of the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup semifinals. "Well, I was secretly following the game throughout my pre-game preparation. Di nga ako nag-pre-game shooting para mapanood ko yung game," Manuel shared. UP was already up by 23 when the opening jump took place for Game 3, so Manuel had a good feeling his alma mater had made it and never knew the actual final results until much later. Despite not leaving the bench the entirety of the game, Manuel went home a happy man as the Fighting Maroons downed the DLSU Green Archers, 97-81, while Ginebra forced a Game 4, 107-103. "I’m sad na I wasn’t there in person, but at least I got the win here today." But before some of his former teammates, now the veterans of the squad entered the hardwood, Manuel relayed a good luck message for the team, who were playing at the Mall of Asia Arena. "I spoke to Paul [Desiderio], I spoke to Diego [Dario], to Gelo [Vito] this morning, just telling them good luck, and yung usual ano, I mean, I’m always there for them. I’m just really happy for them. Yun lang talaga." The licensed engineer also shared how he expected that one day his teammates will bear the fruit of his squad's labor, an accomplishment the UP community has eagerly waited for a very long time. "Me personally, leaving UP with that goal na I wanted to leave something behind, leave a culture behind and try to start something, which will eventually lead to this." However, Manuel felt mixed emotions that UP's victory came at the expense of the Green Archers, where his younger brother, Joaqui plays for as a rookie. "...50-50 yung puso ko eh. I’m Maroon-blooded as well as a Manuel. So at the expense of my brother, yeah, I feel sad, but I’m more happy now that finally, finally [UP made it]." __   Follow this writer on Twitter, @philipptionary......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsNov 15th, 2018Related News

BAVI is first Filipino company to provide leadership coaching to store managers

Bounty Agro Ventures, Inc. (BAVI), makers of Chooks-to-Go, has created Leadership Development, an internal coaching unit that provides leadership coaching programs to middle management employees and even first-time management trainees. Since its launch in 2017, the Leadership Development unit has rendered an estimated more than 600 hours providing leadership seminars and coaching to about 100 store managers who handle more than 1,000 stores of BAVI's roasted chicken brands nationwide. "The results have been promising so far. Since people undergo coaching, they have someone they can talk to, process their experiences, come up with better ideas, and therefore, better performance,...Keep on reading: BAVI is first Filipino company to provide leadership coaching to store managers.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Nov 15th, 2018Related News

Curry’s MRI results encouraging, says Kerr

Stephen Curry left Thursday’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks in the third quarter with an abductor strain, but results of the MRI only showed minor injury. On Friday (Saturday in...READ MORE The post Curry’s MRI results encouraging, says Kerr appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes ManilatimesCategory: Nov 12th, 2018Related News

Singing may bring benefits for patients with Parkinson’s disease

New preliminary research presented at the Society for Neuroscience 2018 conference this week has shown that singing could improve motor skills as well as the mood of patients with Parkinson's disease. Carried out by researchers at Iowa State University, the new pilot study looked at 17 Parkinson's disease patients attending a therapeutic singing group. The researchers measured the participants' heart rate, blood pressure and cortisol levels before and after a one-hour singing session, and asked participants to report on any feelings of sadness, anxiety, happiness and anger. The results showed that the participants experienced improvements in mood and motor symptoms after sin...Keep on reading: Singing may bring benefits for patients with Parkinson’s disease.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Nov 11th, 2018Related News

What vote impacts lives of seniors like us

"We shall never change our leaders until we change the people who elect them."---Mark Skousen, economist/author "The circus in town!" So observed the media during the last-minute rush of filing of COCs (Certificates of Candidacy) by the motley group of political aspirants for next year's midterm elections. This also reflects the attitude of many Filipinos who have come to view our elections with skepticism. Based on experience, many voters are wary that our periodic electoral exercises are fraught with systemic and external flaws, with mixed results in terms of credibility or validity, specially on the local level. The terms "vote buying," "tampered returns," "flying voters" and...Keep on reading: What vote impacts lives of seniors like us.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Nov 11th, 2018Related News

Big studies give mixed news on fish oil, vitamin D

CHICAGO --- Taking fish oil or vitamin D? Big studies give long-awaited answers on who does and does not benefit from these popular nutrients. Fish oil taken by healthy people, at a dose found in many supplements, showed no clear ability to lower heart or cancer risks. Same for vitamin D. But higher amounts of a purified, prescription fish oil slashed heart problems and heart-related deaths among people with high triglycerides, a type of fat in the blood, and other risks for heart disease. Doctors cheered the results and said they could suggest a new treatment option for hundreds of thousands of patients like these. Up to 10 percent of U.S. adults take fish oil. Even more ta...Keep on reading: Big studies give mixed news on fish oil, vitamin D.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Nov 11th, 2018Related News

More Filipinos jobless in Q3 – SWS survey

MANILA, Philippines – Over a million more Filipino adults became jobless in September, according to the results of a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey released  on Saturday, November 10. The Third Quarter 2018 Social Weather Survey, conducted from September 15 to 23, shows that adult joblessness increased to 22% ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 10th, 2018Related News

Jobless adult Filipinos reach 9.8 million in Q3 of 2018

Updated @ 7:24 p.m., Nov. 10, 2018 Jobless adult Filipinos numbered 9.8 million in the third quarter of the 2018, according to a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey, whose results were released on Saturday. In a survey conducted from Sept. 15 to 23, 2018, the SWS said adult joblessness was at 22 percent, which is 2.3 points higher the 19.7 percent recorded in June 2018. READ:SWS survey says 8.9M Filipinos remain jobless in Q3 of 2017 Of the total number of jobless adults, 9.2 percent --- or 4.1 million --- were retrenched, 8.4 percent --- or 3.7 million --- voluntarily left their jobs, and 4.4 percent --- or two million --- were first-time job seekers. The 9.2 percent who...Keep on reading: Jobless adult Filipinos reach 9.8 million in Q3 of 2018.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Nov 10th, 2018Related News

Lotto results for November 09, 2018

EZ2 - 31 16 3 digits (In exact order) (11am draw) - 5 5 8 (4pm draw) - 6 1 0 (Evening draw) - 9 6 7 4 digits - 9 7 0 8 6/45 MegaLotto - 4 45 39 23 40 3 P42,494,804.00 6/58 UltraLotto - 36 56 49 34 42 45 P49,500,000.00.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsNov 10th, 2018Related News

RESULTS: October 2018 Psychometrician Licensure Examination

This is a press release from the PRC Manila, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced on Friday, November 9, that 4,035 out of 8,453 passed the Psychometrician Licensure Examination administered by the Board of Psychology in Manila, Cagayan De Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga last October 2018. The Board ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 9th, 2018Related News

6 senators pass drug test

Senate President Vicente Sotto III and five other senators tested negative for drugs based on results released by the upper chamber yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsNov 9th, 2018Related News

Share prices retract as telco bidding hangs

The stock market is back in the red again with investors still digesting the results of the third telco bidding, especially with controversies hounding the outcome......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceNov 9th, 2018Related News

Mixed results for Entertainment City’s casino operators

OPERATORS of integrated resorts and casinos along Entertainment City reported mixed results for the third quarter of 2018......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsNov 9th, 2018Related News

Tailored treatments, beauty regimens and sleep rituals

  I've been thinking about rituals lately. It seems every important goal of humans is built on rituals. When it comes to skincare, we don't have to look far to see how each person has a routine tailored to their concerns. Erin Menk is no different.   A mom of two, she manages to balance work with a healthy lifestyle. She's also particular about the treatments she gets to maintain her beautiful skin. She doesn't swear by just one. Menk has five favorites from The Aivee Clinic, first of which is the Aivee Total Lift.   "The results are amazing and immediate," Menk says. "In 30 minutes, my face is naturally refreshed and rejuvenated and I feel five years yo...Keep on reading: Tailored treatments, beauty regimens and sleep rituals.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Nov 9th, 2018Related News

Fashion house Carven parts ways with Swiss designer Ruffieux

The French fashion label Carven, which is being acquired by a Chinese group after falling on hard times, said Monday that its Swiss designer Serge Ruffieux is leaving after less than two years as artistic director. The storied brand, created in 1945, was once a pillar of postwar chic as Carmen de Tommaso, who later went by Marie-Louise Carven, injected a fresh and joyous style into young women's wardrobes. It fell out of favor for several decades before enjoying a revival in the late 2000s, but it hasn't filed audited financial results for the past two years. The company's last published results, from 2015, showed a net profit of just 67,000 euros on sales of 49 million euro...Keep on reading: Fashion house Carven parts ways with Swiss designer Ruffieux.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Nov 8th, 2018Related News