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  • BreakingIt’s final: 1-meter social distancing in public transpo stays
    MANILA, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte has decided that the one-meter physical distance rule in public transportation will remain in effect, Palace spokesman Harry Roque announced Saturday."Nag-desisyon na po ang Presidente kahapon. An…
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Sep 20, 1:45am -
  • BreakingEx-California attorney sentenced for killing wife on cruise
     SANTA ANA, Calif. --- A former Southern California lawyer was sentenced Friday to life without the possibility of parole for strangling his ex-wife and throwing her body off a cruise ship in the Mediterranean in 2006.Lonnie Loren Kocont…
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Sep 20, 1:38am -
  • BreakingPagasa’s Saturday forecast: Fair weather for most parts of PH
    MANILA, Philippines--- Fair weather is expected over most parts of the country for Saturday, the state weather bureau said.In its 4 a.m. live weather update, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa…
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Sep 20, 1:09am -
  • BreakingStricter quarantine rules up in South Cotabato
    KORONADAL CITY---Alarmed by the recent spike of new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the province, Governor Reynaldo Tamayo Jr. reverted South Cotabato to general community quarantine (GCQ) status.Tamayo said the measure takes effect start…
    - 5 hours ago, 19 Sep 20, 1:03am -
  • BreakingSupreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, women’s rights advocate; 87
     WASHINGTON (AP) --- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women's rights champion who became the court's second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87.Ginsburg died of complicati…
    - 5 hours ago, 19 Sep 20, 1:00am -
  • BreakingSoldier killed, 4 others hurt in Maguindanao roadside blast
    COTABATO CITY---A Marine soldier was killed while four others were wounded when a roadside bomb went off Friday evening in Datu Hoffer town of Maguindanao province.Lt. Col. Anhouvic Atilano, spokesperson of the Army's 6th Infantry Division, said…
    - 5 hours ago, 19 Sep 20, 12:53am -
  • BreakingHistoric year: Antetokounmpo wins 2nd straight NBA MVP award
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida --- Giannis Antetokounmpo's historic year earned him a historic awards sweep.The Milwaukee forward is the NBA's Most Valuable Player for the second consecutive season, receiving that award Friday. He got the Defensive Pl…
    - 5 hours ago, 19 Sep 20, 12:26am -
  • BreakingGlobe myBusiness holds first ever G Summit for MSMEs
    Globe myBusiness celebrates its iconic National G Day by empowering Filipino Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) through the first-ever G Summit 2020---Usapang Diskarte: Pivot your Business to Success.Set on September 23 via the Shoor pl…
    - 6 hours ago, 19 Sep 20, 12:00am -
  • BreakingDouble the Strength for the New Normal
    As the global pandemic continues to present challenges to our health and wellness, we need to adapt and find ways to keep ourselves strong and in good shape. Eating healthy, exercising regularly, and getting enough sleep are some of the good habits t…
    - 6 hours ago, 19 Sep 20, 12:00am -
  • BreakingNYC tries $50 fines to get scofflaws to don masks on subway
     NEW YORK --- The young man slouched against the inside of the subway doors as the No. 3 train headed south along Broadway. Across the aisle, another young man lay asleep, sprawled across three seats.In ordinary times, it would be the snoozi…
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 11:27pm -
  • BreakingActor Masterson’s lawyer denies and denounces rape charges
     LOS ANGELES --- "That '70s Show" actor Danny Masterson, charged with raping three women, made his first appearance Friday in a Los Angeles courtroom, where his attorney declared his innocence and denounced the charges against him as "politicize…
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 11:17pm -
  • BreakingUS bans WeChat, TikTok from app stores, threatens shutdowns
     United States -- The U.S. Commerce Department said Friday it will ban Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat from U.S. app stores on Sunday and will bar the apps from accessing essential internet services in the U.S. --- a move that could effectiv…
    - 7 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 11:05pm -
  • BreakingCoronavirus pandemic shrinks Europe’s monitoring of US polls
     Washington -- Europe's largest security organization said Friday that it has drastically scaled back plans to send as many as 500 observers to the United States to monitor the Nov. 3 presidential election and now will deploy just 30 because of…
    - 7 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 10:51pm -
  • BreakingTrump and Biden hit unlikely battleground state of Minnesota
     DULUTH, Minn. --- A solidly blue state for the past half century, Minnesota became an unquestioned presidential battleground on Friday as President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden fought for working-class voters in dueling even…
    - 7 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 10:28pm -
  • BreakingRunning out of storm names, Atlantic season goes Greek
    Portugal -- The Atlantic's record-breaking "crazy" hurricane season got a bizarre European remake Friday as forecasters ran out of traditional names and trotted out the Greek alphabet for subtropical storm Alpha. And the geographically misplaced stor…
    - 7 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 10:16pm -
  • BreakingSea of Slush: Arctic sea ice lows mark a new polar climate regime
    ARCTIC OCEAN --- At the edge of the ice blanketing part of the Arctic Ocean, the ice on Monday looked sickly. Where thick sheets of ice once sat atop the water, now a layer of soft, spongey slush slid and bobbed atop the waves.From the deck of a…
    - 8 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 10:01pm -
  • BreakingIf you do not snooze you lose: sleep seen as essential for the brain
    WASHINGTON --- Scientists are providing a fuller understanding of the essential role that sleep plays in brain health, identifying an abrupt transition at about 2.4 years of age when its primary purpose shifts from brain building to maintenance and r…
    - 8 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 9:48pm -
  • BreakingReality show to award contestant with trip to International Space Station
    A U.S.-based production company is pitching a reality TV show based on a worldwide hunt for a space-loving contestant who would win a ride to the International Space Station, as NASA opens up space to entertainers and advertisers.Space Hero LLC,…
    - 8 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 9:40pm -
  • BreakingGov’t debt breaches P6-T mark
    Following the issuance of a record amount of retail treasury bonds (RTBs) to small investors despite a pandemic, the outstanding securities sold by the government in the local market climbed to a new high of P6.4 trillion in August.The latest Bur…
    - 9 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 8:46pm -
  • BreakingEU Parliament threatens to revoke PH trade perks
    MANILA, Philippines --- The European Parliament threatened to revoke the Philippines' trading privileges with the European Union if it will not implement international conventions on human rights and urged the International Criminal Court (ICC) to co…
    - 9 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 8:45pm -

Philstar News Headlines

  • BreakingDuterte rules retaining 1-meter distancing in public transpo
    (Updated 10:23 a.m.) President Rodrigo Duterte has decided to maintain the one-meter physical distancing required on public transportation, Malacañang announced on Saturday morning.
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Sep 20, 2:03am -
  • Facing House, Duque insists on innocence
    Cleared by the special task force that investigated anomalies in Philippine Health Insurance Corp., Health Secretary Francisco Duque III reiterated yesterday his innocence as lawmakers grilled him at a hearing on his department’s proposed P203…
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 4:00pm -
  • Sans death penalty, drug war to be bloody – Bato
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 4:00pm -
  • European Parliament revoking Philippines tariff perks? Go ahead, says Palace
    The European Parliament may “go ahead� with its push for the revocation of tariff perks for some Filipino products over alleged massive human rights abuses in the Philippines, Malacañang said yesterday.
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 4:00pm -
  • COVID-19 forces postponement of 15 licensure exams
    The Professional Regulation Commission yesterday announced the postponement of 15 remaining licensure examinations scheduled for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 4:00pm -
  • Nutrition survey focuses on lockdown diet
    In a bid to determine the nutritional situation of Filipinos during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Science and Technology is conducting a rapid nutrition assessment survey, an official said.
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 4:00pm -
  • Romero remains richest lawmaker
    Deputy Speaker Mikee Romero remains the richest congressman in the country for the fourth consecutive year.
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 4:00pm -
  • 69,000 PUVs ready to ferry commuters – LTFRB
    The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board has assured commuters that over 69,000 public utility vehicles are available to serve them amid concerns on the re-implementation of the strict one-meter distancing policy in mass transportati…
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 4:00pm -
  • FDA: You can’t get COVID-19 from food
    The Food and Drug Administration has maintained that there is no evidence the coronavirus disease 2019 can be transmitted from food to humans as the ban on imported poultry products from Brazil remains in place.
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 4:00pm -
  • Palace welcomes France, Germany, UK support for Philippine sea claims
    Malacañang welcomed yesterday the support of France, Germany and the United Kingdom in asserting the Philippines’ historic rights and rejecting China’s sweeping claims in the South China Sea.
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 4:00pm -

Philstar NZ Business News

  • SEC clears SMIC’s P30 billion bond offer
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved the shelf registration of SM Investments Corp. for P30 billion worth of fixed rate bonds.
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 4:00pm -
  • Stocks end week in the red on bearish sentiment
    Share prices retreated further yesterday, bucking the rally in other markets in the region, to end the week on a sour note.
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 4:00pm -
  • Philippines seeks stronger economic ties with Germany
    The Philippines and Germany have launched a Joint Economic Commission which is expected to boost their bilateral ties.
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 4:00pm -
  • Sun Life sees GDP shrinking by 6.5% in 2020
    Insurance giant Sun Life of Canada Inc. expects the country’s economy to contract by 6.5 percent this 2020, before following a U-shaped recovery by next year.
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 4:00pm -
  • Serious concerns
    Work from home has its benefits for a senior citizen like myself.
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 4:00pm -
  • Globe loads up Puregold app
    The retail chain of Lucio Co and Ayala-led Globe Telecom Inc. continue to strengthen their partnership with the introduction of a new feature to the Puregold mobile app that makes loading easier.
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 4:00pm -
  • A duet of a different kind
    I bought books, read a lot of them, and have given them away.
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 4:00pm -
  • D&L expects to remain profitable amid challenges
    Listed chemicals company D&L Industries is confident it will continue to be profitable despite the difficult business environment brought about by COVID-19.
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 4:00pm -
  • ByteDance plans TikTok IPO in bid to win US deal
    China’s ByteDance is planning a US initial public offering of TikTok Global, the new company that will operate the popular short video app, should its proposed deal be cleared by the US government, people familiar with the matter said on Thurs…
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 4:00pm -
  • SC upholds grant of franchise to MORE Power in Iloilo City
    The Supreme Court has upheld the grant of the power franchise in Iloilo City to the Razon-led More Electric and Power Corp. last year, overturning a lower court’s ruling on the expropriation of the former distribution utility’s assets.
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Sep 20, 4:00pm -

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