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January 8, 2019 9:36 AM Meralco lowers January power rates

A typical household consuming 200 kilowatts per hour in a month will be able to save around P68 MANILA, Philippines – The Manila Electric Company (Meralco) lowered overall electricity rates to P9.8385 per kilowatt hour (kWh) for this month, the company announced on Tuesday, January 8. The downward adjustment of P0.3418 per kWh from December’s P10.1803 per kWh means 124

January 3, 2019 12:27 PM A real roasting: Coffee startup Luckin set to overtake Starbucks in China

Just a year in the business, Luckin Coffee will open 2,500 stores this year to dislodge Starbucks and become China's largest coffee chain BEIJING, China – After only a year in business, startup Luckin Coffee said Thursday, January 3, it will open 2,500 stores this year to dislodge Starbucks and become China's largest coffee chain. The company said it plans 97

December 15, 2018 11:10 AM Villar SIPAG honors 22 coops for poverty reduction accomplishments

TWENTYTWO outstanding multi-purpose cooperatives were recognized this year by the Villar SIPAG Foundation for their significant contributions in poverty reduction and economic growth in their communities. The annual Villar SIPAG Awards on Poverty Reduction, an initiative of the Villar SIPAG (Social Institute for Poverty Alleviation and Governance) Foundation 105

November 27, 2018 11:50 AM 'Dissatisfied' Grace Poe seeks clarity on 3rd telco entry

Senator Grace Poe says Mislatel must address cybersecurity concerns, given that China Telecom is part of the consortium MANILA, Philippines – Senate committee on public services chairperson Grace Poe said many details regarding Mislatel, the winner of the 3rd telecommunications player slot, remain unclear. "Ang gusto ko lang klaruhin nila ay ito, siguro 86

November 2, 2018 3:09 AM Spotify earnings hit sour note on Wall Street

Spotify is in fierce competition with its rivals offering both subscription-based and ad-supported music services like Apple, and Google-owned YouTube and Pandora NEW YORK, USA – Spotify shares took a hit Thursday after a disappointing growth outlook offset the first-ever quarterly profit posted by the streaming music sector leader. Shares in the Swedish-based 104

October 12, 2018 5:10 PM Updates to Calif. sexual harassment laws – are your rights affected?

Law Offices of C. Joe Sayas, Jr. welcomes inquiries about this topic. All inquiries are confidential and at no-cost. You can contact the office at (818) 291-0088 or visit www.joesayaslaw.comor our Facebook page Joe Sayas Law. [C. Joe Sayas, Jr., Esq. is an experienced trial attorney who has successfully recovered wages and other monetary damages for thousands 44

October 12, 2018 10:57 AM 60,000 patents from Microsoft go open source

Microsoft continued its transformation as a tech company by joining the Open Invention Network (OIN) and making its 60,000 patents open source. For people familiar with the tech industry, the move will come as a big surprise since Microsoft had historically been at odds with the open-source community over patent issues. According to a Microsoft blog post on Oct. 10 written 54

October 9, 2018 9:29 PM Rally at ERC protests high power rates in Iloilo City

Members of a consumer rights advocate group trooped to the office of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to protest high electricity rates of the Panay Electric Company (Peco). The group said it was in solidarity with Iloilo City consumers and their bid to have better power services. The group supported a complaint filed against an alleged 1,000 percent 49

October 4, 2018 11:26 AM Brunei businesses invited to set up food processing zones in Zamboanga

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN – Businesses from Brunei Darussalam are urged to tap into the huge trade potential of Zamboanga City Special Economic Zone Authority (Zamboecozone) in the Philippines. Business Development Consultant at the Office of the President of Zamboanga City Special Economic Zone Authority in the Philippines Myl Johann R Amsid cited Brunei 47

September 20, 2018 1:24 AM Google Mini captures top spot in connected speaker market

WASHINGTON, USA – Google Home Mini has vaulted to the top spot in the global market for connected speakers, edging out a rival device from Amazon, a survey showed Wednesday, September 19. The Strategy Analytics report for the second quarter of 2018 showed the smallest device from Google captured 20 percent of the market with sales of 2.3 million 86