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February 21, 2018 2:10 AM Philippines LTE speed 85th in the world: industry monitor

MANILA - Internet speeds using the LTE frequency have plateaued worldwide, as telecommunications companies focused more on expanding their reach, according to an industry monitor. Out of 88 territories included in London-based OpenSignal's report, the Philippines ranked 85th in terms of LTE speed and 75th in terms of LTE availability. The Philippines 31

February 20, 2018 3:02 AM 'Black Panther' rules PH cinemas with P258.57M in 5 days

MANILA – Marvel Studios' "Black Panther" debuted strong in the Philippines, earning P258.57 million in five days. The movie is said to have surpassed the opening weekends of recent Marvel Studios titles like "Guardians of The Galaxy," "Ant-Man," "Doctor Strange," "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," and "Thor: Ragnarok." Among the cinemas which posted 39

February 19, 2018 1:53 PM Cycling: Oconer raring to win maiden Ronda crown

MANILA, Philippines – George Oconer of Go for Gold guns for his very first Ronda Pilipinas title when the 2018 edition of the event opens in Vigan, Ilocos Sur on March 3. Oconer is making his comeback in the competition after missing last year's race in order to focus on the national team's preparation for the Southeast Asian Game. The 26-year-old is one of favorites 62

February 19, 2018 11:55 AM BOP deficit rises to $531-M in January 2018

MANILA - The Philippines' balance of payments deficit rose to $531 in January this year from $9 million in the same month last year, the central bank said Monday. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said foreign exchange outflows in January this stemmed mainly from its forex operations and payments made by the national government for its maturing foreign 24

February 19, 2018 11:10 AM Dollar outflows from PH unabated in January

Hard currency continued to flow out of the country in the first month of the year due in part to the central bank’s efforts to smoothen out volatility in the peso and the government’s payments of its foreign loans. As such, the country’s overall balance of payments position in January 2018 posted a deficit of $531 million, higher than the $9 million 23

February 19, 2018 11:01 AM Four legs good, two better: study tracks lizard bipedalism

Mexico’s Jesus lizard got its name from an unusual ability to run over water on its hind legs, its body semi-erect and its front limbs dangling in the air. The spiny-tailed iguana and bearded dragon, too, are among lizards that can switch in an instant from four- to two-footed locomotion when running — a skill thought to have evolved due to the need for speed 25

February 19, 2018 9:35 AM ‘Black Panther’ pounces to box office glory over holiday weekend

As the US kicked back for a long weekend, Disney’s “Black Panther” got off to a superhero start in the North American box office, rocketing to the top spot with estimated earnings of $218 million, data showed Sunday. According to figures from industry tracker Exhibitor Relations, the highly-anticipated 18th entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe earned 51

February 19, 2018 8:19 AM Navy chief still prefers Thales Tacticos for frigate deal

Rear Adm. Robert Emperad, chief of the Philippine Navy (Photo from the Philippine Navy Facebook page) Philippine Navy chief Rear Adm. Robert Empedrad still prefers Thales Tacticos over the current Hanhwa Systems for the combat management system (CMS) for the two frigates that the military intends to acquire. “I’m not pushing for Hanhwa. I’m still preferring 40

February 19, 2018 5:15 AM PCC voids merger of Dennis Uy's Udenna with 2GO shareholder

The holding company of Dennis Uy is also being penalized over P19 million for its alleged failure to notify the Philippine Competition Commission of its merger with a Dutch company, which indirectly holds shares in 2GO's parent firm MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) nullified Udenna Corporation's merger with a Dutch company 28

February 19, 2018 2:41 AM Samsung hunting for OLED panel buyers as Apple slashes iPhone X production

Samsung, who hoped other smartphone makers would adopt its OLED panels, finds the manufacturers sticking to LCD panels instead MANILA, Philippines – A report from the Nikkei Asian Review over the weekend said Samsung was left with excess production capacity for its OLED panels, after Apple slashed its production of the iPhone X. The report, released 71