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October 17, 2018 2:58 AM Antitrust watchdog fines Grab P16 million over Uber deal

Following a third-party review, the Philippine Competition Commission slaps Grab with a fine of P12 million and Uber with P4 million for causing 'undue difficulties' to the review he country's antitrust watchdog, imposed P16-million worth of penalties on ride-hailing giant Grab Philippines for failing to maintain operations before it acquired Uber. Following 84

October 16, 2018 9:20 PM Harvests ease Pangasinan rice prices

ROSALES, Pangasinan — Prices of rice in Pangasinan province have gone down by at least P5 per kilogram in the past two weeks, a rice trader here said recently. Well-milled rice sold for P40 per kilo in retail stores as palay (unhusked rice) prices dropped at the start of the harvest season, said Roger Tan, who owns a rice mill here. A 50-kilo sack of rice used to sell for P2,200 but had been priced 94

October 16, 2018 9:48 AM New Japan hotels must be wheelchair accessible before Tokyo 2020

TOKYO, Japan — New hotels in Japan with more than 50 rooms will be required to provide wheelchair-friendly accommodation, the government said Tuesday, as the country gears up to host the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics. Japan is hoping to attract around 40 million tourists annually by the time of the Games and concerns have been expressed over the quantity 65

October 15, 2018 9:02 PM Third tandem seeks top two posts in Quezon City

On Monday, Rep. Vincent “Bingbong” Crisologo officially filed his certificate of candidacy for next year’s mayoral contest in the Commission on Elections under the PDP-Laban party. His running mate will be lawyer Joseph Peter Sison, a TV personality and former city councilor. Their team will be pitted against incumbent Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte who is running 72

October 15, 2018 10:31 AM Being overweight or obese in your 20s and 30s could cut life expectancy by up to 10 years

Carried out by researchers at The George Institute for Global Health and the University of Sydney and published in the International Journal of Obesity, the new study used a microsimulation model of obesity progression in Australia to calculate the expected amount of weight that adults will put on every year depending on their age, sex and current weight 66

October 14, 2018 5:46 AM Asia’s most visited countries

NEW DELHI — South East Asian region receives the highest number of travelers with China topping the list, according to the World Tourism Organization report. Tourism has been one of the growing economic sectors across the world. According to the report by World Tourism Organization the international tourist arrivals have increased from 25 million globally 95

October 13, 2018 11:00 PM News Briefs: Oct. 14, 2018

Martin Andanar will stay as chief of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) for now or until President Rodrigo Duterte issues an executive order reviving the Office of the Press Secretary (OPS). Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the PCOO would continue to exist “until such time as the OPS is created.” Prosecutors have filed 79

October 13, 2018 10:33 AM No winning Mega Millions ticket in US, jackpot now $654 million

In this photo, taken July 1, 2016, Mega Millions lottery tickets rest on a counter at a Pilot travel center near Burlington, North Carolina. (Photo by GERRY BROOME / AP) DES MOINES, Iowa — No winning lottery ticket was sold for the Mega Millions drawing Friday night, meaning the jackpot climbs to $654 million. Mega Millions officials say no tickets matched 80

October 12, 2018 9:34 PM Bargain hunters lift PSEi back to 7,000

The local stock barometer sprang back to the 7,000 level on Friday as the previous day’s bloodbath attracted domestic bargain-hunters. The main-share Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) recovered 120.39 points, or 1.75 percent to close at 7,004.77, tracking the rebound in regional markets and the Dow Futures. Local investors kept the index afloat 86

October 12, 2018 9:23 PM More Filipino families experiencing hunger–survey

Hunger among Filipino families worsened in September, with the number of households experiencing involuntary hunger increasing by about 900,000, a Social Weather Stations survey report showed. It was most pronounced in Mindanao, where the hunger rate went up 7 points. It rose 5.4 points in Balance Luzon and 4.3 percent in Metro Manila, while it fell 3.3 percent 58