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PARIS -- A computer was better than human dermatologists at detecting skin cancer in a study that pitted human against machine in the quest for better, faster diagnostics, researchers said Tuesday.
THE HOUSE committee on ways and means will look into how businesses in the Philippines can be shielded from dealing with varying tax schemes among local government units while still rationalizing fiscal incentives under the second package of the tax reform program.
AMID REHABILITATION efforts in the tourist island of Boracay, President Rodrigo R. Duterte said on Wednesday, “I’m declaring land reform for the entire island of Boracay.”
In my recent travels, I have seen how tourism can generate income and wealth for people. Tourism refers to all travel-related activities undertaken by a resident to another place for purposes other than work and permanent residence. Tourism offers product bundles composed of “experiences” involving the active participation of the tourist. The tourism product is the complete experience from departure from home to return.
OUSTED CHIEF Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno on Wednesday urged the Supreme Court (SC) to reverse its landmark May 11 ruling which approved Solicitor-General Jose C. Calida’s quo warranto petition and voided her appointment as top magistrate.
FINDING something common in it as a company, 3M Philippines has decided to come on board the University of the Philippines (UP) men’s basketball team’s push to get back on top of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) anew by becoming one of its sponsors for the upcoming season.
THE DEPARTMENT of Finance (DoF) on Tuesday disputed the International Institute of Management Development’s (IMD) latest World Competitiveness Rankings report that saw the Philippines’ dropping nine rungs, arguing that this was not consistent with data.
THE STATE grains procurement agency on Tuesday gave the go-ahead for local traders to import up to 805,200 tons of rice under an annual quota scheme, which should boost domestic supply and keep rising prices in check.
JG SUMMIT Holdings, Inc. is hiking its capital spending for 2018 as it aims to grow its petrochemical, airline, property, food and beverage, and banking businesses amid higher oil prices in the world market and the further depreciation of the peso.
CLARK, PAMPANGA — Udenna Development Corp. (UDEVCO) will begin work on the first phase of Clark Global City within the year, as it aims to transform the area into the next central business hub in Luzon.
PARIS — Half-man, half-beast, the tall African statues dominate a busy gallery in Paris’s Quai Branly museum. But few of the visitors are aware...
THE PHILIPPINE Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) wants to broaden the level of transparency in the government’s foreign investment negative list to aid prospective foreign investors in making more informed decisions.
Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque has defended Solicitor General (SolGen) Jose Calida’s family security services firm having contracts worth over P150 million with four government agencies as not a case of conflict of interest. Of course, Calida claims that he had resigned his position as President of Vigilant Investigative and Security Agency, Inc. (Vigilant) when he became SolGen.
Two columns in BusinessWorld on May 28 jointly defended Dutertenomics’ Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN). These are “Eight former Finance secretaries support TRAIN 2” by Romy Bernardo of FEF and “Coolly explaining inflation” by Men Sta. Ana of AER.
SOME P10.6 billion worth of funds meant for the health insurance coverage of senior citizens were transferred in 2015 to the Department of Health (DoH) without the knowledge of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp.
PARIS -- Three-time champion Serena Williams will make her eagerly awaited return to Grand Slam tennis on Tuesday with a French Open first-round match against Kristyna Pliskova on Court Philippe Chatrier.
THE anticipation and hype surrounding Toyota Motor Philippines’ (TMP) newest compact SUV, the Toyota Rush, weeks prior to its grand public launch last May 5 and 6 was rivaled only by the guessing game around where the leading auto manufacturer would go for this year’s edition of its annual Road Trek event.
DELIVERIES to customers of the new Mitsubishi Xpander has begun as the first shipment of the compact MPV model arrived in the Philippines in May. The Xpander is built in Indonesia.
NEW YORK — Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein appeared in handcuffs in a New York court on Friday to face charges of rape and other...
FIRST GEN Corp. is planning to invite diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corp. “within the year” to participate in its $1.2-billion liquefied natural gas (LNG)...
MADRID -- Spain may be one of the world’s top tourist destinations, but many people in its biggest cities have grown exasperated with Airbnb-style...
THE asset management arm of Security Bank Corp. has completely adopted an international code of conduct ensuring the adherence of its asset managers to...
THE National Privacy Commission (NPC) said that the proposed national identification (ID) system sufficiently safeguards data privacy. NPC Chairman Raymund E. Liboro said that the...