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Senate inquiry sought on mass transport | The Manila Times

Senate inquiry sought on mass transport | The Manila Times

“Mobility has been a key concern of our country. We should fast-track our projects on modernizing our public transport system so that Filipinos will have a viable transportation option,” Angara said. Many senators have expressed their support to TNVS operation noting that it provides better service that the traditional taxis that have been a subject […]

Boots Says It’s “Truly Sorry” For How It Responded To A Campaign To Lower The Price Of The Morning-After Pill | BuzzFeed

Boots Says It’s “Truly Sorry” For How It Responded To A Campaign To Lower The Price Of The Morning-After Pill | BuzzFeed

Boots has apologised for its handling of criticism over pricing of the morning-after pill and said it will work towards bring down the price of such drugs. In a recent letter to the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS), Boots’s chief pharmacist Marc Donovan said lowering the price of emergency contraception could lead the firm “to […]

NY Regulators Call on Insurers to Reveal Data Sources | InsuranceNewsNet

NY Regulators Call on Insurers to Reveal Data Sources | InsuranceNewsNet

As accessibility to data grows and data volumes multiply, insurance companies want to harness that data to be able to issue policies faster and at prices that reflect the risk companies bear when issuing a life policy. Simplified underwriting, which avoids invasive blood and urine samples, allow insurers to issue life insurance policies in a […]

After creating a monopoly in Thailand, will Eatigo’s ‘never pay full price’ model wow India?  | YourStory

After creating a monopoly in Thailand, will Eatigo’s ‘never pay full price’ model wow India?  | YourStory

It’s legit. The discounts on your restaurant bill are not a bait, and are definitely a permanent feature. Here’s the utterly interesting technique through which the Bangkok-headquartered platform pulls this off. When I heard Eatigo’s claims that one will never have to pay full price for meals at restaurants again, no strings attached, the quintessential Indian consumer in […]

Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARLZ) Spikes on Zontivity Launch | Stock News Union

Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARLZ) Spikes on Zontivity Launch | Stock News Union

From Arlez Pharmaceuticals press release: “We are encouraged by the early data following the launch of Zontivity® and we will continue to monitor prescribing data closely over the next few quarters to determine whether this trend continues,” Aralez Pharmaceutical’s in a statement. Sales Force Reductions Aralez has carried out a 32% U.S sales force reduction […]

Novartis price dilemma over $21,000 drug | The Austrailian

Novartis price dilemma over $21,000 drug | The Austrailian

Novartis recently discovered that a drug it sells for a group of very rare diseases could be used to treat a much more common ailment. There is just one problem: its $US16,000-per-dose ($A21,000) price tag. The drug, called ACZ885, is already sold under the brand name Ilaris for certain rare inflammatory disorders affecting a very […]

The price dilemma over a $16,000 drug | Fox Business

The price dilemma over a $16,000 drug | Fox Business

If the drug does pan out with regulators, Novartis would have to drastically cut its price to make it competitive with other cardiovascular drugs. That would mean jettisoning a small, but reliable, revenue stream on an uncertain bet that the drug could become a top seller as a cardiovascular medicine. “They’ve got a bit of […]

Why your bananas could soon cost more in the afternoon | BBC News

Why your bananas could soon cost more in the afternoon | BBC News

Technology is enabling supermarkets and other retailers to change their prices throughout the day, but why should they want to do this and what will customers think about it? Many know the dispiriting feeling when the summer holiday flight they had their eye on suddenly goes up £50, or the Uber they call on a […]

Why did these generic drugs’ prices jump as much as 85%? | MarketWatch

Why did these generic drugs’ prices jump as much as 85%? | MarketWatch

On June 13, as members of a Senate health panel gathered to discuss the rising cost of prescription drugs, the prices of 14 common medications were increased by some 20% to 85%. The affected drugs would appear to be unlikely candidates for price hikes. All were generic drugs, which lack patent protection and therefore tend […]

Coca-Cola hikes fizzy drinks prices | OdishaSunTimes.com

Coca-Cola hikes fizzy drinks prices | OdishaSunTimes.com

New Delhi: Beverages major Coca-Cola India on Tuesday announced that prices of its packaged drinking water brand Kinley will be cut while aerated drinks will get slightly more expensive. The new pricing strategy has been announced with the country’s biggest indirect tax reform — the Goods and Services Tax — just around the corner. In addition, […]