Monday, August 3rd 2015

section dividers-topnews

0 104
  Even official development assistance (ODA) projects are being affected by the problem of the Aquino administration to spend as planned. Data obtained by the BusinessMirror...

0 219
  Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Chairman Winston M. Ginez warned ride-hailing application operator Uber that the government will prosecute its drivers should...

0 80
  The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), long opposed to any change in the administration of fiscal incentives, is now looking for ways to...

0 213
  Reworking the restrictions on foreign ownership should encourage investors to come and participate more in the renewable-energy (RE) projects of the Philippines, European Union...

1 374
THE Philippines lost four of the 11 islands it is claiming in the Spratlys to its allies Vietnam and Taiwan, in addition to the...

1 106
  OWING to the territorial dispute in the West Philippine Sea, a lawmaker on Sunday urged the government to protect the oil- and gas-rich Recto...

1 29
  MALACAÑANG assured additional funding in the 2016 national budget for the timely provision of viable shelters away from risky zones for thousands of Typhoon...

0 38
A LAWMAKER has asked the House of Representatives to investigate the continuous forgery of documents, such as diplomas and school transcripts, in Claro M. Recto...
More News
Business News

2 246
  PARTIES concerned with the construction of the proposed P1.4-billion station that will connect three overhead train systems in Metro Manila have “agreed in principle”...

1 242
  CLARK FREEPORT—Uniqlo, Japan’s leading specialty retailer, which has global sales of $11.62 billion, is opening at least 200 outlets in the country by 2020. Uniqlo...

0 104
  THE Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) is on the lookout for distribution utilities (DUs) to expand its presence in the distribution sector, particularly outside of...

0 181
  BUSINESSMAN Lucio Co is further expanding its membership shopping S&R, which caters to the upper scale of the market, doubling its store count in...

0 189
STARMALLS Inc., the shopping-center development arm of the Villar group, will do a follow-on offering next year even to expand its mall portfolio in...

0 89
Dairy products imported by the Philippines declined by 10.57 percent to 1,740.08 metric tons (MT) in 2014, according to the latest report released by...
section dividers-sports

0 108
RIO DE JANEIRO—It’s not a good idea to give Ronda Rousey some extra motivation. Hurt by comments about her family and moved by the death...

0 62
REIGNING Asia-Pacific champion Tim Reed bested fellow Australian Tim van Berkel in an exciting sprint finish to rule the record-breaking Cobra Energy Drink Ironman...

0 36
  MANILA North knocked out defending champion Manila West but rammed into a more experienced world No. 1 Novi Sad Al Wahda in the finals...

1 216
THAT Instagram debate between Shaquille O’Neal and Scottie Pippen started out as hilarious but ended with the former taking it very personally. He can dish...

0 53
CIGNAL HD Spikers and Foton Hurricane survived the heavy rains and their tough-fighting foes to book semifinal seats in the PLDT Home Ultera Philippine Superliga Beach...

0 67
ATENEO overcame a gritty College of Saint Benilde (CSB) side and pulled through in a pulsating decider to complete a stirring come-from-behind 23-25, 18-25,...
More Sports stories
section dividers-life

0 41
Two prestige film projects have wrapped up principal photography and are starting on postproduction work immediately. Lav Diaz’s new opus, Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis, traveled...

0 13
You are only 18 years old once and I’m pretty sure you would never want to go back. If you are 35 years old...

0 79
Story & photos by Vic Sevilla THOSE bitten by an irresistible urge to travel commonly design a well-planned itinerary of places to visit, sights to see...

0 77
By Deven Hopp / Byrdie WE don’t know who originally came up with the moniker “love handles,” but we know we don’t agree with the cutesy...

0 45
By Nico Erle Ciriaco ONE of the ways to detoxify the body that an increasing number of people are looking to is hydrocolonics, a safe and...

0 493
By Caelin Milkto / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette TOM CRUISE is well-known for doing his own stunts, and the trailers for the newest installment of the Mission: Impossible franchise...
More Life stories
section dividers-motoring

0 154
Story & photo by Ronald Rey M. de los Reyes NOW, this is not about the Lannisters, Starks, Targaryans and what not. Rather, it’s about...

0 176
THE Toyota Hilux launch theme was “impact.” And impact it was that dealers and journalists got this week at Clark, Pampanga. The stage alone...

0 169
Story & photos by Randy S. Peregrino INDEED, the fifth-generation Ford Explorer Sport variant is packaged to be versatile, comfortable and dynamic to indulge almost...

0 50
Story & photo By Patrick Tulfo SOLAR Transport and Automotive Resources Corp. (Star Corp.), the exclusive distributor of BYD vehicles in the country, held an...

0 204
Story & photos by Ronald Rey M. de los Reyes SINCE its inception in 2008, Nissan’s GT Academy has risen to undeniable prominence. Now on...

1 255
Story & photos by Patrick Tulfo BYD, which stands for Build Your Dreams, is a privately owned Chinese company wherein noted American billionaire Warren Buffet...

0 151
Story & photos by Randy S. Peregrino FUEL is an important catalyst not only because it runs the vehicle, but mainly for the type and...

0 105
IN April I was told I could get my renewed driver’s license in June.  Not to be mailed to my postal address but for...

0 614
Story & photos by Patrick Tulfo ISUZU may pride itself in being unique in the automotive industry inasmuch as they are one of the few...

0 240
Story & photos by Ronald Rey M. de los Reyes DESPITE the differences in the world’s religions, Hinduism prevailed mostly in India and Nepal with...
More Motoring stories
section dividers-property

0 113
By Vernon Gabrielle Velasco THE local condominium market is steadily growing and becoming increasingly competitive as evidenced by residential towers and communities being developed left...

0 82
By Marianne Grace Sarmiento FOILACAR Industries, an innovator of car-paint protection in the country, is now planning to expand its reach, from automotive to architecture,...

0 63
OVER the past few years, the bout with disasters and calamities has almost certainly become part of every Filipino people’s way of life. Somehow, we’ve...

0 148
By Vernon Gabrielle Velasco THERE’S a boutique hotel nestled right exactly where the landmark Blanco Center used to be on Salcedo Village in Makati City, which reminds...

0 470
By Marianne Grace Sarmiento CLOVERLEAF, developed by Avida Land Corp., a subsidiary of Ayala Land Inc. (ALI), will be the first residential developer in the...

0 47
SANDARI Batulao recently concluded a photo contest entitled “I love Sandari, I love Summer.” The winner, Sarah M. Panganiban, who is an avid amateur...
More Property stories
SAF 44 Fund Drive
Philippines Graphic
DWIZ
VIEW new logo_EDITED_small
Cook logo high res
section dividers-green

0 31
By Mark Drajem / Bloomberg News THE Obama administration plans to offer new incentives for solar and wind energy in its plan to cut power-plant emission as...

0 15
NEW YORK—Although four in 10 adults have never heard the phrase “climate change,” many are aware that something is amiss with local weather patterns,...

0 12
UNITED NATIONS—Small island-nations that say climate-change threatens their very existence are asking the UN Security Council to do more to address the issue as...
More Green stories

0 78
By Rizal Raoul Reyes | Contributor INNOVATIONS initiated by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) have boosted local technologies which have benefited the inventors and...

0 23
MANILA City officials, disaster risk reduction officers and Manila residents participated in a simulated flood and storm-surge drill conducted on July 19 in Baseco, Tondo,...

0 35
TEMELIN NUCLEAR PLANT, Czech Republic—A quarter-century after the collapse of communism, Central Europe faces a new divide: irreconcilable visions of nuclear power that pit...
More Science stories

0 22
By Seth borenstein / The Associated Press WASHINGTON—The circle of life is closing in on the king of the jungle. When Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer killed...

0 162
‘WE used to cut trees and catch wild animals in the forest. Not anymore. We have learned that we are better off protecting the forest...

0 20
BANGKOK—Activists are applauding the Thai prime minister’s order that tentatively halts a planned coal-fired power plant and seaport near popular tourist beaches in southern...
More Biodiversity stories
section dividers-health

01-H&F-103014

0 11
  Mandaluyong City holds the newest Guinness World Record for having the largest Zumba class ever recorded on Sunday. A total of  12,975 participants, mostly...

0 42
  It starts as a single cell and grows into a merciless disease that claims millions of lives year after year. Cancer, as the disease...

0 43
  The Stanford Medicine Cancer Institute defines cancer as an abnormal growth of cells that  rapidly reproduce despite restriction of space, nutrients shared by other...

0 70
  WHEN someone tells you breast cancer, what comes into your mind immediately?  Death sentence, that’s what.  This is especially true among women. Understandably so.  Around...

0 16
  ‘We are poised on the brink of a climate change unlike any witnessed during the past two millenniums,” said a statement read during the...

0 8
  The Department of Health-Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan (DOH-Mimaropa), in coordination with the local government of Marinduque, on July 21 launched its “Oplan Kain...

0 41
  The rainy season has now officially started, and it only means two things: One, bidding good-bye to shorts, swimsuits and tank tops to be...

0 17
  Crocodile and sharks are not the deadliest living creatures.  Public enemy No. 1 is that tiny speck of a living thing that irritates many...

0 9
  Health Secretary Janette Garin has assured the public not to panic as the agency is fully ready and capable of detecting, isolating and treating...
More Health&Fitness stories

0 17
SALT LAKE CITY—The biting satirical musical that mocks Mormons received a rousing reception in its first-ever showing in the heart of Mormon country, kicking...

0 21
IN the history of the Church, heresies prevail which prompt the Church to clarify, define and defend the basic truths of the Catholic faith. As early...

0 60
FOR Tapella Executive Chef and co-owner Robert Spakowski, it was a toss-up among radio, television and restaurant as the platform from where he would build...

0 32
By Danielle Gabriel TRADITIONAL fabric use does not always mean outdated fashion.  Indigenous textile designers proved this during the International Festival of Extraordinary Textiles (FITE) public...

0 27
THE Globe-To-Globe Shakespeare project will be visiting the Philippines this month to do two performances of Hamlet at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP)...

0 17
IN the United States celebrities and prominent personalities lend their names and provide financial assistance to support public-interest service or alternative lawyering—a project that aims...
More Feature stories
features