Tuesday, March 31st 2015

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Although most central banks in the region have since made interest-rate adjustments, foreign investors continue to place their funds in the Philippines, which only...

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The country’s oldest conglomerate is reviewing its medium-term goals for two of its noncore businesses, as it ends this year its multibillion-peso six-year master...

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Only 40 percent of Filipino high-school graduates have the financial capability to proceed to college, a problem that is hurting the country’s chances of...

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SECONDARY airports around the Philippines are up for upgrade, as the transportation department stepped up its push to modernize the country’s aviation hubs. Transportation Secretary...

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The Aquino administration’s chief negotiator with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) assured on Monday that the new Bangsamoro entity replacing the soon-to-be-abolished Autonomous...

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S8 Exhibition Inc., a business group of some of the biggest travel agencies in the Philippines, eyes the country to be a high-end travel...

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A lawmaker on Monday asked the Bulacan provincial government to justify the purchase of P1.7 billion worth of medicines and construction materials without going...

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President Aquino signed on Friday last week a joint resolution earlier passed by Congress increasing to P150 from P90 the daily subsistence allowance of...
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MAX’S Group Inc., the country’s largest casual-dining-restaurant operator, on Monday said it incurred a consolidated net loss of P56 million last year, as a...

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FOLLOWING the full-year operation of its diesel plant in Iligan City, Alsons Consolidated Resources Inc. (ACR) said its 2014 revenues reached P5.2 billion, up...

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BROADCASTING firm GMA Network Inc. saw its profits slide by 40 percent in 2014 due to the absence of election-related advertisements, the company’s chief...

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METRO Pacific Hospital Holdings Inc., the hospital investment arm of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC), said it will operate a 110-bed hospital in Zamboanga...

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LISTED mining company Nickel Asia Corp. (NAC) is implementing a retirement plan that is noncontributory to members and is actuarially determined. The company’s board of...

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ZAMBOANGA CITY—Mayor Ma. Isabelle Climaco-Salazar has ordered the Office of the City Agriculture to expedite measures to help farmers affected by the dry spell. Salazar’s...
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KEY BISCAYNE, Florida—When the ball whizzed past Serena Williams for an ace late in Sunday’s match, the subdued crowd suddenly erupted with a roar. Williams...

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MERALCO has already surpassed its previous performance in the Philippine Cup under new coach Norman Black. Now, the Bolts hope they have enough power left...

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Jay-R Taganas scored with 2.2 seconds remaining to lift AMA University to a thrilling 76-74 decision against Tanduay Light on Monday in the Philippine...

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AS of this writing, the US National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) final four is set with undefeated Kentucky, Wisconsin, Michigan State and Duke making...

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LAS VEGAS—The best evidence the boss was around was the white Ferrari 458 Spider parked in front between two equally white Rolls-Royces, top off...

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DONNIE “Ahas” Nietes and Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. displayed tremendous feats of power and did not disappoint the packed crowd at the...
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CALL us optimists, but we think everyone under the sun can and should have a beautiful home. If you’re pinching pennies, there’s plenty you...

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One of the best things in the world is opening a new box of lipstick and turning the tube to look at the bullet-shaped...

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On this peak week of the Lenten season, most of our local celebrities that are part of daily noontime variety shows have gotten out...

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James Reid, Elmo Magalona, Paulo Avelino and Jessy Mendiola unveiled better versions of themselves as they were introduced as the newest “Superbods” of Century...

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CAN you win over an audience with your voice? What about overcoming your fear of speaking in public? According to one expert, everybody has...

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WITH the cognoscenti breathlessly occupied with the launch of the Apple Watch, we thought we’d check in with another distinguished group of users just...
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WITH Manila now touted as one of five key investment cities in the world alongside Tokyo, Shanghai, Jakarta and Sydney, it is clear that...

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SUSTAINABILITY, in the context of real-estate development, requires a design that considers and gives back to the land. As I have always said in the...

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DESPITE the growing trend toward urbanization, there still remains a large portion of homeseekers who value traditional family living—one that is comprised of expansive...

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CLOVERLEAF, a development by Ayala Land Inc. (ALI), is set to rise in the Balintawak area and serve as an easy avenue to more...

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CITYSTATE Properties and Management Corp. (CPMC), in partnership with Terrabona Shelter Solutions, recently held a groundbreaking in preparation for their first premier house and...

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AS developers and marketing professionals, we all know that in the business of real-estate development, one of the most prioritized elements from a revenue...
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The Philippines is now one of the seven, among the 22 high-burdened countries, that have achieved its 2015 Millennium Development Goal (MDG) in fighting...

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At least 70 international delegates and members of the Expert Group on New and Renewable Energy Technologies (EGNRET), a subcommittee of the Asia-Pacific Economic...

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The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 80 percent of the world’s population still uses traditional remedies, including plants, as their primary health-care tools. Unfortunately,...

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 The right drink for the right reasons The human body loses at least 2.5 liters of body fluids, even without having any strenuous activity or...

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‘Tremendous.”  That was how Mary Divene Hilario said of the increase of rabies cases in Davao region.  She knows what she’s talking about.  After all, she’s the...

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When gathering together medical supplies for your family, don’t forget your cats, dogs, and other pets. While preassembled first aid kits for pets can be purchased...
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