Friday, December 19th 2014

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THE alarm first goes off as the satellites transmit pictures of the clouds that start forming in the middle of the ocean. Over several...

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SOME countries in the Asia-Pacific region are critical of Russia’s annexation of Crimea and worried that this development might lower the threshold for similar...

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43rd part Fidelity to the Gospel, lest we run in vain WE incarnate the duty of hearing the cry of the poor when we are deeply...

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THE Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has set aside P780.9 million for site-development works and improvements in utilities in the Bicol International Airport. In...

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The next big thing, they said, in Palawan is San Vicente, a first-class municipality located 186 kilometers north of the province with nice beaches...

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A local Muslim leader expressed optimism on the visit of the Roman Catholic pontiff in the country in January. Sultan Gamal Amerol of the...

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THE Philippine National Police (PNP) urged the National Bureau of Investigation on Friday to file criminal charges against inmates of the National Bilibid Prison...

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THE House of Representatives recently approved on third and final reading a measure defining the country’s territorial waters. House Bill (HB) 4889, or the “Philippine...
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SEMICONDUCTOR contract manufacturer Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corp. said on Friday it will raise some $10 million from the floatation of corporate notes. In its disclosure with...

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SPLASH Corp., the retail firm controlled by the Hortaleza family, said on Friday that its board approved the company’s capital spending of P69.2 million next...

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LOCAL fast-food giant Jollibee Foods Corp. on Friday said it entered an agreement with another company that will operate a chain of Dunkin’ Donuts...

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RIVAL telecommunications companies Globe Telecom Inc. (GTI) and Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) have commercially activated the local interconnection in Ilocos Sur, allowing...

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The Insurance Commission vowed on Friday to start paying by April next year the second batch of Prudentialife Plans Inc. (PPI) policyholders, whose benefits...

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Corn farmers belonging to the Philippine Maize Federation (Philmaize) urged the Department of Agriculture (DA) to investigate the presence of a foreign vessel suspected...
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CHICAGO—Carmelo Anthony and Bulls guard Derrick Rose already had been declared out of the nationally televised game when TNT’s Charles Barkley offered his first...

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RAIN OR SHINE Head Coach Yeng Guiao will make sure they won’t succumb to the same mistake that cost them Game One of their...

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SAN ANTONIO—Memphis prevailed in a triple-overtime classic at San Antonio on Wednesday, blowing a 23-point lead before recovering to eke out a 117-116 victory...

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TAB BALDWIN’S reported appointment as the next head coach of Gilas Pilipinas is drawing support from some of the best minds in local basketball,...

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BARANGAY Ginebra San Miguel’s exit in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup may have cleared the way for a two-player race for the...

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LEAGUE heavyweights San Miguel Beer and Talk ‘N Text begin their best-of-seven semifinal series of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup on Friday...
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I KNOW it’s last minute. But to procrastinators, a week until Christmas is all the time in the world. Hanukkah’s just begun; fortunately, the holiday...

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WHILE everyone was rushing about mounting their Christmas parties, shopping for gifts for loved ones, and getting stuck in holiday traffic, one-time child star...

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DO you have people on your holiday lists that are hard to buy for because their interests are off the beaten track? Think Star Wars,...

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CHRISTMAS is my favorite holiday because it evokes wonderful memories. As a young girl growing up in Biñan, Laguna, I know Christmas was just around...

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I turned a year older recently. How old? That is just between me and my God. Among the many people who made me feel loved...

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ONE of the highlights of our 10-day, Qatar Airways-sponsored working visit to the Republic of Georgia was our three-day tour of the Georgian countryside...
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DRIVEN by the continued positive outlook on the economy leading to a stable investment, the Philippine property sector will enjoy another banner year in...

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NEW Beverly Hills-themed township is set to beef up Southern Manila’s vibrant growth and progress The South that people know will no longer be...

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IN all honesty, most real-estate developers pretend to be a friend of heritage, but the truth is it’s really a pain in their ass....

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GIVING you the right blend of rural and urban atmosphere, Amaia, Ayala Land’s economic housing arm, launched a new community in Cabanatuan City, Nueva...

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STRAINING under an overpopulated urban landscape, the megacity of Metro Manila, home to some 12 million Filipinos, is in dire need of a solution....

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THE quality of suburban living goes several notches higher as Ayala Land Premier (ALP) introduces The Courtyards—the group’s latest suburban development in the Alabang-Cavite...
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Again, it’s the time of the year when extra calories lurk around every corner.  So the common dilemma is: How do we enjoy the festive...

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Which is better for people with type 2 diabetes who want to control weight and blood sugar: eating two large meals or eating six...

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The fashion world recently added a new member to its roster. LZD by Lazada was launched to bring fresher and a more suited taste...

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Aspen Philippines Inc. was launched uniquely as the first South African pharmaceutical company in the country.  Its mother company, Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Ltd. holds...

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There’s no better way to celebrate Christmas and New Year than by spending some quality time with family and loved ones. From December 15, 2014...

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Your kids could feel lousy at times. But if they become louse-y, that’s an entirely different matter; one that needs immediate attention! School is one...
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