Monday, July 6th 2015

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The Greek people are voting on a future in which they face two painful prospects: the slow grind of years more of austerity cuts...

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  THE country is assured of over 5,000 megawatts (MW) of additional power-generation capacity from 49 power projects that the private sector has committed for...

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  First of two parts With the onset of the rainy season, flooding in Metro Manila remains one of the biggest problems in the metropolis, and...

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  Metro Gaisano’s real-estate arm, Taft Properties, bared plans to build a 20-hectare waterfront township in Cebu, in partnership  with Hongkong Land, a regional real-estate...

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The chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Trade and Industry is set to file this week a resolution to investigate the claims...

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  How low can inflation go? Lower than the record-low inflation print in May this year, economists said. Consumer prices in June were seen decelerating further...

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CHIEF Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno disclosed last week plans to transfer the Supreme Court (SC) to a state-of-the-art building situated at the Bonifacio Global...

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AN attack allegedly by communist rebels on Saturday night damaged a light Cessna plane owned by pineapple and banana company Dole Philippines Inc. in...
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  BUDGET airline Cebu Pacific has no plans to relinquish its foothold in the local aviation market, strengthening its position as the Philippines’s new “eagle.” Cebu...

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  TAIWAN-BASED Johnson Health Technologies Co. Ltd. (JHT), the third-largest manufacturer of health equipment in the world, said on Wednesday it will open a Philippine subsidiary...

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  LAGUNA-BASED semiconductor manufacturer Cirtek Philippines Holdings Corp. said it will introduce new products to the market that will significantly increase the company’s revenues. Antonio Callueng,...

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  THE operator of satellite-television service Dream TV is opposing the planned entry of SkyCable Corp. into the direct-to-home (DTH) market. Philippine Multimedia System Inc. Vice...

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CRISES in the Middle East and the euro zone may gravely hold back growth in the residential-condominium market, Jones Lang Lasalle Inc. (JLL) Philippines...

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LAST WEEK SHARE prices ended lower last week as trading was volatile due to the continuing tensions in Greece over its debt default. The benchmark Philippine...
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  ALASKA again rode on its teamwork down the stretch and completed a 3-0 sweep of defending champion Star in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA)...

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A FEW weeks ago I was in Paris for a week of touring and sightseeing. One day, after visiting historic Normandy, our tour bus...

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By Howard Fendrich / The Associated Press LONDON—Twice, Serena Williams stood merely two points from a loss at Wimbledon against a British opponent buoyed by a roaring,...

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LONDON—Marathon man John Isner is at it again at Wimbledon. The winner of the longest match in tennis history found himself involved in another never-ending one...

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NATIONAL Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) stars Baser Amer of San Beda College and Earl Scottie Thompson of University of Perpetual Help have several things...

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ALASKA goes for the jugular against beleaguered Star in Game Three of their best-of-five semifinal series of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Governors’ Cup...
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Piolo Pascual is definitely on a roll. His latest movie, Star Cinema’s The Break-Up Playlist, is reportedly doing very well at the box office. It’s...

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A hairstylist once told me never to settle for hair color that’s safe because looking “normal” didn’t suit me. So when she was doing my...

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By Maui Daton / Photos by Jack Morales I STARTED joining the Run United races in 2012, and the first of that year’s series was actually just...

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By JT Nisay AT 3,000 square meters, Marriott Grand Ballroom’s (MGB) state-of-the-art main ballroom is double the size of the previous largest ballroom in the...

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By Amy Kaufman / Los Angeles Times THERE was cause for concern: Channing Tatum wanted to rock dad-bod. Perhaps sporting a spare tire would be an acceptable...

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By Sue Manning / The Associated Press LOS ANGELES—For the first time, a Los Angeles shelter’s Hero Dog award has gone to a cat. In May 2014...
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By Ronald Rey M. de los Reyes | Photos by Randy Peregrino FROM a small village northeast of Ulm in southern Germany, playing with his...

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Story & photos by Tet Andolong ONE of the most common topics among families and friends nowadays is traffic in Metro Manila. I learned that...

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THIEVES abound.  Whether in public or in private domain, they are all over. But some of the most pathetic are the fakers, those wicked,...

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Story &  photo by Ronald Rey M. de los Reyes ACCORDING to Chinese culture, people associated with the lucky number “3” have strong personalities. They...

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Story by Patrick Tulfo / Photos by Randy S. Peregrino AFTER a glittery launch at the glitzy grand ballroom of the Marriott Hotel at Resorts...

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Story & photos by Randy S. Peregrino VEHICLE generational changes create opportunities for manufacturers to further develop their respective models.  The ninth-generation Honda Accord 3.5...

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I HAD just had a memorable weekend for three reasons. One, the weekend was spent in Baguio City. What other place in Luzon can...

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IMAGINE a vehicle with the robustness and functionality of an sport-utility vehicle, comfort and ride of a sedan, and the touch of a coupe....

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Story & photos by Ronald Rey M. de los Reyes THE Carmudi Racing Team, just like the online portal which is making waves on the...

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WHEN it rains, it pours. That’s a tired cliché, as tired as the corruption charges hurled left and right at the haplessly woeful Binay...
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By Issa Quirante CENTURY Properties Group Inc. (CPGI), a forerunner of premium real-estate developments in the country, has forged a strategic partnership with AccorHotels, the...

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OVER the past few weeks, my Facebook timeline has been flooded by news and reactions stemming from a recent ruling handed down by the...

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THE Filinvest Group’s bid to gain a strong foothold to the high-end market is most apparent in Filinvest City, the premier business district of...

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By Issa Quirante WHAT is a residential Eden? Leading Philippine real estate firm Century Properties has the answer in Acqua Private Residences in Mandaluyong City—a rare...

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IT is a fact that, for the past several years now, the booming business-process outsourcing (BPO) industry has been a major driver of real-estate...

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WITH its unparalleled expertise through decades of experience in the housing industry, Camella, the flagship brand of Vista Land & Lifescapes Inc., has redefined...
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska—About a third of the world’s polar bears could be in imminent danger from greenhouse-gas emissions in as soon as a decade, a...

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By Claudeth Mocon-Ciriaco / Correspondent THE Wattah! Wattah! Festival in San Juan City should not be remembered only as the dousing of water, but should be a...

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By Manuel T. Cayon / Mindanao Bureau Chief DAVAO CITY—New structures that would be finished in the next two to five years would now showcase the...
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By Rizal Raoul Reyes | Correspondent JANELLA MAE SALAMANIA is one of the Philippines’s promising scientists. She distinguished herself during her undergraduate years as a...

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‘TONIGHT, I would like to look back to where I came from and look forward to where I am going. I am a son...

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AFTER the successful and initial implementation of recycling fishing nets in the Philippines, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is ready to export the program...
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FISH harvest among small fishermen in the Philippines continues to shrink for decades now. Experts attributed this to overfishing, illegal and destructive fishing practices and...

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NINETEEN officials of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) are taking part in a three-day Experiential Learning Program in Hanoi, Vietnam, to learn...

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Story & photos by Manuel T. Cayon | Mindanao Bureau Chief CORON, Palawan—Nineteen Filipino youths from across the Philippines were awarded grants to implement individual marine-conservation...
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By Hazel Sartorio With the modern busy lifestyle of the Filipinos, it is very hard to keep a healthy and balanced lifestyle. From the wonders...

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By Andy Leuterio / Special to Health&Fitness, Photo by Iking Dalusong KOBE PARAS has his work cut out for him, and he knows it. Only 17-years...

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The various social-media platforms have popularized many health-and-fitness practices and routines. Everyone who has Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or whatever you have on the worldwide...

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By Henrylito D. Tacio We are living in an age of increased toxicity in our society. Poor digestion; reduced liver function; poor elimination practices through...

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By Nazarene Leyco Most successful young people would love to trade places with this young lass who travels the world just to know what people...

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By removing and eliminating toxins, then feeding your body with healthy nutrients, detoxifying can help protect you from disease and renew your ability to...

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 What’s in store when you give in to Cadbury’s smooth and chocolatey goodness? You’ve probably already watched and enjoyed the adorably sweet four-part Cadbury Dairy...

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By Claudeth Mocon-Ciriaco In observance of June as No-Smoking Month, the Department of Health (DOH) has reminded partner-agencies, schools, universities, colleges and parents to religiously...

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By Henrylito D. Tacio Vanessa, 48, wants to talk to a friend about some problems she’s been having lately: She can’t sleep, she frequently breaks...
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Zest-O Corp. celebrated a milestone on June 18 as it celebrated 35 fruitful years of providing consumers with quality products that have touched so...

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Story & Photos by Alessandra Anonas | Contributor MILLENNIALS spend hard-earned savings on nonessentials for many reasons: to vent out stress, to indulge and to...

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By Jhoana Paula Tuazon ONE of the biggest challenges to millennials today is how to use money wisely, e.g., equal allocation for savings and expenses. According...

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I compare my friends to some of my paper works. Like the bunch of files, I compile my memories of them in one folder. I...

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By AdviceIQ (Twitter: @adviceiq)/TNS IN our first article we looked at essential financial tasks for Gen Y adults (born between 1980 and 2000), such as...

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SWISS cable manufacturer Datwyler Cabling Solutions Inc. (DCSI) suggested replacing cabling would increase the speed of the Internet in the Philippines. DCSI Country Manager Glenn...
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