Thursday, December 18th 2014

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The slower pace of economic expansion in the first three quarters of the year forced the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to revise downward its growth...

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Oil in New York traded near a five-year low as Russia reiterated that it will keep crude production steady next year, echoing the  Organization...

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The lower oil prices globally can speed up the Philippines’s gross domestic product (GDP) expansion rate, if the country would opt to spend the...

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First of two parts There is a pressing need to rehabilitate the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 3, experts from a Hong Kong-based train operator said, as...

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Isuzu Philippines Corp. (IPC), the country’s No. 4 auto brand in terms of sales among assemblers, reported a 19-percent growth in November, propelled by...

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HAWAIIAN hurricanes—or what we in the Philippines call typhoons—are relatively rare events. While there are many large storms in that part of the Pacific...

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EARLY this year, the Department of Finance issued Department Order 012-2014, introducing a two-phase accreditation process, in which importers must first secure a Bureau...

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GOD’S kindness to His chosen one is forever; he will sing of the Lord’s goodness for eternity (Psalm 89:2–3, 4–5, 27, 29). The Child...
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SOFTWARE company iRipple Inc. on Wednesday said it will sell all its operating assets and will transform itself into a holding company. The company said...

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THE second-largest telecommunications provider in the Philippines has tied up with a satellite-based Internet peering (IP) communications-technology company to bolster its portfolio of services for its...

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UNBANKED and uncarded customers of the utilities controlled by Metro Pacific Investments Corp. “may soon participate in the digital economy” with the launch of Smart Communications Inc.’s...

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THE National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has finally issued the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) for the country’s migration to the Japanese standard for digital terrestrial television broadcasting...

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EXPECTING a further rise in digital-information threats globally, network security provider Fortinet said on Wednesday that collaboration between countries is pivotal in addressing such...

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THE Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (PH-EITI) project of the Philippines, a government-initiated resources advocacy group, has clarified that mining and oil and gas companies...
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LOS ANGELE—Some days, he laughs like we’ve never heard him  laugh. Other days, he barks with a startling chill. One moment he rages with competitiveness....

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SACRAMENTO—Given the sorry state of the Los Angeles Lakers these days, it doesn’t take much to get the storied team’s fan base excited about...

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YENG GUIAO’S quest for his first All-Filipino crown begins on Thursday as Rain or Shine battles Alaska in Game One of the Philippine Basketball...

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CaféFrance Coach Egay Macaraya hopes his troops has deleted on Monday’s loss to league-leader Hapee from their memory bank. The Fresh Fighters (7-0) overcame...

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INDIANAPOLIS—It was due to happen, the Los Angeles Lakers living large off a three-game winning streak that included a stunner in San Antonio and...

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AS San Miguel Beer awaits its opponent in the best-of-seven semifinal series of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup, Head Coach Leo Austria...
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STUNNED by a massive leak of sensitive documents, Sony Pictures Enterprises embarked on Sunday on an attempt to contain the crisis by discouraging further media...

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Revival Stephen King Scribner, 406 pp. THERE'S a video on YouTube in which Stephen King describes his first encounter with Stanley Kubrick. “I actually think stories of...

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WHEN you think you may be the oldest person at a lengthy music concert, you have a lot of time to sit and think. And...

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INSTAGRAM now has more than 300 million users worldwide, making it bigger than Twitter. The popular photo-sharing app announced its latest user figures in...

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NEW Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures’s The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies represents the culmination of director/co-writer/producer Peter Jackson’s 16-year journey to bring...

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PERHAPS the sooner we accept it, the better: We live in an era of record-breaking prices for art. These stratospheric valuations inflate the public...
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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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