Wednesday, January 28th 2015

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SKYWAY System operator Skyway O&M Corp. (Somco) will close the entire stretch of the elevated section of the Skyway System from Buendia to Alabang,...

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The Philippine economy is expected to strengthen its growth this year on the back of robust consumption and exports data. “We expect more bubbly consumer...

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Officials of the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) on Wednesday could not guarantee that there will be no power outages during the summer months but...

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The chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means on Wednesday said the lower chamber is eyeing to pass the bill lowering individual...

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NEW YORK—Global freedom has suffered a disturbing decline with 60 percent of the world’s population, or 2.6 billion people, living in countries that are...

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WASHINGTON—The Obama administration floated a plan on Tuesday that for the first time would open up a broad swath of the Atlantic Ocean to...

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MEXICO CITY—Parents of 43 college students missing since last year angrily rejected the Mexican attorney general’s declaration that investigators are certain the youths were...

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AMID the populist rhetoric that propelled the far-left Syriza party to victory in Greece’s parliamentary elections, there’s one idea that Germany in particular should...
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METRO Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) is stepping up its efforts to meet its health-care subsidiary’s 5,000-bed target through the acquisition of 12 more hospitals around...

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THE board of directors of Belle Corp., which owns the land and properties of the City of Dreams Manila, has approved the P1-billion share...

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PILIPINAS Shell intends to complete three vital projects this year so it can reap the benefits at the soonest time possible. “This year, we hope...

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SEMICONDUCTORS supplier giant ON Semiconductor, spurred by the country’s economic performance, has assured continued investments in the Philippines and underscored the country as a...

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A STUDY shows that information-technology (IT) resilience is a vital defense against any form of data breach as demand for information expands across all...

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Security Bank Corp. said its $300-million offshore notes issuance has received strong demand, as final order book was 5.8 times oversubscribed, amounting to $1.75...
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MELBOURNE, Australia—Two rounds after Roger Federer’s unexpected exit from the Australian Open, Rafael Nadal has joined him on the sidelines. Nadal’s lack of match fitness...

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THE national men’s team preparing for two other major international competitions this year has shifted its focus to high gear as the 2015 Le...

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EL SEGUNDO, California—Kobe Bryant will have surgery on Wednesday on his torn right rotator cuff, likely ending his 19th season with the Los Angeles...

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JIMMY ALAPAG isn’t exactly suiting up for Vlade Divac, but the recently retired Talk ’N Text star is now on the International Basketball Federation...

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ADAMSON University Head Coach Ana Santiago expressed caution for a fifth straight title after losing key Lady Falcons to graduation in the University Athletic...

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IT isn’t funny anymore, this Floyd-authored Pacquiao-Mayweather fight continuing to be on hold for all the crazy reasons one can ever imagine. Only a while...
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THE German playwright and poet Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956) inspired extremes of loyalty and antipathy. Brilliant, charismatic and seductive, he was professionally unreliable and personally...

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AT the end of Arnel Mardoquio’s film, Alienasyon, a voice trails off and laments how in the darkness we all find the alienation of...

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SEATTLE—Microsoft upped its bid to capture the hearts and minds of technology consumers with Windows 10, announcing everything from free upgrades for the majority...

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BACK in 2005, the K-pop phenomenon got yet another massive boost around these parts when GMA aired Jewel in the Palace, the epic period drama...

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IN the search for revolutionary ideas, artists often forget about the basic requirements of art. Art can be a visual metaphor that uses images...

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My home has long been a part of the Ottoman Empire. I was conquered years ago when I starting dreaming of all the ways...
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TODAY, living in a garden atmosphere is one of the aspirations of modern Filipinos. They want to get a break from the rage and...

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AS demand for power and energy prices continue to surge, property developers and other industry players are searching for more ways to help promote...

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PACIFIC Paint (Boysen) Philippines Inc. recently launched four color themes to boost its position in the market and allow users more choices in choosing...

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INVESTING on property stocks will be productive in 2015 as the country is expected to post economic growth, according to stock, market analysts recently...

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MEGAWORLD Corp., a leading property developer founded by billionaire Dr. Andrew Tan, expressed optimism that it can grow in all market segments and post...

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WE’RE already midway into the first month of 2015, and this early, property developers are expecting this year to open up more opportunities for...
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Cucumbers belong to the same plant family as squash, pumpkin and watermelon (the Cucurbitaceae family). Like watermelon, cucumbers are made up of 95 percent...

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THE island of  Boracay has been a tropical party haven for the longest time, but now it is also gaining a repute  as one...

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With all the emphasis on the importance of vitamins D and C, an important family of vitamins known as B-complex gets overlooked. The B vitamins...

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Niacin is obtained from our diet. Niacinamide can be synthesized in the body from niacin and tryptophan, an amino acid. Both niacin and niacinamide...

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There are a number of conditions that can stem from insufficient vitamin and mineral intake. These include hair loss, heart failure, skin and liver...

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The greens’ synergistic combination of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytochemicals helps detox cells and expunge free radicals that damage DNA, both of which may...
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