Monday, February 15th 2016

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  THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is seeking new power to compel banks to stop wire transfers of money suspected as coming from investment...

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NEWLY designated Ambassador to Pakistan Daniel Ramos Espiritu met recently with Filipinos in Afghanistan to prepare measures, as the security situation in the capital...

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  THE Saudi Arabian government had requested the Manila International Airport Autority (Miaa) to allow them to put up their own x-ray machines at the...

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  INTEREST in the P65.09-billion contract to develop a new train system that will extend the oldest overhead railway line in Asia to another city...

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  Construction activities for United Arab Emirates’s (UAE) hosting of the Fifa Club World Cup in 2017 and 2018 will help overseas Filipino workers (OFWs)...

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CLARK FREEPORT— A group representing Korean business- people operating in Cen-tral Luzon said its members have invested billions of pesos in businesses they operate...

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THE Court of Appeals (CA) has turned down with finality the plea of Agham Party-list group for the issuance of a writ of kalikasan...

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THE Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has rejected the request of electric cooperatives (ECs) and a power company to be exempted from the implementation of...
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Climate change could worsen social unrest and trigger conflicts, according to an international non-governmental organization (NGO) focused on peace building. While human conflict can be...

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  MOBILE services provider Smart Communications Inc. has expanded its data-roaming service to 120 countries, benefiting the prepaid segment of the 67-million mobile-subscriber base of...

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  THE Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) continued to post growth in power sales last month, following a 5.4-percent increase registered in 2015 as against the...

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THE Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has put on its priority list the probe involving 11 generation companies (gencos) found to have engaged in anticompetitive...

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  The immediate release of funds to the Department of Agriculture (DA) will help ensure that the farm sector recovers this year even as farmers...

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Direct seeding, a crop-establishment method where pre-germinated seeds are sown directly onto soil surface, can help minimize the labor cost in rice farming in...
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ATENEO de Manila preserved its unbeaten slate after beating University of the Philippines (UP), 25-19, 25-21, 25-21, to keep the top spot in the...

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BLACKWATER banked on Reil Cervantes’s fourth-quarter explosion to beat Mahindra, 110-102, for its first win in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner’s Cup on...

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IT IS not surprising that the Phoenix Petroleum has been playing like a certified playoff team. After all, majority of its players belong to...

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WILFRED Uytengsu Jr. was still reeling from the loss of his Alaska team to San Miguel Beer in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine...

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GLOBAL and JP Voltes eluded their gritty foes to claim top spots in their respective groups in the United Football League (UFL) Cup over...

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BOXING champions Nonito Donaire Jr. and Donnie “Ahas” Nietes, and golf prodigy Miguel Tabuena shared the limelight on Saturday after being named Athletes of...
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On its fourth edition, it is evident that the designers participating in the Mindanao Fashion Summit (MFS) are becoming more self-assured, daring and confident...

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Good-looking and well-liked producer-filmmaker Paul Soriano is grinning from ear to ear these days. Soriano and his celebrity wife Toni Gonzaga have just received the...

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THE first time I saw Miss Universe 2015 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach in person at a Uniqlo event, she hadn’t won the Bb. Pilipinas Universe...

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By Meredith Blake / Los Angeles Times NEW YORK—Sometime in the mid-1990s, after grunge and before the boy-band era, Mick Jagger approached Martin Scorsese with...

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And it’s not simply because Liza Soberano, the ABS-CBN actress who starred in the hit soap Forevermore, is underage.  She actually turned 18 recently,...

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What’s fancier than having a little bubbly for brunch? Having a little bubbly during the weekend. And weekdays. In fact, every day for the...
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By Tet Andolong AFTER receiving the blessing of President Aquino, Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corp. (MMPC) will manufacture its vehicles in the country through a six-year...

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Story & photos by Randy S. Peregrino MICHELIN Philippines recently introduced the new Primacy SUV tire, which will cater the growing number of the popular...

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THE safety of motorists has always been the passion of the top honchos at the Manila North Tollways Corp. (MNTC)—yes, the builder and concessionaire...

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Story & photos by Patrick Tulfo VOLKSWAGEN Philippines treated members of the motoring media to a night of music, fun, laughter, unlimited helpings of German...

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Story & photos by Ronald Rey de los Reyes WHEN the doomed Ford factory in Santa Rosa, Laguna, bid adieu in 2012, the Escape model,...

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Story & photos by Randy S. Peregrino WHEN the Nissan Juke was launched in October last year, most of the attention was generated by its...

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Story & photos by Ronald Rey M. de los Reyes IF there was one person five-time world champion Jorge Lorenzo should truly be grateful for,...

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AS I keep saying, there is no saying that isn’t true. Like this one: “Time flies.” It seems only like yesterday that the Lexus Invitational had had...

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By Tet Andolong WHILE famous tennis champions were being driven by a fleet of Kia vehicles to their practice sessions and matches at the Rod...

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By Patrick Tulfo DUE to the abuse of some motorists, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) recently issued a vague memo instructing the apprehension of vehicles...
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By Rizal Raoul Reyes GLOBAL property web site Lamudi Philippines recently reported that prospective homebuyers and real-estate professionals remain bullish on the local property market...

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IT is said that architecture is the art of building beautifully, a fixation of man’s thinking and a record of his activity. If there...

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By Reni Salvador IMAGINE living in a residential enclave where you wake up, mesmerized, to a splendid naturescape of lush greenery and colorful blooms with...

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IN the emerging property markets around the globe, sustainable home design has become a popular initiative, although admittedly more as a necessity than anything...

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By Rizal Raoul Reyes THERE is no doubt living in a condominium is gaining popularity in highly urbanized areas such as Metro Manila. However, living...

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BEFORE the end of every year, Colliers International brings together the future thoughts and plans of real-estate investors in a document they refer to...
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Next time your boss tries to convince you of the benefits of working from home, spare a thought for how that could contribute to...

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  Linda de Guzman (not her real name) goes to work at the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig City in Metro Manila every day. She...

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  Using his pedicab, Gerry Ignacio, not his real name, buys junks inside a subdivision in a town in Cavite. He buys old newspapers, empty...
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  ‘If I have one message to the business community here , it is this: Stop just replicating and franchising foreign discoveries; invest in research.” This...

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By Rolando T. Dy / Special to the BusinessMirror In the past few weeks, a lot has been written about the recent ruling on the Supreme...

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Public places all over the country—including the rural areas—will soon have free Wi-Fi access. The Free Wi-Fi in Public Places project will install wireless Internet...
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HONOLULU—Most of Hawaii’s species of coral is unlike other coral around the world in that it grows very slowly, making restoration projects for endangered...

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THE city of Alaminos in the province of Pangasinan can look forward to a more vibrant coastal ecosystem with the Mangrove Propagation Information Center (MPIC)....

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‘IT is one of Mindoro’s finest places. It is a crown jewel,” said Vicente Tuddao Jr., assistant regional director for Technical Services of the Department of...
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Good news to Café Ilang-Ilang’s loyal patrons. As a Christmas treat to all of you, the mayor’s office of The Manila Hotel’s Christmas Village wil...

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Imagine someone holding a glass of water and he asked you whether it is half-empty or half-full.  What your answer will be could make...

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  Are you wondering what blood is made of? Here’s an answer from ever reliable The Merck Manual of Medical Information: “Blood is a complex...

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Celebrate your cravings this Christmas as Epicurious prepares a special dish that will put color and flavor to your Christmas. Epicurious has created Artisanal...

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Those who crave for indulgent chocolate and the taste and aroma of coffee in their everyday snack are in for a wonderful treat, as...

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Now on its 85th year, King Sue has emerged from its humble beginnings back in the 1930s to become a sought-after staple on the...

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Your workouts are now more exciting with the new Nova Life Fitness Party.  Join the fun and break a sweat in the party-themed fitness...

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Healthway Medical, the most trusted and preferred mall-based clinics in the Philippines, recently renewed its partnership with the People Management Association of the Philippines...

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By Hazel Sartorio With the condition of our environment and lifestyle today, it is only necessary to have our health checked every once in a...
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By Manuel T. Cayon / Mindanao Bureau Chief DAVAO CITY—Some 8,504 senior citizens in Compostela Valley received free hospitalization and medical services last year under the...

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SYDNEY—A 93-year-old World War II veteran from the United States embraced his wartime girlfriend in Australia in their reunion on Wednesday after more than...

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BULUAN, Maguindanao—Age did not really matter to two 80-year-old Ilonggo bikers who joined Maguindanao’s mountain-bike challenge, as part of the province’s foundation anniversary which...

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By Jonalyn Fulo Fortuno It’s the time of year again when the hunt for the best dining deals takes precedence on your to-do list. There’s...

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ARC Refreshments Corp. is once more sponsoring 45 underprivileged yet deserving college students in Metro Manila to undergo a three-day leadership training in the...

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BELIEVING that “good education is the powerful foundation” upon which exceptional leadership is built, the Aboitiz Group said it is once again accepting scholarship-program applications...
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