Friday, January 30th 2015

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THE ALC Group of Companies and the BusinessMirror launched on Friday a campaign to raise funds to help the families of the 44 Philippine...

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Toyota Motor Philippines Corp. (TMPC) is looking at spending as much as P2.5 billion this year, as the Japanese auto- maker prepares for the...

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The Philippine peso is this week’s sole gainer among Asian currencies on optimism the nation’s economy will benefit from the slide in oil prices...

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The Millennium Challenge Corp. (MCC) assured that, even if the term of President Aquino is coming to a close, the implementation of its second...

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NEW YORK—The plunge in oil has crushed the Russian ruble, erased $80 billion from Exxon Mobil’s market value and pushed Venezuela to the brink...

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VICE President Jejomar C. Binay on Friday dared the suspended Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, Director General Alan Purisima, to speak up about the...

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THE pricing mechanism is the most basic part of an economy. William Shaw, a professor and former chairman of the Philosophy Department at San...

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THE recurring image the government is conveying to the public over the preventable death of 42 officers and men of the Philippine National Police...
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The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) launched on Friday a new electronic system converting the manner at which it borrows from the banks, or...

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The two largest automated teller machine (ATM) networks in the country formalized their consolidation on Friday under the umbrella of the Bankers’ Association of the Philippines. BancNet...

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The Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF), under the Department of Finance (DOF), has opened up 197 career positions as part of the department’s...

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NO fresh apples from the United States have been linked to the fatal Listeria outbreak, the US embassy in Manila said in a statement...

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THE first unit of Sarangani Energy Corp.’s (SEC) 210-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant is set for commissioning in the first semester of this year,...

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GLOBAL Ferronickel Holdings Inc., which claims to be the country’s third-largest producer of nickel, on Friday said that it may increase its production in...
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ADAMSON University targets its 50th straight victory, while surprise leader University of the East (UE) looks to drop the upset axe on back-to-back bridesmaid...

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MERALCO bucked a slow start and turned back Kia, 90-80, for its second straight win in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner’s Cup on...

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YES, the Philippines can. The International Basketball Federation (Fiba) Evaluation Commission concluded their three-day inspection of the venues and the facilities on Friday with regards...

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MELBOURNE, Australia—Serena Williams weathered a barrage of big serves and heavy groundstrokes early and needed nine match points before beating Madison Keys, 7-6 (5),...

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PUREFOODS begins its title-retention bid against GlobalPort with “standby” import Marqus Blakely helping kick off the Hotshots campaign in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA)...

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NEWCOMER Bread Story-Lyceum dominated a visibly out of sync CaféFrance side and came away with a 79-72 victory, while Cebuana Lhuillier outsteadied Jumbo Plastic...
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DID you know that sharing meal times as a family is good for kids? Family meal time is the glue that holds busy families...

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WHEN Matthew Vaughn first met with Colin Firth to discuss Kingsman: The Secret Service, the director warned his leading man that, should he accept...

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GAME has been used to describe meat from animals that are traditionally hunted or caught in the wild. The list of what can be...

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MUSICIAN-model-actress-blogger Saab Magalona is now married to musician-marketing executive Jim Bacarro. The simple but lovely wedding was held in Baguio witnessed by close friends and...

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I again got an invitation from Pete Dacuycuy to join a three-day media familiarization tour of another Bluewater resort (the first one we visited...

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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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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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The World Health Organization (WHO) last week said that urgent action is needed to reduce the increasing burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and prevent...

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Start the year fresh with some of the hottest fitness trends of 2015. For nine years the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has...

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In one of the scenes of the movie Rainman, Dustin Hoffman (in a role that earned him his second Oscar trophy) and heartthrob Tom...

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Are you a track and field enthusiast? A basketball loving kind of guy? Or do you fancy becoming the outside hitter of a volleyball...

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Perhaps, the pineapple is the only available edible bromeliad today.  This multiple fruit is actually made up of dozens of individual floweret’s that grow...

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Do you have a healthy relationship with exercise? If not, it could be sabotaging your efforts—just as an unhealthy relationship with food can sabotage...
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