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By Catherine N. Pillas Business groups have asked the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the National Competitiveness Council (NCC) to consider repealing or...

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By Lorenz S. Marasigan FUNDING for the construction of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line 1’s extension to Cavite was secured on Friday, when Light...

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By Joel R. San Juan THE Supreme Court (SC) has nullified a Court of Appeals (CA) ruling which affirmed the decision of President Aquino to revoke...

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DAVAO CITY—The Board of Investments (BOI) has reported P366 billion worth of investments cornered by Regions 11 (Davao) and 12 (South Cotabato, North Cotabato,...

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By Cai U. Ordinario Construction, wholesale and retail trade, and administrative services laid off the most number of employees in the third quarter of 2015,...

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STARTING end-April, all provincial buses will be equipped with global positioning system (GPS) devices as mandated by the government to minimize road risk. This allows...

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By Henry Empeño / Correspondent SUBIC BAY FREEPORT—Business tycoon Manuel V. Pangilinan will headline the list of speakers in the forthcoming Ad Summit Pilipinas 2016,...

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By Butch D. Enerio CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY—Globe Telecom Inc. and the Ayala Foundation Inc. (AFI) have given two public schools in this city the...
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By Recto Mercene The Philippines’s leading low-cost carrier, Cebu Pacific (CEB), on Friday said it will closely work with the Manila International Airport Authority (Miaa)...

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Stock broker First Metro Securities Brokerage Corp. said the number of individual investors will increase on rising income of Filipinos, growing awareness of opportunities in...

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By Lenie Lectura THE Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC)  is  currently evaluating solar-power projects that are entitled to the feed-in tariff (FiT) rate of P8.69 per...

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Sugar firm Roxas Holdings Inc. reported a P124.83 million loss during its fiscal first quarter from a profit of P8.88 million last year as...

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The Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (Citem), the export promotions arm of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), has registered $44...

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The Makabayan bloc has urged leadership of the Congress to conduct an investigation into the series of outsourcing activities of HSBC Philippines Ltd. In House Resolution...
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THE heroes and stars of Philippine sports in 2015 get their well-deserved recognition tonight when the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) holds its traditional Annual...

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JUST when the rest had virtually conceded the International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) Anvaya Cove Invitational crown to Miguel Tabuena, veteran Tony Lascuña...

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OKLAHOMA CITY—Playing with a heavy heart a night after the wife of Assistant Coach Monty Williams died, Russell Westbrook led Oklahoma to a 121-95...

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DE LA SALLE tries to get back on the winning track when it battles Adamson University on Saturday in the University Athletic Association of...

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The 91st National Collegiate Athletic Association beach volleyball tournament has turned into a brothers and sisters affair. This, after the Taneo siblings, Relan and Rey...

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By Rick Olivares SHE’S slumped across a cushioned seat inside Starbucks at the Rockwell Business Center. She’s organizing her notes and a fissure of a...
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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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Story and photos by Vic Sevilla To urbanites weary of the scene in Metro Manila, Cebu City is often regarded as the perfect alternative. After...

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By Jt Nisay A rose-laden bed of timeless classics await music fans who fall in love this Valentine weekend with Lani Misalucha’s back-to-back concert, titled...

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THERE will be no more cherry blossoms if we fight at home. THE car of Prime Minister Suzuki speeds away as cherry blossoms swirl in a...
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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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‘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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THE House of Representatives failed to pass a bill conserving 97 protected areas (PAs) in the country as it adjourned early on Wednesday, the...

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ENVIRONMENTAL groups urged the House of Representatives to pass the proposed Expanded National Integrated Protected Area System (E-Nipas) Act that will strengthen the protection...
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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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First of two parts CONSIDERED legally as a property until November 29, 1869, this black slave girl who cannot even remember her name experienced unimaginable tortures...

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I first met German bar and restaurant Brotzeit Managing Director Malvin Ang in May last year, during the European Union’s Viva Europa 2015 launch. Understandably, it...

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TWO more economists are pointing that the upcoming May elections will do the country’s economy a lot of good. In an economic briefing hosted by the...

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By Danielle Gabriel THE party culture between the Philippines and Israel might as well be long-lost sisters, as the Israeli embassy brought the best of the...

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TAIWAN recently said the Philippines has distorted the facts and misrepresented the law in arguing that Taiping Island is a rock and not an island. Taiping...

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RUBEN MARIA SORIQUEZ is one busy artist of Filipino-Italian heritage who is carving out a spot for himself in the local film industry.  Hailing from Bologna, where...
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