Tuesday, July 28th 2015

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The business community has given the Chief Executive a near-perfect grade in terms of accomplishing economic goals at the occasion of his last State...

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   Second of three parts TRANSPORT network companies, or TNCs, are at the forefront of the digital revolution that has been happening in the Philippines for...

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  Although price pressures have significantly decelerated in recent months and has, in fact, touched a 20-year low in June, inflation, or the rate of...

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MALACAÑANG clarified on Monday that President Aquino was “just joking” in making a pledge that he and Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio A. Abaya would volunteer...

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THE Manila International Airport Authority (Miaa) officials on Monday met with representatives of airlines, ground-handlers and airport meteorologists to clarify the procedures to be...

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LIBERAL Party Rep. Roman T. Romulo of Pasig is asking the public school principals and teachers to conduct an information campaign among students about...

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KRISEL MALLARI, who caught public attention when she criticized her school during her graduation speech, has sought relief from the Court of Appeals (CA)...

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DIRECTOR General Ricardo Marquez, National Police chief, has conferred the Performance Governance System (PGS)-compliant status to police units that successfully completed the second stage...
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THE Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) has set a full-year core profit guidance of P18.5 billion in 2015, after having posted P11.6 billion in core...

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THE supermarket venture of Ayala Land Inc. and Lucio Co’s Puregold Price Club Inc. will put up eight to 10 branches during the next...

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MEGAWORLD Corp. on Monday said it will build its 20th residential tower in Makati, as it further expands its presence in the country’s premier...

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PHILIPPINE Seven Corp., the company that holds the master franchise of 7-Eleven convenience stores in the country, said its net income grew 10 percent...

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GLOBE Telecom Inc. has deployed advanced small-cell technologies to further reinforce its network’s strength and meet the demand for connectivity in the southern tip...

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PHILEX Petroleum Corp. widened its net loss for the first-half of the year to P86 million from the first-semester loss of P40.7 million in...
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Aboitiz Equity Ventures renews its commitment to Philippine golf as it stages the $100,000 Aboitiz Invitational for the fifth straight year on a new...

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OMAHA, Nebraska—With the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) World Grand Prix Finals championship already secured, the United States added a three-set victory over China on...

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GREGG VINCENT OSORIO wants to run his way to his ultimate dream—earn a college degree. The 23-year-old son of a laborer and a housewife started...

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Floyd Mayweather JR. doesn’t do just a lot of running in the ring; he also does a lot of running outside of it—running away...

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THE 102nd edition of the Tour de France culminated with a “paradoxical” result, race chief Christian Prudhomme says: Two expert climbers battled for victory,...

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ALPE D’HUEZ, France—Feeling like he was “dying a thousand deaths,” Chris Froome started to think that a second Tour de France victory might be...
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ADVANCES in accessible 3-dimensional (3D) design and fabrication technology are disrupting the design, engineering and entertainment professions, according to the local executive of Autodesk...

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IT was just an indicator.  A decade, hence, light emitting diode (LED) technology is taking on the spotlight as more than an adjunct fixture...

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EVERYBODY’S eyes are on one thing, and one thing only: a black screen flashing red numbers. Whether fanning themselves or sipping a bottled water for...

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A REAL life dress-up game? It’s possible, an Ortigas-owned gaming development company believes. Boohawi (tornado) Studios Inc. sees augmented reality (AR) technology as the future of...

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By Barbara Ballinger / Chicago Tribune YEARS ago, home design professionals borrowed the spa concept from swank hotels and resorts to give the bathroom a soothing...

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ELEVEN individuals and two organizations will receive the Gawad CCP Para sa Sining for their outstanding achievements and contributions to Philippine arts and culture...
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Story & photos by Ronald Rey M. de los Reyes SINCE its inception in 2008, Nissan’s GT Academy has risen to undeniable prominence. Now on...

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Story & photos by Patrick Tulfo BYD, which stands for Build Your Dreams, is a privately owned Chinese company wherein noted American billionaire Warren Buffet...

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Story & photos by Randy S. Peregrino FUEL is an important catalyst not only because it runs the vehicle, but mainly for the type and...

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IN April I was told I could get my renewed driver’s license in June.  Not to be mailed to my postal address but for...

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Story & photos by Patrick Tulfo ISUZU may pride itself in being unique in the automotive industry inasmuch as they are one of the few...

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Story & photos by Ronald Rey M. de los Reyes DESPITE the differences in the world’s religions, Hinduism prevailed mostly in India and Nepal with...

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IT is just days away before President Aquino delivers his State of the Nation Address (Sona) on July 27. It will be his last Sona...

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Story & photos by Randy S. Peregrino ICONIC Lotus cars have finally reached the Philippine soil with three of its world-class, high-performance sports cars—the Elise,...

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Story & photos by Ronald Rey M. de los Reyes GOOD-BYE sunshine. Here comes the rain again. And with it comes thunderstorms, strong winds, floods,...

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WE have to give it to the top brass at the North Luzon Expressway (Nlex). One, they don’t stop thinking of reinventing themselves in...
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By Marianne Grace Sarmiento CLOVERLEAF, developed by Avida Land Corp., a subsidiary of Ayala Land Inc. (ALI), will be the first residential developer in the...

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SANDARI Batulao recently concluded a photo contest entitled “I love Sandari, I love Summer.” The winner, Sarah M. Panganiban, who is an avid amateur...

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By Rizal Raoul Reyes AVIDA Land Corp. continues to develop its niche in the middle market by recently completing its residential portfolio in the historic...

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ALL throughout the world, the trend is toward everything going green. Green cars, green fuel, green energy and, yes, even green concrete. Green technology...

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By Marianne Sarmiento IN its effort to bring space and comfort to home buyers, Ovialand Inc., which is a subsidiary of Malate Construction and Development...

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OVER the past few weeks, we have been busying ourselves in several projects that have really brought together, not only communities and stakeholders but...
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NEW YORK—A diverse coalition of 24 leading British scientific institutions has issued a communiqué urging strong and immediate government action at the UN climate-change...

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By Diego Arguedas Ortiz / Inter Press Service SAN JOSE—For decades, executives and decision-makers at major US and European fossil-fuel companies were aware that carbon-dioxide (CO2)...

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NEW YORK—Leonardo DiCaprio raised over $40 million to help save the planet at an auction in Saint-Tropez, France, on Wednesday night. The second annual Leonardo...
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MANILA City officials, disaster risk reduction officers and Manila residents participated in a simulated flood and storm-surge drill conducted on July 19 in Baseco, Tondo,...

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TEMELIN NUCLEAR PLANT, Czech Republic—A quarter-century after the collapse of communism, Central Europe faces a new divide: irreconcilable visions of nuclear power that pit...

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THIS year’s celebration of National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) will prove that Filipino scientists can compete not only in Asia but in the rest...
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By Christopher Torchia / The Associated Press ENTABENI SAFARI CONSERVANCY, South Africa—They are the most vulnerable victims of South Africa’s rhino poaching scourge—the baby rhinos that...

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KINGSTON—With time running out for Jamaica’s coral reefs, local marine scientists are taking things into their own hands, rebuilding the island’s reefs and coastal...

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INDIGENOUS communities are highly effective at protecting natural resources and can “fill the gap” over vast regions where formal conservation authorities are absent. Yet, local...
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Premier health institution The Medical City (TMC) is the first hospital in the country to offer RAS Biomarker Testing, a crucial step toward personalized...

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In Philippine politics, a person who is a turncoat or has many faces is called balimbing. The term originated from the stunning fruit whose shape...

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  Milk is the most ideal food, meeting human nutritional needs better than any other single food item. It is rich in most of the...

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A KOREAN antiwrinkle product has been officially launched in the Philippines, which is expected to hold at least 15 percent of the aesthetic market by...

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 Casa Roces marks 4th anniversary with great promo deals Feast on great food at even greater price value at Casa Roces this July 11, as...

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 Bathroom ‘remodeling’ tips for moms Mothers around the world, whether working moms, stay-at-home moms, single moms or even celebrity moms, spend a lot of time...

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Anita Colendra, 63, was diagnosed with severe osteoarthritis. The pain in her knees kept her from doing her usual activities. Climbing the stairs and...

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  ‘This delicious fruit is about the size of a mandarin orange, round and slightly flattened at each end, with a smooth, thick rind, rich...

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By Hazel Sartorio The 21st century is the era wherein everything is possible. The constant improvement is evident, not only in our lifestyle, but also...
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By Ahmed Al-Haj / The Associated Press SANAA, Yemen—Saudi-led coalition airstrikes killed more than 120 civilians and wounded more than 150 after shelling a residential area...

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By A. D. McKenzie | Inter Press Service PARIS—“We received a garden as our home, and we must not turn it into a wilderness for...

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By Corazon Damo-Santiago INDEED, life is precious. This concept inspired the development of sciences on the hows and whys of human existence. Moral Theology deals with...

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NEW  YORK—Pope Francis’s approval rating among Americans has plummeted two months ahead of his first trip to the US, driven mostly by a decline...

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LOS ANGELES—A judge has asked a group of nuns to work out their differences with the Los Angeles Archdiocese over the proposed sale of...

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By Jt Nisay THE brand-spanking Marriott Grand Ballroom (MGB), which houses the Philippines’s largest ballroom, has set its sights on being a major player not only...
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