Monday, January 26th 2015

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The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) is convinced that the government can achieve this year’s target 7-percent to 8-percent local output growth, measured...

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ITALIANS are known to be among the world’s leading manufacturers of top-of-the-line vehicles; yet, they liked the popemobile that was customized by Filipino car...

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The global economic outlook just got brighter after this week’s big stimulus from the European Central Bank (ECB), leading policy-makers from around the world...

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Property developer Ayala Land Inc. said it plans to build at least 20 clinics and hospitals in the next five to six years, as...

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Research company International Data Corp. (IDC) said the Philippine telecommunications industry will likely grow by 4.7 percent in 2015, as smartphone penetration continues to...

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The privatization of the United Coconut Planters Bank (UCPB) had been stalled, as top officials of Malacañang remain undecided on the issue of who...

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The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (Peza) will be cutting its growth forecast for new investment approvals this year, particularly since tourism and biofuels projects...

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THE Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Sunday said it has reduced the jeepney fares in the Ilocos region (Region 1), the Cordillera...
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Local hog raisers belonging to the Samahang Industriya ng Agrikultura (Sinag) said the country does not need additional meat imports as they can supply...

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Davao City—The agriculture office of General Santos City distributed seedlings and other farm inputs to farmers and fishermen whose farms and coastal livelihood sources...

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After years of discussion, BancNet and MegaLink—the two largest banking-network consortia in the country—signed a memorandum of agreement on their consolidation, and look to...

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Faced with increasing pressures, from rising customer expectations and operating costs to mounting insurance fraud and catastrophe losses, insurers realize that emerging claims technology...

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Union Bank of the Philippines (UBP) projects loan growth averaging 15 percent this year, such expansion pushed faster by corporate, as well as consumer,...

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BOTH houses of Congress have approved AirAsia Inc.’s (AirAsia Philippines) acquisition of budget airline operator Zest Airways Inc. (AirAsia Zest). The local unit of Malaysian carrier AirAsia Bhd....
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BREAD Story-Lyceum takes a shot at the last quarterfinal berth when it faces Racal Motors at the close of the Philippine Basketball Association D-League...

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BACK-TO-BACK defending champion Ateneo de Manila and De La Salle beat their respective oppositions and opened their campaigns on a winning note, as the...

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MIKE Nieto waited for the pass at the right-corner pocket. When the ball was whipped over, he was wide open. A UP (University of...

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SAN ANTONIO—The Los Angeles Lakers are preparing for the worst-case scenario of Kobe Bryant missing the rest of the season, a decision to be...

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UNIVERSITY of Santo Tomas (UST) nailed its first winning streak in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) women’s volleyball tournament with a...

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MELBOURNE, Australia—Serena Williams saw that older sister Venus was progressing to the fourth round at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time since...
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BEFORE noon today, the world will already have a new Miss Universe. The road to Miss Universe 2014 has been long and tension-filled because it...

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MORE than a million people—including a camera-friendly rack of world leaders—took to the streets of Paris a couple of weeks ago to march in...

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NO amount of “Uy, tumataba ka” comments from elder relatives will get one to lift a finger about his fitness and/or weight issues. At...

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LOS ANGELES—Ethan Hawke was taking his kids to school. J.K. Simmons was fighting a bad cold and sleeping in an Atlanta hotel room. Marion...

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APPROACHING critical mass in the hot-button perception of the Manila art market is an unprecedented public auction by León Gallery of early works by...

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JUST as lifelong bonds are cemented under times of extreme duress—Ironman triathlons, Outward Bound excursions, Mommy and Me yoga classes—so do my children grow...
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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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ALTHOUGH the Philippines is a star in the emerging market for property investments, the country still needs to pass a real-estate investment trust (REIT)...

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SHERIDAN, the leading Australian bed and bath brand, invites you to introduce a very special piece of art into your home with its exclusive...

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AYALA Land’s flagship development in Bacolod, Capitol Central, is the first master-planned, mixed-use community in the area. Envisioned to be the growth center of...

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THE space was dramatically lit, and a four-man band played soft music in the background. By the entrance dominated a large leather sofa emblazoned...
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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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