Saturday, May 23rd 2015

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THE Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) is eyeing to finance 32 power projects worth P89 billion, this year up to 2016. DBP Senior Vice...

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BORACAY ISLAND—The Philippines has called on other member-economies from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) to further expand trade and investment, which is crucial in...

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AT least 114 groups, including student councils, campus publications, national youth formations and organizations of teachers and parents, called on the government to stop...

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A senior member of the ruling Liberal Party (LP) on Saturday denied reported claims that the ruling party is heading for a breakup because of opposing...

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A technical glitch was the reported cause of the crash that occurred between two Light Rail Transit Line (LRT) 1 trains at the Monumento station...

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MOSCOW—China tried to electronically jam US drone flights over the disputed South China Sea (SCS) in order to prevent surveillance on man-made islands Beijing...

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THE government is freezing 69.9 billion reais, or $22.6 billion, in spending from this year’s budget, the Budget Ministry said on Friday. It made the...

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  The Philippines will use its hosting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) meeting this year to pitch for the World Trade Organization (WTO) trade-facilitation...
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ANNUAL disbursements of incentive benefits from the Social Security System’s (SSS) Flexi-fund Program increased by 75 percent in 2014. A total of P12.68 million were...

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MICROFINANCE operations in the country continued to expand in the Philippines, reflecting the country’s need for specialized financial services to lower-income individuals. However, millions of...

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TO hear regulators tell it, traders should be up at night worrying about a crisis in emerging-market debt. A sharp increase in US interest rates could...

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KOSDAQ-listed MPK Group Inc. plans to open its 11th store in the Philippines by 2016. The firm listed in the Korea Securities Dealers Association Quotation...

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VITARICH Corp., once the country’s top livestock firm, said it is on track to meet its targets this year, despite the company posting a...

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THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved the request of property developer DoubleDragon Properties Inc., a company originally registered in Iloilo City, to...
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VIRGINIA WATER, England—After winning two titles in three weeks, Rory McIlroy ran out of steam. Now he’ll have the whole weekend to get some...

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SAN BEDA College handily beat University of the Philippines (UP), 96-71, to get back on the winning track on Friday in the Filoil Flying...

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MEGAWORLD has organized a unique football tournament that features players from its array of development projects. Dubbed Megaworld Cup, the event was launched on Friday...

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RAIN or Shine repulsed  shorthanded GlobalPort, 119-112, in an extremely physical game late Thursday night in the first of back-to-back Philippine Basketball Association Governors’...

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ITS streak stopped by a fired-up Army side, PLDT Home Ultera tries to reconnect and save its campaign in the Shakey’s V-League Open Conference...

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By Diamond Leung / San Jose Mercury News OAKLAND, California—Stephen Curry looked into the Oracle Arena crowd and punched the air after having ended the cookout...
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By Mark Olsen / Los Angeles Times A disclosure: A little over a year ago, I became co-owner/caretaker of a cat. This is my first pet. Until...

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By Alison Loughman / www.fitbie.com CANT'T resist the call of the crunchy, salty or sugary snack fix? You’re not alone. According to a survey published by the...

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By Steven Zeitchik / Los Angeles Times THE history of pop music is filled with far too many untimely demises. But for all the cultural lumping...

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IN other countries, such as the United States and certain parts of Europe, camping is a summer requirement. No summer is complete without a...

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By Martha Ross / San Jose Mercury News IF you’re the parent of a teen, you’ve probably been in a frustrating situation like this: You leave your...

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LET’S not beat around the bush: planning a wedding is work. With all those decisions and responsibilities, it’s easy to see how some brides...
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Story and photo by Ronald Rey M. de los Reyes IF the Mitsubishi Mirage was a person, this writer would fancy this elfin car as...

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Story & photos by Ronald Rey M. de los Reyes THE Queen City of the South was roused by a fun and electrifying vibe as...

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By Tet Andolong FOLLOWING its successful launch in Bangkok just a couple of months ago, the all-new Ford Everest finally rolled out in Manila on...

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Story and photos by Randy S. Peregrino NOTHING is more engaging than driving around the country’s well-known sugarbowl with BMW’s initial multipurpose vehicle and its...

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FOR two scorching days, Cebu was heroically wrapped in history as it basked in the glory of its first taste of a unique street...

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WHEN the Jaguar XF was launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show and the North American International Auto Show in 2007, it won many fans...

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VOLKSWAGEN has been around as early as 1937. Just like the English meaning of its name, Volkswagen been known as the “People’s Car” the...

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THE much-anticipated sequel is here.  Brace up for the second Vios Cup, which roars off on May 16 and 17 in Cebu City, boasting of more...

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ISUZU Philippines Corp. (IPC) now has a new president in the person of Hajime Koso, who officially took over from Nobuo Izumina during a...

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SOMETIMES we wonder how a car manufacturer comes up with a name for an upcoming model. We may get an idea by reading the...
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IMAGINE a vast amount of land dedicated to providing its residents a thriving lifestyle center, a secure and stylish neighborhood, and an innovative business...

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CONTINUING its commitment to be on a par with global development trends, Filinvest Development Corp., with its leading township project, Filinvest City, has brought...

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  IF country living is your preference, General Trias, Cavite can offer just that. You will take pride in its history and heritage and wake...

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  AFTER a hard day’s work, you seek solace in the comforts of your home where you can relax in the knowledge that you are in...

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By CenSEI / Special to the BusinessMirror WHAT'S better than a one-trick pony? The kind that with two, three or more gimmicks up its hooves, of course. So...

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By CenSEI / Special to the BusinessMirror IF leading developers are mixing up residential buildings with office and retail developments, one good business reason to do so...
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SEATTLE—The arrival in Seattle on Thursday of an oil rig Royal Dutch Shell is outfitting for oil exploration in the remote Arctic Ocean marks...

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A scientist has warned that the planet is inexorably choking itself and drifting steadily to self-destruction, all because 90 companies, from multinationals to state oil...

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RIO DE JANEIRO—The Atlantic Ocean is Brazil’s last frontier to the east. But the full extent of its biodiversity is still unknown, and scientific...
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WASHINGTON—The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has developed a new government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified (GM) ingredients. USDA’s...

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AN exchange of indigenous and culinary cultures transpired in the Philippine National Museum on Thursday during a “market encounter” organized by the Heirloom Rice Project...

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A University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) study conducts screening of Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) resistance allele in Bt corn sentinel sites to gather baseline...
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A GIANT panda may look like a vegetarian on the outside, but it definitely looks like a carnivore on the inside. A genetic analysis of 121 samples...

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DECADES of abuse and the indiscriminate harvesting of marine animals that caused the decline of marine population in Panguil Bay have prompted concerned government agencies...

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NEW YORK—Thefts, murders and mutilation of Africa’s wildlife, from white rhinos to elephants with their prized horns and tusks, are at an all-time high,...
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By Robin Mcdowell  & Jocelyn Gecker / The Associated Press YANGON, Myanmar—Navy ships were scouring Southeast Asian waters for boats believed to be carrying thousands of...

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By Dan Perry / The Associated Press SOUTHERN SHUNEH, Jordan—Against a backdrop of Iraq and Syria in flames, Middle Eastern political and business leaders sought to...

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By Sarah El Deeb & Bassem Mroue / The Associated Press BEIRUT—Islamic State (IS) group militants hunted down Syrian government troops and loyalists in the newly...

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  Marianne (not her real name) is only 18 years old but she’s already involved in the world’s oldest profession—prostitution, that is.  She was only...

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  TV host Paolo Ballesteros has gained international fame recently as Hollywood celebrities extolled his make-up skills for transforming himself into Katy Perry, Ariana Grande...

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Long before we came to know about stem-cell therapy, or regenerative medicine, this procedure has been making medical wonders for the last seven decades. The...

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  Summer brings out the heat of the sun and what have you—these include, of course, skin breakouts,  dryness of bodily parts, and irritation to...

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  It was summer in the interim to high school, and I was lying supinely in some rural hospital, just about ready to be circumcised. I...

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  Do not judge a book by its cover.  This adage comes to mind when it comes to broccoli.  It may not be the most...
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By Maxene Mamba / MILLENNIALS UNIVERSE IT seems nowadays more people are getting depressed and suicidal. Achievers in their field, seemingly healthy and happy individuals—international...

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By Jerry Hirsch / Los Angeles Times/TNS GOOGLE will start testing podlike self-driving car prototypes on public roads near its headquarters in Mountain View, California,...

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TAKING the cue that the selfie generation is a lucrative market, Honor recently launched three models, namely, Honor 6 Plus, Honor 4X and Honor...

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OPPO Electronics Corp. recently launched three smartphones in the Philippines as International Data Corp. (IDC) said it forecast Chinese vendors focusing on increasing their...

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TCL Philippines Inc., the subsidiary of Chinese television manufacturer TCL Corp., expressed optimism it can get a fair share of the TV set market...

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AFTER personally experiencing the healing powers of magnesium in January 2014, a Filipino became the world’s first certified magnesium-advocate priest. Dr. Carolyn Dean, the world’s...
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