Saturday, August 1st 2015

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IN the tiny village of Busilac at the capital town of Bayombong in Nueva Vizcaya, when one thinks of homemade fruit preserves, Cottage Fresh...

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ILOCOS Sur’s Vigan City has been chosen as one of the Seven Wonder Cities of the World by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and...

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GUIGUINTO, Bulacan—The distinct and superb Capampangan food is invading Bulacan, making believers of Pampanga’s claim that it is, indeed, the “Culinary Center of the...

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Money supply continued to expand at a robust pace in June, although the rate of growth has noticeably slowed to just 9 percent, or...

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Oil headed for the biggest monthly decline this year, amid speculation a global supply glut that drove prices into a bear market will persist. Futures...

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Commodities extended their worst monthly slump since 2011, and the dollar advanced against emerging-market peers as the Federal Reserve (the Fed) moved closer to...

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THE Court of Appeals (CA) on Friday stopped the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) from evicting the more than 1,600 third-party investors and...

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By Johnny C. Nunez / Philippines News Agency LEGAZPI CITY—Disaster preparedness is now part of daily life routine among Albayanos, just like taking a bath....
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The Insurance Commission (IC) said the statutory increase in capital of insurance companies by end-2016 would continue to be pursued no matter the preliminary...

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Malaysia’s foreign-exchange reserves are set to drop below $100 billion just when the nation most needs a buffer against any collapse in investor confidence. It...

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The Philippine peso posted its biggest monthly drop since March, on speculation, the slowest inflation in 20 years may spur a reduction in banks’...

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AROUND 8,000 jobs will be available to the domestic labor market once the biggest integrated casino and resort facilities will open next year in...

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DFNN Inc. on Friday said it posted an income for the six-month period ending June, partly as a result of more than doubling its...

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BELLE Corp., a company led by the Sy family and which owns half of the City of Dreams Manila casino, said its income continued...
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By Stephen Wilson / The Associated Press KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—The prime minister of Kazakhstan challenged the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday to make a...

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KAZAN, Russia—Scissor-kicking to “Swan Lake” in front of a cheering home crowd, Russia’s synchronized swimmers rallied to overtake the United States for gold in...

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EMILIO Aguinaldo College (EAC) pulled off an upset for its first win, while season host Mapúa Institute of Technology nearly blew a 43-point lead...

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By Doug Ferguson / The Associated Press JORDAN Spieth might have no choice but to miss the John Deere Classic next year. It’s the same...

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By Gerald Imray / The Associated Press CAPE TOWN, South Africa—The title sponsor of the African cycling team that made an impressive debut at the...

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ANDRAY BLATCHE is arriving on Saturday evening and will start practicing with Gilas Pilipinas on Monday. This was confirmed to the BusinessMirror by Gilas Pilipinas...
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By Deven Hopp / Byrdie WE don’t know who originally came up with the moniker “love handles,” but we know we don’t agree with the cutesy...

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By Nico Erle Ciriaco ONE of the ways to detoxify the body that an increasing number of people are looking to is hydrocolonics, a safe and...

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By Caelin Milkto / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette TOM CRUISE is well-known for doing his own stunts, and the trailers for the newest installment of the Mission: Impossible franchise...

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ASIDE from drinking rum on the rocks after a day at the beach or with Coke in whatever social gathering, wouldn’t you rather have...

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MY friend C. was half-fuming on Facebook. She says it was a good thing that she was on leave that day, as the assignment...

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OPENING nationwide this August 5 from 20th Century Fox, Fantastic Four is the contemporary reimagining of Marvel’s original and longest-running superhero team. It centers...
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Story & photo by Ronald Rey M. de los Reyes NOW, this is not about the Lannisters, Starks, Targaryans and what not. Rather, it’s about...

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THE Toyota Hilux launch theme was “impact.” And impact it was that dealers and journalists got this week at Clark, Pampanga. The stage alone...

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Story & photos by Randy S. Peregrino INDEED, the fifth-generation Ford Explorer Sport variant is packaged to be versatile, comfortable and dynamic to indulge almost...

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Story & photo By Patrick Tulfo SOLAR Transport and Automotive Resources Corp. (Star Corp.), the exclusive distributor of BYD vehicles in the country, held an...

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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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By Vernon Gabrielle Velasco THE local condominium market is steadily growing and becoming increasingly competitive as evidenced by residential towers and communities being developed left...

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By Marianne Grace Sarmiento FOILACAR Industries, an innovator of car-paint protection in the country, is now planning to expand its reach, from automotive to architecture,...

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OVER the past few years, the bout with disasters and calamities has almost certainly become part of every Filipino people’s way of life. Somehow, we’ve...

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By Vernon Gabrielle Velasco THERE’S a boutique hotel nestled right exactly where the landmark Blanco Center used to be on Salcedo Village in Makati City, which reminds...

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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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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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By Rizal Raoul Reyes | Contributor INNOVATIONS initiated by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) have boosted local technologies which have benefited the inventors and...

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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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‘WE used to cut trees and catch wild animals in the forest. Not anymore. We have learned that we are better off protecting the forest...

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BANGKOK—Activists are applauding the Thai prime minister’s order that tentatively halts a planned coal-fired power plant and seaport near popular tourist beaches in southern...

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KINGSTON, Jamaica—Threats from climate change, declining reefs, overfishing and possible loss of several commercial species are driving the rollout of new policy measures to...
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  Mandaluyong City holds the newest Guinness World Record for having the largest Zumba class ever recorded on Sunday. A total of  12,975 participants, mostly...

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  It starts as a single cell and grows into a merciless disease that claims millions of lives year after year. Cancer, as the disease...

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  The Stanford Medicine Cancer Institute defines cancer as an abnormal growth of cells that  rapidly reproduce despite restriction of space, nutrients shared by other...

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  WHEN someone tells you breast cancer, what comes into your mind immediately?  Death sentence, that’s what.  This is especially true among women. Understandably so.  Around...

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  ‘We are poised on the brink of a climate change unlike any witnessed during the past two millenniums,” said a statement read during the...

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  The Department of Health-Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan (DOH-Mimaropa), in coordination with the local government of Marinduque, on July 21 launched its “Oplan Kain...

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  The rainy season has now officially started, and it only means two things: One, bidding good-bye to shorts, swimsuits and tank tops to be...

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  Crocodile and sharks are not the deadliest living creatures.  Public enemy No. 1 is that tiny speck of a living thing that irritates many...

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  Health Secretary Janette Garin has assured the public not to panic as the agency is fully ready and capable of detecting, isolating and treating...
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By Lisa Mascaro / Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON—The so-called sharing economy is fast emerging as a 2016 presidential battleground, exposing fundamentally different approaches over how to...

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TEHRAN, Iran—For some Iranians, the most important question raised by the nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers has nothing to do with...

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By George Friedman / Stratfor IN my “Net Assessment of the World,” I argued that four major segments of the European and Asian landmass were in crisis: Europe,...

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By Duygu Guvenc & Mitchell Prothero / McClatchy Foreign Staff ANKARA, Turkey—Discarding two years of seeming ambivalence toward the Islamic State (IS), Turkey on...

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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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