Sunday, November 23rd 2014

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THE Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center is now preparing pre-investment studies for 10 new projects. Only three of the 10 projects currently have cost estimates: the...

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ENVIRONMENT Secretary Ramon J.P. Paje said the Aquino administration has put in place long-term measures to counter the effects of climate change, with the benefits...

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EMPLOYMENT in the country’s economic zones increased by 14.28 percent as of October, while exports and investment figures only saw minimal hikes during the same...

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STATE subsidies to government-owned and -controlled corporations (GOCCs) as of September stood at P62.21 billion. With three months to go before the fiscal year ends,...

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PROCEEDS from the sale of state-owned power assets reached $19.4 billion, data from the Department of Energy  showed. In its latest report, actual collection stood at...

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IN his recent visits to China, Myanmar and Singapore, President Aquino shared with the world the good economic news about the Philippines, fostering a...

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POPE Francis thanked God for the disputations that beset the Extraordinary Synod on the Family, because a noncontentious synod is one that’s not necessary...

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TOKYO—Helicopter surveys on Sunday showed more extensive damage than earlier thought from an overnight earthquake in the mountainous central Japan area that hosted the...
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THE local banking system is regarded as one of the world’s strongest no matter the volatilities hounding the multitrillion-peso industry, an international credit watcher said. In...

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SAN Miguel Corp. (SMC) is beefing up its hydropower projects, in a bid to further expand its presence in the power sector. The SMC-controlled Strategic...

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HOMEGROWN gadget maker Starmobile is sustaining its “strong No. 3” market position with the introduction of two of the most innovative smartphones ever launched...

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LISTED firm COL Financial reported a profit growth of 28.4 percent, to P115.2 million in the third quarter of 2014. The company attributed this on...

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LAST WEEK SHARE prices managed to gain last week, despite the mixed income report and the shaky external environment led by Japan’s announcement that it...

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EUROPEAN Union (EU) lawmakers seeking to combat what they consider anti-competitive behavior by Google Inc. are weighing a call to split up companies that focus...
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OVERNIGHT leader Mardan Mamat of Singapore ended a two-year title drought by romping to a commanding six-shot victory at the $1-million Resorts World Manila...

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JUMBO Plastic tries to win two straight with a depleted lineup, when the Giants square off against the MP Hotel Warriors on Monday in...

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TALK ’N TEXT bounced back from a tough defeat, drubbing Barako Bull, 122-106, on Sunday in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup at...

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THERE’S a sense of history coming into the 2014 Suzuki Cup. The Philippines, for the first time ever in the tournament’s 18-year history, won...

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NEW YORK—Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points and Amare Stoudemire added 16 points and 11 rebounds as the New York Knicks kept the Philadelphia 76ers...

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REIGNING titlist Marian Jade Capadocia bolstered her chances to claim her fourth crown in the women’s singles division of the 33rd Philippine Columbian Association...
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THERE’S no excuse for being insecure this Christmas. With bonuses at your disposal, beauty products ready for the picking and bargains all around, you...

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IN Bali, Indonesia, structures big and small reflect the people’s centuries-old aesthetic tradition that is influenced by Balinese culture infused with elements of Hindu....

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HE stands up from his chair, rummages through a small box hanging on a wall, gets a piece of chalk and writes “Earth” on...

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IF your nest is empty—by circumstance or by choice—think about getting a dog. Known for their devotion and happy dances, dogs can take a big...

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FOR many, a holiday gathering usually includes a walk through an emotional minefield with people who push your hot buttons. What if your wife,...

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IN the future, what will echo most when we hear Bill Cosby’s name? Will he forever be known as that beloved figure who starred in...
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ASIDE from pioneering the innovative mixed-use development called Townships, Megaworld, the country’s leading real-estate developer, spearheaded another first in the country. Through the company’s...

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EXCEPTIONAL real-estate salespeople are such a rare breed nowadays. There’s no doubt about it. Seasoned members of the sales force know a good sales prospect...

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IF you want to get away from the maddening crowd of the urban jungle, Tagaytay City is the place to go and build a...

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SM Seaside City Cebu recently opened The Cube, the landmark centerpiece of the world-class mall, set to open in October 2015 at the South...

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‘THE Generation Y is more receptive to renting than owning a property,” said KMC MAG group residential leasing consultant Fatima Macalintal.“The current trends in...

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EMPOWER the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) of the furniture industry so they can move up the value chain and expand their market presence...
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EXERCISE is an important habit as you get older because the more physical activities you devote to your routine, the more energetic and healthier you...

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A severe impact—from falling in a stair, for example—can cause hip fractures in people of all ages.  In older adults, a hip fracture is...

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‘Many creatures, including humans, bite when frightened or provoked,” notes The Merck Manual of Medical Information.  “Bites may cause injuries ranging from superficial scratches to...

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In order to improve their access to health and wellness services and promote their maximum potential for physical, social, emotional and intellectual health, the...

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Most people think fires only cause burns.  Not likely, some chemicals and electrical current can burn as well. “Although the skin is usually the...

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Superfoods are special category nutrient-rich food that is beneficial to health and well-being. They are normally found in nature, which has source of vitamins,...
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