Friday, March 6th 2015

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THE Philippines is ready to give its nod on the World Trade Organization (WTO) trade-facilitation agreement (TFA), which is seen to increase the country’s trade...

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AT the oceanfront Ramada Plaza hotel on South Korea’s Jeju Island, about a hundred Chinese gamblers huddle around felt-topped tables, wagering as much as 5...

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THE possible occurrence of the El Niño phenomenon and a looming power shortage this year may cause commodity prices to spike in the immediate term,...

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IT is as if the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas developed in a single day a sense of anxiety over where inflation was headed near term...

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FINANCE officials from member-economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) poured their collective energy on pursuing the so-called Cebu Action Plan that treats inclusive growth...

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JAPANESE financial assistance to the Philippines will continue to pour in despite a policy change in its official development assistance (ODA) charter that was...

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VEHICLE parts makers urged the government anew to outline meaningful incentives under the yet-to-be-released Comprehensive Automotive Resurgence Strategy (CARS) for local parts makers to enable...

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CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY—The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the European Union, through its Trade Related Technical Assistance (TRTA) presented to local...
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EMPERADOR Inc., liquor unit of businessman Andrew L. Tan, said it managed to grow its net income by 5 percent last year after buying...

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PETRON Corp. said on Thursday it terminated contracts of eight dealers the company accused of selling as Petron products substandard fuel allegedly obtained from...

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FLAG carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) said on Thursday that it is launching more domestic routes linking the Visayas and Mindanao starting on March 29. The...

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INTERNATIONAL Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) doubled its capital requirements this year to bankroll the completion of its offshore terminals and for the capacity expansion...

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THE government said it will spend part of the P9.7-billion budget to “refurbish” all the toilets at the 13 stations of the Metro Rail...

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CONSTRUCTION firm Datem Inc. announced recently it would continue with its plan to expand into other industries, while sticking to its core business. “Our strategy...
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ATENEO de Manila moved closer in completing a three-peat with a 7-3 decision over De La Salle on Thursday in the University Athletic Association...

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THE province of Davao del Norte is making its variety of attractions ready for the influx of tourists in the Palarong Pambansa this summer....

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LEBRON JAMES can add another honor to his voluminous trophy case. The Greater Akron Chamber has named the Cavs all-star the winner of its 2015...

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DORAL, Florida—The year isn’t all that’s new for Adam Scott. He makes his 2015 debut at the Cadillac Championship with a new caddie he hired...

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ATLANTA—Atlanta showed why it is top of the National Basketball Association (NBA) standings by coming from 18 points down to beat Houston, 104-96, on Tuesday, with...

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LAST season a talented National University (NU) side held a twice-to-beat edge in the step-ladder semifinals, only to lose the advantage to eventual champion...
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LATE in Robert Wise’s big-screen adaptation of the hit Rodgers & Hammerstein musical The Sound of Music, after a helicopter’s downdraft had knocked Julie Andrews...

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SMOKE and cured meats made an indelible impact on my childhood. I often ventured onto Gram’s enclosed back porch to escape the cigarette smoke from...

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JUST in case you don’t know it yet—and if you don’t then you have not been following this corner of the page religiously—I am...

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SHANGHAI—As the nighttime lights of Shanghai winked to life late on a damp Saturday afternoon, the tour guide said she had one last stop...

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IT must be written: the film with the smart-alecky title, That Thing Called Tadhana, has grossed millions at the box office. In last year’s...

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NEW YORK—Fifty Shades of Grey devotees, know this: Whether you end up loving or hating the movie, which stars Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan,...
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WHENEVER property colossus Ayala Land Inc. (ALI) embarks on a property development project, there is a high degree of confi dence the company will deliver a cutting-edge lifestyle and will...

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THE campaign of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) to stop the construction of Torre de Manila got a big boost,...

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ONCE upon a time, a lot of Filipino families bought classic pieces of furniture with the aim of keeping these timeless home furnishings for...

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DAIKIN, the pioneer in the Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) technology, recently launched its newest model—the VRV IV-S—on February 26 and 27 at the New...

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VENICE is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, as well as the dream destination of many people because of its detailed...

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IT’S always been a pleasure joining and learning from an esteemed group of individuals, renowned in their respective fields, embodying a passion to help...
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Core stability is an important attribute of the body and is vital because it keeps the body in equilibrium during certain types of movements. Having...

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Workout routines can make you feel tedious at times and the squat is not an exception. It is a fine workout staple and makes...

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A lot of Filipino children are bright and naturally gifted, yet, some of them are unfairly labeled as “slow learners” simply because they could...

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Think back to when you were a child during summer months, the pinnacle of cookouts and family gatherings was always the cold juicy watermelon...

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‘Lupus is a disease that is hard to diagnose and hard to describe,” says Prof.Pao Hsii Feng, a clinical professor at the National University...

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Despite all those talks about some fish containing high levels of toxins (mercury, for instance), medical researchers still love fish, touted to be the...
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