Friday, January 30th 2015

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WASHINGTON—The Republican-controlled US Senate on Thursday approved a bipartisan bill to construct the Keystone XL pipeline to Canada’s tar sands, defying a presidential veto...

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NEW HAVEN, Connecticut—Yupei Guo does not fit the mold of the traditional Ivy League student from China: Her journalist parents are neither rich nor...

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ATHENS, Greece—The first European official to visit Greece since the country elected a new left-wing government said on Thursday that he expects clashes over...

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COTABATO CITY—A 16-year-old civilian named Saat Manadal of Barangay Tukanalipao, Mamasapano, Maguindanao, is still fighting for his life days after he was hit by...

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LINGAYEN, Pangasinan—Gov.  Amado Espino Jr. intensified the campaign against illegal drugs as he asked all local government units (LGUs) in the province to set...

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LUCENA CITY—More than 500 farmers in the province will benefit from the Farmers Training Program (Kabalikat sa Kabuhayan) offered by SM Foundation. The training provided...

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The government is confident the Philippine economy will attain its 7-percent to 8-percent growth target this year and in 2016, according to the National...

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A Philippine official says the country no longer deserves to be branded the “sick man of Asia,” after its economy grew more than 6...
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CENTURY Properties Group Inc. on Friday said its board of directors approved the flotation of $150 million (around P6.4 billion) in bonds, which will...

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WIRELESS services provider Globe Telecom Inc. expects to end the year on a positive note, banking on its expanding mobile-data business to grow its...

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WILCON Depot has opened its 33rd branch in the Philippines on January 30 at Wilcon IT Hub Building on Pasong Tamo Extension in Makati City. The...

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THE Court of Appeals (CA) has advised the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to refrain from conducting any proceedings in connection with the bid of...

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THE Department of Energy (DOE) has approved the conduct of a geotechnical survey by UK oil and gas firm Forum Energy Plc. on the...

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LOW-COST housing developer 8990 Holdings Inc. on Thursday said its net income last year surged 52 percent, surpassing the guidance it set earlier as...
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PUREFOODS begins its title-retention bid against GlobalPort with “standby” import Marqus Blakely helping kick off the Hotshots campaign in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA)...

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NEWCOMER Bread Story-Lyceum dominated a visibly out of sync CaféFrance side and came away with a 79-72 victory, while Cebuana Lhuillier outsteadied Jumbo Plastic...

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MELBOURNE, Australia—Madison Keys defeated one Williams sister on Wednesday at the Australian Open. On Thursday the 19-year-old American will try to make it two,...

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MIAMI—Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have finally met—in person. And now talks might get serious about them meeting in the ring. The fighters were both...

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DAVAO del Norte Gov. Rodolfo P. del Rosario assured that there will be no stone left unturned when the province hosts the 2015 Palarong Pambansa...

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SOL Mercado debuted in style for Barako Bull, leading the Energy to a 92-70 victory over the import-less Blackwater on Wednesday in the Philippine...
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DID you know that sharing meal times as a family is good for kids? Family meal time is the glue that holds busy families...

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WHEN Matthew Vaughn first met with Colin Firth to discuss Kingsman: The Secret Service, the director warned his leading man that, should he accept...

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GAME has been used to describe meat from animals that are traditionally hunted or caught in the wild. The list of what can be...

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MUSICIAN-model-actress-blogger Saab Magalona is now married to musician-marketing executive Jim Bacarro. The simple but lovely wedding was held in Baguio witnessed by close friends and...

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I again got an invitation from Pete Dacuycuy to join a three-day media familiarization tour of another Bluewater resort (the first one we visited...

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THE German playwright and poet Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956) inspired extremes of loyalty and antipathy. Brilliant, charismatic and seductive, he was professionally unreliable and personally...
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TODAY, living in a garden atmosphere is one of the aspirations of modern Filipinos. They want to get a break from the rage and...

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AS demand for power and energy prices continue to surge, property developers and other industry players are searching for more ways to help promote...

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PACIFIC Paint (Boysen) Philippines Inc. recently launched four color themes to boost its position in the market and allow users more choices in choosing...

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INVESTING on property stocks will be productive in 2015 as the country is expected to post economic growth, according to stock, market analysts recently...

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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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The World Health Organization (WHO) last week said that urgent action is needed to reduce the increasing burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and prevent...

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Start the year fresh with some of the hottest fitness trends of 2015. For nine years the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has...

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In one of the scenes of the movie Rainman, Dustin Hoffman (in a role that earned him his second Oscar trophy) and heartthrob Tom...

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Are you a track and field enthusiast? A basketball loving kind of guy? Or do you fancy becoming the outside hitter of a volleyball...

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Perhaps, the pineapple is the only available edible bromeliad today.  This multiple fruit is actually made up of dozens of individual floweret’s that grow...

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Do you have a healthy relationship with exercise? If not, it could be sabotaging your efforts—just as an unhealthy relationship with food can sabotage...
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