Monday, December 22nd 2014

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STARTING January 4, riders will have to cough up more money to be able to take the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT 3),...

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BY this time of the year, many Filipinos would have nearly completed their annual pledge to attend all nine of the early-morning masses or...

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ANGELES CITY—After advocating for a minimum educational requirement for politicians in order to eliminate incompetent and inept public officials, the Pinoy Gumising Ka Movement...

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DEPUTY Director General Leonardo Espina, Philippine National Police (PNP) officer in charge, on Monday warned policemen that they will face administrative sanctions if they...

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THE Sandiganbayan on Monday allowed former President and now Lakas Rep. Gloria Arroyo of Pampanga to leave her detention for four days during the holidays. ...

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PUERTO PRINCESA CITY—The local government of Narra in southern Palawan and the Langogan Power Corp. (LPC) signed recently a memorandum of agreement for the...

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NEW YORK—The gunman who fatally ambushed two police officers in their squad car had a long criminal record, a hatred for police and the...

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SEOUL, South Korea—President Barack Obama is “recklessly” spreading rumors of a Pyongyang-orchestrated cyberattack of Sony Pictures, North Korea says, as it warns of strikes...
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THE Social Security System (SSS) reported P37.3-billion net profits in the first 10 months, or 14 percent higher than that posted in the same period...

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THE Al Amanah Islamic Investment Bank of the Philippines, a subsidiary of the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP), may get a capital infusion from...

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CATHAY Financial Holdings Co. Ltd. looks to expand its market for insurance products in the Philippines. Cathay Financial President Chang-Ken Lee said they have visited life...

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MASTERCARD will start issuing so-called contactless cards for all banks beginning next year to keep abreast with the latest payment systems. “In two to three months,...

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THE public and private sectors have helped us sustain our several undertakings in bringing a more financially literate Philippines. The Department of Social Welfare and...

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TUNA industry players in General Santos City are upbeat over the impact to the area’s tuna exports of the recent decision of the European Union...
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THE Philippines’s men’s national football team finished its tumultuous year with a 129th overall ranking in the latest International Football Federation (Fifa) world rankings. The...

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LEAGUE leader Hapee and Cagayan Valley look to stay unbeaten heading into the Christmas break when they face separate opponents on Monday in the...

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SAN Miguel Beer weathered Talk ‘N Text strong fightback and banked on June Mar Fajardo’s steady hands at the free throw line to hack...

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WHY are you acting so surprised? I am kind of surprised that the Boston Celtics did not trade Rajon Rondo much earlier. They dispatched...

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LOS ANGELES—Dreaming of Kevin Durant? Easy to do. He was a main theme while at Staples Center. And he didn’t even play because of a...

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SAN ANTONIO—Damian Lillard scored a career-high 43 points, including 16 after regulation, and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the San Antonio Spurs their second...
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HORDERS of moviegoers journeyed to Middle-earth to see the final installment of the Hobbit franchise. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies has raked in $90.6 million in...

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WITH new designer debuts and trends reshaping how we buy and what we wear, here are a few predictions for what to expect in the...

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WHEN it comes to holiday attire, people generally fall into three camps: staid and classic, casual everyday wear, or absurdist and loud. I’m talking...

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FOR people who have hectic schedules and are always on the go, time is gold and every second counts. Here in the Philippines, where...

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THE Middle East always fascinates me.  I love to see its magnificent mosques, shop at its gold souks and walk on paved streets, meeting...

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LOCATED near Little Tokyo in Makati City, a meat shop has opened its doors to serve the community and hungry meat-eaters from all over...
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DRIVEN by the continued positive outlook on the economy leading to a stable investment, the Philippine property sector will enjoy another banner year in...

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NEW Beverly Hills-themed township is set to beef up Southern Manila’s vibrant growth and progress The South that people know will no longer be...

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IN all honesty, most real-estate developers pretend to be a friend of heritage, but the truth is it’s really a pain in their ass....

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GIVING you the right blend of rural and urban atmosphere, Amaia, Ayala Land’s economic housing arm, launched a new community in Cabanatuan City, Nueva...

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STRAINING under an overpopulated urban landscape, the megacity of Metro Manila, home to some 12 million Filipinos, is in dire need of a solution....

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THE quality of suburban living goes several notches higher as Ayala Land Premier (ALP) introduces The Courtyards—the group’s latest suburban development in the Alabang-Cavite...
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Again, it’s the time of the year when extra calories lurk around every corner.  So the common dilemma is: How do we enjoy the festive...

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Which is better for people with type 2 diabetes who want to control weight and blood sugar: eating two large meals or eating six...

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The fashion world recently added a new member to its roster. LZD by Lazada was launched to bring fresher and a more suited taste...

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Aspen Philippines Inc. was launched uniquely as the first South African pharmaceutical company in the country.  Its mother company, Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Ltd. holds...

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There’s no better way to celebrate Christmas and New Year than by spending some quality time with family and loved ones. From December 15, 2014...

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Your kids could feel lousy at times. But if they become louse-y, that’s an entirely different matter; one that needs immediate attention! School is one...
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