Thursday, July 2nd 2015

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said the Philippines has not reported all its financial guarantees and urged the government to properly disclose its obligations. Authorities...

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By Ma. Stella F. Arnaldo / Special to the BusinessMirror THE Department of Tourism (DOT) is developing new markets to further increase visitor arrivals for...

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Ayala Land Premier (ALP), the luxury real-estate arm of publicly listed Ayala Land Inc., said it will launch the third phase of its development...

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The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) gave assurance against volatilities in the local markets resulting from the debt crisis in Greece, especially of the...

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Macau casino revenue fell to the lowest since November 2010 amid China’s slowing economy and a graft crackdown that deterred high rollers. A surprise...

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Vice President Jejomar C. Binay unveiled a political party on Wednesday, creating a platform to run for president next year as his family loses...

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Malaysia’s pardons board has commuted to life imprisonment the death sentence on a Filipino woman convicted of smuggling 5 kilograms (11 pounds) of cocaine...

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The Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) expressed confidence that Mindanao will hit its target of 12.6 million visitors for this year and 13.9 million in...
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APEX Mining Co. Inc. said it is more than doubling its capital-expenditure (capex) budget this year to about P1.9 billion from P914 million in...

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DM Consunji Inc. Power Corp. (DPC) was declared a persona non grata in the province of Romblon for blocking a power project in Tablas. The...

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By Lea Salvosa / Special to the BusinessMirror E-COMMERCE, according to the leaders in the retail industry, is a platform where industry players can create...

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Filinvest Land Inc. (FLI) on Wednesday said it bagged the contract to develop a smaller portion of Cebu’s South Road Properties. The company said in...

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DIVERSIFIED firm Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc. (AEV) has raised P614.8 million from the sale of a portion of its Treasury sales to bolster funds...

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By Regina Coeli T. Aquino / Special to the BusinessMirror MEGAWIDE Construction Corp., which bagged the construction project of the new Mactan-Cebu International Airport, has...
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By Bill Dwyre / Los Angeles Times THREE-QUARTERS of the men’s “Big Four” did what they were supposed to do on Tuesday at Wimbledon. They...

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NATIONAL Basketball Association (NBA) free agency opened with Anthony Davis and Kawhi Leonard agreeing to contract extensions to stay where they are, and the...

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RAIN OR SHINE and San Miguel Beer rekindle their rivalry on Thursday as they start their best-of-five semifinal series in the Philippine Basketball Association...

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THE National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) season has begun. The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) has just tipped off the semifinals for its Governors’ Cup....

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By Bill Dwyre / Los Angeles Times LONDON—They were scheduled to play 65 matches on opening day at Wimbledon on Monday. When the smoke cleared,...

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LONDON—As has become customary for Serena Williams of late, she got off to a rocky start. In her first-round match at Wimbledon on Monday, Williams dropped three...
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By Alice Short | Los Angeles Times IT’S hard to imagine that anyone who reads fiction has not, at some point, encountered a romance that...

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By Omar L. Gallaga / Austin American-Statesman AS this sentence was being written, about a dozen notifications just happened. It used to take some effort to...

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By Gianna G. Maniego BACK in the day, people would rush home to catch the latest episode of their favorite TV show. Whether it was Marimar or Pangako Sa...

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By Luaine Lee  |  Tribune News Service LOS ANGELES—The secret to a happy marriage and family is to do everything backward, actress Mary McDonnell says. The...

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By Samito Jalbuena THE inside secret that many know yet are afraid or coy to discuss in the wide open, has been the tantalizing “innuendo”...

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As a beauty writer and enthusiast, I have a lot of makeup and skin-care products. Some are samples I received from brands while others...
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Story &  photo by Ronald Rey M. de los Reyes ACCORDING to Chinese culture, people associated with the lucky number “3” have strong personalities. They...

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Story by Patrick Tulfo / Photos by Randy S. Peregrino AFTER a glittery launch at the glitzy grand ballroom of the Marriott Hotel at Resorts...

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Story & photos by Randy S. Peregrino VEHICLE generational changes create opportunities for manufacturers to further develop their respective models.  The ninth-generation Honda Accord 3.5...

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I HAD just had a memorable weekend for three reasons. One, the weekend was spent in Baguio City. What other place in Luzon can...

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IMAGINE a vehicle with the robustness and functionality of an sport-utility vehicle, comfort and ride of a sedan, and the touch of a coupe....

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Story & photos by Ronald Rey M. de los Reyes THE Carmudi Racing Team, just like the online portal which is making waves on the...

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WHEN it rains, it pours. That’s a tired cliché, as tired as the corruption charges hurled left and right at the haplessly woeful Binay...

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ONE’S dominance, or anything else for that matter, can only go the distance if one knows how to balance work and play, with the...

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Story & Photos by Ronald Rey M. de los Reyes A “DADBOD” is a newly coined term now trending in media. It was introduced to...

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AFTER three successful road trips to summer destinations, like Zambales, Boracay and Baler, Caltex Lubricants Philippines held the fourth and final leg of Havoline’s...
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By Issa Quirante CENTURY Properties Group Inc. (CPGI), a forerunner of premium real-estate developments in the country, has forged a strategic partnership with AccorHotels, the...

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OVER the past few weeks, my Facebook timeline has been flooded by news and reactions stemming from a recent ruling handed down by the...

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THE Filinvest Group’s bid to gain a strong foothold to the high-end market is most apparent in Filinvest City, the premier business district of...

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By Issa Quirante WHAT is a residential Eden? Leading Philippine real estate firm Century Properties has the answer in Acqua Private Residences in Mandaluyong City—a rare...

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IT is a fact that, for the past several years now, the booming business-process outsourcing (BPO) industry has been a major driver of real-estate...

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WITH its unparalleled expertise through decades of experience in the housing industry, Camella, the flagship brand of Vista Land & Lifescapes Inc., has redefined...
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WASHINGTON—Failure to act on climate change could cause an estimated 57,000 deaths a year in the United States from poor air quality by 2100,...

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NEW DELHI—Never mind lowering the rate of death from air pollution in India and China. Just keeping those rates steady will demand urgent action...

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By Thalif Deen | Inter Press Service UNITED NATIONS—The United Nations, which is tasked with the protection of the global environment, has asserted that climate...
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By Rizal Raoul Reyes | Correspondent JANELLA MAE SALAMANIA is one of the Philippines’s promising scientists. She distinguished herself during her undergraduate years as a...

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‘TONIGHT, I would like to look back to where I came from and look forward to where I am going. I am a son...

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AFTER the successful and initial implementation of recycling fishing nets in the Philippines, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is ready to export the program...
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Story & photos by Manuel T. Cayon | Mindanao Bureau Chief CORON, Palawan—Nineteen Filipino youths from across the Philippines were awarded grants to implement individual marine-conservation...

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CHEYENNE, Wyoming—Scientists are putting tracking devices on an unusual species—people—as they try to learn more about how their movements affect ecosystems in national parks. Park...

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UNITED NATIONS—The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on Friday giving a green light to develop a new treaty for the conservation of marine...
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By Hazel Sartorio With the modern busy lifestyle of the Filipinos, it is very hard to keep a healthy and balanced lifestyle. From the wonders...

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By Andy Leuterio / Special to Health&Fitness, Photo by Iking Dalusong KOBE PARAS has his work cut out for him, and he knows it. Only 17-years...

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The various social-media platforms have popularized many health-and-fitness practices and routines. Everyone who has Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or whatever you have on the worldwide...

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By Henrylito D. Tacio We are living in an age of increased toxicity in our society. Poor digestion; reduced liver function; poor elimination practices through...

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By Nazarene Leyco Most successful young people would love to trade places with this young lass who travels the world just to know what people...

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By removing and eliminating toxins, then feeding your body with healthy nutrients, detoxifying can help protect you from disease and renew your ability to...

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 What’s in store when you give in to Cadbury’s smooth and chocolatey goodness? You’ve probably already watched and enjoyed the adorably sweet four-part Cadbury Dairy...

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By Claudeth Mocon-Ciriaco In observance of June as No-Smoking Month, the Department of Health (DOH) has reminded partner-agencies, schools, universities, colleges and parents to religiously...

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By Henrylito D. Tacio Vanessa, 48, wants to talk to a friend about some problems she’s been having lately: She can’t sleep, she frequently breaks...
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First of four parts THIS was the decision issued by our Supreme Court (SC) almost five months ago.  In Leus v. St. Scholastica’s College Westgrove,...

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By Christian Ver A. Marcelo / Special to the BusinessMirror SMART Communications, together with the Community of Learners Foundation (COLF), launched the Smart TechnoCart, a portable...

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RELATIONSHIP is always an interesting topic to discuss. There’s the personal kind, the one that we love talking about among family and friends almost anytime...

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By Bradley Klapper | The Associated Press VIENNA—The top American and Iranian diplomats faced each other across a square table in a 19th-century Viennese palace,...

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VATICAN CITY—The Vatican signed a treaty with the “State of Palestine” on Friday, saying it hoped its legal recognition of the state would help...

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By Corazon Damo-Santiago FAITH is a theological virtue. A gift from God. “It is to be sure of the things we hope for, to be certain...
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