Thursday, January 29th 2015

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The Philippines is on track of posting its highest six-year gross domestic product (GDP) average growth since the 1950s, according to the National Economic...

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‘Hometown decisions,” or rulings in favor of the local government in lower courts, have been giving locators in areas accredited by the Philippine Economic...

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AN Interim Power Supply Agreement (Ipsa) between the Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) and 1590 Energy Corp. has been approved for extension by the regulators. In...

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DAVAO CITY—Peace organizations and other civic groups across Mindanao appealed for sobriety among Filipinos and the  conduct of an impartial investigation in the aftermath of the...

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MEXICO, Pampanga—The regional head for North Luzon of the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) has assured enough power supply for the region in the...

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CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga—The provincial government, through Vice Gov. Dennis “Delta” Pineda, gave a marching order to local officials of Sasmuan town to...

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I can’t say I was surprised at the reaction of some netizens to the President’s speech last Wednesday. Considering the mood then, I didn’t expect...

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ACCORDING to the latest Labor Force Survey, which dates back to October 2014, unemployment rate improved to 6 percent compared to 7 percent of...
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METRO Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) is stepping up its efforts to meet its health-care subsidiary’s 5,000-bed target through the acquisition of 12 more hospitals around...

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THE board of directors of Belle Corp., which owns the land and properties of the City of Dreams Manila, has approved the P1-billion share...

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PILIPINAS Shell intends to complete three vital projects this year so it can reap the benefits at the soonest time possible. “This year, we hope...

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SEMICONDUCTORS supplier giant ON Semiconductor, spurred by the country’s economic performance, has assured continued investments in the Philippines and underscored the country as a...

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A STUDY shows that information-technology (IT) resilience is a vital defense against any form of data breach as demand for information expands across all...

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Security Bank Corp. said its $300-million offshore notes issuance has received strong demand, as final order book was 5.8 times oversubscribed, amounting to $1.75...
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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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THIRD-SEED CaféFrance and fourth-ranked Jumbo Plastic seek a repeat against Bread Story-Lyceum and Cebuana Lhuillier, respectively, in a pair of quarterfinal matches on Thursday...

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SINCE the late 1980s to 1990, when Alaska acquired the services of the then most exciting rookie in the draft, the current Aces were...
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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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AT the end of Arnel Mardoquio’s film, Alienasyon, a voice trails off and laments how in the darkness we all find the alienation of...
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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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Cucumbers belong to the same plant family as squash, pumpkin and watermelon (the Cucurbitaceae family). Like watermelon, cucumbers are made up of 95 percent...

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THE island of  Boracay has been a tropical party haven for the longest time, but now it is also gaining a repute  as one...

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With all the emphasis on the importance of vitamins D and C, an important family of vitamins known as B-complex gets overlooked. The B vitamins...

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Niacin is obtained from our diet. Niacinamide can be synthesized in the body from niacin and tryptophan, an amino acid. Both niacin and niacinamide...

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There are a number of conditions that can stem from insufficient vitamin and mineral intake. These include hair loss, heart failure, skin and liver...

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The greens’ synergistic combination of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytochemicals helps detox cells and expunge free radicals that damage DNA, both of which may...
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