Saturday, November 22nd 2014

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PRESIDENT Aquino has ordered the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to conduct another bidding for the P35.42-billion Cavite-Laguna Expressway (Calax) project, despite...

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THE country’s financial transactions with the rest of the world, or the balance of payments (BOP), were not likely to end the year in a...

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THE research arm of a major credit-rating agency cited the government’s reluctance to spend in the third quarter as the main factor that likely dragged...

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Local firms in the country gained renewed confidence in the Philippine economic prospects for the last three months of the year owing largely to...

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The Senate version of the 2015 national budget has set aside funding for free wireless-fidelity (Wi-Fi) spots all over the country so Internet access can...

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MARRAKECH, Morocco—The US is promoting entrepreneurship in the Middle East and North Africa as a way to create jobs and counter extremism in the...

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ENERGY Development Corp. (EDC), the geothermal company of the Lopez Group, is no longer pursuing for arbitration of its dispute with contractors it tapped to...

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RESEARCH group IBON on Friday said big business groups stand to benefit from the proposed joint resolution that seeks to grant President Aquino special power...
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SAN  Miguel Pure Foods Co. Inc. on Friday said it will buy the maker of La Pacita biscuits and all its flour-based snack business. Pure Foods,...

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THE Securities and Exchange Commission has approved the P7-billion float of fixed-rate notes of property developer Filinvest Land Inc. (FLI), proceeds of which will be...

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Keynote remarks delivered by Philex Mining Corp. Chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan at the 61st annual National Mine Safety and Environment Conference at the Camp...

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THE budget carrier of taipan John L. Gokongwei seeks to carve out a small portion of the flight entitlements to Haneda in Japan, as it...

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GLOBE Telecom Inc. is boosting smartphone penetration in the country with an innovative offer that allows prepaid customers to avail themeselves of discounted devices and...

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THIRTY-THREE undergraduate students in three state universities and colleges (SUCs) have been selected as members of the pioneering batch of the scholarship program of...
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MIAMI—Blake Griffin and Chris Paul found themselves all alone on a fast break late in the third quarter, no Miami Heat player even remotely...

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SOUTH Korean teenager Wang Jeung-hun fired a sizzling seven-under-par 65  to share the halfway lead with overnight leader Mardan Mamat of Singapore at the...

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NLEX halted a three-game slide with an easy 104-84 win over the hapless Blackwater in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup on Friday...

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THE Philippines Azkals begin their quest for the 2014 Asean Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup title when it takes on qualifying team Lao PDR...

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PHILADELPHIA—Nike is pulling back on plans for a shoe that sneakily honors Allen Iverson after the former National Basketball Association (NBA) superstar questioned whether...

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MACAU—For Manny Pacquiao, fighting Chris Algieri in Macau this weekend just makes too much sense. Dollars and sense. While this tiny enclave of China, where gambling...
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HOLD up your hands and wave the white flag. Any argument about the holidays being too commercial is over, considering that lighted trees have...

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THIS year, I lost a number of people who were near and dear to me. My beloved Mama, with whom I sometimes had a love-hate...

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THEY came from Bakersfield, San Diego, Long Beach and elsewhere across the Southland, about three dozen young women plus a handful of young men...

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WITH his success in different comedy outings, some say Zanjoe Marudo is the next Vic Sotto, but I say that Zanjoe is in a...

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A NEW way has been devised to part tourists from their money. And guess what? It’s mostly legal. The practice is called “dynamic currency conversion,”...

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FOR almost nine hours on November 16, we deliberated on the merits of the 10 films competing in the 2014 Cinema One Originals film...
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ASIDE from pioneering the innovative mixed-use development called Townships, Megaworld, the country’s leading real-estate developer, spearheaded another first in the country. Through the company’s...

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EXCEPTIONAL real-estate salespeople are such a rare breed nowadays. There’s no doubt about it. Seasoned members of the sales force know a good sales prospect...

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IF you want to get away from the maddening crowd of the urban jungle, Tagaytay City is the place to go and build a...

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SM Seaside City Cebu recently opened The Cube, the landmark centerpiece of the world-class mall, set to open in October 2015 at the South...

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‘THE Generation Y is more receptive to renting than owning a property,” said KMC MAG group residential leasing consultant Fatima Macalintal.“The current trends in...

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EMPOWER the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) of the furniture industry so they can move up the value chain and expand their market presence...
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EXERCISE is an important habit as you get older because the more physical activities you devote to your routine, the more energetic and healthier you...

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A severe impact—from falling in a stair, for example—can cause hip fractures in people of all ages.  In older adults, a hip fracture is...

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‘Many creatures, including humans, bite when frightened or provoked,” notes The Merck Manual of Medical Information.  “Bites may cause injuries ranging from superficial scratches to...

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In order to improve their access to health and wellness services and promote their maximum potential for physical, social, emotional and intellectual health, the...

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Most people think fires only cause burns.  Not likely, some chemicals and electrical current can burn as well. “Although the skin is usually the...

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Superfoods are special category nutrient-rich food that is beneficial to health and well-being. They are normally found in nature, which has source of vitamins,...
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