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Monday, August 21, 2017

Can 13-year-old manual save PHL from bird flu?

IT was a day Joy Lagayan dreaded as she rummaged through shelves looking for something “valuable”. It was something that Lagayan, a veterinarian working...

PHL urged to use differential  subsidization in sugary drinks

The government could consider imposing a differential-subsidization scheme as a tax measure on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) to reduce the risks of Filipinos’ becoming diabetic,...

Bannon’s out, but agenda may not be

WASHINGTON—In his West Wing office, Stephen Bannon kept a chart listing trade actions—on China, steel and autos—that the Trump White House planned to roll...

Nafta’s end wouldn’t be end of world for Mexico–biz envoy

As negotiators entered their third day of talks to update the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta), the top representative for Mexico’s private sector...

Wushu artist Parantac misses podium in SEA Games

KUALA LUMPUR - Daniel Parantac failed to defend the men's taijijian title on Sunday in the 29th Southeast Asian Games wushu competition at the...

PH eyes men’s doubles gold in sepak takraw in SEA Games

KUALA LUMPUR -- All eyes will be on Rheyjey Ortouste and Jason Huerte when they compete in the men's doubles event in sepak takraw on...
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Duterte administration can tap $25.6 billion from ADB for social...

The Department of Finance (DOF) said the government can tap $25.6 billion from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to help finance the Duterte administration’s...

Among Asian currencies, Philippine peso is unloved

Asian emerging-market curren-cies have been having their best year since before the 2013 taper tantrum, bolstered by pace-setting growth rates and attractive yields. But the...

Losing trust

Triple A

Fashion and compassion

Before she passed on, the eternally stylish Imelda Ongsiako Cojuangco said of the Best Dressed Women of the Philippines: “The women chosen...are those who exemplify the qualities of a true lady—driven, humble and kindhearted.” Such benevolent ladies will be feted at the Philippine Cancer Society’s (PCS) 14th Annual Awards Ball...
One of the most recognized and largest independent fashion retailers in the world, Forever 21 (facebook.com/Forever21PH) recently launched its global #WeAreForever Pre-Fall 2017 collection and campaign, which celebrates individuality and inclusivity. The campaign embodies the brand identity for the season through a diverse set of global influencers from the world...
So many beauty brands hold makeup masterclasses featuring their affiliate or in-house artists. If you write about beauty, a makeup masterclass is nothing new, although you can always pick up a tip or two. But a MAC Technique workshop with makeup artist RB Chanco, hosted by YouTube content creator Anna...

Pawikan

Baliw daw ‘yon. Sabi ng aking ama, sabi ng aking ina, sabi ng aking kuya, baliw daw talaga ‘yong mamang ‘yon. Ganoon din ang sabi ng halos buong baryo namin. Parang pyesta nang umagang ‘yon. Tumigil ang lahat ng gawain sa munting baryo namin. Hindi nanungkit, nagbiyak, nagpausok ng niyog ang mga...

Sa Araw ng Libing

Ni: Karl Isaac Santos Sa araw ng libing ng isang bayani, Nag sabwatan ang paligid at pagkakataon. Buháy ang langit saka bughawan At ang mga ulap ay mga nag-uunahan na kuneho. May pangkat ng mayana sama-samang sumalimbay sa amihan. Isa-isang nagsihápon sa mga punong nagkabantay sa hukay At humuni na tila umaawit ng magandang balita. Malulusog ang mgad...

The next big experience: ‘Romblown’ away

MARBLE’S a marvelous mineral. From enhancements that beautify walls and lobbies of elegantly designed skyscrapers to giving character to hotels, offices and homes; bathrooms looking so clean one can sleep in them to balustrades, stairs, monuments, hallways, terraces and tiles that, literally, can floor...

BM Reports

Can 13-year-old manual save PHL from bird flu?

IT was a day Joy Lagayan dreaded as she rummaged through shelves looking for something “valuable”. It was something that Lagayan, a veterinarian working for the government, never thought she would pull out from rows and rows of books. She dreaded that day a...

Envoys & Expats

Motoring

Luxury redefined

Story & photos by Ronald Rey M. de los Reyes LEXUS has time immemorial pursued perfection, and with the recent launch of the all-new LC500 at their classy showroom at the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig, the famed word has been further encouraged to be...

Isuzu holds meet up for customers

CELEBRATING two decades of success in the business is not easy. The learnings, perseverance and challenges are some of the fundamentals on how to achieve sustainable growth in the company. Isuzu Philippines Corp. (IPC), recently celebrated two decades of success following the gathering of its...

Speed limiter for road safety

Story & photo by Patrick P. Tulfo THE decrepit conditions of buses and trucks plying our roads have been put on the spotlight once more with the recent incidents involving both. Who could forget the Cainta incident wherein a cargo truck plowed into a crowded intersection,...

Property

Iconic Insular Life building back in the Makati skyline

AN icon is back to grace the Makati skyline. On August 9 the renovated Insular Life building along Ayala Avenue and Paseo de Roxas was inaugurated and now equipped to meet the demands of doing business in the digital age. In her opening remarks, Insular...

The new way to work for the next economy

THE concept of a workspace is rapidly morphing into a facility that would surpass any conventional office space, putting an end to the usual cubicles, fluorescent lights and stark white walls. It’s an eye-opener that nudged the game changers to venture to this new business...

Philips pushes lighting solutions with ‘EyeComfort’ campaign

SEEKING a balance between functionality and personality, Philips Lighting demonstrated how their recently launched LED products may bring comfortable brightness ideal for Filipino households. The global lighting supplier held recently an event, titled “See the World in Comfortable Brightness”. The “EyeComfort” campaign was launched to...

Millennials

DANIELA Barnea, who is 73, typically swims for up to an hour and a half, seven days a week. At her age, that kind of workout, during which she covers nearly 2 miles, is noteworthy. Even more so is the fact that Barnea, who lives in Palo Alto, California, is...

Health & Fitness