Wednesday, November 26th 2014

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GERMANY relied on domestic consumers for economic growth last quarter as investment fell, putting the strength of the nation’s recovery at risk. Gross domestic product (GDP)...

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THE four parties that participated in the original auction for the P35.42-billion Cavite-Laguna Expressway (Calax) deal have given mixed signals over their participation in the rebidding...

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THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has released new guidelines, under which financial consumers may make their complaints known; resolve conflicting consumer and service-provider interests;...

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PORT operator International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) on Tuesday said it will spend some $330 million (about P14.85 billion) for the expansion of its facilities in...

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GLOBAL BUSINESS confidence dropped to a five-year low in October, marking a sharp fall in optimism, the Markit Global Business Outlook Survey showed on Monday. Hiring...

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THE country’s merchandise imports posted a 2.6-percent contraction in September, according to the latest External Trade Performance report released by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)...

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THE recent move of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC)—China’s central monetary authority—to surprise markets with a rate cut could prove to be positive for...

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THE peso bond market grew by only 6.7 percent in the July-to-September quarter to $102 billion, a tad lower than year-ago bond sales totaling $103...
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INDEPENDENT oil firm PTT Philippines Corp. (PTTPC) is expected to end the year with a net income of P458 million, 12 percent higher than...

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HONDA Cars Philippines Inc. (HCPI) on Monday unveiled the All-New CR-V, hoping to increase the share of the new edition in the company’s total...

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TAKOYAKI, a small round dumpling made of egg-rich batter and octopus, was introduced in Osaka, Japan, in 1935. It was created by a street...

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DOMINANT low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific (CEB) is expanding its operations to the US with its planned mounting of flights to Honolulu by mid-2015. This was learned...

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SEN. Cynthia Villar has assured coconut farmers that her Senate committee on agriculture will pass the bill managing the disposition of the P100 billion...

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THE Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently turned over P37 million worth of rural infrastructure projects in two towns in the island province of Biliran. DAR...
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IF Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. ever agree to a boxing match, Jerry Jones would push hard for AT&T Stadium to host what...

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SAN MIGUEL Beer made mincemeat of GlobalPort, 95-69, for its fourth straight victory on Tuesday in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup at...

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REIGNING champion Ateneo and De La Salle take on separate foes with strong credentials as the Season 77 women’s volleyball action in the University...

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WITH the tune-up fight done away with, what’s next for Manny Pacquiao? The tune-up fight I refer to is, of course, the one against Chris...

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CLEVELAND—LeBron James scored 29 points, including 16 in the first quarter, as the Cleveland Cavaliers broke a four-game losing streak with a 106-74 win...

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MANNY PACQUIAO found his knockdown power on Sunday, and that fits right in with his campaign to land a long-awaited showdown against unbeaten Floyd...
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THE question isn’t a chicken-or-egg predicament. That is a real conflict which has beset the entertainment industry. When a film or a TV show...

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LIKE Barry Allen of CW’s The Flash, the changes in TV viewing habits are moving at superhuman speeds. And the industry, which relies on...

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TAKE random snapshots of everyday life—at the airport, in cafes and restaurants, in a barbershop—and it is more than likely that not a few...

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THERE'S only one place where One Direction would be named artist of the year, Iggy Azalea would beat Drake and Eminem for a hip-hop prize,...

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STRANGE how one epithet of a word, uttered in confusion, can grow to have a life of its own. Ironic, too, that the perpetrator of...

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ROUGHLY 60 million Americans live in condominiums and apartments in US cities. Millennials, empty-nest baby boomers and people living alone are the three groups driving a...
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ROXAS Triangle Towers, Makati’s most exclusive residential enclave, will be completed with the rise of Two Roxas Triangle. The 52-level structure concludes the luxury...

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IN June of 2009, New York City unveiled the first segment of an ambitious urban-renewal project called The High Line. Built on a long...

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GLASS systems will play a major role in the successful implementation of green architecture in the country, according to the organizers of Glasstech Asia...

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A LIVE and always bustling with activity, Quezon City is known for its spirited vibrancy that offers its residents a cosmopolitan lifestyle. As the largest...

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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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It was a bright, sunny day for 3-year-old Justin.  He ran and jumped, stood still, fell down, cried, got up again, kicked a ball and...

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Acting Health Secretary Janette Loreto-Garin defended that no protocol violation has been committed in terms of handling Ebola virus response, after she visited the Filipino peacekeepers...

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People need people, as Barbara Streisand would often sing. And in this fight against diabetes, a support group is necessary. According to Marilyn Ritholz,...

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Had Rene Requiestas been diagnosed with tuberculosis today, he would have known how to manage and heal his disease. With the advent of the...

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Is there an army of ants parading in your rest room?  If there is, chances are you or someone in your family has diabetes.  Ants...

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Who doesn’t like sugar? Aside from making food like cakes, pastries, chocolates and soft drinks taste so good, sugar makes us feel good. Studies have...
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