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Monday, August 21, 2017

‘Limit ban on PHL poultry to areas hit by bird flu’

The government is appealing to Japan and South Korea to reconsider the total ban it has imposed on Philippine poultry products, after Manila confirmed to...

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

Part Two IT took only one word to make a 13-year-old white manual gathering dust in a shelf into the government’s “bible” against avian influenza...

Spain maintains terrorism alert level as police break up group

Spain kept the terrorist alert unchanged at the second-highest level after police broke up the group that carried out two attacks this week that...

Eclipse eve: Millions converge across US to see sun go dark

Americans with telescopes, cameras and protective glasses staked out viewing spots along a narrow corridor from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon...

Golden Sweep

KUALA LUMPUR—The vaunted triathlon squad delivered a fitting birthday gift to chief of mission Cynthia Carrion with a sweep of the gold medals on...

Malaysian sultan makes SEA Games history

KUALA LUMPUR—A Malaysian sultan made more history in the Southeast Asian Games by winning the equestrian endurance race last Sunday. Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin, the...

Smiling Face

No Teammate, No Medal

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Peso seen regaining stability vs US dollar

After bouts of record lows hitting the P51 territory in its value against the US dollar in previous weeks, the local currency is seen...

PHL mango output down 10% in H1

Mango production in the first half of the year declined by nearly 10 percent to 654,100 metric tons (MT), from 724,870 MT posted a...
Children’s bedrooms don’t always have to be vibrant, and tableware doesn’t really need to come from the same set. Personalities across different fields stretch the limits of popular home designs to great effect with quirky setups in Shangri-La Plaza’s Urban Filipino Home exhibit, which runs at the mall’s Grand Atrium...
Filipino student-dancers took home several top awards at the recent Hong Kong Challenge Cup Dance Competition, held at the Y Theater in Chai Wan, Hong Kong. The contingent was composed of the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde Dance Majors, and members of the Saint Benilde Romançon Dance Company. They...
PRINCETON, New Jersey—A third of the way through Macbeth, right after the antihero murders the king of Scotland, two noblemen look up into the sky and behold a celestial horror. “By the clock, ‘tis day,” says the Thane of Ross, “And yet, dark night strangles the traveling lamp.” The...

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?

Part Two IT took only one word to make a 13-year-old white manual gathering dust in a shelf into the government’s “bible” against avian influenza (AI): confirmed. This word also managed to turn an office of at least 10 government veterinarians into a “ghost town”. “On the...

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