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Thursday, August 25th 2016

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There is hope for the big players in the mining industry, amid the crackdown launched by Environment Secretary Regina Paz L. Lopez versus irresponsible mining operations, with over 100 new projects being reviewed by the Duterte administration. In fact, Environment Undersecretary Mario Luis J. Jacinto said the ongoing mining audit—first thought...

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AMATRICE, Italy—A strong earthquake struck central Italy early Wednesday, collapsing homes on top of residents as they slept. At least 10 people were reported dead in two hard-hit towns that were partially demolished. “The town isn’t here anymore,” Amatrice Mayor Sergio Pirozzi said. The 6-magnitudequake struck at 3:36 a.m. and was...


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It is important to invite international companies to invest in the Asean Economic Community (AEC), which started on January 1, 2016. Asean has achieved worldwide recognition for being one of the most dynamic and integrated regions. The growing purchasing power of the 600 million consumer market and the ongoing...



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By Greg Logan / Newsday NO ONE knew what to expect from the return of golf to the Rio Olympics after a 112-year absence. The decision by several of the world’s top golfers, including Jason Day, Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy, to bypass the opportunity partly out of fear...


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By Mikael Wood  |  Los Angeles Times PUSH beyond the branding strategy, though, and actually listen to Blonde—which appeared in physical form last weekend at pop-up shops in four cities and can now be streamed or downloaded only through iTunes and Apple Music—and you quickly realize how different the R&B...


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TOYOTA Motor Philippines Corp. (TMPC) eyes selling 155,000 units this year to maintain its 43-percent market share throughout the year. Satoru Suzuki, TMPC president, said the target, raised from a more modest 150,000 target revealed at the start of the year, can be credited to the proliferation of entry-level models,...


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AFTER establishing a solid reputation as a quality developer, Century Properties Group is set to make a difference in the health-care industry when it launched Centuria Medical Makati, the country’s largest outpatient Information-technology-medical building in Century City, Makati. “It is a realization of our vision to change the game in...


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AT seven years old, Cara Barredo played her first role as Tiny Tim in Repertory Philippines’s (Rep) production of Scrooge in 1994. Since then, there was no turning back for the 29-year old stalwart of the theater company founded by the late Zenaida Amador and Carmen Barredo. For that role,...

Envoys & Expats

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BAKER & McKenzie Global Services Manila (B&M GSM) Executive Director Gabriel Pardo is not much of a basketball fan, as he follows more the Formula 1 World Championship Racing and football’s World Cup. However, he could not help but admire what Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen has achieved in their...

Executive Views

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‘Everyone has a place under the sun; it’s just that one should make it his or her goal to find his rightful place,” said Dr. Charles Y. Yu, the vice chancellor for Lasallian Mission and Linkages of the De La Salle Health Sciences Institute (DLSHSI) in Dasmariñas City, Cavite. ...


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ONE young boy was busy receiving fares and giving out change for his jeepney-driver father plying the Pasong Tamo Street (now Chino Roces)-PRC route. One time, his father asked him if he wanted to study at Don Bosco College. He said yes, but at the back of his mind,...

Our Time

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By Rosabell C. Toledo | Special to the BusinessMirror DAFROSA Y. Zagala first worked for the government right after she graduated from Philippine Normal College (now Philippine Normal University) in 1970. Then, she was a wide-eyed, fresh-faced public-school teacher at age 20. Now, at 66, she is enjoying her first year of...


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VATICAN CITY—Pope Francis on Wednesday outlined his vision for how the Vatican will promote family and life issues, naming an American moderate to head the new Vatican office for families and laity, and directing related institutes to give merciful care to spiritually wounded Catholics. Dallas Bishop Kevin Farrell, a former...


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‘BANGUS, tilapia, tulingan! Bili na; bukas wala na ’yan ,” shouts Arjay Diaz, an ambulant fish vendor, as he vends his fish produce. A resident of Dasmariñas City, the 27-year-old vendor has been selling fish for 13 years. He wakes up every day around 1 a.m. to buy fish at...


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AS more than 100,000 Americans flee destructive wildfires in  California and floods in Louisiana, Earth sends yet another reminder that the worst is yet to come: a new record for planet-wide heat. Last month wasn’t just the hottest July  on record for the surface of the Earth. It continued the...


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A jeepney driver from Silang, Cavite, who found a solution to leaking brake fluid got a back-to-back award from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) this year. After bagging the Outstanding Invention (Tuklas) award for 2016 in July, Melchor R. Heñosa received another award in the form of financial...


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Dear PR Matters, I work in a small advertising agency, and frequently collaborate with my colleagues who do public-relations works for our clients. Our day-to-day work in both advertising and pr has made me realize the importance of negotiating—with clients, with the media, even internally in our office. Can you give us...


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BOHOL is one of the country’s most sought-after tourist destinations because of its postcard-perfect Chocolate Hills powdery beaches, the iconic tarsier, and the picturesque Loboc River lunch cruise, to name a few. The Automobile Association of the Philippines (AAP), the country’s national auto club, swung through these exciting sights and...

Health & Fitness

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IN the Philippines tuberculosis is listed as the sixth leading cause of death, as 73 Filipinos die every day because of the dire infection. Therefore, as figures continue to stagger and press the alarms the resonating call to have supreme familiarity and awareness about the depressing disease ensues. Thus, tuberculosis...
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