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By Catherine N. Pillas & Elijah Felice E. Rosales MALACAÑANG said last  Saturday President Duterte finds no compelling reason to place Metro Manila under martial law in the wake of a gunman attack in a casino-hotel in Pasay City. In...
By Antonio V. Figueroa RECOGNIZED as the second-ranked Philippine agriculture exports sector, the banana industry has largely been an underrated segment. Contributing $1.14 billion to the world banana trade in 2014, the local industry, particularly the fresh banana sector, is also...
By Rene Acosta and Elijah Felice E. Rosales THE military provided on Sunday four hours of  “peace corridor” for humanitarian workers to move trapped residents away from the conflict in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur, as casualties from both sides...
ENDOWED with unique ecosystems of marine and terrestrial mountain lands, limestone mountains, islets and diverse fauna and flora, the Bai Tu Long National Park (BTLNP) joined the network of Asean Heritage Parks (AHPs)—the best of the best protected areas that...
‘FOLLOW me, humans.” No, this is not the title of a new movie or a Koreanovela. This is the winning photo for the Selfie category in the fourth annual photo competition “Selfie for Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism 2017”. The photo...
By Niraj Dawar ABOUT one-third of all advertising dollars are now spent online. Google, the dominant force in this space, pulls in about half of that expenditure as revenue. The key selling proposition of online advertising is its ability to connect the...
HANOI, Vietnam—”Anyone want to sell their long hair?” came a sweet feminine voice creeping through a summer noon in the outskirts of Vietnam’s Hanoi capital city. The voice was not coming from the mouth of any woman or man, however,...
FR. Aloysius Deeney, OCD, the Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites (OCDS) General Delegate for East Asia, discusses before around 250 members of the OCDS in Luzon the topic, “The Role and Purpose of Law in the Life of the...
THE Department of Finance (DOF) thanked the House of Representatives for approving on third and final reading the proposed Tax Reform and Acceleration for Inclusion Act (TRAIN) and expressed optimism that, with President Duterte declaring it an urgent measure crucial to his administration’s massive...
PAULINE DEL ROSARIO fumbled with a late mental lapse and hobbled with a 74 but stretched her lead to two strokes over a surging Nemittra Juntanaket of Thailand in the second round of the International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI)...
THE gift that sincerely speaks of our love for our mom is one that shows our heartfelt concern for her health and well-being. Our choice of gift doesn’t only pamper her, but also strengthen her immune system to fend...
Passionate about traveling, and getting the most out of your money when booking a flight or a hotel room? Now you can now plan a budget-friendly trip without the hassle thanks to the Traveloka App. With over 10 million downloads, Traveloka...

Full Time

By CJ Lampad GETTING a nine-to-five duty is a full-time work for many of us. But for moms like Tey, her full-time job happened when her daughter was born—and it was from eyes open to eyes closed duty from that day...

Health-Info Service

PILIPINO Mirror and the Fe del Mundo Medical Center (FDMMC) have finalized an agreement to relay important health-related information to the employees of Pilipino Mirror and their families. Signing for Pilipino Mirror is President and Publisher D. Edgard A. Cabangon (left)...

Row the distance

MENTION “dragonboat racing” to anyone, and the images come unbidden. Sleek prows that cut through water, propelled by frantic paddling, to the steady sound of beaten drums.  No fire from this dragon, but the muscles do feel the burn.  And in a...
The event that happened in Baguio City over a decade ago serves as a chilling reminder of what public overreaction and panic can create. From October 2004 to January 2005, Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center in Baguio City...

Westbrook sets record

DENVER—Russell Westbrook broke Oscar Robertson’s 56-year-old record with his 42nd triple-double of the season last Sunday, then broke the Denver Nuggets’ hearts with a buzzer-beating three-pointer for a 106-105 victory. That eliminated the Nuggets from playoff contention. Westbrook had 50 points,...
BARANGAY Ginebra has won its last two games this past week, and part of that has to do with top playmaker LA Tenorio, who has complemented do-it-all Justin Brownlee early in their Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner’s Cup campaign. True,...
By Ellen Rosen LIKE other Silicon Valley giants, Facebook has faced criticism over whether its work force and board are too white and too male. Last year, the social media behemoth started a new push on diversity in hiring and retention. ...