Thursday, January 29th 2015

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Higher funding support for priority sectors and last year’s economic gains that led to the better-than-expected job generation in 2014 are likely to increase...

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Inflation, or the rate of change in prices, could fall to its lowest yet in January when latest modeling indicate it could drop as...

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Trade Secretary Gregory L. Domingo asked the House of Representatives to fast-track the passage of its version of the competition law, which is seen...

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So-called challenges to the global growth outlook seen this year should only serve to highlight the Asia-Pacific region’s macroeconomic underpinnings and strength, the global...

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President Aquino, insisting that the latest bloodshed in Mindanao should not derail the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law, admitted on Wednesday he is banking on...

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The government retained its 5.3-percent estimate for Philippine economic growth in the third quarter of 2014. The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said that, while there...

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SKYWAY System operator Skyway O&M Corp. (Somco) will close the entire stretch of the elevated section of the Skyway System from Buendia to Alabang,...

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The Philippine economy is expected to strengthen its growth this year on the back of robust consumption and exports data. “We expect more bubbly consumer...
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METRO Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) is stepping up its efforts to meet its health-care subsidiary’s 5,000-bed target through the acquisition of 12 more hospitals around...

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THE board of directors of Belle Corp., which owns the land and properties of the City of Dreams Manila, has approved the P1-billion share...

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PILIPINAS Shell intends to complete three vital projects this year so it can reap the benefits at the soonest time possible. “This year, we hope...

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SEMICONDUCTORS supplier giant ON Semiconductor, spurred by the country’s economic performance, has assured continued investments in the Philippines and underscored the country as a...

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A STUDY shows that information-technology (IT) resilience is a vital defense against any form of data breach as demand for information expands across all...

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Security Bank Corp. said its $300-million offshore notes issuance has received strong demand, as final order book was 5.8 times oversubscribed, amounting to $1.75...
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MELBOURNE, Australia—Madison Keys defeated one Williams sister on Wednesday at the Australian Open. On Thursday the 19-year-old American will try to make it two,...

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DAVAO del Norte Gov. Rodolfo P. del Rosario assured that there will be no stone left unturned when the province hosts the 2015 Palarong Pambansa...

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SOL Mercado debuted in style for Barako Bull, leading the Energy to a 92-70 victory over the import-less Blackwater on Wednesday in the Philippine...

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THIRD-SEED CaféFrance and fourth-ranked Jumbo Plastic seek a repeat against Bread Story-Lyceum and Cebuana Lhuillier, respectively, in a pair of quarterfinal matches on Thursday...

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SINCE the late 1980s to 1990, when Alaska acquired the services of the then most exciting rookie in the draft, the current Aces were...

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MELBOURNE, Australia—Two rounds after Roger Federer’s unexpected exit from the Australian Open, Rafael Nadal has joined him on the sidelines. Nadal’s lack of match fitness...
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I again got an invitation from Pete Dacuycuy to join a three-day media familiarization tour of another Bluewater resort (the first one we visited...

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THE German playwright and poet Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956) inspired extremes of loyalty and antipathy. Brilliant, charismatic and seductive, he was professionally unreliable and personally...

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AT the end of Arnel Mardoquio’s film, Alienasyon, a voice trails off and laments how in the darkness we all find the alienation of...

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SEATTLE—Microsoft upped its bid to capture the hearts and minds of technology consumers with Windows 10, announcing everything from free upgrades for the majority...

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BACK in 2005, the K-pop phenomenon got yet another massive boost around these parts when GMA aired Jewel in the Palace, the epic period drama...

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IN the search for revolutionary ideas, artists often forget about the basic requirements of art. Art can be a visual metaphor that uses images...
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TODAY, living in a garden atmosphere is one of the aspirations of modern Filipinos. They want to get a break from the rage and...

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AS demand for power and energy prices continue to surge, property developers and other industry players are searching for more ways to help promote...

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PACIFIC Paint (Boysen) Philippines Inc. recently launched four color themes to boost its position in the market and allow users more choices in choosing...

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INVESTING on property stocks will be productive in 2015 as the country is expected to post economic growth, according to stock, market analysts recently...

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MEGAWORLD Corp., a leading property developer founded by billionaire Dr. Andrew Tan, expressed optimism that it can grow in all market segments and post...

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WE’RE already midway into the first month of 2015, and this early, property developers are expecting this year to open up more opportunities for...
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Cucumbers belong to the same plant family as squash, pumpkin and watermelon (the Cucurbitaceae family). Like watermelon, cucumbers are made up of 95 percent...

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THE island of  Boracay has been a tropical party haven for the longest time, but now it is also gaining a repute  as one...

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With all the emphasis on the importance of vitamins D and C, an important family of vitamins known as B-complex gets overlooked. The B vitamins...

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Niacin is obtained from our diet. Niacinamide can be synthesized in the body from niacin and tryptophan, an amino acid. Both niacin and niacinamide...

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There are a number of conditions that can stem from insufficient vitamin and mineral intake. These include hair loss, heart failure, skin and liver...

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The greens’ synergistic combination of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytochemicals helps detox cells and expunge free radicals that damage DNA, both of which may...
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