Saturday, December 20th 2014

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THE information-technology (IT) industry in the Philippines is expected to end the year with an 11.4-percent growth over 2013 driven by strong consumer spending, healthy economic...

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ALCANTARA Group’s listed company reported that it is on time of achieving its fivefold power-generation expansion in Mindanao by 2018 as planned. Alsons Consolidated...

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CUSTOMERS in the Metro Manila East Zone water-concession area can expect higher bills starting next year. In a regulatory filing over the weekend, Manila...

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A LAWMAKER over the weekend called for the mass resignation of all prison guards and officials of the New Bilibid Prison (NBP), following the reported...

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THE residents of Barangay Blue Ridge A in Quezon City have filed a petition before the Regional Trial Court to prevent City Planning and...

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TO encourage physicians to serve in public hospitals and institutions, a lawmaker has filed a measure seeking to raise the salary grade of government...

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NEW York pastor James David Manning warns that the semen of sodomites is Starbucks Coffee’s secret ingredient. Earlier, he warned that upscale sodomites are...

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WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama said on Friday he doesn’t expect the reopening of diplomatic relations with Cuba to bring overnight change on the island, a...
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COSCO Capital Inc., the holding firm of businessman Lucio Co, said on Friday its board approved the buyback of its shares of up to...

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SEMICONDUCTOR contract manufacturer Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corp. said on Friday it will raise some $10 million from the floatation of corporate notes. In its disclosure with...

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SPLASH Corp., the retail firm controlled by the Hortaleza family, said on Friday that its board approved the company’s capital spending of P69.2 million next...

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LOCAL fast-food giant Jollibee Foods Corp. on Friday said it entered an agreement with another company that will operate a chain of Dunkin’ Donuts...

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RIVAL telecommunications companies Globe Telecom Inc. (GTI) and Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) have commercially activated the local interconnection in Ilocos Sur, allowing...

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The Insurance Commission vowed on Friday to start paying by April next year the second batch of Prudentialife Plans Inc. (PPI) policyholders, whose benefits...
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OAKLAND, California—The Golden State Warriors are back in the win column again, thanks to Stephen Curry and his teammates performing in crunch time. The Warriors...

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CHICAGO—Carmelo Anthony and Bulls guard Derrick Rose already had been declared out of the nationally televised game when TNT’s Charles Barkley offered his first...

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RAIN OR SHINE Head Coach Yeng Guiao will make sure they won’t succumb to the same mistake that cost them Game One of their...

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BOSTON—The Boston Celtics traded point guard Rajon Rondo to Dallas on Thursday, cutting ties with the last remnant of their last National Basketball Association...

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SAN ANTONIO—Memphis prevailed in a triple-overtime classic at San Antonio on Wednesday, blowing a 23-point lead before recovering to eke out a 117-116 victory...

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TAB BALDWIN’S reported appointment as the next head coach of Gilas Pilipinas is drawing support from some of the best minds in local basketball,...
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THE Middle East always fascinates me.  I love to see its magnificent mosques, shop at its gold souks and walk on paved streets, meeting...

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LOCATED near Little Tokyo in Makati City, a meat shop has opened its doors to serve the community and hungry meat-eaters from all over...

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THE landmarks to Beeffalo are darkness and talahib (tall weeds). Funny as it may sound, guests eventually discover that it is quite accurate. The...

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‘ANG hindi marunong lumingon sa kanyang pinanggalingan ay masahol pa sa hayop at malansang isda.” This most quoted line of Dr. Jose Rizal reminds...

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GOD is a whale of a storyteller. From the Garden of Eden to the Great Flood to the resurrection of Christ, He’s got the...

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I KNOW it’s last minute. But to procrastinators, a week until Christmas is all the time in the world. Hanukkah’s just begun; fortunately, the holiday...
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DRIVEN by the continued positive outlook on the economy leading to a stable investment, the Philippine property sector will enjoy another banner year in...

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NEW Beverly Hills-themed township is set to beef up Southern Manila’s vibrant growth and progress The South that people know will no longer be...

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IN all honesty, most real-estate developers pretend to be a friend of heritage, but the truth is it’s really a pain in their ass....

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GIVING you the right blend of rural and urban atmosphere, Amaia, Ayala Land’s economic housing arm, launched a new community in Cabanatuan City, Nueva...

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STRAINING under an overpopulated urban landscape, the megacity of Metro Manila, home to some 12 million Filipinos, is in dire need of a solution....

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THE quality of suburban living goes several notches higher as Ayala Land Premier (ALP) introduces The Courtyards—the group’s latest suburban development in the Alabang-Cavite...
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Again, it’s the time of the year when extra calories lurk around every corner.  So the common dilemma is: How do we enjoy the festive...

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Which is better for people with type 2 diabetes who want to control weight and blood sugar: eating two large meals or eating six...

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The fashion world recently added a new member to its roster. LZD by Lazada was launched to bring fresher and a more suited taste...

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Aspen Philippines Inc. was launched uniquely as the first South African pharmaceutical company in the country.  Its mother company, Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Ltd. holds...

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There’s no better way to celebrate Christmas and New Year than by spending some quality time with family and loved ones. From December 15, 2014...

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Your kids could feel lousy at times. But if they become louse-y, that’s an entirely different matter; one that needs immediate attention! School is one...
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