Sunday, April 19th 2015

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HIRSI Ali, a woman, has put out a book called Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now. She says the West should not buy...

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THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is set to capitalize on the young demographics of the country to push for the country’s financial stability. ...

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A UNIT-PAYING feature that will provide a stream of income to market players is now allowed under the unit investment trust fund (UITF) program, the...

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Peso • Previous week: The local currency moved generally sideways in the week ending April 17 this year from the week prior. In particular, the peso...

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THE government is ready to face challenges after the passage of the proposed Bangsamoro basic law (BBL), the chairman of the House of Representatives...

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A SENIOR legislator on Saturday urged President Aquino to immediately appoint a new  Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman and fill up the poll body’s two...

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ZAMBOANGA CITY—The Office of the City Agriculturist has reported that the damage to agricultural and fishery products owing to the prolonged dry spell had...

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THE government is developing a five-year action plan to strengthen the country’s environmental protection regime. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region 4A...
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SPLASH Corp. on Friday said its net income rose by 46 percent in the first quarter of the year and already exceeding profit for...

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THE awards-giving event by consultancy firm Chalre Associates Inc. would recognize business leaders who have bolstered the country’s reputation as an emerging business hub...

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THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved the issuance of P800 million worth of short-term commercial paper of brokerage and leasing and financing...

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TRANS-Asia Petroleum Corp. (Tapet) and Frontier Gasfields Pty. Ltd. (FGL) will proceed to conduct exploration activities in the offshore section of the Visayan Basin,...

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The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has, again, lost a multimillion-peso tax-deficiency assessment case at the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) because of an...

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The Philippines is cochair at the 24th World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia happening in Jakarta, Indonesia, from April 19 to 21 this...
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MESA, Arizona—Michael Phelps experienced his first failure in his return to competition after a six-month suspension. He was too slow to qualify for the 400-meter...

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TALK ‘N TEXT tries to bounce back from a big letdown in its previous game as it tries to regain the series lead against...

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BRAZILIAN challenger Luis “Sapo” Santos does not feel intimidated in facing unbeaten champion Ben “Funky” Askren, as their welterweight title showdown in ONE Championship’s...

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THE national table tennis team received a huge boost in its Singapore Southeast Asian Games (SEA) Games bid after its top-seeded players earned slots...

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LOS ANGELES—Basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is recovering after undergoing quadruple coronary bypass surgery. A hospital statement on Friday says Abdul-Jabbar had the surgery...

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LOS ANGELES—Is this a little good-cop-bad-cop psychological ploy coming out of the Manny Pacquiao camp? For weeks leading up to the May 2 megafight between...
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IN honor of Women’s Month 2015, the culture and tourism agencies of the municipality of Taraka, Lanao del Sur, mounted another gathering of the Maranao...

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NELSON GREAVES went to Harvard to study English with plans of going into law or medicine. He didn’t take either path but turned a...

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GUAM, an American territory, is the closest US destination to the Philippines. Thus, it is no wonder, that many Filipinos work in the island...

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WHEN you have a big family like I do, sometimes the mere thought of going out of town can be very overwhelming, from an...

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NOW, isn’t this sweet music to the ears for both genders in the country today or what? From here on, Robinsons Rewards Card (RRC) members...

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A ballet company’s lifeblood lies in its corps of dancers. Unless it has strong talented dancers who are skillful in their performances, no amount...
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CITYSTATE Properties and Management Corp. (CPMC) recently awarded Guia and Willy Cheung their Transfer Certificate of Title (TCT) for a lot they purchased at...

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WITH a remarkable economic growth rate of 6.1 percent, vigorous service and surging foreign investments, the country’s property sector is slated to have another...

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AFTER Palawan, Bohol, Boracay and Cebu, what’s the next big local leisure destination the Philippines can proudly offer the world? Our local leisure development sector...

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SM Prime Holdings Inc., the property-development arm of Filipino-Chinese billionaire Henry Sy’s SM group of companies, will continue to capitalize on the growth of...

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FOR four days during the recent Holy Week, the lush grounds around the sprawling Club Ananda, clubhouse of emerging mountainside community Sandari Batulao, rang...

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FOR the driven who want a good start in their business endeavors and are in search of a power address, Avida Land is offering...
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Q&A with founder and race director Edward Kho Running is also a good way to provide a suitable work-life balance, giving runners a healthy way...

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Like most tropical fruits grown in the country, papaya can be had anytime of the year.  After all, most Filipinos grow this fruit crop...

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On September 11, 2003, Hollywood actor John Ritter fell ill while rehearsing for the television comedy, 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter. He...

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Remember the “6S” this summer, which refers to  sore eyes, sunburn, sipon at ubo, suka at tae, sakit sa balat and sakmal ng aso,...

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P189-million solar-power plant begins operation Lucio Tan Group’s Absolut Distillers Inc. (ADI) has started the operation of a P189-million solar-power plant project in Lian, Batangas...

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It is as difficult as it is rare for men to consult a dermatologist for their aesthetic needs, although times may have truly changed...
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