Friday, January 30th 2015

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The government is confident the Philippine economy will attain its 7-percent to 8-percent growth target this year and in 2016, according to the National...

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A Philippine official says the country no longer deserves to be branded the “sick man of Asia,” after its economy grew more than 6...

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The toll-road unit of conglomerate Metro Pacific Investments Corp. aims to sign the P600-million deal for integration of the North Luzon Expressway (Nlex) and...

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TELECOMMUNICATIONS giant Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) has entered into a multiyear collaboration with The Walt Disney Co. Southeast Asia, allowing the Filipino firm...

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AN investigation into the death of 44 police commandos in Mamasapano, Maguindanao, last Sunday has been launched by the Philippine Army’s 6th Infantry Division...

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THE Court of Appeals (CA) affirmed on Thursday the life sentences handed down in 2009 against the operator of a shabu flea market by...

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A party-list lawmaker and one of the principal authors of the bill seeking to raise the tax-exemption cap for 13th-month pay and other bonuses...

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A business delegation from Nigeria will be in the country to look for potential partners in various sectors, such as energy, business-process outsourcing (BPO)...
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THE Court of Appeals (CA) has advised the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to refrain from conducting any proceedings in connection with the bid of...

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THE Department of Energy (DOE) has approved the conduct of a geotechnical survey by UK oil and gas firm Forum Energy Plc. on the...

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LOW-COST housing developer 8990 Holdings Inc. on Thursday said its net income last year surged 52 percent, surpassing the guidance it set earlier as...

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Trading centers in some parts of the country slashed the prices of carrots, eggplants and native pechay for the week ending January 23, according...

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The province of Bicol lost more than 32,000 metric tons (MT) valued at P313 million, after two tropical storms hit the region in December...

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The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) said it provided various equipment to farmers in Labo, Camarines Norte, who are into vinegar and soy sauce...
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PUREFOODS begins its title-retention bid against GlobalPort with “standby” import Marqus Blakely helping kick off the Hotshots campaign in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA)...

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NEWCOMER Bread Story-Lyceum dominated a visibly out of sync CaféFrance side and came away with a 79-72 victory, while Cebuana Lhuillier outsteadied Jumbo Plastic...

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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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MIAMI—Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have finally met—in person. And now talks might get serious about them meeting in the ring. The fighters were both...

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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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WHEN Matthew Vaughn first met with Colin Firth to discuss Kingsman: The Secret Service, the director warned his leading man that, should he accept...

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GAME has been used to describe meat from animals that are traditionally hunted or caught in the wild. The list of what can be...

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MUSICIAN-model-actress-blogger Saab Magalona is now married to musician-marketing executive Jim Bacarro. The simple but lovely wedding was held in Baguio witnessed by close friends and...

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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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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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