Wednesday, November 26th 2014

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THE House of Representatives is planning to pass a P23.3-billion supplemental budget before the year ends to continue all the projects halted by the abolition...

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A LAWMAKER on Wednesday has called on his colleagues to stop the hearings on the port- congestion issue, saying the problem has been solved, and that...

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EMPLOYEES from both the private and public sector can expect a bigger take-home pay soon, but probably not this year, with the Senate’s approval of...

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A PETITION has been filed before the Supreme Court  (SC) seeking the issuance of a temporary restraining order to stop the Commission on Elections (Comelec)...

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THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Wednesday formed Task Force Phantom to help in the effective management of traffic within the vicinity of shopping...

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KATMANDU, Nepal—South Asian leaders, including from rivals India and Pakistan, gathered in Nepal’s capital on Wednesday to boost cooperation in trade and energy and...

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GERMANY relied on domestic consumers for economic growth last quarter as investment fell, putting the strength of the nation’s recovery at risk. Gross domestic product (GDP)...

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THE four parties that participated in the original auction for the P35.42-billion Cavite-Laguna Expressway (Calax) deal have given mixed signals over their participation in the rebidding...
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BANK Indonesia is keeping the rupiah from strengthening as it steps up dollar-buying to boost foreign-exchange reserves before the US raises interest rates, according to...

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SOUTHEAST Asia is a coalition of 10 countries, tied together by history, culture and—unfortunately—common geopolitical threats. The Asean Economic Community (AEC) is increasingly linked by...

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SOUTHEAST Asian companies are selling the most yen-denominated debt in 17 years and Malayan Banking Bhd. is considering coming back for another helping. The region’s companies...

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THE government’s self-sufficiency  goal, which forced the Philippines to cut back on rice imports, is partly to blame for the instability in local rice prices,...

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THE Department of Budget and Management (DBM) released P1.38 billion to the Philippine Coconut Agency (PCA) to support their operations and various programs that can...

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INNOVATIONS in biotechnology can help the country increase crop output and boost its goal of achieving self-sufficiency in food production, the Department of Agriculture’s Biotechnology...
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IF Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. ever agree to a boxing match, Jerry Jones would push hard for AT&T Stadium to host what...

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SAN MIGUEL Beer made mincemeat of GlobalPort, 95-69, for its fourth straight victory on Tuesday in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup at...

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REIGNING champion Ateneo and De La Salle take on separate foes with strong credentials as the Season 77 women’s volleyball action in the University...

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WITH the tune-up fight done away with, what’s next for Manny Pacquiao? The tune-up fight I refer to is, of course, the one against Chris...

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MANNY PACQUIAO and his trainer Freddie Roach revealed they are already preparing for the fight boxing craves more than any other—a mouthwatering showdown against...

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CLEVELAND—LeBron James scored 29 points, including 16 in the first quarter, as the Cleveland Cavaliers broke a four-game losing streak with a 106-74 win...
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THE question isn’t a chicken-or-egg predicament. That is a real conflict which has beset the entertainment industry. When a film or a TV show...

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LIKE Barry Allen of CW’s The Flash, the changes in TV viewing habits are moving at superhuman speeds. And the industry, which relies on...

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TAKE random snapshots of everyday life—at the airport, in cafes and restaurants, in a barbershop—and it is more than likely that not a few...

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THERE'S only one place where One Direction would be named artist of the year, Iggy Azalea would beat Drake and Eminem for a hip-hop prize,...

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STRANGE how one epithet of a word, uttered in confusion, can grow to have a life of its own. Ironic, too, that the perpetrator of...

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ROUGHLY 60 million Americans live in condominiums and apartments in US cities. Millennials, empty-nest baby boomers and people living alone are the three groups driving a...
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ROXAS Triangle Towers, Makati’s most exclusive residential enclave, will be completed with the rise of Two Roxas Triangle. The 52-level structure concludes the luxury...

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IN June of 2009, New York City unveiled the first segment of an ambitious urban-renewal project called The High Line. Built on a long...

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GLASS systems will play a major role in the successful implementation of green architecture in the country, according to the organizers of Glasstech Asia...

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A LIVE and always bustling with activity, Quezon City is known for its spirited vibrancy that offers its residents a cosmopolitan lifestyle. As the largest...

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ASIDE from pioneering the innovative mixed-use development called Townships, Megaworld, the country’s leading real-estate developer, spearheaded another first in the country. Through the company’s...

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EXCEPTIONAL real-estate salespeople are such a rare breed nowadays. There’s no doubt about it. Seasoned members of the sales force know a good sales prospect...
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It was a bright, sunny day for 3-year-old Justin.  He ran and jumped, stood still, fell down, cried, got up again, kicked a ball and...

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Acting Health Secretary Janette Loreto-Garin defended that no protocol violation has been committed in terms of handling Ebola virus response, after she visited the Filipino peacekeepers...

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People need people, as Barbara Streisand would often sing. And in this fight against diabetes, a support group is necessary. According to Marilyn Ritholz,...

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Had Rene Requiestas been diagnosed with tuberculosis today, he would have known how to manage and heal his disease. With the advent of the...

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Is there an army of ants parading in your rest room?  If there is, chances are you or someone in your family has diabetes.  Ants...

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Who doesn’t like sugar? Aside from making food like cakes, pastries, chocolates and soft drinks taste so good, sugar makes us feel good. Studies have...
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