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High food prices and the lingering effects of Supertyphoon Yolanda (international code name Haiyan) caused the country’s poverty incidence to go up in the...

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THE Department of Tourism (DOT) confirmed that it missed its 6.8-million visitor arrivals target in 2014, primarily due to a decrease in Chinese and...

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The Philippines should consider the removal of the quantitative restriction (QR) on rice to bring down the price of the staple, the National Economic...

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The country’s front-line foreign currency reserves against potential external-sector imbalances  aggregated $81.34 billion in February, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said on Friday. This...

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San Jose City I (SJC-1) Power Corp., a renewable- energy (RE) firm controlled by supermarket chain owner Lucio Co, has started commercial operations of...

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The government asked businessmen to consider investing in Northern Mindanao’s agriculture and logistics sectors. Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Assistant Secretary Ceferino S. Rodolfo...

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BANGKOK — A Thai court has sentenced 15 members of the Red Shirt political movement to four years in prison for inciting rioting that...

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LOS ANGELES—Harrison Ford crash-landed his vintage plane Thursday after losing engine power, suffering serious but not life-threatening injuries as he used his extensive piloting...
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FIRST Gen Corp. (FGC) announced on Friday it is allocating roughly P14.5 billion to beef up its liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects. A statement from...

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SIMPLIVITY Corp., a data-center infrastructure provider, has entered the Philippine market and targets the country’s 30,000-strong virtualized enterprises for growth outside the US and...

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PREMIUM Leisure Corp. (PLC), formerly Sinophil Corp., said it posted a consolidated net income of P1.34 billion in 2014 after the SM Group positioned...

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PUBLICLY listed SOC Resources Inc. (SOC) announced on Friday it secured a credit line from China Banking Corp. for its wholly owned subsidiary, SOC...

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RISCO Energy Investments Pte. Ltd. remains on the lookout for an attractive investment in the Philippine energy sector, its top official said. “We are still...

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As part of Israel’s economic development cooperation program in the Philippines, the Economic and Trade Office of the Israel embassy in Manila hosted agricultural...
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NATIONAL University (NU) and De La Salle clash in a sudden-death match, with the survivor taking on defending champion Ateneo in the University Athletic...

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THE eighth Seaoil-National Basketball Training Center (NBTC) National High School Championship went full blast on Friday at the Ynares Sports Arena (YSA), with Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu posting...

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BORACAY Island—Judes Echauz steered Centennial III in  prime position to sweep the Sixth Standard Insurance Boracay Cup Regatta that caps the Subic To Boracay...

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ATENEO de Manila moved closer in completing a three-peat with a 7-3 decision over De La Salle on Thursday in the University Athletic Association...

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THE province of Davao del Norte is making its variety of attractions ready for the influx of tourists in the Palarong Pambansa this summer....

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OKLAHOMA CITY—The 76ers came close to ruining Russell Westbrook’s ballyhooed return. Isaiah Canaan had an epic performance. Jason Richardson found the fountain of youth. And...
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THE last time I took the cudgels for the environment, it was in high school. I was involved in veganism, as I was in...

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SINCE the Valentine month of February, there have been a number of interesting pieces and opinion columns on why women have been postponing marriage,...

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LATE in Robert Wise’s big-screen adaptation of the hit Rodgers & Hammerstein musical The Sound of Music, after a helicopter’s downdraft had knocked Julie Andrews...

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SMOKE and cured meats made an indelible impact on my childhood. I often ventured onto Gram’s enclosed back porch to escape the cigarette smoke from...

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JUST in case you don’t know it yet—and if you don’t then you have not been following this corner of the page religiously—I am...

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SHANGHAI—As the nighttime lights of Shanghai winked to life late on a damp Saturday afternoon, the tour guide said she had one last stop...
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WHENEVER property colossus Ayala Land Inc. (ALI) embarks on a property development project, there is a high degree of confi dence the company will deliver a cutting-edge lifestyle and will...

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THE campaign of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) to stop the construction of Torre de Manila got a big boost,...

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ONCE upon a time, a lot of Filipino families bought classic pieces of furniture with the aim of keeping these timeless home furnishings for...

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DAIKIN, the pioneer in the Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) technology, recently launched its newest model—the VRV IV-S—on February 26 and 27 at the New...

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VENICE is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, as well as the dream destination of many people because of its detailed...

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IT’S always been a pleasure joining and learning from an esteemed group of individuals, renowned in their respective fields, embodying a passion to help...
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Core stability is an important attribute of the body and is vital because it keeps the body in equilibrium during certain types of movements. Having...

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Workout routines can make you feel tedious at times and the squat is not an exception. It is a fine workout staple and makes...

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A lot of Filipino children are bright and naturally gifted, yet, some of them are unfairly labeled as “slow learners” simply because they could...

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Think back to when you were a child during summer months, the pinnacle of cookouts and family gatherings was always the cold juicy watermelon...

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‘Lupus is a disease that is hard to diagnose and hard to describe,” says Prof.Pao Hsii Feng, a clinical professor at the National University...

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Despite all those talks about some fish containing high levels of toxins (mercury, for instance), medical researchers still love fish, touted to be the...
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