Friday, December 19th 2014

section dividers-topnews

0 12
The electronics industry has upgraded its growth forecast again, on the back of increased global demand and the consumption-boosting drop in global oil prices,...

0 10
Rich pickings to be had at the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) in November helped boost short-term foreign-currency investments, also known as portfolio or “hot”...

0 10
THE Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) said on Thursday the firm’s electricity sales for 2014 could grow by 3 percent due to an increase in its industrial...

0 10
The European Parliament on Thursday approved the grant of additional duty-free privilege to the Philippines under the Generalized Scheme of Preferences-plus (GSP+) program, European...

0 12
WHEN does a film become a regional cinema? The CineKabalen has just finished its celebration of films from Pampanga province. In Bikol, particularly in the...

0 13
IN June I wrote about “Aquinomics”, which promotes good governance as good economics. But what has it brought to the Philippine economy? While critics...

0 12
IT’S hardly surprising that the most common election-related concern raised by the public has to do with their voter identification cards. The Commission on...

0 12
AN P813-million break-bulk terminal, which will soon rise in the Freeport Area of Bataan (FAB), is helping to draw locators to Bataan, the chief...
More News
Business News

0 11
Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) Securities Inc. on Thursday said it is sticking to its year-end estimates for the benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) to...

0 13
PROPERTY developer Century Properties Group Inc. (CPG) said the uptake of units in the Resort Residences at Azure North in Pampanga reached P1.6 billion...

0 11
THE Ramos family-led Anglo Philippine Holdings Corp. on Thursday increased its stake in United Paragon Mining Corp. Anglo said in its disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange...

0 11
THE Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded coal-operating contracts consisting of seven areas to three mining firms. During the 5th Philippine Energy Contracting Round (PECR 5),...

0 11
The Insurance Commission (IC) has imposed term limits on independent directors elected to the board of directors of insurance companies to ensure that they...

0 13
AS 2014 becomes a reference year for 2015, we need to take a look at what happened in 2014.  First of all, the third-quarter...
section dividers-sports

0 11
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...

0 12
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,...

0 11
BARANGAY Ginebra San Miguel’s exit in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup may have cleared the way for a two-player race for the...

0 9
LEAGUE heavyweights San Miguel Beer and Talk ‘N Text begin their best-of-seven semifinal series of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup on Friday...

0 8
Joseph Sedurifa recorded a double-double with a game-high 32 points and 12 rebounds and CaféFrance overcame a third-quarter charge by Bread Story-Lyceum of the...

0 10
RUNNING is tough enough for most people, but to return to road racing after a long layoff is an uphill climb that tests one’s...
More Sports stories
section dividers-life

0 10
DO you have people on your holiday lists that are hard to buy for because their interests are off the beaten track? Think Star Wars,...

0 9
CHRISTMAS is my favorite holiday because it evokes wonderful memories. As a young girl growing up in Biñan, Laguna, I know Christmas was just around...

0 10
I turned a year older recently. How old? That is just between me and my God. Among the many people who made me feel loved...

0 27
ONE of the highlights of our 10-day, Qatar Airways-sponsored working visit to the Republic of Georgia was our three-day tour of the Georgian countryside...

0 22
IS it me or I am just tired of how predictably impressive computer-generated special effects on films are? I ask that question after sitting through...

0 21
STUNNED by a massive leak of sensitive documents, Sony Pictures Enterprises embarked on Sunday on an attempt to contain the crisis by discouraging further media...
More Life stories
section dividers-motoring

section dividers-property

0 41
DRIVEN by the continued positive outlook on the economy leading to a stable investment, the Philippine property sector will enjoy another banner year in...

0 35
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...

0 36
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....

0 35
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...

0 118
STRAINING under an overpopulated urban landscape, the megacity of Metro Manila, home to some 12 million Filipinos, is in dire need of a solution....

0 117
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...
More Property stories
section dividers-green

section dividers-health

01-H&F-103014

0 45
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...

0 44
Which is better for people with type 2 diabetes who want to control weight and blood sugar: eating two large meals or eating six...

0 43
The fashion world recently added a new member to its roster. LZD by Lazada was launched to bring fresher and a more suited taste...

0 49
Aspen Philippines Inc. was launched uniquely as the first South African pharmaceutical company in the country.  Its mother company, Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Ltd. holds...

0 45
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...

0 32
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...
More Health&Fitness stories