Monday, November 24th 2014

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Second of three parts Walking the talk! SOME people may say it is easy to say, as I did in last week’s column, what the business...

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NEARLY every Filipino learns this unique custom at a very early age, even before he or she can walk or talk properly: performing the...

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HOUSE leaders on Monday strongly urged President Aquino to certify as urgent House Joint Resolution 21 granting him emergency powers to address the projected power...

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THE Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) on Monday belied a report on the alleged rise of illegally traded cigarettes in the Philippine market, citing the...

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A lawmaker and an international group on Monday urged the national government to support social enterprises, as they see this sector as effective tool to...

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AFTER a year of deliberations in the technical working group (TWG), the House Committee on Public Information on Monday approved the consolidated version of the...

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MALACAñANG assured on Monday that “due consideration” would still be given to nine blacklisted Hong Kong journalists to cover the upcoming 2015 Asia-Pacific Economic...

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IT didn’t make sense to me when I first learned about the project. The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) will soon be bidding...
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THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said on Monday their credit- support program for small businesses as implemented in the different local government units (LGUs) continue...

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PHILIPPINE Savings Bank (PSBank), the thrift-banking arm of the Metrobank Group, was ranked fifth strongest bank by balance sheet and the strongest thrift-banking institution in...

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THE Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) has postponed to January 5, 2015 the implementation of the non-restricted trading of government securities between tax-exempt and non-tax...

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BACK to the Future is a science fiction film trilogy which follow the adventures of time-traveling high-school student Marty McFly and inventor Dr. Emmett Brown,...

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 THE three committees of the House of Representatives on Monday jointly approved a consolidated measure strengthening the National Food Authority (NFA). Party-list Rep. Agapito Guanlao of Butil, chairman...

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SPECIFIC agricultural interventions for provinces, coupled with road maps crafted for each of the major agricultural commodities of the country, can meet the demands of...
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OVERNIGHT leader Mardan Mamat of Singapore ended a two-year title drought by romping to a commanding six-shot victory at the $1-million Resorts World Manila...

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JUMBO Plastic tries to win two straight with a depleted lineup, when the Giants square off against the MP Hotel Warriors on Monday in...

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TALK ’N TEXT bounced back from a tough defeat, drubbing Barako Bull, 122-106, on Sunday in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup at...

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THERE’S a sense of history coming into the 2014 Suzuki Cup. The Philippines, for the first time ever in the tournament’s 18-year history, won...

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MACAU—Manny Pacquiao couldn’t resist having a little fun after getting the signature win he desperately needed for the fight boxing fans desperately want to...

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NEW YORK—Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points and Amare Stoudemire added 16 points and 11 rebounds as the New York Knicks kept the Philadelphia 76ers...
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THE Hunger Games: Mocking-jay-Part 1 topped the box office this weekend and soared past the $100-million debut of Transformers: Age of Extinction to become this year’s...

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KILLDEER. Where the hell is it?” Joe Van Os looks up the second he hears the call. “I’ve had a lifelong interest in birds and...

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THERE is an interesting play going on at the University of the Philippines Diliman until early December. You can catch William Wycherley’s The Country...

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THERE’S no excuse for being insecure this Christmas. With bonuses at your disposal, beauty products ready for the picking and bargains all around, you...

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IN Bali, Indonesia, structures big and small reflect the people’s centuries-old aesthetic tradition that is influenced by Balinese culture infused with elements of Hindu....

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HE stands up from his chair, rummages through a small box hanging on a wall, gets a piece of chalk and writes “Earth” on...
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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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IF you want to get away from the maddening crowd of the urban jungle, Tagaytay City is the place to go and build a...

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SM Seaside City Cebu recently opened The Cube, the landmark centerpiece of the world-class mall, set to open in October 2015 at the South...

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‘THE Generation Y is more receptive to renting than owning a property,” said KMC MAG group residential leasing consultant Fatima Macalintal.“The current trends in...

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EMPOWER the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) of the furniture industry so they can move up the value chain and expand their market presence...
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EXERCISE is an important habit as you get older because the more physical activities you devote to your routine, the more energetic and healthier you...

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A severe impact—from falling in a stair, for example—can cause hip fractures in people of all ages.  In older adults, a hip fracture is...

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‘Many creatures, including humans, bite when frightened or provoked,” notes The Merck Manual of Medical Information.  “Bites may cause injuries ranging from superficial scratches to...

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In order to improve their access to health and wellness services and promote their maximum potential for physical, social, emotional and intellectual health, the...

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Most people think fires only cause burns.  Not likely, some chemicals and electrical current can burn as well. “Although the skin is usually the...

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Superfoods are special category nutrient-rich food that is beneficial to health and well-being. They are normally found in nature, which has source of vitamins,...
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