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In Philippine drug war, a family struggles to stay safe

By Todd Pitman | The Associated Press MANILA, Philippines—The bodies terrified Betchie Salvador, because she always knew her husband could be next. They had begun turning...

Rigged election claims may leave lasting damage

By Julie Pace | The Associated Press WASHINGTON—Donald Trump keeps peddling the notion the vote may be rigged. It’s not clear if he does not...

Why are Republicans dropping Trump now?

By Julie Pace | The Associated Press SYRACUSE, New York—Why now? And why this? For the legion of Republicans who abandoned Donald Trump on Saturday,...

Issues at stake in US presidential election

A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans and the world Executive authority “Your Majesty” isn’t in the American...

House members to scrutinize proposed tax-reform measures

By Edith M. Lederer | The Associated Press UNITED NATIONS—UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he’s disappointed by many world leaders who care more about retaining...

Venture Communism How China is building a startup boom

By Michael Schuman The New York Times HANGZHOU, China—In Dream Town, a collection of boxy office buildings on the gritty edge of this historic city, one...

The bank that puts the Filipino first

By Roger Pe MILLENNIALS today may not recall Philippine National Bank’s (PNB) “Para kang nakasandal sa pader ” ad campaign, but it was a blockbuster...

Mass Killings: Asking Why

By David Crary | The Associated Press NEW YORK—The relentless series of mass killings across the globe poses a challenge for experts trying to analyze...

An entire life devoted to education

By Roger Pe FROM a little girl who peddled rice cakes in the streets, Erlinda Alli-Ganapin rose from her lowly beginning and survived many odds, some...

Hillary Clinton, the candidate we know so well–and don’t

By Jocelyn Noveck | The Associated Press WHEN she was about 14, Hillary Clinton says, she wrote to Nasa volunteering for astronaut training. Nasa’s reply was...

Lights, camera, abracadabra

By Roger Pe PASSIONATE about emotional storytelling with cinematic visuals, two young German filmmakers, Daniel Titz and Dorian Lebherzl, created a story of two brothers...

Salvador Mison: ‘My philosophy in life is the Golden Rule’

MORE than 260 kilometers away from Manila, the young company executive officer is preparing administrative requirements for his battalion in a remote municipality in...

Catching up with change the ‘Digong’ way

NOW is the time to glue our eyes on President Rodrigo R. Duterte and watch him how he does the trick with his iron...

Duterte takes oath as the 16th President of the Republic of...

THE oath of office of the President of the Philippines, prescribed by Philippine Constitution since 1935, has remained essentially unchanged: “I do solemnly swear...

How to Navigate a Digital Transformation

By Barry Libert, Megan Beck & Yoram Wind DIGITAL native upstarts are gutting traditional industries one at a time, leveraging scalable technologies and participative networks. That’s...

Market research: Bedrock of brand success

By Roger Pe WHAT is the difference between a salesman and a brand builder? A salesman commoditizes his products and expects the cash register to continously ring...

8 Ground Rules for Great Meetings

By Roger Schwarz If you want to have effective team meetings, you need ground rules—and agreement about how to use them. Through 30 years of helping...

How big boys tell papa ‘I love you’

THERE are days when us men realize our dads need caring. They’ve neglected themselves and are always worn out from work. We begin to worry,...

The World Nears Peak Fossil Fuels for Electricity

The way we get electricity is about to change dramatically, as the era of ever-expanding demand for fossil fuels comes to an end—in less than a...

America’s beauty hasn’t faded. Has its greatness?

By Jay Reeves / The Associated Press  AMERICANS agree on this much: They are disgusted with politics. They look toward Washington and see a broken federal government,...

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