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Aliw Media Group Honors National Artists

The BusinessMirror and Philippines Graphic Publisher T. Anthony C. Cabangon (left) presents the Guardians of the National Memory plaque to National Artist for Literature Bienvenido...

Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings

MEXICO CITY—Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings early on Wednesday, looking for survivors...

Government moves to make buildings conform to needs of the times

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) vowed to prioritize the revision of the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the National Building...

Government to ensure adequate protection for farmers in law abolishing rice QR

Lawmakers and government officials are keen on retaining the National Food Authority’s (NFA) power to issue import permits (IPs) as a measure to regulate...

DOT’s ‘Bring Home a Friend’ program seeks additional 500,000 foreign visitors 

AT least 500,000 more foreign visitors are expected by the Department of Tourism (DOT) when it launches its “Bring Home a Friend” (BHAF) program...

Political dynasties seen escalating violence in proposed federal states

The population of the states, presence of political dynasties and dissolution of urban centers are among the critical factors that need to be carefully...

CPP ready to resume peace talks with government

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) has expressed readiness to return to the negotiating table, following President Duterte’s remark he is “not averse”...

Supreme Court: PSALM sale of power plants not subject to VAT

THE Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has lost a P3.81-billion tax case against the Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. (PSALM) involving the...

Sports Illustrated 2018 Swimsuit Issue to showcase PHL sites

AN ARRAY of models with diverse profiles and backgrounds are headed to the Philippines this November, as the country’s exotic tropical locations are used...

Government taps new recruits to handle air traffic management at NAIA

Airport authorities have recruited new air traffic controllers (ATCs) to replace some of the retirees, now reportedly in their 70s and 80s, who were...

Nick Joaquin Literary awards winners 

This year’s winner of the Nick Joaquin Literary Awards (NJLA) were all young writers with long writing careers ahead of them, a hint, perhaps,...

Government wants high tariff to replace rice QR

The Philippines could impose  a maximum tariff rate of 400 percent on rice imports to give the government enough elbow room to balance the...

PHL may not have time, money to complete shift to federalism before 2022

The Duterte administration’s hopes of shifting to a federal government before 2022 are getting dimmer, especially with numerous financial and political considerations that should...

Malacañang tells solons to be modest like Duterte

Live modestly. This was Malacañang’s directive to its allies in the House of Representatives in light of a congressman’s petition seeking traffic-violation immunity for...

Mile Long privatization done by mid-2018–DOF

The Department of Finance (DOF) on Tuesday said the government is planning to privatize the Mile Long property in Makati City by the middle...

Native ingredients, traditional techniques ‘star’ in Madrid Fusión Manila 2018

WHEN everything old becomes new again. That is how the fourth serving of the Madrid Fusión Manila (MFM) will be rolling out next year, as...

What do you do when compliance issues arise?

There is no doubt that organizations and their managers are more and more exposed to compliance breaches, be it in data-privacy protection, anti-corruption, quality...

Firms with ‘green jobs’ can start enjoying perks

The chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations said businesses engaged in selling or trading goods and services that promote environmental protection and climate-change...

Ex-DENR chief disputes COMP claim on open pits

Former Environment Secretary Regina Paz L. Lopez on Monday refuted Chamber of Mines of the Philippines (COMP) Chairman Gerard H. Brimo’s critique of her policy pronouncements...

CA affirms decision junking petition to stop Army and Navy Club project

THE Court of Appeals (CA) affirmed its decision that dismissed the petition filed by an anticrime group seeking to stop the conversion of the historic...

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