Saturday, November 29th 2014

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The bidding process for the fresh auction of the P35.42-billion Cavite-Laguna Express-way (Calax) deal will be launched next month, officials from the Department of Public...

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Earlier efforts to curb continued monetary expansion allowed money-supply growth to ease in October, when this hit a new low, the Bangko Sentral ng...

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The private owner of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 3 has urged lawmakers to move for the revision of the current maintenance setup of...

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The appetite of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) for the administration’s key infrastructure deals remains the same, despite the government’s decision to put the contract...

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The safety of Filipino commuters should be the top priority of the local transport authorities in Metro Manila. This was emphasized by the Japanese government,...

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VETERAN newspaperman, columnist and radio broadcaster Romeo “Butch” del Castillo passed away on November 28, 2014. He had been battling colon cancer with as much...

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MALACAÑANG indicated on Friday that fresh congressional efforts to amend the economic provisions of the 1987 Constitution to relax restrictions on foreign equity could...

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THE government has reported that congestion in the Port of Manila is now easing up due to various measures being adopted by stakeholders. During the...
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The World Bank Group (WBG) is scaling up assistance for rural development and job creation in Mindanao under its new country partnership strategy (CPS)...

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Lawmakers have filed a measure calling for a congressional inquiry into the alleged failure of the government to allocate a big part of the...

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The Philippine Deposit Insurance Corp., (PDIC), receiver of the closed Synergy Rural Bank Inc., reminded borrowers of the bank to continue to pay their...

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The Philippine government on Friday slapped a temporary ban on the importation of cattle products from Botswana, after a confirmed report of an outbreak...

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The Bureau of Customs (BOC) on Friday filed before the Department of Justice (DOJ) smuggling cases against one of the big-time rice traders in...

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Earnings of local farmers rose slightly last year, according to a report released by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). The PSA said in a report,...
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SYDNEY—Two-time former champion Greg Chalmers took a one-stroke lead on Friday at the Australian Open after a five-under 66, while marquee attractions Rory McIlroy...

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CARMELO ANTHONY or LeBron James made up Plan A. Pau Gasol was Plan B. Jordan Hill? Is there such a thing as Plan J? The Lakers...

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ALASKA held NLEX to only three points in the final three minutes to pull off a come-from-behind 90-84 victory and move closer to the...

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ALTHOUGH nearly a month passed since Fiba’s October 31 deadline for the Japan Basketball Association (JBA) to present a merger plan for the bj-league...

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SAN ANTONIO—Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich missed Wednesday night’s game against the Indiana Pacers after undergoing what the team is calling a minor medical procedure. Popovich...

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THE Azkals face Vietnam at the close of the group stage of the Asean Football Federation Suzuki Cup hoping to nail a morale-boosting victory...
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PITTSBURGH—One 58-year-old woman from Indiana, Pennsylvania, still struggles daily from memories of her father forcing her, her mother and siblings at gunpoint against a...

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WHEN Ralph Hochar visited Manila last year, he stayed 24 hours. How long was he going to be in town this time? 25 hours? ...

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MOMS have to be the busiest people on the planet! Between 2 am feedings, running the kids to school and activities, working and running...

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AT the apartment I had been renting earlier—which, I thought, was perfect for me until a new lessee put up a videoke bar within...

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THE idea of Christian Bale and Ridley Scott working together has been germinating for some time, not only with Christian and Ridley, but with...

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ASIDE from it prominently figuring in the past and continuing history of the city, The Manila Hotel has also been a staple in festivities,...
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ROXAS Triangle Towers, Makati’s most exclusive residential enclave, will be completed with the rise of Two Roxas Triangle. The 52-level structure concludes the luxury...

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IN June of 2009, New York City unveiled the first segment of an ambitious urban-renewal project called The High Line. Built on a long...

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GLASS systems will play a major role in the successful implementation of green architecture in the country, according to the organizers of Glasstech Asia...

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A LIVE and always bustling with activity, Quezon City is known for its spirited vibrancy that offers its residents a cosmopolitan lifestyle. As the largest...

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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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It was a bright, sunny day for 3-year-old Justin.  He ran and jumped, stood still, fell down, cried, got up again, kicked a ball and...

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Acting Health Secretary Janette Loreto-Garin defended that no protocol violation has been committed in terms of handling Ebola virus response, after she visited the Filipino peacekeepers...

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People need people, as Barbara Streisand would often sing. And in this fight against diabetes, a support group is necessary. According to Marilyn Ritholz,...

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Had Rene Requiestas been diagnosed with tuberculosis today, he would have known how to manage and heal his disease. With the advent of the...

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Is there an army of ants parading in your rest room?  If there is, chances are you or someone in your family has diabetes.  Ants...

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Who doesn’t like sugar? Aside from making food like cakes, pastries, chocolates and soft drinks taste so good, sugar makes us feel good. Studies have...
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