Tuesday, July 7th 2015

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The Philippine Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) is among the top 5 largest conditional cash-transfer (CCT) programs in the world in terms of scale,...

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By Butch Fernandez Malacañang was upbeat over the Philippines’s latest credit-rating upgrade by Japan, from “BBB” to “BBB+,” saying this would result in much lower...

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Distribution utilities (DUs), such as Manila Electric Co., are being required to include in their power supply agreements (PSAs) entered into with power producers...

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ELECTION stakeholders rushed to the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday to stop the Commission on Elections (Comelec) from proceeding with the conduct of parallel...

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THE Commission on Elections-Bids and Awards Committee (Comelec-BAC)  announced on Tuesday that it would be holding a second round of public bidding for the...

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By Pia Quinto A SENIOR member of the Minority Bloc in the House of Representatives on Tuesday scored officials of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) for continuing...

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ELEVEN noncombatants, two of them children, were wounded on Tuesday after a fragmentation grenade hurled by two men at a passing Army truck missed...

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THE Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) will reproduce next year 10,000 geohazard maps as part of its ongoing mapping and assessment program. The maps, which...
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ONLINE-accommodations marketplace Airbnb hails the Philippines as the fastest-growing consumer market in the Asean region. Airbnb Managing Director for India and Southeast Asia Jia Jih...

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WOMEN entrepreneurs are expected to play a more pivotal role in global business and leadership, but as of now, they still have to reach...

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FORD Philippines on Tuesday announced record sales in June, with retail sales rising 10 percent year-over-year to 1,870 units. The EcoSport, Ranger and Explorer models...

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TRANSPORTATION network company (TNC) Uber advised the member-countries of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) to follow the lead of the Philippines in adjusting transport...

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AVIDA Land Corp., the lower-middle-income unit of Ayala Land Inc., said it will infuse P2 billion for a new condo venture called Serin Tagaytay, which,...

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By Mary Grace Padin THE National Food Authority (NFA) and the Bureau of Customs (BOC) on Tuesday seized 1,561 kilograms of rice, suspected to be...
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COLLEGE of Saint Benilde flexed just enough muscle to beat Emilio Aguinaldo College, 73-66, to finally make the win column on Tuesday in the...

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UNDRAFTED in the National Basketball Association (NBA) Draft, Filipino-American guard Bobby Ray Parks Jr. gets another chance to fulfill his dream of playing in...

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SAN MIGUEL Beer seeks a finals date with Alaska as it goes for the clincher in Game Four against Rain or Shine in the...

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SAN MIGUEL Beer (SMB) has got to do it today or else, it’d be living dangerously for the Beermen on Friday. Rain or Shine (ROS)...

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By Anne Peterson / The Associated Press VANCOUVER, British Columbia—Carli Lloyd lives for the big moment. She had her biggest on Sunday night—and gave the United...

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By Bill Scott / DPA LONDON—Novak Djokovic will carry his bid for a second straight Wimbledon title into the second week on Monday as he faces...
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By Tito Genova Valiente / titovaliente@yahoo.com STEPHEN PRESTADO is “Pen,” and he is slowly gaining a following with his works in pen and ink. He...

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By Alison Bowen / Chicago Tribune MOST people start a house hunt with a wish list. Must-haves might be a garage, a yard, plenty of natural light or...

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By Mary Carol Garrity / Tribune News Service A FAVORITE part of my job is helping customers turn their houses into homes, truly unique dwellings that reflect...

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By Saba Hamedy / Los Angeles Times THE royal family and hundreds of fans crowded Saint Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England, on Sunday to celebrate the...

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By Saba Hamedy LOS Angeles Times Male strippers and the return of the Terminator were not enough to excite moviegoers, who instead flocked to leftovers,...

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Fashion designers are being accorded significance by major museums around the world. Guo Pei, Anna Sui and Vivienne Tam are featured in China: Through...
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By Ronald Rey M. de los Reyes | Photos by Randy Peregrino FROM a small village northeast of Ulm in southern Germany, playing with his...

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Story & photos by Tet Andolong ONE of the most common topics among families and friends nowadays is traffic in Metro Manila. I learned that...

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THIEVES abound.  Whether in public or in private domain, they are all over. But some of the most pathetic are the fakers, those wicked,...

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Story &  photo by Ronald Rey M. de los Reyes ACCORDING to Chinese culture, people associated with the lucky number “3” have strong personalities. They...

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Story by Patrick Tulfo / Photos by Randy S. Peregrino AFTER a glittery launch at the glitzy grand ballroom of the Marriott Hotel at Resorts...

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Story & photos by Randy S. Peregrino VEHICLE generational changes create opportunities for manufacturers to further develop their respective models.  The ninth-generation Honda Accord 3.5...

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I HAD just had a memorable weekend for three reasons. One, the weekend was spent in Baguio City. What other place in Luzon can...

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IMAGINE a vehicle with the robustness and functionality of an sport-utility vehicle, comfort and ride of a sedan, and the touch of a coupe....

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Story & photos by Ronald Rey M. de los Reyes THE Carmudi Racing Team, just like the online portal which is making waves on the...

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WHEN it rains, it pours. That’s a tired cliché, as tired as the corruption charges hurled left and right at the haplessly woeful Binay...
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THE recent Mobile Summit 2015, which had the theme “The Mobile-first Generation,” got me thinking about a lot of things. What is the impact...

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By Rizal Raoul Reyes ONLINE property site MyProperty.ph recently released a list of places in Metro Manila with low to moderate risks of flooding.  Nababaha.com...

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By Roderick L. Abad OFFICE tenants are advised to plan ahead for their future leasing space requirements as current occupancy is getting tighter, according to...

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By Issa Quirante CENTURY Properties Group Inc. (CPGI), a forerunner of premium real-estate developments in the country, has forged a strategic partnership with AccorHotels, the...

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OVER the past few weeks, my Facebook timeline has been flooded by news and reactions stemming from a recent ruling handed down by the...

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THE Filinvest Group’s bid to gain a strong foothold to the high-end market is most apparent in Filinvest City, the premier business district of...
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska—About a third of the world’s polar bears could be in imminent danger from greenhouse-gas emissions in as soon as a decade, a...

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By Claudeth Mocon-Ciriaco / Correspondent THE Wattah! Wattah! Festival in San Juan City should not be remembered only as the dousing of water, but should be a...

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By Manuel T. Cayon / Mindanao Bureau Chief DAVAO CITY—New structures that would be finished in the next two to five years would now showcase the...
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KAPOLEI, Hawaii—A plane powered by the sun’s rays landed in Hawaii on Friday, after a record-breaking, five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan. Pilot...

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FOUR successful scientists and alumni of the Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) Philippine Science High School (PSHS) will give career-related talks in celebration of...

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THE Philippine Agricultural Journalists Inc. (PAJ)—in partnership with Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC), Smart Communications and Philex Mining Corp.—will conduct four regional seminar-workshops for journalists,...
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FISH harvest among small fishermen in the Philippines continues to shrink for decades now. Experts attributed this to overfishing, illegal and destructive fishing practices and...

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NINETEEN officials of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) are taking part in a three-day Experiential Learning Program in Hanoi, Vietnam, to learn...

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Story & photos by Manuel T. Cayon | Mindanao Bureau Chief CORON, Palawan—Nineteen Filipino youths from across the Philippines were awarded grants to implement individual marine-conservation...
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By Hazel Sartorio With the modern busy lifestyle of the Filipinos, it is very hard to keep a healthy and balanced lifestyle. From the wonders...

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By Andy Leuterio / Special to Health&Fitness, Photo by Iking Dalusong KOBE PARAS has his work cut out for him, and he knows it. Only 17-years...

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The various social-media platforms have popularized many health-and-fitness practices and routines. Everyone who has Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or whatever you have on the worldwide...

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By Henrylito D. Tacio We are living in an age of increased toxicity in our society. Poor digestion; reduced liver function; poor elimination practices through...

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By Nazarene Leyco Most successful young people would love to trade places with this young lass who travels the world just to know what people...

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By removing and eliminating toxins, then feeding your body with healthy nutrients, detoxifying can help protect you from disease and renew your ability to...

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 What’s in store when you give in to Cadbury’s smooth and chocolatey goodness? You’ve probably already watched and enjoyed the adorably sweet four-part Cadbury Dairy...

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By Claudeth Mocon-Ciriaco In observance of June as No-Smoking Month, the Department of Health (DOH) has reminded partner-agencies, schools, universities, colleges and parents to religiously...

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By Henrylito D. Tacio Vanessa, 48, wants to talk to a friend about some problems she’s been having lately: She can’t sleep, she frequently breaks...
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  We’re on the verge of a major upheaval in how inventory is managed. This revolution springs from the availability of huge amounts of real-time...

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  THE Commission on Higher Education (CHED) will release the new curriculum guidelines this school year for the Business Administration, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Information...

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Second  of four parts They pointed out that St. Scholastica’s College Westgrove (SSCW) is a Catholic educational institution, which caters exclusively to young girls; that...

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THIS year is a crucial one for the Asean. The end of the year is the target date for achieving the full integration of...

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ATHENS, Greece—Dimitris is voting “Yes” because he fears Greece would be in danger if it leaves the European Union. His daughter Alexandra is voting...

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IN July 2010 a high-school student from Saint Jude Catholic School, Carmela Antoinette Lao, brought home a silver medal, the first silver medal for a...
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