Saturday, December 20th 2014

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The balance of payments (BOP), or what is left after the country’s foreign-currency expenses are deducted from its foreign- currency earnings, stood as a...

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The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is encouraging small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to take full advantage of a preferential trade scheme of...

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The consortium of Filipino-owned Megawide Construction Corp. and Bangalore-based GMR Infrastructure Ltd. signed an omnibus loan and security arrangement with banks to fund the...

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Ending weeks of speculation, President Benigno Aquino III has accepted the resignation - effective Friday, Dec. 19 - of Health Secretary Enrique Ona, who...

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The competitiveness of the Philippine labor force declined in the past 10 years, according to the latest World Talent Ranking of the International Institute...

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THE weak Russian ruble is expected to further constrain the foreign travel of Russians, but officials at the Philippines’s Department of Tourism (DOT) are...

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Malacañang has implemented several measures to shore up investors’ confidence in doing business in the Philippines, Communications Secretary Herminio B. Coloma Jr. said in...

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THE Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) said it would abide by a court order affirming the regulator’s earlier ruling to refund its customers in the...
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COSCO Capital Inc., the holding firm of businessman Lucio Co, said on Friday its board approved the buyback of its shares of up to...

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SEMICONDUCTOR contract manufacturer Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corp. said on Friday it will raise some $10 million from the floatation of corporate notes. In its disclosure with...

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SPLASH Corp., the retail firm controlled by the Hortaleza family, said on Friday that its board approved the company’s capital spending of P69.2 million next...

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LOCAL fast-food giant Jollibee Foods Corp. on Friday said it entered an agreement with another company that will operate a chain of Dunkin’ Donuts...

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RIVAL telecommunications companies Globe Telecom Inc. (GTI) and Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) have commercially activated the local interconnection in Ilocos Sur, allowing...

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The Insurance Commission vowed on Friday to start paying by April next year the second batch of Prudentialife Plans Inc. (PPI) policyholders, whose benefits...
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OAKLAND, California—The Golden State Warriors are back in the win column again, thanks to Stephen Curry and his teammates performing in crunch time. The Warriors...

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CHICAGO—Carmelo Anthony and Bulls guard Derrick Rose already had been declared out of the nationally televised game when TNT’s Charles Barkley offered his first...

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RAIN OR SHINE Head Coach Yeng Guiao will make sure they won’t succumb to the same mistake that cost them Game One of their...

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SAN ANTONIO—Memphis prevailed in a triple-overtime classic at San Antonio on Wednesday, blowing a 23-point lead before recovering to eke out a 117-116 victory...

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TAB BALDWIN’S reported appointment as the next head coach of Gilas Pilipinas is drawing support from some of the best minds in local basketball,...

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BARANGAY Ginebra San Miguel’s exit in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup may have cleared the way for a two-player race for the...
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WHILE everyone was rushing about mounting their Christmas parties, shopping for gifts for loved ones, and getting stuck in holiday traffic, one-time child star...

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DO you have people on your holiday lists that are hard to buy for because their interests are off the beaten track? Think Star Wars,...

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CHRISTMAS is my favorite holiday because it evokes wonderful memories. As a young girl growing up in Biñan, Laguna, I know Christmas was just around...

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I turned a year older recently. How old? That is just between me and my God. Among the many people who made me feel loved...

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ONE of the highlights of our 10-day, Qatar Airways-sponsored working visit to the Republic of Georgia was our three-day tour of the Georgian countryside...

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IS it me or I am just tired of how predictably impressive computer-generated special effects on films are? I ask that question after sitting through...
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DRIVEN by the continued positive outlook on the economy leading to a stable investment, the Philippine property sector will enjoy another banner year in...

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NEW Beverly Hills-themed township is set to beef up Southern Manila’s vibrant growth and progress The South that people know will no longer be...

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IN all honesty, most real-estate developers pretend to be a friend of heritage, but the truth is it’s really a pain in their ass....

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GIVING you the right blend of rural and urban atmosphere, Amaia, Ayala Land’s economic housing arm, launched a new community in Cabanatuan City, Nueva...

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STRAINING under an overpopulated urban landscape, the megacity of Metro Manila, home to some 12 million Filipinos, is in dire need of a solution....

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THE quality of suburban living goes several notches higher as Ayala Land Premier (ALP) introduces The Courtyards—the group’s latest suburban development in the Alabang-Cavite...
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Again, it’s the time of the year when extra calories lurk around every corner.  So the common dilemma is: How do we enjoy the festive...

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Which is better for people with type 2 diabetes who want to control weight and blood sugar: eating two large meals or eating six...

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The fashion world recently added a new member to its roster. LZD by Lazada was launched to bring fresher and a more suited taste...

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Aspen Philippines Inc. was launched uniquely as the first South African pharmaceutical company in the country.  Its mother company, Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Ltd. holds...

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There’s no better way to celebrate Christmas and New Year than by spending some quality time with family and loved ones. From December 15, 2014...

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Your kids could feel lousy at times. But if they become louse-y, that’s an entirely different matter; one that needs immediate attention! School is one...
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