Tuesday, March 31st 2015

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IN this season of Lent, we shall deviate from our regular production of insurance-related articles to tackle a more spiritual discourse, but not exactly...

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THAT is a question made famous by the great William Shakespeare in his play Romeo and Juliet. In the stage play’s celebrated balcony scene,...

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CHINA’S Xi Jinping made a lot of grand promises over the weekend, pledging a new order where China and Chinese-led institutions, such as the...

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THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) is facing another controversy for allowing French firm Safran Morpho and Comfac Corp. to continue participating in the bidding...

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MALACAÑANG on Tuesday said the leadership of the House of Representatives should first set the “processes” that would apply in dealing with the 20...

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A MEMBER of the House Committee on Foreign Relations on Tuesday assailed the reported offer of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to downgrade...

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A LAW-enforcement team composed of military and police agents captured a senior Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) commander in Cotabato City on Monday night. Lt....

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IN anticipation of the influx of Holy Week travelers, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) said on Tuesday that its Holy Week safety-assistance operations has...
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Although the country’s universal and commercial lenders continue to beef up their loan portfolio, their ability to manage loan risks remains sterling as their combined...

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No matter the frequent caveat on the property sector imminently bursting a supposed bubble, the various banks look at the real-estate industry with favor and...

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Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) on Tuesday said it will exercise its call option on the bank’s $100-million hybrid Tier-1 notes. The RCBC board of...

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Part 2 IFRS 9: Phases and stages The new standard includes revised guidance on classification and measurement of financial assets, including a new expected credit-loss...

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LISTED mobile-services operator Globe Telecom Inc. and its international partners have started the construction of a $250-million undersea-cable system, which will directly connect the...

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CLARK Freeport—The first fine-dining steak restaurant north of Manila, Peppers 21 at Widus Hotel and Casino, finally opened its doors to the public on...
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IT is March 20, 1997, and Venus Williams, a 16-year-old newcomer to the professional tennis tour, is playing at the Lipton Championships in Key...

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FROM his infamous participation in a brawl against the coach of a women’s collegiate volleyball team two years ago, Frankie Lim is now at...

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THE last time Talk ‘N Text and Purefoods met, they gave one of the most memorable showdown in recent years—a triple overtime game in...

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JUNEL BACULI has officially stepped down as athletic director of National University (NU) to return to what he loves most—coaching a basketball team. “Yes its...

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I THINK the victories bode well for Manny Pacquiao. Three knockout wins and one on points. Who could ask for more? Not Tony Aldeguer, I believe. Tony, the...

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KEY BISCAYNE, Florida—When the ball whizzed past Serena Williams for an ace late in Sunday’s match, the subdued crowd suddenly erupted with a roar. Williams...
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CALL us optimists, but we think everyone under the sun can and should have a beautiful home. If you’re pinching pennies, there’s plenty you...

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KEEP calm and carry on, Downton Abbey fans. After months of rumors, Carnival Films and Masterpiece on PBS, the co-producers of the show, along with...

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PREWAR Manila had a different flavor. Malate and Ermita were the “places to be.” Noble men and women adorned the streets and horse-drawn carriages, also...

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One of the best things in the world is opening a new box of lipstick and turning the tube to look at the bullet-shaped...

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On this peak week of the Lenten season, most of our local celebrities that are part of daily noontime variety shows have gotten out...

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James Reid, Elmo Magalona, Paulo Avelino and Jessy Mendiola unveiled better versions of themselves as they were introduced as the newest “Superbods” of Century...
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SUSTAINABLE architecture is a product of careful observation and a manifestation of creativity and innovation. Harnessing a commitment to championing this idea every step...

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WITH Manila now touted as one of five key investment cities in the world alongside Tokyo, Shanghai, Jakarta and Sydney, it is clear that...

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SUSTAINABILITY, in the context of real-estate development, requires a design that considers and gives back to the land. As I have always said in the...

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DESPITE the growing trend toward urbanization, there still remains a large portion of homeseekers who value traditional family living—one that is comprised of expansive...

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CLOVERLEAF, a development by Ayala Land Inc. (ALI), is set to rise in the Balintawak area and serve as an easy avenue to more...

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CITYSTATE Properties and Management Corp. (CPMC), in partnership with Terrabona Shelter Solutions, recently held a groundbreaking in preparation for their first premier house and...
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Amway recently completed the Philippine leg of the Nutrilite Health Run—a regional initiative promoting optimal health and wellness, coveringIndonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, Australia and...

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The Philippines is now one of the seven, among the 22 high-burdened countries, that have achieved its 2015 Millennium Development Goal (MDG) in fighting...

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At least 70 international delegates and members of the Expert Group on New and Renewable Energy Technologies (EGNRET), a subcommittee of the Asia-Pacific Economic...

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The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 80 percent of the world’s population still uses traditional remedies, including plants, as their primary health-care tools. Unfortunately,...

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 The right drink for the right reasons The human body loses at least 2.5 liters of body fluids, even without having any strenuous activity or...

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‘Tremendous.”  That was how Mary Divene Hilario said of the increase of rabies cases in Davao region.  She knows what she’s talking about.  After all, she’s the...
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