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The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is backing the proposal of the Joint Foreign Chambers (JFC) to limit the declaration of non-working holidays. The...

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SINGAPORE—Companies and industry leaders from different sectors are urged to “rethink” their strategies going forward, as the integration within the Asean happens to allow...

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Total cash in circulation, or money readily avail-able to businesses and households, picked up speed and grew by 8.5 percent to P7.5 trillion in...

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Exporters are now starting to lose hope that the P1.8-billion support fund that was promised to them in January would be given during President...

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The government’s net borrowings in 2014 amounted only to P175.24 billion, a drastic cut from net borrowings the previous year, and attributed to higher...

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The Tax Management Association of the Philippines (TMAP) has appealed to the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to defer the implementation of the mandatory...

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WEAK consumer demand in the United States will likely keep the country’s export-earnings growth in single digit in the first quarter of 2015, according...

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THE Department of Agriculture in the Davao region (DA 11) has allocated 5.1 percent of its total budget for the promotion of gender and...
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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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