Wednesday, September 2nd 2015

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The Asean Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF) meetings and other related meetings scheduled from September 7 to 11 will focus on the progress...

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FISHERMEN in areas devastated by Supertyphoon Yolanda (international code name Haiyan) are still reeling from the effects of the destruction wrought by the storm...

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CLARK FREEPORT—It is now only a matter of time before Congress will start its inquiry into the Capilion Corp. Pte. Ltd. and car company...

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The country’s appetite for consumer loans continued to expand in the quarter ended March this year, the service having grown nearly 27 percent to...

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The House Committee on Ways and Means is eyeing to approve next week a measure lowering individual and corporate income-tax rates, the panel’s chairman...

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CEBU CITY—The Philippines on Tuesday called on other Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) economies to intensify cooperation in the fight against terrorism to foster security...

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The transportation department has received the feasibility study done by the Japan Inter-national Cooperation Agency (Jica) for the new gateway that is seen to...

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The El Niño that’s changing weather across the globe is now the strongest since the record event almost two decades ago. Sea-temperature anomalies in the...
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A Mindanao-based local company has been manufacturing agricultural equipment and machineries with nearly all parts fabricated in the country using locally produced steel parts. Save...

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The Department of Agriculture (DA) will allocate P43.86 million for a project that will establish “multiplier farms,” where farmers may get animals like native...

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GENERAL SANTOS CITY—A fishermen association here received tools, including small fishing boats, and seedling assistance  from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (Bfar)...

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PROPERTY developer Century Properties Group (CPG) Inc. said presales rose by almost half during the second quarter mainly coming from its flagship project in...

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SUBIC BAY FREEPORT—Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction-Philippines Ltd. (HHIC-Phil) announced on Tuesday it has recently built the first locally made carrier of liquefied petroleum...

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THE Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. (PSALM) is seeking opinion from government lawyers if it can proceed to conduct a negotiated bid...
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LESS than 24 hours after absorbing a stinging loss to South Korea, Gilas Pilipinas bounced back with an 85-71 rout of a club team...

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ARELLANO University survived College of Saint Benilde’s three-point shooting spree to eke out an 86-82 victory on Tuesday and stay in the top 4...

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By Howard Fendrich / The Associated Press NEW YORK—Even before Serena Williams set foot in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday night, her path through the US Open to...

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FIRST was Marcus Douthit. After he got naturalized, the 6-foot-10 American suited up for Gilas Pilipinas.  That was in 2012, the year we last...

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GILAS Pilipinas surrendered an 82-70 decision to South Korea to absorb its first loss in the William R. Jones Cup invitational tournament on Monday...

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THE new season of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) kicks off this Saturday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum with the centerpiece...
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By Gerrick D. Kennedy / Los Angeles Times THE 2015 Video Music Awards (VMAs) will, rightfully, be best remembered as a fiery train wreck where...

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Story and photos by Vic Sevilla IS art created merely to charm and indulge the senses? Or is it a representation of a larger concern...

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PHILIPPINES-BASED banks face sophisticated cybersecurity threats, an official of the Philippine National Police-Anti-Cybercrime Group (PNP-ACG) said. In an exclusive interview at Camp Crame, P/Supt. Elbert...

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INTEL Philippines Inc. has introduced a new platform the company said aims to maximize productivity, boost device ownership and promote digital inclusiveness in the...

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EXECUTIVES of a division of Emerson Electric Co. (EEC) expects to rake in $1 million from sales of its 3-in-1 rack in the country...

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Michael Ngan THE Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) region has always been exciting for investors. One of the biggest reasons for this is the...
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RECENTLY introduced in the country, the new generation Toyota Hilux Pickup boasts of more daring and commanding characteristics compared to its predecessor.  Now with...

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A WORD of warning to those who are planning to buy the Volkswagen Beetle. If you’re paranoid or suffering from inferiority complex or simply just...

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IMAGINE a ride to heaven and back. Well, not exactly the kind of paradise you have in mind, wherein you meet Saint Peter at...

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THE good news for the common tao is fuel prices continue to go down to the eternal joy of motorists from virtually all walks...

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By Story & photos by Randy S. Peregrino A REWARDING trip begins with a great vehicle and ends with a spectacular destination. There are also...

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Story & photos by Ronald Rey M. de los Reyes IF the Volkswagen Golf GTI blew your mind in more ways than one, then, it...

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ISUZU Philippines Corp. (IPC) continues to enjoy stellar performance for the first seven months of 2015, selling 4,876 units more compared to the same...

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By Patrick Tulfo / Photos by Ronald Rey de los Reyes IT seems that Mazda is on a roll nowadays. It has been launching one...

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WAS it in 1989 that the Lexus ES 350 first saw the light of day in the US? It’s been 26 years, indeed, when...

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SOME animals are compared to cars because of their behavior, power, style and speed.  In Thailand, the elephant was chosen as the country’s national...
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A LEADING urban planner recently stressed that the government must focus on modernizing the transport system particularly in Metro Manila “because there is no...

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By Issa Quirante THE morning air is always crisp, the afternoons are often a mixture of subdued warmth and a laid-back atmosphere, and the sun...

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I’VE always had a huge fondness for the kind of heritage structures we have here in the Philippines. I’ve had the unique opportunity to...

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THE best way to describe him would be simply this: He is a rock star in the Philippine real-estate industry. A businessman by profession but a...

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By Marianne Grace Sarmiento ROCKWELL Primaries, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rockwell Land, continues to reach a bigger market with its newest integrated vertical village...

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By Vernon Velasco EARNING itself the moniker “Quezon City’s University Belt (U-Belt),” Katipunan Avenue feeds into three of Metro Manila’s, and the Philippines’s, top learning institutions—Ateneo...
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By Kitty Stapp / Inter Press Service NEW YORK—Following in the footsteps of Pope Francis, who has taken a vocal stance on climate change, Muslim leaders and...

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MANAGUA—Central America’s toolbox to pull 23 million people—almost half of the population—out of poverty must include three indispensable tools: universal access to water, a sustainable...

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BILLINGS, Montana—United States and China officials took a major step on Tuesday toward an agreement to advance “clean coal” technologies that purport to reduce...
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By Story & photos by  Stephanie Tumampos | Special to the BusinessMirror HOW does one foster art and creativity in teaching astronomy and space science?  In...

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FILIPINO fishermen are catching less from the Philippines’s depleted oceans due to decades of overfishing, catching of juvenile fish, and use of illegal fishing methods,...

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BENHAM Rise Region, the newly acquired territory of the Philippines, may provide a wealth of marine resources and biodiversity when properly explored and documented. In order...
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By Courtney Quirin / The Associated Press CAPE TOWN, South Africa—They’re cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and are a tourist attraction near Cape Town. But...

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CINCINNATI—A zoo that has the last Sumatran rhino in the United States on Tuesday announced plans to send him to Southeast Asia on a...

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MARATHONERS and fun runners will have a chance to test their running skills in an undulating race course in Mount Makiling during the Second Asean...
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There’s no shortage of health myths out there, but I believe the truth is slowly but surely starting to seep out there and get...

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  As they say, “Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper.” We may have heard this once or...

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  Health Secretary Janette L. Garin recently expressed alarm that “tobacco has been identified as the primary risk factor in the Philippines for the range...

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  A side from posting a drastic decline in malnutrition prevalence rate to less than 1 percent, the city of Taguig had been given the prestigious...

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Skilled and licensed Filipino doctors are now available to give you medical assessment and advice, including basic health care and permissible medication over the...

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 The Turf Company’s president and Coo,  Mario Lopez, receives Toro Bull Award Mario Lopez, president and COO of The Turf  Company (middle) receives the 25...

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  Aging is inevitable. No matter how attractive a person looks, no one can be saved from the “wear and tear” ideology of our bodies...

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  Ever wonder how your skin talks back at what you do with it? Face:  What the hell is that! Ahhhh ouch that is burning! ...

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  ‘You ask, ‘What is life?­’” asked Russian author and playwright Anton Pavlovich Chekhov in a letter to his wife, Olga Knipper.  “That is the...
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By Danielle Gabriel FILIPINOS will get the chance to view more film treasures from past decades, as the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) strengthens...

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By Jonathan Kaiman & Julie Makinen / Los Angeles Times NOT long ago, global markets were fixated on a nation in the throes of financial upheaval. Its...

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THE recent fluctuations in China’s currency typify the best and worst of a globalized world, where developments in one place can instantly change the political...

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By George Jahn & Mohamed Ben Khalifa / The Associated Press VIENNA—Death and desperation mounted in Europe’s migrant crisis on Friday as Austrian police said...

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By Dalton Bennett & George Jahn / The Associated Press NICKELSDORF, Austria—An overpowering stench of death came from the truck on Austria’s border with Hungary as...

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By David Rising & Frank Jordans / The Associated Press BERLIN—German authorities braced for possible far-right violence in the eastern state of Saxony at the weekend,...
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