Monday, February 2nd 2015

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The irony continues—the poorest Filipinos had to pay more for less. Data released by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed that the poorest 30...

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A Chinese manufacturing gauge sank to a more than two-year low in January, adding pressure on the government to stimulate an economy that last...

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All Value Holdings Corp. of the Villar Group said it will spend some P5.5 billion to P6 billion in putting up its All Home...

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Resurgent growth in the final three months of 2014, from a rather tepid growth performance three months earlier, allowed some private foreign bank analysts to...

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Amanifesto containing the master plan to expand microinsurance coverage in the Philippines was signed by the government and the private sector to ensure that...

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The leadership of the House of Representatives has committed to passing the proposed Philippine Fair Competition Act (PFCA) in March, after the Joint Foreign Chambers...

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CITY of San Fernando—“There are no more illegal dumps in Sasmuan, and no more garbage in riverbanks.” So said Mayor Nardo Velasco on Friday, as...

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CABANATUAN CITY—Some 478 families in this city’s informal waste sector (IWS) have benefited from the city government’s social-services program for the poor and marginalized. ...
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EFFECTIVE February 1, Philippine Airlines (PAL) will integrate the cost of passenger-terminal fees for international flights as a component of ticket cost. This move, according...

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LISTED media conglomerate Now Corp. has increased its authorized capital stock to P2.12 billon, slightly lower than originally planned, to bankroll the firm’s expansion plans. The...

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THE country’s largest distributor of electrical power, Manila Electric Co. (Meralco), foresees itself transforming into an Internet company that provides power at the same...

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A SOLAR-power system provider has installed a 20.5- kilowatt solar rooftop on one of Rustan Coffee Corp.’s Starbucks branches. The Starbucks branch, located within Saint....

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For the next five years, the Philippines will remain as the world’s top source of abaca, the strongest-known natural fiber, a global market research...

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In preparation for the summer months, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said it will work with the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) to put up...
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MELBOURNE, Australia—Serena Williams stuck out a fist in mock triumph and mouthed “C’mon,” careful not to push her point too far. The 33-year-old Williams was...

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TALK ‘N TEXT needed a fourth-quarter outburst from import Richard Howell to turn back the upset-conscious Blackwater five, 88-78, to gain a share of...

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CEBUANA Lhuillier and newcomer Bread Story-Lyceum go for the clinching victory on Monday in their respective Philippine Basketball Association D-League Aspirants’ Cup quarterfinal matchups...

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NO one stays on top forever. If they are atop the pole position for an extended amount of time, then that’s not only an...

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MELBOURNE, Australia—Novak Djokovic reached a fifth Australian Open final, avenged a long and arduous loss to Stan Wawrinka, and ensured he’d renew an old...

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THE 2015 Le Tour de Filipinas embraces an emotional and patriotic theme to honor the 44 Special Action Force (SAF) troopers who were killed...
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And just like that, January is over. Funny that at the onset of the love month, we would bump into some interesting personalities one after...

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THE parking lot at my gym is still full. There are still many new faces. I love the new energy. It must be all those New...

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AS many of us begin to make good on our resolutions to get in better shape by exercising more and losing weight, let’s not...

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THE family drama Parenthood understands the frustration of the quiet achiever. It’s an issue Jason Katims’s drama has often addressed directly, whether through teenage Haddie (Sarah...

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A WEEK after flying Pope Francis to Tacloban and then back to Rome, the flight crew and service staff of pioneering flag carrier Philippine...

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OVER the holidays, there must have been plenty of sparkling wine bubbling away in glasses raised to good health and good fortune. Champagne. Cava....
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TODAY, living in a garden atmosphere is one of the aspirations of modern Filipinos. They want to get a break from the rage and...

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AS demand for power and energy prices continue to surge, property developers and other industry players are searching for more ways to help promote...

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PACIFIC Paint (Boysen) Philippines Inc. recently launched four color themes to boost its position in the market and allow users more choices in choosing...

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INVESTING on property stocks will be productive in 2015 as the country is expected to post economic growth, according to stock, market analysts recently...

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MEGAWORLD Corp., a leading property developer founded by billionaire Dr. Andrew Tan, expressed optimism that it can grow in all market segments and post...

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WE’RE already midway into the first month of 2015, and this early, property developers are expecting this year to open up more opportunities for...
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The World Health Organization (WHO) last week said that urgent action is needed to reduce the increasing burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and prevent...

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Start the year fresh with some of the hottest fitness trends of 2015. For nine years the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has...

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In one of the scenes of the movie Rainman, Dustin Hoffman (in a role that earned him his second Oscar trophy) and heartthrob Tom...

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Are you a track and field enthusiast? A basketball loving kind of guy? Or do you fancy becoming the outside hitter of a volleyball...

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Perhaps, the pineapple is the only available edible bromeliad today.  This multiple fruit is actually made up of dozens of individual floweret’s that grow...

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Do you have a healthy relationship with exercise? If not, it could be sabotaging your efforts—just as an unhealthy relationship with food can sabotage...
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