Tuesday, May 5th 2015

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THE purported death of Jema’ah Islamiyah (JI) operative Abdul Basit Usman, a cohort of Malaysian bomb expert Zulkifli bin Hir, alias Marwan, has spurred...

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THE National Police said on Monday that it will intensify the campaign against crime. The campaign is implemented through the “Oplan Lambat Sibat” ordered...

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PRESIDENT Aquino signed the appointment papers of Dean Andres D. Bautista as new chairman of the Commission on Elections and two other new Comelec...

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THE Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has expressed gratitude to the Nepal government and a United States rescue group for saving two Filipino mountaineers trapped...

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THE independent review panel (IRP) constituted by the British School of Manila (BSM) following the death of one of its students has repudiated its...

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THE Philippine Stock Exchange Inc. (PSE) is set to close its deal to buy most with the Philippine Dealing System (PDS), which operates the...

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The Sandiganbayan has denied the request of television network CNN Philippines to interview the senators, who were charged with plunder, to make sure the...

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The tentative growth outlook of many of the large economies—most particularly the slowdown in China—is the single largest threat to the growth of emerging...
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THE second-largest telecommunications firm in the Philippines has launched an unlimited data-roaming service for its prepaid subscribers, expanding its current portfolio of international products...

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THE concessionaire for the P26.5-billion Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3 has tied up with listed builder EEI Corp. for the construction of the expressway’s...

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LAZADA Philippines is eyeing to expand in social commerce in one to two years given the high penetration of social networking in the country. Inanc...

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LEADING agriculture technology firm Calata Corp. said on Monday it will soon distribute stock dividends worth P215.9 million in favor of all its investors. In a...

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CASUAL games maker Xurpas Inc. said its income for the first quarter of the year reached P59.2 million as its revenues rose by more...

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TRANS-ASIA Oil and Energy Development Corp. (Trans-Asia) will supply the power requirements of five pumping stations of the Manila Water Co. Inc. (Manila Water). The...
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FLOYD Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao is over. Now it’s time for the hot takes. And most hot takes have come to an agreement: Saturday night’s fight...

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LAS VEGAS—Manny Pacquiao left Las Vegas around $100 million richer but with his boxing future very much up in the air. Pacquiao’s defeat to Floyd...

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DAVAO DEL NORTE—The National Capital Region (NCR) went six-of-six in artistic gymnastics to significantly break away from the field only two days into the...

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THE Philippines women’s volleyball team crashed back to earth after running into a brick wall, yielding a 25-12, 25-18, 25-15 decision to a mighty...

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THE University of Perpetual Help Altas’ young Nigerian center Bright Akhuetie captured Total Player of the Week (POW) honors after leading his school to...

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MERALCO hopes to sustain its good run in the Commissioner’s Cup as it battles GlobalPort in the main game of the Philippine Basketball Association...
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It’s a contemporary box of a house, shiny bright with silver shingles sitting right next to Interstate 90. Some call it “the Lego House.” Let’s...

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BY the time you read this, the frenzy brought about by the so-called Fight of the Century that happened on Saturday in Las Vegas...

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LOS ANGELES—Avengers: Age of Ultron proved its box-office might with an estimated $187.7-million launch in the US and Canada, the second-best domestic opening weekend...

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I recently read someone’s account of how difficult it is to be a mother and rolled my eyes at her sense of entitlement, as if...

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The Duchess of Cambridge had a baby girl on Saturday morning in London, Buckingham Palace announced. Prince William, 32, was present for the birth. The baby weighed...

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A CONTINUING education on the art market is much needed for people who want to venture into this most exciting facet of late capitalism. Many establishments...
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HYUNDAI Asia Resources Inc. (Hari) is investing, according to reports, a total of P1.2 billion in its newly inaugurated 10-hectare Hyundai Logistics Center (HLC)...

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MY father and I have the same birthday and we always celebrated it together. I remember that I had just turned seven in October...

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FORD Philippines recently concluded a grand presentation for the all-new Mustang. The “rock n’ roll”-themed event stimulated the audience’s anticipation as, one by one,...

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THE biggest fight in recent memory is set on Sunday (May 3, Philippine time). Our very own Manny Pacquiao is pitted against Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the...

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THE 2015 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ creates the kind of encounter that denotes a different level of driving pleasure.  Owing to its refined styling and...

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ON April 17 Isuzu Philippines Corp. (IPC) invited several members of the motoring media to test-drive the 2015 Isuzu D-Max on the Clark International...

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THIS phrase was derived from the speech of Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Chairman (MMDA) Francis Tolentino at the opening rites of the recent 2015...

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I HAVE yet to receive my car plate, almost three months after I have applied for a new registration. Is Land Transportation Office’s (LTO)...

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IT was a splendid midsummer Saturday morning. The sun was out. And the ebbed cool breeze from Tagaytay welcomed us as soon as we...

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IF the crowd that attended the opening of the recently concluded 11th edition of the Manila International Auto Show (MIAS) on April 9 was...
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ROCKWELL Primaries Development Corp. has crafted a stellar reputation of developing upscale and quality homes. Through this brand positioning, their first project has enjoyed...

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PREFERENCES have always been in constant flux as lifestyles evolve with the times and products change with them. This is particularly true for home...

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CITYSTATEProperties and Management Corp. (CPMC) recently turned over the transfer certificate of title to Rolando and Ruby Lorica for the lot they purchased at...

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THE Laureano di Trevi Towers—an exquisite three-tower condominium standing over Don Chino Roces Avenue in Makati City—is often referred to as the “Best Deal...

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REAL-ESTATE developers employ a unique strategy in bringing a community together by offering a variety of experiences sans the hassle of congested roads and...

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CITYSTATE Properties and Management Corp. (CPMC) recently awarded Guia and Willy Cheung their Transfer Certificate of Title (TCT) for a lot they purchased at...
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WASHINGTON—If you find yourself sweating out a day that is monstrously hot, chances are you can blame humanity. A new report links three out...

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THE Philippines and other developing countries must spend $28 billion a year by 2030 to adapt to climate change. These are huge sums by any...

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BEIJING—Women in the Chinese capital in the final stage of pregnancy during the 2008 Beijing Olympics—when officials strictly controlled air pollution—gave birth to heavier...
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THE Department of Science and Technology (DOST) declared Cauayan City in Isabela, Cagayan Valley, as the first “Smarter City” in the region and the first...

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IF countries’ greenhouse-gas emissions continue unchecked, one in every six species on the planet could go extinct. That is the finding of new research published...

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BRUSSELS—Ten years of debate in the European Union (EU) over the detrimental effects of the demand for biofuels for transport on food prices, hunger,...
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BAROBO, Surigao del Sur—In a gesture to give back what it takes from nature, a mining firm that has received awards for its best...

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SEATTLE—Visitors flocked to the leafy enclosure at Seattle’s zoo to watch the two elephants, Chai and Bamboo, as they used their long trunks to...

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TRY to look back 10 years ago. How does your place look like? Were there buildings and establishments back then? Were there trees? Was it...
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SM Prime Holdings Inc., the country’s largest operator of shopping malls owned by the Sy family, said its income nearly tripled in the first...

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LEGACY carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) started the year on a positive note, after recording $85 million in comprehensive income in the first quarter of...

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Second of three parts Despite strong opposition from the business sector, the Aquino administration seems bent on enacting the Tax Incentive Monitoring and Transparency Act...

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Currently, 219 million cases of malaria are estimated to occur around the world each year. Of that number, about 660,000 die each year, mostly...

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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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  IF it is more than three days between bowel movements and/or there is difficulty in passing a hardened stool, then you are suffering from...

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  First, it was just hearsay.  But, later on, it was confirmed. William Henry Gates—more popularly known around the world as Bill Gates, the man...

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Humans, who are warm-blooded beings, maintain their body temperature within a narrow range (within 1 or 2 degrees of 98.6°F) despite large fluctuations in...

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Five out of 10 Filipinos die of heart diseases. Unknown to many, there are several types of heart diseases, these include coronary heart disease,...
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DALLAS—Megan Lyons gave up a corporate job to follow her passion. The 30-year-old, who launched her fitness and nutrition coaching business 16 months ago,...

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Unlike previous generations of overseas Filipino workers, today's new breed of Filipinos expatriates end up in more white-collar jobs, with titles like software engineers,...

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MARIE ANN BARLISO, 25, was performing well as an employee at Expedia Inc., a Washington-based online travel agency that allows users to book for...

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RICKY LAUDICO, Marvin Agustin and Raymund Magdaluyo of the Sumo Sam restaurant concepts group are known for their success in managing restaurants—currently 50 and...

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Dear PR Matters, I am in corporate communications, and as such, we often have training sessions on various subjects like teamwork and leadership. I am happy...

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WITH developments in social media, real-time marketing efforts are more effective than ever. With Facebook, Twitter, and other popular social sites, as well as...
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