Sunday, December 21st 2014

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HAVANA—Cuban President Raul Castro sent a blunt message to Washington on Saturday as the White House works to reverse a half-century of hostility between...

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THE leadership of the House of Representatives has vowed for the passage of the measure lowering income-tax rate for individuals this 16th Congress.  Speaker...

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NEW YORK—Oil’s plunge is spreading both pain and gain across the globe. The price of a barrel has fallen by about half since June, punishing...

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MALACAÑANG welcomed on Saturday the Philippines’s recent inclusion to the European Union’s (EU) Generalized System of Preferences Plus (GSP+), which would allow the country...

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COMMUTERS using the railway systems in Metro Manila will be greeted by an increase in fares in January, even as these infrastructures have been...

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UBS Securities Pte. Ltd. sees the peaking of US interest-rate growth may hinder the Philippines’s credit growth next year. UBS’s Asia-Pacific economic perspectives saw...

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THE information-technology (IT) industry in the Philippines is expected to end the year with an 11.4-percent growth over 2013 driven by strong consumer spending, healthy economic...

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ALCANTARA Group’s listed company reported that it is on time of achieving its fivefold power-generation expansion in Mindanao by 2018 as planned. Alsons Consolidated...
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UNIVERSAL Robina Corp (URC) of the Gokongwei Group of Companies is supplying fuel ethanol to Flying V. In a statement over the weekend, URC said it has...

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AMERICAN casual-dining restaurant TGI Fridays is marking its 20 years in the Philippines amid growing sales, new-store openings and a recent industry citation that...

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GULF carrier Emirates is seeking to extend by a month its provisional authority to operate a third daily flight between Manila and Dubai as this is...

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THE Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management (PSALM) Corp. will raise additional funds to pay off its debts by privatizing its real-estate assets, the...

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THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) is set to auction this week more than 4,600 metric tons (MT) of smuggled rice, which could bring in...

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The insurance industry is expected to rebound next year, after a positive but slower growth this year compared to record-high growth in both premium...
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WHY are you acting so surprised? I am kind of surprised that the Boston Celtics did not trade Rajon Rondo much earlier. They dispatched...

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LOS ANGELES—Dreaming of Kevin Durant? Easy to do. He was a main theme while at Staples Center. And he didn’t even play because of a...

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SAN ANTONIO—Damian Lillard scored a career-high 43 points, including 16 after regulation, and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the San Antonio Spurs their second...

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SAN Miguel Beer braces for a strong Talk ‘N Text comeback as the Beermen gun for a 2-0 lead in Game Two of the...

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BALTIMORE—Michael Phelps will avoid jail time on drunken driving charges after the Olympic great entered a guilty plea in Baltimore District Court on Friday...

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TEAM University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP)-Philippines snatched another gold medal courtesy of Ateneo swimming sensation Hannah Dato on the penultimate day of...
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WHEN it comes to holiday attire, people generally fall into three camps: staid and classic, casual everyday wear, or absurdist and loud. I’m talking...

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FOR people who have hectic schedules and are always on the go, time is gold and every second counts. Here in the Philippines, where...

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THE Middle East always fascinates me.  I love to see its magnificent mosques, shop at its gold souks and walk on paved streets, meeting...

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LOCATED near Little Tokyo in Makati City, a meat shop has opened its doors to serve the community and hungry meat-eaters from all over...

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THE landmarks to Beeffalo are darkness and talahib (tall weeds). Funny as it may sound, guests eventually discover that it is quite accurate. The...

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‘ANG hindi marunong lumingon sa kanyang pinanggalingan ay masahol pa sa hayop at malansang isda.” This most quoted line of Dr. Jose Rizal reminds...
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DRIVEN by the continued positive outlook on the economy leading to a stable investment, the Philippine property sector will enjoy another banner year in...

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NEW Beverly Hills-themed township is set to beef up Southern Manila’s vibrant growth and progress The South that people know will no longer be...

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IN all honesty, most real-estate developers pretend to be a friend of heritage, but the truth is it’s really a pain in their ass....

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GIVING you the right blend of rural and urban atmosphere, Amaia, Ayala Land’s economic housing arm, launched a new community in Cabanatuan City, Nueva...

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STRAINING under an overpopulated urban landscape, the megacity of Metro Manila, home to some 12 million Filipinos, is in dire need of a solution....

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THE quality of suburban living goes several notches higher as Ayala Land Premier (ALP) introduces The Courtyards—the group’s latest suburban development in the Alabang-Cavite...
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Again, it’s the time of the year when extra calories lurk around every corner.  So the common dilemma is: How do we enjoy the festive...

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Which is better for people with type 2 diabetes who want to control weight and blood sugar: eating two large meals or eating six...

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The fashion world recently added a new member to its roster. LZD by Lazada was launched to bring fresher and a more suited taste...

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Aspen Philippines Inc. was launched uniquely as the first South African pharmaceutical company in the country.  Its mother company, Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Ltd. holds...

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There’s no better way to celebrate Christmas and New Year than by spending some quality time with family and loved ones. From December 15, 2014...

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Your kids could feel lousy at times. But if they become louse-y, that’s an entirely different matter; one that needs immediate attention! School is one...
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