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Monday Morning

How to Get Men Involved in Gender-Parity Initiatives

When it comes to programs aimed at increasing gender parity, diversaity officers struggle to engage men. In a paper recently published in Organization Science, we...

What Amazon’s Headquarters Wish List Signals About the Future of Cities

Amazon’s big announcement that it will build a second headquarters has caught the attention of local officials, economic development professionals and pundits across the...

Top News

Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings

MEXICO CITY—Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings early on Wednesday, looking for survivors of Mexico’s deadliest earthquake in decades as the number of...

Sports Illustrated 2018 Swimsuit Issue to showcase PHL sites

AN ARRAY of models with diverse profiles and backgrounds are headed to the Philippines this November, as the country’s exotic tropical locations are used as settings in the wildly popular Sports Illustrated (SI) Swimsuit...

Government taps new recruits to handle air traffic management at NAIA

Airport authorities have recruited new air traffic controllers (ATCs) to replace some of the retirees, now reportedly in their 70s and 80s, who were rehired by the government in the past due to the...

Perspective

The real campus scourge

By Frank Bruni | New York Times News Service Across the country, college freshmen are settling into their new lives and grappling with something that...

The Transformation of the ‘American Dream’

By Robert J. Shiller | New York Times News Service ‘The American dream is back.” President Donald Trump made that claim in a speech in...
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Government to hike tobacco floor prices

The National Tobacco Administration (NTA) will increase by P1 to P3 the floor prices of tobacco for trading years 2018-2019, after farmers and the private sector reached an agreement on Tuesday. The NTA said the...

Switzerland is about to ensure it never goes hungry again

They’re going to the polls on Sunday to decide on a constitutional amendment to guarantee food supply. Launched by the Swiss farmer’s association, the initiative has since been replaced with a government proposal that...

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The Broader Look

INTERRACIAL marriages in the country have existed long before the advent of air travel and the Internet.  It is defined as “a marriage between spouses who belong to different races”. Interracial marriage was historically a taboo in the US and outlawed in South Africa. It was formally declared legal in...
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Dingdong in the ‘Hood’

AS entrances go to a news conference meant to hype the upcoming launch of one’s new prime-time series, Dingdong Dantes’s was met with resounding...

Life

A tribute exhibit at León Gallery and charities at The Magnificent...

León Gallery (www.leon-gallery.com) celebrated the legendary Philippine Art Gallery, ground zero for Manila’s avant-garde in the 1950s, with a special show, titled Mid-Century Moderns:...

Tips to convert a spare room into a multifunctional walk-in closet

By Melissa Rayworth / The Associated Press Longing for a bigger closet? Remember that rooms in your home don’t have to be used the way they were...

Ronnie’s selfie secrets

I RECENTLY did an e-mail interview with young actor/dancer Ronnie Alonte in relation to his being an Oppo influencer. As you know, the Oppo F3...

Tourism

Southeast Asian Tourism Gems Shine in 30th ASEANTA Awards for Excellence...

ON August 8 the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) came to a historical turning point as it marked its golden anniversary. Culminating in...

Health & Fitness

Sleep: How much you really need?

WHY sleep? At one time, a kid asked, “Why do we need to sleep?  Can we stay awake  all the time?”  Good questions.  The thing is: “Sleep is a vital indicator of overall health and well-being,” the National satnitation foundation points out. “We spend up to...

Green

Biodiversity

Negros Island’s endemic babbler birds continue to decline–study

The population of endemic babblers at the Mount Kanlaon Natural Park on Negros Island continues to drop owing to habitat loss and human-induced air...

Science

S&T turns ordinary ‘bayong’ into export-quality bag

From their humble beginnings as makers of durable bayong or basket that is traditionally used to the market, Davao Oriental’s bag weavers are now...

Faith

CBCP to faithful: Participate in 40-day prayer campaign vs EJK

A pastoral letter from the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) dated September 12 began by lamenting the untimely deaths of Kian de...

Business Sense

As interest in flying cars continues to swell, one of the most prominent startups working on the technology has gained a big new backer. Lilium Aviation, a German company that held a successful test flight of the Eagle, its two-seat electric jet at its Munich base this year, announced recently...

BM Reports

AN iPhone X can pay for the property tax of nearly 19 houses in Quezon City. That is how it will come to if one believes Apolonia B. Lucido, a retiree. She told the BusinessMirror she has recently paid P2,724.43 ($53.42) for her three-story house in Barangay Tatalon, Quezon City,...
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Motoring

It’s more than just driving

AFTER all those years telling the stories of different people, I finally decided that it was time to write about the man who has...

Riveting action in the Vios Cup

Story & photo by Randy S. Peregrino WITH the fourth season approaching to an end, competing teams and its individual racers are becoming more and more...

Progress propels Cebu motorization; PAL expansion up

THE City of Cebu is fast becoming to be the Metro Manila of the Visayas. As the place now teems with people, it follows, almost,...