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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

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...

Nick Joaquin Literary awards winners 

This year’s winner of the Nick Joaquin Literary Awards (NJLA) were all young writers with long writing careers ahead of them, a hint, perhaps, that the late National Artist for Literature and Philippines Graphic...

Native ingredients, traditional techniques ‘star’ in Madrid Fusión Manila 2018

WHEN everything old becomes new again. That is how the fourth serving of the Madrid Fusión Manila (MFM) will be rolling out next year, as world-acclaimed chefs come to the Philippines to talk about native...


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...

Solon wants Pinoys to stop wasting food

A leader of the House of Representatives is pushing for the passage of a measure that seeks to reduce food waste by requiring businesses to donate or recycle excess food. Currently, Deputy Speaker Sharon Garin...

The world’s best caviar doesn’t come from Russia anymore

Mention China alongside almost any food product, and people get nervous. After international incidents involving bleach-soaked meat, antifreeze-laced apple juice and pine nuts “unfit for human consumption”, the country “is known for tainted food...

The World





The Broader Look

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte assumed his post with a warning against the courts’ unwarranted issuance of injunction orders that tend to delay government projects. In his second State of the Nation Address in July, Duterte even wrongly called on the country’s Supreme Court to lift the temporary restraining order (TRO) against...
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First look: Apple’s luxury iPhone both copies and innovates

CUPERTINO, California—As soon as you see the iPhone X up close, you’ll realize that it’s nothing like any of the previous models that Apple...


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...


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...



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...


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...


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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First-ever private e-shuttle in BGC

BONIFACIO Global City (BGC) has become one of the major business and leisure hubs in the Metro—and still continuously developing. But unlike the Makati...

Autostrada marks twin milestones

AUTOSTRADA Motore, the official dealer of Ferrari in the Philippines, had a lot to cheer about on August 30th because, aside from commemorating their...

Speed limiter for road safety

Story & photo by Patrick P. Tulfo THE decrepit conditions of buses and trucks plying our roads have been put on the spotlight once more with...