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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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Rice production seen hitting 3.36 MMT in Q3

Despite the projected reduction in palay harvest area and yield, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said paddy-rice output in the July-to-September period would still reach 3.36 million metric tons (MMT). In its report published on...

PHL eyes Japan ODA for farm mechanization

The Philippines is keen on tapping overseas development assistance (ODA) from Japan to finance a program of the Department of Agriculture (DA) which aims to provide Filipino farmers and fishermen with modern equipment and...

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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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Professional advice on taking great travel photographs

Professional photographer and filmmaker Jimmy Chin, 43, originally began taking photos as a means to support his mountain-climbing habit. As an adventure photographer, he...

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

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...