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FOCUS | 5 strategies for Philippines in a new era of global uncertainty, Part 2 05-Oct-14, 1:12 PM | Cesar Polvorosa Jr., InterAksyon.com
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BREAKING NEWS as of 24-Oct-14, 9:24 PM In New York Ebola case, crowded city complicates efforts to track exposure Chad says Nigeria deal with Boko Haram to free girls still on VIDEO | Trillanes-Tiu ocular affords a peek into Batangas estate tied to Binay Suspected killer of transgender call center agent stabbed 18 times arrested in Caloocan VIDEO | Dalia Pastor a no-show at prelim hearing of Enzo slay; alleged brains de Guzman denies plot Tacloban airport apron rushed to accommodate 1-M attendees of Liturgical Mass by Pope Francis DOH: HIV/AIDS cases could to hit 30,000 by yearend Del Monte Pacific sets fresh fund-raising to retire debt U.S. gov't to pay PH P87 million for damage of Tubbataha Reef - DFA Monsod spells out arguments why Congress should stop funding APECO PNoy urged to extend deadline for Martial Law victims' claims filing WEEKEND GUIDE | Oct. 24-26: PH Lit Fest, Fashion Week, Halloween fetes Comelec launches iRehistro campaign for voter biometric registration PH Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2015: Spanish brands make their debut Fil-Ams to enjoy greater protection with signing of PH-US accord on labor rights
Del Monte Pacific sets fresh fund-raising to retire debt The $360-million preferred share sale comes on the heels of the recently concluded sale of P93.50-million worth of common shares.
PH stock index barely holds above 7,100-mark The PSEi is 1.43 percent up for the week.
Operation of Agus-Pulangi hydropower plants may be turned over to private sector Various quarters in Mindanao are opposed to this, fearing they stand to lose the benefit of lower power rates brought about by the facility.
PNoy calls for more 'merchant' plant investors to secure the Philippines' power needs Manila Water to provide service to Filinvest Land subdivision Drop in oil, electronics purchases pull down August imports Three major nations absent as China launches World Bank rival in Asia Public hearing scheduled for reduction of public jeepney fares Lucio Co holding firm acquires Laguna property for second community mall COCKTALES | Tantocos take P1.2B off the table as GSIS joins Rustan's investors
OPINION | Joining Islamic State is about 'sex and aggression,' not religion 8:33 am | Arie W. Kruglanski, Reuters It is easy to look to religion for an explanation of why young men -- and some women -- become radicalized. But it is psychology, not theology, that offers the best tools for understanding radicalization -- and how best to undo it.
INSIGHT | Poverty, Migration and Family 11:46 am | Archbishop Socrates B. Villegas (president, CBCP) In dialogues with Overseas Filipino Workers, it has become clear that many who have sought employment abroad have done so because they feel, rightly or wrongly, that in the Philippines, they do not get what they deserve.
COCKTALES | Ortigas Family Feud: Nieces vs Uncles in fight over Greenhills, Pasig estates 10:41 am | Victor C. Agustin The landed Ortigas clan has hardly shaken off the dust that emerged from the Mexican stand-off between former Ambassador Francisco 'Paqui' Ortigas III and his equally landed wife, Susana Madrigal Bayot, yet another family fissure threatens to erupt in public.
MEL STA.MARIA | Presidentiables: hypocrisy, honesty and accountability 10:13 am | Atty. Mel Sta. Maria The people must not be misled. Before voting for politicians who will affect our lives for a period of six years, we, as citizens, must know their philosophy, attitude, physical and mental health, demeanor, relatives, friends, business associates and yes, almost every aspect of their lives.
COCKTALES | PAL versus CX's red-eye to New York? Both land at 7 am! 11:21 am | Victor C. Agustin A check with the Cathay Pacific website showed that the Hong Kong carrier will offer five, that's right, five daily flights to New York on March 15, when PAL launches its four-a-week frequency.
COCKTALES | What property bubble? Ayala just sold a P200M penthouse in The Fort 11:42 am | Victor C. Agustin Ayala Land Premier loaded up the bi-level penthouse with a private 25-meter lap pool, an owner-only accessible elevator, and, this is not a misprint, a 600-sqm private garden.
JESSICA ZAFRA | If you think your marriage is unhappy, 'Gone Girl' will cheer you up. 10:22 am | Jessica Zafra If you're looking for something to affirm your faith in human nature, do not go near this movie. If you want an absorbing entertainment in which the violence simmers just below the surface from beginning to end, 'Gone Girl' is for you.
COCKTALES | Govt commissioners hold 'hostage' defiant Enrile-linked firm 2:19 pm | Victor C. Agustin Philcomsat Holdings Corp. told shareholders Friday that two nominees of the PCGG who had been rejected in their desire to be appointed to the board of two PHC-related companies have in turn taken 'hostage' the PHC petition to resume trading at the stock exchange.
REVERSING DOWNWARD TREND | PH needs new politics with a new tax culture at its core 12:56 pm | Prof. Amado M. Mendoza Jr., InterAksyon.com By several standards, the Philippines has fallen behind her East Asian neighbors and suffer from predictable consequences. To reverse the trend, we need a new politics which has a new tax culture at its core. Tax compliance among our citizens will improve if political leadership improves.
Are 'Hong Kong people' still Chinese? Depends on how you define 'Chinese' 6:31 am | Alan Chin, Reuters Democracy, even applied to the seven million citizens of Hong Kong as opposed to the nearly 1.4 billion population of China, seems a dangerous harbinger of chaos and tumult for the regime.
FOCUS | 5 strategies for Philippines in a new era of global uncertainty, Part 2 1:12 pm | Cesar Polvorosa Jr., InterAksyon.com At the national level, as the global economic and climactic crises continue to create havoc, what are the five strategies that the Philippines can adapt to enhance long-term survival and achieve prosperity?
COCKTALES | Bautista takes over as RSA-SMC team exits from PAL 3:22 pm | Victor C. Agustin The formal management turnover is set for October 15, but already, according to the Philippine Airlines grapevine, Jaime Bautista is all set to transition from his seat-warming 'general manager' designation to the expansive presidential chair to be left behind by RSA.
MEL STA.MARIA | Gilas fans' disappointment is not hatred; but Coach Chot should be retained 12:37 am | MEL STA.MARIA Coach Chot may have gotten it wrong - equating the Filipino fans' disappointment with hatred. There is no 'hatred' in a Filipino fan's heart when it comes to basketball, there can only be disappointment. And they are two totally different things.