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16 CADPI sugar refinery workers now out of danger after toxic shower in Batangas


The Central Azucarera Don Pedro Inc. (CADPI) assured its stakeholders on Wednesday that the 16 casual workers who were injured in its sugar refinery in Nasugbu, Batangas on Good Friday have all been declared “out of danger.”

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

544 firms adopt flexible work week


More than 500 establishments voluntarily adopted flexible work arrangements, such as the compressed work week, in 2013 to improve business competitiveness and productivity, according to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bangsamoro peace deal to unleash Mindanao’s economic potentials, says MBC

Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) FILE PHOTO

The landmark signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro would pave the way not only for lasting peace but also economic development in the poorest regions of Mindanao, the Makati Business Club (MBC) said.

Posted: March 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Food firm to help feed 300k schoolkids in typhoon-hit regions


The Philippines’ biggest canned food company, Century Pacific Food Inc., is helping the government feed some 300,000 schoolchildren in areas devastated by Super Typhoon Yolanda.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Ex-envoy fights city hall


It’s a no-win situation for Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla if he gets into an argument with Sen. Serge Osmeña in public over the latter’s statement that he is a lousy manager.

Posted: March 18th, 2014 in On Target | Read More »

Estrada, city council want share in ports’ income


Barely three weeks after Manila imposed an expanded truck ban and drew protests from businessmen in the cargo moving sector, its councilors passed a resolution asking for a share in the income of port operations in the city.

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Aquino a poor manager–Osmeña

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UNDER FIRE  Sen. Sergio Osmeña (left) wanted President Aquino to fire Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla two months ago but his plea fell on deaf ears.

A key political ally of President Aquino on Thursday blamed him and Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla for the country’s power supply woes, calling both officials “awful managers.”

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Aim high, think big, Aquino urges entrepreneurs

Jollibee. FILE PHOTO

Aim high. That was President Benigno Aquino III’s message during a milestone celebration of a fast-food chain Tuesday.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Banks extend hours due to truck ban

The Manila City government’s move to shorten the running time for truckers under a revised truck ban will soon result in longer working hours for some Landbank and Development Bank of the Philippines employees and warehouse personnel.

The Manila City government’s move to shorten the running time for truckers under a revised truck ban will soon result in longer working hours for some government bank employees and warehouse personnel.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Charter change bill takes off in House

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr.: Why the rush? INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Charter change took a step closer to reality with the approval on Monday of a resolution to amend the protectionist provisions and foreign participation limits in the Constitution, despite dire warnings from local businessmen and legal experts.

Posted: March 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

LPGMA to look into Solane price rollback

LPGMA party-list Rep. Arnel Ty:. Photo from www.congress.gov.ph

Even with the price cuts made public, the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketer’s Association would look into the price rollback of one of the industry’s major players.

Posted: February 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Parañaque City makes CCTV cameras a must


The city government of Parañaque has followed the lead of other local government units (LGUs) in requiring the installation and use of closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras in all business establishments, including schools and private subdivisions, in the effort to deter criminals and help solve crimes.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

MRT expansion supplier wants faster court order


The winning bidder for the Metro Rail Transit expansion project on Monday said that it wants a speedy resolution on the case that the Metro Rail Transit Corporation (MRTC) and the Metro Rail Transit Holdings against the Department of Transport and Communication.

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Opinions split on Napoles turning state witness
  3. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  4. Plunder complaint filed vs PNP chief, firearms office head over license delivery deal
  5. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  6. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  7. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  10. Boy ‘sexually assaulted’ at Indonesia international school
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


  • What Went Before: Malacañang allies alleged involvement in pork scam
  • Timeline: Napoles tell-all
  • 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  • Napoles surgery in Makati hospital successful
  • Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  • Sports

  • Mixers trim Aces; Painters repulse Bolts
  • Donaire junks Garcia as coach, taps father
  • ’Bye Ginebra: No heavy heart this time
  • UAAP board tackles new rules
  • Baguio climb to decide Le Tour de Filipinas
  • Lifestyle

  • Entering the monkhood a rite of passage
  • Haneda International Airport: A destination on its own
  • Wanted: Beauty queen with a heart that beats for the environment
  • Kim Atienza: At home with art and design
  • Life lessons I want to teach my son
  • Entertainment

  • Return of ‘Ibong Adarna’
  • Practical Phytos plans his future
  • In love … with acting
  • From prison to the peak of success
  • ‘Asedillo’ location thrives
  • Business

  • Philippine Airlines to stop shipment of shark fins
  • PH banks not ready for Asean integration
  • Stocks down on profit-taking
  • Banks allowed to use ‘cloud’
  • SMIC to issue P15-B bonds
  • Technology

  • ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
  • Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  • Engineers create a world of difference
  • Bam Aquino becomes Master Splinter’s son after Wiki hack
  • Mark Caguioa lambasts Ginebra teammates on Twitter
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 24, 2014
  • Talking to Janet
  • Respite
  • Bucket list
  • JPII in 1981: walking a tightrope
  • Global Nation

  • PH seeks ‘clearer assurance’ from US
  • China and rivals sign naval pact to ease maritime tensions
  • What Went Before: Manila bus hostage crisis
  • Obama arrives in Tokyo, first stop of 4-nation tour
  • Believe it or not: Filipinos love US more than Yanks
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