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UP among best universities in Asean


The University of the Philippines (UP) was ranked among Asia’s best university in 2013, the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asian University Rankings showed.

Posted: April 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

BIR trumps Michelin in rating restaurants


The government has put out a unique ratings guide for restaurants—ranking them by the taxes they pay rather than their menu to shame those cheating the state out of revenues.

Posted: October 10th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Did you know: Taguig competitiveness

Taguig ranked first among cities in Metro Manila and second nationwide in terms of dealing with construction permits in the 2013 Doing Business study by the World Bank, which analyzed how easy or difficult it was to do business in the country. Overall, out of 185 countries, the Philippines ranked 138th in terms of ease in doing business, slipping two places from 136th last year.—Schatzi Quodala, Inquirer Research

Posted: June 10th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

German Chancellor Merkel keeps No. 1 ranking; 15 newcomers to list

German Chancellor Angela Merkel  AP FILE PHOTO

NEW YORK – German Chancellor Angela Merkel remained as the most powerful woman in the world for the third consecutive year, according to a press release on Forbes’ 10th annual ranking of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women.   Merkel is followed by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff at No. 2, and Melinda Gates, Co-Chair of […]

Posted: May 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Inquirer still No. 1 in nationwide readership

inquirer national readership

The Philippine Daily Inquirer remains the country’s most read newspaper, according to the latest survey by The Nielsen Co. The latest Nielsen Media Index/Consumer and Media Views survey, covering the third quarter of 2012, found that the Inquirer is the newspaper of choice of 47.5 percent of respondents nationwide who had read a newspaper the day before. The Inquirer is way ahead of the Manila Bulletin (33.7 percent) and the Philippine Star (33.2 percent).

Posted: December 2nd, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »