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House threatens to go solo on Con-Ass

AFTER being spurned by the Senate, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez yesterday said the House of Representatives will go it alone in convening a constituent assembly to introduce amendments to the Constitution.


Senate’s crucible

January 19,2018
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‘What galvanized the senators to take this stand is the obvious desire of the House to ram through the process of changing the Constitution to pave the way for the shift to a federal form of government.’


San Mig stakes win run vs NLEX

By MICHAEL JUGADO | January 19,2018
DEFENDING champion San Miguel Beer stakes its unbeaten record when it battles a skidding NLEX side tonight in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Astrodome in Pasay.


Let the Pho begin!

By ALEXANDRA ROCHA | March 20,2014

THE recent rise of Manila’s dining scene has been fueled by the exhilarating openings of restaurants in almost every form and cuisine, and this year the possibilities are endless. The Moment Group, undeniably one of the players (named Restaurateur of the Year in 2013 by Esquire) responsible for uplifting the local scene with the success of unique and concept-driven restaurants ‘Cue, BurgerBar, 8Cuts and NamNam, is bringing to Manila one of Cebu’s most exciting and promising concepts: the Vietnamese noodle shop Phat Pho. 

Special Features

Financial inclusion improves

January 15,2018
In comparison with our Asean peers, the Philippines was generally in the middle group in terms of number of financial institutions and ATMs per 10,000 adults. The country ranked highly in terms indicators per 100 square kilometers, indicating smaller distance to the nearest branch or ATM. In terms of usage, the number of deposit accounts per 10,000 adults in the Philippines was lower than most of our peers except Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Myanmar

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Column of the Day

About noxious candles; man’s cunning

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | January 19,2018
‘Few things set the romantic atmosphere of the gentle flicker of a fragrant candle’s flame, be it on the dining table, in the bathroom, on the backyard table on a starry night.’

Opinion of the Day

Carpio’s terms for PH Rise research

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | January 19, 2018
‘China should not be allowed to conduct marine scientific research in Philippine Rise which the United Nations Commission on the Law of the Sea has recognized as part of the Philippine extended continental shelf.’