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'Ber' months are here: Are you ready for holiday spending?

As of 09/01/2014 11:45 AM
It's never too early to get ready for Christmas. Here are some tips on how you can maximize your holiday spending Full article

Abaya explains why he rode MRT coach for women

As of 09/01/2014 9:30 PM
MANILA – Transportation Secretary Jun Abaya said he accepted the challenge to ride the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) to conduct a "safety visit" on the train system that has been hounded by technical glitches in recent weeks. Full article

PTT Philippines hikes gas, diesel prices

As of 09/01/2014 8:41 PM
MANILA – PTT Philippines announced on Monday a price hike for its gasoline and diesel products effective Tuesday. Full article

Tacloban airport to be closed for repairs

As of 09/01/2014 7:52 PM
MANILA – The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) is scheduled to temporarily close the Daniel Romualdez Airport in Tacloban City to repair potholes on the runway, which was caused by typhoon “Yolanda” in November last year. Full article

Dumaguete among world's 'best places to retire'

As of 09/01/2014 7:25 PM
MANILA – Dumaguete, the capital of Negros Oriental in Central Visayas, is among the best places to retire around the world, according to the 2014 Retire Overseas Index released by the Overseas Retirement Letter. Full article

Fuel prices seen to rise this week

As of 09/01/2014 4:06 PM
MANILA, Philippines – After seven consecutive rollbacks, motorists are in for a spike in gasoline prices. Full article

DOE calls for creation of regional energy plans

As of 09/01/2014 3:54 PM
MANILA, Philippines – Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla is calling for the creation of regional energy plans in the country as part of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) efforts in intensifying energy security and sustainability. Full article

DTI sees boost from new investment team

As of 09/01/2014 3:25 PM
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is expecting more investments in the country with the creation of the Investment Ombudsman Team (IOT). Full article

Japan says electronics OK during take-off, landing

As of 09/01/2014 2:42 PM
Japan on Monday relaxed a ban on the use of electronic devices such as smartphones and tablets in flight, following similar moves by the United States and the European Union.   Full article

Xiamen Airlines eyes flights to Manila - report

As of 09/01/2014 2:35 PM
Chinese carrier Xiamen Airlines is seeking to mount flights to the Philippines, the Philippine Daily Inquirer reported on Monday. Full article


RICH LIST: The 50 richest in the Philippines

Henry Sy

(UPDATE) – Forbes magazine on Thursday released its list of the 50 richest Filipinos for 2014.

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8 tips to make your business bloom

Armando "Butz" Bartolome

Want to make your business bloom? Here are some tips from The Business Mentor Armando Bartolome