Tuesday, 30th September 2014

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CANDELARIA DERBY. Men use their hands to signal the amount of their bets at the 2012 Candelaria 7-Cock International Derby inside the Jaro Coliseum.  The annual cockfighting competition during the Jaro Fiesta in Iloilo City attracts cockfight aficionados from here, Manila and even abroad. At extreme left is Chito Tinsay, owner of the coliseum. (Tara Yap)

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Lifestyle check, anyone?

September 30,2014 01:08 AM

By: Wenceslao E. Mateo Jr.

THE ouster of the Gilas Pilipinas from the medal standings in the Incheon 2014 Asian Games in basketball should be a great frustration to many Filipinos.

No one expected that, following its victories in the FIBA Asia and outstanding performance in the FIBA World. Read more...

Powerful SRA

September 30,2014 01:06 AM

By: Modesto Sa-onoy

A friend going into sugarcane farming asked me whether there are protective measures that sugar producers can expect when the tariff barrier on imports of agricultural products come down by Jan. 1, 2015. I said that there is no tariff barrier since the government has entered into an agreement with other nations on the lifting of this protective wall for local products.  Read more...

From rags to riches...to ruins!

September 30,2014 01:04  AM

By: Jesus “Jess” Dureza

WE all know the popular catch phrase: "From rags to riches".  But there's a new one now we should watch out for:  "From rags to riches to ruins"! This is otherwise known as the 3RD GENERATION PHENOMENON.

This is what CanCham Governor CELSO VIVAS discussed with a few select Dabawenyos at a Davao Canadian Chamber luncheon business meeting at the Marco Polo a few days ago. Read more...

Statistics: Its role in globalization and regional economic integration

September 30,2014 01:02 AM

By: Dr. Rex Casiple

ON SEPTEMBER 20, 1990, former President Corazon C. Aquino issued Presidential Proclamation No. 647, “Declaring the Month of October of Every Year as the National Statistics Month”.  Read more...

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