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[OPINION] Food for thought: Hungry for change

Oct 03, 2018 - 9:33 AM

Please, before we say that we should not politicize food, consider this fact: literally everything we put in our mouths is political, and we haven't even started talking about sex

Growing middle class, ASEAN links boost PH investment prospects

Sep 19, 2016 - 10:30 AM

HSBC Philippines chief sees greater UK investor interest in the country while the head of the Philippines’ oldest conglomerate sees the ASEAN market and its growing middle class pulling in more foreign investors

Deacon fights 'throwaway culture' in hometown

Dec 31, 2015 - 12:39 PM

They ve become wasteful Reverend Angelo Lopez of Pangasinan says as he preaches love for the environment

ENVIRONMENTALIST. Lopez' advocacy stems from his days in the seminary when he began a tree planting project, which he plans to continue in his community after ordination. Photo by Bea Orante

The trouble with Filipino fanaticism

Oct 01, 2015 - 8:00 AM

When a large group acts in unison with only a few of its members being truly informed such movements are easy to manipulate and abuse

Beverage makers: Soft drink tax to 'burden' consumers, economy

Jun 19, 2015 - 7:31 PM

The Beverage Industry Association of the Philippines cites 4 reasons why it believes the proposed tax measure would be counterproductive

Buying power unchanged for almost half of Filipinos

Feb 16, 2015 - 6:55 PM

A Kantar Worldpanel survey shows 48 of Filipinos saying their buying power is unchanged since 2013 while 19 from class ABC say it decreased last year

Can you last an hour without using your smartphone?

Dec 04, 2014 - 2:40 PM

The latest report from Nielsen’s Evolving Digital Consumer report reveals that 3 of 4 Filipinos access the Internet through their smartphones averaging 3 hours a day

Smart, Globe reveal price for iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus

Nov 07, 2014 - 4:56 PM

Prices start at P1 799 for a monthly plan for Smart postpaid subscribers while Globe plan holders can avail them at a lowest price of P2 099

Smart, Globe to release iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus Nov 14

Oct 29, 2014 - 5:25 PM

Subscribers can now start pre ordering the latest Apple smartphones from these rival networks

Kids still play with toys, and it's good for business

Oct 18, 2014 - 9:30 AM

The official Philippine distributor of imported toys says there is still a sustained demand for physical toys despite competition from electronic gadgets

Nielsen: Filipinos snack with a conscience

Oct 01, 2014 - 12:31 PM

A global survey on snacking shows Filipinos to be purposeful and impulsive when it comes to snacks They also put a premium on health benefits but will always look for that occasional treat

20 tips to survive your 20s

Sep 01, 2013 - 7:22 PM

Your best era also depends on your outlook Here are some insights to live by

STEPPING OUT. The twenties are a time of open-mindedness and opportunity. Ask anyone past this stage

6 things to do right now to retire

Jul 28, 2013 - 6:35 PM

Who said retirement planning is for seniors only? 20 somethings can plan ahead too

RETIREMENT AT 20? It's never too early to prepare

The timeless echoes of freedom

Jun 12, 2013 - 3:44 PM

As we look deeper into the human spirit we will realize that real freedom is only possible when the human mind has become free from the limits of I and mine

FREEDOM TO DO GOOD. Freedom only becomes a value when it is balanced with responsibility

Good riddance, Facebook

Mar 31, 2013 - 1:17 PM

A candid letter to Facebook from someone who has realized it s time to move on