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YOU want to be a CEO or a chief operating officer or a vice president of this and that major corporation. For whatever reason, it appears to be a kilometric, long shot to the moon because of your current status and hundreds of people competing for the same job, not…

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THE Philippines and Taiwan are locked in a new diplomatic row, this time over the deployment of Philippine naval ships to Ayungin (Second Thomas) Shoal in the Spratly Group of Islands. In a statement, Taiwan government said its foreign ministry “expresses its serious concern and firm opposition over the Philippines’…

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The Philippines must first address several issues such as its reputation for corruption before it can attract more foreign direct investments, according to British Ambassador to Manila Stephen Lillie. Lillie identified four challenges that the Philippine government must begin addressing in order to draw investors—unstable power supply, high corruption rate,…

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THE Court of Appeals (CA) stood firm on its decision finding the military accountable for the disappearance of Jonas Burgos after he was abducted in 2007. In a resolution penned by Associate Justice Rosalinda Asuncion-Vicente and concurred in by Associate Justices Remedios Salazar-Fernando and Franchito Diamante, the appellate court denied…

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TUGUEGARAO CITY: An incoming college freshman took his own life on Friday upon realizing that he could not enroll because his parents do not have money for his tuition. Denmark Gabug of San Lorenzo Village, San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte province, used a nylon cord to end his life. His family…

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Malacañang on Sunday said Taipei has not issued additional conditions with which the Philippines should comply before deploying its investigators to Taiwan. Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) are set to go to Taiwan today to conduct their own probe into the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman off…

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The confirmed death toll from fighting between soldiers and Abu Sayyaf rebels rose to 14 on Sunday as troops pursued the militants, a military spokesman said. Soldiers pressed on with their hunt for the rebels a day after a bloody clash on the remote southern island of Jolo, said Brig.…

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The Coordinating Council of Private Educational Associations (Cocopea) congratulated the newly-elected lawmakers and urged them to prioritize legislations that will boost scholarship funding and strengthen the quality of education in the Philippines. Dr. Jose Paulo Campos, Cocopea chairman, hoped that the new members of Congress will focus on raising the…

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Archbishop Emeritus Oscar Cruz on Sunday refused to declare American novelist Dan Brown a “persona non grata” in the country because of the novelist’s reference to Manila as the “gates of hell” in his newest book. Cruz’s statement was made in response to Malacañang’s move to refer the issue to…