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February 23, 2017 4:00 PM Motorcycle industry revs up for faster growth this year

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine motorcycle industry is targeting to grow as much as 15 percent this year as it expects to overtake Thailand’s annual sales volume. Motorcycle Development Program Participants Association (MDPPA) officials said yesterday industry sales are forecast to accelerate 12 percent to 15 percent to 1.8 million to 1.9 million 6

February 23, 2017 8:55 AM Lopez: Duterte agrees no mining in watersheds

'Don't worry, you're my Cabinet secretary, and naniniwala rin ako na hindi dapat i-mina 'yung watersheds,' Environment Secretary Gina Lopez recalls President Rodrigo Duterte as saying MANILA, Philippines – Environment Secretary Gina Lopez on Thursday, February 23, said President Rodrigo Duterte agrees with her that there should be no mining in the country's 3

February 23, 2017 5:10 AM Mexico bristles at 'hostile' Trump deportation rules before U.S. talks

MEXICO CITY Mexico reacted with anger on Wednesday to what one official called "hostile" new U.S. immigration guidelines hours before senior Trump administration envoys began arriving in Mexico City for talks on the volatile issue. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security unveiled plans on Tuesday to consider almost all illegal immigrants subject to deportation 5

February 23, 2017 2:11 AM Apple 'spaceship' headquarters readies for boarding

San Francisco - Apple on Wednesday announced that workers will start boarding its futuristic new "spaceship" campus in Silicon Valley in April, fulfilling a vision set out by late founder Steve Jobs. The process of moving more than 12,000 people to a new campus that Jobs envisioned as a "centre for creativity and collaboration" was expected to continue 4

February 22, 2017 11:40 AM Motorcycle group eyes 1.9-m unit sales

The motorcycle sector asked the government to audit the compliance of motorcycle participants in the Motorcycle Development Program amid the projection of higher sales in 2017. The program grants registered firms zero tariff on imported motorcycle units. Motor Development Program Participants Association president Armando Reyes said the industry aimed 6

February 22, 2017 5:52 AM Good science, due process and mining

Is a golden mean possible in mining? Yes, but radical reforms in governance are necessary to get there. Aristotle’s concept of the "golden mean" is one of the most practical moral concepts I have encountered. According to this ancient Greek philosopher, "Virtue is concerned with passions and actions, in which excess is a form of failure, and so is defect 2

February 21, 2017 4:16 PM Ayala Land to raise P30 billion from debt market

PROPERTY developer Ayala Land Inc. is raising P30 billion from the debt market to fund its corporate requirements and refinance its short-term loans. The company’s board has approved the capital-raising activity when the country’s second-largest property developer will sell up to P20 billion in either retail bonds, corporate notes or bilateral-term loans 5

February 21, 2017 8:17 AM ASEAN ministers call for continuous South China Sea dialogue

MANILA, Philippines — Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) noted the importance of sustaining the momentum of dialogue in easing the tensions in the disputed South China Sea, the Philippines' top diplomat said on Tuesday. Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. said that a number of his counterparts expressed concern 4

February 21, 2017 6:39 AM Samsung drops from 7th to 49th in US brand reputation survey

A political scandal involving Samsung heir Lee Jae-Yong and the Note 7 snafu take their toll on the South Korean tech giant MANILA, Philippines – An annual survey in the US demonstrated the detrimental effects that recent incidents have had on Samsung's reputation. The South Korean tech giant experienced a big drop in this year's Reputation Quotient 3

February 21, 2017 5:50 AM Duterte admin targets inclusive growth until 2022

The Duterte administration plans to reduce poverty, especially in the provinces, as well joblessness through sustained robust economic growth in the next six years in line with the vision to make the country a high-income country by 2040. In a statement Tuesday, state planning agency National Economic and Development Authority said the Neda Board chaired 4