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Minivan Comparo: Honda Odyssey and Toyota Alphard

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While I love supercars, sports cars, tuner cars and purpose-built track-only performance cars, I have to admit that it is quite tiring to drive one. It feels good to be inside a low-slung cockpit but it’s a real pain in the arse to get in and out. The equally low-slung ride-height makes clearing ramps, humps and steep driveways a real agonizing experience as these cars’ low front bumpers, chin spoilers and/or diffusers will scrape themselves against the cold hard concrete or asphalt, then do so again when the long-wheelbase chassis’ middle section scrapes itself.

Posted: February 12th, 2013 in Motoring | Read More »

Biz Buzz: Stumbling block to banking deal of the decade

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While Bank of the Philippine Islands has entered an advanced stage of negotiations to acquire a controlling stake in Philippine National Bank, the prospective banking deal of the decade seems to have encountered a major stumbling block—getting the imprimatur of taipan Lucio Tan.

Posted: November 26th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

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