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Making farming ‘sexy’ again

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About seven billion people live on this planet and the population is expected to increase to 9.5 billion by 2050, putting pressure on the global community to raise food production by 50 percent over the following decades.

Posted: June 9th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Dev’t of more renewable energy sources urged

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The Philippines is third in the list of countries most vulnerable to storms, floods, earthquakes, droughts and sea-level rise, with the South Pacific island nations of Vanuatu and Tonga ranking much higher.

Posted: June 7th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Purisima: No big bang for ‘One Asean’ in 2015

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations become a single bloc—the Asean Economic Community—in 2015.

The year 2015 is something many people are looking forward to with both fear and excitement. It is the year when members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) become a single bloc—the Asean Economic Community (AEC).

Posted: May 28th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

‘It’s great to be here in the Philippines’

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Philippine President Benigno Aquino III delivers his speech at the opening of the two-day World Economic Forum on Asia in May 22, 2014, at the financial district of Makati city east of Manila, Philippines. The Philippines' successful hosting of the World Economic Forum on East Asia last week opened the world’s eyes to the country’s renaissance amid challenging global and regional developments.  AP Photo/Bullit Marquez

The Philippines’ successful hosting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia last week opened the world’s eyes to the country’s renaissance amid challenging global and regional developments and at the same time raised hopes that Filipino creativity and youth dynamism would be the salvation of a nation weary of boom-bust cycles.

Posted: May 27th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Biz Buzz: WEF vehicles on sale

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Big discounts have been set for some attractive vehicles that were used—very slightly used, we might add—during last week’s World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia in Manila.

Posted: May 26th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

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