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Big diesel

1 of 8 FORD PHILIPPINES found itself in quite the unusual situation in June last year when it brought back the mighty F-150 (its 13th generation) just as the 14th generation of the model was being unboxed in the US. Nonetheless, the two-variant return of the (now previous-gen) Ford F-150 …

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Virgil Abloh honored in his final fashion collection show in Miami

EU.LOUISVUITTON.COM LOUIS Vuitton honored Virgil Abloh at his last fashion collection show in Miami on Tuesday, just days after his sudden death prompted an outpouring of tributes for the industry’s most high-profile black designer. Drones formed Mr. Abloh’s initials and spelled out the words “Virgil was here” in the sky …

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Haus Talk to lead initial public offerings in 2022

By Keren Concepcion G. Valmonte, Reporter THE Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) has approved the initial public offering (IPO) of residential property developer Haus Talk, Inc., the first company to list on the local bourse in 2022. This comes as more companies are set to list on the main board of …

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Deutsche Bank traders face ‘choppiest times’ in market

REUTERS DEUTSCHE BANK AG traders are facing almost unprecedented volatility in interest rates, currencies and emerging markets in the fourth quarter, even as other parts of the investment bank benefit from rising stock markets and a surge in dealmaking. Fixed-income markets have been “a tale of two cities,” with credit …

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Calendar girl times 5

GINEBRA San Miguel’s new Calendar Girl — actress, dancer, reality star, and model Chie Filomeno – not only graces five new calendars from the spirits brand, she comes to life through an online interface. Each one-page calendar features the full year and Ms. Filomeno in one of five poses: on …

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What is adaptive clothing and how can it make life easier for people with a disability?

1 of 2 Have you ever tried to do up a zip or button a shirt one-handed? Put on a pair of jeans while seated? Do you know someone with Autism Spectrum Disorder who can’t stand the feeling of certain fabrics against their skin? If your feet are different sizes, …

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Retailers expect ‘handsome’ sales despite Omicron

By Revin Mikhael D. Ochave, Reporter LOCAL retailers remain optimistic about strong holiday sales despite the threat of the potentially more contagious Omicron coronavirus variant. Retailers are looking forward to “revenge spending” during the holiday season, said Steven T. Cua, president of the Philippine Amalgamated Supermarkets Association. “Barring any strong …

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Villar developing 2,000-hectare business district

EVIA Lifestyle Center facade, featuring Villar group brands such as AllAmerican, AllBikes, and AllHome. — PHOTO BY KEREN CONCEPCION G. VALMONTE By Keren Concepcion G. Valmonte, Reporter REAL ESTATE tycoon Manuel B. Villar, Jr. said he is developing a 2,000-hectare central business district in the southern part of the Greater …

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A watch for a very special lady

1 of 2 ROLEX places ladies (notably, a dame, and even a princess) in a new campaign released on Dec. 1. The one-minute spot features the watch itself, but also wearers like marine biologist Sylvia Earle, the golf champion Annika Sorenstam, the opera singer Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, pianist Yuja …

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