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1: a second chance that never came

My most vivid memories of childhood all happened within 24 hours. The first memory starts with me yelling at my dad and the last ends with him dead. 848 more words

When Should Evidence - Or Rather Lack Thereof - be Ignored?

When the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) was about to publish their 2014 workshop proceedings, eyebrows were raised in particular after reports of a press conference emerged. 612 more words


Talking Turkey

The global headlines were dominated over the weekend by news of a coup attempt by the military in Turkey. Although the coup ultimately failed, the repercussions and fallout effects in what is the 18th largest economy in the world as measured by gross domestic product (GDP) are likely to be felt within the country for some time going forward. 36 more words

Market Outlook

DBFTA goes to Quirino and Nueva Vizcaya

The Export Marketing Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) held series of seminars on Doing Business in Free Trade Areas (DBFTA) and Generalized Scheme of Preferences (GSPs) on June 15 & 16, 2016, in Quirino and Nueva Vizcaya, respectively. 126 more words


MSMEs urged to follow int'l standards

The Department of Trade and Industry’s Industry Promotion Group (DTI-IPG) urged micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to follow international product standards to break into the global market – in a seminar conducted under the Negosyo, Konsyumer, at iba pa (NKATBP) event held in Waterfront Hotel, Cebu City last June 11. 125 more words

SME Development

Chisinau - Part 1

I returned to Chisinau (Republic of Moldova) in mid-May. It was first visit since July 2010. Our college has a partnership with the Academy of Economic Studies (ASEM) in Chisinau, and we have been working with them since 1992. 1,183 more words


About a month ago, I read Middlesex, the Pulitzer prize-winning novel by Jeffrey Eugenides, whose first novel was The Virgin Suicides. I had seen the film version of Suicides, directed by Sofia Coppola, but that isn’t why I bought Middlesex. 823 more words