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Changing the channels

By MARGIE T. LOGARTA September 20, 2019 SANJIV VOHRA President and Chief Executive Officer, Security Bank Corp. “It was an interesting opportunity, a new challenge that was very different from what I had been doing. The job scope, responsibility and accountability were very different. It was a great move for …

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Blessings of being 70

By The Manila Times September 15, 2019 Reaching the age of 70 feel like nearing an imaginary “expiry period.” One is warned to already go slow, take it easy, to not forget taking the medicine and to avoid slipping on the floor. The Bible states, “In themselves the days of …

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Making the world a kinder place – one step at a time

By The Manila Times September 15, 2019 Distillery launches Acts of Random Kindness movement with specialty wine Envisioned to promote, encourage and motivate people to perform small acts of kindness wherever they are, and post and share when they find people doing deeds of kindness on social media, Emperador Distillers …

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Margaret Atwood: An author’s timeline

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE September 15, 2019 Canadian author Margaret Atwood speaks during a press conference at the British Library to launch her new book “The Testaments” in London on Sept. 10, 2019. (AP Photo) PARIS: Here are key dates in the life and career of award-winning Canadian novelist Margaret Atwood, …

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Margaret Atwood returns to Gilead in The Testaments

By HILLEL ITALIE September 15, 2019 This Aug. 21, 2019 photo shows author Margaret Atwood posing for a portrait in Toronto, Canada. The longtime Toronto resident has written the year’s most anticipated novel, “The Testaments.” (AP Photo) TORONTO: From a park bench on the Victoria College campus, Margaret Atwood — …

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Alden Richards sparks hope in ‘The Gift’

By The Manila Times September 15, 2019 Beginning September 16, a glimmer of hope will shine through in the midst of darkness with GMA Network’s inspirational drama, “The Gift.” The original primetime soap is headlined by no less than Asia’s Multi-media Star Alden Richards as the street-smart and high-spirited Sep, …

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Toy story

By LIANE D. REYES September 13, 2019 MYRNA TANG-YAO President and Chief Executive Officer, Richwell Trading Corp. “At the time, toys were considered a luxury. Toy stores were unheard of. I had to change this way of thinking. But, I also had to ensure that the Barbie doll was something …

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