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  • News & Current Events,  Society

    Drowsy Driving Is as Dangerous as Distracted and Drunk Driving

    Maybe you have an infant and are sleep-deprived. Perhaps you have been working too much and are driving home at late hours. Maybe you’re on a new medication that makes the afternoon slump feel 10 times worse than usual. Whatever is causing you to get drowsy at times of day when you will be behind the wheel of your vehicle needs to be remedied sooner rather than later. A car crash could be the result if you don’t take action against your own drowsy driving. The Price of Drowsy Driving Sleep is one of the biggest necessities that gets sacrificed in our busy lifestyles. Job, kids, exercise, socializing – these…

  • Gadgets

    Has Apple Already Reached its Peak?

    This September sees the release of the new iPhone 7. The iPhone is arguably Apple’s flagship product these days and the unveiling of a new model creates a buzz like no other. Yet with the competition catching up and in some cases over taking, is Apple still top of technology tree? This article will examine whether it is still the cultural phenomenon that it once was. Since being formed in the seventies by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne Apple has grown to become one of the world’s most profitable companies. FXCM state that the company’s share price has increased 20,000% since it went public in 1980. It is…

  • Business & Features

    Creating the Perfect Doughnut to Eat

    When you walk into a bakery, it is easy to get overwhelmed by the delicious smells emanating from the oven and from the bakery case. All of the sugars, toppings, and frosting meld together to create a sight and a smell that is inviting. When most people go to a bakery, they are looking for one thing and that is a doughnut. When they see trays of doughnuts being rolled out on bakery casters, their mouth begins to water. So the question is, what does it take to make the perfect doughnut? First, it’s good to admit the fact that very rarely do you find a bad doughnut. In this…

  • Politics & Law

    How To Get The Very Best Lawyer For Your DUI Charges

    Being charged with DUI in the state of California is a very serious charge that should never be taken lightly. Being convicted of DUI charges could lead to imprisonment, heavy fines, or even the loss of your license. If this is the first time you have been charged with this offense, you may be entitled to expect some consideration and leniency, provided you show proof of remorse and an intention to make full restitution for any damage you may have caused. If this is a second or third offense, you may find yourself less able to escape a round of consequences that may result in the loss of your liberty…

  • Business & Features

    Business Matters: The Philippines’ First Show on Corporate Citizenship Premieres On Bloomberg TV

    Rarely on Philippine television history that business shows were produced. And it will be the first in the country that a TV documentary on corporate citizenship to air today. It’s about time that such kind of TV shows will be patronized not just by people in the corporate world but to be understood even by ordinary citizens. At 9:30pm to 10pm today, the pilot episode of Business Matters would surely tick the interest of many enthusiasts. Business Matters will feature exemplary CSR programs as it delivers groundbreaking content on Corporate Citizenship, a business aspect which is integral in building societal progress. Expect stories of change, hope and accomplishment amidst diversity…

  • News & Current Events,  News Coverages

    A Call For Entries: THE 2016 BRIGHT LEAF AWARDS

    The 10th year of Bright Leaf Agriculture Journalism Awards is kicking off in its search for the best agriculture stories for 2016. Launched in 2007, Bright Leaf invites journalists from all over the Philippines to submit their stories and photos for a chance to bring home the prize for the following categories: • Agriculture Story of the Year • Agriculture Photo of the Year • Tobacco Story of the Year • Tobacco Photo of the Year • Best Television Program or Segment • Best Radio Program or Segment • Best Agriculture News Story National • Best Agriculture News Story Regional • Best Agriculture Feature Story National • Best Agriculture Feature…

  • Business & Features

    Tips for Women Truckers

    Women have been trucking since 1929 when Lillie Drennan became the first woman to get her CDL. Since then, an increasing number of women have worked owner-operator trucking alongside their male counterparts. However, the truth is women still have an uphill battle in the trucking industry. Check out the following list of tips to help you do your best and get ahead as a woman trucker. Bridge the Confidence Gap Numerous studies have shown men generally take more risks than women, are more likely to ask for promotions, and tend to go for opportunities more confidently. This is often referred to as the “confidence gap.” Interestingly, these studies also found…

  • Business & Features

    Why You Should Try Online Trading

    With the economy still being as stagnant as it is, people are always looking for new ways to make some extra money. Ideally, these ways to make money will not require a lot of time. This is because if you work a full-time job, you will not have much free time remaining to pursue any money making activities that are very time-consuming. Fortunately, the Internet has provided a wide variety of ways for average people to make money in their spare time from the comfort of their home. One of the most popular of these methods is online trading. Here are are some examples of why you should give online…

  • Business & Features

    6 Aspects Which Make a Great Business Leader

    Being a business leader means more than just owning a company or being hired as a CEO of some lucrative corporation. A leader has the respect of others and peers through demonstrated capabilities. Having money doesn’t mean that anybody will follow you when ever you want. In fact, people often follow a great leader even if he or she is broke. It’s all about commanding respect and how others view you as a professional and as a person. Determination A good leader is determined to succeed and will get his or her hands dirty to make it happen. It’s one thing to delegate responsibility, but it’s another if you’re not…