BanKo ramps up digitalization efforts

THE microfinance arm of Ayala-led Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) aims to grant more loans to self-employed micro and small business owners as its way of helping them fully recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. Some P9 billion worth of loans were released to the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) last year, marking 2021 […]

Korindo in its Transition to an Eco-Friendly Company

JAKARTA, Oct 3, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Environmental issues and climate change get increasingly highlighted as nature declines at unprecedented speed and level. Continuous innovations and mass movements become necessary to soften impacts from the crises. Korindo Group acknowledges the need to transform into a more environmentally-friendly company by creating breakthroughs in […]

Cabaero: Quality over quantity

The common saying “quality over quantity” applies to many aspects of life, including governance. Whenever one proposes to increase the number of public representation, this line comes to mind.The saying applies to the suggestion of former senator Juan Ponce Enrile, now chief presidential legal counsel, to double the number of senators from the current 24 […]

More than 350 prisoners freed 

THE BUREAU of Corrections has released more than 350 inmates, including sick and elderly ones, as it tries to decongest the country’s jails.  “I hope that we never see each other again,” bureau Director-General Gerald Q. Bantag told inmates in Filipino at a ceremony for their release, which was streamed live on Facebook on Tuesday.  […]

Alviera Country Club, Inc. to conduct annual stockholders’ meeting via online remote communication on Sept. 30

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AirAsia says passengers buying more baggage allowance as ‘ber’ season kicks in

AIRASIA Philippines said domestic passengers are purchasing more baggage allowance along with their tickets starting this September as the country ushers in the holiday season.AirAsia said its domestic passengers are purchasing more baggage products as of September first week during their ticket purchase and even as they check-in at the airport. This is evidenced by […]

ICTSI Subic deploys more equipment to boost productivity

LISTED port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) announced on Wednesday that its Subic Bay International Terminal Corp. (SBITC) is deploying more equipment to boost its landside operations. SBITC is now deploying additional rubber-tired gantries (RTGs) to improve its productivity, in line with the growth prospects of North and Central Luzon, ICTSI said in […]

Espina: Celebrations 3

Indeed, more events continue to accentuate business and industry.Civic clubs and the Academe added more seminars, inauguration and product launching. Festive weddings, anniversaries, entertainment concerts and birthday parties gathered a larger crowd.The yearly Pasigarbo sa Sugbu brought back street dancing where towns competed for best performances. The huge Abellana grounds and bleachers were filled with […]

Skills mismatch, not graduate influx, better explains rising joblessness, economists say

By Diego Gabriel C. Robles THE RISE in unemployment baked into the government’s economic assumptions for next year points to a skills mismatch within the labor pool, with many unfilled positions in the construction industry alone, economists said, after the government claimed that joblessness will swell largely because of the influx of graduates from the […]

BoB Financial and Snapdeal Launch Co-Branded JCB RuPay Contactless Credit Card

MUMBAI, INDIA, Sep 2, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – BOB Financial Solutions Limited (BFSL), the wholly-owned subsidiary of Bank of Baroda (BoB) and Snapdeal in partnership with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and JCB International Co. Ltd. have announced the launch of the Snapdeal BoB JCB RuPay Credit Card. The card is […]