DTI flags digital gap among businesses

A TRADE department official has flagged a potentially worsening digital gap among enterprises in the Philippines, pointing to the need for policies that address the divide.  Philippine firms that have adopted high-level technologies in their operations are usually large enterprises, exporters, and firms with foreign direct investment, Trade Undersecretary Rafaelita M. Aldaba said at a […]

Editorial: A year since ‘gahi’g ulo’

A year passes since President Rodrigo Duterte’s swipe at the Cebuanos for being “gahi’g ulo” (hard-headed) after seeing footage of “nonchalant” citizens’ movement in the time of quarantine. A supposed minion echoed the strike in a press conference later, and the Cebuanos had it, the backlash burst forth on social media. To recall, in June […]

Southeast Asia faces long road back to previous growth — survey

The prolonged COVID-19 pandemic is clouding economic projections for Southeast Asia, with most countries not expected to return to pre-pandemic growth levels for several years.  The Philippines will see the largest decline in average annual gross domestic product growth in the three years ending 2022 — more than five percentage points — compared to 2019, […]

Espina: Beauty, grace and charm

There have been so many issues about the Miss Universe pageant. This happens every pageant. It is really difficult to judge how beautiful a woman is despite the criteria set for selection. On YouTube, I came across a list citing a few beautiful women in the local movielandia. The list had Amalia Fuentes, Gloria Romero, […]

The Release of 2021 AI Most Influential Scholar (2000 Scholars) Annual List: the US Takes the Lead, Closely Followed by China and Germany

BEIJING, May 18, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The AMiner team of Tsinghua University released “2021 AI Most Influential Scholar Annual List” (“AI 2000 List” for short). The AI 2000 List aims to select the most influential and active top-cited scholars from the field of artificial intelligence worldwide over the past ten years […]

Malilong: Beautiful Cebu

MANY of my friends have taken to biking to relieve stress from the pandemic. It requires skill and human endurance to pedal safely through trails and highways, sometimes for as long as two days, pausing only for some carbo-loading and for catching a few winks. I envy them. At my age and after angioplasty, I […]

Eugenio: April 2021 Bazi destiny forecast

Bazi is a destiny reading discipline utilizing your birth date and birth time. Decoding one’s BaZi can lead to clarity in making a decision, understanding yourself better and having a clearer picture of what lies ahead. How can you best live your life for this month? To know your “Day Master,” follow these following steps: […]

Tell it to SunStar: The gender bias

WHEN will journalists realize that, when they report a burglary, it’s not necessary to write the gender of the criminals? How many major and minor crimes are committed by women? The recent story about P50,000 stolen at dawn from a parish in Tabunok declared that it was carried out by three “male” burglars who climbed […]

Fujitsu Named to FORTUNE Magazine’s 2021 List of “World’s Most Admired Companies” for Third Year Running

TOKYO, Feb 5, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – Fujitsu today announced that it has been named to FORTUNE Magazine’s 2021 list of “World’s Most Admired Companies” for the third year in a row. This year, 670 companies were nominated from 30 countries as the “World’s Most Admired Companies,” of which 332 were selected (15 of […]