TOM CRUISE in Top Gun: Maverick (2021) -- IMDB.COM LOS ANGELES -- Paramount Pictures has pushed the release of the Tom Cruise movie Top Gun: Maverick to November from July, the studio said on Friday, a move that deprives theaters of what was expected to be one of the biggest releases of the summer blockbuster season. The sequel to 1986 ...

FILINVESTGROUP.COM GOTIANUN-LED Filinvest Development Corp. (FDC) saw its attributable net income fall by 29% to P8.5 billion in 2020 as it was "not spared by the severe impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic." "Coming from a landmark year in 2019, the COVID-19 pandemic brought an unexpected pause to our 2020 plans," FDC President and Chief Executive Officer Lourdes ...

BANKS DID NOT avail of rediscount loans in March, leaving the central bank's facility untapped for the first quarter of the year. "There are no availments under the peso rediscount facility and the Exporters' Dollar and Yen Rediscount Facility (EDYRF) covering the period January 1 to March 31," the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said in a statement on Monday. ...

THE PESO weakened against the dollar as coronavirus cases in the country continued to rise and with the economic outlook in the United States showing some improvement. -- BW FILE PHOTOTHE PESO retreated against the greenback on Monday amid cautious sentiment due to the continued increase in infections and with the dollar becoming more appealing as the US economy moves ...

COURTESY OF PHILIPPINE STOCK EXCHANGE, INC. PHILIPPINE shares declined on Monday as investors remained cautious amid the continued surge in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases and as Metro Manila and nearby provinces were placed under a slightly more loose lockdown. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) declined by 26.53 points or 0.4% to close at 6,518.64 on Monday, while ...

UNSPLASH By Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza and Vann Marlo M. Villegas, Reporters THE PHILIPPINES is studying a plan to set up a vaccine development center and may assign production to the private sector under a private-public partnership (PPP) deal, according to the Department of Science and Technology (DoST). Officials of the agency had met with their counterparts in the Health ...

THE DEPARTMENT of Health (DoH) reported 11,378 coronavirus infections on Monday, bringing the total to 876,225. The death toll rose to 15,149 after 204 more patients died, while recoveries increased by 267 to 703,625, it said in a bulletin. There were 157,451 active cases, 97% of which were mild, 1.7% did not show symptoms, 0.5% were critical, 0.6% were severe ...

PHILSTAR Less contact tracers to be hired for longer service period THE DEPARTMENT of Labor and Employment will hire 5,000 contact tracers instead of the initial plan of 12,000 to allow them to work for a longer period as requested by local governments where they will be deployed. During a virtual briefing on Monday, the department's Information and Publication Service ...

2 northbound lanes of Skyway Extension now open and temporarily toll-free TWO of three lanes of the Skyway Extension project's northbound section have been opened to motorists, San Miguel Corp. (SMC) announced on Monday. The northbound section that covers four kilometers from Susana Heights to Sucat in Paranaque can now be used by light vehicles like cars and vans with ...

PHILSTAR A THIRD ROUND of economic stimulus is likely to be enacted and Congress is currently exploring with economic managers how to fund it without adding to the budget deficit, including withdrawing retained earnings from government corporations, the chairman of the House of Representatives committee on ways and means said. In a statement Monday, Representative Jose Ma. Clemente S. Salceda ...

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