Follow us on Spotify BusinessWorld B-Side Thrice-a-week Zoom meetings birthed Winning Still: Essays from the Philippine Sports Landscape during the Pandemic, an anthology of essays written by accomplished Filipino sports stakeholders and personalities. In this B-Side episode, Ateneo de Davao University athletics director and Winning Still project coordinator Emmanuel Rene "Noli" S. Ayo tells BusinessWorld senior reporter Michael Angelo S. ...

Cocolife stands out as a Filipino leader in the insurance industry Cocolife leads through the current crisis with a dedicated mission to serve. The efforts made by management during the COVID-19 pandemic, under the leadership of Cocolife's President and CEO, Atty. Martin Loon, have propelled the business to become among the top companies in the insurance industry. Cocolife's efforts have ...

REUTERS THE ANTI-MONEY Laundering Council (AMLC) expressed confidence the Philippines will be removed from the Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) "gray list" by January 2023, as it works with other government agencies to plug gaps in implementing measures against "dirty money" and terrorism financing. The FATF on Friday kept the Philippines on its gray list, although it acknowledged the country's ...

MORE THAN P13 billion has been collected in the government's tax amnesty programs so far, the Department of Finance (DoF) said. The estate tax amnesty program has yielded P5.17 billion from 67,823 individuals as of Sept. 7, Finance Assistant Secretary Dakila E. Napao said at a virtual press briefing. The government has also collected P7.89 billion from the tax amnesty ...

Patricia M. Marasigan, 46, sells grapes and oranges outside the Batangas City Public Market. By Luz Wendy T. Noble, Reporter MARY GRACE T. CANGMAONG, 48, lost her job as a saleslady at the Chinatown Gold Center in downtown Manila after it was closed in mid-March 2020 amid a coronavirus pandemic. Her salary was below the P537 daily minimum wage when ...

YIBEI GENG /UNSPLASH ANALYST estimates for Asia's corporate profits have fallen to more than a decade low relative to global peers, and further downgrades are on the horizon as China's economic growth slows and global supply constraints remain. After soaring past pre-pandemic levels on vaccine and reopening optimism, the 12-month forward earnings-per-share forecasts for MSCI Asia Pacific Index members began ...

LUXURY stores are reopening in Greenbelt 3 including Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Dior, Thom Browne, Bvlgari, and Kenzo. WHILE things might still look gloomy in the retail arena as the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic keeps stretching out, things are actually looking up, especially for luxury brands. FAME+ Market Days, a reconfigured online version of the capital's biggest design fair, brought ...

1 of 2 By Patricia Mirasol RETAILERS wishing to capitalize on the upcoming Christmas season have to ensure their holiday marketing connects with customers at every point of the shopping journey. According to digital commerce platform Adobe Commerce, this entails personalizing interactions at scale, adapting shipping strategies, increasing customer engagement touchpoints, and preparing in advance for key shopping dates. A ...

By Arjay L. Balinbin, Senior Reporter DITO CME Holdings Corp. expects revenues from Unalytics, Acuity Global, and Luna Academy to more than double next year, the company's president said. "2022 is when we become ambitious. You'll see more than doubling of [their] revenues," DITO CME President and Director Ernesto R. Alberto told BusinessWorld in a virtual interview on Oct. 21. ...

A STILL from the Netflix series Squid Game -- IMDB.COM SEOUL -- The "Made in Korea" green tracksuits and pink jumpsuits worn by characters in Netflix's global hit Squid Game have proven a pre-Halloween bright spot for a South Korean garment industry struggling during the pandemic. A 500-square-meter garment factory in the Seongbuk district of the capital Seoul was humming ...

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