Having someone who believes and encourages us can somehow boost our vigor in working on our dreams, even when dealing with challenges. For renowned sportsman and Cocolife ambassador Kiefer Ravena, he gains his inner strength to move forward in his basketball career from different people, especially his family, who believes in his endeavors and abilities. At an early age, the ...

By Richard J. Nethercott Through the Department of Energy's (DoE) Department Circular no. 2021-06-0015, The commercial operations of the Enhanced WESM Design and Operations (EWDO) officially commenced on June 26, 2021, in the Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao grids. Finally, twenty years (20) after the enactment of the Electric Power Industry Reform Act (EPIRA), the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) is ...

Headline inflation stood at 4% in July, the government reported on Thursday. -- PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCASPHILIPPINE INFLATION eased to a seven-month low in July, lending support to expectations for the central bank to keep its rates accommodative. Preliminary data released by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) on Thursday showed headline inflation at 4% in July, slowing from the year-on-year ...

COURTESY OF PHILIPPINE STOCK EXCHANGE, INC. ALL COMPANIES included in the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) indices will be required to raise their public float level to 20% by December 2022, the bourse operator said on Thursday. In the memorandum published on Thursday, the PSE said it is raising to 20% the free float level requirement for companies to be included ...

PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCAS THE PHILIPPINES should focus on diversifying its economy to produce high-quality jobs and more competitive products, according to the United Nations in the Philippines. In a policy brief released on Thursday, the United Nations in the Philippines said the country was among Asia's early industrializers in the early 1900s but has since failed to respond to ...

SAN Miguel Corp. (SMC) returned to profitability to finish the first half with a net income of P29.57 billion, reversing last year's P3.99-billion loss, as all of its major business units posted "robust recoveries." "While there is no doubt that the uncertainties brought about by the pandemic will continue to have an impact on our businesses, our strong performance in ...

AYALA-LED AC Energy Corp. reported an attributable net income of P1.42 billion in the second quarter, down by 28% from P1.97 billion year on year, despite higher revenues from its power business. In its quarterly financial report filed with the local bourse, Ayala Corp.'s listed energy platform said electricity sales in the three months ending June hit P7.63 billion, higher ...

JGSUMMIT.COM.PH PLDT, Inc. saw its attributable net income for the second quarter grow 10.9% to P7.1 billion, as high demand for data and broadband continued. "Sustained demand for data and broadband reinforced total service revenues across the company's three customer segments -- Home, Enterprise and Consumer Wireless. Home registered the highest revenue increase in the second quarter," the fully integrated ...

NICKEL ASIA Corp. incurred a 579% increase in its attributable net income for the first six months of the year to P2.73 billion due to stronger ore sales prices and sales volume. The listed mining firm said in a stock exchange disclosure on Thursday that its attributable net income for the January to June period is an improvement from the ...

1 of 9 THE TESTIMONIES of people affected by extrajudicial killings (EJK), a couple in a turbulent relationship, a media studies student who meets his most admired broadcaster, and a story of a family man who climbs to the peak of the mountain while recovering from a traumatic experience are among the non-competition highlights in this year's Cinemalaya Philippine Independent ...

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