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PRIVATE holding firm Mr. Group of Cos. (MGC) announced plans to raise P150 million in the next two years to fund its program of providing financial support and other forms of assistance to the country’s start-up micro, small and...
AS job competition gets tougher, more millennials across the globe are pushing for advanced degrees. Some are even going the distance—literally thousands of miles away from home—to earn their diplomas abroad. Why? Because the payoffs of attaining a higher...
MEDICAL marijuana, globally recognized as cannabis oil, has been in and out discussions about health and treatments despite its notoriety as an addictive substance. The legalization of marijuana became more acknowledged around the world because of the stories attesting to its...
KALIBO, Aklan—The Aklan provincial government is converting its twin thrusts of agriculture and tourism into the development of the information and communications technology (ICT) industry. In a weekly Kapehan media forum here, former Vice Gov.  Gabrielle Calizo-Quimpo, who now chairs...
The country’s palay production in the second quarter likely expanded by 11 percent to 4.1 million metric tons (MMT), from 3.69 MMT recorded a year ago, according to the latest report of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). In its latest...
Saruttaya Ngam-usawan hopes to redisplay the form that netted her a breakthrough victory on the Ladies Philippine Golf Tour (LPGT) as she heads six other Thai shotmakers in the International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) Riviera Ladies Championship beginning...
PILMICO Foods Corp., the food group of the Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc., has partnered with Max’s Corner Bakery, for a bread-making competition open to student and amateur home bakers. Winners of the competition will be featured in Max’s Corner Bakery...
At the recently concluded 29th Annual Pacific Asian Consortium for International Business Education and Research (Paciber) Meeting, hosted and cosponsored by the Asian Institute of Management (AIM), business and academic leaders, industry experts and government officials addressed the changing...
PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications and Ericsson recently formalized an agreement to develop an Internet of Things solution to help in the protection and conservation of mangroves in the Philippines. Smart and Ericsson officials sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU)...
The Asean Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) will inaugurate its new building on July 29 at the University of the Philippines Los Baños in Laguna. The activity forms part of Asean’s golden anniversary celebration. “We dedicate the new ACB building to...
2014, GE Appliances launched FirstBuild to augment the strengths of a long-established company with those of an entrepreneurial start-up. Separation is the key. As a free-standing enterprise operating under its own brand, FirstBuild is decidedly not another attempt to transform...
AM radio DWIZ 88.2 and HOME RADIO 97.9 FM headed by D. Edgard A. Cabangon, Chairman of Aliw Media Group; VP and General Manager Randy Cabangon, EVP Ely Aligora and other officials. Also in photo are station managers Russel Fullozos...
Grape Seed Extract is underrated in the beauty industry. Little did people know that it’s rich in amazing health benefits. Commonly referred to as GSE, it contains a single yet powerful ingredient: OPCs (oligomeric procyanidins)—a type of polyphenol that is...
Calling all beauty and wellness enthusiasts! We have found a great place for you to feel healthy and pretty at the same time. You no longer have to choose one because you get to enjoy the best of both worlds...
WHEN the Moldex Group of Companies ventured into the real-estate industry in June 1987, the vision was clear and simple—to build quality homes that every Filipino family deserves. 30 years later and, with countless of developments and properties under...
AN advertising executive has called on Congress to look into the controversy surrounding the aborted “Sights” campaign of the Department of Tourism (DOT) and study the reactivation of Advertising Board of the Philippines (AdBoard) to avert similar cases in...
PRIDING itself as the only application in the Filipino language aligned with the kindergarten curriculum of the Department of Education (DepEd), the Batibot application widened its horizon as it entered the iOS platform on July 6. “The way we’ve developed...
Your starting salary serves as an anchor throughout your career. Starting too low could be a costly mistake. Don’t let these 10 common myths hold you back at the negotiating table. 1. I don’t have experience, so I have no...
Tim Cook recently confirmed that Apple is working on “autonomous systems”—which likely include cars. I see three different ways that Apple could use an autonomous car in the marketplace. 1. As a Trojan horse to sell more iPhones. Imagine a...
BORACAY ISLAND—The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has ordered the residents, hotel and restaurant owners in this resort island to practice waste segregation effective immediately. DENR Regional Director Jim Sampulna said Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu has issued...