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Thursday, April 27, 2017
A person is said to have integrity if his or her actions are consistent with his or her principles, and his or her actions, beliefs, methods, measures and principles all come from a single core group of  values. An individual’s value system provides a framework within which the individual...

Beauties Riding Beauties

The 40 candidates of the Binibining Pilipinas 2017 pageant provided a stunning visual display to onlookers as they toured the Cubao area for the annual “Parade of Beauties”. Wearing dramatic floral-inspired swimsuits and head pieces designed by Domz Ramos, the ladies began their motorcade at the Kia Theatre, and...
Cars are getting bigger. For years motorists worldwide have been abandoning four-door sedans in favor of bulkier SUVs.   Carmakers have become bigger, too. Four car companies now make around 10 million vehicles a year in order to reap economies of scale, particularly in the mass-market sector of the business,...
By Andrew Ross Sorkin If you were to look for one ingredient that binds together the nation’s chief executives, top managers and boards of directors, you’d find a remarkably consistent commonality, now and in generations past: A disproportionate number of them are graduates of Harvard Business School. An MBA from HBS,...
By Jonathan Soble & Paul Mozur Toshiba, a pillar of the modern Japanese economy whose roots stretch back to the country’s industrial stirrings in the 19th century, warned on Tuesday that a disastrous foray into nuclear power may have crippled its business beyond repair. In a stock-market filing in Japan, Toshiba said...
Norway offers much to envy. The food is tasty, public services are great and the people are impossibly good-looking. Its trade policy looks equally desirable. Though it trades heavily with the European Union, Norway also can strike trade deals all over the world, either on its own or operating in...
A glimpse into the future of retailing is available in a smallish office in Hamburg. From there Otto, a German e-commerce merchant, is using artificial intelligence to improve its activities. The company already is deploying the technology to make decisions at a scale, speed and accuracy that surpass the...
By Chad Bray The accounting firm KPMG has fired six employees, including the head of its US audit practice, after it learned they were given improper warnings ahead of planned audit inspections by its regulator, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. KPMG said that an individual who had joined the firm...
LAWSUITS or class actions are now part of first-world business landscapes. And although you can challenge an unfavorable court decision on a legal case, there is no right of appeal in the court of public opinion, where the stakes can be much higher, making or breaking the reputation of...
ANG Misyon, a program that seeks to develop the untapped musical talent of some of the country’s unprivileged children, expanded its reach to 450 members last year from the 50 it started with in 2012. The program was formed by Federico Lopez, chairman of First Philippine Holdings Corp. (FPH); Eugenio...
TOP fashion-design students vying for the Aboitiz Green Fashion Revolution  (GFR)on April 22 (Earth Day) showcased their environment-friendly creations, following their completion of a three-month learning session conducted by the diverse company. The finalists from Asia Pacific College, De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde and SoFA Design Institute were given...
PHILAM Life has rolled out its newest campaign on financial literacy. Philam Life said life is not only about living better every day; it is also about living ready in the future. It begins with a positive attitude toward the future and thus the campaign is aptly named “Live Ready”....

How Best to Tax Business

By N. Gregory Mankiw | New York Times News Service The details of the tax code may not make your heart sing, but they are enormously important and, at long last, they may be changing. In fact, the next 12 months are shaping up to be a critically important time. Despite...
DAVAO CITY—The city government here has warned mountaineers not to use the Mount Talomo trail in their summer climb to the country’s highest peak, despite the controversial green light to reopen the mountain to regular climb after last year’s forest fire. In a statement released by the city government and...
As tens of thousands are drawn to beautiful beaches to beat the summer heat, a growing number of nature lovers are looking for other adventures, such as climbing some the country’s peaks. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) called on the public to have a worthwhile summer vacation...
Medina, Misamis Oriental, is a quaint town quite unknown to people from Metro Manila, despite its rich biodiversity and enthralling beauty. Not much has been written about this gem, tucked in a shoreline in between more famous destinations Cagayan de Oro and Butuan. A half-an-hour ride away from Camiguin, Medina is...
The sighting of a killer whale in Puerto Galera, a town in Oriental Mindoro and a popular tourist destination in Luzon, has caught the attention of marine wildlife-conservation advocates. The fascinating marine mammal, about 7 meters long, was photographed and posted on Facebook (FB) through the account of Kai Tagaki,...
Story & photos by Stephanie Tumampos | Special to the BusinessMirror In the 2014 Philippine Statistics Authority poverty report, the Filipino fishermen remain the poorest among the nine basic sectors. The report said that, with 39.2-percent poverty incidence, the fishermen have been living with an average earning of P178 a day,...
More than 50 officers and researchers from 10 state universities and colleges (SUCs) in the Philippines recently participated in a training-workshop to help them pursue their technology business incubators (TBIs). Titled “Training cum Writeshop on the Establishment of Agribusiness Technology Business Incubators”, it was spearheaded by the Philippine Council for...
LOS BAÑOS, Laguna—To protect bats and their habitats, understanding their basic ecological requirements is absolutely necessary. A program, titled “From Genes to Ecosystems: Understanding Fruit Bat Species and Genetic Diversity and Their Ecological Interactions with Plants in Tropical Lowland Forests”, addresses this concern. The Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and...
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