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  • DBP spearheads lending to ‘sunshine’ eel industry

    DBP spearheads lending to ‘sunshine’ eel industry

    The Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) has granted the first eel grow-out loan to Cacayan Aqua Ventures, Inc. (CAVI), a start-up corporation currently in the process of expanding its eel farming and grow-out operations in Laguna. The loan agreement signed …

  • PH anti-corruption drive improves in 7 years, think tank PERC claims

    PH anti-corruption drive improves in 7 years, think tank PERC claims

    In a global anti-corruption survey, the Philippines ranked No. 10 among 16 countries scrutinized, marking its highest performance yet in the last seven years. The government’s Investor Relations Office (IRO) in the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) yesterday disclosed that in …

  • GIR climbs to $83.47 billion in March – BSP

    The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) yesterday said the country’s gross international reserves (GIR) was up at $83.47 billion in the first four months, about $490 million more compared to end-March. BSP officer-in-charge, deputy governor Vicente S. Aquino said in a …

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  • Asia markets down ahead of Fed, Apple earnings hit suppliers

    Asia markets down ahead of Fed, Apple earnings hit suppliers

    Hong Kong, China -- Apple's suppliers were among the big losers in Asian markets Wednesday after it announced the first fall in iPhone sales, while overall trading was tentative before a Federal Reserve announcement later in the day. US tech giant Apple said …

  • Tips on change management for entrepreneurs

    Tips on change management for entrepreneurs

    Most entrepreneurs are dreamers. In fact, dreaming big is the very reason why a lot of us become entrepreneurs in the first place. We want to achieve success. Inside our empires, big or small, are embodiments of our aspirations and …

  • Asia markets sink as oil slide hits energy firms

    Asia markets sink as oil slide hits energy firms

    Hong Kong, China -- Energy firms led losses in Asia Tuesday as oil prices extended their recent losses, while most stock markets tumbled again and analysts questioned whether a recent rally may have run its course. Investors were handed a negative lead from …

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  • Etihad makes $103-M profit in 2015

    Etihad makes $103-M profit in 2015

    Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, announced its strongest annual financial results to date, with a net profit of US$103 million on total revenues of US$9.02 billion. The performance, which marked the airline’s fifth consecutive year of …

  • MNTC ready for increased traffic on election weekend

    MNTC ready for increased traffic on election weekend

    The Manila North Tollways Corporation (MNTC), concessionaire of NLEX-SCTEX, assures that traffic and toll collection management plans are in place for the anticipated surge in traffic from May 6 to 10, as people are expected to go to the provinces …

  • Panama Canal expansion exposes US port deficiencies

    Panama Canal expansion exposes US port deficiencies

    By Nick Carey The $5.2-billion expansion of the Panama Canal was expected to make US East Coast ports more competitive for cargo ships carrying televisions, tennis shoes and other products from Asia. But those hopes are fading. As the wider, deeper canal …

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  • A modern ‘soap opera’

    A modern ‘soap opera’

    The Robinsons Hotels and Resorts (RHR) division of Robinsons Land Corporation (RLC) has launched R Love Soap for Hope (S4H), which aims to bring cheap soap to those who need it most. RHR has partnered with Sealed Air/Diversey Care, a strategic …

  • Japan donates health centers for Yolanda-affected areas

    Japan donates health centers for Yolanda-affected areas

    The Japanese government has turned over two reconstructed Regional Health Units (RHU) and one submersible fish cage to help residents of the municipalities of Abuyog and Dulag, Leyte and Guiuan, Eastern Samar. These projects formed part of the Japan-funded Quick …

  • Freewaters: Change in every step

    Freewaters: Change in every step

    Natural-born innovators and surf buddies, Freewaters founders Eli Marmar and Martin Kim have set their sights on something great – the opportunity to fill a serious void in the market and likewise make the world a better place. It didn't …

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  • Survey: US businesses add jobs at slowest pace in 3 years

    Survey: US businesses add jobs at slowest pace in 3 years

    By Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON — U.S. companies added jobs at the slowest pace in three years in April, a private survey found; a sign that slower growth and volatile financial markets could be weighing on hiring. Payroll processor ADP said …

  • Workers to receive double pay on Labor Day

    Workers to receive double pay on Labor Day

    MANILA, April 30 -- Employees who will report to work on Sunday, May 1 are entitled to receive an additional pay. According to an advisory of the Bureau of Working Conditions (BWC) of the DOLE, an employee who works on Sunday …

  • Anger rises in China’s coal country as miners feel left behind

    Anger rises in China’s coal country as miners feel left behind

    By GERRY SHIH, Associated Press By Gerry  Shih, Associated Press JUNDESHAN, China— Hanging from a highway overpass two hours' drive from the Siberian border, a local government banner reads like a last-gasp exhortation to this exhausted coal community: "Improve our structure, change our methods, …

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  • PLDT Smart SME Nation holds biggest tech summit for MSMEs

    PLDT Smart SME Nation holds biggest tech summit for MSMEs

    PLDT Smart SME Nation’s annual business convention for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) is back, this time to help Filipino MSMEs discover uncharted terrains in the ever changing digital landscape. Now on its third year, TechIsland aims to educate, enable …

  • Etihad Airways launches innovative mobile app  to reimagine the travel experience for guests

    Etihad Airways launches innovative mobile app to reimagine the travel experience for guests

    Etihad Airways has launched a mobile application for the iPhone that enables guests to organi​z​e and manage their journey with even greater ease as the airline continues to adopt innovative technology to reimagine the flying experience. Etihad Airways guests will enjoy …

  • Safeguard your investment with genuine Brother Consumables

    Safeguard your investment with genuine Brother Consumables

    Through extensive research and development, Brother has designed and manufactured an impressive roster of digital imaging solutions including inkjet and laser printers, Multi-Function Centers (MFCs) and fax machines. The company has also developed innovative ink, toner and paper technologies, which …