Metro Pacific core income falls 34%

METRO PACIFIC Investments Corp. (MPIC) said on Wednesday that its core net income last year had declined 34% to P10.2 billion as the global health crisis slowed down economic activities and reduced business operations.

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Ports regulator sees long road back to recovery in cargo traffic

THE Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) said Wednesday that it may take time for cargo traffic to recover to pre-pandemic levels, projecting growth of only 7% this year.

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LOCAL SHARES climbed further on Wednesday on last-minute bargain hunting as optimism over the start of the government’s vaccination program continued to lift the market.

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Responsible investing in different cultural contexts

We all choose our own ways of being ethical and responsible. Some people will attempt to have a zero carbon footprint by eating meat or traveling on planes but actively recycle or tap into renewable energy or donate to forest rehabilitation funds. Others will be shopaholics but give their clothes to charity. Still others do not mind working in a conglomerate with less-than-stellar labor practices, to earn enough to pay their own staff at home above-average wages — at least redistributing the wealth from an urban tycoon to the provinces. Some people, of course, will do none of the above.




Nurturing the nation’s future leaders through the virtual world

Unilever’s Future Leaders’ League and Business Week go online If 2020 taught anyone anything, it is the lesson that there is nothing in this world...

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BSP governor remains optimistic about PHL economic growth

Recovery, growth trajectories hinted in BusinessWorld One-on-One with Gov. Diokno Economies around the world absorbed the deep impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) —...

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A good environment, nourishment make for happy pigs

THE EMERALD Isle is renowned for its lack of snakes (thanks to St. Patrick), leprechauns (and their pots of gold), people with the gift of gab (it is, after all, the home of the Blarney Stone), and music (Enya, The Cranberries, and U2). And if Bord Bia market specialist Jack Hogan has his way, it will be renowned for its meat. 


A reliable driving partner in the new normal

Suzuki offers revamped Dzire for young urban professionals Now more than ever, young urban professionals are fully booked in their schedules. As they take extra...