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China Bank profit climbs in 2018

CHINA BANKING Corp. booked higher net income in 2018 propelled by the sustained growth of its core businesses.

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Wanderland’s lineup of performers released

THE 7th Wanderland music and arts festival, which will be held on March 9 and 10 at the Filinvest City Open Grounds in Alabang, Muntinlupa City, will see both international and homegrown acts perform their hits.

K-Pop Watch (03/01/19)

Park Ji Hoon fan meet PARK JI HOON is holding his first- ever solo Fan Meeting Tour “First Edition,” with a stop in Manila on...

Your Weekend Guide (March 1, 2019)

THE Center for Possibilities Foundation, an NGO dedicated to addressing the plight of indigent children with special needs, will be staging a concert at Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium of the RCBC Plaza, Ayala Ave., Makati City on March 2, 6 p.m. titled Love Inclusively, to be preceded by the opening of the Art Exceptional exhibit.

CIMB partners with GCash for digital savings account

CIMB BANK Philippines, Inc. (CIMB Philippines) has launched its partnership with mobile wallet GCash to offer a digital savings account.

Holcim Philippines profit falls 5% in 2018

EARNINGS of Holcim Philippines, Inc. went down by five percent in 2018, as its improved performance in the fourth quarter failed to offset the higher interest expenses from loans for its expansion program.
Exxon Mobil

Exxon hires more veteran oil traders

NEW YORK -- Exxon Mobil Corp has hired veteran crude traders Mitch Rubinstein and Michael Paradise in Houston, to further boost its trading capabilities, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday.

What to see this week

7 films to see on the week of March 1 — March 7, 2019

PayMaya says digital payments available at Panagbenga Festival

PAYMAYA Philippines, Inc. is partnering with the Baguio Flower Festival Foundation, Inc. (BFFFI), to allow quick response (QR) payments during the annual Panagbenga Festival in Baguio City.

Employee engagement

EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT has become a mainstream concept throughout organizations, including corporate boardrooms. The rise of digital transformation as a strategy and the emergence of the millennial generations gave it much prominence in the recent years.

What’s wrong with the perfect attendance award?

We have an absenteeism rate of 21% and a tardiness rate of 7% across all departments covering more than 650 workers. This puts a lot of stress on the workers who must take up the slack and be paid overtime premium. To correct this problem, we’re planning to offer a perfect attendance award that allows qualified workers to join the monthly raffle for home appliances worth about P15,000, which is a small amount compared to what we’re losing due to the poor attendance of our employees. What’s your view on this proposal? -- Vietnam Rose.

How PSEi member stocks performed — February 28, 2019

Here’s a quick glance at how PSEi stocks fared on Thursday, February 28, 2019.