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TCC eyes majority stake in BPICTL

TOKYO CENTURY Corp. (TCC) is taking majority ownership of Bank of the Philippine Islands’ (BPI) leasing firm, which is a joint venture with the foreign firm.

Less than a third of LGUs have met digitization mandate — DILG

ONLY 30% of local government units (LGUs) have taken measures to digitize their processes, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said.

San Miguel continues to ramp up corn purchases to boost income of farmers

SAN MIGUEL Corp. (SMC), via its food division San Miguel Foods, has purchased 87,946 metric tons (MT) of corn from local farmers’ cooperatives in October to early November as part of its efforts to augment the income of farmers affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Stuff to do (11/20/20)

THE JAPANESE Film Festival opens on Nov. 20 and 22, 6 p.m., with a screening of Project Dreams — Building Mazinger Z’s Hangar (2020) by Tsutomu Hanabusa at the SM Cinema by the Bay Drive-in Cinema at Mall of Asia, Pasay City.

Strategic planning in this time of crisis

The last decade before the pandemic, we had seen good times in the global and domestic economies. The world gross domestic product growth rate had been hovering in the three percent level. In the Philippines, we had seen a range of six to seven percent growth.

Most common irrelevant job interview questions

A man was driving through a rural area and saw a farmer beside the road feeding three pigs ears of corn directly from the stalk. The man pulled over and told the farmer, “I don’t know if you realize it, but it’s going to take a long time for you to fatten up those pigs.”

Cargill Philippines launches protection program vs ASF

CARGILL PHILIPPINES, Inc. recently launched a program that aims to protect pig farms from the effects of the African Swine Fever (ASF).

Entertainment News (11/20/20)

THE 51st SEASON of Sesame Street is now available exclusively on HBO GO.

How PSEi member stocks performed — November 19, 2020

Here’s a quick glance at how PSEi stocks fared on Thursday, November 19, 2020.