Maynilad moves planned water interruptions to Oct. 29-Nov. 1

WEST ZONE water concessionaire Maynilad Water Services, Inc. moved the scheduled water interruptions in parts of its service area to Oct. 29 (11 a.m.) until Nov. 1 (11:59 p.m.) to give customers more time to prepare.

Celebrities’ hometowns the focus of new travel show

TOURIST spots in Pangasinan, Zambales, and Zamboanga are highlighted in AXN Asia’s new travel and lifestyle show My Hometown is G.O.A.T.

Entertianment News (10/22/21)

JUST as cinemas are getting ready to reopen as quarantine restrictions are being relaxed, Warner Bros. Philippines has announced that the epic adventure Dune will open exclusively in Philippine theaters on Wednesday, Nov. 10.

Beauty and fear: new K-series focuses on mountain rangers

A KOREAN thriller on mountain climbing and the lives of rangers premieres tomorrow on iQiyi.

BPI income up 1.8% as of Sept.

BANK OF THE Philippine Islands (BPI) posted higher net earnings in the first nine months of the year, even as its net interest and non-interest incomes declined from their year-ago levels, amid lower provisions for loan losses.

China Bank gets highest grade from PhilRatings

CHINA BANKING Corp. (China Bank) was rated “PRS Aaa (corp)” by the Philippine Rating Services Corp. (PhilRatings) on Thursday, with the debt watcher citing the bank’s sound funding profile and improving asset quality.

DBP approves P38.28B in credit for local gov’t units

DEVELOPMENT BANK of the Philippines (DBP) approved P38.28 billion in credit for more than 100 local government units (LGUs) for the first six months of 2021.

Most bosses plan benefit tweaks due to pandemic

SOME 76% of Philippine employers plan to adjust their benefit programs in response to workplace changes caused by the pandemic, balancing the need for wellness programs to support workers against their cost containment imperatives.

Should average performers get merit increases?

My answer is the same answer I would give to organizations that recognize people for perfect attendance. It’s not an answer, but a question, so that these organizations may realize the folly of their ways. Why would you give out perfect attendance awards if workers who are required to report for work (either physically or virtually) and on time?

PSE index tracks Wall Street’s rise on Fed outlook

SHARES continued to rally on Thursday, tracking Wall Street’s performance, even as other markets in the region closed lower amid the crisis faced by China’s Evergrande.