Chelsea Logistics net loss widens to P3.3B

CHELSEA Logistics and Infrastructure Holdings Corp. on Thursday logged a wider annual loss, mainly due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and government measures affecting its operations.

Oscars nominee Sound of Metal puts rare spotlight on deaf culture

LOS ANGELES — Paul Raci, nominated for an Oscar for playing a drug abuse counselor who has lost his hearing in Sound of Metal,...

Def Jam releases first EP in Rekognize series

HIP-HOP scene record label Def Jam Philippines has brought together 129 artists and 14 music producers for its Rekognize EP series. The project involves the release of four EPs within the year.

Cinemalaya changes focus because of COVID-19

SINCE existing health protocols to cope with the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic have made it impossible for the filmmakers of the 2020-2021 batch of the film festival to complete their films on time, Cinemalaya has had to re-think its direction and strategy in order to remain significant while continuing to fulfill its mission of discovering, encouraging, supporting, training and recognizing gifted Filipino independent filmmakers.

BPI net profit down 21.6% in Q1

BANK OF THE Philippine Islands (BPI) booked a lower net profit in the first three months of the year due to a decline in revenues caused by lower net interest income.

Sun Life, Prudential top life and non-life insurers in 2020

Sun Life Canada (Philippines), Inc. and Prudential Guarantee & Assurance, Inc. (PGA) were named as the top life and non-life insurance companies, respectively, in terms of premium income last year, the Insurance Commission (IC) reported on Thursday.

Union opposes police clearance requirement for DoLE dealings

THE Philippines’ largest union said a police clearance requirement for transacting with the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) would represent an “added burden” for workers, hindering the resolution of labor cases.

PayMaya, AMLC ink deal to address financial crimes

Digital payments firm PayMaya Philippines, Inc. announced on Thursday that it had signed a partnership agreement with the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) to help the government in addressing financial crimes.

Microsoft says free courses reach 150,000 in Philippines

MICROSOFT CORP. said 150,000 trainees in the Philippines have acquired new digital-ready skills during the pandemic via its online courses.

How HR must handle all employee issues

A common question raised by parents with young children during weekends is: “Do we hear too well or our children are just too noisy?” Applying this to your situation, the question becomes: “Is your management team too strict or the employees complaining about nothing?”