MPTC unit taps DMCI for last segment of CAVITEX C5 Link

THE CAVITEX Infrastructure Corp. (CIC), a unit of Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. (MPTC), has partnered with D.M. Consunji, Inc. (DMCI) for the construction of...

Taylor Swift tour gives European economy a boost, BofA data show

CONSUMER SPENDING growth has slowed, but not for Taylor Swift fans traveling to Europe for the Eras Tour, according to Bank of America Corp....

The epic revenge saga of Furiosa

A FIVE-PART post-apocalyptic symphony chronicling a woman’s decades-long quest for revenge and homecoming — this is an epic description for Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga that barely scratches the surface. George Miller’s immense prequel builds on the legacy of Mad Max: Fury Road in all the right ways.

Bulacan’s Chelsea Manalo is first black Miss Universe Philippines

AFTER four months of official pageant events, Chelsea Manalo, the daughter of an African-American father and a Filipino mother, was crowned Miss Universe Philippines...

RCBC to complete branch upgrades within the year

RIZAL Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) is looking to finish upgrading all its branches in the country to its Branch of Today (BOT) format this...

The other side of US Fed Chair Jerome Powell

By Diwa C. Guinigundo
Jerome Hayden “Jim” Powell is neither an academic economist as some would expect, nor an economics practitioner in the US Fed’s research department, or...

The growing preference for ‘21st century skills’

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE proficiency and having an international outlook are among the “21st century skills” that are becoming more important in evaluating potential candidates for...

PHL banks’ operating environment seen stable

PHILIPPINE BANKS, as well as those in emerging markets (EM) in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, are expected to see a stable operating environment, but...

Presidential succession and the War Cabinet

By Jemy Gatdula
An area urgently needed to be addressed is the issue of command succession, particularly in instances when the highest positions of government become suddenly...

Low firefighting pay blamed for 2024 fires in Brazilian Amazon

SAO PAULO — Brazil’s Amazon rainforest has experienced its largest blazes on record in the first four months of the year, with the environmental...

King Charles’ portrait is artful propaganda

By Howard Chua-Eoan
SO MUCH INK (if not sputum) has been splattered since the unveiling of Jonathan Yeo’s portrait of King Charles III that I had to...

Motivation via snack parties

By Rey Elbo
Andy, a fellow manager from another department says he doesn’t mind spending his own money to motivate his people. He pays 100% the cost...