Got a call from PHLPost? It’s a scam

By Patricia B. Mirasol, Reporter Calls claiming to be from the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) that ask for personal information are scams, a spokesperson said. “Please...

DTI-CITEM set to feature 30 local brands at international trade show in Germany

The Philippines returns as one of the thousands of exhibitors in one of the top home, fashion, and lifestyle (HFL) sourcing platforms in the...

Eskwelabs selected for the 2023 GSV Cup ‘Elite 200’

A local online data upskilling school will compete as semifinalist in the world’s largest pitch competition for edtech startups. For its innovative cohort-based learning experiences...

Consumer groups continue to raise privacy concerns surrounding SIM registration

The mandatory registration of subscriber identity module (SIM) cards for mobile phones, which began Dec. 27, continues to be plagued by unresolved privacy and disenfranchisement issues, according to consumer advocates. 

Electronic permits seen as solution to illegal wildlife trade

By Patricia B. Mirasol, Reporter About a million species are threatened with extinction — nearly 800 of which are in the Philippines. At its Biodiversity...

Legalize motorcycle taxis to ease public transportation woes, say commuter advocates

By Brontë H. Lacsamana, Reporter THE LEGALIZATION of motorcycle (MC) taxis will ease the nightmarish commute conditions in Metro Manila, which have worsened during the holiday rush, transport advocates said.   “It’s...

Shopee delivery delays add to holiday stress of platform users

Update: On Dec. 21, a Shopee spokeperson sent this statement to BusinessWorld: "We are working closely with our partners to ensure the timely delivery...

WomenbizPH to implement digital economy program for women entrepreneurs

The Women’s Business Council Philippines, more known as WomenbizPH, joins in a project of the Asia Pacific Women’s Information Network Center (APWINC) that seeks...

‘Byaheng Digiskarte’ equips agri MSMEs in e-commerce

The COVID-19 pandemic radically changed lifestyles and disrupted business operations including those of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), but it also proved how...

Quick commerce startup chooses MoEngage to scale customer engagement

DART, a rapidly growing Manila-based quick commerce startup, has announced its partnership with MoEngage, a global insights-led customer engagement platform, to amplify customer engagement...

Want to be a gamer? Filipinos need more than P100,000 for basic hardware, report...

Building a gaming PC (personal computer), complete with all components and peripherals necessary for a gamer, costs 1.4 times the average wage in the...

Sari-sari stores offering financial services among ‘megatrends’ seen to propel PHL fintech market

Sari-sari stores that offer embedded financial services will help propel the local fintech market, according to an alternative finance expert. “That’s the beauty of embedded...
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