Advertisements


Merchandise trade deficit widens further in October

By Jochebed B. Gonzales, Senior Researcher The country’s merchandise trade deficit continue to widen in October as imports grew faster than exports, the government reported this morning. Preliminary data from the Philippine Statistics Authority showed the October trade deficit at $4.212 billion, bigger compared to $3.723 billion in September and $2.585 billion in October last […].....»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: Finance1 hr. 34 min. ago Related News

Stronger together: Embracing the hard-of-hearing in your business

Helping Hands Cafe and Fruitas on building deaf-inclusive workplaces......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: Finance1 hr. 34 min. ago Related News

Reimagining a heritage brand in the face of change

An Interview with InLife Executive Chairman Nina D. Aguas Insular Life, an iconic Filipino brand, has entered its 108th year, and with it a refreshed look. Why did you see the need to change your corporate logo? Even before I joined Insular Life, I had great respect for this Filipino company. When I became part […].....»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: News7 hr. 20 min. ago Related News

Damosa Land breaks ground for new office building in Davao City

DAVAO CITY — Damosa Land, Inc. (DLI), the property arm of the Floirendo-owned Anflo Management and Investment Corp. (ANFLOCOR), broke ground over the weekend for its new office building inside the Damosa Information Technology Park here......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: Finance13 hr. 46 min. ago Related News

Nominees for the 2019 Golden Globe Awards

NOMINATIONS WERE announced on Dec. 13 for the 2019 Golden Globe awards for movies and television. The Golden Globes, organized by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, will be presented at a gala dinner hosted by Canadian actress Sandra Oh and US comedian Andy Samberg in Beverly Hills, California, on Jan. 6. Following is a list of key film and television nominations......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: Finance13 hr. 46 min. ago Related News

State of the Philippine office market: 2018-2023

THE Philippine business process outsourcing (BPO) industry is headed toward a resurgence in 2019, as the rise in wages in the United States coupled by the weaker peso are encouraging multinational firms to move back to the country......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: Finance13 hr. 46 min. ago Related News

BPO industry poised for rebound

THE Philippine business process outsourcing (BPO) industry is headed toward a resurgence in 2019, as the rise in wages in the United States coupled by the weaker peso are encouraging multinational firms to move back to the country......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: Finance13 hr. 46 min. ago Related News

Tencent poised to spin new streaming billionaires

A LAWYER, a computer scientist, and China’s third-richest person are poised to create one of the year’s biggest hits in the music industry......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: Finance13 hr. 46 min. ago Related News

PAL, CebuPac expect better Q4

THE listed operators of Philippine Airlines (PAL) and Cebu Pacific expect to see better financial performance in the fourth quarter, as jet fuel prices have gone down......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: Finance13 hr. 46 min. ago Related News

Avengers: Endgame moved up in crowded year for superheroes

WALT DISNEY CO. offered the first peek at Avengers: Endgame and moved up its release date, navigating a crowded year for superhero movies that may serve as the ultimate test of Marvel’s appeal......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: Finance13 hr. 46 min. ago Related News

Senate cautioned that reenacted budget could weigh on growth

THE PHILIPPINES’ gross domestic product (GDP) growth may lose 1.1-2.3 percentage points should the 2018 national budget be reenacted for the whole year in 2019, according to estimates which state economic managers submitted to the Senate on Monday......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: Finance13 hr. 46 min. ago Related News

Meralco bills rise for 2nd month

MANILA Electric Co. (Meralco) announced on Monday a P0.0902 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) hike in December’s overall electricity rate to P10.1803/kWh, marking the second straight month of increase, citing a rise in generation charge from power supply contracts......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: Finance13 hr. 46 min. ago Related News

17th Congress clock ticks on tax reform

TIME IS RUNNING OUT on a second tax reform package to cut corporate income tax rates and streamline fiscal incentives under the current Congress, which is about to adjourn for its Dec. 15-Jan. 13 Christmas break......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: Finance13 hr. 46 min. ago Related News

Royalties: Active or passive income?

A sentence is said to be written in an active voice if the subject of the sentence performs the action. Conversely, if the subject of the sentence is the recipient of the action, the sentence is written in passive voice. As such, it is simple to determine if a sentence is written in either active or passive voice by merely identifying if the subject performs or receives the action......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: News19 hr. 46 min. ago Related News

Business group wants lower assessments for property transfers within families

THE Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) on Monday called for a 50% assessment level under the Department of Finance (DoF) Schedule of Market Values (SMV) for estates transferred to relatives ahead of the donor’s impending death and free transfers of property to relatives during the donor’s lifetime......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: News19 hr. 46 min. ago Related News

PCC wins ISO certification for quality management

THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has received an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 certification for its Quality Management System (QMS)......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: News19 hr. 46 min. ago Related News

Palace signs mother-child health law

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed Republic Act. No. 11148, a measure promoting the health of mothers and children, upgrading the government’s offerings in the areas of maternal, neonatal, and child health and nutrition in the first thousand days of life......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: News19 hr. 46 min. ago Related News

Small firms advised to clean up books for more capital access

DAVAO CITY -- Local businesses, especially family enterprises, have been urged to clean up their books and professionalize operations to open more windows to capital funding, an official of a consulting and accounting company said......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: News19 hr. 46 min. ago Related News

Senate commits to find money to build health centers

THE Senate committee on finance on Monday committed to restore at least P16 billion worth of allocations to the budget of the Department of Health (DoH), especially to the agency’s Health Facilities Enhancement Program (HFEP), in the proposed 2019 national budget......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: News19 hr. 46 min. ago Related News

ADB to fund finance, infrastructure inclusiveness

THE ASIAN Development Bank (ADB) and the Philippines exchanged loan documents for a combined $600 million credit line for two projects that seek to expand private-sector participation in public infrastructure projects and promote financial inclusion......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: News19 hr. 46 min. ago Related News