Business

Cloey Mangali

Manny Villar Is Now The Richest Man In The Philippines, According To Forbes�...

Businessman, property tycoon, and former senator Manuel “Manny” Villar has made it to the top of Forbes list of Philippine billionaires. Villar has been steadily climbing the list, coming in at the 12th spot in 2017 with a net worth of $1.5 before skyrocke...

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Airfare Price Decrease
Kristel Serran

Lower Airfares In March Thanks To Drop In Jet Fuel Prices

Our prayers have been answered and our deepest desires have been heard! The Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) has announced a decrease in airfare prices starting this March.What gives with this sudden blessing? Well, jet fuel prices went down last December 2018, a...

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Insurance Companies can now participate in Build Build Build
Dino Mari Testa

Insurance Companies Can Now Participate In 'Build, Build, Build' Projects

Your trusted insurance company can now become a part of the government’s massive Build, Build, Build infrastructure program.The Insurance Commission (IC) published a circular that would allow insurers to invest in the government’s “Build, Build, Build”...

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Dino Mari Testa

CAMPI: 2018 Car Sales Down By 16%

After years of breaking records year after year, the automotive industry seems to have finally lost its momentum.The Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (CAMPI) has released its annual report which show a decline in the annual sales of...

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New Jobs
Cloey Mangali

PSA: Employment Improved In 2018 With 826,000 New Jobs

The Philippine job market saw considerable improvement in 2018, says the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).According to the PSA, there were significant improvements in the employment situation in the country with a total of 41.160 million people employed c...

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Mislatel
Dino Mari Testa

Third Telco Search: DICT Says Mislatel Franchise Not Revoked Yet

After months of radio silence, it seems there are new developments in the "third telco" war. Spoiler alert: There is no clear winner yet.Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said that the Mindanao Islamic Telephone Company (Mislatel) Consortium’s franchise...

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Go-Jek Acquires Coins.ph
Dino Mari Testa

Go-Jek Comes To The Philippines, Acquires Coins.ph

Weeks after being rejected by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), Indonesian transport company Go-Jek now has a foothold in the Philippines after acquiring Coins.ph.Two weeks after the Indonesian transport network company (TNC) hi...

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Cloey Mangali

World’s Top 26 Billionaires Own As Much As The Poorest 3.8 Billion

Wealth inequality around the world is “out of control”, anti-poverty campaigner Oxfam International said on Monday (January 21).The most recent results of Oxfam’s annual study found that fortunes of billionaires increased by 12% last year while the poore...

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Henry Sy Quotes
Dino Mari Testa

11 Pieces Of Financial And Management Wisdom From Henry Sy

The financial industry is still reeling from the loss of financial titan and SM Investments Corporation founder Henry Sy. Lauded as the richest Filipino for years by business magazine Forbes, Sy built his business empire through malls, condominiums, supermarke...

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Dino Mari Testa

Report: Philippines Is The Most Gender-Equal Country In Asia, 8th In The Wor...

Just in time for the stunning victory of 2018 Miss Universe Catriona Gray, the World Economic Forum (WEF) released its Global Gender Gap Report 2018. Out of 149 countries, the Philippines ranked eighth, making it the most gender-equal country in Asia.According...

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