June 19, 2019


​Philippines to witness world-class Moscow Ballet ‘La Classique’ and Bolshoi Stars in Swan Lake

Media Release: THE world-renowned Moscow Ballet “La Classique” with Bolshoi Ballet stars Nina   Kaptsova and Alexander VolchKov for a resident show at the New Frontier Theater (Araneta Center, Quezon City) from June 14 to 22, 2019 accompanied by the Russian Symphony Orchestra. The Moscow Ballet “La Classique” will stage Swan Lake, a story of […]

Indonesia’s PT Mayora, Kopiko Producer, Set to Invest Php4.2-B for PH Coffee Factory

PT Mayora Indah Tbk, the producer of Kopiko, is expanding its business in the Philippines with an investment of US$80 million. In the current exchange rate of American dollar as of April 1 to Philippine peso ($1 = Php52.53), $80 million is around Php4.2 billion, a huge investment by any standard. Certainly, many Filipinos are […]

DTI Introduces Halal to Franchise Asia 2019; Francorp Launches 24 New Franchisor Clients

Francop Philippines executives introduced the varied groups of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and four established companies on March 29 at the Franchise Asia 2019

The hyper-intelligent workforce and the Future of Work

Media Release:  By BEN GOERTZEL, CEO, SingularityNET ConnecTechAsia2019 Summit speaker, Ben Goertzel, CEO, SingularityNET, casts the spotlight on how AI will pave the path towards a post-work society  ASKING which industries are going to be most impacted by Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the coming years and decades, is much like someone in 1980s asking which […]

BPI, UnitedHealth Group agree to create next generation of data scientists

THE Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) and the UnitedHealth Group Research & Development (UHG R&D) will collaborate to help train young data scientists who will mine the two firms’ rich trove of data for useful and profitable insights on products, clients, and processes. Through a memorandum of understanding, BPI and UHG, the largest health […]

​Revival of barter trade should prevent illegal drugs, smuggling, human trafficking

SOON to be revived, the barter trade system in Mindanao should not be abused. It should not be used to deal in illegal drug trade, smuggling, and human trafficking, etc. It can be recalled that President Rodrigo R. Duterte issued Executive Order (EO) 64 on October 29, 2018, reviving the barter trade system between Sabah […]

In photographs: NCMF brings PCVE to NCR bannered by Sen. Ping Lacson

(SDN) — PREVENTING and countering violent extremism (PCVE) is live now in the National Capital Region (NCR). The PCVE is a major project of the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) headed by Secretary/CEO Saidamen Balt Pangarungan, who has often emphasized that Marawi City should be the first and last victim of violent extremism and […]

Global organizations regard women at tail end of advancement

A new study by IBM, “Women, Leadership, and the Priority Paradox,” polled 2,300 executives and professionals and revealed that the leadership gender gap in the global workplace continues to persist because organizations have yet to make advancing women a formal business priority. The study also provides guidance on how to drive change. The global study, […]

Filipina graphic designer a winner in Freelancer Valentines’ Day global contest

MANILA — Freelancer.com uncovers the best Valentine’s Day card designs in the world, with designers from the Philippines, the United States, and New Zealand beating more than 1,300 entries to win the global contest. Freelancer.com (ASX:FLN), the world’s largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace by total number of users and jobs posted, has named a 22-year-old […]

ILO: majority of world’s 3.3-B workers suffer from poor working conditions

GENEVA (ILO News) – Poor quality employment is the main issue for global labor markets, with millions of people forced to accept inadequate working conditions, according to a new report from the International Labor Organization (ILO). New data gathered for the World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2019  (WESO) show that a majority of the […]