June 16, 2019

Category: People

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, […]

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 […]

NCMF says Hajj 2019 for Filipinos lower by Php30,214 compared to 2018

(SDN) — TOTAL fees and airfare for Hajj 2019 is lower by Php30,214 compared to 2018. The National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) achieved this by  contracting a third airline — Oman Air — in addition to Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) and Philippine Airlines (PAL). NCMF Secretary/CEO Saidamen Balt Pangarungan announced this today, February 14, […]

Is the World Ready to Face a Nuclear War? No. So let’s BAN the Bomb

eventy-four years after nuclear weapons obliterated the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the risk that nuclear weapons will again be used is…

ILO & UNICEF Report: a Measly 1/3 of World’s Kids Covered by Social Protection

However, it seems that not too many are enjoying social protection as a joint report of the United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the International….