ALESIA KAZANTCEVA/UNSPLASH INTERNATIONAL Workspace Group (IWG) said the pandemic pushed the adoption of the "future of work" early in the Philippines after it received more inquiries for flexible working spaces amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. IWG is a global operator of co-working and workspace brands with over three million members in its network across 3,500 locations in 120 ...

1 of 2 AFTER having been shuttered for over a year because of the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, selected cinemas will be opening on Nov. 10, the Cinema Exhibitors Association of the Philippines (CEAP) announced on its official Facebook page on Oct. 28. The cinemas opening in Metro Manila are at Fishermall in Malabon; Cloverleaf, Eastwood, Fairview Terraces, ...

DENNIS Anthony H. Uy, chief executive officer and co-founder of listed fiber internet provider ICT Solutions, Inc., said he hopes to build a "tech city" in Pampanga in the next three to four years. "I'm looking at building a tech city to give back to my hometown, because I'm from Pampanga," Mr. Uy said during a fireside chat with the ...

IN THE midst of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, people have found solace in faith-based music. In reaction to this, Sony Music Philippines has launched Waterwalk Records, a music label focusing on Christian music. "Waterwalk Records began with the hypothesis that consumption of Christian and inspirational music has increased over the pandemic," Roslyn Pineda, General Manager, Sony Music Philippines, ...

LISTED Transpacific Broadband Group Int'l., Inc. (TBGI) announced on Thursday that it had signed a three-year managed service agreement with international satellite operator ABS Global Ltd. Under the agreement, which is extendable for another three years, TBGI will "provide collocation facilities and first level support for the development and maintenance of Low-Earth Orbit Satellite (LEOSAT) earth station in Clark, Pampanga ...

1 of 8 ING x Krispy Kreme Birthday Blowout Promo ING Philippines turned 31 this October and is partnering with Krispy Kreme on a limited-edition ING orange doughnut and the Birthday Blowout Promo. The ING x Krispy Kreme Birthday Blowout Promo is the bank's way to extend the celebration to its customers. ING customers are eligible for two free Original ...

1 of 6 Tier One Entertainment launches group, expands in Japan WITH its plans to discover local talents to sign and develop, Southeast Asia gaming and esports entertainment pioneer from Tier One Entertainment debuts its first "idol" group in Japan. The company announced that model and cosplayer Harry "harfie" Field is a member of Project 4, the unofficial name of ...

THE proposed Financial Consumer Protection (FCP) Act has been pending in the House of Representatives for almost two years. Known as House Bill (HB) No. 6143, it was filed in February 2020 by Quirino Rep. Junie Cua, chairman of the House Committee on Banks and Financial Intermediaries. The bill seeks to provide government financial regulators with additional powers to protect ...

PETRON.COM PETRON Corp. said it had completed on Wednesday the redemption of its fixed rate bonds amounting to P13.31 billion issued in 2016. "Petron Corp. completed today the redemption of all its Series A fixed rate bonds with an aggregate principal amount of P13 billion," Petron Vice-President Joel Angelo C. Cruz said in a letter to the Philippine Stock Exchange ...

We've been receiving an average of 75 job applications a day. How do we ensure that we maintain our professionalism without creating resentment among applicants who could be our customers? -- Careful Charlie. It's human nature not to want to be rejected, no matter how hard you strive to write a courteous rejection letter. Regardless of your good intentions, you ...