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  • Semirara Mining and Power Corp. to hold annual stockholders’ meeting via remote communication on May 2
    by BusinessWorld on March 31, 2023 at 4:02 pm

    Notice of Annual Stockholders’ Meeting Please be notified that the Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Semirara Mining and Power Corporation (the “Corporation”) will be held on May 2, 2023,[1] Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. and will be conducted by remote communication at https://www.semirarampc.com/asm […]

  • Affordable internet access drives agri-fisheries transformation
    by BusinessWorld on March 31, 2023 at 4:01 pm

    In the Philippines, agricultural sector contributes 9.4% to the country’s GDP, but it faces numerous challenges that hamper its growth. Limited access to modern technology and connectivity infrastructure, particularly in rural areas, can lead to low productivity, inefficiency, and limited market […]

  • World Bank lowers PHL growth forecast
    by BusinessWorld on March 31, 2023 at 8:59 am

    THE WORLD BANK downgraded its growth forecast for the Philippines this year, as high inflation weighs on consumption.   In its East Asia and the Pacific Economic Update report released on Friday, the multilateral lender trimmed its gross domestic product (GDP) growth projection to 5.6% from the […]

  • $531-million ‘hot money’ exits Philippines in February
    by BusinessWorld on March 31, 2023 at 8:58 am

    MORE short-term foreign funds left the Philippines in February, ending four straight months of inflows, based on data from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP).   Transactions on foreign portfolio investments registered with the central bank through authorized agent banks posted a net outflow […]

  • Philippine property prices jump in Q4
    by BusinessWorld on March 31, 2023 at 8:57 am

    HOUSING prices across the Philippines grew at a faster annual pace in the fourth quarter, driven by strong demand for duplex housing units and condominium units, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) data showed.    Based on data from the central bank, the Residential Real Estate Price Index […]

  • Breaking barriers: Celebrating Women’s Month with Globe’s trailblazing female leaders
    by BusinessWorld on March 31, 2023 at 8:48 am

    This Women’s Month, the Globe Group’s powerhouse female leaders share their insights on workplace representation and unique leadership styles, shattering stereotypes and championing change in the corporate world. In the male-dominated telco industry, Globe Chief Commercial Officer Issa […]

  • Flying Tiger Copenhagen plans to open 1,000 stores in Asia, including Philippines
    by BusinessWorld on March 31, 2023 at 8:26 am

    FLYING Tiger Copenhagen, the variety retailer that sells everything from water guns to yoga mats, plans to push into Asia to more than double its number of stores globally.Chief Executive Officer Martin Jermiin said the Danish chain has already signed contracts covering about half of the new 1,000 […]

  • Done, dusted and delivered: Global Women Who RULE paints year 3 in pink
    by BusinessWorld on March 31, 2023 at 7:00 am

    It was an event packed full of life-enriching nutrients — from one woman to another. Enderun Extension at Capitol Commons was a burst of pink and all pixie dust and high on endorphins as Global Women Who Rule staged Year 3 of its annual Summit. The first hybrid production, Global Women Who RULE […]

  • NCR retail prices accelerate to 6.6% in February 
    by BusinessWorld on March 31, 2023 at 6:49 am

    RETAIL PRICE growth of general goods in the Philippine capital region grew at its fastest pace in February, the highest reading in 14 years, according to preliminary data from the local statistics agency. Data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed the general retail price index […]

  • Nike faces shareholder proposal on human rights
    by BusinessWorld on March 31, 2023 at 5:55 am

    NEW YORK – Activist shareholder platform Tulipshare is calling on Nike to offer more transparency on working conditions in its supply chain. In a shareholder proposal released Thursday, London-based Tulipshare requested a report from Nike on whether its policies effectively address its […]

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