INSEAD Emerging Markets Institute, Universum, The HEAD Foundation and MIT Leadership Centre today announced the release of the second eBook, State of (un)readiness, which sets out to investigate a series of ideas from a bottom-up survey of students and professionals from Generations X, Y, and Z – not from the employer’s perspective.
“The tobacco tax is primarily a health measure. Increasing the tobacco tax is recognized by the World Health Organization as one of the most effective ways of preventing the youth from starting to smoke. However, tobacco tax in the Philippines remains to be one of the lowest in the world. It should be increased significantly in order for it to have the most substantial impact on the health of our youth” the groups stated.
The story of a young boy who died in the arms of Santa Claus actor Eric Schmitt-Matzen might have been a hoax. After it went viral and has moved millions of netizens in tears, it looks like no one was able to verify that the boy existed.
ZEN Rooms, the leading network of quality budget hotels in Asia, supports Uber’s reward program for the top-performing drivers by offering them a flat 360 PHP discount on any hotel booking in the Philippines and offers a chance to win free nights. In return, ZEN Rooms guests get a free ride worth PHP 200.
The Warmth of the Filipino Christmas Season Red Ribbon graces the yuletide season with its many sweet delights
Pasig City—December 6, 2016—For Filipinos, December is unmistakably associated with the Christmas season. It is a time marked by longer nights and shorter days, as well as that all-too-familiar chill in the air. But while the cooling climate signals the start of the holidays, Christmas has always been the warmest season for Filipino families. It is a time when we all come together to celebrate the spirit of love and giving in every home.
Groups are opposing House Bill No. 4144, which aims to amend Republic Act No. 10351 or the Sin Tax Reform Law by introducing a two-tier tobacco tax system to replace the unitary one.
Carmudi Philippines has announced the winner of its third scholarship program, created to help diligent but financially needy students in the Philippines. This semester, the winner of the scholarship program hails from the city of Koronadal in South Cotabato. Ms. Lorraine Pajarillo, an Accountancy major from Notre Dame of Marbel University in South Cotabato, has shown diligence and perseverance with regard to her academic endeavors, securing her place as Carmudi’s scholar this term.
EUROIMMUN (SEA) Partners with Angsana Molecular & Diagnostics on Allergy Diagnostics and Testing in Singapore
EUROIMMUN (SEA) and Angsana Molecular & Diagnostics today build a strategic partnership on the allergy diagnostics and testing to support clinicians, hospitals and private laboratories in South East Asia. This collaboration helps to bring the diagnostics and patient care synergies towards a better clinical management of patients with suspected allergies. Under the strategic collaboration, Angsana Molecular & Diagnostics would offer the comprehensive analysis of sensitizations against inhalation, food and other allergens to provide the precise determination of allergen. EUROIMMUN is committed with the customized two Allergy profiles to be well suited and cater to the region.
In Microsoft’s Data Culture Champions Series in Asia, we speak to Justin Fulcher of RingMD on how he is driving patient care transformation in Asia with a simple idea to match doctors and patients around the world — regardless of location.