Compared to its other Southeast Asian neighbors, our country experiences a wider range of disasters. From floods to landslides, and typhoons to earthquakes – the most recent of which just happened in Leyte with a magnitude of 6.5 – the Philippines continues to endure and survive. Though the government does its best in preparing for and anticipating these times of emergency through awareness efforts and disaster response drills, self-mitigation is still an area that we can further improve on.
New Rankings From Institutional Investor Show Chinese Corporations Committed To Corporate Governance
A total of 3,074 buy-side individuals and 858 sell-side analysts participated in the 2017 All-Asia Executive Team Honored Companies survey and nominated 2,510 companies across 18 sectors, based on six core attributes: accessibility of senior executives, constructive conference calls and meetings, well-informed and authoritative investor relations, quality corporate documents, quick response to requests and timely financial disclosures.
The following article was first published in the China Business Knowledge (CBK) website by The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School – https://goo.gl/HwWXBS: According to the data from the National Longitudinal Surveys of Youth, it is possible that some people have worked in more than 10 jobs in a lifetime. In the study highlight posted by the US Bureau of Labour Statistics (LBS), “on average, from age 18 to age 48, American men held 11.8 jobs and women held 11.5 jobs.”
SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that Scott Russell has been appointed president of SAP Asia Pacific Japan (APJ). In his new role, Scott will be responsible for growing SAP’s business and presence in the APJ region, including Australia/New Zealand, Japan, Korea, the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. He brings more than 20 years of experience in management, technology and consulting to this role.
The Philippine Movement for Climate Justice, along with the communities and other civil society organizations (CSOs), filed the first ever case on coal in the Supreme Court against the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the Department of Energy (DOE) for neglecting its duty to act as vanguards of energy security and environmental sustainability.
I recently asked a 16 year-old what the Internet of Things (IoT) meant to him, and he said “IoT means being able to text your toaster!” While IoT may seem relegated to the realm of automated lightbulbs and door locks, the truth is that more businesses are realizing an interconnected system of devices can really unlock true business value. The change is most evident on the factory floor.
Online car platform Carmudi Philippines has renewed its partnerships with the Car Awards Group Inc. (CAGI) for the 2017 Car of the Year Philippines (COTY-P) and Truck of the Year Philippines (TOTY-P) awards.
Credit insurance provider Atradius has announced the launch of its new digital platform called Atrium, an innovative tool which provides customers and distribution partners with real-time data to better understand buyers, credit limits, and how much risk a company poses. The platform is designed to drastically improve the user experience, including time efficiency for policy administration. Operations that used to take 15 minutes now only takes three minutes to complete. With this important strategic customer tool Atradius once again proves to be on the forefront of digitalization.
Mr. Jose Marie L. Sy, as public and court records show, had a delinquent housing loan and defaulted credit card obligations with the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI). Upon his default in his obligations with the Bank, BPI foreclosed against the Real Estate Mortgage he executed to secure his loan and filed a Sum of Money case for his credit card obligations.
The Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA), a Hong Kong-based not-for-profit organization, named Nita Bhalla of Thomson Reuters Foundation the Journalist of the Year at the SOPA 2017 Awards Gala Dinner on Thursday evening for her reporting on human trafficking and slavery in South Asia.