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Group sees up to 15% drop in processed-meat sales over pig fever scare

[embedded content] Thousands of seasonal workers in the meat processing industry could lose out on jobs this holiday. As Zen Hernandez reports, meat processors are cutting down Christmas ham production amid public concern over African Swine Fever. – Business Nightly, ...

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Gardenia says man in viral video took bread from ‘pulled out’ stocks for disposal

Photo: Gardenia Philippines Facebook page MANILA – Gardenia Philippines on Friday said that the delivery personnel caught on camera tampering with a loaf of bread was dealing with stocks scheduled for disposal and not from fresh stocks for deliveries. As ...

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Tourism chief enjoys Duterte’s trust, despite complaints of President’s son

[embedded content] President Duterte is still happy with tourism chief Bernadette Romulo-Puyat’s performance even after Duterte’s eldest son criticized her during what was supposed to be Thursday’s plenary deliberations on the 2020 budget. RG Cruz has this report. – Business ...

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Eagle’s Flight: Human workforce still most critical asset of any company

[embedded content] In this interview with #ANCEarlyEdition, a global corporate training company that focuses on ‘experiential learning’ says the younger generation is usually harder to teach and manage because of a shorter attention span, and different values.  Eagle’s Flight, which ...

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Chinese e-cigarette firm to invest in PH amid vaping ban in other countries

RELX Director for Southeast Asia Business Di Yang. Handout MANILA – Beijing based e-cigarette company RELX is investing in the country with the goal of setting up its global customer services through a business process outsourcing (BPO) firm in Manila. ...

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What type of spender are you?

Have you ever wondered what your money personality is? You may not know it, but your spending habits say a lot about who you are as a person. It’s important to determine what type of spender you are as part ...

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Offshore gaming overtakes BPOs as top office space demand-driver

[embedded content] Philippine offshore gaming operators continue to show relentless demand for real estate despite issues hounding the sector. POGOs have even outpaced one of the country’s major economic pillars, the BPO industy. – Business Nightly, ANC, September 19, 2019  ...

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AirAsia offers seat sale to celebrate flying 600 million passengers

OSAKA, Japan – AirAsia on Friday said it would offer a total of 6 million promotional seats for as low as P60 to celebrate hitting the milestone of flying its 600 millionth passenger.  Select flights from Manila, Clark, and Cebu ...

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Indonesian central bank cuts policy rate to 5.25 percent

JAKARTA – Indonesia’s central bank on Thursday cut its benchmark interest rate for the third straight month in an attempt to boost domestic economic growth. The benchmark seven-day reverse repo rate cut by 0.25 percentage point to 5.25 percent is ...

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PH socioeconomic planning chief sees faster economic growth in Q3 2019

[embedded content] The Philippines’ top economist remains optimistic the country will grow faster in the second half of 2019. This, despite fresh external risk factors like the political unrest in Hong Kong as well as disruptions in the global oil ...

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