On October 19th, Ambassador Haneda attended the 44th Philippine Business Conference and gave a presentation on Philippine-Japan Economic Partnership to an audience of about 400 people.
KAINdustriya encourages young entreps
This year’s KAINdustriya Convention, with the theme “Ang Panalong Sangkap for Success,” adds a different flavor to its annual food business convention by catering to the young market and launching competitions to ignite the millennials’ inner entrepreneur.
Included in KAINdustriya 2018 is the second year of KAIN U and Mix Masters. KAIN U is an inter-school food business competition featuring promising food ideas and businesses of college students and Mix Masters is a flairtending and mixing competition featuring young and talented mixologists and flairtenders in the country.
Coseteng becomes a stalwart of steel sector
Market advances; AEV tops gainers
Stocks rose for a second day, as investors placed their bets ahead of the expected interest rate hike by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas later this week.
The Philippine Stock Exchange index, the 30-company benchmark, gained 50 points, or 0.7 percent, to close at 7,433.61. This followed a 3.5-percent jump Friday.
Maynilad, NWRB honor 14 water champions on World Water Day
MANILA - West Zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services, Inc. (Maynilad) and the National Water Resources Board (NWRB) honored 14 water champions who have made a difference in the area of water access and environmental sustainability at the World Water Day (WWD) Awards 2017, held at the Quezon City Sports Club recently.
Now on its third year, the WWD Awards recognizes individuals and institutions from the academe, government and non-government agencies, and the private sector. The annual award-giving event served as the culminating activity of the World Water Day celebration in the Philippines from March 15 to 24.
Stocks retreat; Ayala Land, Now fall
The stock market declined Friday on profit-taking, in step with the rest of Asia after Wall Street retreated overnight.
The Philippine Stock Exchange Index fell 62.57 points, or 0.8 percent, to 7,740.74 on a value turnover of P5.3 billion. Losers beat gainers, 116 to 83, with 41 issues unchanged.
Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co., the second-biggest lender in terms of assets, dropped 3.1 percent to P80, while major property developer Ayala Land Inc. lost 2.4 percent to P40.80.
When there's no peace of mind
“Money cannot buy peace of mind. It cannot heal ruptured relationships, or build meaning into a life that has none.”
--RICHARD M. DEVOS
By Alex P. Vidal
NEW YORK CITY -- When there is no food on the table, there is no peace of mind.