ecommerce, selling online, online sales

Entrepreneurs invited to join Shopee University Summit

Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, holds the inaugural Shopee University Summit with the theme, “Equipping MSMEs for E-Commerce,” to help budding entrepreneurs capture e-commerce opportunities. This May 27, industry leaders, successful online sellers and top brands will share their knowledge and expertise to help online business owners utilize evolving digital…

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Globe Telecom rolls out free wifi in Antipolo

Globe Telecom rolled out free wifi in government buildings and select medical facilities in Antipolo, a statement on Friday showed. The telco giant further provides the local government with Automated Mobile Blaster (Amber) services to quickly disseminate information to residents as COVID-19 vaccination efforts are ramped up. The measures were announced as Globe extended its…

auto, toyota, vehicle

GT Capital Q1 income surges 60% to P4.1B

Ty family-led conglomerate GT Capital Holdings’ first quarter net profit surged by 60 percent year-on-year to as earnings contribution from its banking and automotive businesses rebounded. Excluding nonrecurring items, core net income rose by 19 percent year-on-year to P3.4 billion, GT Capital disclosed to the Philippine Stock Exchange on Tuesday. Automotive arm Toyota Motor Philippines…

A message from PDRF

Recovering from the pandemic is the challenge of a lifetime. We need to revive our faith in our institutions and our future as a nation. Then, we can invest our time and our money in patronizing local businesses and visiting our vast and beautiful country. Inquirer’s Project Rebound can be a catalyst in this movement…

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Metro Pacific South sets aside P 12-B capex in 2021

Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. is setting aside about P12 billion this year for capital spending for three expressway projects in southern Metro Manila and neighbouring provinces. Under subsidiary MPT South Corp., the tollroad giant said the largest share or P6.49 billion would go toward the 45-kilometer Cavite Laguna Expressway (Calax) while P5.34 billion would be…

electricity, power poles, power lines

AEV profit jumps 276% as businesses pick up

Conglomerate Aboitiz Equity Ventures (AEV) saw a 276-percent year-on-year first quarter net profit growth to P7.6 billion, driven by the sharp earnings rebound across its power, banking, food, real estate and infrastructure businesses. Excluding non-recurring items, AEV’s core net income for the first three months of 2021 amounted to P7.8 billion, up by 243 percent…

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Unionbank focuses on new products, platforms

Aboitiz-led Union Bank of the Philippines has invested some P1.9 billion to create new products and platforms that would contribute to social sustainability metrics amid the prolonged coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This investment has, in turn, allowed the bank develop over 100 products and platforms that benefit the bank’s stakeholders and customers, Unionbank head of sustainability…