PNB marks 105th year ‘stronger, better, younger’ with official launch of New PNB Digital App, premiere of ‘DongYan’ video

The Philippine National Bank (PNB) marked its 105th anniversary on Thursday with the official launch of the New PNB Digital App and the premiere of the bank’s new ad campaign featuring the “DongYan” power couple, Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera-Dantes. This is considered a comeback for DongYan who first did a TV commercial for PNB […]

Some Americans could need COVID-19 vaccine booster — Fauci

Image via US Secretary of Defense/CC BY 2.0/Wikimedia Commons WASHINGTON — Top infectious disease official Dr. Anthony S. Fauci said on Sunday that Americans who are immunocompromised may end up needing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine booster shots as the United States deals with increasing cases from the Delta variant of the coronavirus. “Those who […]

Asian COVID epicenter of Indonesia extends curbs by a week

Municipality workers carry a coffin at a cemetery complex provided by the government for coronavirus victims in Jakarta, Indonesia in this file photo taken April 22, 2020. — REUTERS/WILLY KURNIAWAN/FILE PHOTO JAKARTA — Indonesia extended its coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) restrictions by a week to Aug. 2 on Sunday to try to curb infections, after […]

Asian COVID epicenter of Indonesia extends curbs by a week

Municipality workers carry a coffin at a cemetery complex provided by the government for coronavirus victims in Jakarta, Indonesia in this file photo taken April 22, 2020. — REUTERS/WILLY KURNIAWAN/FILE PHOTO JAKARTA — Indonesia extended its coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) restrictions by a week to Aug. 2 on Sunday to try to curb infections, after […]

Seamless Audits in the New Normal

Technology has dramatically changed how entrepreneurs conduct their businesses. Dealing with customers has been made easier by various online platforms, which are accessible any time of the day. The pandemic has further driven the use of technology and its importance as a source of competitive advantage, without which, businesses may have difficulty thriving in this […]

[B-SIDE Podcast] Olympic dreams: Hidilyn F. Diaz

Follow us on Spotify BusinessWorld B-Side Weightlifter Hidilyn F. Diaz, 30, is one of 19 Filipinos competing in this year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo after the event was canceled last year amid a coronavirus pandemic. In this episode of B-Side, Ms. Diaz speaks with BusinessWorld senior reporter Michael Angelo S. Murillo about going for gold, […]

Time running out for Duterte’s economic reforms

PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCAS By Luz Wendy T. Noble, Reporter TIME MAY BE running out for President Rodrigo R. Duterte to implement the remaining economic reforms, as some key priority measures have yet to be passed by Congress less than a year before he steps down. Congress resumes its final regular session today (July 26), […]