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By Den Somera
Asia United Bank Corp. was listed last Friday, with the assigned trading symbol of “AUB.” The listing was actually preceded by an initial public offering (IPO) involving the issuance of 88 million new AUB common shares at the offer price of P95 a share until May 14.
By Miguel Agustin Francisco
School is back in session! June is the month when schools reopen their gates for kids in uniforms, leather shoes, and backpacks. And while most of us will associate learning with being a student in school, fact of the matter is, thousands of employees continue to learn in various settings as well.
By Dan Steinbock
Despite political tensions, economic relations between China and the Philippines are closer than ever before. The challenge is to move toward a win-win future.
By Junie del Mundo
Asean integration is upon us. Whether Filipino organizations recognize it or not, the prospect of economic integration is changing business dynamics across the region, creating new opportunities and with it, new risks.
By Tessa Prieto-Valdes
In a big city like Manila, recreational destination number one is a mall. Small wonder that real estate developers have made all manner of malls available in our country, from smaller, strip malls to giant, destination malls.
By Isabel Berenguer Asuncion
When I first moved to Hong Kong some 20 years ago, I was appalled by the sizes of the apartments, and more so, the sizes of the bedrooms they were provided with. Friends who had moved there earlier had forewarned me that bedrooms were sized at 2 meters by 2 and a half meters.
By Amado de Jesus
Singaporeans readily acknowledge that they have three kinds of weather: hot, hotter and tropical. In the Philippines, we have only two kinds: dry and wet. During the dry season, temperatures and humidity go up. During the wet season, people deal with torrential rains and destructive floods.
By Rafael Castillo M.D.
International health experts are closely monitoring the recently discovered new avian influenza A(H7N9) virus which has emerged into a severe, life-threatening infection.
By Raul J. Palabrica
Social media have recently been recognized as a reliable means for disclosure of material information in publicly traded companies in the United States.
By Ardy Roberto
, Dr. Ned Roberto
Q: We read your column last Friday about sourcing “far-out revenue growth” from non-user segments. We liked what you explained and learned from it.
By Conrado R. Banal III
Boss, we have a problem: The government-run Development Bank of the Philippines seems to be going out of kilter, appallingly lagging in profitability behind other banks, including another government bank, the Land Bank of the Philippines.
By Rolando T. Dy
Farmers’ groups have long complained about smuggling that has been very detrimental to their livelihood. Quick actions are imperative.