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REUTERSLAGOS/BANGKOK — Days before his FTX cryptocurrency exchange collapsed, co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried tweeted “Hello, West Africa!” — his latest nod to a region where a growing number of kitchen table investors had put their faith, and savings, in FTX.In South

BW FILE PHOTO MANILA — The Philippine central bank will hike interest rates this month, though the monetary board is likely to be split over whether to raise the policy rate by 25 or 50 basis points, its governor said on

In this age of pandemic, one of the most crucial aspects in the car-buying decision is safety—especially at a time when people are revenge-traveling and going back to face-to-face work and school.And we’re not talking about your basic seatbelts, airbags,

ToDate, a ‘same day’ dating app which prioritises secure online dating, has launched in the UK. All users that sign up for ToDate have to be fully ID verified and approved via AWS photo recognition software, which eliminates catfishing and boosts

Do you currently own, or are thinking of starting your own driving school? Investing in a vehicle is not only the most fundamental component, but as a driving instructor also involves a few unique considerations.You’ll not only need to think about

Proposed Labour plans to help small businesses get their unpaid invoices paid on time is “exactly what the UK’s 5.5m SMEs need”, according to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). As it stands, more than £20bn in unpaid invoices are outstanding

Philippine flags are displayed along the streets, June 3. — PHILIPPINE STAR/ EDD GUMBANBy Revin Mikhael D. Ochave, ReporterTHE JOINT Foreign Chambers of the Philippines (JFC) is now targeting to generate $128 billion in foreign direct investments (FDIs) in

Workers prepare relief packs in Pasig City, Aug. 13, 2021. — PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCASLOCAL GOVERNMENT units (LGUs) should be given more time for the smooth transition of devolved functions from the National Government (NG) agencies, according to a report.A

IN separate advisories, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned the public not to invest in CashBaka, Hero Mining International Group, and BitBankUps.com as the three entities have not secured the license to solicit investments.According to the regulator, the

SHIVENDU SHUKLA-UNSPLASHD.M. CONSUNJI, Inc.’s (DMCI) order book declined by 8.1% to P45.3 billion for the past three quarters from P49.3 billion in the same period last year amid a slowdown in project bidding and contract awarding.In a press release on

CENTURY-PROPERTIES.COMPROPERTY developer Century Properties Group, Inc. (CPGI) is set to open a mid-scale hotel in Mandaluyong City on Dec.15, targeting to cater to tourist influx during the holidays.“December is an opportune time for Novotel Suites Manila to open as Century

1 of 4SINGAPORE — with titles ranging from Hollywood films to Hallyu and Japanese animé, The Walt Disney Company Asia Pacific unveiled its slate of upcoming movies, series, and new Asia Pacific region titles for Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar for

NLEX Corp. is willing to build the 1.2-kilometer (km) link that is under the concession agreement between the government and San Miguel Corp. for the Metro Manila Skyway System.NLEX Corp. is the toll road operator and builder of the North

MIKA BAUMEISTER-UNSPLASHWALT DISNEY Co. Chief Executive Bob Iger said on Monday that one of his top priorities is to make the company’s streaming business profitable.Mr. Iger is responsible for Disney’s all-in embrace of streaming, and the launch of its marquee

STA. LUCIA Land, Inc. said on Thursday that its board had approved taking out a P5-billion loan from institutional lenders while authorizing joint ventures to develop 11 projects, including two in Mindanao.In a disclosure to the stock exchange, the property