1 of 12Gold, textiles, ceramics on view at Ayala MuseumAFTER its soft opening in December 2021, Ayala Museum is now fully operational with the opening of the 4th floor, which houses the museum’s revamped permanent exhibitions on Philippine pre-colonial gold, indigenous textiles, and Southeast Asian trade ware ceramics from the museum’s collection. The three exhibitions jointly tell the story of ...

PIXABAYBy Patricia B. Mirasol, Reporter PHILIPPINE HOSPITALS are in a “fragmented state of digitalization,” according to Dr. Michael B. Muin, chief information officer of mWell, a telemedicine subsidiary under Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC), and co-founder of HL7 Philippines, the local arm of a non-profit that provides the healthcare industry standard for data exchange.  “Some big hospitals are in the midst of ...

CITYLAND Development Corp. approved a plan to file P1.5-billion worth of commercial papers with the Securities and Exchange Commission to meet its funding requirements.The filing was approved in a board meeting held on Aug. 1 as stated in the company’s disclosure on Tuesday.“This debt mix in favor of short-term borrowings is a strategy which the group adopted to take advantage ...

DAEJEON — South Koreans may soon be able to carry a device inside their own bodies in the form of a bespoke tattoo that automatically alerts them to potential health problems, if a science team’s project bears fruit.  Researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology in the city of Daejeon southwest of Seoul have developed an electronic tattoo ...

PHOTO BY MICHELLE ANNE P. SOLIMANON an ordinary day, vehicles pass by theOld Presidencia in Makati City and their passengers seldom notice the presence of the historic structure. But if they slow down — or better yet, stop and enter — they will learn about its role in the development of one of the country’s richest cities.In 2019, 32 years ...

PEXELSCHEVRON Philippines Inc. has signed a deal with Aboitiz Power Corp. to supply diesel fuel to the latter’s nine power generation plants.In a media release on Tuesday, Chevron Philippines Country Chairman Billy Liu said the two companies “share the same advocacy of providing affordable, reliable, and safe energy.”“Our number one goal now is to keep [AboitizPower’s] equipment running and electricity ...

BW FILE PHOTOTHE GOVERNMENT fully awarded the fresh 3.5-year Treasury bonds (T-bonds) it auctioned off on Tuesday amid strong demand that led it to open its tap facility to offer another P10 billion in the papers.The Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) on Tuesday raised P35 billion as planned from its offer of fresh 3.5-year securities maturing on Feb. 4, 2026, ...

PHILIPPINE SHARES went up on Tuesday amid improved second-quarter results of listed firms and the continued expansion of manufacturing activity in the country.The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) went up by 50.27 points or 0.79% to close at 6,362.30 on Tuesday, while the broader all shares index increased by 18.67 points or 0.55% to 3,411.59.“Philippine shares surged near the ...

BW FILE PHOTOTHE PESO weakened further against the dollar on Tuesday ahead of the release of latest inflation data and tensions between the United States and China.The local unit ended trading at P55.435 versus the greenback, shedding 12.5 centavos from its P55.31-to-a-dollar close on Monday, according to data from the website of the Bankers’ Association of the Philippines.The peso opened ...

PHILIPPINE STAR/ EDD GUMBANTHE second tranche of the Targeted Cash Transfer (TCT) program has been released to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for distribution, the Departments of Finance (DoF) and Budget and Management (DBM) said.The program is intended to address the impact of rising prices on vulnerable households, according to statements issued by both departments.A Special Allotment ...