THE TWITTER LOGO is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York City, US, Sept. 28, 2016. — REUTERSTWITTER, Inc Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Elon Musk has said that new user signups to the social media platform are at an “all-time high,” as he struggles with a mass exodus of advertisers and ...

MALAYSIA’s opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim shows an inked finger after voting during the country’s general election at Permatang Pauh, Penang, Malaysia, Nov. 19. — REUTERSKUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia is reviewing its government subsidies program, aiming to direct money toward low-income groups, Prime Minister (PM) Anwar Ibrahim said on Sunday, prioritizing the rising cost of living as he takes office at ...

BANGLADESH is on course to become a $1-trillion economy by 2040, driven by consumer optimism, innovation in emerging economic sectors and a young engaged workforce, according to Boston Consulting Group (BCG). With average annual growth of 6.4% between 2016 and 2021, the South Asian nation has outpaced peers such as India, Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines and Thailand, BCG wrote in ...

LONDON — Qatar has launched a review of its investments in London after the city’s transport authority this week banned the Gulf state’s tourism advertisements on the capital’s buses, taxis and Underground train system, Saturday’s Financial Times reported.The paper said the move by Transport for London (TfL) was triggered by concerns over the soccer World Cup host’s stance on LGBT+ ...

REUTERSTHE DEPARTMENT of Trade and Industry said the ratification process for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is moving forward after it received the backing of President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. and the Cabinet.Trade Secretary Alfredo E. Pascual told reporters in a recent media briefing that Mr. Marcos has completed his review of the RCEP, adding that the Cabinet has ...

PHOTO FROM ABB FACEBOOK PAGEENGINEERING company ABB Ltd. said Philippine investments in decarbonizing its power grid are driving sales of equipment used by utilities, including battery energy storage systems (BESS) that optimize the operations of some renewable sources of energy.“Our focus is more on the utilities; we are an active vendor of all those medium-voltage requirements,” Allan B. Bonagua, product ...

PHILSTARLOCAL government units (LGU) from Cebu, Bohol and Oriental and Occidental Mindoro signed up to the Pambansang Pabahay para sa Pilipino program, which targets the construction of 1 million homes a year, the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) said.The 10 new participants are Mandaue City, Bohol province, Tagbilaran City, the Municipality of Panglao and six towns in ...

REUTERSDMCI Mining Corp. said it proposed that the government adopt a carbon credits framework to help offset the continued use of fossil fuels.DMCI Mining President Tulsi Das C. Reyes said the company met with the Environment department to make the proposal.“We don’t have a framework for carbon credit in the Philippines. We were burning a lot of fossil fuels. There’s ...

The pandemic introduced a tectonic shift of perspective about wealth planning, changing from “it’s never too late to plan” to “it’s never too early to plan.” As people become more cognizant of their own mortality, they have also become more pragmatic because, as Dr. Susan David, award-winning Harvard Medical School psychologist and named one of the world’s most influential management ...

By Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza, ReporterDAILY coronavirus infections in the Philippines could hit as many as 3,000 when Filipinos celebrate the Christmas holidays next month, according to a research group. The country might record 2,000 to 3,000 daily coronavirus cases in December, OCTA Research Group fellow Fredegusto P. David said in a Facebook Messenger chat. “On Saturday, our daily cases already ...