Splinter Muslim rebel groups might increase their resistance if the transition period toward a more independent Bangsamoro region in Mindanao is not extended, according to the region’s chief minister. Extending the period to 2025 would ensure that the fruits of the peace process are reaped, Ahod B. Ebrahim, chief minister of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, told an ...

President Biden’s ambitious plans to hit the ground running by tackling climate change and being net zero by 2050 is good news for UK tech industry which should see increased investment in the UK. Thats the opinion of tax and advisory from Blick Rothenberg, with Simon Gleeson, a partner at the firm saying: “ America has shown  huge interest in green ...

The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) will convene a panel to discuss academic freedom and how law enforcers can protect it, according to the agency. This was after the Philippine military unilaterally ended a deal with the University of the Philippines (UP) banning soldiers inside the state institution. “The implementation of the Department of National Defense-UP accord was destined to ...

James Bond film No Time To Die has been delayed again as Hollywood grapples with the continued disruption caused by the pandemic. Daniel Craig’s final outing as 007 will now arrive on 8 October, the official Bond Twitter account announced. It had been set to be released in April following multiple pandemic-enforced delays. NO TIME TO DIE 8 October 2021 ...

The consortium of listed builder Megawide Construction Corp. and Bangalore- based airport operator GMR Infrastructure Ltd. officially handed over to the government on Friday the new passenger terminal building of the Clark International Airport. “This handover comes at exactly the right time when our country needs infrastructure projects to help restart our economy in light of the pandemic,” said Megawide ...

Listed holding firm Premiere Horizon Alliance Corp. has ventured into agriculture technology (agritech) sector via its subsidiary, PH Agriforest Inc. In a regulatory filing on Friday, Premiere Horizon said that through PH Agriforest, it plans to leverage on the financial technology (fintech) expertise of its parnter SquidPay Technology, Inc. by using technology to increase yield and efficiency in the sectors ...

A subsidiary of Aboitiz Power Corp. has renewed its power supply agreement with a Nueva Ecija-based electric cooperative for 41 megawatts (MW) of clean energy to 10 municipalities in the area for another five years, the firm said on Friday. In a press release, AboitizPower said that its unit AP Renewables, Inc. closed its partnership with Nueva Ecija II Electric ...

For many, it remains unclear what needs to happen to successfully address the selling challenges brought on by Covid-19. To put it bluntly, selling is more competitive than ever and it is now imperative the modern sales team makes use of every tool at their disposal to rebuild their sales funnel and help drive business recovery. So, what makes a ...

Tens of thousands of internet shoppers are being hit with unexpected customs, VAT and delivery charges on orders from the EU as retailers on the Continent struggle to cope with Brexit red tape. British customers are facing demands to pay up to a third extra to release their goods from bonded warehouses once they arrive in the UK. The delivery ...

A garden centre boss is urging the industry to stick to the latest set of government guidelines and unless they are offering essential items, to close until retail restrictions are lifted. Chris Bonnett who runs Bonnetts Garden Village in Brentwood has voluntarily taken the decision to shut his doors to keep staff and customers safe as the latest wave of ...