WHO fine-tunes advice on COVID masks for public, health workers

In more detailed advice published on Wednesday, the World Health Organization said that, where the epidemic was spreading, people–including children and students aged 12 or over–should always wear masks in shops, workplaces, and schools that lack adequate ventilation, and when…

Fruitas Holdings announces opening of its first franchised store in Dubai shopping mall

FOOD AND BEVERAGE kiosk operator Fruitas Holdings, Inc. has opened its first franchised store in Dubai under the House of Desserts brand. In a stock exchange disclosure on Wednesday, the company said its first overseas kiosk is located inside BurJuman,…

Netflix planning to double spending on original content in Asia

NETFLIX, Inc. is planning to double its spending on original content in Asia next year to help stay ahead in a crowded streaming market, where billionaires including China’s Pony Ma and Hong Kong’s Richard Li are seeking to expand their…

PCC approves ACEPH, Axia JV for power plant

THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has approved the joint venture (JV) between Ayala-led AC Energy Philippines, Inc. (ACEPH) and the Philippine energy unit of Japan-based Marubeni Corp. that is looking to build a diesel-fired plant in Rizal. ACEPH told the…

Nielsen expects FMCG sales growth this holiday season

By Jenina P. Ibañez, Senior Reporter NIELSEN expects growth in fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sales in the Philippines during the holidays, led mostly by food and baking product sales. Nielsen Retail Intelligence Managing Director for the Philippines Patrick Cua said…

Foreign firms eye $50-B FDI over 10 years

The Joint Foreign Chambers of the Philippines referred to potential investments in several sectors, including outsourcing, manufacturing and infrastructure. — BW FILE PHOTO THE JOINT Foreign Chambers of the Philippines is targeting to generate $50 billion in foreign direct investments…

Water bills to go down in first quarter of 2021

Metro Manila consumers will see lower water bills in the first quarter of 2021. — PHILIPPINE STAR/MICHAEL VARCAS By Revin Mikhael D. Ochave, Reporter CUSTOMERS of the two water concessionaires in Metro Manila will experience lower monthly bills for the…

How do Filipino Grade 5 students compare with ASEAN counterparts in terms of proficiency in reading, math, and writing?

FIFTH GRADE STUDENTS in the Philippines are falling behind their counterparts in some Southeast Asian countries in reading, writing and mathematics, with a significant percentage of students still performing at levels expected in early years of primary education, a regional…

Filipino students falling behind in reading, writing levels in Southeast Asia

Grade school students in the Philippines are lagging behind counterparts in Southeast Asia in reading, math and writing, a study showed. — PHILIPPINE STAR/MIGUEL DE GUZMAN By Arjay L. Balinbin, Senior Reporter FIFTH GRADE STUDENTS in the Philippines are falling…

PHL launches US dollar bond issue

THE PHILIPPINE government on Wednesday launched another dollar bond offering aimed to raise funds to cushion the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy. The offering of 10.5-year and 25-year US dollar-denominated bonds would carry a yield of around…

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