Indices Analysis

Chooks-to-Go to handle MPBL basketball operations

The future of the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) was given more clarity after it was announced that Chooks-to-Go will be handling the league’s basketball operations from here on. In an announcement made on Monday, Chooks-to-Go said an agreement was reached at the weekend between its President Ronald Mascarinas and …

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TnT Tropang Giga rookie Mikey Williams shoots way to PBA finals history

TNT Tropang Giga rookie Mikey Williams uncorked 10 three-pointers in Game Three of their best-of-seven PBA Philippine Cup finals series with the Magnolia Hotshots on Sunday. It was, as per league statistics, the most made in PBA finals history. The TnT Tropang Giga fell short in its push to take …

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Magnolia relieved adjustments in defense paid off in Game 3

FOR the Magnolia Hotshots, defensive adjustments they made in Game Three of the best-of-seven PBA Philippine Cup final series made a huge difference in them getting the win. By Michael Angelo S. Murillo, Senior Reporter The Magnolia Pambasang Manok Hotshots were relieved to finally break through with a win in …

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Neri Colmenares — a traditional politician?

Last Friday, Vice-President Leni Robredo named labor leader and lawyer Sonny Matula as the 12th candidate in her senatorial ticket. She cited Matula’s “clear track record in fighting for the rights of Filipino workers. For him, joining forces with us is not a transaction but a duty. This is his …

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High deaths, low births, reduced smoking and the WHO

As All Saints Day (Nov. 1) and All Souls Day (Nov. 2) approach, it is timely to discuss some vital statistics. DECLINING BIRTHS, RISING DEATHS Last week, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) released the latest data on births and deaths in the Philippines and two trends are emerging. One, there …

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Why there is no demand for organic

When people talk about the term “organic,” usually they confuse it with hydroponic, farm-raised products, anything that is a green leafy vegetable or anything that seems to be fresh, regardless if it is certified or comes from an accredited supplier. But what really is organic? Our journey with organic farming …

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The EU’s commitment to the Indo-Pacific region

The world’s center of gravity is moving to the Indo-Pacific region, in geo-economic and geo-political terms. Recently, the decision by Australia, the UK, and the US to deepen their security and defense ties (the so-called AUKUS group) has certainly triggered a lot of debate on the underlying dynamics in the …

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Standardization of travel rules key for Latin America airlines’ recovery

BOGOTA — Getting standardized rules for international travelers amid the coronavirus pandemic is the biggest hurdle for Latin American airlines, with their recovery threatened by a lack of consensus among health authorities, industry leaders said on Sunday. Passengers suffer constant delays and restrictions as they travel between countries due to …

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vivo’s Spooktacular Super Sale at Shopee Super Brand Day comes your way until Oct. 26

It’s the season of trick or treating but vivo ensures that the brand is always treating, never tricking. And to make good on that promise, one of the leading global smartphone brands holds its Super Brand Day on Shopee until Oct. 26, bringing with it only amazing deals. So if …

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Hong Kong’s zero-COVID policy undermining financial hub status — industry group

REUTERS HONG KONG — A financial industry group warned on Monday that Hong Kong’s zero-COVID policy and strict quarantine requirements for international travelers threatens to undermine the city’s status as a financial hub. The Asia Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA) said a survey of members, including some of …

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