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How 'bedroom meetings' helped bring Belo beauty brand to the masses

Running a beauty empire was never a formal affair for the family as business meetings often took place in the bedroom, Belo Essentials managing director Cristalle Belo-Pitt said Thursday. → Read More

Stay 'humble, hungry': Henry Sy's grandson shares business advice from family

In the family-run conglomerate, 'there is never pwede na (good enough),' and the Sys are encouraged to innovate to grow their shopping mall, banking and retail empire, said Hans Sy Jr. → Read More

ABS-CBN content showing soon on MRT, LRT train screens

With over 1,000 TUBE screens installed in the LRT and MRT lines, content such as news, weather reminders, traffic updates and short entertainment videos will soon be available to commuters, ABS-CBN said. → Read More

China to Philippines: 'Punish' casinos, POGOs illegally recruiting Chinese

Chinese law bans its citizens from engaging in 'any form of gambling' including online and those that are based overseas but cater to Chinese nationals, China's embassy in Manila said in a statement. → Read More

GrabFood now availabe 24/7 in select cities

Grab's food delivery service is now available 24/7 in select cities in Metro Manila and Cebu starting Thursday to cater to the changing needs of Filipino consumers. → Read More

Building trust key to boosting financial technologies in PH: Globe CEO

The challenge now is to get Filipinos to trust digital innovations such as the scan-to-pay cashless payment system introduced by GCash a few years ago. → Read More

Alliance of tech firms urge businesses to go digital

Business advocacy group Go Negosyo together with an alliance of some of the country’s leading tech companies renewed their push on Tuesday for businesses to embrace digitalization. → Read More

Avon Lady goes digital to lure online shoppers

Avon launched an app in 2018, which has the electronic version of its brochure. It also has an online shop where members can purchase items and have them delivered to their homes. → Read More

ABS-CBN TVplus partners with gov't agencies for real-time alerts

Through INFOPlus, TVplus users will get real-time alerts from weather bureau PAGASA, the Metro Manila Development Authority, and the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, ABS-CBN said. → Read More

The 'new crazy': Cebu Pacific is making seat sales easier for customers

During a one-day only seat sale last March, the Gokongwei-led carrier tripled daily bookings by tapping Google tools available to companies. It also took inspiration from online shopping platforms like Lazada and Shopee. → Read More

Video streaming redefines ‘primetime’ in Philippines: YouTube

'Primetime' viewing, where families sit in the living room together to watch television in select hours of the day, is changing as Filipinos shift screens depending on the time of the day and the type of content they prefer, YouTube Content Partnerships director for Southeast Asia Vishal Sarin told ABS-CBN News. → Read More

Jollibee to acquire Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, invests $100 million

Jollibee Foods Corp on Wednesday said it would invest $100 million in a Singapore-based holdings company to acquire 100 percent of Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf specialty coffee and tea brand based in California. → Read More

Jollibee to buy Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf for $350 million

Jollibee Foods Corp said Wednesday it would buy Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf in a deal worth a total $350 million (P18 billion), the largest in its string of global acquisitions. → Read More

Dreading 'petsa de peligro'? Startup offers salary advance for workers

Advance.ph simulates the 'bale' system and allows partner companies to provide loans from P1,000 to up to 50 percent of an employee's salary. → Read More

Duterte SONA: Financial markets seek action plan for next 3 years

President Rodrigo Duterte should use his State of the Nation Address (SONA) set Monday to present concrete plans which ensure swift implementation of newly enacted laws as well as clear policy directions in terms of taxation, labor and foreign ownership to attract more investors, analysts and business group leaders said. → Read More

Offshore gaming 'here to stay' as gov't eyes P20-B haul: regulator

The Philippines' 'very good model' encouraged up to 59 POGOs to set up shop. Recent rules that were finalized cover personal and corporate income taxes, the establishment of POGO hubs and setting 3-year and 5-year licenses to operate. → Read More

Google bets on AI to solve healthcare, agri challenges

Artificial intelligence can help solve social challenges in healthcare, agriculture and environmental protection, among others, Google's AI head said Wednesday. → Read More

Google AI makes disaster alerts more precise, targeted

The Mountain View, California-based internet giant is harnessing satellite imagery to produce high-resolution maps and real time river level measurements → Read More

Moratorium on ecozones in Metro Manila may hurt PH competitiveness: IBPAP

Under President Rodrigo Duterte's Administrative Order No. 18, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) was ordered not to “accept, process or evaluate applications for the establishment of ecozones in Metro Manila.” → Read More

'I'm still afraid of my ex-husband': Ruffa encourages victims of domestic violence to speak up

Ruffa Gutierrez on Monday shared her experience to help encourage women to speak up and rise above domestic violence. → Read More