GameStop Corp’s GME.N board has approved a four-for-one stock split that will make it more affordable for investors to own shares of the video-game retailer at the center of last year’s “meme stock” trading frenzy.Shares of the company shot up 5.8% to $124.49 in extended trading on Wednesday after the announcement.Several major U.S. companies have opted for stock splits over ...

REUTERSWASHINGTON – A US counterintelligence agency on Wednesday warned state and local officials that China is intensifying influence operations aimed at manipulating them into pressing the federal government to pursue more Beijing-friendly policies.China “understands that US state and local leaders enjoy a degree of independence from Washington and may seek to use them as proxies to advocate for national US ...

Bags can mean different for different kinds of people. A student needs one that can carry all their essentials, while a professional opts for something that can help them look the part. For travelers, the bag has to suit their lifestyle and needs.Indeed, gone are the days when bags were just a mere accessory. Today, a bag speaks volumes of ...

The country’s unemployment rate went up to a three-month high of 6% in May while job quality deteriorated, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported on Thursday morning.Preliminary data from the statistics agency showed this was higher than the jobless rate of 5.7% in April, but remained lower than 7.7% in May last year.It was the highest unemployment rate recorded since ...

BPI Asset Management and Trust Corporation (AMTC), the wealth management arm of the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), announces the appointment of Maria Theresa D. Marcial as its new President and Chief Executive Officer effective June 15, 2022. Taking the helm of the Philippines’ largest fund house, Marcial is an accomplished banker who brings with her more than 25 years ...

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Coca-Cola’s Davao Del Sur plant with close to 4,000 solar panels installed by TeaM EnergyTHE PHILIPPINES lags regional peers in terms of the share taken up by solar and wind energy in its power mix, energy think tank Ember said in a report on Thursday.The Philippines accounts for 10% of power generated in the region, but solar and wind made ...

Finance Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno answers questions from the media during a press briefing at the New Executive Building, Malacañan Palace, July 6. — PHILIPPINE STAR/ KRIZ JOHN ROSALESTHE PHILIPPINE government tempered its economic growth target for this year, as rising inflation and ballooning debt threaten to hamper the economy’s recovery from the pandemic.Finance Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno on Wednesday ...

A worker inspects one thousand pesos bills inside a money changer in Manila, Philippines March 23, 2016. — REUTERSBy Keisha B. Ta-asanSOURED LOANS held by Philippine banks declined for a third straight month in May, bringing the nonperforming loan (NPL) ratio to its lowest in 16 months amid improved economic conditions.   Preliminary data released by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas ...

PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCASTHE NATIONAL Government is hoping local government units (LGUs) will channel their expanded budgets into raising agricultural output, Finance Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno said.Mr. Diokno said in an interview with ANC on Wednesday that LGUs “incidentally have a lot more money now because of the Mandanas ruling,” referring to a Supreme Court (SC) decision that ordered the ...