GT Capital Holdings, Inc. posted a 19% growth in core net income in the first quarter to P3.4 billion from P2.8 billion year on year on the back of the performance of Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co. and Toyota Motor Philippines Corp. "The solid performance of Metrobank and the strong rebound in the auto business led to significant earnings growth ...

DMCI Holdings, Inc. said it expects to revert to pre-pandemic levels starting 2023, as the firm anticipates the recovery of its units amid the global health emergency. "Considering the (coronavirus disease) vaccine rollout is only starting, it will probably end by the first quarter of next year. So, the side effects of this pandemic would probably end up at the ...

1 of 2 DURING the strict lockdowns, workspace provider KMC Solutions offered the employees of its member brands a very stable desk, a chair, and a computer or laptop while they worked from home. When restrictions eased, employees didn't have to come to the city but were allowed access to workspaces within the proximity of their residences. And now they ...

FILINVEST Development Corp.'s (FDC) net attributable income in the first three months of the year amounted to P1.97 billion, falling by 35.2% from P3.04 billion in the previous year, the firm said in a regulatory filing on Tuesday. Meanwhile, consolidated net income suffered a 33.5% drop to P2.72 billion from P4.1 billion year on year. "The challenges brought about by ...

Describing itself as "the world's longest-running play," murder mystery The Mousetrap, is in its 69th year, and on Monday evening was showing its 28,200th performance. -- UK.THE-MOUSETRAP.CO.UK/ LONDON -- Lining up outside London's St. Martin's theater, actress Barbara Drennan eagerly awaits to see one of the first shows back in the West End as England relaxes COVID restrictions. It has ...

LGU-GENSAN ADDRESSING THE PANDEMIC and future health crises requires "a spirit of shared responsibility," according to Health4All, a coalition that provides underprivileged and underserved communities with access to better health. "The real frontline is not in big hospitals but in communities," said Dr. Tina I. Alberto, founder of community organization Hope in Me Club, one of several coalition members at ...

CENTRAL BANK policy makers have consistently doubled down on lower-for-longer rates and projections for "transitory " inflation. -- REUTERSTHE SURGE In commodity prices is failing to trigger some of the traditional responses in bonds and currencies. Unlike recent commodities rallies in 2008 and 2011, yields on Treasuries and currencies of major exporters like Australia have barely budged. Likewise, the Federal ...

A BROWN Co. Inc., said that its attributable net income for the full-year 2020 slid by 41% to P294.13 million, from P494.95 million in 2019, amid lower real estate revenues. In its annual report shared with the local bourse, A Brown said that its real estate sales dropped 19% to P76.54 million last year from P942 million in 2019. Earnings ...

FOOTBALL (SOCCER), basketball, boxing, and volleyball top the list of popular pandemic exercises on video-sharing platform TikTok, according to a May 2021 study by meta-search website iPrice Group. The list of exercises was generated through Apple Watch usage and their popularity was ranked based on Tiktok hashtag views worldwide recorded on May 10. Excluded were those with inaccurate price information ...

1 of 5 THE ANNUAL festival of European culture, Viva Europa, couples European verses with Chavacano and other languages from Southern Philippines as it brings the poery festival Bersong Euro-Pinoy to Zamboanga on May 21. European Union Ambassador Luc Veron, a patron and lover of literature himself, said that Bersong Euro-Pinoy will provide a platform for European and Filipino poets ...

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