The modern man, shaped with great influence of technology and social media, is often portrayed as a victim of choice paralysis from the onslaught of information and the availability of multitudes of options.On the other hand, there is the Renaissance man who revels in the diversity of options and the versatility such provides. For the Renaissance man, everything is possible, ...

You might not be able to choose your family, but you can Pick n’ Mix the best media personalities to associate your image with – It’s who you hang out with that vitally defines who you are As they say, ‘You are what you eat’, whether you devour caviar, lobster, kebabs, pies or cakes. Do you have large gargantuan meals ...

Public infrastructures were damaged by typhoon Odette (international name: Rai), which swept through southern and central parts of the country in mid-December.Super Typhoon Odette (Rai) struck the Philippines in December 2021. Due to the torrential rains, violent winds, landslides, and storm surges, utility infrastructure was severely damaged. It left 269 cities and municipalities without energy and 348 areas with network ...

Employment in enterprises employing at least 20 workers rose as of June 2020, while unionized establishments decreased, the Philippine Statistics Authority reported on Friday.Data from the 2019/2020 Integrated Survey on Labor and Employment (ISLE) released on Friday showed total jobs went up by 4.8% to 5.322 million in establishments with 20 or more employees in end-June 2020 from 5.077 million ...

New data showed this morning that UK’s trade deficit in goods and services widens again in Q2 to a record £27.9bn. Moreover, monthly imports from Russia dropped to meagre £33m, the lowest since records began and down from over £1.8bn in both January and February of this year.Also during Q2, imports increased by £14.3bn to £206.6bn but exports rose by ...

John Lewis is to retire its 97-year-old price pledge “never knowingly undersold” on 22 August but has yet to reveal a catchy new slogan to take its place. The department store chain told customers in an email it will not accept new claims under the pledge from 23 August, instead promising them – rather long-windedly – it is “always knowingly ...

A battery made from recycled materials, originally used to power lights in Philippine fishing communities, has been repurposed to treat wastewater.Created in 2016 for remote fishing areas with limited energy sources, iLAWA draws power from pollutants in the water, namely phosphates, which originate from residential runoffs. Six years later, another application for the technology came to light when researchers found ...

Pay rises could fall behind inflation by almost 8% later this year, marking the biggest fall in real wages for 100 years, according to analysis by the TUC. The TUC said a prediction by the Bank of England that inflation would jump to 13% in the fourth quarter of this year at a time when wages were expected to increase ...

L-R: WBA Executive Director Gerbrand Haverkamp; WBA Engagement Director Pauliina Murphy; Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in South Africa Sebastiaan Messerschmidt; MPIC Chief Finance, Risk, and Sustainability Officer Chaye Cabal-Revilla; African Monitor Senior Programmes Coordinator Joseph Eliabson; Western Cape Education Department Deputy Director General Haroon Mohamed.Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC), the country’s leading infrastructure investments company, represented ...

BT has announced Barclaycard Payments as the latest business to join its new partnership network, aimed at helping the UK’s smallest firms to grow. Barclaycard has signed up to BT’s partnership network, following The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), with the aim of delivering a host of benefits for small firms over the next year. While the offers will change ...