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No wonder it bills itself as the country’s “best digital bank."
Compared to last year, the Philippines had a slightly more sizable presence at the 2019 Singapore Fintech Festival. For the first time, members of the Fintech Association of the Philippines had a booth showcasing some of the more well-known homegrown financial technology ...
 
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Could we be any happier?
You might have new TV show favorites, but there will always be that one series that holds a special place in your heart. The one that you've watched and rewatched, but it just never gets old. For many, that show is the ...
 
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Keep calm and sleep.
If you're someone who trades sleep to get more done in a day, then you're going about it all wrong. A new study shows that deep sleep can actually rewire the anxious brain.More: The 6 Best Pillows for Any Type of SleeperResearchers from the ...
 
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A more seamless and effortless shave awaits.
Wet shaving with a straight or safety razor is a reliable way to get a close shave, but there are a few notable disadvantages. For one, it takes time–you have to lather up, shave, and then rinse off, ticking valuable minutes off ...
 
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Steve McQueen's iconic Le Mans timepiece has a storied history
When Steve McQueen was asked to choose a watch to wear in his role as a motor racing driver in the 1971 movie Le Mans, he was shown models from Rolex, Omega, and Heuer, as Tag Heuer was then known. He plumped ...
 
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The view is spectacular!
Mount Pinatubo garnered the attention of the country during its tragic eruption in 1991. The effects of the eruption were unfortunately compounded by the accompanying monsoon, Typhoon Yunya. After the ashfall, the area experienced a rebirth, with the Aeta community being granted the Certificate ...
 
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It’s the latest acquisition of the Davao-based businessman.
Dennis Uy’s Udenna Corporation has acquired the master franchise of quick-service food chain Wendy’s in the Philippines. The Davao-based entrepreneur made the acquisition through his wholly owned food subsidiary Eight-8-Ate Holdings Inc, according to The Philippine Star.This is the latest addition to Uy’s growing portfolio of ...
 
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Low share prices of preferred stocks in the market have resulted in high dividend yields.
As inflation rate slows down to below one percent last month, interest rates continue to fall this year.The 10-year Philippine bond yield, for example, has fallen to 4.63 percent last week from 7.35 percent in the same period last year. Lower interest ...
 
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Dan Aykroyd confirmed in an interview that the gang's getting back together.
During an appearance on Amy Schumer’s podcast last month, Bill Murray revealed that the job he’d like to have if he weren’t an actor would be working at P.F. Chang’s at Atlanta’s airport, citing the restaurant as "one of the great places." Naturally, the ...
 
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We get a closer glimpse at what the industrialist was like as a father.
On the first day of the wake of her father, the late industrialist John Gokongwei, Jr.,  Robina Gokongwei Pe, gave an eloquent eulogy laced with humor and tenderness.Pe is the president and CEO of Robinsons Retail Holdings Inc. and the eldest of ...
 
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From Mayor Isko Moreno to Michael Concepcion.
On November 7, Esquire Man At His Best 2019 with Chivas Regal and Dove Men+Care honored outstanding Filipinos who continue to shape culture. The event, in partnership with Versace, Toyota GR Supra, Heineken, and Yamaha, brought together the biggest names across business, cinema, sports, ...
 
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The Grandmaster Chime is now the most expensive watch in the world.
Only Watch, a biennial charity auction for research into Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, has just sold the most expensive watch in the world. The Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime Ref. 6300A-010 sold for an astounding CHF31 Million (approximately P1.5 billion).Patek Philippe donated the one-of-a-kind timepiece ...
 
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Praises pour in for the late, great businessman John Gokongwei Jr., from those who have worked closely with him to employees who had encountered him.
On November 9, 2019, the nation mourned the passing of an esteemed taipan, John Gokongwei Jr. The industrialist and philanthropist has long been revered by many for his work ethic and business acumen. From selling garlic peanuts to building an empire, his rags-to-riches story has inspired many budding entrepreneurs ...
 
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In 1963, Henry Ford II made a bid to purchase Ferrari but Enzo Ferrari rebuffed him. What ensued was a battle of ego and pride as Ford vowed to beat Ferrari at Le Mans.
Ford v Ferrari is an unfortunate title for a film. It is unsexy, uninteresting, and completely without appeal despite apparently having been formulated to attract a wider audience who might not know about Le Mans ‘66 (its title in the U.K. and ...
 
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John Gokongwei, Jr., once sold soap at the public market; he later became one of the Philippines' wealthiest individuals.
John Gokongwei, Jr. was a force to be reckoned with. Even during the last days of his life, he was still a top player in the Philippine economy, and had consistently retained a spot on Forbes' annual Billionaires List. His net worth was $5.8 billion.Gokongwei, Jr. is the founder ...
 
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The entrepreneur and philanthropist passed away late Saturday evening at the age of 93.
The PBA honored one of its pioneer team owners, John Gokongwei, with a moment of silence before the Governors Cup game between NLEX and Magnolia on Sunday night.Gokongwei was among the pro league's founding fathers with his dominant Great Taste team in ...
 
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The younger Tan was rushed to the hospital after collapsing during a basketball game on Saturday.
Lucio “Bong” Tan Jr., son of Philippine Airlines taipan Lucio Tan, has passed away at the age of 53. The president of PAL Holdings and head coach of the University of the East Red Warriors collapsed on Saturday during a recreational basketball ...
 
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Sand is course and rough and irritating and it gets everywhere.
Everyone has this idea in their head that a beach resort is the perfect getaway. But what if you don't like sand because it's course and rough and irritating and it gets everywhere? What if you don't like the way saltwater irritates ...
 
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Van Gogh Alive opened its doors to the public on October 26 and will last until December 8.
Vincent Willem van Gogh, more popularly known as Van Gogh, was a Dutch post-impressionist painter. He was born in 1853 and died in 1890—the same period in history when Jose Rizal also lived. Van Gogh was born to an upper-middle-class family. His ...
 
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The legendary director has cropped up in all kinds of surprising places over the years. Here are our favorites.
Martin Scorsese may give comic book movies short shrift, but he shares one thing in common with late Marvel legend Stan Lee: a penchant for cheeky cameos.Not just in his own films, either. The 76-year-old director has played the field, popping up ...
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