Business

Unmitigated climate change to shrink global economy by 23 percent

When the world heats up, economies around the globe will cool down. That’s according to a new study which predicts that rising temperatures due to climate change will wreak havoc on economic output. “Our best estimate is that the global economy as a whole will be 23 percent smaller in 2100 than if we would avoid climate change entirely,” said co-author of the study Solomon Hsiang, an associate professor of public policy at the University […]

PNP, biggest spender in the APEC summit

The Philippine National Police took the top spot as being the biggest spender at the recently-held Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation or APEC summit, with Php 1.5 million allocated to the said government agency. The almost 10 billion pesos APEC budget was divided between 20 government agencies. (Eagle News Service Described by Jay Paul Carlos, Video Editing by Dexter Magno, Uploaded by MRFaith Bonalos) https://youtu.be/gwei0TI_36M

European Higher Education Fair 2015

Muling binuksan ang European Higher Education Fair 2015 ng mga delegasyon ng European Union to the Philippines kasama ang EU member states, embassies at cultural institutes sa pakikipag-ugnayan sa Commission on Higher Education (CHED). Layunin nito na mapalakas pa ang ugnayan ng EU at ng Pilipinas sa larangan ng pagpapaunlad ng edukasyon. Narito ang report ni Juliet Caranguian: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4m-sgip8_0

Oil companies implement price hike

Petroleum products saw an increase in their prices as oil companies started implementing a price hike on the said products. There is also an increase in the price of liquefied petroleum gas while there is no increase in the price of diesel. (Eagle News Service Described by Jay Paul Carlos, Video Editing by Jericho Morales, Uploaded by MRFaith Bonalos) https://youtu.be/psDzbbALhcQ

Nike to consumers: Just wear it

Just wear it – now. Nike will begin placing ads in the Weather Channel’s mobile app starting next month. The New York Times says the ads will suggest appropriate apparel depending on local weather conditions. For example, if it’s cold and dark, an in-app ad may appear for reflective Nike clothing. It’ll send consumers to the Nike website where they can buy the suggested items. The in-app ads are part of a broader campaign that […]

Hydrogen fuel cell cars highlight at Tokyo Motor show

Hundreds of cars were on display at the Tokyo Motor Show 2015 on Wednesday (October 28), where hydrogen fuel-cell cars by Japanese auto manufacturers Toyota Motor Corp and Honda Motor Corp stole the spotlight. Toyota Motor unveiled the FCV Plus, a hydrogen fuel-cell car with a light blue theme. Toyota is keen to maintain the alternative propulsion lead it established a decade and a half ago with the full hybrid electric Prius. Honda Motor Co […]

Big time price rollback in petroleum products to be implemented this week

A big time price rollback for gasoline and diesel is expected to be implemented by petroleum companies this week. The price rollbacks to be implemented in petroleum products were P1.00 per liter of gasoline and P0.60 centavos for every liter of diesel. Said implementation of big time rollback was due to the return of Iranian crude in the World Market. (Eagle News Service)

More Filipinos to apply for loans this last quarter

MANILA, Philippines (Eagle News) – Through a survey, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas is forecasting that more Filipinos will apply for loans this fourth quarter with an increased demand on real estate and housing loan as well as enterprise and commercial loans. (Eagle News Service Jay Paul Carlos, Vince Alvin Villarin)

Multi-content market “Japan Content Showcase 2015”

“Japan Content Showcase 2015”, a multi-content market featuring music, film and animation, was held at the hotel “GRAND PACIFIC LE DAIBA” as a joint market of the following: TIMM – Tokyo International Music Market TIFFCOM – Affiliated market of the Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) (The only film festival in Japan approved by the International Federation of Film Producers Associations) TIAF – Tokyo International Anime Festival Features of Japan Content Showcase A wide variety of content […]

Twitter seeks to improve relations with advertisers, developers

In his second public appearance since being named Twitter Inc’s permanent chief executive earlier this month, Jack Dorsey on Wednesday apologized to the developers who work with the social media company to create apps. His admission came as he begins a turnaround effort at Twitter, which has struggled with user growth and attracting advertising dollars, while taking public his mobile payments company, Square, by the end of this year. “Somewhere along the line our relationship […]

YouTube unveils paid video service without ads

Alphabet Inc’s YouTube will launch a $10-a-month subscription option in the United States on Oct. 28 that lets viewers watch videos from across the site without interruption from advertisements, the company said on Wednesday (October 21). Starting early next year, the service called YouTube Red will add exclusive shows and movies from top YouTube creators including PewDiePie, Lilly Singh and The Fine Brothers. “Consumers are embracing paid subscriptions of ad-free content at an incredible pace,” […]

Int’l trade fair Ambiente to showcase  design trends, Press-con in Manila previews highlights

With Ambiente 2016 nearing, organiser Messe Frankfurt GmbH held a press conference on Friday, October 16, 2015 in Manila to encourage Philippine businesses to participate.  Below is the official press release. The show to see: Ambiente 2016 is the barometer for trends in the consumer-goods industry Leading international fair welcomes Italy as 5th partner country; Paola Navone is the designer of Italy’s partner country presentation https://youtu.be/seQtU2Tvsps Contract business, sourcing and a top-flight complementary programme. New […]