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Mikee Romero's company is now the majority shareholder of the Philippine unit of the region's leading low-cost airline.
F&S Holdings Inc. has acquired an additional 28.8 percent of shares in Air Asia Inc., upping its total shares from 15.7 percent to 44.5 percent and making it the majority shareholder of the company that owns and manages the Philippine affiliate of ...
 
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JG DEV aims to support the region's next round of unicorns.
In its bid to ride on the growing startup ecosystem in the region, diversified listed conglomerate JG Summit Holdings Inc. (JGHI) has launched its own venture capital (VC) firm, Friday, May 10, with fresh funding worth $50 million or more than P2.6 ...
 
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Loop's founder is the guy who first sold metal straws.
It all started two Christmases ago when people began giving each other stainless steel tubes wrapped in muslin with matching cleaners to boot. Back then, metal straws catered to the niche market of individuals who wanted to cut down on waste or ...
 
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Will the waived fees wash away the robust financial growth Manila Water has sustained over the last seven years?
It's been almost a month since many households in Metro Manila's East Zone have had their water supply cut off.Though water service has now returned in most areas—Ayala Corporation Chairman Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala  has said Manila Water’s eight to 12-hour ...
 
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Four of the 300 outstanding business and industry leaders on the list are from the Philippines.
Four Filipinos made the exclusive 30 Under 30 Asia list curated by U.S. business magazine Forbes for 2019.“If you think millennials and Gen-Z are just building businesses for the short-term gain, think again,” wrote Rana Wehbe, editor of the 30 Under 30 ...
 
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Your dream of working in Japan can soon be a reality.
Your dream of working in your favorite anime studio or Japanese gaming company, whether they're based in Tokyo, Kyoto or wherever else in Japan, can soon be a reality.Selected Filipino professionals can now officially work in Japan and get the chance to ...
 
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If you’re looking to inject some leisure fun in your otherwise mundane business trips, Tokyo is the place to be.
While the mantra “all work and no play” is slowly fading away as corporate travel becomes more modern and popular across the Asia-Pacific, it looks like Manila still has a long way to go to secure a foothold in the global business ...
 
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NXTLVL Farms grows high-value crops inside container vans through hydroponic farming.
There’s no stopping the investment train of Katrina Razon’s venture capitalist firm.Razon's KSR Ventures recently led a $750,000-group investment for agri-tech startup NXTLVL Farms, which brought the company’s total funding since its launch in 2017 to $1 million. This is the third ...
 
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A study looked at Glassdoor reviews on the world's biggest firms among the Fortune 500 to know what’s it really like to work for them.
Every year, Fortune magazine lists the 500 most profitable corporations in the United States and calls them the “Fortune 500.” To be included in the exclusive list is widely considered as a mark of prestige among big companies, their respective industries, as ...
 
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When it comes to sustainability and practicality, social enterprises perform better.
Charities and social enterprises have helped improve lives of millions of people. Both are anchored on humanity and compassion, but when it comes to sustainability and practicality, the latter trumps the former. Here is a list of reasons why.According to startup expert ...
 
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The Moment Group shares why they've lasted.
Just how long does a moment last? Six years ago, when the local restaurant industry was just starting to boom, entrepreneurs Abba Napa, Eli Antonino, and Jon Syjuco decided to strike while the proverbial iron was hot.Restaurants were having a moment, they observed, and so they christened ...
 
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These powerful duos are making big changes in the fields of education, transportation, beauty, art, and design.
When it comes to female representation in the workplace, Philippine firms continue to show they have no qualms about having a woman run the show. Data company Grant Thornton released its annual Women in Business report earlier in the year and it ...
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