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ING Bank uses facial recognition technology targeted toward 'digital-ready' Filipinos.
Over 70 percent of Philippines remains unbanked, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). Compare that with studies that show nearly the same number of Filipinos (69 percent) use a mobile phone and you can understand why many banks and financial ...
 
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They expect to work even after retirement, too.
In the film The Bucket List, Morgan Freeman’s and Jack Nicholson’s characters spent the last few months of their lives as terminally ill patients traveling the world. They did everything from skydiving in Dubai to climbing the Mount Everest in Nepal, anything ...
 
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Why Mackenzie Bezos probably won't get alimony—and why it might not matter if there was prenup.
This week, Jeff Bezos, the founder and largest shareholder of Amazon, and his wife, the novelist MacKenzie Bezos, announced on Twitter that they were getting divorced after 25 years of marriage. According to Forbes, Jeff is currently worth $137 billion and is the richest man in the ...
 
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There is hope for us yet to someday breathe their rarefied air.
From Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index to Forbes’ The World’s Billionaires, it’s clear more and more men and women around the world are joining the Three Comma Club. This year, Forbes reported that a new record was set with 2,208 billionaires from 72 countries ...
 
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This is what your partner should know about your personal finances.
In the wildly successful Crazy Rich Asians, the movie adaptation of Kevin Kwan's best-selling book with the same name, we meet socialite Astrid Leong. She spends millions shopping in one afternoon and is the picture of a confident woman who knows her ...
 
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The Queen's granddaughter will walk down the aisle on Friday.
This Friday, Princess Eugenie of York is set to marry Jack Brooksbank in St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.It's the same venue the Duke and Duchess of Sussex used for their wedding back in May, which may have cost up to $43 million, so could this next royal wedding come close ...
 
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This is great news for online banking users.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has required all banks and non-banking financial institutions (NBFIs) that offer online banking services to make interbank electronic fund transfers (EFTs) available to regular depositors by end-November.The move greatly expands the power and usefulness of most ...
 
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On the other end, how much does it cost to live in the world's cheapest city?
Hong Kong is the most expensive city to live in as an expat, according to a March 2018 survey conducted by Mercer. One key factor in the east Asian city’s top ranking is its housing costs, where one square foot is priced at ...
 
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How much do you need to live the dream life?
In today’s consumer-driven society, where nearly everything can be bought, is it any wonder why people are also looking to buy happiness?  A quick trip to any bookstore will showcase a wide selection of self-help reading materials on the subject. It’s unlikely ...
 
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The TRAIN law adds 6 pesos or 12 pesos per liter on sweetened beverages.
Among the most important provisions of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law, which took effect January 1, are taxes on sweetened beverages. Section 47 of Republic Act No. 10963 levies a tax of P6 per liter on sweetened beverages ...
 
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President Duterte just needs to sign the bill and it will take effect 15 days later.
With the ratification of the reconciled version of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) bill by the two houses of Congress on Dec. 13, the government moves closer to its promise to sharply lower personal income taxes next year. The ...
 
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Even the best and the brightest can lose everything.
Caveat emptor.I first encountered the phrase as a teenager devouring Gone With the Wind, and it sent me scurrying off to the dictionary. In the book, the rakish hero, Rhett Butler, proposes “Caveat Emporium” as the name for the store owned by ...
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