BRITNEY SPEARS -- FACEBOOK.COM/BRITNEYSPEARSPOP star Britney Spears has been under a court-appointed conservatorship, or guardianship, since 2008. On Wednesday, she is due to make a personal address to the Los Angeles judge who is handling the conservatorship. Here is how a conservatorship works in California: What is a conservatorship? A court-approved arrangement in which a person or organization is chosen ...

PNB Center along Ayala Ave., Makati CityPNB Holdings Corp. will redevelop its prime real estate assets to maximize their value amid the demand for rental space, it said on Wednesday. In a statement, the company said it would work on improving the gross leasable area of the PNB Financial Center located in Pasay City, which spans 10 hectares, and the ...

1 of 5 AWARD-winning boyband BTS -- we're talking the American Music Awards, the South Korean Order of Cultural Merit, and the Guiness World Records, among other recognitions -- apparently have a hankering for 10 pieces of Chicken McNuggets, medium fries, and a medium Coke. Since last week, Filipino fans have been able to enjoy the same thing the boys ...

Manila is the third-most stressful city in the world, behind only Mumbai, India, and Lagos, Nigeria, according to a list compiled by Vaay, a Berlin-based wellness company focusing on cannabinoids and terpenes from the hemp plant.  Manila ranked 98th out of 100 cities in “The Least And Most Stressful Cities Index 2021,” faring worse than war-torn cities like Baghdad, Iraq (96), and Kabul, Afghanistan (95). Reykjavik, ...

Here’s a quick glance at how PSEi stocks fared on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. ...

THE OFFICIAL who successfully petitioned the Supreme Court to expand the share local government units (LGUs) are entitled to from National Government revenue said LGUs need the freedom to decide how much they can spend on agriculture, rather than have quotas dictated to them by law. Batangas Governor Hermilando I. Mandanas was speaking at a joint hearing of the Senate ...

THE AVERAGE price for power on the wholesale electricity spot market (WESM) was P6.53 per kilowatt hour in June, down from P7.66 in May, the Independent Electricity Market Operator of the Philippines (IEMOP) said Wednesday. In a virtual briefing, IEMOP Manager for Pricing Validation and Analysis John Paul S. Grayda said that the secondary price cap (SPC) was implemented during ...

THE Department of Energy (DoE) said it will set a competitive process for the grid operator’s procurement of reserve power, known as ancillary services (AS), and also require it to submit five-year forecasts for power demand to help ensure that expected needs are sufficiently covered. According to a draft department circular posted on its website, the DoE said AS providers ...

THE Department of Finance (DoF) said the government allocated the proceeds from Japan’s ¥20-billion loan — equivalent to around P8.71 billion — for emergency subsidies in April for people affected by the pandemic, as well as other spending items related to the public health crisis. The enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) enforced in April served as the trigger for the Japan ...

THE Department of Agriculture (DA) said it introduced a card that will serve both as identification and a cash card to access government assistance for farmers enrolled in the farmer’s registry. Agriculture Secretary William D. Dar launched the ‘Interventions Monitoring Card’ for farmers listed in the registry system for basic sectors in agriculture (RSBSA) during the DA’s anniversary on Wednesday. ...

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