COMPUTER-GENERATED representation of COVID-19 virions via Felipe Esquivel Reed / CC BY-SA SHANGHAI – On March 24, a court in the central Chinese city of Fuyang announced that a $1.5 billion hospital built just four years earlier had filed for bankruptcy because it was unable to pay its debts. For most of the last two years, the Fuyang Minsheng Hospital ...

United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken — COURTESY OF FACEBOOK/ANTONY BLINKEN WASHINGTON – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will call on G20 nations this week to put pressure on Russia to support UN efforts to reopen sea lanes blocked by the Ukraine conflict and repeat warnings to China not to support Moscow’s war effort. Mr. Blinken heads to ...

Development Communication as part of its operations: SMFI ensures to strategically communicate its CSR programs which enabled it to bag a Silver Award in the ninth annual Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards. By Adrian Paul B. Conoza What does a meaningful fulfillment of corporate social responsibility (CSR) entail? One can say that effective implementation of an organization’s programs will suffice, but communicating ...

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For the last decade, we have seen a rise in a new form of digital currency, sometimes just referred to as crypto. The most famous and the first is, of course, Bitcoin. This currency has become synonymous with the crypto revolution that is taking over the world. Crossing borders With the rise of crypto, so has many new industries ...

Crypto’s ride to regulation in Brittain has been a fairly bumpy one ‌until now. But last month the country’s financial regulator warned people about investing in cryptocurrencies and said they should expect to lose all the money invested in the crypto space. And just recently, Britain’s chief financial minister declared ‌the UK plans on being a crypto powerhouse. These ...

A vendor waits for customers at a public market. — PHILIPPINE STAR/ EDD GUMBAN INFLATION climbed to its highest level in nearly four years in June, further eroding the purchasing value of the peso to a record low, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said on Tuesday. Preliminary data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed the consumer price index (CPI) ...

Former Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) governor and now Finance Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno (left) formally hands over the leadership of the central bank to Governor Felipe M. Medalla during a ceremony held at the BSP head office in Manila, July 4. — COURTESY OF BANGKO SENTRAL NG PILIPINAS THE BANGKO Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) may increase policy rates by ...

Buildings are seen along EDSA in Quezon City before dawn, July 3. — PHILIPPINE STAR/ MIGUEL DE GUZMAN THE ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) raised its growth projection for the Philippines this year amid the further reopening of the economy and rising inflation. In the AMRO Regional Economic Outlook Update released on Tuesday, the think tank said it upgraded the ...