HONG KONG -- This was supposed to be Jack Ma's finest hour: a year ago to the day, his Ant Group was meant to go public in a $37 billion blaze of glory.
A shortage of candidates is hitting firms’ recruitment plans and starting salaries for full-time and temporary staff have hit record levels, according to a report. Hiring has continued in recent weeks, although the availability of candidates fell sharply, a survey by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation
Most workers who were still on the government’s Covid-19 furlough scheme when it closed at the end of September returned to their employers, according to the latest official data. The Office for National Statistics said yesterday that 65 per cent of these employees returned to work
PHILSTAR By Patricia Mirasol Slug: Eighty two percent of low-income incremental builders rely on the recommendations of masons for their home construction, according to a market study on the Visayas region's wood and cement industries
Experts have assessed that £5 billion of state-backed government Covid-19 emergency loans are at risk of not being repaid, far less than feared due to the strong economic recovery. Analysis has suggested that between 5% and 10% of SME businesses that have used the government’s £47.4
UNSPLASH GLASGOW -- Indonesia, Poland, Vietnam and other nations pledged on Thursday to phase out use of coal-fired power and stop building plants, but their deal at the COP26 climate summit failed to win
REUTERS WASHINGTON -- US Republican lawmakers introduced legislation on Thursday seeking to provide $2 billion per year and other assistance to bolster Taiwan's defenses as it faces rising pressure from China. The legislation,
Starting a new business creates a seemingly endless list of things to do, plan for, re-do and tackle with little to no warning. Whether you've done it before or not, it pays to return to basics and review the most essential items on any new
Climate scientists and environmental activists have long said that the business community would continue to drag its feet on dealing with the negative effects of rising global temperatures - until they began to feel the sting in their own bottom lines. That day seems to have
Ornamental plants will flourish in Vermosa, Cavite with social enterprise partner, Luntian Plant Boutique, handling the operations of a plant nursery in the estate. The photo shows the Vermosa Estate and Ayala Land Property Management teams with the partners.
UNSPLASH GLASGOW/TORONTO -- South Asian nations need to create more effective plans to be able to utilize new funding to help developing countries speed up their shift from polluting coal to greener energy, researchers
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