BW FILE PHOTOThe Philippines’ oldest lender said on Friday it is merging with a smaller commercial bank to expand its client base and fast-track growth.In a disclosure, Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI)

PHILSTARThe Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) will trim the requirements for the deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and address the shortcomings on seafarer education and training, said DMW Secretary Susan “Toots” V.

The Metro Manila skyline is seen on Feb. 2, 2022. Photo by Michael Varcas, The Philippine StarThe National Government’s (NG) outstanding debt rose to a record-high P13.02 trillion at the end of August,

Sea Ltd.’s e-commerce business Shopee faced boycott calls from Philippine consumers after naming a staunch supporter of the country’s president, Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr., as its brand ambassador.Shopee announced Thursday that Filipina actress

UNSPLASHSix of the individuals told Reuters they were targeted themselves.The targets included Chief Economic Minister Airlangga Hartarto, senior military personnel, two regional diplomats, and advisers in Indonesia’s defense and foreign affairs ministries, according

Jeremy Keith/CC BY 2.0/Wikimedia CommonsSEOUL — South Korea’s kimchi makers are in serious pain — brought low as a climate change-induced shortage of cabbages sent prices rocketing this year, exacerbating damage inflicted by

Image via Mark Hodson Photos/ BY 2.0WASHINGTON — The financial turmoil emanating from Britain and Japan is not yet enough to prompt the US Treasury to intervene to buoy the battered pound or

PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCASThe Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on Friday said it expects the annual inflation rate for September to stay within the 6.6% to 7.4% range.Inflation for the month is expected