Ripples of the global green movement in the Philippines

The past years saw climate change, defined by World Health Organization (WHO) as “the change in climate in time due to human activities,” becoming a more intensified global issue, as well as a major factor in health risks. Former WHO Director Dr. Margaret Chan said that the climate crisis affects…

Asia Trading to Ramp Up Amid Upbeat Sentiment: Markets Wrap

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Asian markets will welcome the return of Hong Kong from Lunar New Year holidays on Thursday amid a mildly positive tone for risk taking, with a gauge of dollar strength near a nine-month low and some scope for catch-up trading in equities. Author of the…

Cellular IoT Module Market Update

2022 a turning point. Supply shortage to over-supply concern, western module suppliers regain momentum. After the strong 36% of YoY growth in 2021, cellular industrial module market growth is expected to calm down to approx. 10% in 2022. Cellular module demand remains strong in the western market, while China market…

Getting To Know You: Shiraz Master, Managing Director, Simply Doughnuts

As part of our series profiling the finalists of the Business Champion Awards 2023 we spoke to Shiraz Master, the founder of Simply Doughnuts, who are a double finalist in this years awards. What do you currently do at Simply Doughnuts? As managing director, I’m naturally involved in all aspects of the business. In any…

TASE CEO: Split investment consultancy from banks

Something extraordinary happened this week, when the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) published a position paper relating to some of its main shareholders, namely the banks, calling on the government to intervene in the running of the banks’ businesses. The stock exchange calls for substantial reform, including separation of…

‘M3gan’ box office success sets the stage for a scary good year in horror

A lifelike doll programmed to be a child’s greatest companion and a parent’s greatest ally turns murderous in Universal Studios and Blumhouse’s “M3GAN.” Universal A fashion-forward, murderous doll is ringing up big bucks at the box office. “M3gan,” the newest release from the Universal Studios and Blumhouse collaboration, will end…

Morgan Stanley CEO says the bank’s push for more stable revenue streams has worked. It’s a key reason we own the stock

Morgan Stanley ‘s (MS) multiyear transformation plan has been a success, CEO James Gorman said with pride Thursday — and, as shareholders, we see no reason to disagree. “We’ve steadily de-risked parts of the business that got us in trouble during the [Great Financial Crisis], and we obviously made a…

Marcos pitches wealth fund in Davos

PHILIPPINE PRESIDENT Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. on Wednesday pitched a still unapproved sovereign wealth fund measure to top business and world leaders at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, saying it would help diversify the country’s financial portfolio. “The process of establishing our first-ever sovereign wealth fund is…