Chamber of Thrift Banks Gears Up For ASEAN Integration

The Chamber of Thrift Banks (CTB), the umbrella organization of the country’s 71 thrift banks, gears up for the upcoming Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Integration by preparing thrift banks for bigger opportunities to expand into new markets. “We want our members to improve their services to our micro, small, and medium enterprise clients…

Greenpeace Calls For Less Talk, More Action on Global Overfishing

Ministers from some of the world’s largest fishing powers, including the EU, the US, Japan, Indonesia and the Philippines recently gathered at a high-level international conference in Greece, where they reiterated commitments to reduce global fishing capacity and to ensure accurate information on fishing is readily available, including through the creation of a global record…

Tough Women in Government Offices, Probed in “Che Che Lazaro Presents: Palibhasa Babae”

Veteran broadcast journalist Che Che Lazaro puts the spotlight on four tough Filipinas in the government— Chief Justice Lourdes Sereno, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, and Internal Revenue Chief Kim Henares— this Sunday (Mar 2) in  “Cheche Lazaro Presents: Palibhasa Babae” in celebration of the International Women’s Month. All strong-willed lawyers, the…

Stargate PeopleAsia Magazine Honors “People of the Year”

President Benigno Aquino III led in the presentation of Peopleasia’s Lifetime Achievement Award to National Book Store founder 90-year-old Socorro ‘Nanay Coring’ Ramos at a star-studded awards ceremony at Raffles and Fairmont Makati Tuesday. Vice President Jejomar Binay, the diplomatic corps and the movers and shakers of business, show business and civil society also graced…