“The enterprises must be ready to more aggressively innovate, to shift more rapidly to take advantage of new digital technologies and to identify emerging business opportunities. These are not only moving into the ‘new normal.’ We should be purposefully moving toward a ‘new economy,’” Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said.
Mobile data traffic significantly increased during the quarantine period in the country according to PLDT and Smart Communications Inc.
Standard Chartered Bank and Microsoft Corporation announced a three-year strategic partnership to accelerate the bank’s digital transformation through a cloud-first strategy on Aug. 10, Tuesday.
San Miguel Corp. (SMC) on Monday extended its free toll privilege and fuel subsidy for medical frontliners battling the Covid-19 pandemic.
In a statement, San Miguel said San Miguel Brewery (SMB) Inc. and Petron Corp. were the hardest hit by the pandemic.
The Philippine economy plunged 16.5 percent in the second quarter, the worst drop since democracy was restored in 1986 as lockdowns caused by the Covid-19 pandemic took a heavy toll on businesses.
San Miguel Food and Beverage, Inc. (SMFB) on Wednesday, Aug. 5, reported that consolidated revenues declined by 19 percent to P122.82 billion in the first half, reflecting the impact of lockdowns caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Samsung introduces new Galaxy Tab S7 line for ‘new normal’; new wireless earbuds, smartwatch revealed
As the world suddenly went almost 100 percent virtual and videoconferencing became the new norm, Samsung unpacked its new Galaxy Tab series, along with entertainment and health companions Galaxy Buds Live and Galaxy Watch 3, respectively.
Samsung brought out BTS for a short unboxing and hands-on presentation of the new Z Fold 2.
Government number-crunchers revised further downward the gross domestic product (GDP) data for the first quarter 2020, indicating that the economy was in worse shape than earlier reported.
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported a higher inflation rate of 2.7 percent for July 2020, from June’s 2.5 percent, as the economic crunch due to the pandemic bore down on transport costs.
Interior Secretary Eduardo Año on Sunday, August 2, assured telco players that securing government permits to build cellular towers would now only take less than a month to process, instead of six to seven months.
Dine-in restaurants, barbershops, salons, gyms, and other businesses have been ordered to temporarily shut down as Metro Manila and other nearby provinces were placed under the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) by President Rodrigo Duterte from Aug. 4 to 18.
Meralco on Thursday reported that its first-half net income plunged to P6.8 billion from last year’s P12 billion largely due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on Wednesday released “enhanced” banknotes to aid the elderly and visually impaired.
Source: Official Twitter account of the House of Representatives @HouseofRepsPH The House Committee on Ways and Means approved on Wednesday a bill that imposes the 12-percent value added tax (VAT) on digital transactions. The committee proposed amendments to several...