LONDON—Elton John has addressed Britain’s Parliament at an event honoring his dedication to fighting HIV in the UK and beyond. The British star spoke to dozens of lawmakers and campaigners in the grand Speaker’s House of Parliament on Wednesday. John set up his AIDS Foundation in 1992 and has helped raise millions of dollars to prevent HIV infections and reduce stigma.
THE world of finance is an ideal testing ground for exploring the possibilities of artificial intelligence (AI). We’re already seeing how data-driven technologies help influence our financial behavior: there are tools that use AI to assist users in investment research, and there are local apps that help people track expenses better, and that even recommend credit cards that best suit consumers’ needs.
THIS week we celebrated National Heroes’ Day. For me, it was a week to remember the people who engrained my deep love for the Philippines. I believe it can also be a time for all of us to remember mentors who have somehow, one way or another, taught us something that led us to the person we are today.
Black Friday is fast approaching, and the excitement is building to burst at the Paseo Outlets at Greenfield City. The Black Friday Sale is its annual shopping extravaganza and is set to be more thrilling than ever. From December 1 to December 3, prepare to embark on a treasure hunt like no other. With discounts of up to 80-percent off, this sale promises to be the crown jewel of your holiday shopping experience. But that’s not all: on December 2, the Paseo Outlets presents the “Celebrity Bazaar,” where your favorite stars will share their preloved and choice items with the public. It’s time to uncover hidden gems in style.
WHEN you’re feeling down, the common reflex is to grab comfort food, which usually means ultra-processed, high-in-sugar-and-fat fastfood selections. However, this is counterproductive because research suggests that consuming more fruits and vegetables leads to higher levels of happiness and life satisfaction. This is because fruits and vegetables carry essential nutrients and antioxidants that promote a positive impact on your emotional and mental well-being.
Century Properties Group (CPG) has fully acquired PHirst, its first-home residential venture, marking a milestone five years after entering a joint venture with Mitsubishi Corporation. In May 2023, CPG’s board of directors approved the company’s acquisition of a substantial 40percent ownership stake previously held by Mitsubishi Corporation in two entities, PHirst Park Homes Inc. (PPHI) and Tanza Properties Inc. (TPI) via a share purchase agreement.
Facilities management plays a key role in helping companies and businesses in keeping clean, safe, secure and inviting environments.
WHEN there is friction among team members, a leader needs to manage it right away before it escalates into a full-blown conflict. When a team does not get along well together, it is a leadership issue more than anything else. Your role is to create a safe space for everyone in the team, and not just for a few. When your team knows you have their best interest at heart, you effortlessly create your dream team. As the main culture builder of the team, you set the tone in the way team members relate to one another.
Globe’s 264,000-strong KmmunityPH actively stepped up its engagement with the thriving K-culture community in the Philippines this year. Amplifying its initiatives, KmmunityPH has revolutionized the “stanning” or obsessive fan experience by fostering meaningful collaborations with some of the country’s most ardent K-pop and K-drama fan groups.
A trusted name in the appliances industry, Robinsons Appliances has recently opened a bigger outlet at Robinsons Galleria Ortigas. This new store offers a wide range of premium brands and products, making it the perfect destination for those looking to purchase appliances as gifts this holiday season.
NEW YORK—Two more women have come forward to accuse Sean “Diddy” Combs of sexual abuse, one week after the music mogul settled a separate lawsuit with the singer Cassie that contained allegations of rape and physical abuse.
LEADING media company GMA Network emerged triumphant at the 45th Catholic Mass Media Awards (CMMA), securing numerous accolades in various categories. The awarding ceremony, held at Citystate Tower Hotel in Manila on November 23, brought together dedicated journalists, talented artists, and innovative content creators who made an indelible mark on the world of media.
IMAGINE the delight on the faces of your family members as you set down the new Pan de Manila paper bags on your dining table. Inside the bags are your household’s usual fare: pandesal and spreads and boxes of creamy coffee blends. On the paper bag’s exterior and in the holiday packaging of your favorite Cafe con Leche and Chocolate con Leche, a traditional Filipino stone house stands in the middle of laidback plaza life. Women in their baro’t saya stand under the shade of a towering mango tree as onlookers in traditional Spanish-era garb continue to prepare for the noche buena ahead. With packaging this beautiful, you can give them as gifts, store them as keepsakes, or put them on display in a corner of your home.
NEW YORK—The Walt Disney Co.’s Wish had been expected to rule the Thanksgiving weekend box office, but moviegoers instead feasted on leftovers, as The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes led ticket sales for the second weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.
ACCORDING to Eun Seong Hwang of the Department of Life Science, University of Seoul, in a study published in Pharmacoepigenetics (2019), Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) levels in the body deplete with aging, and it is associated with downregation of energy production in mitochondria, oxidative stress, DNA damage, cognitive impairment, and inflammatory conditions.
MANILA – The Ascott Limited Philippines (Ascott) is excited to introduce its ‘Celebrate Your Way in Ascott’ holiday campaign, meticulously crafted to showcase the diverse and exclusive experiences awaiting our esteemed guests across Ascott-branded properties in the Philippines, including Ascott, Somerset, Citadines, lyf, and Oakwood.
FAST Retailing recently held its LifeWear = a New Industry media and analyst briefing. The briefing explained how the company is transforming its business to balance sustainability and business growth, and to contribute to a more sustainable society through a new circular business model.