[EXPLAINER | Cybersecurity] ‘Everyone is a probable target’: Cybersecurity for businesses big and small

Follow us on Spotify BusinessWorld B-Side Businesses regardless of size have to beef up their cybersecurity, says Angel T. Redoble, founder and chairman of the Philippine Institute of Cybersecurity Professionals (PICSPros) and first vice-president and group chief information security officer of the PLDT Group.  “Everyone is a probable target. We all have something cyberattackers want,” […]

Northwin Global City: Global, smart city reimagined at the countryside

Nestled within Marilao and Bocaue municipalities in Bulacan, Megaworld’s Northwin Global City is an emerging township development that brings the ‘global city’ and ‘smart city’ concepts outside Metro Manila. The township’s first residential tower, 9 Central Park, equips every unit with smart home features, on top of revitalizing amenities and innovative living spaces. Watch this […]

Russia could ban oil sales, set maximum discount in response to cap — Vedomosti

Image by David Mark from Pixabay Russia is considering three options, including banning oil sales to some countries and setting maximum discounts at which it would sell its crude, to counter the price cap imposed by Western powers, the Vedomosti daily reported on Wednesday. The $60-per-barrel price cap, set by the G7 nations, the European […]

New York Times union members set to walk out on Thursday after talks fail

More than 1,100 union employees at the New York Times Co. are set to walk out on Thursday for 24 hours as negotiations with the news publisher for a “complete and equitable contract” failed on Tuesday, the union said in a tweet. The NYTimes NewsGuild last week had pledged to walk out on Dec. 8 […]

Vietnam’s EV maker Vinfast files for U.S. IPO to fuel global expansion

Image source: https://vinfastauto.us/newsroom HANOI – Vietnam’s electric-vehicle maker VinFast said on Tuesday it had filed for an initial public offering (IPO) in the United States to list on the Nasdaq under ticker symbol “VFS” to fund its expansion with a planned plant in North Carolina. VinFast, which began operations in 2019, is gearing up to […]

US to increase rotational military presence in Australia, invite Japan

STOCK PHOTO | Image by Military_Material from Pixabay WASHINGTON – The United States will increase the rotational presence of air, land and sea forces in Australia, including bomber aircraft and fighter jets, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Tuesday, amid shared concerns about China. Speaking after annual AUSMIN talks between the allies, Mr. Austin […]

Australia targets SkyCity casino for money laundering amid gambling crackdown

STOCK PHOTO | Image by Joachim Kirchner from Pixabay Australia’s financial crime regulator started civil proceedings against SkyCity Entertainment Group’s Adelaide casino on Wednesday, the latest in a series of actions by the government against the country’s gambling industry. SkyCity, which is listed on the New Zealand bourse, was accused by the regulator, Australian Transaction […]

Solutions to improve learning systems for poverty discussed at the 2nd annual conference of Education@theMargins: A Global Alliance

Education has been in crisis even before the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the sector and closed schools. But the global health crisis has worsened the learning situation. The average global learning poverty rate in low- and middle-income countries was already estimated at 57% pre-pandemic. But due to the school closures, learning poverty in these countries increased […]

Manufacturing output increases in October

By Bernadette Therese M. Gadon Factory output rose for the fifth straight month in October, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported on Wednesday morning. Preliminary results of the PSA’s Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected Industries (MISSI) showed the volume of production index (VoPI) went up by 5.1% year on year in October from the revised […]