REUTERS JOLLIBEE FOODS Corp. (JFC) booked an attributable net income of P1.57 billion in the third quarter, a reversal of the P1.58-billion net loss it posted in the same period last year, on the back better earnings from its local operations as a result of its business transformation program, the company said in a disclosure on Tuesday. JFC said the ...

CEBU AIR, Inc., the listed operator of budget carrier Cebu Pacific, saw its attributable net loss widen to P8.2 billion in the third quarter from a loss of P5.54 billion in the same period a year ago, mainly due to the impact of the global health crisis on its operations. In its quarterly report released on Tuesday, the listed company ...

1 of 2 A GRAPHIC artist sought relief from lockdown stress by turning to paints and palette knives while waiting for a chance to finally go home. The result? A hometown exhibit filled with a riot of colors. After 14 years of working in Singapore, Leizel Lacsao-Dator was finally going to Bacolod City in March 2020, having decided to settle ...

BW FILE PHOTO LISTED LBC Express Holdings, Inc. announced on Tuesday that it is injecting an additional investment of up to P2 billion in its wholly-owned subsidiary, LBC Express, Inc., to refinance the latter's maturing obligations and working capital requirements. In a stock exchange filing, LBC Express Holdings said its board approved on Monday the additional investment by the company ...

PIXABAY By Patricia B. Mirasol The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has exposed the limitations of relying on a few global manufacturers for medical diagnostic exams, according to Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders). In a recent webinar organized by the medical humanitarian organization, panelists confirmed that pre-pandemic efforts to create local networks and manufacturing capacities need to be realized. ...

CLASSIC chocolate chip cookies, sugar cookies with Christmas-themed icing, red velvet crinkles, and jam-filled cookies will fill households' screens as Repertory Philippines returns with its first REP Theatre for Young Audiences (RTYA) production this holiday season. The Great Christmas Cookie Bake Off! musical will stream exclusively on Broadway On Demand on Nov. 12 to Dec. 12. Prior to the lockdown ...

PETRON CORP. booked a P4.99-billion consolidated net income in the first nine months of the year, recovering from its P12.6-billion net loss in the same period in 2020 as its sales improved and as it reduced its costs. "Efforts to reduce costs and yield more savings contributed to Petron's continued financial recovery," the company said in a disclosure to the ...

THE PESO rose on better-than-expected gross domestic product data. -- BW FILE PHOTOTHE PESO strengthened versus the greenback on Tuesday amid upbeat sentiment on the Philippine economy following better-than-expected growth in the third quarter. The local unit ended trading at P50.091 per dollar on Tuesday, gaining 6.9 centavos from its P50.16 close on Monday, based on data from the Bankers ...

REUTERS PHILIPPINE SHARES continued to rally on Tuesday after the country logged a better-than-expected gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the third quarter. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) went up by 45.45 points or 0.61% to close at 7,441.67 on Tuesday, while the broader all shares index climbed 20.97 points or 0.46% to end at 4,531.86. "Market rallied ...

PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO/KING RODRIGUEZ By Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza, Reporter DAVAO City Mayor and presidential daughter Sara Duterte-Carpio on Tuesday withdrew her bid for reelection, which allows her to potentially run for higher office. She announced her quitting in a Facebook post with her photo at a local Commission on Elections office. She did not give a reason for the move. ...