Postlockdown employment challenges | Inquirer Business

Postlockdown employment challenges | Inquirer Business

It’s Day 71 of the Luzon-wide lockdown and there is no assurance the government would lift it by the end of the month. The country’s labor sector is now on pins and needles about its future. There is reason for that pessimism because the contraction of the economy, with its adverse financial consequences, is a […]
PSEi closes up 0.47% | Inquirer Business

PSEi closes up 0.47% | Inquirer Business

The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) edged higher on Wednesday after a volatile session that saw it swing between gains and losses. By the closing bell, the PSEi was up 0.47 percent, or 26.11 points, to 5,581.96 while the broader all-shares index was...
Postlockdown employment challenges | Inquirer Business

‘Bayanihan’ in agriculture | Inquirer Business

With today’s pandemic and the proposed additional COVID-19 P1.2-trillion budget, we surely need more “bayanihan” in our agriculture. This may not happen. What exactly is bayanihan? There are two definitions from lexico.com: “A traditional system of mutual assistance...
Mama knows best | Inquirer Business

Mama knows best | Inquirer Business

Sia learned his first business lessons from his mother, Paz. Every day after school when he was a young boy in Capiz, Edgar “Injap” Sia II and his siblings would head straight to their parents’ small grocery store to help out. This was to comply with the wishes of...