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MG HS builds on the success of ZS

ZS was the hit that put Morris Garages (or, more commonly, MG) on the local map. A well-appointed, right-priced crossover, the ZS has marked the right boxes for a Filipino public car buyer who loves the genre. Since being taken over by The Covenant Car Company, Inc. (TCCCI) the reins of the British heritage brand in late 2018, the model …

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‘Rightsizing’: Buzzword reappears under Bongbong Marcos

PHOTO Daniella Marie Agacer MANILA, Philippines — This July, under the first month of Ferdinand Marcos Jr. as the new head of state, a familiar buzzword re-emerged that was one of the most talked about proposals of previous administrations: “rightsizing.” During the previous administration, former President Rodrigo Duterte repeatedly stated his intention — and even urged lawmakers on several occasions …

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Why Chot Reyes can’t build a winning Gilas culture

MANILA, Philippines-One of the most oft-repeated quotes when belaboring on what makes a successful team is this nugget of wisdom from Aristotle: “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not really an act, but a habit. ” As cliche as it sounds, the simple principle of repetition and habituation as a way to attain excellence never goes out …

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Globe’s 917Ventures has partnered with AC Ventures to explore business opportunities, grow the ecosystem

MANILA, Philippines, July 15, 2022 / PRNewswire/ – Globe Capital Venture Holdings, Inc. (917Ventures), the corporate venture builder of top Philippine digital solutions platform Globe Telecom, has partnered with AC Ventures, a subsidiary of Filipino conglomerate Ayala Corp. (Ayala), to explore business opportunities and grow its ecosystem. AC Ventures is the conglomerate’s platform for its investments in adjacent businesses that …

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Why does the Philippine travel pass hinder Filipinos’ plans to go home

Dubai: Although unable to get an online appointment, UAE-based Filipino expatriates Mark and Phillip (names changed upon request) survived the summer heat and went to the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Dubai to validate their employment contracts and obtain an overseas employment certificate (OEC) – a mandatory travel document for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). They were not lucky because …

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