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The 'Al Capone Theory' Shows How Sexual Harassment Hurts Your Bottom Line

When you hire and partner, look for people whose values you can trust in all things

Recode reported yesterday that Vinod Khosla, the billionaire founder of Khosla Ventures, had this to say during a speaking engagement about sexual harassment in the world of venture capital: “I did not know that there was any discrimination.”Khosla went on to say that ...

by Nina Zipkin  | July 26, 2017 02:00:00
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Bottom line: Which agency should be building PH highways?

While global food prices are rising.

PrioritiesPublic Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar said that reorganizing his department is not a priority at the moment.Related: Mark Villar accepts DPWH chief offerThis is in response to incoming House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez’s remark that the highway construction component of ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | July 11, 2016 08:00:00
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Bottom line: Drilon files resolution for con-con

Plus, PH ranks 15th among 23 Western Pacific countries with most tobacco users among the youth.

It looks change is slowly creeping in. Senate President Franklin Drilon has filed a resolution for constitutional convention to review the 1987 Constitution. Drillon said in a press statement on Sunday, July 3 that he filed the resolution to determine if the present constitution ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | July 04, 2016 09:00:00
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Bottom line: Tax managers to push for fairer system

Plus, Harrison Plaza complex in Manila eyed for redevelopment.

In case you missed the following over the weekend:ProposalsTax managers said in a statement on Saturday, June 18, that they would push for reforms in a meeting of economic managers during the incoming Duterte administration.The Tax Management Association of the Philippines (TMAP) ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | June 20, 2016 11:00:00
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Bottom line: Facebook sorry for PH flag blunder

And promises fulfilled, Aquino says in his last PH Independence Day message as chief executive.

Sorry“This was unintentional, and we’re sorry,” said Facebook in a statement, referring to its gaffe on Sunday, June 12 (Manila time) when it used an inverted Philippine flag in its Independence Day message.“We care deeply about the community in the Philippines and, ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | June 13, 2016 08:00:00
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Bottom line: Duterte says commodity of crisis cripples PH

Plus, housing prices up 9.2% in Q1 2016.

In case you missed these two news items over the weekend:‘Commodity crisis’The Philippines is at the mercy of Southeast Asian countries that export rice, coffee, banana, among other agricultural products, said President-elect Rodrigo “Rody’ Duterte in his freewheeling speech during his victory ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | June 06, 2016 08:00:00
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Bottom line: UnionBank net income up in Q1, pushes digital services

Plus, Duterte calls local power companies to 'shape up.'

Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank) enjoyed a 28.1% net income increase during the first quarter of the year as it transitions its services to digital.“We experienced growth even when we didn’t open new branches. We’re collaborating with financial technologies and unlike ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | May 30, 2016 08:00:00
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Bottom line: Google to release its own phone in 2017

While Megaworld will build its 21st township and Citigroup is bullish on PH.

Google is determined to change the smartphone industry.The tech giant showcased to the public a “modular Android-powered” smartphone on Saturday, May 21 (Friday, Pacific Time) that is set to rival Apple’s iPhone and Samsung’s wide-array of smartphones.Ara—first introduced to the public at ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | May 23, 2016 08:00:00
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Bottom line: PH companies report growth in Q1

Plus, competitions open for young business leaders and inspirational global citizens.

Riding highAlliance Global Group, Inc. (AGI) posted a net income of P5.3 billion ($113.57 million) in the first three months of this year, a 5% jump from the same period in 2015, with steady consolidated revenues at P33.1 billion ($709.31 million).Ayala Corporation ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | May 16, 2016 08:00:00
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Bottom line: Shanghai Disney Resort opens June 16

Plus: Leaning in, rough diamonds, Australian election, PH 2016 election results website.

Soft openingShanghai Disney Resort on May 6 started a kind of soft launch ahead of its official opening on Thursday, June 16, CNN reported on Friday.The Disney project in China includes two hotels, a shopping district, and six themed lands, namely: Mickey ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | May 09, 2016 08:00:00
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Bottom line: Beep card soon to be accepted in select buses

The agreement marks the Metro Pacific Ayala-led consortium’s first venture in commuter buses.

Metro Manila commuters, rejoice!The Beep card used in all elevated railways (Metro Rail Transit System and Light Rail Transit System 1 and 2) will soon be accepted in selected buses in Metro Manila.The AF Payments Inc. announced on April 29 the partnership ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | May 02, 2016 08:00:00
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Bottom line: 5 things you missed from last PH presidential TV debate

Who gave it all for this last round?

Two weeks before the elections, the five presidential candidates squared off one last time at the final leg of the PiliPinas debates at the University of Pangasinan on Sunday, April 24.The town hall format of the debate, organized by ABS-CBN News and ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | April 25, 2016 11:00:00
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Bottom line: 6 things you missed from 2nd VP debate on TV

Senator Bongbong Marcos’ absence didn’t spare him from his opponents’ grilling.

The second vice presidential debate organized by network ABS-CBN on Sunday, April 17, went ahead even without Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr (of the Nacionalista Party and running mate of Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago) and Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan (of the United Nationalist Alliance ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | April 18, 2016 07:00:00