West Ham ends Liverpool’s unbeaten run with memorable win

LONDON — West Ham United showed that their place in the Premier League’s top four was fully warranted as they outmuscled Liverpool for a memorable 3-2 victory at a rocking London Stadium on Sunday. Victory for high-flying West Ham ended Liverpool’s club record 25-match unbeaten run in all competitions and lifted them above Jurgen Klopp’s […]Read More

Severino and Rom keep clean slate after third round of

FREEPIK THE Philippines’ Sander Severino and Jasper Rom overpowered their respective rivals to remain unbeaten and at the helm after three rounds of the online World Chess Championship for People with Disabilities Sunday. Severino and Rom won both their games with the black pieces with the former smashing Moroccan Jamal Messala in 45 moves and […]Read More

P1-B aid to be shared by 136,230 jeepney drivers

PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCAS THE TRANSPORTATION department said Monday that it identified 136,230 jeepney drivers who will be eligible for P1 billion worth of cash assistance to help them deal with rising fuel prices. The eligible jeepney drivers form the majority of the 178,000 public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers as estimated by the Development Budget […]Read More

Petron’s Ang bats for alternatives to fuel excise suspension

PETRON.COM THE PRESIDENT and chief executive officer of Petron Corp., Ramon S. Ang, said he does not support calls to suspend fuel excise taxes, citing other options that are available to transport workers. Mr. Ang said at a House Ways and Means hearing that drivers of public utility vehicles can instead buy fuel from other […]Read More

UK may eventually need carbon border tax, George Eustice says

The UK may eventually need to implement a carbon dioxide border tax to stop consumers effectively exporting greenhouse gas emissions abroad, the environment secretary has said. On Sunday, George Eustice insisted he was not in favour of a domestic meat tax to help reduce global heating and that such a proposal had “never been […]Read More

Vauxhall Motors cuts 100 Luton jobs due to chip crisis

Vauxhall says the global shortage of microchips has forced it to cut 100 jobs at its Luton van plant. Affected staff at the plant, which makes the Vivaro van, are set to leave by the end of the week. It was initially feared up to 200 positions might go when the company began consultation […]Read More

A new global tax regime

ORIGINAL PHOTO BY MICHAEL LONGMIRE-UNSPLASH (Second of two parts) This article focuses on Pillar 2 which requires the imposition of a 15% global minimum corporate tax on multinational enterprises (MNEs). As mentioned in Part 1, this new global tax regime consisting of a two-pillar solution (Pillar 1 and 2) was agreed to by 136 members […]Read More

Marketing a presidential candidate

I liken a presidential campaign to a total marketing effort, the electorate to the market, the candidate to a brand, public opinion polls to market surveys, platform speaking to product display, hugging voters and shaking their hands to personal selling, and assistance in cash or kind to barangay projects to sales promotions. Advertising a candidate […]Read More

Vaccination plateau and rising cases, Part 2

This is a follow-up to this column’s Sept. 20 piece (https://www.bworldonline.com/vaccination-plateau-and-rising-cases/), and also complements a BusinessWorld Nation story yesterday about the government plan of compulsory vaccination, “Analysts warn against compulsory vaccination” (https://www.bworldonline.com/analysts-warn-against-compulsory-vaccination/). I downloaded the excel file in Our World in Data (OWID). The numbers can be complicated because there are many columns and indicators, […]Read More