Metrobank

Metrobank Sets Up US$2bn Medium Term Note Program

Metropolitan Bank & Trust Company (PSE:MBT)’s Board of Directors approved the establishment of a Medium Term Note Programme in the aggregate amount of up...
AmBank Malaysia

Malaysia’s AmBank Eyes 15% SME Loan Growth

Malaysian financial services group AmBank is expecting a 15 percent growth from its small and medium-enterprise (SME) loan segment for financial year 2017. Group CEO...
David Beckham

David Beckham is AIA Global Ambassador

Pan-Asian life insurance group AIA Group Limited has announced the appointment of former English professional footballer David Beckham as its Global Ambassador. In the newly...
Indonesia World Bank

Lower Economic Growth Forecast for Indonesia

The World Bank has trimmed its growth for Indonesia from 5.3 percent to 5.2 percent this year, citing global uncertainty and rising inflation. In...
Performance 360

Performance 360 Plans Hiring 10,000 Workers

PHILIPPINES - Performance 360, a homegrown business process outsourcing (BPO) firm based in Cordova town, has announced plans to hire 10,000 workers around the...
Fake Travel Agencies in the Philippines

Philippine Tourism Department Warns Of Fake Travel Agencies

The Department of Tourism (DOT) in the Philippines has warned the public of the proliferation of fake travel agencies online that are offering too-good-to-be-true...
Air Juan

Philippines: Air Juan Launches Iloilo-Boracay, Iloilo-Cuyo Flights

Philippine charter airline Air Juan has launched its Iloilo-Caticlan and Iloilo-Cuyo flights to provide tourists direct access to the islands of Boracay and Palawan...
Nippon Life

Nippon Life Inks UN Principles for Responsible Investment

Nippon Life Insurance Company, Japan's largest life insurer by revenue, today announced that it has signed the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). The...
Conduent

Conduent Names Lokesh Prasad India CEO

Business process services provider Conduent, a company originally created as a divesiture from Xerox, has named Lokesh Prasad as Chief Executive Officer of Conduent...
Convergent Outsourcing

Convergent Outsourcing Opens New Center in the Philippines

Convergent Outsourcing, one of America's leading collections agencies, has announced the opening of its new customer contact center in Iloilo City, the Philippines. The new...
SIG SHI

SIG (LON:SHI) Up 9.33% on Revenue Report

SIG plc (LON:SHI), a distributor of specialist building products in Europe, saw its stock up 9.33 percent at the London Stock Exchange Tuesday after...
Alorica BPO

US BPO Firm Hiring 10,000 Filipinos After Opening New Site

An American outsourcing company has announced plans to hire at least 10,000 Filipinos to meet the growing clients' demand for customer engagement experts. Alorica, the...
Singapore Insurance

Singapore’s General Insurance Premiums Up Slightly in 2016

The General Insurance Association (GIA) said total gross premiums of Singapore's general insurance industry grew a mere 0.6 percent to S$3.7 billion (US$2.61 billion)...
IT BPM Summit

2nd IT-BPM Cyber Security Summit to Highlight Multi-Stakeholder Collaborations

The IT and Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP) is organizing the 2nd IT-BPM Summit on Cyber Security this coming March 29, 2017...
OJK Reinsurance

Indonesia Now Has 42 Reinsurance Brokerage Firms

The number of reinsurance brokerage companies in Indonesia now stands at 42 after the country's financial services regulator granted operational licenses to two new...
ICTSI

ICTSI Opens Puerto Aguadulce in Colombia

International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI; PSE:ICT) has informed the Philippine Stock Exchange that it has formally opened Puerto Aguadulce, a joint venture terminal...
Apollo Minerals

Apollo Minerals to Acquire Ariege Tungstene

Apollo Minerals Limited (ASX:AON) is acquiring Ariege Tungstene SAS, the company in joint venture with Variscan over the Couflens exploration licence in France. The acquisition...
Ciber

NYSE-Listed Ciber Gains 100% on AMERI Holdings Merger Proposal

Global information technology services firm Ciber Inc (NYSE:CBR) saw its stock gaining more than 100 percent in today's trading at the New York Stock...
Malaysia

Malaysia Tops Survey of Best Country to Invest In

A survey conducted by BAV Consulting and Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has ranked Malaysia as the best country to invest in...
AIA Mark Tucker

AIA Announces Retirement of CEO Mark Tucker

AIA Group Limited, the largest independent publicly listed pan-Asian life insurance group, has announced the retirement of of its Group Chief Executive and President...