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This Pinoy company is making an impact through financial technology
by Martin Ramos - February 1, 2024 - 5:26pm
“We started by looking at transforming and [digitizing] rural banks. Along the way we discovered a number of pain points, one of which is how to improve their credit process.” Tapiador said.
An evolving threat: The struggle of cybersecurity
by Martin Ramos - January 26, 2024 - 5:27pm
This, he said, does not mean merely using bits and pieces of available technology but rather an overall revamp and paradigm shift when it comes to how they conduct their operations.
'A technological revolution': Is Hong Kong ready for AI?
by Martin Ramos - January 25, 2024 - 12:12pm
The survey, conducted online in December 2023, aimed to assess Hong Kong's AI competencies within the country’s financial services, shedding light on both the challenges and opportunities organizations encounter...
17th Asian Financial Forum explores pathways to shared economic growth
by Martin Ramos - January 24, 2024 - 7:57pm
Themed "Multilateral Cooperation for a Shared Tomorrow," the Asian Financial Forum commenced on Wednesday at the Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre.
WATCH: What do fishermen think about the West Philippine Sea?
by Martin Ramos - December 14, 2023 - 9:15am
During a visit to Masinloc, Zambales in September, Philstar.com had the chance to listen to the stories and sentiments of local fishermen regarding their experiences in the West Philippine Sea.
WATCH: Local shipbuilder says ready to help country be 'maritime capital'
by Martin Ramos - April 20, 2023 - 11:10am
As the Philippines sets course to be the "Maritime Capital of the World", a local ship manufacturer says it is ready to support that goal by developing vessels for use by the country's sailors and seafarer...
WATCH: Who is Arnolfo 'Arnie' Teves Jr.?
by Martin Ramos - March 15, 2023 - 5:33pm
In recent weeks, Teves has found himself on the receiving end of accusations, searches of his properties, and criminal complaints in the aftermath of the killing of Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo.
WATCH: ‘Eat Bulaga’ rumored to undergo a major rebranding
by Martin Ramos - March 9, 2023 - 5:49pm
Rumors swirled this week that the country’s longest running noontime show "Eat Bulaga" may be losing three of the program’s main hosts.
WATCH: Local government violence alarms national government
by Martin Ramos - March 8, 2023 - 12:44pm
Since President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. took office on June 30, 2022, five ex-local officials were shot and killed.
WATCH: Will government hit brakes on jeepney phaseout?
by Martin Ramos - March 6, 2023 - 9:20pm
While they do not reject the concept of modernization, transport groups have expressed difficulty paying for modern jeepneys, each costing at least P2 million.
WATCH: Marcos makes 'guest appearance' on US quiz show 'Jeopardy'
by Martin Ramos - February 25, 2023 - 9:15am
nder the category of world leaders, Marcos was labeled as a president who “has taken so many foreign trips a play on his name is ‘Ferdinand Magellan Jr.’ “
WATCH: Should 'Plane' be banned in Philippine cinemas? Robin Padilla says yes
by Martin Ramos - February 22, 2023 - 4:08pm
Padilla said that the fictional film put the country in a negative light after it showed Filipino terrorists taking foreigners hostage in Jolo, Sulu.
WATCH: Do you agree? Bongbong Marcos says Philippines 'in a good place'
by Martin Ramos - February 14, 2023 - 12:42pm
Data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed that the Philippines recorded a 14-year high inflation rate of 8.7% in January of 2023.
Fact check: 'Heartbreaking' photo of dog not from Turkey
by Martin Ramos - February 11, 2023 - 11:24am
While the intention may not be to mislead the public on purpose, there lies a danger in the practice of passing off something as a fact without verifying its authenticity.
Fact check: Video of collapsed scaffolding not in Turkey
by Martin Ramos - February 11, 2023 - 10:24am
The video was from a 2016 incident in Japan and not from the 2023 earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria.
FACT CHECK: No tsunami in Türkiye due to earthquake
by Martin Ramos - February 10, 2023 - 4:50pm
Running through a reverse image search, the original video actually shows a tsunami that damaged the city of Palu in Indonesia in September 2018.
FACT CHECK: Video of collapsed building not from Türkiye
by Martin Ramos - February 10, 2023 - 11:16am
The video may also cause confusion among rescuers on the ground who may spend time verifying this video instead of responding to actual victims.
Fact check: False Türkiye earthquake videos making rounds online
by Martin Ramos - February 10, 2023 - 10:28am
However, not all of these show actual damages in Turkey. Philstar.com compiled various misleading videos and photos that have been viewed and shared online. 
WATCH: LeBron James makes NBA history
by Martin Ramos - February 8, 2023 - 6:51pm
Lakers superstar LeBron James is now the NBA’s all-time leading scorer after scoring 38 points against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday, February 8 (Manila time)
WATCH: Select ALLTV programs rumored to go off-air
by Martin Ramos - February 7, 2023 - 6:14pm
Less than six months since its soft launch, several programs of ALLTV channel 2 are rumored to temporarily go off the air.
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