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Twitter not based on 'political ideology,' CEO tells lawmakers

Sep 06, 2018 - 1:46 AM

Days ago, US president Donald Trump, has been accusing the tech giants of being against conservative voices

STERN LOOK. At the September 5 hearing, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg faced questions about how foreign operatives use their platforms in attempts to influence and manipulate public opinion. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP


Malaysia's Anwar on PH: You can't abuse power vs opposition

Sep 04, 2018 - 5:40 PM

The once-jailed Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim weighs in on attacks against President Rodrigo Duterte's critics, including Senator Antonio Trillanes IV

KEYNOTE SPEAKER. Former Malaysian deputy prime minister Anwar Ibrahim speaks at the MAP CEO Conference held at the Makati Shangri-la on September 4, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Jack Dorsey says he’s rethinking the core of how Twitter works

Aug 16, 2018 - 1:48 PM

'The most important thing that we can do is we look at the incentives that we’re building into our product. Because they do express a point of view of what we want people to do – and I don't think they are correct anymore,' Dorsey says

DORSEY. CEO of Twitter and Square Jack Dorsey accepts the award for CEO of the Year onstage during the Thurgood Marshall College Fund 28th Annual Awards Gala at Washington Hilton on November 21, 2016 in Washington, DC. File photo by Teresa Kroeger/Getty Images for Thurgood Marshall College Fund/AFP


Kais Marzouki is Nestlé Philippines Chairman and CEO

Jul 26, 2018 - 9:00 AM

The following is a press release from Nestlé Philippines

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Facebook beyond Zuck

Apr 16, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Even if Facebook hired millions of content moderators, they are no match to the vetting capacity and breadth of its very capable and knowledgeable users, who should now engage Facebook more aggressively and intelligently

Intel chief says chip flaw damage contained by industry

Jan 09, 2018 - 2:27 PM

The negative effects of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities have been limited thanks to 'remarkable' collaboration by tech industry, Intel CEO says

INTEL CEO. Intel Corp. CEO Brian Krzanich delivers a keynote address at CES 2018 at Park Theater at Monte Carlo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas on January 8, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Ethan Miller/AFP


The week in photos: November 4-10, 2017

Nov 11, 2017 - 3:52 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Images are projected onto the Louvre Pyramid in Paris at night on November 8, 2017 to mark the opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum on Saadiyat island in the Emirati capital.More than a decade in the making, the Louvre Abu Dhabi opened its doors on November 8, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Eric FEFERBERG

Trump praises Philippines for closing gender gap

Nov 11, 2017 - 8:47 AM

US President Donald Trump makes these remarks ahead of his trip to the Philippines for ASEAN 2017

TRUMP IN VIETNAM. US President Donald Trump speaks on the final day of the APEC CEO Summit, part of the broader Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders' summit, in the central Vietnamese city of Danang on November 10, 2017. Photo by Anthony Wallace/Pool/AFP

WATCH: Trump at the APEC CEO Summit 2017

Nov 10, 2017 - 3:01 PM

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Samsung Electronics CEO resigns, even as record profits expected

Oct 13, 2017 - 12:26 PM

The resignation comes as the company struggles to overcome a bribery scandal involving its de-facto head and heir Lee Jae-Yong

STEPPING DOWN. Kwon Oh-Hyun of Samsung Electronics Co., speaks during the company's annual general meeting at the Seocho office building in Seoul on March 24, 2017. Photo by SeongJoon Cho/AFP


Who is Uber's new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi?

Aug 29, 2017 - 1:25 PM

The Expedia chief is expected to take Uber s offer but nothing has been finalized yet Here s what you should know about him

TOP DOG. In this file photo, Dara Khosrowshahi, chief executive officer of Expedia, Inc., attends the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, July 7, 2016 in Sun Valley, Idaho. Photo by Drew Angerer/AFP


Duterte, Aguirre, Callamard | Evening wRap

Aug 28, 2017 - 6:32 PM

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Espenido, Trillanes, Khosrowshahi | Midday wRap

Aug 28, 2017 - 1:37 PM

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CEO Telegram Pavel Durov makan siang bareng Menkominfo Rudiantara

Aug 01, 2017 - 2:01 PM

Menunya nasi hijau gurame goreng perkedel jagung dan sayur genjer

CEO Telegram Pavel Durov makan siang bersama Menteri Menteri Komunikasi dan Informatika Rudiantara, Selasa (1/8). Foto Istimewa.

TIMELINE: Uber's woes leading up to Travis Kalanick's resignation

Jun 22, 2017 - 2:03 PM

Uber s protracted hard times hit a climax with its CEO and co founder s resignation Here s a list of the big issues the company has faced since 2013

Asus eyes AR, VR, and AI, says CEO Shen

May 30, 2017 - 2:16 PM

One Asus product the Zenfone AR – the first phone to support both Google s AR and VR platforms – supports the executive s statements

NEW TERRITORIES. Asus CEO Jerry Shen (center), like several other tech executives, believes that tech's near future lies in AR, VR and AI. Photo by Edd K. Usman/Rappler

Briton who brought Spotify to PH among Sweden attack victims

Apr 11, 2017 - 4:13 PM

Globe CEO Ernest Cu pays tribute to Chris Bevington the 41 year old Spotify executive who helped change the way Filipinos listen to music

CHRIS BEVINGTON. Along with the former Spotify executive, 3 other people died and 15 were injured. Photo courtesy of UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Top Philippine CEOs: Businesses don't need to worry under Duterte

Dec 01, 2016 - 6:25 PM

Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala says he agrees with the President demanding results from the private sector while Enrique Razon says nothing has changed in Philippine business under the new leadership

'NOTHING DIFFERENT.' Enrique Razon says nothing has changed in the Philippine business environment under President Duterte. Photo by Rappler

5 tips from the region’s top CEOs on how to create a strong brand

Dec 01, 2016 - 12:37 PM

How is a brand built? How much must it adjust without losing its value? How is a brand kept strong? Here are tips for entrepreneurs and businesspeople

TIPS. CEOs at the Forbes CEO Conference share their experiences in building their brands. Photo from Weber Shandwick/Forbes

Bagaimana para pemimpin perusahaan hadapi tantangan dalam era digital?

Nov 30, 2016 - 4:20 PM

Usaha Anda boleh kecil tapi Anda tetap bisa menghasilkan uang banyak Kalau usaha besar tapi mendapatkan sedikit untuk apa?

Peresmian Forbes Global CEO Conference 2016 – Thomas Lembong, Kepala Badan Koordinasi Penanaman Modal dan Steve Forbes, Chairman dan Editor-in-Chief, Forbes Media mendampingi Presiden Republik Indonesia saat membunyikan gong, untuk membuka Forbes Global CEO conference 2016. Foto oleh Forbes.

FULL TEXT: Jokowi's speech at the Forbes Global CEO conference

Nov 29, 2016 - 10:55 PM

Jokowi boasted about the success of his infrastructure and tax amnesty programs and offered to give Donald Trump advice

Presiden Joko Widodo memberikan sambutannya dalam pembukaan 'Forbes Global CEO Conference' di Hotel Shangrila, Jakarta, pada Selasa, 29 November. Foto dari Twitter/@BKPM

Buka forum CEO Forbes, Jokowi tawarkan bantuan untuk Donald Trump

Nov 29, 2016 - 10:01 PM

“Jika Trump butuh saran kami akan sangat senang untuk berbagi pengalaman ”

Presiden Joko Widodo memberikan sambutannya dalam pembukaan 'Forbes Global CEO Conference' di Hotel Shangrila, Jakarta, pada Selasa, 29 November. Foto dari Twitter/@BKPM

Jusuf Kalla bertemu Mark Zuckerberg, apa yang dibahas?

Nov 20, 2016 - 11:14 AM

Facebook tawarkan solusi masalah konektivitas di Indonesia dengan gunakan drone

Wapres RI Jusuf Kalla didampingi istrinya saat tiba di Lima, Peru, untuk hadiri APEC, pada 18 November 2016. Foto dari Twitter/@Pak_JK

Perencanaan arus mudik yang kurang detail

Jul 08, 2016 - 3:59 PM

Boleh jadi perencanaan mudik tidak melibatkan perempuan padahal mereka lebih peka soal di mana cari makan di mana harus buang air kecil dengan proper

New Nestle CEO to lead health pivot

Jun 29, 2016 - 12:15 AM

Ulf Mark Schneider who thrived as the head of a healthcare company is seen to trigger a new era at Nestle

epa04344374 (FILE) A file picture dated 28 February 2002 of a Swiss flag flying over Nestle's headquarter in Vevey, Switzerland. Nestle, the world's biggest food company, said 07 August 2014 that its net profit sank 9.5 per cent to 4.63 billion Swiss francs (5.1 billion dollars) in the first half of the year, as the strong Swiss currency hurt earnings. Revenues dropped 4.8 per cent to 42.98 billion francs year-on-year, Nestle said. However, Nestle's organic revenue growth, which does not include negative currency effects, reached 4.7 per cent. The strong franc lowers the value of foreign-currency earnings. Nestle also announced that it would buy back shares worth 8 billion francs through next year. EPA/FABRICE COFFRINI

Alibaba CEO Jack Ma buys French vineyard

Feb 26, 2016 - 2:14 PM

The Chinese billionaire now owns Chateau de Sours which produces 500 000 bottles of wine a year

epa05055834 Chinese AliBaba Ceo Jack Ma delivers a speech at "Action Day" meeting at the COP21 World Climate Change Conference 2015 in Le Bourget, north of Paris, France, 05 December 2015. The 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) is held in Paris from 30 November to 11 December aimed at reaching an international agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions and curtail climate change. EPA/CHRISTOPHE PETIT TESSON

CEO Twitter bantah rumor perubahan ‘timeline’

Feb 07, 2016 - 1:24 PM

Twitter tidak pernah berencana mengatur ulang lini masa mereka

TWITTER. A photo of an official Twitter account on a smartphone, pictured in The Hague, The Netherlands, 07 November 2013. Lex Van Lieshout/EPA

ABS-CBN names Cory Vidanes as new COO

Jan 29, 2016 - 10:47 AM

Broadcast giant ABS CBN Corporation continues major changes in management

NEW COO. Cory Vidanes will assume the role starting February 1, 2016. Photo by ABS-CBN Corporate Communications

Stock market decline steepest since 'Black Monday'

Jan 11, 2016 - 7:27 PM

The PSEi hits below 6300 level

epa05087328 Filipino traders cheer during the first trading day of the year 2016 at the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) in the financial district of Makati, south of Manila, Philippines, 04 January 2016. Shares in major Asian markets fell sharply on the first trading day of the new year, as sentiment was hurt by disappointing results from the Chinese economy. The losses came amid declines in Chinese markets triggered by another fall in the purchasing managers index, a key indicator of the strength of China's manufacturing sector, which led to the suspension of trade at Chinese stock markets. EPA/MARK R. CRISTINO

Telstra-San Miguel venture a bumpy, costly ride – think tank

Dec 15, 2015 - 6:01 PM

Australian telecommunications think tank Creator Tech Pty Ltd says Telstra’s possible joint venture with San Miguel could result in a high priced failure

LONG, BUMPY RIDE. An Australian telecommunications think tank says without the 700 MHz spectrum, there is no mobile business possible. In the photo are Telstra's Andrew Penn (left) and San Miguel's Ramon Ang (right)

Chito Salud to step down as PBA president/CEO

Dec 01, 2015 - 5:14 PM

Salud s resignation takes effect end of December 2015

STEPPING DOWN. Chito Salud is stepping down from his post as president and CEO of the PBA. File Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

APEC led to losses for hotels, airlines

Nov 23, 2015 - 7:23 PM

Local airlines suffer millions of dollars in foregone revenues while some hotels went on lockdown during APEC

LOCKDOWN. The Ninoy Aquino International Airport and some Metro Manila hotels are on a lockdown last week due to the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting. Photo by Jedwin M Llobrera / Rappler

Woman behind Care.com shares roots of her online empire

Nov 21, 2015 - 7:41 PM

Sheila Marcelo founder and CEO of Care com created waves when her company raised millions of dollars in a Wall Street IPO But to get there she needed to hurdle several roadblocks

BABYSITTING EMPIRE. Needing around-the-clock care for her two sons and an ailing father, the idea of Care.com was born. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

#APEC2015 generates 680,000 tweets

Nov 20, 2015 - 10:43 PM

Social media is a crucial part of bringing the APEC 2015 Summit closer to the people

How Filipina engineer shared spotlight with Obama, Jack Ma

Nov 19, 2015 - 3:01 PM

Entrepreneur Aisa Mijeno shares how the White House managed to bring her to the APEC CEO Summit even if she wasn t qualified to attend it

PANEL ON CLIMATE CHANGE. Aisa Mijeno, founder of Sustainable Alternative Lighting tells US President Barack Obama and Alibaba founder Jack Ma what innovators like her need to make positive changes in the world.

Alibaba’s Jack Ma offers to mentor Filipina engineer

Nov 19, 2015 - 6:52 AM

The fate of Aisa Mijeno s startup SALt will test APEC s resolve to help small businesses as it pursues inclusive and sustainable growth

APEC CEO SUMMIT. US President Barack Obama poses with the chairman of e-commerce giant Alibaba, Jack Ma (L), and young entrepreneur Aisa Mijeno (R) as they take part in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO summit in Manila on November 18. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Obama's pitch to CEOs: Invest in clean energy

Nov 18, 2015 - 2:39 PM

Obama tells Asia s CEOs: Your businesses can do right by your bottom lines and by our planet future generations

BUSINESS BOTTOM LINE. US President Barack Obama tells the APEC CEO Summit in Manila that fighting climate change makes good business sense. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

A first: Obama is APEC's funny moderator-in-chief

Nov 18, 2015 - 1:59 PM

In a break from tradition US President Barack Obama did not just deliver a speech at the forum but went on to moderate the panel with Jack Ma of e commerce giant Alibaba and Filipino engineer Aisa Mijeno CEO of SALt

HOSTING GIG. US President Barack Obama jokes with Alibaba founder Jack Ma as he moderates a panel at the APEC CEO Summit. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

APEC 2015: Xi pushes 'win-win' China-led trade deal

Nov 18, 2015 - 12:29 PM

We must commit ourselves to win win cooperation oppose protectionism and promote fair competition Chinese President Xi Jinping tells participants at the APEC CEO Summit

CHINESE LEADER. Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives at the international airport of Manila on November 17, 2015, to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit hosted by the Philippines. Photo by Diego Azubel/EPA

Filipina startup founder shares stage with Obama, Jack Ma

Nov 18, 2015 - 12:28 PM

Aisa Mijeno seizes the moment and tells US President Obama and Alibaba s Jack Ma that her company needs support

PANEL ON CLIMATE CHANGE. Aisa Mijeno, founder of Sustainable Alternative Lighting tells US President Barack Obama and Alibaba founder Jack Ma what innovators like her need to make positive changes in the world.

Alibaba's Jack Ma: Set up world body for small businesses

Nov 18, 2015 - 10:38 AM

Trade is a human right not to be used as a tool against an economy says Alibaba founder Jack Ma

AID TO SMALL GUYS. 'If China can do it, then other nations can do it. We have helped Chinese small businesses to sell on our platform. You can do it, too,' Alibaba's Jack Ma says

Manila, Cebu behind APEC peers on liveability, doing business

Nov 18, 2015 - 6:29 AM

We have 17 cities in Metro Manila One guy won’t move the needle It takes all 17 guys Guillermo Luz co chairman of the National Competitiveness Council says on the sidelines of APEC2015

APEC 2015: AirAsia banks on Philippines after first airliner disaster

Nov 17, 2015 - 8:30 PM

We will keep discovering new places and new things It is a challenge here but there is big prize at the end of the day in the Philippines AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes says on the sidelines of APEC2015

HIGHEST LOAD FACTOR. 'We are optimistic. [In terms] of passenger traffic, the Philippines is actually the best,' Tony Fernandes of AirAsia says. Photos by Rob Reyes/Rappler

APEC 2015: Uber positions itself as solution to congested roads

Nov 17, 2015 - 9:29 AM

In a country like the Philippines the debate is not on regulations It’s on helping your economy grow Uber Senior Advisor David Plouffe says on the sidelines of APEC2015

'CURE TO CAR CONGESTION'. Uber's David Plouffe says around 1.1 million drivers are on the Uber platform as of November 2015. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

APEC 2015: Trans-Pacific Partnership to transform Asia

Nov 17, 2015 - 9:11 AM

The TPP will raise standards throughout the Asia but those on the outside are set to lose out in the short term says the vice president of the US Chamber of Commerce

Instability in other regions to trigger investments flows to Asia Pacific

Nov 17, 2015 - 8:56 AM

Outside of APEC pretty much everything that could go wrong has observes Eurasia Group president Ian Bremmer a panelist at the APEC CEO summit

2016 elections not a 'major' concern among PH CEOs

Nov 16, 2015 - 11:02 PM

While confidence among APEC CEOs in general is at its lowest in 3 years a survey highlights how Filipino CEOs and business leaderss are more optimistic about the growth prospects in the year ahead

SURVEY. PwC officials Mike Davies Alexander Cabrera share the Philippine results of the PwC APEC CEO Survey 2015. Photo from APEC 2015

Chinese delegates outnumber Filipinos at APEC CEO Summit

Nov 16, 2015 - 4:16 PM

Chinese nationals make up 25 of delegates at the business forum in a sign that ‘politics is definitely separate from trade’

TRADE OVER POLITICS. Doris Magsaysay Ho, chairman of the APEC Business Advisory Council, says Chinese delegates make up 25% of delegates at the APEC CEO Summit. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Confidence among APEC CEOs lowest in 3 years

Nov 16, 2015 - 3:35 PM

Bottom line pressures free trade national growth – these keep CEOs in the Asia Pacific region on their toes PwC survey shows

RESULTS. PwC officials (from left) Mike Davis, Alexander Cabrera, and David Wu, share the results of the 2015 APEC CEO survey on Monday, November 16, 2015, released ahead of the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting. Photo by Lynda C. Corpuz/Rappler

APEC initiatives to kick in by 2016 – ABAC

Nov 14, 2015 - 6:02 PM

APEC Business Advisory Council ABAC 2015 says the work for promoting inclusive growth in the region will begin after the summit closes next week

MOVING FORWARD. The APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) 2015 gather to come up with recommendations that will address private sector concerns, mainly on putting the services sector at the forefront of international trade. All photos by Rob Reyes/Rappler