US banks build reserves on inflation risk, Russia; trading a bright spot

JPMorgan Chase & Co., Goldman Sachs Group, and Citigroup combined put aside $3.36 billion in credit loss reserves in the first quarter of 2022 WASHINGTON, USA – Some big US banks have again started stockpiling cash to cushion potential loan losses due to growing over the war in Ukraine and the impact of inflation on … Read more

[OPINION] Challenging presidential bets to build a healthy future for Filipino masses

Interviews and debates featuring presidential, vice presidential, and senatorial aspirants started since late last year. As a health activist, I look forward to what the candidates have to offer as far as health is concerned. Most, if not all, have been promising the provision of better health care. In particular, affordable and quality medical services, … Read more

Presidential bets want to build bilateral talks for the protection of OFWs

Candidates also discuss the need to ensure the reintegration of OFWs once they come home, such as ‘portability’ of benefits for retirees, and business opportunities for OFWs who want to keep working MANILA, Philippines – In the second debate organized by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Sunday, April 3, presidential candidates zeroed in on … Read more

Oscars 2022 face a make-or-break moment to build audience

LOS ANGELES, USA – Three female comedians will share hosting duties, fans will choose two awards, and some acceptance speeches will be recorded before the live broadcast. That is part of the plan to shake up this year’s Academy Awards telecast, which faces a pivotal test on Sunday, March 27 to try and rebound from … Read more

Nets understand need to build chemistry on the fly

As the games dwindle toward single digits for the Nets to get back Kyrie Irving on a full-time basis and Ben Simmons at all, four-time All-Star big man Andre Drummond believes they are going to need to adopt a “we got next “A mentality playground for the remainder of the regular season and once the … Read more

Presidential bets to continue Build, Build, Build if elected

MANILA, Philippines – Most presidential bets said that they would continue the Duterte administration’s Build, Build, Build infrastructure program. In the Commission of Elections’ first presidential debates Saturday, March 19, candidates were asked if they considered Build, Build, Build as successful and if they would continue this if they were elected president. While candidates had … Read more

SM Prime vows to help build sustainable and resilient cities

Editor’s note: This press release is sponsored by SM Prime Holdings and was handled by BrandRap, the sales and marketing arm of Rappler. No member of the news and editorial team participated in the publishing of this piece. The topic of sustainability in property development has surged since the world experienced Covid-19. Having to redefine … Read more

Nets running out of time to build chemistry

Kevin Durant, the Nets’ long, lean, basketball savant, returned Thursday night and reminded everyone what the team had missed for six weeks. In the second half, however, the Heat’s zone defense reminded everyone what the Nets have missed and possibly will miss all season. Durant can do almost anything on a court, but he cannot … Read more