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Emirates trials IATA Travel Pass

Emirates has partnered with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to become one of the first airlines in the world to trial the IATA Travel Pass, a ‘digital passport’ that verifies passengers’ pre-travel test or vaccination to comply with any government’s COVID-19 requirements. Before the full roll out, Emirates will …

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New delivery service on the block

The Siy Cha Group of Companies from Sultan Kudarat, which have been in the motorcycle retail business for over 30 years, now wants a piece of the P37 billion delivery market for online merchants and their customers. The group will launch Amigo, an on-demand delivery service platform next month, to …

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Banks maintain stricter lending standards

BLOOMBERG  MOST BANKS maintained strict lending standards last quarter and expect to continue to do so in the coming months due to sustained worries amid the pandemic, even as some economic indicators show signs of improvement, a survey by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) released Thursday showed. The latest …

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Inflation concerns for ordinary savers

FINEX Folio By Benel D. Lagua Prices of goods, services and assets must be corrected for the effects of inflation in order to make meaningful economic comparisons over time. To correct for the effects of inflation, economists distinguish between what they call nominal prices, or prices in terms of some …

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