The corporate governance principle of independence

FREEPIK Principle 5 of the Corporate Governance (CG) Code for Publicly Listed Companies (PLCs) provides that “The Board should endeavor to exercise objective and independent judgment on all corporate affairs.” Recommendation 5.1 provides that “The Board should have at least three independent directors, or such number as to constitute at least one-third of the members […]

The real vaccine crisis isn’t about J&J or AstraZeneca

FREEPIK TO JUDGE by the headlines, you’d think the most critical immunization issue facing the world is the safety and hesitancy concerns over the AstraZeneca Plc and Johnson & Johnson vaccines. That debate is genuinely important. Still, it shouldn’t distract from the biggest challenge the world will face over the coming months: the grossly unequal […]

Earth Day, Greenpeace and the renewable energy lobby

FREEPIK Earth Day was first celebrated on April 22, 1970, 51 years ago, to raise environmental awareness among Americans, and was later adopted in many countries around the world. What later followed were a series of scary climate predictions, all of which were just false alarms. Below are some stories, headlines, and climate predictions which […]

Diaz eyes gold medal at Tokyo Olympics

FILIPINO weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz officially booked a spot in the Tokyo Olympic Games by competing in the Asian Weightlifting Championships in Uzbekistan. — SCREEN GRAB FROM THE ASIAN WEIGHTLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIPS By Michael Angelo S. Murillo, Senior Reporter IT took a while for Filipino weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz to book a spot in the Tokyo Olympics this […]

Top Euro clubs in breakaway Super League

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND — Twelve of Europe’s top football clubs announced on Sunday they were launching a breakaway Super League in the face of widespread opposition from within the game and beyond. The move, which has been heavily criticized by soccer authorities and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron, sets up a […]

E-Gilas Pilipinas on top of FIBA Esports Open in Southeast Asia once again

E-GILAS Pilipinas beat Indonesia in the FIBA Esports Open III finals on Sunday. E-GILAS Pilipinas is once again the king of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Esports Open in Southeast Asia after winning the title in the third edition of the tournament at the weekend. The Philippines swept familiar foe Indonesia in their best-of-three finals […]

Nets’ Durant injures thigh in loss to Heat; Knicks beat Pelicans

BROOKLYN Nets star Kevin Durant sustained a left thigh contusion in the first quarter against the Miami Heat on Sunday and missed the remainder of the team’s 109-107 road loss. — BROOKLYN NETS FB PAGE BROOKLYN Nets star Kevin Durant sustained a left thigh contusion in the first quarter against the host Miami Heat on […]

Verstappen wins at Imola as Hamilton fights back

RED BULL’S Max Verstappen won a chaotic and crash-halted Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix at Imola on Sunday. — AUTODROMO ENZO E DINO FERRARI DI IMOLA FB PAGE RED BULL’S Max Verstappen won a chaotic and crash-halted Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix at Imola on Sunday with Lewis Hamilton second for Mercedes and staying ahead in the championship by […]

Huelgas, Ochoa guest in PSC online sports summit

CHAMPION national athletes Nikko Huelgas and Meggie Ochoa (inset) will lead the discussion in session 10 on Wednesday of the 2021 National Sports Summit of the Philippine Sports Commission. CHAMPION national athletes Nikko Huelgas and Meggie Ochoa will lead the discussion in session 10 on Wednesday of the 2021 National Sports Summit of the Philippine […]