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UK sells negative bond yields for first time

May 20, 2020 - 11:40 PM

Investors park their cash in bonds, which are in keen demand as the coronavirus pandemic sends the global economy into a dizzying downturn

LOCKDOWN. A man walks the near-deserted streets of London on April 16, 2020. Photo by Tolga Akmen/AFP

No time to release a film: latest James Bond movie delayed amid coronavirus fears

Mar 05, 2020 - 8:51 AM

The makers of the new Bond film announce that 'No Time To Die,' which was due for global release in April, will be delayed until November

Billie Eilish to perform upcoming James Bond theme song

Jan 15, 2020 - 10:01 AM

The 18-year-old Grammy nominee is the youngest artist ever to write and record a James Bond title song

(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 12, 2019 US singer/songwriter honoree Billie Eilish arrives for Billboard's 2019 Woman of the Year at the Holllywood Palladium in Los Angeles. - Pop iconoclast Billie Eilish will perform the theme song for the upcoming James Bond film "No Time To Die," its producers announced on January 14, 2020. The 18-year-old Grammy nominee is the youngest artist ever to write and record a James Bond title song.The film -- starring Daniel Craig as the British super spy, and Oscar winner Rami Malek as the villain -- is set for an April 2 release in Britain and April 10 in the United States. (Photo by Emma McIntyre / AFP)

WATCH: Daniel Craig returns as James Bond in 'No Time to Die' trailer

Dec 04, 2019 - 11:04 PM

Rami Malek stars as Bond's new enemy

Licensed to thrill: Bond author's steamy letters go on sale

Nov 13, 2019 - 9:00 AM

The letters reveal the intensity of their relationship, particularly before Ian Fleming and his wife Ann married

BOND AUTHOR. Ian Fleming's letters to his eventually wife reveal key points in his life – including writing the James Bond series. File photo by Ben Stansall/AFP

New James Bond film title 'No Time To Die'

Aug 21, 2019 - 7:41 AM

(UPDATED) 'No Time To Die' is scheduled for April 3, 2020 in Britain

'James Bond' movie set rocked by explosion

Jun 05, 2019 - 1:19 PM

The blast causes damage to the 'Bond' stage and one minor injury

Daniel Craig to undergo ankle surgery after injury on 'James Bond' set

May 23, 2019 - 10:56 AM

Among the 'Bond' actors, Daniel Craig is the first to do a lot of his own stunts, resulting in several injuries on set

Richard Madden plays 007 peekaboo at Cannes

May 18, 2019 - 11:48 AM

The Scottish actor brushes off rumors he's set to play James Bond after Daniel Craig

British actor Richard Madden attends a press conference for the film "Rocketman" at the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, on May 17, 2019. (Photo by Sébastien BERDA / AFP)

Philippines raises €750 million as investors clamor for bond sale

May 10, 2019 - 3:49 PM

After over a decade, the Philippines returns to the European capital markets, raising €750 million or about P44 billion with its offering of 8-year global bonds

Oscar winner Rami Malek unveiled as Bond villain in Daniel Craig's 007 swansong

Apr 26, 2019 - 9:33 AM

The 25th Bond film is Daniel Craig's final movie as 007

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 24: Rami Malek, winner of Best Actor for "Bohemian Rhapsody," poses in the press room during the 91st Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on February 24, 2019 in Hollywood, California. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images/AFP

Daniel Craig makes his final outing as James Bond

Apr 25, 2019 - 10:34 PM

The 5th movie is scheduled for release early next year

MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA - APRIL 25: Actor Daniel Craig attends the "Bond 25" Film Launch at Ian Fleming's Home "GoldenEye", on April 25, 2019 in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Roy Rochlin/Getty Images for Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures/AFP

Philippines plans $1-billion samurai bond sale

Jun 19, 2018 - 7:25 PM

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III previously said the samurai bond sale will happen sometime in the 3rd or 4th quarter of the year

First Bond girl Eunice Gayson dies aged 90

Jun 10, 2018 - 11:14 AM

Eunice is known for her role as Sylvia Trench opposite Sean Connery in 'Dr No' and 'From Russia with Love'

Landbank offers Philippine Stock Exchange P472M for PDSHC stake

Apr 29, 2018 - 11:35 PM

The state-run bank takes another stab at gaining control of the country's bond trading market

James Bond director Lewis Gilbert dies

Feb 28, 2018 - 10:52 PM

The director is known for doing the James Bond films 'You Only Live Twice,' 'The Spy Who Love Me,' and 'Moonraker'

China's Tencent draws $41 billion orders for $5 billion bond sale

Jan 12, 2018 - 8:53 PM

Tencent offers 4 tranches with maturities ranging from 5 to 20 years, according to Bloomberg

BOND SALE. Tencent chairman and CEO Pony Ma speaks during a philanthropy forum in Hong Kong on September 23, 2016. /File photo by Anthony Wallace/AFP

4 activities to bring you and your loved ones closer

Jan 12, 2018 - 10:06 AM

This New Year, make a conscious effort to spend more time with the ones who matter most

BDO, World Bank tie up for $150-million green bonds

Dec 10, 2017 - 10:00 PM

The World Bank is the sole investor in the issuance which is expected to curb 93,000 tons of carbon dioxide emissions per year by 2022 through the funding of climate-smart projects

Things to do with your kids: It’s Christmas time!

Nov 29, 2017 - 3:03 PM

Check out this list of activities you can do with your kids to make every bonding moment special over the holidays

Things to do with your kids: Pre-holiday festivities

Nov 28, 2017 - 10:20 AM

Check out this list of activities you can do with your kids to make every bonding moment special

Things-to-do with your kids: Let’s get creative!

Nov 24, 2017 - 6:50 PM

Check out this list of activities you can do with your kids to make every bonding moment special this coming week

PH, Bank of China seal deal for $200-M 'Panda bond' offering

Nov 17, 2017 - 4:57 PM

The Philippine government will be the issuer while the Bank of China will be the lead underwriter in a 1.2 billion RMB offering aimed at Chinese investors

McDonald’s Stripes Run: A race to promote reading

Nov 10, 2017 - 10:31 PM

By joining the run, you and your family can support literacy initiatives for Filipino school children – and you can get those iconic striped socks, too

A RUN FOR ALL. Ronald McDonald poses with Coach Rio (right). The whole family can join in on the fun!

Qatar wants to invest in PH via Islamic bonds

Oct 03, 2017 - 6:45 PM

The Qatar Investment Authority has at least $320 billion worth of excess funds which may be used for energy projects in the Philippines and Southeast Asia

ALEX BANCOLA. Photo of Alex Bancola from

WATCH: 'X Factor UK' judges play Bond girls for Pinay auditioner

Sep 06, 2017 - 11:11 AM

The aspiring singer s rendition of a Bond song left Simon Cowell feeling like James Bond

BOND GIRLS. Gaga Lord, with the help of Nicole Scherzinger and Alesha Dixon, create their own James Bond title sequence on the X Factor UK audition floor. Screengrab from

WATCH: Daniel Craig confirms return as James Bond

Aug 16, 2017 - 5:49 PM

The British actor made the announcement on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

DANIEL CRAIG. The British actor on location for ‘Spectre,’ which is his 4th turn as the secret agent. Photo from

Berita selebriti hari ini: Selasa, 25 Juli 2017

Jul 25, 2017 - 7:23 PM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

NY police officer shot and killed in police vehicle

Jul 05, 2017 - 10:59 PM

Miosotis Familia ‎was sitting in the truck size vehicle with her partner when 34 year old Alexander Bonds opened fire through the window police say

OFFICER KILLED. The New York Police Department releases a statement on the killing of one of its officers. Photo from @NYPDnews Twitter account.

China opens up $10-trillion bond market in liberalization step

Jul 03, 2017 - 12:40 PM

UPDATED The new conduit comes via Hong Kong where qualified investors will be able to buy debt in China – the world s third largest bond market after the United States and Japan

This picture taken on June 17, 2015 shows the Hong Kong skyline during sunset. Philippe Lopez/AFP

Paddington Bear author Michael Bond dies aged 91

Jun 29, 2017 - 11:19 AM

HarperCollins confirms Michael s death

(FILES) This file photo taken on November 23, 2014 shows Michael Bond, the creator of Paddington the bear, posing for pictures on the red carpet upon arrival for the world premiere of "Paddington" in London. Michael Bond has died on June 27, 2017 following a short illness. / AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLIS

Berita selebriti hari ini: Kamis, 29 Juni 2017

Jun 29, 2017 - 10:24 AM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

5 hal tentang aktor Sir Roger Moore

May 24, 2017 - 9:48 AM

Ia dikenal sebagai aktor yang paling sering berperan sebagai James Bond

Aktor pemeran James Bond, Sir Roger Moore, meninggal dunia di usia 89 tahun, Selasa, 23 Mei di Swiss. Foto oleh Rolf Vennenbernd/ AFP.

Sir Roger Moore meninggal dunia, selebriti dunia ikut berduka

May 24, 2017 - 8:55 AM

Bryan Cranston Russel Crowe dan beberapa selebriti lain menyampaikan simpati dan ucapan duka untuk keluarga Sir Roger Moore

Sir Rooger Moore, pemeran James Bond di era 70-an hingga 80-an, meninggal dunia di usia 89 tahun. Foto dari akun Twitter sirrogermoore.

Stars pay tribute to 'James Bond' star Roger Moore

May 23, 2017 - 11:29 PM

Bryan Cranston Russell Crowe and more offer their condolences to the actor s family

Aktor senior pemeran James Bond, Sir Roger Moore, meninggal dunia

May 23, 2017 - 9:43 PM

Sir Roger Moore meninggal dunia di usia 89 tahun

Sir Rooger Moore, pemeran James Bond di era 70-an hingga 80-an, meninggal dunia di usia 89 tahun. Foto dari akun Twitter sirrogermoore.

James Bond star Roger Moore dies at 89 – family

May 23, 2017 - 9:41 PM

The British actor s death is confirmed on Twitter by his family

British actor Sir Roger Moore poses for a picture on June 25, 2013 in Aachen, western Germany. AFP PHOTO /DPA/ ROLF VENNENBERND GERMANY OUT / AFP PHOTO / DPA / ROLF VENNENBERND

Gov't to offer P30 billion in 3-year retail treasury bonds

Mar 23, 2017 - 8:15 PM

This will be the 2nd retail bond offering under the Duterte administration which raised around P100 billion from a similar offering in September 2016

SMC sets rate for P15B bond offering

Mar 20, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Proceeds will be used to settle the conglomerate s 300 million loan with the Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ Limited maturing this November

LARGEST. In only 4 years, San Miguel Corporation's Global Power Holdings has become one of the largest independent power generation companies in the country, with an installed capacity of 2,545 megawatts. Rappler file photo

Duterte's 1st foreign borrowing signals investor confidence in PH – Dominguez

Jan 20, 2017 - 7:12 PM

The Philippines successfully issues a 2 billion worth of 25 year global bonds which has been oversubscribed and whose pricing achieves a historical record

RESILIENT. Amid the volatility in global markets, National Treasurer Roberto Tan saYS the Philippines has 'managed to garner robust support from the fixed income investor community, a testament to the resilience of the Philippine economy'

Bagwell, Raines, Rodriguez to join Baseball Hall of Fame

Jan 19, 2017 - 11:55 AM

Tim Raines finally makes it into the Hall of Fame in his final year of eligibility while controversial figures Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds edged nearer to selection

ENSHRINED. Houston Astros legend Jeff Bagwell had career totals of 2,314 hits, a club-record 449 home runs and 1,529 runs batted in before retiring in 2005. Bagwell crossed the 75% voting threshold in his seventh year on the ballot. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Gov't shortchanged? PCSO imposes up to P300M monthly bond on STL operators

Jan 17, 2017 - 3:31 PM

The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office starts collecting bonds February 1

Petron Corp raises P20B in fixed rate bonds

Oct 27, 2016 - 4:40 PM

This is just the first tranche of the oil firm’s P40 billion debt securities program

OVERSUBSCRIBED. The amount represents the base offer of P15 billion and the oversubscription of P5 billion. Rappler file photo

Saudi Arabia's first global bonds worth $17.5B – official media

Oct 20, 2016 - 7:37 AM

Saudi Arabia s first international bond offering totals 17 5 billion and is nearly 4 times oversubscribed confirming the strong buyer interest which analysts expected

A Saudi banker counts new one hundred riyals bearing the portrait of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud at a bank in Riyadh, 05 June 2007. Hassan Ammar/AFP

Barry Bonds fired as Marlins hitting coach

Oct 04, 2016 - 5:50 PM

The all time home run leader is fired after the Marlins finish the season 27th out of 30 in runs scored

SACKED. Barry Bonds (R), seen with Marcell Ozuna, was one of 3 coaches fired by manager Don Mattingly. File photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images/AFP

Jika kembali perankan James Bond, Daniel Craig akan terima bayaran fantastis

Sep 06, 2016 - 5:13 PM

Daniel kembali ditawari untuk berakting di dua judul film James Bond

Meski kerap menyebutkan bahwa dirinya tidak akan kembali membintangi film James Bond, pendirian Daniel Craig mulai 'goyah' saat ditawari bayaran fantastis. Foto oleh Tiziana Fabia/AFP.

Piolo Pascual speaks up on malicious comments on photo with son Iñigo

Jul 24, 2016 - 6:54 PM

Sa tagal ko ba naman sa industriya papatol pa ba tayo? Piolo says of the malicious comments

Idris Elba addresses James Bond rumors

Jul 23, 2016 - 10:28 AM

If it was to happen it would be the will of a nation says Idris on fans insistence that he will be the next James Bond

epa05434458 British actor/cast member Idris Elba arrives for the World Premiere of Star Trek Beyond at Embarcadero Marina Park South in San Diego, California, USA, 20 July 2016. The movie will be premiere in US theaters on 22 July. EPA/NINA PROMMER

Zoe Saldana blasts Bond writer over Idris Elba snub

Jul 14, 2016 - 10:20 AM

What kind of ignorant comment to make is that? Just say I don t see James Bond as a black man I would respect that more than hiding behind some cowardly stupid answer says Zoe Saldana

File photo by Paul Buck/EPA

Ayala Corp's P20-B shelf registration gets SEC green light

Jun 24, 2016 - 12:56 PM

Proceeds from the fund raising activity will be used mainly to refinance the group s P10 billion bond maturing in April 2017

HEALTHY PACE. Ayala Chairman and CEO Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala says conglomerate will continue to strengthen its growing portfolio of power and infrastructure investments. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler