Another oil price hike set for January 22
Rappler - 4 weeks ago
Caltex, Shell, Flying V, Phoenix Petroleum, Total, Petro Gazz, Seaoil, and PTT Philippines announced that they will be imposing a P0.10 per liter increase on gasoline and a P0.40 per liter hike on diesel. Meanwhile, kerosene prices of Shell, Caltex ...

Philippine Public Transport: Road or Rail?
AutoIndustriya.com - 4 weeks ago
But without the windfall from property sales/lease, railways will always lose money ... From the Edwardian era Now consider that, railroads are 19 th century in origin. Compared to paved macadam roads, railways are easier to build even through jungles.

Duterte visits wake of Henry Sy Sr.
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 4 weeks ago
SM investment Corporation vice chairperson Teresita Sy Coson, SM Prime Holdings chairman Hans Sy, SM Prime director Herbert Sy, SM Investments board adviser Elizabeth Sy, SM Investments executive director Harley Sy, and SM Development Corporation chief ...

PLDT, Globe open to other private tower builders
Inquirer - 4 weeks ago
Industry giants PLDT Inc. and Globe Telecom signaled their openness to a deal with independent towers builders as the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) signed a series ...

Poll bares muted GDP view for 2018
BusinessWorld - 4 weeks ago
Asuncion, chief economist at Union Bank of the Philippines, Inc. "Furthermore, the improvement of domestic consumption due to easing inflation, coupled with holiday spending, pushed [fourth quarter] higher in spite of the weakness in agriculture ...

Duterte visits Henry Sy Sr's wake
Rappler - 4 weeks ago
Duterte was welcomed by Sy's children: SM Investments Corporation vice chairperson Teresita Sy Coson, SM Prime Holdings chairman Hans Sy, SM Prime director Herbert Sy, SM Investments board adviser Elizabeth Sy, and SM Development Corporation chief ...

Timings and delays
BusinessMirror - 4 weeks ago
Obviously, passengers are dissatisfied whenever flights are delayed. In Philippine Airlines, some delays are attributable to external factors such as airport congestion, runway closures ...

RP Energy may convert coal plant to LNG facility
BusinessMirror - 4 weeks ago
RP Energy Inc. is a partnership among Meralco, Aboitiz Power Corp. and Taiwan Cogeneration Corp. through their respective subsidiaries. AboitizPower COO Emmanuel Rubio said recently RP Energy ...

RP Energy may convert coal plant to LNG facility
BusinessMirror - 4 weeks ago
RP Energy Inc. is a partnership among Meralco, Aboitiz Power Corp. and Taiwan Cogeneration Corp. through their respective subsidiaries. AboitizPower COO Emmanuel Rubio said recently RP Energy ...

Henry Sy Sr. led the professionalization of SM Group
BusinessMirror - 4 weeks ago
Born on December 25, 1923, Sy is the founder and chairman of SM Prime Holdings Inc., the Philippine operator of the SM chain of malls in the country and in China.

Henry Sy Sr. led the professionalization of SM Group
BusinessMirror - 4 weeks ago
Born on December 25, 1923, Sy is the founder and chairman of SM Prime Holdings Inc., the Philippine operator of the SM chain of malls in the country and in China.

PAL asks DOTr to fast-track PHL airport network
BusinessMirror - 4 weeks ago
LEGACY carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) is urging the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to fast-track the approval, award and construction of different airports in the Philippines ...

PAL asks DOTr to fast-track PHL airport network
BusinessMirror - 4 weeks ago
LEGACY carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) is urging the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to fast-track the approval, award and construction of different airports in the Philippines ...

Network coverage in Cebu uphill
BusinessMirror - 4 weeks ago
Virtually accessible in inclement weather, Barangay Bonbon and Barangay Guba are situated in the uphills of the Queen City of the South, and about an hour away from the central business district.

Clark Global City developer partners with CPG
BusinessWorld - 4 weeks ago
THE DEVELOPER of Clark Global City has partnered with Century Properties Group, Inc. (CPG) for the development of residential and office buildings in growing business district. In a statement over the weekend, Global Gateway Development Corp. (GGDC ...

PLDT in talks with tower companies
BusinessWorld - 4 weeks ago
Globe Senior Vice-President for Corporate Communications Yoly C. Crisanto said in a text message early January that they have been in talks with several tower companies to tap for GTowers.

Maynilad spends P23B to expand sewerage coverage
BusinessWorld - 4 weeks ago
Metro Pacific Investments Corp., which has majority stake in Maynilad, is one of three Philippine units of Hong Kong-based First Pacific Co. Ltd., the others being Philex Mining Corp. and PLDT, Inc. Hastings Holdings, Inc., a unit of PLDT Beneficial Trust ...

Meralco eyes partnerships with electric vehicle makers
BusinessWorld - 4 weeks ago
Electric jeepneys operated by eSakay, Inc. started plying the route from Buendia-MRT station to Mandaluyong City Hall last December. -- VICTOR V. SAULON MANILA ELECTRIC Co. (Meralco) is considering a partnership with makers of electric vehicles as it aims ...

Globe beefs up WiFi in Tuguegarao
philstar.com - 4 weeks ago
MANILA, Philippines -- Globe Business, the enterprise information and communications technology (ICT) arm of Globe Telecom, has entered into a strategic partnership with the city government of Tuguegarao to provide fast and reliable internet service.

Rice price hikes seen with tariffication bill
Bulatlat - 4 weeks ago
MANILA - Farmers, rice millers and employees of the National Food ... to the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI)/Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and another 10 percent to the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) and ...

Victory Gardens Theater to premiere If I Forget
Windy City Times - 4 weeks ago
Since its founding in 1974, the company has produced more world premieres than ... Halligan Foundation, ITW, Mayer Brown LLP, The McVay Foundation, Metropolitan Capital Bank and Trust, National Endowment for the Arts, Negaunee Foundation, Roberta Olshansky ...

CARIBBEAT: Team Jamaica Bickle marks 25 years of caring for visiting high school athletes at the big Penn Relays track-and-field meet
New York Daily News - 4 weeks ago
The president and CEO of the international Global Seafood Distributors firm -- which sells seafood in Guyana and also ships to the United States -- was respected, admired and loved by many. In a statement issued last week, company executives and staff ...

Is Xian Lim transferring to GMA Network?
PEP - 4 weeks ago
Xian Lim clarified that there is no truth to rumors that he is set to transfer to GMA Network. The 29-year-old Kapamilya actor said he was also surprised when he first heard about his supposed network transfer making the rounds online. "Wala naman po ...

Why Grace Lee quit TV and radio hosting jobs in 2016
PEP - 4 weeks ago
So when the idea of turning her passion into business began to spark ... Sapphire Bloc, Ortigas ?Paseo Center, Makati ?Market Market, BGC ?West Capitol Drive, Kapitolyo ?UP Town Center, QC ?Fairview Terraces, QC ?Filinvest, Alabang ...

Taiwan's traditional medicine stores struggle on life support
Rappler - 4 weeks ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Traditional medicine store owner Gu Cheng-pu knows her dispensary can only stay open as long as her ailing father-in-law lives, their careers hostage to a quirk in Taiwanese law that is killing off the industry. At the back of her shop ...

Town rediscovers heroic past, thanks to amateur historian
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 4 weeks ago
The Logan memorial used to be at the village center where children played and farmers gathered, but the area has since become private property and younger residents no longer have a reminder that ...

Henry Sy Sr., retail king and mall tycoon, 94
philstar.com - 4 weeks ago
He donated buildings to De La Salle University in Manila, University of the Philippines at The Fort in Taguig City, UP College of Medicine ... Zambales, Cavite, Cebu, Davao del Sur, Laguna, Sorsogon, Sultan Kudarat, Cotabato, Ilocos Sur, Bohol, Leyte ...

Interactive science centers play key role in promoting S&T to the youth
BusinessMirror - 4 weeks ago
Dr. Ruby Cristobal, division chief of the Science Education Institute of the Department of Science and Technology, said facilities, such as the Mind Museum and the PSC, play a key role in the ...

Interactive science centers play key role in promoting S&T to the youth
BusinessMirror - 4 weeks ago
Dr. Ruby Cristobal, division chief of the Science Education Institute of the Department of Science and Technology, said facilities, such as the Mind Museum and the PSC, play a key role in the ...

How SM Henry Sy Sr started with ten centavos and became Southeast Asias richest man
PEP - 4 weeks ago
Born in Xiamen, Sy and his family moved to the Philippines in ... attending school, and hurdling other obstacles. After earning a degree in commercial studies from Far Eastern University, the young entrepreneur entered the shoe business and sold surplus ...

FAST FACTS: Remembering Henry Sy Sr
Rappler - 4 weeks ago
At 11 years old, Sy left his family and followed his father to the Philippines. (READ: FAST FACTS: SM Investments Corporation) Sy worked in his father's sari-sari store in Quiapo until after World War II, when his father returned to China. Sy eventually ...

LIST: Companies owned by Philippines' richest man Henry Sy
philstar.com - 4 weeks ago
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippines' richest man, Henry Sy, who came to the country as a penniless Chinese immigrant and rose to lead a multi-billion dollar business empire, died in his sleep Saturday morning at 94 years old. According to the Bloomberg ...

RCBC: Conviction showed bank was a victim
philstar.com - 4 weeks ago
MANILA, Philippines -- The guilty verdict on its former branch manager Maia Santos Deguito was proof that the bank was just a victim in the $81-million cyber heist three years ago, the Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) said yesterday. "The ...

MalacaƱang: Henry Sy Sr a 'pillar of Philippine economy'
Rappler - 4 weeks ago
(READ: FAST FACTS: SM Investments Corporation) Labor groups thanked the Sy patriarch for his huge contribution in employment, especially the latest decision to regularize thousands of workers in the retail company. - Rappler.com HALF-MAST. SM flags are ...

Philippines' richest man Henry Sy, who started as a shoe seller, dies aged 94
The Straits Times - 4 weeks ago
MANILA (BLOOMBERG) - Henry Sy, who became a billionaire by parlaying a shoe store into the biggest retailer in the Philippines, has died. He was 94. He died in his sleep on Saturday morning (Jan 19), his daughter Teresita Sy-Coson and Jose Sio, chairman of ...

Chito Victolero to be honored as PBA Coach of the Year
Rappler - 4 weeks ago
All 3 coaches won a championship each last year, but Victolero's Magnolia roster obviously is the least superior of the 3 ballclubs under the umbrella of the San Miguel Corporation. Only in his second year at the helm of the Hotshots, the title was the ...

From 10 centavos to multibillion-dollar empire: The legacy of Henry Sy Sr.
philstar.com - 4 weeks ago
Inc.) and mining (Atlas Consolidated Mining & Development Corporation). In 2017, Sy stepped down as chairman emeritus of his holding firm and left trusted allies as well as his children in charge of his empire. "We are truly grateful for the outpouring ...

Philippines' wealthiest man Henry Sy passes away at 94
philstar.com - 4 weeks ago
MANILA, Philippines (Update 3 4:58 ... He got a commerce degree from Far Eastern University and started selling shoes in a shop which would later grow into a chain named "ShoeMart." Sy opened the first ShoeMart store in 1958 and transformed it from ...

Labor groups thank Henry Sy Sr as 'biggest job provider'
Rappler - 4 weeks ago
MANILA, Philippines - Labor groups on Saturday, January 19 thanked SM Group founder Henry Sy Sr for his huge contribution to employment. In a statement issued following the death of Sy, the Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines ...

SM founder Henry Sy, Sr passes away
BusinessWorld - 4 weeks ago
Aside from property, banking, and retail, the Sy group also has interests in leisure through Belle Corp., logistics through 2GO Group, Inc., and mining through Atlas Consolidated Mining & Development Corp. The SM Group of Companies is now being run by his ...

Philippines' richest man Sy dies at 94
YAHOO! - 4 weeks ago
Manila (AFP) - The Philippines' wealthiest man Henry Sy, who rose from being a penniless Chinese immigrant to leading a multi-billion dollar business empire, died on Saturday, his conglomerate has announced. The 94-year-old, from the Chinese city of Xiamen ...

Retail icon Henry Sy, Sr. passed away at age 94
CNN Philippines - 4 weeks ago
Sy founded the SM Group and is currently Chairman Emeritus of SM Prime Holdings, Inc., SM Development Corporation, Highlands Prime, Inc., BDO Unibank, Inc., and Honorary Chairman of China Banking ...

Henry Sy Sr., PHL retail king and philanthropist, dies at 94
BusinessMirror - 4 weeks ago
Sy has always been a supportive of Philippine education, giving away millions to build school buildings even to established schools such as Dela Salle University in Manila, a building for the ...

SM Group founder and Southeast Asia's richest man, Henry Sy Sr., dead at 94
PEP - 4 weeks ago
He was chairman emeritus of SM Prime Holdings, Inc., Highlands Prime, Inc., BDO Unibank, Inc., and was honorary chairman of China Banking Corporation. Sy, a self-made billionaire, has left a legacy built on hard work and grit. His was a true "rags to ...

Why sustainable development matters
Inquirer - 4 weeks ago
Today the concept of sustainable development has entered everyday language in business, social and environmental groups. Sustainable development is increasingly understood as the harmonious ...

Living the Lipa life
Inquirer - 4 weeks ago
Some of the choice universities in the Calabarzon area are in Lipa--De La Salle Lipa and Lipa City Colleges. The city is not found wanting when it comes to hospitals, markets, shopping centers ...

Home for Sinulog revelers
Inquirer - 4 weeks ago
One developer that hopes to provide Cebu tourists a great home and a memorable stay is Sta. Lucia Land Inc., through its Arterra Hotel and Resort. Perched at the edge of popular diving destination ...

PH market lures back investors, pushes past 8,000
Inquirer - 4 weeks ago
The PSEi was led higher by GT Capital and ICTSI, which both rose by over 3 percent, while SM Prime, Megaworld, SM Investments, AEV, AGI and URC were all up over 2 percent. Ayala Corp. and JG ...

In first ever green bond offer, RCBC raises P15B
Inquirer - 4 weeks ago
Yuchengco-led Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) is raising P15 billion from a landmark bond offering touted as the first peso-denominated Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean ...

Meralco unit launches e-jeepney service
Inquirer - 4 weeks ago
A newly formed, wholly owned subsidiary of Manila Electric Co. yesterday launched its public transport service using electric jeepneys in cooperation with the city governments of Makati and ...