with Radjie Caram Jr.
The Visayan Daily Star - 2018-03-05
Joining the event were 2GO officers, headed by Francis Chua - group marketing head, Negrense 2GO officers Grace Golez - vice president/head of Hotel Operations, and Ismael Alagra - senior marketing officer, together with Amy Reyes, the AVP/head of Business ...

with Radjie Caram Jr.
The Visayan Daily Star - 2018-03-05
Negrense beauty Caren Therese Jardenico was crowned Ms Dentistry 2018 of Centro Escolar University-Makati recently. This Silaynon also won most of the major awards during the pageant that was participated in by the most beautiful women of the school.

with Radjie Caram Jr.
The Visayan Daily Star - 2018-03-05
The 1st Quarter Award 2018 of Suntrust Properties was held at The Caribbean Resort in Bacolod City recently. The event started with an opening prayer by Annabelle Acot, then the opening remarks of Suzette Lacson, a joint venture partner of Suntrust ...

with Radjie Caram Jr.
The Visayan Daily Star - 2018-03-05
Three senior maritime college students of John B. Lacson Colleges Foundation-Bacolod Inc., namely John Francis Perlado, Ken Arnie Tulmo of the BS MAR-E, and France Gerard Santamena of BSMT, bested six other schools to win the championship in the 1 st ...

Megaworld sets up education venture
Inquirer - 2018-03-05
Tycoon Andrew Tan-led Megaworld Corp. is debuting into the education space with the opening this coming schoolyear of a new De La Salle Brothers-supervised primary school at its 30-hectare The Mactan Newtown township in Cebu. With the assistance of the De ...

Megaworld sets up education venture
Inquirer - 2018-03-05
Tycoon Andrew Tan-led property developer Megaworld Corp. is debuting into the education space through a partnership with De La Salle Brothers and is poised to open its first school at its 30-hectare The Mactan Newtown township in Cebu this coming schoolyear.

Ayala Land to open air and sea ports, resort rooms in Sicogon
InterAksyon - 2018-03-05
A breathtaking view of Sicogon island, from www.sicogonisland.com.ph MANILA - Property giant Ayala Land Inc. (ALI) and joint venture partner Sicogon Island Development Corp. (SIDECO) target to open this summer the airport runway, jetty port and resort ...

Ifugao environmental activist shot dead
Rappler - 2018-03-05
"Mayumi was fierce in his opposition to the Sta Clara and Ayala's Quadriver mini hydro projects in Tinoc, Ifugao. He was successful in defending the land, life, and resources of the Tinoc Kalanguya people," the IPM statement said. IPM also added that ...

Special Features
Malaya - 2018-03-05
Concerns cited by respondent firms over the transitory impact on consumer prices with the implementation of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law may have contributed to the lower outlook, although a significant number of businesses ...

CTA affirms P1.6-B tax refund for Lucio Co, family
Inquirer - 2018-03-04
The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has affirmed a division ruling ordering the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to refund a total of P1.647 billion to retail tycoon Lucio Co and his family for the erroneous payment of capital gains taxes in 2012. In an en banc ...

Ayala Corp promises to bring down healthcare costs
Inquirer - 2018-03-04
Healthcare is an industry that is ripe for disruption and reinvention and with potential for "inclusive innovation" as the world grapples with an aging population, a growing number of chronic diseases, and greater demand for patient-centered care ...

PT&T prepares for 3rd telco bid
Inquirer - 2018-03-04
Velasquez, a graduate of Electronics and Communications Engineering from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, had spent nearly three decades in IBM in various capacities, PT&T said in a statement. "The election of Velasquez and Garcia is vital to the ...

Business people
Star Tribune - 2018-03-04
Meyer was seni­or di­rec­tor of prod­uct man­age­ment for Solera Holdings' Parts Group and worked for Epicor ... for the Federal Energy Reg­u­la­to­ry Commission. People Inc., Mendota Heights, named Gary Nor­man vice pres­i­dent of op ...

Govt receives offers from four companies to construct LNG facility
Manila Standard Today - 2018-03-04
Energy Assistant Secretary Leonido Pulido identified the four firms as Cleanway-Filipino and Resiro, a UK company; Tokyo Gas of Japan; local power producer First Gen Corp.; and China National Offshore Oil Corp. "There are already four companies.

Sy-Tieng group formalizes $12-B Sangley airport plan
InterAksyon - 2018-03-04
In a statement, the Sangley Airport Infrastructure Group, Inc., led by All-Asia Resources and Reclamation, Corp. and Belle Corporation, said it is proposing to build a new regional airport hub that can accommodate about 120 million passengers annually once ...

Sy-Tieng group formalizes $12-B Sangley airport plan
InterAksyon - 2018-03-04
In a statement, the Sangley Airport Infrastructure Group, Inc., led by All-Asia Resources and Reclamation, Corp. and Belle Corporation, said it is proposing to build a new regional airport hub that can accommodate about 120 million passengers annually once ...

Four local, foreign firms submit proposals for govt LNG project
BusinessMirror - 2018-03-04
DOE Assistant Secretary Leonido Pulido said Tokyo Gas, China National Offshore Oil Co., First Gen Corp. and Cleanway Technology Corp. have recently submitted letters of interest. "They are interested to put up an integrated LNG facility that includes ...

NU remains No. 1 after 1st round of elims
BusinessMirror - 2018-03-04
Coming off a 22-25, 27-25, 13-25, 20-25 first defeat at the hands of Far Eastern University (FEU) on Wednesday, the Lady Bulldogs survived a scare in the first two sets before stamping their strength in the third set to dispatch the Lady Maroons in one ...

Canlubang Triumphs
BusinessMirror - 2018-03-04
CANLUBANG captured its 10th Philippine Airlines Seniors Interclub title in 12 years last Sunday in Bacolod City and offered it to a team member who passed away last December. "This is for Mike," said Canlubang captain Luigi Yulo, referring to Miguel ...

The Saturday Group celebrates 50 years
BusinessMirror - 2018-03-04
The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office Freedom Cup Race was held on February 25 at the Philippine Racing Club Inc. in Naic, Cavite. I would like to congratulate the winners: Pangalusian Island (with jockey MA Alvarez) in first place, Manda (with JB ...

Start-up fintech eyes 2018 growth to increase 10-fold
BusinessMirror - 2018-03-04
LOCAL start-up Acudeen Technologies Inc. said it expects a 10-fold increase in growth to $30 million this year, from $3 million last year, as it continues its local business supporting other small- and medium-sized firms. Mario Jordan Fetalino III, ...

Blockchain poised to change way of doing business
BusinessWorld - 2018-03-04
Blockchain is poised to change the landscape of finance, governance and banking, the same way the Internet has disrupted telecommunications, media and publishing sectors, Mr. Cuneta said. Noting that an undeveloped payments infrastructure and sheer size of ...

Acudeen on track to hit $30M worth of invoices this year
BusinessWorld - 2018-03-04
In a statement issued over the weekend, the company said it has signed a $6-million deal with Yuchengco-led Rizal Microbank, a subsidiary of listed firm Rizal Commerical Banking Corp., which will further strengthen its vision toward financial inclusion for ...

Local, foreign firms eye integrated facility for liquefied natural gas
Rappler - 2018-03-04
MANILA, Philippines - Four local and foreign companies expressed interest to develop an integrated liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility in the Philippines, following the issuance of the downstream natural gas industry policy, said the Department of ...

Private sector involvement highlighted in Siklab Atleta
BusinessWorld - 2018-03-04
Siklab Atleta said so far 16 corporate sponsors have come on board and throw their support behind the foundation and what it intends to accomplish. Having made themselves available as corporate sponsors are SM investments Corp., Belle Corp., RFM Corp ...

Tiger eyes Masters
BusinessWorld - 2018-03-04
Those who understand golf -- and especially play it -- know how hard it is to track improvements to their game. Given its counter-intuitive leanings and propensity to dampen relative accuracy with bouts of ill fortune, progress is ultimately assessed by ...

Stocks to decline ahead of local inflation data
BusinessWorld - 2018-03-04
A number of listed firms will be releasing their full-year 2017 results this week, including Global Ferronickel Holdings, Inc., D&L Industries, Inc., International Container Terminal Services, Inc., Del Monte Pacific Limited, PLDT, Inc., and Aboitiz Equity ...

PT&T hires top executives for telecom venture
thestandard.com.ph - 2018-03-04
He was responsible for the overall IBM business operations in the country and led the company to significant growth in both domestic and global offshore services. Velasquez, a graduate of Electronics and Communications Engineering from the University of ...

Legend of the Ati-atihan Fest in Aklan
BusinessMirror - 2018-03-03
KALIBO, Aklan--Every January, Filipinos all over the world celebrate the Ati-atihan Festival, which is primarily devoted to the Santo Niño, or Child Jesus. But unknown to the millennial or younger generation, the history of the Ati-atihan is steeped in ...

Despite rights issues, US to share assets, intel with PH to combat IS
Global Nation - 2018-03-03
Glawe said the US and the Philippines had been sharing information "back and forth" that would help address airline safety issues and passenger ... Asked if the US was concerned that the Philippine government would use American assets in its bloody ...

TABUENA CLAIMS SOLAIRE PH OPEN
thestandard.com.ph - 2018-03-03
Organized by Pilipinas Golf Tournaments, Inc., the event was sponsored by ICTSI, Meralco, PLDT, Smart, Bulgari, Diamond Motors Corp., BDO, Central Azucarera de Tarlac, Amon Trading, Dynamic Sports and Custom Clubmakers.

The Filinvest City stage is ready for Wanderland
thestandard.com.ph - 2018-03-03
Wanderers will once again enjoy good music, art, and a healthy dose of outdoors as Filinvest City plays host for the second time to the much-awaited Wanderland Music and Arts Festival on March 10. The Open Grounds of the premier lifestyle destination will ...

Madela backs All 4 Music on March 17 at Music Museum
thestandard.com.ph - 2018-03-03
ALL4MUSIC is also supported by San Miguel Corporation, Dr. Marcelo M. Chan Memorial Hospital Inc., Belgian Waffle Sta. Lucia Branch, and Rockman. For ticket inquiries, call Music Museum at 7210635.

PH eyeing 'joint exploration' in 2 S. China Sea areas - Palace
CNN Philippines - 2018-03-03
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 3) -- Malacañang said Friday negotiations with China are ongoing regarding a possible joint exploration deal in two areas in the South China Sea. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the areas of Service ...

PH, China consider 2 areas in West PH Sea for joint exploration
News Philippines Yahoo - 2018-03-03
The other one is Service Contract 72 which is a drilling and exploration work in Reed Bank initially undertaken by Philex Petroleum Corporation and Monte Oro Resources and Energy Inc. However, for now, the Philippine government is in the process of ...

PH plans energy deal with China in 2 areas
Global Nation - 2018-03-02
The Philippines is considering joint explorations with China in Recto Bank and the Calamian Group of Islands off Palawan in the West Philippine Sea, Malacañang said on Friday. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said the areas under consideration, both ...

Local stocks decline on external worries
Inquirer - 2018-03-02
SM Prime, Jollibee and Aboitiz Power also firmed up. Outside the PSEi, investors loaded up on shares of Crown Equities, which surged by 8.2 percent, and MRC Allied, which added 5.48 percent. Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Trading suspension on tech firm lifted
Inquirer - 2018-03-02
The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) lifted the trading suspension on technology firm Island Information & Technology Inc. (IS), which has now complied with the reportorial requirement of the bourse and paid corresponding penalties. In a memorandum ...

ABS-CBN obtains P6b in BPI loan to refinance debt
Manila Standard Today - 2018-03-02
ABS-CBN Corp. on Friday said it borrowed P6 billion from Bank of the Philippine Islands to refinance debt. The Lopez-led multimedia company said in a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange it would use proceeds of the the loan to refinance maturing ...

The lure of suburban living
Inquirer - 2018-03-02
For some, living in the city has become less appealing, no thanks to cramped spaces, pollution, high cost of living, and traffic that would you as soon as you step out of the house. The idea of acquiring property in the suburbs has gotten more and more ...

The lure of suburban living
Inquirer - 2018-03-02
For some, living in the city has become less appealing, no thanks to cramped spaces, pollution, high cost of living, and traffic that would you as soon as you step out of the house. The idea of acquiring property in the suburbs has gotten more and more ...

Homes made affordable in the heart of Manila
Inquirer - 2018-03-02
Owning a decent and affordable home right in the heart of Manila is now possible. Mass housing developer 8990 Holdings Inc. is helping the hardworking Filipino realize this dream through its latest project, Urban Deca Homes Manila, the first large scale ...

Homes made affordable in the heart of Manila
Inquirer - 2018-03-02
Owning a decent and affordable home right in the heart of Manila is now possible. Mass housing developer 8990 Holdings Inc. is helping the hardworking Filipino realize this dream through its latest project, Urban Deca Homes Manila, the first large scale ...

PSA rules Subic Bay Regatta Cup
Manila Standard Today - 2018-03-02
He won all the six races and has a firm grip on proceedings with two more races left Friday morning in the race presented by Standard Insurance Inc. Members of the Philippine ... in the race backed by Tanduay Rum, Pepsi Cola, Broadwater Marine, Nano ...

DENR chief wants to keep Boracay open
BusinessMirror - 2018-03-02
This developed as Malay Mayor Ciceron Cawaling admitted that his office has "not issued a business permit" to Boracay West Cove. The DENR, on the other hand, said it had already canceled the forestland agreement for tourism purposes (FLATP) of Boracay ...

Has it really been four years, Uber?
BusinessMirror - 2018-03-02
Later this month, Uber will also be having their first Safety Day for driver-partners. Created in partnership with Petron, drivers get free vehicle inspections and may attend a Defensive Driving Seminar, as well as be invited to attend a talk about Safety ...

Mandaluyong City fetes top 10 taxpayers
Philippine Information Agency - 2018-03-02
EDSA Shangri-La Hotel & Resort Inc., SMC Powergen Inc., SMC Global Power Holdings Corporation and the San Miguel Corporation. (Mandaluyong City PIO/LFB/PIA-NCR) The Philippine Information Agency is the official public information arm of the Government of ...

Malacañang: Two areas being considered for joint exploration with China
Rappler - 2018-03-02
It was awarded to Forum Energy Plc, a subsidiary of Manuel Pangilinan-led Philex Petroleum Corporation. In 2014, the Philippine government stopped all joint exploration and drilling surveys in Recto Bank as the administration of Benigno Aquino III filed a ...

From journalism to canning tuna
Inquirer - 2018-03-02
The publicly listed and family-controlled Century Pacific Food, Inc. (CPFI), known for such iconic brands as Century Tuna, Argentina Corned Beef and 555 Sardines, is governed by the four Po brothers, who have imbibed the humility, love for God and family ...

Belle Corp sees net income rise by 13% in 2017
Rappler - 2018-03-02
MANILA, Philippines-- Belle Corporation (Belle), the gaming and property unit of the Sy family, has seen its bottom line rise on strong gaming revenues. In a disclosure to the stock exchange on Friday, March 2, Belle said its consolidated net income rose ...