ISIS Recruits Hundreds Of New Fighters For Fresh Attacks In The Philippines With Stolen Gold
The Daily Caller - 2018-01-23
ALSO WATCH: Details Of NYC Terrorist Attack During the fighting in Marawi, the jihadis blew open vaults at Landbank, the Philippine National Bank and the Al Amanah Islamic Bank. They also looted pawn shops and jewelry stores. "They were saying it was a ...

ISIS Recruits Hundreds Of New Fighters For Fresh Attacks In The Philippines With Stolen Gold
The Daily Caller - 2018-01-23
ALSO WATCH: Details Of NYC Terrorist Attack During the fighting in Marawi, the jihadis blew open vaults at Landbank, the Philippine National Bank and the Al Amanah Islamic Bank. They also looted pawn shops and jewelry stores. "They were saying it was a ...

The new face of Boracay
Philstar - 2018-01-23
It will be recalled in 2011, the Alliance Global Group, Inc. (AGI) of business tycoon Andrew Tan acquired for P5 ... with the first phase consists of four building/clusters, the Town Center North, which will have the Shophouse District - a six-hectare ...

Visa, UnionBank partner for pilot B2B transactions
Philstar - 2018-01-23
MANILA, Philippines -- Global payments technology company Visa has partnered with Aboitiz-controlled Union Bank of the Philippines to pilot test bank-to-bank (B2B) transactions ahead of the planned commercial launch at the end of the year. Vikram Kshettry ...

2017 growth ‘strong’ despite slowdown
- 2018-01-23
By Christine Joyce S. Castañeda Senior Researcher THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMY expanded last quarter at a pace slightly slower than expected even as full-year growth fell within the government’s target and cemented the country’s place among Asia’s fastest-growing economies, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported yesterday. Gross domestic product (GDP) — the total amount of final …

Solaire to give Bloomberry shares to loyal patrons
BusinessWorld Online - 2018-01-23
(FILES) This file photo taken on March 14, 2013 shows employees of Solaire Manila Resorts and casino simulating a game during media day inside the casino in Manila. / AFP A UNIT of Bloomberry Resorts Corp. (BRC) has bought P4.24 million worth of the ...

Solaire operator buys shares as giveaway to loyal patrons
Business Mirror - 2018-01-23
THE board of directors of Bloomberry Resorts and Hotels Inc., the operator of Solaire Resort and Casino, said it bought shares of publicly listed Bloomberry Resorts Corp. Bloomberry executives said on Tuesday it will distribute the shares it bought to ...

U.S. senators strike deal reopening government
Business Mirror - 2018-01-23
But by relenting, the Democrats prompted a backlash from immigration activists and liberal-base supporters who wanted them to fight longer and harder for legislation to protect from deportation the 700,000 or so younger immigrants who were brought to the ...

Battle in Lubao on
Business Mirror - 2018-01-23
while Tony Lascuña and Justin Quiban are ready for a rebound in what promises to be an explosive start of the International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) Pradera Verde Classic today in Lubao, Pampanga. The rest of the 83-player field have also ...

PSEi a hairline away from 9,000
Inquirer - 2018-01-23
Jollibee and Megaworld also declined. Key decliners outside the PSEi included Now Corp. and Pilipinas Shell, which respectively fell by 4.73 percent and 2.65 percent. Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Chelsea taps Japanese shipbuilder for ro-ro plan
Inquirer - 2018-01-23
Chelsea Logistics Holdings Corp. is tapping a Japanese shipbuilder in line with the expansion of its roll-on, roll-off (Ro-Ro) passenger business. Chelsea Logistics, led by businessman Dennis Uy, said in a stock exchange filing on Monday that it had signed ...

NPC orders Globe to adopt stricter protocols in replacing SIM cards
Inquirer Technology - 2018-01-23
The National Privacy Commission (NPC) ordered Globe Telecom, Inc. to have stricter protocols in replacing prepaid SIM cards after recent reports of consumers falling victim to identity theft, leading to their online bank account being breached. In a ...

The beacon of Western Visayas
BusinessWorld Online - 2018-01-23
Currently, the National Capital Region, and to some extent Region IV ... These include the Central Philippine University, University of San Agustin, University of the Philippines Visayas, West Visayas State University, and the Iloilo Science and Technology ...

PNB to raise up to P20B from LTNCD issuance
InterAksyon - 2018-01-22
MANILA - The Philippine National Bank (PNB) is planning to raise up to P20 billion by selling peso-denominated long-term negotiable certificates of deposit (LTNCD). In a disclosure to the stock exchange, the Lucio C. Tan-owned bank said its board of ...

PNB to raise up to P20B from LTNCD issuance
interaksyon.com - 2018-01-22
MANILA - The Philippine National Bank (PNB) is planning to raise up to P20 billion by selling peso-denominated long-term negotiable certificates of deposit (LTNCD). In a disclosure to the stock exchange, the Lucio C. Tan-owned bank said its board of ...

FAQs: Rappler's SEC case
Rappler - 2018-01-22
On July 8, 2017 the SEC created a "special panel" to conduct a "formal, in-depth examination of Rappler Inc ... Network. PDRs are financial tools that are legal and accepted in the business community, as seen in the cases of ABS-CBN, GMA-7, and PLDT.

Globe partnership prompts Shell to review no cellphone use policy
Philstar - 2018-01-22
MANILA, Philippines -- Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp. is reviewing its no cellphone policy in gas stations with the advancement of technology and following its partnership with Globe Telecom Inc. to put up cell sites in its retail network. Shell signed a ...

Stocks flirt with 9,000 mark, end at new high
Philstar - 2018-01-22
The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) recorded a new all-time high yesterday ... managing director at First Grade Finance Inc. He said the market still has room to go up before a market correction can happen. "We can expect the market ...

AC Energy sees consistent earnings growth from wind, geothermal fields
Philstar - 2018-01-22
MANILA, Philippines - AC Energy, the power unit of Ayala Corp., expects consistent earnings growth in the medium term with higher contributions from wind farms, geothermal and new power projects, its top official said. The group started seeing improvements ...

Chelsea taps Japan firm for new passenger ships
Philstar - 2018-01-22
The purchased tugboats are expected to arrive in the first quarter of the year. At present, CLC has 15 tankers, eight tugboats, 21 RORO and passenger vessels (RoPax), four cargo ships while 2GO Group has 16 RoPax, five cargo vessels and 10 fast craft.

Globe nixes proposal to block construction of own cell sites
Philstar - 2018-01-22
PLDT Inc. and Smart Communications Inc. public affairs head Ramon Isberto said the company would defer comment until it gets more details on the common tower policy.

Fuel prices up again today
Philstar - 2018-01-22
01 a.m. while UniOil Petroleum Philippines Inc. at 6:01 a.m. Petron Corp. and Total Philippines Corp. have yet to issue advisories as of press time. Last week, global oil prices were underpinned by oil production curbs of the Organization of the Petroleum ...

Dead in the water
The Standard - 2018-01-22
PDRs are also found in the articles of incorporation of ABS-CBN and GMA. Both PLDT-Smart and Ayala-Globe also have PDRs but they did not violate the Constitution as what Rappler did. Rappler Holdings and Rappler Inc. had a condition that Omidyar Network ...

Plus and minuses
Philstar - 2018-01-22
It puts the Philippine air navigation system at par with modern airports ... The system will also enable us to bill airlines using our airspace enroute to other countries, income we have been foregoing. Speaking of airports, completion of the rapid exit ...

PSEi to reach 9,500 level this year, says brokerage
BusinessWorld Online - 2018-01-22
Ayala Corp. and GT Capital Holdings, Inc. for holding firms, Megawide Construction Corp. for infrastructure play, Bloomberry Resorts Corp. for gaming, and EastWest Bank for the banking sector. RCBC Securities did not choose stocks from the telecom industry ...

PNB to raise up to P20B from LTNCD issuance
BusinessWorld Online - 2018-01-22
THE Philippine National Bank (PNB) is planning to raise up to P20 billion by selling peso-denominated long-term negotiable certificates of deposit (LTNCD). In a disclosure to the stock exchange, the Lucio C. Tan-owned bank said its board of directors on ...

TFC subsidiary to invest in Kombi Land
BusinessWorld Online - 2018-01-22
A UNIT of PTFC Redevelopment Corp. (TFC) will be subscribing to P60 million worth of shares in Batangas-based Kombi Land, Inc. (KLI), in a bid to improve its financial standing. In a disclosure to the stock exchange last Friday, the listed property ...

Ayala Land prioritizes connectivity, sustainability through mixed-use estates
Business Mirror - 2018-01-22
Ayala Land, Inc. (ALI) will continue to build estates around the country that are seen as centers of growth, connectivity and sustainability. ALI, a pioneer in creating mixed-use developments, now has 25 estates across the Philippines ranging in size from ...

Mondilla resumes hunt
Business Mirror - 2018-01-22
Clyde Mondilla hopes to turn his brief Asian Tour stint into a positive drive as he resumes his hunt for a second Philippine Golf Tour Asia (PGTA) crown in the International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) Pradera Verde Classic beginning tomorrow ...

SE Asia Stocks-Rise; Philippines, Indonesia hit record closing highs
Reuters - 2018-01-22
Philippine shares ended 0.4 percent higher, led by real estate and financial stocks. Property to financial services provider SM Investments Corp rose 0.9 percent, while Ayala Corp gained 1.8 percent. "Overall domestic demand is likely to remain strong in ...

Philippines raises volcano alert again; hazardous eruption seen imminent
Reuters - 2018-01-22
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs ... "We strongly advise all people, both residents and tourists, to avoid the danger zone, and airlines to avoid flying near the volcano summit," agency chief Renato Solidum told a ...

PSEi probes new highs ahead of PH GDP report
Inquirer - 2018-01-22
SM Prime, Ayala Corp., Jollibee and PLDT all added over 1 percent while SM Investments, Ayala Land, Security Bank, Globe and ICTSI also contributed gains. Notable gainers outside the PSEi include Now Corp., which gained 15.99 percent and was also the day ...

Globe to set up cell sites, Wi-Fi hotspots at Shell gas stations
Rappler - 2018-01-22
GCash is a mobile wallet service offered by Mynt, a financial technology company owned by Globe, Ant Financial, and Ayala Corporation. Globe has repeatedly said that red tape hampers the expansion of its network infrastructure. According to the telco ...

No more SMS frequency for 3rd telco player
Inquirer - 2018-01-22
The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is seeking a third telco player that could match or offer better services than PLDT Inc. and Globe Telecom. But even at this early stage, Acting Secretary Eliseo Rio Jr. of the DICT ...

Megaworld reports strong take-up for Cavite CBD lots
Inquirer - 2018-01-22
Aside from the Maple Grove Commercial District, the township will have residential and recreational villages, school and other mixed-use and commercial developments, including a Lifestyle Mall. Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Philippines stocks higher at close of trade; PSEi Composite up 0.39%
Investing.com - 2018-01-22
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Philippines Stock Exchange by 128 to 98 and 52 ended unchanged. Shares in LT Group Inc (PS:LTG) rose to 3-years highs; rising 6.52% or 1.500 to 24.500. Shares in San Miguel Corp (PS:SMC) rose to 5-year highs ...

SE Asia Stocks-Most rise; Philippines, Indonesia scale record highs
kitco.com - 2018-01-22
Industrial and real estate stocks led the rise. Property developer SM Prime Holdings Inc rose as much as 1.3 percent, while property investment company LT Group Inc gained as much as 5.4 percent to its highest in over four years. Indonesian shares extended ...

The day Sofia Zobel-Elizalde met prima ballerina Stella Abrera
Philstar - 2018-01-22
Co-presented by Patek Philippe, "An Intimate Evening with Stella Abrera and American Ballet Stars" is also supported by the Ayala Corporation, Ayala Land, Bank of the Philippine Islands, Globe Telecom, Airswift, Raffles Makati, Seda Hotels, El Nido ...

The New Bread Kings: SM, San Miguel, Gokongwei, Gardenia, Salim
Philstar - 2018-01-22
He has diverse businesses all over Asia. San Miguel has gone into local bakeries and biscuit manufacturing. San Miguel Corporation, led by the visionary CEO Ramon S. Ang, has its mass-market retail brand "Kambal Pandesal." His San Miguel Purefoods ...

Ex-DA chief breaks silence, denies being part of P15.78-M car loan mess
Rappler - 2018-01-22
had allegedly managed to "obtain personal loans from the Philippine National Bank (PNB) for the purchase of their private cars, secured by the PhilRice funds through hold-out agreements with PNB." Court records said the cars were allegedly "leased by ...

New Records Set in Global Intellectual Property filings in 2016
Lexology - 2018-01-22
It was followed by Samsung Electronics (26,609) of the Republic of Korea and Japanese companies Panasonic (22,899), Toshiba (22,627 ... in 2016 was particularly high in Guatemala (+70.4%), the Philippines (+42.2%), Belarus (+41.9%) and the Islamic Republic ...

PHILIPPINE NATIONAL BANK
Economic Times - 2018-01-22
Using characteristically crude language, Duterte teed off against Kim ahead of a regional security meeting in Manila where the hermit state's ballistic missile tests will be a hot agenda item. According to Philippines government, the GMR-Megawide ...

Cebuano faith takes center stage
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-01-21
The 4-century-old wooden image of the Sto ... "In the midst of all obstacles that we go through in the country and in our homes, people go here to take refuge. The more they are challenged, the more they grow in faith," he added.

Buyers snapping up lots in Megaworld’s Cavite CBD
- 2018-01-21
Andrew Tan-led property giant Megaworld Corp. has already sold over 250 commercial prime lots in its proposed central business district in Cavite.

Oriental Peninsula shifts to power generation
Philstar - 2018-01-21
MANILA, Philippines -- Listed miner Oriental Peninsula Resources Group Inc. is venturing into the power generation business, particularly eyeing investments in renewable energy. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, Oriental Peninsula said it ...

Shameless self-promotion can also work for you
Business Mirror - 2018-01-21
Bong R. Osorio is a communications consultant of ABS-CBN Corp., SkyCable, Dentsu-Aegis Network and government projects among others, after retiring as vice president and head of the corporate communications division of ABS-CBN.

Misconception on PDRs
Inquirer - 2018-01-21
Mercifully, the Court of Appeals or Supreme Court can prevent this from happening. Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

BDO pays victims of ATM skimming
Philstar - 2018-01-21
MANILA, Philippines -- Sy-led BDO Unibank Inc. has paid clients reported to have been victimized by skimming. In a statement posted on Facebook, the listed bank said it is now crediting back lost amounts to accounts affected by incidents of automated ...

Nickel Asia exports increase 9% in 2017
Philstar - 2018-01-21
MANILA, Philippines -- Nickel Asia Corp. saw a nine percent hike in export sales in 2017 owing to higher prices of nickel in the world market and a favorable exchange rate. Export sales reached P14.45 billion compared with the P13.23 billion recorded in 2016.

BDO refunds victims of unauthorized withdrawals
BusinessWorld Online - 2018-01-21
BDO UNIBANK, Inc. has settled the account balances of depositors who have been affected by unauthorized withdrawals and purchases, its president said. BDO Unibank President and Chief Executive Officer Nestor V. Tan told reporters late Friday that BDO ...