PR competencies: Knowledge, skills and values
BusinessMirror. - 2017-10-08
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. We are devoting a special ...

Helping save marine life through artificial reefs
BusinessMirror. - 2017-10-08
In Photo: Thirty artificial reefs built by Phoenix Petroleum employees and volunteers from the Philippine Coast Guard and Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary were laid recently in marine-protected areas in Davao City. PHOENIX Petroleum Philippines Inc., led ...

DOST: Agribusiness ventures can have market opportunities in food processing, tourism
Philippine Information Agency - 2017-10-08
Aside from market opportunities, the two-day event also tackled financing programs for agribusiness entrepreneurs provided by the DA, Development Bank of the Philippines, MetroBank and the Cooperative Bank of Negros Oriental and other topics on starting ...

Phinma Energy plans 3 renewable power plants
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-10-08
Phinma Energy Corp. is pursuing three new renewable energy projects that will deliver around 120 megawatts of new capacity, its top executive said over the weekend. "We are proceeding with the development. The project development activities are moving ...

Phinma Energy plans 3 renewable power plants
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-10-08
Phinma Energy Corp. is pursuing three new renewable energy projects that will deliver around 120 megawatts of new capacity, its top executive said over the weekend. "We are proceeding with the development. The project development activities are moving ...

SM set to open 2 new malls this year
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-10-08
m. of retail space from mall operations both here and in China starting in 2013. SM Prime operates seven malls in China with 1.3 million sq. m. of retail space. Its biggest mall in China is SM Tianjin offering 540,000 sq. m. of retail space. It had a soft ...

Ayala Corp. recognized by UN for sustainable business
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-10-08
The head of one of the country's largest conglomerates has been recognized by the United Nations as one of the pioneers of sustainable development in the world. Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala is one of 10 UN awardees this year for the initiatives of the ...

The SGV that Washington SyCip left behind
Rappler - 2017-10-08
Among P&A's top clients are Nickel Asia Corporation, PAL Holdings, Petron Corporation, San Miguel Pure Foods, Puregold Price Club, and Phinma Corporation. With a Deloitte as its foreign partner, Punongbayan & Araullo has been able to carve for itself a ...

UK trade envoy says aviation sector key to PH economic growth
Inquirer - 2017-10-08
Cristopher Magdangal, general manager at AAG, noted the "unprecedented" growth in air travel that the region is undergoing - Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) alone is one of the top 20 fastest growing airports worldwide in terms of passenger ...

PH business icon Washington SyCip, 96
Inquirer - 2017-10-08
Beyond founding renowned institutions such as SGV and the Asian Institute of Management (AIM), the airline hailed him as a "leader, advisor and guiding force behind many other Filipino businesses and philanthropic organizations, and an advocate for ...

Business icon Washington SyCip dies at 96
Rappler - 2017-10-08
Is management or leadership the problem? It's a good topic to ponder during these times." Philippine Airlines (PAL) also paid tribute to SyCip, a member of the flag carrier's Board of Directors and a board member of sister firms in the Lucio Tan Group of ...

Washington SyCip passes away at 96
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-10-07
He has also served in the Board of Century Propertis, Inc.; ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation, Inc.; Philippine National Bank; Metro Pacific Investments Corporation; and PAL Holdings, Inc. In a 2012 interview with Esquire Philippines magazine ...

5th grade Seed Montessori student tops Inquirer storytelling competition
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-10-07
Unilab, Ritemed for Kids, USAid, Adarna House, Anvil Publishing, Vibal Group, Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism and Laarnie Luna of Metrobank Foundation. /atm

Hello Hokkaido!
Philstar - 2017-10-07
CEBU, Philippines -- Hokkaido is a vast island in the northernmost ... There, I ticked on the list the next movie location, which was the Panasonic TV tower right in the heart of the city. From the viewing deck I got a glimpse of the city skyline, the ...

A new gem in Boracay
Inquirer - 2017-10-07
As the Philippine economy continues to grow, local tourism is booming as well with more resorts now opening, especially in our world famous Boracay Island. Opening in time for the Christmas holidays is Crimson Resort & Spa Boracay, which is located at ...

SWU boys march into finals of CESAFI volleyball
Philstar - 2017-10-07
CEBU, Philippines -- The Southwestern University-Phinma boys squad upended the defending champion University of Southern Philippines Foundation in straight sets, 26-24, 25-21, to advance to the finals of the 2017 Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc ...

Ayala unveils McMicking memorial in Makati
Philstar - 2017-10-07
"Together and in their individual capacities, Col. Joseph and Mrs. McMicking made significant contributions to the development of Ayala Corporation, Makati City, and the rest of the country," said Don Jaime Zobel de Ayala, chairman emeritus of the ...

Brits take a bite into PHL biz as they beef up local trading presence
BusinessMirror. - 2017-10-07
He said ports operating in the Philippine capital include the Manila International Container Terminal of International Container Terminal Services Inc., the South Harbor of Asian Terminals Inc., the Manila North Harbour Container Port Inc. and a privately ...

EV charging outlets soon at Shell gas stations
Philstar - 2017-10-07
Meanwhile, Aboitiz Power Corp. will provide the supply of renewable energy that will be used to power these charging stations, thus reducing overall carbon footprint.

FMIC urges Taiwan investors to explore opportunities in Phl
Philstar - 2017-10-07
MANILA, Philippines -- First Metro Investment Corp. (FMIC), the investment banking arm of the Metrobank Group, urged Taiwanese institutional investors to explore and take advantage of business opportunities in the Philippines. FMIC president Rabboni ...

5-B unused Yolanda fund to be realigned for Marawi rehab
Mindanews - 2017-10-07
MindaNews photo by FERDINANDH B. CABRERA Hataman also announced the plan of San Miguel Corporation to construct 1,000 subdivision-type temporary shelters and the PAG-IBIG housing project loan for Mindanao State University and government employees of the city.

NPA rebels burn heavy equipment in Cagayan
Rappler - 2017-10-07
CAGAYAN, Philippines - Members of the New People's Army (NPA) burned heavy equipment owned by one of the biggest construction companies in the country in Santa Teresita town in Cagayan early Saturday morning, October 7. In a report, Police Senior ...

PSEi ends higher on positive US news
Inquirer - 2017-10-07
"Philippine markets returned to the green as US stocks notched ... Meralco, Jollibee, ICTSI and Metrobank also added modest gains. Outside of the PSEi, Megawide and Pilipinas Shell both advanced by over 2 percent. On the other hand, GT Capital fell ...

Meralco vying for contract in Ghana
Inquirer - 2017-10-07
Also, the selection and announcement of the winning bidder to manage, operate and invest in the electricity distribution business of the ECG should be completed by March 2018. Financial closing is expected to be in September 2018. According to MiDA ...

FU gets scholarship from EDC
Visayan Daily Star - 2017-10-07
The Foundation University in Dumaguete City recently received P200,000 worth of scholarship grants intended for Senior High School students from renewable ... Cristina Calisang - FPA principal and College of Education dean, FPA head teacher Felipe Sullera ...

FU gets scholarship from EDC
Visayan Daily Star - 2017-10-07
The Foundation University in Dumaguete City recently received P200,000 worth of scholarship grants intended for Senior High School students from renewable energy firm Energy Development Corporation, a government press release said. FU Advancement Office ...

Rizal Library memories
Philstar - 2017-10-07
LODESTAR By Danton Remoto (The Philippine Star) | Updated October 7, 2017 - 12:00am I was a 16-year-old kid full of pimples when I enrolled as a freshman at Ateneo de Manila University ... told me to also say that Jose Rizal studied here, and so I should ...

Century Pacific coco milk plant gets BOI perks
Philstar - 2017-10-06
MANILA, Philippines -- The ... are exported to the US and Europe. The company entered into coconut products manufacturing in 2013 initially as an original equipment manufacturer for retail packaged coconut water and supply of white copra to industrial ...

Cokaliong: Shipping sector unfazed by low-cost airlines
Philstar - 2017-10-06
The Cebuano businessman recently spoke at the 26th Visayas Area Business Conference in Cebu City on shipping's role in the Philippine economy ... the frequent promo air fares offered by local airlines. "Sea travel is still cheap compared to airlines ...

Top Bookers Honored
Philstar - 2017-10-06
The awardees are City Savings Bank as Top Producing New Account for 2017; Smart Communications, Inc. as Top Producing Account on Room Accommodation for 2016; and Petron Corporation as top producing account on banquet for 2016. Sales and marketing manager ...

PHL stocks trim gains after touching 8400 level
BusinessWorld Online - 2017-10-06
The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) climbed 0.20% or 16.87 points to ... the investing public is looking at the development of fundamentals that is going on," Summit Securities, Inc. Harry G. Liu said in a phone interview on Friday.

DSWD backs calls for pension hike
BusinessMirror. - 2017-10-06
Bawagan, DSWD assistant secretary for the Office of the Secretary Group. Bawagan added many senior citizens ... In the meantime, among those who receive pensions from either the Social Security System, Government Service Insurance Service, or from military ...

$30K donation to soccer program; new VP joins bank | Business Notes
New Jersey Online - 2017-10-06
Cervelli Real Estate & Property Management has closed deals on two buildings ... provided a $5,000 grant to the Garden State Episcopal Community Development Corp. The group is a non-profit, faith-based affordable housing developer in Jersey City.

Africa: Chinese Investments in Africa - Chopsticks Mercantilism
AllAfrica - 2017-10-06
Vulcan, an affiliate of New York-based private equity firm Vulcan Capital Corp, aimed to have two of the refineries finished in under a year.[8] A $3 billion deal for Ghana In 2012, China offered Ghana a $3 billion loan on barter terms. The loan was to be ...

Commentary: Defining the future of public utilities
Philstar - 2017-10-06
Despite some legal antecedents (e.g. NAPOCOR vs. Court of Appeals in 1997 and JG Summit Holdings, Inc. vs. Court of Appeals in 2003), the definition of "public utility" is still wanting in clarity. The definition itself is a source of confusion in the ...

Globe lauded by Palace for contributions to PH internet connectivity
Inquirer Technology - 2017-10-06
"The Southeast Asia - US Cable System will definitely reinforce the capacity and resiliency of our information infrastructure ... through aggressive deployment of leading edge network technology and commercial operations of the SEA-US cable system.

Co-living concept for young professionals in Makati
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-10-06
The first building is on Amorsolo corner De la Rosa streets. in Makati. When completed, it will have 15 floors with 22 square-meter residential units that can accommodate a maximum of four occupants. There will be a total of 196 rooms and 728 beds.

PAL commits to pay gov't nearly ?7B
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-10-06
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 6) -- The Philippine Airlines (PAL) agreed to pay the government nearly ?7 billion to finally settle a long-standing debt issue. The country's flag carrier and the Department of Transportation (DOTr) in a joint ...

Water unit of Philippines' Ayala eyes Thailand
asia.nikkei.com - 2017-10-06
In the Philippines, Manila Water Co. has aggressively pursued projects outside its main concession in the capital, where growth is limited. Ayala Corp., one of the Philippines most established conglomerates, with interests in financial services ...

Cebu Pacific ushers in surfing season with direct Manila-Siargao flights
BusinessMirror. - 2017-10-06
For more information on the most convenient flights to Siargao, visit www.cebupacificair.com/. About Cebu Air Inc. (PSE: CEB) and Cebgo Cebu Air Inc. is the largest carrier in the Philippine air transportation industry, offering its low-cost services to ...

FWD rolls out US dollar-denominated investment-linked insurance
Inquirer - 2017-10-06
The plan will also soon be available at all Security Bank branches nationwide. FWD has made inroads into the Philippine market barely three years after its debut, in line with its aspiration to be among the top five players in this market by 2019.

Market retreats, closes down 0.6%
Inquirer - 2017-10-06
"Philippine markets flat-lined finally after consecutive days ... Ayala Land and Puregold fell by over 1 percent each while SM Investments, BDO, Ayala Corp., Jollibee, SM Prime, Metrobank and Meralco also slipped. GT Capital gained 2.15 percent while ...

Metro Pacific expands hospital chain
Inquirer - 2017-10-06
In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange yesterday, infrastructure holding firm Metro Pacific Investments Corp. said its hospital arm, Metro Pacific Hospital Holdings Inc. (MPHHI), had bought 54 percent of St. Elizabeth Hospital Inc. (SEHI ...

BSP honors outstanding partners in Region 12 and ARMM
Philippine Information Agency - 2017-10-06
Moreover, the BSP also conferred the Outstanding Regional Partner in Currency Programs to Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI)-Cotabato Branch for Clean Note Policy; and the Cotabato City National High School for coin recirculation. The Oblate Media (Radyo ...

Union Pacific Announces Finance Department Appointments; Mary Jones' and Pat O'Malley's Retirements
up.com - 2017-10-05
Jones will help transition the vice president and treasurer responsibilities as senior vice president-Finance. Throughout her career ... During her tenure as treasurer, the company strengthened its balance sheet significantly while increasing dividends ...

MPIC acquires majority stake in GenSan hospital
Philstar - 2017-10-05
MANILA, Philippines -- Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC), the tollways and infrastructure conglomerate led by tycoon Manuel V. Pangilinan, is expanding its hospital portfolio. In a disclosure yesterday, MPIC said its healthcare holding company ...

Cirtek raising up to $200M via shares offering
Inquirer - 2017-10-05
Laguna-based electronics manufacturer Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corp. plans to raise up to $200 million through an offering of preferred shares in November, to fund future growth and pare debt after its acquisition of US-based antenna solutions provider ...

My teacher, my hero
Inquirer Opinion - 2017-10-05
I was asked by Metrobank Foundation (which actively supports education ... lack initiative -- the result of a system that relies on memory recall, not idea development, as the way to pass exams. I was asked to list five qualities every Filipino teacher ...

Global Webscale Company Selects Zayo For Dark Fiber
The Street - 2017-10-05
A global webscale company has selected Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO ... Zayo's 124,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. In addition to high-capacity dark ...

Hearing him out
Philstar - 2017-10-05
DEMAND AND SUPPLY By Boo Chanco (The Philippine Star) | Updated October 6, 2017 - 12:00am I knew this was one dinner engagement that would go beyond my bedtime. But the natural curiosity of a journalist to see a daily subject up close was a strong ...