Duterte says he asked DICT chief to resign
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-09-30
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 30) -- President Rodrigo Duterte said he asked Information and Communications Secretary Chief Rodolfo Salalima to resign. [Translation: It seems to me that he was favoring a company. Then you can't enter.

Common station seen ready by 2020
Inquirer - 2017-09-30
Private sector stakeholders, led by officials from San Miguel Corp., SM Prime Holdings Inc., Ayala Land and Metro Pacific Investments Corp., all committed to the timelines set by government. "Today, we celebrate because we see unity," Tugade said.

BSP sees inflation at 2.8-3.6% in September
Inquirer - 2017-09-30
A weaker peso and the increase in the prices of rice, oil and power likely raised inflation to 2.8-3.6 percent in September, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said Friday. Citing the forecast of its Department of Economic Research, the BSP said in a ...

Remarkable gift from government and business
Inquirer Opinion - 2017-09-30
Not only is this project a showcase of cooperation between the government and the business community, it is also a prime example of an unusual project pursued through three administrations: the Ramos administration ... Sun Life Philippines, Ramon V.

Just a month away from the Bar
Philstar - 2017-09-30
In the afternoon, Labor Laws will be tackled. This is special to me because for more than 30 years now I have taught this subject in the UE, FEU, UST, CEU, and San Sebastian law colleges. I have been a Bar reviewer and regular lecturer for the lawyers ...

Global Ferronickel posts 80% hike in mineral deposits
Philstar - 2017-09-30
MANILA, Philippines ... Holdings Inc. (FNI) reported an almost 80 percent increase in mineral resources following its drilling and exploration program in its Cagdianao mine. In a regulatory filing, FNI said subsidiary Platinum Group Metals Corp ...

More treats for foodies
Philstar - 2017-09-30
One part of the ceiling is plastered with vinyl records; there are 1970s car plates from San ... Hope you enjoyed these newest discoveries in the local food scene. Mabuhay!!! Be proud to be a Filipino. For comments & inquiries (email) sunshine.television ...

Counting down the 10 most important robots in history
News Philippines Yahoo - 2017-09-30
From research labs to factories, farms, and even our own homes, robots are everywhere these days ... A bit like AI in the early 2000s, robots around the turn of the century still very much existed in research labs away from the general public.

PLDT unit disrupts businesses
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-09-30
"The disruptor you describe is actually me. Because what I run in the PLDT Group is the disruptive part," Orlando Vea, a co-founder of Smart Communications, the mobile arm of PLDT, said in the recent ACC 2017 or Asian Carriers Conference held in Lapu ...

PH stocks recover as regional markets firm up
Inquirer - 2017-09-30
EDC, Ayala Corp. and Metrobank also slipped. PXP fell by 3.23 percent after earlier sizzling on speculation of an oil exploration deal with China. Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 ...

San Miguel makes gains in bid to halve water use by 2025
Inquirer - 2017-09-30
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Spike in cost of LPG announced
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-09-30
The price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is set to substantially increase tomorrow (Sunday). Petron has announced that its LPG price will go up by P 4.90 per kilo. This translates to an increase of P 53.9 for every 11-kilo LPG tank. The hurricanes that ...

LTFRB to Uber: Explain planned surcharge for tollway trips
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-09-30
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB ... Magallanes or C5 as entry points and exiting at Alabang, Filinvest or Susana Heights, it added. --JEROME ANING Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer ...

ACETIC ACID PLANT
Economic Times - 2017-09-30
Top Frontier Investment Holdings Inc is looking to build a $1.5 billion nickel processing plant in the southern Philippines. Scientists have identified a 125 mn- to 130 mn-year-old freshwater plant, a contemporary of dinosaurs, as one of earliest flowering ...

Experience best of Makati
Inquirer - 2017-09-29
Take the case of Legazpi Village which, on a regular work week, would find its ... Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

Rockwell starts performing arts theater project
Inquirer - 2017-09-29
The Rockwell Performing Arts Theater is slated to open in the first quarter of 2020. Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share ...

LRT-MRT common station breaks ground
Philstar - 2017-09-29
Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony held yesterday, Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade said the event was made possible following the cooperation of private sector stakeholders such as Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC), SM Group, Ayala Group ...

The QC I know
Philstar - 2017-09-29
LODESTAR By Danton Remoto (The Philippine Star) | Updated September 30, 2017 - 12:00am Fifteen years ago, I lived in an apartelle in Cubao. "Apartelle," of course, along with "bed spacer" and "senatoriable," are words that only Filipinos can ...

Ag employers seek soft skills
Iowa Farmer Today - 2017-09-29
While many interns work with cooperatives or seed companies, Bond said a few employers such as grain marketing or ag finance companies have also hired interns. Other ag employers looking to hire recent graduates include livestock operations and a few large ...

First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. Announces Schedule For 2017 Third Quarter Earnings Release And Conference Call
The Street - 2017-09-29
29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. ("First Midwest") (NASDAQ:FMBI), the holding company of First Midwest Bank ... management, trust and private banking products and services through over 130 locations in metropolitan Chicago ...

Wishing Isabelle Hudon Success As She Leaves Sun Life Financial To Become The First Female Canadian Ambassador To France
The Street - 2017-09-29
TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2017 /CNW/ - Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF) is proud to announce one of its best and brightest senior leaders, Isabelle Hudon, Executive Chair, Sun Life Financial Quebec and Senior Vice-President, Client Solutions is ...

Luzon power grid on yellow alert again
Rappler - 2017-09-29
It's basically thinning of reserves by about 150 MW from expected 624 MW required ," he added. Meanwhile, the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) said it has placed its interruptible load program (ILP) on standby. "As part of our initiative to prepare in ...

Megaworld launches new headquarters in Bonifacio Global City
Rappler - 2017-09-29
MANILA, Philippines - Andrew Tan-led Megaworld Corporation, a firm that made its name developing estates or townships and office spaces for other companies, has finally moved into an office building of its own. The property developer formally launched ...

Aboitiz food unit acquires 70% of Vietnam feeds firm
Philstar - 2017-09-29
MANILA, Philippines -- Pilmico Foods Corp., the food unit of conglomerate Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc., has completed the acquisition of 70 percent of Vietnamese animal feeds firm Europe Nutrition Joint Stock Co. (Eurofeed) for $3.2 million. The ...

Meralco power supply deals still being evaluated by ERC
Philstar - 2017-09-29
MANILA, Philippines -- The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) is still scrutinizing the power supply agreements (PSA) of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) three months after it promised a decision on the power deals. The ERC said the Meralco PSAs are still ...

Window dressing boosts share prices
Philstar - 2017-09-29
Meanwhile, this developed as the Philippine Stock Exchange announced that Uniwide Holdings Inc. would be delisted from the exchange because of voluntary delisting.

Meralco squares off with Kaya
BusinessMirror. - 2017-09-29
MERALCO Manila tries to widen its lead as it faces second-running Kaya Makati, while Ceres Negros tries to continue its surge against Ilocos United today in the Philippines Football League. Meralco Manila, which leads the field with 44 points, takes on ...

Alsons investing P1 billion in Sarangani river hydro project
BusinessWorld Online - 2017-09-29
ALSONS Consolidated Resources, Inc. is investing P1 billion in a 15.1-megawatt (MW) run-of-river hydropower project, the company said on Friday, marking its move towards developing renewable energy. In a disclosure to the stock exchange, the publicly ...

PSE holds ground as quarter ends
BusinessWorld Online - 2017-09-29
Those that lost were led by PXP Energy Corp. (down 3.23% at P7.50); Security Bank Corp. (2.33% at P243.20); GT Capital Holdings, Inc. (1.19% at P1,161) and SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (1.006% at P34.45). - VVS

Mondilla new ICTSI Philippine Golf Tour Order of Merit champion
BusinessMirror. - 2017-09-29
In Photo: Clyde Mondilla is the new International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) Philippine Golf Tour Order of Merit champion. POWER-HITTING Clyde Mondilla crowned himself the new International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) Philippine ...

Armstrong, Block, Pelfrey, Schnabel and Associates
www.ml.com - 2017-09-29
Additionally, Vicky holds a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor SM and the Accredited Domestic Partnership ... He currently devotes his energy to business development and relationship management. He began his career in the financial industry 12 years ...

Mayor Remollo highlights key role of government communicators during RADIO-7 Convention
Philippine Information Agency - 2017-09-29
and Communicating Renewable Energy Advocacy by Energy Development Corporation (EDC) Vice President for Corporate Communications Ricky Carandang. Aside from the learning sessions, the participants also had a tour at EDC Geothermal Plant in Valencia town.

Duterte claims Trillanes closed Singapore bank account online
Philstar - 2017-09-29
Last year, at the height of the presidential election campaign, Trillanes accused then Mayor Duterte of owning P211 million in Bank of the Philippine Islands account in Julia Vargas, Pasig City. The president denied this and issued a legal document ...

Pilmico bullish on Vietnam
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-09-29
Pilmico International Pte. Ltd., a wholly-owned unit of Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc., recently acquired 70 percent of the outstanding shares of Vietnam-based animal feeds company Europe Nutrition Joint Stock Company (Eurofeed) as part of its global ...

Alsons clears P1-b investment in Sarangani hydro
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-09-29
Alsons Consolidated Resources Inc. approved an investment of up to P1 billion into the 15.1-megawatt Siguil hydro power project through unit Alsons Renewable Energy Corp., the direct owner of the project company called Siguil Hydro Power Corp ...

Alsons clears P1-b investment in Sarangani hydro
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-09-29
Alsons Consolidated Resources Inc. approved an investment of up to P1 billion into the 15.1-megawatt Siguil hydro power project through unit Alsons Renewable Energy Corp., the direct owner of the project company called Siguil Hydro Power Corp ...

ERC weighs Meralco deals
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-09-29
The Energy Regulatory Commission on Friday said it is carefully reviewing the power supply agreements of Manila Electric Co. that have been pending for over a year to ensure "just and reasonable costs" are passed on to consumers. The ERC said in a ...

Stocks rise; PLDT advances
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-09-29
PLDT Inc., the biggest telecommunications company, surged 3.8 percent to 1,668, while conglomerate Metro Pacific Investments Corp. advanced 2.3 percent to P6.70. Manila Electric Co., the biggest retailer of electricity, climbed 2.2 percent to P6.70 ...

Pilmico expands feeds business in Vietnam through Eurofeed acquisition
interaksyon.com - 2017-09-29
HANDOUT PHOTO MANILA - Pilmico International Pte. Ltd. (Pilmico International), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc. (AEV), recently acquired 70% of the outstanding shares of Vietnam-based animal feeds company Europe Nutrition Joint ...

Pilmico expands feeds business in Vietnam through Eurofeed acquisition
InterAksyon - 2017-09-29
Sabin M. Aboitiz (L), Pilmico President and Chief Executive Officer; at the turnover with Le Binh Hung, Eurofeed Director. HANDOUT PHOTO MANILA - Pilmico International Pte. Ltd. (Pilmico International), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aboitiz Equity ...

Government approves acquisition of Alsons Thermal by GBPC
BusinessMirror. - 2017-09-29
THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) said it has approved the acquisition by Global Business Power Corp. (GBPC) of shares in Alsons Thermal Energy Corp. GBPC, a leading power-generation firm operating in the Visayas region and Mindoro Island, will ...

Market down as profit-taking continues
Inquirer - 2017-09-29
AGI, GT Capital and URC all declined by over 1 percent while Ayala Land, SM Investments, BPI, PLDT, Ayala Corp., Security Bank, Megaworld and ICTSI likewise lost ground. Outside of the PSEi basket, there was heavy profit-taking on PXP Energy, which slid by ...

Biz Buzz: PLDT tries a new tack
Inquirer - 2017-09-29
How does a company motivate its employees to work harder? How about P1 billion to start off with? This seems to be the case at telco giant PLDT Inc., which approved a "transformation incentive plan," mainly for key officers and executives. Its main ...

Uniwide to be delisted from PSE on Oct. 26
Inquirer - 2017-09-29
The Philippine Stock Exchange has directed the delisting of defunct retailer Uniwide Holdings Inc. from its roster of publicly-listed companies on Oct. 26 this year. The local bourse initiated the involuntary delisting of Uniwide last February, citing the ...

PLDT partners with DICT, UPOU for 13th Infoteach Outreach Program
interaksyon.com - 2017-09-29
PLDT, DICT, and UPOU launch the 2017 PLDT Infoteach Outreach Program: (from left) PLDT Public Affairs Head Ramon R. Isberto, DICT Secretary Atty. Rodolfo A. Salalima and UPOU Chancellor Dr. Melinda dP. Bandalaria. MANILA, PHILIPPINES -- Leading telco and ...

Take-charge Amer fed up with Meralco going home empty-handed
Philstar - 2017-09-29
MANILA, Philippines -- Baser Amer was about to turn 25 years old, so he gave himself and his team the best gift. At least for now. With the Meralco Bolts struggling in the first half of their do-or-die quarterfinals duel with the Blackwater Elite, the ...

Jollibee partners with Globe Business to expand delivery hotline
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-09-29
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 29 ... recently signed a deal with Globe Business, the enterprise and information and communications technology (ICT) arm of Globe Telecom, to centralize its express delivery service to one number: #8-7000.

Fall in love again with Michael Kors
Philstar - 2017-09-28
"Michael Kors has contemporary styling and great value. It is very up to date with trends interpreted in a way that resonates with every kind of style," says SSI Group president Anton Huang, reporting bags and accessories as the consistent best-sellers ...

Rody on Salalima: I asked him to quit
Philstar - 2017-09-28
Salalima, who served as chief legal counsel of Globe Telecom, has claimed that he resigned from his post because of "interference" and "corruption." The President, however, said in an earlier interview that the former Cabinet official quit out of ...

ATI goes green for La Mesa
BusinessMirror. - 2017-09-28
In Photo: Asian Terminals Inc. leads the planting of trees at the La Mesa Watershed. Listed Asian Terminals Inc. (ATI) and its dockworkers planted nearly 1,000 trees at the La Mesa Watershed last weekend, sustaining its commitment to protect and preserve ...