Megaworld to build P3-B regional headquarters for New York-listed firm
Rappler - 2017-10-01
MANILA, Philippines - Andrew Tan-led property developer Megaworld Corporation announced it will build an office tower to serve as the regional corporate headquarters for US-based listed firm FactSet. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE ...

PAL starts flights from Clark to Basco, Batanes
Rappler - 2017-10-01
MANILA, Philippines - Philippine Airlines (PAL) on Sunday, October 1, started operating 4 times a week to Basco, Batanes from Clark, Pampanga. "Rugged and picturesque Basco in Batanes is now a short flight away for leisure travelers from Central and ...

City slips past Chelsea, clings to EPL top spot
Malaya Business Insight - 2017-10-01
Infrastructure conglomerate Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) has increased to around P20 billion the proposed investment for the rehabilitation of Metro Rail Transit (... The Philippines presented its case to the European Union (EU) that the country ...

Former DOJ prosecutor convicted of bribery
Rappler - 2017-10-01
MANILA, Philippines - Anti-graft court Sandiganbayan convicted former state prosecutor Diosdado Solidum Jr of direct bribery and ethical violation for demanding and receiving money from individuals with cases pending before his office. The Sandiganbayan ...

Real competition needed
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-10-01
paying more for slower internet access--a clear result of the faux competition that exists between the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT)-Smart and Globe Telecom. This sad state of affairs is borne out, not just by empirical evidence ...

Binay seeks probe of telcos charging P50 for paper billing
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-10-01
Globe Telecom, according to Binay, transitioned from its traditional paper billing to paperless or digital billing in September 2016, while PLDT Inc., as of July 8, 2017, started charging an additional P50 to its new subscribers who refused to go paperless.

Petron Engineering Construction Ltd Futures and Options Quotes
Economic Times - 2017-10-01
Petron Engineering Construction Ltd has informed BSE that the 40th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Company was held on September 23, 2016. Petron Engineering Construction Ltd has informed BSE that the 40th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Company ...

MPIC offers P20b to run MRT 3
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-10-01
The group of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. and Ayala Corp. offered to invest up to P20 billion to rehabilitate, operate and maintain Metro Rail Transit Line 3. MPIC president and chief executive Jose Maria Lim said the required amount of investment for ...

Stock market likely to trade sideways, eyes local economy
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-10-01
Weekly top gainers were Robinsons Retail Holdings Inc., which rose 8.7 percent to P99; Benguet Corp "B" shares which climbed 7.4 percent to P2.04; and Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corp., which advanced 7.1 percent to P40.80 per share. The weekly top ...

TransCo wants to diversify into telecom
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-10-01
TransCo also manages the feed-in tariff fund which is used to pay renewable energy developers. "We want to engage in all kinds of telecom. Globe and Smart are using towers for co-location. We want to provide telco services... We [are] doing the policy ...

SMDC eyeing 30,000 units a year
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-10-01
SM Development Corp., the residential arm of property developer SM Prime Holdings Inc., plans to accelerate project launches to 30,000 units annually over the next couple of years as it ventures into affordable housing outside Metro Manila. SMDC executive ...

FFCCCII donates schools for Marawi thru GMA Kapuso Foundation
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-10-01
GMA Network, Inc. Chairman and CEO Atty. Felipe Gozon and his top executives recently held a successful meeting with leaders of the Federation of Filipino Chinese Chambers of Commerce & Industry, Inc. (FFCCCII) led by President Domingo Yap at its corporate ...

Historic partnership with Ravelo Komiks Superheroes
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-10-01
Avon Philippines is thrilled to announce its partnership with ABS-CBN Corporation for promotional and merchandising rights for Mars Ravelo Komiks Superheroes. This was made official when Avon signed a contract with ABS-CBN through CCO Charo Santos-Concio ...

Infrastructure remains weak link in Philippines' competitiveness
Rappler - 2017-10-01
The Makati Business Club (MBC), which counts executives of the country's largest conglomerates as members, even said infrastructure "paints a dim picture for the Philippines." "The quality of other infrastructure, such as roads and ports, stand as big ...

Trans Asia Corporation Ltd (530783) Is Yet to See Trading Action on Oct 1
the Bibey Post - 2017-10-01
Trans Asia Corporation Ltd currently has a total float of 5.21 million ... methanol, soya deoiled cake, edible oil, rape seed cake, polyethylene terephthalate (PET), linear low-density polyethylene (LDPE)/high-density polyethylene (HDPE), polystyrene ...

Persuasive power vs oil firm
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-10-01
But President Digong said he asked Salalima, his schoolmate at San Beda College of Law, to resign because he was favoring one telecommunications company over the others. Salalima was executive of Globe Telecom before he joined the Duterte administration.

Lady dies as car falls from Manila building
Tempo - 2017-10-01
The 15-floor building was built in 2009 within an office complex known as the Manila Jockey Club-Ayala Land Corporate Centre. Aside from the carpark, it houses several offices, including Convergys Philippines, a major call center company. Police have yet ...

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 ...

Zambales coordinates 2-day environment summit to consolidate ICC drive
BusinessMirror. - 2017-09-30
The two-day event also featured the screening of two award-winning independent films, Nick and Chai and High Tide in partnership with Active Vista, a human-rights education ... and be responsible citizens of the land. In September 16 thousands of ...

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
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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.