Menor braces for tough PH Golf Tour Riviera Classic - 2017-09-11
Inc., will be held on Nov. 15-18 at Wack Wack while Luisita will host the next leg on Nov. 29-Dec. 2 for the CAT (Central Azucarera de Tarlac) Open. The ICTSI Philippine Golf Tour, on the other hand, will hold its final tournament for the year on Sept.

Phinma prepares legal suit vs PSALM - 2017-09-11
Phinma Energy, formerly Trans-Asia Oil and Energy Development Corp., was declared one of the winning bidders for the right to administer 40 megawatts "strips of energy" from the Unified Leyte power plants on November 7, 2013. Shortly after winning the ...

PSE firms up above 8,000
Inquirer - 2017-09-11
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Gas prices up by 45 centavos a liter, diesel by P1.30 on Tuesday - 2017-09-11
Reuters file photo of a gas station. MANILA - Effective 6am Tuesday (Sept. 12), oil firms PTT Philippines, Phoenix Petroleum and Eastern Petroleum will hike their gas prices by 45 centavos a liter and diesel, by P1.30 a liter. Effective 12:01 am ...

IT-BPM Association Mobilizes Industry Communications with Squares App
Inquirer - 2017-09-11
The Philippine IT-BPM industry is projected to reach US$38.9 billion in revenue and employ 1.8 million employees in five years. Dubbed "Roadmap 2022," this industry blueprint is led by the Information Technology and Business Process Association of the ...

People & Events
Visayan Daily Star - 2017-09-11
The search for the top young artists in Negros Island netted 220 entries vying for a spot in the 5 th Victorias Milling Company's on-the-spot art contest September 22, in Bacolod City, a press release from the firm said. This is, by far, the biggest number ...

Biz Buzz: Laughing all the way to the bank
Inquirer - 2017-09-11
Remember that $17 million that remained unaccounted for as the Senate concluded its probe into the Bangladesh Bank cyber heist last year? All the parties and personalities questioned by lawmakers and probers--Rizal Commercial Banking Corp., its former ...

The Chainsmokers reveals front act for September 13 concert
Philstar - 2017-09-11
The concert is presented by Globe Telecom and brought to you by MMI Live. Touted as the hottest young American EDM DJ/producers, the group held their first headlining sold-out concert at the Mall of Asia Arena last August 2016. This year, the release of ...

Philippines Morning News For September 11 - 2017-09-11
Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) unit Metro Pacific Tollways South Corp. wants to grow its revenue to P3.46 billion by 2020 as it expects growth in traffic both from existing and new tollways projects. Japan and Philippines signed the Memorandum of ...

PFF formally inaugurates national training center
BusinessWorld Online - 2017-09-10
FIFA Council Member and Philippine Football Federation President Mariano V. Araneta (R) hands over the pennants to Manila Jockey Club (MJC) Chairman Atty. Alfonso Reyno, Jr., and MJC President and Chief Operating Officer Atty. Alfonso Reyno III during the ...

VECO eyes more participants for net metering program
Philstar - 2017-09-10
VECO, owned by Aboitiz Power Corp. and Vivant Corp., distributes electricity to over 400,000 customers in the cities of Cebu, Mandaue, Talisay, Naga and four municipalities of the greater part of Metro Cebu - Liloan, Consolacion, Minglanilla and San ...

Contact Acer - 2017-09-10
Welcome to the Acer on-line Service and Support Center! Acer Care Service is an all-dimensional service program not only designed to give full technical support to Acer branch offices in the ACI territories, but specific programs can also be directly ...

MCIA cargo volume up 10% in first half
Philstar - 2017-09-10
GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corp., the consortium between Megawide and Bangalore-based GMR Infrastructure Ltd., won the P17.5-billion concession to rehabilitate and manage MCIA for 25 years, including the construction of a second terminal for international ...

CCLEx construction to start in December
Philstar - 2017-09-10
Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) had said its subsidiary Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. (MPTC) would borrow P20 billion this year to fund the construction of CCLEx. MPTC President Rodrigo Franco had said in previous reports that MPIC could also tap the ...

Taxi driver claims Arnaiz was robber, but killing seems 'scripted'
Rappler - 2017-09-10
MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) - The taxi driver involved in the case of slain 19-year-old Carl Arnaiz surfaced on Sunday, September 10, saying that a robbery indeed took place. But he said the killing of Arnaiz seemed "staged." In a press conference on ...

USJR lady spikers breaks into win column
Philstar - 2017-09-10
"They were hungry to win the game. They wanted to bounce back after our defeat against USPF," said Antigua. Southwestern University-Phinma lady spikers also had a straight set victory against the Cebu Doctor's University, 25-18, 25-16, 25-21. Meanwhile ...

Lady Bulldogs eye share of lead
Philstar - 2017-09-10
Gorayeb steered the Lady Stags past the Jose Rizal U Lady Bombers, 25-23, 25-22, 25-21, but the Recoletos-based squad bowed to FEU, 17-25, 21-25, 14-25, making the match so crucial given the single-round format of the season-ending conference of the ...

DICT eyes PPP mode for broadband plan
Philstar - 2017-09-10
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is looking at using the public-private partnership (PPP) mode for the implementation of a component of the National Broadband Plan (NBP). PPP Center executive ...

Lady Bulldogs take on Lady Stags in PVL action
BusinessMirror. - 2017-09-10
Gorayeb steered the Lady Stags past the Jose Rizal University Lady Bombers, 25-23, 25-22, 25-21, but the Recoletos-based squad bowed to FEU, 17-25, 21-25, 14-25, making the match so crucial given the single-round format of the season-ending conference of ...

MPTSC aims to double revenues by 2020
BusinessWorld Online - 2017-09-10
MPTSC is a subsidiary of MPIC, which is one of three Philippine units of Hong Kong-based First Pacific Co. Ltd., the others being Philex Mining Corp. and PLDT, Inc. Hastings Holdings, Inc., a unit of PLDT Beneficial Trust Fund subsidiary MediaQuest ...

Veco urges customers using solar panels to register in net-metering program
BusinessMirror. - 2017-09-10
Veco, the second-largest electric utility company in the Philippines, is a subsidiary of AboitizPower and Vivant Corp. It has a total of 53 net-metering customers to date, with a total capacity of 413 kW. Seven of these customers are commercial ...

Leveled by earthquake, city in Mexico digs for survivors
BusinessMirror. - 2017-09-10
This city of 100,000 people in Oaxaca State counted at least 36 dead and more than 300 wounded in the largest earthquake to hit Mexico in a century; across southern ... victims were pulled from the ruins of homes, shops and offices in Juchitán de Zaragoza ...

Celebrating public relations
BusinessMirror. - 2017-09-10
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.

Mission accomplished for Universiade team - 2017-09-10
Supported by San Miguel Corporation and Bestank Corporation, the Philippine delegation to the Taipei Universiade was headed by Tai Lian, Angel Ngu (flagbearer), retired Colonel Ariel Querubin (delegation general manager), Danilo Madlansacay (Delegation ...

In Cebu, cops turn to CHR, 'Project Pokemon' to keep drug war abuse-free
Rappler - 2017-09-10
Doria, a graduate of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) Class of 1992, is one of 3 police who are among the Metrobank Foundation's Outstanding Filipinos for 2017. "Facing a crowd in police uniform has never been an issue for me in 26 years of ...

North Korea tension to weigh on market - 2017-09-10
Top gainers last week were Nickel Asia Corp. which jumped 10.5 percent to P7.98, Megaworld Corp. which rose 6.9 percent to P5.57 and Metro Pacific Investments Corp. which climbed 6.5 percent to P6.76. Heavy losers included SSI Group Inc. which fell 6.5 ...

Hurricane Irma, a Debt Deal and Disney Cause Wall Street Waves
The Street - 2017-09-10
Miami Mayor Carlos Gimenez issued a mandatory evacuation order for residents in some coastal areas of Dade County, the metropolitan area of Miami ... The world's largest entertainment company expects earnings per share "roughly in line" with fiscal ...

WATCH: How a barrio teacher made learning science easy
Rappler - 2017-09-10
MANILA, Philippines - During a typical school afternoon, 40-year old Jennifer Manalo Rojo would dismiss her class for lunch break. "Class, are you ready?" Teacher Jenny would ask the class soon after they finish their meals. A resounding "yes" would echo ...

Between Dormant National Building Code And Thorny Building Collapse
Leadership - 2017-09-10
Further investigation revealed that aside the code, National Housing Trust fund Act, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria Act ... agencies like the Development Control Department of Abuja Metropolitan Management Council is also guilty of collapse stressing ...

Market ends week slightly down
Inquirer - 2017-09-09
The local stock barometer ended the week on a flat note as concerns over Hurricane Irma and North Korea kept investors on the sidelines. The main-share Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) shed 0.23 points or 0.003 percent to close on Friday at 8,022.75 ...

Air Juan: Getting there faster
Philstar - 2017-09-09
MANILA, Philippines -- You might be surprised to learn there are planes landing on the waters of Manila Bay, right behind the Folk Arts Theater in the Cultural Center of the Philippines Complex. Air Juan, the first seaplane operator in the country, has ...

Foreign fund accumulates 10.7% stake in BPI - 2017-09-09
UK-based Standard Life Aberdeen Group has acquired a significant stake in Ayala-led Bank of the Philippine Islands over the past few months.

PSL All-Stars bag bronze in Thailand meet
Rappler - 2017-09-09
"They came here in high spirit and very motivated to win," said Petron mentor Delos Santos. "We want to thank Mr. Tats Suzara for the trust and top AVC officials like (AVC secretary-general) Mr. Shanrit (Wongprasert) for the encouragement. We want to ...

A Singapore Minute (Part 1 of 5): The National Gallery
Rappler - 2017-09-09
The Keppel Centre is where "visitors can enjoy immersive spaces ... performance as well as collaborations between key personalities from Singapore and the Philippines

Raising the bar in Philippine hospitality industry - 2017-09-09
The CHE workshop was designed for the faculty members of several universities in the Philippines, namely Our Lady of Fatima University, Far Eastern University, Academy of Pastry and Bakery Arts Philippines, Centro Escolar University, Nueva Vizcaya State ...

People & Events
Visayan Daily Star - 2017-09-09
Student artists interested in joining the 5th Interschool Art Contest of the Victorias Milling Company Foundation should submit today a snapshot of their previous work, with a downloadable application form for screening, to qualify them to the on-the-spot ...

Free training for aspiring entrepreneurs
Inquirer - 2017-09-09
Owning a successful business is a common dream for a lot of people. Getting there requires both sheer will and the right opportunities, but this combination is not always easy to achieve. Aspiring entrepreneurs need to arm themselves with as much ...

A newfound treasure in Silay
Inquirer - 2017-09-08
The"Paris of Negros" has welcomed the latest addition to its already impressive selection of treasures. On Friday, renowned property developer Sta. Lucia Land Inc. launched the La Alegria, the first lake residential community in the City of Silay in ...

Tourism to feed hotel growth
Inquirer - 2017-09-08
Ayala, for instance, has been aggressive in opening Seda hotels within its integrated townships; Rockwell Land is ramping up its accommodation facilities through its Aruga brand; Filinvest is working on a new brand that will specifically cater to ...

Neighborhoods to keep in mind
Inquirer - 2017-09-08
In addition, the ongoing development of C5 Extension, including a bridge that will cross the South Luzon Expressway, will mean quick and easy access to the airport and other areas such as Parañaque, Las Piñas, and the Manila-Cavite Expressway.

SSS selling more properties to fund pension hike
Inquirer - 2017-09-08
The state-run pension fund Social Security System (SSS) will sell over P3.45 billion in properties to augment its revenues amid the implementation of the pension hike approved by President Rodrigo Duterte. SSS president and chief executive officer Emmanuel F.

Tropical architecture for the 21st Century
Philstar - 2017-09-08
The 10 homes by Malaysian and Singaporean designers are distinctive ... Tropical Architecture for the 21st Century is available at all major bookstores. Lifestyle Feature ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch:

Slaughter of the innocents
Philstar - 2017-09-08
LODESTAR By Danton Remoto (The Philippine Star) | Updated September 9, 2017 - 12:00am First it was Kian Lloyd de los Santos, 17 years old, of Caloocan City. There were others before him, young people whose lives were blotted out by State violence ...

Mexico hit by biggest quake in century, 5 killed
BusinessMirror. - 2017-09-08
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology on Friday advised ... Authorities in Mexico say that a hotel in Oaxaca has collapsed, but no one has been reported dead. Civil Defense photos showed the crumbling facade of the Anel hotel in Matias ...

Del Monte Pacific turns profitable as sales pick up
Philstar - 2017-09-08
MANILA, Philippines -- Del Monte Pacific Ltd. reported a net income of $700,000 in the first quarter of its fiscal year ending 2018, reversing a net loss of $7 million a year ago. This was the result of its strong Asian business, the company said.

Provisional leader
BusinessMirror. - 2017-09-08
RUFINO BAYRON hobbled at the finish and barely grabbed the clubhouse lead with a 68, as Tony Lascuña faltered with a 73 in windy condition at Taal Splendido in the second round of the $100,000 International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI ...

Kratos Supports High Energy Laser Demonstrator Integration
The Street - 2017-09-08
Dave Carter, President of Kratos' DRSS Division, said, "We are very excited with this win because it enables us to expand our technical expertise in high energy lasers while continuing to work closely with our long-time valued customer, U.S. Army SMDC."

Superliga All-Stars bag bronze in Thai meet - 2017-09-08
"They came here in high spirit and very motivated to win," said Delos Santos, the Petron mentor who steered the PSL stars to an impressive win over Rangsit University before dropping a pair of heart-breaking losses to Thai powerhouse Bangkok Glass and ...

Aboitiz, TNG okay electricity agreement - 2017-09-08
Aboitiz Power Corp. will supply the power requirements of The Net Group, or TNG, as it expands operations under the open access and retail competition or RCOA regime. TNG is one of the pioneers in green buildings in the Philippines. It recently added its ...

Stocks close flat; PLDT dips - 2017-09-08
Alliance Global Group Inc. of tycoon Andrew Tan climbed 3.4 percent to P14.70, while DMCI Holdings Inc., which is into power generation, mining, water distribution and property, gained 1 percent to P15.76. The US dollar, meanwhile, tumbled to its weakest ...