Ayala Land expects P4.5b in sales from Arbor Lanes condo project
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-09-12
Ayala Land Inc. expects to generate P4.5 billion in sales this year for its newly-launched luxury garden living condominiums Arbor Lanes, making it the highest selling high-end project in 2017. Ayala Land Premier managing director Mike Jugo said in a press ...

Razon trims stake in Bloomberry
Inquirer - 2017-09-12
Business tycoon Enrique Razon Jr. has sold around P3.8 billion worth of shares in Bloomberry Resorts Corp. to institutional investors, widening the public ownership of this integrated gaming resort developer. Based on a disclosure to the Philippine Stock ...

Riviera Classic unfurls
BusinessMirror. - 2017-09-12
Summit Mineral Water, K&G Golf Apparel, BDO, Sharp, KZG, PLDT and M.Y. Shokai Technology Inc., will be held from November 15 to 18 at Wack Wack, while Luisita will host the next leg from November 29 to December 2 for the Central Azucarera de Tarlac Open.

One Sky Premium offers livestreaming of HBO channels
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-09-12
which is rapidly transitioning into an agile digital company with the biggest online presence among all media companies, and a growing list of digital properties. SKY Cable Corporation is the cable, direct-to-home, and broadband unit of ABS-CBN Corporation.

The simple life of David M. Consunji
Rappler - 2017-09-12
Na-feel mo lang na may natutunan ka 'pag may reunion after 10 years, nakausap mo 'yung mga kasama mo, iba na 'yung pag-iisip sa mga kaklase mo," said Isidro Consunji, the late tycoon's son and heir to the DMCI Holdings conglomerate on Friday, September 8 ...

Santolan Town Plaza to rise in San Juan
BusinessMirror. - 2017-09-12
AFTER establishing a strong business presence in the cities of Makati, Mandaluyong and Pasig, upscale property developer Rockwell Land Corp. is now going to San Juan City. Santolan Town Plaza office lobby Through its newly formed subsidiary Retailscapes ...

Trillanes dares Duterte: Sign bank waivers
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-09-12
Mr. Duterte had already signed a waiver for his Bank of the Philippine Islands account as early as May last year, said the chief presidential legal counsel, Salvador Panelo, on Monday. "The waiver remains valid," Panelo said. Trillanes said Mr. Duterte ...

PFF inaugurates new artificial football pitch in Carmona
Rappler - 2017-09-12
In attendance were several dignitaries, including Alfonso "King" Reyno Jr. from the Manila Jockey Club, PFF General Secretary Edwin Gastanes, and Carmona mayor Dahlia Loyola. "We thank Manila Jockey Club for their magnificent generosity for making the land ...

BPI teams up with WorldRemit on digital money transfer
Inquirer - 2017-09-12
Ayala-led Bank of the Philippine Islands has teamed with leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit to offer a new internet-based remittance service to overseas Filipinos. "Our focus is to make the experience of our overseas Filipino remitters ...

Flights, bus trips canceled due to 'Lannie,' 'Maring'
Philstar - 2017-09-12
The Manila International Airport Authority has announced the cancelation of domestic flight of the Philippine Airlines Express flight from Manila bound to Legazpi, and Legazpi bound to Manila. There is still no cancelation announcement for international ...

Canceled flights due to Tropical Depression Maring, September 12
Rappler - 2017-09-12
MANILA, Philippines - Several domestic flights were canceled on Tuesday, September 12, due to Tropical Depression Maring which was set to make landfall in Quezon that day. Philippine Airlines (PAL) canceled several flights from Manila to the Bicol region.

Slower internet due to subway cable damage -- PLDT
Philstar - 2017-09-11
It also said it would continue to provide updates to customers. Globe Telecom Inc., meanwhile, said the damage to the undersea cables had no adverse impact to enterprise clients and mobile and broadband customers. Yoly Crisanto, senior vice president ...

Marcos plundered to 'protect' the economy? Makes no economic sense
Rappler - 2017-09-11
degree of influence and control throughout the Philippine economy. At one point, Imelda Marcos was even quoted as saying: "We practically own everything in the Philippines, from electricity, telecommunications, airlines, banking, beer and tobacco ...

PAL cancels flights between Manila and Legazpi
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-09-11
The Philippine Airlines has cancelled its flights between Manila and Legazpi, Albay on Tuesday, September 12. The following flights were cancelled due to the bad weather brought by typhoon "Lannie" and tropical depression "Maring", the Manila ...

Oil firms raise gasoline, diesel prices
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-09-11
As of press time on Monday, companies that announced price hikes included Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp., PTT Philippines Corp., Flying V, Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc., Eastern Petroleum Corp., and Seaoil Philippines Inc. Shell, Flying V ...

Trillanes signs waiver on bank accounts...
Philstar - 2017-09-11
"The same (signing of waiver) has been done a long time ago, particularly in the first week of May 2016 with the BPI (Bank of the Philippine Islands) as regards his allegation that (President Duterte) has P211 million in his savings account. The waiver ...

30 years after, cases vs Marcoses still pending
Philstar - 2017-09-11
Among the cases dismissed were the forfeiture of the assets of several companies owned by tycoon Lucio Tan, including Fortune Tobacco Corp., Asia Brewery, Allied Banking Corp., Foremost Farms, Himmel Industries, Grandspan Development Corp., Silangan ...

Gas prices up again today
Philstar - 2017-09-11
Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp. and SeaOil Philippines Inc. said the price hikes across fuel products were implemented starting 6 a.m. Flying V said its price adjustments started at 12:01 a.m. while UniOil Petroleum Philippines Inc. said its price changes ...

Beloved Cebu broadcaster signs off at 81
Philstar - 2017-09-11
Arevalo was connected to different radio stations, including dyCB-TV of television network ABS-CBN Corporation, where he was known for his radio program dubbed "Kagay Pinggan." (FREEMAN)

The Eagle will fly
Philstar - 2017-09-11
My Washington sources say the advent of new technology ... to look towards Southeast Asia - intensifying their recruitment activities in countries like Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines. According to intelligence information, more ...

Mark 'Jappy' Gonzalez is the first Manila-based Filipino in Business of Fashion 500
Philstar - 2017-09-11
Gonzalez is the founder and managing director of H&F Retail Concepts, a holdings company of multi-brand concepts such ... "it feels great to have been considered at all, given that the Philippines is not really in any retail radar."

Companies band together for Marawi relief
Rappler - 2017-09-11
Roxas Holdings, Inc., True Value, Visa, Wells Fargo and Zendesk. The war in Marawi has been ongoing for more than 3 months now. The war also prompted President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law in the Mindanao region. (READ: TIMELINE: Marawi clashes ...

Phinma Energy to sue PSALM for IPPA contract termination
Philstar - 2017-09-11
MANILA, Philippines -- Phinma Energy Corp. is taking state-run Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. (PSALM) to court for suddenly terminating its independent power producer administrator (IPPA) contract for the Unified Leyte geothermal ...

Phinma Energy to sue PSALM over deal termination
BusinessWorld Online - 2017-09-11
To recall on Nov. 7, 2013, Phinma Energy, then known as Trans-Asia Oil and Energy Development Corp., was declared one of the winning bidders with the right to administer 40 megawatts (MW) "strip of energy" from ULGP. On Nov. 8, 2013, Typhoon Yolanda ...

ABS-CBN begins cinema management as part of DoubleDragon partnership
Rappler - 2017-09-11
SM Investments Corporation owns a 34% stake in CMCCI. Under the terms of the deal, ABS-CBN will manage the booking as well as the food and beverage operations of the mini theaters, while CityMall will provide the cinema infrastructure. The partnership ...

Change the game, see profits rise
Inquirer - 2017-09-11
Eusebio Tanco entered for the first time in 2017 the list of the 50 richest people in the Philippines as ranked by Forbes magazine. Tanco, who has interests in terminal services, real estate, energy, financial services and education, landed at number 45 ...

Menor braces for tough PH Golf Tour Riviera Classic
thestandard.com.ph - 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
thestandard.com.ph - 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
interaksyon.com - 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
aecnewstoday.com - 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
acer.com - 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
thestandard.com.ph - 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 ...