NPC launches DPO ACE Program, sets benchmark for data privacy training in PH
Philippine Information Agency - 2 months ago
Among the participants in the pilot class are the DPOs from diverse organization, including the Department of Trade and Industry, Department of Information and Communications Technology ... Association of the Philippines, Asian Institute of Management ...

The fall and rise of Philippine music
BusinessWorld - 2 months ago
Ms. Hernandez created the indie-folk persona of TheSunManager while studying at the College of Fine Arts in UP Diliman ... Schoop, a post-doctoral researcher in the Musicology department at Cologne University, Germany, said in an e-mail.

Now Corp. rolls out 1st 4G product in Pasig
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
NOW Corp. introduced on Thursday its first 4G product that aims to provide Internet connectivity to households in certain communities, partnering with businesses and the local government unit of ...

The road up North: Stories of food, faith and looking back
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
I was up north recently for work as the San Miguel Pure Foods Culinary Center (SMPFCC), the food service firm under the San Miguel Food and Beverage Inc., teamed up with the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La ...

PCC to review proposed merger of 2 port operators
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) on Thursday said it will review further the proposed merger between two port operators that could affect market competition. In a statement, the PCC ...

4 bidders vie for Alsons Power coal plant in Zamboanga City
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
ALSONS Power Group, the energy business of the Alcantara family, has trimmed the list of interested engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for its 105-megawatt (MW) San Ramon ...

Alsons to decide on EPC contractor for coal-fired power plant by April
BusinessWorld - 2 months ago
and Shandong is a unit of Power Construction Corporation of China. Jurong is based in Singapore. The project will be financed through a loan being arranged by Land Bank of the Philippines, Mr. Nocos said. The loan proceeds at around P11.9 billion will ...

UnionBank shifts to corporate bonds for fund raising
BusinessWorld - 2 months ago
UNIONBANK of the Philippines, Inc. will no longer tap its long-term negotiable certificates of deposit (LTNCD) program as the lender can now raise fresh funds through corporate bond issuances. UnionBank Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer Jose Emmanuel U.

Paolo Duterte hits critics of unverified list he posted 'for fun'
philstar.com - 2 months ago
Screenshots of a supposed "Oust Duterte Movement" list briefly appeared on the Facebook page of the president's son and prompted denials from people on the list and spawned memes on the inclusion of Jollibee Foods Corp. as a supposed destabilizer.

Desire to define Petron-F2 PSL finals duel
philstar.com - 2 months ago
"Just like before, winning in the finals all depends on their willingness and desire," said de Jesus, who is tipped to be seriously challenged by fellow Far Eastern University alum in Petron coach Shaq Delos Santos in their chess match at the sidelines.

Several Angkas drivers already apprehended -- LTFRB
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2 months ago
Edsa at Ayala Cor. Edsa in Makati for illegally offering ... It cited Republic Act No. 4136 or the Land Transportation and Traffic Code which stated that motorcycles are not allowed to be ...

P5.2B Ayala mall opens tomorrow
The Visayan Daily Star - 2 months ago
The P5.2 billion Ayala Malls Capitol Central in Bacolod City that is expected to create more than 6,000 new jobs is set for its grand launch and opening tomorrow morning. Ayala Malls Capitol Central, located at Gatuslao Street behind the Negros Occidental ...

A park for Pepe Diokno
The Visayan Daily Star - 2 months ago
It said that the well known Negros Grace Pharmacy that is based in our province, but has 70 drug stores all over central and Western Visayas, has negotiated to allow the Ayala Corporation to acquire 75 percent of its business. This should surprise ...

General Re Life Corp. v. Lincoln Nat'l Life Ins. Co.
Law - 2 months ago
General Re Life Insurance Corporation appeals from the March 31 ... The Clarification stated that when read in the context of the Agreement, the Final Award "entitle[d] Gen Re to retain the unearned premium it held as of the date of recapture ...

TV network unveils modern production hub in Bulacan
Inquirer Entertainment - 2 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- The management of ABS-CBN Corp. on Wednesday unveiled its brand new sound stages in San Jose del Monte ... stages represents a very major step for ABS-CBN in terms of ...

Soil tests begin for $3.7-B Makati subway project
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2 months ago
MANILA, Philippines-Publicly listed Philippine Infradev Holdings Inc. -- formerly known as IRC Properties Inc. -- has begun the first physical phase of its proposed Makati City subway by ...

Indigo Ag startup moves to Memphis
Chattanooga Times Free Press - 2 months ago
Agriculture technology company Indigo Ag Inc. says it is establishing its North American ... But there have been some warning signs on the horizon, said John Graham, a finance professor at the Fuqua School of Business, in a phone interview.

Firm to spend P1.8B to build 5 new ferries
Inquirer - 2 months ago
The company is targeting to have 30 vessels by 2020 as competitors such as 2GO Group Inc. also upgrade their vessels. "With the construction and funding of these new vessels, FastCat is moving a ...

Ayala firms dominate bond market
Inquirer - 2 months ago
Conglomerate Ayala Corp. has breached the P200-billion mark in the value of bonds listed on the local fixed-income trading platform, accounting for about a fifth of total bond listing in this market.

PSEi up as China, US trade talks turn optimistic
Inquirer - 2 months ago
BDO and Globe Telecom fell by over 2 percent while Jollibee and Ayala Corp. lost over 1 percent. Ayala Land, URC and SMC also slipped. One notable decliner outside the PSEi was Davao-based ...

Sabin Aboitiz set to lead AEV in 2020
Inquirer - 2 months ago
He will cease to be data privacy officer effective Feb. 1 ... After graduating from college or masters program, each family member has to seek employment elsewhere. Those who show great ...

MRC Allied to build P67-M solar rooftop for Mindanao mall
Inquirer - 2 months ago
MRC Allied Inc. (MRC) continues to broaden its portfolio of solar projects after signing a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with a mall operator in Mindanao for a P67-million 1.1-megawatt solar ...

Kapatid Mentor Me Program Works!
philstar.com - 2 months ago
GMA Network Inc. chairman and CEO Felipe Gozon; Philippine Daily Inquirer former chairperson Marixi Rufino-Prieto; Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez; SPARK! Philippines trustee Imelda Nicolas; Voyager Innovations Inc. president Orlando Vea; National MSME ...

Makati government, consortium ink MOU on $3.7-billion subway
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
said the signing of the MOU indicated the start of the $3.7-billion project with the Philippine Infradev Holdings Inc., formerly IRC Properties Inc. "The PPP project has been awarded but not ...

Sabin to take helm at Aboitiz Group
philstar.com - 2 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- The Aboitiz Group, the Cebu-based conglomerate that has built a diverse empire of businesses, yesterday witnessed the passing of an era with the retirement of Erramon "Montxu" Aboitiz. Aboitiz, the president and CEO of Aboitiz ...

Ayala Group corners a fifth of P1-trillion PHL bond issuances
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
The company said it has already listed some P203.13 billion worth of debt paper at the Philippine Dealing and Exchange Corp. (PDEx ... various businesses in real estate, banking ...

Late buying spurs rise in share prices
philstar.com - 2 months ago
Net foreign selling also continued, with net foreign outflows of P984 million. Among the biggest losers were BDO, down 2.5 percent, Globe Telecom, down 2.1 percent and LT Group, down 1.7 percent. 2GO Group hit the ceiling with a price surge of 49.9 percent ...

SEC approves merger of 2GO, Negros Navigation
philstar.com - 2 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved the merger of 2GO Group Inc. and Negros Navigation Co. Inc. (Nenaco) with 2GO as the surviving entity. The merger shall be effective Jan. 1, 2019 or on the first day of the ...

MRC Allied to supply power to Mindanao mall
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
MRC Allied Inc. (MRC) will supply power to a mall in Mindanao, it said on Wednesday. A memorandum of agreement (MOA) for the development, design, construction, and installation of at least 1.1-megawatt (MW) Solar Photovoltaic (PV) rooftop system was signed.

Stock Market 019: Volatility and the losing Maroons
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
On September 14th, the Philippine Stock Exchange Composite Index closed at 7,413. By November 13th the PSEi had fallen to 6,843 or a relatively large 7.7 percent. As of December 12th the PSEi had ...

Sabin Aboitiz to take helm at AEV in 2020
BusinessWorld - 2 months ago
The 38-year-old executive is currently a senior vice-president, center head of consumer finance, and chief customer experience officer of Union Bank of the Philippines. Ms. Delgado is part of the fifth generation of the Aboitiz family, most of whom are ...

Preparatory work on Makati City subway begins
BusinessWorld - 2 months ago
THE Makati City government and the consortium led by Philippine Infradev Holdings, Inc. (formerly IRC Properties, Inc.) broke ground on Wednesday the $3.7-billion Makati City Subway Project which aims to build an intracity railway system in the business ...

ABS-CBN sound stages finally open in Bulacan
BusinessWorld - 2 months ago
ABS-CBN Corp. said the new sound stages were designed by California-based architecture firm Bastien and Associates, Filipino firm AIDEA and consultants from Hollywood-based Manhattan Beach Studios. ABS-CBN Corp. on Wednesday inaugurated two sound stages in ...

Philab Holdings raises P71.5M via subscription deal with Highgarden
BusinessWorld - 2 months ago
About $50 million of the planned spending will be used to invest in companies with interests in genomics. Incorporated in 2000 as Alterra Capital Partners, Inc., Philab serves as the holding firm for Philab Industries, Inc., which provides life science ...

Luxury escapes for everyone
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
The grand idea started with one word. Property developer 8990 Holdings Inc. (HOUSE) recently announced that it is expanding its portfolio to the hospitality industry with a plan that is big on ...

Sabin Aboitiz to take AEV helm in 2020
Inquirer.net - 2 months ago
Delgado, 38, holds the position of senior vice president and center head of consumer finance and chief customer experience officer of Union Bank of the Philippines. She graduated with a Bachelor ...

Globe Telecom legal team furnishes Taguig SPED classroom, conducts teacher training on cyber wellness
Inquirer Technology - 2 months ago
When we visited ESVES, we realized that while the school is well-supported by the ... we felt responsible for disseminating very useful information to the teaches who are already within our ...

NPC launches DPO program, sets benchmark for data privacy training in PH
newsbytes.ph - 2 months ago
IBM Philippines, Ospital ng Muntinlupa, MoneyGram, Home Credit, Cebu Pacific, De La Salle University, LBC, Philippine Hotel Owners Association, IT & Business Process Association of the Philippines ...

House panel OKs bill mandating telcos to transfer cell towers to real estate firms
newsbytes.ph - 2 months ago
The bill mandates all telecommunications companies that are at least five years old and above to transfer all their telecom towers to a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) corporation in ...

Collector of stories, builder of dreams
BusinessWorld - 2 months ago
Roxas y Arroyo, the first Filipino architect, and was originally owned by Don Rafael Enriquez y Villanueva, famous painter and director of the University of the Philippines (UP) School of Fine Arts from 1908 to 1926. It took 12 years and roughly 300 ...

Bargain hunting pushes recovery in share prices
philstar.com - 2 months ago
On the other hand, foreign inflows went mostly into San Miguel Food and Beverage, Metrobank and International Container Terminal Services Inc. "So far, the PSEi is still trading within our uptrend range as the major support is still far below at 7,117 ...

Zobel de Ayala: Philippines must be future-ready
philstar.com - 2 months ago
"Through the Management Association of the Philippines and the other business organizations in the country, the private sector can accelerate efforts to build a progressive, inclusive, dynamic and future-ready Philippines that we can all be proud of ...

Megawide to build P10.1-billion waterfront project
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
MEGAWIDE Construction Corp. was recently awarded the engineering, procurement and construction or EPC contract for the P10.1-billion Mandani Bay Quay Phase 2, making the company surpass its target ...

Megawide to build P10.1-billion waterfront project
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
MEGAWIDE Construction Corp. was recently awarded the engineering, procurement and construction or EPC contract for the P10.1-billion Mandani Bay Quay Phase 2, making the company surpass its target of P24 billion in new contracts this year. "It is the ...

Activa to spur strong business growth in Quezon City
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
CUBAO, one of the oldest business districts in the country, is set for a grand transformation soon with the rise of Activa, a mixed-use development seamlessly integrates a lifestyle mall, offices ...

Jeff Bezos Is Quietly Betting on These 15 Companies -- Why You Should, Too
Entrepreneur - 2 months ago
Bezos Expeditions has invested in biotech companies seeking to cure cancer, agriculture tech companies aiming to solve world hunger, finance tech companies empowering ... pesticide and GMO-free environment. The ag-tech company received a $200 million ...

Rappler's Maria Ressa posts ?204,000 bail for four tax evasion cases
CNN Philippines - 2 months ago
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, December 11) -- Rappler Holdings Corporation President Maria ... In the resolution dated December 11, the CTA First Division said it has approved Ressa's ...

Ahead of warrant, Maria Ressa posts bail at Court of Tax Appeals
Rappler - 2 months ago
MANILA, Philippines - Rappler Holdings Corporation (RHC) president Maria Ressa on Tuesday ... She posted bail ahead of the issuance of warrants of arrest. The CTA First Division is handling the 4 charges, which were filed on November 26 and 28.

SSS runs after erring employers in Butuan City
Philippine Information Agency - 2 months ago
BUTUAN CITY, Dec. 10 -- The Social Security System (SSS) continues to remind delinquent ... SSS Chief Legal Counsel and Senior Vice President for Legal Enforcement Group Voltaire P. Agas led the RACE Campaign together with SSS Acting Vice President for ...

Petron coach not thinking about another PSL sweep
philstar.com - 2 months ago
MANILA, Philippines - For Petron coach Shaq Delos Santos, talks about their looming sweep of the Philippine Superliga All-Filipino Conference is a bit premature. Delos Santos brushed off speculations that they are out for another sweep, saying that it ...