Free Wi-Fi on EDSA to be launched on June 12
interaksyon.com - 2017-06-11
Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA), Manila Electric Company (MERALCO), Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA), Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC), and the local governments of Quezon City, Makati City ...

Mexico, PHL sail on toward a new golden age of trade
BusinessMirror. - 2017-06-11
On the other hand, the Philippines has investments in Mexico, such as the Ayala Group, which engages in manufacturing car panels in Guadalajara; while ICTSI (International Container Terminal Services Inc.), a port-management company in the Philippines ...

Foton, Cignal unscathed
BusinessMirror. - 2017-06-11
Cignal, on the other hand, bucked a lethargic first set to beat Petron, 15-25, 25-22, 25-18, 25-19, and also grab the Bracket A lead with a 2-0 card. HD Spikers Head Coach George Pascua, who steered Petron to two titles in 2014 and 2015, used his ...

Fremont High School Scholarship and Award Recipients
Fremont Tribune - 2017-06-11
Lucas Hanson - Northeast Community College Tuition Waiver ... Jada LaDay - Northwest Missouri State University Tower Scholarship; Northwest Missouri State University Cultural Enrichment Level 3 Award; Northwest Missouri State University Bearcat ...

Semirara Mining spends P20M for scholars
BusinessMirror. - 2017-06-11
SEMIRARA Mining and Power Corp. (SMPC), a unit of DMCI Holdings Corp., said it absorbed 281 vocational graduates from Semirara Island in Antique during the last three years, spending P20 million for their tuition and allowances. The graduates came from the ...

King Sisig embarks on expansion through franchise package
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-06-10
Sta. Lucia Mall in Cainta, Isetann Cinerama Complex in Recto, Ever Gotesco Commonwealth, 168 Shopping Mall, Metro Point Mall in Pasay, and Farmers Food Plaza, Farmers Market Arcade and Ali Mall in Cubao.

A pillar of Philippine art
Philstar - 2017-06-10
By Johnny Litton (The Philippine Star) | Updated June 11 ... Jun Lagman, John Osmeña, Metrobank Foundation president Chito Sobrepeña and Willin Chan, June 17. Happy wedding anniversary to Joe and Marivic Concepcion, June 15; Alex and Marixi Prieto ...

40 others wounded in Marawi firefight: Maute kills 13 Marines
Philstar - 2017-06-10
Philippine marines were conducting a house-to-house search for militants allied with the Islamic State group who are still occupying parts of Marawi when the battle erupted Friday, said Lt. Col. Jo-ar Herrera ... of providing financial and other support ...

Lendr lends expertise to Equicom Group
Philstar - 2017-06-10
This collaboration between Algo and Lendr will help further boost the growth and competitiveness of SMEs in the country, and in turn enable them actively participate in the growing digital economy worldwide," said PLDT, Smart, Voyager and FINTQ chairman ...

ABAC backs development of Islamic Infra Investment
Philstar - 2017-06-10
ABAC Philippines, led by its chair Tomas Alcantara of Alsons Consolidated Resources, has identified infrastructure investment, areas involving people and labor, and micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) development as key priority areas for the country.

Commercial for sale in Parañaque, National Capital Region
www.dotproperty.com.ph - 2017-06-10
Union Bank, Metro Bank, Bank of the Philippine Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue, Regional Office Schools: Olivarez College, STI, St. Augustine School of Nursing and Patts School of Aeronautics.Features:Near the main gate, adjacent to the guardhouse ...

Gialon coasts to 6-stroke calatagan win
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-06-10
Meralco, Sharp, Champion, Summit Mineral Water and PLDT. Expecting an early pressure from Lascuña and Rufino Bayron, Gialon turned the tables instead on his veteran rivals, birdying Nos. 1 and 4 to stay five shots clear then quickly rebounded from a bogey ...

Robinsons executive wins award
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-06-10
Robinsons Land Corp. affirms its reputation as one of the most trusted and diversified full-line real estate developers in the country with several citations in various categories during the recently concluded 5th Annual PropertyGuru Philippines Property ...

Nickel Asia spending P400 M for environment protection plan
Philstar - 2017-06-10
MANILA, Philippines - Listed Nickel Asia Corp. spent close to P400 million for environmental protection and enhancement programs in its covered mining areas last year. Nickel Asia said this was part of its continuing compliance with the Mining Act.

How young people manage their finances
Manila Standard Today - 2017-06-10
Take for instance these college students from different universities in Metro Manila who use Yazz Prepaid VISA, a reloadable general purpose prepaid card from Metrobank ... Kim Rico Cinco from Lyceum of the Philippines University, uses the prepaid card ...

Gialon coasts to 6-shot Calatagan win
BusinessMirror. - 2017-06-10
Zanieboy Gialon holds his trophy after snapping a three-year title drought with a convincing six-shot victory at ICTSI Calatagan Challenge. Zanieboy Gialon snapped a three-year title spell by winning the ICTSI Calatagan Golf Challenge crown yesterday ...

EDC provides inclusive learning for CAREER scholars
news.pia.gov.ph - 2017-06-10
NEGROS ORIENTAL, June 5 (PIA) -- Under the Energy Development Corporation's (EDC) College Admission, Review and Readiness (CAREERS) project, a total of 36 scholars from different parts of the country participated in a solidarity building and enrichment ...

Free Wi-Fi in EDSA to be launched on June 12
news.pia.gov.ph - 2017-06-10
Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA), Manila Electric Company (MERALCO), Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA), Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC), and the local governments of Quezon City, Makati City ...

Maynilad inks P10.8-B loan deal with JICA, 3 Japan banks
interaksyon.com - 2017-06-10
Maynilad is owned and managed by Maynilad Water Holdings Company, Inc. a joint venture between Metro Pacific Investments Corporation, DMCI Holdings, Inc., and Marubeni Corporation. Maynilad is the largest private water concessionaire in the Philippines in ...

BSP starts probe on bank glitch
Philstar - 2017-06-10
has started investigating the "glitch" that affected the nationwide operations of Ayala-led Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) starting Tuesday. A source yesterday said a team of investigators has been dispatched by the BSP to look into the internal ...

Customer Service Representative. Document Coding. Virtual Assistant
www.onlinejobs.ph - 2017-06-10
Experience **Jollibee Foods Corp. - Taytay Uptown branch Service Crew July 2013-November 2013 **Virtual Support Kings Virtual Assistant (Project-Based) October 2015 - February 2016 **Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria Purchasing Department & Xin Tian Di April ...

AEV power arm on track of hitting capacity target
Philstar - 2017-06-09
CEBU, Philippines - Aboitiz Power Corp. is on track to achieve its total generating capacity target of 4,000 megawatts by 2020, as prospects in the power sector remain bright. Jaime Jose Aboitiz, executive vice president and chief operating officer for ...

First-semester blues
Philstar - 2017-06-09
LODESTAR By Danton Remoto (The Philippine Star) | Updated June 10, 2017 - 12:00am The first semester will begin on Tuesday, if it has not already begun in some schools. The freshmen must have thought college was easy and cool because you have classes only ...

BJMP hit after power outage led to deadly riot
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-06-09
Fronstone Dang-iw, public information officer of BJMP-National Capital Region, said on Thursday. According to him, Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) has not said when power would be restored to the facility. All the facilities at MMDJ, including the Special ...

Semirara gets nod to run 300-MW coal plant
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-06-09
Semirara Mining and Power Corp. said it received an approval from the Energy Regulatory Commission to run a 300-megawatt circulating fluidized bed coal-fired power project in Batangas province. Semirara said in a disclosure to the stock exchange the Energy ...

Cignal, Petron collide in big PSL opener
Philstar - 2017-06-09
MANILA, Philippines - Cignal and Petron clash tonight in a duel of fancied teams in the Philippine Superliga, which formally kicks off its All-Filipino Conference at the Filoil Flying V Center in San Juan. A big weekend crowd is expected to show up as ...

PLDT Home launches TVolution box
Philstar - 2017-06-09
MANILA, Philippines - PLDT Home, the consumer group of leading telco and digital services provider PLDT Inc. unveiled Thursday the Roku Powered PLDT TVolution box. The TVolution box is an all-in-one, plug-and-play entertainment solution loaded with video ...

Gialon sizzles at the finish, leads by 3
BusinessMirror. - 2017-06-09
Zanieboy Gialon barely misses a chip-in birdie on No. 8 Zanieboy Gialon scorched the backside and shot a 66, moving 18 holes away from snapping a long title spell with a three-stroke lead over Tony Lascuña in the third round of the ICTSI Calatagan Golf ...

DOLE to hold 2017 Kalayaan Job and Business Fair in Calapan City
news.pia.gov.ph - 2017-06-09
These include AMRC Holdings Co., McDonalds, Mang Inasal, Kuya J, Generation One Source, Red Ribbon, Bench, Pandayan Bookshop, Greenwich and Robinsons Retail Holdings - which are alltenants of Xentro Mall. Likewise, Vivo, I Search Plus Talent Development ...

Megaworld builds new landmark in Pampanga
Philstar - 2017-06-09
San Fernando CITY, Pampanga, Philippines - Property giant Megaworld Corp. is expecting to generate P1.7 billion from the sale of six hectares worth of commercial spaces in its Pampanga township. In a press briefing yesterday, Megaworld Pampanga first vice ...

NPA wrecks mining laboratory, tailings dam in Benguet - police
Rappler - 2017-06-09
BENGUET, Philippines - The police admitted Friday, June 9, that New People's Army (NPA) guerrillas were responsible for the destruction of a mining laboratory owned by a Chinese investor and the tailings dam of the Lepanto Mining Corporation in Mankayan ...

OWWA 6 recognizes partners
news.pia.gov.ph - 2017-06-09
Awardees include the province of Iloilo, city of Iloilo, Department of Labor and Employment, TESDA, Professional Regulation Commission, Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board, National Conciliation ...

Philippine regulator orders Resorts World to stop gaming ops during attack probe
New York Daily News - 2017-06-09
Resorts World is owned by Travellers International Hotel Group Inc, a joint venture of the Philippines' Alliance Global Group Inc and Genting Hong Kong Ltd Resorts World has been ordered to "cease and desist all gaming operations pending investigation and ...

Handicapped Resorts and Hotels in Philippines
travelbook.ph - 2017-06-09
My tip for those who are planning to stay in Red Planet Hotel, is to bring your own gallon of water, as they don't provide drinks, also you can... Place is clean and perfect for budget travelers. Staffs are also accommodating and room service are prompt ...

New kids on the block give Metro skyline a facelift
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-06-09
The four developments are located in key areas in Metro Manila. Tipping point. Set to stand 67 stories high, Shang Salcedo Place (Shang Properties) is a shoo-in iconic edifice with a design that bespeaks a critical point that leads to a new and ...

WATCH | Serial rollback on electricity bills start this month
interaksyon.com - 2017-06-08
Lower electricity bills for June 2017. A series of price rollbacks on retail electricity bills start this month, with power distribution utility Manila Electric Company (Meralco) indicating that a typical consumer could see the billing shrink by up to P700 ...

Power rates cut by P1.43 per kwh this month
Philstar - 2017-06-08
MANILA, Philippines - Customers of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) will see lower electricity bills for the second straight month, as the power distributor yesterday announced a P1.43 per kilowatt-hour reduction in overall rate in June. From P9.60 per kwh ...

Market declines; ICTSI tops gainers
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-06-08
Five of the 20 most active stocks ended in the green, led by port operator International Container Terminal Inc. which climbed 2 percent to P104 and food manufacturer Universal Robina Corp. which rose 1.6 percent to P162.50. Meanwhile, Shanghai and Hong ...

Megaworld to start Pampanga project
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-06-08
Megaworld Corp., the real estate arm of tycoon Andrew Tan, is set to start the development of a P30-billion integrated mixed-use project in San Fernando, Pampanga dubbed as Capital Town. Megaworld first vice president for sales and marketing Eugene Lozano ...

Cops probe reports of gunfire, blasts near mine site in Benguet town
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-06-08
Mankayan Mayor Materno Luspian said he received calls past 12 a.m. Thursday about a supposed firefight near a police substation in Colalo village, and explosions close to the tailings dam of Lepanto Consolidated Mining Co. (LCMC). Luspian said a report ...

Anticorruption efforts in listed firms in ASEAN not sufficient
Philstar - 2017-06-08
Manila Water Metro Pacific Investments Security Bank Semirara Mining & Power Corp. Travellers International Hotel Group. The study revealed also - what we at the Integrity Initiative unfortunately feel - that across the region there is very low company ...

Woman finds P12.4B in BPI check account
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-06-08
Jocelyn Reyes was shocked and surprised early on Wednesday when her Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) checking account in Makati City showed she had become a multibillionaire. Her money ballooned to over P12.4 billion overnight. Reyes (not her real name ...

PAL resumes daily Manila-Kuala Lumpur service
Philstar - 2017-06-08
MANILA, Philippines - Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) resumed yesterday its daily service from Manila to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, following a three-year respite. Speaking at the ceremony for the resumption of the service held yesterday, Ismael ...

Solaire reports booking cancellations after Resorts World attack
Rappler - 2017-06-08
Bloomberry Resorts Corporation chairman and chief executive officer Enrique Razon Jr told stockholders on Thursday, June 8, that Solaire lost 40 bookings made by individuals and junket groups, after a lone gunman fired shots and set ablaze parts of Resorts ...

Lawmakers seek House probe into BPI system glitch
Rappler - 2017-06-08
BPI is owned by local conglomerate Ayala Corporation, the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Manila, and Singapore's GIC Private Ltd. The Ayala-led bank is the 3rd biggest universal bank in the country in terms of deposits. As of March 2017, its total deposits ...

Jihadists rise in Mindanao
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-06-08
She is also a political science professor at the University of the Philippines.) In the last 50 years ... Their leaders were purged from MILF areas in central Mindanao. JI stuck close to the ASG in Basilan and Sulu. Had the talks under the nine-year ...

Super glitch strikes Philippine bank again
News Philippines Yahoo - 2017-06-08
Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), the country's third biggest bank by assets and with eight million customers, was forced to deactivate electronic transactions just hours after saying the problem had been fixed and online services restored.

People & Events
Visayan Daily Star - 2017-06-08
Alumnus Ernesto Ledesma of the Bacolod City National High School Class '75 donated a 43" Led TV to the school in support of its adopt-a-school program, a press release said. Along with the donation, the BCNHS Class 1975 shouldered the expenses for the ...

Toward recovery
Visayan Daily Star - 2017-06-08
Hopefully, as you read this article the computer glitch that has affected Bank of the Philippines Islands (BPI) computerized system has been fixed, the erroneous entries posted have been reversed and as their announce said, "no one will lose money" and ...

Suspected Reds blast mining equipment, attack Lepanto tailings dam in Benguet
interaksyon.com - 2017-06-08
BAGUIO CITY, Philippines -- Suspected communist rebels struck in Mancayan town, Benguet province late Wednesday night, blasting the equipment of a foreign ore processor with explosives and attacking the tailings dam of the Lepanto Consolidated Mining ...