Ms. Gina Lopez: Uneducated biases must end
Philstar - 2017-05-08
For one, to say that mining communities are among the poorest in the country is downright false. As Cebuanos, we are living witnesses of how the families in the immediate environs (in Toledo City) of the then prosperous Atlas Consolidated Mining and ...

PH stocks rally to 7,900 on robust Q1 earnings, Macron win
Inquirer - 2017-05-08
Tycoon Andrew Tan-led Megaworld Corp. and AGI gained 4.29 percent and 3.09 percent, respectively. GT Capital, SM Prime and PLDT all went up by over 2 percent while Ayala Corp. and JG Summit both gained over 1 percent. SM Investments, BDO, Security Bank ...

Ginebra launches Ganado Classics Jersey Collection
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-05-08
AS Ginebra San Miguel Inc. celebrates the 30th year of the "Never Say Die" spirit, the company launched the Ganado Classics: 3-Decade Jersey Collection promo recently at the PBA Cafe, Metrowalk, Pasig City. In partnership with the most well-known ...

Globe #1stWorldInternetPH is best telecom campaign in Asia Pacific
Inquirer Technology - 2017-05-08
"In line with our purpose of treating people right to create a Globe of Good, we launched the #1stWorldInternetPH campaign to rally our stakeholders especially the government and policymakers to help the local telecommunications industry in turning this ...

Government reviews Ayala-SM tollroad proposal
Philstar - 2017-05-08
MANILA, Philippines - The government is studying the unsolicited proposal of Ayala Corp. and SM Investments Corp. (SMIC) to build a P25-billion elevated tollroad from Sta. Mesa in Manila (linking Skyway Stage 3) to Mall of Asia in Pasay. "We just ...

Ayala Land profit rises 18%
Philstar - 2017-05-08
ALI will launch three estates this year - the 200-hectare Evo City in Kawit, Cavite, the 25-hectare Azuela Cove in Davao and the 35-hectare joint venture project with the LT Group within Pasig and Quezon City. "Estates provide the platform for our ...

Public Works studying proposed C3 Expressway
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-05-08
AC Infrastructure Holdings Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ayala Corp. and SM Investments Corp., submitted the proposal to the Public Works Department to design, finance, construct, operate and maintain for a period of 35 years the proposed C3 Elevated ...

ICTSI: Shipping lines, port users flock to Subic
BusinessMirror. - 2017-05-08
"Metro Manila as a market will continue to grow. But as the Northern and Central Luzon countryside develop, driven by industrial centers like Subic, Clark, Bataan, and Tarlac also continuing to grow, the Subic Bay Freeport is that gateway ready to link ...

The New Case For Gold: Same As It Ever Was
Seeking Alpha - 2017-05-08
In the name of full disclosure and transparency, my portfolio of gold related holdings includes one-ounce gold eagles, Pretium Resources (NYSE:PVG), and Asanko Gold (NYSEMKT:AKG). Other precious metal holdings ... between its prior peak at 5132 (November ...

Public Works studying proposed C3 Expressway
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-05-08
AC Infrastructure Holdings Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ayala Corp. and SM Investments Corp., submitted the proposal to the Public Works Department to design, finance, construct, operate and maintain for a period of 35 years the proposed C3 Elevated ...

Ayala Land revenues reached P31.64 billion, net income P5.56 billion in Q1
BusinessMirror. - 2017-05-08
The company will launch three mixed-use developments this year, including the 200-hectare Evo City in Kawit, Cavite; the 25-hectare Azuela Cove in Davao; and the 35-hectare joint-venture project with the LT Group Inc. in Pasig and Quezon City. First to be ...

Index approaches 8,000; Petron, Semirara climb
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-05-08
Semirara Mining and Power Corp. climbed 5 percent to P162.60, while Bloomberry Resorts Corp. gained 4.7 percent to P9.95. Meanwhile, other Asian stocks also climbed outside of China, with Japanese shares rallying after a three-day holiday. Asian and ...

EDC says geothermal not dead but efficiency, incentives crucial
Rappler - 2017-05-08
MANILA, Philippines - Energy Development Corporation (EDC), the renewable energy arm of the Lopez family's First Gen power unit, is adamant that efficiently-run geothermal energy is still commercially viable despite the lack of incentives on the horizon.

EDC says geothermal not dead but efficiency, incentives crucial
Rappler - 2017-05-08
MANILA, Philippines - Energy Development Corporation (EDC), the renewable energy arm of the Lopez family's First Gen power unit, is adamant that efficiently-run geothermal energy is still commercially viable despite the lack of incentives on the horizon.

Investors betting big on gambling
Philstar - 2017-05-08
Businessman Dennis Uy, founder of Davao-based Phoenix Petroleum and a known ally of Duterte, for instance, has secured a license from the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) to build Lapu-Lapu Leisure Mactan, a $300-million integrated casino ...

Govt scraps Clark airport bidding
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-05-08
The consortium would also commit to an annual share of airport revenues to the government. Another group, the consortium of JG Summit Holdings Inc. and Filinvest Development Corp., also submitted an unsolicited proposal to build a P187-billion world-class ...

Ginebra launches Ganado Classics Jersey Collection
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-05-08
AS Ginebra San Miguel Inc. celebrates the 30th year of the "Never Say Die" spirit, the company launched the Ganado Classics: 3-Decade Jersey Collection promo recently at the PBA Cafe, Metrowalk, Pasig City. In partnership with the most well-known ...

Italpinas diversifies property development portfolio
Inquirer - 2017-05-08
Boutique property developer Italpinas Development Corp. (IDC) is bracing for a bigger role in the Philippine property scene by diversifying into "micro-township" estates development, subdivision or horizontal housing and building commercial property ...

ICTSI: Subic port now as productive as flagship Manila port
Inquirer - 2017-05-08
"But, as the northern and central Luzon countryside develops driven by industrial centers like Subic, Clark, Bataan and Tarlac also continuing to grow, the Subic Bay Freeport is that gateway ready to link its products to global markets. We have the ...

PSL Beach Volleyball: Rondina, Pons go undefeated to win Challenge Cup crown
sports.tv5.com.ph - 2017-05-08
Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons of Petron Sprint 4T essayed a fitting ending to their perfect campaign when they demolished Fiola Ceballos and Patty Orendain of Generika-Ayala A, 21-12, 21-8, to emerge champions of the 2017 Belo Philippine Superliga (PSL ...

Italpinas tapping P500-M BPI loan to bankroll project
BusinessMirror. - 2017-05-07
PROPERTY developer Italpinas Development Corp. said it is tapping bank financing to partially fund the development of its newest project Miramonti in Santo Tomas, Batangas. This will be launched by the third of fourth quarter of the year. Romolo Nati, the ...

Italpinas tapping P500-M BPI loan to bankroll project
BusinessMirror. - 2017-05-07
PROPERTY developer Italpinas Development Corp. said it is tapping bank financing to partially fund the development of its newest project Miramonti in Santo Tomas, Batangas. This will be launched by the third of fourth quarter of the year. Romolo Nati, ...

DOTr won't auction off Clark airport rehab
Rappler - 2017-05-07
It will just prolong the development. That is why we will just do it ... Clark International Airport Corporation (CIAC) was supposed to auction off the first phase of a plan by Aeroports de Paris to increase the gateway's passenger capacity to 8 million ...

MPIC eyes solid waste plant outside Metro Manila
Philstar - 2017-05-07
MANILA, Philippines - Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC), the Manuel V. Pangilinan-led tollroad and infrastructure conglomerate, is planning to build another solid waste management facility outside Metro Manila on top of its proposal to put up one in ...

Rondina-Pons cops beach volley title
Philstar - 2017-05-07
MANILA, Philippines - Cherry Ann Rondina and Bernadeth Pons of Petron Sprint 4T capped a perfect run in the Belo Philippine Superliga (PSL) Beach Volleyball Challenge Cup, beating Fiola Ceballos and Patty Orendain of Generika-Ayala A, 21-12, 21-8 ...

Sale rumors pushing up RCBC share price
Philstar - 2017-05-07
MANILA, Philippines - The share price of Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) has been steadily climbing for three weeks now on speculation the bank may finally be put on the auction block following the demise of its founding chairman, banking taipan and ...

Italpinas tapping P500-M BPI loan to bankroll project
BusinessMirror. - 2017-05-07
PROPERTY developer Italpinas Development Corp. said it is tapping bank financing to partially fund the development of its newest project Miramonti in Santo Tomas, Batangas. This will be launched by the third of fourth quarter of the year. Romolo Nati, the ...

Market likely to move toward 8,000
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-05-07
Heavy losers included cement manufacturer Cemex Holdings Philippines Inc. which retreated 5.3 percent to P6.95, Lopez Holdings Corp. which fell 4.8 percent to P7.32 and Alliance Global Group Inc. which declined 3.7 percent to P14.65.

DOTr set to pursue Clark Airport development
Philstar - 2017-05-07
Under the P187-billion proposal of JG Summit Holdings Inc. and Filinvest Development Corp., meanwhile, the consortium wants to develop the Clark International Airport over a period of 50 years to handle up to 36 million passengers per annum. The government ...

Dutertenomics in spotlight at BusinessWorld Economic Forum
Philstar - 2017-05-07
Magsaysay Inc.; Christian Gonzalez, Asia Pacific head of International Container Terminal Services Inc.; Sapna Sood, president of Holcim Philippines Inc.; John Eric Francia, president and CEO of AC Energy Holdings Inc.; Antonio Moraza, president and COO of ...

Globe to suspend mobile services in Quiapo for 48 hours
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-05-07
Globe Telecom on Sunday said it will temporarily suspend for 48 hours mobile services in the Quiapo district in Manila which was rocked by two bomb explosions late Saturday and neighboring areas effective immediately. In a statement, the company said the ...

Developers urged to both protect environment, spur inclusive growth
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-05-07
Megaworld Corp. was deemed the runaway winner as it bagged nine gongs and special awards, including Best Developer for the second consecutive year. SFM Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles ...

D.O.T. secretary urges developers to back sustainable tourism
BusinessMirror. - 2017-05-07
Robinsons Land Corp. (RLC) picked up the award for Best Retail Development for its Robinsons Galleria Cebu, as well as a Special Recognition in Sustainable Development that it shared with green boutique developer ArthaLand, and an honor for RLC President ...

BBB program gains headway
BusinessMirror. - 2017-05-07
... in the most cost-effective and quickest ways possible," GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corp. President Louie B. Ferrer told the BusinessMirror. Megawide Construction Corp. holds the title with the most number of PPP deals bagged during the course of the ...

Meralco Manila prevails; Kaya Makati holds Ceres to a draw
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-05-07
MERALCO Manila leaned on a balanced attack to thump home side Stallion Laguna, 5-1, and score a historic first victory, while Kaya FC Makati held powerhouse Ceres Negros to a 1-1 stalemate in the season opener of the Philippine Football League last Saturday.

Globe suspends mobile services in Quiapo after blasts
Rappler - 2017-05-07
MANILA, Philippines - Globe Telecom temporarily suspended mobile services for 48 hours in Quiapo and other nearby areas in Manila starting Sunday, May 7, a day after twin explosions rocked the capital. Globe made the announcement in a Facebook post at 7 ...

ATI declares P860-M cash dividend to stockholders
The Daily Tribune - 2017-05-07
Listed port operator Asian Terminals Inc. (ATI) declared a total cash dividend of P860 million, or 43 cents per share. The figure is its highest in 30 years driven by its best operational and financial performance in 2016. This was recently announced ...

Meralco, Semirara ink 10-year power supply
Philstar - 2017-05-07
MANILA, Philippines - Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) has executed a 10-year power supply deal with a unit of Semirara Mining and Power Corp. for its retail electricity business. Meralco said its local retail electricity supplier (RES) signed a power ...

Developers urged to protect environment, spur inclusive growth at same time
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-05-07
Megaworld Corp. was deemed the runaway winner as it bagged nine gongs and special awards, including Best Developer for the second consecutive year. SFM Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles ...

NICANOR REYES EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.
jobstreet.com.ph - 2017-05-07
Nicanor Reyes Educational Foundation, Inc. (FEU Diliman), is one of the schools of the Far Eastern University (FEU) group. It is a non-stock, non-profit educational institution at Sampaguita Avenue, Mapayapa Village, Diliman, Quezon City. It was ...

Cash prizes awarded to 16th Metrobank Math Challenge winners
news.pia.gov.ph - 2017-05-07
CEBU CITY, May 3 (PIA) - Metrobank Foundation gave out more than half a million prizes to winners of the 16th Metrobank Math Challenge National Finals. In the recently held national finals, more than P500,000 were given as prizes to student winners of ...

House for sale in Manila, National Capital Region
www.dotproperty.com.ph - 2017-05-06
4. Very near the University Belt and prestigious schools like San Beda College, CEU, La Consolacion, PUP, Holy Spirit, UE, FEU, San Sebastian, etc. 5. One ride away from Quiapo, Divisoria, Recto,Greenhills, Makati, Ortigas, Tayuman, Espana ...

Preparing for the future
Philstar - 2017-05-06
Despite the presence of agencies such as the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration and the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, many of these "modern-day heroes" still find themselves in distress for one reason or another. The creation of ...

Gains from allied businesses to lower grid charges - NGCP
Philstar - 2017-05-06
Inc., Globe Telecom Inc., Manila Electric Co. (Meralco), Smart Communications Inc. and Visayas Electric Co. (VECO), among others.

ALI raises P7 B bonds
Philstar - 2017-05-06
MANILA, Philippines - Property giant Ayala Land Inc. raised P7 billion via the issuance of fixed rate bonds, beefing up its war chest for continued growth. The company listed the bonds due 2027 on the Philippine Dealing and Exchange Corp. (PDEx), last week.

Raising responsible kids
Philstar - 2017-05-06
I remember Victor Consunji, son of DMCI Holdings chairman and president Isidro Consunji, telling me how his dad asked him to return to the Philippines for his college education ... 4 organized by Travel Innovators Inc. (TII). According to TII vice ...

Melco Crown Q1 revenue up
Philstar - 2017-05-06
MANILA, Philippines - Melco Crown Philippines Resorts Corp., the Philippine subsidiary of Melco Resorts & Entertainment reported that City of Dreams Manila registered net revenues of $157.4 million in the first quarter. This is higher than the $95.4 ...

LGUs vow to ease telco cell site setup
Philstar - 2017-05-06
MANILA, Philippines - Several local government units (LGUs) in the Visayas and Mindanao vowed to make it easier for telecom companies to put up cell sites and other facilities for improved services. Globe Telecom Inc. general counsel Froilan Castelo said ...

Palawan suffers daily rotational blackouts
Rappler - 2017-05-06
"PPGI and Delta P contracts have no penalty clause, while DMCI has in its contract," Paleco spokesperson Vicky Basilio told Rappler. "PPGI contract will be amended by including such clause and the signing will be next week." The electric ...

Dichaves elected MARHO prexy, vows more quality horse races
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-05-06
The 1st MARHO Invitational Race, which was sponsored by the Manila Jockey Club Inc with Php500,000 cash prize, the winning horse was Malaya, also owned by Benjamin Abalos Jr. The first leg gave the winning breeder a trophy plus P20,000 and P10,000 plus ...