Wanted robber fall for swindling
Philstar - 2017-04-29
Police Chief Inspector Roderick Gonzalez, Chief of Consolacion police, said that Clifford Tamayo, 19, and his cohorts allegedly introduced themselves as installers of Globe Telecom to Meghan Pialago, a resident of Barangay Tugbongan, Consolacion who ...

Cirtek eyes over $100-M revenues
Philstar - 2017-04-29
MANILA, Philippines - Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corp., a Laguna-based technology company expects revenues to reach more than $100 million in 2017, 35 percent higher than the previous year. To boost revenues, Cirtek said it is beefing up its international ...

Difficult situation
Philstar - 2017-04-29
According to Globe Telecom chief technology and information officer Gil Genio, they should not complain if they prevent telecommunications companies from setting cell sites or smaller outdoor distributed antenna systems (ODAs). The range of a typical ...

PLDT warns firms vs cyber threats
Philstar - 2017-04-29
MANILA, Philippines - A unit of PLDT Inc. is urging local companies to go beyond the use of security software and hardware in addressing cyber threats. With the rise of the Internet of Things or use of internet-connected devices that have the capacity to ...

CTRP 'cornerstone' of infra buildup funding
Philippine Information Agency - 2017-04-29
Among them were Jaime Zobel de Ayala of the Ayala Group, Tessie Sy Coson of SM Investments Corp., Danel and Sandro Aboitiz of Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Edgar Injap Sia II of Double Dragon Properties Corp.; Kevin Tan of Megaworld Corp.; and Michael Tan of ...

Korean tour body lures more corporate Pinoys as tourists
BusinessMirror. - 2017-04-29
Asia United Bank First Vice President Leonides Intalan, Jeju Air Philippines GSA General Manager Robert Choi, Cheongshim Peace World Center CEO Kim Hee-su and Korean Air Regional Director Kim Seung-wook. THE Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) in Manila ...

CTRP 'cornerstone' of infra buildup funding
news.pia.gov.ph - 2017-04-29
Secondly, we will utilize ODA (official development assistance ... Among them were Jaime Zobel de Ayala of the Ayala Group, Tessie Sy Coson of SM Investments Corp., Danel and Sandro Aboitiz of Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Edgar Injap Sia II of Double Dragon ...

The Art Of Imposing One's Will, According To Volleyball Star Mika Reyes
fhm.com.ph - 2017-04-29
Mikaaaa Reeeyeeees!" We have followed her from the UAAP to Philippine SuperLiga (PSL), the semi-pro league where she now plays for the Petron Blaze Spikers. IMAGE Winston Baltasar Her no-nonsense approach to defense and offense is what powers her game.

7-Eleven to open 412 new stores this year, allots P4 billion for nationwide expansion
The Daily Tribune - 2017-04-29
Aiming to tap more business growth prospects in various regional markets in the country, world-renowned convenience store chain giant 7-Eleven announces its aggressive expansion campaign with the opening of 412 new stores across the country this year.

Asian Terminals allots P4.6B this year for Manila, Batangas ports upgrades
Inquirer - 2017-04-29
Following a record year, Asian Terminals Inc. (ATI) is spending more to expand and improve its Manila and Batangas port projects. ATI, led by STI College chain of schools owner Eusebio Tanco, said it would spend at least P4.6 billion in capital expenses ...

Okada Manila readies expansion
Philstar - 2017-04-29
Some market insiders are speculating the move of Chemical Industries of the Philippines, the principal shareholder of LMG Chemicals Corp. to sell 65.92 percent of its shareholdings in LMG may be a backdoor entry for Okada. Okada Manila, which commenced ...

Globe to intensify LTE deployment
Visayan Daily Star - 2017-04-29
MANILA-- Globe Telecom has further increased its mobile Internet speed as it ramps up its deployment of long-term evolution services across the country. Globe has registered the highest in terms of LTE availability with speeds of 7.42 Mbps compared to the ...

PHL set to push agenda on MSMEs
Visayan Daily Star - 2017-04-29
Habito, a Professor of Economics in the Ateneo de Manila University, said the Philippines may push such agenda with the aim to have small businesses make up a bigger percentage of the region's total jobs and output. MSMEs currently comprise 95 to 99 ...

Bonanza Creek Energy (BCEI) Completes Prepackaged restructuring and emerged from Chapter 11
StreetInsider - 2017-04-29
He has over 25 years of experience in global capital markets and finance with investment ... Mr. Keglevic has been at Energy Future Holdings Corp. since 2008, serving as Chief Executive Officer of TCEH since October 2016, Chief Restructuring Officer ...

A heartfelt union
Philstar - 2017-04-28
Notable and distinguished guests including Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua, executive secretary Salvador Medialdea, Alliance Global Group Inc. chairman and CEO Dr. Andrew Tan, Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada and RichPrime Global Inc. president and CEO Myrna ...

Developer launches biggest project in Cebu
Philstar - 2017-04-28
It is also developing a 17.5-hectare mixed-use project in Mandaue City the Gatewalk Central with Ayala Land. He added the property firm also has a 400-hectare landbank in Liloan town, Cebu. Since then, Aboitiz Land has developed more than 612 hectares of ...

Hemingway and Dean redux
Philstar - 2017-04-28
LODESTAR By Danton Remoto (The Philippine Star) | Updated April 29, 2017 - 12:00am When I was growing up in the 1980s it was the drag race: young men, boys really, stepping on the gas, hurtling their glossy cars into the darkness. It would be on Ortigas ...

Maynilad starts up P435-M reservoir
Philstar - 2017-04-28
MANILA, Philippines - West Zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services Inc. has began operations of a P435-million ... The Pangilinan-led water company is spending P13.2 billion for its water and wastewater infrastructure projects this year.

Filinvest allots P40b for bank, property spending
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-04-28
Yap said the group allotted P20 billion in capital expenditures for property unit Filinvest Land Inc. and P10 billion for the hotel and property group under Filinvest Alabang Inc. Filinvest Development allotted P12 billion for banking unit East West ...

ATI earmarking P4.6b for expansion of ports
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-04-28
Asian Terminals Inc. earmarked P4.6 billon for capital expenditures this year to fund the expansion of ports in Batangas and Manila. ATI said it would expand Batangas Container Terminal by extending its crane rails and container yard. The company expects ...

First Gen is ready for LNG terminal
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-04-28
First Gen Corp. said it has been developing a liquefied natural gas terminal for the past five years to ensure its 2,000-megawatt operating gas plants will have LNG to replace Malampaya gas when it runs out. The company said the development would pave the ...

First Gen is ready for LNG terminal
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-04-28
First Gen Corp. said it has been developing a liquefied natural gas terminal for the past five years to ensure its 2,000-megawatt operating gas plants will have LNG to replace Malampaya gas when it runs out. The company said the development would pave the ...

Figba semis on
Philstar - 2017-04-28
Other backers are Excellence Poultry and Livestock Specialists, LDI, Hagibis, Salto, Vitarich Titan, Vio-Plus, Pit Fighter and Mad Science Details: visit www.figba.org or contact the FIGBA secretariat: (02) 634-2807; 0947 TYFIGBA (0947 8934422).

Globe scores highest in LTE availability
Philstar - 2017-04-28
MANILA, Philippines - Globe Telecom Inc. scored the highest in terms of Long Term Evolution (LTE) availability in the country, the telco said. "Our strategy to immediately use the dormant LTE spectrum from SMC is paying off. Now more Globe customers ...

Honoring Andrea and other teachers
Inquirer Opinion - 2017-04-28
Armin Luistro FSC and Chito SobrepeƱa of the Metrobank Foundation thought of in 2008 together ... as well as of all major news organizations (including, of course, the Philippine Daily Inquirer), telecommunications companies, corporate foundations ...

STI, Jollibee school to make agri relevant again
Inquirer - 2017-04-28
STI Education Services Group Inc. (STI ESG) broke ground on April 21 for the ... STI said in a recent disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange. Designed to accommodate 5,400 senior high school and college students next school year, the academic center ...

Asian Terminals allots P4.6B this year for Manila, Batangas ports upgrades
Inquirer - 2017-04-28
Following a record year, Asian Terminals Inc. (ATI) is spending more to expand and improve its Manila and Batangas port projects. ATI, led by STI College chain of schools owner Eusebio Tanco, said it would spend at least P4.6 billion in capital expenses ...

10 years later, search for Jonas Burgos continues
Rappler - 2017-04-28
It's the 10th year since the abduction of Burgos from the Ever Gotesco mall in the same city by alleged military intelligence agents, one of whom was positively identified by a witness. "It has been 10 years and Jonas Burgos is still missing. Though ...

Kotak Mahindra to buy out Old Mutual's stake in insurance JV
Domain-b - 2017-04-28
These include Japan's Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd and Nippon Life, Canada's Sun Life Financial Inc, British insurers Bupa Plc and Aviva Plc and French firm AXA. However, there have been a few cases of local companies buying out their overseas ...

Filinvest allots P40b for bank, property spending
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-04-28
Yap said the group allotted P20 billion in capital expenditures for property unit Filinvest Land Inc. and P10 billion for the hotel and property group under Filinvest Alabang Inc. Filinvest Development allotted P12 billion for banking unit East West ...

Road to MARHO Breeders Cup Classic, Invitational Race slated
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-04-28
This race, sponsored by the Manila Jockey Club Inc., will give away P500,000 cash prize to be distributed among the winning horse owner, trainer and jockey. There will also be a trophy plus P20,000 to the winning breeder and trophy plus P10,000 to the ...

SMC, PNCC eye P700-B tollroad linking Quezon, Bicol, Samar
beta.philstar.com - 2017-04-28
MANILA, Philippines - San Miguel Corp. (SMC) and state-run Philippine National Construction Corp. (PNCC) are looking to build a P700-billion tollroad that would connect Quezon, Bicol and Samar. PNCC president and chief executive officer Mario Espinosa told ...

The quest for more stable and cheaper electricity in the ASEAN
BusinessWorld Online - 2017-04-28
Francia, president & CEO of Ayala Corp. (AC) Energy Holdings, Inc.; Antonio R. Moraza, president & COO of Aboitiz Power Corporation; Josephine Gotianun Yap, president of Filinvest Development Corp., and DoE Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi. Yap and Cusi are still ...

Two NPA rebels surrender in Bukidnon
news.pia.gov.ph - 2017-04-28
Col. Antonio I. Bautista Jr, 8thIB commander ... "I am calling other members of the communist group to cooperate with the government because while we are mandated to go after armed groups, we never get tired of helping those who saw a brighter path ...

Long weekend food trip: New flavors to try
Philstar - 2017-04-28
Also lined up until the end of this month are Coco Fest and Flame by Megaworld Corporation. Coco Fest is being held at Newport Mall, Resorts World Manila wherein participating tenants offer coconut infused dishes, desserts and refreshments. Flame ...

The art of the soft sell
Philstar - 2017-04-28
The top eight finalists hailed from all over the country, but it was Team Maxim from the University of the Philippines-Visayas that will move on to the Asia-Pacific Regional Finals on May 5. Brand-off: Students from schools like San Beda College - Mendiola ...

Timeline: Tracking the Torre De Manila case
Philstar - 2017-04-28
MANILA, Philippines -- Voting 9-6 on Tuesday, the Supreme Court allowed construction of the Torre de Manila ... raised awareness of the building's effect on the view of the Rizal monument. The construction of the building began under the administration ...

Robredo, Arroyo to join Asean business forum Friday
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-04-28
The prosperity meeting will be attendes by state leaders, public sector representatives, business leaders and various enablers in the name of micro, small, and medium entrepreneurs ... Chairman of CIMB Asean Research Institute; CEO and Managing Director ...

Robredo, Arroyo to join Asean business forum Friday
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-04-28
Pangilinan of the MVP Group of Companies; and Vice Chairperson Teresita Sy-Coson of SM Investments Corporation and the Chairperson of BDO Unibank.

HIGHLIGHTS: ASEAN Prosperity For All Summit
Rappler - 2017-04-28
3. GEORGE BARCELON, President, Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industries/ ASEAN Business Advisory Council (Philippines) 4. DOUGLAS FOO, Founder and Chairman, Sakae Holdings Ltd / President, Singapore Manufacturing Federation/ ASEAN Business Advisory ...

Eye docs gather at Silliman U
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-04-27
They include Dr. Sandra Stein Block, a public health diplomate of the American Academy of Optometry, and a pediatric optometrist from Illinois College of Optometry; Dr. Patrick Santiago, a retina specialist from FEU Department of Ophthalmology; Dr ...

India to invest Rs 50,000 crore to revive four mothballed fertilizer plants
Economic Times - 2017-04-27
NEW DELHI: India will invest Rs 50,000 crore to revive four mothballed fertilizer plants and extend a gas-pipeline grid to its eastern half, helping obviate the need to import urea and build the energy backbone of a mineral-rich area that trails the ...

AFP pressed: Produce Jonas Burgos
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-04-27
We have no choice but to continue to hope." Burgos, a son of press freedom icon Jose Burgos, was snatched at Ever Gotesco mall in Quezon City on April 28, 2007. He was 37 at the time. In 2011, a CHR investigation identified one of his abductors as Army ...

EDC borrows P5 B from Security Bank
Philstar - 2017-04-27
Previously, EDC has also signed a 15-year, P3.5-billion loan deal with Union Bank of the Philippines for the same purpose. This follows the tender offer for $100 million of $300 million 6.5-percent notes due 2022, which are listed on the Singapore Exchange ...

SMC, PNCC eye P700-B tollroad linking Quezon, Bicol, Samar
Philstar - 2017-04-27
MANILA, Philippines - San Miguel Corp. (SMC) and state-run Philippine National Construction Corp. (PNCC) are looking to build a P700-billion tollroad that would connect Quezon ... Pangasinan-La Union Expressway, Southern Tagalog Arterial Road or ...

Calle Bistro: Lifestyle strip at Ever Commonwealth unveiled
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-04-27
Everscapes, a subsidiary group of Ever Gotesco Group of Companies, is coming up with yet another exciting project--Calle Bistro, the latest lifestyle strip in the area that aims to provide ideal and distinct dining options poised to cater family and ...

Biz Buzz: Hottest industry
Inquirer - 2017-04-27
The Fund Management Certificate Program (FMCP) is a partnership among FMAP, the Ateneo Graduate School Center for Continuing Education ... knowledge and skills to be on par with local and global best practices," Fausto said. Fausto said FMAP thought ...

PH presses for sea code
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-04-27
De La Salle University Political Science Professor Richard Heydarian also said Manila should leverage on its Asean chairmanship by doing "some revisions to the statement." "I am more than certain that we can find a goldilocks compromise, whereby we ...

Michelin-Star Dimsum Restaurant at SM Seaside City
Philstar - 2017-04-27
Garcia, senior vice-president Steven T. Tan and SM Prime Holdings vice-president Marissa Fernan. "We are happy to be here in Cebu and add to the vibrant dining scene of the city. What we offer is a brand with the best value for money, for those looking ...

EDC to borrow P5 billion from Security Bank
BusinessMirror. - 2017-04-27
Earlier, EDC executed a 15-year amortizing loan with Union Bank of the Philippines for a total amount of up to P3.5 billion to also refinance its existing debt. EDC also earlier launched a tender offer for $100 million of $300-million, 6.5-percent notes ...