E-cigaretteregulation needed
Philstar - 2017-04-22
Among the local users of these two communications systems are LRT Lines 1 and 2, the Presidential Security Group and Meralco. MRT 3 has also reportedly decided to buy a TETRA system while Meralco has equipped its field personnel with a TETRA system because ...

Koronadal seeks Guinness motorcycle record
Philstar - 2017-04-22
With the support of Kawasaki, Petron, BMW, Ducati, Suzuki, KTM, and Department of Tourism, Miguel expects 5,000 motorcycle enthusiasts to converge in the city to enjoy the first class hospitality not only of Koronadal but the nearby towns like Banga ...

First container RORO barge terminal in PH launched in Tanza, Cavite
Philippine Information Agency - 2017-04-22
PATENA-PNA) The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) directly serves the Presidency and the Executive Branch on the national, regional and provincial levels through its sixteen (16) regional offices and seventy one (71) provincial information centers.

DENR verdict on mines suspension out soon
Philstar - 2017-04-22
Among the big MPSAs that were earlier ordered revoked include those of Pangilinan-led Philex Mining Corp. subsidiary Silangan Mindanao Mining Co. Inc., and its other MPSAs in Surigao, Zamboanga, and Negros, as well as TVI Resources Development Phils.

Rockwell sets aside P3 B for 2017 capex
Philstar - 2017-04-22
MANILA, Philippines - Rockwell Land Corp. will use P3 billion worth of its retained earnings for capital expenditures this year. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange Friday, Rockwell said its board of directors approved the appropriation of P3 ...

Two exhilarating nights with EXO
Philstar - 2017-04-22
These shows were made possible by SM Entertainment, Dream Maker Entertainment, PLDT Home Fibr and PULP Live World, with official residence at EDSA Shangri-La, Manila.

Cement makers jostle for bigger market share
BusinessMirror. - 2017-04-22
The rest of the assets were taken by the Aboitiz-led joint venture with Dutch firm Cement Roadstone Holdings Inc., now known as Republic Cement and Building Materials Inc. Lafarge Republic then voluntarily delisted from the PSE. The shake-up in the country ...

Thriving online gaming market surpassing BPO industry office requirements
BusinessMirror - 2017-04-22
Online gaming firms started to make their presence felt in the office market during the Ramos administration when some locators in the Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (Ceza) took space outside, such as in the RCBC Building, PBCom Tower, GT Tower and The ...

The way of the heart
Inquirer Opinion - 2017-04-22
May the power of the Risen Lord help us to let go of the baggage ... Rebisco Biscuit Corp., and Semirara Mining Corp. Jesus is alive, and He tells you today: "I heard your prayers; trust in My timing." Lord, thank You for the gift of eternal life ...

Trans Asia Petroleum Corp (TAPET)
investing.com - 2017-04-22
Get an in-depth profile of Trans Asia Petroleum Corp, including a general overview of the company's business and key management, as well as employee data and location and contact information. Trans-Asia Petroleum Corporation (TA Petroleum) is a Philippines ...

MJC Investments Corp (MJIC)
investing.com - 2017-04-22
Get instant access to a free live streaming chart for the MJC Investments Corp stock. You have the option to change the appearance of the charts by varying the time scale, chart type, zooming in to different sections and adding new studies or indicators ...

Sandiganbayan junks Danding Cojuangco's motion to dismiss coco levy cases
Philstar - 2017-04-22
The Supreme Court in several rulings said Marcos and his alleged cronies, including Cojuangco instead used the funds for personal profit particularly in the purchase of United Coconut Planters Bank (UCPB) and a majority stake in San Miguel Corporation (SMC).

PHL stocks end higher after US markets rally
BusinessWorld Online - 2017-04-22
A total of 107 companies advanced, whereas 89 declined and 44 were unchanged. Besides BDO, other active trades were JG Summit Holdings, Inc. and Ayala Land, Inc. "[N]ext week markets may take their cues from the arrival of the ASEAN delegates," Mr ...

How Antique prepared for Palarong Pambansa 2017
Rappler - 2017-04-22
(READ: Duterte to attend Palarong Pambansa 2017 opening) This was made possible through the the rubberized oval track that was turned over by DMCI corporation to the provincial government of Antique, according to Antique Palarong Pambansa Organizing ...

Sta Lucia earnings rise 8% in 2016
Philstar - 2017-04-22
MANILA, Philippines - Property developer Sta. Lucia Land Inc. (SLI) reported a net income of P730 million last year, up eight percent on higher real estate sales. In a financial report to the Philippine Stock Exchange, SLI said gross revenues increased by ...

China to probe alleged harassment of Filipino fishermen
Philstar - 2017-04-22
BEIJING (Philippines News Agency) - China will also look into reports that Filipino fishermen have been driven away allegedly by the Chinese Coast Guard from Union Bank in the South China Sea, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said Friday.

Want to own a town? Tiny Oregon community for sale for $3.5M
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-04-22
The listing represents a melancholy crossroads for Tiller, a once-bustling logging outpost that sprang up after the turn of the last century deep in what is now ... One longtime resident began buying up properties. When he died three years ago, the family ...

Tech-driven solutions for mining
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-04-22
Standing, from left: Ma. Lynn Talingdan, PCIEERD; Ninalisa H. Escorial, Lawyer Lysander Castillo, PBEST secretary general; Adrian Ramos, Atlas Consolidated Mining president and COMP board member; and Clarence Pimentel, CTP Construction CEO and COMP board ...

Infusing social justiceinto the mining industry
Philstar - 2017-04-22
and another firm that has been temporarily shut down but maintained for 15 years - the Manila Mining Corp., partly owned by Lepanto Mines. . Based on that audit, Lopez had ordered the cancellation of the contracts/permits of 23 operating mines ...

Chinese investors eye Ayala as partner
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-04-21
Conglomerate Ayala Corp. said it has been approached by some Chinese investors for possible partnerships in real estate and infrastructure after relationship between the Philippines and China improved. "We are always assessing and looking. We do have a ...

PSUCMI & Ikebana Exhibit
Philstar - 2017-04-21
Last March 17, the Ikebana International Cebu Chapter had its exhibit at SM City Cebu Northwing with Consul Shigeki Fumuhata, Evangeline Cheng, President of Ikebana International Manila Chapter and Marissa Fernan, VP-SM Prime Holdings, Inc. as guests of honor.

Firm gets nod for IPO
Philstar - 2017-04-21
CLI's listing on the Philippine Stock Exchange is set on May 19 and its final IPO pricing ... only second to property giant Ayala Land. Earlier, Wilcon Depot Inc. had the first IPO this year, raising as much as P7.03 billion. Capital raised at the PSE ...

Saso, Kim post easy Philippines Junior repeats
Philstar - 2017-04-21
The event, part of the PLDT Group National Amateur Golf Tour and sponsored by the MVP Sports Foundation and conducted by the National Golf Association of the Philippines, served as third and final leg of the NGAP SEAG national team qualifier. The two ...

DOT still confident of meeting 8 million arrivals target despite Bohol cancellations
BusinessMirror. - 2017-04-21
Also, he said, Philippine Airlines will be bringing in media and tour operators from Nagoya for a familiarization trip to Cebu and Bohol this July. He noted that the senior officials meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations also pushed through ...

PSEi follows Asian pack looking to gain on US stimulus
Inquirer - 2017-04-21
US stocks finished higher on Thursday as strong economic data and corporate earnings lifted the main benchmarks," added Luis Gerardo Limlingan, managing director at Regina Capital Development ... SM Prime, Megaworld, Metro Pacific and Ayala Corp ...

Ayala to tap Zalora e-platform
Philstar - 2017-04-21
Integrated Microelectronics Inc., Globe Telecoms and Ayala Land are all investing heavily toward digitization. Other conglomerates are already investing in the logistics and e-commerce sector as a strategy for growth. Logistics is considered less regulated ...

Stocks end higher on heavy trades
Philstar - 2017-04-21
Total value turnover reached a whopping P32.09 billion because of the GT Capital and Metrobank transaction. GT Capital, the conglomerate of George Ty, purchased yesterday 306 million secondary shares of Metrobank from various Ty family companies in ...

Firms line up for Sta Mesa-MOA toll project
Philstar - 2017-04-21
MANILA, Philippines - Other conglomerates have expressed interest in joining the team of Ayala Corp. and SM Investments Corp. in building ... The project involves the development of an 8.6-kilometer elevated tollroad from Sta. Mesa in Manila (linking ...

Chinese investors eye Ayala as partner
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-04-21
Almendras also said several companies have expressed interest in joining Ayala Corp. and SM Investments in the project ... road to congested Edsa and improve access to the Manila Bay development areas, the Makati central business district and the ...

Globe signs P8-b loan deal with BDO
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-04-21
Globe Telecom Inc. said on Friday it borrowed money anew from a local bank to finance part of its capital expenditures this year. The company, controlled by conglomerate Ayala Corp., said it signed a 10-year, P8 billion term loan facility with BDO Unibank ...

Stocks gain; DMCI advances
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-04-21
JG Summit Holdings Inc. of industrialist John Gokongwei rose 1.3 percent to P83.05, while Globe Telecom Inc., the second-biggest telecommunications firm, gained 1.2 percent to P2,020. GT Capital earlier raised its stake in unit Metrobank to 36.092 percent ...

FLI to boost leasing business, allots P50b
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-04-21
Filinvest Land Inc., the property unit of the Gotianun family, plans to spend as much as P50 billion over the next five years to build leasing projects that will boost recurring income. Filinvest Land president Josephine Gotianun-Yap said in an interview ...

Business Growth Awards 2017 Winners and Finalists
vbjusa.com - 2017-04-21
"People like doing business with a company based ... for various Department of Defense organizations, the Department of Veterans Affairs, the National Parks Service, the Transportation Security Administration and the Food and Drug Administration.

PH stocks lure Japanese retail investors
Inquirer - 2017-04-21
They also visited the offices of conglomerate San Miguel Corp. and homegrown fast-food giant Jollibee Foods Corp. They were also scheduled to go to the integrated gaming resorts at Pagcor City. Ogura and her peers in the tour group are investors in the ...

Guests experience luxury at Westin Manila showroom
Philstar - 2017-04-21
MANILA, Philippines -- Robinsons Land Corporation (RLC), through its premier residential brand Robinsons Luxuria, has partnered with new combined company of Starwood Hotels & Resorts and Marriott International to bring in to the country the first Westin ...

Devanadera also uses 'delay' doctrine to drop P6B graft case
Rappler - 2017-04-21
The charges stem from a debt agreement struck by Philippine National Construction Corporation (PNCC) and British lending firm Radstock, which had the go-signal from Devanadera, acting in her capacity as government corporate counsel at the time. Devanadera ...

BDO earnings grow 6% in Q1
Philstar - 2017-04-21
MANILA, Philippines - BDO Unibank Inc. reported a six percent rise in its net income for the first quarter, mainly driven by higher net interest income and customer loans. In a briefing Thursday, BDO president Nestor Tan said earnings grew to P5.8 billion ...

ICTSI cleared to put up $30-M Cavite terminal
Philstar - 2017-04-21
MANILA, Philippines - International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) has secured government approval for its proposal to build a $30- million common-user barge and Roll-on/Roll-off terminal in Cavite. ICTSI chairman and president Enrique Razon told ...

Mines firm hits out at ABS-CBN
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-04-21
The 311 include the 28 mines shuttered or suspended by the Environment department. Alvarez made the statement even as Manila Mining Corp. urged ABS-CBN and ANC to clarify what it said was a "misleading news report" about the company. In a disclosure to ...

Asia United Bank selects Global 360 to improve loan processing systems
enterpriseinnovation.net - 2017-04-21
For many chemical companies, batch analysis often fails to provide the ability to visualise data in flexible formats and to incorporate characteristic data to identify and correct the root causes of operational problems. Manufacturing execution systems ...

Smart tops LTE speed in Philippines
Philstar - 2017-04-20
Smart recorded an average LTE download speed of 10.91 Mbps at the country level from December last year to February this year, while rival Globe Telecom Inc. had an average download speed of 7.31 Mbps. In Metro Manila, Smart had an average LTE download ...

Mines firm hits out at ABS-CBN
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-04-20
The 311 include the 28 mines shuttered or suspended by the Environment department. Alvarez made the statement even as Manila Mining Corp. urged ABS-CBN and ANC to clarify what it said was a "misleading news report" about the company. In a disclosure to ...

Luxury living at Botanika Nature Residences
Philstar - 2017-04-20
"Botanika is a condo complex that is laid out in a big garden, where greens are integrated in the whole development," said Catherine Ilagan, Filinvest executive vice president. "But more than the literal greeneries, its core design is what really ...

ALI launching P117-B projects
Philstar - 2017-04-20
MANILA, Philippines - Ayala Land Inc. (ALI), the property and mall developer of the Ayala Group, is launching P117 billion worth of projects this year including three sprawling mixed-used estates, officials said in a briefing Wednesday. This is higher than ...

PSE-PDS union triggers rethinking of securities trading platform
Inquirer - 2017-04-20
Retired banker Victor ValdepeƱas--a longtime president of Union Bank of the Philippines and one of the few bank presidents who openly criticized GS trading under PDEx--welcomed the possibility that the GS trading system could revert to the old system.

Biz Buzz: Lawsuit-laden Indon tries brokering Du30-Jokowi biz deal
Inquirer - 2017-04-20
Several existing shareholders and directors of publicly listed COL Financial Group Inc. have agreed to sell a 14.9-percent stake in the online stock brokerage to Daiwa Securities Group Inc. The transaction prompted COL to seek a trading suspension yesterday.

Philippine minister wants to work with Maoist rebels in mine rehab
Daily News and Analysis - 2017-04-20
So, in what capacity could we work with the NPAs? I don't know," Dante Bravo, president of Global Ferronickel Holdings Inc, told Reuters. Global Ferronickel is the Philippines' No. 2 nickel ore producer. The Philippine Army did not immediately respond to a ...

Philippine minister wants to work with Maoist rebels in mine rehab
Daily News and Analysis - 2017-04-20
So, in what capacity could we work with the NPAs? I don't know," Dante Bravo, president of Global Ferronickel Holdings Inc , told Reuters. Global Ferronickel is the Philippines' No. 2 nickel ore producer. The Philippine Army did not immediately respond to ...

Apollo Global Capital Inc (APL)
investing.com - 2017-04-20
Apollo Global Capital, Inc., formerly Yehey! Corporation, is a Philippines-based digital marketing company. The Company is engaged in the business of Internet online related products relating to database research engine, such as conceptualizing ...

Korean rallies, edges Del Rosario in playoff
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-04-20
In contrast, Del Rosario atoned for her earlier miscues with a clutch birdie before the duo parred the last two to set up the sudden death in the P1 million event organized by Pilipinas Golf Tournaments, Inc. and backed by Custom Clubmakers, BDO ...