PAL long-haul jets help shrink globe - 2 months ago
I am typing this "Postscript" some 40,000 feet above Russia as our Philippine Airlines flight wings its silken way across the polar route on a 16.5-hour non-stop flight from New York to Manila. We took off from JFK international airport 2:50 a.m. Saturday.

Another big-time oil price rollback bared - 2 months ago
This is to provide motorists with cheaper fuels for the long weekend. Meanwhile, Unioil Philippines said its fuel prices would be rolled back by P2.20 to P2.40 per liter for diesel and by P1.90 to P2 per liter for gasoline next week. Other oil firms have ...

Too much or too little for Cebu? - 2 months ago
Ng and Lucio Co, owner of supermarket chain Puregold Price Club, are two of the majority owners of CSHCTC. The 25-hectare private and commercial port consists of four ships to shore gantry crane ...

International Students Day highlights diversity, unity
Sun Star - 2 months ago
SOUTHWESTERN University PHINMA, a global university with students from 37 countries across five continents, spearheaded the celebration of the 2018 International Students Day in Cebu on Nov. 23. International student-mentors from SWU PHINMA shared their ...

Vivant Foundation launches scholarship for STEM
Sun Star - 2 months ago
AFTER supporting the Department of Education (DepEd) 7. Science and Technology Fair (RSTF) for two years in a row, Vivant Foundation Inc. strengthened its commitment to improve Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (Stem) education in public ...

CDU stuns UC in beach volley
Sun Star - 2 months ago
The other new team this year is the Cebu Institute of Technology-University (CIT-U), while the USC returns after a three-year hiatus. They join UC, University of Southern Philippines-Foundation, University of San Jose-Recoletos and defending champion ...

Context of Talaingod incident | The decades-old struggle of Lumad in Pantaron Mountain Range for ancestral land, right to self-determination
Bulatlat - 2 months ago
The group was formed on Nov. 30, 1994, uniting 83 Manobo tribes of Talaingod to defend the ancestral domain against encroachment of the logging company Alcantara and Sons (Alsons). (Click here to read more) Leaving their mountain communities entail a range ...

LOOK: Czech glassblowers keep Christmas tradition alive
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2 months ago
Fewer than two dozen glass workers working from their homes keep alive the tradition, which dates to the mid-19th century in the village of Ponikla. The beads are all blown and painted by hand ...

Aboitiz Group chairman Jon Aboitiz passes away at 70
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
His passing is certainly a great loss, not only for the Aboitiz Group, but for Philippine business as well," said Erramon I. Aboitiz, AEV President and CEO. Jon began his career with the Aboitiz ...

Jon Aboitiz, industry titan, storyteller, dies at 70
Inquirer - 2 months ago
AEV, the listed conglomerate with assets that span power, banking ... He became President of Aboitiz Shipping Corp. in 1976, and was President and CEO of AEV from 1994 to 2008 and President ...

Jon Ramon Aboitiz dies at 70
Rappler - 2 months ago
He also served as a non-executive director at Union Bank, and held positions in 2GO Group, Pilmico Foods, International Container Terminal Service, Subic Enerzone Corporation, and Bloomberry Resorts. Jon and brother Mikel were ranked as the 33rd on Forbes ...

Q&A with Jon Ramon Aboitiz: 'Never fall in love with your business'
Rappler - 2 months ago
We had domestic logistics because otherwise, it was a total transport company when Aboitiz shipping and WGMA bought out Gothong ... The focused strategy said that it would focus on 4 businesses: power, finance, food, and at that time, even transport.

Bacolod beams with pride
Inquirer - 2 months ago
A joint project of the local city government and property giant Megaworld Corp., the Bacolod Welcome Marker does not only showcase the colorful revelry of its famed Masskara Festival, but also ...

Makati remains most coveted prime address in the Metro
Inquirer - 2 months ago
SMDC and Federal Land--the real estate companies of two of the most respected business families in the Philippines--joined together to bring in the first Foster + Partners project in the country ...

Ideal cooking solutions for the festive holidays
Inquirer - 2 months ago
What better way to prepare your Noche Buena festivities than in a well-functioning kitchen with top-of-the-line stoves and cooking ranges with classic and sleek designs that will easily go well ...

MGen shifts focus to hiking renewable energy capacity - 2 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- The power generating arm of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) will focus on developing its renewable energy (RE) capacity of 1,500 megawatts (MW) in the next three to five years as it looks to disrupt its own legacy distribution ...

Bagosphere, The Spark Project win grants at Singtel Group Future Makers 2018
Journal - 2 months ago
The program is run by Singtel of Singapore, Optus of Australia and regional associates Globe Telecom (Philippines), AIS (Thailand) and Telkomsel (Indonesia) and is open to passionate individuals and social ventures who believe that technological ...

COOK Magazine marks 18th Year with a Slumber Ball
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
A million thanks to the following for supporting our 18th anniversary and eighth Holiday Bash: Apo View Hotel, Bank of the Philippine Islands, Bluewater Resorts, Boracay Tropics, Bosch Appliances ...

Aboitiz bigwig passes on - 2 months ago
Aboitiz also held several positions in public listed companies including vice chairman of Aboitiz Power Corp. and Union Bank of the Philippines; director of Bloomberry Resorts Corp. and ...

Globe bags two major recognitions at The Asset Corporate Awards - 2 months ago
GLOBE Telecom bagged two major recognitions from Hong Kong-based The Asset Corporate Awards, acknowledging its exceptional work in environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) initiatives.

AEV chairman Jon Ramon Aboitiz passes away
BusinessWorld - 2 months ago
after which he joined the family business through Aboitiz Shipping Corp. The Aboitiz group has since diversified its core businesses to power generation, distribution and retail electricity supply, financial services, food manufacturing, real estate ...

Aboitiz Equity Ventures chair Jon Ramon Aboitiz passes away
CNN Philippines - 2 months ago
Aboitiz, AEV President and CEO. The AEV conglomerate has the following units: AboitizPower, AboitizLand, UnionBank, Pilmico Foods Corporation, Republic Cement Group, among others. CNN ...

DMCI Homes on track to meet P40 billion sales target - 2 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- DMCI Homes, the quadriple A developer of the Consunji Group, expects to beat its P40 billion adjusted sales target for the year, driven by strong demand for its various projects in the first nine months. In a disclosure to the ...

Defying the odds
Inquirer - 2 months ago
Elena Construction and Development Corp. is a major general contractor specializing ... I imagine once regarding SM North EDSA as the biggest mall and now we have the Mall of Asia (MOA) Complex.

Deutsche Bank headquarters raided in Panama Papers probe
CNN Philippines - 2 months ago
Frankfurt prosecutors said that a subsidiary of Deutsche Bank in the British Virgin Islands had served more than 900 customers, doing EUR311 million ($353 million) worth of business in 2016 alone.

Alviera brings a bold new vision to Pampanga
Sun Star - 2 months ago
Eco-industrial ... Asia's first roller-coaster zipline, Giant Swing and obstacle courses. The complex recently added two new attractions with Splash Tub, a water-based inflatable playground, and City Kart Racing, the largest karting complex in the Philippines.

Sytin; 51: Subic Hotel attack kills tycoon in the making
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2 months ago
Sytin was the founder and CEO of United Auctioneers Inc., a Subic-based company that auctions off trucks and heavy equipment. An alumnus of the University of the Philippines (UP), Sytin was a ...

BPI president: Better year ahead
Inquirer - 2 months ago
The chief of local banking giant Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) expects 2019 to be a better year for the domestic economy and the banking system, given the softening global oil prices and ...

Socioeconomic rights in Bill of Rights?
Inquirer Opinion - 2 months ago
The Bill of Rights has been traditionally a body of civil and political rights (e.g., freedom of speech ... (Social Justice and Human Rights), Article XIV (Education, Science and Technology, Arts, Culture and Sports Education), and Article XV (Family ...

Jolliville sets 10-year water infra buildup plan for Calapan
Inquirer - 2 months ago
Business group Jolliville Holdings Corp. (JOH) has kicked off a P400-million water infrastructure buildup program in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro, with the inauguration of a new water reservoir.

Huge volume not enough to lift PSEi on last Nov trading day
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi ... Lu, head of marketing and business development, of Papa Securities Inc. Total volume of trade reached P20.08 billion on 1.32 billion ...

SM unveils business continuity program facility for partners
BusinessWorld - 2 months ago
Through the National Resilience Council, the private sector led by Mr. Sy has partnered with the national government to enhance the capacity of local government units for resilience. The public side is headed by Defense Secretary Delfin N. Lorenzana.

DriveServices eyes slice of vehicle rental market in Cebu - 2 months ago
She said that any transportation service would prosper in Cebu because the lifestyle of the people within the metro had become ... the launch of the car rental company. Tomada said that the ...

Businessman assassinated in Subic
BusinessWorld - 2 months ago
SBMA chairperson Wilma T. Eisma in a statement said, "The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority condemns in the strongest possible term what is apparently a targeted assassination of a business locator in the Subic Bay Freeport Zone." She added ...

SE Asia Stocks-Indonesia jumps most in nearly 5 months; Philippines reverses course
Reuters - 2 months ago
The Philippine Stock Exchange PSEi Index rose 1.4 percent intraday before erasing ... an associate analyst with COL Financial Group Inc. The Philippine stock market is closed on Friday for a holiday. Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc dropped 4.2 percent, while ...

Maria Ressa, Rappler Holdings charged in court for alleged tax evasion
Rappler - 2 months ago
MANILA, Philippines - Rappler Holdings Corporation and its president Maria Ressa have been ... correct and accurate information," said the DOJ in its resolution. The first 3 charges are for violation of Section 255 of the Tax Code or failure to file ...

Cargill earmarks P12.5B for expansion in PH
Inquirer - 2 months ago
which was built in partnership with Jollibee Foods Corp. Its assets in the country amounted to P10.4 billion as of 2017--a four-fold increase over the level in the last decade.

President appoints Carandang as SC associate justice
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2 months ago
In private practice, she had been legal assistant at the Aguiluz Law Office; legal counsel to Filinvest Development Corp.; corporate secretary and legal counsel to Filinvest Land Inc., General ...

Nickel Asia allots P1.5 B for share buyback plan - 2 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- Nickel Asia Corp. is setting aside P1.5 billion for a two-year share buyback program to take advantage of depressed share prices in the market. In a regulatory filing, Nickel Asia said its board has approved the buyback of its ...

PLDT tests 5G capabilities
Inquirer - 2 months ago
The move comes as the industry prepares for the commercial launch of 5G by 2019, likely starting with business and home broadband customers to be followed by the broader consumer market as 5G ...

Bid out congressional franchise - 2 months ago
Judging solely from what has been put out in the media, it is clear that the fight between the Panay Electric Cooperative or PECO and Monte Oro Resources Energy or MORE ... gave them up and allowed the boys from Imperial Manila to kick them out.

The 21st century man owes his life to inventors of past centuries - 2 months ago
The SKYSCRAPER construction was innovated by William Le Baron Jenney, whose attention was caught by the Southeast Asian homes made of reed matting strung ... for the industrial development of the 20th century was the assembling of the modern car.

Megawide bags P10 billion contract to develop Cebu waterfront - 2 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- Megawide Construction Corp. has bagged a P10-billion contract to develop a premier waterfront project in Cebu. HTLand Inc., a joint venture company of Hongkong Land and Taft Properties, awarded the EPC contract for the Mandani Bay ...

Metals production up 11 % - 2 months ago
"The decline in production was due to the lower mine output of OceanaGold Phils, Philex Mining Corp., and Lepanto Consolidated Mining Corp.," MGB said. Gold metal price accelerated to $1,150.11 per troy ounce from $1,105.35 per troy year-on-yea

CA to hear petition seeking review Meralco-ERC power supply agreements
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
THE Court of Appeals has set aside its previous ruling denying the petition of consumer advocate seeking a review of a decision rendered by the Energy Regulatory Commission favoring seven power ...

PLDT closes $175-million deal with 2 foreign firms for Voyager
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
PLDT Inc. has officially closed its $175-million deal with Tencent Holdings Inc., the operator of Chinese super app WeChat, and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR), for the sale of a portion of ...

Cargill to invest P12.5B in PHL
BusinessWorld - 2 months ago
The company is also marking the first anniversary of C-Joy, its joint venture with Philippine fast food giant Jollibee Foods Corporation. C-Joy is a facility that processes chicken for domestic consumption. "Jollibee is among our major customers in the ...

Cargill to invest P12.5 billion to expand local operations
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
"We are proud to have been in the Philippines since we started our business here 70 years ago. Working closely with the government, our customers, partners and the community, we are helping ...

Aeon Credit becomes 1st issuer of Asean+3 multi currency bond float
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
FIRST Metro Investment Corp., the investment banking arm of the Metrobank Group ... corporate notes issuance of Aeon Credit Service (Philippines) Inc., a landmark transaction in the Philippine ...

DOE, PDRF ink energy resiliency partnership
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
It is headed by its president, Rene S. Meily, and co-chaired by Ayala Corp. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala and First Pacific Co. Ltd. Chief Executive Officer (CEO ...