Nokia Study: Smartphone Malware Spiked 400% in '16
Investopedia - 2017-03-27
with Finnish telecom company Nokia Corp. finding in its twice annual Threat Intelligence Report that the incidents of malware on smartphones increased 400% in 2016. According to Nokia, malware hit 1.35% of all mobile devices around the globe in October ...

Consumers experience oil price cut
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-03-27
Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp., Petron Corp., Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, Unioil Philippines, Eastern Petroleum, Seaoil Philippines, PTT Philippines, and other oil firms implemented the price cut. "Petron will implement the following price rollback ...

Metro Pacific group plans to convert QC trash into energy
Inquirer - 2017-03-27
Apart from Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC), the consortium also includes Covanta Energy LLC and Macquarie Group Ltd., MPIC disclosed to the Philippine Stock Exchange on Monday. The "pioneering" proposal for an integrated solid waste management ...

25-centavo cut in diesel pump rates announced
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-03-27
As of press time, companies that gave notice of price cuts included Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp., Flying V, Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc., Seaoil Philippines Inc., Petron Corp., and Eastern Petroleum Corp.. Also, Shell, Flying V, Seaoil and Petron ...

Del Monte aims to raise sales in China
Philstar - 2017-03-27
The Campos family-led company has tapped BDO Capital and Investment Corp. as sole issue manager and together with Chinabank, PNB Capital and RCBC Capital Corp. as joint lead underwriters and book runners. The target issue and listing date is on April 7 ...

PAL deal with strategic investor may happen in H1
Philstar - 2017-03-27
MANILA, Philippines - Philippine Airlines (PAL) is set to take in a strategic investor from the airline industry as early as the first-half of this year, its top official said. PAL president and chief operating officer Jaime Bautista told reporters on the ...

Smart, Globe to offer P1/minute calls
BusinessMirror. - 2017-03-27
MOBILE operators Smart Communications Inc. and Globe Telecom Inc. have separately announced they will soon offer all-net P1-per-minute calls to their subscribers, as a result of lowered voice-interconnect access charges across telcos. Smart Express Call 50 ...

Market falls; PLDT tops gainers
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-03-27
Eight of the 20 most active stocks ended in the green, led by PLDT Inc. which climbed 3.1 percent to P1,619.00 and SM Prime Holdings Inc. which rose 1.8 percent to P28.50. Conglomerate LT Group Inc. of tycoon Lucio Tan gained 1.4 percent to P15.64.

Tagged in Journal Online: shaq delos santos
Journal Online - 2017-03-27
Invitational Conference starting Thursday at the FilOil Flying V Center in San Juan. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Seasoned coaches Shaq Delos Santos of Petron and George...

Smart, Globe launches all-network P1/minute call promos
interaksyon.com - 2017-03-27
MANILA -- Smart Communications and Globe Telecom have consecutively launched call promos to all networks reportedly borne from lowered voice interconnection rates. Globe first launched its promos with postpaid customers on a P2,499 having the option of a ...

Smart to expand LTE coverage to hundreds of municipalities
interaksyon.com - 2017-03-27
For this year, the company will fire up 2,165 sites with LTE in low spectrum bands and 3,568 in high spectrum bands. Joachim Horn, PLDT-Smart chief technology and information advisor, said they will also continue to invest in 2G and 3G networks.

When pawnbrokers unite
Philstar - 2017-03-27
A poignant evening of looking back and heartfelt grati- tude marked the 30th anniversary celebration of Century Properties Group at the Makati Shangri-La, Manila in Makati City. Led by Century Properties Group chairman ambassador Jose E.B. Antonio ...

Globe lands SEA-US cable system in Davao
Inquirer Technology - 2017-03-27
At a project cost of around US$250 million, the 14,000-kilometer cable system will consist of two fiber pairs with an initial design capacity of 20 terabits per second and will use the latest in submarine fiber-optic technology with 100 gigabits per second ...

Endocyte Announces Presentations at American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2017
Yahoo Finance India - 2017-03-27
potentially enabling elimination of all cancer cells in heterogeneous solid tumors. In March 2017, Endocyte entered into a research collaboration with Seattle Children's Research Institute and Dr. Michael Jensen for the development of Endocyte's SMDC ...

Life and leadership lessons from Charo Santos-Concio
Philstar - 2017-03-26
she would come to Manila from her hometown in Mindoro and line up at the gate on Sgt. Esguerra. As a senior mass communications student at St. Paul College, she did her practicum in the same compound she wanted so much to enter. During martial law ...

Young guns begin quest for glory in SEA athletics
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-03-26
This tourney is presented by the City of Ilagan and sponsored by Ayala Corporation with Milo, Philippine Sports Commission and the International Amateur Athletic Federation as co-presentor and Foton Philippines, UCPB Gen and Run Rio as minor sponsors.

Market likely to stay at 7,200 level
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-03-26
The Market Call, the joint publication of First Metro Investment Corp. and University of Asia and the Pacific capital markets research, said in its latest issue it did not see any positive catalyst for local equities in the next two months. "If at all ...

Foreign airline completes due diligence on PAL, readies acquisition
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-03-26
A major foreign airline completed the due diligence prior to the acquisition of a significant stake in Philippine Airlines, a top executive said over the weekend. Philippine Airlines said it expected a new strategic investor within the first half of the ...

Foreign airline completes due diligence on PAL, readies acquisition
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-03-26
PAL posted a net profit last year, Bautista said. PAL Holdings Inc., the parent company of the flag carrier has yet to fully disclose the actual net income data. The airline, now wholly-owned by tycoon Lucio Tan after he bought back a 49-percent stake that ...

Smart accelerates network expansion
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-03-26
This is about half of the target indicated in the three-year network rollout plan that PLDT submitted to NTC last year, where it said that Smart was focusing on accelerating its LTE deployment and would make it progressively available to users in 1,551 ...

Biz Buzz: Betting big on logistics
Inquirer - 2017-03-26
Lopez family-owned First Balfour is contesting University of the Philippines geology professor ... "First Balfour is not mining aggregates in Loboc (Batangas)," he said. "Balfour has no operations anywhere near Loboc. First Balfour is not operating ...

SBS ventures into property
Philstar - 2017-03-26
MANILA, Philippines - SBS Philippines Corp., a listed chemical trading company ... the company was able to invest its surplus funds to take advantage of opportunities in the real estate market and experience a significant improvement in values of its ...

Conglomerates place bets on logistics, e-commerce
Philstar - 2017-03-26
The conglomerates simply said if there are opportunities, they are willing to take a look. Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC), the tollways and infrastructure conglomerate chaired by Manuel V. Pangilinan, for instance, earlier disclosed that on top of ...

PXP Energy to continue focus on oil, gas projects
Philstar - 2017-03-26
Other partners in the Galoc consortium are Australian oil and gas company Nido Petroleum Limited (55.88 percent), Galoc Production Co. No. 2 Pte. Ltd. (26.84 percent), Oriental Petroleum & Minerals Corp. and Linapacan Oil Gas & Power Corp., (7.79 percent ...

Veteran hotelier challenged to work his magic on Y2
Inquirer - 2017-03-26
The singing waiters trained by musical director Myrna Lopez of the Metropolitan Theater were the main attraction ... chair of Alphaland Balesin Island Club, Inc., and the City Club at Alphaland Makati Place, Inc. One day, an old friend, Peter Stevens ...

BCDA need not pay property taxes, but locators do
BusinessMirror. - 2017-03-26
with respect to the properties leased and conveyed to real-estate developer Megaworld Corp. (8.38 hectares), International School of Manila (69,423 square meters) and Ayala Corp. (9.76 hectares). The Taguig City government elevated the ruling issued by the ...

Cebu Pacific earned P9.8B in profits, up 122%, in 2016
BusinessMirror. - 2017-03-26
A filing with the stock exchange showed Cebu Air Inc. booked P9.8 billion in profits last year, thanks to the strong demand for low-cost air travel and robust growth in ancillary revenues. Total revenues, including that of subsidiary Cebgo, rose by 9.6 ...

Meralco to outsource 243 MW for summer power-supply need
BusinessMirror. - 2017-03-26
Aside from these power-supply agreements, Meralco said the company is working to source 220 MW of power capacity from the new gas plant of Lopez-led First Gen Corp. Meralco Senior Vice President for Customer Retail Services and Corporate Communications ...

Globe wins SEA-US submarine cable system in Mindanao
BusinessMirror. - 2017-03-26
GLOBE Telecom Inc. is a step closer toward its goal of providing richer and enhanced international connectivity to businesses in Davao City and the rest of the country, after successfully landing over the weekend the Southeast Asia-United States (SEA-US ...

Financial literacy still needed among Filipinos - BSP
Philippine Information Agency - 2017-03-26
Region 7 has the least number of households with bank accounts compared with those in the National Capital Region (NCR) and areas outside NCR. In the Philippines, from the sample size of 18,000, majority of the households surveyed or 86 percent do not have ...

Manila Cockers affirms legality
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-03-26
MANILA Cockers Club Inc. (Manila Cockers), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Manila Jockey Club Inc. (MJCI) is affirming the legality of the operation of its cockpit in Carmona, Cavite, and the acceptance of bets through its licensed off-cockpit betting ...

Crown Equities Inc (CEI)
investing.com - 2017-03-26
Our Crown Equities Inc consensus estimates page is based on consensus analyst forecast, covering public companies earnings per share and revenue. You'll be provided with Crown Equities overall consensus estimations for strong buy, strong sell or hold ...

Bloomberry expects to sustain net profit
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-03-26
Bloomberry Resorts Corp., the operator of the $1.2-billion Solaire Resorts & Casino in ParaƱaque City, expects to remain profitable this year despite the opening of the $2-billion Okada Manila. Bloomberry reported a net income of P2.32 billion last year ...

Phoenix bares plan to pay tax in advance
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-03-26
PHOENIX Petroleum Philippines Inc., the first independent oil company listed in the Philippine Stock Exchange after the Oil Deregulation Law, plans to voluntarily pre-pay excise taxes due for its gasoline and petroleum-based product sales in 2017 to show ...

A low carbon future
Rappler - 2017-03-26
To illustrate how the CSP lowers prices for renewables, Meralco recently had a public invitation for a price challenge for two solar projects. The initial price offer for these two solar farms was PhP 5.39 per kWh. However, because of challenges from other ...

CA upholds Taguig court ruling on BCDA property tax exemption
Rappler - 2017-03-26
MANILA, Philippines - The Court of Appeals (CA ... government's tax assessment is valid over properties leased and conveyed to real-estate developer Megaworld Corporation (8.38 hectares), International School of Manila (69,423 square meters), and ...

What is the National Broadband Plan?
Rappler - 2017-03-26
Integration with existing infrastructure installed by big providers like PLDT, Globe, and the National Grid, will play a part in keeping costs down. Increased Take-Up Rate As broadband access is melded into public institutions and services, the government ...

Elite cast to vie at 12th Mercedes trophy
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-03-25
Three division champions and their respective runners-up along with the winner in ladies play will represent the Philippines in the MercedesTrophy Asian Finals in Australia via Philippine Airlines (business class). The MercedesTrophy 2017 is sponsored by ...

Favorite philanthropy of tycoons
Inquirer Opinion - 2017-03-25
Those owning Metro Manila schools are: Lucio C. Tan, University of the East; Henry Sy, National University (NU) and Asia Pacific College; Alfonso Yuchengco, Mapua Institute of Technology ... to prepare about 10,000 high school enrollees for higher-paying ...

40 years with Basil Valdez
Philstar - 2017-03-25
A production of NY Entourage Productions, Basil Valdez @ Solaire is supported by Philippine Airlines, Richville Hotel and Petron. For tickets, call Ticketworld at 891-9999 or check out. Or you can call NY Entourage Productions at 552-7473 and follow NY ...

My sister, my business partner
Inquirer - 2017-03-25
Pilar and Liza are also partners in five telecom stores as premium dealers of Globe Telecom Inc. They are both active volunteers in the Philippine Red Cross and are patrons of several orphanages and homes for abused girls. Their parents instilled in them ...

Pimentel praises Senate for a productive 75 days
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-03-25
Among bills that Senate passed into law are those extending for 25 years the franchises of GMA Network Inc. and Smart Communications Inc. Those approved on third reading, to be forwarded to the House of Representatives for concurrence, include proposed ...

Globe taps former NBA star to teach children
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-03-25
FILIPINOS simply love basketball and Globe-Telecom teamed up with NBA Cares to give underprivileged children a once-in-a-lifetime experience of being taught by an NBA legend. Glen Rice and two-time Philippine Basketball Association most valuable player LA ...

Golden Jolly Bestfoods Corp.
jobstreet.com.ph - 2017-03-25
Golden Jolly Bestfoods Corporation is a franchisee of Jollibee Foods Corporation operating Jollibee stores in Metro Manila. It is under a group of Jollibee Franchisee that also has Chowking, Red Ribbon and Mang Inasal. The group has been operating since 2001.

Bloomberry back in black last year
Philstar - 2017-03-25
MANILA, Philippines - Bloomberry Resorts Corp., owner and operator of Solaire Resort & Casino and Jeju Sun Hotel & Casino, returned to profitability last year. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE), Bloomberry said it posted a net income ...

SEC OKs P1.58-B Pure Energy IPO
Philstar - 2017-03-25
According to its profile, Pure Energy was founded by businessman Dexter Tiu who also founded Coal Asia Holdings Inc. and Titan Mining & Energy Corp. Pure Energy is an investment holding company whose purpose is to strategically acquire assets, develop ...

Globe slashes calls to P1 per minute
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-03-25
Globe Telecom Inc. is offering all-net call promos for as low as P1 per minute as a result of reduced voice interconnect access charges across telecommunications companies. "The decision to offer all-net calls for as low as P1/minute is intended to ...

Tagged in Journal Online: ramil de jesus
Journal Online - 2017-03-25
Games today (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 8 a.m. - ADMU vs UE (Men) 10 a.m. - FEU vs AdU (Men) (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 2 p.m. - AdU vs ADMU (Women) 4 p.m. - NU vs UP (Women) UNIVERSITY of Santo Tomas completed an ...

BAIPHIL Convention levels up
BusinessWorld Online - 2017-03-25
questions about how the global economic environment stands today as well as the risks and challenges for 2017. Deputy Governor Nestor A. Espenilla Jr. spoke on "Digital Banking: A Regulatory Perspective on Financial Innovation, Financial Technology ...

MPIC awarded Cagayan de Oro bulk water project
BusinessWorld Online - 2017-03-25
MPIC is one of three Philippine units of Hong Kong-based First Pacific Co. Ltd., the others being PLDT, Inc. and Philex Mining Corp. Hastings Holdings, Inc. -- a unit of PLDT Beneficial Trust Fund subsidiary MediaQuest Holdings, Inc. -- maintains interest ...