BFP reminds public to always prioritize fire safety and prevention at home
news.pia.gov.ph - 2017-03-31
Philex Mining Corporation and Ifugao Governor Pedro Mayam- o led the awardees that included individuals and media partners, both from the government and private sector. Winners in the Fire Prevention Month contests (essay writing, photo, poster and drawing ...

Leading franchising developer partners with PLDT Enterprise
Philstar - 2017-03-31
MANILA, Philippines -- PLDT Enterprise, through its micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) arm PLDT SME Nation, formally inked its partnership with Francorp Philippines through a memorandum of agreement signing that is set to bring the local ...

LIST: 5 tech toys for the big girls
Philstar - 2017-03-31
Convenience store chain 7-Eleven opened its 2,000th store in the Philippines recently at the LV Locsin Building, 6752 Makati Avenue, Legazpi Village, Makati. The store chain celebrates this feat with a concert at the Bonifacio Global City Amphitheater ...

GMA NMI wins at the Mob-Ex Awards in Singapore
GMA Network - 2017-03-31
GMA New Media Inc. (GMA NMI), a wholly owned subsidiary of GMA Network Inc., was announced the BRONZE winner in Best App - Community Service at the fifth edition of Mob-Ex Awards, held at Shangri-La Hotel Singapore. The win is for the GMA News Online ...

COCKTALES | Amid record profits, big business paying lower income taxes
interaksyon.com - 2017-03-31
Despite the statutory 30 percent corporate income tax rate, Ayala Corp. in 2016 paid an effective income tax rate of 19.48 percent; SM Investments ... For instance, Cebu Property Ventures and Development Corp., with its partner the provincial government ...

Kobe Shinwa University makes PSL debut, takes down Foton in four sets
sports.tv5.com.ph - 2017-03-31
The scores were 25-19, 23-25, 27-25, 25-18 and 15-12, Generika comng out on top. The second game was between Petron and Cignal HD. Cignal handed Petron its first defeat of the league, beating the Balze Spikers in four sets, 25-22, 18-25, 25-15 and 25-19.

If needed: Mayor to take case vs bank to SC, Duterte
Philstar - 2017-03-30
CEBU, Philippines -Cebu City government from closing BDO Unibank Inc. branches pending trial of the case, Mayor Tomas Osmeña remained in a fighting mode, saying he will take the battle to the Supreme Court and the Office of the President if necessary.

Treasury raised P70B in latest RTB issuance
Philstar - 2017-03-30
Land Bank of the Philippines, Metropolitan Bank and Trust Co., Philippine Bank of Communications, Philippine National Bank, Rizal Commercial Banking Corp., Security Bank Corp., Standard Chartered Bank, and United Coconut Planters Bank. (FREEMAN)

Vintage PH Open show from Martes
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-03-30
Also making a strong performance in the first day of this prestigious tourney that is presented by the City of Ilagan and sponsored by Ayala Corporation with Milo, Philippine Sports Commission and International Amateur Athletics Federation as co-presentors ...

Another war between Rody allies: Lopez vs Dominguez
Philstar - 2017-03-30
MANILA, Philippines - Her decision to close down 23 big mining firms is final and cannot be overturned by the Mining Industry Coordinating Council (MICC), Environment Secretary Gina Lopez said yesterday. "They are not my boss. The only one who can tell ...

PH millers dumping excess sugar
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-03-30
Coca Cola Femsa Philippines Inc. and Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines Inc. agreed to buy in advance their sugar requirements for 2018 to lessen the pressure on prices of sugar as some millers resorted to dumping the commodity outside their warehouses ...

PLDT targets P69-B revenue from homes, enterprises
Philstar - 2017-03-30
MANILA, Philippines - PLDT Inc. is targeting to generate P69 billion in revenue from the home and enterprise segments this year. PLDT chief revenue officer Eric Alberto said on the sidelines of a press conference for the launch of new business solutions ...

Rody honors 26 women entrepreneurs
Philstar - 2017-03-30
Given the Legacy Awards were Socorro Ramos (National Bookstore), Mercedes Gotianun (Filinvest Development Corp.), Corazon Ong (CDO Foodsphere Inc.), and Rosalind Wee (W Group of Companies) - who were recognized as "pillars in the community" and ...

Cignal halts Petron's streak
Philstar - 2017-03-30
MANILA, Philippines -- The Cignal HD Spikers dealt the Petron Blaze Spikers their first loss of the season, 25-22, 18-25, 25-15, 25-19 in the 2017 Philippine Superliga Invitationals at the FilOil Flying-V Centre in San Juan Thursday. The HD Spikers ...

EastWest Bank names Reyes new president
Philstar - 2017-03-30
The listed bank also named Maria Rita Nisperos as senior vice president and head of marketing. Reyes was appointed as CFO and head of treasury of Union Bank of the Philippines since January last year and served as senior executive vice president and ...

Filipino billionaires
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-03-30
92, owns 60 percent of SM Investments Corp., which owns the largest retailing chain, (SM, 60 malls in Philippines which are visited by 3.5-million people daily; seven malls in China); the largest property company, SM Prime Holdings; and the largest bank ...

NUJP fires back at Duterte for slamming Inquirer, ABS-CBN
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-03-30
"The President's remarks on ABS-CBN Corporation and Philippine Daily Inquirer is a complaint against unfairness and are not attacks against Philippine journalism," Abella said. "The President himself agreed with the adversarial role of media as check and ...

Coke, Pepsi seek use of PHL sugar bound for export markets
BusinessMirror. - 2017-03-30
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol said multinationals Coca-Cola Femsa Philippines Inc. (CFPI) and Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines Inc. (PCPI) are requesting to have access to the local sugar classified as "D"--sugar shipped to countries other ...

Hotshots face hapless NLEX
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-03-30
TNT KaTropa point guard Jayson Castro sets up the TNT Ka Tropa offense while being hounded by Phoenix Petroleum defender RJ Jazul. TNT battles Blackwater at the Smart Araneta Coliseum tonight. Star dismantled GlobalPort, 103-77, last Saturday with everyone ...

Planbank opens 15th branch in Batangas City
BusinessMirror. - 2017-03-30
Among the member-companies of the ALC Group of Cos. are Fortune Insurance Group, Eternal Group, publicly listed Citystate Savings Bank, other financial services companies and the Aliw Media Group that includes CNN Philippines, the BusinessMirror ...

PLDT ties up with Cisco for enterprise business
BusinessMirror. - 2017-03-30
WITH the intention of elevating the networking experience of companies in the Philippines, PLDT Inc. struck on Thursday a partnership agreement with tech company Cisco to launch next-generation business solutions to its enterprise customers. The signing of ...

PAL approves equity restructuring
Philstar - 2017-03-30
In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange yesterday, PAL Holdings Inc. said the board approved to reduce the authorized capital stock to P18 billion divided into 30 billion common shares with a par value of P0.60 per share, from P30 billion divided ...

Batteries included as Hyundai amps up electric car ambitions
investing.com - 2017-03-30
While the platform will not be completed soon, Hyundai Motor and affiliate Kia Motors Corp (KS ... of an unidentified Genesis model in 2019. Hyundai will launch an electric SUV, followed by a sibling model by Kia Motors next year, Lee said, citing strong ...

Inspiring Filipina entrepreneurs
Philstar - 2017-03-30
CDO is known as one of the most established meat manufacturing brands in the country. Mercedes Gotianun, chairman emeritus of Filinvest Development Corp. is also one of the legacy awardees this year. Together with her late husband, Andrew Gotianun Sr.,

MPTDC raises stake in TMC to 67%
Philstar - 2017-03-30
MANILA, Philippines - The toll road unit of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) is increasing its stake in Tollways Management Corp. (TMC) to 67 percent from 60 percent through the acquisition of shares worth over P400 million. In a statement ...

26 hired on spot in Iligan Retail Job Fair 2017
news.pia.gov.ph - 2017-03-30
Cabañog clarified that the said Job Fair of the Robinsons Retail Holdings Incorporated was in partnership with the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Iligan City thru its Public Employment Service Office (PESO). Angeline T. Fin, 29 years old, married with one ...

NICANOR REYES EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.
jobstreet.com.ph - 2017-03-30
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 ...

Sangley Point, seen to be the Philippine Global Gateway
Philippine Information Agency - 2017-03-30
the All-Asia Resources and Reclamation Corp. (ARRC) offered the P1.3 trillion project dubbed as Philippine Global Gateway (PGG) which involves the development of an airport, seaport and industrial estate off the coast of Sangley. The said business ...

Sangley Point, seen to be the Philippine Global Gateway
news.pia.gov.ph - 2017-03-30
the All-Asia Resources and Reclamation Corp. (ARRC) offered the P1.3 trillion project dubbed as Philippine Global Gateway (PGG) which involves the development of an airport, seaport and industrial estate off the coast of Sangley. The said business ...

Cray leads PH team hopefuls
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-03-29
A total of 17 gold medals from 10,000-meter run, shot put, high jump, 110-meter hurdles and long jump will be at stake in the opening salvo of this prestigious tournament presented by the City of Ilagan and sponsored by Ayala Corporation with Milo ...

Avida Land eyes P3.6 B sales
Philstar - 2017-03-29
MANILA, Philippines - Avida Land, the middle-income housing subsidiary of property giant Ayala Land Inc., is targeting P3.6 billion in sales from its projects in South Luzon. The company launched the second phase of the 21-hectare Avida Settings Lipa ...

BOC: FPI need not worry over destruction of angle bars
BusinessMirror. - 2017-03-29
"The weighing machine used was provided by Asian Terminals Inc., but while results were handwritten, the same reflected the values as shown in the machine. And the scrap metals also took a longer time to undergo destruction, because acetylene was ...

1st US Alumni Golf Open organized by the Harvard, Northwestern-Kellogg and Wharton-Penn Alumni Clubs
www.prlog.org - 2017-03-29
MANDALUYONG CITY, Philippines - March 29, 2017 - PRLog-- On Thursday, March 30, the top US university alumni clubs in Manila are ... Delta, Emirates & Cebu Pacific flight vouchers, The Farm accommodation GC's and many more. Door prizes from Shakey's ...

The four legs of the economic table
BusinessMirror. - 2017-03-29
For example, acupuncture may have been used since 3,000 BC and not just in China. A mummified body found in Europe has groups of tattoos that correspond to points on the body where modern acupuncturists place their needles. You can find a huge number of ...

Phinma celebrates 60 years in business
BusinessMirror. - 2017-03-29
PHINMA Corp. celebrated its 60th anniversary with some of its partners and friends across the business sector. Phinma dates back to 1957, when it was known as Bacnotan Consolidated Industries Inc. In celebrating its milestone, Phinma President and CEO Ramon R.

Ayala prepares power investment in Vietnam
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-03-29
AC Energy Holdings Inc., a unit of conglomerate Ayala Corp., plans to invest in another Southeast Asian country in the next 12 to 18 months, a company official said Wednesday. AC Energy president John Eric Francia told reporters the company was closely ...

PSALM cancels Malaya auction
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-03-29
Four bidders earlier submitted letters of interest to PSALM for the Malaya facility, including APT Global Inc., Phinma Energy Corp., Riverbend Consolidated Mining Corp. and AC Energy Holdings Inc. The bidders submitted letters of interest in December last ...

MPIC tops poll of best Phl companies
Philstar - 2017-03-29
Other Philippine companies that made it to the top 10 list are Ayala Corp. (second place with a score of 27), Globe Telecom, (third place with a score of 23), Ayala Land (fourth place with a score of 20), Security Bank (seventh place with a score of 13 ...

Xurpas posts 33% hike in 2016 earnings
Philstar - 2017-03-29
MANILA, Philippines - Listed gaming technology firm Xurpas Inc. reported a 33 percent growth in net income to P304.9 million in 2016, its strongest year in history. In a regulatory filing, Xurpas said revenues more than doubled to P1.97 billion ...

PSEi defies regional upswing
Inquirer - 2017-03-29
SM Investments, DMCI Holdings and Globe Telecom all rose by over 1 percent while Metro Pacific, Ayala Corp., Security Bank, Metrobank and Megaworld also contributed gains.

De Lima bill seeks national storage of evidence from CCTV
interaksyon.com - 2017-03-29
in his jail cell and the laundering of $81 million stolen from the Bangladesh central bank through a branch of the Rizal Commercial Banking Corp., both cases in which CCTV footage had been lost and apparently deliberately destroyed. De Lima said the state ...

Manulife Appoints New President (MFC)
Investopedia - 2017-03-29
ZXXZXzXZXZXzxZxzXzXManulife Financial Corporation (MFC) is making some major management ... Gori is an internal hire, previously working in Manulife's Asia division since joining the firm in 2015. Prior to that, he served as head of consumer banking ...

PAL eyes Clark as 2nd-biggest hub
BusinessMirror. - 2017-03-29
LEGACY carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) is looking at establishing Clark International Airport as its second-largest hub, as it looks to diversify its domestic and international route network outside Manila. Alexander S. Cauguiran, the chief executive of ...

PSALM resets auction of Malaya thermal-power plant
BusinessMirror. - 2017-03-29
Cusi said. The four bidders are APT Global Inc., Phinma Energy Corp. Riverbend Consolidated Mining Corp., and AC Energy Holdings Inc. AC Energy President Eric Francia said on Wednesday his company has yet to receive a formal notice from the agency about th ...

Avida eyes P3.6B South Luzon residential sales
interaksyon.com - 2017-03-28
MANILA - Avida Land is aiming for P3.6 billion in sales from residential projects across South Luzon this year. The developer, Ayala Land's mid-range brand, has built a solid presence in residential house & lot and lot only projects in Laguna, Cavite and ...

Millers deny technical smuggling of wheat imports to dodge VAT
BusinessMirror - 2017-03-28
Pafmil is comprised of seven member mills: Liberty Flour Mills, RFM Corp., Wellington Flour Mills, General Milling Corp., Universal Robina Corp., Philippine Flour Mills and Pilmico Foods Corp., according to Pinca. The Philippine Association Feed Millers ...

Millers deny technical smuggling of wheat imports to dodge VAT
BusinessMirror - 2017-03-28
Pafmil is comprised of seven member mills: Liberty Flour Mills, RFM Corp., Wellington Flour Mills, General Milling Corp., Universal Robina Corp., Philippine Flour Mills and Pilmico Foods Corp., according to Pinca. The Philippine Association Feed Millers ...

Avida Land bullish on projects in 2017
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-03-28
Avida Land, the mid-range housing unit of property developer Ayala Land Inc., said it expects to raise P3.6 billion in sales this year from 1,200 residential units launched in southern part of Luzon. Avida Land assistant vice president for project and ...

BDO, Shinkin Central Bank form partnership for Japanese SMEs
Philstar - 2017-03-28
MANILA, Philippines - Listed BDO Unibank Inc. has tied up with Shinkin Central Bank (SCB) to develop a business cooperation to help small and medium enterprises (SME) clients of Japanese banks operating in the Philippines. SCB managing director Hiroshi ...

China Bank arranges P4-B loan for CebuPac
Philstar - 2017-03-28
MANILA, Philippines - China Banking Corp. is now one of the biggest local players in aviation financing after arranging a P4 billion loan facility for Cebu Air Inc. (Cebu Pacific) to bankroll its fleet expansion program. China Bank Capital Corp. (CBCC ...