Cirtek moves up with two Asia CEO awardees
Philstar - 2017-01-31
MANILA, Philippines - Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corp. is proud to have in its leadership roster two of Asia CEO awardees. Newly-elected vice-chairman and president Roberto Juanchito Dispo was awarded as the Global Filipino Executive in the 2014 Asia CEO ...

Villar diversifying into telecoms
Philstar - 2017-01-31
MANILA, Philippines - The group of former senator Manuel Villar Jr. is going into the telecommunications business, now dominated by Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. and its mobile phone subsidiary Smart Communications, and Globe Telecom. The Villars ...

Dominguez sees 2017 GDP growth of 6.5-7%
news.pia.gov.ph - 2017-01-31
These include the International Monetary Fund, World Bank, BMI Research-Fitch Ratings, S&P Global Ratings, Nomura, First Metro Investment Corp. (FMIC), Colliers International, Nordic Business Council of the Philippines ... the rates for estate and donor ...

BDO to open 70 more branches in 2017
interaksyon.com - 2017-01-31
MANILA, Philippines -- BDO Unibank Inc. (BDO) of the SM Group aims to add 50 to 70 new local branches to its network in 2017 as part of its steps to expand footprint, optimistic about the prospects of the economy. BDO president and chief executive officer ...

Focus on Tabuena
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-31
Also seeing action in the event, put up by International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) boss Ricky Razon in 2003 to honor the memory of his father and ICTSI founder Don Pocholo, himself an avid golfer, are the rest of the top 30 players in last ...

Spain Seen As Next Major Tourism Market For Philippines
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-31
Lio is an ecotourism estate also owned by the Ayala Hotels and Resorts ... Other tourism establishments that participated in Fitur were Baron Travel Corp., Annset Holidays, Indochina Strip Philippines Plc., Corporate International Travels and Tours ...

Alsons Power still keen on bidding for hydro projects in Mindanao
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-31
THE Alsons Power Group is still very much interested to bid for the hydroelectric power plants along the Agus and Pulangi Rivers in Mindanao. "We are waiting for the TOR [terms of reference]. I would say we are interested in such a big project," said ...

Aboitiz Power Corp. abandons Indonesia geothermal project
BusinessMirror - 2017-01-31
ABOITIZ Power Corp. (AboitizPower) will no longer pursue its geothermal investment in Indonesia. "AboitizPower has decided to exit from the greenfield geothermal exploration and development project of its wholly owned Singapore-based subsidiary ...

BDO to open 70 more branches in 2017
interaksyon.com - 2017-01-31
MANILA, Philippines -- BDO Unibank Inc. (BDO) of the SM Group aims to add 50 to 70 new local branches to its network in 2017 as part of its steps to expand footprint, optimistic about the prospects of the economy. BDO president and chief executive officer ...

PLDT launches integrated disaster-response product for LGUs
interaksyon.com - 2017-01-31
MANILA -- PLDT has launched an integrated disaster response system for local government units that offers end-to-end incident management. Dubbed SOS Dispatch, the service is a hardware-software solution that enables emergency response application for ...

1st Ledac meeting takes up tax reform, salary hike for military
Rappler - 2017-01-31
MANILA, Philippines - The first full Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (Ledac) meeting under the Duterte administration tackled several priority bills of the government, including bills on tax reform and higher salaries for soldiers ...

Union Bank's net income reaches record high in 2016
Rappler - 2017-01-31
MANILA, Philippines - With customer loans rising faster than deposits, Aboitiz-led Union Bank of the Philippines saw its net income register an all-time high of P10.1 billion in 2016. Union Bank told the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) on Monday ...

Metro Pacific takes over Delgado Memorial Hospital
Inquirer - 2017-01-31
Delgado Memorial Hospital in memory of its founder, Dr. Jesus C. Delgado, a pioneering medical board topnotcher from the University of Santo Tomas. Its medical staff consists of over 1,000 active and visiting board-certified physicians, with a wide range o ...

Barter trade between Sabah, Malaysia and the Island provinces in Southern Mindanao to resume anew
news.pia.gov.ph - 2017-01-31
Speaking at the Habi at Kape press forum, he said that as per announcement made by the chief minister of Sabah, Malaysia has lifted the ban of doing business with the Philippines Islands of Sulu and Tawi-tawi. The Malaysian government introduced a trade ...

Globe blocks more than 165 M spam/scam messages in 2016
Inquirer Technology - 2017-01-31
Following an accelerated campaign versus unwanted spam/scam messages, Globe Telecom blocked more than 165 million of such messages in 2016, aided by the use of a comprehensive and fully automated mechanism to rid its network of unwanted and unsolicited ...

PAL expands Clark flights
interaksyon.com - 2017-01-31
MANILA - The goal of decongesting Metro Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport is on track to being achieved with more airlines mounting flights from the Clark International Airport. Philippine Airlines has expanded flights out of Clark, with Cebu as ...

China grants PHL RMB 100 million-yuan for drug rehab centers, law enforcement equipment
Philippine Information Agency - 2017-01-31
providing financing support to the Philippines in undertaking feasibility studies for big-ticket projects in infrastructure, agriculture and rural development and on (2) financing cooperation with the Export-Import Bank of China (China EXIM), which would ...

Berjaya Philippines Inc (BCOR)
investing.com - 2017-01-31
Berjaya Philippines, Inc. is an investment holding company. The Company is involved in the business of leasing online lottery equipment and providing software support. The Company's segments include Leasing, which pertains to the lease of online lottery ...

Aussie Mom Gives Birth to Baby Boy Who Weighed 13 Pounds!
smartparenting.com.ph - 2017-01-31
Natashia had a normal delivery without general anesthesia or epidural ... That makes Baby Brian Jr. the heaviest baby ever born via natural delivery at the Mercy Hospital for Women and one of the largest babies born in Australia. According to ...

Age is no barrier to experiment and research
The Hindu - 2017-01-30
Vertical milling machine, automobile engine, lathe machine, 1886 Benz Patent Motor engine, rail engine, hot-air engine, elbow engine and Victoria horizontal engine have attracted the students at the exhibition. Tshe smallest working stationary steam engine ...

8 firms vying for P30-b LRT car contract
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-30
LRMC, a joint venture between Ayala Corp. and Metro Pacific Investments Corp., has been operating and maintaining the existing LRT-1 system since the functions were handed over by Light Rail Transit Authority in September 2016. LRTA remains the regulator ...

Market ends flat; Metrobank rises
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-30
Seven of the 20 most active stocks ended in the green, led by Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co., the second largest lender, which climbed 2.8 percent to P81.50 and conglomerate Ayala Corp. which rose 2.4 percent to P819.50. Property developer Ayala Land Inc ...

Semirara says Calaca project expansion on
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-30
Semirara Mining and Power Corp. is confident of starting the construction of a 700-megawatt coal plant in Calaca, Batangas within the year. "Yes, I believe that President [Duterte] will push infra," Semirara Mining chairman Isidro Consunji said.

Semirara says Calaca project expansion on
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-30
Semirara Mining and Power Corp. is confident of starting the construction of a 700-megawatt coal plant in Calaca, Batangas within the year. "Yes, I believe that President [Duterte] will push infra," Semirara Mining chairman Isidro Consunji said.

Megaworld raising P12b to fund projects
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-30
Property developer Megaworld Corp. is raising up to P12 billion from the issuance of seven-year fixed-rate bonds to finance development of four townships. Megaworld said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission the amount would represent the ...

Megaworld raising P12b to fund projects
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-30
Property developer Megaworld Corp. is raising up to P12 billion from the issuance of seven-year fixed-rate bonds to finance development of four townships. Megaworld said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission the amount would represent the ...

URC biomass plant secures feed-in-tariff
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-30
The Energy Regulatory Commission awarded a feed-in tariff-eligible certificate of compliance to Universal Robina Corp. for its 46-megawatt biomass power plant in Negros Occidental province. ERC chairman Jose Vicente Salazar presented to URC president and ...

CA rejects ABS-CBN claims vs Marcos crony Roberto Benedicto
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-30
THE Court of Appeals (CA) has denied the plea of television giant ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corp. seeking the reversal of its decision denying its claim against the estate of the late Marcos crony Roberto Benedicto. In a six-page resolution penned by Associate ...

CA rejects ABS-CBN claims vs Marcos crony Roberto Benedicto
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-30
THE Court of Appeals (CA) has denied the plea of television giant ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corp. seeking the reversal of its decision denying its claim against the estate of the late Marcos crony Roberto Benedicto. In a six-page resolution penned by Associate ...

Windstream Earns Consensus Hold Rating (WIN)
Investopedia - 2017-01-30
Voice and data network communications provider Windstream Holdings Inc. (WIN ... Windstream Expands Metro Fiber Network in Philadelphia In a company statement, WIN last month announced an expansion of its metro fiber network in Philadelphia - a move ...

DOE rallies students to learn energy conservation
news.pia.gov.ph - 2017-01-30
College of Technology students and senior high school students from the University of Makati and Electrical Engineering students from the Technological University of the Philippines, Taguig Campus. More than 200 students were given an overview of the ...

North-Central Luzon travellers urged to use Clark Airport
news.pia.gov.ph - 2017-01-30
Asiana Airlines via Incheon in South Korea; Jin Air via Incheon and Busan; Philippine Airlines via Incheon and domestic flights as well. Cebu Pacific via Hong Kong, Macau and Singapore with domestic flights that increased frequencies. Caugarian said they ...

Mabuhay Holdings Corp (MHC)
investing.com - 2017-01-30
Get instant access to a free live streaming chart for the Mabuhay Holdings 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 ...

Power industry backs ERC reforms
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-30
It is significant because Pippa counts the biggest players in the industry among its members. The likes of First Gen, Alsons, Aboitiz, Manila Electric Co. and San Miguel are in its roster. The statement also underscores that this often-vilified sector is ...

CA rejects ABS-CBN claims vs Marcos crony Roberto Benedicto
Business Mirror - 2017-01-30
THE Court of Appeals (CA) has denied the plea of television giant ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corp. seeking the reversal of its decision denying its claim against the estate of the late Marcos crony Roberto Benedicto. In a six-page resolution penned by Associate ...

Meralco, SPDC sign Ipsa deal during shutdown of Malampaya
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-30
THE Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) and Strategic Power Development Corp. (SPDC), a subsidiary of SMC Global Power Holdings Corp., have entered into an interim power-supply agreement (Ipsa) for the purchase and supply of electricity during the 20-day ...

Consunji power firm sets aside P320 million for CSR projects
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-30
The company, a unit of DMCI Holdings Inc., is the only power producer in the Philippines that generates its own fuel. It produces over 800 megawatt of baseload power for the Luzon grid.

Mika named Ms. Volleyball
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-30
The pretty middle blocker capped her playing career at De La Salle with yet another championship, helping the Lady Spikers regain ... International Container Terminal Services Inc., Smart and MVP Sports Foundation. Still to be named are Mr. Football ...

NPA seizes weapons from hacienda guards in Nasugbu
interaksyon.com - 2017-01-30
MANILA, Philippines - Communist rebels in the Southern Tagalog ... commercial and leisure complex by Manila Southcoast Development Corp. and Fil-Estate Properties Inc. Since then, the farmers, mostly affiliated with the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas ...

Boulevard Holdings Inc (BHI)
investing.com - 2017-01-30
A brief summary - strong Buy, Buy, strong Sell, Sell or Neutral signals for the Boulevard Holdings Inc stock. A detailed technical analysis through moving averages buy/sell signals (simple and exponential for 5,10,20,50,100 and 200 periods) and common ...

Mining company to build agricultural high school in Itogon
news.pia.gov.ph - 2017-01-30
Thanks to the Philex Mining Corporation which is providing its host town of Itogon a P16-million classroom building in Sitio Ayosip, Brgy. Poblacion as support to the K to 12 program of the Department of Education. Last week, the local officials led by Gov.

Union Bank inks bancassurance deal with Insular Life
Inquirer - 2017-01-30
Aboitiz-led Union Bank of the Philippines has entered into a "bancassurance" partnership with homegrown insurance giant Insular Life Insular Life Assurance Co. Ltd. (Insular Life), seeking to open up a new revenue stream for both financial institutions.

4ID bares peace, security efforts
news.pia.gov.ph - 2017-01-30
Col. Rey Pasco, 4th Civil Military Operations (CMO) Battalion commanding officer in his report representing 4ID commander MGen. Benjamin Madrigal, Jr. Accordingly, the local terrorist groups were monitored merging and planning to initiate violence to gain ...

Globe Telecom Inc (GLO)
investing.com - 2017-01-30
Disclaimer: Fusion Media would like to remind you that the data contained in this website is not necessarily real-time nor accurate. All CFDs (stocks, indexes, futures) and Forex prices are not provided by exchanges but rather by market makers, and so ...

Trans Asia Petroleum Corp (TAPET)
investing.com - 2017-01-30
Trans-Asia Petroleum Corporation (TA Petroleum) is a Philippines-based company engaged in oil and gas exploration, development, and production both domestically and internationally. The Company's segment is Petroleum and Gas, which is engaged in oil and ...

Agency reminds bank on data privacy law
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-01-29
This was the principle behind the red flag given last September to Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) by the NPC for letting bank clients sign a statement waiving their rights to data privacy. A boxed statement, which read, "I waive my rights to the ...

Profit taking likely to hit market
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-29
Heavy losers included Concepcion Industrial which dropped 6.7 percent to P56 and SM Prime Holdings Inc. which declined 3.2 percent to P30.

Ayala prices P10-b bond offering higher at 4.82%
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-29
Conglomerate Ayala Corp. set the interest rate for the planned P10-billion eight-year bond offering at 4.82 percent per annum, one of the underwriters handling the transaction said. BPI Capital Corp. managing director Eric Luchangco said the 4.82-percent ...

Gina Lopez to bare fate of 30 mining firms
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-01-29
Sinai Mining Exploration & Development Corp.; Ore Asia Mining and ... Krominco Inc.; Filminera Resources Corp./Philippine Gold Processing and Refining Corp.; Lepanto Consolidated Mining Co.; Libjo Mining Corp.; Marcventures Mining and Development Corp ...

Petron to work with DOTr in converting Pandacan oil depot into food terminal
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-29
PETRON Corp. said last week it would closely coordinate with the transportation department in its plan to convert the former Pandacan oil depot into a food terminal. "I will help in the name of public interest if that [the former Pandacan oil depot] will ...