The Aboitiz Group of Companies in 2018
philstar.com - 2 months ago
Anton started by saying, "Since the beginning of the year, the Aboitiz Group has been busy with big ticket projects in support of our growth initiatives, with our focus on building the foundations that advance business and communities." In power ...

FEU teacher made an exam for students written in Baybayin
InterAksyon - 2 months ago
A Far Eastern University teacher made an exam for grade 10 students written in Baybayin, an indigenous writing style whose popularity among the youth spiked in recent years. Filipino teacher Rikardo Juan lauded his students on Facebook for their ...

STI income flat during fiscal H1 despite fall in enrollments
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
STI Education Systems Holdings Inc. said it had a flat income during its fiscal first half of the year ending September despite the double-digit fall in its enrollments for the period. STI posted a net income of P51.7 million, down by 2 percent from last ...

Apps for real life
Sun Star - 2 months ago
The teams were from the University of Cebu (Banilad, Lapu-Lapu, Mandaue and Main campus), Cebu Institute of Technology-University (CIT-U), Asian College of Technology (ACT), Southwestern University (SWU) Phinma, University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R ...

Research project on environmental impacts of deep-sea mining
idw - 2 months ago
In this area in the Central Pacific, the researchers will observe and study an industrial deep-sea mining experiment by the Belgian company DEME-GSR. The mining of manganese nodules from the ...

3 groups invest $215 million in Voyager
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
The deals are expected to drive financial inclusion in the Philippines ... innovations company that is behind successful brands such as PayMaya, Lendr and Fintq. Voyager officials first floated ...

LIST: 12 must-see Christmas destinations
philstar.com - 2 months ago
Century Properties Group is expecting some P13 billion in presales proceeds as it pushes through with the second phase of its development. "We are very excited to offer approximately 1,700 residential units, as part of the next phase of presale for ...

Security Bank named Best Bank in the Philippines
philstar.com - 2 months ago
Security Bank has broadened its consumer finance product offerings by introducing Salary Advance and Business Express Loan. Receiving the Best Bank in the Philippines award from Global Finance is Security Bank President and CEO Alfonso Salcedo Jr ...

Senators want crackdown vs illegal Chinese workers
Rappler - 2 months ago
Due to the mounting concerns, Villanueva urged DOLE, the BI, and the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor ... workers in the country possess legal papers. Jobs and real estate bubble Senator Grace Poe disagreed with DOLE and insisted ...

At Germany fair, PH firm shows innovations in weather forecasting, agriculture
Rappler - 2 months ago
In the Philippines where intense weather phenomenons have claimed lives and left so much destruction, people are working harder than ever to help mitigate disasters and improve the lives of those who need it. One such innovation is the Department of ...

Philippines joins Electronica, looks beyond manufacturing
Rappler - 2 months ago
"Part of our showcase is presenting the country's enabling and growing business environment." The electronics and technology sector in the Philippines, a discreet yet successful industry, now makes up 60% of the country's annual exports. Most companies ...

California's deadliest wildfire finally tamed
Rappler - 2 months ago
The smoke from the Camp Fire was so intense that schools in San Francisco had to close at one point earlier this month as did the city's famed cable car and Alcatraz Island. California's governor, Jerry Brown, has warned that the state can expect a growing ...

Chelsea Logistics Holdings Corp.
BusinessWorld - 2 months ago
Data from the Philippine Stock Exchange showed a total of P450.74 million worth of ... last Monday that the Mislatel Consortium -- composed of Mindanao Islamic Telephone Co., Inc. (Mislatel), China Telecommunications Corp., and Dennis A.

Cavite Gateway Terminal formally opens
Philippine Information Agency - 2 months ago
In partnership with the International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), the project would alleviate port congestion since the terminal could accommodate 115,000 twenty-foot equivalent units of containerized cargo. Accompanying the president during ...

Unveiling the 1st cashless Marulas public 'DigiPalengke'
Philippine Information Agency - 2 months ago
The user can also pay bills, send money, and more, in-app. To add money to one's PayMaya account, simply visit its over 15,000 partners such as 7-Eleven, Palawan Pawnshop, Smart Padala Centers, SM Stores Business Services and Robinsons Department Store ...

The future of mobility: Not one solution, but many
Inquirer - 2 months ago
Our Sky scenario sets out a challenging but plausible route the world could follow to meet the aims of the Paris agreement and restrict the rise in global average temperature in this century to ...

Local air carriers hold ticket price hike
philstar.com - 2 months ago
PAL has reported a total comprehensive loss of P3.29 billion in the January to September period, 42.2 percent higher than the P2.31 billion recorded in the same months last year, while Cebu Pacific operator Cebu Air reported a 36.5 percent decline in net ...

Workable telco proposal
Inquirer Opinion - 2 months ago
There is, however, an ingenious proposal from Eliseo Rio Jr., former acting head of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT): The prospective ... s telco franchise holder, known as Mindanao Islamic Telephone Co. (Mislatel ...

A splendid legacy
Inquirer Opinion - 2 months ago
There were two US Navy recruiting stations in the Philippines ... sciences at the DuPont Experimental Station in Wilmington, Delaware. In January next year, she moves to Sunnyvale, California, to assume a new position as head, DuPont Silicon Valley ...

Nickel Asia units bag presidential award for mining
philstar.com - 2 months ago
Coral Bay Nickel Corp. and Rio Tuba Nickel Mining Corp., both subsidiaries of listed Nickel Asia Corp., and Agata Mining Ventures Inc. received the PMIEA for their environmentally and socially responsible surface mining and mineral processing operations.

Meralco sees up to 5% sales growth this year
philstar.com - 2 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- Power distribution giant Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) expects to post at least a mid-four percent growth in sales volume this year - closely matching that of last year - on the back of steady power demand despite headwinds.

Time for competence at DA
philstar.com - 2 months ago
The restrictions on rice imports only punished rice consumers, including farmers who buy from the open market once their personal stocks ... As estimated by Rolando Dy, an agri-business specialist from the University of Asia and the Pacific: CIF Manila ...

PAL, Cebu Pacific hold off fuel surcharge hikes to stay competitive
Inquirer - 2 months ago
Philippine Airlines (PAL) and Cebu Pacific Air have so far decided not to increase their fuel surcharge even as oil costs and the weaker peso allowed them to hike their fees to customers by at ...

Opportunities for thievery
philstar.com - 2 months ago
especially in congested Metro Manila, should enjoy the support of President Duterte, who likes to tout his war on corruption. He has just fired Falconi Millar from the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council. Duterte should also put someone in ...

BPI Visa Signature offers perks & luxuries over the holidays
philstar.com - 2 months ago
"The idea is to have quarterly promotions that excite this category of cardholders -- it could be dining experiences, hotel stays or pampering ... The elegant brasserie-style restaurant offers Provençal-inspired cuisine and other French favorites.

Carpio sees Philippine sovereignty safeguards in MOU with China
philstar.com - 2 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- There is nothing wrong with the government ... Speaking before the first general assembly and forum of the Akademyang Filipino at the University of the Philippines Professional Schools in Taguig City on Saturday, Carpio reiterated ...

PSE seeks to ensure broker-dealers comply with 20% ownership limit
BusinessWorld - 2 months ago
THE Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc. (PSE) has proposed to prohibit trading participants from buying shares in the exchange to ensure that they comply with the 20% industry ownership limit. In a memorandum circular posted on its Web site last Friday ...

Damosa Land inks P1.5-billion loan agreement with BDO
BusinessWorld - 2 months ago
DAVAO CITY -- Damosa Land Inc. (DLI), the real estate arm of the Floirendo-owned Anflo Investment and Management Corp., has signed a P1.5-billion loan package with BDO Unibank, Inc. to fund planned and ongoing projects. "This fresh fund will help us ...

PCC says third-player success to depend on regulatory reform
BusinessWorld - 2 months ago
"[W]e in the PCC sat down with NTC and DICT and emphasized to them that what they are providing in terms of frequencies, rights and assets for the third telco will not be sufficient to ensure the third telco will be as competitive and expand its business ...

President Duterte inaugurates first container barge port in PH
Philippine Information Agency - 2 months ago
Joining the President are Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade, International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) Chairman Enrique Razon Jr., and Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea. (ROLANDO MAILO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO) TANZA, Cavite, Nov. 25 ...

President Duterte inaugurates first container barge port in PH
Philippine Information Agency - 2 months ago
Joining the President are Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade, International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) Chairman Enrique Razon Jr., and Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea. (ROLANDO MAILO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO) TANZA, Cavite, Nov. 25 ...

CA junks casino firm's appeal over Bloomberry stocks
Rappler - 2 months ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Court of Appeals affirmed the Makati City Regional Trial Court's writ of preliminary injunction in 2017 against casino company Global Gaming Philippines' (GGAM) move to sell its stocks in Bloomberry Resorts Corporation.

MOU on oil development recognizes Philippine sovereign rights, Carpio says
philstar.com - 2 months ago
Answering a question on the vagueness of the MOU signed by Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi during the state visit of Chinese ... Jay Batongbacal, director of the University of the Philippines Institute for Maritime ...

Petron cruises past Sta Lucia in Superliga
philstar.com - 2 months ago
Meanwhile, University of the Philippines zoomed to its third straight win in the Collegiate Grand Slam after sweeping Far Eastern, 25-20, 25-15, 25-19.

Supporting young leaders is smart business
Inquirer - 2 months ago
"Government is not a static organism; it evolves ... and its capabilities depend strongly on the technical ... Institute to the innovative programs of organizations like Asia Society Philippines.

Duterte opens new port seen to reduce need for trucks
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2 months ago
The project was a collaboration between the DOTr and International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI), a leading port operator in the country. The P1.5-billion container barge port was ...

PLDT, Smart prepare holiday welcome for OFWs
Global Nation - 2 months ago
A 2017 survey by the Philippine Statistics Authority placed at 2.3 million the number of Filipinos working overseas. Of this number, at least 150,000 would be able to come home for Christmas ...

Pump prices slashed anew
philstar.com - 2 months ago
Meanwhile, Unioil Philippines Inc. announced on its Twitter account that the price rollback expected next week would amount to P2.30-2.40 per liter for diesel and P1.10-1.20 per liter for gasoline. Shell Philippines announced it would reduce gasoline ...

Federal climate report warns of worsening US disasters
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2 months ago
"Annual losses in some economic sectors are projected to reach hundreds of billions of dollars by the end of the century -- more ... which will lower property values. And in some areas, such ...

DM Wenceslao eyes venture into power
philstar.com - 2 months ago
PSALM president Irene Joy Garcia said the Malaya power asset has been attracting a number of interested investors. These include Phinma Energy Corp., STX Marine Service Co. Ltd, AC Energy Inc., SMC Global, Panasia Energy Inc., Quezon Power (Philippines ...

Phoenix Petroleum selling up to P5 billion preferred shares
philstar.com - 2 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- Listed independent oil player Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc. is eyeing to raise up to P5 billion from its planned preferred share sale to bankroll its expansion plans. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange yesterday ...

George Ty, Metrobank founder, dies at 86
philstar.com - 2 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- George S.K. Ty -- the Filipino tycoon whose business spans in banking, auto, property development, power generation and insurance -- died Friday at the age of 86. Ty, whose real time net worth hit $2.8 billion as of November 11 ...

'A confession': Gus Albor marks 49 years of art with Ayala Museum exhibit
Rappler - 2 months ago
MANILA, Philippines - Artist Gus Albor ... Born in August 1948, Albor studied at the University of the East School of Music and Fine Arts, and went to the West Surrey College of Fine Art on a British Council study. Through the years, Albor has become ...

Bargain hunting props up stocks
philstar.com - 3 months ago
BPI, which rose 3.6 percent had the second highest net foreign buying of P159 million. On the other hand, LT Group was down 3.9 percent, RRHI, by 1.3 percent and Aboitiz Equity by 1.1 percent.

Climate change will shrink U.S. economy and kill thousands, government report warns
CNN Philippines - 3 months ago
as some Americans faced the coldest Thanksgiving in over a century. But the science explained ... and $1 trillion in national wealth held in real estate are threatened by rising sea levels ...

Robots to help shoppers at Philippines mega mall
The Straits Times - 3 months ago
MANILA o The Philippines' richest man, Mr Henry Sy, will start rolling out robots next year to help customers navigate his massive shopping malls. Initially, three androids will be deployed in the first quarter of next year at SM Megamall, the nation's ...

Lifting of mine permits suspension seen
Inquirer - 3 months ago
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) and the inter-agency Mining Industry Coordinating Council (MICC) will be recommending the lifting of the suspension on the issuance of new mining permits ...

PH and Japan: the smarter partnership
Inquirer Opinion - 3 months ago
Peter Angelo V. Perfecto (pvperfecto@ gmail.com) is public affairs director of the Phinma group and former executive director of the Makati Business Club. Business Matters is a project of the Makati Business Club.

Foreign buying lifts local stocks
Inquirer - 3 months ago
Davao-based businessman Dennis Uy-affiliated ISM Communications and PXP Energy slipped by 2.06 percent and 1.35 percent, respectively.

Phoenix raising funds via preferred shares issuance
Inquirer - 3 months ago
Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc. is issuing up to P5 billion worth of preferred shares to raise funds for its expansion plans. In a regulatory filing, Phoenix said its board had approved the ...