Le Tour returns to Bicol
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-24
A top rider for continental team 7 Eleven Road Bike Philippines, Galedo and Rustom Lim were given the go signal to ride for the National Team in the 726.55-kilometer race presented by Air21 by Team Manager Rick Rodriguez and Principal Bong Sual.

Blind Spot
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-24
IN another Miss Universe 2016-related story, we heard that the law office representing the Philippine organizers wrote a letter to Globe Telecom asking them to cease from using their logo in welcoming candidates. When the Miss Universe candidates visited ...

New online remittance service now available in Australia
Philippine Information Agency - 2017-01-24
MANILA, Jan. 24 (PIA) - A new online remittance is now available in Australia as the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) launched a new online remittance service called AussiePadala. AussiePadala enables anybody maintaining an account with any bank ...

Olivia Jordan, Nia Sanchez to join Miss Universe festivities
Rappler - 2017-01-24
(Editor's Note: The following is a press release from PLDT Home and Smart) MANILA, Philippines - PLDT Home and Smart Communications flew in Miss USA 2015 Olivia Jordan and Miss USA 2014 Nia Sanchez for an exclusive coverage of the Miss Universe 2016 pageant.

Three Fast Facts About Plaza Merdeka's Pitch To Bring Some Philippine Brands To Malaysia
ibtimes.ph - 2017-01-24
In fact, it met with Bench's parent company Suyen Corporation and Penshoppe's parent company Golden ABC, Inc. Meanwhile, it also met with Philippine fast food giant Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC). Cheah had said that since Filipinos and Malaysians both ...

Victorias Milling sees 12.3% decline in full-year profit
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-23
VICTORIAS CITY, Negros Occidental--Listed sugar-miller Victorias Milling Co., Inc. (VMC) said it expects its net income for the current fiscal year (FY) to decline by nearly 12.3 percent to P700 million due to lower production. "Our original outlook was ...

Victorias Milling sees 12.3% decline in full-year profit
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-23
VICTORIAS CITY, Negros Occidental--Listed sugar-miller Victorias Milling Co., Inc. (VMC) said it expects its net income for the current fiscal year (FY) to decline by nearly 12.3 percent to P700 million due to lower production. "Our original outlook was ...

Market rebounds; SMIC advances
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-23
Casino operator Melco Crown (Philippines) Resorts Corp. rose 4.8 percent to P4.63, while Bloomberry Resorts Corp. gained 4.3 percent to P7.35. Meanwhile, the dollar retreated against most of its peers Monday, with warnings of wild volatility ahead as ...

Gil Cuerva now a Kapuso
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-23
GMA Network Inc. officially welcomed international model Gil Cuerva to its roster of talents after signing a co-management contract with GMA Artist Center recently. Model Gil Cuerva signs a talent management contract with GMA Artist Center The newly signed ...

Gil Cuerva now a Kapuso
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-23
GMA Network Inc. officially welcomed international model Gil Cuerva to its roster of talents after signing a co-management contract with GMA Artist Center recently. Model Gil Cuerva signs a talent management contract with GMA Artist Center The newly signed ...

DSWD, Metrobank Foundation ink agreement on Bags of Blessing Project to be launched on Jan 28
news.pia.gov.ph - 2017-01-23
We are most grateful for the help of Metrobank Foundation, and we look forward to more partnerships," she said. (DSWD) The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) directly serves the Presidency and the Executive Branch on the national, regional and ...

FEU short film bags 6 POV awards
clickthecity.com - 2017-01-23
"Lutab" by Ma. Jerowe Papin and Efren Orpiada Jr. of Ateneo de Naga University won Best Narrative Film and Best Editing (in a tie with "Processions" by Steven Paul Evangelio of UP Diliman). "Processions" also bagged Best Screenplay while "The ...

Victorias Milling sees 12.3% decline in full-year profit
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-23
VICTORIAS CITY, Negros Occidental--Listed sugar-miller Victorias Milling Co., Inc. (VMC) said it expects its net income for the current fiscal year (FY) to decline by nearly 12.3 percent to P700 million due to lower production. "Our original outlook was ...

Globe: Forming CIC will boost growth of local finance sector
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-23
THE establishment of the Credit Information Corp. (CIC) will help the local financial sector grow and, ultimately, contribute to economic expansion, a senior official of Globe Telecom Inc. said. Globe General Counsel Froilan Castelo said his group is ready ...

Another round of oil-price hike takes effect on Jan. 24
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-23
In separate advisories, Eastern Philippines, Pilipinas Shell, Caltex Philippines, Seaoil Philippines, Phoenix Petroleum and PTT Philippines said they would increase gasoline prices by P0.60 per liter at 6 a.m. of January 24. "This is to reflect movement ...

Will Art Fair Philippines 2017 be more political?
Philstar - 2017-01-23
Five very intriguing, surprise-riddled years and counting. Cathy Bengzon -- head of corporate marketing of Ayala Land Inc. (AFI), one of the co-presenters of AFP -- remembers year one. "We were at Pancake House at the Link, and they (Lisa Periquet ...

Entrepreneurs: To avoid 5-6 lenders, stay above board
beta.philstar.com - 2017-01-23
About four years ago, I wrote about "taxing tax evaders" who are conspicuously plying their trade on our streets. They are our street entrepreneurs a.k.a. sidewalk vendors. These entrepreneurs are selling their wares, like bootleg DVDs, fake designer ...

PLDT, Globe drop interconnection fees in Davao Oriental
Inquirer - 2017-01-23
"PLDT Philcom, like most PLDT offices all over the country, is implementing an expansion program using fiber to the home (FTTH) and the latest wireless technology ... Biliran, Leyte, Southern Leyte, Aklan and Bukidnon.

Can Duterte change the fate of the Filipinos?
beta.philstar.com - 2017-01-23
Who really owns and controls this country, its resources and its future ... movements that have learned and are still learning to stand up to dictators and imperial might, the once disenfranchised common people and small countries that constitute the ...

Can Duterte change the fate of the Filipinos?
beta.philstar.com - 2017-01-23
All the rest quietly abandoned Osmeña and played along with the winning side. In 1920, PNB became bankrupt with rampant corruption and millions of dollars in unpaid loans. The sugar industry, in the Philipines and America alike, was in deep crisis.

Honoring Eugene
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-23
SM Prime Holdings Inc., Globalport, Rain or Shine, International Container Terminal Services Inc. and MVP Sports Foundation. Major awardees in different sports, citations, Tony Siddayao Awards and the Milo Male and Female Junior Athletes of the Year will ...

How businesses can win in the digital revolution
m.philstar.com - 2017-01-23
"Winning in the Digital Revolution through creating Brand Stories", was the theme of the recent Zomato X PLDT SME Nation Sessions. With the mission of igniting the digital transformation in the F&B industry, Zomato and PLDT SME Nation has formed a ...

Chinese firm exec finds Davao fit for monorail project
Mindanews - 2017-01-23
station 2 at SM Lanang; station 3 at the Southern Philippine Medical Center; station 4 at Abreeza of the Ayala Malls; station 5 at Gaisano ... and station 6 either near the office of the Land Transportation Office (LTO 11) or Davao City Recreation Center ...

San Miguel Pure Foods Company Inc (PF)
investing.com - 2017-01-23
A brief summary - strong Buy, Buy, strong Sell, Sell or Neutral signals for the San Miguel Pure Foods Company 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 ...

Return coco levy to farmers? Duterte's promise and political will
Rappler - 2017-01-23
READ: Part 1: Coco levy fund scam: Gold for the corrupt, crumbs for the farmers READ: Part 2: The politics of the coco levy: From Marcos to Noynoy Aquino MANILA, Philippines - It's been a promise made in every presidential campaign - that government ...

Thank you for making GMGC Manila 2017 a huge success!
Inquirer Technology - 2017-01-23
said Mr. Nix Nolledo on the outlook of the region. 40 other speakers including Alvin Juban, President of GDAP, Gabby Dizon - CEO of Altitude Games, Daniel Horan - Commercial Director of Globe Telecom, spoke on the regional market as well as on the road ...

Be it Sangley or Bulacan, San Miguel keen on new airport dev't
Rappler - 2017-01-23
These are SMC's $10-billion airport in Bulacan, as well as the $50-billion proposal of All-Asia Resources & Reclamation Corporation (ARRC) - backed by Henry Sy-led Belle Corporation and Solar Group - to develop an airport and economic zone at Sangley ...

Trump nomination to lead State picks up support in Senate
Economic Times - 2017-01-23
"Listen, this wasn't an easy call," said McCain. "But I also believe that ... Putin a "war criminal" or condemn human rights violations in Saudi Arabia and the Philippines in strong enough terms. He chided Tillerson over the need for "moral clarity."

Dinner with the president
Philstar - 2017-01-23
Merly Cruz, who is now the Go Negosyo MSME development adviser; second is Ginggay Hontiveros, who works for the Benguet Corporation of Philip Romualdez but was allowed to spend time to help me mount these programs. Both of them are tirelessly working for ...

PSE board for start-ups proposed
m.bworldonline.com - 2017-01-23
Alterra Capital Partners, Inc., Italpinas Development Corp., Makati Finance Corp. and Xurpas, Inc. currently comprise the SME board. At least three others are seeking to join the list, namely gaming application developer Xeleb Technologies, Inc ...

What 2017 holds for technology?
Live Mint - 2017-01-22
According to research firm International Data Corp. (IDC), five technologies, which include next-gen security, cognitive systems, Internet of Things, 3D printing and natural user interfaces, are expected to herald the dawn of the next technological age.

Left over problems for Tugade
Philstar - 2017-01-22
A rebidding of the stations was conducted by the current DOTr. DMCI was the lone bidder and got the award late last year, but has yet to get a notice to proceed. The ancillary works - trackworks, electro-mechanical (EMT) they plan to bid out at the ...

Can Duterte change the fate of the Filipinos?
Philstar - 2017-01-22
The Philippine National Bank was the only bank of significance and it was ruled by the powerful troika of Quezon, Osmeña and Harrison. Inevitably, the balance shifted to Quezon who counted the biggest fortunes in his corner - Elizalde, Madrigal ...

Ayala Land promotes community development in El Nido, Palawan
BusinessMirror - 2017-01-22
In Photo: A Basketball clinic was also held at Plaza ALI where forty participants from barangays Villa Libertad and Pasadena had the opportunity to be coached and trained by PBA players Dondon Hontiveros and Eric Menk. Plaza ALI was recently unveiled at ...

Consumption boom to lift certain stocks
Philstar - 2017-01-22
CEBU, Philippines - Certain stocks are bound to benefit from continued ... He said banks, especially the big ones such BDO and Metrobank, are also to benefit from the government's massive infrastructure spending plan. "With the government's spending ...

Alliance Select inks deal with Malaysia firm for ME expansion
Philstar - 2017-01-22
MANILA, Philippines - Listed seafood producer and exporter Alliance Select Foods International Inc. is bolstering further its presence in the Middle East with an exclusive partnership deal signed with Malaysian firm FELCRA Berhad for processed and canned ...

Market awaits GDP growth data
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-22
Top gainers last week were property developer Arthaland Corp. which jumped 29 percent to P0.80, EEI Corp. which climbed 24.2 percent to P7.90 and Bloombery Resorts Corp. which advanced 12.4 percent to P7.06. Heavy losers included Alterra Capital Partners ...

Ayala Land opening 6 new shopping malls
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-22
Property developer Ayala Land Inc. is opening six new malls this year that will add 150,000 square meters of leasable space to its shopping mall portfolio. Ayala Land malls group vice president Myrna Fernandez said apart from the recently opened The 30th ...

PH flour milling industry faces challenging year
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-22
These were RFM Corp., General Milling Corp., Wellington Flour Mills, Pacific Flour Mills, Pilmico Foods Corp., Philippine Flour Mills, Liberty Flour Mills and Universal Robina Corp.. San Miguel Corp., Philippine Foremost Milling Corp., Morning Star Flour ...

Local, foreign economists expect 2016 GDP expansion at 6.7%-7%
Inquirer - 2017-01-22
In a note to clients, Metrobank research analyst Pauline May Ann E. Revillas said they expected the fourth quarter 2016 GDP growth to come in at 6.8 percent, making the full-year average growth at 6.9 percent. Land Bank of the Philippines market economist ...

Alliance Select inks deal with Malaysia firm for ME expansion
m.philstar.com - 2017-01-22
MANILA, Philippines - Listed seafood producer and exporter Alliance Select Foods International Inc. is bolstering further its presence in the Middle East with an exclusive partnership deal signed with Malaysian firm FELCRA Berhad for processed and canned ...

Cebu City leads list of top destinations
philstar.com - 2017-01-22
Upcoming real estate projects likes Solinea and Gatewalk Central (both by Ayala Land) and Cebu Exchange (Arthaland) are likely to boost inventory in the future.

Aboitiz: 340-MW Toledo plant ready by early 2018
Inquirer - 2017-01-22
Safety is a top priority of the project with the Therma Visayas site team, project engineers, contractor Galing Power & Energy Construction Co., Inc. and subcontractors SB Construction and EEI Corporation working together to ensure a zero-harm work ...

NLRC backs PSE in case vs former exec
Philstar - 2017-01-22
MANILA, Philippines - The National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) has ruled in favor of the Philippine Stock Exchange Inc. (PSE) in a case filed by a former official against the bourse and its top executives. The PSE said it received yesterday a copy ...

Spotlight On Champs
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-22
The TCC Invitational, put up by International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) Chairman and COO Ricky Razon in 2003 to honor the memory of his father and ICTSI founder Don Pocholo, was actually shelved after that Casas triumph as the Tom Weiskopf ...

NTC: More cell sites to speed up Internet service, better mobile connectivity
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-22
Filinvest Homes and Hillsborough. Similarly, Globe Telecom Inc. informed the NTC of several villages which had rejected outright their request to build additional facilities within their premises, including Bel-Air, Corinthian Gardens, Dasmariñas Village ...

ATI recorded highest annual car throughput in Batangas Port last year
BusinessMirror - 2017-01-22
ASIAN Terminals Inc. (ATI) reported on Sunday Batangas Port posted its highest annual car throughput in 2016, when it handled over 200,000 completely built imported car units (CBUs). The record-breaking performance represents a year-on-year volume ...

Ayala Land promotes community development in El Nido, Palawan
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-22
A project spearheaded by Ayala Malls and Ten Knots Development Corp. (TKDC), together with the municipality of El Nido, Plaza ALI is a covered basketball court that will serve as a central venue for community development programs, largely focused on ...

More embassies, NTOs to participate in Travel Tour Expo
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-22
"Philippine Airlines have been trying to fly to Israel but they have to go through Middle East countries. So the other way is to fly around which would be very expensive in terms of ticket," Ragaza said. He added: "Even Middle East carriers could not ...

Maintenance Schedules
meralco.com.ph - 2017-01-22
Dela Paz St. in Bgy. San Roque, Marikina City. Portion of E. Rodriguez Sr. Ave. from Gilmore Ave. to and including Quezon City Sports Club and Metro Supermarket; 14 th St. and St. Peter Julian Maynard ... San Carlos Seminary, Loyola Memorial Chapel and ...