ABS-CBN claims dominance in 2016 TV ratings war
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-04
ALMOST half of Filipino households nationwide tuned in to programs of ABS-CBN Corp. throughout 2016, data from Kantar Media showed, giving the listed multimedia conglomerate the right to claim leadership in the ratings war last year. The Lopez-led ...

LBC, Ramco partner for unified HR solution
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-04
LOGISTICS and remittance company LBC Express Inc. has forged a deal with Ramco Systems for its human-resource (HR) unified solution, covering its 8,000 work force. Following the agreement, LBC will implement Ramco HCM integrated with Global Payroll across ...

PSE loses appeal in SC vs broker
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-04
THE Philippine Stock Exchange Inc. (PSE) has lost its appeal before the Supreme Court (SC) against a broker led by the Litonjua Group, with the High Court ordering the PSE to reimburse P19 million, among other fees. The PSE said it has not yet received the ...

Aboitiz unit inks P2.8-B loan acquisition of San Carlos solar farm with BDO
interaksyon.com - 2017-01-04
MANILA - Aboitiz Renewables Inc. signed a memorandum of understanding with BDO Unibank Inc. for its acquisition of the P2.8-billion loan of San Carlos Sun Power Inc., which owns and operates a 59-megawatt solar farm in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental.

BPI launches Personal Retirement Account service
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-04
The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) recently made the Personal Equity and Retirement Account (PERA) available to a limited number of existing BPI clients. Created by virtue of the PERA Act of 2008, PERA is a personal retirement account that encourages ...

BDO sets final terms for P60-B stock rights offer
interaksyon.com - 2017-01-04
MANILA, Philippines -- BDO Unibank Inc. said it has fixed the final terms for its P60-billion stock rights offering of up to 716.4 million common shares (the "Rights Shares") to stockholders as of record date 10 January 2017. In a statement released ...

So, you want to invest in real estate? Here are some tips
beta.philstar.com - 2017-01-04
"As soon as you have the (financial) capability and the decision to buy real estate property, please proceed to do so," 8990 Holdings, Inc. President and CEO JJ Atencio told Philstar.com when asked to give a piece of advice to millennials who are ...

Empire East Land Holdings Inc (ELI)
investing.com - 2017-01-04
A brief summary - strong Buy, Buy, strong Sell, Sell or Neutral signals for the Empire East Land 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 ...

Globe encourages paperless billing to save thousands of trees
Inquirer Technology - 2017-01-04
As a strong advocate of environmental sustainability, leading telecommunications company Globe Telecom encourages its millions of postpaid customers to help save thousands of trees and reduce greenhouse gas emission by enrolling their fixed and mobile ...

Cirtek partners with Facebook, others in Telecom Infra Project
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-04
CIRTEK A.T.S., the wireless solutions subsidiary of Cirtek Holdings Philippine Corp., said it has joined the Telecom Infra Project, an initiative started by Facebook, among others. The participation of Cirtek in the consortium started with its joining a ...

AC Energy divests in hydropower, focuses on wind, solar
Philstar - 2017-01-04
Clara Group Inc., its parent firm Ayala Corp. disclosed to the Philippine Stock Exchange yesterday. It divested its majority interests in QuadRiver Energy Corp., Philnew Hydro Power Corp. and PhilnewRiver Corp., which are grantees of several hydropower ...

Top Real Estate News
Philstar - 2017-01-04
Upscale property developer Anchor Land Holdings Inc. (ALHI) proves its investment prudence anew as it prepares for the turnover this year of Monarch Parksuites, its second project in the 204-hectare Aseana City township after Solemare Parksuites.

So, you want to invest in real estate? Here are some tips
Philstar - 2017-01-04
"As soon as you have the (financial) capability and the decision to buy real estate property, please proceed to do so," 8990 Holdings, Inc. President and CEO JJ Atencio told Philstar.com when asked to give a piece of advice to millennials who are ...

2017: Confronting the anti-environment, pro-globalization leanings of the Duterte administration
Bulatlat - 2017-01-04
The resumption of the peace process with the communist revolutionaries under the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP)-New People ... beneficiaries were shot by guards of Lapanday Food Corporation (LFC). This was after the agri-workers occupied ...

Luzon may be placed on yellow alert during Malampaya plant shutdown
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-04
The Santa Rita and San Lorenzo power plants are owned by Lopez-led First Gen Corp., while Ilijan is owned by Kepco Philippines. These plants will use more expensive alternative fuel throughout the shutdown period. The Santa Rita and San Lorenzo gas plants ...

Megaworld keen on NAIA PPP project
m.bworldonline.com - 2017-01-04
MEGAWORLD Corp. is interested in bidding for the P74.6-billion public-private partnership (PPP) project to upgrade the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). The listed property developer is open to looking at PPP projects related to its real estate ...

Candidate Duterte different as President? Unacceptable, says Bayan
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-01-04
Militant group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan ... President Rodrigo Duterte from the candidate who made the promise of pension hike for Social Security System (SSS) members in the campaign trail. Bayan secretary-general Renato Reyes said Diokno ...

Wellex Industries Inc (WIN)
investing.com - 2017-01-03
Get an in-depth profile of Wellex Industries Inc, including a general overview of the company's business and key management, as well as employee data and location and contact information. Wellex Industries, Incorporated, formerly Republic Resources and ...

Cybersecurity Stocks for 2017
Investopedia - 2017-01-03
While various stocks are set to benefit from a sustained and continuing demand for cybersecurity solutions, analysts, on average, see industry pioneers Symantec Corp. (SYMC ... to outrun rivals in the next-gen cybersecurity space. In order to secure ...

Stocks climb on first trading day
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-03
The Philippine Stock Exchange index, the 30-company benchmark ... Eleven of the 20 most active stocks ended in the green, led by conglomerate JG Summit Holdings Inc. which climbed 3.4 percent to P69.95 and restaurant chain operator Jollibee Foods Corp ...

Aboitiz gets P2.88-b loan of San Carlos Sun
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-03
Aboitiz Power disclosed to the Philippine Stock Exchange on Tuesday unit Aboitiz Renewables signed an agreement with BDO and Sacasun to assume the loan. The company did not disclose why it took the loan from San Carlos. San Carlos is a joint venture ...

Aboitiz gets P2.88-b loan of San Carlos Sun
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-03
Aboitiz Power disclosed to the Philippine Stock Exchange on Tuesday unit Aboitiz Renewables signed an agreement with BDO and Sacasun to assume the loan. The company did not disclose why it took the loan from San Carlos. San Carlos is a joint venture ...

PhilWeb unloads stake in Euro firm company
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-03
PhilWeb and ISM Communications Corp. completed the acquisition 65-percent stake in Acentic GmbH in 2010. The remaining 35 percent of Acentic was owned by Niantic Holdings GmbH, a German company controlled by Dr. Andreas Jacobs. Acentic, formed in 2003 ...

Philippines risks FATF blacklist over AMLC changes
Philstar - 2017-01-03
The Philippines barely escaped the FATF blacklist after the money laundering scandal wherein $81 million worth of funds from the Bangladesh Bank was laundered in Philippine casinos using listed Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) as conduit. The BSP ...

SSS contribution increase pressed
Philstar - 2017-01-03
MANILA, Philippines - Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno insisted yesterday the more than 30 million members of the Social Security System (SSS ... Diokno admitted that the group blocked the proposal to increase the monthly pension of more than two ...

Temper Trap, The Ting Tings co-headline 2017 Wanderland music fest line-up
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-03
Learn how to get raffle entries through the GoSurf Raffle promo and visit globe.com.ph/wanderland.Follow @enjoyGLOBE on Twitter and like Globe Telecom on Facebook for #GlobeWanderland updates.

PhilWeb sells stake in hospitality tech provider for P140 M
Philstar - 2017-01-03
MANILA, Philippines - PhilWeb Corp. has sold its stake in Acentic GmbH, a Germany-based provider of online technology for the hospitality industry. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange yesterday, PhilWeb said proceeds of P140 million from the ...

Government keen on pursuing Laguna Lakeshore PPP
Philstar - 2017-01-03
Prime Asset Ventures Inc., Hanshin Engineering Constructions); San Miguel Holdings Corp.; and Team Trident (composed of Trident Infrastructure and Development Corp., Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc., Ayala Land Inc., Megaworld Corp., and SM Prime Holdings Inc ...

Roxas and Co. to spend P856 million in capex this year
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-03
Manila. "The remaining budget allocation of RCI will be used to complete its integrated coconut-processing plant under Roxas Sigma Agriventures Inc.," the company said. The planned commercial run of its coconut-processing plant in Tupi, South Cotabato ...

Philweb disposes of stake in German firm Acentic
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-03
PHILWEB Corp. on Tuesday said it sold its investment in Acentic GmbH to Niantic Holding GmbH for $750,000 (P37.37 million). The company said it has collected EUR1.97 million from Acentic, in full settlement of its loan receivables. "Thus, in total, the ...

AC Energy to sell hydro projects to concentrate on other RE sources
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-03
AC Energy Holdings Inc., the power arm of conglomerate Ayala Corp., is letting go of its hydro investments to focus on other renewable-energy (RE) sources. In a disclosure to the stock exchange on Tuesday, AC Energy said it signed deals to sell all of its ...

PLDT eyes southern expansion
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-03
DIGITAL services provider PLDT Inc. plans to further expand its digital hub in the south, even after recently completing three major tech-development projects ... and nurture that digital hub in the southern Philippines to further serve the need for ...

Philweb disposes of stake in German firm Acentic
BusinessMirror - 2017-01-03
PHILWEB Corp. on Tuesday said it sold its investment in Acentic GmbH to Niantic Holding GmbH for $750,000 (P37.37 million). The company said it has collected EUR1.97 million from Acentic, in full settlement of its loan receivables. "Thus, in total, the ...

Metro Pacific mulls Cavitex, Sangley Airport expressway
Philstar - 2017-01-03
MANILA, Philippines - A unit of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) is studying a plan to construct an expressway to connect the Manila-Cavite Toll Expressway (Cavitex) to Rosario and Sangley Airport in Cavite. Romulo Quimbo Jr., head of legal and ...

Unlocking the value of land
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-03
THE Philippine real-estate industry has definitely been flourishing in the ... city landmark and transform it into something that will take urbanites into 21st-century living. Primarily, Greenfield District is the pioneer interconnected mixed-use ...

ArthaLand: Now is the best time to invest in Cebu
Rappler - 2017-01-03
[EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a press release from Arthaland.] Cebu is growing and the best time to invest here is now. This is what ArthaLand believes in, and this is why it will start to build its P8 billion Grade A green office project in the Queen ...

Renewable energy firm implements dev't projects in Valencia
news.pia.gov.ph - 2017-01-03
VALENCIA, Negros Oriental, Dec. 29 (PIA) - Renewable energy firm Energy Development Corporation (EDC) has implemented seven new development projects here. These include the awarding high school scholarships grants for 435 students for school year 2016 to ...

Globe conducts relief operations in Bicol Region
Inquirer Technology - 2017-01-03
Globe Telecom conducted relief operations in Bicol Region provinces which were severely hit by Typhoon Nina during Christmas day. A total of 900 relief packs were delivered to Albay and Camarines Sur while 86 boxes of mineral water were transported to ...

BOI approves 3 petrochemical projects worth P15.8B
interaksyon.com - 2017-01-03
MANILA - The Board of Investments (BOI) recently approved three petrochemical projects of conglomerate JG Summit Holdings Inc. (JGSHI) worth P15.8 billion. Two pioneering projects of wholly-owned JGSHI subsidiary JG Summit Petrochemical Corp. (JGSPC ...

Group asks Duterte to fire Pernia, allies in Cabinet over SSS pension increase
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-03
THE party-list group Bayan Muna has asked President Duterte to consider sacking Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia and his Cabinet allies for refusing to allow the P1,000 pension increase for Social Security System (SSS) retirees.

Top Frontier Investment Holdings Inc (TFHI)
investing.com - 2017-01-03
Information about the Top Frontier Investment Holdings Inc Stock. You can find more details by going to one of the sections under this page such as historical data, charts, technical analysis and others.

Camarines Sur private group launches relief drive to help typhoon victims
news.pia.gov.ph - 2017-01-02
For those wishing to donate, there are drop-off points within and outside Bicol or they may donate through the Philippine National Bank account name Metro Naga Chamber of Commerce and Industry , account number: 0731-0292067. They may also get in touch with ...

Gas, diesel prices rise after Opec supply cut
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-02
Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, Flying V, PTT Philippines, Unioil Philippines, Seaoil Philippines and Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp. issued their respective notices of the price increase of P0.70 per liter for gasoline, P0.60 per liter for diesel and P0.55 ...

ArthaLand: Now is the best time to invest in Cebu
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-02
The Cebu IT Park area remains to be a viable location for information technology and business process management ... BERBE registered Grade A- office development in the Visayas and Mindanao. Cebu is growing and the best time to invest here is now.

MPIC studying Sangley toll road
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-02
The planned new expressway would connect to the proposed Philippine ... and Reclamation Corp., a consortium led by tycoon Henry Sy and the Tieng family, plans to build an international airport, seaport, economic zone and real estate components in Sangely ...

MPIC studying Sangley toll road
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-02
The planned new expressway would connect to the proposed Philippine ... and Reclamation Corp., a consortium led by tycoon Henry Sy and the Tieng family, plans to build an international airport, seaport, economic zone and real estate components in Sangely ...

PAL adding more flights outside Manila
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-02
Philippine Airlines said it will operate more flights outside Manila this year to decongest Ninoy Aquino International Airport. PAL president Jaime Bautista said the airline would launch international flights out of Kalibo in the first quarter of 2017.

Meralco pursues Tesla partnership
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-02
Power retailer Manila Electric Co. expects to sign a partnership agreement with Tesla Motors Inc. of the United States this year, a top executive said. "For Tesla, there were some projects we identified...like battery storage. We will push that early ...

Meralco pursues Tesla partnership
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-02
Power retailer Manila Electric Co. expects to sign a partnership agreement with Tesla Motors Inc. of the United States this year, a top executive said. "For Tesla, there were some projects we identified...like battery storage. We will push that early ...

SMDC to explore projects in Asean
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-02
SM Development Corp., the residential arm of integrated property developer SM Prime Holdings Inc., will start exploring investment opportunities in Southeast Asia, a top executive said. SMDC executive vice president Jose Mari Banzon said in a recent ...