Century fortifies presence in China
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-12-23
Canned tuna manufacturer Century Pacific Food Inc. acquired distribution companies in China for $2.56 million in a bid to further expand its branded exports. Century Pacific said in a disclosure to the stock exchange it would purchase a 100 percent stake ...

Ghosts of Christmases past
Philstar - 2016-12-23
LODESTAR By Danton Remoto (The Philippine Star) | Updated December 24, 2016 - 12:00am I grew up in Basa Air Base, Pampanga, which sits at the foot of the Zambales mountain range. I knew it was Christmas when a light mist would descend on the base ...

Cirtek joins global Telecom Infra Project
Philstar - 2016-12-23
MANILA, Philippines - Cirtek ATS, the wireless solutions subsidiary of listed technology firm Cirtek Holdings Philippine Corp. (CHPC) has joined the Telecom Infra Project (TIP). TIP is a consortium started by Facebook, SK Telecom, Deutsche Telekom ...

Christmas all over the world
Philstar - 2016-12-23
In what land do people fear prankish sprites that supposedly emerge ... Sweden, where seasonal festivities begin on Dec. 13, St. Lucia Day. In the morning, the eldest daughter in the home dresses in white and wears a wreath with seven lighted candles ...

WATCH | ATM cards with magnetic stripe can still be used after Jan. 1
interaksyon.com - 2016-12-23
MANILA, Philippines - Private banks assured their customers that ... customers can still use their magnetic stripe cards until every customer that has a Metrobank debit card already has it in chip," Mark Perez, head of Retail Banking Group of Metrobank ...

PLDT still keen on GMA
Inquirer - 2016-12-23
PLDT Inc. said it remained open to investment talks with the owners of broadcast giant GMA Network Inc., whose controlling shareholders signaled their willingness to exit the company. PLDT chair and CEO Manuel V. Pangilinan told reporters Friday that while ...

Lam sued for using dummies
Philstar - 2016-12-23
The VACC also called on the DOJ to nullify the purchase agreements made by Lam with Grand Ilocandia and Waterfront Philippines Inc. for being contrary to law. The VACC filed the eight-page complaint against the former and incumbent officials of Fort ...

Pagcor clarifies ban on online gambling
Philstar - 2016-12-23
Listed gaming companies were also quick to clarify the issue. PhilWeb Corp., which businessman and former trade minister Roberto Ongpin sold to Gregorio Ma. Araneta III, son-in-law of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, said it was not engaged in online ...

DOE on top of Malampaya maintenance activities
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-12-23
Meanwhile, the Manila Electric Company (MERALCO) submitted that their price simulation will factored in the following: a) Possible WESM prices due to plant outages during the Malampaya SMS; b) Generation cost of natural gas plants due to change in liquid ...

Strongest internet with PLDT Home Fibr, even in most unexpected places
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-12-23
A LOT of beasts roam the Philippine Internet jungle. But only one such beast can outrun them all with its blistering pace--the new PLDT Home Fibr plan 1899 that can reach equal upload and download speeds of up to 1 Gbps! In this trending video online, a ...

Coal-price volatility may force DOE to revise energy-mix policy next year
BusinessMirror - 2016-12-23
For Trans-Asia Oil and Energy Development Corp., company president Francisco L. Viray said, "This is my first time to see an energy mix not based on technology/fuel. So, I do not have any reaction, since I am not familiar with this energy-mix model."

Ever Gotesco Resources and Holdings Inc (EVER)
investing.com - 2016-12-23
Get instant access to a free live streaming chart for the Ever Gotesco Resources and Holdings Inc 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 ...

Ayala energy arm wins bid for Chevron assets
m.philstar.com - 2016-12-23
MANILA, Philippines -- AC Energy Holdings Inc. of Ayala Corp. announced on Friday the purchase of geothermal operations of energy giant Chevron in the Philippines and Indonesia. Ayala's wholly-owned subsidiary is part of Indonesian and Philippine ...

Ayala energy arm wins bid for Chevron assets
Philstar - 2016-12-23
MANILA, Philippines -- AC Energy Holdings Inc. of Ayala Corp. announced on Friday the purchase of geothermal operations of energy giant Chevron in the Philippines and Indonesia. Ayala's wholly-owned subsidiary is part of Indonesian and Philippine ...

Transpacific Broadband Group International Inc (TBGI)
investing.com - 2016-12-23
A brief summary - strong Buy, Buy, strong Sell, Sell or Neutral signals for the Transpacific Broadband Group International Inc stock. A detailed technical analysis through moving averages buy/sell signals (simple and exponential for 5,10,20,50,100 and 200 ...

COCKTALES | Bah, humbug! Banks, PSE want to eat Lopez, Phinma stock transfer business
interaksyon.com - 2016-12-23
This is supposed to be the season of merrymaking, but the ghost of Christmas past has returned to cause some sleepless nights for the small cloistered world of the stock transfer business. According to regulatory documents, the banking sector, aided by the ...

What if more homes in PH can enjoy fiber internet?
Rappler - 2016-12-23
PLDT, for example, continues to improve its coverage and services with the introduction of PLDT Home Fibr, which is now available in over 300,000 serviced areas nationwide. As the number of places with fast fiber Internet connection continues to grow ...

Feature: Celebrating Christmas with abandoned elderlies, poor kids in Ilocos Sur
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-12-23
This was what the bankers of Philippine National Bank of the cities of Vigan and Candon and Narvacan town concluded after they decided to forego Christmas parties this year. They visited, instead, the 25 elderlies at Balay Taripato (Home for the Elderly ...

Meralco ready for Nina, offers stormy weather safety tips
interaksyon.com - 2016-12-23
MANILA, Philippines -- With severe tropical storm Nina forecast to score a direct hit on its franchise area, the Manila Electric Company said Friday it has placed its personnel on alert "and efforts have been geared up to prepare its systems for an ...

Coal Asia Holdings Inc (COAL)
investing.com - 2016-12-23
A brief summary - strong Buy, Buy, strong Sell, Sell or Neutral signals for the Coal Asia 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 ...

Coal-price volatility may force DOE to revise energy-mix policy next year
BusinessMirror. - 2016-12-23
For Trans-Asia Oil and Energy Development Corp., company president Francisco L. Viray said, "This is my first time to see an energy mix not based on technology/fuel. So, I do not have any reaction, since I am not familiar with this energy-mix model."

Berjaya Sports Toto Berhad
bursamarketplace.com - 2016-12-23
BJTOTO,KLSE:BJTOTO,$BSTB,Berjaya Sports Toto Berhad, an investment holding company, operates Toto betting in Malaysia. SIGN IN Don't have an account? Register Resend Activation Link USERNAME forgot password? PASSWORD Login Sign in / Register via : ...

Central Azucarera de Tarlac Inc (CAT)
investing.com - 2016-12-23
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 ...

PHS Holding Firms (PSHO)
investing.com - 2016-12-23
Philippines stocks lower at close of trade; PSEi Composite down 1.48% By Investing.com - Dec 22, 2016 Philippines stocks lower at close of trade; PSEi Composite down 0.83% By Investing.com - Dec 20, 2016 Philippines stocks lower at close of trade; PSEi ...

PEZA to Duterte: We're not engaged in online gaming
Rappler - 2016-12-23
The other company that operates e-Games outlets in the country is Leisure & Resorts World Corporation. The gaming firm told the local bourse that "except for the television reports and online and newspaper articles relating to the pronouncement made by ...

Manila Water Company Inc (MWC)
investing.com - 2016-12-23
Manila Water Company, Inc. is engaged in providing water, sewerage and sanitation, distribution services, pipeworks and management services. The Company operates through three segment East Zone, Outside East Zone and Management contracts. Its East Zone ...

20 Best Moments For Pinays In 2016
cosmo.ph - 2016-12-23
Leni Robredo was the lone female candidate for vice president in the May polls ... Medina became a varsity player for the Polytechnic University of the Philippines. That's why it's hard to believe that she was rejected when she applied to be a part ...

Marcventures merges with 2 mining firms
BusinessMirror. - 2016-12-22
THE Board of Directors of Marcventures Holdings Inc. (MHI) approved on December 15 the plan to merge with Asia Pilot Mining Philippines Corp. (APMPC) and the holding company of BrightGreen Resources Corp. (BRC), with Marcventures as the surviving entity ...

Marcventures merges with 2 mining firms
BusinessMirror. - 2016-12-22
THE Board of Directors of Marcventures Holdings Inc. (MHI) approved on December 15 the plan to merge with Asia Pilot Mining Philippines Corp. (APMPC) and the holding company of BrightGreen Resources Corp. (BRC), with Marcventures as the surviving entity ...

Govt, 4 companies set to launch MRT station
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-12-22
The common station project started in 2009 but was put on hold by the Aquino administration. The LRT Authority initially signed a deal with SM Prime Holdings Inc. to build the station near SM North EDSA. Five years later, the DOTC decided to build the ...

Market falls below 6,600; Ayala rises
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-12-22
The Philippine Stock Exchange index, the 30-company benchmark ... led by conglomerate Ayala Corp. which rose 0.4 percent to P716 and SM Prime Holdings Inc. which picked up 0.4 percent to P27.35. JG Summit Holdings Inc. was the biggest loser among the ...

Premiere sells stake in Palawan project
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-12-22
Premiere Horizon Alliance Corp., a listed holding company, said Thursday said it completed the sale of a 15-percent interest in a wholly-owned subsidiary that is developing a 576-hectare master-planned resort community in Palawan. PHA said in a disclosure ...

Meralco, Japan firm in talks to expand Bayad Center
Philstar - 2016-12-22
MANILA, Philippines - Power distributor Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) is in talks with a leading Japanese integrated payment solution provider to expand Bayad Center, its one-stop no-frills over-the-counter bills collection-payment center, outside the ...

All you need for a complete shopping experience
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-12-22
From left: Mastercard Philippines Vice President Judith Dayrit, Metrobank Cards President Riko Abdurrahman and Robinsons President and COO Robina Gokongwei-Pe introduce the new Metrobank Robinsons Mastercard. To mark the release of the new cards ...

Metro Briefs
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-12-22
Motorists are encouraged to prepare exact fees for faster transactions. Better yet, they can avail themselves of the free RFID stickers installation at the Petron service station on the southbound side of SLEX, other service stations on the northbound side ...

DOTr wants common station completed in 2½ years
Philstar - 2016-12-22
LRT-1, which runs from Roosevelt station in Quezon City up to Baclaran station in Pasay City, is operated by the LRMC composed of Metro Pacific Investments Corp., Ayala Corp. and Macquarie Infrastructure Holdings (Philippines) Pte Ltd. The MRT-3 ...

Beep cards accepted in NLEX, SCTEX
Philstar - 2016-12-22
He said SCTEX would follow right away or would accept the cards within the first quarter. MNTC is a unit of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC). At present, Manila-Cavite Expressway which is also under MPIC, is the only tollway accepting the beep ...

Competition brings down prices
Philstar - 2016-12-22
With the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) throwing its support to this move with the application for license of its RES affiliate a few days ago, it looks like most if not the whole of the industry is now backing the reform. The RCOA is another policy ...

DOE assures power supply stability during Malampaya maintenance next year
interaksyon.com - 2016-12-22
Meanwhile, distribution utility Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) has estimated that the generation charge will increase by PHP1 per kilowatthour in March power bills due to the shutdown. "There will be an increase, but what we will do is to minimize the ...

Marcventures merges with 2 mining firms
BusinessMirror. - 2016-12-22
THE Board of Directors of Marcventures Holdings Inc. (MHI) approved on December 15 the plan to merge with Asia Pilot Mining Philippines Corp. (APMPC) and the holding company of BrightGreen Resources Corp. (BRC), with Marcventures as the surviving entity ...

Tollways operator to use PayMaya as new collections option in Nlex, Sctex
BusinessMirror. - 2016-12-22
THE tollways arm of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) has signed an agreement with Voyager Innovations Inc. to introduce a new toll-collections option for the North Luzon Expressways (Nlex) and the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressways (Sctex). Romulo S.

Lender begins offering voluntary Pera services
BusinessMirror. - 2016-12-22
Abrogena, trust officer and executive vice president of BDO Trust and Investments Group said, "Launching Pera has been ... a way to supplement their future pension benefits from the Social Security System/Government Service Insurance System.

ATI breaks records in 2016
The Daily Tribune - 2016-12-22
Listed Asian Terminals Inc. (ATI) is capping 2016 on a very high note bannered by record-breaking volume, highest terminal productivity and fastest service delivery as it continues to keep commodities flowing in the support of the Philippine economy.

Bargain hunting snaps 4-day market fall
Philstar - 2016-12-22
On the other hand, decliners include San Miguel Corp., which fell 4.14 percent, Jollibee Foods Corp., down 2.56 percent and Robinsons Land Corp. which declined 2.31 percent. Traders said selective bargain hunting helped lift the session after four days of ...

Andrew Tan firm to help build drug rehab center
Philstar - 2016-12-22
DOH will run and manage the treatment and rehabilitation center, which will have a wide range of services and amenities such as a physical therapy center, outpatient department building, support building, ward, swimming pool, basketball court and gym.

PSEi slides to 6,500 level
Inquirer - 2016-12-22
The main-share Philippine Stock Exchange index lost 99.19 pts or 1.48 ... managing director at fund management firm First Grade Finance. "Most investors have surrendered themselves to the fact that Santa Claus will not be appearing this year given ...

BSP nets P15.3B at end-October
Journal Online - 2016-12-22
Part of this is half of the PHP1 billion supervisory action slapped against Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation, paid last August, in connection to the Bangladesh Bank cyber heist last February. Expenses, on the other hand, declined by 2.3 percent to P58 ...

UP lists UPCAT 2017 passers
kami.com.ph - 2016-12-22
- Included in the list are test takers who made it to the cut-off grade requirement of preferred degree programs and campuses - The list also includes those who made it to the campus cut-off but did not quite meet the grade requirement of their preferred ...

Reason for PAL flight diversion: defective air-con or engine shutdown?
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-12-22
COTABATO CITY--A Philippine Airlines flight from Manila to this city has been diverted to Mactan International Airport, about half an hour after it left the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Thursday morning. Lawyer Kirby Abdullah, one of the ...

FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Announces New Manufacturing USA Institute, Third Institute Awarded in Three Weeks
EIN Newsdesk - 2016-12-22
Petron Scientech, Pioneer Tank & Vessel, Portland General Electric, Praxair, Process Systems Enterprise, Reliance Industries, RnD Consulting, Roeslein Alternative Energy, Saint Gobain NorPro, Secat Inc., Shell, Sigma Innova, Solar Fuels & Chemicals ...