Hermoso-Co, Caparros-Gallent share honors in Founders Cup
m.philstar.com - 2016-12-10
Koreans Oh Jie-sik and Lee Tong-hwa topped Class A on 131 (83-48) while Cavite Board Member Munding del Rosario and Fred Pareja had 139 (91-48) to win Class B of the tourney which had Petron Corporation, Philippine Airlines, Banco de Oro-CLG/VISA ...

Who's vying for the post of SC Justice Brion?
Rappler - 2016-12-10
Court of Appeals Associate Justice If appointed, he will have 10 years as SC magistrate before he reaches the mandatory retirement age of 70 Law degree from the University of the Philippines Prior to his appointment to the CA in 2005, he used to work at ...

Foton secures back-to-back PSL Grand Prix titles after surviving Petron
Rappler - 2016-12-10
MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) - The Foton Tornadoes emerged victorious for the second straight year as they rout the Petron Blaze Spikers, 25-20, 25-20, 22-25, 25-17 to claim the 2016 Philippine Super Liga Grand Prix Championship on Saturday, December 10 ...

JBC shortlists 7 bets for SC vacancy
Philstar - 2016-12-09
The three others in the list are CA Associate Justices Amy Javier-Lazaro and Noel Tijam, and Centro Escolar University law school associate dean Rita Linda Ventura-Jimeno. Last Dec. 2, the JBC released another shortlist of five candidates for the vacancy ...

Ex-Solgen wants graft case dismissed
Philstar - 2016-12-09
MANILA, Philippines - Former solicitor general Agnes Devanadera has asked the Sandiganbayan to dismiss the graft case filed against her by the Office of the Ombudsman in connection with the settlement deal signed by the state-owned Philippine National ...

Books of the year
Philstar - 2016-12-09
Coroza (UP Press) Best Design: "Roberto Chabet," book design by B+C Design, Manila (King Kong Art Projects Unlimited Inc.) Publisher of the Year: The University of the Philippines Press

Korean companies eyeing PH, says Lopez
Manila Standard Today - 2016-12-09
Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez, prior to the conclusion of a four-day trade mission to Korea, said Phoenix Semiconductors Philippines Corp. had committed to invest ... tourism and real estate development, finance and insurance, food and agribusiness.

Korean companies eyeing PH, says Lopez
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-12-09
Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez, prior to the conclusion of a four-day trade mission to Korea, said Phoenix Semiconductors Philippines Corp. had committed to invest ... tourism and real estate development, finance and insurance, food and agribusiness.

Bloomberry not actively seeking a buyer for Jeju
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-12-09
Bloomberry Resorts Corp., the integrated casino and resort developer owned by businessman Enrique Razon. Jr., is no longer actively looking for a buyer for its Jeju casino property in South Korea after negotiations with a Macau junket operator fell through.

Alsons kicks off socialized housing in MIndanao
Manila Standard Today - 2016-12-09
In a talk with the Manila Standard, Tomas Alcantara, president and chairman of Alsons Consolidated Resources (ACR), said the eight-hectare Molave Homes, located in Alabel beside the Sarangani provincial capitol, "is a response to the call of the local ...

Celebrating the season, developers bring joy, hope to communities
Inquirer - 2016-12-09
ROCKWELL LAND CORP. Behind the walls and the well-guarded community of Rockwell Land Corp. (RLC) are employees and leaders who are compassionate, always ready to lend a helping hand especially to those in need. Although often preoccupied by work given the ...

Kitchens rise to stardom
Inquirer - 2016-12-09
Luxury developer Ayala Land Premier understands this, a reason why the upscale condominium residences of its soon-to-rise masterpieces, the 69-storey Park Central South Tower at the intersection of Paseo de Roxas and Makati Avenue and the 52-storey Two ...

FIGBA final elims up at Roligon today
m.philstar.com - 2016-12-09
Bakbakan 2016 is co-presented by Thunderbird the Winning Formula and B-MEG Integra Power Maxx in cooperation with Excellence Poultry & Livestock Specialists, Lakpue Drug Inc., Hagibis, Salto, Vitarich Titan, Vio-Plus, Pit Fighter and Mad Science.

PSL: Petron looks past Game 1 loss, strives to even Grand Prix finals
Rappler - 2016-12-09
MANILA, Philippines - With two sets marked on their side of the scoreboard and the whole arena reverberating with "Go, Petron!" chants, the Blaze Spikers seemed to be in perfect shape to sweep the defending champions. That was until Jaja Santiago ...

DoubleDragon secures P5.3B via bond issuance
Inquirer - 2016-12-09
In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange Friday, DoubleDragon said it would issue ... The shopping mall business is under its flagship subsidiary CityMall Commercial Centers Inc. (CMCCI). SM Investments Corp. has a 34-percent stake in this ...

Bloomberry holds off sale of casino venture in Korea
Philstar - 2016-12-09
MANILA, Philippines - Bloomberry Resorts Corp. of ports tycoon Enrique Razon has deferred the sale of its first casino venture overseas, Jeju Sun Hotel & Casino in Korea, after the potential buyer ran out of funds. In June, Bloomberry announced the sale of ...

6 CA justices, law school dean on JBC short list for SC seat
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-12-09
Reyes Jr., and Japar Dimaampao with five votes each; CA Associate Justices Amy C. Lazaro-Javier and Noel G. Tijam, and Centro Escolar University Law School Vice Dean Rita Linda S. Ventura-Jimeno with four votes each. Brion will reach the mandatory ...

Foton goes for kill in PSL finals
m.philstar.com - 2016-12-09
MANILA, Philippines -- After hammering an emotional come-from-behind victory, Foton would go for the kill and shoot for the title as it clashes with Petron in Game 2 of the Philippine Superliga (PSL) Grand Prix at the Philsports Arena in Pasig Saturday.

Superliga: Foton escapes past Petron in Game 1
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-12-09
Foton stormed back from a two-set deficit to escape Petron by the skin of its teeth, 20-25, 21-25, 25-22, 25-17, 15-9, to conquer Game 1 of the Asics Philippine Superliga (PSL) Grand Prix presented by PLDT Home Ultera best-of-three finals showdown on ...

Archdiocese of Manila priest among Tofil awardees
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-12-09
Pascual studied philosophy at the Our Lady of Angels Franciscan Seminary and theology at the San Jose Major Seminary at the Ateneo de Manila University. He was ordained as a priest on March 6, 1987 and obtained his Master in Development Management at the AIM.

IACT launches enhanced Pasig River Ferry service
interaksyon.com - 2016-12-09
In partnership with the private firm Megaworld Corp., top government officials, including Secretary Arthur Tugade of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) General Manager Tim Orbos, spearheaded the ...

JBC releases shortlist for SC post to be vacated by Justice Arturo Brion
interaksyon.com - 2016-12-09
Ventura-Jimeno (4 votes). Out of the seven nominees, only Ventura-Jimeno is a private lawyer working as Vice Dean of Centro Escolar University Law while the rest are magistrates of the Court of Appeals. Ventura-Jimeno is the mother of Department of Public ...

Globe Business advances contact center industry expansion in PH
Inquirer - 2016-12-09
In fact, the country has been dubbed the "Ultimate Customer Experience Paradise" in the 11 th International Contact Center Conference & Expo (ICCCE) where Globe Business, the enterprise information and communications arm of Globe Telecom, acted as co ...

COCKTALES | Govt offices start holidaze mode
interaksyon.com - 2016-12-08
And that doubled package is just for starters. Tubio, a former president of Victorias Milling, is just marking his first year as Roxas Holdings CEO on December 16. Pegged for the last two years, the senior management pay package at Roxas Holdings from next ...

Power sector staring contest
Inquirer - 2016-12-08
Basically, the deal will allow people to use their Beep cards to buy items at the popular Japanese chain, brought here by the Ayala Group and partner SSI Group. Of course, the Beep is the "tap and go" card commuters use at all elevated train lines in ...

Razon advises firms to cope with changes
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-12-08
Meanwhile, Ayala Corp. chairman Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala cited the need for the country to focus on education to enable Filipinos to adjust to the changing landscape. Zobel de Ayala said while Philippines was one of the beneficiaries of globalization ...

Razon advises firms to cope with changes
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-12-08
Meanwhile, Ayala Corp. chairman Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala cited the need for the country to focus on education to enable Filipinos to adjust to the changing landscape. Zobel de Ayala said while Philippines was one of the beneficiaries of globalization ...

2GO owners asked to recognize investor
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-12-08
The Manila regional trial court ordered the existing shareholders of 2GO Group Inc. to recognize Udenna Corp. as an investor in the publicly listed logistics company. Udenna is a company owned by Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc. chief executive Dennis Uy ...

Okada casino to open December 21
Manila Standard Today - 2016-12-08
Solaire Resort & Casino of Bloomberry Resorts Corp., which became operational in March 2013 was the first integrated resort and casino to open in Entertainment City. It was followed by City of Dreams Manila led by Macau-based Melco Crown group which opened ...

Stock index returns to 7,000; ALI climbs
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-12-08
The Philippine Stock Exchange index, the 30-company benchmark ... Among the 20 most active stocks, 17 issues advanced, led by property developer Ayala Land Inc. which climbed 5 percent to P34.45 and SM Prime Holdings Inc. which rose 5 percent to P28.65.

Winners for the 2016 Secretary of State's Award for Corporate Excellence
U.S. Department of State - 2016-12-08
The company also provided over 20,000 online German ... Award for Corporate Excellence in Sustainable Oceans Management: Bureo Inc. (Santiago, Chile) and Interface Inc. (Manila, Philippines) Bureo designs and manufactures a unique line of sunglasses ...

Regine Velasquez, Pops Fernandez, Christian Bautista, et al in PLDT Gabay Guro in Davao
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-12-08
Teachers from Davao City and other neighboring municipalities and provinces had a great time one Sunday afternoon at SMX Convention Center at SM Lanang in Davao. They trooped to the center and were entertained by celebrities from Manila, all flown in by ...

Regine Velasquez, Pops Fernandez, Christian Bautista, et al in PLDT Gabay Guro in Davao
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-12-08
Teachers from Davao City and other neighboring municipalities and provinces had a great time one Sunday afternoon at SMX Convention Center at SM Lanang in Davao. They trooped to the center and were entertained by celebrities from Manila, all flown in by ...

STAR, Globe launch heartwarming digital short film
Philstar - 2016-12-08
This Christmas, a time of homecomings for Filipinos, The STAR and Globe Telecom tell the story of connecting loved ones with a touching digital short film. "Daddy Stranger," a short film about an OFW father coming home to his family for the holidays ...

Foton rallies to beat Petron in Game 1 of SLiga title series
Philstar - 2016-12-08
MANILA, Philippines - Foton stormed back from a two-set deficit to escape Petron by the skin of its teeth, 20-25, 21-25, 25-22, 25-17, 15-9, to take Game 1 of the Asics Philippine Superliga (PSL) Grand Prix presented by PLDT Home Ultera best-of-three ...

Business leaders back Cha-cha; Rody creates panel
Philstar - 2016-12-08
He also chairs Bloomberry Resorts Corp., operator of Solaire Resorts & Casino. Concepcion agreed there is need for changes in the Charter but that any change should be done carefully. "We have to start to understand the pros and manage the change.

Market back to 7,000 level
Inquirer - 2016-12-08
PLDT, SM Prime, JG Summit were all up by over 4 percent while URC and Jollibee grew 3 by percent. Ayala Corp. rose by 2.7 percent while Megaworld, GT Capital, ICTSI and DMCI all gained over 1 percent. Doris Dumlao-Abadilla

Gaming firm at Fontana under scrutiny since 2014
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-12-08
the state-owned Clark Development Corp. (CDC) in 2014 was already scrutinizing the status of an online gaming firm in that tourism estate, according to documents obtained by the Inquirer. The CDC, which leases out lands in this former US military base ...

SMIC raises P20 B from oversubscribed bonds
Philstar - 2016-12-08
MANILA, Philippines - SM Investments Corp. has successfully raised P20 billion from the ... Philippines with highly synergistic businesses in retail, banking and property development.

Operator deploys more train coaches on LRT 1
Manila Standard Today - 2016-12-08
LIGHT Rail Manila Corp., a consortium led by Ayala Corp. and Metro Pacific Investments Corp., said on Thursday more trains would be deployed at the LRT Line 1 to accommodate more passengers. The operator of LRT Line 1 said it has rehabilitated and ...

Top 3 Shareholders of NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)
Investopedia - 2016-12-08
The second is Tegra, an integrated solution combining GPUs and multi-core CPUs in one processor which is used in entertainment devices, drones, cars and for online ... learning system. Below are the top individual shareholders of Nvidia Corporation as ...

PSL: Foton outlasts Petron to take 1-0 lead in Grand Prix Finals
Rappler - 2016-12-08
MANILA, Philippines - The Foton Tornadoes are one win away from retaining the title in the Philippine Super Liga Grand Prix after staging a late comeback against Petron, 20-25, 21-25, 25-22, 25-17, 15-9 on Thursday, December 8 at the Filoil Flying V Arena.

Transparency group dissatisfied with probe of NPO anomalies
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-12-08
The group added that the probe also failed to address allegations ... reports that NPO granted additional work orders to three private printers in printing Social Security System (SSS) forms. "We are asking for a concrete decision base from the Tandan ...

Philippine stocks in US dollars?
BusinessMirror. - 2016-12-08
For example, food conglomerate Del Monte Pacific Ltd. intends to issue up to $360 million in US-dollar denominated preferred shares early next year. The trading, pricing and settlement details of the DDS are that the dollar price will be determined by the ...

SMIC raised P20 billion from fixed-rate bonds
BusinessMirror. - 2016-12-08
SM Investments Corp. (SMIC) said it exercised its overallotment option ... program to invest heavily in nationwide infrastructure projects should help economic development and drive provincial growth outside Metro Manila, which is where we are also ...

The Daily 202: The art of punching down
Washington Post - 2016-12-08
But it is one thing to pick on a multibillion-dollar corporation like Boeing or a cable host who has ... #imwithchuck -- Kelsey (@kelsey_mansell) December 8, 2016 The next president of the united states went to twitter war with a guy who uses a flip ...

Maute Group not involved in Iligan grenade blast that hurts 3 teens: official
interaksyon.com - 2016-12-08
5. "The site of the explosion was in between the PS5 and Philippine National Bank. The grenade was placed in between two electric posts," Sumaoy said. Fortunately no one was killed by the explosion but three teenagers were slightly wounded by shrapnel ...

Heritage Conservationists push more green spaces in Manila redevelopment plan
BusinessMirror. - 2016-12-08
Razon is chairman of the International Container Terminal Services Inc. and Bloomberry Resorts Corp., which owns Solaire Resort and Casino. "As one of the last surviving prewar structures, the RMSC remains an important landmark not only for the City of ...

Contact Acer
acer.com - 2016-12-07
Welcome to the Acer on-line Service and Support Center! Acer Care Service is an all-dimensional service program not only designed to give full technical support to Acer branch offices in the ACI territories, but specific programs can also be directly ...

Weaker peso pushes up electricity rate
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-12-07
Meralco said in a statement this brought the power rate for a typical household to P8.36 per kWh this month, translating into an increase of P20 in the electricity bill of a household with monthly consumption of 200 kWh. The slight increase followed four ...