Weaker peso a boost to Philex
Philstar - 2016-11-27
MANILA, Philippines - Philex Mining Corp. is seen to gain from the weakening peso in terms of higher earnings. Philex Mining chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan told reporters at the sidelines of the MVP Bossing Awards the miner is expected to benefit the most ...

Fidel Castro, Cuban leader who defied US for 50 years, dies at 90
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-11-27
HAVANA--Former President Fidel Castro, who led a rebel army to improbable victory in Cuba, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of 10 US presidents during his half-century rule ... to see the seizure of property of the landed class ...

City and Land Developers Inc (LAND)
investing.com - 2016-11-27
City and Land Developers, Incorporated (CLDI) is a Philippines-based company engaged in establishing an institutional medium for acquiring and developing land sites for residential, office, commercial, institutional and industrial uses. The Company ...

BDO Leasing gets high credit rating
Philstar - 2016-11-26
MANILA, Philippines - BDO Leasing and Finance Inc., the leasing and finance arm of the BDO Group, was assigned an issuer credit rating of PRS Aa by Philippine Rating Services Corp. (PhilRatings). A company rated PRS Aa differs from the highest-rated ...

Aboitiz companiesto boost services
Philstar - 2016-11-26
Perdices said that they see Republic Cement playing a significant role in helping build better infrastructure for the country's growing economy as the government is allocating 5.2 percent of Gross Domestic Product in 2017 to purely infrastructure projects ...

Fund manager names new CEO
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-11-26
Prior to his appointment, Lustre was the head of corporate finance and real estate department ... representing Philam Life: Phinma Corp., Philam-Equitable Life Assurance Company, ICCP Holdings Inc., Science Park of the Philippines Inc., Regatta Properties ...

How to implement effective business controls
Philstar - 2016-11-26
Inc. (now Mondelez), Del Monte Philippine Packing Corp. and Roxas & Co. / Central Azucarera Don Pedro. She was formerly the VP- Audit and Compliance of International Container Terminal Services Inc. where she worked for 11 years. Interested participants ...

Premature suspension
Philstar - 2016-11-26
The company is likewise expanding its contribution to healthcare science and technology by bringing in the most advanced ... After the trip, the inspectors supposedly changed the specifications of the school cabinets to suit their favored bidder.

Going crazy over Pia and Liza look-alikes
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-11-26
Tomas and also works as a fashion model. She is born to a Filipino mom and an Indian-Singaporean dad. Her sister is FEU courtside reporter Ganiel Krishnan who also recently represented the country at Miss Asia Pacific International 2016. After netizens saw ...

Going crazy over Pia and Liza look-alikes
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-11-26
Tomas and also works as a fashion model. She is born to a Filipino mom and an Indian-Singaporean dad. Her sister is FEU courtside reporter Ganiel Krishnan who also recently represented the country at Miss Asia Pacific International 2016. After netizens saw ...

BDO Leasing gets high credit rating
m.philstar.com - 2016-11-26
MANILA, Philippines - BDO Leasing and Finance Inc., the leasing and finance arm of the BDO Group, was assigned an issuer credit rating of PRS Aa by Philippine Rating Services Corp. (PhilRatings). A company rated PRS Aa differs from the highest-rated ...

Megaworld expanding upscale St Moritz project
Philstar - 2016-11-26
MANILA, Philippines - Andrew Tan-led Megaworld Corp. is expanding its luxury project St. Moritz in upscale Mckinley West in Fort Bonifacio. The company announced the launch of a second tower with nine-story on the back of growing demand for luxury suites.

DMCI Power invests P3.5 B for off-grid projects
Philstar - 2016-11-26
Dadivas said the company is keen on participating in more auctions to provide power in off-grid areas, such as Marinduque for a 10-MW facility and Lubang, Mindoro for a 3-5 MW power project. Meanwhile, its affiliate Semirara Mining and Power Corp. (SMPC ...

Filinvest breaks ground for Dumaguete project
Philstar - 2016-11-26
CEBU, Philippines - Real estate developer Filinvest has officially reeled off with its first-ever project in Dumaguete City, the capital of Negros Oriental, with the groundbreaking late Monday of its Marina Town development project. Tristan Lasmarias ...

PSL Grand Prix playoff preview: Road to the semis
Rappler - 2016-11-26
For the 4 remaining teams that found themselves trailing behind Foton and Petron, one spark could change everything- never mind where they currently place in the team standings. On Sunday, November 27, RC Cola, Generika, F2 Logistics, and Cignal square off ...

Negros Oriental
Visayan Daily Star - 2016-11-26
They received a cash prize of P20,000 and an orientation tour to the geothermal site of the Energy Development Corporation in Valencia, Negros Oriental, to see how clean energy is produced. A cash prize of P30,000 was also given to their school.

SEIPI sees natural gas as potential alternative to coal
Inquirer - 2016-11-26
First Gen owns the 1,000-megawatt Santa Rita and the 500-megawatt San Lorenzo natural gas-fired power plants that are actually generating electricity that lowers the bills to consumers of the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) . SEIPI welcomed the ...

Smart blankets Davao with LTE
m.philstar.com - 2016-11-26
MANILA, Philippines - PLDT mobile unit Smart Communications Inc. has completed its network expansion and improvement program in Metro Davao and surrounding municipalities, resulting in big boosts to its voice, SMS and mobile internet coverage and quality ...

Smart blankets Davao with LTE
Philstar - 2016-11-26
Smart obtained access to this frequency band under the co-use arrangement following the acquisition of the telecoms business of San Miguel Corporation in May this year. The use of these frequencies has been integrated into the three-year rollout plan ...

Times Perpetual, Las Piñas
clickthecity.com - 2016-11-26
By 1994, her store counter grew to 50 branches. It was then that fast food giant Jollibee Foods Corporation saw the great potential in venturing into the growing market of pizza and decisively obtained a deal, acquiring 80% of Greenwich shareholding.

Developers share the joy of season
Inquirer - 2016-11-25
Property developer Empire East Land Holdings Inc. has, without a doubt, successfully built a well thought-out portfolio catering largely to the growing and changing requirements of the middle income segment over the past two decades. But while its success ...

Rafael-Arreza up in Founders golf
Philstar - 2016-11-25
Playing in Class C, Rafael made 45 points while Arreza did 41 to lead the tandem of Rowell Barba and Edward Francisco by two in the chase for overall honors in the event which has Petron Corporation, Banco De Oro-CLG/ VISA, Philippine Airlines, CATS Motors ...

Selling luxury to the affluent
Inquirer - 2016-11-25
Padilla is currently president and CEO of Rockwell Land. A licensed broker, Soliven holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel and Restaurant Administration from the University of the Philippines. She also completed a Management Development Program from ...

Beautiful Bacnotan
Philstar - 2016-11-25
In 2004, it was sold to Holcim Philippines, which runs it to this day. The limestone quarries and the cement plant are in the north of the town, unseen by most visitors who ply the national highway that leads up to the Ilocos provinces. It was while ...

How to be an effective real estate service professional?
Inquirer - 2016-11-25
With the implementation of Republic Act No. 9646, the act of regulating the Real Estate Service in the Philippines, it has given a benchmark ... finance and administration of Royale Homes Marketing Corp. (RHMC), a marketing arm of Sta.

Under Duterte no marked gains in revenue collections yet
Philstar - 2016-11-25
"This is still because of transition," she added. Emilio Neri Jr., lead economist at Bank of the Philippine Islands, agreed. "Three months is too soon to be able to say they are in normal mode already," Neri said by phone. By agency, collections by ...

SEIPI bats for natural gas vs coal in power generation
Philstar - 2016-11-25
Given the persisting concerns on high power cost, SEIPI welcomed the recent inauguration of the new natural gas-fired power plants owned by First Gen Corp., which the group said would provide much needed additional generating capacity to the Luzon grid.

SMIC sets coupon rate for 7-yr bonds
Philstar - 2016-11-25
MANILA, Philippines - SM Investments Corp. has ... Lead joint issue managers are BDO Capital & Investment Corp. and China Bank Capital Corp. together with BPI Capital Corp. and First Metro Investment Corp. as joint underwriters and bookrunners.

Rodrigo Duterte vows to free economy from oligarchs
Al JAZEERA - 2016-11-25
His comments suggest he intends to follow through on threats to stamp out protectionism, having warned the telecoms duopoly of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co (PLDT) and Globe Telecom to shape up, or face new competition. Philippine mobile internet ...

Market rises; Ayala Land up
Manila Standard Today - 2016-11-25
The Philippine Stock Exchange index, the 30-company benchmark, gained 16 points ... led by property developer Ayala Land Inc. which climbed 4.4 percent to P32.35 and Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co. which went up 2.4 percent to P74.75. Meanwhile, Asian ...

Market rises; Ayala Land up
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-11-25
Stocks rose for a third day in line with the rally across world markets as strong economic data and the prospect of increased spending under President-elect Donald Trump boosted US stocks and the dollar. The Philippine Stock Exchange index, the 30-company ...

Maynilad repairs 22,300 pipe leaks
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-11-25
West zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services Inc. said Friday it ... of certain portions of Manila, Quezon City, Makati, Caloocan, Pasay, Parañaque, Las Piñas, Muntinlupa, Valenzuela, Navotas and Malabon. The company also provides water services ...

Figba Bakbakan derby qualifiers resume today
m.philstar.com - 2016-11-25
Lakpue Drug Inc., Hagibis, Salto, Vitarich Titan, Vio-Plus, Pit Fighter and Mad Science.

Asean a new business frontier for Philippines firms
m.philstar.com - 2016-11-25
MANILA, Philippines - Strong growth prospects in the ASEAN region ... firm also announced its plan to list its Highland Coffee business in the Vietnam Stock Exchange with its Vietnamese partner. Minana said the group is keen on further expanding its ...

Makati lights up for the holidays
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-11-25
MACEA President David Balangue, Makati Vice Mayor Monique Lagdameo, Ayala Group of Companies founding chairman Don Jaime Zobel de Ayala, Honorary Consul of the Philippines to Monaco Patricia Zobel de Ayala, Makati Mayor Abigail Binya and Ayala Land ...

Russia helped spread of 'fake news' during U.S. election: Report
Toronto Sun - 2016-11-25
Two teams of independent researchers found that the Russians exploited American-made technology platforms to attack U.S ... a fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute who along with two other researchers has tracked Russian propaganda since 2014.

SEIPI sees natural gas as a potential alternative to coal
BusinessMirror - 2016-11-25
First Gen owns the 1,000-megawatt Santa Rita and the 500-megawatt San Lorenzo natural gas-fired power plants that are actually generating electricity that lowers the bills to consumers of Meralco (Manila Electric Company) another SEIPI ABP. SEIPI welcomes ...

WATCH | Holiday travel will be hassle-free, aviation authorities assure public
interaksyon.com - 2016-11-25
For example, Philippine Airlines now operates from Clark-Caticlan daily with additional more flights starting January 2017 from Clark-Cebu (daily), Clark-Davao (4 times weekly), Clark-Busuanga and Clark Laguidingan (3 times weekly) and daily flights from ...

The biggest and brighest lanterns light up Robinsons Starmills Pampanga
Philstar - 2016-11-25
The other barangays competing are Calulut, Del Pilar Dolores, San Nicolas, Sindalan, Sta. Lucia, Sto. Niño and San Jose ... and Giant Lantern Festivals is part of the thrust of Robinsons Land Corporation in promoting the local festivities not only ...

Early Christmas gifts
Philstar - 2016-11-25
When I was in college, I received a book of modern short stories during ... trying to balance the books in that assignment given by Miss Flora "Bebe" Lim in our Financial Accounting class. I could not balance the darned books for all the world to ...

Preparing Asia for Trump
Inquirer Opinion - 2016-11-25
Staking out impossibly extreme positions that you can readily abandon may work in negotiating property deals, but it is not a sound ... of its foreign wars--for better or worse--over the past century. And, as cohabitants in the Anglosphere, we are ...

First phase of mega drug rehab center in Nueva Ecija to open on Nov. 29---DILG
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-11-25
Castriciones also shared to the Task Force that GMA Network and Manila Broadcasting Company have offered airtime for public awareness on anti-drug campaign. "Let us utilize this so as to inform the public -especially the critics-that the government is ...

DOLE 10 releases P1M rice trading projects to MisOr town
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-11-25
TALISAYAN, MISAMIS ORIENTAL, November 25 - Department of Labor and Employment Eastern Misamis Oriental Provincial Field Office (EMO PFO) released P1,000,000 financial assistance ... United Sindangan Women Action Group, and Mandahilag Farmers Multipurpose ...

Lumbia children welcome "angels" in DOLE-X Project: Angel Tree
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-11-25
Altruism was realized behind the minds of patrons through donations from Congressman Rolando "Klarex" Uy; Jollibee; Chowking; Phil Fresh; Riza Traders Marketing Corporation; Novo Jeans; Bryants Milling Marketing; Liwayway Marketing; Universal Robina ...

Century Properties teams up with Mitsubishi Corp. for affordable housing foray
interaksyon.com - 2016-11-25
MANILA, Philippines -- Listed real estate developer Century Properties Group Inc. has partnered with the global business enterprise Mitsubishi Corporation to jump-start its foray into affordable housing segment. The company has secured a 26-hectare ...

Century Properties teams up with Mitsubishi Corp. for affordable housing foray
interaksyon.com - 2016-11-25
MANILA, Philippines -- Listed real estate developer Century Properties Group Inc. has partnered with the global business enterprise Mitsubishi Corporation to jump-start its foray into affordable housing segment. The company has secured a 26-hectare ...

Market rises; Ayala Land up
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-11-25
Stocks rose for a third day in line with the rally across world markets as strong economic data and the prospect of increased spending under President-elect Donald Trump boosted US stocks and the dollar. The Philippine Stock Exchange index, the 30-company ...

Bargain hunters boost share prices
Philstar - 2016-11-25
The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) grew 36.67 percent to 0.54 percent ... Peninsula Resources (up 17.80 percent to P1.39), Dizon Copper Silver Mines Inc. (up 13.18 percent to close at P12.88), Bogo Medellin Milling (up 11.11 percent ...

The Mister & Miss South Town Center pageant
Philstar - 2016-11-25
Bachelor of Civil Engineering at University of San Carlos-Talamban Campus; Rob Julianne Gacson, 16, Grade 10 student at Our Lady of Pilar Academy-Sibonga; Odelio Duja, 19, Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering at Cebu Institute of Technology University ...

SM Investments sets interest rates for P15-B Retail Bonds
interaksyon.com - 2016-11-25
MANILA - SM Investments Corporation (SMIC) has set at 5.1590% p.a. the coupon for its Peso-denominated Series G, 7-year retail bonds that it offered to investors through underwriters starting November 25. SMIC will issue an aggregate principal amount of ...