PLDT starts search for new CEO
Philstar - 2016-11-18
MANILA, Philippines - After the announcement of new appointments in management, PLDT Inc. will start the selection process for a new CEO to lead the digital pivot by second-half of next year to be able to name the new head no later than 2018. As PLDT is ...

For all post-paid subscribers, Telco giant eye migration to LTE technology
Philstar - 2016-11-18
CEBU, Philippines - Globe Telecom targets to convert 100 percent of its post-paid subscribers to use LTE-enabled gadgets and service by next year. The Ayala-led telco is initially encouraging post-paid subscribers to change their SIMs to LTE enabled ...

Alsons profit more than halved in 9 months
Philstar - 2016-11-18
MANILA, Philippines - Alsons Consolidated Resources Inc., the publicly-listed investment holding ... based on a financial report to the Philippine Stock Exchange. Its net income attributable to the parent, meanwhile, dropped 60 percent from P275 million ...

Oppo optimistic on sales pace with partner HCPI
BusinessMirror. - 2016-11-18
In Photo: This November 9 photo shows (from left) GMA Network Inc. Assistant Vice President for Talent Imaging and Marketing Simoun Ferrer, actor Alden Richards, Oppo Philippines Inc. Brand Marketing Manager Stephen Cheng and Oppo Philippines Inc ...

Oceans 16
Philstar - 2016-11-18
Among these are Meralco, PLDT SME, Landbank, BDO, Hortonworks and NEC Philippines who will be presentors at OCEANS 16 to talk about disruptive and transformative technologies in Bohol. Meralco, for its part, will discuss emerging solutions through their ...

Predictables about PH economy
Inquirer Opinion - 2016-11-18
Construction and real estate will continue to benefit from the demand for more ... It makes a lot of sense to talk about rebalancing (not "separation") in this Asian century, when the epicenter of economic growth will be among our neighbors.

WATCH | JBC finishes interview of aspirants for 2 SC justice posts
interaksyon.com - 2016-11-18
... University's School of Law and has a bachelor's degree and law degree from the University of the Philippines. Jimeno, who was recommended for the SC post by former President Fidel Ramos, also supported the plan of the Duterte administration to shift ...

Mabuhay Holdings Corp (MHC)
investing.com - 2016-11-18
A brief summary - strong Buy, Buy, strong Sell, Sell or Neutral signals for the Mabuhay Holdings Corp 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 chart ...

DMCI preparing for next wave of infrastructure construction in PH
BusinessMirror. - 2016-11-18
DMCI has a long history of building key infrastructure in the Philippines, and has been one of the contributors to its parent firm DMCI Holdings Inc. The company is also building the portion of the Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3 that will connect Buendia in ...

Ingredients in 'Healthy' Snacks That Are Actually Bad For You
cosmo.ph - 2016-11-18
Judy Sanchez, spokesperson of the US Sugar Corp., explains: "All sugar is evaporated cane ... consume them may wind up desensitized to sweetness. Healthful, satiating foods that are less sweet--such as fruits and vegetables--may become unappetizing ...

COCKTALES | Taguig judge dismisses 'nuisance suit' filed by ex-partners of The Firm
interaksyon.com - 2016-11-18
"Consider yourself sufficiently notified of our position on this matter," Marcelo warned. The new majority owner of Central Azucarera de Tarlac, Martin Lorenzo, has cut down the Cojuangco-era profit-sharing formula for the refinery directors from five ...

The extent of pharmacovigilance awareness among pharmacy senior students of Centro Escolar University, Manila, Philippines
omicsonline.org - 2016-11-18
The World health organization (WHO) defines pharmacovigilance as ?the science and activities relating to the detection, assessment, understanding and prevention of adverse affects or any other possible drug-related problems.? According to US Food and Drug ...

LBC Express plans P1.2-billion follow-on offering in 1st quarter
m.bworldonline.com - 2016-11-18
LBC EXPRESS Holdings, Inc. is looking to raise a bigger amount from a follow-on offering expected to finally take off in the equities market within the first quarter of 2017. The listed company targets to raise as much as P1.2 billion by offering 69.1 ...

DMCI lays off 343 after mine shutdown
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-11-17
Meanwhile, DMCI Holdings said it was gearing up for the soon-to-be-launched Duterte Infrastructure Plan, touted as the biggest infrastructure push in Philippine history. DMCI president Jorge Consunji said the company was speaking with a number of possible ...

DMCI lays off 343 after mine shutdown
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-11-17
DMCI Mining Corp. said it reduced its workforce by 62 percent in the first nine months, after the protracted suspension of its mining units in Palawan and Zambales provinces. The nickel miner said from 550, its manpower was reduced by 343 or 62 percent to 207.

Stock index returns to 7,000; URC climbs
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-11-17
All six sectoral indices rose, while 13 of the 20 most active stocks ended in the green, led by food manufacturer Universal Robina Corp. which climbed 4.4 percent to P179 and conglomerate Ayala Corp. which gained 3.8 percent to P771. Property developer ...

Starmalls registers P1.1-b net income
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-11-17
Starmalls Inc., the commercial arm of Vista Land & Lifescapes Inc., registered a net income of P1.1 billion in the first nine months, up by 53 percent from P700 million recorded in the same period last year, on double-digit growth in rental income.

Miss Universe 2016 pageant will be in Philippines
Philstar - 2016-11-17
The Miss Universe Organization and the Department of Tourism (DOT), along with partners from the private sector such as the LCS Group of Companies, Okada Manila, Solar Entertainment Corp. and SM Lifestyle ... business development and marketing, committed ...

Alleged drug lord Kerwin Espinosa arrives in PH
Rappler - 2016-11-17
Espinosa arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1 via a Philippine Airlines flight straight from Abu Dhabi, where he was arrested by local police. En route to Manila, he was escorted by at least 3 senior officials from the ...

Filinvest coal power plant cleared to start operations
Philstar - 2016-11-17
FDC Misamis is a subsidiary of FDC Utilities Inc. and a member of Filinvest Development Corp. the holding company of Gotianun-led Filinvest Group, which has interests in property development, banking and financial services, hotel and resort management ...

A taste of the Philippines
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-11-17
I love this kind of culture," said Chicago-native Rosemary Kimani. Chef Claude Tayag carves lechon TBEX Asia Pacific 2016 was made possible with the support of Philippine Airlines, Globe Telecom, Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority ...

Black Friday rally to dramatize opposition to FM burial
Philstar - 2016-11-17
The Judicial and Bar Council asked them if they agreed with the SC ruling. Chief Public Attorney Persida Rueda-Acosta, Centro Escolar University Law School vice dean Rita Linda Ventura-Jimeno and Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Samuel Martires agreed ...

Aussies hike lead, near As-Pac Srs title
m.philstar.com - 2016-11-17
Pakistan made a 324 for a 658 while Singapore had a 672 after a 330 and India totaled a 673 after a 327 in the 54-hole tournament sponsored by the MVP Sports Foundation, San Miguel Corp., Smart, PLDT, Cleveland, Srixon, the Philippine Sports Commission ...

LBC to file follow-on offering by end-November
BusinessMirror. - 2016-11-17
LBC, a company known for its parcel-delivery and remittance businesses, made its backdoor listing at the Philippine Stock Exchange, through Federal Resources Investment Group Inc. after the Araneta-led firm failed on its plan to go public on its own two ...

Former DPWH head takes over helm of LRT-1
Philstar - 2016-11-17
Prior to being appointed secretary of the DPWH during the term of former president Benigno Aquino III, Singson served as president of Maynilad Water Services Inc., a unit of infrastructure conglomerate Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC). MPIC ...

Semirara vows to protect marine protected areas
Philstar - 2016-11-17
MANILA, Philippines - Amid allegations of environment degradation, coal miner and power producer Semirara Mining and Power Corp. (SMPC) has committed to protect marine protected areas (MPA) surrounding its coal mines in Semirara Island in Antique.

ERC official killed self over rampant office corruption - sister
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-11-17
Charie Villa -- a veteran broadcaster who spent many years with the ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corp. -- said her brother was opposed to the practice of "bidding-biddingan" (mock bidding) just to secure deals that might be irregular. "For those who reject ...

Rene So: Life is not life without trials
BusinessMirror. - 2016-11-17
"As you enter the best automotive company in the country and in the world ... "It was in 1989, when I read the news about Toyota Motor Corp. and Metropolitan Bank and Trust Co. deciding to start the rebirth of Toyota in the Philippines.

Moving forward with a new alliance and innovations
BusinessMirror. - 2016-11-17
The crash test In 1970 Mitsubishi Motors Corp. (MMC) was established as a company and 2017 will be the 100th year since the first Mitsubishi passenger car "Model A" was developed. Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corp. (MMPC), meanwhile, was established ...

PSL: Petron holds on to top spot with win over Cignal
Rappler - 2016-11-17
MANILA, Philippines - Petron Blaze Spikers grabs a firm hold on the Philippine SuperLiga Grand Prix top spot with a 25-18, 25-20, 25-17 victory over Cignal on Thursday, November 17 at the Filoil Flying V Center in San Juan City, Philippines. American ...

On the rise: Ayala Land urban gateways that advance sustainable living
BusinessMirror. - 2016-11-17
Living in the heart of Metro Manila might be the most chic thing among executives and young urban professionals, with all the urban comfort and the trappings that go with it. It can also be optimal if one can settle at an appropriate address that ...

7 Filipino social entrepreneurs who are making a difference in the community
E27 - 2016-11-17
Before becoming a social entrepreneur, Jim Ayala had a long career in McKinsey and Company, an international consulting firm, and Ayala Land, a publicly listed company. After several decades in the corporate world, he began to feel the need to be directly ...

Miners: Mining audit a blessing in disguise
Philstar - 2016-11-17
PMSEA guests include South African Ambassador to the Philippines Martin Slabber, South Africa Deputy Minister for Mineral Godfrey Oliphant and Philex Mining Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Eulalio Austin.

JBC: Ready for SC even if lacking in litigation experience?
Rappler - 2016-11-17
He had been with the PSE since May 2007. Prior to joining the PSE, San Pedro headed the Legal Services Division of Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation and the Corporate Legal Department of Lapanday Foods Corporation. He was also partner in the law firm of ...

AMA Blast Off
clickthecity.com - 2016-11-17
Currently, ECCI is operating across 5 countries throughout South and Southeast Asia; Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, India and Philippines ... P&G, Meralco, Metrobank, ABS-CBN, TV5-PBA, and Honda.

Explain outages, Cusi orders producers
Manila Standard Today - 2016-11-17
First Gen Corp., which owns the Sta. Rita and San Lorenzo power plants, said tripping occurs at the same time and within seconds when there is a fault in the system. "Let me clarify. It was a grid/line event fault that resulted in the triggering of our ...

Petron eyes tighter hold on lead
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-11-17
SEMIFINALIST Petron tries to solidify its grip on the lead when it clashes with struggling Cignal in the Asics Philippine Superliga Grand Prix presented by PLDT Home Ultera today (Thursday) at the FilOil Flying V Center in San Juan. Action starts at 7 p.m ...

Pilmico aids farmers, entrepreneurs
Visayan Daily Star - 2016-11-17
Small farmers and entrepreneurs of Hinigaran town received P1 million worth of livestock, egg machines and bakery equipment from PILMICO, a food subsidiary of Aboitiz Equity Ventures, at rites held at the Hinigaran Municipal Gymnasium yesterday.

IATA wants new site for Manila airport
Manila Standard Today - 2016-11-16
IATA in a report last year urged the Philippines to build a new ... s All-Asia Resources and Reclamation Corp., proposed to build a new international airport, seaport, economic zone and mixed-used real estate development off the coast of Sangley Point ...

Market rebounds; Megawide climbs
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-11-16
SM Prime Holdings Inc., the investment company of tycoon Henry Sy, rose 3.9 percent to P27, while JG Summit Holdings Inc. of the Gokongwei family added 3.7 percent to close at P70.65. Meanwhile, energy firms led a rally in Asia equities markets on ...

Market rebounds; Megawide climbs
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-11-16
The Philippine Stock Exchange index, the 30-company benchmark ... Construction Corp. which climbed 6.3 percent to P15.30 and property developer Ayala Land Inc. which gained 4.8 percent to P33. SM Prime Holdings Inc., the investment company of tycoon ...

MPIC eyes deals with China firms
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-11-16
Infrastructure conglomerate Metro Pacific Investments Corp. said Wednesday it is in talks with several Chinese companies for possible road and rail ventures in the Philippines. "MPIC is talking to certain Chinese contractors for the tollways and bridges ...

Atlas Mining trims net loss to P470 M
Philstar - 2016-11-16
MANILA, Philippines - Atlas Consolidated Mining and Development Corp. has trimmed its nine-month net loss amid higher shipment volumes. In a disclosure to the local bourse, the company said net loss declined 64 percent to P470 million. Nine month ...

Xurpas starts share buyback
Philstar - 2016-11-16
MANILA, Philippines - Mobile technology firm Xurpas Inc. started buying back P170 million worth of shares to improve the value of its stocks. "The program is aimed to improve shareholder value and is deemed appropriate given the substantial ...

MPIC, China firms in talks for joint ventures in infra
Philstar - 2016-11-16
MANILA, Philippines - Infrastructure conglomerate Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) is in talks with Chinese companies for possible cooperation in infrastructure projects in the Philippines. MPIC chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan told reporters MPIC was ...

Farmers want raffle of Luisita lands stopped
Philstar - 2016-11-16
A bloody dispersal by the military and police against striking workers of the United Luisita Workers Union and the Central Azucarera de Tarlac Labor Union in 2004 left seven farm workers killed and more than a hundred others wounded. "Twelve years have ...

After the week that was
BusinessMirror. - 2016-11-16
(Clockwise, from top left) SM Hotels and Conventions Corp. President Elizabeth T. Sy hands her brother, Hans, recently retired president of SM Prime Holdings, the book documenting the art collection of Conrad Manila, which he had supported. They are ...

Nuclear power for the Philippines?
BusinessMirror. - 2016-11-16
If you tend to get your information and form opinion from Facebook, this is definitely not for you. The Philippines will, hopefully, with both a sense of necessity and urgency, enter into a fact-based discussion on generating electricity using nuclear ...

Philippine Savings Bank (PSB)
investing.com - 2016-11-16
Our Philippine Savings Bank consensus estimates page is based on consensus analyst forecast, covering public companies earnings per share and revenue. You'll be provided with Philippine Savings Bank overall consensus estimations for strong buy, strong sell ...

Petron takes on struggling Cignal
BusinessMirror. - 2016-11-16
PETRON tries to cement its grip of the lead when it clashes with struggling Cignal in the Asics Philippine Superliga (PSL) Grand Prix presented by PLDT Home Ultera on Thursday at the Filoil Flying V Center in San Juan City. Action starts at 7 p.m. with the ...