Bond listings near P100-B target
Philstar - 2016-11-04
Other companies that have issued bonds this year include Metrobank with P8.65 billion in long-term papers, SM Prime Holdings (P10 billion 2026 bonds), SMC Global Power Holdings (P15 billion bonds) and Ayala Corp. (P10 billion 2023 bonds). Ayala Land also ...

Lawmakers, Bato fly to Vegas for Pacquiao bout
Philstar - 2016-11-04
Like Tiangco, the earliest they could reach Manila is Tuesday. That is, if they take the Sunday evening Los Angeles or San Francisco direct flights of Philippine Airlines, which will arrive here about 4:30 a.m. Tuesday. Alvarez and Fariñas need not be ...

LRWC sells stake in City of Dreams
Philstar - 2016-11-04
MANILA, Philippines - Leisure and Resorts World Corp. (LRWC) has sold its interest in the gaming operations of City of Dreams Manila in favor of Belle Corp., the high-end property developer of the SM Group. Belle Corp. and LRWC signed an agreement ...

ABS-CBN, Globe in talks for renewal of mobile partnership
Philstar - 2016-11-04
MANILA, Philippines - ABS-CBN Corp. is in talks with Globe Telecom Inc. for the renewal of the partnership for telco business ABS-CBNmobile. "We are in discussions already for the renewal," Cat Lopez, head of finance for broadcast, news and current ...

Petron guns for fourth win
Philstar - 2016-11-04
MANILA, Philippines - Petron tries to firm up its hold of the lead as it clashes with Cignal in the Asics Philippine Superliga (PSL) Grand Prix presented by PLDT Home Ultera today at the FilOil Flying V Center in San Juan. Action starts at 12:30 p.m ...

Ready for 2nd semester
Philstar - 2016-11-04
LODESTAR By Danton Remoto (The Philippine Star) | Updated November 5, 2016 - 12:00am I get lots of email from teachers and students asking me how does one study? Since the second semester has just descended upon us, here is a list, compiled through the ...

MMDA says no more road diggings
Manila Standard Today - 2016-11-04
DMCI is the contractor of two ongoing major projects - Skyway Stage 3 and NAIA Elevated Expressway projects. Both projects are affecting the traffic flow in the southern part of Metro Manila. Orbos said the contractor made the demolition despite knowing ...

Buildings now look to the sun
Inquirer - 2016-11-04
"Previous projects include conversion of the fluorescent lamps to energy efficient LED lamps/bulbs and the installation of the Capacitor Banks through tie up with Meralco to improve the power factor of our energy consumption. Due to the apparent benefit ...

Market rises; Bloomberry up
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-11-04
Property developer Megaworld Corp. rose 3.6 percent to P4.02, while water concessionaire Manila Water Company Inc. added 3.3 percent to close at P31. Meanwhile, a global stocks selloff extended into Friday trading as crude oil held near a one-month low and ...

Liberty readies delisting of shares
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-11-04
Liberty Telecoms Holdings Inc. is set to exit the stock market by the third ... which is below the minimum public ownership required by the Philippine Stock Exchange," Liberty said. A trading suspension on the shares is expected to be implemented ...

Liberty readies delisting of shares
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-11-04
Liberty Telecoms Holdings Inc. is set to exit the stock market by the third ... which is below the minimum public ownership required by the Philippine Stock Exchange," Liberty said. A trading suspension on the shares is expected to be implemented ...

PRO-FRIENDS remains a strong contender in mid-market
Inquirer - 2016-11-04
Manifestation of this advocacy is the establishment of St. Edward Schools (SES) within the flagship project ... Backed by GT Capital The Ty family-led conglomerate GT Capital Holdings Inc. recently acquired a 51-percent share in PRO-FRIENDS thus making ...

Boulevard Holdings partners with Zamora, Korean group to redevelop Puerto Azul
BusinessMirror. - 2016-11-04
He did not name the firms he was talking with. "We shall do this 400-key resort in three phases, plus let the consortium member skilled in the residential part handle that segment to defray the hotel costs," he said. "That is a system of how we shall ...

ABS-CBN, GMA claim TV rating dominance in October
BusinessMirror. - 2016-11-04
RIVAL broadcasters ABS-CBN Corp. and GMA Network Inc. claimed in separate statements on Thursday they dominated the ratings war last month. The Lopez-led entertainment and multimedia conglomerate claimed to have posted a higher national average-audience ...

ABS-CBN, GMA claim TV rating dominance in October
BusinessMirror. - 2016-11-04
RIVAL broadcasters ABS-CBN Corp. and GMA Network Inc. claimed in separate statements on Thursday they dominated the ratings war last month. The Lopez-led entertainment and multimedia conglomerate claimed to have posted a higher national average-audience ...

ABS-CBN, GMA claim TV rating dominance in October
BusinessMirror. - 2016-11-04
RIVAL broadcasters ABS-CBN Corp. and GMA Network Inc. claimed in separate statements on Thursday they dominated the ratings war last month. The Lopez-led entertainment and multimedia conglomerate claimed to have posted a higher national average-audience ...

With Po siblings at the helm: ArthaLand taking off to greater heights
Philstar - 2016-11-04
MANILA, Philippines - The Po brothers, all four of them, grew up tightly knit, typical of boys born just a year or two apart. They know how to have fun, but they also know the value of hard work and a good education. They are all brilliant, with all four ...

Mining excise taxes decline 11% in July
Philstar - 2016-11-04
"To avoid suspension, some big companies may have complied (and paid their dues)," said Emilio Neri Jr., lead economist at Bank of the Philippine Islands. Five miners were suspended by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in July when ...

Longstanding and performing coops awarded in Regional Coop Month celebration
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-11-04
the Acupan Mines Credit Cooperative for its 58 years of existence serving the credit needs of the mining households in Acupan, Itogon, Benguet, and the Lepanto Consumers Cooperative for 54 years of existence in serving the consumers needs of the mining ...

BDO reports 10% net income rise to P19.3B in first 9 months of 2016
interaksyon.com - 2016-11-04
MANILA, Philippines -- BDO Unibank Inc. posted a 10 percent year-on-year increase in net income to P19.3 billion in the first nine months of the year, attributing this to solid results from its core lending, deposit-taking and fee-based businesses ...

What did God tell him?
Visayan Daily Star - 2016-11-04
Who was the 50-year-old man from Bacolod who reportedly had a seizure and passed out during a flight from Toronto, Canada, on board a Philippine Airlines flight? The Bulletin report said the two doctors from Davao City who were on the same flight became ...

LIST: Domestic flights canceled due to bad weather
Philstar - 2016-11-04
Philippine Airlines Express (PAL Express) grounded six of their flights. Two of which were headed to and from northern Samar and the rest were headed to and from Naga City, Camarines Sur. PAGASA said in its 11 a.m. bulletin that the tropical storm and ...

52 bills filed in previous Congress lapse into law
Philstar - 2016-11-04
The new participants in the radio-TV sector are Makinig Network Inc. and Pilipinas Radio Waves Corp., while the company given an airline franchise was Pilipinas Asian Pearl Airways Inc. There are two dominant players in the telco industry: Philippine Long ...

BPI reports 25.6% rise in nine-month income to P17.38 billion
BusinessMirror. - 2016-11-04
Ayala-led Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) reported a significant rise in earnings from January to September on the back of higher interest and noninterest income. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange on Wednesday, BPI said net earnings ...

Keppel Philippines Properties Inc (KEP)
investing.com - 2016-11-04
Keppel Philippines Properties, Inc. is a Philippines-based property company. The Company holds investments in associates involved in property holding and development, and also offers management consultancy services to associates. The Company, through its ...

Nickel Asia refutes DENR audit team findings on Hinatuan mine
m.bworldonline.com - 2016-11-04
NICKEL ASIA Corporation on Thursday insisted its subsidiary, Hinatuan Mining Corporation (HMC), has complied with environmental standards, contrary to the findings of an Environment department-led audit team that has recommended its suspension. In a ...

Stocks decline; Shell rises in market debut
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-11-03
All six sectors posted losses, while only four of the 20 most active stocks ended in the green, led by GT Capital Holdings Inc., the investment company of tycoon George Ty, which rose 2.1 percent to P1,340 and Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co., the second ...

Nickel Asia gets copy of audit report
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-11-03
Nickel Asia Corp. said Thursday it received a copy of the official findings and recommendations of the audit conducted by the Environment Department on wholly-owned subsidiary Hinatuan Mining Corp. Nickel Asia said in a disclosure to the stock exchange the ...

Barnachea heads cast in Ronda qualifiers
Philstar - 2016-11-03
The top 30 cyclists will advance to the main race, which stakes P1 million to the champion courtesy of presentor LBC and its major sponsors Mitsubishi, Petron, ASG Group, Dans360 and Donen with sanctions from PhlCycling under its president Abraham ...

SC asked to reconsider ruling on Naga power plant complex
Philstar - 2016-11-03
CEBU, Philippines - SPC Power Corp. yesterday said it filed an urgent motion for reconsideration with the Supreme Court to ask the high tribunal to reconsider the decision to reinstate the award of the Naga Power Plant Complex (NPCC) to a unit of Aboitiz ...

People & Events
Visayan Daily Star - 2016-11-03
About 267 beneficiaries from various barangays of Victorias City in Negros Occidental benefited from the free medical and dental mission organized by the Victorias Kaayong Lawas Foundation Inc., Leisure and Resorts World Corporation, Betty Bantug Benitez ...

ERC defers RCOA, lauds Meralco move
Philstar - 2016-11-03
MANILA, Philippines - The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) is giving large end-users of power more time to shift to the competitive retail electricity market as it moves the deadline to Feb. 26, 2017 or two months after the original schedule. At the same ...

Security Bank holds no-deal roadshow
Philstar - 2016-11-03
MANILA, Philippines - Security Bank went on a non-deal roadshow in the US last week to build a rapport with investors. The roadshow began in San Francisco early last week and continued through the US midwest and was concluded in New York. Security Bank ...

Top picks: Construction, real estate
Inquirer - 2016-11-03
Potential beneficiary of the revision of the REIT law. Huge landbank of 8,948 hectares in 55 growth areas nationwide." "RRHI will benefit from the expansion of its target market--the middle-income segment--on the back of healthy GDP per capita growth ...

Duterte urged to make move to climate-friendly, clean, renewable energy - now
interaksyon.com - 2016-11-03
President Duterte, meanwhile, has already inaugurated at least one coal plant during his term: a "coal thermal plant" in Misamis Oriental, owned and operated by Filinvest Development Corporation. At the time, he said it "would alleviate the power shortfall ...

AAR chief lauds 1FAB for its outstanding accomplishments
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-11-03
AAR commander Col. Erwin De Asis, in his message during the 30th Founding Anniversary of the unit at Camp Major Cesar Sang-an, Pulacan, this municipality said he was impressed with the performance of the 1FAB under the sterling leadership of LtCol.

ArthaLand acquires Laguna lot for P307 M
Philstar - 2016-11-03
MANILA, Philippines - ArthaLand Corp. has acquired an 8.1-hectare property in Biñan, Laguna as part of its medium-term expansion plan. In a recent interview, ArthaLand president Angela de Villa-Lacson said the company acquired the property for P307 million.

Due process rolls on estafa suit vs Razon
BusinessMirror. - 2016-11-03
In the estafa case it filed against International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) Chairman and President Enrique Razon Jr., Makiling Farms Inc. (MFI) stresses that it is only after its 5-percent stake in Enrique Razon Inc. (ERI), which ...

PSEi falls for 9th straight session
BusinessMirror. - 2016-11-03
Total value of trade was higher at P7.89 billion, following block sales of Alliance Global Group Inc., SM Investments Corp. and Bank of the Philippine Islands. Losers edged out gainers 137 to 46 and 49 shares were unchanged. Other subindices were also down ...

If Trump wins...
BusinessMirror. - 2016-11-03
This election may turn out to be a fairly easy call. The USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll is ... all over the world as the trend of Indonesia, Thailand, Canada, the Philippines and Great Britain of the people rejecting the establishment continues.

If Trump wins...
Business Mirror - 2016-11-03
This election may turn out to be a fairly easy call. The USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll is ... all over the world as the trend of Indonesia, Thailand, Canada, the Philippines and Great Britain of the people rejecting the establishment continues.

PSL Grand Prix back with triple-header
BusinessMirror. - 2016-11-03
Powerhouse Foton resumes its title-retention bid when it clashes with Generika at 3 p.m., while F2 Logistics formally rolls the red carpet for its new import when it battles Cignal at 5 p.m. Heavyweights RC Cola-Army and Petron clash in the 7 p.m. main ...

BDO reports 10% net income rise to P19.3B in first 9 months of 2016
interaksyon.com - 2016-11-03
MANILA, Philippines -- BDO Unibank Inc. posted a 10 percent year-on-year increase in net income to P19.3 billion in the first nine months of the year, attributing this to solid results from its core lending, deposit-taking and fee-based businesses ...

BDO reports 10% net income rise to P19.3B in first 9 months of 2016
interaksyon.com - 2016-11-03
MANILA, Philippines -- BDO Unibank Inc. posted a 10 percent year-on-year increase in net income to P19.3 billion in the first nine months of the year, attributing this to solid results from its core lending, deposit-taking and fee-based businesses ...

Duterte urged to make move to climate-friendly, clean, renewable energy - now
interaksyon.com - 2016-11-03
President Duterte, meanwhile, has already inaugurated at least one coal plant during his term: a "coal thermal plant" in Misamis Oriental, owned and operated by Filinvest Development Corporation. At the time, he said it "would alleviate the power shortfall ...

Security Bank builds up profit 15% in Q3
Philstar - 2016-11-03
MANILA, Philippines - Earnings of Security Bank Corp. rose nine percent in the first nine months as income from core businesses continued to offset the sharp decline in trading gains amid the volatile financial markets. Security Bank reported a net ...

Pilipinas Shell braves choppy mart
m.bworldonline.com - 2016-11-03
Incidentally, the local stock barometer ascended in those sessions. Century Pacific advanced by 10.5% on May 6, 2014; SSI Group by 6.5% on Nov. 7, 2014; Italpinas Development by 16.7% on Dec. 7, 2015; and Cemex Holdings by 3.3% last July 18 despite the ...

Motorbike groups spearhead relief operations for typhoon victims
topgear.com.ph - 2016-11-03
In partnership with Petron Corporation, the Breakfast Ride movers are asking for donations from the riders before they motor to the Lawin-affected areas in Regions 1 and 2. "We are knocking on your doors. Let us help our kababayans," Raymon posted in ...

SPC asks high court to review Naga case
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-11-02
... a decision that nullified the awarding of the Naga power plant complex to SPC and effectively recognized a unit of Aboitiz Power Corp. as the right winner for submitting the highest bid in 2014. Aboitiz Power said the Supreme Court ordered the ...

SPC asks high court to review Naga case
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-11-02
SPC Power Corp., a listed power plant operator, asked the Supreme Court to reverse its ruling on the ownership of the 153.1-megawatt Naga power plant complex in Cebu. SPC said it appealed the Oct. 26 ruling on the Naga power plant complex, "with an ...