MPTC re-evaluates project cost of P28-B Cebu-Cordova Bridge
Philstar - 2016-10-31
MANILA, Philippines - The tollway unit of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) is reviewing the Cebu-Cordova Bridge project to determine its new cost as it defers the implementation of one component of the project. "The review is ongoing to determine ...

Expressway link starts 2018
Manila Standard Today - 2016-10-31
The tollway unit of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. said it will start the construction of the P23-billion expressway linking North Luzon Expressway and South Luzon Expressway by 2018. Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. president and chief executive Rodrigo ...

Bed space leasing business booming in Manila
BusinessWorld Online - 2016-10-31
SM Investments Corp., for one, intends to invest in Philippines Urban Living Solutions ... Vertis North in Quezon City and University Belt in Manila. "Investors (buyers of condominium units) are also targeting the same market and there will be an ...

Meralco unit to pick contractor for 1,200-MW plant
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-31
Atimonan One Energy Inc., a power producer controlled by Meralco PowerGen Corp., shortlisted three engineering, procurement and construction contractors for the 1,200-megawatt supercritical pulverized coal-fired power plant in Atimonan, Quezon. The company ...

Expressway link starts 2018
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-31
The tollway unit of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. said it will start the construction of the P23-billion expressway linking North Luzon Expressway and South Luzon Expressway by 2018. Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. president and chief executive Rodrigo ...

Bayanihan to restore typhoon-damaged power facilities
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-10-31
We are calling several unaffected industry participants like MERALCO and the Aboitiz Group to help in the restoration ... (QUIRELCO), Manila Electric Co., Davao Light & Power Co., Visayas Electric Corporation, Tarlac Enterprise Inc., Cabanatuan Electric ...

Meralco unit to pick contractor for 1,200-MW plant
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-31
Atimonan One Energy Inc., a power producer controlled by Meralco PowerGen Corp., shortlisted three engineering, procurement and construction contractors for the 1,200-megawatt supercritical pulverized coal-fired power plant in Atimonan, Quezon. The company ...

After a week of big bang IPOs of PNB Housing, Varun Beverages; wait for listing day performance
Economic Times - 2016-10-31
Continental Warehousing Corporation (Nhava Seva), Genesis Colors, GR Infraprojects, Security & Intelligence Services and Archit Organosys. Others included IP Rings, Aster DM Healthcare, Pratap Snacks and Sheela Foam, among others. "Over the next six to ...

Uncoordinated demolition led to traffic chaos at NAIA T3 - DOTr
interaksyon.com - 2016-10-31
Thus, DMCI, the contractor, immediately stopped the demolition works, but by then, one lane had already become unpassable. Engr. Alec Cruz, head of Tollways operation of Skyway, went to the site and verified the situation to find out if it was possible to ...

ABS-CBN expects DTT business to be profitable next year
Philstar - 2016-10-31
MANILA, Philippines - ABS-CBN Corp. expects its Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) business to be profitable and its mobile business to break even by next year. "We see DTT as a profitable line of business next year," ABS-CBN chief financial ...

Sy, Tieng family eye $50-B Cavite project
Philstar - 2016-10-31
The unsolicited proposal competes with another international airport project amounting to $10 billion proposed by San Miguel Corp. president and COO Ramon Ang, possibly in partnership with corporate tycoon Manuel V. Pangilinan. Belle Corp., the high-end ...

Duterte wants law on use of coco levy funds for farmers - finance chief
Rappler - 2016-10-31
They were supposed to go to the development of the coconut industry, but instead went to Marcos crony Eduardo Cojuangco Jr, who converted them into stocks in the San Miguel Corporation. In 2012, the Supreme Court ruled that the coco levy funds should be ...

Dads OK amendment of Whitewater Rafting Law
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-10-31
Pascual and Ian Mark Q. Nacaya, respectively. (JAO/SP) The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) directly serves the Presidency and the Executive Branch on the national, regional and provincial levels through its sixteen (16) regional offices and seventy-one ...

DOE, private sector push prepaid power service
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-10-31
Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi said, "The PRES is one of the options being offered to households in the DOE-identified areas for electrification implemented by our partner, Manila Electric Co. (MERALCO)." In 2015, the Energy Regulatory Commission ...

COCKTALES | PAL to build elevated walkway to connect Terminals 2 and 3
interaksyon.com - 2016-10-31
Philippine Airlines plans to build an elevated walkway with a walkator to connect Terminals 1 and 2 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport to lessen passenger interconnection time and help reduce vehicular traffic within the congested corridor.

Conflict of interest
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-31
Transportation Undersecretary Noel Kintanar was assistant vice president of Ayala Corp. and was instrumental in the acquisition of railway projects under the Aquino administration. Undersecretary for Air Operations Bobby Lim was the former country manager ...

Phinma keen on Pangasinan LNG plant
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-30
Phinma Energy Corp. is keen on developing an integrated liquefied natural gas facility in Sual, Pangasinan, an executive said over the weekend. Phinma senior vice president for energy resources development Raymundo Reyes said the feasibility study for the ...

Market likely to remain volatile
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-30
Heavy losers included holding firms GT Capital Holdings Inc. which declined by 7.7 percent to P1,311, Alliance Global Group Inc. which went down by 6.7 percent to P14.56 and DMCI Holdings Inc. which dropped 6.3 percent to P12.50.

Century Pacific Food gets Kamayan brand
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-30
Century Pacific Food Inc. said wholly-owned subsidiary Century Pacific Seacrest Inc. acquired the license to the Kamayan trademark for North America. Kamayan is one of the top brands in the US market for shrimp paste-a popular condiment in Philippine ...

Century Pacific Food gets Kamayan brand
Manila Standard Today - 2016-10-30
Century Pacific Food Inc. said wholly-owned subsidiary Century Pacific Seacrest Inc. acquired the license to the Kamayan trademark for North America. Kamayan is one of the top brands in the US market for shrimp paste-a popular condiment in Philippine ...

Ceres La Salle posts record finish in Singapore Cup
Philstar - 2016-10-30
The Busmen scored the highest finish for a Philippine side in the annual international club competition, surpassing the achievements of Global FC and Loyola Meralco Sparks, which had previously placed fourth. Ceres found itself playing catch up in the ...

PAL boosts US flights with new Boeing planes
Philstar - 2016-10-30
SEATTLE - Flag carrier Philippine Airlines Inc. (PAL) is beefing up flights to the United States by the end of the year with the delivery of two brand-new Boeing 777-300 ERs to cope with strong demand. Jaime Bautista, president and COO of PAL ...

Aviation sector eager to fly
Philstar - 2016-10-30
Our local aviation sector has done miraculously well, given the circumstances. Indeed, the fighting spirit of the local airlines, Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific, is nothing short of heroic. Both airlines have heavily invested in modernizing their fleet.

Higinio Macadaeg gets top UCPB post
Philstar - 2016-10-30
MANILA, Philippines - The board of the state-owned United Coconut ... Bank & Trust Co., a position he inherited from Solidbank Corp. which was acquired by Metrobank in 2000. Macadaeg was with Solidbank since 1993, before which he served as vice-president ...

Ayala-led Sicogon Island project faces delay
Philstar - 2016-10-30
The legal consultant said the BALA would still need to check with the Office of the DAR Secretary, Court of Appeals, and Office of the President if any case was filed against the order before the Certificate of Finality would be issued to Ayala Land Inc ...

DOE to accelerate adoption of renewable energy with the Net Metering
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-10-30
The Department of Energy is accelerating efforts to provide consumers with more sustainable energy choices by organizing through its Consumer Welfare and Promotion Office an orientation about the Net Metering Program of Meralco as it observed its 2016 ...

Conflict of interest
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-30
Felipe Judan, Undersecretary for Maritime Affairs, once served in the Southwest Marine Group which includes among its clientele Petron of businessman Ramon Ang who owns majority share of Manila North Harbor Port Inc. This is where inter-island vessels ...

Phinma keen on Pangasinan LNG plant
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-30
Phinma Energy Corp. is keen on developing an integrated liquefied natural gas facility in Sual, Pangasinan, an executive said over the weekend. Phinma senior vice president for energy resources development Raymundo Reyes said the feasibility study for the ...

Market likely to remain volatile
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-30
Top gainers last week were casino operator Bloomberry Resorts Corp. which climbed 2.3 percent to P5.92 and port operator International Container Terminal Services Inc. which went up by 2.2 to P77.80. Both companies are owned by billionaire Enrique Razon.

Meralco upgrades customer info system
Philstar - 2016-10-30
MANILA, Philippines - Manila Electric Co. wants to put in place a new customer information system (CIS) worth P1.76 billion to meet the needs of a growing customer base. Meralco asked the Energy Regulatory Commission for a provisional authority to ...

Century Pacific acquires leading shrimp paste brand in N. America
interaksyon.com - 2016-10-30
MANILA - Century Pacific Food Inc. (CNPF), through its wholly owned subsidiary Century Pacific Seacrest, Inc., has acquired the license to the Kamayan trademark for North America. Kamayan is one of the top brands in the US market for shrimp paste -- a ...

Century Pacific acquires leading shrimp paste brand in N. America
interaksyon.com - 2016-10-30
MANILA - Century Pacific Food Inc. (CNPF), through its wholly owned subsidiary Century Pacific Seacrest, Inc., has acquired the license to the Kamayan trademark for North America. Kamayan is one of the top brands in the US market for shrimp paste -- a ...

Hans Sy endorses new business model
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-29
SM Prime Holdings Inc. president Hans Sy has renewed his commitment to incorporate disaster resiliency into business models in accordance with the call of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction. Sy made the commitment during the UNISDR ...

How Duterte conquered Beijing with his maverick style & bold diplomacy
Philstar - 2016-10-29
Filinvest Group leaders Josephine Gotianun Yap and husband Joseph Yap, Carlos Chan of Oishi/Liwayway, realty tycoon Manny Villar and his son DPWH Secretary Mark Villar, Angel Ngu and Jimmy Tang of the FFCCCII, Dr. James Dy of Chinese General Hospital ...

Hans Sy endorses new business model
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-29
SM Prime Holdings Inc. president Hans Sy has renewed his commitment to incorporate disaster resiliency into business models in accordance with the call of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction. Sy made the commitment during the UNISDR ...

PH, China boost cross-border SME cooperation Bank of China pledges $3B-worth financing facility
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-10-29
The BOC, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industries (PCCI) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Philippines were the parties involved in the agreement, which intended to build a communication ...

Most banks closed on Oct. 1 and Nov.
MSN - 2016-10-29
Security Bank branches at the NAIA Complex and NAIA 3 will be open on Monday. Philippine National Bank said its branches in KCC Mall GenSan, KCC Mall de Zamboanga, and all NAIA branches and FX Counters are open on Monday. On Tuesday, all its NAIA branches ...

Daiso Japan joins in fun and action at The Cosplay Mania 2016
The Daily Tribune - 2016-10-29
Daiso Japan has 55 stores nationwide through Robinsons Retail Holdings Inc. which holds the exclusive sub-license to sell authentic Daiso merchandise from Japan and operates the legitimate Daiso Japan store concept in the Philippines.

Century Pacific Food Inc (CNPF)
investing.com - 2016-10-29
A brief summary - strong Buy, Buy, strong Sell, Sell or Neutral signals for the Century Pacific Food 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 ...

Megawide to raise P2.2 B from sale of treasury shares
Philstar - 2016-10-29
MANILA, Philippines - Megawide Construction Corp. sold P2.23 billion worth of treasury shares to new investors in an accelerated private placement deal, raising fresh funds for settlement of loans. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange ...

Finalists named for the 6th Read-Along fest storytelling tilt on Nov. 12
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-10-29
The finalists are: Raiza MeƱale (Antonio Regidor Elementary School), Abbygail Parma (St. Alphonsus Liguori Integrated School), Keveen Kence Sy Suan (Chiang Kai Shek College), Jemimah ... from seven schools in Metro Manila joined the elimination round ...

Miss PH Earth says gown worn by winner Miss Ecuador was designed for her
interaksyon.com - 2016-10-29
She also won the special awards Marco Polo: Star of the Night, Miss Phoenix Petroleum and Miss Rotary Best Body. Compared to Schweighart, Miss Sweden Cloie Syquia Skarne, daughter of actor Gabby Concepcion and former model-actress Jenny Syquia, fared much ...

Negros Oriental
Visayan Daily Star - 2016-10-29
at Claytown in Barangay Daro, Dumaguete City sometime Thursday. . Real estate developer Filinvest is set to bring to Dumaguete City its multi-billion-peso condominium-township development project this year. Phil Calumpang, Filinvest Dumaguete branch ...

Market drops; JG tops gainers
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-28
Conglomerate Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc. rose 1.7 percent to P78, while food manufacturer Universal Robina Corp. advanced 0.9 percent to P182. Infrastructure conglomerate Metro Pacific Investments Corp. added 0.7 percent to close at P7.20, while GT ...

Duterte says Japan a true friend
Philstar - 2016-10-28
Duterte arrived Thursday night at the Davao International Airport on a chartered Philippine Airlines flight. "I discussed with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in full detail the state of Philippines-Japan ties and we identified points of collaboration that ...

The ruined hotel
Philstar - 2016-10-28
LODESTAR By Danton Remoto (The Philippine Star) | Updated October 29, 2016 - 12:00am Twenty years ago, my friend K. and I were giving a workshop on writing and producing a newsletter for staff at Ateneo de Manila University. We held the workshop in Baguio ...

Mandanas stays at helm; Harmie pulls away by 10
Philstar - 2016-10-28
But Oh Sang Jin also sizzled at the back of the short, par 34-37 layout, firing a 33 for the tournament-best 66 and a 144, making it a three-way battle for the crown in the 54-hole championship sponsored by the MVP Sports Foundation, Smart, PLDT and MPIC.

A hairy story
Philstar - 2016-10-28
In the Philippines, we have two franchising associations, the umbrella organizations that have provided the key to the success of many top corporations from Jollibee and the 7-Eleven franchise to Binalot, Fruit Magic and Potato Corner which has gone global.

NBA, ABS-CBN launch NBA Digital
Philstar - 2016-10-28
"ABS-CBN Corp. is the ideal partner to help grow our digital presence in the Philippines," said NBA Philippines managing director Carlo Singson. "NBA.com/Philippines reflects our commitment to engaging our passionate fanbase through digital and ...

Cargill builds animal feed plant in PH
Inquirer - 2016-10-28
Cargill is also investing in a new poultry processing facility in Batangas via a joint venture with homegrown fast-food giant Jollibee Foods Corp. This will employ 1,000 employees and will be the largest of its kind in the Philippines. The JFC group is one ...