SC issues TRO to stop Pasig RTC from implementing RCOA
BusinessMirror. - 2016-10-21
Officials from the DOE did not reply when sought for comment. The SC decision was dated October 10, 2016, Meralco said, which stated it may appeal the case. "All we can say is we will look into all possible legal options," said Meralco Senior Vice ...

Must-haves on rainy days
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-21
For more useful items you can bring during the rainy days, visit Daiso Japan. There are 53 stores nationwide through Robinsons Retail Holdings Inc., which holds the exclusive sub-license to sell authentic Daiso merchandise from Japan and operates the ...

SEC: no further action needed for Liberty Telecom's tender offer
interaksyon.com - 2016-10-21
Vega, which staged the tender offer after being bought by PLDT and Globe Telecom from San Miguel Corp. earlier this year, submitted additional info but kept the price as is. Commissioner Ephyro Amatong said the SEC's powers do not extend to setting prices.

SEC: no further action needed for Liberty Telecom's tender offer
interaksyon.com - 2016-10-21
MANILA - The Securities and Exchange Commission will take no further action on a Liberty Telecoms tender offer that ends today. Majority shareholder Vega Telecom was forced to extend the offer period last month after the SEC flagged a lack of material ...

Ladies Challenge draws Thai bets
BusinessMirror. - 2016-10-21
THREE Thailand shotmakers, headed by regular campaigner Supakchaya Pattaranakrueang, have confirmed participation in the International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) Royal Northwoods Ladies Challenge, firming up the field vying in the event ...

New graft case filed vs Pichay
Philstar - 2016-10-21
MANILA, Philippines - The Office of the Ombudsman has filed another graft case against Surigao del Sur Rep. Prospero Pichay before the Sandiganbayan. Prosecutors said the new charge against the former Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA) chairman ...

China stocks edge up, lifted by infrastructure plays
Economic Times - 2016-10-21
The sector was also helped by improving ties between China and Philippines, which bodes well for Beijing's strategy to win construction work in other countries. That helped offset drags from the real estate sector ... Power Construction Corp of China ...

Hiligaynon News: Aksyon Tabang conducts bomb threat awareness, safety orientations
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-10-21
PDRRM Officer Esperedion Pelaez said that the orientation was conducted initially to some Petron Depot employees, various responding units and emergency responders and concerned government agencies representatives last Sept. 24 at the PDRRMU Operation Center.

Hello Kitty is coming to town!
m.philstar.com - 2016-10-21
Made possible by Royale Chimes Concerts and Events Inc. and Zen Tiger Live, Hello Kitty - Fashion & Friends will have a two-week run (total of 16 shows) at the Meralco Theater from Dec. 20 to Jan. 1, 2017. Set in modern-day London, Hello Kitty is a ...

FULL TEXT: Joint statement of the Philippines and China
Philstar - 2016-10-21
During the visit, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and President Xi Jinping had a fruitful meeting in an amicable and friendly atmosphere and conducted in-depth exchanges on bilateral relations as well as international ... on Science and Technology, and ...

PH trade with China can grow to $60B in 5 years - trade chief
Global Nation - 2016-10-21
Filinvest Development Corp. president Josephine Gotianun-Yap likewise said her conglomerate was signing a financing deal with the Bank of China to fund infrastructure projects. Businessman Reghis Romero is among the business delegates who have scored a ...

PAL, CebuPac cancel flights
interaksyon.com - 2016-10-21
MANILA, Philippines -- Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific cancelled flights between Manila and northern Luzon destinations Thursday while the budget carrier also grounded its Manila-Hong Kong flights for the day. Meanwhile, the Philippine Atmospheric ...

Solon alleges telcos failed to send 'Lawin' text alerts
MSN - 2016-10-20
PLDT Inc. and Globe Telecom Inc., however, debunked Zarate's allegations. Globe Vice President Yoly Crisanto said the company was able to send "at least three alerts via the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council to warn of an impending ...

Local mobile brand makes LTE affordable to masses
Philstar - 2016-10-20
Although there are already existing prepaid LTE capable SIMs in the market today, Salera said Cherry Mobile's package through its existing partnership with Globe Telecom could further open the doors for a wider range of subscribers to maximize the full ...

Cebu Landmasters captures Division A title in SHAABAA
Philstar - 2016-10-20
CEBU, Philippines - Daryle Tan churned out 21 points as the Cebu Landmasters swept Gaisano Capital in their best-of-three finals series with a lopsided 82-66 victory in Game 2 to claim the Division A title of the PLDT SME Nation-Alfredo Gothong 21st Sacred ...

Market retreats; Bloomberry rises
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-20
Four of the six sectors advanced, while 14 of the 20 most active stocks ended in the green, led by casino operator Bloomberry Resorts Corp. which climbed 4.9 percent to P5.40 and power retailer Manila Electric Co. which gained 2 percent to P290.80.

Newton Meeting on Needham-Wellesley I-95 Add-A-Lane Project
Patch - 2016-10-20
These motorists will be directed to make a U turn at Sun Life Financial in order to return to I-95. For Rt. 9 westbound to I-95 northbound: Take the I-95 southbound on-ramp Proceed on I-95 southbound to Highland Avenue Take Exit 19A for Highland Avenue ...

Smart, Globe tie-up with DICT to help government solve traffic mess
BusinessMirror. - 2016-10-20
According to a document obtained by the BusinessMirror, the industry--led by the Department of Information and Communications Technology and telco players Smart Communications Inc. and Globe Telecom Inc.--is keen on providing necessary tech-based ...

AC Energy enlists as power retail supplier
Manila Bulletin - 2016-10-20
Francia qualified that the AC Energy-RES will be a separate entity, to distinguish it from the two RES-licensed companies affiliated with Ayala Land, Inc. - these are Direct Power, Services Inc. and Ecozone Power Management Inc. (EPMI). "It (AC Energy ...

Liberty Telecoms to delist from PSE
BusinessMirror. - 2016-10-20
The tender offer for the 165.88-million common shares of Liberty represents 12.82 percent of the issued and outstanding stock of liberty, which was previously owned by San Miguel Corp. until PLDT Inc. and Globe Telecom Inc. purchased all of the food-to ...

SC restrains Pasig RTC over Meralco case
Manila Bulletin - 2016-10-20
A temporary restraining order (TRO) issued by the Supreme Court will effectively prevent the Pasig Regional Trial Court Branch 157 for the meantime from enforcing its injunctive relief and in continuing with its proceedings on the case filed by Manila ...

No room for a third telco player
Manila Bulletin - 2016-10-20
"We at Democracy.Net.PH ask President Duterte to push the PCC to act on its mandate to review the 700 MHz telco mega-deal between PLDT/Smart, Globe and SMC as well as the attendant co-use agreements and other potentially anti-competitive ...

Vista Land to expand properties in Boracay
BusinessMirror. - 2016-10-20
VISTA Land and Lifescapes Inc., the property-development arm of the Villar family, is looking to expand its property holdings in Boracay Island in Aklan on strong interest from the buyers after the launch of its project in the island that sells residential ...

Montero Sports head to head test drive challenging at McKinley West, Taguig
Manila Bulletin - 2016-10-20
Participants of the Davao, Cebu, Pampanga, Mall of Asia and Filinvest Alabang legs of the Montero Sport Head to Head test drive events were convinced about the better performance and superb riding comfort of the new Montero Sport compared to current rival ...

Petron upgrades to Euro 5
Manila Standard Today - 2016-10-20
Following the success of the locally produced Euro-4 almost a year ago, Petron Corporation marked another milestone in the domestic market with the recent launch of the new Blaze 100 Euro 5. "Petron is proud to introduce another revolutionary fuel ...

ArthaLand building P8-B office tower in Cebu
Philstar - 2016-10-20
MANILA, Philippines - ArthaLand Corp., the listed boutique property developer of the Po family ... outside Metro Manila after Arya Residences and the ongoing Arthaland Century Pacific Tower, which are both in Bonifacio Global City.

Bomb hoax prank causes inconvenience to Pal flight passengers from LA
interaksyon.com - 2016-10-20
Terminal 1 instructed an arriving Philippine Airlines (PAL) Boeing A777 from Los Angeles to stay at a cleared portion of the tarmac off Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 for a comprehensive inspection for a possible bomb. Flight PR103 was about ...

Telco services in Northern and Central Luzon disrupted by typhoon
interaksyon.com - 2016-10-20
Globe Telecom said their service has been affected in Abra, Cagayan, Kalinga, Ilocos Norte, and Apayao. Both Smart and Globe said they are already attending to restoring full network service in the affected areas, and are likewise coordinating with ...

New US-Philippine joint venture to create around 1,000 jobs in Batangas
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-10-20
Sta. Teresita, Santo Tomas, Batangas last October 10, 2016. Cargill Philippines, Inc. and Jollibee Foods Corporation have entered into a joint venture to build and operate a poultry processing plant. The facility will provide dressed and marinated chicken ...

Saving jobs and investments
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-20
Santa Banana, that could well be the answer to this controversy. Securities and Exchange Commission chairperson Teresita Herbosa has directed Philweb, an online gambling company, to tender an offer to stockholders after businessman Robert V. Ongpin ...

New US-Philippine joint venture to create around 1,000 jobs in Batangas
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-10-20
Sta. Teresita, Santo Tomas, Batangas last October 10, 2016. Cargill Philippines, Inc. and Jollibee Foods Corporation have entered into a joint venture to build and operate a poultry processing plant. The facility will provide dressed and marinated chicken ...

Microsoft launches first joint Transparency Center and Cybersecurity Center in the world
Microsoft - 2016-10-20
Access to this center is open to government ... child sexual exploitation online, as well as cyber threat intelligence sharing partnerships with several Internet Service Providers in the region and government Computer Emergency Response Teams (CERTs).

Chinese company banned by World Bank bags PH infrastructure project
Inquirer - 2016-10-19
CRBC is a subsidiary of China Communication Construction Co. (CCCC) Ltd., which in 2011, the World Bank also sanctioned as a result of ... CCCC Dredging, the largest dredging company in the world, signed an investment project with Mega Harbour Port for ...

Cooking up the holidays
BusinessMirror. - 2016-10-19
Some members of media, including myself, were given a peek at how these celebrities spend their Christmases at a special get-together sponsored by San Miguel Corp. With its spacious San Miguel Pure Foods Culinary Center (SMPFCC) decked out in beautiful ...

P12-B GT Capital pref share sale oversubscribed
Philstar - 2016-10-19
MANILA, Philippines - GT Capital Holdings saw its preferred share sale oversubscribed by more than five times after Investors gobbled up the stocks. The offer is already 5.2 times oversubscribed as of press time yesterday on strong demand from investors ...

Ayala energy unit doubles investment target to P80 B
Philstar - 2016-10-19
By then, AC Energy hopes to become a major contributor to its parent firm Ayala Corp., its top official said yesterday. The company has laid down three pillars to deliver an additional 1,000 MW in the next four years and part of that plan is expanding the ...

Court ruling on power plant disadvantageous to government - SPC
Philstar - 2016-10-19
CEBU, Philippines - Publicly-listed SPC Power Corporation called the recent ruling of the Supreme Court on the Naga Power Plant Complex in Cebu as "grossly disadvantageous to the government." "The company is preparing its motion for reconsideration to ...

Duterte to witness signing of private sector deals
Inquirer - 2016-10-19
The first deal involves China Communications Construction Corp. (CCCC), through China Harbour Engineering Co. Ltd., and it is for the proposed Subic ... Holdings Inc., the operator of the Manila-Cavite coastal road tollway controlled by Metro Pacific ...

Globe spending $300 M more for network upgrade
Philstar - 2016-10-19
MANILA, Philippines - Globe Telecom Inc. is raising its 2016 capital expenditure by $300 million for network expansion. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange yesterday, Globe said the "management is seeking approval from its board of ...

SM Group scores big in China
Philstar - 2016-10-19
SM currently operates six super malls located in Jinjiang, Chengdu, Suzhou, Chongqing, Zibo and Xiamen with plans to expand in other cities by initially putting up one mall per year. While other investors have shied away from China, the Sy family - whose ...

Power of families
Philstar - 2016-10-19
The oldest existing family businesses in the Philippines are Destilleria Limtuaco and Ayala Corporation. In 1850 Lim Tua Co migrated from China to the Philippines. In 1852, he opened a shop in Binondo, Manila that sold medicinal wine that was supposed to ...

Saving jobs and investments
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-19
Santa Banana, that could well be the answer to this controversy. Securities and Exchange Commission chairperson Teresita Herbosa has directed Philweb, an online gambling company, to tender an offer to stockholders after businessman Robert V. Ongpin ...

Market soars; PXP, Cemex up
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-19
Robinsons Retail Holdings Inc. climbed 9 percent to P78.50, while Cemex Holdings Philippines Inc. gained 5.7 percent to P11.60. Universal Robina Corp. rose 5.1 percent to ... climbing against the dollar for the first time in eight sessions.

Prepare for the worst
Manila Bulletin - 2016-10-19
A total of nine vessels, 43 motor bancas, and 35 rolling cargoes were also stranded. Meanwhile, the Philippine Airlines (PAL) has cancelled some local flights originally scheduled for Thursday due to Lawin. These flights are PR 2014 Manila-Tuguegarao ...

Market soars; PXP, Cemex up
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-19
All six sectors advanced, while the 20 most active stocks ended in the green, led by PXP Energy Corp., formerly Philex Petroleum Corp., which jumped 10.2 percent to P4.45, as President Rodrigo Duterte visited China to calm tension over the South China Sea ...

Ayala set to invest P80b in power plants
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-19
AC Energy Holdings Inc., the energy arm of Ayala Corp., committed to invest close to P80 billion to bring its capacity to 2,000 megawatts in the next five years. AC Energy president John Eric Francia told reporters the company was previously looking at ...

Globe raising $300m
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-19
Globe Telecom Inc. said it plans to raise capital expenditures by $300 million this year for network expansion. Globe said it was seeking approval from its board of directors for an additional $300 million to be invested for network expansion. The company ...

Cintas Corporation To Deploy Workhorse E-GEN(TM) Step Van In Field Test
www.thestreet.com - 2016-10-19
Cintas Corporation (Nasdaq: CTAS) announced that it will deploy a Workhorse E-GEN(TM) hybrid electric step van in its fleet ... Buildings fund or face a director-election proxy contest next year.

All common shares of Century Properties now listed at PSE
BusinessMirror. - 2016-10-19
DEVELOPER Century Properties Group Inc. (CPGI) on Wednesday said it has fully complied ... The company said it has secured approval from the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) in August to list a total of 7.41 billion common shares. "As the company has ...

AC Energy to raise power-generating capacity by 1,000 MW by 2020
BusinessMirror. - 2016-10-19
"A lot of it will come from internal funding. We can start tapping debt also," he said. Ayala Corp. has already committed close to P40 billion of investments in AC Energy, and is expected to increase its investments over the next five years. AC Energy ...