Mining, exports to suffer from DENR audit
Philstar - 2016-10-09
Hinatuan Mining, Benguet, Lepanto Consolidated Mining, and OceanaGold Philippines. DENR Undersecretary Leo Jasareno, head of the mining audit team, earlier said only 11 of the 41 operating metallic mines in the country passed the audit while 20 were ...

Rep. Arnel Ty found guilty of unauthorized LPG refilling
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-10-09
A partylist lawmaker has been found guilty by the Malabon City Regional Trial Court of unauthorized refilling of cooking gas cylinders that belong to giant oil companies -- Pilipinas Shell Petroleum, Petron and Total Gas. In a 16-page decision released by ...

LPGMA partylist rep found guilty of unauthorized refilling of LPG tanks
Rappler - 2016-10-09
The 16-page decision penned by presiding judge Ofelia Contreras-Santiago stated that government prosecutors were able to present sufficient evidence that Ty was guilty of illegally refilling LPG tanks of Pilipinas Shell Petroleum, Petron, and Total Gas.

Kenny Rogers to debut in India, eyes 200-crore turnover by 2021
Economic Times - 2016-10-09
Kenny Rogers Roasters brand is owned by Malaysia's Berjaya group. On expansion ... Singapore, Malaysia, China and Philippines.

Tax Court denies PAL tax refund claim
Manila Bulletin - 2016-10-09
The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has rejected the petition of Philippine Airlines (PAL) to get back almost P7 million in excise tax payment for its failure to distinguish low price from reasonable price arising from importation of alcohol and tobacco ...

Fake accounts and manufactured reality on social media
Rappler - 2016-10-09
"Lily Lopez" also declared herself to be connected with Xurpas Inc. But she's not. She used as her profile picture the photo of former Miss Korea and now actress Kim Sa-rang. She also happens to be a Facebook "friend" of the fake "Mutya Bautista".

Aviation climate deal a win for airlines, less for Earth
BusinessMirror. - 2016-10-08
Airlines were left out of the Paris climate accord because ... BusinessMirror is published daily by the Philippine Business Daily Mirror Publishing, Inc., with offices on the third Floor, Dominga Building (Annex), 2113 Chino Roces Avenue corner De La ...

Constitution guides Aboitiz conglomerate
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-08
Jon Ramon Aboitiz, the 68-year-old chairman of publicly listed holding company Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc., cites succession and loyalty as major factors behind the success of the business group, which now employs over 30,000 Filipinos. "I think that ...

Newsmakers of the week
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-10-08
Ongpin in gaming technology provider Philweb Corp. He was also named Philweb chair following the resignation of Ongpin, whom President Duterte had called out for being an "oligarch."

Centre expects all states to come under UDAY by next month: Piyush Goyal
Economic Times - 2016-10-08
NEW DELHI: The Centre expects all states to approve UDAY scheme by next month, paving the way for them to issue ... He informed that Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) is in the process of drawing up a scheme for extending long term basis soft loans ...

Philippine Superliga GP Tornadoes off to roaring start
Philstar - 2016-10-08
Grand Prix presented by PLDT Home Ultera at the San Juan Arena. The Tornadoes, who absorbed a painful Game 3 loss in the All-Filipino Finals at the hands of their victims, began their championship defense by walloping the Cargo Movers, who only had one ...

Stop, stream and watch
Manila Standard Today - 2016-10-08
Google Philippines Country Manager Ken Lingan, Ayala Land Malls Inc. President Rowena Tomeldan and Google Philippines Country Marketing Manager Gabby Roxas unveil the first YouTube Lounge in the Philippines located at Greenbelt 5. The YouTube Accelerator ...

Duterte to telcos: Shape up, or else...
Inquirer Technology - 2016-10-08
Pangilinan and Globe Telecom of the Ayala Group--fails to improve its atrocious services. In a speech in Davao City, Mr. Duterte said he shared the frustration of millions of mobile phone users in the Philippines, who complain of poor phone service and ...

Emperador Andrew Tan has a mega world in Spain
Philstar - 2016-10-08
It began in the Philippines when Tan was a young man fresh from college. "My family was celebrating ... and advanced sensors to constantly monitor the state of the soil, atmosphere and agricultural crops. We wandered through the Jerez Vineyard in ...

Lufthansa opens Alabang service center
Philstar - 2016-10-08
The new facility under Lufthansa Services Philippines (LSP) was put up as a result of the partnership of Lufthansa Global Business Services (LGBS) and Lufthansa InTouch (LH InTouch). Kay Kratky, who serves as Austrian Airlines CEO and is part of the ...

PSEi retreats ahead of US jobs data
Philstar - 2016-10-08
MANILA, Philippines - Share prices declined yesterday, echoing the general weakness of the regional markets ahead of US jobs data release. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) went down 41.87 points, or 0.54 percent, to finish at 7,578.29 ...

Duterte threatens telcos with competition from China
Inquirer - 2016-10-08
READ: Rody tells telcos: Shape up or face new competition Businessman Manny V. Pangilinan or known as "MVP" is the chairman and CEO of PLDT and Smart. The Ayalas, meanwhile, are major shareholders in Globe Telecom. In an interview with radio dzBB on ...

Foton, F2Logistics clash in PSL opener
Philstar - 2016-10-08
MANILA, Philippines - Foton and F2 Logistics clash in a duel of fancied bets while Petron slugs it out with Generika in the opener of the Asics Philippine Superliga Grand Prix presented by PLDT Home Ultera at the FilOil Flying V Center in San Juan.

No weekday mall sales starting Oct. 21
Philstar - 2016-10-08
Present during the meeting were representatives from Ayala malls such as Trinoma and Glorietta, SM, Robinsons, Centris, Fisher Mall, Starmall, Eastwood, Araneta Center, Podium, Shangri-La Plaza, Filinvest, Empire Mall, Walter Mart and Lander. The move to ...

Southwoods-Masters crowned PAL champs
Manila Standard Today - 2016-10-08
BAGUIO CITY--Manila Southwoods-Masters captured its sixth straight title Friday after the final round of the 11th Philippine Airlines Ladies Interclub golf team championships were called off at the Camp John Hay golf course. Non-stop rains rendered the ...

Ayala Land Hits P9.74-B Net Income In H1 2016
ibtimes.ph - 2016-10-08
The real estate arm of listed holding company Ayala Corp. (PSE: AC) has exhibited a positive first semester financial performance with a 16 percent year-on-year growth of P9.74 billion net profit. This is driven by the company's simultaneous development ...

Manila Water unit borrows P450-M in maiden loan deal
m.bworldonline.com - 2016-10-08
MANILA Water Co., Inc. said its subsidiary had signed a term loan agreement amounting to P450 million with the Philippine National Bank for various initiatives. "The proceeds of the loan will be used to partially finance the development, construction ...

SEC to Araneta: Tender offer before PhilWeb takeover
m.bworldonline.com - 2016-10-08
GREGORIO Araneta, Inc. (GAI) will have to launch an offer to buy out the minority shareholders in PhilWeb Corp. before it could acquire control of the listed gaming company from businessman Roberto V. Ongpin, according to the Securities and Exchange ...

Xurpas readies market debut of subsidiary Xeleb
m.bworldonline.com - 2016-10-08
LISTED technology firm Xurpas, Inc. announced on Friday a plan to list its newly consolidated subsidiary -- Xeleb Technologies Inc., owner of celebrity games app startup Xeleb, Inc. -- on the Philippine stock market. Xurpas said its company board voted on ...

With Ongpin out, PhilWeb hoping to get back PAGCOR license
MSN - 2016-10-07
Following the lapse of its license with the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR) on Wednesday, gaming technology firm PhilWeb Corp. said it plans to appeal to the casino regulator to get back a new contract for the company to continue operations.

Xeleb prepares IPO plan
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-07
Xeleb Technologies Inc., a unit of listed technology company Xurpas Inc., plans to list under the small, medium and emerging board of the Philippine Stock Exchange. Xurpas said in a disclosure to the stock exchange its board approved the application for ...

4 Ambitious Things Bill Gates Thinks the U.S. Should Tackle in the Next Decade
Inc. - 2016-10-07
"giving teachers and students new tools that empower them to do their best work." And it's a virtuous cycle: A great education can help breed the next generation of thinkers and innovators.

GUIDED BY VISION developer builds BETTER LIVES
Inquirer - 2016-10-07
Lucia Land has developed a network of thriving residential and commercial communities nationwide--from Luzon:Tagaytay, Cavite, Batangas, Laguna, Pangasinan, Baguio, Quezon, Bulacan, Pampanga, Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Rizal; Visayas: Bacolod, Ilo-ilo ...

BPOs continue to boost office property market
Inquirer - 2016-10-07
THE PHILIPPINE OFFICE property market may continue to benefit from the expansion of business process outsourcing firms, and from the strong, sustained growth of the local economy, according to property consultancy firm Colliers Philippines. In its Property ...

Sec. Bello: OFWs may avail of P2-M livelihood loan via DOLE-OWWA-DTI program
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-10-07
If the applicants have an existing business, they must submit their income tax return for the past three years, audited financial statements for the past three years and latest interim financial statements. (DOLE)

Japan budget airline seeks license to operate in PH
Inquirer - 2016-10-07
Vanilla Air did not specifically say where it planned to operate, but the destination was likely Cebu. On its website, Vanilla Air is already advertising one-way Narita, Tokyo to Mactan, Cebu flights for 14,890 Yen (P7,000). It said the flights would ...

Stock market extends losses
Manila Standard Today - 2016-10-07
The Philippine Stock Exchange index, the 30-company benchmark ... Six of the 20 most active stocks ended in the green, led by SM Prime Holdings Inc. which gained 1.4 percent to P28.20 and Metro Pacific Investments Corp. which rose 1.1 percent to P7.40.

Mla Water unit secures P450-M loan
Philstar - 2016-10-07
MANILA, Philippines - Tagum Water Co. Inc., the second investment of Manila Water Co. in Mindanao, has secured a P450-million loan facility from a local bank. In a disclosure to the local bourse, the East Zone concessionaire said Tagum Water has closed a ...

Stock market extends losses
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-07
Six of the 20 most active stocks ended in the green, led by SM Prime Holdings Inc. which gained 1.4 percent to P28.20 and Metro Pacific Investments Corp. which rose 1.1 percent to P7.40. Petron Corp. went up 1 percent to P10.60, while Cebu Air Inc. added 0 ...

Clash of titans expected in PSL Grand Prix opener
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-07
AN early clash of titans is assured when the 2016 Asics Philippine Superliga Grand Prix, presented by PLDT Home Ultera fires off today at the FilOil Flying V Center in San Juan. Reigning champion Foton and F2 Logistics, protagonists in the All-Filipino ...

PSL: Foton tests F2 Logistics
Manila Bulletin - 2016-10-07
Four teams with strong foreign reinforcements start their respective campaigns when the 2016 Asics Philippine Superliga Grand Prix presented by PLDT Home Ultera blasts off today at The Arena in San Juan City. Defending champion Foton and All-Filipino ...

Stock market extends losses
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-07
Petron Corp. went up 1 percent to P10.60, while Cebu Air Inc. added 0.9 percent to close at P108. GT Capital Holdings Inc. rose 0.9 percent to P1,410, while SM Investments Corp. picked up 0.5 percent to P675. Meanwhile, most Asian stocks also fell ahead of ...

Histogenics Corporation Announces Addition of Dr. Lawrence Bonassar of Cornell University to Its Scientific Advisory Board
orthospinenews.com - 2016-10-07
Oct. 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Histogenics Corporation (Histogenics ... and seeks to expand its pipeline with additional indications and next generation cartilage therapies by leveraging its biomaterials manufacturing experience and cell therapy ...

Maynilad sees growth in expansion overseas
Manila Bulletin - 2016-10-07
Considered as the largest private water concessionaire in the Philippines in terms of customer base, Maynilad is jointly owned by infrastructure conglomerate Metro Pacific Investments Corp., DMCI Holdings and Japanese firm Marubeni Corp. Maynila ...

Manila Southwoods-Masters wins 6th straight PAL Ladies Interclub title
BusinessMirror. - 2016-10-07
MANILA Southwoods (SW)-Masters captured its sixth straight title on Friday after the final round of the 11th Philippine Airlines Ladies Interclub golf team championships were called off at the Camp John Hay golf course in Baguio City. Nonstop rains ...

Xurpas bares IPO plan for celebrity gaming unit
BusinessMirror. - 2016-10-07
Xurpas Inc. said on Friday its board of directors has approved the application for initial public offering (IPO) of its unit Xeleb Technologies Inc., the maker of casual games that features local celebrities. The company said it is currently in the process ...

Xurpas bares IPO plan for celebrity gaming unit
BusinessMirror - 2016-10-07
Xurpas Inc. said on Friday its board of directors has approved the application for initial public offering (IPO) of its unit Xeleb Technologies Inc., the maker of casual games that features local celebrities. The company said it is currently in the ...

Peso-50 to the dollar
BusinessMirror. - 2016-10-07
There are just too many factors to consider. The same is true for nonmanipulated financial markets. In September 2015, when the peso-dollar rate was below 46, I was asked by a local bank my forecast for 2016. I told them with supreme confidence that the ...

PAL ladies interclub: Southwoods-Masters hikes lead
Philstar - 2016-10-07
... brigade took charge again and pooled a tournament-best 155 points as it all but wrapped up its sixth straight Philippine Airlines Ladies Interclub championship with a whopping 35-point lead over Cebu Country Club in the third round at Camp John Hay ...

DOLE Kalinga hires 100 under GIP
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-10-07
TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Oct. 7 (PIA) - - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) provincial office here is hiring 100 applicants to work under the Government Internship Program (GIP). Dr. Alexander Gumabol, provincial DOLE officer, disclosed successful ...

MMDA, malls tweak big sale timelines
interaksyon.com - 2016-10-07
Among those who attended the meeting were representatives from Ayala malls, such as Trinoma and Glorietta, Shoe Mart (SM), Robinsons, Centris, Fisher Mall, Starmall, Eastwood, and Araneta Center, Podium, Shangri-La Plaza, Filinvest, Empire Mall ...

DOTr cites resolution of dispute on LRT-MRT common station as key accomplishment for first 100 days
Manila Bulletin - 2016-10-07
Tugade, Secretary Mark Villar of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SMPHI) President Hans Sy, Vice Chairman of the North Triangle Depot Commercial Corporation ... average of 38 in the first 100 days from 46 in ...

Administration / Accounting / Customer Service
www.onlinejobs.ph - 2016-10-07
My first employment was a Service Crew in Jollibee Fastfood (2008-20011). After my graduation I got a job as Accounting Staff at Trendline Department Store untill Aug 2012. My 3rd employment was as Acccounting Assistant at Alrose Foods Corporation ...

Market declines; PhilWeb advances
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-06
Stocks fell for a second day, as the dollar strengthened further on growing expectations the US will hike interest rates by the end of the year. The Philippine Stock Exchange index, the 30-company benchmark, lost 19 points, or 0.3 percent, to close at ...

Convenient rewards points conversion
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-06
There are faster ways to drive, and there are even faster ways to fly, for free. Earning points for free flights is more convenient to Petron customers as they can easily convert their Petron Peso Points to GetGo Rewards Points via SMS. Peso points on ...