VMC chief Paner is sugar board head
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-10-13
MANILA -- President Duterte has appointed the chief executive of the Victorias Milling Co. Inc. (VMC) to be the new head of the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA). The President signed the appointment paper of Anna Rosario V. Paner last Oct. 10 ...

Digital transformation is for all, says PDI CEO
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-10-13
Nolledo agreed. The man behind the fast-growing technology solutions company Xurpas believes that technology allows better communication with customers, and companies should take advantage of that. "At the end of the day, our core product is innovation ...

Tycoon Andrew Tan receives Global Excellence Award
BusinessMirror. - 2016-10-12
Lopez, Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III, President Duterte, Alliance Global Group Chairman Dr. Andrew L. Tan, incoming Chairman of Asean Business Council Joey Concepcion, and Founding Chairman of the ICCP Francis Chua.

Stocks, peso continue to slide
Manila Standard Today - 2016-10-12
All six sectors ended in the red, while only 1 of the 20 most actives stocks advanced. Food manufacturer Universal Robina Corp. rose 0.3 percent to P180.50. Security Bank Corp. was the biggest loser among the heavily traded stocks, as it slid 7.3 percent ...

Stocks, peso continue to slide
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-12
Security Bank Corp. was the biggest loser among the heavily traded stocks, as it slid 7.3 percent to P202.80. Property developer Megaworld Corp. lost 4.8 percent to P4.35, while power retailer Manila Electric Co. dropped 3.6 percent to P291. Guinigundo ...

Sandigan OKs Gatchalian trip to China
Philstar - 2016-10-12
His co-accused include former Local Water Utilities Administration chairman Prospero Pichay Jr. and other former LWUA officials, executives of WELLEX Group Inc., officers of Forum Pacific Inc. and officials of Express Savings Bank Inc. Ombudsman ...

Philippines hosts Formula 4 SEA Series 2nd leg
Philstar - 2016-10-12
Twenty-one young champion drivers in the region will slug it out in the six-race weekend event powered by Petron Corp., the official fuel. Five Filipinos - former Karter of the Year Gabe Tayao, Angie King, brothers Sam and Ben Grimes and Cebuano Paolo ...

Protection bracket
Inquirer - 2016-10-12
Remember that our motorbiking leader, Duterte Harley, warned that the "duopoly" Globe Telecom and PLDT must improve their services in one year, or else... It seems that at least three foreign watchers of the internet saw some progress in our ICT.

Mining clampdown worries investors
Philstar - 2016-10-12
while several more companies including Filminera Resources, Marcventures Mining and Development, Agata, CTP Construction and Mining, Hinatuan Mining, Benguet, Lepanto Consolidated Mining, and OceanaGold were also recommended for suspension.

Power supply glut expected in next 5 years
Inquirer - 2016-10-12
According to Aboitiz Power Corp. president and COO Antonio Moraza, the oversupply is due, in part, to an incorrect reading by industry players of the electricity demand of the country that prompted a power plant building boom in the last few years.

Volero Zurich due today for World Club volley
Philstar - 2016-10-12
Petron, Asics, BMW and F2 Logistics as official sponsors and Diamond Hotel as official residence. The event is also backed by the Philippine Sports Commission, Rexona, Mall of Asia Arena, Foton and Price Waterhouse Cooper. Asian superpowers Bangkok Glass ...

Abrupt ending to joint US-Phl exercises: Why?
Philstar - 2016-10-12
She is an ardent supporter of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement, and is considered a hawk with regard to China ... company has long recognized the rapidly growing outsourcing and export market in the country. In a report released by the World Bank ...

Will Chinese entry make telecom better?
Philstar - 2016-10-12
Competition in the local telecommunications industry is now truly dominated by both PLDT and Globe after a series of mergers saw the two firms gobbling up Sun Cellular, Pilipino Telephone and Bayan Telecommunications, and recently, the exit of San Miguel ...

Investors still deem Philippines as preferred destination
Philstar - 2016-10-12
However, despite the seemingly unperturbed foreign investment community, Security Bank president and chief executive officer (CEO) Alfonso L. Salcedo said the government should be mindful that it is already reaching its tipping point in criminality and the ...

DTI chief to Ayala Group: help us mentor MSMEs
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-10-12
For its part, Ayala Corporation President and COO Fernando Zobel de Ayala emphasized the need to forge a partnership that "stretches beyond the economic realm to other challenges that perpetuate poverty and inequity." "I believe that there is a ...

DTI chief to Ayala Group: help us mentor MSMEs
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-10-12
For its part, Ayala Corporation President and COO Fernando Zobel de Ayala emphasized the need to forge a partnership that "stretches beyond the economic realm to other challenges that perpetuate poverty and inequity." "I believe that there is a ...

CCCI officers off to Hiroshima next month
Philstar - 2016-10-12
Another speaker invited is Japanese manager of the Tokyo office of the Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company. CCCI officers led by Ng will also be joined by the Philippine Embassy representatives, who will tackle reforms and opportunities for business under ...

Digital transformation is for all, says PDI CEO
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-10-12
Nolledo agreed. The man behind the fast-growing technology solutions company Xurpas believes that technology allows better communication with customers, and companies should take advantage of that. "At the end of the day, our core product is innovation ...

ICTSI expands port operations in Iraq
Philstar - 2016-10-12
MANILA, Philippines - International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) has completed the first phase of the expansion of the Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT) in North Port, Umm Qasr, Iraq. ICTSI chairman and president Enrique Razon Jr. said in a ...

Conglomerates have learned to partner with other corporate titans
BusinessMirror. - 2016-10-12
During the time of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Consunji said that, if there was a port project, it would be handled by the Philippine Ports Authority; if it was an airport concern, it was the Manila International Airport Authority; and if it was ...

Public-private partnership: The best way out of the infrastructure crisis
BusinessMirror. - 2016-10-12
Megawide Construction Corp. Corporate Information Officer Louie B. Ferrer listed the polices implemented by the previous administration that were notable. "For us, the most notable were policies that promoted transparency and a level-playing field among ...

Why the Philippines will prosper
BusinessMirror. - 2016-10-12
If you have ever gotten yourself in a financial hole with too much debt, then you know that debt is a killer. Corporations have much more flexibility than individuals when it comes to debt. A department store, for example, can fire a few employees to ...

Voyager to tap more banks into fintech bandwagon
BusinessMirror. - 2016-10-12
China Bank Savings, Philippine National Bank Savings (PNB Savings), Land Bank of the Philippines (LandBank) and Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank) are among the first to jump into the digital platform, Voyager head for communications Nick Wilwayco said.

Leasing unit gets SEC nod
BusinessMirror. - 2016-10-12
"Our mandate is to develop the leasing business and portfolio, thereby creating synergies with the different business units of EastWest Bank and the Filinvest Group," said Armando Inabangan Jr., president of EastWest Leasing, in a regulatory filin

Pampanga-based firm building the first CBD in Central Luzon
Manila Bulletin - 2016-10-12
"The first phase of the land development is targeted to be completed before the end of this year," said Alex Jazmines, project director of AC Beautiful Island Realty Development Corp. (ACBI ... and even real estate companies would want to hold ...

CREBA housing vision gets support from industry icons
Manila Bulletin - 2016-10-12
Ganzon, Inc., Forming Access and Support Inc., Cignal TV, Eastern Petroleum Corporation, Megaworld, New San Jose Builders, and VV Soliven Group," said national convention chairman Anastacio C. Adriano, Jr. "All roads lead to the CAP Trade and Cultural ...

Local bond market stable, says Treasury
Philstar - 2016-10-12
But Emilio Neri Jr., lead economist at Bank of the Philippine Islands, disagreed. "I think it will be very hard not to consider our unclear diplomatic relations as having an impact," he said. "There is really no rocket science on telling what sways ...

PH mobile internet ranks 6th in APAC in latest Akamai report
Inquirer Technology - 2016-10-12
With an average speed of 8.5 Mbps, the Philippines ... major business districts and highly-urbanized and populated areas in the country. Cu further disclosed that Globe also expanded its GoWiFi network as it recently completed deployment of the service ...

FieldFresh signs MoU with Punjab Agricultural University to promote crop research
India Blooms - 2016-10-12
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IBNS): FieldFresh Foods, a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and Del Monte Pacific Limited, and Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding ("MoU") recently to carry out Corn Productivity ...

EDC marks first anniversary of '10M in 10 years'
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-10-12
DUMAGUETE CITY, October 11 (PIA)-- Energy Development Corporation (EDC) marked its first anniversary of "10Million in 10 years for a greener Negros" movement with a series of activities. The activities include the planting of 100 premuim native trees in ...

Punjab Agricultural University signs MoU with FieldFresh to promote crop research
Economic Times - 2016-10-12
NEW DELHI: Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) and FieldFresh Foods, a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises & Del Monte Pacific Limited have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to carry out a corn productivity research programme. The MoU ...

New business hubs soon to rise in Legazpi City
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-10-12
Currently, there are five malls operating in the city, including the Gaisano Mall owned by Cebu City-based Gaisano family and the LCC (Liberty Commercial Center)-Ayala twin malls co-managed by Tan Familyand the Ayala Group of Companies. Recently opened in ...

RINS is recipient of typhoon-resilient classrooms from Lopez Group of Companies
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-10-12
As the overall project manager of the school rebuilding program, EDC tapped Rockwell Land, Casas Architects, and Sy?2 and Associates to ensure the development and likewise architectural integrity of the classrooms respectively. Maria Evelyn Gamas-Fortuno ...

VMC official named SRA chief
Visayan Daily Star - 2016-10-12
Paner, who is a lawyer, is the vice chairman of the board and managing director of Victorias Milling Co. in Victorias City, Negros Occidental. Paner has been a private law practitioner since 1996 and is one of the founding partners of Paner Hosaka and Ypil ...

BSP: Availment of exchange privilege until December 31
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-10-12
BACOLOD CITY, October 12 (PIA6)-- The Bangko Sentral nga Pilipinas is reminding the Overseas Filipinos, OFs, who wish to avail of the New Design Series, NDS, Banknote Exchange Facility to register their NDS banknote holdings at httgs://orbs.bsg.gov.ph ...

Cagdianao spearheads 7-day SAR training
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-10-12
Longos and MDRRMO officer Esmeralda Abeo Sendiong led the event participated by selected local responders. (SDR/PIA-Dinagat Islands) The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) directly serves the Presidency and the Executive Branch on the national ...

After Day 100: How Duterte gov't can fight contractualization better
Rappler - 2016-10-12
MANILA, Philippines - In his 8-point policy agenda ... the "win-win" solution proposed by the employer sector and backed by the Department of Trade and Industry. Employers suggested that service providers or manpower agencies would regularize ...

Araneta to make tender offer on Philweb shares
Malaya Business Insight - 2016-10-12
The Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. (PSALM) said four companies are interestedin the privatization of the 650 megawatts (MW) Malaya thermal power plant... The Philippines is eyeing to carve a niche of the lucrative global aerospace ...

Forbes Philippines lists the top 24 fintech startups (part 2)
entrepreneur.com.ph - 2016-10-12
The service is in partnership with 25 banks in the Philippines, including BDO, Metrobank and Bank of the Philippine Islands. The two-year-old startup offers remittances, fund transfers, bill payments and shopping through the digital currency of Bitcoin.

Globe, Smart Join Global Recall On Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphones
ibtimes.ph - 2016-10-12
Globe Telecom and Smart Communications have released official ... Smart advises users to stop using Note 7 The PLDT Inc. telecom subsidiary also issued the similar statement calling on to users to stop using the Note 7 and power it down.

SynbiCITE and Imperial College London choose SASĀ® to spur synthetic biology industry
sas.com - 2016-10-12
Imperial College London is a leading science-based institution ... concerns about global sustainability when it comes to use of increasingly scarce natural resources." SynbiCITE is a pioneering Innovation and Knowledge Centre (IKC) dedicated to promoting ...

SynbiCITE and Imperial College London choose SASĀ® to spur synthetic biology industry
sas.com - 2016-10-12
Imperial College London is a leading science-based institution ... concerns about global sustainability when it comes to use of increasingly scarce natural resources." SynbiCITE is a pioneering Innovation and Knowledge Centre (IKC) dedicated to promoting ...

SPONSORSHIP SPEECH ON THE CONFIRMATION OF SECRETARY CARLOS G. DOMINGUEZ
senate.gov.ph - 2016-10-12
Immediately prior to this appointment, he was president of seven companies, including PTFC Redevelopment Corp., C.G. Dominguez and Associates Inc., Halifax Davao Hotel Inc., Linden Suites Inc., and Retail Specialist Inc. On top of all that, he was also ...

VP Robredo leads inauguration of typhoon-resilient classroom building in Sorsogon
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-10-12
The project is also a fulfilment of the Department of Education's intent to suffice the need of classrooms for Yolanda hit areas, and was realized through partnerships with Rockwell Land, First Philippine Industrial Park, Sy?2+Associates, Inc., Casas ...

RINS is recipient of typhoon-resilient classrooms from Lopez Group of Companies
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-10-12
As the overall project manager of the school rebuilding program, EDC tapped Rockwell Land, Casas Architects, and Sy?2 and Associates to ensure the development and likewise architectural integrity of the classrooms respectively. Maria Evelyn Gamas-Fortuno ...

50 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Wednesday, October 12
Georgia Straight - 2016-10-11
The Colombian ambassador to Canada, Nicolas Lloreda-Ricaurte, speaks on the Colombian economy, political outlook, trade, and investment at the Morris J ... The Arts Club Theatre Company presents director Dean Paul Gibson's version of Annie Baker's ...

Biz buzz: Multimillion peso legal fees
Inquirer - 2016-10-11
Not even the monsoon rains can ease the long-running legal fireworks at Ayala Alabang Village (AAV), where an emotional ... s corporate code allowed dealings of directors with the corporation where they sit as directors on certain conditions.

Romanian caught for ATM withdrawal scam charged
Philstar - 2016-10-11
The police then arrested them for allegedly used fake ATM cards. They also recovered from the suspects about 40 pieces of 7-Eleven reward cards and P60,000 cash. (FREEMAN)

DanceSport tilt lures huge field
m.philstar.com - 2016-10-11
Tickets are available at the DanceSport Training Center, Philsports Complex, Meralco Avenue, Pasig City and at the entrance of the Philsports Multi-Purpose Arena (Ultra). For details, call Anna or Lorien at 637-2314.

DOE works on LNG policy
Philstar - 2016-10-11
The local subsidiary of energy giant Royal Dutch Shell and Lopez-led First Gen Corp., which have been vocal in pursuing LNG terminals in the country, are among the companies in the advanced stages in their respective projects. Inputs from the various ...