Davao-based advocacy group recognized as SSS AlkanSSSya Program partner
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-09-27
QUEZON CITY, Sept. 28 - The Social Security System (SSS) bestowed a special citation on Baganga Integrated Social Action Group (BISAG) for its solid support for SSS in bringing social security protection closer to informal sector groups at the Balikat ng ...

SBMA finalist in 2016 Asia CEO Awards
BusinessMirror. - 2016-09-27
The other finalists in the competition are contact center and performance marketer Acquire BPO; top business-process outsourcing firm Cognizant Technology Solutions Philippines Inc.; appliance maker Concepcion Industrial Corp.; electronics manufacturer ...

Common-station deal set to be signed today
BusinessMirror. - 2016-09-27
In a meeting on September 8, Tugade made SM Investments Corp. Vice Chairman Teresita Sy-Coson, SM Prime President Hans Sy, Ayala Corp. Chairman Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, San Miguel Corp. President Ramon S. Ang and Metro Pacific Investments Corp ...

MPIC ready to build P23.8-billion connector road for Nlex, Slex
BusinessMirror. - 2016-09-27
FINALLY, the deal to construct a P23.8-billion road that will connect the North and South Luzon expressways is now one step away from implementation, after Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) submitted late Monday the post-award requirements for the ...

Boracay sewage treatment plant opens
Manila Bulletin - 2016-09-27
"Our second facility will treat mixtures of domestic raw sewage and septic tank effluent from households and establishments," said Fernando Zobel de Ayala, chairman of the Manila Water Company Inc. BIWC was established in 2009 as a joint venture ...

11 of 41 mines pass DENR audit
Manila Bulletin - 2016-09-27
Inc.; Hinatuan Mining Corp.; Benguet Corp.; Lepanto Consolidated Mining Company; and OceanaGold Philippines, Inc. Others were Libjo Mining Corporation; AAMPHIL Natural Resources Exploration and Development Corp.; Krominco, Inc.; Carrascal Nickel Corp ...

DENR: 20 operating mines face suspension for various violations
BusinessMirror. - 2016-09-27
... Vision Mining Philippines Corp.; CTP Construction and Mining Corp.; Agata Mining Ventures Inc.; Hinatuan Mining Corp.; Benguet Corp.; Lepanto Conslidated Mining Co.; OceanaGold Philippiness Inc.; Adarma Mining Resources Inc.; and SR Metals Inc. Lopez ...

Work on NLEX-SLEX connector road to start soon
Manila Bulletin - 2016-09-27
Mesa and connects to the common point of Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3. Metro Pacific Investments Corp. Chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan handed the requirements to DPWH Secretary Mark Villar during a simple ceremony held late Monday afternoon at Shangri-La ...

Lift foreign-ownership restrictions to spur competition in PHL--Balisacan
BusinessMirror. - 2016-09-27
PCC Chairman Arsenio M. Balisacan said the commission is not disheartened by the temporary restraining order (TRO) issued by the Court of Appeals to stop it from reviewing the landmark telecommunications deal between PLDT, Globe Telecoms and San Miguel ...

Urban Land Institute commends Seda Nuvali
BusinessMirror. - 2016-09-27
Nuvali is the largest self-sustainable urban hub in the country developed by Ayala Land in Santa Rosa, Laguna. During the week, the hotel is favored by executives and visitors doing business in the manufacturing hubs of Laguna. According to Seda Nuvali ...

Pagcor reinstates licenses for eBingo
Philstar - 2016-09-27
I would suggest that sometime soon, licenses must be cut," Duterte said during his first Cabinet meeting on June 30. PhilWeb Corp., which operates the eGames network, was the first to be hit by the crackdown. Pagcor has refused to renew the license of ...

Wireless M2M and IoT Market Research Says Installed Base of M2M Connections to See 25% CAGR Growth by 2020
Free Press Release Center - 2016-09-27
This report presents an in-depth assessment of the global ... Millennium Corp. Inc.), Andorra Telecom, Ansaldo STS, Antel, AnyData, Appalachian Wireless, Apple, APS, Arduino, ARIB (Association of Radio Industries and Business of Japan), Arkessa, ARM ...

Deal reached: LRT-MRT common station between SM North, TriNoma
Rappler - 2016-09-27
Meanwhile, the Light Rail Manila Consortium (LRMC), led by Metro Pacific Investments Corporation and Ayala Corporation, has a say in the design of the common station. - Rappler.com

Chinese firm charged with plotting to evade NKorea sanctions
Philstar - 2016-09-27
Police and China's foreign ministry said the company was suspected of unspecified "serious economic ... The Justice Department also filed a civil forfeiture action to seize funds from Chinese bank accounts that authorities say belong to Hongxiang and ...

Diversity As Much A Cultural Issue As A Policy Challenge For Organizations
www.entrepreneur.com - 2016-09-27
In the US, for example, the question may be centered more on race; in the Philippines capital of Manila where Sun Life Financial has one of its Asia Service Centres, the presence of a strong and open LGBT community mandates diversity handlers to make the ...

CDO Negosyo Center industry partners go to Lanao Norte for learning mission
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-09-27
Lourdes College - College of Business Accountancy and Technology Program, Northern Mindanao Food Safety Team (NMFST), Chris Gomez Creative Design, Misamis Oriental Multi-Fiber Cluster Inc. (MOMCI) and DOST X Regional Office together with the Negosyo Center ...

Globe, DPWH work to lessen fiber cuts
Philstar - 2016-09-27
MANILA, Philippines - Globe Telecom Inc. wants to further strengthen its collaboration with the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to minimize and prevent fiber cut incidents that often disrupt telecommunication services. While the DPWH has ...

STI takes over iAcademy
Inquirer - 2016-09-27
TANCO family-led STI Education Systems Holdings Inc. has acquired full control of affiliate educational institution iAcademy, which offers college and senior high school courses ... "target specialized information technology fields in multimedia arts ...

Oil firms increase prices
Visayan Daily Star - 2016-09-27
The companies are Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, Eastern Petroleum Corp., Petron Corp., Seaoil Philippines Inc., Caltex Philippines, Inc., Unioil Petroleum Philippines Inc., and Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp., PTT Philippines, and Flying V. Seaoil ...

DOE not ruling out smuggling in oil price riddle: rising in Luzon-Visayas, but low in Mindanao
interaksyon.com - 2016-09-27
Effective 6am of September 27, Shell, Petron, Phoenix Petroleum, Total, Seaoil, Unioil raised gasoline and diesel prices by 25 centavos a liter and kerosene by 30 centavos a liter. According to Flying V chairman Chito Villavicencio, the company ...

Relief for Liberty stockholders
Inquirer - 2016-09-27
Bone of contention To recall, when Philippine Long Distance & Telephone Co., Inc. (TEL) and Globe Telecom, Inc. bought the controlling shares in Vega, both heralded it as a strategic move that would allow them access to the coveted and powerful 700MHz.

Oil firms to raise gasoline, diesel prices today
Philstar - 2016-09-27
"This is to reflect the movements in the international petroleum market," the firm said. Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc, PTT Philippines Corp., Eastern Petroleum, EuroGasoline and EuroDiesel IV products of Unioil Philippines said in separate ...

data entry, chat support agent with online marketing experience/SEO
www.onlinejobs.ph - 2016-09-27
hello, my name is Raymund, Mon for short.. I am a Registered Civil Engineer.. 31 years of age. Graduated at the University of Southeastern Philippines on 2007. Took the liscensure board exam for Civil Engineering on the same year and fortunately passed it.

Legazpi City gives hero's welcome to the first and only Filipina chess grandmaster
Philippine Information Agency - 2016-09-27
"There are players who would tend to skip on their training, but she (Janelle) is not one of them. In FEU (Far Eastern University), the chess team would basically practice twice a week, but Janelle would go as far as six times a week," said Gonzale

DPWH highlights researches for quality, safe and efficient infra
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-09-27
Limited Inc., Boysen Paints, Takigami Steel Construction Co. Ltd., Republic Cement Inc. and Polymer Products Inc. BRS Director Judy Sese, on behalf of DPWH, expressed her gratitude to all DPWH offices, academic institutions and organizations who ...

Common station dispute finally resolved
MSN - 2016-09-26
North Triangle Depot Commercial Corporation represented by Ayala Land, Inc. and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). The deal would finally end a deadlock over the location of the common station, which will connect the LRT Line 1 ...

Harbor Star secures $2.5-million credit facility
BusinessMirror. - 2016-09-26
HARBOR STAR Shipping Services Inc., a company operating vessels ... Harbor Star, among a handful of shipping firms listed at the Philippine Stock Exchange, has been expanding its business with allied fields in the maritime industry. It recently secured ...

Pagcor allows LRWC subsidiary to resume e-bingo operations
BusinessMirror. - 2016-09-26
LEISURE and Resorts World Corp. (LRWC) on Monday said state-owned Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Psgcor) has allowed its wholly owned unit AB Leisure Exponent Inc. to resume the operation of its electronic bingo sites. The company said in its ...

Pagcor allows LRWC subsidiary to resume e-bingo operations
BusinessMirror. - 2016-09-26
LEISURE and Resorts World Corp. (LRWC) on Monday said state-owned Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Psgcor) has allowed its wholly owned unit AB Leisure Exponent Inc. to resume the operation of its electronic bingo sites. The company said in its ...

Peso slides to 7-year low, closes at 48.25:$1
Philstar - 2016-09-26
Nicholas Antonio Mapa, associate economist at the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), said the peso continued to underperform and stray far from the "comfortable middle" being maintained by the BSP. Mapa said the central bank would likely tap its ...

CBOE Holdings Inc. (CBOE): Today's Featured Financial Services Winner
www.thestreet.com - 2016-09-26
CBOE Holdings was a winner within the financial services industry ... CBOE agreed to acquire Bats Global Markets for $3.2 billion on Monday, Wells Fargo noting the deal could 'create considerable shareholder value' for CBOE.

DAR probes killing of peasant leader in Palawan
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-09-26
The provincial DAR also found that Figueroa was not a farmer beneficiary of any landholding distributed in Palawan, but from the Almeda Estate in Barangay Cabacao ... former head of Philippine Forest Corp., denied distributing part of the Yulo ranch ...

OFW killed over love triangle
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-09-26
Bangladeshi Ambassador John Gomes has thanked the government and the Inquirer for the return of $15 million out of the $81 million that hackers stole from the Bangladesh central bank and diverted to a branch of the Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. The good ...

First Gen switches on Avion gas-fired plant
Philstar - 2016-09-26
MANILA, Philippines - First Gen Corp. has finally started the commercial operations of its 97-megawatt (MW) Avion natural-gas fired power plant in Batangas City after it has been cleared by the Philippine Electricity Market Corp. (PEMC) to start trading ...

Submission to pave way for concession deal on NLEX-SLEX connector project
Philstar - 2016-09-26
MANILA, Philippines - A unit of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) yesterday submitted post-award requirements for the North Luzon Expressway-South Luzon Expressway (NLEX-SLEX) Connector Road project to pave the way for the signing of the concession ...

MetroPac speeds up P23-b toll road link
Manila Standard Today - 2016-09-26
Metro Pacific Investments Corp. and the Public Works and Highways Department agreed to speed up the construction of the P23-billion expressway linking North Luzon Expressway and South Luzon Expressway. Metro Pacific Group spokesman Mike Toledo said the ...

DoH, Globe try text blast vs antibiotic misuse
Manila Standard Today - 2016-09-26
The Department of Health launched a new way of warning the public against taking antibiotics not prescribed by physicians, with the help of the National Telecommunications Commission and Globe Telecom. The department is sending text advisories on the ...

DPWH highlights researches for quality, safe and efficient infra
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-09-26
Jr. (Cavite 2nd District Engineering Office). The research symposium also featured infrastructure companies as exhibitors including Rebtrade International Corp., Onduline Philippines, Flat Glass Alliance of the Phil. Inc., Sealbond Chemical Industries ...

MetroPac speeds up P23-b toll road link
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-09-26
The Public Private Partnership Center earlier identified seven companies that purchased bid documents for the Swiss Challenge of NLEx-SLEx Connector Road, including San Miguel Holdings Corp., Obrascon ... the right of way of Philippine National Railways.

PSBank plans P10-B issue of LTNCTDs
Manila Bulletin - 2016-09-26
Philippine Savings Bank, the thrift bank arm of the Metrobank Group, is planning the issuance of long-term negotiable certificates of time deposits (LTNCTDs) worth up to P10.0 billion through one or more tranches over a period of one year. In a disclosure ...

Levi & Korsinsky, LLP announces that it has commenced an investigation of Inteliquent, Inc.
www.thestreet.com - 2016-09-26
Inteliquent IQNT connects millions of phone calls and text messages from U.S. telecom companies like AT&T and Sprint, as well as next-generation communication providers and app developers. Inteliquent plays a critical role in how people connect each day ...

NAIA Expressway completion eyed ahead of Christmas rush
Manila Bulletin - 2016-09-26
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is urging San Miguel Corporation (SMC) to complete the NAIA Expressway (NAIAX) before the onset of the Christmas rush. DPWH Secretary Mark Villar said the target is to finish the expressway, particularly ...

BDO Unibank eyes P60-billion rights offer
Manila Bulletin - 2016-09-26
BDO Unibank, Inc. is planning to raise P60 billion (approximately US$1.25 billion) in additional core capital through a stock rights offer to fund its continued growth. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, BDO said "the fresh capital will ...

Pagcor allows LRWC subsidiary to resume e-bingo operations
BusinessMirror. - 2016-09-26
LEISURE and Resorts World Corp. (LRWC) on Monday said state-owned Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Psgcor) has allowed its wholly owned unit AB Leisure Exponent Inc. to resume the operation of its electronic bingo sites. The company said in its ...

The economics/politics of fear
BusinessMirror. - 2016-09-26
In the words of Financial Times Associate Editor Wolfgang M√ľnchau ... Since then, that same media group has published dozens of gloom-and-doom articles about Brexit. They wrote about the Philippine election too in an editorial "Change the Philippines ...

Will the cease-fire hold?
BusinessMirror. - 2016-09-26
In the DOTr budget hearing on September 9, House Speaker Pantaleon D. Alvarez mentioned that Tugade is a former assistant vice president of Ayala Corp., while undersecretary for air operations Bobby Lim is a former country manager of the International Air ...

Pineapple lace garments grab attention in NYFW
Manila Bulletin - 2016-09-26
The fashion show was co-hosted by the Philippine Consulate General, GMA TV, and Philippine Airlines, attended by Filipinos and foreign designers, media, diplomatic corps, and socialites.

Navigating volatile markets: The CFO Playbook
Inquirer - 2016-09-26
Use IT well. When he won the first ING FINEX CFO of the Year Award in 2007, Delfin Gonzalez Jr. was the CFO of Globe Telecom who helped the telco go through its growing pains--from building its subscriber base and grappling with a negative free cash flow ...

Globe to tap unused TV frequencies to expand broadband reach
Rappler - 2016-09-26
MANILA, Philippines - Globe Telecom said it has successfully completed tests on the viability of unused TV frequencies as a means of delivering broadband internet services. These unused TV frequencies, collectively known as "TV white space frequency ...

PSBank plans P10B LTNCD debut
Inquirer - 2016-09-26
"PSBank stands to benefit from the LTNCTD issuance due to continued liquidity and low interest rates in the market," PSBank senior vice president and chief finance officer Perfecto Ramon Dimayuga Jr. said in a disclosure to the Philippine Stock ...