Regine Velasquez-Alcasid and her son Nate enjoy bonding over the Telpad
Philstar - 2016-09-23
"Technology helps me become a better mom," she revealed. "Specifically, I get a lot of help from PLDT HOME." Regine, who is also an ambassador for the brand, added, "They have a suite of products and services that are designed to give moms like ...

Daquis is PSL Manila skipper
Manila Standard Today - 2016-09-23
Also in attendance were local players Jovelyn Gonzaga of RC Cola-Army and Jen Reyes of Petron. Jaja Santiago of Foton, Frances Molina of Petron and Mika Reyes and Kim Fajardo of F2 Logistics, however, failed to make the session due to various reasons.

Airports and other destinations
Philstar - 2016-09-23
LODESTAR By Danton Remoto (The Philippine Star) | Updated September 24, 2016 - 12:00am Kerima Polotan, one of my favorite Filipino writers, noted that you can find the most passionate feelings expressed in airports. Endpoint of arrivals and departures ...

Vega extends tender offer for Liberty shares
Philstar - 2016-09-23
MANILA, Philippines - Vega Telecom Inc. (VTI) is extending the tender offer period for common shares of subsidiary Liberty Telecoms Holdings Inc. until Oct. 20, in compliance to the directive of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). "VTI has ...

Transportation to end common rail station row
Manila Standard Today - 2016-09-23
"Hopefully by September 28, all the four stakeholders will sign the common station [agreement]," Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade said, referring to SM Prime Holdings Inc., Ayala Land Corp., Metro Pacific Investments Corp and San Miguel Corp ...

Housing for cops, soldiers unoccupied
Manila Bulletin - 2016-09-23
Secreto sasud 450 units were reserved for the low-salaried personnel of Armed Forces of the Philippines, 450 for the Philippine National Police, and 50 units each for the Bureau of Fire Protection and Bureau of Correction. City Engineer Dony O. De Paz said ...

DOE clears Semirara Mining coal operations of toxicity
Manila Bulletin - 2016-09-23
The Semirara Mining and Power Corporation (SMPC) has been cleared by the Department of Energy (DOE) on raps against environmental breach on its operations. A report of the department that was furnished to SMPC Chief Executive Officer Isidro Consunji ...

Globe eyes stronger tie-up with DPWH over fiber optics
BusinessMirror. - 2016-09-23
MOBILE services provider Globe Telecom Inc. hopes to further strengthen its partnership with the public works department to minimize--if not totally avoid--fiber-cut incidents that disrupt its services. In separate letters to the Department of Public ...

PAL eyes 80% load factor to new Manila-Auckland route by end-December
BusinessMirror. - 2016-09-23
AUCKLAND, New Zealand--Despite stiffer competition, Philippine Airlines is keen on further driving the growth of its less-than-a-year-old Manila-Auckland service, targeting to end 2016 with at least an 80-percent average load factor. Ma. Divinagracia R.

Private forecast places Q3 inflation at 2.1%
Manila Bulletin - 2016-09-23
First Metro Investment Corp. and the University of Asia and the Pacific (FMIC-UA&P) have adjusted its average third quarter inflation estimate to 2.1 percent from an earlier flat two percent but also sees "further downward movements" in the short run.

Shake Shack, Next Generation Burger Joint (SHAK)
Investopedia - 2016-09-23
Shake Shack Inc. (SHAK) began as a hot dog cart in Madison Square Park ... "We have an opportunity to be the next generation burger joint." The only argument that can be made against this prediction is that consumers are less interested in red meat ...

The Fed finally broke the business cycle
BusinessMirror. - 2016-09-23
Douglas MacArthur was a terrible battlefield commander. His successes in World War II came primarily leading a US division in support of French action against the Germans. His 30-year relationship with Philippine President Manuel L. Quezon led to his being ...

Salvador grabs lead
BusinessMirror. - 2016-09-23
It further boosted my confidence," said Salvador, who pooled a nine-under 207 and moved 18 holes away from nailing a second victory in the last three legs of the circuit after ruling the Splendido Taal tournament three weeks ago. Lascuña, who went on a ...

Rappler Talk: Eric Alberto on technology, development, and the future
Rappler - 2016-09-23
MANILA, Philippines - Rappler talks to Eric Alberto, executive vice president of the PLDT Group, about how businesses adapt to the increasing pace of technology. A little over a decade ago, landlines were the lion's share of telcos' revenue. Fast forward ...

Sta. Lucia developing 4 Sotogrande hotels
BusinessMirror. - 2016-09-23
PROPERTY developer Sta. Lucia Land Inc. said its tourism-expansion project is now in full swing, developing at least four hotels under its local brand. The company said it is developing two Sotogrande hotels, which are mixed-use buildings, in Quezon City ...

Green projects take centerstage in IFC-PGBI certification system
Philstar - 2016-09-23
IFC and PGBI launched recently the EDGE green building certification system in the country, naming ItalPinas Development Corp., Imperial Homes Corp. and Phinma Properties Holding Corp. for their highly energy efficient green building developments.

SCENE CITY| Belen Saramosing-Ramirez, one of the awardees for the 100 Most Influential Women in the World Award
mindanaotimes.net - 2016-09-23
In Honolulu, she worked as a Flight Attendant for Pan American World Airways (PAN AM) for several years. After PAN AM, she joined Philippine Airlines as a Customer Service Representative at the Honolulu International Airport. She was then sent to ...

Free Wifi offered in all NAIA terminals
Manila Bulletin - 2016-09-23
Transportation Secretary Art Tudage and PLDT and Smart Chairman President and CEO Manuel V Pangilinan, during the launching of High Speed Wifi at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) terminals. All Four NAIA terminals now each have backhaul capacity ...

NAIA terminals get 'carrier-grade' Smart Wi-Fi for passengers, airport users
interaksyon.com - 2016-09-23
MANILA- PLDT and Smart Communications rolled out Friday their carrier-grade Wi-Fi at the four terminals of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in simple rites led by Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade, who has been looking to boost the ...

NAIA terminals get 'carrier-grade' Smart Wi-Fi for passengers, airport users
interaksyon.com - 2016-09-23
MANILA- PLDT and Smart Communications rolled out Friday their carrier-grade Wi-Fi at the four terminals of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in simple rites led by Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade, who has been looking to boost the ...

Bloomberry denies Solaire is involved in drug coddling
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-09-23
MANILA -- Integrated gaming resort developer Bloomberry Resorts Corp. refuted on Thursday an allegation of a murder convict who acted as a witness at a House of Representatives hearing that someone from its management team was involved in coddling illegal ...

Bloomberry denies Solaire is involved in drug coddling
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-09-23
MANILA -- Integrated gaming resort developer Bloomberry Resorts Corp. refuted on Thursday an allegation of a murder convict who acted as a witness at a House of Representatives hearing that someone from its management team was involved in coddling illegal ...

3 workers drown in Semirara barge in Antique - report
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-09-23
The three were among crew members who conducted an inspection and repair of the barge SB Alexi docked at the Semirara Mining and Power Corp. (SMPC) pier at Barangay Semirara on Semirara Island. One of the three workers went down through a manhole to ...

Sanjeev Gupta of Liberty House: Salvager of distressed assets
Live Mint - 2016-09-22
which began as a commodities trading firm that he had kicked off as a student at Cambridge University. Gupta, who moved to the UK when he was 13, said his earliest memories of India are the steel mills and engineering plans his father owned. "I was expos ...

Cortez roars to second double title romp
Philstar - 2016-09-22
MANILA, Philippines - Larco Cortez bucked the odds to nail his second double title win in the fourth leg of the Petron Tri-Activ ROK Karting Super Series at the Clark International Speedway in Pampanga recently. The young karter rallied to upend older ...

AC Energy breaches 1,000-MW capacity target
Philstar - 2016-09-22
MANILA, Philippines - AC Energy Holdings Inc., the power generating arm of conglomerate Ayala Corp., has breached its 1,000-megawatt (MW) capacity target with the construction of the 668-MW GNPower Dinginin project now in full swing. With the ...

BDO named first PERA administrator
Philstar - 2016-09-22
MANILA, Philippines - BDO Unibank Inc. is the first institution in the country to be accredited as administrator of the contributions made by employers and employees to a retirement savings program. The universal bank owned by retail and banking magnate ...

China Bank injects P2B into thrift unit
Philstar - 2016-09-22
MANILA, Philippines - China Banking Corp. is pumping P2 billion in fresh equity to its thrift bank arm to beef up its capital base and bankroll its aggressive expansion program. Corazon Morando, vice president and corporate secretary of China Bank ...

Toll road opening eases trip to Naia
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-09-22
It will also go a long way in easing traffic congestion in surrounding cities, and support growth in southern Metro Manila," said SMC president Ramon S. Ang. SMC estimated that more than 40,000 motorists would use the Naia Expressway Phase 2 daily.

Nova scotia: Charm of an Atlantic port
Philstar - 2016-09-22
This area has been a center of trade since the 19th century and that tradition lives on at the Historic Properties, a collection of period stone and timber-frame structures originally built as warehouses but today have been repurposed as modern retail outlets.

Market advances; MPIC, Globe rally
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-09-22
The Philippine Stock Exchange index, the 30-company benchmark ... Eighteen of the 20 most active stocks ended in the green, led by Globe Telecom Inc. which jumped 4.5 percent to P2,100 and Metro Pacific Investments Corp. which climbed 3.5 percent to ...

Duterte leads 405-megawatt Misamis power plant switch-on
Manila Bulletin - 2016-09-22
The power plant has a combined capacity of 405 MW (3 X 135 MW) and is owned and operated by FDC Misamis Power Corporation, a subsidiary of FDC Utilities, Inc. and a member of the Filinvest Development Corporation (FDC). All three units have already been ...

BHI revives Mindoro project
Inquirer - 2016-09-22
Panlilio group-led Boulevard Holdings Inc. (BHI) has resumed the development of a new Fridays beach resort in Puerto Galera, Mindoro. This project was derailed by earlier problems on its older leisure estate in Boracay Island. BHI disclosed to the ...

Duterte leads 405-megawatt Misamis power plant switch-on
Manila Bulletin - 2016-09-22
The power plant has a combined capacity of 405 MW (3 X 135 MW) and is owned and operated by FDC Misamis Power Corporation, a subsidiary of FDC Utilities, Inc. and a member of the Filinvest Development Corporation (FDC). All three units have already been ...

TV5 fires Viva, plans to overhaul programs
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-09-22
Hopefully, by first quarter of 2017 ... Media Quest is owned by the Beneficial Trust Fund of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co., which has interests in Nation Broadcasting Corp., Philippine Star, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Business World and Unitel ...

Market advances; MPIC, Globe rally
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-09-22
Advancers outnumbered losers, 109 to 66, while 45 issues were unchanged. Eighteen of the 20 most active stocks ended in the green, led by Globe Telecom Inc. which jumped 4.5 percent to P2,100 and Metro Pacific Investments Corp. which climbed 3.5 percent to ...

AC Energy projects reach 1,000 MW
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-09-22
AC Energy Holdings Inc., the power arm of Ayala Corp., said Thursday its attributable capacity reached 1,000 megawatts, with the phased development of the 668-MW GNPower Dinginin project in Bataan province. AC Energy has a 50-percent stake in GNPower ...

Mayor lifts Roxol suspension
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-09-22
La Carlota City mayor Luis Jalandoni III on Thursday lifted the cease and desist order he issued against Roxol Bioenergy Corp., a subsidiary of Roxas Holdings Inc. in Nagasi, La Carlota City, Negros Occidental "In a memorandum, Mayor Jalandoni noted that ...

AC Energy projects reach 1,000 MW
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-09-22
AC Energy Holdings Inc., the power arm of Ayala Corp., said Thursday its attributable capacity reached 1,000 megawatts, with the phased development of the 668-MW GNPower Dinginin project in Bataan province. AC Energy has a 50-percent stake in GNPower ...

Mayor lifts Roxol suspension
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-09-22
La Carlota City mayor Luis Jalandoni III on Thursday lifted the cease and desist order he issued against Roxol Bioenergy Corp., a subsidiary of Roxas Holdings Inc. in Nagasi, La Carlota City, Negros Occidental "In a memorandum, Mayor Jalandoni noted that ...

Memorial to Honor Charles A. Davis, Noted Business Leader and Chicago Defender Veteran
Chicago Defender - 2016-09-22
Later, he worked briefly as a Pullman porter on the Milwaukee Road line before being drafted into the U.S. Army in 1943 and serving as technical sergeant in the Pacific (Philippines ... Jayson Building Corporation, the Phoenix Real Estate Group (a ...

Globe to deliver improved and cost-efficient enterprise cloud services with NetApp SolidFire
Manila Bulletin - 2016-09-22
Globe Telecom, through its enterprise information communications and technology arm Globe Business, is set to provide its enterprise clients with enhanced Virtual Private Cloud and Dedicated Private Cloud offerings supported by the NetApp SolidFire all ...

Ayala hotel achieves high occupancy in first year
BusinessMirror. - 2016-09-22
MANDURRIAO, Iloilo--Seda Atria, fully owned and managed by Ayala Land Hotels and Resorts (ALHR), has already gained traction in the hospitality industry in Iloilo during its first 12 months of operation. ALHR opened the fully integrated, mixed-use ...

PLDT targets 100,000 small business customers a year
BusinessMirror. - 2016-09-22
PLDT Inc. aims to get at least "a hundred thousand" new customers per year starting 2017, nearly nine years after the launch of its "SME Nation" strategy. PLDT Vice President Patrick Tang told the BusinessMirror the company only has 275,000 ...

Duterte leads inauguration of coal power plant in Villanueva town
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-09-22
MPC, which is under the management of FilInvest Development Corporation, is a 3 x 135 MW or 405 MW Circulating Fluidized Bed Coal Power Plant and is considered the biggest base load power plant in Mindanao. In his speech, President Duterte congratulated ...

DoubleDragon to float P15-billion bonds
BusinessMirror. - 2016-09-22
DOUBLEDRAGON Properties Corp. on Thursday said it will file a three-year shelf registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to float P15 billion in 10-year fixed-rate retail bonds, about two-thirds of which will be offered to investors ...

Your next travel destination
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-09-22
Four airlines from Taiwan and the Philippines and 12 travel agencies, namely Cebu Pacific Air, China Airlines, Eva Air, Philippine Airlines, Jeron Travel & Tours Corporation, Pan Pacific Travel Corporation, Canadian Travel, Horizon Travel & Tours Inc., Las ...

Waterfront sees sustained growth
Philstar - 2016-09-22
MANILA, Philippines - Local hotel chain Waterfront Philippines Inc. (WPI) is banking on the continuous increase in international and domestic tourists in the country to sustain its robust growth. Kenneth Gatchalian, president of WPI, told The STAR there ...

BHI resumes Puerto Galera resort project
Inquirer - 2016-09-22
PANLILIO group-led Boulevard Holdings Inc. (BHI) has resumed the development of a new Fridays beach resort in Puerto Galera, a project that was derailed by earlier problems on its older leisure estate in Boracay Island. BHI disclosed to the Philippine ...

Duterte to inaugurate coal-fired power plant in Misamis
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-09-22
The President will join FDC (Filinvest Development Corp.) officials in the unveiling of the marker and in the ceremonial switch-on. He will also give a keynote speech during the program. The power plant, said FDC Misamis vice chairman Andrew Gotianun Jr ...