Alviera set to become the economic and tourism catalyst in Central Luzon
BusinessWorld - 3 months ago
Alviera East, on the other hand, houses eco-industrial parks and ... Miriam College and Holy Angel University will also rise and are expected to be operational in 2021. Both institutions will each have a 10-hectare campus.

Petron going all-out in PSL title defense
philstar.com - 3 months ago
Balse, a member of the national squad that won the bronze medal in the 23rd Southeast Asian Games in 2005, joined the Blaze Spikers to reunite with former University of Santo Tomas teammates Rhea Dimaculangan and Aiza Maizo-Pontillas. Molina will also be ...

The Philippine Finalists to the ASEAN Business Awards
philstar.com - 3 months ago
Last year, when we hosted the 50th ASEAN Anniversary, 47 companies and entrepreneurs from the countries in the ASEAN region were put in the spotlight and commended under different categories in the ASEAN Business Awards (ABA). This year, as Singapore ...

Dennis Uy invests in Manny Pangilinan's PXP Energy
Rappler - 3 months ago
PXP Energy also approved the subscription by another Pangilinan-led company, Philex Mining Corporation, to 260 million common shares. The deal increases Philex Mining's stake in PXP from 19.76% to 25.91%. PXP Energy will be raising some P7 billion from the ...

Conglomerates to the rescue?
philstar.com - 3 months ago
This new area of interest for local conglomerates has resulted in improved faculties and facilities (Mapua, NU, UE, FEU, National Teachers College, University of Nuueva ... developments too far from the city center where jobs are. The Vertis development ...

Why PISTON rejects efficient transport modernization
AutoIndustriya.com - 3 months ago
College degrees don't count ... bus LTFRB went so far as to classify not only between air con and non-air con, but also between big [inner city] and bigger [inter-city] capacity. Honestly speaking, there is really no need to reinvent the wheel here.

Jollibee pursues aggressive push in US, Canada
philstar.com - 3 months ago
Jose Miñana, Jollibee Foods Corp. (JFC) group president for North America, led the opening of its second store in New York state after the first in Woodside, Queens in 2009. The opening drew long lines of customers who queued for hours and braved the ...

Davao to Manila passenger shipping route now open to the public
Philippine Information Agency - 3 months ago
To formalize the re-establishment of the route, 2GO Group Inc. (2GO) launched its main vessel, St. Michael the Archangel, with passengers on board for its maiden voyage, bringing back the access to affordable, safe, and fast travel to ordinary Filipinos.

Before Malampaya contract expires
philstar.com - 3 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippines still has enough time to finalize a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal project before the Malampaya contract expires. But First Gen Corp. is looking to secure partners by early next year to start its own LNG ...

Clark Global City secures SM Prime as anchor locator
philstar.com - 3 months ago
"Clark Global City provides us another platform to help develop Clark and thereby unlock employment and business opportunities in the region," said Hans Sy, chairman of the executive committee of SM Prime. "We will explore more opportunities to ...

Oil firms roll back prices for third consecutive week
BusinessMirror - 3 months ago
The first to implement a price cut was Phoenix Petroleum, which reduced gasoline prices by P1.65 per liter and diesel by P0.60 per liter. This took effect at 6 a.m. of Saturday after it was ...

ABS-CBN inks distribution deals
philstar.com - 3 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- ABS-CBN Corp. has forged deals with companies in Vietnam and Myanmar, making its shows available in more countries in Southeast Asia. The Philippine broadcast giant said it signed a distribution deal with Viet Content, a media group ...

Developing emerging cities
BusinessMirror - 3 months ago
For the Harvard graduate school alumnus, the emerging cities are Puerto Princesa, Zamboanga, Clark, San Fernando (Pampanga ... by robust mass transport systems. Laoag, on the other hand ...

Megawide Construction Corp.
BusinessWorld - 3 months ago
SHARES of Megawide Construction Corp. continued seeing demand last week as the company carries out its P2-billion buyback program, which according to traders, boosted investor confidence on the stock. A total of 27.43 million Megawide shares worth P477.62 ...

Emerging cities in the Philippines are on the rise despite economic challenge
BusinessMirror - 3 months ago
After the gold rush, San Francisco, on the other hand, shifted from a mining town into a financial, tourism, and technology hub ... Tarlac City, Tuguegarao City, and Zamboanga City.

Finals showdown in CESAFI secondary volleyball today
philstar.com - 3 months ago
CEBU, Philippines -- The University of San Carlos (USC) halted the unbeaten run of the University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R), 26-24, 25-18 to keep its title defense alive in secondary boys volleyball event of the 18th Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation ...

Addressing skilled linemen demand in Tesda, Davao Light partnership
Sun Star - 3 months ago
ON OCTOBER 26, 2018, the public-private partnership between the Aboitiz Group of Companies through Davao ... Before the formal turnover of facilities was held, Davao Light and Power Company, Inc. (DLPC) has already been an active partner of Tesda in ...

Soriano: Boy Wonder
BusinessWorld - 3 months ago
We had a classmate in high school named Andres Soriano. Quite a few asked whether he is related by blood to the Andres Soriano who owned big companies like San Miguel Corp., ANSCOR, and Philippine Airlines. But this is a different Soriano, a commoner so to ...

Let the third telco come naturally
BusinessWorld - 3 months ago
the study proposed streamlining of approval and control systems and asymmetric working policies to ease in new entrants disadvantaged by the foothold of earlier players -- such as interconnection, infrastructure sharing, and technology neutrality.

Promoting sustainability, innovation in the real estate industry
CNN Philippines - 3 months ago
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) -- With the country's booming ... of Management and head of Washington SyCip Graduate School of Business, said consumers are now looking at the sustainability ...

SC asked to stop Globe, Smart's use of 700 MHz frequency
Rappler - 3 months ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Supreme Court (SC) was asked to invalidate the agreement between telecommunications giants Smart Communications and Globe Telecom to share the 700 megahertz (MHz) broadcast frequency and 4 sets of frequencies earlier awarded to ...

IN GIFs: What to see in the new Boracay
Rappler - 3 months ago
The government has partnered with the private sector to restore the wetlands. So far, 4 groups (Energy Development Corporation, LT Group, San Miguel Corporation, and the Aboitiz Group) are restoring and developing them to be sustainable open spaces.

3rd telco: 4 foreign bidders bigger than PH firms
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 3 months ago
Other companies that have expressed interest in the bidding included the Philippine Telegraph and Telephone Corp., Now Corp., Converge ICT Solutions, TransPacific Broadband Group International Inc. and EasyCall Communications Philippines. A company owned ...

Alsons lists P100-M CPs
philstar.com - 3 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- Alsons Consolidated Resources Inc. (ACR), the listed holding firm of the Alcantara Group, has listed the initial tranche of its P2.5-billion commercial papers with the Philippine Dealing and Exchange Corp. (PDEx) to provide interim ...

DoubleDragon acquires 3rd site for warehouse
philstar.com - 3 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- CentralHub Industrial Centers Inc., the warehouse leasing subsidiary of DoubleDragon Properties Corp., has acquired the third site for its industrial warehouse complex in Danao, Cebu. With an initial size of 5.2 hectares ...

Oil companies roll back pump prices
philstar.com - 3 months ago
Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc. reduced gasoline prices by P1.65 per liter and diesel prices by P0.65 per liter effective 6 a.m. yesterday. This is "in order for motorists to enjoy lower pump prices," the firm said in its text advisory. Petron Corp ...

Power in Ompong-Hit areas fully restored
Philippine Information Agency - 3 months ago
II and III, PENELCO, PRESCO, QUIRELCO, SAJELCO, SORECO I and II, TARELCO I and II, ZAMECO I and II and (2) Private Power Companies: Aboitiz Power, AEC, CELCOR, Davao Light, DECORP., LMPRESS, MERALCO, NGCP, OEDC, SFELAPCO, SEZ, TEI, SM Baccud and VECO. (DOE)

Quezon City seeks counter bids for waste management project
philstar.com - 3 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- The local government of Quezon City is seeking comparative proposals for an integrated solid waste management project to challenge the proposal of a consortium led by Pangilinan-led Metro Pacific Investment Corp. (MPIC), the Public ...

Energy Family prepares for Typhoon Rosita
Philippine Information Agency - 3 months ago
In Metro Manila, the Manila Electric Company (MERALCO) has been conducting preparatory activities within its franchise area, including its coordination with its stakeholders for safety, human resource, and its preparation of materials, vehicles and ...

MPTC announces key executive appointments
philstar.com - 3 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- The tollways arm of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. is making key executive changes in line with its continuing expansion in the country and abroad. Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. (MPTC) president and chief executive officer Rodrigo ...

Ateneo de Manila, tech startup launch first blockchain lab in PH
newsbytes.ph - 3 months ago
Among its programs ... center for blockchain-based startups in the Philippines by providing these businesses with co-working spaces, access to technology mentors, and access to marketing and ...

Belle profit up slightly in Jan-Sept
philstar.com - 3 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- Belle Corp., the high end property developer of the Sy Group ... Belle also realized increased EBITDA from its real estate businesses of P1.79 billion during the period. This is higher by eight percent from the P1.66 billion ...

Power firm cuts off supply over P256-M debt
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 3 months ago
DAVAO CITY--Electricity generating company Aboitiz Power Corp. (AP) on Thursday announced it had cut the supply of power to a dispute-wracked cooperative in Davao del Norte due to some P256 million in debts. Benedick Salvador, AP assistant vice president ...

Phoenix expands footprint in Singapore
philstar.com - 3 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- Listed independent oil player Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc. expands its footprint in Singapore ... Pte Ltd., the firm said in a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange. The investment came after securing the approval ...

MJC racefest to benefit press photogs, others
philstar.com - 3 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- Manila Jockey Club, Inc. is hosting a Charity Racing Festival sponsored by the Philippine Racing Commission tomorrow at the San Lazaro Leisure Park in Carmona, Cavite. "Manila Jockey Club is honored to be working with the ...

Ateneo faces Air Force Gals
BusinessMirror - 3 months ago
Ateneo-Motolite hopes to come in full force as it tries to make it two-in-a-row over a skidding Pocari-Air Force side as action in the Premier Volleyball League Season 2 Open Conference shifts ...

Philippine universities join CIIE 2018 in Shanghai
BusinessMirror - 3 months ago
Mariano Marcos State University, Panpacific University, Saint Paul University of the Philippines, Tarlac Agricultural University and University of Santo Tomas. Aside from the on-site business ...

Alsons lists P100 million worth of commercial paper
BusinessWorld - 3 months ago
ALSONS Consolidated Resources, Inc (ACR) listed on Friday P100 million worth of commercial paper, the first portion of its P2.5-billion debt program, to cover the initial funding for its venture into renewable energy. The funds raised from the issuance ...

Quezon City seeks bidders to solid waste management PPP project
BusinessWorld - 3 months ago
Quezon City accepted the project as an unsolicited proposal, and awarded the original proponent status to a consortium of Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC), Covanta Energy, LLC, and Macquarie Group Limited on March 17 last year, followed by the ...

AUB signs deal with PAL to expand use of WeChat in ticketing
BusinessWorld - 3 months ago
ASIA United Bank (AUB) said it signed a partnership deal with Philippine Airlines (PAL) to allow Chinese travelers to pay for tickets using WeChat Pay, amid the increase in visitor traffic from China. In a statement on Friday, AUB said its partnership with ...

Philippine central bank beefs up cyber security rules
Reuters - 3 months ago
MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine central bank said on Friday it has tightened reporting requirements for banks to beef up their cyber security surveillance and prevent widespread damage from online attacks to the financial system. Cyber attacks against ...

The distinct style and homegrown character of a Francisco Mañosa structure
ABS-CBN News - 3 months ago
and the San Miguel Corporation Corporate Headquarters in Ortigas Center, Pasig City (1979). All or most of these features can be seen in his architectural works, from his masterwork the Tahanang Pilipino (1980), better known as the Coconut Palace ...

Strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake strikes off Greece - USGS
Rappler - 3 months ago
ATHENS, Greece - A strong 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck off Greece on Friday, October 26, and was felt in the tourist hotspot island of Zante, monitoring agencies said. It struck off the southern part of the island, also known as Zakynthos, in the ...

Over 3,400 Metro Manila police deployed for Undas 2018
CNN Philippines - 3 months ago
Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory ... Rosa up to Calamba Toll Plaza A and B and Ayala Toll Plaza; STAR Tollway Sto. Tomas Entry, Lipa Exit and Balagtas rotunda. SMC tollways said ...

3M, Caterpillar Earnings Signal A Tough Road Ahead For Industrial Stocks
Investing.com - 3 months ago
On October 23, Caterpillar Inc (NYSE:CAT), the powerful mining ... company failed to raise its guidance for the full year despite modestly better-than-expected third quarter results. On a similar note, 3M Company (NYSE:MMM), one of the world's largest ...

No casinos in Boracay as island reopens
Rappler - 3 months ago
This, he said, will provide an overall legal framework that will set the no-casino policy. In the meantime, Guevarra said the DOT, local governments, and Pagcor may exercise their powers in blocking the entry of casinos. "There are other measures that can ...

Philippine central bank beefs up cyber security rules
Investing.com - 3 months ago
In February 2016, the Philippine financial system was thrown into the global spotlight after $81 million that was stolen from Bangladesh's central bank was channeled into several accounts at Manila-based Rizal Commercial Banking Corp (RCBC) (PS:RCB ...

'Sabrina' gets chilling makeover, amid flock of teen witches
CNN Philippines - 3 months ago
He and his collaborators have a knack for tweaking existing properties, bringing them into the 21st century with catering to a younger audience. What most sets "Sabrina" apart, however ...

Muted impact on TNB and Malakoff shares
The Star - 3 months ago
Shares of both Malakoff Corp Bhd and Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB), which ... a 300MW combined gas engine power plant project by Sabah Development Energy (Sandakan) Sdn Bhd and SM Hydro Energy Sdn Bhd at the Palm Oil Industrial Cluster (POIC) in Sandakan.

San Miguel Food and Beverage Inc. to sell shares at ?85 each
CNN Philippines - 3 months ago
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 26) -- Amid the struggling stock market environment, diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is selling common shares of its food and beverage ...