At 25, SM Megamall ushers a new mall revolution
Manila Bulletin - 2016-08-21
The design of the new tower is a curvy S-shape that represents the next step in the architectural evolution of the mall, according to Architect Fides Hsu, SM Engineering Design and Development Corp. Vice President for Design. The interior will be modern ...

ATN plans P5.64-B Rizal power plant
Philstar - 2016-08-21
MANILA, Philippines - Publicly listed ATN Holdings Inc. will build a 120-megawatt power generation plant in Rizal province, estimated to cost about P5.64 billion. Funding for the project will come from a private placement in 2017 and a public placement in ...

Meet our outstanding teachers for 2016
Journal Online - 2016-08-21
Dr. Bustos is a champion of combining essential teaching skills with technology to better engage the 21st ... Cao, Ph.D. -- Biology Professor (Professor 12) at the University of the Philippines, Diliman. Currently Director of the Institute of Biology ...

Ongpin offers PAGCOR his P20B PhilWeb shares for drug rehab
Rappler - 2016-08-21
MANILA, Philippines - Roberto Ongpin has asked the state-owned gaming firm Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) to use P20-billion worth of PhilWeb Corporation shares for the establishment of a nationwide network of drug rehabilitation ...

Life in the South just got better with Crimson Hotel Filinvest City, Manila
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-20
All availing guests of Rain or Shine staycation promo get a chance to win special vacation for two featuring a three-day, two-night stay at the luxurious Crimson Resort and Spa in Mactan City, Cebu, with roundtrip airfare for two. Booking online?

AAP, Petron swing through Bohol
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-20
The event is the 13th of a tour series organized by AAP through its subsidiary firm AAP, Travel, and Petron Corp., which has been partnering with the group in its tours by providing its latest product, most notably the breakthrough fuel Petron Tri-Activ.

Veterinarian aims to change PH food retail
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-08-20
A veterinarian and former instructor left the comfort of the University of the Philippines ... a former president of the Philippine Veterinary Medical Association, a former chairman of Philippine College of Poultry Practitioners and a board director ...

Veterinarian aims to change PH food retail
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-08-20
In 2000, he established Lodestar Feedmill and Veterinary Products and E-Pig as two separate companies. The swine farms included breeding, farrowing and fattening operations. To further hone his entrepreneurial skills, Lo obtained a Master in ...

Veterinarian aims to change PH food retail
Manila Standard Today - 2016-08-20
Today, his integrated food production and supply business employs 1,800 people and leads the transformation of food retail ... mills to stores," says Robert Lo, the president and chief executive of Pampanga-based RDF Feed, Livestock & Foods Inc., which ...

Philippines' anti-gambling campaign sends bingo company tumbling
Big News Network - 2016-08-20
s campaign to eradicate online gambling.Shares of Leisure & Resorts World Corp. plunged 21 percent, the most in almost eight years, at the close in Manila after the nation's gaming regulator said it won't issue new permits or renew expiring licenses for ...

Supreme Court allows P14-M refund to PNB
Inquirer - 2016-08-20
At the time of the transactions, interbank call loans were not considered for taxation purposes, the high court said, citing the 1977 Tax Code. The current National Internal Revenue Code, enacted in 1997, cannot be given retroactive effect to cover the PNB ...

New Rotary Sta. Mesa president
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-08-20
Robert has led the growth of YSA Skin Care Corporation into becoming one of the top corporations in the Philippines. Nazal is currently ... He is also involved in Real Estate as president of Noveltown Ventures Inc and South Eastern Belle Holding Inc..

Consular chic
Manila Bulletin - 2016-08-20
Sponsors were New World Makati Hotel, 2GO, Calata Corporation, Megaworld, W Group Inc., Lexus, Turkish Airlines, Philippine Airlines, and Oishi.

DFA: Indonesians had authentic PH passports
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-08-20
The 177 Indonesians and their escorts were about to board Philippine Airlines Flight PR 8969 to Madinah at 12:30 a.m. Friday when the BI Intelligence Division saw through their bogus claim of being Filipinos.

Mixing profit and social good
Inquirer Opinion - 2016-08-20
The Ayala Group also has invested in other partnerships for health. Ayala Land, for instance, has partnered with the Mercado General Hospital Group to manage Qualimed, a chain of multispecialty clinics, two ambulatory surgical centers, and three full ...

BOI gives incentives to another coal power project
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-20
RP Energy is a joint venture among Meralco PowerGen Corp., Aboitiz Power Corp. and Taiwan Cogeneration Corp. "We are currently negotiating with preferred EPC contractor for the first phase of the project. We will also include an option for the next phase ...

Needed: Metro Manila rail-transport blueprint
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-20
There are a handful of rail plans for Metro Manila, such as the ones from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica), the University of the Philippines, the Asian Development Bank, the World Bank and private groups. Previous administrations reviewed ...

A paradise in the Pacific for Filipinos
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-20
She said the flights offered by the Philippine Airlines, United Airlines and Cebu Pacific enable traveling to Guam more affordable. The promise of great cuisine, the open ocean, beautiful landscapes and the vibrant Chamorro hospitality are great draws for ...

177 Indonesians departing NAIA as Filipinos nabbed
Manila Bulletin - 2016-08-20
BI Commissioner Jaime Morente said five Filipinos who were supposed to escort the aliens in their trip were also arrested as the passengers were about to board an early morning flight of Philippine Airlines (PAL) bound for Madinah, Saudi Arabia.

China's next generation AI driven missiles to adapt to war situation
Economic Times - 2016-08-20
BEIJING: China will develop its next- generation cruise missiles using artificial intelligence ... Department of the Third Academy of the China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation, said. "Moreover, our future cruise missiles will have a very ...

PH ramps up support for local S & E companies in Semicon Taiwan 2016
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-08-20
is composed of industry key players from Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in the Philippines Inc. (SEIPI), the Philippine Institute for Integrated Circuits (PIIC), the PhilippineElectronics & Semiconductor Suppliers' Association (PESSA), namely ...

ABS-CBN set to open two studios in Bulacan in 2017
Manila Standard Today - 2016-08-19
ABS-CBN Corp. is set to open two Hollywood-style studios in Bulacan province by the middle of 2017, a senior executive said Friday. "The two sound stages, hopefully by middle of next year, are a very exciting development. The amount of savings and the ...

Bagatsing Centennial Classique honors late Manila mayor
Manila Standard Today - 2016-08-19
MANILA Jockey Club, the premier horseracing club in the Philippines, will host the Ramon Bagatsing Centennial Classique on Sunday at the San Lazaro Leisure Park in Carmona, Cavite. The racing festival, which is running on its eighth year, is a memorial on ...

Sanctuary of tranquility and simplicity
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-19
IT was at the break of dawn when we off from the hustle and bustle of the Metro and took a flight from Manila through the ever efficient flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL). An hour and fifteen minutes later, we landed on the island of Puerto Princesa.

25 tough interview questions you'll hope you never have to answer
MSN - 2016-08-19
City that never sleeps: London opens first 'Night Tube'

Young cagers from TM Basketball clinics compete in NBA 3X 2016
Philstar - 2016-08-19
So our plan is to go around the country to look for players who have the potential to play for professional teams or the national ... By nurturing their talent, feeding their passion, instilling good values, and creating opportunities, TM may be able ...

2nd Harvest at Central Square highlights PH spirits
Inquirer Lifestyle - 2016-08-19
The Department of Agriculture, with the SSI Group, Inc., celebrates and promotes the richness of Philippine agriculture through a wide range of exhibitors selling their food products at Central Square, BGC, Taguig. There are organic, heirloom and other ...

Ayala Land raising P10B
Inquirer - 2016-08-19
Property giant Ayala Land Inc. is returning to the local bond market twice within the next four months to raise P10 billion to refinance older debt paper. ALI obtained approval from its board to offer P3 billion worth of its innovative "Homestarter ...

Ayala Land to issue new P10-B bonds
Philstar - 2016-08-19
Ayala Land Inc. is preparing to issue another round of its pioneering Homestarter Bonds worth P3 billion and a third tranche of its fixed rate bond series worth P7 billion. STAR/File photo MANILA, Philippines - Ayala Land Inc. is preparing to issue another ...

Ongpin makes final bid to rescue PhilWeb
Manila Standard Today - 2016-08-19
Businessman Roberto Ongpin on Friday asked state-run Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. to use P20 billion worth of his shares in PhilWeb Corp. to build a nationwide network of drug rehabilitation centers. Roberto Ongpin Ongpin said in a letter to ...

Bagatsing Centennial Classique honors late Manila mayor
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-08-19
MANILA Jockey Club, the premier horseracing club in the Philippines, will host the Ramon Bagatsing Centennial Classique on Sunday at the San Lazaro Leisure Park in Carmona, Cavite. The racing festival, which is running on its eighth year, is a memorial on ...

Bagatsing Centennial Classique honors late Manila mayor
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-08-19
MANILA Jockey Club, the premier horseracing club in the Philippines, will host the Ramon Bagatsing Centennial Classique on Sunday at the San Lazaro Leisure Park in Carmona, Cavite. The racing festival, which is running on its eighth year, is a memorial on ...

Market declines; Semirara up
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-08-19
Seven of the 20 most active stocks ended in the green, led by Semirara Mining and Power Corp. which climbed 5.9 percent to P112 and DMCI Holdings Inc. which advanced 3.9 percent to P12.70. Cemex Holdings Philippines Inc. rose 2.3 percent to P12.66.

Voyager users have access to 5 more banks
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-19
users of freenet now have access to the mobile-banking services of the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) and the Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC). Freenet users now also have free access to financial technology start-ups, like Lendr, PawnHero and ...

Economy seen sustaining growth in H2
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-19
according to First Metro Investment Corp. (FMIC) and the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) Capital Markets Research. In the August 2016 issue of The Market Call, the FMIC and UA&P said further growth will be hinged on low inflation and strong ...

9 flights to Naia diverted to Clark due to bad weather
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-19
Others included Cebu Pacific flights from Davao, Caticlan, Busuanga; and Philippine Airlines flights from Zamboanga, Davao and Calbayog. All aircraft landed safely at Clark airport, the statement said.

ALI to raise P10 B from bonds
Manila Bulletin - 2016-08-19
Giant property developer Ayala Land, Inc. is raising P10 billion from the issuance of its Homestarter Bonds and fixed rate bonds, which will be used for general corporate purposes. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, ALI said its board of ...

Ongpin donates bulk of P20-billion PhilWeb shares to drug-rehab centers
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-19
AFTER the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) rejected the offer of Roberto V. Ongpin to donate 49 percent of his stake in PhilWeb Corp., the magnate said he will now donate his shares for building drug-rehabilitation centers nationwide.

TAKE TWO I Ongpin offers PhilWeb shares to govt to build drug rehab centers
interaksyon.com - 2016-08-19
MANILA - After being spurned by PAGCOR, businessman Roberto V. Ongpin has written to the state regulator anew in hopes of saving his firm PhilWeb. In a letter to PAGCOR August 19, Ongpin reiterated his donation of his 49% PhilWeb stake to PAGCOR, this time ...

Pagcor rejects Ongpin donation, revised donation now for Drug rehab center
Manila Bulletin - 2016-08-19
Businessman Roberto V. Ongpin is making a last ditch effort to save PhilWeb Corporation after the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) rejected his earlier offer to donate 49 percent of the company to the regulator. In a disclosure to the ...

Smart to open free Wifi link on Aug 24 in Dumaguete Airport
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-08-19
NEGROS ORIENTAL, Aug. 19 (PIA) - The PLDT-Smart has announced the launching of its free Wifi data service here at Dumaguete-Sibulan Airport on August 24. In response to President Rodrigo Duterte's call for telecommunication companies in his State of ...

Ilocos Norte university offers master's degree on renewable energy engineering
Philstar - 2016-08-19
BATAC CITY, Philippines - Engineers who would like to venture in renewable energy industry may want to consider enrolling in the Professional Science Master's in Renewable Energy Engineering (PSM-REE) program recently launched at the Mariano Marcos State ...

ATN to build 120-MW solar plant in Rizal
m.bworldonline.com - 2016-08-19
Inc., ABS-CBN Corp. and San Miguel Corp. "The New City creates new demand of energy of 30 MW, growing at 10% annually," ATN Holdings said. The company said its subsidiary holds a service contract for 30 MW of solar photovoltaic power issued by the ...

Six brokerage firms fined by SEC
Manila Bulletin - 2016-08-19
Sanctioned brokerage firms include Equitiworld Securities, Inc., First Orient Securities, Inc., IGC Securities Inc., Regina Capital Development Corp. (RCDC), SJ Roxas and Company, Inc., and The First Resources Management and Securities Corp. These brokers ...

Six brokerage firms fined by SEC
Manila Bulletin - 2016-08-19
Sanctioned brokerage firms include Equitiworld Securities, Inc., First Orient Securities, Inc., IGC Securities Inc., Regina Capital Development Corp. (RCDC), SJ Roxas and Company, Inc., and The First Resources Management and Securities Corp. These brokers ...

Red Ribbon
clickthecity.com - 2016-08-18
It currently has 6 commissaries nationwide and 3 in the US. With its acquisition in October 2005 by Jollibee Foods Corporation, Red Ribbon entered a new phase in its company history. The company will soon become the biggest and fastest-growing bakeshop in ...

PLDT, Globe take over Liberty
Manila Standard Today - 2016-08-18
PLDT Inc. and Globe Telecom Inc. on Thursday formally took over the operations and management of Liberty Telecoms Holdings Inc., which was previously controlled by San Miguel Corp. "The company will enter a new phase which will commence [Thursday ] with ...

PLDT, Globe take over Liberty
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-08-18
Vega owns an 87-percent stake in Liberty Telecom, the unit formed by San Miguel. Vega also owns direct and indirect stakes in companies including Bell Telecommunication Philippines Inc., Eastern Telecom Philippines Inc., Express Telecom and Tori Spectrum.

COCKTALES | Palace aides add green to Duterte's digs
interaksyon.com - 2016-08-18
The Manila court case is separate from the ongoing trademark dispute at the Intellectual Property Office, also initiated by the Delgados' Isla Holdings as their three-decade franchise agreement with El Pollo Loco was winding down. According to the US chain ...

Is Hard Rock Stadium a Strange Naming Rights Deal?
Inc. - 2016-08-18
It will provide a fantastic flow of new revenue for the Miami Dolphins, which had temporarily named the venue "New Miami Stadium" after its naming rights agreement with Sun Life Financial expired in January 2016. But is it a good deal for Hard Rock ...