NUJP appeals for help for son of colleague seriously wounded in snatching
interaksyon.com - 2016-08-11
Cash or check donations may be deposited to the Tabang Media Bank Account (Account Name: National Union of Journalists of the Philippines, Metrobank Kamuning Branch; Current Account Number 229-7229-507-458; Swift Code MBTCPHMM). Donations can also be ...

Norman Jardiel
slideshare.net - 2016-08-11
Home phone #: +632.571.6278 Rosewood Pointe, Acacia Estate, Mobile phone #: +63918-9074820 Taguig City, 1634 Philippines norman_jardiel@ ... A diversified company and part of the Daimler Benz Corporation. Siliconix is a leader in the design and manufacture ...

Digital Marketing in a BLINK Seminar 2016
fmi.com.ph - 2016-08-11
Her current roster of clients include Cebu Pacific ... Research from the University of the Philippines Diliman and finished some units in the Master of Business Administration program of De La Salle University Graduate School of Business.

Solaire operator returns to profit on strong gaming segments
Rappler - 2016-08-11
MANILA, Philippines - Casino operator Bloomberry Resorts Corporation returned to profitability in the second quarter of the year, posting a net income of P1.33 billion, on the back of strong volumes on all its gaming segments. The operator of Solaire ...

Megaworld nets P6.03B in H1
Visayan Daily Star - 2016-08-11
MANILA -- Property developer Megaworld Corp. booked an 11-percent increase in profit to P6.03 billion during the first half of 2016, driven by rental business, a government press release said. Megaworld's rental business, which includes offices ...

ABS-CBN income rises by 76% on higher ads
Rappler - 2016-08-10
MANILA, Philippines - ABS-CBN Corporation almost doubled its net income in the first half of the year as a record result of stronger regular and election-related advertising. The listed media and entertainment firm said its net income during the first 6 ...

The real Goliath PHL is fighting
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-10
However, those vices generate profits and jobs for Filipinos with some of the largest public companies, including San Miguel Corp., Emperador Distillers and LT Group, in these businesses. Not only does the illegal-drugs industry divert financial resources ...

PLDT rolling out 3 Davao projects
Philstar - 2016-08-10
MANILA, Philippines - PLDT Inc. is set to complete three information and communications technology (ICT) projects in Mindanao by next month to beef up its digital infrastructure and better address requirements of customers in the southern part of the ...

Now Telecom wants to challenge PLDT, Globe
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-08-10
A telecom company owned by the Velarde family said Wednesday it is seriously looking at challenging the duopoly of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. and Globe Telecom Inc. as it asked the Duterte administration to assign to them mobile frequencies.

8990 investing P1.8b to develop Vitarich lot
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-08-10
Mass housing developer 8990 Holdings Inc. said Wednesday it plans to spend P1.8 billion to develop a 14-hectare former Vitarich Corp. property in Marilao, Bulacan into a residential project. 8990 Holdings said in a disclosure to the stock exchange the ...

8990 investing P1.8b to develop Vitarich lot
Manila Standard Today - 2016-08-10
Mass housing developer 8990 Holdings Inc. said Wednesday it plans to spend P1.8 billion to develop a 14-hectare former Vitarich Corp. property in Marilao, Bulacan into a residential project. 8990 Holdings said in a disclosure to the stock exchange the ...

8990 investing P1.8b to develop Vitarich lot
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-08-10
Mass housing developer 8990 Holdings Inc. said Wednesday it plans to spend P1.8 billion to develop a 14-hectare former Vitarich Corp. property in Marilao, Bulacan into a residential project. 8990 Holdings said in a disclosure to the stock exchange the ...

Now Telecom wants to challenge PLDT, Globe
Manila Standard Today - 2016-08-10
... said Wednesday it is seriously looking at challenging the duopoly of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. and Globe Telecom Inc. as it asked the Duterte administration to assign to them mobile frequencies. "We received the CMTS [cellular mobile ...

MMDA, Globe ink partnership for upgrading of flood control info center
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-08-10
MAKATI CITY, Aug. 11 (PIA) - The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and Globe Telecom, Inc. signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) for the upgrading of information communications technology needs of the agency's Flood Control Information ...

Freeing telco sector up to government-Velarde
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-10
In Photo: This August 19 photo shows executives of Now Corp. discussing the road map of the listed media technology firm (from left) Digital Media Specialist and System Architect Joel Gonzales, President and CEO Mel Velarde and Enterprise Marketing Head ...

Market ends flat; ICTSI leads advances
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-08-10
Losers outnumbered gainers, 106 to 83, while 41 issues were unchanged. Thirteen of the 20 most active stocks ended in the green, led by poultry producer Vitarich Corp. which climbed 9.8 percent to P1.79 and Megawide Construction Corp. which rose 7.9 ...

Beep cards for toll payment on trial run at Cavitex beginning on Monday
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-10
The tap-and-go payment technology developed by AF Payments Inc. will be available on public trial at the Manila-Cavite Expressway (Cavitex) starting on Monday. Peter Maher, who sits as the CEO of the tech company, explained that all types of beep cards ...

Audit team to check Toledo metallic mining
Manila Bulletin - 2016-08-10
The team from the Central Visayas, meanwhile, will audit Benguet Corp., Lepanto Consolidated Mining Co., and Philex Mining Corp., all in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR). The mine safety and health audit will cover an investigation on whether the ...

Elevators, escalators at Manila, EDSA stations operational again
Manila Bulletin - 2016-08-10
according to LRT 1 concessionaire Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC). LRMC is optimistic that the lifts in Roosevelt, Balintawak, and Monumento stations will likewise be granted permits to operate in the next few months for the convenience of the average ...

How market predictions fail
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-10
During the past 20 years, some 3,000 columns about the stock markets in general, and the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) in particular ... You may think that is silly but ask the shareholders of PLDT Inc. (no longer Philippine Long Distance Telephone ...

Watch your coastal properties as rise in sea level accelerates
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-10
The volcanic eruption, the second largest of the 20th century, is estimated to have spewed almost 20 million tons of sulfur dioxide into the stratosphere, lowering global temperatures by about 1 degree Fahrenheit from 1991 to 1993, as gas and dust ...

Megaworld income rose 11% to P6.02 billion in H1
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-10
The revenues include sales from its units Global-Estate Resorts Inc., Empire East Land Holdings Inc. and Suntrust Properties Inc. Revenue for the second quarter, however, was flat at P11.5 billion compared with the first quarter. The company said it is set ...

Ongpin to sell all his shares in Philweb
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-10
Businessman Roberto Ongpin on Wednesday said he will sell all of his shares in Philweb Corp., a company that operates the electronic game stations of state-owned Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor). Ongpin, who resigned last week as Philweb ...

IMI income slightly fell in H1
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-10
Ayala-led Integrated Micro-Electronics Inc. (IMI) said its net income fell in the first half of the year as revenues decreased. The company said its net income after tax for the period was at $15 million (P703.3 million), which is 1.5 percent lower from ...

PhilWeb shutting down today
Philstar - 2016-08-10
MANILA, Philippines - PhilWeb Corp. will now have to close shop after gaming regulator Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) refused to renew its license. PhilWeb president Dennis Valdes met yesterday afternoon with Pagcor chairman Andrea ...

Meet our panel for 'Race in Louisville'
WLKY - 2016-08-10
Reynolds serves on several boards or committees throughout the city, including, Fund for the Arts, the Depression Center and Metro Bank. Reynolds previously served as District Judge for the 30th Judicial Court. She was the first African American woman to ...

Ongpin to sell his entire 53.76% stake in PhilWeb
Rappler - 2016-08-10
MANILA, Philippines - Roberto Ongpin will sell his entire 53.76% stake in PhilWeb Corporation through an open, public bidding, in his last attempt to save the listed gaming firm from shutdown. "In a final effort to save the jobs of thousands of innocent ...

MVP open to partnering with GMA for digital TV service
interaksyon.com - 2016-08-10
The Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation, which Pangilinan co-chairs with Ayala Corporation chairman Jaime Zobel De Ayala and Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle, works to enable government, business, and international humanitarian agencies ...

MVP open to partnering with GMA for digital TV service
interaksyon.com - 2016-08-10
The Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation, which Pangilinan co-chairs with Ayala Corporation chairman Jaime Zobel De Ayala and Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle, works to enable government, business, and international humanitarian agencies ...

Megaworld grows first-half profit to P6B
Manila Bulletin - 2016-08-10
Consolidated core revenues of the Megaworld Group, which includes subsidiary brands Global-Estate Resorts Inc., Empire East Land Holdings Inc., and Suntrust Properties Inc., amounted to P23.03 billion for the first half of 2016, up 5 percent from P22.01 ...

Duterte and the oligarchs
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-08-10
Comes now my idol Digong Duterte going hammer and tongs on Bobby Ongpin. Why? Because he has allegedly captured the online gambling business through the listed company Philweb, of which RVO owns 53 percent. Duterte thinks online gambling is bad.

8990 Holdings to build 14-hectare residential dev't in Bulacan
Rappler - 2016-08-10
It was in July 2014 when 8990 Holdings acquired the 14-hectare property in Bulacan, owned by poultry producer Vitarich Corporation, for P610 million. The purchase of the property allowed 8990 Holdings to expand its housing operations to Bulacan ...

PhilWeb to close e-Games outlets despite Ongpin resignation
Rappler - 2016-08-10
MANILA, Philippines - Roberto Ongpin was unable to save listed gaming firm PhilWeb Corporation from shutting down its outlets, after the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) firmed up its decision not to renew its contract, causing its ...

ABS-CBN upgrades facilities, registers P2.11-billion profit in H1
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-09
BROADCASTING company ABS-CBN Corp. may spend as much as P10 billion in building several soundstage facilities--soundproof, hangar-like facilities used for film and television productions--through 2020 to generate more savings in production costs and ...

Homebuilder continues to set trend, enhance lifestyle of mid market
Inquirer Lifestyle - 2016-08-09
And one such developer that has continued to evolve to keep up with the times is trusted property developer Empire East Land Holdings Inc. Established in 1994 initially as a unit of Megaworld Corp., Empire East has faced both bullish and bearish markets ...

Tech for the Gold
Manila Bulletin - 2016-08-09
Panasonic serves as a provider of audio-visual equipment for the entirety of the event. Equipment includes their latest flat screen TVs at venues, digital video cameras to be used to broadcast the games, and other audio/video gadgets needed for the Rio ...

Fines For Meat Industry's Safety Problems Are 'Embarrassingly Low'
KBIA 91.3 - 2016-08-09
On the worst day of Greta Horner's life, she was dressed in a burlap robe, waiting by the window for her husband to come home from work. Ralph Horner, or Ed as his family calls him, should've been pulling in the driveway any minute that morning in June ...

PhilWeb to shut down -- Pagcor
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-08-09
Embattled PhilWeb Corp. will have to wind up its operations following the decision of the state-gaming firm not to renew its license. "Philweb contract will expire Aug 10, 2016, Pagcor will not renew/extend the contract. PhilWeb informed Pagcor that they ...

PhilWeb to shut down -- Pagcor
Manila Standard Today - 2016-08-09
Embattled PhilWeb Corp. will have to wind up its operations following the decision of the state-gaming firm not to renew its license. "Philweb contract will expire Aug 10, 2016, Pagcor will not renew/extend the contract. PhilWeb informed Pagcor that they ...

Ayala Land increased income 16% to P9.7b in six months
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-08-09
Ayala Land Inc. said net income in the first six months of 2016 rose 16 percent to P9.74 billion from P8.39 billion year-on-year after aggressively launching real estate projects to boost its residential and recurring income businesses. Ayala Land said in ...

UP bike sharing scheme gets P15-M boost from DOST
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-08-09
After two years, it currently has 72 bikes in use, 40 of them donated by DMCI Homes. The use of the bikes is currently free of charge for UP students. With the DOST grant, the group also hopes to buy an additional 100 bikes. So far, they have been ...

Albuera mayor confined at hospital suite in Cebu
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-08-09
"This station provided security coverage during the arrival of Mayor Espinosa via PAL (Philippine Airlines) flight PR 1853 from Manila. No untoward incident was noted during the entire security coverage," Posadas said in a text message. Based on the ...

Ayala Land 1st half profit up 16%
Philstar - 2016-08-09
MANILA, Philippines - Ayala Land Inc. (ALI) reported a 16-percent hike in its first half net income on steady growth of its different business segments. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange yesterday, ALI said net earnings rose to P9.74 ...

Jollibee posts 13.4% growth in profit
Philstar - 2016-08-09
MANILA, Philippines - Jollibee Foods Corp. (JFC), the largest Asian food service company, grew its net income by 13.4 percent to P3.06 billion in the first semester of the year. System wide sales, a measure of all sales to consumers both from company ...

PLDT firing up 3 Mindanao ICT projects next month
Manila Bulletin - 2016-08-09
The Philippine Long Distance Telephone ... standards and accommodate hosting, collocation and business continuity services for enterprises. At the same time, it can serve as a secondary back-up location for businesses with data already housed in other ...

Aboitiz in talks with prospective partners for gas project
Manila Bulletin - 2016-08-09
Among those reported to have carried out preliminary talks with Aboitiz Power had been multinational firm Royal Dutch Shell plc; and the affiliate of Thai oil firm PTT. The initial pronouncement of the company relating to future gas projects would be for ...

Manuel Gotianuy
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-09
He has recently passed away. Another son, lawyer Augusto W. Go, is the founder and president of University of Cebu and chairman of Toyota Cebu City. He served as an appointed vice mayor of Cebu City in 1987. His only daughter Candice G. Gotianuy is ...

The quintessence of luxury living
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-09
Three-bedroom unit in Glass Suite Sixty-six years later, Ayala Land Premier (ALP) embarked on a remarkable move by recently launching the Park Central Towers, a P20.5-billion development project that will rest on a vast 15,860-square-meter parcel adjacent ...

Filinvest to complete upscale community in the south
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-09
It is easily accessible from the South Luzon Expressway through the Muntinlupa-Cavite Expressway. Catherine Ilagan, FAI executive vice president, relates that the Filinvest Group has gained traction in building high-end residential projects and communities ...

DTI, IdeaSpace launch the QBO Innovation Hub
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-09
By Kathleen Joyce Bondoc The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), through its Export Marketing Bureau (EMB) and IdeaSpace Foundation, the leading early-stage technology incubator and accelerator in the Philippines, on Monday signed a memorandum of ...