'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 ...

Ayala ventures into logistics
philstar.com - 3 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- Ayala Corp. is making its foray into the technology-driven logistics business with the launch of a new company, Entrego Fulfillment Solutions Inc., which commits to offer an integrated suite of services including parceling ...

Philippines' spruced up Boracay re-opens with new rules
YAHOO! - 3 months ago
Nearly 400 hotels and restaurants deemed to violate local environmental laws have already been ordered closed and airlines as well as ferries were told to restrict service to the area. Drinking and smoking are banned on the beach and the huge multi-day ...

NY AG Candidate Questionnaire: Letitia 'Tish' James, Democrat, New York City Public Advocate
Law - 3 months ago
Are there any areas where the tools afforded by the Legislature to the AG are too limited? Yes ... from the lawsuit against the Trump Foundation for violations of campaign finance laws and self-dealing to challenging rollbacks of key environmental ...

How Will New U.S. International Development Finance Corporation Help American Companies?
JD Supra - 3 months ago
Bill Delphos, a former OPIC senior vice president, has spent decades helping American companies finance their work in emerging markets ... Rather than granting funds directly to agricultural enterprises, for example, USAID uses DCA to share risks with ...

Taxmen conduct searches at 100 locations of mining firm
thehindu.com - 3 months ago
The team also looked for some documents in the premises of an engineering college promoted by the group ... units at Visakhapatnam Export Processing Zone at Duvvada, apart from a residence of a chartered accountant at MVP Colony. Fourteen teams went ...

Metro Manila workers want P1,300 daily pay
philstar.com - 3 months ago
Renato Magtubo, PM chair, said their group conducted a study that showed workers need ... as it does not provide for leisure and recreation, savings or social security which should comprise 10 percent as a standard or for a house help which is a necessity ...

Pryce Corp. earnings rise 18.2% in Jan-Sept 2018
philstar.com - 3 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- Listed Pryce Corp. grew its profit by nearly a fifth as of the end of September, mainly fueled by higher liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sales. Pryce said its consolidated net income amounted to P1.1 billion from January to September ...

Wild finish looms as Lam forces 3-way tie with 67
philstar.com - 3 months ago
TARLAC , Philippines -- As James Ryan Lam forced a three-way tie for the lead with Jack Sullivan and Jobim Carlos with a gutsy 67, and Elmer Salvador stayed just a stroke adrift and 11 others stood another shot or two behind, expect the unexpected in ...

Philippines, China set up peso-renminbi exchange
philstar.com - 3 months ago
These are the Bank of China Manila and its 14 partner banks, namely the Asia United Bank, BDO Unibank, Bank of the Philippine Islands, China Banking Corp., EastWest Banking Corp., Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co., Philippine Bank of Communications ...

DICT could hire Israeli cyber-security firm to audit 3rd telco player network
TechnoChops - 3 months ago
When the idea of allowing a Chinese-owned third telco player to operate in the Philippines in order to challenge the duopoly that Globe Telecom and PLDT Inc. have built over the ... "Ping" Lacson, who told GMA News in December that choosing a Chinese ...

Universal Robina Corp. profit declines to P7 billion in 9 months
philstar.com - 3 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- Universal Robina Corp. (URC), the listed consumer foods giant of the Gokongwei family, reported a 17 percent decline in net income to P7 billion in the first nine months. The profit drop was due to foreign exchange loss resulting ...

Lam joins hunt
BusinessMirror - 3 months ago
In Photo: James Ryan Lam fights back from four shots down as Jack Sullivan (below) stays in contention after the third round on Thursday. James Ryan Lam banged in a 28-foot birdie putt on No. 18 ...

Peso-renminbi spot mart to boost trade, business
BusinessWorld - 3 months ago
Philippine Business Bank, Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC), Sterling Bank of Asia, Security Bank Corp. and UnionBank of the Philippines. "The MoU signing between the BSP and Bank of China Manila, along with its local banking partners, will ratify ...

Consunji family honored
BusinessWorld - 3 months ago
Consunji. DMCI Holdings Chairman and President Isidro A. Consunji and Semirara Mining and Power Corporation Victor A. Consunji both graduated from high school at Chevalier College. The school previously awarded Esprit du Chevalier medals to Australian ...

Aboitiz unit Therma South suspends supply to Davao co-op
BusinessWorld - 3 months ago
DAVAO CITY -- Therma South Inc. (TSI), a subsidiary of Aboitiz Power Corp. (AboitizPower), said it suspended its delivery of power to the Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Daneco) starting Sept. 1, claiming the co-op owes it P256 million.

SE Asia Stocks-Philippines deepens slump; Indonesia, Thailand gain
Reuters - 3 months ago
Philippines extends losses to 3rd straight session * Indonesian ... Lender BDO Unibank Inc fell 3.6 percent in the session while Security Bank Corp lost 5.2 percent. Singapore shares fell 0.6 percent, recouping some the session's earlier losses, with ...

Students in Marawi undergo emergency preparedness training
Philippine Information Agency - 3 months ago
(Smart Inc) CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, October 23 (PIA)--As Marawi recovers ... Over 3,000 students of Mindanao State University (MSU)-Marawi recently joined the disaster preparedness caravan organized by PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications, through ...

Globe Telecom: Taking your business to the cloud
CNN Philippines - 3 months ago
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) -- Globe Telecom sets itself apart by providing the care it provides to its own business to your business. Globe Business is here to upgrade your business to the ...

Filinvest City commands fast-appreciating property values
CNN Philippines - 3 months ago
As Filinvest City attracts more and more people, land and capital values and rental rates have risen, but are still lower compared to other mixed-use developments in Makati and Taguig cities.

Opening of Hilton Manila heralds entry of flagship brand into the Philippines
BusinessMirror - 3 months ago
Bengzon Jr., Pasay City Mayor Antonio Calixto, Resorts World Manila President and CEO Kingson Sian, Alliance Global Group Inc. CEO and Megaworld Lifestyle Malls Head Kevin Tan, Hilton Manila ...

Philippines property market still on the upsurge
philstar.com - 3 months ago
Big developers such as Ayala-led Cebu Holdings Inc., Megaworld Corporation, HT Land Inc., confirmed the surge of Chinese buying condominium units. Some of them buy in spot-cash. The Philippine Retirement Authority (PRA-Cebu) reported recently that Chinese ...

Loan app backed by JG Summit, HK firm joins fintech fray
newsbytes.ph - 3 months ago
Lance Gokongwei, president and CEO of JG Summit Holdings, said Cashalo aims to enable those with no credit history to build financial identities to elevate their economic well-being and ...

Envoy hopes for direct Philippine-Israel connectivity
philstar.com - 3 months ago
Previous reports said that Israel was in talks with Philippine Airlines for possible direct flights between Manila and Tel Aviv. The good thing is Israel offers Filipino tourists visa-free access. Israel and the Philippines maintain an open door policy ...

BPI reintroduces green financing product offer
philstar.com - 3 months ago
CEBU, Philippines -- The Bank of Philippine Islands is beefing up its loan offering for green projects to the corporate market in Cebu. In a press conference held recently, BPI executives led by Eric Luchangco, head for corporate credit products re ...

Globe Telecom named Asia's Best Workplace for 2018
CNN Philippines - 3 months ago
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines ... opportunities for continuous learning through its program called Globe University. The program offers over 100 skills and leadership training courses.

Villar-owned firm interested to bid for 3rd telco slot: DICT
newsbytes.ph - 3 months ago
The DICT expects to identify the new major telco player by November. -- Aerol John PateƱa (PNA)

Stock Market 013: Horses and jockeys
BusinessMirror - 3 months ago
But no jockey can "make" a horse win. To use the words "Philippine Stock Exchange" and "jockey" in the same conversation is to have people suddenly forget your name and number or ...

Security Bank, PisoPay to launch remittance service
BusinessWorld - 3 months ago
SECURITY BANK Corp. will launch a remittance service for Japan OFWs. SECURITY BANK Corp. is set to launch a remittance service in partnership with a financial technology firm for overseas Filipino workers (OFW) in Japan. In a statement on Wednesday ...

China Bank Savings hosts DepEd Venture financial wellness meet for Central Luzon tutors
BusinessMirror - 3 months ago
ANGELES CITY--A financial wellness meet for Central Luzon teachers dubbed "CBS DepEd Venture 2.0: Alay sa Mga Guro" was held at the Grand Palazzo Royale here on Friday. The program ...

PSALM plans to bid out 8 lots to pay for some Napocor debts
BusinessMirror - 3 months ago
THE Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. (PSALM ... plans to covert some of its real-estate assets into economic zones. PSALM and the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (Peza ...

Capitalism and electricity distribution
BusinessWorld - 3 months ago
Because of the Constitution. A related point, why financially-muscular MORE Power would go for legislation and take over an entire franchise area - which is very politically controversial and generator of business uncertainty - when they can compete ...

Villar company to bid as 3rd telco - DICT
Rappler - 3 months ago
Bid documents cost P1 million per set. Manuel Paolo Villar, son of former Senator Manuel Villar, said in an Inquirer interview that they would roll out internet services to Vista Land properties. The younger Villar also said that they are interested in ...

Villar-owned Streamtech Systems interested in 3rd telco slot
philstar.com - 3 months ago
But Rio said Streamtech would have to search for a local partner with at least 10 years of experience in the wireless communications business. President Rodrigo Duterte signed on October 18 a law granting a 25-year congressional franchise to Streamtech ...

7th PIMS formally opens
BusinessMirror - 3 months ago
THE 7th Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS ... The 7th PIMS is sponsored by Petron, Metrobank, BPI Family Savings Bank and EastWest Bank. Tickets are available at SM Tickets or at the ...

The Finance 202: Trump tariffs start biting U.S. companies
The Washington Post - 3 months ago
And the president is forgoing a symbolic signing ceremony for the revamped North American Free Trade Agreement over the ... A new report from Georgetown University found there are now about 13 million jobs nationwide that require only a high school diploma ...

Businesses tapped to aid Boracay wetland rehabilitation
CNN Philippines - 3 months ago
"Actually, that was the idea. To include a tour not only on the beach, to include a tour around all the wetlands," said San Miguel Corporation architect William Malonga. Boracay Wetland 4 will be ...

Duterte grants franchise to Villar-owned Streamtech Systems Technologies
Rappler - 3 months ago
SST is a venture of the Villar-owned Vista Land & Lifescapes (VLL) which announced plans to get into the telecom industry. The franchise, granted through the signing of Republic Act No 11089 on October 18, allows SST to maintain for commercial purposes an ...

Philippines to re-open 'cesspool' Boracay after clean up
YAHOO! - 3 months ago
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the island shuttered ... Nearly 400 hotels and restaurants deemed to violate local environmental laws have already been ordered closed and airlines as well as ferries were told to restrict service to the area.

Megaworld ramps up expansion of residential footprint in Cebu
philstar.com - 3 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- Megaworld Corp. is expanding its residential footprint in Cebu. The company is building its fourth residential development in The Mactan Newtown in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, a 30-hectare township. Dubbed La Victoria Global Residences ...

Stocks reverse course, finish mostly lower
philstar.com - 3 months ago
The report of SM Prime Holdings Inc., the integrated property developer of the Sy family, of strong third quarter earnings are seen as an indication of things to come for other listed firms. SM Prime reported a 17 percent increase in its consolidated net ...

Villar telecommunications company gets Congress franchise
philstar.com - 3 months ago
which aims to join the telecommunications business currently dominated by Smart Communications and Globe Telecom. Duterte signed the measure on Oct. 18, around the same time that the government also started accepting applications for players for the third ...

First Philippine Holdings Corp
CNN Money - 3 months ago
FPHHF Regular Dividend: FPHHF will begin trading ex-dividend on 11/20/18 with a $1.00 dividend payable to shareholders of record as of 11/23/18.

Fishing and emergency kit apps developed by Filipino innovators during the NASA Space Apps Challenge in the Philippines
Lifeboat - 3 months ago
Araullo for disaster preparedness won the NASA Space Apps Challenge on October 19-21 at De La Salle University in Manila, Philippines, in partnership with the Embassy of the United States of America and PLDT. Other projects and solutions developed are ...

Makati awards subway project to Antonio Tiu-led consortium
BusinessWorld - 3 months ago
THE consortium led by IRC Properties, Inc. can now proceed with its $3.7-billion Makati Subway System project, after securing the nod of the Makati City government. In a disclosure to the stock exchange on Tuesday, the listed firm led by businessman Antonio L.

HCL gen-next Roshni Nadar appointed vice-chairman of HCL Tech
Times of India - 3 months ago
She did her MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management with a focus on social enterprise and management & strategy.

Duterte approves franchise for Villar telecom firm
Sun Star - 3 months ago
The family of businessman Manuel Villar, a former Senate president, is engaged primarily in real estate development ... the franchise granted to Notre Dame Broadcasting Corporation. (SunStar Philippines)

PAL's Mabuhay Maritime to offer Kalibo-Boracay ferry service
Rappler - 3 months ago
Mabuhay Maritime Express (MME), a subsidiary of flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL), is launching a Kalibo-Boracay ferry service with travel time of only an hour and a half, down from the usual two and a half hours by shuttle and boat. The ferry service ...