Is Zoysia the future of sustainable golf in the Philippines?
BusinessMirror - 3 months ago
Ubiquitous as it is, it seems just a matter of time before it dominates the golf scene in Asia and the Philippines.

MPIC to review terms in rehabilitation bid for MRT-3 - 3 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- Metro Pacific Investments Corp.(MPIC) said it would have to review the terms for the rehabilitation, operation and maintenance contract of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 system before submitting a bid, after the chief of the ...

Mindanao LGUs bank on education to reduce poverty
Philippine Information Agency - 3 months ago
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, October 24 (PIA)--Local government heads in Mindanao must prioritize education if they want to give their constituents a better chance of breaking the cycle of poverty. Jimuel Que, mayor of Bongao in the island province of Tawi- Tawi ...

Villanueva sustains charge
BusinessMirror - 3 months ago
In Photo: Dino Villanueva says he needs to toughen up in the last two days to clinch. DINO VILLANUEVA went on a birdie-spree at the back early and sustained his charge all the way to the finish ...

Remembering ourselves, the living, on the Day of the Dead
BusinessMirror - 3 months ago
They are now in cemeteries and memorial parks--destinations that are not and will never be natural to the quotidian, while we are in our homes, in the world of the alive. Each day as we live ...

12 Filipino brands win at 2018 World Branding Awards
BusinessMirror - 3 months ago
(Noodles), Meralco (Power/Energy), National Book Store (Retailer-Bookstores), Petron (Petrol/Gas Stations), San Miguel (Beer), SM Cinemas (Entertainment- Cinemas), and Tanduay (Alcoholic ...

Gokongwei retail arm reports flat income in Q3
BusinessMirror - 3 months ago
ROBINSONS Retail Holdings Inc., the retail arm of the Gokongwei family, said its net income was flat during the third quarter of the year ending September despite the robust performance of its units.

DTI holds broiler contract growers confab
Philippine Information Agency - 3 months ago
Crystal Lobintana and Diora Bomediano Bodiongan from BPI, Alan Lobitana of Philippine Business Bank, Roger Salibay of the Small Business Corporation, a DTI-attached agency, and Sonny Lynn L. Cardenas of DBP discussed their various loan programs.

Understanding the proposed NAIA terminal fee hike
InterAksyon - 3 months ago
... Emerging Dragon Corp., Filinvest Development Corp., JG Summit Holdings Inc. and Metro Pacific Investments Corp. The NAIA consortium is only waiting for the notice to proceed before it can start construction. The target year for the first phase is 2020.

GMA Kapuso Foundation opens first school rebuilt in Marawi City
GMA Network - 3 months ago
GMA Kapuso Foundation (GMAKF) together with its multi-sectoral partners and donors successfully inaugurated the first school building that was rebuilt in Marawi City last October 29, a year after its liberation by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP ...

Globe Telecom volunteers join Rise Against Hunger in making history
CNN Philippines - 3 months ago
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) -- Employees of Globe Telecom joined hundreds of volunteers from different continents in helping international non-government organization Rise Against Hunger (RAH ...

8 Facts About Silver
Mental Floss - 3 months ago
In 1985, Florida diver Mel Fisher located the Nuestra Señora de Atocha, a famed Spanish naval ship loaded ... a leading chemist at the Georgia Institute of Technology, tells Mental Floss.

Inflation may still hit 7% in October
BusinessMirror - 3 months ago
THE possibility of inflation reaching 7 percent is still on the table, as food and oil prices remain elevated during the month. In a statement, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Department ...

3 share lead in Lipa
BusinessMirror - 3 months ago
who upended Miguel Tabuena in sudden death to snare the PGT ICTSI Summit Point Classic crown in 2014. But some of the big guns lurked just behind, ready to pounce on the unfancied leaders ...

With rose petals and guns, India inaugurates world's tallest statue
Rappler - 3 months ago
"I am not against Sardar, but what is the use of the statue if the people on the land have to suffer and are moved from their homes?" More than 80 percent ... India is also working on a giant statue of 17th-century warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji, riding ...

Central bank sees inflation easing from October
BusinessWorld - 3 months ago
INFLATION likely eased in October, coming from a nine-year high the preceding month, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said on Wednesday, suggesting the possible start of a downtrend as higher oil prices were offset by lower food and electricity costs.

Philrealty nets P44.5 M in third quarter
BusinessMirror - 3 months ago
Premium property-development company Philippine Realty and Holdings Corp. (RLT) achieved strong gains in the third quarter of the year, as net income after tax rose 1,725 percent to P44.5 million, compared to P2.5 million for the same period in the ...

Robinsons Bank to raise P3.5B via LTNCDs
BusinessWorld - 3 months ago
Other lenders such as Philippine Bank of Communications, Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co. and Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. also offered LTNCDs recently to support their funding needs. Robinsons Bank is licensed as a commercial lender and is the 19th biggest ...

EDC completes tender offer
BusinessWorld - 3 months ago
ENERGY Development Corp. (EDC) has completed its tender offer for its planned exit from the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE). In a disclosure to the stock exchange on Wednesday, the Lopez-led company said shareholders holding a total of 2.01 billion common ...

Inflation likely peaked in Q3 2018 - Bangko Sentral
Rappler - 3 months ago
"Upward price pressures from domestic petroleum prices and water rates in Manila Water and Maynilad-serviced areas could be offset by the lower prices of rice and other food items as well as the downward adjustment in Meralco power rates," the BSP said.

Globe LTE nears 95% PH coverage with 700MHz, other spectrum assets - 3 months ago
Globe Telecom said is on course of deploying LTE service to 95 percent of cities and municipalities nationwide by the end of 2018 by fully utilizing its 700MHz spectrum and other new spectrum assets.

IN PHOTOS: Jollibee opens in Manhattan, New York
Rappler - 3 months ago
"We are excited to open our first branch in Manhattan, which is a major cultural and entertainment hub that receives millions of visitors from around the world each year," said Pepot Miñana, head of Jollibee Foods Corporation North America. "The diversity ...

DBP extends P2 billion loan to Alcantara Group of companies - 3 months ago
According to DBP chairman Alberto Romulo, the DBP has had a long-standing business relationship with the Alcantara Group since 2006, when the bank financed the pond and cold storage expansion of AAC. "We in the DBP feel proud that in our own little way ...

Sta. Lucia Mall: A leisure icon
BusinessWorld - 3 months ago
Sta. Lucia Land, Inc. is generally known as a developer with an impressive portfolio of thoughtfully developed residential estates and towers, as well as golf and country clubs, in different parts of the country. But in portions of Cainta, Rizal and ...

Where do Filipinos go
BusinessWorld - 3 months ago
Research published by the international research and advocacy-focused Transnational Institute (TNI) showed that malls across ... "Mall culture and consumerism in the Philippines." "Mall closures and bankruptcy are not just happening in the United ...

SSS Antipolo Branch moves to a new office
Philippine Information Agency - 3 months ago
Top photo shows (left to right) SSS NCR Operations Group SVP Jose B. Bautista, SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel F. Dooc, Antipolo Vice Mayor Josefina G. Gatlabayan, Social Security Commission Chairperson Aurora C. Ignacio, SSS Antipolo ...

Currency deal seen to corner $120 billion investments from China - 3 months ago
Aside from the Manilabranch of the Bank of China, the other signatories to the MOA, which comprise the initial members of the PRTC are: Asia United Bank, Bank of Commerce, Bank of the Philippine Islands, BDO Unibank Inc., China Banking Corp., East West ...

IRC share sale seen to boost real estate, infrastructure business - 3 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- IRC Properties Inc. expects to boost its real estate and infrastructure businesses using proceeds from its recent share sale. Aggregate Business Group Holdings (ABG) and the Auspicious One-Belt-One-Road Fund, a Cayman Islands ...

Peso-renminbi trading to cut business costs, spur flow of Chinese investments
BusinessMirror - 3 months ago
In Photo: At the Peso-Renminbi Trading Community MOA signing on Tuesday were (from left) Manuel Gomez, president and CEO, Asia United Bank; Pedro Florescio, EVP and treasurer, Banco de Oro Unibank ...

BPI cited for prudent management of risks, cybersecurity defense - 3 months ago
The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) has been recognized for being the best in risk management in the Philippines following the rigorous assessment of Asia Risk, an organization that monitors ...

Peso-renminbi trading facility to ease volatility
BusinessWorld - 3 months ago
Members of the RMB community are the Asia United Bank Corp., Bank of Commerce, BDO Unibank, Inc., Bank of the Philippine Islands, China Banking Corp., East West Banking Corp., Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co., Philippine Bank of Communications, Philippine ...

Analysts: Confidence in stock market may return once inflation eases for another month - 3 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- It may take another month of inflation slowdown into November before investors can confidently return to the Philippine stock market, economists at First Metro Investment Corp. and University of Asia and the Pacific said Tuesday.

iPhone Xs out in stores
Sun Star - 3 months ago
GLOBE TELECOM announced that it is offering the iPhone Xs and Xs Max in all Globe stores. Customers can choose from three colors and three storage capacities--64GB, 256GB and 512GB. It also offers monthly cashout schemes for each plan and free six-month ...

With E-sports growing, businesses taking note
BusinessWorld - 3 months ago
In the Philippines, among those which have tapped into E-sports are TV5, PLDT, and Smart Communications and Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. Said companies shared that they recognize the burgeoning E-sports scene in the country and have made efforts to cater ...

Grethcel Soltones returns to lift Smart in PSL opener
Rappler - 3 months ago
MANILA, Philippines - Reigning champion Petron and Smart had a roaring start as they clobbered their respective foes in emphatic fashion in the opening salvo of the Philippine Superliga All-Filipino Conference yesterday at the Filoil Flying V Centre.

4 days 3 nights in Kyushu: What to do, where to go in Saga and Nagasaki - 3 months ago
Many, however, refused to renounce their faith and covertly celebrated Catholic feasts in caves or in hidden rooms inside their homes. Although Bibles were ... 10 minutes walk from JR Takeo Onsen Station Takeo Century Hotel (from P5,691) - Seven minutes ...

Isuzu opens new Ayala-owned Taytay dealership - 3 months ago
In attendance during the inaguaration were officials from IPC, Isuzu Automotive Dealership Inc. (IADI), as well as from the local government. These included Koji Hanawa, IPC vice president for aftersales; Hajime Koso, IPC president; Emmanuel Aligada ...

City drafts MOA to settle case on SRP lot sale - 3 months ago
In 2015, the previous administration sold a 45.2-hectare lot in SRP at P16.7 billion to the consortium of Ayala Land, Cebu Holdings Inc. and SM Prime Holdings for a 26.3-hectare property while the 19.2-hectare property was awarded to Filinvest Land Inc. in ...

Sorsogon, to benefit from the P700-B Quezon to Bicol Expressway Project
Philippine Information Agency - 3 months ago
The Quezon to Bicol express will cost P700 billion and will be funded under the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) with the government and San Miguel Corporation. A memorandum of agreement between the parties shall be inked in due time in Malacanang as per ...

Yuan-peso trade platform launched
Inquirer - 3 months ago
Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co., Philippine Bank of Communications, Philippine National Bank, Philippine Business Bank, Rizal Commercial Banking Corp., Sterling Bank of Asia, Security Bank ...

Index edges higher despite thin trades - 3 months ago
Among the gainers yesterday were DM Consunji Holdings Inc., which rose 3.5 percent, Universal Robina Corp., which gained 2.9 percent and another Consunji firm Semirara Mining Corp., which was up 2.3 percent.

BDO profit rises 6% in 9 months - 3 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- Sy-led BDO Unibank Inc. posted a higher net income in the first nine months, driven by the strong growth in loans and deposits, as well as its insurance and fee-based businesses. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, BDO ...

Meralco core profit up 11% in Q3
BusinessWorld - 3 months ago
MANILA Electric Co. (Meralco) reported a core net income of P5.84 billion in the third quarter, up 11.2% year-on-year, but lower than the second quarter as revenues slowed in part because of the cooler temperature. Reported net income, which includes one ...

Young guns eye Summit
BusinessMirror - 3 months ago
In Photo: Korean youngsters Micah Shin (right) and Kim Joohyung are back in the Philippine Golf Tour Asia hunt. KOREANS Micah Shin and Kim Joo-hyung rejoin the Philippine Golf Tour (PGT) Asia in ...

My weekend in Davao
BusinessMirror - 3 months ago
One individual who has been active in the real-estate business for several years ... needs to do to bring all the people into the 21st century. It is an old cliché but absolutely true.

PHirst Park Homes plans 15 communities in 5 years
BusinessWorld - 3 months ago
In a statement, the affordable housing unit of Century Properties Group, Inc. (CPG) said it is focused on acquiring land in areas where the government is undertaking flagship infrastructure projects. "This is a top criterion in our area selection process ...

ATI secures new ISO certification
BusinessWorld - 3 months ago
ASIAN Terminals, Inc. (ATI) on Monday said it is now ISO 45001:2018 certified, making it the first international port operator in the Philippines to receive the top-tier certification in occupational health and safety. It was also recertified as compliant ...

No hitch in selection of 3rd telco player on Nov. 7-DICT
BusinessMirror - 3 months ago
The sale of Altimax, which is owned by NOW Corp. President and Chief Executive Officer Mel Velarde, included frequencies awarded to them by the National Telecommunications Commission, which the ...

Typhoon Rosita: Free overnight parking at Megaworld malls on October 30
Rappler - 3 months ago
Please refresh this page for updates. MANILA, Philippines - Megaworld Lifestyle Malls will waive overnight parking fees on Tuesday, October 30, for those who might be affected by rains and flood that Typhoon Rosita (Yutu) is expected to bring. As of 5 pm ...

Lazatin urges junior high students to dream big
Sun Star - 3 months ago
The students came from San Nicolas Integrated School, San Pablo Integrated School, Saguin Integrated School, City of San Fernando West Integrated School, San Jose Integrated School, San Agustin Integrated School, Sta. Lucia Integrated School, Telabastagan ...