Biz Buzz: Roadshows and junkets
Inquirer - 2016-03-06
Leading the private sector cast was billionaire ports and casino magnate Enrique Razon Jr., along with Century Properties chair and CEO Jose Antonio. Also part of the delegation were RCBC president Lorenzo Tan and BDO Capital president Ed Francisco as well ...

IBEX awards honors the excellence within the IMI
Manila Bulletin - 2016-03-06
The Integrated Micro-Electronics (IMI) has 30 years of experience working with major, game-changing companies throughout the world. They have provided parts and services for automotive companies, developed high grade security applications and hardware for ...

PSE prepares listing rules for dollar-based securities
Inquirer - 2016-03-06
The DDS is seen suitable for large companies listed in the Philippines and overseas, like Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. and Del Monte Pacific. PLDT has depository receipts traded in New York while Del Monte Pacific is listed here and in the ...

Zika virus detected in PH
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-03-06
The other countries belonging to this category include American Samoa, Cambodia, Fiji, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu and Lao PDR in the Western Pacific Region, and Indonesia, Maldives and Thailand in South East Asia.

Harbor takeover valid -- SMC
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-03-06
"Absent a temporary restraining order issued by RTC or the final resolution the cases filed both in the RTC and the SEC, we believe that Petron and SMHC [San Migule Holdings Corp.] has valid ownership of the share as they respectively acquired to ...

PH analytics industry is born
Manila Bulletin - 2016-03-06
Some two years ago, I wrote an enthusiastic piece about the birth of the analytics industry in the Philippines. Back then, analytics was being championed by a group called "Analitika", a consortium of high-level personalities from government, the ...

Shell eyes start of construction for LNG facility in 2017
interaksyon.com - 2016-03-06
"We are always talking to as many people as we can," he said. The managing director noted the company is talking with First Gen Corp., which holds the most natural gas-fired power plants in the country, adding other firms such as Meralco PowerGen Corp. and ...

Key Executives for Philippine Business Bank, Inc.
Bloomberg - 2016-03-06
Rolando R. Avante 10 Relationships Chief Executive Officer, President, Director, Member of Executive Committee, Member of Manpower, Compensation & Remuneration Committee and Member of Trust Committee 55 Alice P. Rodil No Relationships Chief Financial ...

The wRap
Rappler - 2016-03-06
Wenn's funeral is on Sunday, March 6. Watch Vice Ganda's tribute to Direk Wenn. The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has yet to respond to Globe and PLDT's requests for the "fair" reallocation of the 700 megahertz (MHz) spectrum band mostly ...

Is It Time To Bet Against The House?
Seeking Alpha - 2016-03-06
the answer from a purely exposure perspective is Melco Crown. According to the most recent data provided by management, the company generated 92.9% of its sales from Macau, with the remainder coming from its City of Dreams Manila resort in the Philippines.

Globe puts up online site for Samsung S7 pre-orders
Philstar - 2016-03-05
MANILA, Philippines - Globe Telecom Inc. has set up an online site to accept pre-orders for the latest Samsung smartphones Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. Through the pre-portal http://globe.com.ph/S7, Globe can process pre-orders for the new smartphones upon ...

Quiban hits record 10 birdies Southwoods rules PAL Interclub
Philstar - 2016-03-05
... Quiban set the course on fire and with it burned down rival Canlubang in the battle for supremacy in the 69th Philippine Airlines Interclub. Saving his best for last, Quiban gunned down 10 birdies to offset two pick-up mishaps en route to a game ...

PLDT rules MVP Olympics
Philstar - 2016-03-05
MANILA, Philippines - In the closing hours of competition, Team PLDT continued to flex its muscles, overwhelming the field in volleyball, darts and cheer dance for a virtual wire-to-wire domination of the 2016 MVP Olympics set to end in an elaborate ...

Looking beneath the Hawaiian polo shirts and T-shirts with logos of Forbes billionaires
Philstar - 2016-03-05
Top contractor David Consunji of DMCI Holdings is a billionaire who has grown rich based on decades of consistent professional excellence and good-quality construction. He is the only University of the Philippines engineering graduate among the top 11 ...

ALI formalizes P8-B bond issue
Philstar - 2016-03-05
MANILA, Philippines - Property giant Ayala Land Inc. has finalized its planned issuance of P8 billion worth of bonds. The proposed issue was assigned an issue credit rating of PRS Aaa with a stable outlook by local credit watchdog Philippine Rating ...

Alliance Select holds stockholders mtg
Philstar - 2016-03-05
Roxas, a graduate of Ateneo with a degree in economics, is President of Eagle Equities. He is concurrently a director for the publicly listed DFNN Inc. and of Kimquan Trading Corp. Tan, elected as independent director, is a management engineering graduate.

Banking on the expertise of the prince of biscuits
Inquirer - 2016-03-05
recently exceeded P2 trillion in resources while the other big players--Metropolitan Bank and Trust Co., Bank of the Philippine Islands and Land Bank of the Philippines--now all have assets breaching P1 trillion. In terms of distribution network ...

Growth of international travel not affected by threat of terrorism
BusinessMirror. - 2016-03-05
He added that airports and airlines are trained to reach certain standards in ... Boncato said it is a major coup for the Philippines to be hosting Routes Asia this year because the country is a destination that can only be reached by a lot of markets ...

Another solar plant opened ahead of FIT deadline
Manila Bulletin - 2016-03-05
a company owned by PetroGreen Energy Corporation (PetroGreen) and EEI Power Corporation (EEIPC), just recently turned on the Tarlac Solar Power Project (TSPP). The 50-megawatts (MW) TSPP was already synchronized to the Luzon grid and already started ...

Rappler, Smart, Chikka launch Agos SMS service during disasters
Rappler - 2016-03-05
Agos is also in the process of integrating SMS in the platform for Globe Telecom subscribers. Reports will be sent to 2467 (AGOS). This service is for those in far-flung areas who do not have smartphones or access to the Internet. In 2015, only 30% of ...

Holcim earnings rise 58% in 2015
Philstar - 2016-03-05
MANILA, Philippines - Holcim Philippines reported a 58.4 percent jump in net income last year to P8.1 billion, boosted by one-time gains from the revaluation of its investment in an affiliate company. Eduardo Sahagun, president and CEO of Holcim ...

Osmeña Highway, Quirino Ave affected by Skyway construction
Rappler - 2016-03-05
Construction activities to be conducted by DMCI will be ongoing until Sunday, March 6. Bored piling works will be conducted along the following areas: Along Osmeña Highway, corner Senator Gil Puyat Avenue (Buendia), Makati City Along Osmeña Highway ...

Randall Letcavage and iCapital Merchant Banking Sponsor Benefit for Children International
MSN - 2016-03-05
including Valley Forge Capital Holdings, whose $6 billion portfolio Letcavage managed alongside legendary CalPERS manager Greta Marshall. Letcavage's values-based approach has led him to form one of the first female-majority boards in the financial ...

Services giants hope for oil rally after merger fizzles
MSN - 2016-03-04
Halliburton and Baker Hughes emphasized cost-cutting and downplayed higher crude prices Tuesday as they pivoted from their just-killed merger and argued they are well positioned for an eventual industry recovery. The two US oil services giants, addressing ...

How This Indie Movie Theater Is Betting Against Netflix
Inc. - 2016-03-04
The building is literally around the corner from Olch's other retail business, Alexander Olch New York ... you can visit a standalone shop called The Candy Store to pick up pre-packaged popcorn and a diverse selection of exotic candies stored in wooden ...

Stock market corrects; peso up
Manila Standard Today - 2016-03-04
Metro Pacific Investments Corp., which has investments in toll roads, water and electricity distribution and hospitals, declined 2.1 percent to P5.70, while Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co., the biggest telecommunications firm, lost 2.1 percent to P1 ...

Philippines: A calm oasis
BusinessMirror. - 2016-03-04
In a more perfect world, we would see stability and unity both in purpose and direction. But 2016 is far from perfect. The presidential campaign in the US is the most divisive and hostile in decades, with a degree of partisanship that may be difficult to ...

Southwoods grabs PAL Interclub lead
Manila Bulletin - 2016-03-04
Other supporters are Philippine Daily Inquirer, Inquirer.net, Plantation Bay Resort and Spa, Tanduay Distillers, Asia Brewery, Splash Corporation, RFM Corporation, Goldilocks, Eastgate Publishing Corporation, Robinsons Land and Rolls-Royce.

Globe Business provides internet services in Shell Eco-Marathon Asia
Manila Bulletin - 2016-03-04
Globe Business, the enterprise information and communication technology (ICT) arm of Globe Telecom, provides internet connectivity at the 4-day event of Shell Eco-Marathon Asia, the annual street circuit challenge for the youth, at the Rizal Park in ...

Panagbenga float, street dance winners bared
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-03-04
It bested seven other small float competitors. Universal Robina Corporation took the first-runner up taking home P120, 000 and Philippine Seven Corporation is the second runner-up with P100, 000. Consolation prizes were given to the Jollitown float of ...

ABS-CBN, GMA Network claim lead in Feb ratings
Philstar - 2016-03-04
MANILA, Philippines - ABS-CBN Corp. maintained its television (TV) ratings lead nationwide in February, while rival GMA Network Inc. topped the ratings survey in Mega Manila and Urban Luzon. Based on data from Kantar Media, ABS-CBN said the Kapamilya ...

Italpinas readies Q2 launch of Primavera project in CDO
Philstar - 2016-03-04
MANILA, Philippines - Italpinas Development Corp. is ready to launch its Primavera City project in Cagayan de Oro City in the second quarter. IDC chairman and COO Romolo Valentino Nati, an Italian architect, said the first phase of the project involves ...

PhilWeb remains bullish despite profit dip in 2015
Philstar - 2016-03-04
MANILA, Philippines - Gaming service provider PhilWeb Corp. maintained a positive outlook for 2016 despite a 3.8 percent dip in 2015 net earnings. "I am bullish about the coming year," PhilWeb president Dennis Valdes said in a statement, citing its ...

Charming, shimmering, splendid
Philstar - 2016-03-04
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VIDEO | Internet repairmen wanted for attacking mother and child with hammer
interaksyon.com - 2016-03-04
She took the picture of the ID of David Dela Cruz, who introduced himself as a maintenance specialist of Globe Telecom and working for On Target, a subcontractor. But Globe, in a statement, denied that they were connected with On Target nor had an employee ...

Globe Telecom starts Digital Thumbprint for youth education
Telecompaper - 2016-03-04
Globe Telecom has joined forces with Optus and Singtel in launching Digital Thumbprint, a programme that teaches the youth to understand the impact of their online behaviour and how to be safe and responsible for their online activities. The local campaign ...

LRT6 PPP bidding postponed
Rappler - 2016-03-04
It was just last month when big firms such as the San Miguel Holdings Corporation and Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC) raised their concern on the timeline of LRT6's bidding process as presidential elections in May near. MPIC and San Miguel are ...

COCKTALES | Another Ortigas retires after an estimated P30-B manna from SM, Ayala
interaksyon.com - 2016-03-04
Another member of the Ortigas clan has been made redundant after the Spanish-Filipino landowners received an estimated P30-billion windfall from competitors-turned-uneasy partners Ayala Land and SM Group. Jaime Ortigas, 71, had ceased to be a director of ...

COCKTALES | Another Ortigas retires after an estimated P30-B manna from SM, Ayala
interaksyon.com - 2016-03-04
Jaime Ortigas, 71, had ceased to be a director of the Concrete Aggregates Corp., following the Ayala-SM acquisition of at least 87 percent of the Concrete Aggregate's parent, OCLP Holdings Inc. Concrete Aggregates said Thursday that it had obtained ...

COCKTALES | Another Ortigas retires after an estimated P30-B manna from SM, Ayala
interaksyon.com - 2016-03-04
Another member of the Ortigas clan has been made redundant after the Spanish-Filipino landowners received an estimated P30-billion windfall from competitors-turned-uneasy partners Ayala Land and SM Group. Jaime Ortigas, 71, had ceased to be a director of ...

Cagayan gaming firm, Pagcor present sides
MSN - 2016-03-04
"FCLRC is a majority-owned subsidiary of Leisure and Resorts World Corp., listed in the Philippine Stock Exchange. As a subsidiary of a publicly listed company, FCLRC observes full transparency in all of its transactions and strictly follows guidelines ...

ATI marks record production in Feb
Philstar - 2016-03-04
MANILA, Philippines - Asian Terminals Inc. (ATI) reported record production as well as higher truck transactions at the Manila South Harbor, following the use of an online solution for booking transactions. In a statement, ATI said the Manila South Harbor ...

Jungolfer powers Southwoods to share of PAL golf lead
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-03-04
Other supporters are Philippine Daily Inquirer, Inquirer.net, Plantation Bay Resort and Spa, Tanduay Distillers, Asia Brewery, Splash Corporation, RFM Corporation, Goldilocks, Eastgate Publishing Corporation, Robinsons Land, TMC, Mastercard, Hytera and ...

Pag-IBIG introduces its loyalty card in Dipolog
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-03-04
Among these establishments are: 2GO Travel with 20% discount, Petron Gasul with ten pesos discount, Petron with one point for every Php 250 transaction, System Technology Institute (STI) with 12% rebate on tuition fees, TGP The Generics Pharmacy with 5% ...

Panagbenga float, street dance winners bared
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-03-04
It bested seven other small float competitors. Universal Robina Corporation took the first-runner up taking home P120, 000 and Philippine Seven Corporation is the second runner-up with P100, 000. Consolation prizes were given to the Jollitown float of ...

BPI interested in RCBC?
MSN - 2016-03-03
Ayala-led Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) is looking at the possibility of acquiring a majority stake in Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC), the Yuchengco-owned bank at the center of the $81- million money laundering heist that is now being ...

DMCI Group sets record P40-B capex for 2016; eyes expansion abroad in 5 years
MSN - 2016-03-03
The DMCI group is also spending around P7.2 billion for its energy projects under Semirara Mining and Power Corporation (SMPC) and DMCI Power Corporation (DPC). Integrated energy company SMPC is setting aside P5 billion for equipment acquisition and ...

Stocks gain; index nears 7,000 points
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-03-03
Gainers beat losers, 106 to 71, with 43 issues unchanged. SM Investments Corp. of retail tycoon Henry Sy climbed 4.2 percent to P938, while conglomerate Ayala Corp. increased 3.5 percent to P735. Megaworld Corp., the second-biggest property developer ...

Biz Buzz: A tale of two elections: PH and PSE
Inquirer - 2016-03-03
On May 7, or two days before the May 9, 2016 national ... (at least by Philippine standards) bank with a combined market capitalization of about P432 billion. AMID worsening traffic in the metropolis, Gokongwei-led Robinsons Land Corp. has teamed up ...

Cagayan gaming firm, Pagcor present sides
Philstar - 2016-03-03
"FCLRC is a majority-owned subsidiary of Leisure and Resorts World Corp., listed in the Philippine Stock Exchange. As a subsidiary of a publicly listed company, FCLRC observes full transparency in all of its transactions and strictly follows guidelines ...