Duterte not sick, just took day off - Palace
philstar.com - 4 months ago
Duterte also met with former president Fidel Ramos, who invited Duterte to the launch of his new book. The President also met with Metrobank awardees, said Special Assitant to the President Bong Go.

Voyager inks $175-million deal with Tencent, KKR investment firm
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
TENCENT Holdings ... in a Filipino tech company. With the fresh capital, Voyager can further scale up its digital services--particularly in digital finance--in the Philippines, an initiative ...

Universities blast AFP over Red list: Prove it
philstar.com - 4 months ago
One of the schools on the list - Caloocan City College - does not even exist ... who denied the allegation but vowed to look into the matter anyway. UP vice president for public affairs Jose Dalisay Jr. earlier declined to comment on the matter ...

Phinma-COC opens Panagsal-aw 2018
Sun Star - 4 months ago
WITH an intent to help its students discover and develop their individual talents in line with the hospitality and tourism management (HTM) industry, Phinma-Cagayan de Oro College (COC) has begun its annual three-day Panagsal-aw last Tuesday, October 2, in ...

Holcim to help curb plastic-waste problem in PHL
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
CONSTRUCTION solutions firm Holcim is planning to increase its consumption of residual plastic wastes as alternative fuel in cement production to help the Philippine government in its waste ...

Twitter launches global in-stream video ads, partners with ABS, GMA
BusinessWorld - 4 months ago
TWITTER, INC. announced on Thursday it is making its in-stream video advertisements available globally and has forged partnerships with local companies ABS-CBN Corp. and GMA Network, Inc. In a statement, the social media platform said: "Previously, in ...

Boulevard Holdings banks on Boracay reopening to boost sales performance
BusinessWorld - 4 months ago
It is likewise limiting the number of tourists in the island per day to 19,000, with daily tourist entry capped at 6,405, with the assumption they will only stay for two to three days. BHI expects the island to become more enjoyable to both local and ...

Casino owner stacks deck in Philippines deal
Nasdaq - 4 months ago
Justifying that took some imagination. A handpicked group of eight comparable enterprises in the region, including Bloomberry Resorts and Travellers International Hotel Group, was trading on average at 11.4 times EBITDA as of June 30. Adviser FTI ...

Investors take cover ahead of inflation report
BusinessWorld - 4 months ago
Regina Capital Development Corp. Managing Director Luis A ... Inc. (down 4.69% to P38.60), Ayala Corp. (down 2.18% to P919.50), and SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (down 1.16% to P34.10). Metro Pacific Investments Corp. and Globe Telecom, Inc. managed to weather ...

Tencent backs fintech firm Voyager to set up battle with Alibaba in the Philippines
TechCrunch - 4 months ago
One new hotspot is the Philippines, where Tencent just agreed to invest in Voyager, a fintech business started by telecom firm PLDT. The deal would bring Tencent into direct competition with arch ...

BlackBerry, Android, PLDT To Deliver Enterprise Solution To MiCab In Philippines
Nasdaq - 4 months ago
(RTTNews.com) - BlackBerry Limited (BB, BB.TO) announced late Wednesday that it is expanding its partnerships with Android and Philippines' PLDT Enterprise (PHI) through Smart Communications Inc. to deliver a secure enterprise solution for online taxi ...

Tencent takes mobile payment fight with Alibaba to Philippines
Nikkei Asian Review - 4 months ago
a joint venture of local conglomerate Ayala Corp. and Singapore Telecommunications. PLDT over the past few years has invested around 10 billion pesos ($184 million) in Voyager, which has yet to ...

September inflation may have hit fresh near-decade high 6.8% - CNN PH poll
CNN Philippines - 4 months ago
Economics professors Emmanuel Leyco of the Asian Institute of Management, Agham Cuevas of the University of the Philippines Los BaƱos, and Letran Graduate School Dean Emmanuel Lopez are also ...

Time to clean up the Manila Bay
philstar.com - 4 months ago
One person that can help the Yacht Club is environmental lawyer Antonio Oposa Jr., a Cebuano who comes from Bantayan Island, Cebu who in 2008 was given the prestigious International Environmental Law Award. Atty. Oposa single-handedly fought rich fishing ...

SSS hails Hall of Famer, top employers in NCR
Philippine Information Agency - 4 months ago
Accel Prime Technologies Inc (NCR-North Division), Petrowind Energy Inc (NCR-East Division), and Pius XII Catholic Center Inc (NCR-West Division) for the small account category; Brenton Engineered Prods. Corp. (NCR-North Division), Minor Basilica of the ...

Sun Life Financial & Workplace by Facebook - Designing a Brighter Workforce Together
Computerworld - 4 months ago
Enabling a new communication platform in a 153 year old company is not a simple task. However, by using Workplace by Facebook, Sun Life was able to dramatically improve the employee experience. Workers now have a much greater voice and are able to ...

Singapore's StarHub to cut 300 jobs as mobile market saturates
Nikkei Asian Review - 4 months ago
In late September, M1 said that it would undertake a process of business transformation lasting several years under state-affiliated conglomerate Keppel Corp. Keppel, which currently holds a 19% ...

UK firm Vodafone interested to become third telco player
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
Some companies who have expressed interest to join the bidding are Philippine Telegraph and Telephone Co., Now Corp., Converge ICT Solutions, TransPacific Broadband Group International Inc. and Easy Call Communications Philippines. As for the foreign ...

IMI widens Europe presence with Serbia facility
philstar.com - 4 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- Ayala-led Integrated Micro-Electronics Inc. (IMI), the fifth largest automotive electronics ... IMI and AC Industrials CEO Arthur Tan said IMI would be a significant contributor to the digital car of tomorrow. Tan said IMI has ...

IMI to invest P2 billion in its facilities in Serbia
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
AYALA-LED Integrated Micro-Electronics Inc. (IMI) on Wednesday said it is spending EUR33 million (around P2.07 billion) for a period of 10 years in Serbia after opening its manufacturing facility ...

The Teacher
BusinessWorld - 4 months ago
Philip Ella Juico was Dean of the Graduate School of Business of De La Salle University from 2002 to 2008. He taught at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs of various colleges and universities in the Philippines and other Asian countries ...

SMC invests in clean energy, to replace coal with rice husks
CNN Philippines - 4 months ago
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 3) -- San Miguel Corporation is making good on its promise to push for clean energy. In a statement, the diversified conglomerate announced it is looking at ...

Is Manila really the future?
CNN Philippines - 4 months ago
Manila (CNN Philippines Life ... This is, of course, on top of a simple business decision: Uniqlo stores are ever-expanding in the Philippines, with 52 stores in operation across the islands ...

DICT on track to name 3rd telco player before Christmas
Rappler - 4 months ago
Officials from Udenna Corp, EasyCall Communications, NOW Corp, Converge ICT Solutions, Transpacific Broadband Group, and Philippine Telegraph and Telephone Corp were present during the discussions. (LIST: Companies vying for Philippines' 3rd telco spot ...

CJH's anniversary focuses on health,environment advocacy
Philippine Information Agency - 4 months ago
John Hay Management Corporation Vice President and COO Jane Theresa Tabalingcos ... The celebration will start on October 19 with a parade inside Camp John Hay and a program at the Ayala Technohub, to be followed by breast and prostate cancer awareness ...

SE Asia Stocks-Most climb; Singapore, Philippines recoup losses
Reuters - 4 months ago
Real estate companies SM Prime Holdings gained 1.3 percent and Ayala Land rose 0.8 percent on Wednesday. For Asian Companies click; SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS AS AT 0423 GMT Change on the day Market Current Previous close Pct Move Singapore 3268.48 3242 ...

Megaworld to spend P500 million for boutique hotel in Bacolod
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
PROPERTY developer Megaworld Corp. said it is spending P500 million to build a boutique hotel inside its 34-hectare Upper East township in Bacolod City. To be designed by renowned heritage ...

The buzz in the air is building up
Business Line - 4 months ago
Santosh Hiredesai, Research Analyst, SBI Cap Securities, offers a slightly different perspective when he points out that the current double-digit growth in the domestic market is led by some of the non-metro airports ... be a holding company that is ...

Tanglawan first to submit application to develop LNG hub in Philippines
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
TANGLAWAN Philippines LNG Inc., the partnership between state-owned China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) and Philippine fuel retailer Phoenix Petroleum, is the first to submit an application ...

Jollibee opens 1 st store in Macau
BusinessWorld - 4 months ago
Jollibee Foods Corp. (JFC) opened the first branch of its Jollibee fastfood chain in the Macau Special Administrative Region last week, as it continues to ramp up its global expansion. "Macau is home to over 40,000 Filipinos and we are only too happy to ...

16 teams enter imake.wemake tilt final round
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
Carlos Matti Oppus from the Ateneo de Manila University and Acer Philippines Business Development Manager Alexis de Guzman. They selected the finalists from 65 submitted proposals based on project ...

Globe bullish on Mindanao
Sun Star - 4 months ago
GLOBE Telecom is committed to further expand their mobile network in Mindanao as they modernize and upgrade their facilities in the island. Levi Lopez, Globe Telecom senior director for Mobile and Broadband Program Management Office, said during the Globe ...

FIBA Asia Champions Cup: Meralco Bolts settle for fourth place after losing to SK Knights
CNN Philippines - 4 months ago
(CNN Philippines, October 2) -- The Meralco Bolts suffered a 91-87 setback against SK Knights in the battle for bronze medal Tuesday at the Stadium 29 in Nonthaburi, Thailand. Baser Amer waxed ...

An intimate night with Ely
The Visayan Daily Star - 4 months ago
Filinvest Land, BDO, PLDT, Megaworld, Sun Trust, Silver Dragon, Coca-cola, and EO and Poly. The motorcade was preceded by a Holy Mass and followed by a brunch for guests. "We thank business partners, stakeholders, and the management for supporting us as ...

SE Asia Stocks-Philippine slump deepens as real estate stocks drop
Reuters - 4 months ago
Real estate companies SM Prime Holdings and Ayala Land dropped as much as 6 percent and 3.7 percent, respectively. Investors are waiting for the country's September inflation data, due on Friday, after the central bank raised its interest rates last week ...

Petron Engineering Construction Ltd.
Economic Times - 4 months ago
The IPO page of captures the details on its Issue Open Date, Issue Close Date, Listing Date, Face Value, Price band, Issue Size, Issue Type, and Listing Date's Open Price, High Price, Low Price, Close price and Volume. It also captures the Holding Period ...

Oil prices jump for 8th consecutive week, Brent crude breaches $83
Rappler - 4 months ago
Major players Caltex Philippines, Eastern Petroleum, Petro Gazz, Pilipinas ShellTotal Philippines, Phoenix Petroleum, Flying V, Seaoil Philippines, and PTT Philippines announced the hike. Other players are expected to follow. The latest price increase ...

6 simple ways to increase your savings
Manila Standard Today - 4 months ago
Still, it can be done. Philippine Savings Bank suggests making an extra effort and a little bit of sacrifice each day for it to become possible. PSBank, through its Good-to-Know campaign, shares some penny-pinching ideas that can help individuals save more ...

Campaign encourages Filipinos to invest in themselves
Manila Standard Today - 4 months ago
Life insurance firm Manulife Philippines has recently launched a new campaign that ... "Our experienced and knowledgeable financial advisors are here to help consumers chart their plans, so they can more easily find the solution that best fits their ...

Megawide okays P2-billion share buyback plan
Manila Standard Today - 4 months ago
Megawide Construction Corp. said its board approved a P2-billion share buyback program to be implemented over period of two years, Megawide said in a disclosure to the stock exchange its board also approved the declaration of cash dividends equivalent to ...

How sincere can you be?
philstar.com - 4 months ago
Filinvest Development Corp. (G.R. Nos. 163653 and 167689 dated 19 July 2011) and circularized in Revenue Memorandum Circular (RMC) No. 48-2011. The said decisions state that loan agreements subject to DST may be evidenced by instructional letters ...

Diesel prices raised by P1.35/liter, gasoline by P1
philstar.com - 4 months ago
Caltex, Eastern Petroleum, Flying V, Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc., Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp., PTT Philippines Corp., Seaoil Philippines Inc. and Total Philippines Corp. implemented their respective price adjustments at 6 a.m. UniOil Petroleum ...

Bolts bow to Iranians, drop to fight for third
philstar.com - 4 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- Meralco fired blanks at the finish and dropped a 74-79 loss to Petrochimi in their semifinal matchup in the FIBA Asia Champions Cup at Stadium 29 in Nonthaburi, Thailand last night. The Bolts dragged the tall, rugged Iran team to a ...

Another big oil-price hike; government pushes relief measures
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
These are Caltex, Filpride, Jetti, Petron, Phoenix, PTT, Seaoil, Shell, Total and Unioil," the agency said. The DOE said it has been working closely with oil firms in the aggressive pursuit of ...

DMCI to redeem remaining preferred shares
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
ENGINEERING conglomerate DMCI Holdings Inc. on Monday said it is redeeming its remaining preferred shares. The offer period will commence later this month through the end of November. In its ...

Yuchengco, Ayala groups approve merger of education businesses
BusinessWorld - 4 months ago
THE Ayala and Yuchengco groups have approved the merger of their education businesses valued at around P15.5 billion, with listed firm iPeople, Inc. to be the surviving entity. In a joint statement filed after trading hours on Monday, Ayala Corp. (AC ...

How to kill a great idea
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
So why not simply buy shares of Ayala Land, or 8990 Holdings Inc. (HOUSE), or DoubleDragon Properties Corp.? Tourism has the potential of being a huge business in the Philippines over the next ...

Aboitiz Construction marks 43 years with brand refresh, milestone international projects
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
Along with this, the company also established its international arm, Aboitiz Construction International ... on-time and on-budget projects in power, oil and gas, petrochemical, mining ...

Aboitiz Construction sets sights overseas with new subsidiary
BusinessWorld - 4 months ago
The company is also in talks with some Chinese engineering, procurement, and construction companies, where they can be tapped as either joint venture partners or major subcontractors for the projects they will be developing in the Philippines. The ...

Dutch firm offers to clear Naia of crashed China plane
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
By then, major carriers Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific and others have tallied scores of delayed flights and hundreds of angry passengers, who complained of lack of food and water. As it turned ...