8 things Juan Ponce Enrile, Bongbong Marcos got wrong about martial law
CNN Philippines - 4 months ago
Benjamin Romualdez, a brother of the first lady, held Meralco, First Philippine Holdings, Benguet Corporation, Philtranco Service Enterprise, and Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation. Jose Campos ...

Mapping out future of telcos, utilities
dailyexpress.com.my - 4 months ago
Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) and Manila Electric Company (Meralco) both showed that smart meters had been smart choices for themselves and their customers. Tepco Power Grid Inc Executive Vice-President Dr Hiroshi Okamoto said the power generation and ...

Shooting from her glasshouse
Manila Standard Today - 4 months ago
In the aftermath of the tragic Itogon mining disaster, Lopez has been making herself felt in the media, again brandishing her supposed environmental cloak, this time lashing at legitimate mining firms including Benguet Corporation, blaming the mining firms ...

National U, DLSU chess bets sparkle
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
NATIONAL University (NU) and De La Salle opened their ... Aside from Bersamina also emerging victorious for NU were Christian Magtabog, Robin Ignacio and rookie Arnel June Iligan.

PHL enhances economic relations with Fujian province
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
In a business networking conference organized by the Fujian government and led by Gov. Tang Dengjie on September 14, Trade Secretary Ramon M. Lopez discussed trade and investment opportunities ...

Gas prices increase again Tuesday
philstar.com - 4 months ago
Petron Corp., Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc., Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp., PTT Philippines Corp., Seaoil Philippines Inc. and Total Philippines Corp. are implementing their respective price adjustments at 6 a.m. Caltex and UniOil Petroleum ...

Richie Lerma: 20 questions with the man of the hour
ABS-CBN News - 4 months ago
I worked in an advertising agency as a copywriter for three years. I handled the Bank of the Philippine Islands account, where I worked on a series of BPI Express Teller advertisements, and--talk about coming full circle--The Peninsula Manila ...

Tunnels of tragedy
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
Brimo, the chief executive officer of Nickel Asia Corp., called on the DENR to take a tougher stance against illegal small-scale mining. In an interview with reporters at the sideline of the event ...

DTI, PHL start-ups join the Asean-Korea Startup Week
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
Perlada, was composed of Philippine startups Cropital, GetMoreph Inc., Medtrix of HYBrain Development Corp. and Qwikwire ... GetMoreph is a real-estate technology company in the Philippines ...

Derrick Monasterio and Sanya Lopez: Wild and Free
Sun Star - 4 months ago
It was in 2007 when CJ left showbiz to finish his course in dentistry. He is now Dr. Caesar Joseph Maure, after graduating from Centro Escolar University and passing the board exams. He has a dental clinic in San Pedro, Laguna and Pampanga. He is also a ...

SC upholds Imelda's acquittal over wealth stashed in Swiss accounts
philstar.com - 4 months ago
The money has been frozen by the government and is being held in escrow at the Philippine National Bank. The prosecution, in the RTC case, presented several documents on the Swiss deposits. They presented Chavez and Presidential Commission on Good ...

Southwoods leads Pradera by 3 points
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
Donors are Asia Brewery and Philippine National Bank. FOUNDERS - Del Monte 406 (136-138-132), Lady Eagles Ace 395 (116-158-121), Negros Occidental 380, Alabang 1 373 (123-136-116), Orchard 349 ...

EDC earns global recognition for environmental practices anew
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
Geothermal leader Energy Development Corporation (EDC) is once again included in the FTSE4Good Emerging Index for its strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE Russell ...

Cebu Pacific to open Cebu-Macau route in December
BusinessWorld - 4 months ago
The listed operator of Cebu Pacific, Cebu Air, Inc., posted a 24% decline in its net income in the first half of the year to P3.309 billion due to the rising price of jet fuel and the weakening of the peso. Cebu Air shares went up 80 centavos or 1.11% to ...

Benguet mining firm asked to help find site for displaced locals
northboundasia.com - 4 months ago
ITOGON, Benguet -- The town government of Itogon in this highland province has asked mining firm Benguet Corporation to help find a relocation site for the displaced residents of Barangay Ucab, where at least 50 people were believed to have been buried ...

Faster search and rescue operation in Itogon as assistance continue to pour in
Philippine Information Agency - 4 months ago
and Tarlac City Volunteers (on stand-by)-9 continue to dig up in hopes of finding survivors. In a press briefing, Itogon Mayor Victorio Palangdan reported two backhoes from the Department of Public Works and Highways are now helping in the search and ...

Philippines stocks higher at close of trade; PSEi Composite up 3.48%
Investing.com - 4 months ago
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Philippines Stock Exchange by 115 to 84 and 42 ended unchanged. Shares in LT Group Inc (PS:LTG) fell to 52-week lows; down 1.57% or 0.240 to 15.000. Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.13% or 1.60 to ...

Authorities stop rescue work in Itogon due to threat of landslides
CNN Philippines - 4 months ago
Twenty-nine bodies have been recovered so far from the abandoned mining site of Benguet Corporation in Barangay Ucab. A landslide buried the bunkhouse-turned-church where small-scale miners and ...

Final criteria for 3rd telco player: faster internet, less capital
CNN Philippines - 4 months ago
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 21 ... include Filipino companies PT&T, Converge, Now, Easy Call, and Trans-pacific Broadband and international firms China telecom, KT Corp. and ...

Combatting bank scams and frauds
BusinessWorld - 4 months ago
Paz, enterprise information security and data privacy officer of the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), as banks increasingly ... well as domestic financial communities. According to the central bank, the amended rules highlight the role of the BSP ...

SSS recognizes 2018 'Balikat ng Bayan' awardees
Philippine Information Agency - 4 months ago
Security Bank Corporation, Century Savings Bank, Rang-ay Bank received the Best Collection Partner recognition for commercial banks, thrift banks, and rural banks, respectively. Sky Freight Forwarders, Inc., on the other, won the Best OFW Collection Partner.

Unnatural cause of delays
philstar.com - 4 months ago
But a bigger conglomerate in the Philippines, the Lopez family-owned First Gen is also much into the construction of LNG facility for its own wholly integrated Clean Energy Complex in Batangas City. Known for having pioneered the use of natural gas as a ...

PBCOM offers LTNCD
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
This will be the maiden issuance for the Lucio Co-led Bank, which marked almost eight decades in the banking business earlier this month. Mr. Co has been a strategic partner of the Bank since 2014.

Cheaper sugar to help government curb rising inflation
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
URC Sugar and Renewables Business Unit general manager; Rolex Beltran, SRA deputy administrator, joined the visit. Anthony Laping, Robinsons Supermarket Galleria store manager, met the sugar ...

Pena: Expect more super typhoons
Sun Star - 4 months ago
There was Yolanda in 2013, the deadliest Philippine typhoon on record that killed at least 6,300 people and damaged P 90 Billion worth of crops and properties ... that anthropogenic warming over the next century will lead to an increase in the occurrence ...

Asiabest readies public float plan in Tiger Asia takeover
BusinessWorld - 4 months ago
ASIABEST Group International, Inc. (ABG) has submitted a compliance plan to ensure that its public float will stay within the minimum requirement after the proposed takeover of Tiger Resort Asia Limited (Tiger Asia). In a disclosure to the stock exchange ...

San Miguel units complete share-swap deal
BusinessWorld - 4 months ago
SAN MIGUEL Food and Beverage, Inc. (SMFB) has completed the share-swap transaction consolidating the traditional units of parent San Miguel Corp. (SMC) under its portfolio. In a disclosure on Thursday, SMFB said it had completed the P336.35-billion ...

House sends proposed mining tax reform back to DoF
BusinessWorld - 4 months ago
A PROPOSAL to give government a bigger share in mining revenues goes back to square one, as House Speaker Gloria M. Arroyo on Thursday asked the Department of Finance (DoF) to submit a new draft that would consider inputs from miners. "I will ask the ...

Metrobank, BPI to raise funds from debt papers
BusinessWorld - 4 months ago
Earlier, UnionBank of the Philippines and BDO Unibank, Inc. announced that they set up their own peso-denominated bond programs of up to P20 billion and P100 billion, respectively. A number of banks have been conducting various fund-raising activities ...

I-Remit says remittance growth up 12%
BusinessWorld - 4 months ago
I-REMIT, Inc. posted a 12% growth in personal remittances from overseas Filipino workers (OFW) as of July this year, outpacing the 3% recorded by the industry as reported by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas. The Filipino-owned remittance service provider ...

Southwoods hangs on to slim lead in PAL Ladies Interclub
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
MANILA Southwoods hung on to a slim three-point lead over defending champion Pradera Verde on Thursday, promising a thrilling weekend in the 13th Philippine Airlines (PAL) Ladies Interclub golf ...

The wounds will be healed through faith
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
Caritas Manila Inc. Bank of the Philippine Islands--Savings Account No.: 3063-5357-01 Banco de Oro--Savings Account No.: 5600-45905 Metrobank--Savings Account No.: 175-3-17506954-3 For proper ...

Royal Air to mount 5 domestic destinations via Clark airport
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
In a statement on Monday, Royal Air Charter Service Inc., a Philippine-registered air carrier ... to operate as a commercial scheduled airline with both domestic and international flights ...

Ethics, integrity and good sleep
BusinessWorld - 4 months ago
Flor G. Tarriela is Chairman of Philippine National Bank. She was the first Filipina Vice President of Citibank N.A. and was formerly Undersecretary of Finance when Jose T. Pardo was DOF Secretary. She is a natural farmer and an environmentalist.

C5-South Link Expressway on track for 2019 completion-MPT South
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
Metro Pacific Investments Corp., the largest toll-road operator in the Philippines, controls MPT South.

Police arrests environmentalists picketing conference of mining companies
Bulatlat - 4 months ago
Prestigious mining chamber excludes itself from blame for the Itogon landslide The environmentalists put the blame on Benguet Corporation, one of the members of the Chamber of Mines, which have been mining in Benguet for more than a hundred years now.

Whirlpool builds a community through the Whirlpool Kitchen Club
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
This allows you to save on energy, consuming only as low as PhP9 per day, as proven by the Meralco Testing Lab," revealed Cruz. The special Whirlpool Kitchen Club event was made possible through ...

2 dead, 10 homes buried as landslide hits Naga, Cebu
Rappler - 4 months ago
CEBU, Philippines - At least two people were killed and 10 homes buried early Thursday, September 20, in Naga City, Cebu when heavy monsoon rains unleashed a landslide in a rural farming community, authorities said. "We have recovered two bodies and two ...

DICT bans firms with huge government liabilities from bidding for third telco spot
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
Local groups interested in the third telco spot are Philippine Telegraph and Telephone Corp., Now Corp. Converge ICT Solutions Inc., EasyCall Communications Philippines Inc., Transpacific ...

DICT bans firms with huge government loans from bidding for third telco spot
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
Based on a document from the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC), there are about 97 ... and Telephone Corp., Now Corp. Converge ICT Solutions Inc., EasyCall Communications Philippines Inc., Transpacific Broadband Group International Inc. and ...

DICT bans firms with huge government liabilities from bidding for third telco spot
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
Based on a document from the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC), there are about 97 ... and Telephone Corp., Now Corp. Converge ICT Solutions Inc., EasyCall Communications Philippines Inc., Transpacific Broadband Group International Inc. and ...

How you can help Ompong-hit Agta community in Cagayan
Rappler - 4 months ago
Cash donations may be deposited to the Archdiocese's Bank of the Philippine Islands account. Bank account name: Indigenous People's Apostolate, The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tuguegarao Bank account number: ?228810296415 The Cagayan-based Northern ...

Itogon mayor to Benguet Corp: Help us look for relocation, burial sites
Rappler - 4 months ago
MANILA, Philippines - After saying that Benguet Corporation is at fault for allowing miners to live near a landslide-prone area, Itogon Mayor Victorio Palangdan on Thursday, September 20 said it's time to set aside differences and focus instead on ...

Amazon, Blue Origin, Tilray and Alibaba's Jack Ma - 5 Things You Must Know
TheStreet.com - 4 months ago
Global oil prices have risen for three consecutive ... about 50 locations in major metro areas in 2019, and then as many as 3,000 by 2021. The company opened its first cashierless store near its headquarters in Seattle in 2016 and has since opened two ...

Teodoro L. Ferrer: Game changer providing Pinoys quality affordable medicines for 15 years
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
Ayala Healthcare Holdings Inc. (AC Health) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Ayala Corporation, and serves as the portfolio company for healthcare businesses. Its vision is to build a ...

Itogon mayor: Benguet Corp's fault miners were in landslide-prone area
Rappler - 4 months ago
BAGUIO CITY, Philippines - It was Benguet Corporation's fault that dozens of miners and their families were allowed to live near the company's Antamok mining area - an area vulnerable to landslides - Itogon town Mayor Victorio Palangdan said on ...

Itogon Mayor appeals to mining company to help landslide victims
CNN Philippines - 4 months ago
Six days after Typhoon Ompong triggered a deadly landslide in Barangay Ucab, Itogon Mayor Victor Palangdan on Thursday appealed to Benguet Corporation to help provide a temporary relocation site ...

Albay board members investigate quarrying corruption involving gov't officials
Rappler - 4 months ago
according to statements made by Vice Governor Harold Imperial. Implicated in the corruption issue is the environment and natural resources office (ENRO) as well as some personalities at the office of the governor. The assertions were made by witnesses who ...

Ompong fund drive: P235,000
philstar.com - 4 months ago
The fund drive now totals P235,000 following earlier donations totalling P135,000, and P100,000 from The Philippine STAR. Cash donations may be deposited to Philstar Daily Inc./Operation Damayan Metrobank Savings Account No. 151-7-15152422-9. Donations of ...

32 hospital and health system CISOs to know | 2018
Becker's Hospital Review - 4 months ago
She previously worked as CISO of Software Information Systems, a technology solutions and services company. She has earned the Certified Cloud Security Professional credential from the Cloud Security Alliance and International Information System Security ...