GESC to continue supplying electricity to Robinsons Land
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
GLOBAL Energy Supply Corp. (GESC), the retail energy arm of Global Business Power Corp. (GBP), will continue to supply power to Robinsons Land Corp. (RLC) under an amended power-supply agreement ...

SM Prime to launch new office buildings in Pasay
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
SM Prime Holdings Inc. on Wednesday said it expanded its office portfolio with the launch of office building Three E-Com Center, and the topping off of the Four E-Com Center at the Mall of Asia ...

DMCI sells 99% of Pasig condo units for P7.5 billion
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
THE real-estate arm of publicly listed DMCI Holdings Inc. said it sold almost all of the units of its condominium development in Pasig. The company said it earned P7.5 billion in sales of Fairlane ...

How African Leaders Can Finance Development And Transformation
Techzim - 4 months ago
I have a strong academic grounding in human rights and project management having completed a Bachelor of Arts in Development Studies at Midlands State University. I am a qualified, dedicated and experienced development worker, with over three years ...

Lawmaker lauds 2018 Metrobank Outstanding Filipino awardees
Philippine Information Agency - 4 months ago
Misamis Oriental Cong. Juliette Uy (2nd District) meets P/SInsp. Dennis Ebsolo, chief of the Villanueva Municipal Police Station (Villanueva, Misamis Oriental). Ebsolo is among the 10 Outstanding Filipino awardees of the Metrobank Foundation for 2018.

Reshaping the skyline of the bustling Ortigas Center
BusinessWorld - 4 months ago
Located about two kilometers away from this historical site is another prominent landmark, considered as one of the icons of the Philippine modern architecture, the Meralco Building. The architect of the now 50-year- old structure is said to have used the ...

London to taste Jollibee's Chickenjoy starting October 20
Rappler - 4 months ago
MANILA, Philippines - Filipinos living in London will soon taste a familiar treat, as Jollibee Foods Corporation announced it will be opening the doors of its first store there on October 20. In a tweet on Wednesday, September 26, Jollibee gave an ...

Globe says it has cut interconnection rates for voice calls, SMS
newsbytes.ph - 4 months ago
Mobile operator Globe Telecom said it has lowered its interconnection rates for voice calls and text messages in compliance with the directive of the government. In a statement, the Ayala-owned ...

A construction boom and a thriving cement industry
BusinessWorld - 4 months ago
Construction activities in the Philippines are swelling. According to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), the total number of constructions in the second quarter of 2018 was 40,182, up 11.7% from ... undertaken by the administration of President ...

Not just teachers, they are awakeners
philstar.com - 4 months ago
No one can teach if not in love with teaching, said M.E. Sangster. Love for the vocation distinguishes the four teachers honored as "Outstanding Filipinos, 2018" by Metrobank Foundation. Though an urbanite, Mary Jane S. Ramo chooses to head school in a ...

Peso, stocks weaken anew
philstar.com - 4 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- Financial markets suffered heavily yesterday, with the benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi ... Astro del Castillo, managing director at First Grade Finance Inc. said concerns on the US-China trade war have resurfaced.

Catastrophe modeling
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
The project has several partners which include, among others, the National Reinsurance Corp. of the Philippines, the Disaster Risk and Exposure Assessment for Mitigation Program of the Philippines ...

Tan group beefs up infrastructure capital
BusinessWorld - 4 months ago
The others are Aboitiz InfraCapital, Inc., AC Infrastructure Holdings Corp., Alliance Global Group, Inc., Filinvest Development Corp., JG Summit Holdings, Inc. and Metro Pacific Investments, Inc. The group named Changi Airports International Private Ltd ...

PAL bags four-star rating from US-based APEX
BusinessWorld - 4 months ago
PHILIPPINE Airlines (PAL) said it has been awarded a four-star rating by US-based aviation group Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) for its inflight service, seats and cabin products. In a statement on Tuesday, the flag carrier said the Four ...

PAL gets 4-star carrier tag from New York-based rating body
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
FLAG carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) has been named a four-star major regional carrier by New York-based Airline Passenger Experience Association (Apex), further bolstering its bid to become a ...

Harbor Star launches P170-million share buyback program
BusinessWorld - 4 months ago
HARBOR Star Shipping Services, Inc. is buying back P170 million worth of shares from the stock exchange in a bid to improve shareholder value. In a disclosure to the stock exchange on Tuesday, the shipping company said its board of directors has approved ...

Clark named a major office space market
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
in the brand-new statistics just released by the Leechiu and Associates for real estate, Clark surpassed Cebu as top choice area for office space," McBride said during the Philippine Economic ...

Meralco-Egco partnership eyes transmission facility in Luzon
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
SAN Buenaventura Power Ltd. (SBPL), a partnership between Meralco PowerGen (MGen) and New Growth BV, a wholly owned subsidiary of Electricity Generating Public Co. Ltd. (Egco Group) of Thailand ...

RCBC, thrift banking arm to merge
philstar.com - 4 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) will merge its wholly-owned thrift banking arm, RCBC Savings Bank, to the parent lender. In a disclosure to the stock exchange, the Yuchengco-led bank said the planned transaction is expected to ...

Duterte certifies Security of Tenure Bill as urgent
UNTV - 4 months ago
Giant firms such as SM Retail Inc. and Jollibee Foods Corporation are also members of ECOP. Meanwhile, Bello admits they lack available labor law compliance officers to complete the inspection of 800,000 business establishments in the country. Since ...

Supreme Court: Straight to the FAN!
philstar.com - 4 months ago
Nowadays, taxpayers prefer to be compliant rather than to take the risk of catching the attention of the Bureau of Internal Revenue and increase the possibility of going through the process of a tax assessment. Going through the process of a tax assessment ...

6th VMC Interschool Art Contest qualifies 67 young artists in Negros Island
Philippine Information Agency - 4 months ago
NEGROS ORIENTAL, Sept. 11 (PIA)--Of 138 entrants all over Negros Island, 67 students were handpicked to join the 6 th Victorias Milling Company (VMC) Interschool Art Contest 2018 during the pre-qualifying rounds held Monday in Bacolod City. Negros ...

33rd Negros Trade Fair kicks off
Sun Star - 4 months ago
and those from different agencies like Philippine Exporters Confederation Inc., Department of Trade and Industry, and Department of Science and Technology, and Department of Tourism, among others. ANP also invited all the senators yet no one has confirmed ...

The power of steel
philstar.com - 4 months ago
With Asset Master, you can build a global portfolio of investments that will help your family keep on living well." (For more information, visit the nearest Metrobank, PSBank or AXA branch, e-mail customer.service@axa.com.ph or check out www.axa.com.ph.)

On the wings of love
philstar.com - 4 months ago
Nieves Confesor, former Immigration commissioner and current Philippine Airlines SVP for legal and corporate communications lawyer Siegfred Mison, FINEX EVP and Ayala Corp. executive Ronald Goseco and myself. The MSGC is chaired by former Defense secretary ...

Ayala tapping 250 hectares of Alviera for industrial park
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
The City Center is the central business district with corporate offices and commercial destinations, anchored by the Alviera Country Club. These three districts are linked by the Alviera Greenbelt ...

The road to ageless
philstar.com - 4 months ago
As an HR practitioner, why is the fitness of your employees important to you? I work for Century Pacific Food, Inc., makers of Century Tuna, Argentina Corned Beef, 555 Sardines, Birch Tree, Angels Milk and more. As a senior HR manager for Total Rewards ...

Pump prices increase anew today
philstar.com - 4 months ago
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. Price increases of UniOil ...

PSA Cup under way at Southwoods Legends
philstar.com - 4 months ago
The shotgun style tee-off is set at 7:30 a.m. Backing the event as major sponsors are PLDT/Smart, Philippine Airlines and Meralco as major sponsors while Philippine Airlines is staking a round-trip ticket to London or the United States on No. 16 of the ...

Airlines add fuel surcharge to ticket prices
philstar.com - 4 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- Local airlines have started implementing higher rates in line with the revival of the fuel surcharge. Officials from Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific said yesterday their companies started last Wednesday the imposition of fuel ...

Ompong fund drive: P500,200
philstar.com - 4 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- Operation Damayan ... which may be deposited to Philstar Daily Inc./Operation Damayan Metrobank Savings Account No. 151-7-15152422-9. For inquiries, call 527-7901 local 194 and ask for Emie Cruz or email damayan@philstarmedia.com.

DU30 in Naga, Cebu to help disaster victims
philstar.com - 4 months ago
The President ordered the moral and financial support to about 400 families who are now staying at the Enan Chion Activity Center since losing their homes to this landslide ... that happened at the turn of the century. It was then I realized that the ...

Philex builds road to hasten search for landslide victims
philstar.com - 4 months ago
ITOGON, Benguet, Philippines -- A rescue team sent by Philex Mining Corp. to help search for victims of a landslide in Barangay Ucab in this town was finally able to connect an access road to the disaster site on Friday. Using an excavator deployed from ...

Sabal: Reflecting on our economy
Sun Star - 4 months ago
THE Xavier University Department of Economics has organized a forum ... It is third in 2016, next to Eastern Visayas and Central Luzon. Second in 2017, just 1.2 percent lower than the RGDP of the Cordillera Autonomous Region. This is good in the sense ...

The blueprint for AmBisyon Natin 2040
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
THE World Bank released a report this past week, titled "Growth and Productivity in the Philippines: Winning the Future." This analysis concentrates on recommendations to achieve the ...

Not-so-rosy outlook for PHL retailers as funds on sidelines
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
While the stock losses have pushed down valuations and Universal Robina looks attractive, there are too many headwinds ahead to buy consumer shares now. "There is no doubt valuation haves come ...

First Gen, SMC in talks on LNG project
BusinessMirror - 4 months ago
LOPEZ-LED First Gen Corp. and Conglomerate San Miguel Corp ... is targeted for construction next year. It is envisioned that the $1-billion facility will be finished in four years.

Twin tragedies: How Itogon and Naga landslides are alike
Rappler - 4 months ago
Benguet Corporation, the oldest mining company in the Philippines, is being blamed by the local government of Itogon. (READ: Itogon Tragedy: When the land of promise buried its people) There is also a quarry near the landslide site in Naga, Cebu ...

Authorities were informed of landslide prone area in Itogon -- Palace
CNN Philippines - 4 months ago
Roque said a mining company "owner" operating near Benguet Corporation warned him back in January that a dam pipe in the area collapsed, which may have enhanced the land movement. "May tubig sa ...

Malaysia snaps three-day winning streak, Singapore gains
Nikkei Asian Review - 4 months ago
"Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand remain on the ... credit facility by six months. Keppel Corp lost 0.4%. The conglomerate is considering a transaction with media giant Singapore Press ...

Constant 'relearning,' non-routine abilities key to future job security - PIDS
Rappler - 4 months ago
They can bring about massive changes in society, among the most important of which is man ... and those who are involved in unpredictable physical work. What is non-codifiable now may be codifiable in the future The definitions of codifiable and non ...

Asia League honcho wants PH teams 'more than anything else'
Rappler - 4 months ago
Asia League boss Matt Beyer revealed that they are eyeing teams under the San Miguel Corporation and the MVP Group to join the Summer Super 8 and the Terrific 12 - the league's two invitational tournaments. "I want Philippine teams more than anything ...

Generika: Soaring prices lift demand of generic medicines
philstar.com - 4 months ago
"Our partnership with Generika is a key pillar in our vision to provide accessible, affordable, and quality healthcare to a greater number of Filipinos," Ayala Corp president Fernando Zobel de Ayala said. "With Generika, we have an established retail ...

Itogon mayor appeals for support from mine firm for relocation sites
Philippine Information Agency - 4 months ago
In a press briefing on Thursday, Palangdan appealed to the Benguet Corporation to look for possible relocation sites for the displaced residents of Barangay Ucab who were hardest affected by Typhoon Ompong. More than 30 people who were buried landslides in ...

First Gen still keen on Malampaya banked gas
Manila Standard Today - 4 months ago
First Gen Corp. said it is open to negotiations with state-run Philippine National Oil Co. for the purchase of the Malampaya banked gas at a price lower than the gas supplied to the 1,200-megawatt Ilijan power plant. "We already submitted an offer before ...

Sandals cops 11 World Travel Awards
The Jamaica Observer - 4 months ago
Palladium Hotel Group, Secrets Resorts & Spas, and Warner Leisure Hotels. Meanwhile, the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) won the award for Caribbean's leading tourist board at last night's travel awards.

Sandals cops 11 World Travel Awards
The Jamaica Observer - 4 months ago
Palladium Hotel Group, Secrets Resorts & Spas, and Warner Leisure Hotels. Meanwhile, the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) won the award for Caribbean's leading tourist board at last night's travel awards.

Clear policy signals
philstar.com - 4 months ago
While here in this cosmopolitan capital city of Catalunia, my IphoneX apps Health Data recorded a total of 16,636 ... So it was a welcome additional knowledge to learn the latest technology advancement in the production and development of new LNG sites ...

Del Monte, two others share PAL ladies interclub honors
philstar.com - 4 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- Del Monte and Tagaytay Highlands outclassed their rivals while Bacolod edged host Rancho Palos Verdes as they topped their respective divisions in the 13th Philippine Airlines Interclub golf team championships at the Rancho Palos ...

Philippines needs to catch up on power digitization - Schneider
philstar.com - 4 months ago
SINGAPORE -- Power and digitization should go hand in hand in the Internet of Things (IoT) era to be able to provide efficient and reliable power to people especially in the face of climate change. But the Philippines would need appropriate policies to ...