Philippines needs to catch up on power digitization - Schneider
philstar.com - 5 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 ...

Century Properties secures half of sites for horizontal devt venture
BusinessMirror - 5 months ago
PROPERTY developer Century Properties Group Inc. (CPG) said it still has to identify about half of the 15 sites for its horizontal economic housing development, which it will carry out in ...

Alsons gets go signal to issue P2.5 B CPs
philstar.com - 5 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the corporate regulator, has given its green light to Alsons Consolidated Resources Inc. to raise P2.5 billion through the issuance of commercial papers. The SEC approved the plan in its ...

Devt of Sangley Airport not a top govt priority
BusinessMirror - 5 months ago
The proposal of the Naia Consortium--composed Aboitiz InfraCapital Inc., AC Infrastructure Holdings Corp., Alliance Global Group Inc ... Summit Holdings Inc. and Metro Pacific Investments ...

Makati Boyz represent PHL in Asean leg of AWS competition
BusinessMirror - 5 months ago
Also the coleader of the AWS User Group Philippines ... is the President of Segovia Development Corp., a privately owned firm in the real-estate industry, and the vice president and business ...

Be authentic, communicate often and win awards
BusinessMirror - 5 months ago
Bong R. Osorio is a communications consultant of ABS-CBN Corp., SkyCable, Dentsu-Aegis Network, government projects among others, after retiring as vice president and head of the Corporate ...

When art and music share the spotlight
BusinessMirror - 5 months ago
In 2000 the then 28-year-old Maningning Miclat jumped to her death from the seventh floor of a building in Far Eastern University (FEU), where she worked as a professor. The year after ...

A touch of glamour, a stroke of art @ Rustans
philstar.com - 5 months ago
A palpable artistry can be seen in even the smallest detail of a Criselda Lontok piece. SSI Group Inc. president Anton Huang with Rustan Commercial Corp. president Donnie Tantoco. As Criselda Lontok celebrates her 35 years of transformative style ...

Itogon: When the land of promise buried its people
Rappler - 5 months ago
The Itogon landslide site is controlled by the oldest mining company in the Philippines, Benguet Corporation. According to local officials, it failed to prevent miners from living atop land that was vulnerable to landslides. The company claims it never ...

SWU spikers start strong
philstar.com - 5 months ago
Meanwhile, University of Southern Philippines Foundation pounced Don Bosco Technical College, 25-16, 25-14, as the UC boys blasted Cebu Institute of Technology-University, 27-25, 25-17. SWU boys gun for their second victory today against UC. The rest of ...

The KTM as perfect companion for getting lost on purpose
ABS-CBN News - 5 months ago
If you want a sure cure for the 9-to-5 doldrums or a quick escape from the bizarre unrealities of modern Philippine life ... were being manufactured by the Ayala-owned Integrated Micro- Electronics Inc. plant in Laguna, which is already a major player ...

Sandals cops 11 World Travel Awards
The Jamaica Observer - 5 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 - 5 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.

Dow, S&P 500 Set Record Highs as Wall Street Looks Past Trade Fears
TheStreet.com - 5 months ago
Global oil prices have risen for three ... about 50 locations in major metro areas in 2019, and then as many as 3,000 by 2021. The stock rose 1.1%. Amazon is a holding in Jim Cramer's Action Alerts PLUS member club. Want to be alerted before Jim Cramer ...

Senate President, top sports execs lead PSA Cup cast
philstar.com - 5 months ago
A round-trip ticket to the US courtesy of Philippine Airlines will be staked as hole-in-one prize in the event backed by ICTSI, Sunrise Events Inc., National Golf Association of the Philippines, Rain or Shine, Mighty Sports, Bong Lopez, Luigi Tabuena ...

LRT-1 posts record 14.63 million ridership in August
philstar.com - 5 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- LRT-1 saw its highest monthly ridership last month since the consortium of Light Rail Manila Corp. (LRMC) assumed operations in 2015. LRMC said passenger volume hit 14.63 million in August, up eight percent due to the increased ...

MCIA operations back to normal
philstar.com - 5 months ago
Motorists bound for Mactan are advised to use the right lane of the second bridge, pass by the M.L. Quezon Highway road of Barangay Pasok, and make a left turn in a slot near the Philippine National Bank. The Department of Public Works and Highways in ...

Getting Rid of Swimsuits Was Just the Beginning
BloombergQuint - 5 months ago
MAO lost a number of sponsors and partnerships, including Dick Clark Productions Inc., which promoted its televised pageant ... swimsuit changethe day before Carlson announced it on Good Morning America in June. For the most part, Mund played her role ...

Death toll rises to 42 in Benguet landslide
CNN Philippines - 5 months ago
Itogon, Benguet (CNN Philippines, September 22) -- Ten more bodies were recovered in Itogon, Benguet on Saturday, a week after the deadly landslide buried dozens of people there. This brings the ...

Online remittance firm Remitly expands to 11 European countries
newsbytes.ph - 5 months ago
Its featured are Banco de Oro, Bank of the Philippine Islands, Metrobank, Philippine National Bank, M Lhuillier, Cebuana Lhuillier, SM Department Store, and LBC to name a few. To date, over $200 ...

8 things Juan Ponce Enrile, Bongbong Marcos got wrong about martial law
CNN Philippines - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 ...