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 ...

Southwoods hangs on to slim lead in PAL Ladies Interclub
BusinessMirror - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 ...

Philippines landslide: 'At least he was in one piece'
Al Jazeera English - 5 months ago
Itogon, Philippines - Mary Jane Baccodong had to steel herself to deliver her sermon at a church service on Sunday morning, and held back the urge to break down. The anxious preacher just learned about the massive landslide that slammed into Ucab village ...

Market declines; SM Prime up
Manila Standard Today - 5 months ago
Losers outnumbered gainers, 153 to 36, while 41 issues were unchanged. Two of the 20 most actives stocks ended in the green, led by SM Prime Holdings Inc. which gained 1.2 percent to P36.95. Universal Robina Corp. rose 0.8 percent to P144.10. Meanwhile ...

Manila Southwoods to host first PSA Cup September 25
philstar.com - 5 months ago
Attractive prizes are up for grabs, including a round-trip ticket to the United States courtesy of Philippine Airlines, for a hole-in-one on No. 16 aside from trophies for individual champions in all divisions. The maiden PSA Cup will also see a battle ...

Manila Southwoods up by 5 at PAL Ladies Interclub
BusinessMirror - 5 months ago
Donors are Asia Brewery and Philippine National Bank. Founders: Del Monte Golf Club 136, Negros Occidental Golf and Country Club 124, Alabang Country Club Team 1 121, Wack Wack Golf and Country ...

Remitly targets bigger share of local remittance market
BusinessWorld - 5 months ago
Remitly may tap other countries for expansion, including some in Asia, she said. Remitly is working with BDO Unibank, Inc., Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co., M Lhuillier and Cebuana Lhuillier, but is still on the lookout for more partners, Mr. Nigro said.

Remitly seeks to gain 40% share of PHL remittance market by 2022
BusinessMirror - 5 months ago
Its featured partners are Banco de Oro, Bank of the Philippine Islands, Metrobank, Philippine National Bank, M Lhuillier, Cebuana Lhuillier and LBC. Also part of this roster are SM Department ...

Allianz PNB Life Insurance books 162% growth in premium income
BusinessWorld - 5 months ago
ALLIANZ PNB Life Insurance, Inc. reported robust growth in the first half of the year on the back of rising incomes. In a statement sent to reporters on Wednesday, the joint venture between German insurer Allianz SE and Tan-owned Philippine National Bank ...

Phoenix Petroleum to freeze gas prices in calamity areas
BusinessMirror - 5 months ago
PHOENIX Petroleum Philippines Inc. is implementing a price freeze on gasoline and diesel products in areas declared under a state of calamity (SOC) following the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong. This ...

Southwoods takes 5-point lead over Pradera Verde
BusinessWorld - 5 months ago
Other sponsors are TFC, Mastercard, Resorts World, SEDA Hotel, SM Supermalls, and Banco de Oro. Donors are Asia Brewery and Philippine National Bank.

Song of Solomon
philstar.com - 5 months ago
... of arts in scenography and theatre design from the Wimbledon School of Arts in London, and has worked with most of the major theater companies and production houses in the Philippines. Miguel Braganza, the choreographer, is the founder of Ballet Asia ...

Previews of upcoming super movies: Captain Marvel and Joker in 2019
InterAksyon - 5 months ago
The Skrulls, one of the most notable villains in Marvel comics, are also set to finally make their onscreen debut after intellectual property issues prevented ... the rights to which are owned by 20th Century Fox, are also set to release new additions ...

Philippines stocks lower at close of trade; PSEi Composite down 0.89%
Investing.com - 5 months ago
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Philippines Stock Exchange by 150 to 37 and 41 ended unchanged. Shares in Megaworld Corp (PS:MEG) fell to 52-week lows; down 3.63% or 0.150 to 3.980. Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.45% or 5.40 ...

Erwan Heussaff: Slow cooking in the big city
Rappler - 5 months ago
Rappler.com The Viking Range Showroom can be found at Unit 205, Westgate Commercial Center, Filinvest City, Muntinlupa, Metro Manila, with contact numbers 8281363 and 09175937255.

Supreme Court rules BIR can't collect P3-B tax from Petron, Shell
Rappler - 5 months ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Supreme Court (SC) has ruled in favor of oil companies Petron and Shell, barring the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) from collecting P3 billion in supposed tax liabilities from the companies over the tax scam of the 1990s.

Vivo launches X21 in PH, partners with Smart as exclusive distributor
Rappler - 5 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- PLDT Enterprise ... the X21 is designed especially for C-level executives and entrepreneurs--with features, such as in-display fingerprint scanning technology and a 6.28" AMOLED display, catering to their varied needs and ...

Top of the world!
The Jamaica Observer - 5 months ago
Jamaican-owned hotel group Sandals Resorts International swept the Travel Trade Gazette Awards 2018 held at the Lyceum Theatre in London's Covent Garden on Monday night. Viewed by many as the Emmys of the travel industry, the event saw Sandals holding off ...

1st Southeast Asia's mining heritage hub opens
philstar.com - 5 months ago
The heritage center serves as the repository of memories, both past and the present, of the men and women behind Atlas Consolidated Mining and Development Corporation and its subsidiary, the Carmen Copper Corporation. The heritage center occupies two ...

The childhood money memory of the' Duke of Makati' (Fernando Zobel de Ayala)
philstar.com - 5 months ago
Regular folks have a penchant for royalty. Everybody was glued to the royal wedding of British Prince Harry to Meghan Markle, and the previous ones before that. In the US where there is no royalty, the Kennedys seem to have that adulation. How about in the ...

FAST FACTS: What to know about Itogon, Benguet
Rappler - 5 months ago
And it's no stranger to landslides. (READ: Why mine despite landslide scare? 'Doon lang kami umaasa') According to its website, companies such as Benguet Corporation, Philex Mining Company, Atok Big Wedge Mining Company (Now Atok Gold), and Itogon Suyoc ...

DENR chief orders stoppage of all small scale mining operations in CAR
Philippine Information Agency - 5 months ago
The town of Itogon has a lot of small-scale mining concessions from Benguet Corporation, attracting many people from outside Benguet who are in search of livelihood. There are about 10,000 small scale miners in Itogon alone, according to Bureau of Mines ...

Shift to natural gas
philstar.com - 5 months ago
Thus, it was not surprising that the electricity services were immediately restored because some of the big power plants, especially the base-load plants run by First Gen are easy start-up in case of disruption caused by a strong typhoon like Ompong.

Alliance Global investing P240 billion in next three years
Manila Standard Today - 5 months ago
Conglomerate Alliance Global Group Inc., the holding company of billionaire Andrew Tan, earmarked P240 billion in capital expenditures for the next three years, as it accelerates the expansion of its property, liquor, gaming and leisure, and infrastructure ...

Filipinas in Global Network
BusinessMirror - 5 months ago
Dr. Conchita L. Manabat is the president of the Development Center for Finance, a joint undertaking between Finex Foundation and the UP Virata School of Business. A past president of Finex and ...

SC bars BIR from collecting P3-billion tax from Petron, Shell
BusinessMirror - 5 months ago
THE Supreme Court has thrown out the bid of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to collect around P3 billion in alleged tax liabilities from giant oil companies Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp ...

Decarbonization starts with natural gas; questions remain
BusinessWorld - 5 months ago
BARCELONA -- Is natural gas a transition fuel on the road to a decarbonized future? That was the question posed to several chief executive officers (CEOs) of top energy firms at the Gastech Exhibition and Conference here on Monday. "Gas is a destination ...

Infracorp plans monorail project linking Eastwood City to MRT-3
BusinessWorld - 5 months ago
Inc. looks to propose a monorail project connecting the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) to Eastwood City, in a bid to ease traffic congestion and increase connectivity for commuters in the area. The infrastructure arm of Alliance Global Group ...

Women and youth in real estate
BusinessMirror - 5 months ago
Ocampo is the head of commercial operations at Fort Bonifacio Development Corp ... for ULI Philippines and Chief Executive Officer Delfin Angelo Wenceslao. He is a real-estate professional ...

Six foreign entities keen on joining LNG project, says PNOC
BusinessWorld - 5 months ago
He identified the other companies as China Petroleum and Chemical Corp., Bechtel Corp ... the terms of which are still being finalized by Asian Development Bank, the consultant tapped to advise on the project. He expects the terms to be finalized by ...

AGI plans to spend P240-billion capital expenditures through 2020
BusinessMirror - 5 months ago
ALLIANCE Global Group Inc. (AGI), the holding firm of businessman Andrew L. Tan, on Tuesday said it will spend P240 billion in capital expenditures (capex) over the next three years or through 2020.