Jordan cruises to 4-shot Aboitiz win
Manila Standard Today - 5 months ago
"I had no pressure as the leader so I tried my best to avoid making mistakes," added Jordan, who pocketed $17,500 from the $100,000 purse in the event sponsored by Aboitiz Equity Ventures and organized by Pilipinas Golf Tournaments Inc. While he kept ...

Filipino company migrates to cloud, deploys IoT devices
Manila Standard Today - 5 months ago
the head of research and development of Cortex Technologies Corp., the newly formed strategic business unit of Concepcion Industrial Corp. "The things that we look at are internet of things, as CIC is really into air-conditioning and refrigeration.

Globe Telecom puts the spotlight on future workplace at Innovation Month
Manila Standard Today - 5 months ago
Globe invited speakers including ASEAN Business Advisory Council Senior Adviser for ICT Bettina Quimson, Rappler CEO and co-founder Maria Ressa, as well as Makerspace COO Miguel Cervantes. Serial technopreneurs Abel Jose of Green Canyon Eco Resort ...

Jordan ices title win with 68
philstar.com - 5 months ago
"I had no pressure as the leader so I tried my best to avoid making mistakes," added Jordan, who pocketed $17,500 from the $100,000 purse in the event sponsored by Aboitiz Equity Ventures and organized by Pilipinas Golf Tournaments, Inc. While he kept ...

Government buildings to go green with solar
The Hans India - 5 months ago
Anantapur: Renew, a private solar power promotion firm, has been roped in by NREDCAP (Non-conventional Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Limited) to implement roof top solar units in all government sector buildings. As per an agreement ...

Use of technology in investing still eludes millennials--broker
BusinessMirror - 5 months ago
In Photo: First Metro Securities Brokerage Corp. (FirstMetroSec) Business Development head Andro Leo L. Beltran talks about investing in this undated photo. THE stock brokerage arm of the ...

Saint Peter Claver, Patron of All Catholic Missions
BusinessMirror - 5 months ago
Chattel slavery considered persons as personal property that can be bought ... intensive plantations and gold mines from the mid-15th century to the 19th century. Each of the 36,000 Transatlantic ...

Mendoza: A toss-up between Djokovic and Del Potro
Sun Star - 5 months ago
is backed up by a bundle that includes, among others, Airbus, Bombardier, People Asia, UM Broadcasting Network, Primax Broadcasting Network, TFC, Mastercard, SEDA Hotel, SM Supermalls, Banco de Oro, Asia Brewery and Philippine National Bank.

PLDT, Smart and Sun take digital lifestyle to new level
Sun Star - 5 months ago
With Lendr, you can buy the device for an initial low cash-out of Php495, followed by six weekly payments of Php370, which can be paid through any Smart Padala center, Bayad Center, ECPay, and 7-Eleven outlets. Simply visit https://pldthomewifi.lendr.com ...

China-US military, trade rivalries heat up
philstar.com - 5 months ago
To supplement the "carrier killers" - and potentially dragging us into the conflict - China has deployed missiles in the artificial islands it has built over ... the maritime areas claimed by the Philippines and Vietnam. On the trade war that ...

NTF to underscore NegOcc as investment destination
Sun Star - 5 months ago
Making Diversification Work in Negros by the Center for Food and Agribusiness of the University of Asia and the Pacific; and the Negros Occidental Local Investment and Incentives Code by former governor and provincial consultant on investment promotions ...

Toll from Japan quake rises to 18 as hopes fade for survivors
philstar.com - 5 months ago
Western parts of the country are still recovering from the most powerful typhoon to strike Japan in a quarter of a century, which claimed 11 lives ... Hokkaido unleashed scores of landslides, burying homes in avalanches of soil, rock and timber.

Duterte Blames Trump for Philippines' Soaring Consumer Prices
Bloomberg L.P. - 5 months ago
U.S. President Donald Trump is to blame for surging consumer prices in the Philippines after he sparked a trade war ... Tighter supplies of rice due to bad weather and the ongoing lean season also contributed to accelerating inflation, according to Bangko ...

Jordan regains control despite last-hole miscue
thestandard.com.ph - 5 months ago
Dasmariñas, Cavite--Damien Jordan romped with the best backside card among the frontrunners in wet condition but missed capping it on the closing par-5 hole as he settled for a 70 and a two ...

Jollibee buys 47% of Bayless restaurant
thestandard.com.ph - 5 months ago
Jollibee said in a disclosure to the stock exchange it entered into a business venture with Bayless to build a Mexican fast-casual restaurant business in the US. Jollibee under the partnership ...

Jollibee buys 47% stake in US-based Mexican restaurant
philstar.com - 5 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- Filipino fastfood giant Jollibee Foods Corp. (JFC) is acquiring $12.4 million worth of shares in a US-based restaurant chain that serves Mexican food. JFC told the local bourse yesterday that its wholly-owned subsidiary Jollibee ...

PT&T expecting a foreign company to partner with eventual third telco player in PHL
TechnoChops - 5 months ago
The Philippine Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (PT&T) is one company that, through its representative, has been very vocal about participating in the selection process for the third telecommunication company (telco) being sought by the Department of ...

Jordan hangs tough
BusinessMirror - 5 months ago
but built some kind of momentum and confidence with that final-hole birdie going to the final round of the annual event sponsored by Aboitiz Equity Ventures and organized by Pilipinas Golf ...

Southwoods out to regain PAL Ladies Interclub title
BusinessMirror - 5 months ago
Manila Southwoods, denied a seventh straight title last year in Cebu City, has assembled a youth-laden squad to challenge defending champion Pradera Verde in the 13th Philippine Airlines Ladies ...

Learning motif
thestandard.com.ph - 5 months ago
The Light Rail Manila Corp. and PLDT Smart Foundation launched the Gabay Guro Train, a themed-train initiative of LRMC which will use the LRT-1 Generation 3 trains with reading and learning as ...

Market slumps; BDO,BPI decline
thestandard.com.ph - 5 months ago
BDO Unibank Inc., the biggest lender in terms of assets, slumped 5.1 percent to P123.30, while Bank of the Philippine Islands, the third-largest bank, fell 2.1 percent to P90. JG Summit Holdings ...

Jordan storms ahead with eagle-spiked 64
thestandard.com.ph - 5 months ago
Dasmariñas, Cavite--Aussie Damien Jordan made true his vow of putting up a solid card on a course that suits his game, firing an eagle-aided, bogey-free eight-under 64 to sneak past equally hot ...

Globe, Hineleban lead drive to save primary rainforests
thestandard.com.ph - 5 months ago
Globe Telecom, together with Hineleban Foundation Inc., aims to educate the public and raise awareness about the severe state of Philippine primary rainforests, which only have 1.5 percent of its ...

BSP to reactivate currency risk protection program
CNN Philippines - 5 months ago
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 7) -- In response to the peso's continuous depreciation, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is gearing up for measures seemingly to prevent speculation.

Recoletos fun run set
The Visayan Daily Star - 5 months ago
left on Araneta Avenue (7-Eleven); left on Lizares Avenue passing Sacred Heart Seminary; enter UNO-R through the vehicular gate, near the amphitheater; and finish on campus at Park 1606, in front of the Engineering building. For the Open Category ...

Duterte to name experts picked to probe Dengvaxia mess: DOH
UNTV - 5 months ago
3) MOA between Stone of David Corporation and MCTECH RF Technologies Ltd. (On development of military and intelligence products and hardware) 4) MOU between Century Pacific Food, Inc. and Kvuzat Yavne (On the distribution of canned tuna products for the ...

Meralco rates declined in September
thestandard.com.ph - 5 months ago
Electricity rates in the franchise area of retailer Manila Electric Co. declined by P0.1458 per kilowatt-hour to P10.0732 per kWh in September from P10.2190 per kWh in August. Meralco said for a ...

ICTSI raises North Harbor stake to 50%
thestandard.com.ph - 5 months ago
Port operator International Container Terminal Services Inc. said it is acquiring an additional 15.17-percent stake in Manila North Harbor Philippines Inc. for P910 million, raising its total ...

Villar trebles wealth to become 2nd richest man in PH
thestandard.com.ph - 5 months ago
Gokongwei moved to third with a net worth of $4.4 billion, followed by Jaime Zobel de Ayala of Ayala Corp. with $4 billion and ports and casino operator Enrique Razon with $3.9 billion.

Que takes charge in rain
thestandard.com.ph - 5 months ago
Canadian Lee Sang and Aussie Tim Stewart were tied at 138 after a 70 and 68, respectively in the 72-hole championship serving as the fifth leg of the second season of the PGT Asia put up by ICTSI ...

Officials rush to assure Trump they didn't pen op-ed criticizing him
Rappler - 5 months ago
Our office is above such amateur acts." Speculation about Pence had been rampant on social media and cable television because of the op-ed writer's use of "lodestar," an archaic word that the vice president has used in multiple speeches. Pence's denial ...

Here are the administration officials who deny they wrote The New York Times op-ed
CNN Philippines - 5 months ago
Among the officials to speak out are Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and Defense Secretary James Mattis. The op-ed is written ...

PT&T to talk with PSE in order to resume trading shares in bid to be 3rd telco player
TechnoChops - 5 months ago
It is one of the companies expressing interest in becoming the New Major Player (NMP) expected to challenge the duopoly of Globe Telecom and PLDT, Inc. in the telecommunications industry. One way for the company to increase its capital expenditure (capex ...

Sea Lions nip Scorpions in UCBL opening game
philstar.com - 5 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- Olivarez College rode on a big fourth quarter charge to hack out an 86-83 victory over Centro Escolar University at the start of the third UCBL basketball tournament yesterday at the Olivarez gym in Parañaque. With Chris Lalata and ...

First Gen open to LNG partnership with PNOC
philstar.com - 5 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- First Gen Corp. of the Lopez Group is still open to partnering with Philippine National Oil Co. (PNOC) even as it pushes through with its own liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, a company official said. First Gen vice president ...

Peso hits new low; stocks take a beating
philstar.com - 5 months ago
"Concerns of emerging market sell-off and contagion plus news of some foreign managers reducing weight on the Philippines are affecting our equities ... losers were Alliance Global (-6.4 percent), DMCI Holdings (-5.6 percent), and Metro Pacific (-5.3 ...

Henry Sy still richest in Philippines; Manny Villar moves to No. 2
philstar.com - 5 months ago
of Security Bank; self-made fashion designer Josie Natori (No. 45, $150 million) and Jerry Liu (No. 46, $145 million) of semiconductor maker Cirtek. There were also notable decliners on the list. Betty Ang (No. 32, $270 million) of noodle giant Monde ...

UnionBank eyes P20 billion from bonds, commercial papers
philstar.com - 5 months ago
The bank, controlled by listed Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc. (AEV), launched a P70 billion funding program last October consisting of offshore borrowings as well as domestic borrowings through the stock rights offering, issuance of long term negotiable ...

Power rates down for Sept 2018; water hike looms
philstar.com - 5 months ago
The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System-Regulatory Office (MWSS-RO) is set to finish today the final leg of public consultations for concessionaires Maynilad Water Services Inc. and Manila Water ... The Ayala-led water company originally requested ...

ICTSI hikes stake in Manila North Harbor to 50%
philstar.com - 5 months ago
MANILA, Philippines -- International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) is hiking its stake in Manila North Harbor Port Inc. (MNHPI) to 50 percent for nearly P1 billion. The listed company of billionaire Enrique Razon Jr. told the local bourse ...

Online selling gaining fast on traditional businesses
BusinessMirror - 5 months ago
Nicdao said he had a recent conversation with Tessie Sy-Coson, who told him of their plan to put up an online store soon. Coson is the vice chairman of SM Investments Corp. (SMIC), one of the ...

Villar breaks into Sy-led 10 richest Filipinos list
BusinessWorld - 5 months ago
In 10 th place was Andrew L. Tan, chairman of Alliance Global Group, Inc. as well as of listed subsidiaries Emperador, Inc. and Megaworld Corp. -- from eighth in 2017 -- with $2.6 billion from $2.5 billion. Isidro A. Consunji and his siblings came in 12 ...

Villar breaks into Sy-led 10 richest Filipinos list
BusinessWorld - 5 months ago
A notable inclusion in the top 10 of the 50-person list is Manuel B. Villar, Jr. -- chairman of listed Starmalls, Inc., homebuilder Vista Land & Lifescapes, Inc. and Golden Bria Holdings, Inc. -- whose wealth tripled over the past year to $5 billion from ...

Approved FDI pledges surge in 2 nd quarter
BusinessWorld - 5 months ago
COMMITTED foreign direct investments (FDI) in the second quarter made the biggest improvement in nearly three years, according to data the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) released on Thursday. Preliminary PSA data showed committed FDI approved by the ...

Inflation puts PHL at center of Asian emerging market crisis
BusinessMirror - 5 months ago
"The Central Bank is perceived again to be behind the curve in reining in inflation," said Noel Reyes, chief investment officer at Security Bank Corp. in Manila. "At the rate things are ...

Philippines far from fully adapting, benefiting from digitization
BusinessMirror - 5 months ago
We have to fully capitalize on that first," Lugtu said in a forum hosted by the University of the Philippines (UP) and Ayala Corp. Lugtu added this is the reason the country will most likely not ...

Meralco bares slight power-rate cut for September billing period
BusinessMirror - 5 months ago
POWER rates for this month will slightly go down by P0.1458 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) brought about by lower generation charge for the August supply month. The Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) said on ...

Que wrests lead
BusinessMirror - 5 months ago
Though most of the pretournament favorites are on their way to the last 36 holes of the event backed by ICTSI, Custom Clubmakers, Meralco, Champion, Summit Mineral Water, K&G Golf Apparel ...

Miaa to slap hefty fine to airlines involved in Aug airport congestion
BusinessMirror - 5 months ago
Also on the list are Malaysian Airlines, Qantas Airlines, Air Brunei, Xiamen Air, Philippine Airlines, Hongkong Airlines, Air China, Oman Air, Qatar Airways, Thai Airways and one more additional ...

Electricity rates drop this month
BusinessWorld - 5 months ago
MANILA ELECTRIC Co. (Meralco) announced on Thursday a decrease in electricity rates for September by P0.1458 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) in what the distribution utility described as a relief amid rising fuel and food prices. The drop to P10.0732 per kWh from ...