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Ayala Land prices seven-year bonds at 6.369%
BusinessWorld - 2019-04-25
ALI engaged BDO Capital & Investment Corp., BPI Capital Corp., China Bank Capital Corp., First Metro Investment Corp., PNB Capital & Investment Corp., SB Capital Investment Corp., East West Banking Corp., and ING Bank N.V., Manila Branch as joint lead ...

GrabPay can now be used at SM Cinemas
BusinessWorld - 2019-04-25
MOVIEGOERS can now use GrabPay to buy tickets at SM Cinemas. GRAB Philippines said its mobile wallet arm GrabPay can now be used to pay for tickets at SM Cinemas as part of its continued expansion in the country. The technology start-up, which previously ...

Sara Duterte: Federalism to strengthen local warlords
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-25
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 25) -- Federalism is among the major changes pushed by President Rodrigo Duterte. However, his own daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte said that the ...

BIR runs after fake cigarette maker in Pangasinan
BusinessMirror - 2019-04-25
The BIR said in a statement on Thursday the bureau charged Danilo de Quintos Calugay for the "unlawful pursuit of business, failure to file excise tax returns, unlawful possession or removal of ...

Older workers helped fuel recent US growth. Can it last?
BusinessWorld - 2019-04-25
From health care to manufacturing, companies in places like Wisconsin are taking longer to hire as they struggle to find workers; some have delayed projects, others have become more willing to hire ex-convicts and less experienced workers bypassed when ...

Grab expects e-wallet users in PHL to double this year
BusinessMirror - 2019-04-25
The bulk of their business, he said, would still come from the transport portfolio as food is catching up. "What GrabPay does, instead of driving revenue, is drive access to all the other servic ...

ABS-CBN set to diversify into 3 different industries
BusinessMirror - 2019-04-25
The Lopez-led company is investing in Ever Bilena Inc., The Chosen Bun Inc. and iBayad Online Ventures Inc. With the Ever Bilena deal, the media company will be able to engage in the business of ...

Auto Shanghai 2019: VW rules the Middle Kingdom
BusinessMirror - 2019-04-25
vehicles for government officials and transport for the newly emerging business elite. SAIC Volkswagen began automobile production in 1985. As car imports fell to some 34,000 in 1990, SAIC ...

New Nissan country head
BusinessMirror - 2019-04-25
he added. "I would like to thank my friends in the industry, our business partners, our government stakeholders and friends from the media for taking time tonight. You are all a huge part of ...

Sea ice decline triggers breeding failure at second largest emperor penguin colony
Upi.com - 2019-04-25
April 25 (UPI) --The world's second largest emperor penguin colony is no more after residents of the Halley Bay colony in the Weddell Sea failed to raise chicks for three straight years. Scientists with the British Antarctic Survey confirmed the ...

Over 20 Million Children a Year Miss Out on First Dose of Measles Vaccine
nytimes.com - 2019-04-25
LONDON -- Nearly 170 million children worldwide, including more than 2.5 million in the United States and half a million in Britain, missed out on the first dose of the measles vaccine during the past eight years, opening the door to global outbreaks of ...

Another beef recall pushes U.S. total to 166,000 pounds
Upi.com - 2019-04-25
April 25 (UPI) --A Chicago meat processor is recalling more than 50,000 pounds of ground beef over possible E. coli infection that may be linked to a recent outbreak that spanned several states, federal and company officials said. Grant Park Packing said ...

WATCH: Chuzon Supermarket crumbles in seconds
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-25
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 25) -- In just a matter of seconds, a four-storey supermarket in Porac town in Pampanga collapsed from a strong earthquake, trapping dozens of shoppers and ...

WATCH: Chuzon Supermarket crumbles in seconds
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-25
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 25) -- In just a matter of seconds, a four-storey supermarket in Porac town in Pampanga collapsed from a strong earthquake, trapping dozens of shoppers and ...

Death toll in Luzon quake hits 18
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-25
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 25) -- The number of fatalities in the strong earthquake that hit Luzon early this week has climbed to 18, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management ...

Palace -- West Philippine Sea discussed during Duterte's visit to China
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-25
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 25) -- The Philippines is China's ally in Southeast Asia. That's what President Rodrigo Duterte told Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to China ...

PH validating if bodies in Cyprus mineshaft belong to missing Filipinas
Global Nation - 2019-04-25
MANILA, Philippines -- The remains of two murdered women found in a mineshaft in Cyprus might be those of two Filipinos reported missing since 2018, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said ...

DoF claims broad support from MSMEs for TRABAHO bill
BusinessWorld - 2019-04-25
The second tranche, also known as the Tax Reform for Attracting Better and High Quality Opportunities (TRABAHO) bill, aims to reduce corporate income tax from the current 30% to 20%. Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III said that only a small ...

PH 'not yet mature' in developing quake-resistant structures - expert
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-25
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 25) -- The country is "not yet mature" in earthquake engineering so that structures are more resistant to tremors, an expert said Thursday. Ted Esguerra ...

Electricity market operator checks for anti-competitive behavior among power corps
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-25
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 25) -- The Philippine Electricity Market Corporation (PEMC) said it is looking into the possibility that power corporations worked together to minimize ...

Electricity market operator checks for anti-competitive behavior among power corps
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-25
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 25) -- The Philippine Electricity Market Corporation (PEMC) said it is looking into the possibility that power corporations worked together to minimize ...

Budget deficit narrows in Q1 due to budget delay
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-25
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 25) -- The national government's budget deficit was much lower for the first quarter, according to the latest data from the Bureau of Treasury (BTr).

Budget deficit narrows in Q1 due to budget delay
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-25
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 25) -- The national government's budget deficit was much lower for the first quarter, according to the latest data from the Bureau of Treasury (BTr).

Petron suspends Bataan refinery operations due to Luzon quake
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-25
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 25) -- Major oil company Petron has suspended operations in its refinery in Limay town in Bataan after a strong earthquake in Luzon on Monday. "The ...

EDITORIAL - Water crisis
philstar.com - 2019-04-25
Now, tens of thousands of residents in Cebu City and nearby areas are affected by the water crisis due to the worsening dry weather triggered by the El Niño phenomenon. Water rationing is now ongoing. Next year, however, it will be the same problem that ...

Health research, innovation confab to encourage medical research
Inquirer.net - 2019-04-25
CEBU CITY, Philippines--The Central Visayas Consortium for Health ... Science and Technology (DOST) technical operations division. Zamora said the conference, which will be held at the CIT ...

PRC: 1,600 electrical engineers, 2,093 master electricians pass licensure exams
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-25
Christian Yecyec Cahig from the Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology and Clark Sigmund Rabano de Castro from the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) topped the exam ...

Grenade lobbed at electric firm in Cabanatuan City
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-25
CABANATUAN CITY -- Motorcycle-riding suspects hurled a hand grenade that exploded inside the compound of an electric firm owned by the family of Mayor Julius Cesar Vergara on Wednesday.

Aguilar: On health care and the government
Sun Star - 2019-04-25
More doctors are hired, as well as nurses and midwives. The performance of LGUs (local government units) in providing health services have also been closely monitored through the DOH benchmarking. But if you look closer, the devil is in the details.

Pampanga Billionaire Levy Laus dies in chopper mishap
BusinessMirror - 2019-04-25
TWO persons, including billionaire Pampanga business mogul Liberato "Levy" Laus, were killed as another was seriously injured when their chopper crashed in Bulacan past noontime on Thursday.

S. Korean leader meets with ANN, hopeful about 3rd Trump-Kim summit
Global Nation - 2019-04-25
SEOUL - South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday expressed confidence that an agreement to denuclearize the Koren Peninsula can still be achieved in a third summit between US President ...

LOOK: Australia, New Zealand mark Anzac day in Manila
Global Nation - 2019-04-25
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippines on Thursday commemorated the Gallipoli landings and battles fought by Australia and New Zealand troops during World War I. Ambassadors of New Zealand ...

Tesla hit with big loss as car deliveries sputter
Inquirer - 2019-04-25
NEW YORK -- Electric carmaker Tesla on Wednesday announced a heavy loss in the first quarter as car deliveries sputtered overseas and a US tax credit that made its prices more attractive was reduced.

Eight more Filipinos to return home from Libya -- DFA
Global Nation - 2019-04-25
Cash assistance worth P20,000 on top of the entrepreneurial assistance, if they decide to start a business here, will also be provided. /je

First time: Sri Lanka Navy ship docks in Manila
Global Nation - 2019-04-25
MANILA, Philippines -- A Navy ship of Sri Lanka pulled into the Philippines for the first time since ties between Manila and Colombo were established almost six decades ago. The ship known as ...

Otso Diretso mourns death of 6 volunteers in road crash
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-25
SANTIAGO CITY, Isabela - Opposition senatorial candidates have condoled with the families of their six volunteers who died in a road mishap in Baguio City on Tuesday. "Kahapon, sa Suello ...

Disney heir wants company to give 50% of exec bonuses to lowest-paid workers
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-25
including education initiatives that allow hourly employees the ability to earn a college or vocational degree "completely free of charge." The company said it has upped the starting hourly salary ...

Hungry Pinoy families down in Q1 -- SWS
philstar.com - 2019-04-25
Results of a March 28 to 31 Social Weather Stations survey of 1,440 adults nationwide showed 9.5% or an estimated 2.3 million Filipino families experienced involuntary hunger at least once in the past three months. The latest reading was one percentage ...

Meralco: Rotating brownouts possible on Thursday afternoon
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-25
MANILA, Philippines -- Customers of the Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) could experience rotating brownouts on Thursday, possibly in the afternoon, as the Luzon grid was placed under red and yellow ...

Gem L. Zenarosa, Growing His business by faith
BusinessMirror - 2019-04-25
A devout Iglesia ni Cristo who was born and raised by an INC minister, Zenarosa never thought ... "I remember when I was in high school at the New Era University in Commonwealth, Quezon City ...

Ford invests $500 million in electric vehicle startup Rivian
Inquirer - 2019-04-25
NEW YORK -- Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday it was investing $500 million in Rivian as part of a strategic partnership with the startup developing electric pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles.

Lifetrack Medical Systems secures $5.2 million in Series A funding
BusinessWorld - 2019-04-25
Lifetrack Medical Systems, a healthtech startup focusing on improving affordable access to medical imaging services in emerging markets, has raised $5.2 million to scale its international growth and build on its award-winning LifeSys(TM) medical imaging ...

Trading goes high-tech and social in the Philippines
BusinessWorld - 2019-04-25
The vast majority of advice oriented toward Filipino founders starts after the eureka moment: How do you build your startup idea into a thriving company? But how do you get yourself in the position to take that leap in the first place? After all, pursuing ...

'All is well': Britney Spears reassures fans over mental health
Rappler - 2019-04-25
LOS ANGELES, USA - Pop princess Britney Spears took to Instagram Wednesday, April 24, amid swirling rumors she was being held against her will in a mental facility, telling her 22 million followers: "All is well." "Hi guys. Just checking in with all of ...

4.4. quake shakes waters near Davao Occidental
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-25
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 25) -- Another earthquake rocked Mindanao, this time near Davao Occidental. The magnitude 4.4 temblor happened at 9:34 am on Thursday, the Philippine ...

Manila Times managing editor resigns over 'Oust Duterte plot' matrix publication
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-25
Salvosa, the coordinator of the Journalism program at the University of Santo Tomas ... who also serves as Duterte's special envoy for international public relations, was heavily backed by ...

Magnitude 4.4 quake strikes off Sarangani, Davao Occidental
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-25
MANILA, Philippines -- A magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck off the coast of Sarangani town in Davao Occidental at 9:34 a.m. Thursday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology ...

Phivolcs denies Mt. Pinatubo unrest after strong Luzon quake
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-25
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 25) -- State volcanologists on Thursday denied reports Mt. Pinatubo is exhibiting unusual activities following the Luzon earthquake that claimed 16 lives.

Red, yellow alerts announced for Luzon as Senate set to probe power outages
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-25
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 25) -- Residents in Luzon can expect power interruptions on Thursday as yellow and red alerts have been announced. The advisory was issued on the same day the ...

ALI set to hold REIT offering to raise $500M
Inquirer - 2019-04-25
This would allow companies to spin off recurring income assets as traded vehicles on the Philippine ... Another company that had expressed interest in REITs was SM Prime Holdings Inc., the country ...

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