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Still going strong
philstar.com - 2017-08-01
I had very fond memories of having visited the sugar milling and refining facilities of Central Azucarera Don Pedro in Nasugbu, Batangas during my early years as a reporter covering the agriculture beat.

Weather improves as Gorio exits
philstar.com - 2017-07-29
MANILA, Philippines - The weather is expected to gradually improve in the western section of Luzon today as Typhoon Gorio heads to Taiwan, but authorities are again left to determine how to address flooding caused by drainage clogged due to garbage.

PAL Express cancels Batanes flights due to bad weather
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-07-28
Philippine Airlines (PAL) Express flights from Manila to Basco, Batanes and back on Friday were cancelled due to bad weather brought by the southwest monsoon and enhanced by severe Tropical Storm "Gorio" (international name: Nesat). The Manila ...

Holcim spending $54m to raise cement output
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-07-26
Cement manufacturer Holcim Philippines Inc. said Wednesday it will invest $54 million over the next two years to expand production to 12 million metric tons from the current 10 million MT. The company said the investment would support the Duterte ...

How former child star Chantal Umali said goodbye to being chubby
pep.ph - 2017-07-24
But this mom was not ready to give up just yet, so last February, she tried the non-invasive treatments of a slimming center, which ... skeptical because I've been working on my legs all my life 'cause I was born with talagang big thighs.

7 slain in shootings
philstar.com - 2017-07-21
MANILA, Philippines -- An aide of a barangay chairman was among seven persons killed in shootings in Luzon in the past two days. Edwin Cadiz, an aide of Victor Dy, chairman of Barangay San Fermin in Cauayan and brother of Isabela Gov. Faustino Dy III, was ...

Asian Markets Mostly Lower
Nasdaq - 2017-07-21
Asian stock markets are lower on Monday following the negative cues from Wall Street Friday and on worries that a surge in the coronavirus cases worldwide could lead to the re-imposition of lockdowns and other containment measures.

Ortigas spruces up Greenhills with P60B upgrade
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-07-21
Ysmael acknowledged that the company "tweaked the masterplan a bit over the last two years", but the business template remains: continue to develop current projects while redeveloping existing ones in line with strengthening its retail, residential and ...

5 slain in shootings
philstar.com - 2017-07-18
MANILA, Philippines -- Two drug suspects were killed in drug busts in Bulacan while unidentified men gunned down three other persons in Rizal and Batangas in the past two days. Rolando Gante, 41, shot it out with anti-narcotics agents in Barangay ...

What are business schools for?
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-07-16
What remains is the role of schools to be the advocates of a strong moral compass, where future managers are prepared a world of sustainability and common good. To end, I share to you a quote by best-selling author and entrepreneur, Seth Godin ...

San Miguel acquires Australian wine bottler
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-07-13
The packaging group also acquired the cork and wine closures business of Vinocor in 2015, and Cospak, another major packaging provider from the region in the previous years. Ang said in May that the conglomerate was spending $700 million to build an ...

Duterte's first year: Philippine health agenda 'a sham'
Rappler - 2017-07-12
The Philippine health agenda of the Duterte government promotes ... abandons its responsibility of providing health services to the people and surrenders its obligation to private businesses, whose interest is to gain profit. Various health groups proposed ...

Market tops 7,900; Wilcon rises
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-06-01
"There are good stories and bad stories out there for investors, but the market is largely welcoming the upbeat business investment data," Toshihiko Matsuno, chief strategist at SMBC Friend Securities, told AFP. Most other regional markets tracked the ...

Navotas kids get business training
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-05-31
More than 500 youth from Navotas were taught to put up their own business using the internet. Navotas Mayor John Rey Tiangco said the seminar aims to give the youth an opportunity to learn to run their own business in the manner they know best, using ...

QC ready for class opening on June 5
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-05-29
QUEZON City Mayor Herbert Bautista said on Sunday the city is well prepared for the June 5 school opening, with police, barangays and various frontline city government offices already mobilized to ensure the safety and security of all city students ...

Meralco pursues Tesla partnership
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-01-02
Power retailer Manila Electric Co. expects to sign a partnership agreement with Tesla Motors Inc. of the United States this year, a top executive said. "For Tesla, there were some projects we identified...like battery storage. We will push that early ...

Rich crop of awards for Mitsubishi PH
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-12-15
Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) bags four awards at the recent 2016 Car of the Year (COTY) and Truck of the Year (TOTY) - Philippines. An awards night was held last November 21 at the Rockwell East Tower in Makati City to proclaim the ...

Do graphic health warnings on cigarette packs work?
Inquirer Lifestyle - 2016-12-09
according to a study conducted by WHO with the Department of Health (DOH), the University of the Philippines-Manila, Tobacco Free Initiative, and the Philippine College of Medical Researchers Foundation. The UP Diliman communication research study was able ...

PH to stand by Edca--Yasay
Global Nation - 2016-11-17
LIMA, Peru -- The Philippines will continue to honor its Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (Edca) with the United States. In a meeting on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Leaders Meeting here, Foreign Secretary Perfecto ...

Liberty readies delisting of shares
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-11-04
Liberty Telecoms Holdings Inc. is set to exit the stock market by the third ... which is below the minimum public ownership required by the Philippine Stock Exchange," Liberty said. A trading suspension on the shares is expected to be implemented ...

Japan deals seen to create 250k jobs
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-11-01
MORE than 250,000 jobs will be created in the next two years as a result of the $1.85 billion worth of deals signed by President Rodrigo Duterte during his trip to Japan, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said Tuesday. He told CNN Philippines the economic deals ...

Filipino executive in global best list
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-22
He graduated from De La Salle University with a BS degree in Industrial Management Engineering in 1982 and obtained a Master in Management (Finance) from Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management in 1984. Global Telecoms Business, an ...

Facebook disrupts PH businesses
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-10-08
Facebook, the California-based company founded by Mark Zuckerberg which posted a $3.7-billion profit and $17.9-billion revenue in 2015, is now looking at the Philippines from a business perspective. With 54 million registered users and more than 30 million ...

The Philippines' brash president is playing a geopolitical game he can't afford to lose
The Business Insider - 2016-09-18
Elsewhere, Duterte's emphasis on enforcing tax collection and other regulations could run afoul of the Philippines' business interests, and powerful figures involved in illegal narcotics may soon find his crackdown on the drug trade discomfiting.

Business group provides free entrepreneurship tour
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-09-03
These stations will be managed by longtime AFFI-partner organizations and government agencies such as the Department of Trade and Industry, Intellectual Property Office, Center for Strategic Reforms of the Philippines, BPI Ka-Negosyo, PLDT SME Nation and ...

Govt cuts business procedures
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-08-30
The government announced Tuesday the reduction in processing time for new business registration from five days to 1 ½ days to encourage more foreign and local investors. Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez signed a revised joint memorandum circular enjoining all ...

Megaworld set to expand in 3 cities
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-08-04
We see Lapu-Lapu City as a big alternative location for BPOs in Central Visayas, especially that the new and bigger Mactan-Cebu International Airport will be completed soon," Go said. Megaworld is also increasing office space inventory within 72-hectare ...

SM Prime cleared to raise P60b
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-07-10
The Securities and Exchange Commission approved the shelf registration of SM Prime Holdings Inc. to issue P60 billion worth of fixed-rate bonds over a period of three years to finance expansion projects. Shelf registration refers to the filing and ...

Johnson Health tech Philippines Inc. Arrives in Manila
BusinessMirror. - 2016-07-05
FITNESS giant Johnson Health Tech Philippines Inc. (JHT) revolutionizes the health-and-wellness scene in the Philippines. Through a wide product portfolio of fitness equipment that are innovative, yet nonintimidating, inspiring people to commit to the ...

SM Prime to sell P10-b bonds
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-06-05
SM Prime is currently building office buildings catering to business process outsourcing at its malls in Clark, Sta Rosa (Laguna) and Iloilo. It is also constructing four new hotels, including the 347-room Conrad Manila at Mall of Asia complex in Pasay ...

Fair weather expected this weekend
philstar.com - 2016-05-28
MANILA, Philippines - Generally fair weather is expected in most parts of the country this weekend as the low-pressure area off the West Philippine Sea was forecast to dissipate yesterday ...

Coal plant rising in La Union
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-05-24
Global Business Power Corp., a unit of GT Capital Holdings Inc. of tycoon George Ty, on Tuesday confirmed its first power project in Luzon--a 670-megawatt new station being built by a subsidiary in La Union Global Business Power president Rolando Bacani ...

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