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DTI, PHL start-ups join the Asean-Korea Startup Week

THE Philippine delegation, led by the Department of Trade and Industry-Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB), joined the Asean-Korea Startup Week as it strengthens the start-up...

PHL enhances economic relations with Fujian province

THE Philippines is keen on strengthening economic relations with one of China’s key provinces, Fujian. In a business networking conference organized by the Fujian...

DTI chief discusses PPP opportunities at the World Economic Forum

HANOI, Vietnam—Trade Secretary Ramon M. Lopez and Asean heads of state addressed concerns about automation replacing the work force, especially those in the manufacturing...

Government to issue P50-billion Marawi bonds

THE government is eyeing to issue some P50 billion in Marawi bonds by October this year in support of rehabilitation efforts for the Islamic...

An association and its value 

AS a member of the Washington, D.C.-based American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), I get published resources regularly to enhance my skills on association...

Sun Life sees 7 percent inflation in PHL after Typhoon Ompong

SEVEN percent inflation in the Philippines could be around the corner. More than half-a-million metric tons of paddy rice were wiped out by Typhoon Ompong...

Government urged: Prioritize FTA with South Korea

Filipino banana growers and exporters renewed their call for the government to prioritize the forging of a free-trade agreement (FTA) with South Korea to...

DICT bans firms with huge government liabilities from bidding for third...

THE government is barring parties with outstanding liabilities to the government from joining the bid for the third telco spot, the latest amendments to...

Cheaper sugar to help government curb rising inflation

In support of the Duterte administration’s call for businesses to help address the rising inflation, the sugar industry, with the support of the Universal...

Tiger Resort’s backdoor listing seen to continue despite Okada’s protests

The backdoor listing of Tiger Resort Leisure and Entertainment Inc., the operator of Okada Manila, is set to continue despite the claim of Japanese...

 Pokhara Junket Casino opens in Clark

CLARK FREEPORT—The first of its kind junket casino is now open in this free port. Pokhara Junket Casino was formally opened on Wednesday at the ground...

Royal Air to mount 5 domestic destinations via Clark airport

CLARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT—Starting November 12, five new daily flights to Puerto Princesa, Cebu, Caticlan, Tagbilaran and San Vicente, Palawan, will be operated by Royal Air...

PBCOM offers LTNCD

THE Philippine Bank of Communications (PBCOM) has announced the start of its offering period to issue Long Term Negotiable Certificate of Time Deposits (LTNCD)...

Car shopping online hits critical mass as Carvana comes to NYC

AS much as anyone, New Yorkers understand the urgent need for a corned-beef on rye, a bottle of tequila or even a six-pack of dress...

Aston Martin valued at $6.7 billion in IPO pricing

LONDON—Aston Martin Lagonda, the maker of James Bond’s favorite sports car, plans to raise as much as £1.27 billion ($1.67 billion) when it sells...

Fox-Comcast battle to buy Sky to be settled by auction in...

LONDON—British regulators said the corporate battle between 21st Century Fox and Comcast to take over broadcaster Sky will be settled by auction. The Takeover Panel,...

PHL office market deals hit record-high 1.4 million sq.m. as of September...

AMID the continued growth in capital and lease values in the Philippines, the office segment of the real-estate industry remains robust as it posted...

39-year-old founder’s fortune jumps to $5.3 billion after IPO

WANG Xing, founder of Meituan Dianping, has seen his net worth surge to $5.3 billion after the initial public offering (IPO) of the food...

$300 million of Security Bank’s $1-billion MTN program drawn down

SECURITY Bank Corp. (SBC) has issued $300 million of 4.500 percent in Senior Unsecured Fixed Rate Notes (Notes) due September 2023 as a drawdown...

Pepoa concerned over mining grant given to MMC 

THE Private Electric Power Operators Association expressed concern over the franchise application of More Minerals Corp. (MMC), a mining company that reportedly wants to...