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Mr. Businessman went to Mass on Sunday; Mr. Businessman went to hell because of what he did on Monday.” We heard this aphorism before and,...

PAL gets 4-star carrier tag from New York-based rating body

FLAG carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) has been named a four-star major regional carrier by New York-based Airline Passenger Experience Association (Apex), further bolstering its...

Filipina entrepreneur Malou Villarreal reaps award, recognition in the Land Down...

"A sleeping baby is a happy baby, and a happy baby is a happy family.” With this as her guiding inspiration, a Filipino-Australian emerged...

Clark named a major office space market

CLARK FREEPORT— An executive of a property developer has cited this free port as the second major office space market in the country now,...

Government borrowing lower in fourth quarter

The Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) plans to borrow P270 billion for the last quarter of the year, lower than the P300 billion programmed...

N.C.C.C. mall chain turns 40

DAVAO CITY—A leading chain of shopping malls and superstores in southern Philippines is sounding upbeat as it enters its 40th year of business presence, which...

Manila Water boosts Pasig River rehab with ‘Toka Toka’

MANILA Water’s “Toka Toka” advocacy, the first and only environmental campaign focused on the need for used water management, was featured in the recent...

SMC Global Power eyeing 300-MW coal plant in Negros

SMC Global Power Holdings Corp., the power arm of conglomerate San Miguel Corp., plans to put up a 300-megawatt (MW) coal plant in Negros...

Meralco-Egco partnership eyes transmission facility in Luzon

SAN Buenaventura Power Ltd. (SBPL), a partnership between Meralco PowerGen (MGen) and New Growth BV, a wholly owned subsidiary of Electricity Generating Public Co....

Insurance Commission premium income hits P57.92 billion from brokerage

THE Insurance Commission (IC) has reported P57.92 billion in premium income generated from brokerage activities as of end-2017, expanding by 11.23 percent, from the...

CA stops PDIC disposal of Banco Filipino assets

THE Court of Appeals (CA) has stopped the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corp. (PDIC) from pushing through with the public bidding, auction, sale, disposal and...

Lower House to adopt Senate version of proposed national payment systems...

THE House of the Representatives will adopt the Senate’s version of a bill that would allow the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to regulate...

T-bills undersubscribed as investors await monetary board, US Fed meetings

INVESTORS shied away from Treasury bills (T-bills), prompting the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) to reject bids for all tenors on Monday’s auction. Deputy Treasurer...

Do you need a business partner?

STARTING a business is a challenging task, that’s why some entrepreneurs choose to get business partners. Having other people involved in the venture not only...

Not-so-rosy outlook for PHL retailers as funds on sidelines

THE end of the year and election periods are usually boons for Philippine toy sellers, booze makers and retailers. But this time around, things...

4-day workweek possible in BPO, say stakeholders

A FOUR-DAY workweek can be implemented in the business-process outsourcing (BPO) sector, stakeholders from the industry said. Teleperformance Philippines Senior Vice President for Human Capital Jeffrey...

Cryptors: Hackuna to be top mobile security app in 2020

FILIPINO-OWNED Cryptors Cybersecurity Inc. has officially launched its “Hackuna Anti-Hack,” touted as the first of its kind in the world capable of blocking hackers...

Push digital infra to meet online surge–ePLDT exec

WITH growth of the local data center industry surging, financial organizations must develop further their digital offerings to satisfiy customer expectations, according to a...

EDC boosts local, overseas RE portfolio

LOPEZ-LED Energy Development Corp. (EDC) is beefing up its renewable-energy (RE) portfolio here and abroad, with plans to expand soon its solar, wind and...

Ayala tapping 250 hectares of Alviera for industrial park

AYALA Land Inc. said it will activate some 250 hectares of its vast landholdings in Alviera development in Pampanga, including an industrial park, residential...