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‘Canary in the coal mine’: Singapore woes ring trade alarm bells
A plunge in exports and the worst growth rates for a decade have fuelled concerns about the outlook for Singapore's economy, with analysts saying the figures offer a warning that Asia is heading for a slowdown as China-US tensions...
Jul 21, 2019 @ 15:59
Ponzi scheme alert: SEC warns against Paycheck, Togachat, Tabale Cacao...
The Securities and Exchange Commission has warned the public against investing in Paycheck, Togachat Academy Philippines Inc. and Tabale Cacao Farm, which have been soliciting investments from the...
Jul 21, 2019 @ 21:02
Albee Benitez rejoins corporate world to head family-owned LRWC
Albee Benitez, who served his third and last term as congressman of the third district of Negros Occidental, is joining the board of directors of gaming firm Leisure & Resorts World...
Jul 21, 2019 @ 19:43
PAL to firm up selection process for next CEO
The board of directors of Philippine Airlines is set to meet on July 29 to thresh out the selection process for the flag carrier’s new...
Jul 21, 2019 @ 19:15
Balisacan honored to speak at UPLB-CEM’s 100th anniversary
The Philippine Competition Commission head gave the keynote address to the centennial anniversary of University of the Philippines- Los Banos College of Economics and Management...
Jul 21, 2019 @ 19:05
MacroAsia to spin off water business for IPO
MarcoAsia Corp. is spinning off its water business in preparation for an initial public offering (IPO) in three...
Jul 21, 2019 @ 19:02
Okada Manila extends revenue winning streak
Universal Entertainment Corp., the operator of Okada Manila, saw gross gaming revenue (GGR) rise 26% last month to over P3 billion ($58.9 million), driven by strong growth across all gaming...
Jul 21, 2019 @ 17:58
Cavitex C5 Link flyover to open Thursday
The 2.2 kilometer expressway that will connect C5 to Merville, Paranaque will open Thursday, which is seen to benefit around 50,000...
Jul 21, 2019 @ 16:58
‘Canary in the coal mine’: Singapore woes ring trade alarm...
A plunge in exports and the worst growth rates for a decade have fuelled concerns about the outlook for Singapore's economy, with analysts saying the figures offer a warning that Asia is heading for...
Jul 21, 2019 @ 15:59
Lorenzo Tan returns as CEO to lead Yuchengco-owned House of...
It's a homecoming of sorts for seasoned banker Lorenzo Tan who returns to the Yuchengco empire after quitting as president of Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. in...
Jul 21, 2019 @ 15:48
Pierre Cardin retrospective at NY museum aims to revive his once-bold...
The Brooklyn Museum in New York is staging the first big Pierre Cardin retrospective in decades in an effort to help refresh a once-bold image that had faded a bit over the...
Jul 21, 2019 @ 10:39
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Emma Therese Villar climbs Montserrat in Catalonia, Spain alone
The daughter of Public Works Secretary Mark Villar and DOJ Undersecretary Em Aglipay is one brave...
Jul 21, 2019 @ 19:11
Pepe misses daddy Mar Roxas
Baby Pepe missed playing with his dad for two...
Jul 21, 2019 @ 19:08
LOOK: Angie King’s abundant harvest of fresh fruits and vegetables
Growing and harvesting fresh fruits and vegetables brings great satisfaction to farm...
Jul 21, 2019 @ 16:46
Ben Chan gives grand welcome to Dylan Wang
The entire coliseum was filled to capacity as millenials showed their love for the 2018 Meteor Garden's Dao Ming...
Jul 21, 2019 @ 16:06
Amado Fores shares origin of Mamou’s truffle pasta
The son of restaurateur Margarita Fores dished out a fun fact about the restaurant’s popular...
Jul 20, 2019 @ 19:41
Baby Jake Munez is future Ever Bilena CEO in the making
Ever Bilena CEO Dioceldo Sy is the picture of a doting grandfather as he shares a new photo his first...
Jul 20, 2019 @ 18:20
Augusto Go and daughter Candice receive precious gift from student
There's nothing more rewarding than knowing you are...
Jul 19, 2019 @ 18:28
Jinkee Pacquiao shows off Beverly Hills mansion
The wife of boxing champ-turned-senator Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao gave an inside tour to their mansion in Beverly Hills,...
Jul 19, 2019 @ 8:19
Fred Elizalde and Lisa Macuja looking fabulous at DZRH’s 80th...
The business magnate and his prima ballerina wife were dressed to the nines for this special...
Jul 19, 2019 @ 8:15
Maggie Wilson and son Connor’s adorable underwater shot
For the former beauty queen, underwater photography is a joy especially when she's in the company of her loved...
Jul 18, 2019 @ 21:35
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IMF/World Bank: 75 years as the world’s financial firefighters
At the critical moment of a Hollywood movie starring A-lister Sandra Bullock, Bolivia's newly-elected president calls in the International Monetary Fund to bail out the poverty-stricken country,...
Jul 21, 2019 @ 10:16
China opens up finance sector to more foreign investment
China lifted some restrictions on foreign investment in the financial sector Saturday, as the world's second largest economy fights slowing growth at home and a damaging trade war with the United...
Jul 21, 2019 @ 10:07
Wala kasing imagination! BSP promises full review of P20 coin design
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) assured it would make an in-depth review of the proposed design and production of the P20...
Jul 20, 2019 @ 20:13
Trump attacks US Fed, demands rate cut
President Donald Trump attacked the independent US Federal Reserve on Friday, demanding the central bank reverse course and cut interest rates -- something it is widely expected to do this...
Jul 20, 2019 @ 10:22
BSP to release P20 coin: Will Quezon still be on it?
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Assistant Governor Dahlia Luna bared plans to make a P20 coin by the 2020 following a study on local currency that showed that the P20 bill is the most widely-used and...
Jul 18, 2019 @ 13:11
This new scam is targeting Landbank clients
Don’t do anything stupid if you get this fraudulent...
Jul 17, 2019 @ 21:17
Pang-tuition! OFW remittances jump to $2.9B in May
Hardworking Filipinos abroad made sure to send more cash to their families in May 2019 just in time for opening of the new school...
Jul 16, 2019 @ 21:10
Lucio Tan raises P12B from PNB stock rights
Bilyonaryo Lucio Tan has successfully tapped other people’s money to expand his banking...
Jul 16, 2019 @ 19:14
Facebook needs ‘very high standard’ for Libra coin: US...
Facebook must meet "a very high standard" before it moves ahead with its planned digital currency Libra, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said...
Jul 16, 2019 @ 9:48
Wall Street notches fresh records as global stocks gain
Global stocks edged higher Monday, with US indices notching fresh records at the start of an earnings-rich week following mixed Chinese economic...
Jul 16, 2019 @ 9:33
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PLDT accelerates expansion of high-speed fiber broadband
Telco giant PLDT Inc. continues to expand the reach of its high-speed fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) service in the major urban centers in the...
Jul 21, 2019 @ 17:11
Profit soars for Microsoft fueled by cloud, business services
Microsoft on Thursday posted quarterly earnings that trounced expectations, citing growth in partnerships with companies on technology and cloud computing...
Jul 20, 2019 @ 10:39
Spyware firm can mine data from Google, Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft
An Israeli spyware firm thought to have hacked WhatsApp in the past denied a report Friday that it had boasted to clients that it can scoop user data from servers run by technology...
Jul 20, 2019 @ 10:13
Load up your Paymaya using BPI
PayMaya Philippines Inc. has further expanded its network with the addition of Bank of the Philippine Islands as a new money...
Jul 19, 2019 @ 19:07
PH home broadband penetration rate rises to 27%
The country’s home broadband penetration rate hit 27% as of the first quarter, up from only 16% in the same period last...
Jul 19, 2019 @ 18:20
At least honest! MVP delays PLDT’s 5G move because he doesn&...
In May 2019, PLDT-Smart big boss Manny V. Pangilinan made a big deal (and big boo-boo) about doing a speed test on his firm's 5G network using a Huawei 5G phone (eagle-eyed Twitizens pointed out...
Jul 19, 2019 @ 10:11
PLDT defers 5G rollout to 2020
Telco giant PLDT Inc. has deferred the rollout of its 5G telecommunications network as it carefully selects eqiipment providers for the...
Jul 18, 2019 @ 20:33
Gatchalian seeks to end expiration on Smart, Globe load
Senator Sherwin is pushing to stop Smart and Globe's expiration policy on prepaid...
Jul 18, 2019 @ 18:45
Prime Day sets fresh sales records for Amazon
Amazon said Wednesday its two-day extravaganza known as Prime Day was its biggest shopping event ever, with sales surpassing the two key holiday spending days...
Jul 18, 2019 @ 17:14
Netflix shares slide on disappointing subscriber growth
Netflix shares plunged in after-hours trade Wednesday after its quarterly update showed weaker-than-expected subscriber growth for the streaming television sector...
Jul 18, 2019 @ 17:02
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Coal-dependent Poland to compensate industry for carbon costs
Poland's parliament on Friday adopted measures to compensate its industry struggling to cope with surging electricity bills triggered by higher EU carbon emission...
Jul 20, 2019 @ 10:05
Meralco ‘caught with hand in cookie jar’ in protecting...
Meralco admits it is targeting to award all power supply deals to its affiliate power...
Jul 16, 2019 @ 19:09
Infrawatch wants Duterte to nix Solar Para Sa Bayan’s ‘...
Calls to veto the franchise of Leandro Leviste's renewable energy firm are mounting, with this former Cabinet member and opposition solon joining the...
Jul 14, 2019 @ 21:31
Huge power outage plunges Manhattan into darkness
A power outage gripped New York's Manhattan on Saturday, sending Broadway theaters plunging into darkness, subways grinding to a halt and flicking off billboards in Times...
Jul 14, 2019 @ 12:19
OPEC deal won’t alter fundamental outlook for oil market: IEA
The recent decision by oil producing countries to prolong cuts in output will not fundamentally change the outlook for a market that is heavily oversupplied, the IEA said on...
Jul 13, 2019 @ 10:47
Indian tycoon Adani to Aussies: Renewables can’t meet all your...
Indian billionaire Gautam Adani rejected criticism over the environmental impact of a huge coal mine planned by his company in Australia, saying renewables can't meet all his country's energy...
Jul 9, 2019 @ 22:13
Fuel marking fully operational by end-2019, to raise P5B
The Philippine government’s fuel marking program is a go this year with at least 95 percent of all marking sites operational by end of...
Jul 8, 2019 @ 20:33
Iran accuses US of using oil sanctions to gain market clout
Iran's oil minister has accused the United States of using sanctions to "shock" the global oil supply and gain market clout for its booming shale oil...
Jul 8, 2019 @ 20:08
Endless ‘yan! Locsin rebuts Cusi on November deadline on PH...
Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddy Locsin rejected Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi's claim that the Philippines and China have agreed to a November deadline to iron out a joint exploration...
Jul 8, 2019 @ 18:26
Meralco customers in for a refund
The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has directed Manila Electric Co. and other private distribution utilities to refund as much as P0.08 per kilowatt hour to...
Jul 5, 2019 @ 19:48
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Property and Tourism
Iceland beats Switzerland as Europe’s most expensive
The hot springs of Iceland are not the only thing making tourists sweat, as a look at the hotel or lunch bill will tell you that most things cost more, sometimes much more, than anywhere else in...
Jul 21, 2019 @ 15:55
Move over Hollywood, tourist island Cyprus is ready to roll
Watch out Hollywood and Bollywood, the eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus that has built a reputation as a tourist magnet thanks to its pristine beaches wants a piece of the action: enter...
Jul 21, 2019 @ 15:52
Shared workspace shakes up commercial real estate – like it or...
With its free coffee, couches and glass partitions, shared workspace startup WeWork has shaken up both office culture and commercial real...
Jul 21, 2019 @ 10:30
EKR to open Solaire cruise terminal in 2 years, Salamogue, Ilocos...
Bilyonaryo Ricky Razon will open the Solaire cruise terminal at the hotel-casino complex by the third quarter of...
Jul 19, 2019 @ 17:04
Panlilio promises Zamora golf course to ‘open soon’ as he touts...
Boulevard Holdings CEO Jose Marcel Panlilio promised shareholders that his golf course venture with bilyonaryo Salvador “Buddy” Zamora II would finally open...
Jul 19, 2019 @ 11:01
Marcel Panlilio, Robbie Antonio eye P1.9B from Puerto Azul township...
Boulevard Holdings Inc. CEO Jose Marcel Panlilio is stoked about the prospects of his joint venture with Revolution Pre-Crafted Properties of Robbie...
Jul 19, 2019 @ 10:46
Eiffel Tower restaurant to reopen after collision of kitchen egos
Legendary Eiffel Tower restaurant the Jules Verne reopens this weekend after a titanic battle that saw two top chefs prise it away from culinary star Alain Ducasse, who had run the eatery for the...
Jul 19, 2019 @ 9:43
Andrew Tan opens P2.1B Belmont Hotel Boracay
Global Estate Resorts Inc. (GERi), the leisure estate subisidiary of Megaworld Corp., is opening its second hotel within the 150-hectare Boracay...
Jul 18, 2019 @ 20:16
Sonny gloats on P150M, 2-year income from Mile Long after getting zero...
The government has racked up nearly P150 million in lease income from the 2.2 hectare Mile Long property in Makati City since it took over the management of this state-owned prime real estate two...
Jul 17, 2019 @ 20:56
Epic fail: Pangilinan says Mark Villar’s head should roll for water...
Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan has chastised Public Works Secretary Mark Villar for recent viral videos showing Boracay Island inundated bu muddy flood water after typhoon Falcon and monsoon...
Jul 17, 2019 @ 20:22
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Are good times over in the US?
The United States had a batch of chilling economic news on Thursday, deepening a Wall Street sell-off and putting a nagging question front and center: are the good times really...
Jan 4, 2019 @ 11:33
The late Dominic Sytin’s legacy goes beyond growing the country’s...
Before his untimely death at the hands of an assassin just last month, Dominic Sytin was a rising star in the business...
Dec 21, 2018 @ 18:43
George Ty: The persistent paragon, the philanthropist, the good hands...
We were taught growing up that the bank was the best place to keep our money. As adults, we learn that the bank is more than a hollow porcelain pig to put your coins in; in fact, it is a partner in...
Dec 21, 2018 @ 17:29
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