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OFW remittances drop in May
Money from overseas Filipino workers slid in May with lesser cash transfers from the Middle...
Aug 16, 2019 @ 15:39
Lorenzana backs creation of POGO hubs: Mas maganda malayo sa militar!
MANILA -- Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Friday backed proposals to put Chinese nationals working for Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) in a hub away...
Aug 17, 2019 @ 9:47
Thailand earmarks $10 billion for ‘urgent economic stimulus&...
Thailand will pour more than $10 billion into the economy, the finance ministry said Friday, as a new government looks to kickstart sputtering growth after five years of junta...
Aug 17, 2019 @ 9:23
Cathay Pacific’s torrid week ends with shock CEO resignation
Cathay Pacific announced the shock resignation on Friday of its CEO Rupert Hogg, compounding a torrid week for the Hong Kong carrier after it was excoriated by Beijing because some staff supported...
Aug 17, 2019 @ 9:05
Hong Kong’s Li Ka-shing weighs in on crisis with poetic adverts
Hong Kong's wealthiest man Li Ka-shing took out a series of enigmatic newspaper adverts on Friday calling for an end to the political violence plaguing the financial hub....
Aug 17, 2019 @ 8:53
LOOK: Cristiano Ronaldo dances and pitches Shopee
Singapore-based e-commerce platform Shopee has signed the Portuguese professional footballer as its newest brand...
Aug 16, 2019 @ 20:06
AirAsia PH eyes US flights
AirAsia Philippines is seeking flight entitlements to the US in line with efforts to further spur...
Aug 16, 2019 @ 19:46
Gov’t turns over Clark Airport operations to Gotianun-Gokongwei...
The Luzon International Premier Airport Development Corp. (LIPAD) has assumed operational management of the Clark International Airport in...
Aug 16, 2019 @ 18:04
Travellers tender offer price set at P5.50 each
The operator of Resorts World Manila has set a tender offer price of P5.50 per common share for up to 1.58 billion shares in Travellers International Hotel...
Aug 16, 2019 @ 17:52
OFW remittances drop in May
Money from overseas Filipino workers slid in May with lesser cash transfers from the Middle...
Aug 16, 2019 @ 15:39
Bayan Muna seeks lower ATM fees
The Bayan Muna Party-list said bank fees has refiled a bill that seeks to set a standard rate for interbank automated teller machines (ATM)...
Aug 16, 2019 @ 15:04
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Missy Elizalde: Champion of female empowerment
The daughter of business magnate Fred Elizalde and primaballerina Lisa Macuja is making waves on the...
Aug 17, 2019 @ 18:19
Sandro Marcos gets starstruck meeting Manny Pacquiao
The son of former senator Bongbong Marcos was clearly a little starstruck when he bumped into the boxing champ turned...
Aug 17, 2019 @ 17:54
Jessica Sy shares sneak peak of pre-wedding shoot
The blushing soon-to-be bride just couldn't hide her excitement as she counts down the days leading up to her...
Aug 17, 2019 @ 14:00
Paloma Zobel to be featured in upcoming Baro at Saya fashion show
The Palawan-based daughter of Bea Zobel Jr. is set to grace the Baro at Saya fashionshow along with other Filipino designers such as Rajo Laurel and Ito...
Aug 17, 2019 @ 13:32
This is Stephanie Zubiri’s favorite drink while on the job
If others have coffee, Stephanie Zubiri Crespi has...
Aug 16, 2019 @ 20:24
Kayla Uytengsu congratulates superdad Fred for victorious world...
Even on a tropical vacation down South, Kayla Uytengsu squeezed in a quick congratulatory post for her dad Alaska Milk Corporation CEO Fred...
Aug 16, 2019 @ 14:44
Audrey Tan Zubiri congratulates this family for another successful...
On the Feast of the Assumption, Audrey Tan Zubiri witnessed a divine ceremony at the Manila Cathedral in...
Aug 16, 2019 @ 14:29
Aziza Mondoñedo celebrates Revel at the Palace’s 4th...
It's time to...
Aug 16, 2019 @ 13:29
Kevin Tan posts sweet photo with wife Mitch
Alliance Global Group’s CEO is feeling extra...
Aug 16, 2019 @ 12:01
Em Aglipay posts emotional birthday message for hubby Mark Villar
Justice undersecretary Em Aglipay thinks her husband Mark Villar is heaven...
Aug 16, 2019 @ 11:54
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Landbank shouldn’t charge interest on farmer’s loans: Its...
Senator Cynthia Villar said Land Bank of the Philippines (Landbank) should not be charging interest rates on its loans to...
Aug 17, 2019 @ 12:53
Bakit secret? BSP urged to unmask greedy banks seeking higher ATM fees
Makati City Rep. Luis Campos Jr. has urged the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to name the banks that have applied for an increase in their Automated Teller Machine (ATM) user charges following...
Aug 16, 2019 @ 11:36
Manulife PH names Richard Bates as new CEO
There's a change of leadership coming for Manulife's unit in the...
Aug 15, 2019 @ 20:01
Some banks want lower ATM fees – BSP
The panic over surging fees for automoted teller machine withdrawals is unfounded, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said as it tried to pacify rattled bank...
Aug 15, 2019 @ 19:45
Dow suffers worst day of 2019 as recession fears hit US, European...
Stock markets on both sides of the Atlantic saw hefty losses Wednesday, gripped by fears for the global economy following poor Chinese and German data and as key US bond benchmark signaled more...
Aug 15, 2019 @ 10:21
Reasonable daw: BSP fine with 50% to 100% hike in ATM fees –...
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Deputy Governor Chuchi Fonacier said ATM (automated teller machine) fees should not increase beyond P20 per...
Aug 15, 2019 @ 9:49
EastWest H1 earnings rise 21%
EastWest Bank saw its first semester net income grow 21% to P2.7 billion, buoyed by higher fees and commissions, bigger trading gains, and lower credit...
Aug 14, 2019 @ 17:41
BDO to teach soldiers to make money grow, avoid scams
The Sy family, through their bank, will teach soldiers how to handle their money and falling for get-rich-quick...
Aug 14, 2019 @ 17:29
Security Bank offers P5B high-yield deposit instruments
The country’s sixth largest lender by assets launched the offering of new long-term negotiable certificates of deposit (LTNCDs) worth P5 billion to fund expansion...
Aug 13, 2019 @ 18:57
Macri predicts worse to come as Argentine peso, stock exchange plunge
Pro-business President Mauricio Macri predicted worse would follow after Argentina's peso and the Buenos Aires stock exchange plummeted Monday following his crushing defeat by populist candidate...
Aug 13, 2019 @ 11:24
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China’s online users lambast Huawei for Taiwan listing
China's online users turned their patriotic wrath Wednesday on major domestic phone maker Huawei for not toeing Beijing's line when referring to Taiwan and Hong...
Aug 15, 2019 @ 9:41
Back-up broadband plan: Lopez family exploring all options amid...
ABS-CBN Corp. is racing against time to get its legislative franchise...
Aug 14, 2019 @ 22:43
Snap releasing new Spectacles that capture 3D images
Snap on Tuesday unveiled new-generation Spectacles sunglasses that can take 3D pictures to share on its Snapchat messaging service known for ephemeral...
Aug 14, 2019 @ 9:26
US delaying new tariffs on Chinese electronics to Dec 15: official
The United States is delaying until December 15 imposition of new 10 percent tariffs on Chinese electronics, but going ahead with new duties starting September 1 on $300 billion in Chinese goods, the...
Aug 14, 2019 @ 9:22
CBS, Viacom agree to merge into media giant
After some false starts, CBS and Viacom announced Tuesday they will combine to form the latest media empire in a wave of mergers driven by the need for companies to reformulate themselves for the...
Aug 14, 2019 @ 9:17
Smart teams up with ISOC Holdings, Malaysian firm to accelerate...
Smart Communications has inked an agreement with Malaysia's edotco Group Sdn. Bhd. and businessman Michael Cosiquien's ISOC Infrastructure Inc. to speed up the construction of cell towers across the...
Aug 12, 2019 @ 18:57
Hit rewind: Sony Walkman triggers nostalgia on 40th birthday
Must-have 80s gadget and one-time icon of Japan electronics cool, Sony's Walkman turned 40 this year and like its now middle-aged fans, is clinging to its youth with high-tech...
Aug 12, 2019 @ 10:43
Huawei launches own operating system to rival Android
Chinese telecom giant Huawei unveiled its own operating system on Friday, as it faces the threat of losing access to Google's Android platform amid escalating US-China trade...
Aug 10, 2019 @ 10:29
PLDT offers free 911 calls, prank callers face jail time
The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) announced Thursday that subscribers of PLDT, Smart, Talk N’ Text and Sun could now call the government’s emergency hotline for...
Aug 9, 2019 @ 21:29
Broadcom to buy Symantec enterprise unit for $10.7B
Broadcom announced plans Thursday to buy the enterprise unit of cybersecurity firm Symantec Corp. for $10.7 billion in a move to further diversify the US semiconductor...
Aug 9, 2019 @ 10:27
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WTO to set up panel to judge US-China solar panel dispute
The World Trade Organization agreed Thursday to China's request to create a dispute panel tasked with judging whether US tariffs on solar panels violate international trade...
Aug 16, 2019 @ 10:36
Global economic uncertainty threatens oil demand: IEA
Concerns over the health of the global economy, marked by the US-China trade dispute, forced the International Energy Agency on Friday to lower its growth forecast for oil demand for 2019 and...
Aug 10, 2019 @ 12:42
ERC loses last legal bid to stop rebidding of power supply contracts
The Supreme Court has affirmed its ruling requiring all power supply agreements to go through competitive...
Aug 9, 2019 @ 16:38
Phoenix H1 income down 7%
Phoenix Petroleum Philippines of businessman Dennis Uy reported a 7% drop in its first half earnings to P896.83 million amid a challenging...
Aug 9, 2019 @ 11:21
Shell H1 profit slips 32%
Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp. reported a 32.2% fall in earnings in the first semester to P3.7 billion, dragged down mainly by thinning margins and higher excise...
Aug 7, 2019 @ 21:55
Phoenix Petroleum raises P3.5B from debt issue
Businessman Dennis Uy-led Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc. (PPPI) has completed a P3.5 billion issuance of commercial papers to fund the continued expansion of its...
Aug 6, 2019 @ 10:57
PCC partners with ERC to keep tight lid on power deals
The Philippine Competition Commission has teamed up with the Energy Regulatory Commission to keep a tight rein on power supply...
Aug 5, 2019 @ 19:31
Customs, BIR, DOF intensify anti-oil smuggling efforts
In an effort to curb the activities of oil smugglers in the country, and recover delinquent revenues, three government agencies kicked off a simulation on fuel marking in Subic,...
Aug 1, 2019 @ 11:09
Petron loses P68M tax refund claim
The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has turned down a petition filed by petroleum giant Petron Corp. seeking a tax credit for the importation of alkylate six years...
Jul 31, 2019 @ 20:01
Aboitiz Power posts P5B profit in Q2
Aboitiz Power Corp. posted a net income of P5 billion in the second quarter, down by two percent year on year on higher...
Jul 31, 2019 @ 9:44
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Property and Tourism
Sinking city: Indonesia’s capital on brink of disaster
Time is running out for Jakarta....
Aug 17, 2019 @ 9:14
FLI to roll out P22B worth of residential projects
Filinvest Land Inc. (FLI), the property arm of the Gotianun family, is set to launch P22 billion worth of residential projects in major locations nationwide to sustain its...
Aug 15, 2019 @ 18:29
Megaworld eyes P12B sales from new residential tower in Arcovia
Tycoon Andrew Tan-led Megaworld expects to generate P12 billion in sales from its second residential development within its 12.3 hectare Arcovia City in Pasig...
Aug 15, 2019 @ 11:25
Lawmaker warns of property, stock market crash if Pagcor bans POGOs...
PBA party-list Rep. Jericho Nograles warned the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) against banning Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) in Metro...
Aug 13, 2019 @ 21:40
DILG backs plan to ban new high-rise buildings in Baguio
Baguio mayor Benjie Magalong's proposal to impose a one-year moratorium on the construction of high-rise buildings got the backing of the Department of the Interior and Local...
Aug 12, 2019 @ 18:49
New ‘coliving’ housing option spreads its wings in New...
Nandita Iyer landed in New York from Bombay without knowing anyone, but she didn't want to live alone in a "sketchy studio." So instead she opted for a room in a "coliving"...
Aug 11, 2019 @ 10:43
‘Emoji’ house in LA beach town infuriates feuding...
A house painted bright pink and adorned with two giant "emoji" faces is the latest salvo in a bitter feud between neighbors of a wealthy Los Angeles area beach...
Aug 10, 2019 @ 13:03
Robinsons Land on steady growth path, nets P2.2B in Q2
Gokongwei-led Robinsons Land Corp. grew its earnings by 21% to P2.17 billion in the second quarter, buoyed by its shopping mall, office and hotel...
Aug 9, 2019 @ 15:24
Pagcor to cancel all POGO operations outside of POGO hubs by 2021,...
The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. is planning to force all Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) to operate only in self-contained communities by cancelling licenses of players outside...
Aug 9, 2019 @ 11:28
Pagcor to kill property boom: All Chinese workers to be stuffed into &...
The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. is poised to burst the real estate bubble fueled by the entry of Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) in the...
Aug 8, 2019 @ 17:41
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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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