The Manila Times

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The listed real-estate empire of Sen. Manny Villar is looking to tap up to P6 billion in loans from local banks this quarter, as it targets to launch P30-billion worth of projects this year alone. Being the country’s largest home builder, Vista Land and Lifescapes Inc. is looking at different…

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Seeking to solve wide-ranging issues caused by the illegal operations of buses and other public utility vehicles, the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) are resorting to modern technology, in line with a strong anticolorum campaign. “The colorum problem has many…

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By Madelaine B. Miraflor Reporter Alliance Global Group Inc. (AGI), one of the country’s largest conglomerates, registered an 18-percent improvement in its profit for the first quarter, on the back of the current macroeconomic conditions that eventually drove the income of its property, and food and beverage arms up significantly.…

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GMA Network Inc. on Wednesday reported a 55-percent net income increase to P603 million for the first quarter of this year, while rival ABS-CBN Corp. recorded an improvement of 66 percent to P508 million for the same period. GMA said that the impressive year-on-year growth in both revenues and profits…

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One of the country’s largest food company, Jollibee Foods Corp. (JFC), concluded the first quarter of 2013 with a P894.7-million profit attributable to equity holders, or a 33-percent increase, that was driven by stronger store sales growth. A corporate disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange on Wednesday showed that the…

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ATI EARNS P396 MILLION IN FIRST QUARTER Publicly listed port operator and investor, Asian Terminals Inc. (ATI), reported a net income of P396.1 million for the first three months of 2013, up 13.1 percent from the same period in 2012. The company said that the increase was driven mainly by…

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CREATING a world free of multiple sclerosis (MS) requires an international collaborative effort. Every May, MS Societies around the world unite on World MS Day, this year on May 29, to raise awareness about MS. Multiple sclerosis is a chronic, unpredictable disease that affects the central nervous system. MS can…