News

Top Stories

Business

By
0

THE Department of Energy (DOE) on Friday reiterated its commitment to ensuring oil supply during and in the aftermath of natural disasters and calamities, especially when relief operations have to be undertaken. “We must understand that fuel is an indispensable factor in relief operations and even in restoration efforts,” said…

By
0

The Platinum Group Metals Corp.  (PGMC) is planning to conduct its P10 billion follow on offering in April next year after its backdoor listing on the local bourse through Southeast Asia Cement Holdings Inc. (Seacem). “Our target is to hold the P10 billion follow on offer by April 1 next…

By
0

Lucio Co-led Cosco Capital Inc. has acquired a prime property in Biñan, Laguna for its third community mall project. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, Cosco said that it purchased a 3,192 square meters (sqm) of land at A. Mabini St. in Poblacion, Biñan, Laguna for one of…


By
3

The Philippine Airlines (PAL) Board of Directors on Thursday elected Jaime J. Bautista as president and chief operating officer, replacing Ramon Ang. Lucio Tan remains PAL chairman and chief executive officer. Other new officers of the PAL Board are Joseph T. Chua, vice chairman of the Board, Florentino M. Herrera…

By
5

As my colleague Mike Wootton explained earlier this week, we business columnists would prefer not to delve too deeply into the realm of pure politics, but there are times it is impossible to avoid. The last few weeks have been one of those unfortunate periods in which the cesspool of…

Regions

World

Today's Breaking News

By
0

A rubber plantation worker was killed while another was seriously wounded after 30 heavily armed New People’s Army (NPA) fighters torched a plantation of the Standard Rubber Development Corporation in Barangay Taluntalunan, Makilala town, North Cotabato province on Sunday evening. Lt. Nasrullah Sema, 57th Infantry Battalion civil-military operation officer, said…

By
0

US President Barack Obama launched an intense lobbying effort on Sunday (Monday in Manila) to sway skeptical lawmakers weighing whether to support a military strike against Syria. The strategy, outlined by a senior White House official, came as Secretary of State John Kerry said that Washington had proof Damascus used…

By
0

Workers will switch off one of Japan’s two working reactors on Monday, with the other set for shutdown later this month and no restarts in sight amid continued public hostility to nuclear power. Kansai Electric Power will start reducing generating power at its Unit No. 3 at the Oi plant,…

By
1

To uphold President Benigno Aquino 3rd’s agenda of inclusive and sustainable growth, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has increased the proposed budget for the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) from P44 billion this year to P62.6 billion in 2014, supporting the administration’s bid to expand the 4Ps program…

By
0

Filipinos have the habit of shopping and spending rather than saving money that makes retail business in the Philippines a brighter prospect for investment. PTT Philippines Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Wisarn Chawalitanon made this remarks as he encouraged investors to consider investing in the Philippines, particularly on retail…

By
0

The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said on Monday that fair weather would continue in most parts of the country except in extreme northern Luzon. Pagasa said that extreme northern Luzon would be cloudy skies with light rains due to a weak southwest monsoon. Pagasa said that…