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Running out of options? Malacañang studies 4-day work week to beat traffic
Malacañang on Thursday said it would look into the imposition of four-day work week scheme during the holiday season, a proposal seen as a solution to the traffic...
Nov 14, 2019 @ 17:26
CMIC takes over R&L Investments
The Securities and Exchange Commission en banc has ordered the Capital Markets and Integrity Corp. to take over the operations of R&L Investments Inc. which was placed under involuntary...
Nov 14, 2019 @ 22:57
Small fry: Coast Guard catches broker rep inserting P240 bribe in BOC...
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Thursday announced the arrest of a Bureau of Customs (BOC) broker's representative who allegedly made an under- the-table deal on Wednesday during a sting...
Nov 14, 2019 @ 21:50
GT Capital nine-month earnings soar to P15.3B
Ty-led GT Capital Holdings Inc. said its net income surged 40% to P15.3 billion in January to September, bolstered by its banking and automotive...
Nov 14, 2019 @ 21:23
Charlie Cojuangco to lead House body to fast track BBB projects as...
The politiko-son of bilyonaryo Danding Cojuangco has been tapped to lead a new congressional committee on flagship projects created by Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano to rescue the "Build, Build, Bulid"...
Nov 14, 2019 @ 20:57
Bloomberry’s Q3 profit more than triples
Bloomberry Resorts Corp., operator and owner of Solaire Resort & Casino and Jeju Sun Hotel & Casino, saw its third quarter earnings more than triple to P3.9 billion on the back of robust mass market...
Nov 14, 2019 @ 20:27
BSP keeps interest rates steady
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is done with cutting interest rates for...
Nov 14, 2019 @ 19:21
Mikee Romero hurt in polo practice
The businessman-politician-athlete’s bid to win twin golds from this ywar's SEA Games suffered a...
Nov 14, 2019 @ 19:05
Sinong niloko mo? Drilon believes flagship bust Vince Dizon should...
No more BS,...
Nov 14, 2019 @ 18:41
BI deports 300 Chinese involved in telecom fraud operated by Golden...
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) announced Thursday the deportation of more than 300 Chinese nationals reportedly involved...
Nov 14, 2019 @ 17:53
PAL parent firm more than doubles loss in 9 months
PAL Holdings Inc. continued to bleed, accumulating losses for the third straight year due to declining yields and surging finance charges amid a tough operating...
Nov 14, 2019 @ 17:42
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Gretchen walks the red carpet with Atong’s daughter
Proving she has nothing to hide nor fear from her detractors, the former movie actress showed full support for the eldest daughter of gambling lord Atong...
Nov 14, 2019 @ 21:40
Happy Ongpauco Tiu shares recipe of fave thai inspired steamed fish
Chef Happy Ongpauco Tiu is once again making sure our tummies are happy as she shared a no-frills fish...
Nov 14, 2019 @ 21:27
Christmas comes early for Hunter James Pitt
Hunter James Pitt is one happy...
Nov 14, 2019 @ 18:18
Heart Evangelista’s newest obssession
The wife of Sorsogon Governor Chiz Escudero just couldn't contain her obsession over these adorable bracelets made of...
Nov 14, 2019 @ 17:58
Jon-jon Rufino tolerates son’s food cravings
Jon-jon Rufino only wants the best for his...
Nov 14, 2019 @ 14:20
Jam Acuzar digs deeper into the purpose of art
Jam Acuzar seeks art wherever she...
Nov 13, 2019 @ 22:56
Ricco Ocampo proves he is a plant dad.
The entrepreneur took to Instagram to share what currently gives him...
Nov 13, 2019 @ 22:53
Mikee Cojuangco on the importance of being kind
Mikee Cojuangco wants to remind her Instagram followers of an important thing:...
Nov 13, 2019 @ 17:17
Chris Tiu remembers the ‘good old days’
With the Philippines hosting the 2019 SEA Games in Metro Manila, Clark, Subic, Tarlac and Southern Luzon, “King Eagle” Tiu could not hep but reminisce abouy the happy memories of the good old...
Nov 13, 2019 @ 16:57
Kayla Uytengsu travels with her chiquitas to Palo Alto, California
Kayla Uytengsu is living her best...
Nov 13, 2019 @ 11:08
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BPI’s Jun Neri named among Asia’s top researchers
Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) lead economist Jun Neri was recognized as the best local currency bond individual in research in the Philippines by The Asset, a leading finance magazine in...
Nov 14, 2019 @ 21:06
PNB nine-month profit down 15%
Philippine National Bank reported a 14.67% drop in its net income in the nine months to September to P6.4...
Nov 12, 2019 @ 22:52
Vested interest: UBS fined $51M for overcharging clients
Swiss banking titan UBS has been fined $51 million by Hong Kong authorities for overcharging global customers for almost a decade, saying it had failed to "act in its clients' best...
Nov 12, 2019 @ 20:04
Small time: BSP says Aguilaz family’s AMA bank, MAXbank bankruptcy...
Nov 10, 2019 @ 11:12
MAXBank goes bust: MB orders closure of 5 branches, including BGC,...
In Resolution No. 1704 dated November 7, 2019, the Monetary Board has stopped the operations of MAXBank and directed the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corp. to take over and liquidate the bank's...
Nov 9, 2019 @ 14:00
This netizen shared how scammers wiped out his bank account
All it took was a very convincing unsolicited email claiming to be from his...
Nov 8, 2019 @ 22:45
Big bank mulls charging millionaire clients for deposits
Germany's second-largest lender Commerzbank on Thursday said it was mulling charging wealthy private customers for their deposits, as it seeks to pass on the hurt from the European Central Bank's...
Nov 8, 2019 @ 15:17
Global debt surges to record high $188T: IMF chief
The global debt load has surged to a new all-time record equivalent to more than double the world's economic output, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva warned...
Nov 8, 2019 @ 15:06
The refreshed HSBC Premier is better than ever
Facing stiff competition from other global credit cards, HSBC Premier is offering a new set of perks and personalized financial services and programs to its elite...
Nov 7, 2019 @ 23:02
RCBC profit surges to P4.5B in Jan-Sept
Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. saw a 41% jump in its net income in the nine months to September to P4.5 billion on the back of a double-digit growth in net interest income and trading...
Nov 6, 2019 @ 11:43
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Taiwan halts sales of three Huawei phones in wording row
Taiwan has suspended sales of three Huawei smartphone models that listed it as "Taiwan, China" for timezones and contacts -- a designation the self-ruled, democratic island bristles...
Nov 14, 2019 @ 17:02
From sci-fi to science lab: Holograms you can ‘feel’
Walking, talking holograms have been a staple of sci-fi films since Princess Leia was magically brought to life in "Star...
Nov 14, 2019 @ 12:13
Disrupting the disruptor: Disney+ signs up 10 mn in day
Walt Disney Co.'s new streaming television service Disney+ got off to a roaring start by signing up 10 million subscribers on its first day, the company announced...
Nov 14, 2019 @ 11:24
Google checking account service with Citigroup on its way: report
Google plans to launch a checking account service next year in a collaboration with Citigroup and a credit union in Silicon Valley, the Wall Street Journal reported on...
Nov 14, 2019 @ 11:02
Facebook says AI getting better at spying unwanted content
Facebook on Wednesday said that its software is getting more skilled at spying banned content at the social network, then working with humans to quickly remove terrorist videos and...
Nov 14, 2019 @ 10:57
China retail giant Alibaba given OK for huge Hong Kong listing
Chinese online retail titan Alibaba has been given the go-ahead to list shares in Hong Kong, reports said Wednesday, in what could be the city's biggest IPO in almost a...
Nov 13, 2019 @ 22:34
PayMaya users can now transfer funds to over 40 banks via InstaPay
PayMaya Philippines users can now send money to more than 40 local banks and financial institutions that can receive money via...
Nov 13, 2019 @ 18:12
Glitches mar launch of Disney+ streaming service
A big launch for the Disney+ streaming service Tuesday was marred by glitches which prevented many customers from accessing the on-demand television...
Nov 13, 2019 @ 13:51
Musk announces new Tesla factory will be in Germany
A new Tesla auto factory to serve the European market will be based in Germany, chief executive Elon Musk said...
Nov 13, 2019 @ 13:19
Chinese consumers smash ‘Singles’ Day’ shopping...
Chinese shoppers set new records for spending during the annual "Singles' Day" buying spree despite an economic slowdown and worries over the US trade war, with state media calling it a sign of...
Nov 12, 2019 @ 20:00
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Pilipinas Shell backs government’s fuel marking program
Pilipinas Shell is ready to start automated fuel marking this month at its Cagayan depot which services the requirements of Visayas and...
Nov 11, 2019 @ 10:43
Phoenix Petroleum raises P7B from preferred share sale
Businessman Dennis Uy-led Phoenix Petroleum Philippines successfully raised P 7 billion from the issuance of a new series of perpetual preferred...
Nov 7, 2019 @ 21:46
Aboitiz Power earnings slip 36% in Q3
Aboitiz Power Corp. suffered a 36% drop in its third quarter earnings to ₱4.8 billion, weighed down by higher interest and depreciation...
Nov 6, 2019 @ 11:33
Petron income falls 70% on lower refining margins
Oil refining giant Petron Corp. saw its nine-month net income drop to P3.6 billion, dragged down by a prolonged slump in refining margins in the region as well as the shutdown of its refinery in...
Nov 5, 2019 @ 17:38
Ayalas buy out partner in Ilocos Norte wind farm project
AC Energy Philippines Inc. has inked a deal to acquire the ownership of Philippine Investment Alliance for Infrastructure (“PINAI in North Luzon Renewables Energy...
Nov 4, 2019 @ 17:29
Fracking halted in England over earthquake fears: UK govt
The controversial process of "fracking" will be halted in England due to the risks of triggering earthquakes when trying to tap shale gas reserves, the British government announced...
Nov 2, 2019 @ 10:36
Energy giants face 35% output cut to hit Paris climate goals: watchdog
The biggest listed oil and gas giants must slash production by more than a third by 2040 to keep emissions within targets laid out in the landmark Paris climate deal, an industry watchdog said...
Nov 1, 2019 @ 11:02
Fernando Zobel loads up on AC Energy shares
Bilyonaryo Fernando Zobel De Ayala upped his stake in AC Energy Inc. (formerly Phinma Energy, adding 22.97 million...
Oct 31, 2019 @ 11:22
Aramco to make stock market debut on December 11: report
Energy giant Saudi Aramco will make its long-awaited debut on the Riyadh stock market on December 11, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya television said...
Oct 30, 2019 @ 9:51
Oil, gas giants spend 250 mn on EU lobbying: green groups
The five biggest publicly listed oil and gas companies and trade groups representing them spent more than 250 million euros lobbying the European Union to influence climate action since 2010,...
Oct 27, 2019 @ 9:57
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Property and Tourism
Zamboanga del Sur’s ‘Turtle Island’ shut down for cleanup
PAGADIAN CITY, Zamboanga del Sur -- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has announced the temporary closure of Panikian Island in Pitogo town, this province, to ensure the...
Nov 14, 2019 @ 18:07
Climate change, corruption blamed for Venice flood devastation
Much of Venice was under water on Wednesday night after the highest tide in 50 years ripped through the historic Italian city, beaching gondolas, trashing hotels and sending tourists fleeing through...
Nov 14, 2019 @ 10:50
Real estate properties worth P53M up for public auction in Manila, QC
The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has announced that it will be conducting a public auction of seized real estate properties worth P52.8 million on the fourth week of...
Nov 13, 2019 @ 17:48
Cat-shaming: Russian loses airline miles over fat pet swap
Russia's Aeroflot on Tuesday stripped a passenger of his air miles after he boasted online of sneaking his overweight cat on board by switching him for a slimmer cat during...
Nov 13, 2019 @ 13:25
Megaworld on steady growth path, books P12.8B profit in 9 months
Property developer Megaworld Corp. saw its nine-month net income rise by 14% to P12.8 billion on higher rental earnings from its office and shopping mall portfolio as well as steady growth of real...
Nov 13, 2019 @ 11:30
Venice underwater as exceptional tide sweeps through canal city
Venice was hit by the highest tide in more than 50 years late Tuesday, with tourists wading through flooded streets to seek shelter as a fierce wind whipped up waves in St. Mark's...
Nov 13, 2019 @ 10:33
Going north: Ayala Land allocates P18B to develop Tarlac estate
Property developer Ayala Land Inc. (ALI) will invest P18 billion to transform a 290-hectare property in Tarlac into an integrated mixed-use estate over the next 10 to 15...
Nov 12, 2019 @ 21:25
Boeing says 737 MAX expected to resume flying in January
Boeing on Monday said it expects the 737 MAX airplane, which was grounded after two crashes killed 346 people, to resume flying in January, delaying its return by one...
Nov 12, 2019 @ 10:13
Capsule living: a ‘cheap’ option for young people flocking...
Kay Wilson packed up her life in a hurry and moved to Los Angeles... only to find that what she paid in Pennsylvania for a nice studio apartment would only get her a 2.9-square-meter box in...
Nov 12, 2019 @ 9:59
Tiu-Laurel’s Frabelle Group to build P8B port in Cadiz City,...
The Tiu-Laurel family-owned Frabelle Group of Companies has proposed to develop an international port project costing P8 billion in Cadiz City in northern Negros...
Nov 11, 2019 @ 16:26
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Duterte ignores Xi Jinping, POGO stays
Duterte ignores Xi Jinping, POGO...
Oct 5, 2019 @ 20:23
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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Who's the richest of them all?
Enrique Razon, Jr.
Tony Tan Caktiong
Henry Sy, Jr.
Danding Cojuangco, Jr.
Robert Coyiuto, Jr.
Ricardo Po, Sr. & family
Panda Express is in the Philippines!
Duterte ignores Xi Jinping, POGO stays
Duterte inaugurates the country’s first and biggest solar-diesel microgrid plant in Romblon
China wants Duterte to ban POGOs like Cambodia
BDO, Metrobank, BPI, RCBC book massive impairment losses on Hanjin
Sari Yap, founder of Mega Magazine, passes away
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