Home Tags Featured2
PUTNAM COUNTY, ILLINOIS -- A disappointing planting season due to massive flooding in the US Midwest this spring is expected to have spillover effects on diesel demand during harvest season, analysts and traders said.
THE PIECES by renowned jewelry designer Roberto Coin -- who went into design after a successful stint as an entrepreneur in the hospitality industry -- are undoubtedly pretty, but are they smart, and as a bonus, even kind? That could be argued; and you’re welcome to ask some of his clients, a very long list that includes Oprah, Hillary Clinton, and Michelle Obama.
MAJORITY of Filipinos think that the Philippines should assert its right to disputed islets in the South China Sea and arrest Chinese fishermen who destroy marine resources in the area, according to a poll by the Social Weather Stations (SWS).
THE Bureau of Customs (BoC) said that it is on track to achieve the P10 billion revenue target for rice import tariffs to fund the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF), after more liberalized rice imports started in March.
DAVAO CITY — Apo Agua Infrastructura Inc., a joint venture between Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc. and JV Angeles Construction Corp., is on track to complete the P12.6-billion bulk water supply project for Davao City by the first half of 2021.
PHILIPPINE National Oil Co. (PNOC) and Israel’s Ratio Petroleum Ltd. signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to “seek to establish cooperation” for the exploration and development of oil and gas resources in the Philippines, the Energy department said Friday.
CAR SALES recovered to post year-on-year increases both in June and last semester, according to data jointly released to media on Thursday by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (CAMPI) and the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA).
FIVE DEPARTMENTS and four agencies have moved “to harmonize the regulations and policy guidelines governing the issuance of... documents to foreign nationals intending to work in the Philippines” that are currently provided under various laws.
THE satirical comedy, Ang Babae sa Septic Tank, is back for a third installment. This time the cult favorite tackles the issue of historical revisionism, with comic Eugene Domingo playing herself as a director and main actress in a Josephine Bracken biopic.
HOLCIM Philippines, Inc. on Thursday said it has completed the expansion of its plant in Davao City, which is expected to boost production capacity.
SANTIAGO -- As many as 17,000 workers at Walmart’s largest union in Chile walked off the job early Wednesday morning, demanding better salaries after negotiations over a new labor contract broke down earlier this week, the union’s president said.
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORP has decided to keep the Sikorsky helicopter plant in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, open after US President Donald Trump pressed its chief executive to continue operations, the company said on Twitter on Wednesday.
INSURANCE COMMISSIONER Dennis B. Funa was elected as chairman of Asian Reinsurance Corp. (Asian Re), the Insurance Commission (IC) said.
THE procurement of palay, or unmilled rice, amounted to more than 5.4 million bags in the first half, exceeding the target by 16%, the National Food Authority said in a statement, as the agency concluded its first half-year focused only on domestic rice procurement.
NEGOTIATIONS for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with South Korea are expected to finish by September in time for possible signing in November, according to Trade Secretary Ramon M. Lopez.
Vividly and fondly remembered is former Supreme Court Justice Florentino Feliciano who, years ago, long after he stepped down from the World Trade Organization’s Appellate Body, met with some government trade officials regarding alleged Philippine discriminatory treatment of some imported goods. A lady official pontificated about the “unfortunate” Philippine “discrimination.”
CERES-NEGROS FC got the better of Kaya FC-Iloilo in their first encounter in Season 3 of the Philippines Football League on Wednesday at the Philippine Football Federation National Training Center in Carmona, Cavite.
FOREIGN direct investment (FDI) inflows fell year-on-year on a net basis for the second straight month in April -- which nevertheless posted the biggest net inflow in nearly a year -- due to a significant cut in equity inflows that offset increases in reinvested earnings and intercompany lending, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported on Wednesday.
SEMIRARA Mining and Power Corp. (SMPC) said on Wednesday that it is in talks with the Energy department for the lifting of the cease and desist order on its coal trading activities after issues arose when a buyer failed to produce the required accreditation.
SPOTIFY Technology SA released a new version of its music streaming app for customers in emerging markets, an effort to grow outside of its strongholds in the US and Europe.
THE INSURANCE Commission (IC) issued a cease and desist order against health maintenance organization (HMO) Caritas Health Shield, Inc. due to alleged fraudulent card swiping and misrepresentation of sales agents.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Waymo is rolling out amenities to entice riders to use its self-driving taxis, creating a potential route to profitability in a money-losing industry.
THE Department of Tourism (DoT) said Wednesday that the street cleanup and crackdown on illegal vendors in the city of Manila, initiated by Mayor Francisco Moreno Domagoso, is expected to boost the city’s status as a “shopping paradise” for Southeast Asian visitors.
THE Department of Tourism (DoT) said Wednesday it is working to reverse the public perception of Mindanao as a place to be avoided, after President Rodrigo R. Duterte called his home island “lawless” and “violent” last month.