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Website claiming link to LTO blocked by ISPs

A WEBSITE that posed as associated with the Land Transportation Office (LTO) has been blocked by several internet service providers (ISP) after its owners failed to address privacy violation allegations from the National Privacy Commission (NPC).

‘Vertical village’ to rise in Davao

DAVAO CITY — Vista Land and Lifescapes, Inc. (VLL) is launching its first project here under the Camella Manors brand, which are condominiums within the real estate developers’ mixed-use communities.

Gov’t hikes award of T-bills as rates drop

THE GOVERNMENT on Monday hiked its award of Treasury bills (T-bills) amid a sustained decline in rates on the back of strong liquidity.

Catholic TV channel TV Maria celebrates 15 years

TV MARIA, the Filipino Catholic TV channel celebrates its 15 years of broadcasting this 2021, as the Philippines also celebrates the 500 years of Christianity in the nation. TV Maria was created to fulfill the vision of being the Filipino Catholic TV Channel. And it has served this purpose not just within the Philippine archipelago but has also reached many Filipinos across the globe.

Steniel secures SEC nod on capital increase to P2 billion

STENIEL Manufacturing Corp. has secured approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to increase its authorized capital stock to P2 billion, the listed company said on Monday.

Residential developers maintain positive outlook for 2021

RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY developers are keeping an optimistic sales outlook this year, as they continue to use digital platforms for sales and marketing efforts.

Rediscount loans fall 77.7% in 2020

LOAN AVAILMENTS from the central bank’s rediscount window plummeted in 2020, with banks tapping the facility for just four months as liquidity remained ample despite the coronavirus crisis.

Cinemalaya 2021 opens submission for short film category

CINEMALAYA Philippine Independent Film Festival 2021 is now open for submission of entries for its Short Film Category. Interested filmmakers must submit their application on or before March 5, 2021 (Friday), 6:00 p.m. to the Film, Broadcast, and New Media Division (FBNMD), 4F Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), Roxas Blvd., Pasay City. Only entries by Filipino filmmakers are accepted to the Short Feature Category.

AboitizPower unit takes full control of La Filipina Electrika

ABOITIZ Renewables, Inc. (ARI) has gained full ownership of La Filipina Electrika, Inc. (LFEI), which is targeted to be the vehicle for upcoming renewable energy projects of the company as well as parent firm AboitizPower Corp.

DMCI restores UP chapel

DMCI HOMES has completed the rehabilitation of the Parish of the Holy Sacrifice, located within the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman campus in Quezon City.

BDO’s sustainability framework gets nod from ESG rating watcher

BDO UNIBANK, Inc.’s sustainable finance framework has been endorsed by environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) rating watcher Sustainalytics, the bank said on Monday.

Entertainment News (01/12/21)

THE TEASER trailer for the new Netflix film Space Sweeper starring Song Joong-Ki and Kim Tae-Ri drops ahead of its February 5 release date.

Cirtek targets 20% increase in production of electronic parts

CIRTEK ELECTRONICS Corp. plans to increase local production by 20% as it partners with major customers to provide parts for consumer electronics and electric charger products.

Federal Land starts work on Quantum Residences

FEDERAL LAND, Inc. started construction of the Amethyst Tower at Quantum Residences along Taft Avenue, Pasay City.

CIBI partners with Singaporean tech firm on credit reporting

LOCAL credit bureau CIBI Information Inc. (CIBI) has teamed up with a Singapore-based big data company to expand its credit reporting business and help boost financial inclusion in the country.

How PSEi member stocks performed — January 11, 2021

Here’s a quick glance at how PSEi stocks fared on Monday, January 11, 2021.