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THE government may cut the capacity of the Metro Rail Transit System Line 3 (MRT-3) after a coronavirus outbreak among its depot staff, according to the Department of Transportation.
NATURAL DISASTERS and identity theft were cited as the major concerns by Filipino consumers this year, a Unisys Corp. said, citing the findings of its study on security concerns.
THE Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) has eased the documentary requirements for common tower providers as the country remains in a state of public health emergency due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
GLOBE Telecom, Inc. on Monday said it has signed a new term loan facility to finance its capital expenditures (capex).
CAVITE GOVERNOR Juanito Victor “Jonvic” C. Remulla has approved a request from Lucio C. Tan’s MacroAsia Corp. and its Chinese partner for a further 90-day extension to complete the documentary requirements to post-qualify their bid for the $10-billion Sangley Point International Airport.
INFORMATION and Communications Technology Secretary Gregorio B. Honasan II has designated Undersecretary Ramon P. Jacinto to lead the department’s efforts in the areas of “government digital broadcast television and the digitization of the entertainment industry sector.”
Transportation Secretary Arthur P. Tugade has ordered shipping lines to offer at least a 40% discount off regular shipping rates for shipments of food...
By Arjay L. Balinbin The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) on Friday issued rules for the exemption of joint venture projects cleared by the National Economic...
BUDGET carrier Cebu Pacific on Wednesday said it was finalizing the number of employees that will be affected in its next wave of job cuts.
EUROPEAN aircraft manufacturer Airbus on Wednesday urged the Philippine government and the country’s aviation sector to continue communicating the safety measures being carried out in order to rebuild the confidence of the public to fly again.
LBC EXPRESS Holdings, Inc. posted a 63.6% drop in attributable net income last year to P494.57 million after it recorded a derivatives loss at a time when it was also adopting new accounting rules.
CHELSEA LOGISTICS and Infrastructure Holdings Corp. posted an attributable net loss of P345.08 million for the first quarter, a reversal of the P138.71-million profit it recorded in the same period last year.
NEW digital behaviors adopted by consumers and businesses during the coronavirus crisis are expected to linger after the pandemic, accelerating the long-term growth of the technology sector, the Franklin Equity Group said.
DENNIS O. CLEDERA, 36, has been living in a two-decade old jeepney he used to drive since the main Philippine island of Luzon was locked down in mid-March, forcing many of his kind out of the roads and out of work.
ABOUT 14,000 workers of provincial bus firms have lost their jobs due to operational restrictions, according to bus operators, warning that another 10,000 may be let go because of the implementation of cashless fare systems.
THE Transportation department said the P62.7-billion Metro Rail Transit Line 7 (MRT-7) project — which will run between North Avenue in Quezon City and San Jose del Monte City, Bulacan — is on track for partial operations next year after hitting 51.84% completion this month.
METRO Pacific Tollways Corp. (MPTC) had submitted a proposed roadmap to the Transportation department for the full execution of cashless payment on all its toll roads.
MORE than 300 modern jeepneys have been allowed to serve 15 routes in Manila and nearby cities starting June 22, as the country eases a lockdown meant to contain a coronavirus pandemic, according to the transport regulator.
MEMBERS of the Philippine Coast Guard’s CCP Complex Station and Auxiliary 101st Squadron have been jointly patrolling the Manila Bay area since the start of lockdown in March, providing security as well as supporting relief operations in the coastal communities.
CEBU Pacific’s ground handling service provider 1Aviation Groundhandling Services Corp. (1AV) said it will be laying off over 1,000 employees in its second wave of job cuts, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to discourage air travel.
AS THE coronavirus pandemic continues to trigger digital transformation in the financial industry, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. sees opportunities for its data infrastructure to support banks.
LUCIO C. Tan’s MacroAsia Corp. and its Chinese partner asked for a further 90-day extension to complete the documentary requirements to post-qualify their bid for the $10-billion Sangley Point International Airport (SPIA), the Cavite government said.
THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is hoping to reach an agreement soon with the Metro Pacific Group to extend the North Luzon Expressway (NLEx) to Anda Circle in Manila’s Port Area, after the completion of the 2.6-kilometer NLEx Harbor Link Segment 10 C3-R10 Section.
PHILIPPINE Telegraph & Telephone Corp. (PT&T) trimmed its net loss in the first quarter by 23.4% after revenues from its broadband business improved.
ELNA LEAH L. FONACIER, 64, lost her youngest brother last month to cardiac arrest amid a strict Philippine lockdown — one of the longest in the world — meant to contain a coronavirus pandemic.
PLDT Inc. on Tuesday said that its revenues had been doing well since April, making it possible that its performance for the first half of the year will surpass last year’s despite the coronavirus crisis.
PLDT, Inc. and Smart Telecommunications, Inc. have partnered with Grab Philippines for the quick delivery of their products straight to the homes of their customers within 24 hours.
THE new passenger terminal building at Clark International Airport is on track for completion by next month, bringing the northern gateway’s overall capacity to 12.2 million passengers yearly.