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ANGKAS is once again prohibited from operating, as the Supreme Court (SC) decision effectively allowed the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to apprehend the motorcycle-hailing company’s bikers.
FACEBOOK PHILIPPINES said its messaging platform Messenger is starting to gain credibility as a channel for business transactions, noting it is recording more than 10 billion messages between individuals and businesses on the platform every month.
FIBER INTERNET provider Converge ICT Solutions, Inc. said it is open to partnering with the Mislatel Consortium, which is expected to start operations next year.
PHILIPPINE manufacturing companies face significantly higher logistics costs than those in Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand, according to a report released by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on Thursday.
MICROSOFT Philippines is offering its technological expertise and cloud solutions to the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) — Dado Banatao Incubator, the school’s program that helps start-ups scale their businesses.
THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has revoked the franchises of Dimple Star Transport Corp. following multiple road accidents involving its provincial buses that resulted to deaths and injuries.
PLDT, Inc. said on Tuesday it has completed the acquisition of a minority stake in information and IT solutions provider Multisys Technologies Corp.
LIGHT RAIL Manila Corp. (LRMC), the private operator of the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1), said it has incurred a “fare deficit” of about P100 million for the three quarters of 2018 due to the government’s delay in granting its fare hike petition.
THE Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said it will be releasing by the first quarter of 2019 a new policy that would allow it to take back and redistribute radio frequency currently controlled by telecommunications companies, possibly opening the door for even more telecommunications companies.
SEVERAL companies participated in the Department of Transportation’s (DoTr) bidding for the airport projects in Antique and Bukidnon.
CHINESE tech company Tencent Holdings Ltd. and investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR) on Wednesday completed its $175-million investment in Voyager Innovations, Inc., according to PLDT, Inc.
PLDT, Inc. and its wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. made its first fifth generation (5G) to 5G video call on Wednesday, two weeks after it fired up its first 5G cell sites in Makati City and Clark, Pampanga.
MOBILE NETWORK is starting to beat with WiFi connection in terms of average download speed in most parts of the world, with the emergence of fifth generation (5G) network seen to keep this trend going, wireless coverage mapping firm OpenSignal found in a recent study.
THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) said policy reforms are needed in the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) and the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to ensure that the telecom industry’s third player can compete effectively with incumbents PLDT, Inc. and Globe Telecom, Inc.
THE NEWLY inaugurated Cavite Gateway Terminal (CGT) is expected to reduce road traffic by up to two kilometers of trucks every day, or 140,000 fewer truck trips every year, the Department of Transportation (DoTr) said in a statement on Friday.
MANILA’s warming ties with Beijing will likely yield economic benefits “in the near term,” but risks lurk behind such pivot especially if executed to the exclusion of the Philippines’ traditional economic partners in the West, Fitch Solutions said in a Nov. 21 note e-mailed to journalists on Thursday.
THE GROWING USE of digital technology has not been matched by adequate awareness of attendant threats, according to speakers at BusinessWorld’s first Cybersecurity Forum held at the Dusit Thani Manila in Makati City on Thursday.
BUSINESSES have called on the President to order the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) to exercise its regulatory authority over shipping companies and clamp down on “exorbitant destination charges.”