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ARTHALAND CORP. said its board of directors has approved its plan to issue P6-billion ASEAN green bonds, or bonds that will finance green projects.
TRAVELLER’S International Hotel Group, Inc. (TIHGI) has secured approval from the Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc. (PSE) to delist its shares from the stock market.
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FOR LINDA LI, supporting her favorite boy band entails more than just buying music and attending concerts: She’s also regularly posting nationalist pro-China slogans on social media.
LONDON — Martin Scorsese reunites with Robert De Niro in The Irishman, a 3-1/2 hour long mob drama the acclaimed director said he chose to do with his frequent collaborator to build on their past work together rather than replicate it.
THE HOUSE majority leader said the chamber has passed 18 measures on third reading since the start of the 18-Congress, including the 2020 Budget, key tax bills, and amendments to the Foreign Investment Act of 1991.
THE TRADE DEFICIT in agricultural commodities narrowed in the second quarter to $1.62 billion, driven by increased exports and a decline in imports, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said.
Baffling to many Filipinos is that despite his lack of decorum, dignity, and statesmanship, President Rodrigo Duterte remains popular. They ask why the majority of the Filipinos, including those who did not vote for him, are not bothered when his “canto boy” demeanor, vulgar language, and plebeian sartorial style are way below the dignity of the President, whose official residence is called a palace.
TOKYO -- If staging a never-been-done-before offering of two full shows in one day was not challenging enough, ONE Championship’s 100th live show “Century” on Oct. 13 faced the possibility of being washed out altogether with a super-typhoon hitting Japan less than 24 hours before the event itself as an added hurdle.
THE Philippine men’s national football team resumes its second-round joint qualification bid for FIFA World Cup 2022 and Asian Cup 2023 today in a Group A match set at the Panaad Park and Football Stadium in Bacolod City.
THE DEPARTMENT of Energy (DoE) has opened biomass energy development to full foreign ownership to encourage growth of the sector that has lured only a few investors even after the feed-in tariff (FiT) scheme gave them a fixed, subsidized rate for their power output.
LIFTING of bank secrecy restrictions, as pushed by the Finance department and the central bank, will find ready support anew in the House of Representatives, the chairman of the chamber’s Ways and Means committee said in a mobile phone message last weekend.
THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said it hopes to expand production of foods that are in demand overseas, to take advantage of fads for products like ube, or purple yam.
THE PHILIPPINE Association of Meat Processors, Inc. (PAMPI) said it forecasts a shortage of ham in the Visayas and Mindanao due to local bans on pork products from Luzon, where the African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak is centered.
THE COVENANT Car Company, Inc. (TCCCI), the exclusive importer and distributor of Chevrolet automobiles and parts in the country, introduces a new icon of toughness to further strengthen its already powerful selection of pickup trucks -- the new Chevrolet Colorado Trail Boss.
DANISH furniture company Normann Copenhagen has opened its first franchise store and its Asian flagship store in Bonifacio Global City in Taguig in recognition of the growth it has experienced in the region.
THE PERFORMANCE brand founded by the late great American automotive designer, racer, and entrepreneur Carroll Shelby; and the iconic British motorcycle maker Triumph -- are seemingly disparate entities that now have something in common. They both have found a Philippine partner in the Autohub Group.
YIELDS ON government securities (GS) ended flat last week on expectations of another cut on banks’ reserve requirement ratios (RRR) and as inflation slows further.
A MAJOR UNION said Sunday that the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) needs to be ready with measures to deal with job losses resulting from the passage of legislation that will become the Corporate Income Tax and Incentives Rationalization Act (CITIRA) if signed.
METRO MANILA’S new police chief, Brigadier General Debold M. Sinas, is expected to continue with the government’s controversial war against illegal drugs and the ongoing revitalized internal cleansing program, according to the new Philippine National Police (PNP) Directorial Staff chief.
An eventful week for Philippine gymnastics finished at another high on Saturday after Carlos Edriel Yulo bagged the country’s first-ever world artistic gymnastics gold at the 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Stuttgart, Germany.
“Comme ci, comme ça,” the critical and exacting French would say for something that would not meet the superlatives of quality and aesthetics they are generally attributed with. In English, its idem sonans (sounds-like) is “cum si, cum sa,” like if someone asks you, “how are you?” you might reply, “cum si, cum sa,” meaning you are feeling not good, not bad, just average. “Cum si, cum sa” means “so-so.”
Pending final clearance from the Department of Agriculture (DA), Spanish beef will soon be available for Filipino consumers to enjoy. It will compete head to head with beef imported from the US, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and Japan, all of whom have dominated the premium segment of the market. Spanish beef promises superior quality across its entire range of cuts and grades at more competitive prices. With more options and greater value, this development is a win for the Filipino consumer.
WATER concessionaires Manila Water Co. and Maynilad Water Services, Inc. are not allowed to pass on the financial penalties imposed by the Supreme Court to its consumers, the regulator said on Friday.
AS COMPLAINTS about the difficulties of commuting in Metro Manila multiply, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador S. Panelo blamed Congress, saying emergency powers should have been given to President Rodrigo R. Duterte three years ago to avoid the transport issues faced today.
TWO LAWMAKERS have filed a bill requiring a health warning for food products with high sodium content.
THE PESO climbed further on Friday on the back of optimism on a trade deal between the United States and China.