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  • Malampaya tax claims swell to P130.34 B

    Malampaya tax claims swell to P130.34 B

    Jul 26, 2016 22:01
    The income tax amount being pursued by the Philippine government, through the Commission on Audit (COA), against the Malampaya consortium has already swelled to a whopping P130.34 billion. According to Department of Energy (DOE) Spokesperson Wimpy Fuentebella, the additional amount lodged, …

  • Pilipinas Shell finally going public with P30-B offering

    Pilipinas Shell finally going public with P30-B offering

    Jul 26, 2016 22:01
    Finally, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation (PSPC) is going public to comply with the requirement of the country’s Oil Deregulation Law. PSPC is seeking the greenlight from the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) for the much awaited initial public offering (IPO) under …

  • Speaker pushes legislative license for mining firms

    Speaker pushes legislative license for mining firms

    Jul 26, 2016 22:01
    The Philippines' newly elected House Speaker said he wants new mining companies to get a legislative license before they are allowed to operate in the country as part of efforts to protect the environment. Pantaleon Alvarez, a close ally of President …

  • Data Privacy Act can’t shield public officials with FOI EO

    Data Privacy Act can’t shield public officials with FOI EO

    Jul 26, 2016 22:01
    Public officials can’t use The Data Privacy Act of 2012 to protect themselves and deny access to information under President Rodrigo Duterte’s newly issued Freedom of Information Executive Order (FOI EO). In its position paper, the National Privacy Commission (NPC) underscored …

  • SEARCA offers technical expertise to new DA chief

    SEARCA offers technical expertise to new DA chief

    Jul 26, 2016 22:01
    A Southeast Asian think-tank had offered to link the Philippine government to its vast network in the entire region’s agriculture sector to help alleviate poverty in the country, especially among farmers. The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research …

  • Despite being oversupplied, PH real estate sector remains strong

    Despite being oversupplied, PH real estate sector remains strong

    Jul 26, 2016 22:01
    Despite issues of oversupply, the country's real estate sector will remain strong, with the pace of its growth even expected to ride with the stable Philippine economy that President Rodrigo Duterte intends to further strengthen. Ryan Isip, national director at real …

  • What Verizon’s acquisition means for Yahoo users

    What Verizon’s acquisition means for Yahoo users

    Jul 26, 2016 22:01
    By Mae Anderson New York – If you have a Yahoo email account or regularly visit services like Yahoo Finance and Yahoo Sports, you might be wondering what will happen to the once-venerable brand once Verizon takes over. Neither company said much …

  • Boeing sees need for 30,850 new pilots a year as travel soars

    Boeing sees need for 30,850 new pilots a year as travel soars

    Jul 26, 2016 22:00
    By Julie Johnsson Global airlines will need to hire 30,850 pilots a year for the next two decades to keep pace with new planes on order and surging demand for air travel, according to a forecast by Boeing Co. Carriers will need …

  • US-Mexico air transport accord enters in force

    US-Mexico air transport accord enters in force

    Jul 26, 2016 22:00
    Washington – The United States and Mexico agreed to put into force a new air transportation agreement that is expected to boost travel and clear the way for any city to have direct airline service to the neighboring nation, the …

  • The future is here

    The future is here

    Jul 26, 2016 22:00
    Danish innovator Lars Jeppesen is betting on Asia, in particular, the Philippines. His company, Tech One Global, an expanding IT solutions provider, has grown to become one of the top Microsoft distributors and document imaging agencies in East and South Africa …