November 21, 2017, 5:02 am
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Water concessionaire eyes 3rd

by RUELLE CASTRO on November 21, 2017
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SYDNEY. -- Maynilad Water Services, Inc. is eyeing to put up its third Putatan water treatment plant that will source water from Laguna Lake as a contingent measure against a further delay in the construction of the government’s Kaliwa dam project. 

Share sale to strengthen devel

November 21, 2017
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8990 Holdings Inc. is set to list its Series A Preferred Shares offering on the Philippine Stock Exchange on December 1.

Once robust coffee industry re

by PAUL ICAMINA on November 21, 2017
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LA TRINIDAD, Benguet - Seed to cup research and development are giving coffee the high it deserves.

Toll operator to raise P50B

by Myla Iglesias on November 20, 2017
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The tollways unit of Metro Pacific Investment Corp. is borrowing up to P50 billion to finance the construction of major tollroads project in Metro Manila, Cavite and Cebu, all of which are expected to be completed by 2020.

Holding firm eyes divestment

by Ruelle Albert Castro on November 20, 2017
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SYDNEY. --  Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC), the parent company of Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. announced here it looks to raise P10 billion by next year to fund part of its capital spending. 

ODA absorption falls in 2016

by ANGELA CELIS on November 20, 2017
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The absorptive capacity indicators of official development assistance (ODA) to the Philippines as of end 2016 generally decreased, with the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) attributing this to the financial closure of quick-disbursing program loans, and poor disbursement performance of project loans for the year.

Comprehensive masterplan for

November 20, 2017
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The Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) is crafting a comprehensive integrated master development (CIMD) plan for all the former military bases under its jurisdiction to maximize the potentials of all the properties, according to Aileen Zosa, executive vice president.

Stricter rules set on cement i

November 20, 2017
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The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has repealed a department administrative order (DAO) setting the rules on the importation of cement to give way to all concerns raised by traders and manufacturers.

SSS electronic collection star

November 20, 2017
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The Social Security System (SSS) is set to implement the electronic Collection System (e-CS) to enable the real-time posting of contribution payments from SSS branch tellering facilities and other payment channels by first quarter of next year.

BOC procedures cut to two days

November 20, 2017
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The Bureau of Customs (BOC)  has mandated all offices to cut down the processing time for public requests and petitions to within five days.


Front Page

Column of the Day

Trashy Trudeau and toothy Ardern

By REY O. ARCILLA | November 21,2017
‘As the top officials of their governments, the two ought to be well-versed in good manners and right conduct.’

Opinion of the Day

Who is in a (Christmas) rush?

By ABIGAIL VALTE | November 21, 2017
‘It seems we’ll be seeing an impeachment trial at the Senate come January.’