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Cement sales rise 6.6% in 2016

By Richmond Mercurio (The Philippine Star) Updated February 28, 2017 – 12:00am http://www.philstar.com/business/2017/02/28/1676367/cement-sales-rise-6.6-2016 MANILA, Philippines – The local cement industry finished 2016 with higher sales despite a slowdown in the fourth quarter due to unfavorable weather conditions. The Cement Manufacturers Association of the Philippines (CeMAP) said cement sales last year rose 6.6 percent to 25.96 […]

New timeline for reg’l airports PPP released

By Louella Desiderio (The Philippine Star) Updated February 28, 2017 – 12:00am http://www.philstar.com/business/2017/02/28/1676346/new-timeline-regl-airports-ppp-released MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has released the indicative timeline for the development, operations and maintenance of the P108 billion regional airports project under the public-private partnership (PPP) program, with the submission of qualification documents scheduled in April, and […]

P321-M coconut processing plant to rise in Palawan

By: Roy Stephen C. Canivel Philippine Daily Inquirer 12:07 AM February 28, 2017 http://business.inquirer.net/225368/p321-m-coconut-processing-plant-rise-palawan Lionheart GPPAC Farmers Corp. will soon build a P321-million coconut processing plant integrated with a hybrid coconut plantation in Palawan, the Board of Investments (BOI) said on Monday. In a statement, the BOI said the project was approved under the Investment […]

Century Properties targets first-time homebuyers

By Keith Richard D. Mariano Posted on February 28, 2017 http://www.bworldonline.com/content.php?section=Corporate&title=Century-Properties-targets-first-time-homebuyers-&id=141361 CENTURY PROPERTIES Group, Inc. is launching its residential line catering to first-time homebuyers within the second quarter, as it expands its portfolio consisting mostly of luxury and mid-priced condominiums in Metro Manila. The listed property developer made the announcement about three months after partnering […]

ArthaLand taps foreign partners for premium Cebu office building

By Iris Gonzales (The Philippine Star) Updated February 28, 2017 – 12:00am http://www.philstar.com/business/2017/02/28/1676362/arthaland-taps-foreign-partners-premium-cebu-office-building MANILA, Philippines – ArthaLand Corp. has signed agreement with China Railway Dongfang Group and Knusford Berhard of Malaysia for a $166 million engineering, procurement and construction contract for its  38-story Cebu Exchange Project. China Railway and Knusford will form a joint venture […]

House bill: No work-related e-mails, texts after office hours

House bill: No work-related e-mails, texts after office hours

‘It can lead to burnout – or the physical, psychological, and emotional distress caused by a total inability to rest and a diminished balance between work and family,’ says House Bill 4721 MANILA, Philippines – A lawmaker has filed a bill seeking to allow employees to disconnect from work-related messages after office hours without penalty […]

Mining seen playing key role in steel industry revival

As regulators make ready the results of an audit of all operating mines in the country, the Chamber of Mines of the Philippines (COMP) said the industry was important for the country’s thrust to revitalize the steel sector. “We see an increased demand for products and services from the metals industry especially in human resource […]

Finance chief forecasts 6.5-7% GDP growth this year

Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III said the economy could expand by another 6.5-7 percent in 2017 on the back of a healthy foreign exchange buffer, a strong banking system as well as a young and educated workforce. Last year, the economy grew by 6.8 percent, the fastest expansion in three years and among the […]

Pagasa to take over Project NOAH, says DOST

Pagasa to take over Project NOAH, says DOST

Project NOAH ‘has reached its completion and project ending date…. New project proposals are welcome if there is a new study to be made,’ the science department says MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) said that state weather bureau Pagasa will take care of the tools and technologies developed by the […]

Peso rebounds as weak US GDP report, Trump affect greenback

Peso rebounds as weak US GDP report, Trump affect greenback

THE PESO rebounded against the dollar yesterday on the back of lower-than-expected US economic growth in the last quarter of 2016 and amid negative market sentiment from US President Donald J. Trump’s recent pronouncements on immigrants. The peso ended at P49.82 versus the greenback on Monday, three centavos stronger than its P49.85 finish last Friday. […]