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PH, Germany ‘optimistic’ about resolution to Naia 3 dispute


Foreign ministers of the Philippines and Germany on Thursday expressed their optimism for a “just and expeditious” resolution to the Fraport-Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) Terminal 3 case, saying that the dispute should not be a hindrance in boosting economic ties between the two countries.

Posted: February 7th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Binay challenges CA decision dismissing estafa vs Globe Asiatique exec

Vice President Jejomar Binay: Good prospects. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Vice President Jejomar Binay on Thursday ordered housing lawyers to file a motion for consideration before the Court of Appeals following its decision to dismiss the syndicated estafa case against one of the executives of Globe Asiatique (GA).

Posted: October 11th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Omani delegation in Manila to ‘revive business ties’ with PH

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The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Tuesday announced that a business delegation from the Sultanate of Oman was in Manila to discuss improving business ties between Oman and the Philippines, a move which it described as a first in more than 30 years of the two countries’ diplomatic relations.

Posted: October 9th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

NHMFC Bahay Bonds 2 offered for as low at P5k


The National Home Mortgage Finance Corp. (NHMFC) on Friday offered to low- and middle-income households its Bahay Bonds 2, saying it served a dual purpose.

Posted: August 17th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

HUDCC calls Globe Asiatique’s latest move ‘desperate’

Chairman & President of Globe Asiatique Realty Holding Corporation. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A “desperate” act was how the Housing and Urban Development and Coordinating Council (HUDCC) described on Monday the alleged attempt by Globe Asiatique lawyers to try and talk unit buyers into suing Pag-Ibig.

Posted: August 13th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Around 389,000 Meralco customers still without electricity


About 389,000 customers or around 7.62 percent of the total customer base of Manila Electric Co., the country’s biggest power distributor, were still without electricity Wednesday, according to a Radyo Inquirer 990 AM report.

Posted: August 8th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

DTI sets sardine’s suggested retail price at P12.80 starting August 1


A member of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said that as of Wednesday, the suggested retail price (SRP) for canned sardines were set to P12.80 per 155 gram can.

Posted: August 1st, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Greece local execs open to enhancing business ties with PH

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Local government and business leaders of the Greek city of Thessaloniki are open to enhancing business ties with the Philippines.

Posted: July 27th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

PH, Germany to sign new tax treaty in 2013

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The Philippines and Germany will be signing a new tax treaty in 2013, which the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) described as an agreement that would boost the two countries’ trade and investment ties.

Posted: July 27th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

2 L’oreal-Unesco Women in Science fellows named

From left to right: Dr. Ma. Cecilia Conaco, 2011 For Women in Science National Fellow; Luc Olivier-Marquet, L’Oreal’s managing director; and Dr. Aletta Yñiguez, 2011 For Women in Science National Fellow.

Science can’t get any hotter than this. With fellowship grants worth P400,000 each, two young Filipina scientists have bagged the 2011 For Women in Science (FWIS) L’oreal-Unesco fellowships after a grueling judging process headed by the first Filipino FWIS Asean Laureate, Prof. Lourdes Cruz.

Posted: July 9th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Filipino youths challenged to inspire change ‘one community at a time’


With a starting money of P100,000, a time span of six months, and a passionate desire to help, twelve student teams from all over the Philippines are set to change the country “one community at a time.”

Posted: June 30th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Women protesters use bananas to press for arms trade curbs

Jasmin Nario-Galace

Women members of civil society groups clad in black shirts and holding bananas staged a protest-rally in front of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Monday calling for a strong Philippine government support for the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT).

Posted: June 18th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »



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