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Gross revenues of key industries up 10.8% in Q2


Gross revenues of key domestic industries jumped by over a tenth during the second quarter of 2014, faster than that of a year ago.

Posted: October 31st, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

‘Lemon Law’ implementing rules out on Nov. 7

The Department of Trade and Industry said it was on track to issuing on Nov. 7 the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) governing the Philippine “Lemon Law,” which is aimed at protecting consumers from business and trade malpractices related to the sale of motor vehicles.

Posted: October 31st, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

New BSP rule seen ‘credit positive’ for lenders


The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas this month unveiled a new rule to dampen the banks’ appetite for the lucrative real estate business. This, according to many, is just what the banking industry needs.

Posted: October 31st, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Bronzeoak, Thomas Lloyd start solar power plant expansion

San Carlos Solar Energy Inc. (Sacasol), a joint venture between Bronzeoak Philippines Inc. and European asset management firm Thomas Lloyd Group, is investing $62 million in expanding its first solar power project in Negros island.

Posted: October 31st, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Renewable energy subsidy OKd


The feed-in-tariff scheme created to grant incentives to renewable energy (RE) projects is now set for implementation, as the Energy Regulatory Commission approved the FIT allowance application of fund administrator National Transmission Corp., or Transco.

Posted: October 31st, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »



  • Roads leading to North Cemetery closed to vehicles starting Nov. 1
  • Malaysia Airlines sued by 2 boys over Flight 370
  • PNP reminder: Avoid social media on ‘Undas’
  • Tropical depression to enter PH on Halloween
  • Normal operations for MRT-3, LRT on ‘Undas’
  • Sports

  • LeBron falters in emotional return to Cleveland
  • Daniel Padilla, Kiefer Ravena lead star-studded Hoops for Hope charity game
  • Knicks ruin LeBron’s homecoming game
  • Alaska, Meralco duel for solo PH Cup lead
  • MP Hotel five stuns Wangs; Cagayan, JP repulse foes
  • Lifestyle

  • Local, foreign celebs dress up, cross dress for Halloween
  • French-British brand with androgynous appeal arrives in Manila
  • So ancient Balinese, yet so contemporary
  • Swatch sets world launch of BenCab limited edition
  • Tapping young designers is Cinderella’s answer
  • Entertainment

  • US man punched by Chris Brown settles lawsuit
  • Mark Bautista rides dictator’s coattails to West End
  • Mariah will always be their baby
  • Marvel reveals massive film plan for coming years
  • Rocker as talent scout
  • Business

  • St Giles Makati – St Giles Classic Hotel celebrates 4th anniversary
  • Smuggling rap filed vs rice firm linked to Bangayan
  • Visa powers Dow to 1.3% gain
  • BSP braces for hike in US interest rates
  • Share prices close higher
  • Technology

  • Co-creator of Android mobile software leaves Google
  • Smartphone sales lifted by emerging markets
  • Computers help search for the dead
  • 9 common scams on social media
  • DOJ to telcos: Help us block child porn sites
  • Opinion

  • No one cared enough
  • Editorial cartoon, October 31, 2014
  • ‘Wang-wang’ lives
  • Birth of Frankenstein
  • Frightening ourselves
  • Global Nation

  • Sueselbeck visits Laude grave on eve of return to Germany
  • Laude fiancé to leave PH on Nov. 1
  • 7 facts about the Nov. 4 US midterm elections
  • Fil-Ams at New York forum share experiences with domestic violence
  • Fil-Am women leaders recall climb to success
  • Marketplace