Fifty-six-year-old Agapito “Mang Pete” Perno’s life used to be a savvy blast fisher when he was 20 years younger. Today, Mang Pete still roams the waters of Nasugbu, Batangas, this time clasping a sack of fish feed instead of a stick of ammonium nitrate.
By Amadís Ma. Guerrero
It was not your usual press conference. First of all, there was the venue: the K-Pub BBQ Bar in Fort Bonifacio, Metro Manila, which as the young would say is a “cool” place, dark even, with the ambience of a disco club.
By Ma. Esther Salcedo - Posadas
Together with husband Frederick, former HSBC (Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation) banker and MBA grad Georgina Ong has pursued an entrepreneurship path few corporate citizens have dared to tread —artisanship via silversmithing of fashion accessories.
By Doris C. Dumlao
Tugboat operator Harbor Star Shipping Services, Inc. has set its P593-million initial public offering for this month, targeting Aug. 2 as the date for its listing on the Philippine Stock Exchange.
By Riza T. Olchondra
ORIENTAL Peninsula Resources Group Inc. (ORE) posted a 4-percent drop in net income in 2012 amid higher production costs, “unstable” foreign exchange rates and “erratic” nickel prices.
By Gil C. Cabacungan Jr.
Chinese-Filipino businessmen are still smarting from President Aquino’s allegations that some of its members have been evading taxes.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
The head of the 207-member Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (FFCCCII) has vowed to strongly support not only the government’s tax collection campaign but also President Aquino’s “Daang Matuwid” crusade.
Life goes on in the town of Narra in Palawan after the successful clean-up program implemented by Citinickel Mines and Development Corporation, Inc. (CMDC) on areas affected by the silt spill from its mines’ silt ponds.
Do you personally know someone who needs a home and has a beautiful story to share? Now, you have the chance to be their true friend.
By Paolo G. Montecillo
Manila-based International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) is pulling out of Syria amid a “full-fledged” civil war that continues to threaten the financial viability of the company’s operations and the safety of its personnel.
By Amy R. Remo
Various groups are seeking a reversal of a Supreme Court upholding as valid and legal the sale of the 246-megawatt Angat hydroelectric power plant in Bulacan to Korea Water Resources Corp. (K-Water), a leading water and power company in South Korea.
One of the most important factors people consider in buying a home is accessibility. Property Company of Friends, Inc. (PRO-FRIENDS) believes that an ideal community should be close to business and commercial areas, schools, recreation centers and other places of interest.