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Special zones for power plants pushed


To deal with a potential power crisis, President Aquino should be given the power to set up special zones for power plants, and not emergency powers, Sen. Sergio Osmeña III has said.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Typhoon to cut GDP growth in Q3

An electric post is toppled at the height of Typhoon “Glenda” (international name: Rammasun) in Noveleta, Cavite province. The typhoon led to power outages affecting a total of 13.5 million people in Luzon, including Metro Manila, and the Visayas. EDWIN BACASMAS/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Typhoon “Glenda” likely shaved at least P7.8 billion to as much as P10 billion off the country’s third-quarter economic output a day in terms of property damage as well as business and consumption disruptions, an economist from Citigroup estimated.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Analysts expect cautious trading this week

Local stocks are seen trading in a tight range this week as bargain-hunting activities may be tempered by escalating geopolitical jitters.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Bataan freeport investment pledges up 138,000% in 1st half


Investment commitments to the Freeport Area of Bataan in the first half of the year surged by 138,000 percent to P83.959 billion, from P60.550 million, the Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan (Afab) announced over the weekend.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Belle plans to cut stake in Sinophil to boost liquidity


Leisure estate and gaming firm Belle Corp. is considering to pare down its stake in Sinophil Corp. within the year to boost the latter’s stock trading liquidity and make it more attractive as a gaming investment play.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »



  • Palace defends Edca amid new impeachment case
  • No threat of coup, new AFP chief Catapang assures
  • P500M in DAP funds went to Iloilo multi-purpose dam in Iloilo – DBM
  • DAP mostly poured into no-impact spending – IBON
  • Impeach raps vs Aquino will not pass Congress—INQUIRER.net poll
  • Sports

  • LeBron sends cupcakes to neighbors to apologize for ruckus on return to Cleveland
  • PLDT shakes off pesky Air Force, claims match in 3 sets
  • PLDT refunds tickets; MVP apologizes
  • Eagles alone on top at 3-0
  • Chiefs grab 2nd; Bombers score
  • Lifestyle

  • What is complex odontoma?
  • Sun Life offers a complete health and wealth solution
  • 30 women vie for 2014 Mutya title
  • We will miss The Tivoli
  • Bidding goodbye–with a nine-course degustation dinner
  • Entertainment

  • Aljur Abrenica wants to leave GMA-7
  • Claudine Barretto’s lawyer on Raymart Santiago: ‘Defensive much?’
  • Wahlburgers’ premieres tonight
  • And then there were four
  • Agents of Ambush, July 24, 2014
  • Business

  • SEC approves GT Capital’s P12B bond offering
  • S&P 500 at new record on Apple earnings; Dow drops
  • New team seen curbing corruption
  • 500,000-ton hike in rice imports set
  • Is electronic evidence admissible in criminal cases?
  • Technology

  • China deletes Web reports on blow-up giant toad
  • Get paid for posting? Social networking’s new twist
  • Home Stand game cancellation triggers online fury
  • Google made failed bid for Spotify—report
  • US agency goes off topic, tweets about Kim Kardashian
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, July 24, 2014
  • The disappointed
  • Mad about the DAP
  • For what?
  • ‘Raining humans’
  • Global Nation

  • Fil-Am youth pushes advocacy on PH typhoon relief system
  • Naia Terminal 3 to become fully operational by end of July
  • No Filipinos on crashed Taiwanese plane
  • Fil-Am is behind Kwoller, the price-tracking mobile app for shoppers
  • Young Fil-Am leaders in PH for ‘immersion’
  • Marketplace