Japan firms poised to pull out of...

14 September, 2018 at 08:00

More than a quarter of Japanese firms located in economic zones in Cebu plan to pull out their investments in the country if an opposed tax reform pushes through.

Electronics firms brace for higher tax cost

14 June, 2018 at 11:01

Electronics companies in the country — a key driver of merchandise exports — are bracing for bigger costs once planned changes to current fiscal incentives are implemented.

JCCI warns tax reform will drive out...

25 April, 2018 at 10:48

The Japanese business lobby has warned that the second tax reform package may prompt investors to leave the Philippines, in response to the reduction in incentives called for by the proposed reforms.

Hanjin unveils world’s biggest container vessel made...

26 January, 2018 at 17:00

Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction – Philippines (HHIC-Phil., Inc.) unveiled yesterday the biggest container vessel in the world at its Redondo shipbuilding facility inside this premier Freeport.

MRT-3 maintenance exec skips Senate probe anew

23 May, 2017 at 16:51

An incorporator of three separate firms that won bids to maintain MRT-3 since 2012 remains elusive despite efforts of the Senate to make him appear before an inquiry into the ongoing inefficiency mess at the railways.

[OPINION] Are they building yet?

20 April, 2017 at 13:00

I stayed in town during the Holy Week break and enjoyed a relatively less congested metropolis. The Holy Week population of Metro Manila may just be its maximum carrying capacity.

Hyundai offers Eon for CARS program

29 September, 2016 at 14:30

Hyundai, the world’s most aggressive car manufacturer, is planning to assemble its subcompact car Eon model under the CARS (Comprehensive Automotive Resurgence Strategy) Program.

Tampakan copper-gold project, Semirara open-pit coal mine...

15 August, 2016 at 16:00

The environment department has threatened to revoke the permits of the Tampakan copper-gold mine project in Mindanao — initially estimated to cost some $5.9 billion and which has suffered delays since 2010 due to regulatory and policy hurdles

Tampakan project prospects dim

29 July, 2016 at 14:30

Once touted as potentially the Philippines’ biggest foreign investment, the Tampakan copper-gold mine project in Mindanao — initially estimated to cost some $5.9 billion…

MRAIL, ICTSI to invest P10B in cargo...

29 July, 2016 at 13:30

MRAIL, Inc. is partnering with International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) for a P10-billion railway cargo project that would revive the network operations between the ports of Manila and an inland container terminal facility in Laguna.

Governor shuts down nickel mining in Oriental...

8 June, 2015 at 16:58

by Jerry J. Alcayde June 5, 2015 Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro — Governor Alfonso V. Umali Jr., has issued a cease and desist order against

Reforms under cloud as Customs chief quits

24 April, 2015 at 15:02

Posted on April 23, 2015 11:22:00 PM   By Mikhail Franz E. Flores, Reporter   THE HEAD of the Bureau of Customs (BoC) — long

Dole workers assured on Itochu deal

26 September, 2012 at 17:10

KORONADAL CITY — Thousands of workers of Dole Philippines, Inc. (Dolefil) have been assured of their jobs “for now” following the

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