MPIC looking to grow logistics business as Q1 core profit grows 14%

Metro Pacific Investments Corporation's core profit grew 14 percent to P3.1 billion in the first quarter of 2017 due to the strong showing of its power, toll road and hospital businesses. It is looking to grow the revenue share from its logistics business, the newest investment of the holding firm.

Palace names commissioner Non as OIC of ERC

MANILA - Following the suspension of Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) chair Jose Vicente Salazar, Malacañang on Thursday designated Commissioner Alfredo J. Non as Officer-in-Charge...

LRMC breaks ground on LRT-1 Cavite Extension project

Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) operator Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) broke ground Thursday for the pre-construction work on the LRT-1 Cavite Extension to connect the existing line - with its 20 passenger stations - to an 11.7-kilometer alignment to be located in Parañaque, Las Piñas and Cavite.

Australian puppet show on a limited run at PETA Theater

Bunk Puppets’ 'Sticks, Stones, Broken Bones' combines shadow puppetry and physical theater.
BIR infocard Philstar

WATCH | House committee OKs tax reform package; ACT partylist lawmaker points out the...

MANILA, Philippines - Is there a win-win situation when it comes to designing a tax system? The Comprehensive Tax Reform Program (CTRP) bill recently approved...
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UK’s Prince Philip to step down from royal duties

LONDON - Prince Philip, the 95-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, will retire from carrying out royal engagements later this year, Buckingham Palace announced...

Atong Ang in league with destabilizers or avenging blow to his, Lam’s business: Aguirre

Gaming consultant Charlie "Atong" Ang is either working with "destabilizers" against the Duterte administration, or is being used by Macau-based tycoon Jack Lam in revenge for the Justice department's crackdown on his Fontana business.

Greg Smith reaches agreement to soon play for Gilas

It's now official: Former NBA veteran and Blackwater import Greg Smith has reached an agreement to become the next naturalized player of the Philippine...

Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards winner bets – and ”yields’ success – on organic farming

A former city-based employee decided to return to his native Tanauan City in Batangas and try to make something profitable out of his 28-hectare farm. Renato Mercado, one of the Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards winners, bet on organic farming and subsequently also became a wholesaler of organic fertilizer.

Palace confirms ERC chair Salazar placed under preventive suspension

Malacañang on Thursday confirmed the suspension order issued by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea against Energy Regulatory Commission chair Jose Vicente Salazar.

PH cooperatives oppose House bill seeking to lift tax exemptions on their operations

Cooperatives all over the country are up in arms over a proposed bill that seeks to lift the tax exemption on their operations.

Chinese scientists make quantum leap in computing

Chinese scientists have built the world's first quantum computing machine that goes far beyond the early classical -- or conventional -- computers, paving the way to the ultimate realization of quantum computing.

ARAY KO! | Celebs who are single moms or whose kin are solo parents...

Showbiz personalities and Pinoy netizens took to Twitter their disgust and disappointment over Sen. Tito Sotto’s alleged belittling of Department of Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo for being a single parent.

Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas draws inspiration from sister’s death

Isaiah Thomas has been the Boston Celtics' best player all season but the point guard has ramped up his production in the playoffs despite...

WATCH | Amid a stressful day, Bato sings ‘Have I told You Lately’ as...

Is singing the great stress reliever? It appears to be so at least for two popular government personalities.