Home | Money Matters

Money Matters

Despite ML, biz thriving in Davao city study says

DAVAO City — An independent research conducted by a real estate consultancy firm has found out that businesses are generally positive in Davao City despite the declaration of martial law all over Mindanao. The study conducted by Prime Philippines saw a general mood of optimism in the local business community. ...

Read More »

NCCA eyes old airport as its hub

DAVAO City — The National Commission for the Culture and the Arts (NCCA) is looking at having the old Davao Airport terminal as its hub in the region. “We want to bring the NCCA to the south” says NCCA executive director Rico Pableo Jr. of the plan for the terminal ...

Read More »

Peso launches Spes

Valencia City, Bukidnon – The City Government of Valencia through the Public Employment Service Office (Peso) has launched the Special Program for the Employment of Students (Spes). SPES is a program initiated by the Department of Labor and Employment (Dole)which assist poor but deserving students in pursuing their education by ...

Read More »

Power firm proposes Agus rehabilitation

Aboitiz Power Corporation President and COO Antonio Moraza told business leaders in an investment conference in Davao City yesterday, July 21, 2017,  that with a huge surplus of power in Mindanao, the government can now consider a major rehabilitation of the the decades-old Agus hydroelectric power plants. The Agus hydroelectric power ...

Read More »

Robinsons Mall in Iligan to finally open next week

By Nora Sorino, GSD Iligan Bureau Chief and Sita Asequia, Correspondent Iligan City — Robinsons Malls will finally open on the 26th of this month. The message can be seen in huge tarps on poles by the road sides announcing the said opening date. It can also be seen in announcements placed ...

Read More »

SBC bags 3 awards in HK

Security Bank Corporation (SBC) and its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has won three “Asian Exellence” award during the recently concluded Corporate Governance Asia’s 7th Asian Excellence Awards at the JW Marriott Hotel in Hong Kong. For the second year in a row, Security Bank Corporation President & CEO Alfonso L. ...

Read More »

Power firm celebrates 10th year in stock market

THE AboitizPower celebrated its 10th anniversary at the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) on July 18, still focused on pursuing its balanced mix strategy while riding on the robust economic growth of the country. AboitizPower CEO Erramon I. Aboitiz said the company is on track to reaching its target of reaching ...

Read More »

Mindanao gets highest infrastructure priority

DAVAO City- Mindanao had its highest-ever share in the infrastructure pie with 40% of the national infrastructure projects allocated to the region this year. According to Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) director for investment promotions and public affairs Assistant Secretary Romeo Montenegro, the national government has approved 25 projects this 2017. ...

Read More »

Telco, AFP activate Minda text hotline

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in partnership with Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has activated a text hotline: 7444-1678, where the public can directly interact with the AFP. According to Maj. Alwin Maneja: “The service is initially available for Smart, Sun & Talk N’ Text subscribers in Central Mindanao, ...

Read More »