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A glance at government's windfall from SMC’s NAIA takeover
by Iris Gonzales - February 26, 2024 - 12:00am
The winning bid of the San Miguel Corp.-led consortium for the Ninoy Aquino International Airport translates to a government revenue share of P911.1 billion over a 25-year period, significantly higher than the other...
Sky-high debt a major factor in aborted cable TV merger
by Iris Gonzales - February 26, 2024 - 12:00am
It was a ‘til debt do us part’ of sorts that caused the collapse of talks between telco giant PLDT Inc. and Sky Cable Corp.’s parent firm ABS-CBN, industry sources said.
Cesar Buenaventura’s story
by Iris Gonzales - February 25, 2024 - 12:00am
I call him CAB, short for Cesar A. Buenaventura.
Can Phl match Indonesia’s rail resolve?
by Iris Gonzales - February 22, 2024 - 12:00am
The busiest of President Marcos’ Cabinet secretaries, especially these days, is perhaps Transportation Secretary Jaime Bautis
More investors interested in NAIA funding, says Ang
by Iris Gonzales - February 21, 2024 - 12:00am
More potential investors, including those who unsuccessfully bid, have expressed interest in participating in the 15-year contract to operate and upgrade the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, the project’s...
From Russia with death
by Iris Gonzales - February 20, 2024 - 12:00am
Moscow was, as some said, the most beau–tiful mistress a man could ever want, but never cross her.
Losing NAIA bidders concede, vow to support airport upgrade
by Iris Gonzales - February 19, 2024 - 12:00am
The losing bidders for the 15-year contract to rehabilitate the Ninoy Aquino International Airport have committed to support the modernization of the airport, which the Marcos administration awarded to a consortium...
Katrina Razon: Everyone is a steward for a new way forward
by Iris Gonzales - February 18, 2024 - 12:00am
When it comes to sustainability, creating social impact and striving for a regenerative future, Katrina Razon, daughter of ports tycoon Enrique Razon, walks the talk.
From shame to fame
by Iris Gonzales - February 18, 2024 - 12:00am
Whispers and huffs and puffs of frustration and disappointment from losing bidders – coincidentally during a week dedicated to love and lovestruck lovers – made the rounds in the business grapevine but...
‘Higher NAIA passenger fees loom upon private takeover’
by Iris Gonzales - February 16, 2024 - 12:00am
Filipinos should brace for higher passenger service charges of as much as 95 percent at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport when its management goes to the hands of a private group.
A ticket to anywhere
by Iris Gonzales - February 15, 2024 - 12:00am
Where are we heading, we might ask ourselves. We ask ourselves this question again and again.
Losing bidder for NAIA upgrade mulls appeal
by Iris Gonzales - February 13, 2024 - 12:00am
The consortium that failed to hurdle the first stage of the bidding process for the upgrade of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport is looking at the possibility of docking an appeal before the bidding commi...
Railways to progress
by Iris Gonzales - February 13, 2024 - 12:00am
All this talk about separating Mindanao, the so-called Land of Promise, from the rest of the republic puts the spotlight once more on the island which, with its vast resources, had the potential to feed the whole...
SMC’s killer bid for NAIA
by Iris Gonzales - February 11, 2024 - 12:00am
His rivals in the airport bidding race should have known that tycoon Ramon S. Ang or RSA would go in for the kill. He isn’t afraid to make big bets, especially when it makes sense for San Miguel Corp., the...
Nedy Tantoco, luxury retail leader, 77
by Iris Gonzales - February 10, 2024 - 12:00am
Zenaida R. Tantoco , a leader and visionary in the country’s high-end luxury retail industry, died last Thursday at age 77.
CREC likely to move IPO to Q2
by Iris Gonzales - February 8, 2024 - 12:00am
The planned initial public offering of Citicore Renewable Energy Corp., potentially the first IPO of 2024, may be moved to the second quarter of the year in line with the expected lowering of interest rates by ...
Remembering Bobby Ongpin and his vision
by Iris Gonzales - February 8, 2024 - 12:00am
Around this time last year, I drove up to the Cordillera gateway to celebrate a loved one’s birthday.
The lords of NAIA
by Iris Gonzales - February 6, 2024 - 12:00am
From The Philippine STAR’s new office in Parañaque, a stone’s throw away from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, one could see hulking airplanes flying out of Manila or about to land.
‘Wife out’
by Iris Gonzales - February 4, 2024 - 12:00am
No, this is not a story about some philandering husband who decided to kick out his wife to be in the arms of his lover.
100th Jollibee store in North America opens
by Iris Gonzales - February 1, 2024 - 12:00am
Philippine-based Jollibee Foods Corp., one of the biggest food conglomerates in Asia, has strengthened its presence in North America with the opening of its 100th store in the region.
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