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Globe Labs partners with Nexmo to offer biz voice solutions
by Catherine Talavera - July 21, 2018 - 12:00am
The innovation development unit of Globe Telecom has partnered with a global business cloud communications company to craft voice solutions to businesses in the Philippines and Southeast Asia.
PLDT, Smart fastest fixed, mobile networks in first half of 2018
by Catherine Talavera - July 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Leading telco provider PLDT and its wireless subsidiary Smart Communications Inc. have been recognized for being the fastest fixed and mobile networks for the first half.
NTC futher cuts call, text rates
by Catherine Talavera - July 20, 2018 - 12:00am
The National Telecommunications Commission has lowered the interconnection rates for short messaging servicing and mobile calls in a bid to offer more affordable services to the general public.
New markets eyed for dive tourism
by Catherine Talavera - July 17, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Tourism is eyeing to attract new markets for dive tourism as it is set to host a number of business-to-business meetings between foreign and local stakeholders.
ABS-CBN cuts ties with Globe on mobile network sharing
by Catherine Talavera - July 17, 2018 - 12:00am
ABS-CBN Convergence, the broadcast giant’s mobile telecommunications unit, is not renewing its network sharing agreement with Globe Telecom as the partnership is set to expire this year.
DPWH likely to approve CTBEx proposal this month
by Catherine Talavera - July 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is eyeing to grant the original proponent status (OPS) of the Cavite-Tagaytay-Batangas Expressway (CTBEx) to the Metro Pacific Group this month.
AirAsia launches Clark-Taipei flights
by Catherine Talavera - July 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Low-cost carrier AirAsia launched its first international route from the Clark International Airport as it now offers flights to Taipei, in line with its push to make Clark its main hub in the country.
ICTSI wins Sudan port contract
by Catherine Talavera - July 14, 2018 - 12:00am
International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) was declared as the preferred bidder to operate, manage and develop the South Port Container Terminal (SPCT) in Sudan.
Foreign arrivals up 10.24 percent despite Boracay closure
by Catherine Talavera - July 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Foreign arrivals from January to May increased by 10.24 percent despite the closure of Boracay, driven by the continued influx of Chinese tourists, an official of the Department of Tourism (DOT) said.
Grab to appeal LTFRB’s P10-million fine
by Catherine Talavera - July 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Grab Philippines said it will file an appeal with the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board to lift the P10-million fine it imposed on the ride-hailing firm over its P2-per-minute charge for pas...
Jeepney drivers to receive fuel vouchers
by Catherine Talavera - July 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Jeepney operators and drivers will receive their fuel vouchers starting today to help them cope with the higher excise tax on fuel.
DOTr completes P6 billion port projects
by Catherine Talavera - July 11, 2018 - 12:00am
The government has completed 129 commercial port projects worth over P6 billion in the first two years of the Duterte administration, according to the Department of Transportation.
Frequency auction mode to benefit duopoly — DICT
by Catherine Talavera - July 11, 2018 - 12:00am
The auctioning of frequencies in selecting the new major telecommunication company (telco) would only be beneficial to the existing duopoly in the market as it would lead to more expensive services to Filipinos,...
Digital platforms leading Philippines to greater financial inclusion
by Catherine Talavera - July 10, 2018 - 12:00am
The rise of various digital platforms is preparing the country for a financial services revolution leading to inclusion, G-Exchange Inc. president Albert Tinio said.
Feasibility study to be undertaken on foreign offices
by Catherine Talavera - July 9, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Tourism (DOT) is studying a possible reorganization of its network of foreign offices in a bid to strengthen its overseas presence.
Lufthansa Technik Philippines signs more MRO contracts
by Catherine Talavera - July 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Lufthansa Technik Philippines (LTP) signed multiple contracts with a number of air carriers in line with its goal to be the leading maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider in the country.
Tourism stakeholders urged to promote sustainable tourism
by Catherine Talavera - July 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat is pushing for more responsible and sustainable tourism in a bid to prevent another Boracay from happening.
GSIS eyes $1.1 B offshore investments
by Catherine Talavera - July 6, 2018 - 12:00am
State-run Government Service Insurance System plans to invest about $1.1 billion abroad as it aims to diversify its fund placements, in a bid to cushion it from volatile domestic market conditions.
More hotel, resort-condo projects expected in Cebu
by Catherine Talavera - July 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Cebu is expected to see a more pronounced development of hotels and resort-oriented condominiums over the next three to six years driven by the growth of its tourism sector and fueled by its improving road infrastructure...
More Filipinos expected to visit Taiwan this year
by Catherine Talavera - July 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Over 350,000 Filipino tourists are expected to visit Taiwan this year, prompted by the visa free entry of Filipinos and as well as Taiwan’s aggressive marketing campaign in the country.
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