Ian Nicolas Cigaral
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Jollibee, Ayala and Aboitiz among world's best employers — Forbes
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - October 14, 2021 - 4:40pm
Three Philippine companies landed on Forbes' 2021 list of world’s best employers.
Ayala Land, AREIT get regulators' nod for property-share swap
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - October 11, 2021 - 3:19pm
Ayala Land Inc. has secured the approval of corporate regulators for its planned property-share swap with AREIT Inc.
Carmakers see hope of hitting 2021 target with September sales growth
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - October 11, 2021 - 2:35pm
Car manufacturers posted a double-digit sales growth in September.
Smart asks regulators to check Globe's mobile number porting issues
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - October 7, 2021 - 6:13pm
Smart Communications Inc. has asked regulators to check Globe Telecom Inc.’s compliance with the Mobile Number Portability (MPN) law.
Oil companies told to prepare for looming price hikes
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - October 5, 2021 - 6:50pm
The government has reminded oil companies to ensure they have enough inventory.
Fresh SDRs from IMF give Philippines a third dollar surplus this year
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - September 24, 2021 - 10:38am
Additional allocations from the International Monetary Fund gave the Philippines its second-biggest dollar surplus this year in August.
Makabayan bloc files 'Tax the Rich' bill
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - September 20, 2021 - 5:49pm
A bill seeking to impose additional taxes on the “super rich” has been filed in the House of Representatives.
SEC clears Jollibee's planned preferred shares offer
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - September 17, 2021 - 4:02pm
Jollibee Foods Corp. has received the go signal from the SEC for its planned sale of preferred shares.
US court allows PAL to access $20-M bankruptcy financing
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - September 10, 2021 - 4:45pm
Philippine Airlines announced Friday it secured a clearance from a US bankruptcy judge to access funding needed for its restructuring.
Higher generation charge pushes up Meralco rates in September
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - September 10, 2021 - 3:44pm
Customers of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) will see higher bills in September after the company paid more for power that it distributed to its franchise area.
Megaworld-backed MREIT trims price, size of planned offering
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - September 10, 2021 - 12:20pm
MREIT Inc. reduced the price and size of its upcoming maiden share sale in a bid to attract demand.
Sy heirs retain top spot in Philippines’ 50 richest list
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - September 9, 2021 - 10:40am
The Sy siblings dominated Forbes Magazine’s latest list of 50 richest tycoons in the Philippines.
Businesses hit government's flip-flopping on restrictions in Metro Manila
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - September 8, 2021 - 4:30pm
Businessmen called out the government for pushing back the implementation of less strict restrictions in Metro Manila at the last-minute.
Unemployment rate softens in July but available jobs less stable
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - September 7, 2021 - 10:00am
The country’s unemployment rate eased in July, but quality of available jobs deteriorated during the month, exacerbating pandemic hardships.
Fresh lockdowns sink Philippine factory output to 15-month low
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - September 1, 2021 - 10:26am
The re-imposition of hard lockdowns in August sent local factory output crashing to its lowest level in 15 months.
AC Energy to tap green bond market anew
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - August 31, 2021 - 10:11am
AC Energy Corp. announced Tuesday its plan to raise cash through a fresh issuance of green bonds for the company’s ongoing shift to clean energy.
PSEi seen capping 2021 above 7,000-level despite Delta threat
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - August 30, 2021 - 12:14pm
The local bourse is still forecast to cap the year above the 7,000-level despite market volatility brought by the Delta variant.
Incumbents capable of competing with digital banks — Fitch
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - August 26, 2021 - 12:57pm
The entry of digital banks is unlikely to cause any major disruptions to the local financial system and affect the ratings of traditional banks.
P45-B for booster shots unfunded pending proof extra dose is needed
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - August 25, 2021 - 2:22pm
For now, about P45.4 billion earmarked for purchase of booster shots next year will stay as “unprogrammed appropriations”.
Duterte's last budget finally reaches Congress
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - August 23, 2021 - 12:52pm
The Duterte administration’s final full-year budget has entered the legislative mill.
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