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DICT ready to fight DOF over preferred selection for 3rd telco
by Richmond Mercurio - July 9, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is prepared to fight for its preferred selection method for a third telco player.
HCLoS method overwhelming choice in selection of 3rd telco
by Richmond Mercurio - July 7, 2018 - 12:00am
The method using the highest committed level of service formula for selecting the third telco player won by an overwhelming margin over the scheme which proposes to use auction among potential bidders during a consultation...
4G speeds in Philippines among slowest in East Asia – report
by Richmond Mercurio - July 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Metro Manila’s average 4G download and upload speeds have been ranked as among the worst across 12 major cities in East Asia, a new report from research firm OpenSignal showed.
PAL starts thrice weekly Manila-Sapporo route in September
by Richmond Mercurio - July 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Flag carrier Philippine Airlines is answering the growing clamor for direct flights to another popular Japanese destination as it is set to commence operating a Manila-Sapporo route starting Sept. 10.
All prepaid load now valid for 1 year
by Richmond Mercurio - July 6, 2018 - 12:00am
All prepaid loads, including those with denominations below P300, will now have a one year validity as telcos Smart Communications Inc. and Globe Telecom Inc. announced yesterday their full compliance with a joint...
3 OTC execs suspended for corruption
by Richmond Mercurio - July 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade has suspended the chairman of the Office of Transportation Cooperatives along with two other officials over corruption allegations.
Finally, LTO begins releasing 2016 vehicle plates
by Richmond Mercurio - July 6, 2018 - 12:00am
The Land Transportation Office started yesterday the long-delayed release of license plates for motor vehicles registered from July 2016.
Regional airport projects hit by delays
by Richmond Mercurio - July 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Various airport projects like the planned inauguration of Bohol Panglao International Airport next month and the rehabilitation of the Surigao Airport have been hit with delays, the Department of Transportation...
Independent audit on MRT-3 complete — DOTr
by Richmond Mercurio - July 5, 2018 - 12:00am
The independent audit and assessment for the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 and the 48 light rail vehicles from CRRC Dalian Co. Ltd. has been finished, but discussions on the results would have to be made with the Chinese...
Revival of Subic Airport pushed
by Richmond Mercurio - July 5, 2018 - 12:00am
The government is seriously looking at reviving the idle Subic Airport and make it operational within the first half of next year to serve as a possible hub for business jets and help decongest the country’s...
More government agencies set to relocate to Clark
by Richmond Mercurio - July 5, 2018 - 12:00am
At least 21 government agencies are being considered for transfer to Clark as part of efforts to ease traffic congestion in Metro Manila, an official announced yesterday.
Consortium proposes $3-B Cebu LRT system
by Richmond Mercurio - July 4, 2018 - 12:00am
A consortium composed of Chinese, Singaporeans and Filipinos has submitted a proposal to construct a $3-billion light rail transit system with a subway component as part of the government’s efforts to address...
PLDT warns of massive job losses
by Richmond Mercurio - July 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Telco giant PLDT Inc. has warned of massive job losses and company shutdowns should the Department of Labor and Employment push through with its orders relating to contracting and sub-contracting activities.
TV ratings contested anew by ABS-CBN, GMA
by Richmond Mercurio - July 4, 2018 - 12:00am
TV network giants ABS-CBN Corp. and GMA Network Inc. yesterday claimed respective leadership in nationwide ratings for the month of June.
MPIC hikes stake in Indonesia infra firm
by Richmond Mercurio - July 4, 2018 - 12:00am
The tollways arm of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. has further raised its stake in Indonesian infrastructure company PT Nusantara Infrastructure Tbk, the company announced yesterday.
PLDT operations affected by DOLE order
by Richmond Mercurio - July 3, 2018 - 12:00am
PLDT Inc.’s operations are feeling the impact of the Department of Labor and Employment’s order on the provision of the telco giant’s services, which included a mandate for a number of service contract...
Junk food makers not worried over planned health warnings
by Richmond Mercurio - July 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Manufacturers of salty snacks have junked the possibility of their products being next on the government’s list of having health warnings on its packaging.
Issues on controlled chemicals continue to hound exporters
by Richmond Mercurio - July 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Exporters are lamenting persisting issues on the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) on controlled chemicals that continue to take its toll on the competitiveness of the industry.
Philippines is 2nd worst auto market in 4 months
by Richmond Mercurio - July 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Vehicle manufacturers have cut production by over a third as the Philippines slid to being the second worst performer in Southeast Asia in the first four months of the year.
DM Wenceslao shares drop in market debut
by Richmond Mercurio - July 1, 2018 - 12:00am
Three years after its original target, D.M. Wenceslao & Associates Inc. (DMW) made its public listing, although the company’s shares fell 14.5 percent in its market debut.
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