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  • A 3-Step Beginner’s Guide for Debit Cards

    June 23, 2017 7:50 PM 3

    With the recent popularity of online shopping, it’s hardly surprising that Filipinos increasingly use debit cards and credit cards to pay for their purchases. Moreover, two-thirds of Pinoys prefer automated payments and cashless transactions mainly because of safety, according to The Visa Consumer Payment Attitudes Study 2015. Tired of standing in long lines

  • REVEALED: These airlines are the cleanest in the world...even beating Emirates

    June 23, 2017 5:25 PM 4

    THE CLEANEST airlines in the world have been revealed…with some surprising results. However, the cleanest airlines in the world have recently been revealed. The Skytrax World Airline Awards ranks all of the best airlines, from best cabin staff to best overall airline. It also found which airlines were the cleanest in the world of aviation, with results

  • Budget deficit in May hit P33.4b

    June 23, 2017 1:09 PM 6

    THE government posted a budget deficit of P33.4 billion in May after recording a surplus a month ago as government spending outpaced revenue collections, data from the Bureau of the Treasury on Friday show. The May deficit was P15.8 billion higher than the P17.7-billion gap a year ago. This brought the deficit in the first five months to P63.6 billion

  • Hong Kong to play key role in Belt and Road, says incoming chief executive

    June 23, 2017 7:30 AM 3

    HONG KONG - The Chief Executive-elect of Hong Kong, Carrie Lam, says the territory is going to play a significant role in China's Belt and Road initiative and the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. Lam, who spoke during the Wharton Global Forum, said Hong Kong's robust financial markets can be a venue for raising funds for infrastructure

  • Laguna supermarket owner convicted by BIR

    June 22, 2017 4:00 PM 4

    MANILA, Philippines - A Laguna-based supermarket owner was convicted for his failure to present his tax receipts, the Bureau of Internal Revenue(BIR) said. In a statement, the BIR said the Municipal Trial Court found businessman Joselito Co Uy guilty of failure to obey summons. Uy is the sole proprietor and owner of Golden Gate Supermarket located at 1527 M.H. Del Pilar

  • Manila Water ups Vietnam stake

    June 22, 2017 11:39 AM 6

    Manila Water Company Inc. said its Singapore subsidiary completed additional investments in Saigon Water Infrastructure Corp. of Vietnam. Manila Water said in a disclosure to the stock exchange Manila Water South Asia Holdings Pte. Ltd. completed its subscription to additional 6.146 million primary shares of Saigon Water at a price of 16,900 Vietnamese

  • Cebu Pacific to launch evening flights to Caticlan in July

    June 22, 2017 9:03 AM 6

    MANILA - Cebu Pacific Air will launch in July night flights to and from Caticlan, the gateway to tourism spot Boracay, the airline announced Thursday. The country's leading budget airline said it would add two round-trip flights for this route daily, with the last leaving Manila at 6:55 PM and returning from Caticlan at 8:45 PM. This would bring to 72 the total

  • Bangko Sentral seen keeping policy, raising rates at least once in 2017

    June 22, 2017 7:37 AM 3

    MANILA - The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas will likely keep its policy despite a change in leadership, but it will raise rates at least once this year, an analyst said Thursday. UnionBank trust group head and first vice president Robert Ramos said there is a "similarity of styles" between outgoing Governor Amando Tetangco and his successor Deputy Governor

  • Technical problem delays CebuPac flight from Riyadh

    June 22, 2017 3:27 AM 6

    MANILA, Philippines — Cebu Pacific said Thursday its flight 5J 741 from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Manila has been delayed by a technical problem that required the aircraft to undergo “a thorough maintenance inspection.” An advisory from the airline said the flight’s departure, scheduled 12:45 a.m. (5:45 a.m. Manila time) Thursday had been moved to 6:30 p.m. (11:30 p.m. Manila

  • Cebu Pacific's Riyadh-Manila flight delayed due to 'technical problem'

    June 22, 2017 3:06 AM 4

    MANILA - A Manila-bound Cebu Pacific Air flight from Saudi Arabia supposed to arrive Thursday was delayed due to a "technical problem." It did not disclose details on the technical issues and repairs it required. The flight was supposed to depart from Riyadh at 12:45 AM (5:45AM, Manila), and was expected to arrive in Manila at 3:35PM Thursday. It was rescheduled