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  • Rappler insists on being a 'completely Filipino-owned' company

    July 27, 2018 6:28 AM 5

    MANILA -- News website Rappler on Friday insisted it was "completely Filipino-owned" after the Court of Appeals upheld the revocation of its articles of registration. The Securities and Exchange Commission last Jan. 11 revoked Rappler's registration for violating the constitutional requirement for mass media to be 100-percent Filipino owned. The CA upheld

  • Globe says 'on course' to deploy 5G in 2019

    July 27, 2018 6:11 AM 9

    MANILA – Globe Telecom said Friday it was on track to deploy 5G services by the second quarter of 2019, as it pursue as P139-billion upgrade of its facilities. Globe said it would complete 5G radio, transmission, core and support facilities by the end of the year. “5G is an important building block for the Philippine economy’s competitiveness. This is the reason

  • HK's Landing secures license for Entertainment City casino

    July 27, 2018 3:12 AM 9

    MANILA -- The Philippines' gaming regulator said it granted a provisional license to the local unit of Hong Kong's Landing International. Landing Resorts Philippines Development Corp plans to include a casino in its tourism project with the Nayong Pilipino Foundation, the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp said in a statement. The project will be located

  • Samsung unveils 'unbreakable,' folding smartphone display

    July 27, 2018 2:15 AM 12

    Samsung said it received certification in the US for an "unbreakable" and flexible display, as smartphone makers race to unveil the world's first folding smartphone. The flexible OLED panel is overlaid with a fortified plastic window and can be used on smartphones, tablets, cars, portable gaming consoles and mobile military devices, Samsung said in a statement

  • US trade chief eyes deals on NAFTA, Philippines, sub-Saharan Africa

    July 27, 2018 12:45 AM 8

    WASHINGTON - US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Thursday the United States is in the finishing stages of completing a deal to update NAFTA and plans to pursue free trade agreements in sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia and possibly with the Philippines. Lighthizer, testifying before a US Senate Appropriations subcommittee, said he liked

  • DPWH aims to more than double total length of expressways by 2022

    July 26, 2018 3:40 PM 7

    MANILA - The government is looking to more than double the total length of the country's expressways before the end of President Rodrigo Duterte's term, a Cabinet official said on Thursday. The Philippines currently has around 300 kilometers of high-speed expressways, said Public Works Secretary Mark Villar. "We're targeting to have about 800 [kilometers]

  • Longest bridge in PH to break ground this year: Villar

    July 26, 2018 11:05 AM 7

    MANILA - The longest bridge in the Philippines is set to break ground this year, a Cabinet official said on Thursday. Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar said the groundbreaking for the Panguil Bay Bridge, which will link the city of Tangub in Misamis Occidental and the municipality of Tubod in Lanao del Norte in Mindanao, will start in October

  • Dell EMC Asia boss shares ideas on leadership

    July 26, 2018 10:54 AM 8

    A leader brings out the best in people without taking credit for their success, said president of Dell EMC Asia Pacific and Japan commercial unit Amit Midha. "A leader inspires the best in them, a leader is always putting you in the front, in the limelight while taking the risk,” Midha told Cathy Yang in an exclusive interview for ANC's The Boss. He said he continues

  • Visa bets on prepaid to convert more Filipinos to cashless payments

    July 26, 2018 8:19 AM 7

    MANILA - Reloadable cards are helping entice Filipinos without bank accounts to buy groceries, pay bills and shop online without cash, payment solutions provider Visa said Thursday. The use of prepaid cash cards is tipped to grow since only one fourth of the population have bank accounts, said Visa country manager for the Philippines and Guam Stuart

  • Air travel, online shopping drive cashless payments in PH: Visa

    July 26, 2018 6:59 AM 7

    MANILA -- Filipinos using internet devices to book flights and shop are driving the growth of cashless payments in the country, payment solutions provider Visa said Thursday. Ride-hailing services are also encouraging the adoption of cashless transactions according to a Visa poll of 500 middle income adults. Nearly 50 percent of respondents want to pay without