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April 23, 2017 4:06 PM Gov’t subsidies rise nearly threefold in Feb

State subsidies to government-owned and -controlled corporations (GOCCs) have risen by almost threefold in February due to the National Irrigation Administration (NIA), data from the Bureau of the Treasury showed. Based on the latest Cash Operations Report released by the Treasury, the national government’s total subsidies disbursed to several state-owned 6

April 23, 2017 4:00 PM Construction seen to fuel Phl growth

MANILA, Philippines - The construction industry is expected to continue playing an important part in the Philippines’ projected economic growth, especially as the country embarks on the “golden age” of infrastructure. Construction Industry Authority of the Philippines (CIAP) undersecretary Ruth Castelo said the industry is seen growing its share of total 4

April 23, 2017 4:00 PM Gov’t subsidies to GOCCs hit P10B in Feb

MANILA, Philippines - State owned and controlled firms received almost P10 billion in subsidies from the government in February 2017, data from the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) showed. According to Treasury data, subsidies to government-owned and-controlled corporations (GOCC) reached P9.99 billion in February, more than three times higher than the P2.658 billion 4

April 23, 2017 10:46 AM Alab's Parks brings back ABL MVP to PH

MANILA -- Alab Pilipinas fell short of reclaiming for the Philippines the throne in the Asean Basketball League. Alab main man Ray Parks Jr. was recognized as the Most Valuable Player-Local for the 2016-2017 on Sunday. The 24-year-old bested Singapore’s Wong Wei Long, last year’s winner, and Leon Kwek as well as Hong Kong’s Fong Shing Yee for the award 4

April 22, 2017 2:08 AM United CEO Munoz will not chair board in 2018 following passenger furor

United Continental Holdings Inc said on Friday Chief Executive Oscar Munoz will not become chairman in 2018, under an amendment to his employment agreement approved after an uproar over the treatment of a passenger. In a reversal of his earlier employment agreement, Munoz has opted to leave “future determinations related to the Chairman position to the discretion 6

April 22, 2017 1:44 AM United CEO Munoz no longer to become chairman

NEW YORK–United Airlines said Friday it no longer plans to name chief executive Oscar Munoz chairman as it revised its compensation program following an uproar over its treatment of a passenger. Munoz and the airline were slammed with heavy criticism after a passenger was violently dragged off a United flight earlier this month in an incident that sparked 5

April 22, 2017 1:05 AM Oscar Munoz Won’t Get Planned Promotion to Chairman of United

The chief executive of United Airlines, Oscar Munoz, became a casualty of the public relations crisis gripping the air carrier, as the company that runs the airline said on Friday that he would not ascend as planned to the role of chairman. The company, United Continental Holdings, is also adjusting its incentive compensation program for senior executives 5

April 21, 2017 11:23 PM Man dies ‘peacefully’ after told Trump was impeached

A man wearing an oversized Donald Trump head protests outside the still under construction Trump International Hotel and Tower, during demonstration in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (AP File Photo) LOS ANGELES–A 75-year-old man died “peacefully” at his home in the US state of Oregon after his ex-wife led him to believe that President Donald Trump 7

April 21, 2017 7:01 PM 'Could Le Pen win?' A guide to the French presidential election

Judging from his Twitter feed, President Trump is keeping a close eye on Sunday’s French presidential election. With polls showing the top four, radically different candidates neck-and-neck, and the outcome central to the European Union and to NATO, it is little surprise Trump is paying attention. The election is possibly the most important of 2017. In a Friday 5

April 21, 2017 5:00 PM BSP shutters rural bank in CamSur

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has shuttered another rural bank in Camarines Sur due to insolvency, the fourth so far this year. In a statement, state-run Philippine Deposit Insurance Corp. (PDIC) said the Monetary Board on April 20 had prohibited Rural Bank of Ragay (Camarines Sur) Inc. from doing business. As designated receiver, PDIC yesterday took over the rural 3