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Court orders Piatco to pay PH gov't P300M for arbitration costs

Feb 03, 2017 - 12:52 PM

This is the latest development in the legal battle between an airport consortium and the Philippine government over the ownership of NAIA 3

DECADE-OLD BATTLE. The NAIA 3 contract was awarded to Piatco in 1997 during the Ramos administration; but it was declared irregular by the Arroyo government in 2002, due to allegations that the consortium violated the Anti-Dummy Law. Photo by Carabaopower on Wikimedia Commons

Manila Water seeks P79B compensation from gov’t

Apr 24, 2015 - 9:26 AM

The utility firm says it needs to be paid for projected losses from 2015 to 2017 due to the arbitration ruling that bars it from recovering its corporate income tax

Arbitration body to Manila Water: Cut basic water charge

Apr 21, 2015 - 4:57 PM

The Ayala led company is a public utility and therefore cannot pass on its corporate income tax to consumers the arbitration panel rules

Pay us P3.44B, Maynilad asks gov’t

Mar 11, 2015 - 2:04 PM

The claims will continue to rise as long as the MWSS refuses to implement the rate hike Maynilad says

Samsung, Microsoft end patent dispute

Feb 10, 2015 - 11:41 AM

The dispute stems from Microsoft accusing Samsung of withholding payments for the use of patented Microsoft technology in its smartphones and tablets

In this file photo, Thai visitors inspect Samsung's new Galaxy Note 4 mobile phone during its launch in Bangkok, Thailand, 13 October 2014. Narong Sangnak/EPA

Maynilad willing to hike rate in tranches

Jan 06, 2015 - 6:57 PM

The company says it is willing to hike the basic charge in equal tranches for a 3 year period to minimize impact on its customers

Future of Asian cyberspace: Mobile, social, young

Oct 29, 2013 - 8:35 PM

Asia will become the largest market for some of the biggest social media campaigns in the world according to business and civil society groups

Surveillance main issue in IGF 2013

Oct 28, 2013 - 9:34 PM

Surveillance dominates this year’s IGF forum raising questions on the moral authority of China and the US following allegations of spying

Distrust and the post-Snowden Internet

Oct 27, 2013 - 9:58 PM

Surveillance dominates the global debate on Internet policy and erodes trust in the US other governments and companies

Maynilad sues PH govt over water rate cut

Oct 04, 2013 - 2:35 PM

Water regulator MWSS is facing its second arbitration case against its move to cut rates

WATER RATES. The water regulator will decide on September 12 how it will adjust water rates in Metro Manila. Photo by AFP

Manila Water files for arbitration over rate cut

Sep 24, 2013 - 3:06 PM

The Ayala owned water distributor files a case for arbitration against MWSS challenging the reduction in charges ordered by the regulator

LOWER WATER RATES. Regulator MWSS orders Metro Manila water firms to cut their rates for the first time since 1997. Photo by AFP