Philippine industries - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Philippine industries


FPI continues to host annual fundraising golf tournament

Jan 30, 2018 - 9:54 PM

The tournament will be benefitting advocacies of anti-smuggling, power and energy and environmental sustainability

Healthcare, telco, water are most trusted industries – survey

Oct 23, 2015 - 5:51 PM

The 2015 PH Trust Index survey shows that trust in businesses is heavily driven by how companies treat their employees

MOST TRUSTED. The healthcare industry has been the most trusted industry since 2012, according to EON's 2015 Philippine Trust Index survey. Photo from Shutterstock

German firm invests P2.5B in PH manufacturing plant

Oct 19, 2015 - 8:13 PM

Germany s Zama Precision Industry Manufacturing Inc eyes to inaugurate its plant in Batangas by January 2016

PH, Japan sign action plan on industrial partnership

Jul 17, 2015 - 3:23 PM

The action plan will help elevate the Philippines into the ASEAN manufacturing and human resources development hub

PH manufacturing slowdown continues in May

Jul 10, 2015 - 5:30 PM

The country s manufacturing production in terms of volume contracts by 3 1 in May from 12 7 growth a year ago

RESURGENCE. The Philippines aims to become a regional automotive production hub by offering fiscal and non-fiscal perks to automakers. File photo by Romeo Gacad / Agence France-Presse

Court allows reopening of Lopez-owned pipeline

Jun 19, 2015 - 8:30 AM

After the 2010 fuel leak the Supreme Court is allowing the resumption of First Philippine Industrial Corporation’s white oil pipeline operation based on certain conditions

Lopez-owned holding firm wins Philtown Industrial Park bid

Jan 19, 2015 - 4:04 PM

The deal expands First Philippine Holdings Corp interests in industrial estate business

2 Japanese medical firms expand in PH

Jan 01, 2015 - 2:31 PM

Medical product manufacturers Tokai and JMS choose the Lopez led First Philippine Industrial Park in Batangas as site for their expansion efforts

Close the Pandacan oil depot

Dec 08, 2014 - 10:00 AM

It is time for us to join the valiant advocates who have been fighting for our safety for more than a decade now

PSEi: Stable for rest of 2014, bullish in 2015

Aug 06, 2014 - 12:22 PM

For the balance of the year the market will remain weak but strong economic growth and slower than expected monetary tightening will buoy the market in 2015

Businessmen’s SONA 'wishes'

Jul 27, 2014 - 5:01 PM

As President Aquino delivers his 5th SONA on July 28 businessmen say their top 3 wishes are improved competitiveness increased foreign direct investments and more jobs

Industrial estates in PH booming — study

Oct 08, 2013 - 1:00 PM

The Philippines previously laggard industrial property sector has been booming in the last 3 years amid investor interest

Biz groups slam CA in smuggling case

May 24, 2013 - 12:30 PM

Two influential business groups slam the Court of Appeals for intervening in the smuggling case the government has filed against Phoenix Petroleum

DON'T MEDDLE. Two influential business groups say the Court of Appeals should not intervene in the government's smuggling case against oil retailer Phoenix Petroleum. File photo taken from Phoenix Petroleum website

Abono's smuggling claim 'inaccurate' - biz group

Apr 18, 2013 - 5:47 PM

The Federation of Philippine Industries debunks allegations made by partylist group Abono that billions of pesos are lost to smuggling each year

DEBUNKED. A business group said that Abono's claim that billions in duties are lost due to smuggling is "inaccurate, if not misleading." Photo from BOC's website

Lopez group to spend $100-M for pipeline conversion

Mar 11, 2013 - 7:41 PM

The group wants to convert its Batangas to Manila oil pipeline into natural gas

Industry to outpace service sector in PH?

Feb 15, 2013 - 9:58 AM

Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio M Baisacan says Industry growth will be driven by the manufacturing sector

Industry on the rise?

Feb 04, 2013 - 9:07 AM

The Industry sector outperforms the Services sector for the 2nd quarter in a row

DOE to Meralco: What Luzon power shortage?

Feb 01, 2013 - 2:25 PM

The Department of Energy DOE debunked the warning of Manila Electric Co Meralco officials that a power shortage in Luzon looms in 2016

BLACKOUTS LOOMING? The country's biggest power distributor warns of power shortages. Photo from AFP

Philippines may not be 'ready for 2015 Asean free trade'

Sep 02, 2012 - 5:42 PM

Twenty years after signing the AFTA Philippines may still not be ready to join the ASEAN Economic Community AEC by 2015

Stand for the environment

Mar 05, 2012 - 11:36 AM

I am not saying ALL mining is bad Yes it has a role to play in our society But the current mining situation in the Philippines cannot continue as it is

ABS-CBN Foundation's Gina Lopez