foreign ownership in the Philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on foreign ownership in the Philippines


Binay 'presidency' to seek better PH-China ties

Apr 25, 2015 - 2:47 PM

What s wrong with that? Vice President Jejomar Binay says when asked if he would allow joint oil and gas exploration with China in disputed territory if he is elected president

BOOSTING TIES. Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua (right) pays a courtesy visit to Philippine Vice President Jejomar Binay (left) on April 15, 2014. Photo courtesy of the Chinese Embassy in the Philippines

UK to PH: Relax foreign ownership limit

Jun 17, 2014 - 6:20 PM

UK reiterates its call for the Philippine government to reconsider its position on the 60 40 rule for foreign ownership of companies to encourage investments on renewable energy

COURTESY CALL. British Ambassador Asif Ahmad and UK Trade envoy George Freeman with Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla and House committee on energy chair Representative Reynaldo Umali. Photo from the British Embassy Manila's Facebook account

SEC may relax draft foreign ownership rules

Jan 10, 2013 - 9:40 PM

The 40 foreign ownership limit may apply on common or voting shares only not all classes of shares in final SEC rules

Villar-led Vista Land restructures capital for fund-raising moves

Nov 30, 2012 - 1:35 PM

Vista Land Lifescapes Inc the real estate company that Sen Manuel Villar founded can proceed with a capital restructuring plan which is part of moves to raise funds in the future without breaking foreign ownership rules