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PCC approves deal to build gov't admin center at New Clark City

Mar 20, 2018 - 9:55 PM

The proposed P121.8-billion National Government Administrative Center at New Clark City in Capas, Tarlac will house an extension office for the Philippine president, plus major administrative offices and satellite offices of agencies

PH Competition Commission approves land, energy joint ventures

Feb 22, 2018 - 4:20 PM

These joint ventures include Ayala Land's partnership with Royal Asia Land to develop a 936-hectare property in Cavite, as well as the plan of Markham and Alternergy for hydropower projects in Ifugao

LIVE: House probe on BuCor-Tadeco deal

May 30, 2017 - 7:27 AM

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Going bananas

May 17, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Re examining the alternative venture agreements in commercial farms and plantations of Mindanao

TO GO WITH Inflation-poverty-food-Philippines-agriculture-reform,FEATURE by Cecil Morella A crop duster plane sprays fungicide to protect the 7,000 hectare banana plantation of Tagum Agricultural Development Co. from destructive leaf virus in Tagum in Davao del Norte province, located in the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on April 22, 2008. The vast plantation built in the late 60's by banana tycoon Antonio Floirendo, supplies bananas to a growing global market on a surge in demand for fresh fruit in the Middle East, Russia, China, Japan, and South Korea. AFP PHOTO/ROMEO GACAD / AFP PHOTO / ROMEO GACAD

Alvarez: Stick to facts, Tadeco probe not linked to personal grudge

May 09, 2017 - 6:29 PM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says he is not going after his erstwhile friend Davao del Norte 2nd District Representative Antonio Floirendo Jr by calling for the probe into the BuCor Tadeco deal

HOUSE PROBE. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez (left) chats with Oriental Mindoro 2nd Distrist Representative Reynaldo Umali at a congressional inquiry on May 9, 2017. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

All past DOJ chiefs upheld deal with BuCor – Tadeco CEO

May 09, 2017 - 4:40 PM

The various contracts between Tadeco and BuCor have been reviewed and approved by no less than 6 secretaries of justice It has also passed through 14 secretaries of justice who upheld its validity says Tadeco president and CEO Alexander Valoria

DEFENDING THE COMPANY. Tadeco president and CEO Alexander Valoria delivers his counterarguments against the accusations of Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Duterte proclamation ‘best’ way to void BuCor-Tadeco deal

May 09, 2017 - 12:22 PM

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says BuCor may file a case in court against Tadeco but this would take a very long time

DOJ RECOMMENDATION. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II (left) attends the House probe into the deal between the Bureau of Corrections and the Tagum Agricultural Development Corporation on May 9, 2017. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

House begins probe into BuCor-Tadeco deal on May 9

May 09, 2017 - 9:13 AM

House good government and public accountability chairperson Johnny Pimentel says lawmakers are duty bound to investigate painstakingly any public transaction that is allegedly detrimental to the government

HOUSE PROBE. A joint House committee probe will begin on May 9 to look into the joint venture agreement between the Bureau of Corrections and the Tagum Agricultural Development Corporation.

Lawmakers want BuCor-Tadeco deal probed over land distribution

May 07, 2017 - 7:40 AM

The Makabayan bloc says hectares of land at the Davao Prison and Penal Farm were no longer distributed to farmer beneficiaries after the BuCor Tadeco deal was sealed

ANOTHER HOUSE PROBE. Makabayan bloc lawmakers Sarah Elago, Arlene Brosas, France Castro, and Ariel Casilao filed House Resolution Number 953 against the BuCor-Tadeco deal. Photo courtesy of Anakpawis

URC, Hong Kong-based Vitasoy to bring plant-based drinks to PH

Feb 16, 2017 - 7:35 PM

Vitasoy makes its plant based products in Hong Kong China Australia and Singapore and sells to more than 40 markets globally

After nearly a decade, contractor for Iloilo airport project gets paid

Jan 15, 2017 - 10:00 PM

Taisei Shimizu Joint Venture however will only receive P104 661 million 2 100 875 and not the entire P216 074 million 4 337 285 it sought to collect from the government

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Mar 14, 2016 - 12:07 PM

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Binays' Makati receives governance awards despite corruption charges

Dec 25, 2015 - 6:10 PM

Makati s programs that became controversial in 2015 had in fact been recognized in past years by government agencies including Mar Roxas DILG

WHAT'S NEW? Same faces and the same controversies define the year that was for Makati.

Telstra-San Miguel possible deal has limited impact on telco industry

Nov 20, 2015 - 6:38 PM

Ratings agency Fitch says the joint venture will experience large cash burn given the significant capital outlay and price competition to build a subscriber base

LIMITED IMPACT. With the possible partnership, San Miguel will benefit from Telstra's technology leadership and financial muscle, while Telstra could make the most of the local conglomerate's 700MHz spectrum-frequency.

San Miguel in talks with AU's Telstra for wireless partnership

Aug 28, 2015 - 4:50 PM

The discussions have reached a point wherein financing is being sought in relation to a joint venture but nothing is certain yet

NOT IN A RUSH. San Miguel chief Ramon Ang says his firm is not in a hurry to get a new partner for subsidiary Liberty Telecoms

Ayala, Puregold launch supermarket in UP Town Center

Jul 27, 2015 - 2:45 PM

The 50 50 joint venture of Ayala Land and Puregold Price Club calls its debut supermarket Merkado which is catering to middle income segment

'Binay's joint venture with China must be corruption-free'

Jul 10, 2015 - 2:03 PM

Maritime law expert Jay Batongbacal says Vice President Binay s proposed joint venture with China is allowed under international law but must be corruption free

AVOID SCANDAL. Professor Jay Batongbacal says Vice President Binay's proposed joint venture with China is allowed under international law but must be corruption-free. File photo by Rob Reyes

Clark Green City: Ayala, Filinvest, Megaworld secure bid documents

Jun 26, 2015 - 6:30 PM

The 288 hectare Clark Green City will be a joint venture with BCDA

DOTC to MRT3 riders: 'Expect improvements soon'

Jun 17, 2015 - 2:25 PM

The DOTC makes the pronouncement after it awards 4 maintenance contracts with 3 more on the way for the much criticized mass railway transit system

MRT passenger holds on to the door signal light in a crowded train on a weekend.

ANA, United Airlines launch SME-oriented travel program

Jun 12, 2015 - 5:07 PM

Small and medium sized enterprises in the Philippines Indonesia Singapore Taiwan Thailand and Vietnam would enjoy travel discounts to destinations in North Central and South America

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

Jollibee heads to the UAE

Feb 26, 2014 - 11:36 AM

The company is setting up a joint venture with Golden Crown Foods that will handle ownership and operation of Jollibee stores in UAE

UAE-BOUND. Jollibee has set up a joint venture company to own and operate Jollibee stores in the United Arab Emirates. AFP Photo

Aquino: Venture with Beijing harder to keep than marriage

Oct 10, 2013 - 6:18 PM

The Philippine president on possible joint energy exploration with China: Whose laws will prevail? Whose dispute resolution mechanism will be used?

Criminal complaint filed vs former IBC-13 execs

Jun 28, 2013 - 7:59 PM

The Ombudsman says IBC 13 s joint venture with R II Primestate was undervalued by up to P255 M

EDC, Canadian firm secure JV for geothermal projects

May 22, 2013 - 10:22 AM

Energy Development Corp EDC and Canadian energy company Alterra Power Corp sign a Joint Venture Agreement JV to develop geothermal projects in South America

Revised JV guidelines out in May

May 02, 2013 - 8:40 AM

The revised guidelines now require NEDA ICC approval for all JV projects

Ayala, Aboitiz team up for Cebu property projects

Apr 24, 2013 - 9:23 PM

The real estate units of Ayala Corp and Aboitiz Ventures are set to formalize a joint venture to pursue real estate projects in Cebu

CEBU PROJECTS. Ayala Land executives Fernando Zobel de Ayala (L), Antonino Aquino (C), Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala during a stockholders' meeting. Photo by Lowe

SM, Waltermart in joint venture

Jan 07, 2013 - 5:54 PM

SM enters into the joint venture deal through subsidiaries SM Retail and SM Prime Holdings

New JV projects to go through ICC - Neda

Sep 06, 2012 - 2:53 PM

The government will now require all Joint Venture projects to go through the Investment Coordination Committee

Vista Land seeks partners for govt's infra, power, water projects

Aug 15, 2012 - 5:18 PM

The Villar family is looking for its match for the government s much anticipated public private partnerships in water power and roads

Cebu awards water services project to Manila Water

Feb 06, 2012 - 4:04 PM

This Cebu project is the 6th in Manila Water s portfolio of privatization deals