The 43-year-old businessman from Davao – also a staunch supporter of President Rodrigo Duterte – is one of the most aggressive dealmakers in the country, acquiring companies left and right
As Ramon Ang aggressively expands his businesses, he stays on the good side of President Rodrigo Duterte through his philanthropy and campaign donations
Here's what every consumer should know about SM Investments Corporation, the conglomerate of the Philippines' richest man
Bounty Agro Ventures Incorporated – the group behind brands Chooks To Go, Uling Roasters, and Reyal – was not an overnight success. While an egg takes about 21 days to hatch, BAVI took 15 years.
Due to a change in business direction, all 400 consultants under BellTel will lose their jobs by September this year
Money transfer services of PhilRem were used in the $81-million money laundering scam, keeping the stolen funds out of sight and out of reach
Pro-nuclear energy advocates say reviving the mothballed plant is a cheaper alternative
Several infrastructure deals that are seen to solve the nightmarish Metro Manila traffic are still hounded by delays
(UPDATED) A look at the ideas that influenced the creation of the ASEAN single market through the thoughts and writings of local visionary David SyCip
This year's APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting also includes Colombia as an observer
Growing economies in a manner that is quick and equitable is this year's tall order, the APEC Business Advisory Council 2015 says
'You need rules. CSP is where everything is a level-playing field and everybody competes other than just negotiates,' the former energy secretary and senatorial candidate says
(UPDATED) Interest in the TPP has surged on the eve of the APEC summit, but it will take awhile to come into force, say experts
The current and former NEDA chiefs compare the Philippine economy on the eve of the country's hosting of the APEC summit in 1996 and in 2015. Then and now, the global community saw the country as poised to reach great economic heights.
The APEC Business Advisory Council says larger economies are curious about the country's growth story
Alden Richards and Maine Mendoza's budding romance on screen has posted through-the-roof ratings for 36-year-old show Eat Bulaga and has been a boon for McDonald's Philippines and TNT
Come ASEAN integration by yearend, the Philippines will have the most uninviting tax system in the region
With inadequate pumps and drains, even brief heavy rain can turn Metro Manila into a swimming pool, bringing traffic to a halt, transportation experts say
The Philippine economy will pick up steam due to the expected surge in OFW remittances, more infra projects and early spending for the 2016 polls
Painful lessons learned 18 years ago have left Asian economies far more able to withstand severe shocks, economists say
The Philippine government sets the minimum Internet speed at 256 kilobits per second. But tech groups say this is hardly a broadband experience.
Ninoy Aquino International Airport should emulate Changi Airport's ways of providing comfort to passengers, to improve also the gateway's revenue-generating capacity
Sensible policies like Singapore implements can serve as guide to the Philippines, which is now planting its feet in the global competitiveness arena
Infrastructure underspending is one of the culprits of lower-than-expected Philippine economic growth in the first quarter of the year
(UPDATED) After 5 years since its kickoff in 2010, did the flagship public-private partnership program of President Benigno Aquino III meet expectations?
Conclusion: Lawmakers say the competition law is essential for the economy to reach its next level of growth
Part 2: After lawmakers succeeded in passing the measure, the next challenge is to keep its powers intact and free from vested interests
Part 1: The measure aims to give consumers more choices and lower prices through stronger market competition
But it is seen to cause volatility in the Philippine financial markets for about 3 months, economists say
Part 2: TV networks are forced to downsize its workforce as it spends more toward digitalization of its operations
Part 1: The digital shift is forcing local telcos and TV companies to spend more, lay off people, and redefine their business model
Many analysts say the network could be fishing for a higher offer. There's a lot of speculation at this point.
(UPDATED) Economists say the Q1 2015 GDP letdown only shows that government needs to accelerate public spending and grow other sectors
[CIRSS Commentaries] Developing member-countries of the AIIB such as the Philippines will have to adhere and implement transparency, efficiency, and accountability in the utilization of loans and investments it receives
Britain’s former retail powerhouse is overturning more than a century of retail history by taking full control of its supply chain
But it is unlikely to drag down the Philippines’ economic growth, analysts say
Uber’s proposed information sharing scheme would include the disclosure of their drivers’ personal data to government regulators
While rosy economic prospects loom for the former 'Sick Man of Asia,' analysts warn of a turnaround if serious reforms are not put in place
The reality is that airline employees are supposed to work during the holidays
As Lucio Tan buys back PAL, Jaime Bautista returns to sort out the mess and make it soar again to profitable skies. The first order of business: reviewing the airline’s re-fleeting program.
By summer of 2015, there will be a power crisis – 20 days of rotating blackouts won't be remote. Emergency powers for the President is deemed to be the ‘fastest’ solution for now
Saying it has a valid contract with government, the company will fight tooth and nail for the station, which is expected to bring high foot traffic to its largest mall in the Philippines
The record-high increase in Meralco's charges last December is caused by a combination of problems that have plagued the Philippine power sector
Meralco says its record-high rate hike was due to high prices at the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market or WESM. What is WESM and how does it work?
With a little strategy, you can greatly lower your energy consumption and your bill
Here's an infographic of new CAAP regulations allowing the use of mobile phones, laptops and other electronic devices on flights, but on certain conditions
Other developers raise questions over Pasay City's deal with SM for a multibillion-peso reclamation project; nat'l government eyes bidding
Insurance penetration in the Philippines remains low but outlook is bright
Airlines offering low fares and more destinations create ripples