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Despite Calax disqualification, San Miguel still bullish on PPPs
Jul 09, 2014 - 5:58 PM

Despite Calax disqualification, San Miguel still bullish on PPPs

SMC President and COO Ramon Ang says they will still participate in all PPP project biddings, despite disqualification from the P35-B Cavite-Laguna expressway project

PAL increasing flights to Hawaii, Guam
Jul 04, 2014 - 9:14 AM

PAL increasing flights to Hawaii, Guam

Philippine Airlines will fly 5 times a week to Honolulu starting August and to Guam daily by October

Cavite-Laguna project awarding indefinitely suspended
Jul 02, 2014 - 8:49 PM

Cavite-Laguna project awarding indefinitely suspended

The DPWH suspends the project awarding to the Ayala-Aboitiz tandem after disqualified San Miguel elevated its appeal to Malacañang Palace

Ramon Ang buys 30% of GMA Network
Jun 24, 2014 - 8:51 AM

Ramon Ang buys 30% of GMA Network

GMA Network’s shareholders have finally agreed to sell part of the company to Ang. The parties however are still negotiating the terms.

Ayala-Aboitiz tandem offers highest bid for Cavite-Laguna project
Jun 13, 2014 - 7:30 PM

Ayala-Aboitiz tandem offers highest bid for Cavite-Laguna project

The partnership’s bid is P11.66 billion. Disqualified bidder San Miguel makes a higher offer at P20.11 billion

Metro Pacific to ‘slow down’ on PPP projects
Jun 12, 2014 - 6:45 PM

Metro Pacific to ‘slow down’ on PPP projects

Sure to get the LRT Cavite extension project and hopeful to bag the Cavite-Laguna expressway project, the listed company 'might have to pause and digest those two projects'

San Miguel disqualified from bidding for Cavite-Laguna project
Jun 12, 2014 - 3:49 PM

San Miguel disqualified from bidding for Cavite-Laguna project

San Miguel Corporation rejects the decision and says it will 'pursue legal remedies'

DPWH to decide on San Miguel’s Calax bid
Jun 11, 2014 - 12:00 PM

DPWH to decide on San Miguel’s Calax bid

The diversified conglomerate is hopeful the decision will not be influenced by its competitors’ allegations over their bid for the P35.4B expressway project

San Miguel given 24 hrs to clarify Calax bid
Jun 09, 2014 - 9:18 PM

San Miguel given 24 hrs to clarify Calax bid

DPWH asks San Miguel's Optimal Infrastructure to submit more documents to support its bid proposal for the expressway project

San Miguel to DPWH: Resolve Calax bid issue asap
Jun 08, 2014 - 10:44 PM

San Miguel to DPWH: Resolve Calax bid issue asap

Three rival bidders claim San Miguel's bid is not compliant with rules

San Miguel insists Calax bid compliant
Jun 05, 2014 - 4:48 PM

San Miguel insists Calax bid compliant

The conglomerate asks rival bidders to instead 'focus on who can offer the best deal'

Coming home: A San Miguel story
Jun 03, 2014 - 8:35 PM

Coming home: A San Miguel story

For almost 125 years, San Miguel Corporation has been a part of Filipinos' lives, catering to their needs

Groups seek San Miguel disqualification from Calax bid
Jun 03, 2014 - 6:01 PM

Groups seek San Miguel disqualification from Calax bid

Bidders claim San Miguel committed various violations of bidding rules

4 groups bid for P35-B Cavite-Laguna expressway
Jun 02, 2014 - 4:07 PM

4 groups bid for P35-B Cavite-Laguna expressway

(UPDATED) The country's largest conglomerates participated in the June 2 bidding for the PPP project

DOTC to postpone bidding for P2.5-B bus terminal
Jun 01, 2014 - 8:21 PM

DOTC to postpone bidding for P2.5-B bus terminal

The agency earlier revised the terms of the agreement for the public private partnership project

San Miguel's Ang says LRT Cavite extension not viable
May 29, 2014 - 7:26 PM

San Miguel's Ang says LRT Cavite extension not viable

Only one group participated in the May 28 bidding for the project. San Miguel and other interested parties did not show up

San Miguel, Lopez group in tie-up for Angat plant
May 21, 2014 - 11:50 AM

San Miguel, Lopez group in tie-up for Angat plant

The two will be the local partners of the Korean firm that bagged the contract to operate and manage the plant in 2010

San Miguel presents $10B airport proposal to Malacañang
May 14, 2014 - 6:59 PM

San Miguel presents $10B airport proposal to Malacañang

The airport is eyed to rise on an 800-ha property that is owned by a company controlled by San Miguel head Ramon Ang

San Miguel to present $10-B airport proposal next week
Apr 24, 2014 - 7:12 PM

San Miguel to present $10-B airport proposal next week

The conglomerate wants to build an airport that will replace the old and congested NAIA

San Miguel starts construction works at Boracay airport
Apr 20, 2014 - 1:27 PM

San Miguel starts construction works at Boracay airport

San Miguel Corporation is expanding the gateway to the country's top tourist destination under a concession contract signed with the government

DOTC: Gov't not keen on unsolicited proposals
Apr 04, 2014 - 5:30 PM

DOTC: Gov't not keen on unsolicited proposals

Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya says the Aquino administration prefers solicited proposals for government projects

Kirin on raising San Miguel Brewery stake: We'll seriously consider
Apr 02, 2014 - 3:50 PM

Kirin on raising San Miguel Brewery stake: We'll seriously consider

If partner San Miguel Corporation sells its stake in their brewery unit, Japan's Kirin says it will definitely look into the offer and make its own valuation

35 PAL Express flights suspended 'indefinitely' by March
Feb 24, 2014 - 3:19 PM

35 PAL Express flights suspended 'indefinitely' by March

PAL says booked passengers will be accommodated on other flights

PAL deal to form Cambodia Air pushing through
Feb 13, 2014 - 9:34 AM

PAL deal to form Cambodia Air pushing through

Ramon Ang, San Miguel Corp president, says PAL is looking into whether the project is still viable as it studies Cambodia's situation

Higher sin taxes weigh on San Miguel Brewery earnings
Feb 07, 2014 - 7:00 PM

Higher sin taxes weigh on San Miguel Brewery earnings

The company says the weak peso also had an impact on its foreign debts

SMC, Ayala, MPIC eye P2.5B terminal project
Feb 06, 2014 - 5:46 PM

SMC, Ayala, MPIC eye P2.5B terminal project

The project deals with the creation of a Southwest terminal, connecting passengers coming from Cavite to other transport systems in Metro Manila

San Miguel to expand power facilities in Luzon, Mindanao
Jan 19, 2014 - 5:53 PM

San Miguel to expand power facilities in Luzon, Mindanao

With an installed capacity of 2,545 MW, SMC is one of the largest independent power generation companies in the country

San Miguel group yet to take over Aleco
Jan 13, 2014 - 7:54 AM

San Miguel group yet to take over Aleco

Unit SMC Global Power was supposed to take over management of Aleco, but a group of consumers prevented it from happening

TPLEx users to pay toll fees starting Jan 18
Jan 03, 2014 - 9:52 PM

TPLEx users to pay toll fees starting Jan 18

Motorists can file a petition for review within 90 days from publication of the implementation notice

San Miguel power arm eyes IPO in 2014
Dec 27, 2013 - 4:40 PM

San Miguel power arm eyes IPO in 2014

SMC Global plans to use the IPO proceeds in financing expansion plans

Market abuse? DOJ sets probe amid Meralco price hike
Dec 16, 2013 - 2:42 PM

Market abuse? DOJ sets probe amid Meralco price hike

DOJ will look into allegations of unfair business practice by power firms to increase the price hike of Meralco 3 times more than expected

4 firms eye LRT expansion project
Dec 10, 2013 - 7:46 PM

4 firms eye LRT expansion project

SMC, DMCI Holdings, Megawide Corporation, and Globalvia have purchased bid documents for the re-bidding of the P65-B Light Rail Transit Cavite extension

JG Summit raises nearly P9B to fund Meralco purchase
Nov 26, 2013 - 1:02 PM

JG Summit raises nearly P9B to fund Meralco purchase

The Gokongwei-led conglomerate is buying 27% of Meralco from San Miguel Corporation

San Miguel Pure Foods plans share sale
Nov 24, 2013 - 2:17 PM

San Miguel Pure Foods plans share sale

The food manufacturing company says it wants to increase its public float to 49%

San Miguel to list power unit, raise $1-B in 2014
Oct 29, 2013 - 5:04 PM

San Miguel to list power unit, raise $1-B in 2014

San Miguel is now considering an equity sale and IPO of its power generation arm to raise about $1 billion in the first quarter of 2014

San Miguel to seal Albay retail power deal on Oct 29
Oct 28, 2013 - 10:00 AM

San Miguel to seal Albay retail power deal on Oct 29

In a ceremonial signing, SMC Global Power, Aleco's white knight, will take over the management of the debt-ridden power distributor on October 29

TPLEx partially opens on Oct. 30
Oct 25, 2013 - 6:34 PM

TPLEx partially opens on Oct. 30

This partial opening of the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway will cut current travel time to Baguio City by 40 minutes

Ayala takes second look at LRT-1 Cavite project
Oct 23, 2013 - 5:13 PM

Ayala takes second look at LRT-1 Cavite project

The Ayala group wants to revive its rail partnership with Metro Pacific, but will make a final decision on the LRT-1 Cavite project once it sees the final bid terms

Ongpin-led San Miguel stockholder to debut on PSE
Oct 18, 2013 - 3:09 AM

Ongpin-led San Miguel stockholder to debut on PSE

The controlling group in San Miguel led by businessman Roberto "Bobby" Ongpin is taking steps to address circuitous ownership issue

Top PH firms help quake victims
Oct 17, 2013 - 10:58 AM

Top PH firms help quake victims

The Ayala, San Miguel and Pangilinan groups are mobilizing their business units to reach out to victims of the powerful quake that struck Central Visayas on Oct 15

Ang consolidates San Miguel shares
Oct 01, 2013 - 6:53 PM

Ang consolidates San Miguel shares

Ang's shares in San Miguel are now held by his private company Privado Holdings

JG Summit agrees to buy San Miguel's Meralco shares
Sep 30, 2013 - 6:58 PM

JG Summit agrees to buy San Miguel's Meralco shares

The purchase is subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions, according to the Gokongwei-led firm

LRT-1 Cavite extension bidding 'a failure'
Aug 29, 2013 - 12:55 PM

LRT-1 Cavite extension bidding 'a failure'

The transportation department will rebid the rail project in the 4th quarter

LRT-1 Cavite extension bidding failed?
Aug 16, 2013 - 9:05 AM

LRT-1 Cavite extension bidding failed?

DOTC Usec Jose Lotilla says the lone bidder - the Pangilinan-led Light Rail Manila Consortium - submitted an 'unacceptable' proposal

MVP, SMC, Ayala groups eye CALA expressway
Jul 30, 2013 - 3:12 PM

MVP, SMC, Ayala groups eye CALA expressway

Eleven companies, led by the country's biggest conglomerates, signify interest to bid for the P35.4-billion expressway project that will link the provinces of Cavite and Laguna

Why investor perception counts in San Miguel
Jul 22, 2013 - 8:00 AM

Why investor perception counts in San Miguel

San Miguel's major concern should be its long-term chart, which not only shapes investor perceptions, but can set up triggers for irrational crowd behavior when you least want it

Tan leaving PAL, blames workers
Jul 20, 2013 - 11:09 PM

Tan leaving PAL, blames workers

The PAL Employees Association (Palea), however, welcomes the tycoon's impending departure, suggesting that the flag carrier is better off without him

San Miguel sells Meralco shares to GSIS, MVP
Jul 19, 2013 - 11:35 AM

San Miguel sells Meralco shares to GSIS, MVP

(3rd UPDATE) San Miguel Corp. sells some of its stake in power giant Meralco to pension fund GSIS and the group of businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan

Why San Miguel shares tanked
Jul 17, 2013 - 10:43 PM

Why San Miguel shares tanked

San Miguel president Ramon Ang blasts a report hinting the country's biggest business group is on the verge of defaulting on its debts

PAL Holdings ends 1st year under SMC with P4-B losses
Jul 16, 2013 - 7:00 AM

PAL Holdings ends 1st year under SMC with P4-B losses

One year after conglomerate San Miguel Corp acquired controlling stake in Philippine Airlines, the legacy carrier posts lower losses