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IN PHOTOS: Joey Ayala's comeback concert, 'Mandiriwa'

Sep 20, 2017 - 12:06 PM

Check out scenes at the concert, which also featured Dong Abay, Gloc9, Juan Miguel Severo, and Bayang Barrios

Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

After a decade, construction of MRT-LRT Common Station to begin in September

Sep 19, 2017 - 9:10 PM

The coveted project has seen 3 transportation secretaries come and go. Finally, the construction will start on September 29.

Pangilinan-Ayala group poised to bag MRT3 original proponent status

Sep 18, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Other private groups will be able to submit competing offers under a Swiss challenge, while the original proponent, the Pangilinan-Ayala group, would be given the right to match them

HURDLES. Once the Pangilinan-Ayala group is given the original proponent status and hurdled the Swiss challenge, it expects to take over the operations, maintenance, and rehabilitation of MRT3 by early 2018. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

UN honors Zobel de Ayala as pioneer of sustainable development

Sep 14, 2017 - 4:55 PM

Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala becomes the first business leader from the Philippines and Southeast Asia to be recognized by the United Nations for efforts in championing sustainability

Ayala Land's 'next BGC' Arca South to take shape by 2019

Sep 13, 2017 - 1:05 PM

The real estate firm is applying the lessons learned from Bonifacio Global City as it develops another mixed use estate in Taguig City

DBP open to unload MRT3 interests

Sep 12, 2017 - 3:15 PM

A new owner and operator for Metro Rail Transit Line 3 MRT3 is in the books of the Philippine government This is to give the railway proper upgrade and maintenance

COMMUTERS' ORDEAL. During rush hour, MRT3 passengers endure long lines and jampacked trains. Rappler file photo

Pangilinan-Ayala group eyes MRT3 takeover by early 2018

Aug 31, 2017 - 8:25 PM

The group hopes to operate maintain and rehabilitate the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 for 32 years Will its unsolicited proposal be approved?

NEW OPERATOR SOON? MRT3 is currently being maintained by Korean-Filipino firm Busan Universal Rail Incorporated (BURI), while the system's rail replacement is being handled by the government. MRT Corporation owns the system. Photo from the Metrostar Express website

PANOORIN: Pag-awit ni Dong Abay ng 'Tatang' ni Joey Ayala

Aug 29, 2017 - 7:29 PM

Para sa Buwan ng Wika inawit ni Dong Abay ang isang kantang isinulat ni Joey Ayala

PANOORIN: Pag-awit ni Joey Ayala ng 'Tutubing Bakal'

Aug 26, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Inawit ni Joey Ayala ang Tutubing Bakal para sa pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wika

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, August 12-19, 2017

Aug 20, 2017 - 2:28 PM

Must watch videos from this week

KIAN IS MY SON. Saldy delos Santos holds up his son's school ID, their only proper photo of their son. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

Another dead cop, another unsolved killing

Aug 16, 2017 - 8:00 AM

His death marred the morning PO2 Peniano decided to bring his daughter to school on his motorcycle

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Joey Ayala

Aug 15, 2017 - 8:21 PM

Joey Ayala at Ang Bagong Lumad are set to hit up Rappler Live Jam Watch them perform here

Philippine retail industry gears up for the future

Aug 14, 2017 - 7:45 PM

While e commerce is a force that won t be held back traditional brick and mortar retailers are in the best position to take advantage of that revolution according to the Philippine Retailers Association

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio during the Philippine Retailers Association Stores Asia Expo '17 at the SMX Convention on August 10, 2017.

A history of trust: The Philippines' first bank

Aug 14, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Bank of the Philippine Islands BPI is 166 years old this year Its history of trust is closely intertwined with the Philippines’ narrative of progress and development

Ayala Corp net income up 9.1% to P15.1 billion in 1st half of 2017

Aug 14, 2017 - 12:10 AM

BPI is the Ayala Group s top earner for the period followed by Ayala Land

For Ayala Museum, virtual reality is just one way to connect

Aug 13, 2017 - 4:00 PM

The institution is using new technology and tested marketing techniques to draw more people to art culture and history

Ayala to join Metro Pacific in MRT3 rehab proposal

Aug 11, 2017 - 5:15 PM

The two conglomerates are also partners in the operations maintenance and upgrade of LRT1

What's The Big Idea? Virtual reality history at the Ayala Museum

Aug 10, 2017 - 9:52 PM

How did the big idea of Jose Rizal s execution in virtual reality evolve? How is technology changing the way curators present art and culture?

Ayala Land net income up 18% to P11.5B in 1st half of 2017

Aug 07, 2017 - 9:55 PM

The firm s consolidated revenues are also up by 18 to P64 5 billion with more than half coming from property development

How investors view BPI's system glitch

Jun 07, 2017 - 2:28 PM

BPI s stocks remain unaffected despite the internal glitch that caused unauthorized transactions on numerous accounts

GLITCH. BPI stocks remain unaffected despite an internal error that caused unauthorized transactions on numerous accounts. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler GLITCH. Numerous clients reported unauthorized transactions on their accounts; however, BPI's stock price remains unaffected. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Ayala acquires German auto parts manufacturer

Jun 05, 2017 - 5:05 PM

The P1 49 billion investment is part of AC Industrials expansion spree

Ayala Land launches new green-themed subdivision in Nuvali

May 30, 2017 - 5:39 PM

The new 85 hectare subdivision dubbed ‘Cerilo’ begins selling next month

NEW DEVELOPMENT. Ayala Land launches its latest high-end subdivision, Cerilo, in its Nuvali development in Sta Rosa, Laguna. Image from Ayala Land

8 Philippine companies among world's largest listed firms

May 25, 2017 - 8:00 PM

SMIC BDO JG Summit Ayala Top Frontier Metrobank Aboitiz and Meralco – with a combined market value of 72 4 billion – make it to Forbes 2017 Global 2000 list

LISTED. 8 Philippine companies were included in the Forbes' list of 2000 largest public companies in 2017.

Ayala Land launches 200-hectare Evo City in Cavite

May 11, 2017 - 5:49 PM

The 200 hectare mixed use estate of Ayala Land is being positioned as a new central business district in the south

Ayala, SM taipans finally at ease over MRT-LRT common station

Apr 29, 2017 - 10:02 PM

At a recent government forum Jaime Zobel De Ayala and Teresita Sy Coson share a light hearted moment over the common station that their firms argued over for nearly 8 years

SM Prime, Ayala to defy China's slowdown

Apr 26, 2017 - 9:15 AM

While SM Prime plans to increase its investments in China Ayala is in talks with several Chinese firms that are interested in venturing into Philippine infrastructure

CHINESE TASTES. SM City Xiamen shows how well SM has adapted to China. It started as a mass market department store in 2001, then expanded to a lifestyle mall with upscale brands. Photo by Mia Gonzales/Rappler

The legend of Mariano Que

Apr 25, 2017 - 6:25 PM

In a way it is impossible to talk about Philippine medicine without mentioning Mariano Que Yet so little was known of the man who built Mercury Drug

PASSING. Founder of Mercury Drug, Mariano Que, passed away last week, as reported on the company's Facebook page on April 14, 2017.

Ayala Corp in the time of Duterte

Apr 24, 2017 - 5:21 PM

The conglomerate is positioning itself to take advantage of the administration s infrastructure push

12 ASEAN brands that have gone global

Apr 24, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Some familiar brands in the Southeast Asian region are making their mark around the world

GOING GLOBAL. Take a look at some the regional brands that now have a global presence.

Story of Zalora deal points way for Ayala Corp’s dive into digital future

Apr 21, 2017 - 10:39 PM

Ayala Corp sees the move not just as an entry into ecommerce but as the foundation for logistics The deal itself shows how the conglomerate’s size and diversity helps it capitalize on new trends

Fire hits Glorietta mall

Apr 10, 2017 - 7:22 PM

UPDATED No injuries are reported in the incident and the cause of the fire is still under investigation

FIRE IN GLORIETTA. Fire strikes a cloth or canvas within the Glorietta mall on Monday, April 10. Screen shot from video by Gelo Castelo on Facebook.

Ayala’s IMI acquires British electronics manufacturer STI

Apr 07, 2017 - 4:32 PM

The deal marks the entry of Ayala’s manufacturing arm into the aerospace and defense industries and expands its manufacturing footprint into the United Kingdom

Can conglomerates foster inclusive development in PH?

Apr 03, 2017 - 10:00 AM

The country faces a dilemma in development as it strives to achieve growth and progress amid distress and poverty

DILEMMA. The Philippines is one of the fastest growing economies despite having the third highest poverty incident rate in ASEAN.

Ayala, SM team up for alternate to EDSA

Mar 31, 2017 - 5:11 PM

The proposed P25 billion elevated expressway will be owned by both firms and built at no cost to the government

Security tightens as Ilagan hosts first int'l athletics hosting outside Metro Manila

Mar 24, 2017 - 6:20 PM

The entire Cagayan Valley region is on heightened alert as close to a thousand delegates are expected to arrive for two international athletics competitions

HEIGHTENED SECURITY. Councilor Antonio Montreal Jr says over a hundred police have already been deployed to secure the venue of the events, including the hotels of the foreign delegates. Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Beep cards now accepted in Citylink buses

Mar 23, 2017 - 5:34 PM

The company behind Beep cards says it will partner with more bus companies in Metro Manila

1ST DISTANCE-BASED. Commuters can now use their Beep cards in Citylink buses plying Newport City in Pasay City to Eastwood City in Quezon City and vice-versa. Rappler file photo

Ayala Malls, Uber team up for carpool routes to and from The 30th

Mar 20, 2017 - 6:25 PM

Riders going to and coming from Ayala Malls The 30th in Ortigas will be linked to Makati City and Bonifacio Global City

Ayala Corp nets P26B in 2016, eyes power and digital for the future

Mar 13, 2017 - 9:30 PM

The conglomerate sets up a slew of energy and e commerce investments although the bulk of its earnings still comes from traditional sectors

Rustan’s Supermarket now open in Ayala Malls The 30th

Mar 06, 2017 - 12:30 PM

Pasigueños can now conveniently shop for their needs at Rustan s Supermarket s latest branch

Ayala's stake in Zalora PH: Fusing online and offline retail

Mar 02, 2017 - 6:17 PM

Our partnership with Ayala opens up the real possibility of creating a true omnichannel retail experience and it would possibly be the first of its kind in an emerging market says Zalora co founder and CEO Paulo Campos III

Ayala Corp takes 43.3% stake in Zalora PH

Feb 23, 2017 - 9:35 PM

This acquisition is part of Ayala s strategy to invest in innovative businesses especially in the digital space

Jack Ma's Ant Financial invests in Globe's Mynt

Feb 18, 2017 - 9:04 PM

The deal represents the Alibaba group s first investment in the Philippines and gives Mynt access to the digital payment giant s technology to improve its GCash service

Mixing family with business: The story of Mama Lou’s Italian Kitchen

Feb 17, 2017 - 10:14 PM

What key ingredients turned this humble Italian restaurant into an award winning 3 branch enterprise? Read on to find out

Senators convinced 'best' location achieved for MRT-LRT common station

Feb 13, 2017 - 7:00 PM

But the Senate committee wants someone to be held liable for the P200 million naming rights contract of SM Prime which caused the almost 8 year delay of the project

PROBE INTO COMMON STATION. Senator Grace Poe, chair of the Committee on Public Services on Monday, February 13, 2017, leads probe into the MRT-LRT Common Station deal. Senators JV Ejercito and Sherwin Gatchalian also attended the hearing. PRIB Photo by Cesar Tomambo.

Ayala Corp enters health tech via ePharmacy startup

Feb 09, 2017 - 7:27 PM

The conglomerate through subsidiary AC Health invests in MedGrocer which allows users to buy medicine online and have items delivered to them

(L-R) MedGrocer CEO & Founder, Jerome Uy, and AC Health CEO, Paolo F. Borromeo, shake hands at the announcement of the signing ceremony held on February 7, 2017 in Makati. MedGrocer is the first health technology company to join AC Health's portfolio. Photo courtesy of AC health

LOOK: The newly-renovated LRT1 Doroteo Jose Station

Feb 06, 2017 - 7:14 PM

Light Rail Manila s directive is to rehabilitate the 20 stations and train cars of LRT1 in 18 months and extend the line from Baclaran to Bacoor Cavite

PREPS FOR THE FUTURE. Light Rail Manila, operator of LRT1, launches its newly renovated Doroteo Jose Station in Sta. Cruz, Manila. All photos from Light Rail Manila Consortium

LRT1 operator to start Cavite extension in late February

Feb 06, 2017 - 4:05 PM

LRMC the operator of LRT1 takes on French companies Bouygues Travaux Publics and Alstom Transport Private Limited to help build the LRT1 Cavite extension

RENOVATION, EXTENSION. On Monday, February 6, 2017, LRMC launched the newly renovated Doroteo Jose station in Sta. Cruz, Manila. Photo by Light Rail Manila Consortium

From ‘mason’ to foreman: Erik’s story

Jan 31, 2017 - 3:38 PM

After hopping from job to job Erik found benefits and better opportunities under one development corporation

Ayala to build 1st drug rehab facility in ARMM

Jan 24, 2017 - 5:43 PM

Ayala will also provide seed funding for the first year of operations of the Siyapen Center which will be built from January to April this year

1ST IN ARMM. 'The Siyapen drug rehabilitation center is our way of addressing another challlenge Mindanao faces, and of responding to the national government's call for private sector in addressing the drug problem,' Ayala Foundation Co-Chairman Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala says. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

AC Energy eyes another renewable energy investment

Jan 19, 2017 - 5:00 PM

We are building up our RE platform so we re looking for acquisitions in the Philippines says AC Energy president John Eric Francia

RE. NorthWind Power in Ilocos Norte is a joint venture between AC Energy and NorthWind Founders: Niels Jacobsen, Atty. Ferdinand A. Dumlao and Atty. Jose Ildebrando B. Ambrosio. Screenshot image from AC Energy website