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DOJ indicts Davidson Bangayan over rice cartel

Nov 09, 2018 - 2:59 PM

The justice department also indicts the trader for unlawful use of pseudonym ‘David Tan’

ALLEGED RICE SMUGGLER. Davidson Bangayan, also known as David Tan, is indicted of violating Article 186 of the Revised Penal Code (RPC). Photo from Senate PRIB

Senators slam Grab's 'predatory pricing, overcharging'

Apr 16, 2018 - 2:55 PM

Senator Sherwin Gatchalian calls on the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board to require Grab to provide a breakdown of charges in its receipts

AFTERMATH. Discussion with the Philippine privacy watchdog comes after Uber sold its entire Southeast Asian business to rival Grab. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Cheating encouraged in new Monopoly version

Feb 03, 2018 - 10:31 AM

The 'Cheaters Edition' adds 15 cheat cards covering the most common types of traditionally unsportsmanlike play such as moving tokens more spaces than allowed by the dice, avoiding rent, or stealing money from the ban

CHEATERS EDITION. This image obtained on February 2, 2018 courtesy of Hasbro Gaming shows the deck of the new Monopoly 'Cheaters Edition.' AFP PHOTO / HASBRO

Google, EU dig in for long anti-trust war

Jul 21, 2017 - 2:52 PM

The EU accuses Google of favoring its own services in search results and is also examining the search giant s AdSense advertising service and Android software


Qualcomm sued for alleged monopolistic practices

Jan 18, 2017 - 2:31 PM

The lawsuit claims the company s licensing terms greatly reduces phone makers ability to choose competing chip suppliers

SUED. Qualcomm is sued by the US trade commission for allegedly monopolizing the mobile modem market. Photo by Ethan Miller/AFP

Russia accuses Apple of alleged iPhone price-fixing

Aug 09, 2016 - 12:21 AM

The Federal Anti monopoly Service says its investigation showed that from the start of official sales of iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in Russia the majority of resellers set identical prices for them and held them for a certain period

ACCUSED OF PRICE-FIXING. The new Brooklyn Apple Store is seen during a media preview in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn on July 28, 2016 in New York City. File photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images/AFP

IRR of Philippine Competition Act now out

Jun 04, 2016 - 3:44 PM

The revised IRR is released just days after Globe and PLDT announced the P69 1 billion deal to buy all of San Miguel s telecom business

TWIN TOWERS. Lack of competition is most conspicuous in the the telco and energy sectors

PH Competition Commission: Draft of rules and regulations now out

May 12, 2016 - 8:00 PM

The PCC plans to hold consultations with business groups and the general public to fine tune the regulations

PH competition agency seeks Australian expertise in anti-trust law

Apr 04, 2016 - 9:30 PM

The heads of the country’s new anti trust body meet with top Australian Competition officials Commission to gather best practices as it nears coming into force

Monopolies, duopolies hamper PH inclusive growth

Aug 03, 2015 - 4:56 PM

To address these barriers to progress economists say that that it is now high time for the government to relax foreign ownership limitations

#AnimatED: Finally, an antitrust law

Jun 15, 2015 - 9:00 AM

This is simply the first step in correcting inequity

Victory for Google as US ends probe

Jan 04, 2013 - 6:45 AM

Regulators end an antitrust probe on Google saying they lacked a legal basis to bring a case against the Internet giant