SENATOR Sherwin T. Gatchalian, who chairs the Senate energy committee, on Tuesday questioned the Energy department's evaluation of the financial and technical capabilities of a Udenna Corp. unit in acquiring a 45% stake in the Malampaya deepwater gas-to-power project. This comes around five months after the Department of Energy (DoE) announced that it had cleared the transfer of Chevron Corp.'s ...

A SUBSIDIARY of listed holding firm Apollo Global Capital Inc. forged a mines consortium agreement for its offshore magnetite iron mining project in Gonzaga, Cagayan. The listed firm said in a stock exchange disclosure on Tuesday that its subsidiary, JDVC Resources Corp., and Agbiag Mining and Development Corp. entered into an agreement with equipment procurement contractor, Pelletized Iron & Titanium ...

Among the artworks in 20/30: A Limited Edition Print Portfolio are these by (L-R) Mars Bugaoan, Elmer Borlongan, and Christina Quisumbing Ramilo. IN PRINTMAKING, the inked or painted design is transferred to a surface such as paper, or cloth, or wood. Multiple copies of the design can be made -- each image in the multiple copies is considered an original ...

COCA-COLA Beverages Philippines, Inc. on Tuesday announced that it will be exiting the sachet business next year as part of its environmental efforts. The beverage company will also introduce paper straws and remove plastic straws from its juice and dairy products, Minute Maid and Nutriboost. "We have made the bold decision to completely exit from our sachet business by 2022. ...

A BROWN Co., Inc. is looking at developing a master-planned community in Tanay, Rizal province, which will be home to a residential estate, a themed restaurant, a hotel, and a condominium. The company aims to recreate the concept it had with its mixed-use community in Northern Mindanao. "Our focus has always been on properties that underscore healthy, environment-friendly and low ...

1 of 2 GOING to beaches as a child and becoming aware of the concerns for the environment led 17-year-old photographer Ganden Medved-Po to publish a photography book focusing on the ocean. "As my perspective matured, I watched the world change. And I was exposed to life behind the facade of beauty. The detriments of the ocean and nature we ...

PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCAS By Bronte H. Lacsamana THOUGH booster shots of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines have been proven safe based on a few limited studies, their efficacy remains inconclusive amid ongoing trials, according to doctors in a webinar on booster shots organized by the University of the Philippines (UP). "More antibodies produce stronger affinity," said the Department of ...

BW FILE PHOTO THE GOVERNMENT made a full award of the reissued Treasury bonds (T-bonds) it offered on Tuesday even as its yield climbed due to concerns over rising inflation. The Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) raised P35 billion as planned via the reissued 10-year T-bonds it offered on Tuesday. The papers have a remaining life of nine years and ...

PLDT Global Corp. announced on Tuesday that it had partnered with UniPin, a digital entertainment provider for online games. The partnership aims to provide online game vouchers and allow users to top up their accounts directly via Vortex, a digital distribution platform of PLDT Global, the international arm of PLDT, Inc. "We recognize the growing demand for services that cater ...

SINGER R. Kelly attends Brooklyn's Federal District Court during the start of his trial in New York, US, Aug. 18, 2021 in a courtroom sketch. -- REUTERS/JANE ROSENBERG NEW YORK -- R. Kelly was convicted by a federal jury on Monday in his sex trafficking trial, where prosecutors accused the R&B singer of exploiting his stardom over a quarter-century to ...