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Sobrepena group wins right to stay in John Hay but...

The Court of Appeals has delayed the Sobrepena group's exit from Camp John Hay, but also ordered the group to hand over its sub-lease contracts to the Bases Conversion Development Authority (BCDA), which is taking over the disputed property again.Full article

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PSE, Ayala Tower tenants take part in 'shake drill'

As of 07/30/2015 6:58 PM
MANILA - The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) joined in the metro-wide earthquake drill held on Thursday. Full article

Japan's Universal, Cojuangco plan to build opera house

As of 07/30/2015 6:16 PM
MANILA - Japan's Universal Entertainment Corp. and its Filipino partner will build apartments, office towers and even an opera house alongside their $2 billion casino-resort project in Manila once the gaming phase is completed.   Full article

Okada taps PNoy's cousin as partner in Manila Bay Resorts

As of 07/30/2015 5:14 PM
MANILA – Japanese gaming magnate Kazuo Okada has tapped businessman Antonio 'Tony Boy' Cojuangco, a cousin of President Aquino, as his local partner for the Manila Bay Resorts Casino. Full article

P4-B South Terminal project up for bidding

As of 07/30/2015 4:11 PM
MANILA - The bidding for the P4 billion Integrated Transport System-South Terminal in Taguig is set on Friday, the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) said. Full article

Uber launches car leasing unit

As of 07/30/2015 3:27 PM
SAN FRANCISCO - Uber Technologies has launched its own auto leasing subsidiary in an effort to sign up more drivers, injecting the fast-growing ride services company directly into the financial services sector for the first time. Full article

Filipino, 19 other languages added to Google Translate app

As of 07/30/2015 1:53 PM
SAN FRANCISCO - Google announced Wednesday it was adding 20 new languages for its mobile translation application that reads text and instantly converts to another tongue. Full article

Slump in global metal prices drags Philex H1 profits

As of 07/30/2015 1:51 PM
MANILA - Philex Mining Corp. saw a drop in its profits for the first half of the year due to a slump in global metal prices. Full article

LOOK: Department of Finance joins 'shake drill'

As of 07/30/2015 12:26 PM
MANILA - Employees and officials of the Department of Finance (DOF) joined the metro-wide earthquake drill held Thursday morning. Full article

Aboitiz Equity's H1 profits down 18 pct

As of 07/30/2015 12:11 PM
MANILA - Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc. (AEV) posted an 18 percent decline in its consolidated net income for the first half of the year. Full article

Samsung cautious on outlook, says mobile business environment tough

As of 07/30/2015 10:29 AM
SEOUL - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd offered a downbeat outlook for the third quarter after April-June profit dropped on a supply shortage for one of its main smartphone models, underscoring continued headwinds for the tech giant. Full article

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MANILA - It's a sad fact that the commuting situation in the country is a difficult one. Between rate hikes, long lines, and people who are just as harassed as you are trying to get to and from work, just getting from one place to another can be an ordeal.