Nikkei opens higher on bargain hunting

January 10, 2012 11:34 pm· Comments Off on Nikkei opens higher on bargain hunting 

TOKYO, Jan. 10 — Nikkei opened higher Tuesday while sentiment was lifted on a surge in Shanghai stocks the previous day.

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Asian woes may pose risks to S. Korean economy

January 10, 2012 11:32 pm· Comments Off on Asian woes may pose risks to S. Korean economy 

By Lee Minji

SEOUL, Jan. 10 — China and other Asian economies are saddled with a raft of downside risks, adding to fears they may hurt the South Korean economy along with lingering eurozone debt woes, a report showed Tuesday.

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Annual int'l auto show kicks off in U.S. Motor City

January 10, 2012 11:31 pm· Comments Off on Annual int'l auto show kicks off in U.S. Motor City 

DETROIT, United States, Jan. 10 — The annual international auto show kicked off here Monday with worldwide automakers gathering to showcase their latest models and innovation.

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BIR Central Visayas hopeful of meeting P14-B target in 2012

January 10, 2012 11:30 pm· Comments Off on BIR Central Visayas hopeful of meeting P14-B target in 2012 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 10 – Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Regional Director Rodita Galanto believes the revenue district offices in Central Visayas, Revenue District 13, can collect enough so they can meet their P14-billion target for 2012.

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Banks' lending further expanded in November ‘11

January 10, 2012 11:28 pm· Comments Off on Banks' lending further expanded in November ‘11 

MANILA, Jan. 10 – Outstanding loans of Philippine commercial banks (KBs), excluding their placements in central bank’s reverse repurchase (RRP) facility, grew in November 2011, but contracted when RRP placements were included.

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Bayantel pays P1.35B worth of debts last year

January 10, 2012 11:27 pm· Comments Off on Bayantel pays P1.35B worth of debts last year 

MANILA, Jan. 10 — Bayan Telecommunications Inc. said it has settled more than a billion pesos worth of debts last year.

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FMIC to ask gov’t to issue RTBs, do debt swap in Q1 ’12

January 10, 2012 11:24 pm· Comments Off on FMIC to ask gov’t to issue RTBs, do debt swap in Q1 ’12 

MANILA, Jan. 10 – An investment firm plans to ask the government to issue retail bonds and do bond swap in the first quarter of this year, given the demand and high liquidity situation in the country.

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Lincoln Center to host its 1st Chinese New Year's Concert, starring Lang Lang

January 10, 2012 11:23 pm· Comments Off on Lincoln Center to host its 1st Chinese New Year's Concert, starring Lang Lang 

BEIJING, Jan. 10 — Lincoln Center, the world's leading performing arts center in New York, will host its first-ever Chinese New Year's Concert, starring famed Chinese pianist Lang Lang.

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Etac’s faces daunting task in URCC fight on Jan. 13

January 10, 2012 11:22 pm· Comments Off on Etac’s faces daunting task in URCC fight on Jan. 13 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 10 – Yaw-Yan Ardigma stalwart Geronimo Etac faces a daunting task on Friday night, January 13, in the Universal Reality Combat Championship (URCC) Cebu 7 – “Dominate” as he is up against one of the most talented grapplers in the Visayas region, URCC Visayas pinweight king Victor Torre.

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(Metro News) MMDA confirms ‘Bourne Legacy’ shooting on Wednesday

January 10, 2012 11:19 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) MMDA confirms ‘Bourne Legacy’ shooting on Wednesday 

MANILA, Jan. 10 — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) confirmed on Tuesday that the much-awaited shooting of the Hollywood action thriller the “Bourne Legacy” would commence on Wednesday.

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