(URGENT) PHL to receive 5-millionth foreign visitor on Monday –DOT

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on (URGENT) PHL to receive 5-millionth foreign visitor on Monday –DOT 

By Azer N. Parocha

MANILA, Dec. 20 (PNA) — The five-millionth foreign tourist to the Philippines this year is expected to arrive on Monday (Dec. 21), the Department of Tourism (DOT) said in an advisory Sunday night.

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DOH launches 2015 Anti-Firecrackers Campaign

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOH launches 2015 Anti-Firecrackers Campaign 

151207192637The Department of Health (DOH), together with its partners, officially launched on Monday (Dec. 7, 2015) the 2015 Anti-Firecrackers Campaign carrying the theme “Sa Ingay Walang Sablay, sa Paputok Goodbye Kamay.” DOH Secretary Janette L. Garin (center) leads the campaign launch at the DOH Convention Hall in Tayuman St., Sta. Cruz, Manila as she encourages the public to resort to alternative ways in celebrating Christmas and welcoming the New Year in safe and injury-free manner. Garin also called on local chief executives (LCEs) of local government units to actively participate in the anti-firecracker campaign by fostering community fireworks display program operated by experts.
(PNA photo by Leilani S. Junio)
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IDC Press Conference

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on IDC Press Conference 

151207151536Italpinas Development Corporation (IDC) Chairman and Chief Operating Officer Architect Romolo V. Nati (left) answers questions during a press conference held at the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) along Ayala Avenue, Makati City after the company’s Initial Public Offering (IPO) on Monday (Dec. 7, 2015). With him are IDC President Jose D. Leviste III (center), and Unicapital Inc. Managing Director Leonardo Arguelles Jr. (PNA photo by Ben Briones)
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Bioreactor Technology for Biodegradable Waste Processing

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Bioreactor Technology for Biodegradable Waste Processing 

151207154253Dr. Nestor T. Castro, University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD) Chancellor for Community Affairs, delivers his welcome remarks during the inauguration of the Bioreactor Technology for Biodegradable Waste Processing using the Department of Science and Technology-Industrial Technology Development Institute (DOST-ITDI) developed technology on Monday (Dec. 7, 2015) at the UPD Materials Recovery Facility in Quezon City. (PNA photo by Rico H. Borja)
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Newly-listed green energy property firm Italpinas Development Corporation

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Newly-listed green energy property firm Italpinas Development Corporation 

151207145007Newly-listed green energy property firm Italpinas Development Corporation (IDC) is seeking partners for its foray in the tourism business in line with the goal to double its profit to about PhP100 million next year. IDC Chairman and Chief Operating Officer Romolo V. Nati (right) says the company has already been in talks with few companies, both local and foreign, for possible joint-venture deals during a press conference held at the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) along Ayala Avenue, Makati City on Monday (Dec. 7, 2015). With him is IDC Vice President for Banking & Business Development Harold J. Dacumos. IDC is the fourth company to debut at the local bourse this year after Metro Retail Stores Group, Crown Asia Chemicals Corp. and SBS Philippines Corp. (PNA photo by Ben Briones)
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IDC raises PhP207-M from equity offering

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on IDC raises PhP207-M from equity offering 

151207143711Atty. Jose Leviste III (left), Italpinas Development Corporation (IDC) president, says shares allocated to local small investors (LSI) are oversubscribed by about 2.5 times while the order book is about three times during a press conference held at the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) along Ayala Avenue, Makati City after the company’s Initial Public Offering (IPO) on Monday (Dec. 7, 2015). ìWe now see a lot of retail investors putting their money in the stock market. And I believe this is a growing trend that will eventually accelerate,î he added. The company raised PhP207 million from the equity offering. Beside Leviste is Unicapital Inc. Managing Director Leonardo Arguelles Jr. (PNA photo by Ben Briones)
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