Philippine Airlines (PAL) planes are seen parked on tarmac in Manila International Airport in Pasay city, Sept. 9, 2014. -- REUTERS/ROMEO RANOCO/FILE PHOTO By Arjay L. Balinbin, Senior Reporter PHILIPPINE Airlines, Inc. (PAL) said on Tuesday that it has filed a petition before a Pasay City court seeking recognition of the proceedings and decisions of a United States bankruptcy court ...

FREEPIK GLOBE Telecom, Inc. and Smart Communications, Inc. have seen a significant boost in global scores for their fifth-generation (5G) games and video experience scores when compared to their scores on the fourth-generation (4G) network, latest data from mobile analytics company Opensignal showed. In Opensignal's global survey of top 30 mobile operators, Globe and Smart, the wireless arm of PLDT, ...

1 of 3 AFTER more than a year of staying inside while watching the world fight through a pandemic, Filipino artists found inspiration to express the struggle of the Filipino, their awakening to painful realities, and despite the bleakness, a sense of hope. All these and more found their way into the winning entries of the Metrobank Art & Design ...

NACIONAL Chapels and Crematory has launched a P200-million center for memorial services in its Quezon City location. The five-story center houses 15 chapels, nine of which have family rooms with a bedroom, dining area, and bathroom. The center also has viewing rooms for cremation and other memorial services, along with lounges and non-denominational incense rooms. "For these important undertakings, the ...

PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCAS By Bronte H. Lacsamana COMPLACENCY against the coronavirus, vaccine inequity, and doubts about whether vaccines work contribute to vaccine hesitancy -- which has reduced over time in the Philippines but still should not be underestimated -- said infectious disease experts at a webinar in September. "Over the last year or so, we've seen improvement in trust," ...

1 of 4 AFTER a one-year hiatus, the Ateneo Art Gallery (AAG) announced the winners for the 17th season of Ateneo Art Awards (AAA) on Sept. 15 via Facebook live. With the cancellation of the AAA program in 2020 due to the pandemic, this year marks the start of the visual art prize adopting a biennial schedule. Nice Buenaventura, Christina ...

LARA MAIGUE and Orange and Lemons PATRIOTISM, romance, and unrequited love are just a few themes of the kundiman -- traditional Filipino love songs that have stood the test of time, even times as strange as these. While the country awaits the return of live performances after the COVID-19 lockdowns, the Cultural Center of the Philippines' Office of the President ...

SUNTRUST Home Developers, Inc. said it inked an agreement in which a unit of a Hong Kong-listed holding firm will subscribe to the locally listed property developer's convertible bonds. It told the stock exchange on Tuesday that the subscription deal was entered into with Summit Ascent Investments Ltd., or SA Investments, on Sept. 20, subject to the completion of conditions ...

PHILSTAR THE SENATE has approved on second reading measures seeking to grant a 25-year franchise for water concessionaires Manila Water Co., Inc. and Maynilad Water Services, Inc. It amended House Bill No. 9422 that allows Maynilad to continue operating in the west zone of Metro Manila including Cavite province, and House Bill No. 9423 for Manila Water in the east ...

PHILSTAR BUSINESS-LED non-governmental organization Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) recently launched The Hunger Project (THP), an initiative within the business sector to end hunger and malnutrition by 2030, following the United Nations' (UN) Sustainable Development Goals. "Malnutrition is our common enemy. It persists in multiple forms and, with the full impact of the COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] pandemic still ...

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