Greenergy signs deal with tech firm ITBS for e-platforms integration

ANTONIO L. Tiu-led Greenergy Holdings, Inc. on Tuesday said it signed a memorandum of agreement with technology company ITBS (Information Technology Business Solutions Corp.) to integrate their electronic platforms. Greenergy’s payment platform ePitaka will be integrated with ITBS’ Know Your Citizen platform installed in various local government units, the listed company told the local bourse […]

Gov’t to exert more pressure on telcos — Roque

THE national government will exert more pressure on telecommunications firms to improve their services, Malacañang said on Tuesday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry L. Roque, Jr. said President Rodrigo R. Duterte had agreed with the recommendation of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) that telco companies should continue to “shape up” to improve the internet […]

Maynilad realigns 6.7-kilometers of pipes for gov’t infra projects

WEST ZONE water provider Maynilad Water Services, Inc. has completed the replacement and realignment of 6.7 kilometers of water pipelines in 2020 to assist ongoing government infrastructure projects. In a statement on Tuesday, the concessionaire said primary and secondary pipelines were reconfigured in portions of Caloocan, Quezon City, Valenzuela, Parañaque, and Las Piñas. The reconfiguration […]

PHL business optimism falls to lowest since 2016

HALF of midsized Philippine businesses have either “a slightly or very optimistic economic outlook” for the next 12 months, the P&A Grant Thornton International Business Report showed. — REUTERS ECONOMIC OPTIMISM among Philippine midsized businesses continued to fall in the second half of 2020, as the pandemic continued to weigh heavily on the economy. The […]

MIAA board shuts door to Megawide’s NAIA rehabilitation proposal

By Arjay L. Balinbin, Senior Reporter THE MANILA International Airport Authority (MIAA) board has junked the appeal filed by Megawide Construction Corp. and its foreign partner GMR Infrastructure Ltd. seeking to overturn the revocation of its original proponent status (OPS) for the  Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) rehabilitation. “I was not present in that meeting, […]

Cavite sees ‘infirmities’ in MacroAsia-CCCC’s Sangley submissions

Final decision this week on consortium’s bid for first phase of $10-B airport project By Arjay L. Balinbin, Senior Reporter THE Cavite government saw “infirmities” in the required documents submitted by the consortium of MacroAsia Corp. (MAC) and China Communications Construction Co. Ltd. (CCCC) for the Sangley Point International Airport project, the province’s top official […]

Greenergy sets up units for infrastructure, community development

ANTONIO L. Tiu-led Greenergy Holdings, Inc. has approved the incorporation of two wholly-owned units focusing on projects and services related to infrastructure and community development, the listed firm said on Monday. In a regulatory filing, Greenergy said that its board of directors, who met over the weekend, had authorized the incorporation of wholly owned subsidiaries, […]