Roxas Holdings trims net loss 

ROXAS Holdings, Inc. reported on Monday that it trimmed its net loss to P100.24 million in its third quarter ending June. In its unaudited financial statement, the firm said that its third-quarter net loss attributable to parent firm equity holders narrowed from P159.43 million a year ago. Meanwhile, revenues from contracts with customers increased by […]

‘Living Sculpture’ Daniel Lismore brings wearable art to London

LONDON —  British artist Daniel Lismore’s monumental pieces of “wearable art” featuring everything from rubbish to elaborate headgear studded with jewels took center stage at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum on Friday. Guests were invited to closely inspect the nearly two-meter (6-foot, 4-inch) tall pieces, one of which was worn by Mr. Lismore, who calls […]

Imports of fish feed materials from ASF-hit countries cleared

THE Department of Agriculture (DA) said it is authorizing imports of processed animal proteins (PAPs) used in fish feed from countries affected by African Swine Fever (ASF). “Aquaculture is one of the biggest contributors to the Philippine economy with more than two million registered fisherfolk nationwide and that to sustain the local aquaculture industry, adequate […]

Solar Philippines’ solar-battery project gets original proponent status

SOLAR Philippines Batangas Baseload Corp. (SPBBC) has secured original proponent status (OPS) to supply power to Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) from its solar-battery baseload project. “We are grateful for this opportunity to show that solar with batteries can deliver cost-competitive baseload. We thank Meralco for leading the market in the adoption of renewable energy, and […]

Priority access to government land proposed for aquaculture as industry calls for limits on seafood imports

By Luisa Maria Jacinta C. Jocson, Reporter THE fisheries industry has proposed that the government expand tenure for public land used in aquaculture, and called for limits on fish imports that compete with domestic products. “I think the government should further support the increase of production of the fisheries sector by enacting support policies that […]