Bucks’ comeback falls short vs Cavs

A 15-0 run in the first quarter gave the host Cleveland Cavaliers a lead they never surrendered en route to a 114-106 defeat of the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday. Four different Cavaliers scored during their pivotal, early-game run, with the last points coming from Jarrett Allen. Donovan Mitchell started Wednesday’s contest slowly on offense, scoring […]

AEON Credit Revenue of First Nine Months of FY2022/23 Up by 15.2% to HK$887.4 million following Improved Market Sentiment and Successful Mass Promotion Activities

HONG KONG, Dec 21, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – AEON Credit Service (Asia) Company Limited (“AEON Credit” or the “Group”; Stock Code: 00900) today announced its results for the nine months ended 30 November 2022 (the “reporting period” or “nine months of FY2022/23”) During the reporting period, the Group’s revenue rose by 15.2% […]

Metro Retail Stores log P400.7M net income in 9 months

AMID the global headwinds such as soaring inflation, rising interest rates, and weakening peso, Metro Retail Stores Group Inc. (MRSGI) maintained its growth momentum with a net income of P400.7 million for the first nine months of 2022, a turnaround from a P306.4 million pandemic-driven net loss in 2021. Quarter-on-quarter, MRSGI recorded a P181.8 million […]

PLDT revenues up 4.5% to P142B in 9 months

PLDT reported Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022, that its telco core income grew 10 percent or P2.3 billion to P25.4 billion in the first nine months. Reported income jumped by 45 percent, or P8.5 billion, to P27.4 billion, which includes P22.3 billion in pre-tax gains from its towers’ sale up to the third closing. “Enterprise seems […]

Suarez faces Salogaol in Bohol

FORMER Olympian Charly Suarez keeps himself busy in a six-round fight against journeyman Junny Salogaol on June 10 in Tagbilaran City, Bohol.Suarez is coming off the biggest win of his career after stopping young prospect Tomjune Mangubat to win the vacant World Boxing Association (WBA) Asia super featherweight belt last March 12 in Paranaque City.The […]

Nine of nine ABAP boxers in SEAG semis

ALL nine Filipino boxers who were registered in the boxing competitions in the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) being held in Bac Ninh province in Vietnam are in the semifinal round of the competitions. They are all assured of at least a bronze medal and if they succeed in their matches on Thursday and Friday, […]

Aboitiz Group wants PPP to continue under new admin

THE infrastructure arm of the Aboitiz Group is hoping that the next administration will continue to use private-public-partnership (PPP) as a mode of infrastructure development across the country.“Infrastructure projects have a passive multiplier effect, thus we need to continue with our infrastructure program and with the limited fiscal space the government has, I think PPP […]

UP Fighting Maroons pull away in fourth to beat NU

THE University of the Philippines (UP) Fighting Maroons turned it on in the fourth, uncorking 11 unanswered points to author an 80-70 win over the National University Bulldogs in the UAAP Season 84 men’s basketball tournament on Thursday, March 31, at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.Up by just a deuce heading […]

Clippers on a roll

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Clippers shut down Karl-Anthony Towns, and the Minnesota Timberwolves disappeared with him. Paul George scored 23 points, Reggie Jackson added 21 points and the Clippers won 129-102 on Sunday (PH time) for their seventh victory in a row. Towns was held to eight points on 3-of-11 shooting in his […]

Curry scores 40, Warriors beat Bulls 119-93

STEPHEN Curry put on quite a show for his old college coach from Davidson. The reigning NBA scoring champion piled up 40 points with nine 3-pointers, Draymond Green delivered another all-around effort and the Golden State Warriors beat the Chicago Bulls 119-93 on Saturday morning (PH time) for their seventh straight win. “It’s special,” Curry […]

Flesch takes lead in Dominion Energy Charity Classic

RICHMOND, Va. — Steve Flesch birdied the par-4 18th hole for a 5-under 67 and a two-stroke lead over Bernhard Langer and Steven Alker on Sunday (PH time) in the Dominion Energy Charity Classic, the first of three PGA Tour Champions playoff events. Flesch reached 13-under 131 with his second straight bogey-free round on The […]

GOCC dividends top P53B at end-Sept.

DIVIDENDS REMITTED by government-owned and -controlled corporations (GOCCs) to the National Government hit P53.1 billion at the end of September, the Department of Finance said. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas had remitted P15.9 billion in the nine months to September, followed by the National Transmission Corp. with P8.32 billion. Finance Assistant Secretary Soledad Emilia F. […]

9 establishments could lose permit to serve liquor

THE Business Permit and Licensing Office (BPLO) has issued a total of 240 special permits for establishments to serve liquor. Of the 240, nine establishments have been issued a show cause order ever since the liquor ban in Cebu City was lifted. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella lifted the liquor ban in the city on […]