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3 Chinese firms interested in Kaliwa dam

By Victor V. Saulon, Sub-Editor METROPOLITAN WATERWORKS and Sewerage System (MWSS) expects three Chinese companies to secure procurement documents for the Kaliwa dam project which will be bid out in March, its top official said. MWSS Administrator Reynaldo V. Velasco said funding for the project is already available through official development assistance (ODA) from China, […].....»»

Category: newsSource: bworldonline bworldonlineFeb 16th, 2018

BoI: Chinese firms bullish on investing

Chinese companies remain upbeat about investing in the Philippines with a 30-man delegation recently in the country to scout for opportunities, the Board of Investments said on Friday. The Chinese delegation, led by Director Wang Kewen of the China Overseas Development Association (CODA), was said to be interested in the infrastructure, energy, industrial parks and [...] The post BoI: Chinese firms bullish on investing appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 26th, 2018

PEZA says Chinese, Japanese firms interested in mining investments

THE Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) said it has received expressions of interest from foreign minerals firms, indicating possible new entrants since the disruptions caused by a crackdown on the industry ordered by former Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Regina Paz L. Lopez. PEZA Director-General Charito B. Plaza said the approaches are from “Japanese and […] The post PEZA says Chinese, Japanese firms interested in mining investments appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 1st, 2018

P200-M mine project ‘rape’ of environment

DETAINED Sen. Leila de Lima on Tuesday expressed grave concern over a Chinese-funded nickel mining project in Candelaria, Zambales. News reports showed that Fujian Hengrun Investment Co. Ltd of China and Filipino firms Westchinamin Corp. and Easternreach Mining Group Inc. have agreed to put up the P200-million ferro-nickel plant. De Lima, chairman of the Senate Committee on… link: P200-M mine project ‘rape’ of environment.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Not Made in China: Chinese firms shift production overseas to avoid US tariffs

A growing number of Chinese companies are adopting a crafty way to evade US President Donald Trump's tariffs: remove the 'Made in China' label by shifting production to countries suc.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

PH offering 500 hectares in New Clark City to Chinese firms

The state-run Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) is eyeing to allot 300-500 hectares (ha) of land within the soon-to-rise New Clark City for a planned industrial park hosting Chinese.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

Construction of Clark industrial park for Chinese firms may start in 2019

CONSTRUCTION OF a planned industrial park catering to Chinese firms in New Clark City, Pampanga may start next year, the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) said. The post Construction of Clark industrial park for Chinese firms may start in 2019 appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2018

No need for accreditation for common tower firms — DICT

The government may do away with accrediting and limiting the number of companies to build common cellular towers to accommodate all interested firms, Information and Communications Technology Secretary Eliseo Rio said......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 26th, 2018

U.S. firms to Trump: Don t hike tariffs on more Chinese goods

A man stands near a poster depicting a mural of U.S. President Donald Trump stating that all American costumers will be charged 25 percent more than others starting from the day president Trump sta.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 21st, 2018

U.S. firms to Trump: Don’t hike tariffs on more Chinese goods

WASHINGTON, DC--- Fishermen off the Alaskan coast. A Florida maker of boat trailers. A building materials distributor in Tennessee. Those and hundreds of other American businesses are delivering the same plea to President Donald Trump as he considers imposing tariffs on nearly 40 percent of imported Chinese goods: Don't do it. The Trump administration will hold six days of hearings starting Monday in Washington on the next barrage in an escalating trade war between the world's two largest economies: Trump's proposed tariffs of 10 percent to 25 percent on $200 billion in Chinese goods that could kick in as early as next month. Once in effect, the tariffs would immediately ...Keep on reading: U.S. firms to Trump: Don’t hike tariffs on more Chinese goods.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

Maguindanao eyed as next Dubai due to its vast gas deposits

PANDAG , Maguindanao (MindaNews / 10 Aug) – Investors interested in gas exploration have started coming to Maguindanao as an energy plant will soon rise in the province, Maguindanao Rep. Zajid Mangudadatu said today. He hinted that Chinese and Israeli investors and scientists are scheduled to visit Maguindanao this month. Mangudadatu said that with the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 10th, 2018

Asian firms considering resorts in Cagayan – CEZA

COMPANIES from Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, and South Korea are interested to build integrated resorts in Cagayan province, the Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) said on Thursday. At the sidelines of financial technology firm Liannet Technology Ltd.’s marketing launch in Mandaluyong City, CEZA Administrator Raul Lambino said these “four big companies” would each invest a [...] The post Asian firms considering resorts in Cagayan – CEZA appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJul 26th, 2018

US ban on China’s ZTE forces telecoms to rethink business

LONDON — The U.S. trade ban on Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE wreaked havoc at wireless carriers in Europe and South Asia and forced operators worldwide to consider broadening their supply networks, industry sources told Reuters. Disruptions at Russian and emerging markets mobile operator Veon, one of the world’s 10 largest mobile firms by number of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

Report accuses China firms over ozone-depleting gas

BEIJING, China – An environmental pressure group claimed on Monday, July 9, that Chinese factories are illegally using ozone-depleting CFCs, which have recently seen a spike in emissions that has baffled scientists. The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) campaign group said 18 factories in 10 Chinese provinces they looked into admitted to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

China firms to build bridges in Metro Manila

President Duterte announced last Friday that Chinese firms will construct two bridges in Metro Manila, one in Manila and the other straddling Makati and Mandaluyong......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 8th, 2018

13 firms interested in developing LNG terminal

The Department of Energy has received interest from 13 companies—both local and foreign—to develop the country’s liquefied natural gas integrated terminal, a ranking government official said......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 29th, 2018

US restrictions on Chinese investment next front in trade dispute

WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Donald Trump this week is due to launch the next phase of his economic confrontation with Beijing, with new restrictions possible on Chinese investments to clamp down on access to sensitive American technologies. That could open US firms like Apple and General Motors up to new forms of retaliation from China and [...] The post US restrictions on Chinese investment next front in trade dispute appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJun 27th, 2018

U.S. plans limits on Chinese investment in U.S. technology firms

 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Treasury Department is crafting rules that would block firms with at least 25 percent Chinese ownership from buying U.S. companies in “industrially significant” technologies, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. Citing people familiar with the matter, the newspaper said the U.S. National Security Council and Commerce Department were also devising […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJun 25th, 2018

Facebook bug hits 14M users, and 3 more things in cybersecurity this week

We hope everyone's having a safe day! This week's roundup of cybersecurity news features Facebook prominently. Not only did it have to work to resolve a software glitch affecting 14 million users statuses, it also confirmed it granted Chinese electronic firms access to user data, though at least one company – ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 9th, 2018

Australia PM wants to question Zuckerberg for deals with Chinese firms

SYDNEY, Australia – Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull would "love" Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg to be grilled by Australian lawmakers, he said Thursday, in the wake of revelations the tech giant allowed Chinese smartphone makers access to user data. The social media behemoth has drawn renewed criticism after confirming it shared data ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018

Facebook granted Chinese electronics firms access to user data

MANILA, Philippines - In the wake of the controversial Cambridge Analytica scandal, The New York Times reported that Facebook, on Tuesday, June 5 confirmed that at least four Chinese electronics firms were granted private access to user data. The social media giant disclosed that it has data-sharing ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 6th, 2018