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AFAB signs up 2 Chinese firms

MANILA, Philippines -  Two Chinese firms have entered into a partnership with the Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan (AFAB) and the provincial governme.....»»

Category: financeSource: philstar philstarApr 1st, 2017

IN PHOTOS: Fisherfolk slam China on eve of Independence Day

MANILA, Philippines – Fisherfolk-members of activist group Akbayan trooped to the Chinese consulate in Makati City on Monday, June 11, to slam China's reported thievery and harassment of Filipinos in Panatag Shoal (Scarborough Shoal). Carrying fishing nets and fish-shaped protest signs, the protesters called on Filipinos to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 11th, 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

Shanghai Symphony signs China s first orchestra record deal

The Shanghai Symphony Orchestra will release a CD via Deutsche Grammophon next year, featuring to-be-announced works by Chinese and Russian composers. Image: IStock via AFP........»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018

Shanghai Symphony signs China’s first orchestra record deal

Deutsche Grammophon on Thursday announced a recording contract with the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra in a first global label deal for a Chinese orchestra. Led by China's most celebrated conductor Long Yu, the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra will premiere on the German label next year with a CD of to-be-announced works by Chinese and Russian composers. Yu said that the orchestra hoped to reach new international audiences through Deutsche Grammophon, one of the most prestigious classical labels. "Shanghai's profile as an international city, open to the world and cultural exchange, makes it the ideal place to explore fresh ideas and look at ways of bringing together the be...Keep on reading: Shanghai Symphony signs China’s first orchestra record deal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 8th, 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

Chinese delegation expresses interest in PHL investment

CHINESE firms are demonstrating increased interest in doing business in the Philippines due to the growing economy, the Department of Finance (DoF) said. In a statement, the DoF said that the All-China Federation of Commerce and Industry (ACFCI) expressed interest in a meeting with Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III on May 24. “I bring […] The post Chinese delegation expresses interest in PHL investment appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 27th, 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

2 Chinese firms deserve 2nd chance — Roque

MALACAÑANG yesterday downplayed concerns over the possible involvement in Marawi rehabilitation of two Chinese firms blacklisted by the World Bank for corrupt practices. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said the companies in question — China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) and China Geo-Engineering Corporation (CGC) — deserve a second chance in….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

‘2 blacklisted China firms deserve second chance’

Government officials defended yesterday the two Chinese firms that are part of a consortium rebuilding war-torn Marawi City, saying their blacklisting by the World Bank had been lifted and they deserved “a second chance.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

Roque on blacklisted Chinese firms, PH in competitive rankings, House on BBL | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque downplays concerns over the possible involvement in Marawi rehabilitation of two Chinese firms blacklisted by the World Bank for corrupt practices.  The Philippines drops 9 notches to 50th spot out of 63 economies in this year’s World Competitiveness Yearbook rankings of the International ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

Alejano: Why are firms blacklisted by World Bank in Marawi rehab?

An opposition lawmaker on Thursday slammed the inclusion of two Chinese firms in the consortium that would handle reconstruction efforts in a southern Philippine city ravaged by war a year ago......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

Palace: Blacklisted Chinese firms deserve a chance

The two Chinese companies previously blacklisted by the World Bank for corrupt practice deserve a second chance, Malacañang said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

The long and troubled road to healing Marawi

With government's tapping of Chinese firms questioned by the World Bank and potential conflicts of interests, helping Marawi back on its feet is proving to be a more brutal ordeal......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2018

China firms in Marawi rehab once blacklisted by World Bank

MANILA, Philippines – Two Chinese companies poised to win a P17.2-billion contract to rehabilitate the former battle area in Marawi City were once blacklisted by the World Bank over corrupt practices in the Philippines. China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) and China Geo Engineering Corporation (CGC) allegedly colluded with ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

ZTE woes loom as trade tensions rise

WASHINGTON — With a major Chinese smartphone maker on the rocks following US sanctions, the trade spat between Washington and Beijing appears to be taking a turn for the worse for tech firms in the two global economic powerhouses. Chinese telecom giant ZTE said in the past week its major operations had “ceased” following last […] The post ZTE woes loom as trade tensions rise appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

UBS looks to acquire controlling stake in China joint venture

UBS GROUP AG submitted an application to acquire a majority stake in its Chinese securities venture, becoming the first global bank to take advantage of Beijing’s latest commitment to open its financial markets to foreign firms. The China Securities Regulatory Commission received the application from the Zurich-based bank on Tuesday, according to a statement on […] The post UBS looks to acquire controlling stake in China joint venture appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2018

DPWH inks P5.27 B bridge contract with China firms

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has signed a contract worth P5.27 billion (643.458 million Chinese yuan) with Chinese firms CCCC Highway Consultant Ltd. and China Road and Bridge Corp. for two bridge projects......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 29th, 2018

DPWH, Chinese firms sign contract for 2 Pasig River bridges

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and two Chinese firms signed a contract on Friday, April 27, to implement two bridge projects along the Pasig River. The contract, worth ¥643.458 million or around P5.27 billion, is for the survey, design, and construction of the Binondo-Intramuros ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 28th, 2018

China s men only job culture slammed in new report

HONG KONG – Leading Chinese firms including e-commerce giant Alibaba were heavily criticized Monday, April 23, for gender discrimination in job adverts in a new report which said the landscape for the female workforce in China was deteriorating. The report by campaign group Human Rights Watch, entitled "Only Men Need Apply: ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2018