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GFNi inks agreement with Russian firm

GLOBAL FERRONICKEL Holdings, Inc. (GFNi) has inked an agreement with Russian firm Vi Holding LLC, whose expertise involves low-cost mineral processing. In a statement, the country’s second-largest nickel producer said the memorandum of cooperation and partnership was signed by its Chairman Joseph C. Sy and Vi Holding Chairman Valery N. Krasnov. President Rodrigo R. Duterte […] The post GFNi inks agreement with Russian firm appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource: bworldonline bworldonlineNov 14th, 2017

PLDT inks deal with foreign firms for Voyager

PLDT, Inc. announced on Thursday it has signed an agreement to sell separately $175 million worth of shares in its digital innovations unit Voyager Innovations, Inc. to a group of foreign investors led by investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR) and Chinese tech company Tencent Holdings Ltd. The post PLDT inks deal with foreign firms for Voyager appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

Russian firm offers expertise in nuclear research to Philippines

Russian State Atomic Energy Corp. (ROSATOM) is eyeing more opportunities to advance the Philippines’ nuclear research program particularly in medicine and agriculture through its partnership with the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI)......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

C-5 Mansion inks deal with Novel Residence for Aspen Hotel

Property developer C-5 Mansions Development Corp. has entered into an agreement with Novel Residential Concepts Inc. for the sale and long-term lease arrangement for the new Aspen Hotel project within the Ridgewood Towers Premier located near Bonifacio Global City (BGC) in Taguig City......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Firm tapped to monitor Grab compliance

The country's antitrust body appointed an international firm to track and audit Grab Philippines, a move which would see if Grab is indeed committing to its agreement with the government to pr.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

PLDT Signs New Deal with Software Firm for IT Infra Upgrade

PLDT has expanded its partnership with international software company Amdocs for the modernization of its IT infrastructure as it focuses on providing digital services to its subscribers. The telco firm has signed a new agreement with Amdocs for the management and development of PLDT and Smart’s IT infrastructure for six years through the introduction of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

BDO teams up with Archipelago Capital in ONB

The country's largest lender BDO Unibank has signed a deal to sell 15 percent of its rural banking arm One Network Bank Inc. (ONB) to a unit of Singapore-based private equity firm Archipelago Capital Partners Pte. Ltd. In a press statement on Monday, BDO said it had entered into an agreement with Archipelago's Osmanthus Investment Holdings Pte. Ltd., formalizing a working relationship between these parties. Since last year, Osmanthus has helped ONB in developing the framework for its micro/small and medium enterprise (MSME) lending business, leading to the establishment of the initial pilot test sites before the end of 2017. "The partnership with Osmanthus will further strengthe...Keep on reading: BDO teams up with Archipelago Capital in ONB.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

Antonio-led Revolution Precrafted expands in Zimbabwe

REVOLUTION Precrafted Properties, Ltd. will start producing prefabricated medical pop-up structures in Zimbabwe after it signed a non-exclusive dealership agreement with investment firm African Tsaleach Private Ltd., the company said on Friday......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 28th, 2018

Korean firm to invest $1B in Bataan freeport

MARIVELES, Bataan: A Korean firm has committed to invest $1 billion at the Freeport Area of Bataan (FAB) which is expected to provide more job opportunities to local folk. Emmanuel Pineda, FAB chairman, announced on Wednesday that a memorandum of agreement was signed between FAB and TheBizLink Phils., Inc., represented by its president Virgilio Pagulayan for the… link: Korean firm to invest $1B in Bataan freeport.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 27th, 2018

AgriNurture to buy rice from Vietnam state firm in $1-B deal

Listed agribusiness company AgriNurture Inc. (Ani) has signed a billion-dollar agreement with Vietnam's largest grains exporter to help augment the country's rice stocks amid skyrocketing.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

AgriNurture strikes deal with Vietnamese rice trader

LISTED firm AgriNurture, Inc. (ANI) has signed a memorandum of agreement with state-owned Vietnam Southern Food Corporation — Vinafood II to bring more rice into the country. The post AgriNurture strikes deal with Vietnamese rice trader appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

Alibaba, Russian tech firm Mail.ru agree to joint e-commerce venture

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia – Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba and Russian technology group Mail.ru on Tuesday, September 11, said they would launch a joint e-commerce venture in Russia and former Soviet countries. The deal comes as e-commerce is developing rapidly in Russia though hindered by the country's vast size and problematic infrastructure, including ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

Dennis Uy of Enderun Colleges buys Conti’s restaurant chain

Businessman Dennis Uy continued his corporate shopping binge as he closed a deal to acquire the company that owns and operates the restaurant chain Conti’s. Uy’s main holding firm, Udenna Corporation, announcedon Mondaya share purchase agreement to acquire 70 percent of Conti’s Holdings Corp. (CHC), the owner and operator of Conti’s, which specializes in cakes… link: Dennis Uy of Enderun Colleges buys Conti’s restaurant chain.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 10th, 2018

PH, Israel to Sign Deal on Energy Exploration

MANILA — The Philippine government is scheduled to sign an agreement with Israeli oil firm Ratio Petroleum Limited, which will cover energy exploration in Palawan, Malacañang said Tuesday. “Inaasahan po natin na mapipirmahan ang isang kasunduan para po sa exploration sa panig ng Pilipinas at ang isang kumpanya dito sa Israel, eto po ay with […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

Philippines to ink oil exploration deal with Israeli firm

Presidential spokesman Harry Roque said the agreement with Ratio Ratio Petroleum Ltd. would help ensure energy security in the Philippines......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

NIA inks deal with Korean firm for construction of P11-billion Iloilo dam

State agency National Irrigation Administration (NIA) on Monday, Sept. 3, signed a contract with a Korean company for the construction of an P11.212-billion dam in Iloilo province. In a ceremony at the NIA’s headquarters, the agency through its Administrator Ricardo R. Visaya signed the contract with representatives from Daewoo Engineering and Construction Co., Ltd. for […] The post NIA inks deal with Korean firm for construction of P11-billion Iloilo dam appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

Ukraine rebel s murder a provocation against peace, says Kremlin

MOSCOW, Russia – The murder of east Ukraine's main separatist leader is a provocation that will undermine a Western-brokered peace agreement, Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman said on Saturday, September 1. "This is no doubt a provocation," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters, Russian news agencies reported.  "(Alexander) Zakharchenko's death will certainly ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 1st, 2018

PLDT now open to draw up regularization plan for workers – DOLE chief

After nearly a year of defying the Department of Labor and Employment's (DOLE) order for it to regularize its more than 7,300 workers, the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) is now open to draw up a regularization plan which would initially cover at least half of the firm's contractual workers.   Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said that he would meet with PLDT chair and CEO Manuel V. Pangilinan to discuss the details of their "compromise agreement." Among the issues expected to be threshed out are the timeline of the regularization plan and identification of first batch of employees that would be regularized.   Bello added that he would also try to "...Keep on reading: PLDT now open to draw up regularization plan for workers – DOLE chief.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

Dole Philippines regularizes 5,000 workers

MINDANAO-based fruit canning company Dole Philippines, Inc. committed to regularize some 5,000 workers, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello 3rd said on Friday. Bello said the regularization of the 4,765 workers was contained in a Memorandum of Agreement ((MOA) on Hiring Commitment between Dole Kaugnay, the official Labor-Management Council merchandise of Dole Philippines, and the workers’ union. The fruit canning firm had [...] The post Dole Philippines regularizes 5,000 workers appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

AboitizPower unit inks geothermal services, supply contract with PGPC

AP Renewables Inc. (APRI) has signed a geothermal resources supply and services agreement (GRSSA) with Philippine Geothermal Production Co. Inc. (PGPC), the company said yesterday......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 24th, 2018

Seed firm targets indigenous peoples for knowledge transfer

VEGETABLE seed producer and supplier East-West Seed Co., Inc. (EWS) said its Knowledge Transfer program is being positioned for the use of indigenous peoples and smallholders. In a statement, EWS said it signed a partnership agreement with Assisi Development Foundation, Inc. (ADFI) to develop vegetable gardens with 80 Mangyan Alangan families in Mindoro, as part… link: Seed firm targets indigenous peoples for knowledge transfer.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018