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IFC launches first green bonds in Philippines

International Finance Corp., the investment arm of the World Bank Group for the private sector, has launched the Mabuhay Bond – the first peso-denominated green bond in the Philippines – to bankroll the optimization program of Lopez-led Energy Development Corp......»»

Category: financeSource: philstar philstarJun 25th, 2018

Sun Life PH invests in IFC s Mabuhay Green Bonds

Leading insurer Sun Life of Canada Philippines Inc. has invested an initial P500 million in the pioneering Philippine peso-denominated Mabuhay Green Bonds issued by International Finance Corp., the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 16th, 2018

BDO, World Bank tie up for $150-million green bonds

MANILA, Philippines – Henry Sy-led BDO Unibank Incorporated became the country's first commercial bank to issue green bonds aimed at addressing climate change. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange on Friday, December 8, BDO said it is issuing $150 million in green bonds to expand financing for ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 10th, 2017

BDO Unibank Inc. sells $150 M green bonds

First bank in Philippines.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 9th, 2017

ADB raises $1.25 B for climate plan

MANILA, Philippines - Manila-based Asian Development Bank (ADB) has raised $1.25 billion from a dual tranche sale of five-year and 10-year green bonds, proce.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 5th, 2017

Philippines launches 25-year dollar bonds

SINGAPORE/MANILA -- The Philippines is marketing a 25-year US dollar benchmark bond, IFR, a Thomson Reuters publication, reported on Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 18th, 2017

IFC launches certification system for green buildings

MANILA, Philippines - The International Finance Corp......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 19th, 2016

PH leads talk on Green Finance

The Philippines has called on ASEAN markets to actively pursue Green Finance or the issuance of bonds that addresses climate change......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsSep 18th, 2016

ADB raises $1.3 B from fresh green bond issue

MANILA, Philippines - Manila-based Asian Development Bank (ADB) has raised $1.3 billion more from the issuance of global green bonds, proceeds of which can b.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 12th, 2016

PH to help OFWs hit by proposed green card restrictions

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines will help overseas Filipino workers who will affected by proposed restrictions on issuing US green cards, said Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on Monday, September 24. "On specific cases, our instruction to our post is that we can assist Filipinos," said ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News16 hr. 24 min. ago

Kib Montalbo fractures thumb, out 4 to 6 weeks

MANILA, Philippines – Injury woes continue to pile up for the De La Salle Green Archers. After losing big man Taane Samuel for up to two months due to a Jones fracture, La Salle will now have to play most of the elimination round without team captain Kib Montalbo. A source ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News16 hr. 24 min. ago

Gonzalez: La Salle still far from brilliant

MANILA, Philippines – For De La Salle University (DLSU)  head coach Louie Gonzalez, the Green Archers have yet to prove their worth even after back-to-back wins in the UAAP men's basketball tournament.  "We’re still far from comfort," said Gonzalez after the Green Archers picked up their second win against University of East ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 24th, 2018

La Salle silences UE for 2nd UAAP triumph

    MANILA, Philippines – The De La Salle University (DLSU) Green Archers kept the University of the East (UE) Red Warriors winless, 82-72, in the UAAP Season 81 men's basketball tournament on Sunday, September 23, at the Filoil Flying V Centre.  La Salle big man Justine Baltazar had another big game ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2018

DBP launches P500-million scholarship program

State-run Development Bank of the Philippines launched yesterday a P500 million scholarship program to provide financial support to underprivileged college students in the country......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

ADB sells $750M global green bonds

ADB’s support for climate change will rise to around 30 percent of its overall financing by the end of this decade The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has raised $750 million to help finance climate change mitigation and adaptation projects with the sale of 10-year green bonds. “Our green bonds issued so far in 2018 have […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

Asia League: Ex-TNT import suits up for iECO, excited to play with Filipinos anew

MACAU---A familiar face is set to suit up for the Philippine representatives in the Asia League The Terrific 12 with Tiras Wade slotted in to replace the injured Richard Howell in the iECO lineup. The Green Warriors are already eliminated in the competition but will still play their last game in Group C with Wade tasked to man the paint against Xinjiang on Thursday evening at Studio City Events Center here. Wade, who once played for TNT in 2009, said that he's delighted that he will be able to play for a team from the Philippines. "The Philippines, like what I always tell everybody, is one of my favorite places to play," said Wade during the team's practice Wednesday at Maca...Keep on reading: Asia League: Ex-TNT import suits up for iECO, excited to play with Filipinos anew.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

Philippine Landslide Shows Poor Often Live in Danger s Path

ITOGON, PHILIPPINES - They're eerie photographs, probably the final images of a few Filipino villagers standing placidly outside low-slung buildings a day before the green mountainside behind them.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

Philippine Landslide Shows Poor Often Live in Danger s Path

ITOGON, PHILIPPINES - They're eerie photographs, probably the final images of a few Filipino villagers standing placidly outside low-slung buildings a day before the green mountainside behind them.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

BoP deficit persists as of August

THE COUNTRY’s balance of payments (BoP) position swung to a surplus in August as the Philippines raised funds from the sale of yen-denominated bonds, but the eight-month tally remained in deficit. The post BoP deficit persists as of August appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

TERRIFIC 12: Golden Kings crush iECO Green Warriors

MACAU --- The Philippines was given a rude welcome in the Terrific 12 tournament here. Japan's Ryukyu Golden Kings gave the iECO Green Warriors a sound beating Tuesday at the Studio City Event Center, scoring a booming win. With the Pinoys firing blanks, Ryukyu started the game with 17 straight points and never looked back. The Golden Kings led by as many as 35 points and cruised to victory in the second half. iECo only scored five points in the opening period as the lone Pinoy team went down by 18 early. To make matters worse for the Green Warriors, top import Richard Howell injured his left knee three and a half minutes into the game. Howell, a former PBA Best Import for Talk 'N Text, was going for a block in transition before he slipped. He had to be stretchered out of the court. He did return to the iECO bench in the second half. Five players scored in double figures for Ryukyu led by 17 points from Josh Scott. Takatoshi Furukawa was the top local for the Golden Kings with 15 points. Yutaro Suda and Ryouma Hashimoto added 14 and 13 points respectively. For the Green Warriors, it was Matt Salem that led the way with 15 points. iECo will return to action Thursday against the Xinjiang Flying Tigers.   --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @paullintag8  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

TERRIFIC 12: Long Lions stop Jets in battle of Asia League champs

MACAU --- Guangzhou takes the battle of Super 8 winners in the Terrific 12. The Longs Lions started their quest for another Asia League title Tuesday at the Studio City Event Center here, beating Japan's Chiba Jets, 92-83, for an early Group B lead. Kyle Fogg scored 37 points and Mo Speights added another 24 as Guangzhou, champions of the 2018 Super 8 back in July, got off to a rousing start in the Terrific 12. The Long Lions led by as many as 15 points and had to hold their ground in the fourth period as the Jets, winners of the 2017 Super 8, made their final charge. Michael Parker scored 24 points for Chiba. In other results from the Terrific 12's opening day, the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins from Japan took down Taipei's Yulon Dinos, 84-72, to start things off in Group A. The Seoul Samsung Thunders survived the Fubon Braves, 84-82, in Group D after a game-winner from Ben Mbala while Japan's Ryukyu Golden Kings destroyed the iECO Green Warriors from the Philippines, 103-75, in Group C action. The Terrific 12 will continue Wednesday with Mobis Phoebus, Zhejiang Guangsha Lions, Xinjiang Flying Tigers, and the Shandong Golden Stars all playing their first game vs. separate opponents.   --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @paullintag8.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018