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: 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

Former Qatar coach tapped as new La Salle mentor

    MANILA, Philippines – Former Qatar national basketball team head coach Tim Lewis is expected to be named as the new head coach of the De La Salle Green Archers, multiple sources have informed Rappler. Louie Gonzalez, who served as DLSU’s head coach in UAAP Season 81, has been offered his ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News14 hr. 48 min. ago

SBMA okays Grab operation in Subic Freeport –

SBMA okays Grab operation in Subic Freeport Subic Bay Freeport―The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority has given the green light to Grab Philippines, allowing the operation in this freeport of Southeast … Source link link: SBMA okays Grab operation in Subic Freeport –»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018

Philippine Airlines launches sixth Japanese connection from Manila –

Philippine Airlines launches sixth Japanese connection from Manila Philippine Airlines has begun a three times weekly *service* between Manila Airport in the Philippines and Sapporo Chitose Airport in Japan. Source link link: Philippine Airlines launches sixth Japanese connection from Manila –»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018

Court halts Trump suspension of military training of green card holders

LOS ANGELES -- The Pentagon will be sending backlogs of green card holders in the military services to basic recruit training in order to comply with a new federal court order.The new order suspends a Trump administration policy that called for lengthy background checks on immigrants looking to serve. Green card holders come from countries with which the U.S. has had friendly ties with; the Philippines provides the largest number of legal permanent residents in the nation.According to data obtained by theWashington Post, about 656 green card holders waiting to attend Navy boot camp are from the Philippines. A significant number of immigrant recruits also come from China, Jamaica, ...Keep on reading: Court halts Trump suspension of military training of green card holders.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 7th, 2018

Angkas launches “Angkas Buhay,” the first motorcycle ambulance in PH

MANILA, Philippines – By mid-2019, Angkas plans to roll out a new in-app feature—an “emergency” button—that will alert qualified Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) drivers in the proximity of would-be patients. The service will be called Angkas Buhay, and the drivers will be volunteer Angkas riders aboard specially-designed “ambucycles” fitted ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 30th, 2018

Flights to Start at Bohol-Panglao International Airport Nov. 28

Local carriers Philippine Airlines (PAL), Cebu Pacific (CEB), and Air Asia have announced they will start flight operations at the Bohol-Panglao International Airport on Wednesday, Nov. 28. The country’s first eco-airport was inaugurated Tuesday. The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said the airport features green and sustainable structures, solar panels, motion sensor lighting, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 28th, 2018

Eagles ready for Falcons or Maroons

For the first time in three years, there won’t be the storied blue-versus-green rivalry in play in the UAAP Season 81 men’s basketball finals but just the same, waiting Ateneo Blue Eagles brace for a highly competitive title defense against either Adamson or University of the Philippines......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 26th, 2018

Roche (Philippines) Inc. launches immunotherapy for previously treated non-small cell lung cancer

As we observe the Global Lung Cancer Awareness Month this November, Filipinos need to be more aware of lung cancer, how it is diagnosed, and the latest treatment options available for patients. According to the latest statistics as of 2018, lung cancer remains to be the most common cause of cancer-related deaths in the Philippines. Most cases of lung cancer present at an advanced stage of disease, when it is already metastatic and surgery is not an option anymore. Lung cancer can be broadly classified into two major types -- non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and small cell lung cancer (SCLC). NSCLC is far more prevalent accounting to up to 85% of all lung cancer cases. Some of the cu...Keep on reading: Roche (Philippines) Inc. launches immunotherapy for previously treated non-small cell lung cancer.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 25th, 2018

Backup big Barkley Eboña takes charge

        MANILA, Philippines – Heading to their crucial playoff knockout bout against the La Salle Green Archers, the FEU Tamaraws fully expected to be outmanned in terms of size. Graduating big man Prince Orizu was the Tamaraws’ lone starter-level big man expected to match up against the Archers’ 4 pillars of Justine ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2018

RMB 6-B multi-tranche ‘panda’ sale eyed

THE PHILIPPINES is looking to sell about 6 billion renminbi worth of bonds in several tranches over the next two years, after it signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with China providing for its return to the “panda” debt market, the Department of Finance (DoF) said in a statement on Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 21st, 2018

Ben Mbala shows up to support La Salle but watches as former team falls

Ben Mbala's return the UAAP scene wasn't the one he expected. The two-time UAAP MVP was in attendance when his alma mater De La Salle bowed out of the UAAP Final Four race, losing to Far Eastern University, 71-70, in a way that can only be described as soul-crushing. Mbala, however, said that the Green Archers should take the loss in stride and learn from the defeat in order to move forward in the future. "That's basketball, that's part of the game," said Mbala, who even went into the La Salle dugout at halftime, Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. "You can't just learn by winning, you also learn by losing as well." Mbala is in the Philippines for vacation after his stin...Keep on reading: Ben Mbala shows up to support La Salle but watches as former team falls.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 21st, 2018

Rappler Talk: How girl scouts contribute to nation-building

MANILA, Philippines – Can one person change the world? A girl definitely can. Sixteen-year-old Khristina Ricarder has dedicated a year of her life to a community-based project that transforms neglected spots to green spaces that are clean and provides socio-economic benefits to the community. The project, called Adopt a Spot and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 21st, 2018