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BSP signs land deal for Clark complex

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas and the Bases Conversion and Development Authority signed on Wednesday a contract containing the terms of the BSP’s lease of the land on which a new complex in New Clark City in Capas, Tarlac will rise......»»

Category: financeSource: thestandard thestandardJan 13th, 2021

Go backs call to probe sports complex deal

Sen. Christopher “Bong” Go said the truth on the allegation on the construction of sports facilities in the New Clark City by the Bases Conversion and Development Authority should come out......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 11th, 2020

AREIT signs P1.45-b deal to acquire Cebu office building

AREIT Inc., a real estate trust company owned by Ayala Land Inc., said Wednesday it signed an agreement to acquire an office building in Cebu province for P1.45 billion......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 17th, 2020

MG signs deal as SEA Games mobility partner

Morris Garages signed a partnership deal with the organizers of the 30th Southeast Asian Games on Tuesday. The company formally inked the memorandum of agreement with the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (Phisgoc) and MediaPro Asia as the official mobility partner for the biennial meet that the country will host starting Nov. 30.      Present during the signing ceremony held at The Tent in Enderun in Taguig City were MG Philippines CEO and president Atty. Albero Arcilla and Phisgoc senior managing director Jojit Alcazar. “We wanted to be able to support the Filipino athlete,” said Arcilla of the sponsorship program with the hashtag #DriveToWin. “We wanted to give them the support that they need, knowing that they will be representing our country.” As part of the sponsorship, MG will release 85 units of MG RX5 -- a five-seater SUV –- which the PHISGOC will distribute in different clusters where the Games will be held.    “When we were approached by the organizers of the 30th Southeast Asian Games we were already very excited that we will be able to provide the mobility requirements not only the team members but the organizers and the participants,” added Arcilla. Phisgoc will provide the service drivers and the fuel for the MG vehicles that will be available in the transport hubs in every clusters. “Across 58 venues medyo challenging ang logistics and transpo. So ang mga ipapahiram na kotse ni MG malaking tulong para mai-transport natin ang ating mga delegates around four clusters in Subic, Clark, Manila and South Luzon,” said Alcazar. The addition of MG’s sponsorship as mobility partner according to Alcazar will complement all the other transportation needs for the Games that will be participated by 11 countries and approximately 11,000 athletes and officials......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsNov 19th, 2019

Anthony Davis joins Lakers with championship plans

By Greg Beacham, Associated Press EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Davis' year of uncertainty finally felt finished when he stood in the Los Angeles Lakers' training complex and proudly held up his new gold jersey while LeBron James looked on approvingly. After months of upheaval around his departure from New Orleans, the superstar forward is looking forward to years of success and stability on the West Coast. Sure, Davis knows the Lakers are rarely stable, and championships are the only success this franchise understands. The six-time All-Star can't wait for the challenge of winning big in the Hollywood spotlight. "The most difficult part for me was just not knowing," Davis said Saturday (Sunday, PHl time). "When it was announced that I was being traded, I don't want to say it was a relief, (but) it was something that I'd thought about for a long time. Obviously it was tough to leave the city I'd been playing in for seven years, but I think it was best for me. "When I found out I'd been traded to the Lakers, I realized it was an unbelievable opportunity for me," he added. "To be here with a wonderful organization, and then to be able to play alongside LeBron and the players that we have now ... to get the opportunity to do that and come here and play for an organization that's all about winning, and winning championships, and that's the only goal, I think that was the biggest thing for me." The Lakers formally acquired Davis this month in one of the biggest moves of the NBA's tumultuous offseason, but this courtship has been happening for much longer. Davis became determined to leave New Orleans last season, and Los Angeles made an in-season run at Davis before eagerly blowing up its young core to get a second game-changing star to play alongside James. Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka introduced Davis as "the most dominant young basketball player in the world." "There is no more complete basketball player in the game," Pelinka added. "There is nothing he can't do. He can shoot. He can make plays. He can defend 1 to 5. He can protect the rim. He can handle the ball. His dedication to his craft is unparalleled. To sit here next to him and think he's going to be on our team and he's going to be a pillar in this franchise for many years is just something we're incredibly proud of." The Lakers gave up Brandon Ingram, Lonzo Ball, Josh Hart and a slew of draft picks to land Davis one year before he could become an unrestricted free agent. While Pelinka clearly expects Davis to sign a long-term deal to stay with the Lakers, Davis didn't make a declaration of his intentions right away. "Right now, my focus is on this year, and trying to help this organization become a championship team," Davis said. Davis' new jersey will bear a No. 3 after his plan to take his usual No. 23 from James fell through thanks to rules involving jersey supplier Nike, who had already begun planning for next season with James in the No. 23 shirt. Davis will go back to the number he wore in elementary and middle school, although he jokingly said the denial of No. 23 "was pretty hurtful." Davis and James have been kept up to speed on Pelinka's machinations to build a strong roster around them. Davis strongly endorsed the signing of DeMarcus Cousins, his former teammate in New Orleans — and not just because Davis prefers to play as a power forward instead of a center. "I like playing the 4," Davis said to a laughing coach Frank Vogel. "I'm not even going to sugarcoat it. I don't like playing the 5, but if it comes down to it, Coach, I'll play the 5." Pelinka said the Lakers signed Cousins and re-signed JaVale McGee precisely so that Davis wouldn't wear down his body guarding centers. Davis was asked about load management, and he dismissed it: "I'm playing. I'm 26-years-old. I love the game of basketball. I'm ready to play." Davis also waived a $4 million trade kicker in his contract so the Lakers would have cap room to take their failed run at Kawhi Leonard, a move that Pelinka praised as selfless. "Anytime you're able to acquire a player like Kawhi, I think you have to do almost everything to get a guy like that," Davis said. "It didn't work out for us, but I wanted to make sure I did whatever I could to help the team." Basketball-loving Los Angeles is still buzzing after its two teams were turned into immediate contenders during free agency, but they're hardly alone in a league that might have achieved a measure of parity after years of Golden State dominance. While Leonard and Paul George landed with the Clippers, Davis and James are confident about the future ahead for the 16-time NBA champions, who are exponentially more beloved in their hometown than their local rivals. Davis has lived in Los Angeles during the offseason for several years, and he loves everything about it but the traffic. "It's going to be fun," Davis said of the new-look league with its new crop of superstar pairings. "I'm excited about it. I think the league has grown. I think it's better. (With) all the players teaming up and spreading that talent throughout the league, it's going to be a fun season. I like our roster. I like every player that we have, from one through 14." The Lakers have been the worst team in the NBA during their team-record six consecutive seasons out of the playoffs, but Davis and James expect to end those struggles and drought in the year ahead. They're aiming for much more, too. "I know we'll talk about it and do whatever we can to definitely make this team a championship team next season," Davis said, before correcting himself: "This season.".....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 14th, 2019

Property company inks deal to expand in Clark Global City

THE developer of Clark Global City (CGC) will sublease about two hectares of land to businessman Jettson Yu, who plans to build an office tower and retail hub......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 30th, 2019

PH signs deal for 30M doses from Novavax

PH signs deal for 30M doses from Novavax.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJan 11th, 2021

Baguio signs deal with AstraZeneca to vaccinate 70 percent of its population

BAGUIO CITY –– Mayor Benjamin Magalong on Sunday signed a deal with British pharmaceutical AstraZeneca for vaccine doses good for 70 percent of the city’s 350,000 population. The arrangement was part of a tripartite agreement between the company, the Department of Health, and the National Task Force on Emerging and Re-emerging Disease. Magalong earlier announced […] The post Baguio signs deal with AstraZeneca to vaccinate 70 percent of its population appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 11th, 2021

PH signs deal for 30M doses of Covovax

PH signs deal for 30M doses of Covovax.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJan 10th, 2021

Quezon City gov t signs deal for AstraZeneca vaccine doses

It allocated an initial P1 billion in its 2021 budget to procure vaccines and supplies needed for mass immunization......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 6th, 2021

Padres land Darvish from Cubs to boost MLB title hopes

Los Angeles---Japanese star pitcher Yu Darvish was obtained by San Diego from the Chicago Cubs in a Major League Baseball deal to help make the Padres an immediate championship contender......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 31st, 2020

Dutch firm bags $1.73-b deal to start works on SMC airport

San Miguel Corp. said Tuesday it awarded a $1.73-billion contract to the Philippine unit of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. to undertake land development for the P740-billion “game-changing” Manila International Airport project in Bulacan province......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 15th, 2020

Anthony Davis signs five-year, $109M max deal with Lakers

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Davis officially agreed to a five-year, $109 million deal with the defending champions on Thursday (Friday, Manila time)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 4th, 2020

Philippines signs deal today with UK vaccine maker

An agreement for the purchase of two million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from British-Swedish pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca is scheduled to be signed today, the chief implementer of the government’s pandemic policy said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 27th, 2020

GFNI signs one-year supply deal with Chinese steel miller

Nickel miner Global Ferronickel Holdings Inc. said Wednesday it secured a new one-year supply contract with a Chinese steel miller for the export of 1.3 million wet metric tons of nickel in 2021......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 11th, 2020

US cannot afford more divisiveness – Cone

By Jeremiah Sevilla         SMART CLARK GIGA CITY – American coach Tim Cone is just hoping for the best for his native land as the 2020 US presidential elections remain close and unpredictable. As of posting time, Democrat representative Joe Biden leads incumbent president and Republican bet Donald Trump in electoral votes, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsNov 5th, 2020

CCPO wants to be part of meeting between LTFRB and management of ambulance and bus involved in crash

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) requested to sit in  during the meeting of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) and the management of the ambulance and bus that were involved in a road mishap last October  25, 2020 here. This was revealed by Police Lieutenant Colonel Clark Arriola, […] The post CCPO wants to be part of meeting between LTFRB and management of ambulance and bus involved in crash appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 28th, 2020

Rockwell eyes P6.7-b sales in Angeles City

Rockwell Land Corp., the real estate arm of the Lopez Group, said Wednesday it is developing a residential complex and a shopping mall in a 3.6-hectare property in Angeles City, Pampanga that will generate P6.7 billion in sales......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2020

PNOC signs deal with US company on LNG development

State-owned Philippine National Oil Co. said Thursday it signed a memorandum of understanding with New Fortress Energy LLC to advance the development of liquefied natural gas infrastructure to supply reliable, cost-competitive power and natural gas in the Philippines......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 16th, 2020

CoA questions SEAG venue project

The Commission on Audit (CoA) questioned the approval of the New Clark City project, the P8.5-billion sports complex where the 30th Southeast Asian Games was held last year. In a 2019 report, state auditors found out that the construction of the sports complex was disadvantageous to the government and was favorable to certain contractors. The […] The post CoA questions SEAG venue project appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 15th, 2020

MVP rolls out 5G carpet for PBA

A year ago, PLDT-Smart set up a pilot plant in the New Clark City complex for its 5G network......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 11th, 2020