BPO Philippines

Philippine Outsourcing Industry Revenue Seen To Hit US$21bn

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The business process outsourcing (BPO) industry in the Philippines continues to grow at a rapid pace, with experts forecasting the industry...

Win Wind Capital Acquires Smart Jump for USD167m

Investment holding firm Win Wind Capital Limited has agreed to acquire Smart Jump Corporation, a company incorporated in the Republic of Marshall Islands and...
San Miguel Corporation

San Miguel Corporation Posts Robust H1 Results

San Miguel Corporation (PSE:SMC) registered a solid performance in the first six months of the year, on the back of sustained growth of its...
Yellow Cab Pizza

Yellow Cab Pizza To Open Stores in M. East

Yellow Cab Pizza is set to open stores in Egypt and Jordan as its owner, Max’s Group, Inc. (MGI), continues to aggressively expand its international...

IMF Trims World Growth Forecasts Anew

The International Monetary Fund cut its forecasts for global economic growth this year and next as the unexpected U.K. vote to leave the European...

Company Shares of Aboitiz Power Corporation (PSE:AP) Up In Early Trading

PHILIPPINES - Aboitiz Power Corporation (PSE:AP)'s stock inched higher in the opening hour at the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) on news that it has...
Hotel Lotte Busan

Hotel Lotte’s IPO To Be S. Korea’s Largest

The initial public offering (IPO) of Lotte Group’s hotel unit, Hotel Lotte, is expected to be the largest-ever IPO in South Korea. The retail giant’s...

Aboitiz Power’s Stock Gains on Indonesia Acquisition Report

Aboitiz Power Corporation (PSE:AP)'s stocks inched up on Monday's trading session on news that it has acquired a participating interest in a 110-megawatt geothermal...

Western Areas, Mantra Lead ASX’s Top Gainers

Stocks of Western Areas Ltd (ASX:WSA), one of Australia's top nickel producer, and Mantra Group Ltd (ASX:MTR), an accommodation operator in Australia, New Zealand...
Woori Bank

Korea’s Woori Bank Acquires Philippines’ Wealth Development Bank

South Korea's second-biggest bank by assets, Woori Bank, has announced receiving final approval to take over Philippine-based bank, Wealth Development Bank. In a statement, the...

USD12.2bn Marriott-Starwood Deal To Create World’s Largest Hotel Chain

The world will soon see the largest hotel chain ever after Marriott International Inc announced that it will acquire Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide,...
Rosatom

Russia’s Rosatom, Cambodia Sign Nuclear Energy Deal

Russia’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation and National Council for Sustainable Development of the Kingdom of Cambodia signed two documents - Memorandum on Nuclear...
Philippine Stocks

Philippine Stocks Higher At Close of Trade; PSEi up 1.63 Percent

PHILIPPINES - Philippine stocks were higher after the close on Monday, with the Philippine Stock Exchange Index (PSEi) gaining 1.63 percent and all of...

President Aquino Declares 2015 as ‘Visit the Philippines Year’

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III has signed Proclamation No. 991, declaring 2015 as ‘Visit the Philippines Year’, as the country...
Seven West Media

Seven West Media Seeks to Acquire Perth Now, The Sunday Times

Seven West Media, an ASX-listed media company and Australia's largest diversified media business, confirmed that it is in negotiations to acquire Perth Now and...
Southeast Asia

Chinese Investors Eye Southeast Asia As Next Destination

Southeast Asia is now the top investment destination for a number of large Chinese corporations over the next three years, following a record-breaking first quarter...

Renminbi’s Popularity Now Discussed By 22% of World’s Corporate Boardrooms

The renminbi (RMB) has become a topic of debate in more than a fifth (22%) of company boardrooms around the world, just five years...

Petron Corporation (PSE:PCOR) Leads Blue Chips at Philippine Stock Exchange

PHILIPPINES - Petron Corporation (PSE:PCOR)'s stock gained 2.17% in today's trading session at the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) to become the biggest gainer among...

Malaysia Warns of War in Southern Philippines if Peace Process Cancelled

Malaysian Defense Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein warned that war could break out in Southern Philippines if the on-going peace process will not be...
Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines Now Owns More Than 90% of Tiger Airways

Singapore’s flagship carrier, Singapore Airlines (SIA), has announced that it will take steps to delist Singapore-headquartered budget airline Tiger Airways as SIA now holds...