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SEC to empower minority shareholders to call for meetings, set agenda

Published by rudy Date posted on April 16, 2020

By: Doris Dumlao-Abadilla, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 16 Apr 2020 The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is drafting new rules that seek to empower minority shareholders of publicly-listed companies to call for special meetings and put items in the agenda.

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23 firms recognized in ‘Best Company to Work For’ awards

Published by rudy Date posted on June 24, 2019

by Business World, Jun 24, 2019 TWENTY-THREE companies in the Philippines demonstrated high levels of employee engagement and have been named among the best establishments to work by Human resource publication HR Asia.

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The company of the future

Published by rudy Date posted on April 5, 2019

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Revised corporation code signed

Published by rudy Date posted on February 21, 2019

By Bernadette D. Nicolas, BusinessMIrror, Feb 21, 2019 PRESIDENT Duterte signed into law on Thursday a landmark measure updating the decades-old Corporation Code in a bid to strengthen and simplify corporate governance standards for a more business-friendly environment.

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Preemptive transformation: Fix it before it breaks

Published by rudy Date posted on August 17, 2018

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Philippine firms mostly clueless on inclusive business

Published by rudy Date posted on November 28, 2017

By Richmond Mercurio (The Philippine Star), Nov 28, 2017 MANILA, Philippines — Majority of local companies are unaware and do not engage in inclusive business, citing government bureaucracy and existing regulatory environment as main constraints, a joint study by the Board of Investments (BOI) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) showed.

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Can corporations save the world?

Published by rudy Date posted on November 21, 2017

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Big business winners, losers in Duterte’s 1st year

Published by rudy Date posted on July 24, 2017

The stock price of Dennis Uy’s Phoenix Petroleum increased about 92% from July last year, while Ongpin-associated Philweb’s stock price fell 46.3% by ofia Tomacruz, Rappler, Jul 24, 2017 MANILA, Philippines – Majority of the Philippines’ most valuable companies have continued their growth trajectory that started to build up even before President Rodrigo Duterte took…

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25 most influential business leaders in the Philippines

Published by rudy Date posted on April 5, 2017

By Wilson Lee Flores, Philstar, July 24, 2011 Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. Who are the businessmen — entrepreneurs and top executives — whose enterprises and personal efforts have the most…

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These 10 companies control everything you buy

Published by rudy Date posted on April 5, 2017

KATE TAYLOR RETAIL, APR. 4, 2017 http://www.businessinsider.sg/10-companies-control-food-industry-2017-3/?r=US&IR=T#3ZJbU4ToBM8XUcq6.97 Only 10 companies control almost every large food and beverage brand in the world. These companies — Nestlé, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, Unilever, Danone, General Mills, Kellogg’s, Mars, Associated British Foods, and Mondelez — each employ thousands and make billions of dollars in revenue every year. In an effort to…

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The most (and least) empathetic companies, 2016

Published by rudy Date posted on December 1, 2016

by Belinda Parmar, December 1, 2016, https://hbr.org/2016/12/the-most-and-least-empathetic-companies-2016?utm_campaign=harvardbiz&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social Empathy has never been in more explicit demand from corporate leaders — particularly after a divisive U.S. presidential election and amid continued economic uncertainty around the globe. As the newly released 2016 Empathy Index demonstrates, empathy, which is about understanding our emotional impact on others and making change…

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PH’s most fascinating, powerful tycoons

Published by rudy Date posted on November 11, 2010

During the past week, I was privileged to interview three of the most fascinating and powerful tycoons in the Philippines—Roberto V. Ongpin, the CEO of Alphaland, PhilWeb, ISM and Atok Big Wedge Mining; Ramon S. Ang, the president of San Miguel Corp. and CEO of Petron Corp., and Manuel V. Pangilinan, the chair of PLDT,…

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Jollibee one of Asia’s best—Wall Street Journal

Published by rudy Date posted on December 29, 2009

MANILA, Philippines—The Philippines’ largest fast-food chain Jollibee received a plaque of recognition from The Wall Street Journal Asia for being one of the top regional companies in the publication’s Asia 200 survey.

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Listed firms’ profits surge 61% in 9 months

Published by rudy Date posted on December 9, 2009

MANILA, Philippines – The combined earnings of companies listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) surged 60.8 percent in the first nine months of the year to P283.76 billion on the back of improving global conditions, a new study on the performance of the publicly traded firms revealed.

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Listed firms post 46% profit hike in first half

Published by rudy Date posted on September 22, 2009

MANILA, Philippines – The combined net earnings of companies listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange jumped 46.3 percent in the first half this year to P193.43 billion, indicating that major firms have recovered from the global financial crisis.

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Jollibee expects 17% profit growth

Published by rudy Date posted on June 28, 2009

FAST-FOOD giant Jollibee Foods Corp. is hoping to sustain its profitability this year despite declining dollar remittances from Filipinos working abroad.

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Jollibee eyes more stores abroad

Published by rudy Date posted on June 27, 2009

The country’s biggest fast food chain plans to open more store openings abroad as it remains “cautious” in the second semester due to an expected slowdown in remittances of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).

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Local pharma industry sees slower growth amid crisis

Published by rudy Date posted on June 3, 2009

Sales growth of pharmaceutical products in the country would slow down this year due to the economic downturn and expiring patents, the local pharmaceutical industry said.

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Listed firms’ incomes plunge 29% last year due to financial crisis

Published by rudy Date posted on June 1, 2009

MANILA, Philippines – The total net earnings of companies listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) fell 29.4 percent last year to P198.91 billion, from P281.54 billion, in 2007, due to the ill effects of the global financial turmoil.

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Results are Out: 2009 Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands

Published by rudy Date posted on April 30, 2009

If a company or product manufacturer is to influence consumers’ purchasing decisions and earn their trust, they should improve on their social responsibility record and not just rely on good customer service. This was evident based on the latest results of the 2009 Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands Survey in the Philippines.

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In lieu of tapping capital market, Belle to sell non-core assets

Published by rudy Date posted on April 25, 2009

THE developer of high-end Tagaytay Highlands said Friday that it plans to sell non-core assets to boost its capital and pay down its debt. Willy Ng Ocier, Belle Corp. vice chairman said the company would just unload some of its assets this year instead of raising funds through the capital market.

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Jollibee embarks on aggressive expansion overseas

Published by rudy Date posted on April 20, 2009

Fast food giant Jollibee Foods Corp. (JFC) has embarked on an aggressive expansion overseas, saying its operations remain strong despite the global economic downturn.

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Jollibee completes takeover of Taiwan restaurant chain

Published by rudy Date posted on January 6, 2009

Jollibee Foods Corp. yesterday said it completed the acquisition of a 70-percent stake in Lao Dong, a Taipei-based restaurant.

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