Batangas City, the capital of Batanga Province boasting a first class International Port has been and will always be the progressive Industrial Port City in Southern Luzon, the largest island in the Philippines. Proud to carry the name, Batangas, Batangas Country Club is built and redesigned to be a first class, country-style resort with modern hotel facilities and a well secured residential village.
Convenience stores in the Philippines are seen to continue prospering on the back of expanding urbanization with the different players expected to have a combined total of at least 100 new outlets by yearend, a report of Maybank ATR Kim Eng titled Asean Corporate Insight said. Continue reading Convenience stores seen thriving in Philippines
Texas Instruments Philippines, the biggest semiconductor and electronics manufacturer in the country, is planning to invest $10 million to expand its distribution center at its facility in Clark Freeport Zone. Continue reading Texas Instruments undertakes $10M expansion of Clark facility in Philippines
The Filipino Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) and the Philippine National Railway (PNR) have started bidding for the $3.77 billion South Line of the North-South Rail Project (NSRP), dubbed as the government’s most expensive public-private partnership (PPP) project to date. Continue reading Philippines begins bidding for $3.7B North-South railway project
GMR Megawide Cebu Airport has started construction of terminal 2 at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines. A joint venture of India-based GMR Infrastructure and the Philippines-based Megawide Construction, GMR Megawide is building the terminal under a 25-year build operate and transfer (BOT) contract. Continue reading GMR joint venture starts construction of T2 at Philippines’ Mactan-Cebu Airport
The management of the 7-11 convenience store chain in the Philippines selected GKB technology when considering the upgrade of the company’s surveillance system.
Gemalto has been selected by BancNet to secure its mobile banking services. BancNet is a Philippines-based interbank network of 116 local and international banks, serving over 40 million cardholders. Gemalto’s Ezio Authentication Server and Mobile token will allow BancNet customers to pay their bills, check account balance, and transfer funds from their accounts with any member bank, using their computers and mobile devices to perform dynamic, multi-layer authentication and transaction verification. Continue reading Philippines-based BancNet secures its mobile banking services with Gemalto solution
Smiths Detection has won a contract to supply Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport with 14 advanced people-screeners which use millimetre-wave technology to check passengers for concealed weapons or explosives. The eqo portal systems, which fully protect privacy through Automatic Target Recognition (ATR) software, will be used in secondary screening of departing passengers who may have raised alarms during initial checks. Continue reading Smiths Detection nabs Manila Airport contract
Max’s Group Inc. is planning to open around 80 to 90 new stores this year across its brands both locally and internationally.The firm said more than half of its target store openings are already backed by signed agreements and firm locations. Continue reading Max’s Group to open 80-90 new stores in Philippines this year
Philippine conglomerate Ayala Corp’s infrastructure unit intends to bid for a $3.8 billion government railway contract and has started talks with potential partners, the company’s president said. Continue reading Ayala unit to bid for $3.8B railway contract