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PLDT Should See Stock Price Gains In 2018

2018-01-03 seekingalpha
The stock price of PLDT (NYSE:PHI) was hit somewhat in 2017 by the issue of the Government looking for a third telecoms provider in the Philippines. This likelihood should be already taken into account in the stock price. A third provider may not have the full spectrum to challenge PLDT's strong position. The company remains a consistent dividend payer. The Philippines economy continues to do well. (109-1)

Philippines slips a notch in ICT Development Index

2017-11-24 philstar
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines has slipped one notch in a United Nation agency’s ICT Development Index (IDI). (14-0)

House approves franchise of Villar’s telco firm

2017-11-12 philstar
MANILA, Philippines — The Villar Group has moved a step closer to entering the country’s telecommunications industry, which at present is dominated by the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. and its subsidiary Smart Communications and Ayala’s Globe Telecom. (13-0)

CA affirms PLDT, Globe buyout deal of SMC’s telco assets

2017-10-23 business.inquirer.net
The Court of Appeals (CA) has affirmed the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) and Globe Telecommunications’ P70-billion buyout deal of the telco assets of San Miguel Corporation (SMC). (32-1)

Sea Games medal-winning PH sepak takraw team treated to hearty lunch

2017-09-13 sports.inquirer.net
The victorious Philippine sepak takraw team at the recent welcome lunch in Makati tendered by local sponsors La Filipina Canned Meats and PLDT with their hosts (second row, starting 7th from left) La Filipina executives Danika Co and Nicasio Limjap; and Juan Alonzo IV, PLDT Senior Relationship Manager – Public Sector (10th from left).

DOLE orders PLDT to regularize almost 9,000 employees

2017-07-20 newsinfo.inquirer.net
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Thursday ordered Philippine Long Distance Telephone Inc. (PLDT) to immediately regularize its nearly 9,000 contractual employees.

San Miguel: Riding The Political Waves In The Philippines

2017-07-19 seekingalpha
San Miguel (OTCPK:OTCPK:SMGBY) has moved to strengthen its ties with the Philippines Government. In a country where political connections can be crucial for all sorts of reasons, this should be seen as a bullish sign for the stock price.

Is the PCC usurping the DICT and NTC?

2017-05-13 philstar
Just last month, the PCC, chaired by Arsenio Balisacan, through the Office of the Solicitor General filed before the Supreme Court a petition seeking to lift the temporary restraining order issued by the Court of Appeals that has prevented the PCC from reviewing the P70-billion acquisition by the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and Globe Telecom of San Miguel Corp.’s telecom assets.

Study: Government should be 3rd player in telecom industry

2017-05-04 philstar
MANILA, Philippines (First published May 3 at 10:16 p.m.) — Unless the government steps in and establishes a state-owned telecommunications firm, the prospect of a third player in the industry is low, a study finds.

Study: Government should be 3rd player in telecom industry

2017-05-03 philstar
MANILA, Philippines — Unless the government steps in and establishes a state-owned telecommunications firm, the prospect of a third player in the industry is low, a study finds.

Bringing Prosperity for All

2017-04-26 philstar
We would like to apologize for not being able to accommodate all the interested participants to the summit. We received an outstanding confirmation of around 2000 guests who are all eager to be part of this summit. Due to limited space and of course to ensure the security of our special guests, we were not able to accept all guests. However, the summit will be covered by ANC, Bloomberg, CNN and other media organization.

SC junks petition questioning foreign ownership in PLDT

2017-04-19 philstar
BAGUIO CITY , Philippines  – The Supreme Court (SC) yesterday junked with finality the second petition questioning the foreign ownership in telecommunications giant Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT).

Prosperity for All Summit

2017-04-19 philstar
As you all know, the Philippines is the host of this year’s ASEAN and it’s a great opportunity to celebrate ASEAN’s 50th Anniversary.

PLDT vows to ‘fully cooperate’ in DOLE audit of labor practices

2017-04-19 business.inquirer.net
Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) said on Wednesday that it had not received any order from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) regarding what the department said were its violations of labor standards. But it promised to “fully cooperate” with the DOLE in the department’s ongoing audit.

Labor chief: PLDT and PAL have been violating labor standards

2017-04-19 business.inquirer.net
Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. PLDT) and Philippine Airlines (PAL) have been violating various labor standards, particularly in relation to the contractualization of its employees, according to Labor Secretary Bello III

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