TODAY'S BUSINESS HEADLINES

NTC may postpone shift to digital TV by 3 years 15-Sep-14, 11:04 AM | Darwin G. Amojelar, InterAksyon.com

DOE to bid out electric coops' supply requirements by 1Q 15-Sep-14, 10:48 AM | Euan Paulo C. Añonuevo, InterAksyon.com

PH stock market seen to test 7,200 support 15-Sep-14, 1:52 AM | Krista Angela M. Montealegre, InterAksyon.com

Steps to decongest Manila’s ports pushing through even after truck ban lifting 15-Sep-14, 12:17 AM | Darwin G. Amojelar, InterAksyon.com

Businessmen express relief over truck ban lifting, but remind of danger of sliding back 14-Sep-14, 11:34 PM | Krista Angela M. Montealegre, InterAksyon.com

NTC may postpone shift to digital TV by 3 years 11:04 am | Darwin G. Amojelar, InterAksyon.com NTC originally planned to shift to digital TV by next year.

DOE to bid out electric coops\ DOE to bid out electric coops' supply requirements by 1Q 10:48 am | Euan Paulo C. Añonuevo, InterAksyon.com The plan to bid out the cooperatives' requirements as a group is meant to secure for them lower rates.

Aboitiz plans expansion of water business Aboitiz plans expansion of water business 10:40 am | Euan Paulo C. Añonuevo, InterAksyon.com The conglomerate may bid for the Bulacan Bulk Water Supply Project, a public-private partnership project.

BDO Leasing to raise P10B in short-term debt BDO Leasing to raise P10B in short-term debt 10:39 am | Krista Angela M. Montealegre, InterAksyon.com The debt will be in the form of short-term commercial papers.

Max\ Max's Group sets price ceiling for follow-on offering 10:35 am | Krista Angela M. Montealegre, InterAksyon.com The ceiling is a 13.46 percent premium over last Friday's close at P26.

PH stock market seen to test 7,200 support PH stock market seen to test 7,200 support 1:52 am | Krista Angela M. Montealegre, InterAksyon.com Interest rate jitters are expected to weigh on investor sentiment.

Meralco prepares for Typhoon Luis\ Meralco prepares for Typhoon Luis' onslaught 1:32 am | Euan Paulo C. Añonuevo, InterAksyon.com According to Meralco, its emergency crews are on standby.

Steps to decongest Manila’s ports pushing through even after truck ban lifting 12:17 am | Darwin G. Amojelar, InterAksyon.com Steps to decongest Manila’s ports pushing through even after truck ban liftingAccording to PPA, the extra charge on overstaying cargo will remain, as well as their planned transfer to Subic, Batangas or Laguna.

Businessmen express relief over truck ban lifting, but remind of danger of sliding back 11:34 pm | Krista Angela M. Montealegre, InterAksyon.com Businessmen express relief over truck ban lifting, but remind of danger of sliding backAccording to businessmen, a lot of work remains to ease the port congestion created by the truck ban.

Thailand's PTT to double PH retail network in 5 years 10:13 pm | Darwin G. Amojelar, InterAksyon.com Thailand\PTT already has 73 gasoline stations in the Philippines.

7 business meetings for PNoy in Spain this week 11:43 am | Dexter San Pedro, InterAksyon.com 7 business meetings for PNoy in Spain this weekPresident Benigno Aquino III will meet with leaders of seven Spanish companies in the fields of renewable energy, technology, construction, and manufacturing when he arrives in Madrid Sunday afternoon (1:30 p.m. Manila time).

Gov't awards LRT1 Cavite Extension project to Ayala-Metro Pacific group 7:55 pm | Darwin G. Amojelar, InterAksyon.com Gov\The award of the project comes despite a Supreme Court stay order.

Philippines enjoys net inflows of 'hot money' for a fifth month in August 5:08 pm | InterAksyon.com Philippines enjoys net inflows of \Despite the improving sentiment last month, foreign investors have cut their exposure to Philippine financial assets so far this year.

Consumers turn more bearish in 3Q 4:50 pm | InterAksyon.com Consumers turn more bearish in 3QInflation, political noise surrounding the DAP and PDAF, as well as concerns over household expenses, job opportunities and the business environment pulled down sentiment.

ADVISORY | PHLPost to raise PTCC 100% effective Sept 15 4:15 pm | Jing Garcia, InterAksyon.com ADVISORY | PHLPost to raise PTCC 100% effective Sept 15The Philippine Postal Corporation is to raise its "Presentation to Customs Charge" or PTCC to P100 for the delivery of postal items, effective Monday, September 15, 2014.

PH stocks move sideways after BSP hikes rates 4:05 pm | Krista Angela M. Montealegre, InterAksyon.com PH stocks move sideways after BSP hikes ratesThe Philippine benchmark index on Friday closed barely unchanged a day after the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas embarked on a new round of policy tightening measures.

Frontier Oil taps Malaysian firm for drilling of Calauit oil field 3:11 pm | Euan Paulo C. Anonuevo, InterAksyon.com Frontier Oil taps Malaysian firm for drilling of Calauit oil fieldFrontier Oil will formalize its agreement with UMW Oil and Gas Corp Berhad on Monday for the lease of a drilling rig.

AboitizLand scouting for projects in Batangas, Pampanga 2:50 pm | Krista Angela M. Montealegre, InterAksyon.com AboitizLand scouting for projects in Batangas, PampangaThe Cebu-based real estate firm is scouting for land in Batangas and Pampanga to expand its project portfolio in.

Vietnam Airlines set for partial privatisation in November 2:46 pm | Agence France-Presse Vietnam Airlines set for partial privatisation in NovemberVietnam Airlines said it will be partially privatised in November, part of a long-delayed drive to sell off the communist country's mostly inefficient state-owned enterprises.

Dollar gains, commodities lose as markets mull Fed risk 2:39 pm | Wayne Cole, Reuters Dollar gains, commodities lose as markets mull Fed riskThe U.S. dollar was riding high in Asia on Friday as unceasing speculation about the prospects for rising U.S. interest rates undermined commodity prices and spurred investors to unwind leveraged trades in higher-yielding currencies.

Austrlia's OceanaGold sees improved production from Didipio mine 1:55 pm | Orti Despuez, InterAksyon.com Austrlia\The Australian miner has completed a study aimed at increasing production from the Didipio copper-gold project in Nueva Vizcaya.

Aboitiz Group to vie for government contracted power supply in Mindanao 1:39 pm | Euan Paulo C. Anonuevo, InterAksyon.com Aboitiz Group to vie for government contracted power supply in MindanaoThe Aboitiz Group aims to double its portfolio in five years.

DA turns over agri products to 'Glenda' victims in Quezon 12:52 pm | Orti Despuez, InterAksyon.com DA turns over agri products to \The department recently distributed agricultural products to some 3,000 farmer-fisherfolks in the municipalities of Mulanay, Macalelon and Tayabas in Quezon as part of its continuing agriculture rehabilitation efforts to provinces damaged by Typhoon Glenda.