TODAY'S BUSINESS HEADLINES

San Miguel sells stake in fixed-income exchange operator 20-Nov-14, 6:19 PM | Krista Angela M. Montealegre, InterAksyon.com

Cebu Pacific adding 5 aircraft to its fleet in 2015 20-Nov-14, 6:03 PM | Darwin G. Amojelar, InterAksyon.com

Philippines aims to expand flights to and from Australia, Taiwan 20-Nov-14, 5:20 PM | Darwin G. Amojelar, InterAksyon.com

PH stock index flat as Ayala's share sale weighs on sentiment 20-Nov-14, 5:02 PM | Krista Angela M. Montealegre, InterAksyon.com

Ayala stock dives after controlling family sells at a discount 20-Nov-14, 10:01 AM | Krista Angela M. Montealegre, InterAksyon.com

Philippines still seen relying on fossil fuels in next decade 9:41 am | InterAksyon.com Low-cost coal will still be broadly used in countries in Asean, "where economic growth trumps environmental concerns, at least for now, according to a study by Norton Rose Fullbright and Mergermarket Gorup.

Asia shares take comfort from U.S. data, yen nurses losses Asia shares take comfort from U.S. data, yen nurses losses 9:22 am | Reuters MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up slightly in early trade.

Ebola becomes latest stock scam, U.S. SEC says Ebola becomes latest stock scam, U.S. SEC says 9:16 am | Reuters The SEC had suspended trading in over-the-counter stocks of New York-based Bravo Enterprises Ltd, California-based Immunotech Laboratories Inc and Wholehealth Products Inc, as well as…

SPECIAL REPORT | Mexican plant with troubled past at center of Takata air bag probe SPECIAL REPORT | Mexican plant with troubled past at center of Takata air bag probe 8:46 am | Reuters The Takata plant there has been confirmed as the source of defective air bags made in 2001 and 2002 and again around 2012, according to…

Dow, S&P 500 end at records after U.S. data, Intel outlook Dow, S&P 500 end at records after U.S. data, Intel outlook 8:25 am | Reuters Tech shares gave the market its biggest lift, along with energy. Boosting all three major indexes, Intel shares jumped 4.7 percent to $35.95, after its…

VIDEO | First Pacific, MVP group win 8 good governance awards VIDEO | First Pacific, MVP group win 8 good governance awards 12:15 am | First Pacific Co Ltd, a Hong Kong-based investment management and holding firm, and its MD and CEO, Manuel V. Pangilinan, led four of its businesses…

MVP ON MINING | The enemy is poverty, and failure to harness natural wealth for human progress MVP ON MINING | The enemy is poverty, and failure to harness natural wealth for human progress 11:49 pm | Jenny Calimon, News5 Mining per se is not the enemy, poverty is. And with the Philippines being one of the richest in the world in terms of mineral…

San Miguel sells stake in fixed-income exchange operator 6:19 pm | Krista Angela M. Montealegre, InterAksyon.com San Miguel sells stake in fixed-income exchange operatorThe PSE is acquiring San Miguel's stake, as well as that of another company to increase the stock market's ownership in PDS to 53.26 percent.

Cebu Pacific adding 5 aircraft to its fleet in 2015 6:03 pm | Darwin G. Amojelar, InterAksyon.com Cebu Pacific adding 5 aircraft to its fleet in 2015The 5 new aircraft from Airbus will be used for both short- and long-haul flights.

Max's snags SEC approval of maiden share sale 5:49 pm | Krista Angela M. Montealegre, InterAksyon.com Max\Max's plans to raise P4.6 billion from the share sale.

Bloomberry all set to unveil Solaire expansion area 5:37 pm | Krista Angela M. Montealegre, InterAksyon.com Bloomberry all set to unveil Solaire expansion areaThe new area increases not only the facility's gaming space, but also accommodations and dining.

Philippines aims to expand flights to and from Australia, Taiwan 5:20 pm | Darwin G. Amojelar, InterAksyon.com Philippines aims to expand flights to and from Australia, TaiwanFor this year, the Philippines has negotiated increases in flights with nine countries or territories.

PH stock index flat as Ayala's share sale weighs on sentiment 5:02 pm | Krista Angela M. Montealegre, InterAksyon.com PH stock index flat as Ayala\Across Asia, weak manufacturing out of China also pulled down bourses.

Korean operator bags contract to overhaul Malaya thermal plant 4:14 pm | Euan Paulo C. AƱonuevo, InterAksyon.com Korean operator bags contract to overhaul Malaya thermal plantSTX Marine last August topped the bidding for the operations and maintenance contract of the facility.

Bidding terms for Davao Sasa Wharf PPP out before year ends 3:44 pm | Darwin G. Amojelar, InterAksyon.com Bidding terms for Davao Sasa Wharf PPP out before year endsThe project would involve the expansion and operation of the port, from which the country's banana exports are shipped.

Government imposes fishing ban off coast of Philippines' sardine capital 3:29 pm | Orti Despuez, InterAksyon.com Government imposes fishing ban off coast of Philippines\The three-month fishing ban is meant to protect sardine and herring species during their spawning period.

UnionBank hikes fundraising on strong demand 3:07 pm | Krista Angela M. Montealegre, InterAksyon.com UnionBank hikes fundraising on strong demandThe Aboitiz-owned bank raised P7.2 billion from the sale of Tier 2 notes.

SM North Edsa is world's biggest solar-powered shopping mall 1:38 pm | Euan Paulo C. Añonuevo, InterAksyon.com SM North Edsa is world\Solar Philippines plans to install similar facilities in other SM malls.

Anti-dumping duties on Turkish flour takes effect next month 1:14 pm | Orti Despuez, InterAksyon.com Anti-dumping duties on Turkish flour takes effect next monthThe additional tariff is in line with the recommendation of the Tariff Commission, which found that Turkey was dumping its products at unfairly low prices.

GSIS doubles emergency loan for qualified members in flood, earthquake-hit Mindanao towns 12:05 pm | Chantal Reyes, InterAksyon.com GSIS doubles emergency loan for qualified members in flood, earthquake-hit Mindanao townsQualified are those displaced from select towns of Cotabato and Maguindanao during last September's earthquake and flash floods.

Senate passes bill increasing 13th month pay exemption, effective December next year 11:32 am | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Senate passes bill increasing 13th month pay exemption, effective December next yearThe Senate passed on second reading the bill that seeks to raise the take-home pay of Filipino workers by increasing the tax exemption cap for 13th month pay and other benefits from the current P30,000 to P82,000.

Equity cap on foreign investments on agenda of FTA talks between PH, EU 11:22 am | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Equity cap on foreign investments on agenda of FTA talks between PH, EUThe lifting of the equity cap on foreign investments in the Philippines will be part of the focus during negotiations for a possible free trade agreement (FTA) between the Philippines and the European Union, an EU official privy to the talks said.

Oman Air to open Muscat-Manila direct flights starting December 10:27 am | Kris M. Crismundo, Philippines News Agency Oman Air to open Muscat-Manila direct flights starting DecemberDirect flights between Oman and the Philippines will open anew as Oman Air is set to have its inaugural flight before the year ends.