TODAY'S BUSINESS HEADLINES

MWSS orders cut in Maynilad water rate 23-Apr-15, 5:18 PM | InterAksyon.com

'Hot money' flows out in March 23-Apr-15, 4:07 PM | InterAksyon.com

PLDT invests in regional Internet TV provider 23-Apr-15, 12:17 PM | Cassandra Lee, InterAksyon.com

Philippine share prices rebound 23-Apr-15, 11:13 AM | InterAksyon.com

Customs chief Sevilla bares 'pressures' as Lina is named to replace him 23-Apr-15, 10:49 AM | Roices Naguit, Ernie Reyes and Ruel Otieco, News5

Lending business boosts BDO's first-quarter net income 11:25 pm | InterAksyon.com Interest income was responsible for the first-quarter growth.

Phiippine stock market, other Southeast Asian bourses up on firmer oil prices Phiippine stock market, other Southeast Asian bourses up on firmer oil prices 9:34 pm | Reuters The Philippine stock index rose 0.7 percent to 7,947.25, its highest close since April 16.

Megawide consortium signs contract for Metro Manila\ Megawide consortium signs contract for Metro Manila's first transport terminal PPP project 8:08 pm | Cassadra Lee, InterAksyon.com Construction is scheduled to begin no later than December.

APEC kicks off survey looking into potential of integrated auto market APEC kicks off survey looking into potential of integrated auto market 8:01 pm | Philippines News Agency Today's concluding session of the Automotive Dialogue approved the template for the survey.

ABS-CBN sees lower ad revenue boost from 2016 elections ABS-CBN sees lower ad revenue boost from 2016 elections 7:36 pm | Cassandra Lee, InterAksyon.com Line-up of potential presidential candidates harbinger of less placements, says chairman Eugenio Lopez III.

S&P keeps Philippines\ S&P keeps Philippines' credit score at investment grade 7:21 pm | InterAksyon.com According to S&P, low income and developing institutional and governance framework are hampering policy responsiveness.

President Aquino sees sustained rise of FDIs to the Philippines President Aquino sees sustained rise of FDIs to the Philippines 3:41 pm | Philippines News Agency Citing the trend of the past few years and what he considers the investors' faith in the country's good-governance thrusts,, President Benigno Aquino III predicts…

Nasdaq sets closing record 10:07 am | Reuters Nasdaq sets closing recordIts new record close of 5,056.06 capped a slow, unsteady climb since it touched a 2002 low of 1,114.11.

Philippines' chief economist pushes Asean collaboration beyond trade, investment 9:16 pm | Rain Castro, InterAksyon.com Philippines\Areas for collaboration include disaster risk management, social protection, data management and local institutional capacity building.

GUESS | How much is China's territorial incursion costing Philippine economy? 5:48 pm | Orti Despuez, InterAksyon.com GUESS | How much is China\The economic cost applies not only to the Philippines, but also to the world's marine biodiversity.

MWSS orders cut in Maynilad water rate 5:18 pm | InterAksyon.com MWSS orders cut in Maynilad water rateThe MWSS order comes more than three months after an international Appeals Panel ordered the adjustment.

Lazada taps Globe's GCASH as online payment option 4:49 pm | Cassandra Lee, InterAksyon.com Lazada taps Globe\Lazada has signed up more than 15,000 merchants, and has drawn 1.4 million active customers.

'Hot money' flows out in March 4:07 pm | InterAksyon.com \The net outflows last month however were lower than a year ago.

8990 Holdings taps Waltermart for retail leg of Ortigas, Manila housing projects 1:02 pm | InterAksyon.com 8990 Holdings taps Waltermart for retail leg of Ortigas, Manila housing projectsWaltermart operates a chain of strip malls.

Phinma acquires Cebu's Southwestern University 12:48 pm | InterAksyon.com Phinma acquires Cebu\Purchase price of the 56.83 percent stake is P1.9 billion.

PLDT invests in regional Internet TV provider 12:17 pm | Cassandra Lee, InterAksyon.com PLDT invests in regional Internet TV providerPLDT is investing $15 million in iflix.

Century Properties, Okada dispute over Philippine casino project goes to Appeals Court 12:05 pm | InterAksyon.com Century Properties, Okada dispute over Philippine casino project goes to Appeals CourtThe CA order comes after Century Properties sued for arbitration before a Hong Kong panel.

Manila Water seeks P79-billion compensation from government after adverse rate ruling 11:38 am | InterAksyon.com Manila Water seeks P79-billion compensation from government after adverse rate rulingThat amount represents Manila Water's estimate of foregone revenue arising from the Appeal Panel's move to classify the company as a public utility.

Philippine share prices rebound 11:13 am | InterAksyon.com Philippine share prices rebound(UPDATE 2, 5:21 p.m.) Advancers outnumbered decliners, 112 to 63.

PH needs to focus on decent jobs for inclusive growth - ILO 11:08 am | InterAksyon.com PH needs to focus on decent jobs for inclusive growth - ILO'It is not the level of economic growth, but how we achieve growth with impact on people’s lives and the society,' Lawrence Jeff Johnson, director of the ILO's country office in the Philippines, said.

Customs chief Sevilla bares 'pressures' as Lina is named to replace him 10:49 am | Roices Naguit, Ernie Reyes and Ruel Otieco, News5 Customs chief Sevilla bares \(UPDATE 4, 9:46 p.m.) Commissioner John Sevilla announced his resignation as head of the Bureau of Customs on Thursday, hinting at political pressure.

Asia weathers soft China survey on stimulus hopes 10:47 am | Reuters Asia weathers soft China survey on stimulus hopesMSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.4 percent.

China April flash HSBC PMI contracts to one-year low 10:36 am | Reuters China April flash HSBC PMI contracts to one-year lowAfter a brief rebound in February, the index has now been back in negative territory for two consecutive months.