TODAY'S BUSINESS HEADLINES

Power unit pulls down Aboitiz Group's first-half net income 30-Jul-15, 6:24 PM | Philippines News Agency

Okada's Tiger taps Presidential cousin Tony Boy Cojuangco as partner for Philippine casino 30-Jul-15, 5:19 PM | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

Japan's R&I keeps investment grade rating on Philippines 30-Jul-15, 4:39 PM | InterAksyon.com

Philippine share prices rise after Fed meet 30-Jul-15, 12:00 PM | InterAksyon.com and Philippines News Agency

Amid protest threat, gov't ready to discuss with truckers extension of one-truck lane policy 11:49 pm | Philippine News Agency The government is ready to sit down with the association of truckers to settle their disagreement with the MMDA’s decision to extend for another six months the implementation of the one-truck lane policy along C-5 Road and Katipunan Avenue, a Palace official said on Thursday.

Davao economic growth tops other Philippine regions in 2014 Davao economic growth tops other Philippine regions in 2014 8:38 pm | Philippines News Agency Davao Region grew by 9.4 percent year-on-year.

Semirara Mining loses ISO certifications after Panian accident Semirara Mining loses ISO certifications after Panian accident 8:30 pm | Philippines News Agency CIPI will conduct its own investigation into the mine accident.

Pryce to share in the cost of drilling Hawkeye-1 oil well Pryce to share in the cost of drilling Hawkeye-1 oil well 8:21 pm | Philippines News Agency The farm-in agreement cost Pryce Gases some US$3.22 million.

Property sector benefiting from Philippines\ Property sector benefiting from Philippines' jump in global rankings, says exec 8:10 pm | Philippines News Agency The growing investor interest created by the Philippines' jump in global rankings has driven foreign direct investment flows.

Labor pool can\ Labor pool can't keep pace with Philippines' construction boom 7:44 pm | Philippines News Agency Low domestic wages have sent skilled workers abroad looking for higher-paying jobs.

7-Eleven\ 7-Eleven's Philippine licensee to speed up store expansion 7:24 pm | Philippines News Agency For this year alone, PSC aims to open more than 300 stores.

Power unit pulls down Aboitiz Group's first-half net income 6:24 pm | Philippines News Agency Power unit pulls down Aboitiz Group\In contrast, AEV's food and land subsidiaries posted year-on-year gains.

Metro Manila's 3rd transport terminal to rise near Veterans Memorial Medical Center 5:45 pm | Cassandra Lee, InterAksyon.com Metro Manila\DOTC and DND are drawing up the memorandum of understanding for the use of the VMMC compound.

Okada's Tiger taps Presidential cousin Tony Boy Cojuangco as partner for Philippine casino 5:19 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Okada\Tiger Resorts aims to open the resort by December next year.

Japan's R&I keeps investment grade rating on Philippines 4:39 pm | InterAksyon.com Japan\R&I also assigned a stable outlook.

FMIC-UA&P sees second-quarter rebound in Philippine economy 1:26 pm | InterAksyon.com FMIC-UA&P sees second-quarter rebound in Philippine economyAmid rich valuations and uncertainty from the macro front, FMIC-UA&P prefer defensive stocks over glamor stocks.

Philippine share prices rise after Fed meet 12:00 pm | InterAksyon.com and Philippines News Agency Philippine share prices rise after Fed meet(UPDATED 6:45 p.m.) Advancers edged out decliners, 84 to 69.

Oil climbs on big U.S. stock draw; strong dollar caps gains 11:52 am | Reuters Oil climbs on big U.S. stock draw; strong dollar caps gainsU.S. crude stockpiles fell by 4.2 million barrels in the week to July 24, more than twenty times analysts' expectations of a decrease of 184,000 barrels.

SM in Iloilo City wants more senior citizens enrolled in its casual employment program 11:47 am | Philippines News Agency SM in Iloilo City wants more senior citizens enrolled in its casual employment programSM mall management wants to continue and expand its partnership program with the Iloilo city government's Office of the Senior Citizens Affairs (OSCA) in the casual employment for senior citizens.

Customs sues importer of Canadian waste 11:35 am | InterAksyon.com Customs sues importer of Canadian wasteSued for violation of the Tariff and Customs Code was Nelson Manio, owner of Live Green Enterprises, which imported the Canadian waste.

Judge dismisses 'pyramid scheme' lawsuit versus Herbalife, CEO 11:21 am | Reuters Judge dismisses \A pyramid scheme often occurs when participants earn more money by recruiting others to sell products than by selling the products.

Government rolls out PPP project for upgrade of LTFRB info tech infra 11:04 am | InterAksyon.com Government rolls out PPP project for upgrade of LTFRB info tech infraThe P298-million project will digitize LTFRB's data and allow it to integrate with related agencies.

'Worship houses' a big market in Philippines for Panasonic's broadcast solutions 10:43 am | Philippines News Agency \Panasonic aims for a 50 percent increase in sales year-on-year.

Asian shares, dollar up on Fed's economic optimism 10:25 am | Reuters Asian shares, dollar up on Fed\MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was almost flat.

Rotating brownouts continue to pester Cagayan De Oro 10:15 am | Philippines News Agency Rotating brownouts continue to pester Cagayan De OroFour-hour rotating brownouts continue to plague this trading capital of Northern Mindanao as local businessmen lament its ill effect on the local economy.

Work on first phase of Vista Land's Vista City on track 7:19 pm | Philippines News Agency Work on first phase of Vista Land\The project is an integrated development that includes commercial and IT hubs, entertainment centers, hospitals and a university town, in addition to residential components.

Bad loans ratio at big banks stays below 2 percent, but picks up for thrifts 6:33 pm | Philippines News Agency Bad loans ratio at big banks stays below 2 percent, but picks up for thriftsBig banks' NPL ratio has stayed below 2 percent for six months in a row.