Senator questions DoE power supply outlook for polls

PHILSTAR SENATOR Sherwin T. Gatchalian, who chairs the Senate Committee on Energy, said the Energy department’s reassurances of sufficient power supply during the 2022 election season may not hold up in the event of an unplanned outage at a major power plant. “The DoE clarified through a virtual press conference last Aug. 17, 2021 that […]

Sta. Lucia’s projects in Central Luzon get a lift from infrastructure push

STA. LUCIA Land, Inc. is developing the 41-hectare Acropolis North in Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija. — COMPANY HANDOUT THE GOVERNMENT’S on-going infrastructure projects in Central Luzon are expected to boost the attractiveness of residential property developments in the area. Sta. Lucia Land, Inc. President Exequiel D. Robles said the company has long established a presence […]

AC Energy lends P1B to Solar Philippines affiliate for project sites

AC Energy targets to reach a net attributable capacity of 5,000 MW by 2025. — PIXABAY AYALA-LED AC Energy Corp. is lending up to P1 billion to an affiliate of Solar Philippines Power Project Holdings, Inc. to fund the acquisition of sites for solar power projects. The listed energy platform told the stock exchange on […]

Millennials happy to treat themselves by instalments

When Nick Molnar started out in business, his next-door neighbour thought there might be a nefarious reason why the 18-year-old’s bedroom light was on all night long. As it turned out, Molnar was spending his evenings after college selling the excess stock from his parents’ jewellery shop on eBay. After launching his own online […]

Miley Cyrus can use name as trademark in Europe after long-running row

MILEY CYRUS — FACEBOOK.COM/MILEYCYRUS BRUSSELS — US pop star Miley Cyrus has won the right to use her name as a trademark on a wide range of products in the European Union, after Europe’s top court on Wednesday annulled a decision by the EU patent office to limit the scope of her brand. The case […]

Andrew Lloyd Webber: ‘If you want to stop theatre, you’ll have to arrest us’

The world premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber, the world’s most successful composer of musicals, £6 million Cinderella depends on social distancing being lifted, in accordance with the Government’s “roadmap”, on June 21, a promised milestone that looks increasingly in doubt. Yet, Lloyd Webber has issued a defiant announcement: “We are going to open, come hell or […]

Various sectors launch online petition calling for Duterte’s resignation

SOME 500 medical frontliners, lawyers, businessmen, members of the academe, media workers and civil leaders on Thursday initiated an online petition calling for the resignation of President Rodrigo R. Duterte, citing his “failure” in addressing various issues facing the country. “Our country is on the brink of disaster. At the time the nation needs him […]

PSALM extends deadline for Malaya plant offers to May

BW FILE PHOTO THE Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. (PSALM) has moved the deadline to submit offers for the negotiated sale of the 650-megawatt Malaya Thermal Power Plant to May 7 to allow for possible disruptions to bid preparation caused by the new Metro Manila lockdown. Participants were previously required to submit their […]