Stock index up 0.4 in thin trade

Miguel R. Camus 05/22/2020

The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) rose on Thursday while equities around the region were mixed ahead of a crucial jobs report in the United States. By the closing bell, the PSEi was up 0.4 percent,…

Northern Mindanao economy bleeds due to COVID-19

Froilan Gallardo 04/02/2020

CAGAYAN DE ORO- The local economy in Northern Mindanao has taken a nosedive just two weeks after transportation between its cities, towns and manufacturing firms came to a screeching halt amid strict quarantine measures. Mindanao has been…

DTI limits quantity of basic goods consumers can buy

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/20/2020

CEBU CITY—To ensure stable prices and availability of vital and essential commodities, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has set a limit on the quantity of basic goods consumers can buy. DTI issued Memorandum Circular 20-07…

Hectic end to the NBA’s trade window

02/07/2020

MIAMI  — Most of the top NBA playoff contenders stayed out of the down-to-the-wire frenzy at the trade deadline. Miami and the Los Angeles Clippers beefed up instead. And a slew of other teams — including the…

Three pharmacies in Cebu City asked to explain for selling overpriced face masks

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three commercial pharmacies in downtown Cebu City are being investigated by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) after they have been found with overpriced N95 and surgical face masks. The City Market…

Visa requirement for Americans seen harming PH tourism, trade

Roy Stephen C. Canivel - @inquirerdotnet 01/05/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Requiring Americans to get a visa to visit the Philippines might hold back an entire tourist market and discourage potential investors from entering the country, a potentially high price to pay over an issue…

Source: Cavs to trade Jordan Clarkson to Jazz

12/24/2019

CLEVELAND— Jordan Clarkson wasn’t going to be a part of Cleveland’s future. Now he’s in the past. The Cavaliers agreed Monday night (Tuesday morning, December 24, 2019, Philippine time)  to trade the Filipino-American basketball player to the…

PBA approves Ray Parks trade to TNT

Bong Lozada - INQUIRER.net 11/03/2019

MANILA, Philippines—Bobby Ray Parks Jr. is officially a member of TNT after the PBA gave the green light to the trade that shipped him out of Blackwater. TNT gave up Tony Semerad, Don Trollano, and a 2021…

Lucky and good

Francis T.J. Ochoa 10/24/2019

Briefly, drama overtook relevance when Christian Standhardinger stepped into the court as part of the NorthPort starting unit and hugged some of his former San Miguel Beer teammates before tip-off. Once things got settled, though, basketball—the high-flying,…

Born again Christian

Musong Castillo 10/23/2019

Christian Standhardinger, the much-ballyhooed top Draft pick of a year ago, faces his former team for the first time Wednesday, October 23, 2019, as the new face of NorthPort. And while the pressure on him to play…

San Miguel trades Standhardinger to NorthPort for Tautuaa

MARK GIONGCO 10/14/2019

MANILA, Philippines—San Miguel Beer has parted ways with Christian Standhardinger after sending the Fil-German big man to NorthPort in exchange for another bruiser in Moala Tautuaa. The PBA announced the trade Monday, October 14, 2019, in its…

Russell Westbrook to join James Harden in Houston, report says

AP 07/12/2019

LAS VEGAS — A person with knowledge of the situation says the Oklahoma City Thunder have traded Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul, a shake up of top point guards and a move that…

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