Ford Philippines banks on Ecosport, Ranger to rally sales (Business Mirror (Philippines))

Ford Philippines will be banking on the Ecosport and the Ranger to rally its sales for the year, as the American auto brand continues to dominate the sports utility vehicle (SUV) segment in the country.

Royalties paid by mining companies operating within mineral reservation areas during the first six months of the year reached P763.66 million, the Finance Division of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau reported on Tuesday.

The Supreme Court rules that local government units have no power to impose business taxes on entities engaged in the business of manufacturing and distribution of petroleum products.

Business process outsourcing company IBEX Global is bullish it could sustain its growth in the Philippines to help achieve its global revenue goal of $500 million in the next two to three years.

Senator Sotto’s bill seeking for the registration of all SIM cards gets Malacanang backing.

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) said it has turned over P37 million worth of farm equipment to 20 farmers’ cooperatives based in Ilocos Norte.

The leadership of the House of Representatives on Wednesday admitted that putting back the proposed Basic Law on the Bangsamoro in its original form is now impossible.

The Unyon ng mga Manggagawa sa Agrikultura (UMA) warned on Wednesday that instead of bringing development and sustainable energy sources to the country, two solar projects in disputed CARP-covered lands in Tarlac and Negros Occidental will only aid in the land-grabbing activities by foreign corporations.