PH poised to host FIVB World Women's Club Championship (Philippine Star)

MANILA, Philippines — International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) executive council member Stav Jacobi sat down with the country’s top volleyball executives to discuss their possible hosting of the FIVB World Women’s Club Championship in October next year. The meeting yielded a very positive result. Philippine Superliga (PSL) president Ramon Suzara yesterday bared that the Philippines has a…

Eni: Agi Board of Directors appoints Alessandro Pica as Chief Executive Officer and confirms Massimo Mondazzi as Chairman

Rome, 9 October 2015 – The Board of Directors of the Italian press agency Agi – Agenzia Giornalistica Italia, including  Cristiana Argentino, Marco Bardazzi, Raffaella Leone, Massimo Mondazzi and Alessandro Pica, has today appointed Alessandro Pica as Chief Executive Officer and has confirmed Massimo Mondazzi as Chairman. Pica, Agi’s General Manager since March 2011, takes […]

Best business practices in effective internal controls (Philippine Star)

MANILA, Philippines – Fake financial transactions, embezzlements, fraud and theft are some of the most rampant and leading causes of losses and business failures due to weak and ineffective internal controls. Don’t let any of these happen to your organization. To help businesses, non-profits, and government instiutitions improve their operational efficiency, the Center for Global Best…

Climate risk pooling mechanism Philippines leads global fund for natural disasters (Philippine Star)

MANILA, Philippines – A pool of fund working as an insurance for natural catastrophes is targeted to be established by countries vulnerable to climate change, led by the Philippines, in five years. The Vulnerable 20 (V20) group, led by Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima, concluded Friday its high-level inaugural meetings in Lima, Peru with the approval of…

APEC transportation ministers push for inclusive, innovative, competitive and productive services among member economies (Philippines News Agency)

Ministers responsible for transportation in Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies have issued a Joint Statement which will be APEC’s transportation roadmap the next two years. In the said joint statement issued following the two-day APEC Transportation Ministerial Meeting held here, the APEC transportation ministers endorsed several initatives and policies with the goal of strengthening physical…

Roxas Group ventures into coconut processing (Philippine Star)

MANILA, Philippines – Listed Roxas and Co. Inc. has formed a joint venture with Sigma Xynergies Inc. for the establishment of a coconut processing facility in South Cotabato, estimated to cost around P881 million. The joint venture firm, Roxas Sigma Agriventures, will operate the plant in Tupi, South Cotabato within the Soccsksargen, an area rich with…

DCAA cage tourney on in Dagupan (Philippine Star)

DAGUPAN CITY , Philippines The first Dagupan City Athletic Association (DCAA) basketball tournament got off to a rousing start Friday at the People’s Astrodome with at least 63 teams from public and private schools participating in boys and girls categories. At least 27 teams will compete in the elementary level and 36 in the secondary level.…