MEGAWIDE Construction Corp. and its Korean partners Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd. and Dong-ah Geological Engineering Company Ltd. have bagged the Malolos-Clark Railway Project package 1 contract, which covers the construction of a 17-kilometer viaduct structure and elevated station buildings in Calumpit, Bulacan and Apalit, Pampanga. "The Notification of Award was issued on 18 September 2020," Megawide said in ...

THE annual Emmy Awards, celebrating the best in television, were handed out on Sunday in a virtual ceremony hosted by Jimmy Kimmel from Los Angeles. Following is a list of winners in key categories: BEST DRAMA SERIES: Succession (HBO) BEST COMEDY SERIES: Schitt's Creek (Pop TV) BEST LIMITED SERIES: Watchmen (HBO) BEST COMEDY ACTOR: Eugene Levy, Schitt's Creek BEST COMEDY ...

TOWERING condominiums in Manila are silhouetted by the rising sun in this March 29 photo. -- MIGUEL DE GUZMAN/ PHILSTARBy Arjay L. Balinbin, Senior Reporter RESIDENTIAL PROJECTS within integrated communities are likely to be most appealing to buyers post-pandemic, property consultancy firms said. "Colliers recommends that developers highlight projects that are within integrated communities. In our opinion, the pandemic has ...

TECHNOLOGY FIRM Xupas, Inc. will be completing its P170.7-million acquisition of venture capital firm Wavemaker Partners US before the end of the year. In disclosures to the exchange on Monday, Xurpas said its board of directors had approved the transaction with Wavemaker US on Sept. 20. Stockholders will need to approve the decision in a meeting scheduled in November. "The ...

PHILSTAR By Charmaine A. Tadalan, Reporterand Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza A BREWING coup at the House of Representatives after some congressmen complained of an inequitable share in the P4.5-trillion national budget for next year threatens to delay the passage of the bill, some lawmakers said. "A power struggle in the House will affect our timeline, and I hope not because ...

PHILIPPINE STAR/MICHAEL VARCAS THE DEPARTMENT of Health (DoH) reported 3,475 coronavirus infections on Monday, bringing the total to 290,190. The death toll rose by 15 to 4,999, while recoveries increased by 400 to 230,233, it said in a bulletin. There were 54,958 active cases, 86.6% of which were mild, 8.9% did not show symptoms, 1.4% were severe and 3.1% were ...

OVP PHOTO VICE President Maria Leonor G. Robredo on Monday urged Filipinos to reject attempts to revise history as the country commemorated the 48th year since the late dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos declared martial law. In a statement, Ms. Robredo stated murder of dissenters and activists and rampant corruption did happen during the period. "These truths know no political color, ...

PHILSTAR/EPA The Philippines would not follow China's stance of keeping Western powers -- including the US -- out of the disputed South China Sea, its top diplomat said on Monday. The South China Sea code of conduct that Southeast Asian nations are crafting with Beijing won't lead to western countries' exclusion from the waters, Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro L. ...

P1B needed for medicine program in 3 state universities THE COMMISSION on Higher Education (CHEd) said at least P1 billion is needed to fund three state universities, one in the Visayas and two in Mindanao, that will potentially offer a medicine program, its chairman said on Monday. CHEd reported there are 10 state universities and colleges (SUCs) across the country ...

PHILSTAR THE percentage of small businesses that remain closed during the lockdown dropped to 6% in August and September, according to the Department of Trade and Industry, citing the results of a limited survey. The study had about 3,000 respondents representing micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) nationwide. The percentage of shuttered companies dropped from the 38% recorded during the ...

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