By Peter Wallace
I am writing on the water deal for a third time because I think this is a “watershed” in the PPP (public-private partnership) program. (And this opinion piece will be in two or three parts because of space limitation). Here is a success story being threatened by changes that, if upheld, could do the general economy great harm…
By Ricardo J. Romulo
IN ADDITION to those discussed last week, Legal Update has four other practical suggestions for local enterprises. Admittedly, no amount of due diligence, no matter how thorough, can unearth all significant data about an enterprise. All investors, local or foreign, know that only too well.
The inventory of damaged or stolen properties alone conveys the enormity of the New People’s Army attack on the Taganito Mining Corp. in Claver, Surigao del Norte: 9 barges, 20 dump trucks, 22 backhoes and bulldozers, a smelting plant, a guest house and other buildings bombed and burned. Cell phones, computer equipment and firearms looted. [...]
By Rina Jimenez-David
“Team PJ” is how a group of Japanese investors are calling themselves. The initials stand for “Philippines-Japan,” and what the group wants to do, explains its leader, Yoriko Hagino, is to promote environmental projects to be implemented in the Philippines with a combination of technical expertise from Japan, China, Korea and the Philippines. Their aim, [...]