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Japan quake causes slowdown in PH car manufacturing

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The Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (CAMPI) sees a temporary setback for the industry here as car brands in Japan move to pick up the pieces as a result of the massive earthquake and tsunami in March.

Japan’s craze for Philippine bananas

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By Mary Ann Ll. Reyes – Being in Japan upon the invitation of Epson brings to mind how big this market is. It’s really a wonder how Japan has recovered in just over six decades after it was devastated by two atomic bombs to end its war against the Read more »

Wasteful rice consumption costs us $210 million yearly – PhilRice

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By Rudy A. Fernandez – The Philippines can save as much as $210 million per year if Filipinos can do away with their wasteful ways of eating cooked rice.

Petron sells special gas P3/liter cheaper

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By Myrna M. Velasco – In a move that will likely wipe out market gains of competitors, dominant oil player Petron Corporation introduced its special formulation fuel that sells at P3.00 per liter cheaper than regular gasoline.

RP’s 40 Richest hike worth to $22.8 billion — Forbes

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www.mb.com.ph The Philippines’ 40 richest are now worth US$22.8 billion, up 39 percent from $16.4 billion a year ago, according to the 2010 Forbes Asia Philippines Rich List.

Parts of Metro Manila experience three-hour brownouts

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By Carmela Lapeña – Daily brownouts lasting up to three hours in some parts of Metro Manila may be experienced in the next five days, energy officials said Monday.