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Century Pacific, RFM make it to Forbes’ ‘Best under a Billion’ list

Philippine food and beverage makers Century Pacific Food Inc. (CNPF) and RFM Corp. landed on Forbes Asia magazine’s “2021 Best Under A Billion” list of 200 top-performing publicly listed small and mid-sized companies in the Asia-Pacific region. The roster highlights companies with less than $1 billion in revenues and consistent in terms of top- and…

Big users tap so­lar, waste-to-en­ergy op­tions

They are among the heav­i­est users of en­ergy—to power shop­ping malls, fac­to­ries or mine sites. They can opt to buy ev­ery­thing from power pro­duc­ers but they now find it sen­si­ble to con­vert free re­sources around them—such as sun­light or agro-in­dus­trial waste—to meet more of their en­ergy re­quire­ments. It’s not a cheap process but the cost…

RE play comes to the stock mar­ket

While the coro­n­avirus pan­demic dragged down the do­mes­tic econ­omy to its worst re­ces­sion in his­tory last year, hurt­ing prof­itabil­ity of many com­pa­nies, there was one com­pany that de­fied grav­ity in the stock mar­ket. The main-share Philip­pine Stock Ex­change in­dex (PSEi) shed 8.64 per­cent last year, but the stock price of this com­pany soared by 304…

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Rivals-turned-partners Pacific Online and PGMC win P5.8-B lotto deal

The joint venture of Pacific Online Systems Corp. and Philippine Gaming Management Corp. (PGMC) bagged a much-coveted nationwide lottery equipment lease deal with the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) valued at P5.8 billion. Pacific Online disclosed to the Philippine Stock Exchange on Monday that its joint venture with PGMC has formally received the notice of…