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This Meralco Program Can Cut Electricity Costs by As Much as 37%

Some customers have saved millions through the program

Frequent travelers would know that booking flight or hotel accommodations during the “off” season could mean sizeable savings to one’s budget. True, it could mean higher chances of arriving at your destination in less-than-ideal weather conditions. but, for some, the financial benefits ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | December 15, 2018 08:00:00
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Meralco's Award-Winning Magazine for Prime Clients Launches Digital Edition

Online site promises daily briefings on energy trends and business developments

Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) has launched a digital version of its exclusive magazine for CEOs and top executives of its major corporate and institutional partners. It aims to keep up with the shifting habits of the magazine’s traditional audience and reach a ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | October 29, 2018 07:00:00
Startup Tips

This Laundry Business Cut Electricity Costs By Up to Php8K A Month By Choosing the Right Category

Is your growing business still paying power bills as a home user?

Quickclean founder Rocky Hernandez says he saved on electricity costs through contract right-sizing, or figuring out what contract would be appropriate for every customerAs one of the first self-service laundry shops in the country, Quicklean founder Rocky Hernandez had to learn the ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | October 04, 2018 10:00:00
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Financial Adviser: 5 Reasons Why Meralco's Stock Has Risen to 5-Year High

While the rest of the market falls to a record low this year

The Philippine stock market has been struggling to survive downward momentum for the first six months of the year since the PSE Index peaked at a record high in late January.The PSE Index, which is composed of 30 blue chip stocks, has ...

by Henry Ong  | July 03, 2018 09:00:00
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How Much Pay Did Top Officers of Ayala, San Miguel, Meralco, Other Listed Firms Get in 2017?

Check out the average compensation of top 4 to 6 officers of the 25 biggest listed firms by market capitalization

We all know that top executives of the country’s biggest companies are paid hefty sums of money in compensation that probably exceed tens of millions of pesos. But it’s quite hard to find out exactly how much they’re actually getting.Unless you’re the ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | May 29, 2018 01:00:00
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How to Become the Philippines' Largest Company

It helps if you sell an essential product, and corner bulk or all of the market to yourself

In the past eight years, only two companies have made it to the topmost of BusinessWorld’s Top 1,000 Corporations in the Philippines, whose 2017 edition (covering financial numbers in 2016) was released early this month.Manila Electric Co., the country’s biggest electricity distributor, ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | January 16, 2018 07:00:00
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Is Your Company Among 6 PH Firms Included in Forbes’ List of the World’s Best 500 Employers?

The local companies include the country’s biggest banks and property developers

Six of the largest companies in the Philippines are among the best employers in the world, according to US business magazine Forbes.In its first-ever listing of The World’s Best Employers, Forbes ranked 500 companies around the world that were most recommended by ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | October 16, 2017 05:00:00
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Did You Know These Leading PH Companies Used to be Owned by Americans?

They’re now owned mostly by Filipinos and some Asian investors

July 4th marks the day the Philippines was granted independence from American colonial rule. On this day in 1946, former president Manuel Roxas signed the Treaty of Manila with the US government. It used to be the Philippine Independence Day until 1962 ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | July 04, 2017 11:00:00
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SM Investment Corporation leads Filipino firms on Forbes Global 2000 list

SMIC continues to be the top Filipino firm at 864th, while 8 other homegrown companies join the ranking.

SM Investments Corporation (SMIC) continues its streak to be the top Filipino firm in the prestigious “Forbes Global 2000” list with eight others from the country joining the roster of the world’s “biggest, most powerful and most valuable companies.”The list features companies ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | May 26, 2016 02:00:00
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Kick start your day, May 20: Electricity rates lower this month

And Japanese investors eyes investing in PH real estate, equities market.

Lower ratesThe Manila Electric Company (Meralco) announced on Thursday, May 19 that Meralco announced that the rate for its residential customers this May will be lower by P0.41 centavos per kilowatt hour (kWh), thus down to P8.44 per kWh.The reduction was due ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | May 20, 2016 08:00:00
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Kick start your day, April 7: Manila-Auckland flights to start in December

Plus, power rates hike this April, while Ejercito issued arrest warrant for graft.

Manila-Auckland flights to start in DecemberAmid the growing number of Filipinos in the South Pacific, Air New Zealand (ANZ) announced it will begin direct flights between Manila and Auckland starting December this year.“The Filipino population in New Zealand has more than tripled ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | April 07, 2016 08:00:00
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Bottom line: Here's the low-down on the NAIA 3 blackout

Looks like this adds to the list of why our airport is dubbed as one of the world's worst.

Were you at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 (NAIA 3) on Saturday, April 2 when the blackout happened? In case you are still wondering why it happened, here are the details so far:Initial investigation revealed that one of the 10 ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | April 04, 2016 11:00:00
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Kick start your day, March 30: Robinsons malls invest in solar panels

Plus, Meralco explains the pending power hike in April.

SOLAR POWERED. Robinsons malls take a big step towards becoming a producer of solar power for self-consumption. Photo from Flick r/ Lester ShihRobinsons Land Corporation (RLC) is set to be the biggest producer of solar power for self-consumption in the local real ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | March 30, 2016 08:00:00