China urges Samsung to better protect consumers’ rights

BEIJING — Samsung should make earnest efforts in follow-up work to recall Galaxy Note 7 smartphones and protect the legitimate rights of Chinese consumers, an official with China’s top market…

Mall owners to implement ‘no weekday sales’ starting November 1

MANILA — Mall owners have agreed with the proposal of the Inter-Agency Council on Traffic (I-ACT) not to conduct weekday sales and adjust operating hours in a bid to ease…

Gov. Espino confirms multi-billion dollar investments coming to Pangasinan

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — Governor Amado Espino III has confirmed that a Quatar-based multi-billion dollar company has presented a formal proposal to the province to build an Energy City Project in…

German parliament proposes to abandon Petrol, Diesel cars in EU by 2030

MOSCOW — Bundesrat, the lower house of Germany’s parliament, issued a decree proposing to abolish use of cars fueled by petrol and diesel on the territory of the European Union…

Benguet mining firm insists it passed environment audit

MANKAYAN, Benguet – Lepanto Consolidated Mining Corporation (LCMC), one of the country’s 20 mining companies recommended to suspend its operation, declared there was no reason to do so, insisting it passed the environment…

Peso depreciation boosts PHL’s foreign reserves, says DOF exec

MANILA — A Department of Finance (DOF) official said depreciation of the Philippine peso is not purely negative since it boosts the country’s foreign reserves. In a report to Finance…

Mahindra sales up 8 % at 46,130 units in September

NEW DELHI — Auto major Mahindra & Mahindra on Saturday reported 8 percent increase in total sales at 46,130 units in September. The company had sold 42,848 units in the…

Honda Cars sales decline 19% to 15,034 units in September

NEW DELHI — Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) today reported 18.77 per cent decline in domestic sales at 15,034 units in September. The company had sold 18,509 units in the…

Chinese airline to fly four times a week from Chengdu to Cebu

CEBU CITY — China Eastern Airlines, China’s second largest carrier, will operate a four times a week flights from Chengdu to Cebu at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) in…