Posts Tagged by dubai

Gold Fields Pioneers Carbon Trading in the Gold Industry

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SM Dev’t Corp sells P10B of debt papers for landbanking

MANILA, Philippines ? Fast-growing residential developer SM Development Corp. has sold P10 billion worth of debt papers to selected institutional investors, boosting funds for expansion, particularly for land banking. Read More

Dubai crisis threatens OFW market

MANILA, Philippines – A brewing debt crisis in Dubai has raised a specter of gloom on the Philippines, where many households have been relying on petrodollars sent home by a large pool of overseas workers in the Middle East. While the immediate impact is in the form of escalating risk aversion in the financial markets, the sharpest blow could come from the potential loss of overseas Filipino jobs that, in turn, could curb remittance flows and dampen domestic consumer spending if the Dubai crisis worsens, analysts and economists said. Global… Read More

Dubai family talks of narrowly escaping death

Dubai: A Dubai-based father has told of his family’s desperate escape from the devastating floods that have swamped the Philippines. William Milligan, an ex-employee of Sama Dubai, said he “narrowly escaped death” after fleeing his Manila townhouse with his wife Dainha, daughter Ramzel and sons Ramgil and Edsel. The 56-year-old,… Read More

Short on boats, short on noodles

IN THE WAKE OF Tropical Storm Ondoy’s devastation, many companies, big and small, rushed to lend a helping hand to relief efforts for affected communities. Most of them extended assistance in line with their core businesses (e.g., PAL shipped relief goods for free, and mobile phone firms waived transfer fees for e-money donations). For sure, there was no generosity contest and no one was keeping score. Read More

Expats rally to help victims

Dubai: The Filipino community in the UAE will not have a centralised campaign to raise funds for victims of tropical storm Ketsana. Read More

1st Pinoy pilot of Super Jumbo jet

MANILA = Nathaniel Calvo is the first Filipino pilot to qualify to fly the Airbus A380 Super Jumbo jet of the Arab Emirates. Originally from San Antonio Village in Metro… Read More