Wednesday, June 01, 2005

BusinessWorld Stories

Buying limits relaxed

Malacañang has authorized the heads of government agencies and government-owned and-controlled corporations to approve purchases and contracts for projects and services of any amount, provided it is contracted through public bidding.

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Buying limits relaxed

Corporate World
Gokongwei allots P585M to meet food company's packaging needs

Phisix soars on month-end window dressing

Banking & Finance
- 3-yr. T-bond rate falls
- Foreign banks' income down
- BPI in talks with buyer of P3-B bad loans

The Economy
Central bank likely to maintain rates despite wage hikes

The Nation
MILF peace talks in final stretch, both sides say

- Postponing grass-roots elections raises questions on RP democracy
- Sangguniang Kabataan: overaged young traditional politicians

Arts & Leisure
- Perseverance is a virtue
- Music, art and film: its French Spring in Manila
- Onstage -- By Juan Antonio Lanuza
"Madama Butterfly commits hara-kiri in Singapore"

I.T. Matters
RP losing software engineers, digital animators to India, Singapore



I.T. Matters

- RP losing software engineers, digital animators to India, Singapore
- Sun revamps brand, stresses shared services
- Intel targets Southeast Asian Net cafés
- Taipei gives P4-M grant for grassroots e-trading thrust


Section banner stories:
- Spa among the ashes
- For Latina Miss Universe hopefuls, the business of beauty hones an edge
- Marketing study reveals weakness in product pitch
- Philips makes inroads in diagnostic technology
- Camiguin's charms and attractions beckon
- Energizing Asia's power sector reform
- Plus Weekend Guide, Cinema and 'Stay In' features on books, music, games, hobbies and personality profiles

Points Of View

- Monetary policies and economic growth
- Labor Standards and Self-Regulation in Business
- Bad governance, corruption and new taxes

Online Exclusives

- eMoney
- eLearning@Work
- Digitally Hooked
- Pinoy brands go global
- Philippine eBanking: Line up or get online
- Holiday Economics: Give it a break!
- Breaking ground

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Weather Update

Satellite Image
Tail-end of a cold front affecting Northern and Central Luzon. Intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) affecting Mindanao including Palawan.
Metro Cebu: Partly cloudy to cloudy with rainshowers and thunderstorms, winds will be light to moderate blowing from the south and southwest, coastal waters will be slight to moderate, temperature range 25 to 34°C (77 to 93°F).