Lopezlink January 2014 IssueJANUARY
At the budget conference, chairman Ambassador Manuel M. Lopez (AMML) praises the Lopez Group’s collective efforts in relief and rehabilitation in the wake of typhoon Yolanda.
First Gen Corp., through First NatGas Power Corp., breaks ground on the 414-megawatt San Gabriel power plant in Batangas. Among those in attendance were First Gen chairman emeritus Oscar M. Lopez (OML), chairman Federico R. Lopez (FRL) and president Francis Giles Puno, as well as guest of honor Pres. Benigno Aquino III.
ABS-CBN Corporation raises about P6 billion in its debut in the domestic retail bond market, while Lopez Group Foundation Inc. (LGFI) celebrates its 10th anniversary on January 28.
Lopezlink February 2014 IssueFEBRUARY
The Burgos Wind Project (BWP) of Energy Development Corp. (EDC) in Ilocos Norte achieves 1,044,043 safe man-hours on February 2 after eight months of full construction works.
The inauguration of ABS-CBN’s Tulong Center on Eugenio Lopez Drive is graced by chairman and chief executive officer Eugenio Lopez III (EL3), president Charo Santos-Concio, Sky Cable president Carlo Katigbak and other executives.
Lopezlink March 2014 IssueMARCH
The expansion project of First Philippine Industrial Park Inc. (FPIP) in Batangas is approved by government through Presidential Proclamation No. 722. FPIP president Edwin CoSeteng says the expansion will increase the industrial park’s area to 442 hectares, from 350 hectares.
Lopezlink April 2014 IssueAPRIL
De La Salle University, Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative, Isabela State University, University of the Philippines-Diliman and University of the Philippines-Los Baños receive a total of P7.7 million worth of research grants from OML Center.
OML welcomes members of the Economic Journalists Association of the Philippines (EJAP) and their family members to the 2nd EJAP Wellness Fair at the Rockwell Tent.
Lopezlink May 2014 IssueMAY
At the annual stockholders’ meeting and board election on May 12, FRL says that First Gen Corp. aims to add at least 1,492 megawatts to its power generation capacity within the next five years to help meet the growing demand for electricity.
Lopezlink June 2014 IssueJUNE
Lopez Holdings Corp. investees ABS-CBN and FPH are well on the way to achieving their strategic objectives to grow their respective portfolios in a sustainable manner, reports president Salvador G. Tirona during the company’s annual meeting on June 16.
FPH celebrates its 53rd anniversary.
Lopezlink July 2014 IssueJULY
In ceremonies held at the Lopez Museum, FPH recognizes top employees and launches the book The Audacity DNA: Powering FPH into the New Millennium.
Rockwell Land Corp. opens Aruga Serviced Apartments at Edades Tower and Garden Villas, its maiden venture into the hospitality business.
EyeSite by Asian Eye Institute partners with QualiMed Surgery Center in Fairview Terraces.
LopezLink August 2014 IssueAUGUST
At the midyear performance review on August 5, OML expresses confidence that the Lopez Group would be able to meet the challenges related to ongoing expansion projects in the power, communications and property development sectors.
LopezLink September 2014 IssueSEPTEMBER
OML, AMML and EL3 lead key officers and members of the boards of Lopez Group publicly listed companies who undergo a corporate governance seminar conducted by SGV & Co. on September 15.
Asian Eye Institute celebrates its 13th anniversary with the “Foresight Saves My Eyesight” free vision check and eye disease prescreening in Power Plant Mall.
Eleven names are added to the roster of winners during the 13th cycle of the Lopez Achievement Awards. The men and women representing volunteers and helpers in the aftermath of typhoon Yolanda are also hailed as the Lopez Group Yolanda Heroes.
Lopezlink October 2014 IssueOCTOBER
Around 600 Lopez Group employees and their family members celebrate the eighth anniversary of Walk the Talk in FPIP on October 4. OML later leads the planting of 888 trees to symbolize the milestone.
Lopezlink November 2014 IssueNOVEMBER
Knowledge Channel Foundation Inc. marks its 15th anniversary, Knowledge Channel having made its first broadcast on November 6, 1999.
First Balfour, established on November 28, 1969, celebrates its 45th anniversary.
Lopez Holdings Corporation is honored as an “Icon” of Corporate Governance during the 10th Corporate Governance Asia Recognition Awards in Hong Kong.
A ceremonial loan signing and reception is held for the $315-million loan agreement between EDC Burgos Wind Power Corp., led by FRL, and a syndicate of foreign and local banks.