Ikea recalls Metallisk espresso maker over manufacturing defect

IKEA Philippines urged customers who bought the Metallisk espresso maker from its store to return the product to receive a refund.

The Swedish furniture maker found one of the parts of the product defective and could cause explosions and accidents.

IKEA Philippines wrote to DTI director Melquiades Marcus N. Valdez last June 8 and also issued an advisory on its website and social media account.

Its headquarters in Sweden reported that it received a growing number of complaints about the product regarding several incidents of bursting espresso makers due to the faulty stainless steel safety valve.

Thirteen incidents have so far been reported from different countries. Luckily, no reports have been made yet in the Philippines.

Maynilad fined P9.26M over water service interruptions

West zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services Inc. of Manuel V. Pangilinan-led Metro Pacific Investments Corp., has been fined P9.26 million by the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) for prolonged water service interruptions.

BRAFE GOLF set to tee off at at Forest Hills

The core group is composed of chairman JR Hernandez, Ting Yupangco, George Elazegui, Bong Africa, Roy Peña, Randy Nonato and BRAFE GOLF founder Albert MG Garcia, owner of the Megafiber brand.

BRAFE GOLF set to tee off at at Forest Hills

The core group is composed of chairman JR Hernandez, Ting Yupangco, George Elazegui, Bong Africa, Roy Peña, Randy Nonato and BRAFE GOLF founder Albert MG Garcia, owner of the Megafiber brand.

Germany raids properties belonging to Russian oligarch

German investigators on Wednesday raided properties belonging to a Russian oligarch suspected of tax evasion and breaking EU sanctions, police and prosecutors said, with sources naming billionaire Alisher Usmanov as the target.