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By the staff
Vehicular traffic around Bonifacio Global City in Taguig—particularly around SM Aura—has been particularly heavy in recent days since the opening of the country’s newest shopping mall. Apart from the sudden surge of shoppers that usually accompanied the opening of any SM mall, the situation seems to have been aggravated by the availability of only [...]
It was possible that the BCDA might be acting on its own last week when—using security men carrying “high-caliber” weapons, according to one report—the BCDA singlehandedly waylaid a huge property project at the 240-hectare booming BGC, or Bonifacio Global City, in Taguig.
Local stocks are seen exploring new highs this week as ample financial liquidity in a low-interest environment may keep risk appetite buoyant.
By Michelle V. Remo
After reporting a huge net loss in 2012, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has requested from the government a rescue package composed of tax exemption, additional capitalization and a mechanism for sharing of losses.
By Tina Arceo-Dumlao
Suze Orman, a two-time Emmy Award-winning television host, bestselling author and one of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women, according to Forbes Magazine, lives by simple rules: Live below your means but within your needs, and get as much joy out of saving as you do spending.
By Amadís Ma. Guerrero
The town of Binmaley in eastern Pangasinan lies near the capital of Lingayen Gulf, surrounded by 16 rivers and fishpens. In fact, three quarters of the town are wetlands, brimming with bounty from the sea, rivers and fishpens.
By Frank Cimatu
In the past, a provincial fiesta was held based on the need to honor a Catholic saint’s feast day. But then came the Baguio Flower Festival, or Panagbenga in 1995, which changed the rules by becoming the first secular fiesta, after Bacolod’s popular Masskara, during the month of February.
By Riza T. Olchondra
The value of metal production in the country dropped by nearly a fifth last year due to taxation issues, delays in mining legislation that would pave the way for new projects, the suspension of some large operations and the continued opposition of certain sectors to various forms of mining.
The local stock barometer slipped for a second straight session Friday amid a brewing Philippine-Taiwan row alongside some profit-taking and portfolio realignment.
By Doris C. Dumlao
The Rebisco group’s banking arm, Asia United Bank, debuted strongly on the Philippine Stock Exchange on Friday as investors bet on the company’s robust growth prospects.
By Doris C. Dumlao
Tycoon Henry Sy-led SM Prime Holdings has debuted in Bonifacio Global City with the launch of SM Aura, a state-of-the-art civic center with office and retail space that was built as a public-private partnership with the city of Taguig.
By Miguel R. Camus
Cebu Air Inc., the listed operator of budget carrier Cebu Pacific, is launching in August flights to Phuket, Thailand, allowing passengers to directly travel to the vacation hotspot famous for its beaches and world-class resorts.