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PRO-FRIENDS gives OFW 3-bedroom brand-new house, tax free


Property Company of Friends, Inc. or PRO-FRIENDS, in celebration of its countdown to its 15th year in the real-estate industry in 2014, launched exciting programs to benefit Filipino families. One of the projects in anticipation of the company’s anniversary is a video essay contest dubbed as “PRO-FRIENDS Ka Rin Ba?”

Posted: November 28th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

European team studying Cavite airport project bullish on PH

A map of Sangley Point military facility, which used to be a US naval station. The local consortium All-Asia Resources and Reclamation Corp. plans to build on reclaimed land off Sangley Point an international airport and seaport.  PHOTO FROM FACEBOOK.COM

Meget varme. Venlige. Imoedekommende.

Posted: August 5th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Consortium bullish on PH, Cavite airport


Amid the deflating news of the massive dumping of Philippine stocks by foreign investors last week come bracing words from the foreign partners of a local consortium proposing to build an international airport and seaport on reclaimed land off Cavite City.

Posted: June 16th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Organic farming–starting from scratch

THE ECHOfarm project started in 2010

In 2005, I dreamt of having my very own coffee farm. Both my parents were born in Manila so we really never had a province to go home to. So, everyone like me who is city-bred longs to have a place you can “go home to,” right? I got involved with Amadeo, Cavite when we adopted a coffee farm of the mayor then to showcase as a Barako Farm. I would go and take our friends there to see coffee growing amidst bananas and papayas.

Posted: March 16th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Gatchalian, Ayalas in talks on Cavite housing venture


GATCHALIAN-LED Philippine Estates Corp. (PHES) is pursuing plans for a residential development in Cavite in partnership with the Ayala group, one of the country’s top property developers.

Posted: November 24th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

Retirement village focuses on wellness 24/7

Photo by Tessa R. Salazar

Stress kills. I’ve seen people die from stress. Your hormones go berserk. You age prematurely,” quipped Dr. Virginia Jean Alva, medical director of Saujana Premiere, a new 16-hectare eco-retirement community in Silang, Cavite, that has complete health and wellness facilities geared for retirees, seniors and the health conscious.

Posted: February 24th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos,Science and Health | Read More »

LRT-1 extension bid process set to start April


The Department of Transportation and Communications (DoTC) has firmed up plans for the extension of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) line 1 to Cavite, which is estimated to cost P35 billion.

Posted: February 14th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

State insurer to auction off prime Cavite estate


The Philippine Deposit Insurance Corp. on Friday called for bids for a prime industrial lot in Cavite, which is being sold for a floor price of P65.25 million.

Posted: November 11th, 2011 in Headlines | Read More »

MacroAsia eyes water project


Lucio Tan-led airline services company MacroAsia Corp. is venturing into the utilities business, starting with the development of a water treatment facility to supply areas in the Province of Cavite. The company Tuesday said it would spend P2.5 billion on a bulk water treatment plant to process as much as 150 million liters of water [...]

Posted: July 12th, 2011 in Headlines | Read More »

Maynilad to spend P5.8B for pipe network projects


Maynilad Water Services Inc. said Monday it would spend P5.86 billion this year to improve and extend its pipe network in Pasay, Parañaque, Muntinlupa, Las Piñas and Cavite. In a statement, Maynilad said P3.52 billion would be used to expand its primary lines in Pasay, Parañaque, Muntinlupa and Cavite. Almost P1.61 billion will be used [...]

Posted: June 6th, 2011 in Headlines | Read More »



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