By Tessa Prieto-Valdes
Buying residential property is usually a well-considered investment decision. We look at whether it’s close to work or school. We think about size, design, number of bedrooms and quality of bathrooms. We think about whether it has a backyard or is near a park or a pool, or in a condo’s case, whether the gym, theaters, parking, etc., suits our standards.
By Charles E. Buban
Last week’s back-to-back tropical storms and incessant heavy rains brought by the southwest monsoon or “habagat” have left about 40 towns and cities in Ilocos Region, Central and Southern Luzon, and Metro Manila still grappling with floods, not to mention the threat of communicable as well as potentially deadly diseases as result of stagnant water and an overall deterioration in the environment.
By Paolo G. Montecillo
The government is confident that the economic impact of recent calamities that shut down the country’s financial centers this week, however minimal, can be recovered in the third quarter.
By Amy R. Remo
The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) is hopeful that the impact of storm Maring on local firms will not be as damaging, even if Metro Manila, shut down for business over the past two days.
By Doris C. Dumlao
Corporate Philippines has mobilized efforts to help communities ravaged by the incessant rains and floods that swept across Metro Manila and some parts of Luzon in the last two days.