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Camiguin diesel plant project scored

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A proposed diesel power plant project on Camiguin Island drew criticism from former senator Heherson T. Alvarez, a member of the Climate Change Commission.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

PLDT completes P1B Palawan fiber optic link

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Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co., the country’s largest telecommunications provider, has completed a 620-kilometer fiber optic project linking Palawan province to its broader network infrastructure.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

ALI set for P6.8B Bulacan dev’t

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Property giant Ayala Land Inc. has turned its attention north of Metro Manila as it plans to invest P6.8 billion over the next five years to develop Altaraza, a 98-hectare project in San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan.

Posted: March 27th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Families and businesses in Iloilo

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“We only serve tsokolate eh, not ah,” said Digna Barabatac, our guide in the Camiña Balay na Bato in Arevalo, Iloilo. “Rizal said that tsokolate eh is for family and friends, while tsokolate ah is for those you don’t care about.”

Posted: March 7th, 2014 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Headlines,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Green structures eyed in Leyte, Cebu

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The Philippine Bamboo Foundation Inc. is set to collaborate with the government and international organizations to produce alternative green structures for the calamity-stricken areas in Bohol, Cebu, Leyte and Samar. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Philippine Bamboo Foundation Inc. is set to collaborate with the government and international organizations to produce alternative green structures for the calamity-stricken areas in Bohol, Cebu, Leyte and Samar.

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Neda: Provinces growing, but people remain poor

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Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan: There is need to improve the skill sets of the poorest families. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

At least 10 provinces have been experiencing economic growth, but the poorest families in them are being left behind, the country’s top economic manager said on Monday.

Posted: February 18th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Investors pour P1.5B into ARMM

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The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) posted record-high investments of almost P1.5 billion in less than two months this year, a development that came as a surprise to the Regional Board of Investments (RBOI).

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

2 Cebu clans to undertake high-end property project

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Two of Cebu’s prominent clans—the Lhuillier and Yeung families—have teamed up to develop an upscale three-tower residential condominium in Mactan, a boutique real estate project touted to make a “significant and iconic addition to the Cebu skyline.”

Posted: January 28th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Megaworld ups Cebu ante

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Property developer Megaworld Corp. has sealed new property deals in Cebu—including a joint venture to develop a vast beach resort—to expand its Mactan Newtown project by 12 hectares.

Posted: January 16th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

GNPower seeks tax perks for power project

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US-based GNPower Ltd. Co. is seeking tax incentives and other perks for its planned 405-megawatt coal-fired power plant in Mindanao.

Posted: January 14th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Oil found off Cebu; more tests needed

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An Australian firm’s recent discovery of oil in Cebu gives the Philippines additional energy prospects, the Department of Energy (DOE) said, cautioning, however, that it remained to be seen if the oil find is substantial.

Posted: January 10th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

RLC opens 167-room budget hotel in Iloilo

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Gokongwei-led property developer Robinsons Land Corp. has opened a new 167-room budget hotel in Iloilo, the seventh under the fast-growing no-frills hotel portfolio under the Go Hotels brand.   The newest Go Hotel branch is the second-biggest in RLC’s Go Hotels portfolio and an integral part of the city’s first full-service mall, Robinsons Place Iloilo. [...]

Posted: January 10th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

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