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Special Features

MAY ADD PRESSURE ON PESO: BSP cuts banks’ reserve ratio

February 19,2018
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said it was reducing banks’ reserve requirement ratio (RRR) by 1 percentage point beginning March 2, a move that could pump between “P80 to P100 billion” into the economy but put fresh pressure on the peso, which has sunk to near 12-year lows.
 

DOT: We are here to save Borac

February 23, 2018
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International visitors flock to Boracay for sun and beach holiday, water sports, scuba diving all year round totaling two million, contributing nearly P50 billion in annual receipts. It has also become a frequent luxury cruise ship destination.
 

BY FORBES TRAVEL GUIDE: Marco

February 23, 2018
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FORBES Travel Guide recently unveiled its annual Star Rating list, naming Marco Polo Ortigas Manila, for the second time, Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel. Marco Polo Ortigas Manila will be showcased with all of the Star Rating recipients on ForbesTravelGuide.com. 
 

AirAsia inks partnership with

February 23, 2018
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DAVAO–AirAsia, the World’s Best Low Cost Carrier for nine consecutive years, has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) yesterday with Davao tourism represented by Visit Davao Summer Festival (VDSF) Execom Chairman Benjamin Lizada and Department of Tourism (DOT) Region XI Director Antonio Blanco. 
 

HK International CNY Night Par

February 23, 2018
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Featuring nine festive floats and 25 local and international performing groups, including world champions and world record holders, the 2018 Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Parade was staged at 8pm on Friday, on the first day of the Year of the Dog in Tsim Sha Tsui. 
 

Hotel room supply robust

by RUELLE CASTRO on February 22, 2018
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Property consultant Colliers International estimates that an average of 1,900 hotel rooms will be completed each year between 2019 and 2021 and occupancy will be around 65 to 70 percent for the period, amid a flood of new room supply. 
 

Ayala Land again named one of

February 22, 2018
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Ayala Land Inc. (ALI) has again been listed in The Sustainability Yearbook 2018 as one of the most sustainable companies in the world, once more making it the only Philippine company included in this year’s edition. 
 

Filigree sets new standards of

February 22, 2018
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Young luxury real estate brand Filigreehas set new standards in the local property industry both as a marque of excellenceand exclusivity. 
 

Amaia Skies projects complete

February 22, 2018
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High-rise living has increasingly become the lifestyle of choice for both families and young professionals. Aspiring homeowners usually opt for a condo development that is near their workplaces, provides safety and security, and has easy access to leisure facilities and other practical conveniences. 
 

Construction boom boosts SCG r

February 22, 2018
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Amid risks such as costs of raw materials and energy, the strengthening Thai baht, and regional competition coming in this year, SCG is focused on a strategy of collaborations with digital startups and equipping employees to be adaptable to change, as well as an expansion of its service and logistics businessto  make it stay competitive. 
 

US homebuilding soars in Jan

February 22, 2018
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WASHINGTON - US homebuilding rose to more than a one-year high in January, boosted by strong increases in the construction of both single- and multi-family housing units, and further gains are likely with building permits surging to their highest level since 2007.
 

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Column of the Day

Rappler’s continuing saga

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | February 23,2018
‘Without a court TRO against the SEC ruling, Rappler’s accreditation in Malacañang was considered revoked.” – Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Menardo Guevarra.’

Opinion of the Day

Duterte does not understand media’s role in a democracy

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | February 23, 2018
‘This is funny if it didn’t violate the constitutional guarantee of freedom of the press.’