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Consumers remain optimistic;

March 27, 2017
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Consumer outlook was broadly steady for first quarter of this year, with the overall confidence index (CI) decreasing slightly to  8.7 percent from 9.2 percent for the previous quarter. 


March 24, 2017
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Superstar Virgo, flagship of Hong Kong-based Star Cruises fleet, is the first-ever luxury cruise ship to homeport in Manila’s South Harbor.  DOT said while the Philippines is still far from being advanced as its Asian neighbors, the government will put up the support environment to attract investments.

Superstar Virgo spurs shared

March 24, 2017
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On a sunny Sunday morning, Manila ushered in the summer vacation season as the historic Philippine capital becomes homeport to the flagship of one of the world’s largest cruise ship operators.

Find your bliss at The Bellevu

March 24, 2017
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The Bellevue Hotels and Resorts endeavors to deliver the utmost hotel experience by providing the finest service and amenities for a worthwhile and luxurious stay. 

DOT hails opening of more air

March 24, 2017
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CAGAYAN DE ORO - The Department of Tourism (DOT) said it is a welcome development that more air routes are being launched to improve air connectivity and boost domestic tourism, as well as international visitor arrivals in emerging tourist attractions.

Singapore remains as world’s m

March 24, 2017
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LONDON. —Singapore remains the world’s most expensive city to live in, a study showed on Tuesday, with two Japanese cities -- Tokyo and Osaka -- returning to the top 10 thanks to the strengthening of the yen.

Tourists head back to Europe

March 24, 2017
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LONDON - Tourists are heading back to Europe, and the recovery is showing up in everything from rising hotel bookings to tax-free shopping and air traffic, leading to a brighter earnings outlook for travel and leisure companies.

Wilcon rides wave of growth

by Ruelle Albert Castro on March 23, 2017
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Home improvement retailer Wilcon Depot Inc. may have found the right formula when it placed its bet on Filipinos’  penchant for occasional changes in the tiling of their homes – be it flooring and wall design.

Home improvement a P138B indu

March 23, 2017
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A study by the Center for Research and Communication Foundation, Inc. (CRC) of the University of Asia and the Pacific for Wilcon Depot Inc. showed the home improvement industry is expected to sustain its growth in the next five years, with household spending on the industry expected to grow at least six percent per year to over P165 billion by next year from an estimated P138 billion in 2015. 

PH is poised as furniture sour

March 23, 2017
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DesignPHILIPPINES will continue its efforts to position the Philippines as a sourcing destination for high-quality crafted products in the global market.


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Column of the Day

Duterte immobilized

By DODY LACUNA | March 24,2017
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‘He should deter the AIDS outbreak victimizing the youth whom he has pledged to protect always.’

Opinion of the Day

Reviving Laguna de Bae (2)

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | March 27, 2017
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‘Industry and residents must be disciplined; penalized. “We are doing all these for the local subsistence fishermen.” – Jaime Medina, LLDA general manager.’