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Dolomite scenes

Manila Standard 03 Jul 2022
Trash litters the dolomite sands and salt water ...

Marcos vetoes bill seeking creation of Bulacan Airport Special Economic Zone

Sun Star 03 Jul 2022
PRESIDENT FerdinandBongbong” Marcos Jr ... Marcos cited Republic Act No ... Former Senator Richard Gordon, co-author and co-sponsor of the measure said it would attract more sustainable investments from both domestic and foreign sources, decongest Metro Manila, and bring much-needed economic relief and hope to the Philippines. (SunStar Philippines) .

Manila Clock Tower declared prime tourist spot

The Manila Times 01 Jul 2022
"As early as 1996, there was a call to renovate and beautify the clock tower to become a tourist attraction, but it was only carried out after 25 years," said Domagoso who led the inauguration of the newly renovated historical landmark on the eve of his departure from Manila City hall.

Using our coconuts for stronger agriculture

Manila Bulletin 26 Jun 2022
... regions in Mindanao, I will expect farm gate prices to remain stable over time, and the number of families earning from coconuts and these other industries dependent on coconuts to rise even further, attracting more to do a “balik probinsya” and leave congested Metro Manila.

Manila celebrates 451st founding anniversary

Manila Bulletin 24 Jun 2022
The City of Manila, the capital of the Philippines, celebrates its 451st Founding Anniversary on Araw ng Maynila (Manila Day) today, June 24, 2022. (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) ... Different departments of the Manila local government unit are expected to join in the said competition.

Four centuries of preserving Filipino heritage and advocating progress

Manila Standard 23 Jun 2022
Today, Manila celebrates its 451st Founding Day, also known as Araw ng Maynila ... As the capital city of the Philippines, Manila is home to numerous tourist attractions that cater to everyone’s interests, from a park stroll, a museum visit, or a unique experience. There’s always something to do in Manila.

PCCI seeks govt focus on education, rule of law

The Manila Times 23 Jun 2022
education, rule of law, and ease of doing business," said PCCI President George Barcelon during the "Repurposing Industry for Retooling the Economy" forum of The Manila Times. "That's the only way for us to really attract foreign direct investments and for us really to move forward," Barcelon said ... "Both require strong hands-on leadership ... ....

Cebu property market gains investor interest anew

Sun Star 17 Jun 2022
Aside from the local market, it is also attracting investors from the VisMin region and even buyers from Metro Manila that are looking to diversify, Raymundo said. Today, Cebu is the biggest real estate location outside Metro Manila, with more than 1.3 million square meters of leasable office space alone, according to data from Colliers Philippines.

2022 Miss World Philippines pageant a battle of veterans

The Philadelphia Inquirer 05 Jun 2022
MANILA, Philippines---The 2022 Miss World Philippines pageant has attracted a lot of familiar faces, seasoned national beauty contestants ...

Senate approves bill seeking establishment of Bulacan ecozone

Sun Star 27 May 2022
"[The bill] would unleash the existing economic energies of the area, undoubtedly attract more sustainable investments both domestic and foreign sources, decongest Metro Manila, and bring much needed economic relief and hope to the Philippines," Senator Richard Gordon, co-author and co-sponsor of the measure said.

Iloilo City eyes land reclamation to attract investors

Manila Bulletin 24 May 2022
ILOILO CITY – The city government is giving strong consideration to investing in a reclamation project in its bid to attract investors and boost growth and development in the city ... (Tara Yap/File/MANILA BULLETIN). The city government is reviving plans to attract the ...

Portugal to tax crypto, fixing legal loophole

The Manila Times 20 May 2022
LISBON. Portugal plans to fill the legal void that prevents the taxation of virtual assets, which has made them particularly attractive to cryptocurrency investors, the Portuguese finance minister said on Thursday (Friday in Manila) ... Awaiting new tax rules, investments in cryptocurrency continue to gain ground, notably in the real estate sector ... ....

Taking fun to the next level

Manila Standard 16 May 2022
Timezone Philippines adds arcade attractions to its Robinsons Place Manila branch ... Its newest branch is in Robinsons Place Manila, 2nd Level, Pedro Gil Wing, measures 1,500 square meters and lives up to its promise of bringing more attractions to mallgoers.

Banner year for Manila Water

Manila Standard 12 May 2022
As it observes its 25th year as a water concessionaire this year, Manila Water Services, Inc ... Companies in the list are those that offer stability to their employees and attracting new ones ... That the recognition awarded to Manila Water for two consecutive years comes in the wake of COVid-19 pandemic makes it even more significant.

World Bank: $2.3-B PPP deals sealed in PH in 2021

The Philadelphia Inquirer 04 May 2022
MANILA, Philippines---Despite uncertainties wrought by the prolonged pandemic, the Philippines attracted private sector financing for ...

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