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3 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin
Alliance Global Group, Inc. , the investment holding company of tycoon Andrew Tan, is aggressively expanding its hotel business with the aim of becoming the country's top hotel owner in six years.
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6 hrs ago | Catholic World News
At least 73 bishops in the Philippines have lent their support to a petition calling for a constitutional amendment against pork-barrel spending, according to a UCA News report.
According to reports, when the former cardinal Jorge Maria Bergoglio visited Brazil for World Youth Day in July 2013-his first overseas trip after being elected pope and taking the name of Francis-he was met with rapt crowds of Brazilians and young people from all over the world chanting "Francesco, Francesco," but that when he spoke to them, he ... (more)
THE other day my sister, who is the youngest in the family at 70 years old, called me and said that the request she made from the Bureau of Immigration here a couple of months ago has been unanswered yet.
BIRTHDAY CELEBRANT. Judge Esperanza Garcia and husband, former Cebu governor and 3rd district congressman Pablo Garcia during her birthday lunch at the penthouse of the Cebu CFI Bldg.
EVERYBODY'S BUSINESS. Consul Robert Lim Joseph, who is chair emeritus of various tourism organizations, says fostering a culture of tourism "is everybody's business."
They are the Mary Queen of Heaven Missionaries , and who looking at them could imagine that they have taken upon themselves - as have so many great missionary sisters before them - such difficult work, serving populations invisible to so many? In a red-light district in Cebu, central Philippines, the taxi stopped when its passenger called out, ... (more)
This was stressed by Jay Tecson, head of the Be Secure Project, which is funded by the US Agency for International Development .
An official of Greenpeace Southeast Asia said they are hoping a stronger national law will be crafted to regulate activities involving sharks in the Philippines.
ISLAND'S FUTURE. If a study by the Japan International Cooperation Agency is followed, a third bridge would rise connecting Mactan and mainland Cebu through Shell Island, which used to be a fuel depot and later a facility of the University of Cebu's maritime department.
MORE micro, small and medium enterprises will get access to credit at a relatively lower cost or even without collateral after the Province of Cebu contributed P3 million to the Credit Surety Fund program.
The number of people living with human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome in the Philippines is projected to hit 32,379 by the end of 2014, according to the Department of Health .
The Philippines' leading carrier, Cebu Pacific , reported its net income for the first half of 2014 at PHP 3B, an increase from Php 257M for the same period last year.
EASY Taxi, the world's largest taxi booking app, is offering a "Zero Booking Fee" promo for taxi passengers in Cebu and Manila starting Aug. 4 until Sept.
A TEAM of international experts reported that Philippine hotels and resorts in key island destinations are ready to compete in the global marketplace.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 08:59 am
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