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Eastwood just keeps on growing, and growing up

THE PLACES we love age along with us. Taking a look around Eastwood City, you’ll notice that it has picked up quite a few things as it grows older, just like you. Guests were taken to a food tour late last month for Eastwood to show that it’s still got a few tricks up its […] The post Eastwood just keeps on growing, and growing up appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource: bworldonline bworldonlineApr 11th, 2018

WATCH: Police find marijuana growing in ‘hemp nursery’ under toilet bowl

WATCH: Police find marijuana growing in ‘hemp nursery’ under toilet bowl.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News1 hr. 54 min. ago

Philippines cuts 2018 GDP growth goal, raises inflation targets

MANILA — The Philippine government has shaved its economic growth target for this year and raised inflation forecasts for 2018 and 2019, reflecting caution as soaring consumer prices curb expansion in one of Asia’s fastest growing economies. The economy grew 6.0 percent in the second quarter, the slowest in almost three years, raising the challenge […] The post Philippines cuts 2018 GDP growth goal, raises inflation targets appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

Tough back-to-back bid for Alab Pilipinas as ABL continues to grow

No team in the ASEAN Basketball League has won back-to-back championships. San Miguel Alab Pilipinas hopes to be the first to pull off the historic feat as they defend their crown in the upcoming 2018-19 ABL Season. But Alab head coach Jimmy Alapag knows it's best for his team to avoid looking too far ahead. "You can run away from it. The ABL is growing and is continuing to improve the last nine years and no one has won back-to-back," Alapag told INQUIRER.net on Tuesday in a press conference at Marriott Hotel. "We're aware of it and it's something that we acknowledge, but I just want our guys focusing on every day trying to get better and putting ourselves in the position that each...Keep on reading: Tough back-to-back bid for Alab Pilipinas as ABL continues to grow.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

Ex-UFC champ Eddie Alvarez signs with One Championship

Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has signed with One Championship, the growing Asia-based mixed martial arts promotion......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

Philippines to suspend oil tax hike to cool red hot inflation

MANILA—The Philippines said on Sunday it would suspend the implementation of a further increase in excise tax on fuel products, set to take effect in January 2019, to stem rising inflation expectations. Inflation in one of Asia’s fastest-growing economies has been rising since January, due to higher taxes, costlier food and fuel and a weak peso, causing […] The post Philippines to suspend oil tax hike to cool red hot inflation appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Binay vs Binay scenario in Makati mayoral race close to becoming reality

The city of Makati is headed for a possible face-off between members of the Binay political family, after former vice-president Jejomar Binay Sr., the family’s patriarch, said that he will not intervene in the growing schism between his children Abigail “Abby” Binay-Campos and Jejomar “Junjun” BinayJr. The older Binay in a statement to the media […] The post Binay vs Binay scenario in Makati mayoral race close to becoming reality appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Megaworld eyes P4-B sales from 4th condo in Uptown Bonifacio

MEGAWORLD Corp. expects to generate P4 billion in sales from its fourth residential condominium in Uptown Bonifacio, banking on its prime location in the growing financial district in Taguig. The post Megaworld eyes P4-B sales from 4th condo in Uptown Bonifacio appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

IMF: PHL robust for rate hikes, trade gap

THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMY is strong enough to cope with rising interest rates and a growing external trade gap, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said last weekend. The post IMF: PHL robust for rate hikes, trade gap appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

FIBA sec-gen passes away; MVP, IOC extend sympathies

FIBA secretary general Patrick Baumann, a key figure in growing basketball globally and who helped make the Philippines’ 2023 FIBA World Cup hosting happen, succumbed to a heart attack in Buenos Aires. He was 51......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

FIBA sec-gen passes away; MVP, IOC extend sympathies

FIBA secretary general Patrick Baumann, a key figure in growing basketball globally and who helped make the Philippines’ 2023 FIBA World Cup hosting happen, succumbed to a heart attack in Buenos Aires. He was 51. Source link link: FIBA sec-gen passes away; MVP, IOC extend sympathies.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

Seeds of next global financial crisis being sown, top officials warn

NUSA DUA, Indonesia – Rising US interest rates, tanking emerging market currencies, and a bitter US-China trade spat could push the world towards its next financial crisis but there is still time to avert disaster, global finance chiefs have said. The world economy is still growing but faces an "unprecedented" combination ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

Tens of thousands stage anti-racism march in Berlin

BERLIN, Germany – Tens of thousands of people marched in Berlin Saturday, October 13, in a protest against racism after growing concern over a series of xenophobic incidents in the east of the country. Organizers said at least 150,000 people turned out for the march, although Berlin police were yet to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

Second Generation Ilustrados

Ilustrado general manager Beatrice Pimentel-Aquino and her sister chef de patron Bernice Pimentel have fond memories of growing up in the iconic restaurant and cafe in Intramuros, now celebrating its 29th anniversary......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

Duterte pessimistic about rice sufficiency target due to massive land conversion

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 Oct) — President Rodrigo Duterte expressed pessimism about the country’s rice sufficiency target as a result of massive conversion of rice fields into areas intended for growing of export crops. In a press conference upon arrival here Friday from Bali, Indonesia, Duterte said the current rice production of the country […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

CHR tells gov’t to tackle EJKs after PH gets into UN Human Rights Council

The Commission on Human Rights reiterated on Saturday its call for the government to address human rights violations following the country's election to the United Nations Human Rights Council. "Earning a seat in the said Council, however, puts pressure on the Philippine government to address numerous allegations of human rights violations, starting with the growing cases of extrajudicial killings purportedly linked to the government's campaign against illegal drugs," the commission said in a statement. The commission said the country must fulfill its mandate to promote and protect human rights for its citizens. "The Philippines' credibility to be part of this body rests on its ...Keep on reading: CHR tells gov’t to tackle EJKs after PH gets into UN Human Rights Council.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

No winning Mega Millions ticket in US, jackpot now $654 million

DES MOINES, Iowa --- No winning lottery ticket was sold for the Mega Millions drawing Friday night, meaning the jackpot climbs to $654 million. Mega Millions officials say no tickets matched all six numbers to claim the estimated $548 million grand prize. The numbers were 4, 24, 46, 61, 70 and Mega Ball 7. The next drawing will be Tuesday. The estimated jackpot for that drawing would be the fourth largest lottery prize in U.S. history. The jackpot has been growing since July, when a group of California office workers won $543 million. It costs $2 to play the game, but the odds of instant wealth aren't good. The chance of matching all six numbers and winning the jackpot is...Keep on reading: No winning Mega Millions ticket in US, jackpot now $654 million.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

US Mega Millions lotto drawing Friday offers awful odds, huge jackpot

DES MOINES, Iowa --- A lucky player could soon overcome remarkably bad odds to win the ninth-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history. Numbers will be drawn Friday night for a chance at the estimated $548 million Mega Millions prize. The jackpot has been growing since July, when a group of California office workers won $543 million. It costs $2 to play the game, but the odds of instant wealth aren't good. The chance of matching all six numbers and winning the jackpot is one in 302.5 million. The $548 million jackpot refers to the annuity option, paid out over 29 years. Most winners opt for cash, which for Friday night's drawing would be an estimated $309 million. Mega Mill...Keep on reading: US Mega Millions lotto drawing Friday offers awful odds, huge jackpot.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

Our fans are everywhere : NBA still growing internationally

The NBA has been going overseas to play either preseason or regular season games for 40 years, and the global footprint of the league — not to mention its business interests — continues to expand......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

The growing Manila Times family

The people behind the country’s longest-running newspaper Staying true to its identity in the news publishing industry, “Trusted since 1898,” The Manila Times continues to uphold the highest standards of journalism in delivering news to the people of the Philippines to this day. The paper has overcome all odds and adversities, including all financial, economic [...] The post The growing Manila Times family appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

Trade gap further swells in August 2018

Despite exports growing for the third straight month, the country’s trade deficit widened to $3.51 billion in August as imports growth continue to outpace exports, the Philippine Statistics Authority reported yesterday......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018