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The game, the series, the season and perhaps Cleveland’s future were in jeopardy......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarApr 26th, 2018

SM Prime eyeing ‘main mall’ in Ecija’s ‘flood-free’ city

SAN Jose City -- Amid the construction boom here, SM Prime Holdings Inc., the operator of SM Group’s shopping malls, is reportedly planning putting up another branch in this city to become its so-called “main mall” in Central Luzon. This was revealed to the Journal Group by Mayor Mario “Kokoy”….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 4th, 2018

Iloilo needs more taxi units

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo THE 2,000 taxi cabs in Iloilo City are not enough to serve increasing population, expanding municipalities, and economic boom. According to Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB)-6 OIC-head Janet Solinap, 20 percent of taxi units in the city are not fully operational and are either under repair/maintenance or lack drivers. Association […] The post Iloilo needs more taxi units appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 29th, 2018

Trump and CNN: A quarrel that s both good and bad

NEW YORK, USA – Donald Trump has been at frequent loggerheads with CNN since taking office, but their feud has become increasingly bitter as the channel's acerbic White House coverage fuels a boom in viewers. From reportedly raging that CNN was on the first lady's television set, to refusing to take ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 27th, 2018

Tourism boom benefits Belt and Road

Chef Mai Guangfan, third from right, from South China's Guangdong province, displayed his culinary skills at the cultural exchange activity under the theme, One Belt One Road, Chinese Meets Th.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 26th, 2018

Ruling from your home: Inside Australia’s micronations boom

Lounging on a sofa in his flowing robes, a gold crown resting on his snowy hair and a stuffed white toy tiger at his feet, Paul Delprat looks every bit a monarch. Delprat, 76, is the self-appointed Prince of the Principality of Wy, a micronation consisting of his home in the north Sydney suburb of Mosman. Micronations---entities that have proclaimed independence but are not recognized by governments---have been declared around the world. One of the latest is Asgardia, started by Russian scientist and businessman Igor Ashurbeyli, who in late June declared himself as the leader of the utopian "space nation". But the pseudo-states are particularly popular in Austra...Keep on reading: Ruling from your home: Inside Australia’s micronations boom.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 14th, 2018

British energy giant BP bets on electric car boom

British energy major BP on Thursday bought the nation’s largest electric vehicle charging firm, as it bets on booming demand in the coming decades. The announcement mirrors similar moves by Anglo-Dutch rival Shell and France’s Total to expand into the charging of electric vehicles (EVs) which experts forecast will surge in popularity. “BP announced that […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 29th, 2018

Consultancy says political risk a blot on PHL outlook

BIGGER tax collections and a local infrastructure boom can be expected to help sustain Philippine economic growth, Capital Economics said in a report on Tuesday, even as it warned that persistent political uncertainties could dampen investor appetite......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

New Zealand to tax tourists to fund infrastructure

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – New Zealand announced plans Friday, June 15, to introduce a tourist tax and increase other fees for international visitors to fund infrastructure development in the face of a tourist boom. Tourism numbers in the country of 4.5 million have surged by nearly a third in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 15th, 2018

For Tony Labrusca, it s disrespectful to call his biological father Dad

Tony Labrusca For young actor Tony Labrusca, the term 'dad' is something that should be earned and not used so casually. While Tony's biological dad is actor Anthony 'Boom'.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 11th, 2018

Why entrepreneurs are choosing fintech over banks

The world is at the dawn of the ‘fintech’ boom. Hundreds of these firms are now thriving in the U.S. and U.K. where the world’s financial hubs are located. In developing economies, however, the boom is just about to happen, and being knowledgeable about how these companies serve consumers would be a great advantage. What [...] The post Why entrepreneurs are choosing fintech over banks appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 9th, 2018

LOOK: Ruffa Gutierrez waxes nostalgic with throwback photo of her at 6 years old

The boom of the internet and social media upended the way people look at communication, but it also permeated into people's lifestyles and changed their concept of leisure and entertainment. These days, one would perhaps watch a series on Netflix or go on Twitter to while away the hours, but back when the internet has barely crawled out of its shell, one's source of amusement manifested in more elementary forms. Ruffa Gutierrez, now 43 years old, remembers a time when her life didn't revolve around social media. Gutierrez shared on Instagram last Friday, June 1, a throwback photo of her at six years, dangling upside down on a swing while cheekily smiling at the camera. "These days, ...Keep on reading: LOOK: Ruffa Gutierrez waxes nostalgic with throwback photo of her at 6 years old.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 7th, 2018

Global airport capacity crisis amid passenger boom – IATA

SYDNEY, Australia – Governments need to urgently tackle a capacity crisis facing airports as demand for international travel grows , but they should be cautious about private sector involvement, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned on Monday, June 4. With passenger levels projected to nearly double to 7.8 billion by ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 4th, 2018

Gov’t opens ‘Jobs, Jobs, Jobs’ portal to bolster building boom

The Duterte administration on Tuesday launched an online job matching platform to help meet the growing demand for skilled workers for the government’s ambitious infrastructure program......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 29th, 2018

Concrete and coral: Beijing’s South China Sea building boom fuels concerns

At first glance from above, it looks like any clean and neatly planned small town, complete with sports grounds, neat roads and large civic buildings. Concrete and coral: Beijing’s South China Sea building boom fuels concerns At first glance from above, it looks like any clean and neatly planned small town, complete with sports grounds,… link: Concrete and coral: Beijing’s South China Sea building boom fuels concerns.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

Holcim allots P2.4B for 2018 capex

The country's leading cement-maker Holcim Philippines Inc. has earmarked P2.4 billion for capital outlays this year, mostly to boost production capacity and ride on the local construction boom.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 19th, 2018

Holcim hoping to ride construction boom, control costs

HOLCIM Philippines, Inc. has outlined its priorities this year, including plans to seize opportunities brought about by an ongoing construction boom, its new head said. John Stull, Holcim’s president and chief executive officer, said the cement manufacturer and distributor will focus on operational improvements, tighter cost management and new building solutions. He said the moves […] The post Holcim hoping to ride construction boom, control costs appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Holcim earmarks P2.4B to boost cement production

The country's leading cement-maker Holcim Philippines Inc. has earmarked P2.4 billion for capital outlays this year, mostly to boost production capacity and ride on the local construction boom. Holcim will prioritize operational improvements, tighter cost management and new building solutions to better benefit from and support strengthening construction activity in the country, newly appointed president and chief executive officer John Stull said during the company's stockholders meeting on Friday. During his address to shareholders, Stull said the company would boost its equipment maintenance programs while continuing to streamline logistics systems and processes for more rel...Keep on reading: Holcim earmarks P2.4B to boost cement production.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

E-commerce boom faces infrastructure headwinds, Visa reports

SINGAPORE — Visa, Inc. is optimistic about the growth of electronic payments in the Philippines as smartphones continue to proliferate, although infrastructure issues may hamper the development. Chris Clark, Visa Regional President for Asia Pacific, said Philippine financial institutions will continue to work on developing the electronic payment ecosystem in the country. “We’re going to […] The post E-commerce boom faces infrastructure headwinds, Visa reports appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

What may end HK property boom? Here are the triggers

HONG KONG property companies such as Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd. and CK Asset Holdings Ltd. are bracing for the first increase in the city’s prime rate in more than a decade. A higher prime rate, which sets the upper limits on mortgages, could damp surging housing prices in the world’s least-affordable real estate market. […] The post What may end HK property boom? Here are the triggers appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

These bad new pink wines prove that Rosé has gone too far

By Elin McCoy, Bloomberg NO MATTER what you do or where you go this summer, you won’t escape rosé. The pink boom just keeps expanding. One out of every 36 bottles of wine Americans drank in 2017 was a rosé (up from one in 510 in 2015), according to wine discovery platform WineAccess. We show […] The post These bad new pink wines prove that Rosé has gone too far appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 9th, 2018