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For London housing, it’s the ‘End of the Boom’

LONDON — London’s property market has moved out of its boom phase and home sellers need to be more realistic about their price demands, according to Rightmove. The February report from the home-listing Web site shows that asking prices were down 1% from a year earlier, a sixth consecutive fall. They rose 4.4% on the […] The post For London housing, it’s the ‘End of the Boom’ appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Abueva, Tratter part of Gilas’ 14-man pool vs Aussies

Having been dropped from consideration for the second window of the 2019 Fiba World Cup Asian qualifiers last month, Calvin Abueva managed to make the cut for the Gilas Pilipinas pool which will fly to Melbourne on Monday. National team coach Chot Reyes announced his 14-man pool for the February 22 game against Australia on his Twitter account on Sunday night. READ: Chot drops 'disinterested' Abueva, Almazan for 2nd leg "Finally got the go-signal to announce Gilas entourage leaving tomorrow (Monday)," Reyes wrote. Naturalized player Andray Blatche, chief point guard Jayson Castro, and four-time PBA MVP June Mar Fajardo lead the Philippine delegation as they visit the Boom...Keep on reading: Abueva, Tratter part of Gilas’ 14-man pool vs Aussies.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 18th, 2018Related News

Rail crunch leaves oil, wheat shipments stranded on Canada’s prairies

A SHORTAGE of rail cars in Canada is leaving grain and oil shipments stranded on the prairies, sending crude prices plummeting and leaving farmers in a cash crunch. The nation’s biggest railways haven’t been able to deliver enough cars after harsh winter conditions and as a sudden boom in energy production sparked a swell of […] The post Rail crunch leaves oil, wheat shipments stranded on Canada’s prairies appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceFeb 18th, 2018Related News

Total exports breach target last year as services boom

Aggregate Philippine exports surpassed last year’s target and likely grew at least 10 percent as service exports finished with another double-digit expansion, an official of the Department of Trade and Industry said yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceFeb 14th, 2018Related News

DoubleDragon plans 3.9-hectare industrial hub in booming Iloilo

MANILA, Philippines – A property boom continues in Iloilo City, the financial capital of Western Visayas, with big property developers like DoubleDragon Properties Corporation expanding their landbank in the city. DoubleDragon, a venture between a firm of Edgar "Injap" Sia II and Tony Tan Caktiong's ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2018Related News

Japan economy grows for 8th straight quarter, longest since 1980s

TOKYO: Japan’s economy grew for the eighth straight quarter at the end of 2017, government data showed Wednesday, its longest period of expansion since the “bubble” boom days of the late 1980s. Gross domestic product figures fell short of expectations and represented a slowdown from the previous quarter, but analysts forecast continued growth nonetheless. GDP [...] The post Japan economy grows for 8th straight quarter, longest since 1980s appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes ManilatimesCategory: Feb 14th, 2018Related News

Negros’ construction boom spurs quarry monitoring

BACOLOD CITY: The provincial government of Negros Occidental created a multi- sectoral monitoring team to ensure the protection of the environment and prevent illegal quarry operations in the wake of the construction boom in the province. Wilfredo Peñalosa, provincial environment management officer said the team is composed of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau, Environmental Management Bureau, [...] The post Negros’ construction boom spurs quarry monitoring appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsFeb 12th, 2018Related News

Construction boom spurs quarry watch

BACOLOD City – A multi-sectoral monitoring team has been created by the provincial government of Negros Occidental to ensure the protection of the environment and to prevent illegal quarry operations amid the current construction boom in the province. Atty. Wilfredo Peñalosa, provincial environment management officer, said the team is comprised of the Mines and Geosciences […] The post Construction boom spurs quarry watch appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsFeb 11th, 2018Related News

Philippine economy still in ‘Goldilocks’ zone – Lobien

DAVAO CITY: The Philippine economy continues to ride a growth momentum amid the sustained boom in the property market and healthy consumption, according to the Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) Philippines regional director. Speaking before The 7th Manila Times Business Forum at Marco Polo Hotel, JLL’s Sheila Lobien said the Philippines was still under a “Goldilocks [...] The post Philippine economy still in ‘Goldilocks’ zone – Lobien appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsFeb 10th, 2018Related News

Property firm hopes to capitalize on Bay Area boom

By Krista A. M. Montealegre, National Correspondent A NEW PROPERTY company hopes to ride the wave of growth in the Bay Area, with the development of the first office-for-sale project in the booming central business district. Golden Bay Properties, Inc. is set to invest P1.3 billion to develop  Aspire Corporate Plaza, a 10-storey office building […] The post Property firm hopes to capitalize on Bay Area boom appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsFeb 7th, 2018Related News

Pagcor shuts doors on new casino applicants after Duterte orders moratorium

London --- Philippine gaming regulators have imposed a moratorium on new casinos operations after President Rodrigo Duterte raised concerns about their "proliferation", the ongoing lucrative boom in the local industry notwithstanding.   In an interview with reporters, Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. chair Andrea Domingo said only firms which submitted their applications before the President's order to her last month --- including a new casino in Clark, Pampanga owned by Davao-based businessman Dennis Uy --- would be considered for approval.   "The President told me last January 11 to freeze the entry of new casinos because there are already many of them, and t...Keep on reading: Pagcor shuts doors on new casino applicants after Duterte orders moratorium.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 7th, 2018Related News

Philippines erupting volcano sparks tourism boom

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Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsJan 31st, 2018Related News

Restive Mayon volcano sparks tourism boom

LEGAZPI, Albay — With chili-flavored “lava ice cream” in demand and awestruck tourists packing onto viewing decks, the erupting Mayon volcano is sparking a local business boom in an impoverished region of the Philippines where tens of thousands of others have fled for their lives. Albay province has built its… Source link link: Restive Mayon volcano sparks tourism boom.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Jan 31st, 2018Related News

Philippines erupting volcano sparks tourism boom

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Mayon Volcano eruptions spark Philippines tourism boom

MANILA, Philippines — With chili-spiced or flavored “lava ice cream” in demand and awestruck tourists packing onto viewing decks, the erupting Mayon Volcano.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 31st, 2018Related News

Tourism gets boost while agri sector faces misery from Mayon

WITH CHILI-flavored “lava ice cream” in demand and awestruck tourists packing onto viewing decks, the erupting Mayon volcano is sparking a local business boom in an impoverished region of the Philippines where tens of thousands of others have fled for their lives. Albay province has built its image around the picture-perfect, cone-shaped Mayon Volcano whose […] The post Tourism gets boost while agri sector faces misery from Mayon appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsJan 30th, 2018Related News

Restive Mayon volcano sparks tourism boom

LEGAZPI, Albay — With chili-flavored “lava ice cream” in demand and awestruck tourists packing onto viewing decks, the erupting Mayon volcano is sparking a local business boom in an impoverished region of the Philippines where tens of thousands of others have fled for their lives. Albay province has built its….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsJan 30th, 2018Related News

Duterte’s building boom may be expats’ ticket home

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte’s plan to supercharge growth with a $180-billion infrastructure program is running into a roadblock: a lot of the people he needs to build all the roads, bridges, airports and railways are working abroad. For decades, the Philippines has relied on money sent home from an army of nannies, maids, mariners, nurses […] The post Duterte’s building boom may be expats’ ticket home appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceJan 24th, 2018Related News

In a new, challenging drive

The automotive industry last year had an aggressive growth, particularly in its last quarter, as consumers went into panic buying due to the anticipated implementation of the higher excise tax on vehicles. The boom in the local auto sales, with an observable increased of double digits in recent years, is expected to slow down as […] The post In a new, challenging drive appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsJan 22nd, 2018Related News

Billy at Coleen, inuna ang bahay kesa kasal

Sylvia, first time gumanda sa screen BUWENA mano sa kasalan ngayong buwan sina Maxene Magalona at Robby Mananquil. Ginanap ang wedding nila sa Boracay. Sumunod kina Max at Robby ang mga artistang sina Desiree del Valle at Boom Labrusca. Sa Lake Tahoe sa California naman ginawa ang wedding ng dalawa….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsJan 16th, 2018Related News