Cut in bank reserves a ‘clever move’ — international think tank

MANILA, Philippines — The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ surprise decision to trim the amount of reserves lenders need to park with the central bank was a “cle.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: Finance55 min. ago Related News

Mayor says he can’t stop grandstand demolition

ILOILO CITY Mayor Jose Espinosa III understands the sentiments of Vice Mayor Jeffrey Ganzon but no amount of tears will move the mayor to stop the national government’s P19.8-million Sunburst Park Development project in City Proper district. “It is a valid contract – you can’t delay it through a resolution because there are rights and […] The post Mayor says he can’t stop grandstand demolition appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: News8 hr. 55 min. ago Related News

1 bedroom Condominium For Sale in Taguig City for 7,060,000 – Web reference 112260642 – Property for sale Philippines : Property24

1 Bedroom on Sky Garden Floor in Fort Bonifacio, near Dasmarinas Village Near Forbes Park, Albany, St Moritz, Mckinley West Village and NAIA International Airport Newly Launched Condo, No Downpayment, 18,000/Month Park Mckiney West will be located at the Mckinley West, our newest township in Fort Bonifacio. It is across St Moritz, our premier condominium… link: 1 bedroom Condominium For Sale in Taguig City for 7,060,000 – Web reference 112260642 – Property for sale Philippines : Property24.....»»

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Trump Park Avenue sues Saudi Prince for not paying over $1.8-M rent

NEW YORK — Trump Park Avenue sued a Saudi royal for not paying more than $1.8 million in rent on a penthouse in the Upper East Side tower over the past year. The 7,132 square-foot unit is one of 11 with a penthouse designation in the building, New York property records show. The Trump Organization […] The post Trump Park Avenue sues Saudi Prince for not paying over $1.8-M rent appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: Finance17 hr. 21 min. ago Related News

Where Have the BGC Cats Gone?

One question everyone has been asking Shangri-La at the Fort management is where the BGC cats have gone. A few days ago, one netizen took to Facebook to share that he and other BGC regulars have noticed some cats were missing. According to him, Shangri-La worked with PestBusters to "dispose" of the stray cats. Contrary to what people might think, the cats that roamed around BGC weren't harmful. Marcelle Marcelino explained, "They're very friendly. They're actually the main attraction of that park, the reason people would come." According to, this initiative started in November. President of Compassion and Responsibility for Animals (CARA) Welfare Philippines d...Keep on reading: Where Have the BGC Cats Gone?.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 19th, 2018Related News

tourist drowns in river

GENERAL Tinio, Nueva Ecija -- A 23-year-old local tourist drowned while swimming in a river at the Minalungao National Park, here, on Saturday. Police identified the victim as Eidref Ganotice, single, of Bgy. 770, Sta. Ana, Manila. The incident occurred after he went swimming with his friends Mary Jane Burgos,….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsFeb 18th, 2018Related News

Asian Fruit Market to be dismantled; moved to Sta. Ana wharf as food park and souvenir shop

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 Feb) — The P10-million Asian Fruit Market, set up last year to boost Davao City’s bid “as the home of the biggest fruit market in Asia in 10 years” will be dismantled and its structures moved to the old Sta. Ana wharf as a food park, souvenir shop and waiting area […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsFeb 18th, 2018Related News

Colts Stakes Race set

A CRACK seven-horse field will fight it out for the title and the prizes at stake as the Philippine Racing Commission (Philracom) presents the 1st leg of the 3YO Local Fillies and Colts Stakes Race on Sunday at the San Lazaro Leisure Park in Carmona, Cavite. Aiming for bragging rights….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsFeb 17th, 2018Related News

Ruffa Gutierrez’s daughters are allegedly harassed at Malaysian theme park

MANILA, Philippines – Ruffa Gutierrez has cried foul over a group of old men who allegedly harassed her daughters Lorin and Venice Bektas at Sunway Lagoon, a theme park in Malaysia . The actress and former beauty queen took to Instagram stories, according to ABS-CBN News , to speak up about the incident. Her ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 16th, 2018Related News

Napoleon Abueva, Father of Modern Philippine Sculpture, dies at 88

Napoleon Abueva, National Artist for Sculpture and Father of Modern Philippine Sculpture, passed away today, February 16, at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI). Abueva was 88 years old. Among his famous works are Sandugo or Blood Compact shrine in his hometown in Tagbilaran, Bohol; The Transfiguration at the Eternal Garden Memorial Park; Nine […].....»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopFeb 16th, 2018Related News

Ruffa Gutierrez and daughters harassed by ‘old men’ in Malaysia theme park

Ruffa Gutierrez was livid when at one time her getaway to Kuala Lumpur with daughters Lorin and Venice turned into a nightmare. In a now-deleted Instagram story, Gutierrez shared that she and her friend, beauty expert Sharifah Juliana, brought their children to the Sunway Lagoon in Malaysia to enjoy the theme parks. Gutierrez shared, however, that their kids came back in tears after "groups of old, creepy men" took pictures of them and blew kisses their way while riding on the roller coaster, "literally harassing them." When the group of men showed up to harass the children again, Gutierrez and her friend tried to stop them. The group of men, however, tried to attack them. "We ...Keep on reading: Ruffa Gutierrez and daughters harassed by ‘old men’ in Malaysia theme park.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 16th, 2018Related News

Robinsons Land to open three office buildings this year

ROBINSONS LAND Corp. (RLC) plans to open three new office buildings this year, as it targets to end 2018 with around half a million square meters (sq.m.) in leasable space. Scheduled to open this year are Exxa and Zeta Towers, located inside RLC’s 30-hectare IT park called Bridgetowne in C-5 Road, Ugong Norte, Quezon City.  […].....»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsFeb 16th, 2018Related News

Kadayawan Cultural Village a new tourist destination

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 Feb) – The Kadayawan Cultural Village at the Magsaysay Park here that opened during the Kadayawan Festival August last year to showcase Davao City’s 11 recognized tribes has helped change the way people look at the Moro and the Lumad people and has since become a go-to destination for cultural […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsFeb 15th, 2018Related News

Mt Pulag fire: Hikers face imprisonment, P18-M fine

BAGUIO CITY, Philippines – The 7 hikers who went up Mt Pulag last January 20 and caused a grass fire that damaged about 6 hectares of the protected national park may be in for taller legal battle to scale. If found guilty, the hikers from Cebu City would likely serve 6 years in prison each and pay a total amount of P18.4 million ........»»

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

LOOK: Five no-frills 'OOTD ideas for your Valentine s Day date

Have a date coming up soon? Great news for the ladies, as we have the perfect set of styles you can wear in the most romantic time of the year, for whatever type of date you'll have. Whether you’re off to somewhere fancy or a simple date outside, you’ll surely be ready with looks that will make your special someone swoon. Check out this no-frills guide on how to dress for any of your Valentine's Day plan:   Stroll in the Park A day out in the sun is a date well spent. Look and feel carefree as you enjoy your day out with your beau by slipping on your best floral sundress! We suggest adding a denim jacket and a leather satchel for some texture. Finish off your look with the Keds Champion white sneaker for a classic touch to your happy ensemble!   Fancy Dinner Date We can all agree that a candlelit dinner is the quintessential activity for Valentine’s Day. Dress the part by going for the classics: a no-fail little black dress, some tasteful jewelry, and a cute clutch. Spice up your look by adding some glimmer with a pair of metallic Keds Champion sneakers in navy. Talk about chic and comfortable!   Movie Night If you’re up for a lovely night watching the city’s newest theatre and musical offerings, paint the town red with your cherry-and-white coordinates. A crisp blouse and culottes topped with a red jacket should do the trick! Finish your ensemble with Keds’ limited edition Year of the Dog sneaker for a touch of gold in your look. The golden details, luxe dog-shaped charm, and an alternate red flat laces of this sneaker is perfect to wear for a night to remember! Fuss-Free Brunch Feeling something more laidback? Don’t worry because you can always count on your good old jeans! The perfect way to make this closet staple look date-appropriate is to pair it with an eyecatching white top, and an equally attractive white sneaker. If you’re starting your day with a brunch date, make sure to arrive with a kick of lustre on your shoes. Slip on the Kickstart Shimmer in cream and gold for a shiny accent on your chic but very relaxed outfit!   Arcade Afternoon We’re still feeling pink craze! Aside from scoring points in the acrade games, make sure you also score fashion points by donning a stylishly playful look. We’re going with a pink oversized top, an a-line skirt, and the Keds Triple Kick Shimmer in blush pink for added dazzle and height!   - Visit and Keds stores nationwide to buy the #OOTD that suits your upcoming Valentine's Day plans! .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsFeb 14th, 2018Related News

Ceres Negros kicks off AFC bid vs Cambodia

Its stock greatly boosted by its historic run in the AFC Champions League Qualifiers, Philippine champ Ceres Negros FC embraces its tag as favorites as it vies in the AFC Cup beginning tonight in the Group F opener against Cambodian side Boeung Ket Angkor at Panaad Park and Stadium in Bacolod......»»

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

A triple birthday bash

Recently, one of my best friends, Harvard-Columbia-Oxford educated Patrick Reyno, hosted a grand birthday celebration for moi at his family’s South Forbes Park home......»»

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

Feng shui masters predict claws out in Year of Dog

HONG KONG: As the Chinese zodiac switches into the Year of the Dog later this week, Hong Kong feng shui experts predict anything but a walk in the park for global leaders. Born in another dog year, 1946, United States president Donald Trump faces a run of bad luck, according to soothsayers, as his zodiac [...] The post Feng shui masters predict claws out in Year of Dog appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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

Ceres Negros wins 9-0 in 2018 AFC Cup opener

Three players scored twice while two others chipped in as well to power Bacolod-based football club Ceres Negros FC to a resounding 9-0 win over Cambodia's Boeung Ket Angkor to open their 2018 AFC Asian Cup campaign, Tuesday evening at the Panaad Park and Stadium in Bacolod.  Japanese forward Takumi Uesato opened the floodgates for Ceres Negros, so to speak, as he was the first to get on the board with a goal in the 15th minute.  Four minutes later, Spanish striker Bienve Marañon made it a 2-0 advantage for the home team.  Uesato and Marañon would each score one more time, to make it a comfortable 4-0 advantage in just 29 minutes of action.  OJ Porteria found the back of the net in the 31st minute to make it a 5-0 scoreline even before the midgame break.  As if The Busmen needed any more help on the offensive end, Boeung Ket Angkor defender Sun Sovannarith kicked the action off in the second half with an own goal in the 58th minute to make it a 6-0 lead for the Pinoy side.  Skipper Carlie De Murga and substiture Manny Ott both added a goal each, in the 64th and 81st minutes respectively, while Porteria scored once more to put the final touch with five minutes left in regulation.  The dominant win puts the inaugural PFL champions at the top of the standing in Group F with a win and three points. Singapore's Home United sits at second with an identical one win and three point-standing, while Shan United and Boeung Ket Angkor round out the group, each with a loss.  Ceres Negros return to action on February 27th when they head to Singapore for a showdown with Home United at the Jalan Besar Stadium. .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsFeb 13th, 2018Related News

Ceres-Negros shuts out Boeung Ket in AFC Cup opener

MANILA, Philippines – Ceres-Negros FC opens their 2018 AFC Cup campaign with the 9-0 destruction of Boeung Ket FC on Tuesday, February 13, at the Pana-ad Park and Stadium.  Takumi Uesato and Bienvenido Marañon led the scoring by halftime as both registered two goals apiece. OJ Porteria capped off the ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 13th, 2018Related News