WORLD'S SELFIEST CITIES ranking, it's no wonder that VIVO, the top 5 global smartphone manufacturer, made Manila one of it's stops for it's latest smartphone launch.
Friday, November 25, 2016
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Pro-friends Incorporated, the leading developer of quality homes in Iloilo has always been passionate in promoting close knit family ties. True to its vision of creating communities and transforming lives, Pro-friends relentlessly delivers quality dream homes to the Ilonggo families. The dream homes have made families closer to each other, creating a happy community rooted in love and harmony.
Pro-Friends, Inc. will launch its newest campaign for Parc Regency, “Closeness Matters” on Nov. 25, 2016 reflecting how the Ilonggo family value closeness not only in family ties but in their day to day life activities as well.
More than the sweet tone of the Hiligaynon dialect and their innate hospitality to the visitors, Ilonggos are also known to have a very close family ties. Just like the typical Filipino family, Ilonggos value good relationship among the family members above all.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Alliance Global Group, Inc. (AGI), the investment holding company of tycoon Dr. Andrew L. Tan, recorded net income of P17.3 billion in the first nine months of the year, reflecting a growth of 7% year-on-year. This came on the back of cost efficiencies across all business segments, allowing for better operating margins as consolidated revenues rose 2% to P101.6 billion. Net income attributable to common shareholders stood at P11.0 billion, up 4% from its level a year ago.
In the third quarter, AGI’s net income swelled by 26% to P6.0 billion, its strongest quarterly performance since the second quarter of 2013. Consolidated revenues amounted to P34.5 billion, underpinned by the sustained growth in rentals, increasing contribution from its overseas liquor business, healthy sales from its quick service restaurants and a recovery in gaming revenues.
Saturday, November 12, 2016
Philippine’s leading tourism estate developer, Global-Estate Resorts Inc. (GERI,) a subsidiary of property giant Megaworld,grew its net income by 41% to P754-million for the first three quarters of 2016 from P534-million of the same period last year.
The company’s total revenues for the firstnine months amounted to P4.4-billion, up 15% year-on-year compared to the P3.8-billion of the same period last year. This notable growth was imputed by its residential arm which drove 77% of total revenues.
Earlier this year, the company launched four residential projects, particularly in the tourism estate of Twin Lakes near Tagaytay: Three residential towers of The Manor with around 380 units and Lucerne at Domaine Le Jardin with about 320lots. These projects cover around P3.7-billion in projected sales revenues.
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Emperador Inc., the world’s largest brandy company and owner of Scotch whisky brands of Whyte and Mackay as well as some Spanish brandy and sherry brands led by the iconic Fundador, realized a net income of PHP4.9 billion from January to September this year. This was about 5% higher than the comparable period last year and was achieved on consolidated revenues of PHP27.9 billion.
Margins were higher compared to the same period of 2015 due to cost efficiency, which enabled the group to record higher earnings.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Property giant Megaworld’s rental income soared 15% in the first three quarters of the year, pulling up the company’s 9-month income. Rental income, which comes from the company’s expanded office and commercial retail portfolio, reached P7.41-billion in the first nine months of 2016 from P6.44-billion during the same period last year.
During the past months, Megaworld has opened new malls and commercial centers in its various integrated urban townships, particularly Uptown Bonifacio, McKinley Hill, Forbes Town Center, Iloilo Business Park, The Mactan Newtown, and Twin Lakes; and new office towers in McKinley West, Uptown Bonifacio, The Mactan Newtown, and Iloilo Business Park.
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Junior Chamber International (JCI) – Regatta in partnership with The Outstanding Students of Iloilo Awards (TOSIA) Alumni Circle is spearheading “I Run for Peace” at the Gaisano Iloilo City Center (GICC) in Mandurriao on November 20, 5 am.
I Run for Peace is an advocacy run event which aims to promote wellness and peace among the Ilonggo youth.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Lazada’s Online Revolution 2016 is guaranteed to make your Christmas wishes and dreams come true with just a click, tap or swipe!
With more than 12,500 local and international brands plus 6,000 merchants in participation, LAZADA brings the biggest online shopping event in the Philippines (and Southeast Asia) this Friday, November 11, 2016.
Brands for All is this Nov.11-Dec.12, 2016 shopping event’s theme putting customers’ favorite brands in the spotlight.
Monday, November 7, 2016
There’s a big B along Iloilo Diversion that aroused my curiosity so when the invitation came came to check it out, I grabbed the chance!
The B Lifestyle Complex is where Life Just Got Better as it is a sustainable synergy of residential and commercial spaces that altogether provide work-life balance with lifestyle brands under one roof. It is comprised of BED+BATH Serviced Suites, BARN Breakfast Bistro, BALANCE Earth Friendly Lifestyle, BONDS Coworking Space, BLUSH Beauty Bar, BOOST Fitness Gym, BRIGHT Future Financing, BASICS Convenience Store and BREEZY Laundry Made Easy.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Days Hotel Iloilo was recently awarded with a three-star rating by the Department of Tourism.