Iloilo city eyes US-based bizmen

FOLLOWING the successful First Iloilo City Trade Mission and Investment Forum in United States of America (USA), Mayor Jose Espinosa III is positive that they will attract more investors to the metropolis. Espinosa and First Lady Gina led a delegation of City Hall officials, business, fashion, and academe representatives to the series of fora in […]

DOT slates inter-agency meet on tourism measures

TOURISM Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat on Friday, June 22, 2018, hosts an inter-agency meeting with top officials of at least four Cabinet departments to tackle comprehensive measures to sustain tourism growth. Puyat points out that it is imperative to fully engage the other agencies concerned with the implementation of the objectives of the National Tourism Development […]

FastCat: Serving you better with new and improved vessels

THE Archipelago Philippine Ferries Corp’s FastCat continues to operate the largest fleet of internationally classed catamaran Roll-On Roll-Off passenger and rolling cargo ferries in the Philippines, staying true to its core values of being Focused, Accountable, Safety conscious, Team player, Committed, Attentive to customer expectations and to be a Trendsetter. This year, FastCat added two […]

OFW remittances rise 12.9 percent

PERSONAL remittances from Overseas Filipinos (OFs) increased by 12.9 percent year-on-year to reach US$2.6 billion in April 2018. On a cumulative basis, personal remittances for the first four months of the year totaled US$10.4 billion, 4 percent higher than the level recorded in the comparable period in 2017, BSP Governor Nestor A. Espenilla, Jr. announced […]

Senior citizens seek SSS pension loan

FEDERATION of Senior Citizens Association of the Philippines (FeSCAP) President Jorge Banal Sr. on Thursday urged the Social Security System (SSS) to heed the clamor of pensioners for a pension loan. “We urge SSS to provide pension loans to help us in our present financial needs. I know how much SSS loves us, so we […]

Search for 10 outstanding kasambahays of the year is on

THE Junior Chamber International Senate Philippines, Inc., or JCISP led by 2018 National President Cocoy Enriquez in partnership with Palawan Pawnshop-Palawan Express Pera Padala led by President & CEO Bobby L. Castro, recently launched the 2018 nationwide search for 10 outstanding domestic helpers as part of its Kasambahay, Kasambuhay Pilipinas Awards, which is now on […]

Megaworld Group doubles residential launches to P80-B

PROPERTY giant Megaworld and its subsidiary brands arelaunching new residential projects with a total value of P80-billion this year, doubling that of last year’s P39-billion worth of launches. This record launch of residential projects by Megaworld, which includes subsidiaries Global-Estate Resorts, Inc. (GERI), Empire East Land Holdings, Inc., and Suntrust Properties, Inc., spans across various […]

TransCo: fast and free internet is in sight

THE Department of Communication and Telecommunications (DICT), National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) and National Transmission Corporation (TransCo) signed last June 8, 2018, a Memorandum of Agreement that will make internet speed faster at no charge in selected public places nationwide. DICT Usec. Denis Villorente, TransCo President Atty. Melvin Matibag, DICT Acting Sec. Eliseo […]

Strokes and Globe myBusiness create a perfect destination

NOTHING spells success as certainly as good quality. In nearly every industry, intense competition and changing market demands have transformed the business landscape, making it difficult to stay around long enough to be remembered. It’s no different for the beauty and personal wellness industry, where Strokes by Momoi Supe holds high regard as one of […]