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LOOK: Gundam Build Divers anime features Villa Escudero resort

Image: Gundam Build Divers official website Popular anime 'Gundam Build Divers' featured a familiar Philippine resort in its most recent episode. Episode 15 of the Gundam plastic model-ce.....»»

Category: newsSource: philippinetimes philippinetimesJul 12th, 2018

Philippines to build 5 lighthouses in Spratly Islands

The government is building five lighthouses in South China Sea features occupied by the Philippines to ensure the safety of transiting ships and to improve the living conditions of Filipinos in the area, an official said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 30th, 2018

Suspected robber shot dead in Cavite

SAN PEDRO CITY - An alleged robber was killed, while his three other companions escaped, following a shootout with the police in Alfonso town, Cavite province early Thursday. The shootout happened around 3 a.m. in Barangay Amuyong, according to Calabarzon police director Chief Supt. Guillermo Eleazar. He said the Alfonso police received a report around midnight on Wednesday that robbers attacked the Olive Tree Villa, a private resort in Amuyong. The police set up checkpoints in the vicinity until they chanced upon the said group. Eleazar said the police warned the suspects to drop to the ground but one of them began firing shots. The police retaliated and killed one of the su...Keep on reading: Suspected robber shot dead in Cavite.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Korea’s Widus spending $1 billion for Clark resort

Korean-owned Widus International Leisure Inc. will spend about $1 billion over the next eight years to build an integrated casino-resort here, with plans for conducting an initial public offering in the local bourse over the near term to support the investment, its top official said......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 7th, 2018

Your Weekend Guide (May 4, 2018)

Comedy Manila at WMRC THE KINGS of Manila’s stand-up scene will perform at the Winford Manila Resort and Casino (WMRC) on May 5, 8 p.m. at the Hippodrome Bar and Lounge. It features acts from leading local stand-up club Comedy Manila, namely James Caraan, Anthony Andres, Red Ollero, Ryan Rems, GB Labrador, and Alex Calleja. […] The post Your Weekend Guide (May 4, 2018) appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2018

PAGCOR: Galaxy’s $500-M Boracay resort is on hold

MANILA — The Philippines gaming regulator said a plan by Macau’s Galaxy Entertainment Group to build a $500-million integrated casino resort on a Philippine holiday island is on hold until the company can convince the president of its “advantages.” This is the first time the gaming regulator, Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR), has given […] The post PAGCOR: Galaxy’s $500-M Boracay resort is on hold appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 30th, 2018

Building the country’s future

By Mark Louis F. Ferrolino, Special Features Writer With the “Build, Build, Build” infrastructure program of the Duterte administration, the cement industry is now at the forefront of the country’s economic boom. The industry has been experiencing significant progress and is expected to grow even more due to the increased investment in infrastructure that fuels demand […] The post Building the country’s future appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 30th, 2018

Changes recommended in UHRI-Cebu gov’t Kawit Island project deal

THE FIVE-man committee of the Cebu City council that reviewed a proposal to build an P18-billion integrated resort on Kawit Island at the South Road Properties has recommended amendments to the planned joint venture between the city government and Gokongwei-led Universal Hotel and Resorts Inc. “UHRI shall justify the basis in proposing the 10 percent […] The post Changes recommended in UHRI-Cebu gov’t Kawit Island project deal appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 26th, 2018

Galaxy Entertainment s PH partner denies Boracay casino scrapped

MANILA, Philippines – The local partner of Chinese casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group denied that they have abandoned plans to build an integrated casino and resort in Boracay. Leisure & Resorts World Corporation on Tuesday night, April 17, said it continues to be in talks ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 17th, 2018

FACT CHECK: Clueless about Boracay casino? Duterte discussed it with owners

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – President Rodrigo Duterte claimed on Monday, April 9 that he knew nothing about plans of a Chinese company to build a casino-resort in Boracay. But Malacañang photos show Duterte met with officials of the company only 4 months ago and Filipino officials present at the meeting said ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

Rappler Game Night: Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet

MANILA, Philippines – Guns finally made their way to the Sword Art Online video game franchise. Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet, released last February on PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox, features the world of Gun Gale Online (GGO), loosely following events of the popular anime Sword Art Online 2. For the first ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 28th, 2018

Senate committee probes plan to build casino resort in Boracay

THE Senate Committee on Environment and Natural Resources will hold another hearing on Boracay and a plan to build a $500-million integrated casino resort on the island by a Macau-based company. The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) on Wednesday release a provisional license to Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd. and its local partner Leisure & Resorts World [...] The post Senate committee probes plan to build casino resort in Boracay appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMar 23rd, 2018

Chinese-led company to build Boracay resort

Chinese-led company to build Boracay resort.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2018

Macau casino operator to build resort in Boracay

Macau casino operator to build resort in Boracay.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsMar 20th, 2018

Leisure & Resorts World Corp buys land for Boracay resort-casino

MANILA, Philippines – Listed gaming firm  Leisure & Resorts World Corporation recently bought a 23-hectare land in Boracay to build an integrated resort and casino. This is amid the government's plan to "close" the popular island for up to a year to fix its environmental woes. "[We] acquired approximately 23 hectares of land in Barangay Manoc-Manoc, Boracay ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 19th, 2018

Listed Season 3: Land On The Lap Of Luxury With El Nido s Pangulusian Island Resort!

Listed brings a new dimension to features by offering a more hands on, immersive experience to your usual lifestyle programming......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2018

BVR spikers retain Paraw beach volleyball crown

BEACH Volleyball Republic (BVR) defended its crown in the 2018 Iloilo Paraw Regatta’s 15th National Women’s Beach Volleyball Tournament after they torched all competitors at the Mayor Joe Espinosa III Garden Resort in Villa, Arevalo over the weekend. Led by veteran spikers Bea Tan and Cha Soriano, the back-to-back champion defeated Alexa Polidario and Best […] The post BVR spikers retain Paraw beach volleyball crown appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2018

Gov’t to require water treatment facilities in resorts

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 16 Feb) – President Rodrigo R. Duterte will issue a directive requiring all resort owners to build water treatment facilities to prevent polluting coastal areas like what happened in the world-renowned Boracay Island. In a press conference at the Marco Polo Hotel Davao on Friday, Tourism secretary Wanda Teo said the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2018

Rachel Peters finds a long-lost twin in Solenn Heussaff

Miss Universe Philippines 2017 Rachel Peters happily shared a photo of her "twinnie" Solenn Heussaff on social media. Peters uploaded the photo on Instagram, which shows herself and Heussaff in casual clothing. She wrote on the caption, "Finally met my twinnie @solenn." Netizens were surprised by the close similarities in facial features and body build between the two beauties. /ra One commenter hoped the two ladies would one day grace a magazine cover together. RELATED STORIES: LOOK: Jodi Sta. Maria shares her 'old school' study habits Angelica Panganiban shares moving birthday greeting for her mom AC Bonifacio, Kenneth San Jose praised by 'High School M...Keep on reading: Rachel Peters finds a long-lost twin in Solenn Heussaff.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2018

DoubleDragon beefs up tourism portfolio with 1,001-room hotel in Boracay

DOUBLEDRAGON Properties Corp. is ramping up the expansion of its hospitality segment as it plans to build a 1,001-room hotel in the tourism estate of Global-Estate Resorts, Inc. (GERI) in Boracay. In a statement issued Thursday, the listed property developer said it will be developing Hotel101 Resort-Boracay, which it claims will be the country’s biggest […] The post DoubleDragon beefs up tourism portfolio with 1,001-room hotel in Boracay appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2018

Iloilo City Health Office is WV’s best

THE Iloilo City Government’s City Health Office (CHO) was recognized by the Department of Health (DOH) 6 as the Most Outstanding Local Government Unit (LGU) Highly Urbanized City Category in 2016 during the Western Visayas Local Health Systems Award at Punta Villa Resort in Arevalo district on Jan 30, 2018. “This only shows that the […] The post Iloilo City Health Office is WV’s best appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 31st, 2018