Month: May 2016

Duterte vows to end contractualization

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Incoming president Rodrigo Duterte said yesterday labor contractualization is “anti-people” and vowed to work with Congress to put an end to the practice. Duterte, who got close to 16 million votes in the recently concluded elections, said he...

DOT: Tourism soared in Q1

PHILIPPINE tourism experienced a strong first quarter, drawing in over 1.6 million foreign visitors and raking in P67.74 billion in revenue, and the second quarter is looking to come up even stronger. The first three months of this year registered a 15.12percent...

Conrad Manila hotel opening next month

MANILA, Philippines – Another global luxury hotel brand has entered the Philippines and seeks to establish itself as the market leader in the hospitality segment as Conrad Manila opens its six-star doors to business and lifestyle travelers by the second week of June....