Month: June 2018

Uy to list casino projects through PH resorts

Davao-based businessman Dennis Uy has transformed Philippine H2O Ventures Corp. into his group’s tourism platform, officially anointing this as the backdoor-listing vehicle for upcoming integrated casino resorts in Cebu and Pampanga. In its annual stockholders’...

Savoy Hotel to open this week

MEGAWORLD CORP. is set to open Savoy Hotel Manila within its Pasay City township this week, adding 684 rooms to the company’s hospitality portfolio. In a statement issued over the weekend, the listed property developer said it will start operations of Savoy Hotel...

Koko Pimentel, Zubiri pushing plastic use reduction

MANILA, Philippines — Senators Aquilino Pimentel III and Juan Miguel Zubiri are pushing for a reduction in the use of plastic in the country amid reports that the Philippines is one of the biggest sources of plastic waste dumped into the oceans. Citing the 2015 Ocean...

6th largest cruise ship with 5,000 passengers visits Subic

Subic Bay Freeport – Carrying almost 5,000 passengers on board, the MS Ovation of the Seas made its maiden port call in this premier Freeport yesterday, making it the biggest cruise ship to ever dock here to date. Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) Chairman Wilma...

Labor eyes seat in incentives board

The labor sector wants a seat at the review board that would decide which firms would be granted tax perks, claiming that companies in economic zones have become “fortresses” for violations of workers’ rights. This was disclosed by Luis Corral, vice president of the...