DOUBLEDRAGON.COM.PH DOUBLEDRAGON Properties Corp. will begin preselling for three new Hotel 101 hotel projects this year, which will add 2,251 new rooms to the company's hotel portfolio. In a statement disclosed to the exchange on Wednesday, DoubleDragon Properties said it will be launching Hotel 101-Cebu, Hotel 101 Resort-Boracay, and Hotel 101-Libis in the next three quarters. "The completion of these ...

LISTED fiber internet provider Converge ICT Solutions, Inc. announced on Wednesday that it would invest more than $100 million in a new transpacific cable system aimed at increasing internet speeds and network diversity in the country. "Our investment into one full fiber pair, connecting us to Singapore and the west coast of North America, will allow us to independently activate ...

BW FILE PHOTO SAN MIGUEL Corp. (SMC), through its power arm SMC Global Power Holdings Corp., is spending more than $1 billion to build new battery energy storage facilities with a rated capacity of 1,000 megawatts (MW). In a press release issued on Wednesday, SMC said that 31 new battery energy storage units are underway. The company said that some ...

AYALALAND.COM.PH LISTED property developer Ayala Land, Inc. is expecting to recover by the second half of the year and is preparing P100-billion worth of residential products in the pipeline. "With the steady rollout of our ambitious national vaccination program, of which the Ayala Group and especially Ayala Land would play a critical role, I believe that we can start to ...

NO party is complete without pancit. -- TOPNTP26/FREEPIK IN times of grief and strife such as these, we celebrate every little thing, and nothing says celebration at a Filipino table better than a platter of pancit. To be fair to this noodle dish, it has been a star for a long time, even and especially in times of plenty. Filipino ...

PHILIPPINE Airlines joins 27 participating airlines from 25 countries in conducting trial runs for the IATA Travel Pass. -- PHILIPPINEAIRLINES.COMFLAG CARRIER Philippine Airlines (PAL) announced on Wednesday that it would soon begin a trial run of a travel pass mobile application developed by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The IATA Travel Pass application allows passengers to digitally manage their ...

The "BTS Meal" of McDonald's will arrive in the Philippines starting June 18.POPULAR food chain McDonald's has partnered with Korean supergroup BTS for a specially designed meal to be offered in participating restaurants nationwide in June. In an announcement made on Monday night, McDonald's said its "BTS Meal" will arrive in the Philippines starting June 18, part of a one-of-a-kind ...

BW FILE PHOTO PHILIPPINE supermarkets are oversupplying products like instant noodles and wine, leading to a need to reassess product assortment, NielsenIQ said in a report on Wednesday. Around 79% of the stock-keeping units, or distinct inventory items, of instant noodles, and wine and spirits contribute to less than 2% of overall category sales in Philippine supermarkets, the consumer intelligence ...

By Joseph L. Garcia, Reporter Drink ReviewThe Famous Grouse I'D buy anything with a Royal Warrant, and this brand has had one since 1984. When I found this bottle of The Famous Grouse on Boozy.ph, I immediately sprung for it. This was, after all, the favored tipple of Queen Elizabeth II's late younger sister, Princess Margaret. It's a surprising choice. ...

BW FILE PHOTO ABS-CBN Corp. warned consumers on Wednesday not to access its content through pirate domains, noting that it had already filed a $40-million lawsuit against 40 pirate domains in the United States. "Beware of pirate domains, especially clicking on them. They usually contain malware which can substantially infect your computer," Elisha Lawrence, ABS-CBN assistant vice-president and head of ...

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