"THIS southern city is a good area for large scale investments," said Tony T. Aquino, president and CEO of Ayala Land Inc. (ALI), during the launching of ALI's latest project in Iloilo City on Wednesday.
He said “tremendous growth in the past few years showed that Iloilo City is ripe for our P15 billion infusion in the next 10 years.”
AXA Philippines, one of the top life insurance companies in the country, recently transferred to a bigger and better branch office in Iloilo along M.H. del Pilar St.
LAWYER Elijo Sharon Billones, Guimaras legal officer and tourism officer of the island, said that sweet potato (camote) has found a market in the United States and Australia with camote chips as the prime product for exports.
Billones said camote chips already passed testing standards of the US Food and Drugs Administration and trade inquiries has started to pour in at the Provincial Capitol of Guimaras.
THE Brotherhood of Christian Businessmen and Professionals (BCBP) will launch its two-day event on April 12-13 with the theme “Change the Face of Business” in a bid to call for a change in leading the business sector with Christian values.
The event is in line with BCBP’s 33rd national anniversary celebration which will be held at the Ateneo de Iloilo in Iloilo City.
BUSINESS establishments based in Iloilo City bagged the Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI) Bagwis Awards highlighting the World Consumer Rights Day celebration here on Friday.
DTI regional director Dominique Abad said the Bagwis Award was formerly known as DTI certified establishments that gives due recognition to establishments that uphold the rights of consumers while practicing responsible business where consumers get the best value for their money.
DISCOVERY Shores Boracay celebrates the merry month of October with an explosion of flavors and exciting gourmet offerings.
The award-winning Culinary Team of Discovery Shores serves up themed gastronomic buffet dinners, exciting new dishes, deli desserts and pastries at Sands Restaurant, sunset treats at Platitos, signature Halloween themed cocktails at Sand Bar, incredible gourmet specials at Indigo Restaurant, and themed room service menus for the entire family.
IN THE spirit of good fun and huge doses of screaming, Discovery Shores Boracay summons the island's living dead for "The Beach Zombies," a Halloween soiree for the entire family.
On October 31st, come in your fearsome best and get a chance to win amazing prizes at the wickedest Halloween "spook fest" in Boracay.
ILOILO CITY – Talk of dried fish from this southern city continues to amuse consumers in areas outside of Iloilo especially in Metro Manila and the name Ninfel Dried Fish of Iloilo City almost always prevails.
Small scale entrepreneur Ninfa Buñe never dreamed her business of selling dried fish at the Iloilo City central market and city terminal “super” market would reach national recognition in the markets of Manila, Cebu and Davao.
IT IS not only the pretty Ilonggas with distinct and languorous dialect that mesmerized the country. Nor the fresh fruits and other native delicacies brought home by visitors to their families.
Now, it is the time for another food grown and concocted in Iloilo City that has taken a surprising leap to the taste buds of the Filipinos. It’s the newest delicious and flavorsome waffles of Waffle Time with a mission to delight and full the hungry stomach.
DISCOVERY Shores Boracay, the country's multi-awarded luxury resort, announced the opening of its new events hall, a three-floor structure that includes two 65-square meter function rooms and a gym on the ground floor.
"The new multi-purpose venue allows us to showcase Discovery Shores' unique brand of service and style that promises a polished meeting experience, making the resort an attractive corporate retreat," said Leeds Trompeta, resident manager.
THERE is a new restaurant and bar that caters to the palate of Ilonggos for tasty, yet affordable Ilonggo food, especially seafood.
With some P8.5 million initial investments, the owners have placed their trust and confidence on the vibrant business climate of the city and the total business-friendly atmosphere of the area mostly patronized by family groups, young professionals, and yuppie groups.
SOME 100 delegates from the public and private sectors in Western Visayas Region attended the regional conference of the provincial micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Councils (MSMED) conducted on June 28-29 in Iloilo City.
Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Regional Director Dominic Abad said the conference provided a venue for sharing strategies among councils supporting the development of the different priority sectors in the six provinces of the region.
GLOBE Telecom has assured its users and subscribers of no additional costs as it embarks on a two-year modernization plan.
Globe Telecom president and chief executive officer Ernest Cu made the assurance to media practitioners in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao during the annual stockholders meeting early this week in Makati.
FRESH from its successful shows in Davao and Cebu, the Jollitown musical show of the Jollibee Group of Stores in Iloilo will present to the local kids the Jollibee Christmas event Time Travel Venture on December 3-4 at SM City Cinema 6 in Iloilo City.
SMALL and medium entrepreneurs (SMEs) all over the country will benefit largely from the Negostar deals for their business, as Globe Business recently launched a complete suite of wired, wireless and broadband solutions to SMEs nationwide.