May 27, 2022
Philippines provides compelling investment opportunities for Asian property buyers
-- As the global economy climbs out of the COVID-19-induced slowdown, investors are discovering new gems in the Asian property landscape, which has seen tectonic shifts in the aftermath of the pandemic. Foremost among these is the Philippines, site of a landmark project by two leading property developers in the region: Hongkong Land and Robinsons Land Corporation.
May 26, 2022
Notable Q1 growth sets stage for increasing property projects
-- FOLLOWING the impressive 8.3 percent first-quarter growth that made the Philippines the fastest growing economy in the East Asian region, players in the real estate sector should continue lining up projects in anticipation of improving investor appetite.
May 24, 2022
BIR and Megaworld face off in a House investigation
A news from Philstar Global -- Congressional lawmakers mounted a special inquiry in the aftermath of the Bureau of Internal Revenue's "closure order" against Megaworld Corp., revealing a communication breakdown that led to last week's fiasco.
May 21, 2022
Office opening rate hits new record high in Q1
A news from Philstar Global
-- The overall office vacancy rate in the country posted a new high in the first quarter as fresh office space supply entered the market and as tenants continued to exit, a study by a global property research firm showed.
May 21, 2022
PLDT wants the Makati building removed from the heritage list so that it can be redeveloped.
A news from INQUIRER.NET -- Telecommunications giant PLDT Inc. has filed a petition to remove the “important cultural property” (ICP) label on its headquarters — the Ramon Cojuangco Building (RCB) which was designed by National Artist for Architecture Leandro V. Locsin in 1974 and was completed in 1982.
May 20, 2022
BIR inspects call centers to ensure they are following the return-to-onsite work order
A news from INQUIRER.NET -- The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has formed a task force that started checking on compliance with the 100-percent return-to-workplace rule among business process outsourcing (BPO) firms who had decided to keep their tax perks.