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The motel chain's CEO Angelina Mead King has issued a statement.
This article has been updated to reflect that only Angie King's branches of Victoria Court are closing down, as well as with a statement from Atticus King.Some branches of Victoria Court are closing. In a video, the motel chain's CEO Angelina Mead ...
 
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And you wonder why millennials prefer puppies.
Babies are expensive, so it’s no surprise millennials and Gen-Zers are holding out and opting to adopt puppies instead of having kids. Now we’ve got the numbers to prove it.TOP STORY: Pepsi Paloma's Life in Photos - Pictures of Pepsi PalomaAccording to Picodi.com, ...
 
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Eight of the country’s leading business groups are calling on the government to 'serve as role models in discipline and moral ascendancy.'
Eight of the country’s leading business groups are calling on the government to “serve as role models in discipline and moral ascendancy” as the media reports government officials violating protocol unpunished while thousands of citizen violators are forced to stay in overcrowded ...
 
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She has been allegedly forging documents to make her net worth seem bigger than it actually is.
In March 2019, Kylie Jenner made headlines for being hailed by Forbes as the youngest self-made billionaire in the world, a feat that owed to her eponymous beauty brand Kylie Cosmetics. What started out as a lip kit business eventually expanded to include more products, including a skincare ...
 
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One of them is richer than the 'little princess' she played.
It's always fascinating to read about celebrity backgrounds, especially when you find out that this Oscar winner is related to Queen Elizabeth I or that this singer discovered America in a past life. Even more interesting is finding out that they didn't have to be a ...
 
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The online auction will benefit a hospital in Manila.
European-Filipino art pieces go under the gavel at the Primero and Segundo online auctions of Palacio de Memoria's auction house, Casa de Memoria. The online auction will be held on May 30 and 31 at 2 p.m.Lifestyle personalities Kaye Tinga and Juana ...
 
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The two had earlier exchanged heated arguments.
After clashing with each other in a virtual meeting held on May 20, finance secretary Carlos Dominguez III now wants to educate senator Imee Marcos on Economics 101.The two were involved in a heated exchange last week when Marcos claimed Masagana 99, ...
 
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Filpino tycoons Manny Pangilinan and Ben Chan tease the Korean superstar as their new endorser.
Men, brace yourselves. We’re about to see a whole lot more of Hyun Bin, the Korean superstar who we now know because our wives, girlfriends, sisters, mothers, and grandmothers marathoned Crash Landing on You in three days and wouldn’t stop talking about why we ...
 
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Who are the biggest (and most punctual) taxpayers in the Philippines?
BDO Unibank Inc., Robinsons Land Corp., and Meralco lead as the top three taxpaying businesses of 2019. Following the release of the country’s Top 500 Taxpayers (as of May 19), the Department of Finance lauded big businesses for filing income tax returns ...
 
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Manila's upper-upper isn't squeaky clean.
The ultra rich aren’t like you and me. Or are they? To those of us not born with silver spoons in our mouths, the world that the affluent and well-bred live in may seem surreal. We often imagine they have it way ...
 
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Some financing and lending companies allegedly refuse to comply with the Bayanihan Act.
Financing and lending companies need to provide borrowers more time to settle loans falling due within the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) and modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) period. In an advisory issued on May 20, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reminded financing ...
 
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Economists are optimistic about the future of the country.
Despite the ongoing pandemic and months-long nationwide lockdown, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) sees a rosy economic growth for the Philippines next year.In an interview with ANC on May 20, ADB senior economist James Villafuerte said the international lender is optimistic about ...
 
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When the government is giving them for free.
A COVID-19 rapid test provided by your local government is usually free. But in some private hospitals, tests could fetch for P1,500 to as high as P6,500, which leads many people to ask why.Before you jump to assumptions, you must know that ...
 
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The World Bank predicts 60 million people may fall into extreme poverty because of the COVID-19 crisis.
Apart from its devastating toll on life, the COVID-19 crisis is now estimated to plunge up to 60 million people into extreme poverty, according to the World Bank.“The pandemic and shutdown of advanced economies could push as many as 60 million people into ...
 
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See the peso's secrets and hidden features.
Some of the world’s bank notes are boring, dull, and unimaginative (e.g., the U.S. Dollar), but the Philippine Peso is an explosion of color, according to British YouTube content creator Half-Asleep Chris.“It features natural wonders, native wildlife, and historical figures,” he says.“In ...
 
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Sonny Dominguez bared a four-point battle plan on how to restart the economy.
During the presidential address to the nation on May 12, finance secretary Sonny Dominguez bared a four-point battle plan on how to restart the economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. He started by giving an overview of the country’s economic fundamentals.“The Economist ranks ...
 
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It’s a Band-Aid solution for a struggling economy, but will it last?
Philippine offshore gaming operators, otherwise known as Chinese POGOs or just POGOs, have managed to cement a multi-billion-peso industry within a matter of years, but not without drawing the ire and condemnation of an increasingly critical public. While POGOs have contributed billions ...
 
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About 70 percent of Filipino have already gone cashless.
Going cashless has been pushed forward since the 1990s. So far, the country closest to being cashless is Sweden, but the coronavirus pandemic might just change that. And according to a study, one of the countries ready to be a cashless society is the Philippines.In fact, 70 ...
 
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This is the first time the real GDP growth has fallen into negative territory since 1998.
The Philippines gross domestic growth experienced negative growth in the first quarter (Q1) of 2020 due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Q1 GDP contracted by 0.2 percent, the lowest quarterly growth in more than 20 years.According to Acting Secretary of ...
 
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The trading suspension took effect at 9 a.m. today.
Trading of ABS-CBN Corporation’s shares on the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) has been suspended today, May 6, following the cease and desist order (CDO) issued by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) yesterday, May 5. ABS-CBN’s broadcasting stations signed off yesterday, 7:52 p.m., after ...
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