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Injap Sia's MerryMart debuts strong despite pandemic jitters

Jun 15, 2020 - 4:15 PM

Shares of Injap Sia's MerryMart rise by 50%, becoming one of the most actively traded stocks as the company debuts on the Philippine Stock Exchange on Monday, June 15

Injap Sia's MerryMart IPO gets SEC nod

Mar 11, 2020 - 6:30 PM

Injap Sia aims to roll out 1,200 MerryMart branches nationwide, with P120 billion in systemwide sales revenue, over a 12-year period

Singer Sia reveals neurological disease, urges those in pain to ‘keep going’

Oct 05, 2019 - 7:44 PM

The 'Chandelier' singer reveals her battle with Ehlers-Danlos, a neurological disease that causes chronic pain

2 PH start-up teams win global awards

Aug 05, 2018 - 4:57 PM

Philippine start-up teams Arooga Health and Phinix bag two of the five 2018 Asia-Pacific Youth SDG Innovative Awards in China

DoubleDragon opens 2018 with 349% jump in net income

May 15, 2018 - 5:40 PM

The surge is mainly due to higher rental income for the listed property developer in the 1st quarter of the year

DoubleDragon inks P4.97 B in deals for more SM Savemore supermarkets

Apr 08, 2018 - 9:53 PM

The simultaneously signed contracts involve the supermarket lease for 22 new CityMall sites expected to rise around the Philippines within the year

Hotel 101 pushing through despite planned Boracay 'shutdown'

Mar 15, 2018 - 7:15 PM

The Philippine government's plan to 'close' Boracay amid environmental concerns will not stop the construction of the biggest hotel on the island

COASTAL DEVELOPMENT. An aerial perspective of the planned Hotel101 Resort-Boracay in Boracay Island. Image from DoubleDragon

Henry Sy still leads Filipinos on Forbes' 2018 billionaires list

Mar 07, 2018 - 9:55 AM

The number of Filipinos on the list drops from 14 last year to 12 this year, but their combined net worth increases from $45.8 billion to $55.2 billion

DoubleDragon plans 3.9-hectare industrial hub in booming Iloilo

Feb 14, 2018 - 4:00 PM

With the rising cost of traffic and congestion in Metro Manila, property developers like DoubleDragon are looking at alternative cities to expand their landbank

INDUSTRIAL HUB. DoubleDragon's planned industrial hub in Iloilo will have a capacity of 22,000 square meters of leasable space once fully developed. Image from DoubleDragon

DoubleDragon, partners to build PH's 'biggest' hotel in Boracay

Feb 01, 2018 - 1:55 PM

Hotel101 Resort-Boracay will have 1,001 rooms and will be located in Megaworld's 150-hectare Boracay Newcoast estate

image from DoubeDragon

5th SIA Showcase and Travel Fair: Premium travel deals, lower prices

Jan 26, 2018 - 8:39 PM

(UPDATED) 84 destinations at lower prices

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ABS-CBN begins cinema management as part of DoubleDragon partnership

Sep 12, 2017 - 10:40 PM

The media giant opens two of the 10 planned cinemas it will operate in DoubleDragon Properties CityMalls

Photo courtesy of ABS-CBN

DoubleDragon to spend over P4 billion for industrial hubs, hotels

Aug 30, 2017 - 6:40 PM

The real estate firm is slated to open its 1st industrial leasing hub before the end of the year

BIGGEST. Hotel 101-Davao will be the largest hotel in Mindanao with 519 hotel rooms, a commercial and retail strip, and facilities to for conventions. Photos courtesy of DoubleDragon

Injap Sia out of Forbes list of Filipino dollar billionaires

Aug 25, 2017 - 10:00 AM

A slump in DoubleDragon s stock price sees Sia s estimated net worth fall to 820 million this year from 1 2 billion last year but the firm has big plans ahead

Wealth of 50 Filipinos account for 24% of PH's 2016 GDP

Aug 24, 2017 - 3:10 PM

4th UPDATE Henry Sy Sr tops Forbes Philippines rich list in 2017 for a decade now but younger and self made tycoons are gaining ground

STILL RICHEST. Henry Sy Sr (extreme right) with wife Felicidad Sy (woman in glasses in the middle) and son Hans Sy (beside Felicidad) during SM grou's 2017 stockholders' meeting. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

DoubleDragon to build 'biggest' hotel in Mindanao

Aug 22, 2017 - 3:58 PM

Under the Hotel 101 brand the 519 room hotel will sit on a 5 300 square meter prime commercial lot at Eco West Drive at the side of SM City Davao

BIGGEST. Hotel 101-Davao will be the largest hotel in Mindanao with 519 hotel rooms, a commercial and retail strip, and facilities to cater convention. Photos courtesy of DoubleDragon

DoubleDragon plans to sell over P7 billion worth of shares

Aug 07, 2017 - 8:40 PM

In a bid to become a blue chip stock in the near term DoubleDragon revises its 2020 net income target to P5 5 billion from the initial projection of P4 8 billion

MORE OPTIMISTIC. DoubleDragon revises upwards its 2020 targets. Instead of 1 million square meters of leasable space, Double Dragon now expects to hit 1.2 million sqm of leasable space by 2020. Data from DoubleDragon's PSE disclosure

Berita selebriti hari ini: Kamis, 27 Juli 2017

Jul 27, 2017 - 5:52 PM

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Big business winners, losers in Duterte's 1st year

Jul 24, 2017 - 5:03 PM

The stock price of Dennis Uy s Phoenix Petroleum increased about 92 from July last year while Ongpin associated Philweb s stock price fell 46 3

FIREBRAND. Though President Rodrigo Duterte has for the most part left businessmen on their own, his tirades against select businessmen have brought about  tremors at the Philippine Stock Exchange.

DoubleDragon, Ascott to build 5-star luxury serviced apartment in Pasay

Jun 19, 2017 - 2:22 PM

Ascott DD Meridian Park Manila will sit on a 5 567 square meter lot within the 4 8 hectare complex of DoubleDragon and is set to have over 300 units

FIVE-STAR. DoubleDragon says the construction of Ascott-DD Meridian Park Manila is set to break ground by end-2017. Logo from DoubleDragon

FAST FACTS: How much meat does the Filipino consume?

Apr 14, 2017 - 2:41 PM

Most Catholics in the Philippines abstain from eating meat during the Holy Week

MEAT CONSUMPTION. Latest OECD data showed that a Filipino consumes an average of 28.8 kilos of meat yearly.

DoubleDragon more than doubles income in 2016

Apr 10, 2017 - 8:20 PM

The property firm will raise P9 7 billion this year through retail bond issue – the last fund raising needed to complete its one million square meters of leasable space by 2020

MOVING UP. Chairman of DoubleDragon Properties Injap Sia (center) says his property firm will be 'even stronger' in years ahead. Photo by Sandro Paredes/PLDT SME Nation

Road rage suspect, richest Filipinos, Comey | Midday wRap

Mar 21, 2017 - 12:04 PM

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Record number of Filipinos among 'richest people on the planet'

Mar 21, 2017 - 8:03 AM

Joining the 14 Filipinos who are dollar billionaires in 2017 are Ramon Ang Injap Sia Eduardo Cojuangco and Roberto Ongpin

WATCH: Elha Nympha performs 'Chandelier' on 'Little Big Shots'

Mar 04, 2017 - 10:26 AM

Elha s performance is aired ahead of the season 2 premiere

'LITTLE BIG SHOTS.' Elha Nympha performs 'Chandelier' on the show 'Little Big Shots.' Photo by Evans Vestal Ward/NBC

Local bizmen to gov't: Turn Leyte library into a convention center

Jan 21, 2017 - 9:30 AM

The People s Center and Library used to be a cultural gem in the hometown of then First Lady Imelda Marcos Part of it is now being rented by a Japan surplus shop

FUTURE CONVENTION CENTER? The facade of the People's Library and Center in Tacloban City. All photos by Jazmin Bonifacio/Rappler

Singapore companies told: Invest in PH cities outside Manila

Dec 16, 2016 - 9:24 AM

Singaporean President Tony Tan says his government will support the Duterte administration s push for inclusive economic growth by encouraging Singaporean companies to invest in cities like Cebu and Davao

HELPING HAND. President Tony Tan Keng Yam speaks at the state banquet he hosted in honor of President Rodrigo Duterte on December 15, 2016. Photo by Simeon Celi/Presidential Photo

Henry Sy still PH's richest man for 9th straight year – Forbes

Aug 25, 2016 - 1:35 PM

The biggest gainer on the list of richest Filipinos percentage wise is Edgar Sia II

WATCH: Stars unite for Hillary Clinton in 'Pitch Perfect'-inspired 'Fight Song'

Jul 27, 2016 - 2:52 PM

Elizabeth Banks Sia Eva Longoria Idina Menzel Ian Somerhalder Kristin Chenoweth Mandy Moore and more joined forces to sing Fight Song in a show of support for Democratic presidential bet Hillary Clinton

Screengrab from YouTube/Democratic National Convention

Bacolod '100% ready' for polls as VCMs arrive

Apr 29, 2016 - 2:53 PM

Some 800 out of the 2 556 vote counting machines for Negros Occidental have been successfully transferred

ELECTION READY. Photo by Claudia Gancayco/ Rappler

Highlights: Rihanna caps star-studded Coachella festival

Apr 18, 2016 - 10:59 PM

Rihanna makes a surprise appearance during Calvin Harris headlining set

RIHANNA IN COACHELLA 2016. Singer Rihanna performs during Calvin Harris' set on day 3 of the 2016 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival Weekend 1 at the Empire Polo Club on April 17 in Indio, California. Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for Coachella/AFP

WATCH: Sia joins James Corden for 'Carpool Karaoke'

Feb 17, 2016 - 11:03 PM

Sia belts out her songs Chandelier and Titanium plus Rihanna s Diamonds among others

WATCH: Natalie Portman, Sia, Jimmy Fallon, The Roots perform together

Jan 28, 2016 - 8:45 PM

The group performed the song Iko Iko in matching black and white outfits and Sia wigs

'IKO IKO.' Jimmy Fallon, Natalie Portman, Sia, and The Roots cover the New Orleans standard. Screengrab from YouTube/The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Singapore Airlines adds flights, launches new destination

Jan 06, 2016 - 3:07 PM

SIA increases flight frequencies to Bangkok Colombo Milan Rome Sydney Ahmedabad Mumbai and adds Düsseldorf to its network

ADDITIONAL FLIGHTS. An Airbus A330-300 aircraft will be operated from Singapore to Bangkok, adding nearly 2,000 seats per week on the route. Photo from Singapore Airlines website

Build PH Silicon Valley: Endeavor picks BPO entrepreneur

Sep 29, 2015 - 9:48 AM

Endeavor selects Vivek Padmanabhan a pioneer in the BPO industry as its next candidate to become a global Endeavor entrepreneur

Who else made the Forbes' richest list in PH?

Aug 27, 2015 - 3:50 PM

Know the newbies youngest oldest and other interesting personalities in Forbes Philippines 50 richest list for 2015

French aerospace firms eye stronger presence in PH

Jul 06, 2015 - 2:08 PM

2 US construction firms also plan to set up shop in the country Trade and Industry Secretary Gregory Domingo says

Uniqlo now sells San Miguel Pale Pilsen T-shirts

Jun 05, 2015 - 7:31 PM

The T shirt line is Uniqlo s second corporate collaboration in the Philippines following the launch of the Jollibee T shirts in May

Singapore Airlines Q4 net profit surges 47%

May 14, 2015 - 9:51 PM

Asia’s third largest carrier by market says full year profits were dragged down by ‘weaker share of results from joint venture and associated companies’

DoubleDragon to raise P5B through corporate notes issuance

Apr 27, 2015 - 9:28 AM

The offering is intended within the first half of this year and is to be used to fund expansion of community malls

WATCH: Maja and Melai dance to 'Chandelier' by Sia

Feb 11, 2015 - 6:05 PM

The performance – divided into 3 instavideos – showcased a lip syncing Maja Salvador and a twirling spinning Melai

I'M GONNA SWING. Maja and Melai put on a show to Sia's 'Chandelier.' Screengrab from Instagram/@iammajasalvador

Singapore Airlines to open lounge at NAIA 3 in March

Feb 10, 2015 - 2:45 PM

Our investments this year clearly demonstrate the confidence we have in the Philippines as a tourist and business destination says Philip Goh SIA regional vice president for Southeast Asia

Kristen Wiig dances for Sia at the Grammys

Feb 09, 2015 - 12:46 PM

The comedian comes in as an unexpected guest performer on “Chandelier”

WATCH: Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, more read mean tweets about themselves

Feb 03, 2015 - 9:02 PM

Ariana Grande Sam Smith Lady Gaga and more read awful tweets about themselves in this music themed edition of Mean Tweets

Screengrab from YouTube

Singapore Airlines half-year profit down 55.5%

Nov 07, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Considered a bellwether for the industry the airline’s net profit as of September 30 is pulled down by heavy losses in Tiger Airways and warns of a challenging outlook ahead

DoubleDragon acquires foreclosed Globe Asiatique project

Sep 01, 2014 - 5:11 PM

The property firm partly owned by Jollibee s founder signs a deal with RCBC for The Skysuites Tower previously owned by Globe Asiatique

Jollibee owner’s property firm to develop mixed-use project in Pasay

Jun 02, 2014 - 4:58 PM

The first phase of the development is set to kick off this year and expected to generate 12 000 jobs

SEC approves IPO of Tan Caktiong-led property firm

Mar 13, 2014 - 8:30 PM

DoubleDragon Properties aims to raise P1 16B from an initial public offering of shares to the public

JOINT VENTURE. SM Investments Corp acquired a 24% interest in CityMall, an arm of Jollibee and Injap Investments' DoubleDragon properties

Listen: Lea Michele's new song 'You're Mine' for Cory Monteith

Feb 12, 2014 - 2:41 PM

The singer says the track recorded before Monteith s death is very close to her heart

FOR CORY. Lea Michele releases a new song dedicated to her late boyfriend. AFP Photo