Pueblo de Oro Development Corporation (PDO), the property development arm of the ICCP Group, recently bagged two gold awards in the Property and Real Estate Excellence Awards organized and presented by FIABCI (Federation Internationale des Administrateurs de Bien-Conselis Immobiliers) on December 9, 2021.
When my mother, Ma. Ester Desembrana Baños passed away a few years ago, among the mementos she left behind were a number of photo albums some of which had pictures of Old Zamboanga dating back to the early 1920s and 1930s.
I was particularly intrigued by one which showed a regal residence which she captioned “Zamboanga 1931” which showed our late Tito Antonietto and Tita Francesca Bayot (actually our grandparents on my mother’s side, Tita Francesca being the elder sister of her mom Ester Navarro Desembrana) and “Pasonanca” on the bottom of the staircase where they were seated, and where Tito Antonietto was holding a child whom I’m guessing was our late Tita Nena Bayot-Blanco, who was born in 1925.… Continue reading... “Memories of Old Zamboanga: The Old Mankin House in Pasonanca”
Malaybalay City, Bukidnon – Travelers along the Sayre Highway going from Malaybalay to Valencia and vice versa have long been curious about this mysterious house at Barangay Cabangahan near Bancud, with its man and animal sculptures and baroque architecture.
Even before the global pandemic became full-blow, many journalists all over the country were already finding themselves out of work as social media displaced many community newspapers, and no less than 11,000 workers found themselves jobless with the closure of ABS-CBN.
The House of Representatives unanimously approved with a 195-0 vote on third and final reading on September 7, 2021 House Bill No. 9850, a measure integrating a comprehensive study of Philippine history during World War II (WW2) into the Higher Education curriculum.
Colleagues in the business, academic and civil society have lauded a former chief executive of the largest business organization in Region X, and Mindanao head of the country’s largest business organization after she succumbed to a lingering illness late Friday afternoon, October 1, 2021.
The coronavirus pandemic has literally shaken the foundations of human civilization, and the retail sector has been one of the hardest that has been hit, but retail players have flexed their creativity to turn threats imposed by the new normal into opportunities to further strengthen their resiliency.
In Mindanao, The Primer Group of Companies has had to face the challenges imposed by the pandemic on its retail and distribution of consumer brands and products, including popular international brands and lifestyle products, on top of operating its own lifestyle boutiques including R.O.X,… Continue reading... “Retail Chain ramps up to meet pandemic challenge”