archiveMarch 2016

Business News

BSP Reports Rise in Consumer Confidence in First Quarter

There was a rise in the overall consumer confidence index (CI) during January to March 2016 as it grew to -5.7  from  -8.1 percent from the previous quarter, according to the latest report of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) Consumer Expectations Survey. The BSP said the first quarter CI duplicated...
Business News

Tourism Delivers $5B Worth of International Visitor Receipts in 2015

Tourism is now a major economic driver in the Philippines, highlighted by strong, continued, and uninterrupted growth in both visitor arrivals and receipts, according to the Department of Tourism (DOT). The DOT report said that the tourism accounted for an estimated US$5.0 billion or P227.62 billion worth of international visitor receipts in 2015, a 5.92 percent increase than the...
Movies

Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman makes a grand entrance in Batman v Superman (Opens March 26)

Rapidly emerging as one of Hollywood’s most engaging and sought-after talents, Israeli-born actress Gal Gadot (“Fast and the Furious” franchise) plays Diana Prince aka Wonder Woman in Warner Bros. Pictures' epic, action-adventure “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.” She's starring opposite Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman and Henry Cavill as...
Business News

Lazada to Broaden Product Offerings

Lazada Philippines aims to introduce more products and enhance customer services for online shoppers.  Inanc Balci, CEO of Lazada Philippines, said the online shopping portal giant  will continue to broaden its product portfolio, expand logistics infrastructure and innovate payment solutions to provide greater convenience to its shoppers.  The leading e-commerce destination in Southeast...
Movies

X-Men's most powerful nemesis revealed in X-Men: Apocalypse latest trailer (Opens May 18)

The ultimate X-Men villain rises in the biggest battle of beloved superheroes in “X-Men: Apocalypse” as seen in the latest official international trailer reveal.   Directed by blockbuster filmmaker Bryan Singer “X-Men: Apocalypse” features returning mutants Raven/Mystique played by Jennifer Lawrence, Magneto (Michael Fassbender), Charles Xavier (James McAvoy), Moira MacTaggert (Rose...
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