Leandro Locsin

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Name: Leandro Locsin
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

QC businessman claims owning 804-ha disputed gov’t property

This 5-decade old farmhouse was designed by national artist Leandro Locsin, the only one that is known to be existing in General Santos City. It is slowly deteriorating despite the molave posts and trusses. It may be lost forever if the land dispute ends ... [Published Asian Correspondent - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

Sofitel’s Grand Ballroom reopens with indigenous Filipino, French designs

The ballroom entrance. Photos courtesy of Sofitel Manila The newly renovated Grand Plaza Ballroom of the Sofitel Philippine Plaza was unveiled to guests through a swanky soiree earlier this October.The new design builds on the legendary elegance of the ... [Published GMA News Online - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

Pacete: Heritage District for Silay City

SILAY has been a very important crossroad of the Republic of the Philippines, and there has been a testament to numerous historical events of national significance (Cinco de Noviembre 1898 Revolution, Patag as the Last Stand of the Japanese Imperial Army ... [Published Sun Star Network - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Risen from the ashes

How Porac in Pampanga is turning into the next boomtownALVIERA industrial parkSuddenly, everyone wants to go to Porac. A first-class municipality in Pampanga located some 25 kilometers off San Fernando, Porac was synonymous with lahar back in the 1990s. ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Sofitel Manila upgrades business events space

Following an extensive US$5 million renovation, the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila has reopened its grand ballroom. Measuring 1,400 sqm, the Grand Plaza Ballroom can accommodate 1,000 guests in a banquet setting. It may also be divided into three smaller ... [Published CEI Asia Pacific - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Experiencing Manila for the 1st time

‘KATUTUBO EXCHANGE PROGRAM’ October 11, 2014 8:23 pmTwenty-five participants from various parts of the country  took their first plane ride to Manila for the 2nd Katutubo Exchange Program held in August.The delegates, which came from various ethnic groups ... [Published Manila Times - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Biz Buzz: Tampakan goes local

The massive but undeveloped Tampakan copper-gold project in Mindanao made headlines again last week, but for a positive development, for a change.This was after the Alcantara family’s Alsons Group offered to fully acquire shares in Australia’s Indophil ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Ayala investing P75b in Pampanga

Property developer Ayala Land Inc. is investing P75 billion over a 20-year period to transform a 1,100-hectare property in Porac, Pampanga into a masterplanned township called Alviera.Ayala Land vice president and head of strategic land bank management ... [Published Manila Standard Today - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Colonial mentality

The first time my mother served us brown rice instead of white, I lost my appetite. I imagined the rice, brown like feces, infested by flies. It tasted all right, not sweet but still palatable. It was just the color that made me imagine disgusting th ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Farewell to Mandarin

ONE-SHOULDER neoprene cutout gown, Michael LeyvaMandarin Oriental was one of the first international chains of five-star hotels that opened in the metro 37 years ago.  The building wasJUMPSUIT terno, Ivarluski Aseron; earrings and ring, H&Mdesigned by ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

The ‘enabler’ paints again

DETAIL from Fernando’s victorious DarnaWhen the subject of Gilda Cordero Fernando, writer and serious painter (no matter how she pooh-poohs the sincerity with which she applies herself to the art), comes up, sculptor Julie Lluch and I are one in agreeing ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

José Maria Zaragoza: Master builder

MERALCO Building, still the most beautiful building in Ortigas Center.Zaragoza’s most famous structure, the Santo Domingo Church and Convent in Quezon CityJosé Maria Zaragoza (1912-1994) played a key role in the reconstruction of postwar Philippines, ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 29 2014]

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QC businessman claims owning 804-ha disputed go... [Published Asian Correspondent - Oct 27 2014]
Sofitel’s Grand Ballroom reopens with indigenou... [Published GMA News Online - Oct 25 2014]
Pacete: Heritage District for Silay City [Published Sun Star Network - Oct 25 2014]
Risen from the ashes [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 21 2014]
Sofitel Manila upgrades business events space [Published CEI Asia Pacific - Oct 13 2014]
Experiencing Manila for the 1st time [Published Manila Times - Oct 11 2014]
Biz Buzz: Tampakan goes local [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 28 2014]
Ayala investing P75b in Pampanga [Published Manila Standard Today - Sep 23 2014]
Colonial mentality [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 06 2014]
Farewell to Mandarin [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 15 2014]
The ‘enabler’ paints again [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 06 2014]
Lessons D.M. Consunji got from his Tiya Nena [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 05 2014]
José Maria Zaragoza: Master builder [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 29 2014]
Sleeping mats as wall decor [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Feb 18 2014]
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