BACOLOD CITY—Tour guide Virna Ascalona Tan is pretty excited about the brisk business among tour operators and guides these days. “Our association [of tour operators in Negros Occidental] usually coordinates requests from Manila-based travel agencies, and many of our tour guides are so busy, some cannot accommodate the growing demand. So it’s a good sign that everyone is not so free!” she told the BusinessMirror.
MJC Investments Corp. (MJCIC), a subsidiary of publicly listed company Manila Jockey Club Inc. (MJC), officially opened last Friday its P8-billion hotel and entertainment project within the 16-hectare on the back of continuous growth of the hospitality and gaming industry in the country.
ROCK Energy International Corp.—which operates a coal stockpile in Vitas, Tondo, Manila—is appealing to Environment Secretary Regina Paz L. Lopez to heed its call to lift the suspension of its environmental compliance certificate (ECC).
THE National Police declared Manila a no-gun zone as part of the security preparations for the feast of the Black Nazarene on Monday, and suspended all Permits to Carry Firearms Outside of Residence (PTCFOR) in the city starting on Sunday morning.