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SMC Bulacan ‘aerocity’ to have bike highways integrated with train system

San Miguel Corp.’s (SMC) P740-billion airport and mixed use development being built in Bulacan will incorporate sustainable and environmentally friendly features that will address the shortcomings of current urban centers, including a proposal to integrate a “bicycle highway” with a train system. Thus said company president Ramon Ang, who on Tuesday said the country’s largest…

Unfazed by pandemic, AboitizLand revolutionizes homebuying experience

Face-to-face meetings and paperwork had been synonymous with homeownership until COVID-19 made human contact a risky behavior. Like retail, banking, food and other industries, real estate was forced to adapt to this tectonic shift. AboitizLand, the real estate arm of the Aboitiz Group of Companies, was among the first developers to recalibrate its systems. Embracing…

Redefining space the Rockwell way

The protracted COVID-19 pandemic has radically shifted Filipinos’ preferences and priorities—perhaps even permanently—as they struggled to cope with the forced lockdowns and the realization that the COVID-19 disease is likely here to stay and cause sporadic outbreaks. This helps explain the marked increase in the demand since March of last year for real estate projects…

E-learning here to stay

Electronic- or e-retail is the dominant trend in commerce, and a similar transformation is seen in education, with e-learning or remote or distance learning shaping the Philippine education landscape. The disruption caused by the still-ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which leaves parts of the country under lockdown or quarantine or its many variations, is hastening the evolution…

Despite COVID, Toyota remains committed to education

Education has been a major beneficiary of Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives. On July 24, 1990, TMP established the TMP Foundation (TMPF), a nonstock and nonprofit organization to implement its CSR initiatives under four pillars: health care, education, rnvironment and community service. TMP and TMPF strongly support the national government’s policy…