By: INQUIRER.net BrandRoom
When harmful gases, smoke, and dust enter the atmosphere, pollution happens. Polluted air exposes us to a number of air contaminants that may lead to several respiratory diseases such as asthma, lung failure, bronchitis, and many more. This is why most people choose to stay indoors. However, contrary to what most people believe, the air we breathe inside our homes may be just as dangerous as the air outside. Here we listed some of the most harmful contaminants found in the air that are dangerous to our health.
By: Glenn San Luis - @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer
The improved rating of the Philippines as a destination of choice for tourists has resulted in increased interest and investment in tourism-related facilities. We have seen an upsurge in activities and developments in tourist facilities like resorts, condominiums, condotels, health clubs and other related businesses. Established facilities are expanding and new ones are being planned.
By: Amy R. Remo - Reporter / @amyremoINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer
No other awards can perhaps lay claim to being the most credible and most relevant to the buyers’ actual preferences as The Outlook by Lamudi.
It’s a strong claim for sure, but a cursory look at the highly rigorous, stringent processes set by top online property portal Lamudi would be enough proof of this tilt’s authenticity.
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Tycoon Andrew Tan-led property developer Megaworld Corp. grew its first semester net profit attributable to parent shareholders by 12.6 percent year-on-year to P7.25 billion.
For the second quarter alone, Megaworld’s net profit rose by 13.5 percent year-on-year to P4.1 billion.
By Joyce Reyes-Aguila
Homeowners invest in quality materials that ensure the durability of their properties. In doing so, they also pay extra to worry less about the condition of their homes. Sadly, there are some unforeseen circumstances that catch homeowners off guard despite extreme caution. Termite infestation is an example of a problem that, when not detected early, can cause severe damage to the extents to the structure of a home.
By: Din M. Villafuerte - @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer
It abounds in natural resources, offers key tourist destinations, is the center of trade in Mindanao, has 11 major ports and an international airport, and is one of the Philippines’ fastest growing economies in the past year.
It’s no wonder why many would want to be in Davao now.
MANILA, Philippines — Global Estate Resorts Inc. (GERI), Megaworld’s subsidiary that develops integrated tourism and leisure estates, has sustained its growth momentum this year as first quarter earnings soared 27 percent to P399-million from P315-million during the same period last year.
By Karen Pacia
Things change when you become a mother. I have never been more conscious of the things we use at home till I got pregnant and gave birth to my daughter. I searched for safer and more effective alternatives that are scientifically proven to sanitize and deodorize the household instead of using chemicals which can be very harmful to us, especially to our child.
CITY SENSE - Paulo Alcazaren (The Philippine Star)
Postcards from Boracay, or any other Philippine destination, may soon be only from the past, unless we all learn from the lessons of our once-pristine islands.
The ongoing closure and rehabilitation of Boracay has been met with much controversy.
By Fudge Tajar [Hoppler]
A number of homebuyers are skeptical at first when deciding whether it would be beneficial to purchase a condominium unit over a house and lot. Condominium spaces are relatively cheaper and more attainable to own compare to dwellings which are built on land. Much of the concern is hinged on the idea that condominium buildings are only good for fifty years which will eventually be demolished. Another question is how the law on ownership works in a condominium set up between homeowners. Thus, many potential purchasers would be doubtful whether or not buying a condo unit would actually be a wise investment.