Open Pit Mines as Assets for Ecotourism and Waste to Energy (WTE) Projects
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Open Pit Mines as Assets for Ecotourism and Waste to Energy (WTE) Projects

IN FOCUS: Open Pit Mines as Assets for Ecotourism and Waste to Energy Projects

15 June 2017, Makati Shangri-la – During a Q&A session, Marcventures Mining and Development Corporation (MMDC) President Butch Alcantara asks DENR team on 1. clear turnover guidelines post mine operations and 2. the prospect of open pit mines to become assets for ecotourism and waste to energy projects. Continue reading

An Epic Fail for Pub Crawl Event
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An Epic Fail for Pub Crawl Event

The event had the feel of a school field trip except there was no principal or teacher. The event was immensely juvenile. To put it subtly, it was a hook-up joint. A twist to the usual networking-masked-as-speed-dating-events you hear about.

My gut was right from the start. I should have listened to it. But the good news was that, after my walk out, I gave my shirt to our houseboy in my building. It fit him like a glove. Continue reading

Pope Francis on Power Play cover, features Solaire’s Sky Tower and Theatre
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Pope Francis on Power Play cover, features Solaire’s Sky Tower and Theatre

Gracing the cover of Power Play Philippines, Pope Francis provides a ‘fresher perspective’ on faith. “Pope Francis is taking a different road towards the same destination. His is more people-centric, more leadership-by-example; in modern parlance, the Pope “keeps it real.” – Lester Gopela Hallig Also inside this issue are two of Solaire’s most-talked about developments … Continue reading

Valkyrie Nightclub Opens The Palace, Set To Be Biggest Nightlife Destination in Asia
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Valkyrie Nightclub Opens The Palace, Set To Be Biggest Nightlife Destination in Asia

In Norse Mythology, Valkyrie referred to one of the virginal women who searched the battlefields for the souls of dead men fit to become einherjar (ine-hair-ee-are), which were then taken up to Valhalla (the equivalent of heaven) and trained to fight in the battle of Ragnarok (equivalent of apocalypse). The Valkyrie also served wine and … Continue reading