Doña Elena Tower Adds Life to Manila’s Thriving Property Market

The City of Manila has definitely had a resurgence under the leadership of Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso. When Mayor Isko removed unlawful obstructions and cleared illegal vendors off of Manila’s streets and sidewalks, he effectively changed how the city looked and how it moved. By cleaning up the city and bringing order to chaos, the determined mayor gave the City of Manila a fresh new feel that continues to inspire business confidence and draw consumer interest. And this hasn’t changed despite the COVID pandemic.

According to Lobien Realty Group (LRG), the City of Manila has a total of 99,874.29 square meters (sqm) of gross leasable office space and only 5,650.63 square meters (sqm) are currently vacant. LRG pointed out that this translates to a single digit vacancy rate of 6%, which is very low and signifies that in Manila, there is demand for office spaces and what is supplied in the market is being taken up.

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Healthy Diet Safeguards Against COVID-19

The COVID-19 Pandemic intensifies the Philippine’s battle against Double Burden of Malnutrition. Double Burden of Malnutrition is defined by World Health Organization (WHO) as “the coexistence of undernutrition along with overweight and obesity, or diet-related non communicable diseases, within individuals, households and populations, and across the life course.”

The limited distribution and access to food supplies aggravate the plight of poor and low income Filipino households to sustain each person’s required nutrients through healthy meals. On the other hand, home confinement due to the mandated community quarantine may cause more people to not only restrict their physical activities but also to overeat and/or consume more food with empty calories as part of coping with stress and/or boredom.

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Fun Quaranthings To Do in Time of ECQ

The saying “so much to do, so little time” was once a cliché we could all relate to. But these days, such seems to be inapplicable, for most of us are at home due to the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). With more time on our hands now, we ask, what more can we do to stay productive?

If there’s anything we are learning from our current reality during this time, it is that we can now do what we’ve always wanted to accomplish in the comforts of our home—be it baking, cooking, gardening, and other hobbies we had no time to learn before.

Interested? Here are some activities you may want to try to make the most out of the ECQ period.

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Health and Career of Rats in the Year of Rat (2020)

2020 – This is my year! And yours as well if you were born in the following years: 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008 and 2020. Rat is considered as the first of all zodiac animals, seen as a sign of wealth and surplus in Chinese culture. People born in the year of rat are considered as clever, quick thinkers, successful but content with living a quiet and peaceful life with family. Multi-talented, with strong-willed, always finished what they begin, but they are sometimes impolite and rude with words due to weak communication skills.


Let’s Find Out the Lucky Things of Rat People

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