Gokongwei finds more ways to build hotel empire in Mindanao

By Maya M. Padillo, Correspondent DAVAO CITY — Robinsons Land Corp. is set to open its budget Go Hotels branch in Iligan City by the...

Hong Kong property investors go trophy hunting in London despite Brexit

LONDON — Chinese investment in London commercial property has more than trebled since before Britain voted to leave the European Union, most of it...

Shadow over HK property leaves Singapore ahead

SINGAPORE/HONG KONG -- Hong Kong’s property stocks are cheaper than Singapore’s, although not cheap enough to account for the risk that the world’s least...

MGM Resorts bets on wealthier masses to catch up in Macau

HONG KONG -- MGM Resorts International is counting on a growing number of affluent Chinese customers to drive revenue at its new Macau property,...

Filling Spaces (08/15/17)

BPO corridor in Quezon City THE VICINITY of Roosevelt Station, the northern terminus of the Manila LRT line 1, and the area near train stops...

Malaysia’s $100-B city charming Asia’s wealthiest

By Maria Eloisa I. Calderon Editor-at-Large JOHOR, MALAYSIA -- At the southern tip of the Malaysian peninsula -- near its maritime border with Singapore -- there...

Saudi Arabia builds new cities in the sand to move beyond crude oil

RIYADH -- After relying on oil to fuel its economy for more than half a century, Saudi Arabia is turning to its other abundant...

Construction outpaces demand in small China cities

BENGBU, CHINA -- Luxury lakeside homes and high-rise condominiums are coming up fast in China’s sleepy inland town of Bengbu, a clear sign that...

Sri Lanka completes controversial $1-B port deal

COLOMBO -- Sri Lanka last Saturday sealed a billion-dollar deal to let a Chinese state firm take over a loss-making port in a move...

Trump’s man in Dubai wants you to know he’s Trump’s man in Dubai

LONDON -- Hussain Sajwani wants the world to know he’s Donald Trump’s man in the Middle East. From his perch in Dubai, the billionaire real-estate...