Doreen Jose

How my plants kept me sane during the lockdown

My plant babies proved to be such good company, I never felt alone during the quarantine. It felt good being surrounded by these beautiful living things. As if all was well in...

Cebu developer AppleOne goes for the next big thing

AppleOne Properties Inc. (API) recently broke ground at the Mactan Export Processing Zone to herald the construction of an IT center with lifestyle features designed for the export zone’s workers and visitors...

Rediscovering my country through its museums in Manila

(Doreen is a writer and an international development worker who has worked in some of the world’s war zones. She is now based in Manila as a coordinator for a Pacific-wide climate...

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Exploring Lausanne—Crosswinds’ Most Premium Lot-Only Development

Set within the illustrious hills and stunning mountain landscapes of Crosswinds in Tagaytay is Lausanne, a 24-hectare European-inspired mixed-use development known for...

DHSUD chief eyes public-private partnerships for permanent housing solutions

The country's new housing czar has hit the ground running, preparing to forge partnerships with the private sector to fast-track land development...

Mesmerized By Silliman: The University by the sea

Every August of each year, Sillimanians from all over the Philippines and around the world—from the oldest batch to the youngest—descend upon Silliman University...

Respond and innovate: How our local builders adapt to the pandemic

Many companies in the design and construction industries had to continue operating despite the COVID-19 pandemic because the services they offer can't...

Invest in safety and One Lancaster Park, Cavite

Home buyers today, especially starter families, are more discerning in choosing their living spaces. Post-pandemic, more people appreciate the value of large...