The weekly roundup – The heat is on!

The month of April signals the official start of the summer season here in the Philippines, where people flock left and right to resorts and other vacation destinations. Each year seems to be hotter than the previous one (temperature wise, that is), which should serve as a reminder for us to do our share in taking care of the environment. Now, on to our weekly dose of news and tidbits:

PLDT shares soar as telco giant acquires Digitel. It would be interesting to see how this affects the telco wars in the near future, especially that SMC is confident that it can challenge the big guys.

  • Another project that would benefit students: 2 Torre Lorenzo, a new multipurpose highrise project near De La Salle University.
  • A rundown of the hottest housing markets in the world.