The News Roundup – February 27, 2012

This is one way to get the people's attention. Photo courtesy of Roehl Nino Bautista and GMA News TV.

The planets align to bring you good news, views, and an interesting outlook on the Philippines’ contribution to the legacy of democracy.

  • Happy Birthday, EDSA I. The Philippines’ mark in the history of democracy reminds Filipinos to stay the course in the pursuit of freedom, morality, and just governance.
  • Efren Penaflorida: Making us proud. The 2009 CNN Hero continues to revolutionize the way education is brought to the masses, this time plying the streets of Cavite to teach out-of-school youth. His most powerful lesson so far? It’s “Be the change”.
  • Property buying reality check: Here are some essential issues any property buyer in the Philippines must consider when buying condos here. The first of a 2-part series.
  • Afraid your property investment in the Philippines might end up being stagnant? Here’s one developer’s new business model.
  • Luzon isn’t just about business in Manila; it’s also home to some of the most spectacular places in the country.
  • The Philippines’ Business Sector is feeling the good vibes when it comes to the economy. Here’s to hoping to better government spending this 2012.
  • Surprise, surprise; text messaging is still the number one way for Filipinos to communicate.
  • Ayala’s property subsidiary Alveo Land has one more investment option for those willing to pay for a spot in the Philippines’ business heartland we call Makati.
  • Century Properties has been on a project-building tear recently, and they continue to build value into their properties by tying up with illustrious fashion house Missoni. Will good design turn home-buying into an impulse buy?
  • Good fortune or a simply a wonder to observe? The planets showcased their alignment last weekend, and had people looking up the sky in the early evening.

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