Tag Archives: Belle Grande
- Belle Grande changes its name to City of Dreams Manila
October 9, 2013
Belle Grande hasn't even opened yet and it's already getting a name change. Seems like an odd turn of events, but that's exactly what's going to happen after Melco Crown co-chairman Lawrence Ho visited the Philippines to formally unveil "The City of Dreams Manila". Or as it was supposed to...
- One year countdown starts for Belle Grande
August 5, 2013
July 2014. That's the date Belle Corporation is targeting for Belle Grande to start its operations. That date is also less than a year away and nobody is feeling more pressure than to finish Entertainment City's second integrated resort and casino than the developer itself. “We’re rushing for the opening...
- Four of the five richest Filipinos are all building casinos in Entertainment City
August 1, 2013
If you needed any more proof of the business viability of Pagcor's Entertainment City, look no further than the recent Forbes Magazine's list of richest Filipinos. If you don't have a list at your disposal, here's the point: four of the top five on that list have stakes at Entertainment...
- LRWC sells preferred shares to GSIS, Philippine Commercial Capital to help fund Belle Grande
July 6, 2013
The Philippines' Government Service Insurance System and the Philippine Commercial Capital are forking over a total of Php1 billion in shares raised by Leisure and Resorts World Corp to finance the Belle Grande Integrated Resort and Casino project. Taken together, the investment entered by the two companies equates to 60...
- Temasek buys into Melco Crown’s Philippine subsidiary
June 5, 2013
Melco Crown Philippines Resort Corp., the Philippine arm of Macau’s Melco Crown Entertainment, has sold a five percent stake to Temasek, Singapore-based investment company. The acquisition, which was disclosed by MCPR to the Philippine Stock Exchange, was done through Temasek Fullerton Alpha Pte Ltd, Swordfish Investments Pte Ltd and Fullerton...
- Belle Corp. has no plans to spin off gaming business
May 23, 2013
Contrary to what vice chairman Willy Ocier may or may not have said in Philippine dailies earlier this week, casino operator Belle Corporation, the developers of the glistening Belle Grande, has no plans to spin of its gaming business. That much was clarified by the company's chief financial officer and...
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Melco Crown ramps up hiring for City of Dreams Manila
April 15, 2014
City of Dreams boosts Belle Corp H1 net profit
August 4, 2017