Advocacy and Media Partner. During a Board meeting held recently SHDA formalized a partnership with Manila Times, the oldest English-language newspaper in the country led but its Chief Operating Officer Blanca C. Mercado in a meeting held recently at the SHDA National Office, Makati City. Photo shows, (front, 3rd and fourth from left) SHDA First Vice President Jeffrey T. Ng (President, Cathay Land) and SHDA National President Christopher G. Narciso (EVP- Business and Project Development, Arthaland) with Board Officers, National and Regional Governors and Advisers.