Pag-IBIG steps up ties with LGUs for socialized housing

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/13/2018

The Home Mutual Development Fund (Pag-IBIG) aims to increase partnerships with local government units (LGUs) for the development of more socialized housing units, said PAG-IBIG Fund Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Acmad Rizaldy Moti. Moti explained that private…

Congress should not rush Charter change — Marcos

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/13/2018

SINCE the Constitution is a very important document, Congress should not rush work on its amendments, former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos said yesterday. “I think it is optimistic (of Congress) to think that they can finish it…

Philippines under a single power grid soon

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/06/2018

Asingle grid would improve the stability of power supply and help boost investments in power plant projects in the Philippines by expanding market access to the entire Philippines. Lawyer Cynthia Alabanza, spokesperson and head of corporate communication…

Shipbuilding firm to set up P500-M manufacturing facility

Irene R. Sino Cruz 02/04/2018

Growing non-wooden hull passenger vessels’ market eyed A shipbuilding company that specializes in building innovative sea vessels plans to put up a 2-hectare manufacturing facility to serve the projected demand for non-wooden hull passenger vessels. Andrew Aznar,…

Manila-based firm eyes lab services market with Cebu expansion

Irene R. Sino Cruz 01/31/2018

RECOGNIZING the growing market for laboratory services, a Manila-based company opened its second Cebu diagnostic center that uses state-of-the art technology. Dr. Rodrigo Rodrigo, medical director of Kaiser Medical Center, said there is a continued demand for…

Exec cites need to prepare next generation for AI

Irene R. Sino Cruz 11/12/2017

THE Philippines needs to prepare the next generation for artificial intelligence (AI) to be able to maximize its benefits for the business sector. Arvin Yason, managing director for Accenture Global Delivery Network for Technology in the Philippines,…

Finance expert: Film industry can boost Cebu’s economy

Irene R. Sino Cruz 09/15/2017

Developing the film industry will boost Cebu’s economy said Gin Kai Chan, a Singapore-based financing expert with focus on film production. Chan is chief executive officer of Silver Media Group, a private media fund, and president of…

Companies need flexible HR practices to attract, retain millennial workers

Irene R. Sino Cruz 09/11/2017

WITH the stiff competition for workers, companies need to rethink their human resource (HR) practices to be able to attract and retain millennials in their workforce. “Today’s more mobile and technologically savvy workforce recognizes that the blurring…

Dep’t of Energy eyes tie-up with LGUs

Irene R. Sino Cruz 09/11/2017

POWER RESILIENCY PROGRAM THE Department of Energy is urging local government units (LGUs) in the Visayas to come up with their own power resiliency program to address vulnerability to calamities. The energy department is looking into a…

Cebu’s cacao farmers to get boost: Study, cash aid eyed

Irene R. Sino Cruz, Morexette B. Erram 08/22/2017

Realizing the economic potential of the local cacao industry, the Cebu Provincial Agriculture Office will push for more financial assistance from the Cebu provincial government, but only after the office complete its study on the cacao farmers…

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