Japan’s MINISO opens first store in Cebu

Victor Anthony Silva 11/03/2017

Japanese designer brand MINISO finally opened its first store in Cebu City on Friday, more than one year since the retail chain broke into the Philippine market. Mini Depato Corp., the master franchisee of Miniso International in…

MCIA implements strict security measures for All Saints, Souls Days

Victor Anthony Silva 10/30/2017

  CEBU CITY–In anticipation of the influx of arriving and departing passengers during the All Saints’ and All Souls’ Day holidays, the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) has rolled out Oplan Ligtas Biyahe – Undas 2017 which…

Leni pays respects to Vidal 

Victor Anthony Silva 10/28/2017

  Vice President Leni Robredo visited the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral mausoleum housing the remains of the late Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo J. Cardinal Vidal Saturday afternoon. The vice president was accompanied by Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III,…

Cebu City Marriot Hotel to carry Ayala brand next year

Victor Anthony Silva 10/12/2017

In January next year, Cebuanos will bid goodbye to what they’ve known for the past two decades as the Cebu City Marriott Hotel. That’s because the hotel, owned by the AyalaLand Hotels and Resorts Corporation (AHRC), will…

Avoid housing meltdown, go to the countryside

Victor Anthony Silva 09/15/2017

  Local developers are encouraged to extend their focus to the outskirts of the metropolitan to avoid a possible housing meltdown. Lawyer Amay Ong Vaño, past national president of the Philippine Association of Real Estate Boards (Pareb),…

Deal to boost cleanergy in PH

Victor Anthony Silva 09/11/2017

Cleanergy” in the Philippines is expected to get a boost as publicly-listed Vivant Corp. (VVT) seeks to expand its renewable energy portfolio through a partnership with a global clean energy developer and operator. The Cebu-based energy solutions…

CARD targets 5.2M clients, expands to south Cebu

Victor Anthony Silva 09/04/2017

MICROFINANCING organization, CARD Mutually Reinforcing Institutions (CARD MRI), seeks to strengthen its presence in Cebu in its bid to reach out to more clients and eventually wipe out poverty in the Philippines. Raffy Antes, CARD MRI corporate…

PLDT expands LTE support to Sun Cellular customers

Victor Anthony Silva 08/31/2017

  Telecom and digital service provider PLDT will provide LTE support for its Sun customers in Cebu which it considers its primary “Sun country.” This is in line with PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc.’s completion of…

Hotel industry thriving despite challenges in tourism

Victor Anthony Silva 08/20/2017

AMID the turbulent first half of this year brought about by threats to public safety all over the country, the Philippine hotel industry continues to thrive with the opening of more properties in areas outside Luzon. Elizabeth…

Biz groups to work for better relationship with city

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Victor Anthony Silva 08/19/2017

  BUSINESS organizations in Cebu planned to reach out to the Cebu City government to bridge the gap between businessmen and the government. The goal, they said, was for the public and private sectors to work hand-in-hand…

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