French official: Cebu good market for spiritual tourism

Irene Sino-Cruz 04/25/2018

Cebu and the rest of the Philippines remain a good market for France’s spiritual tourism, according to Morad Tayebi, Atout France regional director for Southeast Asia. Atout France is the country’s tourism development authority tasked with promoting…

Nokia firm tests Cebu market with 4 new Android phones in May

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/25/2018

FOUR new models of Android-powered Nokia phones are expected to enter the Cebu market next month. HMD Global, the company behind Nokia phones, announced that the Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 1, the New Nokia 6, and Nokia…

Bid to cancel travel tax backed

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/24/2018

Traveling outside the country with the whole family can be very expensive, that’s why most people would wait for cheap and promo airfares. But while they save on airfare, there’s something that they always have to pay…

SSS members urged: Avail of this year’s loan restructuring program

Intern, Nestle L. Semilla 04/24/2018

SOCIAL Security System (SSS) members in Cebu are encouraged to take advantage of the second offering of the state-run pension fund’s loan restructuring program. Lawyer Alberto Montalbo, acting vice president of SSS-Visayas Division, said that as much…

How to make tourists stay longer in Cebu

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/23/2018

More than a beach destination, tourists should explore Cebu for its many other tourist sites and tour packages, tourism industry experts said. Cebu Association of Tour Operation Specialists (CATOS) President Alice Queblatin said their members are now…

Coach to teach children art of business

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/23/2018

HOW young should people start learning about the complex world of business and entrepreneurship? For business development specialist Amar Delon, it should start as early as adolescence but through simplified versions. Delon, a Malaysian and the CEO…

There’s money in helping small businesses to grow

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/22/2018

HR experts find the right business mix in Purple Chalk venture With Cebu’s booming economy, it’s not a surprise to see more and more businesses sprouting left and right. But for some, especially the smaller ones, it…

Ayala expanding four businesses abroad

Inquirer.net 04/22/2018

THE country’s oldest business house, Ayala Corp., is sowing the seeds to become a global player, counting on four of its businesses—manufacturing, water infrastructure, energy and property — to expand its overseas footprint to account for 10…

Neda chief: Time for bizmen to invest, consumers to spend Infra programs expected to continue spur country’s economic growth

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/19/2018

More infrastructure programs and social protection initiatives are seen to sustain the Philippine’s upward economic growth. National Economic Development and Development Authority (NEDA) Secretary Ernesto Pernia, in yesterday’s third leg of the Philippine Economic Briefing (PEB) in…

PSEI falls due to overheating fears

Inquirer.net 04/19/2018

The local stock market tumbled sharply on Thursday, underperforming regional markets, as investors dumped equities due to escalating concerns on local economic “overheating” risks and US-China trade war. The main-share Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) fell by…