Despite dwindling stock, NFA to distribute rice to calamity areas

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette B. Erram 02/16/2018

About two weeks since it stopped distributing rice to retailers, the National Food Authority in Central Visayas (NFA-7) has decided to distribute NFA rice to areas affected by Typhoon Basyang. NFA-7 Information Officer Olma Marie Bayno said…

Despite huge win over TNT, Alas still worried

Inquirer.net 02/07/2018

Phoenix Petroleum brought down another PBA Philippine Cup powerhouse on Wednesday night, and it gives Louie Alas more concern more than basking on what his Fuel Masters just achieved. “My main concern is that after winning big,…

Cebu auto dealers bullish despite new tax scheme

Brian Mikhael J. Ochoa 01/08/2018

Cebu’s car dealers are confident sales will remain good this year despite the implementation of the new tax scheme on automobiles. According to some of Cebu’s auto executives, Cebuanos by now would have been already prepared for…

‘Be ready despite slim chance of possible storm hitting Cebu’

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/31/2017

PAGASA WARNS LGUS, COAST GUARD Despite the bigger possibility that the low pressure area (LPA), which is expected become a tropical depression on January 1, 2018, will not hit Cebu, the weather bureau is still warning Cebuanos…

Despite worst crisis in its existence, PBA opens 43rd season

Inquirer.net 12/16/2017

Game Today (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 6:15 p.m. – San Miguel Beer vs Phoenix Petroleum AMID the worst crisis that hit the PBA in its existence, Asia’s pioneering professional cage league takes the wraps off of its 43rd…

Despite changes, Ouanos to still participate in fluvial procession

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Norman V. Mendoza 12/01/2017

THE Ouano family would continue to open their house on the eve of the feast of Sto. Niño and participate in the fluvial procession of the Señor Sto. Niño despite the change of the Traslacion route by…

Victoria’s Secret China show struts on despite controversy

AP 11/22/2017

(AP PHOTOS) SHANGHAI—Gigi Hadid and Katy Perry didn’t make it but the Victoria’s Secret show in Shanghai managed to strut on Monday without them, surviving a controversy over visa issues and a model who slipped and fell during the…

Vice Gov. Magpale: No changes in PB despite 7 legislators shift to PDP-Laban

Morexette B. Erram 11/20/2017

IT WILL be business as usual at the Cebu Provincial Board (PB) even if some of the Cebu provincial legislators shifted alliances from their previous parties to President Rodrigo Duterte’s party — Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan…

Despite FDI drop in PH, Cebu still sweet spot for investors

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/23/2017

Fujitsu, latest foreign firm to open satellite office here Despite lower year-to-date inflows of foreign direct investment (FDI) to the Philippines, local business stakeholders believe that Cebu is resilient to this development and still remains a favorable…

IT-BPM sector in Cebu still upbeat despite dip in investments in PH

Victor Anthony V. Silva 09/27/2017

Despite the decline in investments in the country’s Information Technology-Business Process Management (IT-BPM) sector during the second quarter of the year, a local industry leader still considers Cebu “lucky.” This is because Cebu continues to enjoy the…

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