Gov’t eyes more foreign equity as FDI drops

Inquirer.net 09/20/2017

The government is looking at raising the maximum stake of foreign investors in a dozen sectors and business activities to shore up foreign direct investment (FDI) amid a year-to-date drop, the country’s chief economist said Wednesday. Socioeconomic…

Court drops case vs singing champ

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 09/11/2017

NOVEN BELLEZA A Cebu City judge on Monday dismissed the rape charges filed against singing champion Noven Belleza. In open court, Judge James Stewart Ramon Himalaloan of the Regional Trial Court Branch 7 cited the complainant’s “lack…

CEBU’S COMPETITIVE RANKING SLIPS

Morexette B. Erram, Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/21/2017

Province drops from 3rd in 2015 to 45th in 2017 Cebu suffered a steep drop in its competitive ranking. From 3rd in 2015 and 31st in 2016, Cebu slipped to number 45 among the most competitive provinces…

Stable prices up to year-end as inflation drops, says Neda

Inquirer.net 07/05/2017

Inflation in June fell to a five-month low of 2.8 percent, such that state planning agency National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) on Wednesday said it expects stable prices until year-end to support economic growth. The latest…

Minglanilla drops Dalaguete in OT, wins South jewel

Calvin Cordova 06/26/2017

THE Minglanilla Archangels squandered a 26-point lead and was forced to labor hard in overtime before beating the Dalaguete AgriSaurs, 98-90 Sunday night, and snatch the championship crown in the South Division of the 2017 Cebu Governor’s…

Cviraa drops to its lowest ever finish in Palaro

Calvin D. Cordova 04/28/2017

San Jose, Antique — The initial goal was to finish in the top two. A target the Central Visayas Regional Athetic Association (Cviraa) will fall short — way short it won’t even keep its usual ranking. The…

IM Yap drops to 100th place

Glendale G. Rosal 04/10/2017

  THINGS are not going the way of Cebuano International Master (IM) Kim Steven Yap. This as the 26-year-old Yap suffered his second straight loss in the 19th Dubai International Open Chess Tournament yesterday in Dubai, UAE.…

Digong’s approval rating drops, but popularity still high

Inquirer.net 04/05/2017

Results of an independent poll released Wednesday showed a drop in the number of Filipinos who trust President Rodrigo Duterte, although he was still considered trustworthy by three-quarters of the respondents despite an impeachment complaint pending against…

CCC drops to 5th, Mactan soars to 3rd in PAL golfest

Glendale G. Rosal 03/04/2017

Davao City — It was a finish the Cebu Country Club (CCC) golfers would rather forget. Still in contention despite staring at a nine-point deficit going into Saturday’s final round, the Cebuanos, expected to make a solid…

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