Companies may invest more in machines than in people

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/02/2018

ECONOMIST TAKE ON CONTRACTUALIZATION BAN President Rodrigo Duterte’s new executive order (EO) against illegal contractualization may dampen anti-poverty efforts by putting pressure on companies to regularize all its employees, an economics expert said. According to Dr. Raul…

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…

Firms urged to invest in upscaling workforce

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/17/2018

IT, BPM sector and the AI phenomenon With the need to integrate artificial intelligence (AI) becoming more apparent, industry experts in Cebu continue to call on companies to invest in upscaling their workforce. At the same time,…

Invest in cyber security tools, experts, firms urged

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/12/2018

With technical limitations on the part of law enforcement agencies, businesses should also invest in equipment and personnel to fend off cyber attacks. Mandaue Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) President Stanley Go said businesses should have…

20s: The best age range to invest in a condo, house

Chris Evert Ruffolo 02/02/2018

Owning a property — a house or condominium unit — in your 20s may seem “too early” as an investment option as most individuals in this age group are into buying the latest gadgets or traveling abroad…

Mall developer to invest P2B for first condo project

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/20/2017

THE developer of J Centre Mall in Mandaue is set to embark on its first condominium project, which is primed to be the tallest building in the city once completed. Jiprop Development Corporation, the vertical housing arm…

MAO BA?

Editorial 12/05/2017

‘INVEST LOTTO EARNINGS’ On learning that a Cebuano won the P29.7 million jackpot prize of the Grand Lotto 6/55 last Saturday, netizens were quick to offer all sorts of advice to the winner. A netizen named Michael…

Cebuanos urged: Invest in retail treasury bonds

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/21/2017

CEBUANOS are encouraged to invest in retail treasury bonds (RTBs). The Bureau of Treasury (BTr) is making this call to Cebuanos and giving them a viable investment option this Christmas as the BTr offers RTBs anew. Rosalia…

Programs identified where government can invest funds for MSMEs

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/16/2017

  Local business stakeholders have identified priority programs the government should invest in more following the announcement of President Rodrigo Duterte to pour more funds to support the country’s micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). Cebu Chamber…

Ayala group to invest P39B in Cebu projects in 5 years

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/13/2017

The Ayala group is poised to pour P39 billion into several projects in Cebu over the next five years as a sign of confidence in the province’s economy as well as their aggressive expansion in the Visayas…

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