BTr eyes more than P8B from investors in Cebu

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/23/2017

The Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) hopes to raise more than P8 billion in Cebu as it expects more Cebuanos to invest in the government-issued bonds following the strong local appetite during its bond offering last March.…

Cut red tape, attract more power investors, gov’t urged

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/07/2017

The government is encouraged to reduce red tape to make it easier for businesses to invest in the country’s energy sector. Guenter Taus, European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) president, said that the Philippine government…

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…

Investors eye north Cebu: P1.4B Compostela projects

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/02/2017

CEV-Norkis tieup A residential development and a memorial park project worth P1.4 billion is expected to bring more economic progress to Compostela town, a third class municipality 31.6 kilometers from Cebu City. This developed after a Minglanilla-based…

French exec: Infrastructure can bring investors into Cebu

Victor Anthony V. Silva 09/17/2017

THE right infrastructure will not only attract foreign investors to locate in Cebu but will also help them expand their operations to other parts of the Philippines. Such was the case of French company Delfingen, a global…

Peza eyes Russian investors

Inquirer.net 09/11/2017

The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (Peza) wants to tap Russian investments following its first time to participate in the Eastern Economic Forum in Russia last week. The move that would help “further diversify” the mix of foreign…

Investors urged to pour money into RE projects, 6 Visayas power plants

Rosalie Abatayo 09/07/2017

INVEST in solar energy and other renewable energy (RE) projects, and build six more power plants in strategic locations in the Visayas. Energy Undersecretary Felix William Fuentebella made this call to investors, encouraging them to invest in…

Visayas energy sector continues to attract investors

Victor Anthony V. Silva 07/31/2017

DESPITE a drop in worldwide investments in the energy sector for two straight years, prospects remain bright in the Visayas as inquiries signify sustained interest among private investors. Engineer Antonio Labios, regional director of the Department of…

Perks for local investors, better connectivity pushed

Victor Anthony V. Silva 07/10/2017

BPOS’ TAX INCENTIVES retained While they welcomed the retention of the existing tax perks of the business process outsourcing (BPO) sector, local industry leaders are calling on the government to come up with better incentives especially for…

Investors and traffic

Victor Anthony V. Silva 07/06/2017

Biz leader emphasizes need to address traffic woes, lauds firm for ‘Creative Cebu’ How can Cebu attract more investors this year, surpass its nearly P30 billion worth of registered projects in 2016 and help sustain its economic…

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