TRAFFIC NIGHTMARE SEEN

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo, Morexette Marie Erram 01/30/2018

It is considered one of the four “infra boom” projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), which is designed to ease traffic congestion in Metro Cebu. But it looks like the construction of the…

Engineer’s murder seen as work-related

Norman V. Mendoza 01/26/2018

Person of interest worked with victim in construction business Mandaue City police said they have a “person of interest” based on their investigation in relation to the murder of Engr. Roel Perales, and the motive may be…

T2 to open in June; hike in passenger traffic seen

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/25/2018

MACTAN AIRPORT TERMINAL 2 Passenger traffic in the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) is expected to exceed its already increasing records with the scheduled opening of its new Terminal 2 (T2) in the middle of this year.…

Vibrant, better year seen

Victor Anthony V. Silva 01/05/2018

RETAIL, REAL ESTATE sectors Last of three parts With growth in tourism and the IT-BPM sectors comes the growth of the retail and real estate sectors. Robert Go, Philippine Retailers Association (PRA) Cebu chapter president, said this…

Renewable energy initiative seen to lower power rates

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/20/2017

Consumers, particularly those on off-grid islands, can expect lower power rates once an initiative to expand the use of renewable energy resources in the country goes full swing by 2018. The National Renewable Energy Board (NREB) on…

Exporters upbeat about industry’s ’18 prospects China ties seen to boost sector next year

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/14/2017

The Philippines’ warmer relation with China has gotten export players in Cebu more bullish for what’s in store for the industry in 2018. Federico Escalona, executive director at the Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. (Philexport) in Cebu, said…

PH seen to violate global trading rule

Inquirer.net 12/07/2017

  The Philippines would be violating a global trading rule if it pushes forward with a sugar-sweetened beverage tax that doubles the rate on imported sugar in favor of its locally sourced counterpart, sending the “wrong signal”…

700 seen to register on Comelec deadline for registration today

Doris Mondragon, Steffi Kyle Nolido 11/30/2017

  ABOUT 700 applicants are expected to register on the last day of voter’s registration held by the Cebu City office of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) today. Comelec Cebu City north district officer Marchel Sarno said…

Visayas Ombudsman dismissed graft case vs Alcoy treasurer

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/17/2017

The Office of the Ombudsman in the Visayas has thrown out the cases filed against the engineer of Alcoy town in southern Cebu who was earlier accused of failing to liquidate his P15,524 cash advance in a…

Kasadya seen to earn P3M profit

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/05/2017

This year’s Kasadya sa SRP (South Road Properties) is projected to generate more revenues for the Cebu City government compared to last year. This comes after the winning bidder of this year’s Kasadya sa SRP, Professional Advertising…

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