Romeo trade, a ‘win-win solution’

Inquirer.net 04/03/2018

LETTING go of Terrence Romeo was a hard decision, but GlobalPort felt parting ways withits top star was the right thing to do moving forward. “It’s sad and frustrating to let go one of hottest players in…

3 SISTERS IN CYBERPORN TRADE CAUGHT

Ador Vincent Mayol, Nestle L. Semilla 03/23/2018

FROM VICTIMS TO PERPETRATORS They used to be victims of cyberpornography about five years ago. Now, the three female siblings — two of whom are now young adults and the third a minor — were accused of…

Cordova couples trade vows on V-Day

Rosalie Abatayo 02/14/2018

Despite living together for 34 years, both Rosalio Sumayang and his common-law partner Bernadette were still emotional after exchanging vows with 149 other couples during yesterday’s mass wedding in Cordova town. “Duna man gu’y panultihon nga sala…

Trade deficit widens as imports increase

Inquirer.net 02/11/2018

A SUSTAINED double-digit jump in imports and a continued decline in merchandise exports widened the trade deficit to a record-high $4.02 billion in December. Preliminary data released by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Friday showed that the…

DTI hopes PH can keep European Union trade perks

Inquirer.net 01/14/2018

THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) hopes to keep its preferential trade arrangement with the European Union (EU), expecting the bloc would to look past the “political noise” under the Duterte administration, a top official said.…

Ex-cop linked to drug trade killed in Dumaguete City

Benjie B. Talisic 01/11/2018

An ex-cop was killed in a shootout with anti-drug police operatives along Bishop E.P. Surban Street fronting the Holy Child Hospital Dumaguete City, Negros Orientalon Tuesday night, a belated reporting the ?Police Regional Office in Central Visayas…

Businessmen urged: Practice fair trade

Rosalie Abatayo 12/16/2017

LOCAL businessmen are encouraged to always practice fair trade and abide by the “No Shortchanging Law.” Glenn Soco, Mandaue Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) president, made this call after the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)…

CV’s 3Q performance shows it’s PH’s major trade hub

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/13/2017

The vibrant trade activity in the third quarter of the year shows that Central Visayas is serving as a major hub in the country. According to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), both quantity and value of total…

Trade dep’t allots P1 billion for microfinancing program

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/11/2017

P3 FUND FOR 2018 The national government, through the Small Business Corporation (SB Corp.), the microfinancing arm of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), will set aside P1 billion for 2018 in a bid to sustain…

Ministers agree Asia-Pacific trade pact without US

AFP 11/11/2017

  Ministers from 11 Asia-Pacific countries agreed yesterday to press ahead with a major trade deal without the United States, as the world’s largest economy seeks to go it alone under President Donald Trump’s “America First” policy.…