China’s trade surplus with US swells in June

AFP 07/13/2018

CHINA’s surplus with the United States hit a record last month, data showed Friday, adding to brewing tensions between the economic superpowers as they stand on the brink of an all-out trade war that Beijing warned would…

Osmeña, Caindec trade barbs over city’s unregistered vehicles

Futch Anthony Inso, Morexette Marie B. Erram, USJ-R Intern Delta Derycka Letigio 07/12/2018

  The Cebu City Government’s Department of General Services (DGS) has requested the Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO–7) to produce a list of city-owned vehicles not registered with LTO or those whose registration have already…

US, China economic trade war starts

AFP 07/06/2018

The US and China on Friday launched tit-for-tat tariffs on each other’s imports, the opening shots in what Beijing called “the largest trade war in economic history” between the world’s top two economies. At the stroke of…

Trade chief: Wage hike must be kept ‘minimal’

Inquirer.net 06/20/2018

Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez on Wednesday said wage hikes should be “minimal” to avoid the rise in production costs and consumer prices. “If you ask me, there can be a minimal adjustment but that should not be…

Tumulak: Give cops more time to stamp out drugs trade

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/16/2018

GIVE law enforcers more time. Saying that eradicating illegal drugs is not an easy task to do, Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak appealed to the public to forego any conclusions and to instead trust the system being…

Duterte ‘shared’ concern about PH fishermen; Scarborough incident ‘sort of barter trade’ – Chinese envoy

Inquirer.net 06/12/2018

KAWIT, Cavite – President Rodrigo Duterte has informed Chinese ambassador Zhao Jianhua about the country’s concern over the action of the Chinese coast guards taking the catch of Filipino fishermen at Scarborough Shoal. Duterte and Zhao had…

Trump trade fury torpedoes at Canada’s G7 summit

AFP 06/10/2018

The G7 summit ended in farce and a renewed threat of global trade war on Saturday as US President Donald Trump abruptly rejected the text of a consensus statement and bitterly insulted the Canadian host. Just minutes…

China lowers tariffs, rejects US trade war escalation

AFP 05/31/2018

China said Thursday it wanted to avoid an escalation of trade tensions with the United States, as the two sides held new talks and Beijing decided to lower some tariffs. The overture came two days after the…

Fisherman arrested in Calawisan drug-bust

Norman V. Mendoza 05/25/2018

A 39-year-old fisherman arrested in a buy-bust operation in Calawisan, Lapu-Lapu City on Thursday (May 24) evening. The suspect was identified as Giovanni Pahugot, who was arrested by the operative of the Hoops Dome Police Station. Seized…

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…

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