Developers urged to ride tourism wave

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/20/2018

Vibrant industry attracts international brands with CLI-Radisson group bringing Radisson Red Hotel to Cebu Tourism has remained as one of Cebu’s major economic drivers over the past years, and it has no signs of slowing down anytime…

Election offices urged: Let others borrow ‘extra’ ballot boxes

Jessa Mae O. Sotto with Correspondent Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/18/2018

COMMISSION on Elections (Comelec) Cebu has encouraged election offices in different towns to supply other offices which lacked ballot boxes. Comelec Provincial Election Supervisor lawyer Lionel Castillano said they have not received additional yellow boxes from Manila.…

Firms urged: Be competitive, embrace innovation concept

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 04/18/2018

IT-BPM, business leaders optimistic Cebu City will be back in top 10 Tholons list Industries should embrace the concept of innovation not just digitally but also in simple business processes like improving people management and automation services.…

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,…

Two LGUs urged: Ensure tourists’ protection, safety

Jose Santino S. Bunachita and Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/15/2018

Osmeña Peak accident prompts call; HK tourist in stable condition Safety knows no boundaries.” Joselito “Boboi” Costas, Provincial Tourism Office head of Cebu Province, said this as he called on officials of Badian town and Dalaguete town…

Mayor urged to approve police request for a P15M worth of equipment

Inna Gian D. Mejia 04/13/2018

With the influx of tourist coming to Cebu, City Councilor Joel Garganera urged Mayor Tomas Osmeña to approve the request of the Cebu City Police Office, including the release of the P15 Million worth of equipment in…

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…

Utility firms urged: Prepare to move wires underground

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/11/2018

Veco urged to make underground distribution system project happen in Mandaue Utility firms in Mandaue City are encouraged to prepare to move their overhead wires underground. This call was after the City Council passed a city ordinance…

Oslob officials urged to limit daily sandbar visitors to 522

Jessa Mae O. Sotto and Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/08/2018

SUMILON IS. CLOSURE lauded Aside from the one-week closure for cleanup and rehabilitation of Sumilon Island, the Cebu Provincial Tourism Office (PTO) has recommended to the Oslob town government that the number of daily visitors especially in…

Village officials urged to strictly implement curfew

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/02/2018

A stricter and strengthened implementation of the ordinance providing for a curfew for minors is seen as among the solutions to the problem of minors being recruited by gangs. Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak is urging barangay…