BETTER TIMES AHEAD

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/30/2018

After a roller coaster year highlighted by a couple of economic shocks, Cebu and the rest of Central Visayas can look forward to a better economy in the region in 2019. Prices of basic commodities will continue…

Mandaue entrepreneur grows homegrown craft beer business

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/30/2018

CEBRUERY More varieties, local and international recognition, and wider reach. These are just some of the milestones of homegrown brand Cebruery in its past three years of operation. Brewed from a home in Mandaue City, Cebruery has…

MCIA Terminal 2, big-ticket projects fuel 2018 growth

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/28/2018

YEAREND REPORT: Last of 2 parts The completion of a big-ticket project, and the promise of more to come in Cebu for both public and private developers continues to fuel the growth engine of Cebu’s real estate…

Train, rising inflation shake businesses, economy in 2018

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/27/2018

YEAREND REPORT First of two parts The year 2018 has brought a lot of “economic shocks” not just for the local business community in Cebu but for the entire country. Right at the start of the year,…

Culinary arts grad bets on resto with a view and smoked meat

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/23/2018

There are days when you just want to drive to the woods, enjoy a bottle of beer and just feel the night breeze. This is the picture that comes to the mind of 27-year old Monalisa Padayhag…

CDN THROUGH THE YEARS: Selling the newspaper

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/23/2018

Part 9 of a 13-part series A good newspaper runs on the quality of stories and photos that are put together by its editorial team of reporters, photographers, editors, and support staff. But on the other side…

More hotels to rise in Cebu

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/21/2018

Tourists continue to come in to Cebu especially with the opening of Mactan-Cebu International Airport’s (MCIA) Terminal. But tourism stakeholders have one recurring concern: the lack of hotel rooms. “We are still lacking of hotel rooms, especially…

Developers try to temper Chinese investments in Cebu properties

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/20/2018

The continued boom of Cebu’s real estate industry is attracting not just local but also foreign buyers of residential properties in different areas of the province. Among the biggest potential buying market are Chinese nationals, who are…

Public urged: Do your bank transactions early

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/19/2018

As early as now, the public is encouraged to already start withdrawing and do their banking transactions to avoid hassles during the holiday rush. The Cebu Bankers Club (CBC) is reminding the banking public that most banks…

Tourism officials target Indian, Russian market

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/18/2018

While maintaining its loyal East Asian market, Cebu’s tourism officials will want to tap into new countries and bring them to Cebu. Among their targets include Indians and Russians. GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corp. (GMCAC) officials are expecting…

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