Mactan casino project gets ‘advance’ of $42.5M from Dennis Uy’s Udenna

Philippine Daily Inquirer 10/19/2019

Integrated gaming resort developer PH Resorts Group Holdings Inc. (PHR) has tapped a $42.5-million loan from a unit of its parent firm, Udenna Corp., to fund its casino project in Mactan, Cebu. “This advance represents a significant…

TeleTech unveils mobile-offsite recruitment service

Marc Cosep 10/18/2019

In its bid to provide accessible recruitment services to the community, Teletech launched the first mobile-offsite recruitment service dubbed “Teletech on Wheels.” First in the province, Teletech on Wheels provides recruitment access to neighboring communities as far…

Exciting times for ARC

Marc Cosep 10/18/2019

In its bid to provide better and accessible health care for the community, Allegiant Regional Care Hospitals (ARC) launches two new additional services. During its first anniversary celebration, ARC opened its Dialysis Clinic and its new Blood…

Facebook encourages MSMEs to build brand online

Gresheen Gift M. Libby 10/18/2019

CEBU CITY — It’s high time for micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) to start making their presence known online. For Cebu, where the entrepreneurial culture is strong and growing, this is a call that the Department…

Marriott hotel to open in Mandaue City by mid-2020

Irene R. Sino Cruz 10/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —International hotel chain, Marriott International, signed an agreement with Prestigio Inc. for the development and operation of its first Fairfield hotel in the Philippines. Prestigio announced Wednesday, October 16, its partnership with Marriot at…

DTI strengthens drive vs pyramiding, chain marketing schemes

Irene Sino-Cruz 10/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has tightened regulations on those doing networking and multi-level marketing amid concerns raised regarding the sale of products using pyramid sales schemes in the guise of…

DICT launches digital hub at Ramos public market, free Wi-Fi services

Irene R. Sino Cruz 10/14/2019

CEBU CITY–The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) launched two projects in Cebu City on Monday. On Monday morning, the DICT launched its Innovation Center and Digital Hub at the Ramos public market, according to Felino…

Oslob, Maribojoc families adjudged model OFW Family of the Year regional winners

Irene R. Sino Cruz 10/11/2019

CEBU CITY—A family from Oslob, Cebu and another from Maribojoc, Bohol won the Model OFW Family of the Year Award for two different categories. The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) in Central Visayas held the awarding ceremony…

Cebu City DMDP wins National Best Public Employment Service Office

Irene R. Sino Cruz 10/10/2019

CEBU CITY—The Cebu City Department of Manpower Development and Placement (DMDP) has been adjudged as this year’s National Best Public Employment Service Office (PESO). According to a press statement from the Department of Labor and Employment in…

Experience the Fusion of Flavors and B2B Opportunities at CEFBEX 2019

PR 10/10/2019

The region’s biggest food and beverage show is back with an irresistible offer for everyone to “Experience the Fusion” of gastronomic innovations and business opportunities. Now on its 11th year, the Cebu Food and Beverage Expo or…

DOLE: Family welfare program is key to workplace productivity

Irene R. Sino Cruz 10/10/2019

CEBU CITY—Adopting the family welfare program (FWP) would promote productivity in the workplace and improve relations between management and employees. During meetings with various industry tripartite councils (ITCs), Salome Siaton, regional director of the Department of Labor…

Cebu homegrown hotel ups ante with renovated rooms, upgraded service

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 10/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Currently undergoing renovation eight years after it opened to the public, Diamond Suites and Residences continues to attract tourists and corporate accounts owing to its value-for-money proposition and strategic location.  General manager Kathy…

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