Mandaue City’s inflation highest in Cebu for 5th month

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 06/16/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City has once again recorded the highest inflation rate in Cebu Province based on the inflation report by the Philippine Statistics Authority in Central Visayas (PSA-7) for May 2024. Mandaue’s inflation rate…

Central Visayas to lose 14% of economy as NegOr, Siquijor join Negros Island Region

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 06/14/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Central Visayas is set to lose P179 billion in its economy or an estimated 14 percent as Negros Oriental and Siquijor splits from Region 7 with the creation of Negros Island Region (NIR)…

Central Visayas inflation rate rises from 3.2 to 4.0% in May 2024

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 06/14/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After experiencing a steady inflation rate in April, Central Visayas observed a movement by up to 0.8 percent for the May 2024 inflation rate. On Thursday, June 13, Engineer Felixberto Sato Jr., supervising…

Kalayaan job fair: 241 job seekers in C. Visayas ‘hired on the spot’

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 06/13/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Kalayaan job fair of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has created opportunities for job seekers in the region. In Central Visayas, a total of 241 job seekers were hired on…

House of Franchise introduces tasty Ooh! Cha! Milk Tea

CDN Digital 06/11/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The House of Franchise recently welcomed an adorable addition to its family! Here’s Mimi, Lala, and Cha Cha of Ooh! Cha! Milk Tea, where flavor and innovation combine. On May 1, 2024, Ooh!…

Direct flights between Cebu and Russia pushed

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/06/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu may soon host its first direct connection to Europe. The Capitol recently unveiled plans of pushing direct flights between the island province and Russia as means to further spur economic activities and…

Market manipulation: Calata guilty, says Makati court

Tyrone Jasper C. Piad - @inquirerdotnet 06/05/2024

MANILA, Philippines — For providing “misleading and exagerrated” claims over the supposed $1.4 billion Mactan Leisure City project that inflated the firm’s share price in 2016, Calata Corp. chair Joseph Calata and another company official were fined…

Gasoline prices down by 90¢ per liter, diesel up 60¢

Jordeene B. Lagare 06/03/2024

Fuel companies announced significant price adjustments of up to 90 centavos per liter in local pump prices starting Tuesday, June 4. According to industry sources, the price of gasoline will decrease by 90 centavos per liter. But…

‘Green skills’ training program to combat climate change, unemployment launched in Cebu

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 05/30/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A new initiative that aims to address climate change and unemployment in the Philippines has been launched in Cebu. On Wednesday, May 29, the Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST),…

Cebu City plans to develop a P10-billion creative industry district

05/27/2024

The Cebu City government plans to create a creative industries district, requiring at least P10 billion to develop a 150-hectare area of the city. “We are planning to invite investors to whatever scheme. It could be a…

Cebu City is 436th Best City to Live in 2024 – study

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/23/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A study from experts in Oxford in the United Kingdom ranked Cebu as the 436th Best City to Live in 2024. The Oxford Economics, an independent global advisory firm, recently unveiled the results…

Capitol to resume sale of cheap rice at P29 per kilo

Pia Piquero 05/18/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government is set to resume selling cheap rice to the “poorest of the poor” residents of the province. However, it will now be priced at P29 per kilo instead of…

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