Aboitiz wants Mactan airport to become ‘smart airport’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/29/2022

(UPDATED) CEBU CITY, Philippines – The new group that is set to join the operations of the country’s second busiest airport plans to transform it into a ‘smart airport.’ Aboitiz InfraCapital (AIC) announced that they are considering…

DTI asks noche buena products manufacturers to cap price hike to 10%

Daniza Fernandez - Reporter / @DFernandezINQ 09/23/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Trade and Industry asked local manufacturers on Friday to limit the increase in the prices of noche buena items to 10 percent. DTI Undersecretary Ruth Castelo made the appeal noting that the prices…

Villar to start listing power, infra assets via P3.2-B IPO in November

Miguel R. Camus 09/19/2022

Business magnate Manuel Villar Jr. plans to raise as much as P3.2 billion from the listing of a power unit in November, marking the second initial public offering (IPO) this year for the country’s richest man. Premiere…

DOLE expands work-from-home arrangement

John Eric Mendoza - Reporter / @JEMendozaINQ 09/18/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Sunday announced the expansion of the work-from-home (WFH) arrangement in a bid to encourage stakeholders to implement telecommuting programs. Department Order 237, signed by Labor Secretary…

PWDs from Labangon hired at #PWD Career Fair

Futch Anthony Inso 09/18/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Ten Persons with Disability (PWDs) from Barangay Labangon, Cebu City, were hired on the spot during the first-ever #PWD Career Fair on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022. The career fair was participated by OP360…

DA-7 chief: Enough supply of chicken, pork meat, noche buena products in CV

Futch Anthony Inso 09/18/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- The Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) said that the region has enough supply of chicken and pork meat and other noche buena products. Dr. Joel Elumba, executive regional director of DA-7, said…

Danao hosts 1st biz expo

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – To attract more investors and enhance its competitiveness, Danao City hosted its first-ever business expo.  Danao City Government led on Wednesday, September 14 the launching of its three-day business expo as part of…

Lapu-Lapu PESO exec eyes another job fair in November

Futch Anthony Inso 09/18/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government plans to hold another job fair this November this year after the success of the PESO Lapu-Lapu The Outlet Job Fair on Sept. 16 where 229 jobseekers were hired…

‘It felt like Star Wars’: hoverbike makes U.S. debut

Reuters 09/16/2022

  A hoverbike that the Japanese manufacturers plan to launch in the United States next year made its U.S. debut at the Detroit Auto Show on Thursday, drawing perhaps inevitable comparisons to the speeder bikes of “Star…

Inflation in Central Visayas jumps to 7.4%

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas recorded its highest inflation rate last August, the Philippine Statistics Authority in the region (PSA-7) noted. The latest report from PSA-7 showed that inflation in the region reached 7.4 percent in…

C. Visayas receives close to P5B in foreign pledges so far

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – During the first six months of 2022, Central Visayas received close to P5 billion in foreign direct investments (FDI), latest government statistics showed.   The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) recorded that foreign investments…

Bureau of Customs Port of Cebu recognizes Top 10 importers in 2021

Doris C. Bongcac 08/27/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — For ensuring “substantial tax compliance,” the Bureau of Customs Port of Cebu recognized 10 of its top importers in 2021 during the celebration of its 136th founding anniversary on Friday, August 26. In…

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