New P1B Liloan port to provide traffic-free trips to Cebu City, Mactan

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/22/2019

LILOAN, Cebu —  A traffic-free trip from Liloan town to Cebu City and Mactan Island is possible when Pier 88 will open its docks to passenger ferries by the end of 2019. Aside from that, travel time…

PEZA to transform economic zones into townships starting with Cebu’s MEZ

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 03/21/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu –The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) will transform the four economic zones that the agency currently operates into townships in a move to create developments with their own amenities. PEZA Director General Charito Plaza…

Marriott’s Fairfield Inn to rise in Mactan 

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 03/20/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, CEBU — Marriott’s second largest hotel brand, Fairfield Inn and Suites, will soon rise here, in an area within the Mactan Economic Processing Zone (MEPZ) 1, with the aim to cater to the needs of…

AppleOne launches IT center in Lapu-Lapu City; Marriott’s Fairfield Inn and Suites to rise in the area

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 03/20/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Cebu-based development company, AppleOne Properties Inc. (API), has embarked on another groundbreaking project with the launching of an information technology (IT) center located within the Mactan Export Processing Zone (MEPZ) 1 in Lapu-Lapu…

SMEs urged: Use technology to expand market reach

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—E-commerce is a way to go for Cebu-based small and medium companies (SMEs) who want to expand their market reach. Dick Chiang, chief operating officer of Dragonpay, said SMEs have to tap various technologies, whether…

ECCP sees brighter potential for foreign direct investments in RP

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) sees bright prospects for foreign direct investments (FDI) by European Union countries in the Philippines. ECCP president Nabil Francis noted that the Philippines’ gross domestic registered…

Accenture study: Culture of equality drives workplace innovation

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Equality in the workplace will drive innovation among employees, according to the Accenture report “Getting to Equal 2019.” The Accenture research covered 18,000 professionals in 27 countries. “In this era of widespread disruption, businesses and…

DTI-Cebu turns over shared service facilities to two farmers group

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Two farmers group in San Remegio town and in Camotes Island now have the capability of processing their own products after the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Cebu provincial office turned over to them…

Cebu developer to invest in Bohol housing project

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu-based real estate developer Lite Properties Corporation is investing in another housing project in Bohol, this time in the town of Corella. “This is going to be our biggest project. This is a landmark project…

Pilipinas Shell opens first global new-generation retail station in Cebu

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/15/2019

CEBU CITY—Shell opens its first ever new-generation retail station in the world here in Cebu that showcases green features. Ricky Altonaga, Pilipinas Shell Retail Visayas district manager, said the Shell Mango station had state-of-the-art equipment, including the…

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