Expansion in West Cebu Industrial Park to generate additional 14k jobs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Expansion of the West Cebu Industrial Park in Balamban town is now underway, and it is expected to bring in an additional 14,000 jobs. Executives from Aboitiz InfraCapital, the infrastructure arm of the…

Ayala Cebu announces cinema reopening dates, lays down protocols

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Several major cinemas in Cebu are set to reopen, nearly two years after the Covid-19 pandemic forced them to temporarily close. Ayala Center Cebu, on November 24, announced to the public that they…

Cebu cooperatives embrace future-proofing of their ecosystem

PR 11/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Representatives from 15 medium and large cooperatives of Region VII gathered at the Cebu Parklane International Hotel in Cebu City on Oct 29, 2021, to gain insights on how to future-proof the cooperative…

Meat prices may increase by 30% — Mandaue market administrator

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/22/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The price of meat per kilo in Mandaue City may increase by 30 percent in December. This is according to Edgar Seno, Mandaue City’s market administrator. Seno said the possible price increase of…

Cebu Province eyes ‘simplified’ travel bubble with China, Japan, S. Korea

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu province is now looking forward to implementing a ‘travel bubble’ as one of its first steps to gradually resume international leisure travel. And the provincial government wants to simplify all requirements and…

DBP prexy hailed as Outstanding CEO by international finance body

PR 11/13/2021

CEBU, Philippines — State-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) President and Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel G. Herbosa was named Outstanding CEO in the recently-concluded Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP) Development…

Maya Bank to roll out this 2022

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Developers of electronic wallet (e-wallet) app PayMaya are targeting to launch its digital banking service Maya Bank next year. During a virtual press briefing of PLDT’s 3rd Quarter Performance on November 4, the…

DBP installs ATMs in Ticao Island, Masbate

11/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — State-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) recently installed automated teller machines (ATMs) in the underbanked municipalities of San Jacinto and San Fernando in Ticao Island in the province of Masbate, a top…

‘Hyperconnected towns’ in Cebu with new app

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A hyperconnected Cebu province. This was the vision of the League of the Municipalities of the Philippines – Cebu Chapter (LMP-Cebu) after it rolled out the Cebu Forward app. During its 9th General…

‘Partial operations’ for MCIA’s 2nd runway set at 2022

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/28/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The second runway of Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) could be partially operational within the second quarter of next year. Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade announced on Thursday, October 28 that they are targeting…

Pier 88 in Liloan poised as Cebu’s 1st smart port

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu will soon have its first smart port, and it will be in the town of Liloan in northern Cebu. Local and national officials, and executives from Topline Group of Companies inaugurated on…

Liloan-Mactan Seabus to serve passengers soon

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Passengers in Mactan Island and Liloan town in north Cebu will have more options in commuting soon. Topline Group of Companies, together with local governments in Cebu, introduced to the public last Sunday,…

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