Mandaue BPLO: Businesses now more compliant with protocols

Mary Rose Sagarino 02/23/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Business Permit Licensing Office has yet to issue any notice of violation or warning to businesses in the city since the lifting of curfew and the placing of the city…

Businesses in Mandaue see improved sales, more customers with lifting of curfew

Mary Rose Sagarino 02/17/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Some businesses in Mandaue City showed improved sales after the Mandaue City government lifted the curfew on Wednesday with the easing of COVID cases in the city. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, Mayor Jonas…

Lapu-Lapu City biz tax collection dips again in 2021

Futch Anthony Inso 01/18/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Another bad year. The Lapu-Lapu City Treasurer’s Office has continued to record a decline in their business tax collection in the past two years or since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Felicitas…

Cebu City business permit renewal deadline moved to February 28

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City businesses and establishments seeking to renew their business permits will have more time to fulfill the requirements as the deadline has been moved to February 28, 2022. Cebu City Treasurer Mare…

Is your family qualified for DSWD’s Livelihood Assistance Grant?

Futch Anthony Inso 05/05/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-7 is targeting to enroll 14,000 families to its Livelihood Assistance Grant (LAG) under the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP). Shalaine Marie Lucero, assistant regional director for…

A song to support local and small businesses by a lad in Argao

Immae Lachica 03/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  In the new normal set-up, a lot of us have leaned toward opening a small business in the local scene. Businesses that have sparked interest among many people in Cebu and businesses that…

Filipino consumers, businessmen more confident about 2021 prospects — BSP survey

Daxim L. Lucas - Reporter / @daxinq 12/11/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Confidence returned to Filipino consumers when polled about their expectations for the first quarter of 2021, after expressing negative sentiment about for the current quarter in the latest survey conducted by the central bank.…

Cebu City businesses need to pass employee information to operate under MECQ

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will be requiring business establishments that will be operating during the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) to submit the basic information of their on-site employees. Lawyer Rey Gealon, who…

Businesses, hotels to be closed when Cebu City goes into ‘lockdown’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Businesses and hotels will have to cease operations once the enhanced community quarantine will begin in Cebu City on March 28, 2020.  Mayor Edgardo Labella said that establishments not selling commodities would have…

Businesses told: Only 50% of workers allowed to ‘physically’ report to office

Rosalie Abatayo 03/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — All businesses in Cebu province may only have up to half of their entire workforce physically reporting to their office starting Tuesday, March 24, 2020. In another Executive Order issued by Cebu Governor…

Gov’t rolls out P27-B package vs COVID-19

Darryl John Esguerra - INQUIRER.net 03/17/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Duterte administration’s economic team has announced a P27-billion package to provide economic relief to businesses and workers affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak. “Mula po sa economic cluster, headed by (Finance)…

Businesses urged to shift to sustainable practices

Irene R. Sino Cruz 11/15/2019

CEBU CITY—Amid growing concern over climate change and the environment, businesses are urged to shift to sustainable practices as a way of doing business. Entrepreneurs shared how the adopted sustainable practices in their businesses during the Transforming…

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