Cebu business heads expect GDP growth in 4th quarter of 2016

Victor Anthony V. Silva 01/24/2017

BUSINESS leaders in Cebu anticipated a good performance from the Philippine economy in the last quarter of 2016, ahead of the release of fourth-quarter domestic economic data this week. Mandaue Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) president…

Trump’s presidency and the future

Editorial 01/19/2017

Barring any last minute earth shaking development, Americans will witness the oath taking of businessman Donald John Trump as their 45th president, the oldest and wealthiest ever elected to the White House and the most polarizing–if not…

On Trump and the drunken party mob

Stephen D. Capillas 01/19/2017

On learning last November that American businessman Donald John Trump will become the 45th US president, I had a flashback about reading a Doonesbery comic strip panel published in the Philippine Daily Inquirer sometime in 1988. That…

California-based university partners with USC, RAFI for programs supporting micro entrepreneurs

Morexette Erram 01/07/2017

Santa Clara University of California has collaborated with the School of Business and Economics of the University of San Carlos (USC) and the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI) to design and implement programs that will helping sustain and…

Process permits before Jan. 20, Lapu business owners urged

Norman V. Mendoza 01/05/2017

OWNERS of business establishments in Lapu-Lapu City are encouraged to process the renewal of their business permits on or before Jan. 20. Lapu-Lapu City Treasurer Elenita Catag-Catag said that they should process these on or before the…

Trump’s shocking victory

Ricky Poca 11/14/2016

THE election victory of businessman Donald Trump is something unexpected and not just because a few days before election day all surveys showed Democrat standard-bearer Hillary Clinton leading the way. In the last day of the campaign…

Tom to replace business permit with updated tax clearance

Inna Mejia 11/13/2016

INSTEAD of issuing business permits to business establishments, Cebu City government plans to only issue an updated tax clearance to increase the city government’s tax collection efficiency. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he believed that the…

Tondo ‘Salisi Gang’ members arrested after duping Consolacion trader of P350K

Norman V. Mendoza 10/18/2016

Six members of Salisi gang from Tondo, Manila were arrested after they divested a businessman from Consolacion town in northern Cebu of P350,000 cash on Monday evening. Sheena Delos Santos, Joyce Bautista, Michael Fuentes, Emiliano Villariaz Jr.,…

WRONG PETER LIM ON DRUG MATRIX

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 09/30/2016

DOJ SECRETARY AGUIRRE ADMITS The “Peter Lim” alluded to in President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug matrix is dead. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Friday revealed that the Peter “Jaguar” Lim who is listed as one of the…

Trader donates rifles to police

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 09/26/2016

A CEBUANO businessman donated five new rifles to the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), hoping to help operatives in the fight against illegal drugs. “We owe it to our regional director (Chief Supt. Noli Taliño).…

Efficient collection needed to make tax cuts, hikes work

Victor Anthony V. Silva 09/01/2016

The government’s plans to lower both personal and corporate income taxes and to increase higher taxes on fuel to compensate for the tax cuts will all boil down to efficient tax collection. Philip Tan, past president of…

Lim lawyer asks NBI to be fair in its probe

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 07/30/2016

“Just be fair.” This was the appeal of Cebuano lawyer Pedro Leslie Salva as law enforcement agencies look into Cebu businessman Peter Lim’s alleged involvement in illegal drugs trade. He said each citizen must be afforded due…

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