Cebu’s business sector: Vaccine is key to economic revival

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The business sector in Cebu believes that the economic revival of the province and the tricities would greatly rely on a successful vaccination program against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Cebu Chamber of…

Cebu chamber named COVID-19 hero for Asia Pacific region

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An international award-giving body gave recognition to the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) for its efforts in addressing the crisis brought about by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. The CCCI…

Curfew adjustments in Cebu City needs further consultations — Labella

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Adjusting the curfew hours from the current 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. to a longer 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. stretch will need further consultations from various sectors. This was the statement of…

Biz sector members urged to do part in preventing rapid virus transmission

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Members of Cebu City’s business community are urged to do their part in preventing the rapid transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Felix Taguiam, president of Cebu Chamber of Commerce and…

Biz sector: We cannot afford another lockdown

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Members of the Cebu business community reminded the public not to let their guard down against the coronavirus pandemic. This as the city’s Emergency Operations Center (E that OC) issued a warning that…

CCCI: ECQ will make Cebu City businesses suffer again

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) said the return of Cebu City to an Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) will be difficult for the business sector. Felix Taguiam, the president of CCCI,…

Business, tourism stakeholders welcome GCQ, await orders from LGU

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/30/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Several business groups and tourism stakeholders in Cebu welcomed the decision of the national government for Cebu City and Mandaue City to slightly ease their quarantine restrictions beginning June 1. And they…

CCCI welcomes lower corporate income tax as part of economic recovery

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) welcomed the plans of the national government to reduce corporate income tax starting June. In a statement signed by its president, Felix Taguiam, the CCCI…

Cebu Chamber elects new president

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) has elected Felix Taguiam as its new president on March 6, 2020. The CCCI made the announcement on their official Facebook page on March 6,…

Cebu Chamber calls for measures for gov’t, other sectors to meet 

Irene R. Sino Cruz 02/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) calls on business sector and government to implement ways to address adverse effects of COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019). In a position paper, CCCI cited the…

CCCI welcomes two-year business permit validity

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 12/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The president of the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry lauded the move of the Cebu City Council in passing an ordinance that extends business permit validity to two years. Virgilio “Nonoy” Espeleta…

CCCI: Cebu needs lower power rates to be more competitive

Irene R. Sino Cruz 11/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) cites need for lower power rates to make Cebu competitive. “In pricing electricity, its the final consumer who ultimately shoulders three costs: distribution, transmission and generation,”…

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