Peso slides to 13-year low — the biggest drop in the region

Inquirer.net 09/06/2018

The peso dropped anew to its lowest level in almost 13 years as investors fled to dollar assets, spooked by the country’s record high inflation for August and aggravated by a broad emerging markets selldown around the…

Price of rice seen to drop with arrival of NFA rice

Rosalie O. Abatayo and Futch Anthony Inso 06/22/2018

THE public may soon see a lowering of prices for commercial rice as the unloading of the first shipment of rice imported by the National Food Authority (NFA) from Vietnam has started. Olma Marie Bayno, Information Officer…

DOJ to Lapu fiscals: Drop Boniel case

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 03/24/2018

The Department of Justice (DOJ) ordered the withdrawal of the parricide case filed against Bohol Provincial Board (PB) Member Niño Rey Boniel, who was tagged as the suspect of kidnapping and murdering his wife Bien Unido Mayor…

Significant drop in number of counterflow violators noted

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 02/07/2018

THERE was a significant drop in the number of vehicles impounded yesterday for violation of the anti counterflowing law giving traffic officials hope that a more orderly traffic situation in the city will be achieved soon. The…

Jeepney drivers suffer drop in earnings

Futch Anthony Inso 01/31/2018

JESSIE Manco used to earn P400-P500 daily as a jeepney driver. Now, his take home pay has dropped to P300-P400. The 41 year-old father of three blames the drastic drop of his earnings to the excise tax…

Despite FDI drop in PH, Cebu still sweet spot for investors

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/23/2017

Fujitsu, latest foreign firm to open satellite office here Despite lower year-to-date inflows of foreign direct investment (FDI) to the Philippines, local business stakeholders believe that Cebu is resilient to this development and still remains a favorable…

Davide ‘not bothered’ by drop in Cebu’s competitiveness ranking

Morexette B. Erram 08/22/2017

DESPITE the steep drop of Cebu province’s rank in the 2017 national competitiveness, Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III was unperturbed, saying Capitol is doing its best to encourage the local government units in the province to be…

Drop 9 badminton winners

Mark Tongco 06/12/2017

UNLIKE most badminton tournaments, the Drop 9 Quarterly Tournament held last June 10 at Metro Sports Center in Lahug went relatively smooth with efficient match transitions. Christian Tumulak and Gersam Lopez emerged the biggest winners of the…

Summer heat prods Bulacan university to drop uniform rule

Inquirer.net 05/06/2017

CITY OF MALOLOS, Bulacan — The summer heat, which averages between 34 and 37 degrees Celsius, has convinced the Bulacan State University (BulSU) to suspend a regulation requiring students to wear uniforms, at least for the next…

Just drop the fare surge scheme

Stephen D. Capillas 04/06/2017

Last Wednesday’s public hearing on the proposed passenger jeepney fare rate increase at Cebu Normal University in Cebu City drew little interest from the public who are either resigned to it or simply don’t want to be…

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