BOC Steps Up Anti-Corruption Drive Via 1-Assessment  

PR 11/21/2018

  The good men and women of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) remain steadfast in their commitment to get rid of corruption and rehabilitate the BOC.  This was the core message of Deputy Commissioner Jeffrey Dy, Head…

Oct. inflation up 6.7%; prices of goods easing

Inquirer.net 11/06/2018

Inflation in October rose 6.7 percent year-on-year, the same rate of increase in prices of basic commodities as last September, an over nine-year high. But National Statistician Lisa Grace S. Bersales noted that the month-on-month increase in…

City to cut entrance fees of goods brought into public markets

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/05/2018

Wanting to prevent further increases in the prices of commodities, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said that he intends to cut by half the entrance fees of goods brought into the city’s public markets. Osmeña said on…

BOC-7: Yolanda relief goods to be abandoned

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/03/2018

The Bureau of Customs in Central Visayas (BOC) has declared the abandonment of shipments of at least four container vans filled with relief goods for typhoon Yolanda victims. Elvira Cruz, customs district collector, said the consignees reportedly…

Plastic ban will only be imposed on dry goods says Danao Mayor

10/01/2018

Danao City Councilor Roland “Jikjik” Reyes dialogs with public market vendors to explain the implementation of City Ordinance No. 38-15 which regulates the use of plastic bags at the city public market. In a post on Danao…

Students, army reservists repack relief goods for Naga

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/22/2018

  About 260 volunteers helped repack relief goods at the Visayas Disaster Response Center (VDRC) in Mandaue City for landslide victims in the City of Naga. Irish Flor Yaranon, VDRC chief administrative officer of the Department of…

Body to ensure price stability of basic goods in Cebu created

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/18/2018

The Cebu Provincial government has created a price coordinating council to ensure price stability of prime commodities within the province amid the reported 6.4 percent national inflation rate. This developed after the Office of the Governor issued…

China looks to replace US farm goods

AFP 07/04/2018

American cherries are tantalizingly sweet. They are so loaded with sugar and low on water that China’s home-grown cherries cannot compete on taste or texture. But this alone may not be enough, said Zhao Xiaoyu, a Beijing…

BOC seizes P2.5M of misdeclared goods

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/07/2018

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has seized four motorcycles, two bicycles, and an excavator with a combined value of at least P2.5 million in an inspection at the Cebu International Port on Thursday. Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña…

Two men arrested by the police for stealing cash, goods from convenience store

Benjie B. Talisic 06/02/2018

Two men were arrested by the police for stealing cash and items from a convenience store in Barangay Poblacion, Minglanilla town on Friday (June 1). Chief Insp. Verniño Noserale of Minglanilla Police identified the suspects as Nonito…

Hike in consumer spending, demand for goods and services expected

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/21/2017

The passage of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) bill is expected to help improve the retail trade industry in 2018. With implementation of the TRAIN, which exempts workers with an annual income of P250,000…

Consumer goods prices stable in CV stable — Neda-7 chief

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/05/2017

  Despite movement in consumer prices nationwide, the prices of goods in Central Visayas remained unchanged in November this year. According to a report by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), regional inflation for November 2017 was recorded…

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