Address tech woes, credit access problems, gov’t urged

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/15/2018

How to help seaweed farmers Poverty, lack of technology, and access to cheap credit remain to be the biggest challenges for the country’s seaweed industry. If these can be addressed, more opportunities can open up for seaweed…

Exec: Fake eCARs may cost gov’t P25M

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/08/2018

CEBU CITY GOV’T SEEKS BIR-7’S HELP The national government might have lost P25 million in taxes related to real estate properties if 15 electronic Certificates Authorizing Registrations (eCARs) would be proven to be fake. Acting Cebu City…

Biz leaders: Gov’t agencies can help ease rising inflation

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/08/2018

Cebu business leaders are pinning their hopes on government agencies to really temper down the increase in prices of commodities, as economists believe that inflation is already peaking. However, they acknowledge that other factors may come into…

MGB presents critical zones to Naga city gov’t

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/01/2018

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Central Office team has submitted to the Naga City government the delineation of the critical zones surrounding the ground zero of the landslide in Sitio Sindulan, Barangay Tinaan. The local government…

MGB presents critical zones to Naga city gov’t

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/01/2018

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Central Office team has submitted to the Naga City government the delineation of the critical zones surrounding the ground zero of the landslide in Sitio Sindulan, Barangay Tinaan. The local government…

Gordon seeks probe of gov’t officials in right-of-way scam

Inquirer.net 09/30/2018

SENATOR Richard Gordon called on the Office of the Ombudsman, the Department of Justice (DOJ), and the National Bureau of Investigations (NBI) to conduct a lifestyle check on some government officials who might be involved in the…

Danao City gov’t to ban plastic use in public market

DORIS BONGCAC 09/26/2018

Starting on Thursday, Danao City residents will already be required to bring their own bags when shopping at the city public market. Those buying goods from the market’s wet section will also be asked to bring their…

Cebu biz leaders to gov’t: Address weakening peso

Delta Dyrecka Letigio USJ-R Journalism Intern 09/20/2018

The government should address the weakening peso which has dropped past P54 against the US dollar level and has affected businesses in the country including that of Cebu. Antonio Chiu, Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI)…

LP, Trillanes not destabilizing gov’t – Pangilinan

Inquirer.net 09/09/2018

Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on Sunday slammed President Rodrigo Duterte’s claim that his arch-critic Senator Antonio Trillanes IV had joined forces with the “yellows,” apparently referring to the opposition Liberal Party (LP), in a plot to remove…

Gov’t urged: Address inflation’s rise, start with rice supply woes

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/05/2018

6.4% AUGUST INFLATION, A 9-YEAR HIGH The mismanaged rice supply situation, high oil prices, and the continued depreciation of the peso are among the reasons seen by Cebu business leaders for the nine-year high inflation rate of…

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