A year to forget

Peter Wallace - @inquirerdotnet 12/31/2020

Finally we end the worst year the world has experienced since the world wars, and in some ways beyond maybe. The impact on our lives has been, quite simply, horrendous. The impact on national economies disastrous. It…

3rd Little Miss South Town Centre focuses on child’s growth

Korinna Lucero 11/18/2019

With the goal of unleashing a child’s full potential, the 3rd Little Miss South Town Centre kicks off its pre-pageant and talent competition on Saturday, November 16. “It’s not just beauty and brains. It’s a total package…

Chile protests resume, demonstrations crimp economic growth

11/05/2019

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Thousands of Chileans took to the streets again Monday to demand better social services, some clashing with police, as protesters demanded an end to economic inequality even as the government announced that weeks…

‘Mactan Cebu International Airport has grown by leaps and bounds’

Irene R. Sino Cruz 07/31/2019

CEBU CITY—The Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) marked its 29th anniversary Wednesday, July 31, 2019, with a remarkable growth in passenger traffic and in the number of flights. MCIAA was created as a government-owned and controlled…

Netflix shares slide on disappointing subscriber growth

07/18/2019

SAN FRANCISCO — Netflix shares plunged in after-hours trade Wednesday after its quarterly update showed weaker-than-expected subscriber growth for the streaming television sector leader. Netflix said it added 2.7 million new subscribers worldwide in the April-June period,…

ECCP sees brighter potential for foreign direct investments in RP

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) sees bright prospects for foreign direct investments (FDI) by European Union countries in the Philippines. ECCP president Nabil Francis noted that the Philippines’ gross domestic registered…

Puyat: RP tourism arrival growth rate higher than global average rate

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Philippines registered a higher tourist arrivals growth when compared to global average growth rate, said Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat. Puyat, who delivered the welcome remarks on the first day of Routes Asia 2019…

Pagbilao, Bukidnon plants help fuel AboitizPower’s P1.3B income growth in 2018

03/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — AboitizPower, Aboitiz Group’s holding company for investments in power generation, distribution, and retail electricity services, partly attributed the company’s P1.3 billion income growth in 2018 to the firm’s Pagbilao power plant and Manolo…

Expat Pinoys’ dollar remittances’ slow growth seen in 10 months

Inquirer.net 12/17/2018

DOLLARS sent home by expatriate Filipinos continued to exhibit relatively muted growth for the month of first ten months of the year and for October alone, compared to levels recorded during the same periods last year, data…

Tourism execs see opportunity for growth in Bohol airport’s opening

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/03/2018

TOURISM stakeholders in Cebu see the opening of the new Bohol-Panglao International Airport (BPIA) in Bohol as an opportunity for growth and not as competition. While there are worries that the number of tourists entering Cebu through…

GDP growth slows to 6.1 percent in 3rd quarter

Fernando Fajardo 11/08/2018

Government spending more than before, however, may also lead to much larger government deficits and to higher inflation rate. As reported yesterday by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 6.1…

Number of strong teams is proof of growth of dragon boat racing

Rabboni Centino Borbon 09/14/2018

For Dragon Boat Cebu Central (DBCC) head Randy Su, things are looking bright for dragon boat racing as shown by its growth in the past years. “The growth of the dragon boat sports has been phenomenal,” said…

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