COVID-19 security measures help bring down Cordova crimes

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cordova police have partly attributed the significant decrease in crime rate in the first and second quarters of 2020 to the strict security measures implemented to stop the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.…

Stock index up 0.4 in thin trade

Miguel R. Camus 05/22/2020

The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) rose on Thursday while equities around the region were mixed ahead of a crucial jobs report in the United States. By the closing bell, the PSEi was up 0.4 percent,…

Obon reports drop in Lapu’s crime rate

Futch Anthony Inso 04/30/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines –  Police Colonel Limuel Obon, chief of the Lapu-Lapu Police Office (LLCPO), does not see the need to place the city under the Election Watchlist Areas (EWAS) orange category in the May 13 election.…

Philippines ranks 73rd in worldwide freedom index

Inquirer.net 12/11/2018

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines ranked 73rd out of 162 countries in the Human Freedom Index (HFI), a study by Canada’s Fraser Institute, Germany’s Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, and the Cato Institute in the United States…

Cebu Prov. climbs to 25th in Competitiveness Index

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/10/2018

After suffering a continuous decline in its rankings the past two years, the Competitiveness Index of Cebu Province has climbed nineteen notches this year compared to 2017. From being ranked 44th by the National Competitiveness Council (NCC)…

Cebu Province improves ranking in competitiveness index

Morexette B. Erram 09/10/2018

The Cebu Province ranked 25th in the 2018 National Competitiveness Index. The rankings, conducted by the National Competitiveness Council (NCC), served as a gauge to determine the performance of local government units (LGUs) and the perception of…

Consumer-themed index launched

Inquirer.net 10/24/2017

FUND management firm First Metro Asset Management Inc. (FAMI) has teamed up with leading global index provider MSCI Inc. to create a new Philippine index for passive investors who want to build a portfolio that rides on…

Pagasa: Weekend heat index to hit 40 degrees

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 04/21/2017

IF you could hardly stand the heat these days, brace for an even hotter weekend ahead. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) expects the weather temperature to rise to 33 degrees Celsius due to…

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