Three pharmacies in Cebu City asked to explain for selling overpriced face masks

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three commercial pharmacies in downtown Cebu City are being investigated by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) after they have been found with overpriced N95 and surgical face masks. The City Market…

New prexy vows to continue to strengthen MCCI-Mandaue gov’t leaders’ relationship

Norman Mendoza 01/31/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Continuing to improve the relationship between the business sector and leaders of the Mandaue City government is the goal of the new president of a business group in the city. “I will continue…

Sa-a: Cebu BPO industry in need of workers with high-value skills

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Stakeholders, academe and government need to equip future manpower with digital skills and content creation capability to meet Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry requirement for higher-value skills. Wilfredo Sa-a, managing director of the Cebu…

CCCI president: Cebu biz month events, Routes Asia to help boost Cebu’s economy this year

Irene R. Sino Cruz 02/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu economy faces bright prospects this year. Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry Consul Antonio Chiu noted that some analysts have highlighted bright spots in the Philippine economy, particularly Cebu. “With several big…

Philippine showbiz industry mourns death of Rico J. Puno

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 10/30/2018

THE PHILIPPINE showbiz and music industry is mourning the death of OPM (Original Pilipino Music) icon Rico J. Puno. Puno’s long-time manager Norma Japitana said in an Inquirer report that the 65-year-old singer had died due to…

PLDT exec: Next two years critical for telecom industry

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/06/2018

ASIAN CARRIERS CONFAB OPENS Players in the telecommunications industry are setting their sights on the next two years which they see as critical for the industry. A development that Katrina Luna-Abelarde, PLDT global president, has observed in…

Shipping firm expands industry footprint with new ship, P2B investment

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/13/2018

AS an archipelago, the Philippines has been relying on inter-island connectivity through sea vessels especially in the Visayas area. For decades, shipping lines have been serving this need to transport people and goods by sea. And it…

Mandaue Business Month 2018 to highlight baking industry

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/30/2018

CEBU’S local baking industry will take center stage in one of the major events for the coming Mandaue Business Month (MBM) 2018. With more and more people consuming bread and not just rice, especially for breakfast, Mandaue…

Construction showcase links industry professionals, biz owners

STC INTERN 06/08/2018

MORE construction industry professionals, business owners and clients are expected to visit ongoing the 3-day 9th Philconstruct Visayas and the 9th HVAC/R Visayas at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino in Barangay Lahug, Cebu City. The…

Despite AI’s challenges, BPO group sees industry’s growth

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/29/2018

AMID the emergence of new technology like artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics, the Contact Center Association of the Philippines (CCAP) remain optimistic with the industry’s growth. In an interview yesterday, CCAP President Jojo Uligan said contact center…

Shipping firm’s new ro-ro to give industry a boost

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/07/2018

DESPITE the emergence of more promo fares offered by local airlines, sea travel continues to enjoy patronage from travelers especially in the Visayas and Mindanao. This is evident in the continued requests to open more ports of…

Showbiz industry mourns death of director Maryo J. Delos Reyes

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/28/2018

THE PHILIPPINE entertainment industry has lost another gem after veteran film and TV director Maryo J. Delos Reyes passed away Saturday night. His brother, Manny delos Reyes, confirmed his death through a Facebook post yesterday. “To all…

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