Get vaccinated, get discounts soon in Mandaue City

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/03/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — To encourage residents to get inoculated against Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes has proposed to ask the Mandaue Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) to let establishments provide discounts…

Cortes to use malls as additional vaccination sites in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/29/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government is eyeing to use malls as its additional vaccination sites once the mass vaccination for COVID-19 starts in the city. Mayor Jonas Cortes said they are exploring having vaccination…

To reduce power rates, VECO to renegotiate contracts with power suppliers 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Visayan Electric Co. (VECO) will be renegotiating several of its power contracts as part of its fulfillment to reduce power rates in Cebu. In a recent press release, VECO announced it is…

Mandaue firms eye vaccine shots for 50K workers

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/25/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — About 50,000 employees in Mandaue City will soon be vaccinated against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Steven Yu, Mandaue Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) president, said they were expecting at least 100,000…

Business, tourism stakeholders welcome GCQ, await orders from LGU

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/30/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Several business groups and tourism stakeholders in Cebu welcomed the decision of the national government for Cebu City and Mandaue City to slightly ease their quarantine restrictions beginning June 1. And they…

Cebu biz groups: PBB is our passport to new normal

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Business groups in Cebu are calling for ’understanding, compassion, and solidarity’ amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis while renewing their support of the Project Balik Buhay (PBB). This was the message of…

Nagpakaulaw sa SAP ang social worker sa Lapu-Lapu

Lloyd Suarez 05/09/2020

  Mas maayo’ng moresign, kung may delicadeza pa si Lapu-Lapu City Social Worker Officer I, Ma. Eleonor Feliciano, tungod sa  pag-apil  sa  iyang lima ka mga miyembro sa pamilya nga sagad kanila dili kuwalipikado sa  Social Amelioration…

Use lean time to make Cebu a better destination, airport exec suggests

Irene R. Sino Cruz 02/12/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—With the travel ban resulting in huge drop of tourist arrivals in Cebu, industry stakeholders should use this time to address what needs to be done in their respective areas. This is what Andrew Acquaah-Harrison,…

‘STATE OF LAWLESSNESS’: Businessmen alarmed over deterioration of peace and order in Cebu

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/14/2018

“There is absolutely no justification for this loss of control over peace and order,” said Cebu Business Club president Gordon Alan Joseph as Cebu’s business community and private sector leaders expressed alarm over the continued spate of…

Untangling the gridlock: when traffic slows down business

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Reporter 09/24/2018

Traffic jams are believed to be a sign of economic progress. But when Metro Cebu’s worsening traffic condition becomes a daily occurrence, even that thought is not enough to ease the stress of sitting helplessly in a…

MORE CARS, MORE WORRIES

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Reporter 09/24/2018

ALONG with Cebu’s growing economy comes an increase in the purchasing power of its people. With cheaper down payment and monthly payment schemes offered by banks, more Cebuanos are now buying cars. Gateway Motors Cebu Inc., the…

Cebu businessmen to gov’t: Listen to investors’ pleas Biz leaders worry as House’s Train 2 version spooks some Japan firms in Cebu

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/13/2018

Government should start listening to the pleas of investors regarding the second tax reform package, with more expressing intent of pulling out should their incentives be removed, Cebu business leaders say. In Cebu, some Japanese locators have…

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