P4 million lost in Alcoy public market fire

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 06/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Friday night fire damaged at least 17 stalls located on the second floor of the public market in Alcoy town in southern Cebu. Fire Officer 1 (FO1) Michael Sabal of the Dalaguete…

Prices kept low by gov’t fiat don’t work

Solita Callas-Monsod - @inquirerdotnet 02/13/2021

The front-page picture of empty meat market stalls in this newspaper’s Tuesday issue recalled to mind the same scene I witnessed in a market somewhere in China 50 years ago. A group of Filipinos headed by Charito…

Asia markets lifted by fresh vaccine hope

11/17/2020

  Hong Kong, China—Most Asian markets rose Tuesday, November 17, 2020, as hopes the world could begin to return to normal were boosted by news that another vaccine candidate appeared to be effective against the coronavirus. However,…

Asia markets take fresh hit as virus surge trumps vaccine hope

11/13/2020

Hong Kong, China—A spike in coronavirus infections across the United States and Europe hit Asian markets again Friday morning as traders fear another wave of lockdown measures will throw an already shaky economic recovery off course. The…

CFI to take to court unreleased JVA for Carbon Market

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The CFI Community Cooperative is asking the Cebu City government to reveal the details of the proposed Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) for the development of the Carbon Market here.  If the city government fails to…

CFI to Cebu City government: Give us chance to develop Carbon Market

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The CFI Community Cooperative is asking the Cebu City government to give them a chance to develop the Carbon Market. Lawyer Winston Garcia, the CFI chairperson, said they want to present a counterproposal to the…

PSEi posts slight gain as market cheers improvement in oil prices

Doris Dumlao-Abadilla 04/24/2020

The local stock barometer firmed up for the first time this week on Thursday as global markets welcomed a nascent recovery in global oil prices. The main-share Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) added 25.8 points or 0.46…

Lapu markets to be closed Sundays during ECQ

Rosalie Abatayo 04/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — No public or private market in Lapu-Lapu City will be allowed to open during Sundays as part of the additional measures during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). In his Executive Order No. 48-C,…

Price check on fish

Rosalie Abatayo 03/24/2020

Mandaue City, Cebu—The prices of fish here remain stable as of Tuesday, March 24, 2020. CDN Digital dropped by the satellite public market in Barangay Basak in Mandaue City this morning to check on the prices of…

Stay healthy, eat vegetables

Alven Marie Timtim 03/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Prevention is better than cure. That’s why eating healthy food that can boost one’s immune system is always the best thing to do to stay away from diseases. Eating vegetables is always the best option…

Seda Central Bloc Cebu opens

Marc Cosep 03/09/2020

Ayala Land’s homegrown hotel brand Seda opened its second property in Cebu City that is expected to cater to the growing demand of business and travelers in Cebu. The Seda Central Bloc Cebu, a 214-room hotel, is…

Prices of chicken parts in Basak satellite public market

Rosalie Abatayo 03/03/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—If you are craving for soup or fried dishes this Tuesday, having chicken at home can help a lot. CDN Digital dropped by the satellite public market in Barangay Basak in Mandaue City to check…

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