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,…

Regulated entry of buyers imposed in public markets in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Expect delays when buying supplies from the different public markets in Cebu City. Jonil Matuguina, Market Authority head, said that on Tuesday, March 30, 2020, they started to impose limitations in the number of…

Asian markets fall amid Huawei exec’s arrest

AP 12/10/2018

SINGAPORE — Asian markets were broadly lower Monday after China protested the arrest of a senior executive of Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei who is suspected of trying to evade U.S. trade curbs on Iran. KEEPING SCORE:…

City to cut entrance fees of goods brought into public markets

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/05/2018

Wanting to prevent further increases in the prices of commodities, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said that he intends to cut by half the entrance fees of goods brought into the city’s public markets. Osmeña said on…

NFA rice available in Cebu markets next week

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/05/2018

Cheap rice from the National Food Authority in Central Visayas (NFA-7) will already be made available in Cebu markets starting next week. Olma Marie Bayno, NFA-7 Information Officer, said they are only waiting for the second shipment…

NFA rice to be available in Cebu, CV markets, gov’t offices in July

Rosalie Abatayo 06/18/2018

The National Food Authority (NFA) will be unloading the 10,000 metric tons or 200,000 bags of Vietnam-imported rice from the first vessel that arrived in Cebu yesterday, June 17. Olma Bayno, NFA information Officer, said the vessel…

Of new trends and markets

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/12/2018

66-year-old firm sees opportunities in new trends, markets as it expands with new store – its 1st in 60 years Fast-changing trends in the construction supply and materials sector and to get a bigger slice of the…

NFA resumes sale of rice in major markets

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 03/05/2018

AT least 100 bags of NFA rice were released to two “Bigasan sa Palengke” (BSP) outlets, NFA-7’s major market, yesterday morning, as the agency resumed the selling of NFA rice. There are 11 major markets, or BSP…

Probe heeds appeal, halts outposts’ demolition

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/03/2017

ONLY two of the seven barangay outposts in Barangay Ermita were taken down after the demolition was halted on Friday. Ermita Barangay Captain Felicisimo “Imok” Rupinta was able to convince Jesusa “Susan” Berido, Prevention Restoration Order Beautification…

Cops doubled in malls, terminals

Dominic D. Yasay 12/08/2016

The regional police are doubling the number of police personnel assigned to secure malls, markets and terminals. Senior Supt. Rey Lyndon Lawas said during a press briefing on Thursday that they had deployed an equal number of…

Exporters urged to focus on local, emerging markets

Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/11/2016

Amid a weak global market, exporters are encouraged to temporarily focus on the domestic market and explore opportunities in emerging markets such as countries in the Asean, European Union, Australia and South America. “We can tap their…

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