Cebu biz leaders welcome optional face mask use but…

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Key figures in Cebu’s business community welcomed the decision of the government to make the use of face masks optional in outdoor settings. Presidents of the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI)…

Cebu biz leaders on PBBM’s SONA: Straightforward, packed with plans for economic recovery

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Straightforward yet packed with comprehensive plans for the country’s economy. This was how leaders of Cebu’s business community described the first State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.…

Cebu biz leader warns of business closures, job creation slowdowns after ‘historic’ P31 increase in minimum wage rate

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Several members of the Cebu business community expressed concerns over the decision of the government to impose a P31-increase in the daily minimum wage in Central Visayas.  Steven Yu, president of the Mandaue…

Cebu business groups concerned on immediate wage hike

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The business community in Cebu expressed concerns about implementing wage hikes immediately amid clamors from labor groups to increase salaries due to soaring prices of basic commodities. The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity…

Cebu biz leader on wage hike petition: We’re still in recovery phase

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Several leaders from Cebu’s business community cautioned the public sector against abruptly implementing wage adjustments, saying this may only lead to more businesses shutting down and further unemployment.  This was the sentiment of…

Isko asks for support from Cebu biz groups

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – During his third visit to Cebu, Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso asked members of the business community here to support his Presidential bid. Domagoso was guest in a ‘dialogue’ with several of…

TikTok enthusiasts can win up to P25,000 in SugbuanonKo TikTok Challenge

Mae Fhel Gom-os 09/04/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Are you fond of making TikTok videos and visiting tourist destinations in Cebu Province? Well, this one’s for you! TikTok enthusiasts can get the chance to win as much as P25,000 by simply…

Cebu biz leaders weigh in on Pres. Duterte’s last SONA

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Key figures in the business community here welcomed President Rodrigo Duterte’s move to recognize the private sector’s participation in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic in his last State of the Nation Address (SONA). But…

Cebu biz leaders honor Noynoy for valuing private sector

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Business leaders here in Cebu joined the nation in mourning the untimely passing of former President Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino III. The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) and Mandaue Chamber of Commerce…

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: Three more bike stations for Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/29/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City will be having four bike repair stations soon as the installation of another three bike stations in strategic locations in the city is set to start next month. This developed after…

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…

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