Shoppers flock Carbon Market for Christmas rush

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/24/2020

The Market Authority controls the number of people entering the Carbon Public Market in this file photo. CEBU CITY, Philippines — As per tradition, Cebuanos are still trying to beat the Christmas rush hours before tonight’s Noche…

Bracing for virtual holidays

Hyacinth Tagupa - @inquirerdotnet 11/27/2020

Like many Filipino transplants this time of year, I’m wondering how I could potentially travel to my hometown in time for the holidays. Before COVID-19, our usual concerns were crowded ports, increased transportation costs, and awkward conversations…

Healthy alternatives to excite you for the holidays

Immae Lachica 12/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The holidays are synonymous with food and festivities. Because once you come and think about it Christmas is indeed a celebration, and what better way to celebrate Christ’s birth than through food. This Christmas…

Famous Noche Buena picks for Filipino families

Immae Lachica 12/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— It is 10 merry days before Christmas and families around the country are starting to list down the dishes they will be feasting on for Noche Buena. Food is what really anchors the families…

Barangay workers to receive their cash gifts from Capitol starting 1st week of December

Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Noche Buena and Media Noche may be more abundant this year for families of barangay workers in Cebu province’s 1,046 barangays. This as cashiers from the Provincial Treasurers Office will set out to…

Noche buena products’ SRP up, says DTI exec

Inquirer.net 10/16/2018

More than half of noche buena products increased their suggested retail prices (SRPs) this year, giving no relief to Filipinos who have spent the past months cutting their budget amid rising inflation. Over 65 percent of products…

DTI: No increase in prices of noche buena items

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/14/2016

WITH six weeks left before Christmas, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Cebu noted no movement in prices of majority of noche buena items this year. Zaide Bation, chief of DTI Cebu’s consumer welfare division,…

TWO YEARS AFTER YOLANDA

Marc Eric Cosep 12/29/2015

Simple noche buena for survivors Christmas will never be the same for us Yolanda survivor. Everything can change with a snap of one’s fingers.” This was how Marianita Seraspe described her Christmas after surviving Supertyphoon Yolanda two…

Price watch coverage widened

Vanessa Claire Lucero 12/01/2015

Malls, business establishments outside Cebu City might also be inspected The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI 7) plans to expand monitoring of prices of noche buena items to include malls and other establishments outside Cebu City.…

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