Woman nabbed for selling overpriced COVID-19 medicine in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 09/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A woman in Cebu City will be facing various charges after she was caught on Monday evening, September 13, selling overpriced Tocilizumab, a medicine believed to reduce the mortality rate of severe COVID-19…

Skateboarder Didal tries online selling to raise funds for feeding drive

Immae Lachica 08/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Paying it forward. Cebuana skateboarder and Olympian Margielyn Didal tries online selling to raise funds to feed the street dwellers in Cebu. Didal, who took to her Instagram account, Saturday, August 21, invited her…

CV jails sell PDL-produced bags live online

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — They are behind bars and the pandemic has reduced their opportunities to earn and provide for their families outside. Since we have the means to channel this to people, we exploit online opportunities…

Why we should buy local

Hyacinth Tagupa - @inquirerdotnet 12/11/2020

One of the many lessons to pick up during this “new normal” is the value of buying from local sellers whenever feasible. A major reason, of course, is that this is a concrete way to put our…

BFAR-7 encourages online selling of seafood

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas or BFAR-7 has encouraged fisherfolk to engage in online selling of seafoods to deliver fresh produce to the public. Regional Director Dr. Allan…

DOF to ban online sale of ‘sin’ products

Ben O. de Vera 07/06/2020

MANILA, Philippines — While cigarettes and liquor are enjoying brisk sales online in the time of pandemic and are delivered to the comforts of home of buyers, who may include minors, the Department of Finance (DOF) wants…

Cebu City cooperative partners with DA-7 for Kadiwa on Wheels

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Cebu City-based cooperative has partnered with the Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas to help farmers sell their produce. The Cebu Peoples Multipurpose Cooperative (CPMPC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with…

AboitizLand shifts to digital operations

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Real estate developer AboitizLand Inc. continues to conduct sales efforts by going online to serve dealers and clients while under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). AboitizLand introduced its…

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