Peso slides to 58 to $1 for first time in almost 2 years

Ian Nicolas P. Cigaral 05/21/2024

MANILA — The Philippine peso touched the 58-per-dollar level for the first time in almost two years during the morning trade on Tuesday. As of 9:47 a.m., the local currency’s weakest showing stood at 58 against the…

Inflation rate in Cebu: Your P1 is now worth 83 centavos

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 04/18/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As the inflation rate in Cebu continues to soar, Cebuanos also continue to struggle with the increasing prices of goods and commodities. During the data dissemination for inflation on Wednesday, April 17, a…

13 displaced workers get aid from Lapu-Lapu City gov’t

Futch Anthony Inso 02/28/2024

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – The Lapu-Lapu City Government through its Public Employment Service Office (PESO) has extended help to at least 13 garment factory workers who were recently displaced from their work. According to Kim Francisco, PESO…

Job Fair: 1,150 job vacancies offered in Lapu Fiesta Job Fair

Futch Anthony Inso 11/08/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – Around 50 applicants were hired on the spot (HOTs) during the Lapu-Lapu City Fiesta Job Fair held at The Outlet in Barangay Basak, Lapu-Lapu City on November 8, 2023. The activity was led…

MEPZ retrenchment alarms Lapu-Lapu City official

Futch Anthony Inso 07/28/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The retrenchment of workers at the Mactan Export Processing Zone (MEPZ) will be tackled by a Lapu-Lapu City councilor with concerned agencies. Councilor Annabeth Cuizon said she is planning to meet with the…

PESO Congress in CV seeks to improve skills of region’s Public Employment Office Service chiefs 

Futch Anthony Inso 06/21/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The upcoming PESO Congress in Central Visayas seeks to improve skills of hundreds of Public Service Employment Service (PESO) managers in the region. Kim Francisco, head of PESO Lapu-Lapu City, said that the…

Lapu-Lapu job fair offers more than 4k job vacancies

Futch Anthony Inso 06/20/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government, through its Public Employment Service Office (PESO), is urging jobseekers to participate in the job fair on June 23 at LG Garden Walk Mactan. Kim Francisco, the head of…

Peso back yet again past 56:$1 level

Ronnel Domingo 05/15/2023

MANILA  -The Philippine peso has yet again breached the 56:$1 threshold, losing 28 centavos to close at 56:07:$1 on May 15 ahead of a Monetary Board policy meeting on May 18 that many analysts believe would show…

Lapu-Lapu job fair: 206 applicants hired on the spot

Futch Anthony Inso 04/14/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Some 206 applicants were hired on the spot (HOTS) during the “Kadaugan Job Fair” on Friday, April 14, 2023, which was held at The Outlets in Pueblo Verde in Barangay Basak in Lapu-Lapu…

PESO-Mandaue to hold job fair on April 29

Mary Rose S. Sagarino 04/11/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines –  Mandaue City is inviting jobseekers to the local and overseas job fair on April 29, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Mandaue Sports & Cultural Complex. The Public Employment Services Office…

PESO chief: 681 retrenched workers of MEPZ firm get cash aid from DSWD-7

Futch Anthony Inso 03/10/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The 681 retrenched workers of a locator from the Mactan Export Processing Zone (MEPZ) in Lapu-Lapu City, received on Friday, March 10, cash aid from the Department of Social Welfare and Development in…

MEPZ garment firm retrenches 161 workers; PESO helping affected workers to get jobs

Futch Anthony Inso 02/20/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Some 161 workers from the Mactan Export Processing Zone (MEPZ) were retrenched from their jobs. This was confirmed by Kim Francisco, head of the Lapu-Lapu City Public Employment Service Office (PESO). The 161…

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