Chan to appeal to senators: Retain PEZA power to grant incentives

Futch Anthony Inso 10/13/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan plans to send a letter to senators appealing for the retention of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority’s power to grant incentives to its registered export-oriented enterprise. Earlier,…

Ecozone job vacancies top 40,000

Roy Stephen C. Canivel - Reporter / @roycanivel_inq 07/30/2020

The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (Peza) has launched an online job expo offering more than 40,000 openings across the country and included work-from-home call center positions. The move is aimed at helping stem the worsening unemployment, which…

Coping with the pandemic

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 03/22/2020

  As Covid-19 sweeps through populations all over the world, international, business, and community leaders are put to the test. The lens in which they view the virus and its impacts naturally correspond to the manner by…

BFP inspects 200K biz establishments in CV to determine fire safety compliance

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Bureau of Fire Protection in Central Visayas (BFP – 7) is targeting to inspect over 200,000 establishments in the region this year to determine their compliance with fire safety requirements. “We would…

GMCAC seeks win-win solution on the second airport runway project

Irene R. Sino Cruz 02/12/2020

CEBU CITY—Amid the opposition from the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) on the proposed construction of a second runway, the GMR Megawide Cebu Airport Authority (GMCAC) is seeking to forge a win-win solution with the other concerned…

Former Finance Secretary De Ocampo favors TRABAHO Bill, sees tax compromise for ecozone firms

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/10/2019

CEBU CITY— Former Finance Secretary Roberto De Ocampo favors the Tax Reform for Attracting Better and Higher-quality Opportunities (TRABAHO) bill, the second package under the administration’s comprehensive tax reform program (CTRP).  “The thrust of the administration in…

PEZA names Concentrix PH 2019 Most Outstanding Employer for Large Enterprise

PR 06/02/2019

Concentrix Philippines was recognized as 2019 Most Outstanding Employer for Large Enterprise in an awarding ceremony hosted by the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) on May 29, 2019 in celebration of its 24th anniversary. Defense Secretary Delfin…

PEZA to undergo facelift with the construction of Mahi by AppleOne Properties, Inc.

PR 04/01/2019

April 3, 2019 (Cebu, PHILIPPINES)—On March 20, property developer AppleOne Properties, Inc. (API) broke ground in the Mactan Export Zone (MEZ) 1, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu to signal the construction of the Philippines’ first integrated complex in an export processing…

Peza to turn to Duterte for Trabaho bill concerns

Inquirer.net 10/11/2018

THE Philippine Economic Zone Authority (Peza) has given up on asking the Department of Finance (DOF) to spare the agency from the next tax reform plan, opting instead to go directly to President Rodrigo Duterte. Peza Director…

Business leader to gov’t: Focus on competitiveness

Gerard Vincent Francisco, USJ-R Intern 09/19/2018

CEBU businessmen are encouraging the government to focus on the country’s competitiveness as Congress continues to deliberate on the second package of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law. Antonio Chiu, Cebu Chamber of Commerce…

More PEZA zones to continue BPO sector’s growth – expert

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/27/2018

There should be more Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) zones in the provinces to attract more investors especially in the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry in areas like in Cebu. David Leechiu, chief executive officer of the…

Peza eyes Russian investors

Inquirer.net 09/11/2017

The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (Peza) wants to tap Russian investments following its first time to participate in the Eastern Economic Forum in Russia last week. The move that would help “further diversify” the mix of foreign…

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