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…

Cebu businessmen to gov’t: Listen to investors’ pleas Biz leaders worry as House’s Train 2 version spooks some Japan firms in Cebu

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/13/2018

Government should start listening to the pleas of investors regarding the second tax reform package, with more expressing intent of pulling out should their incentives be removed, Cebu business leaders say. In Cebu, some Japanese locators have…

Gov’t urged: Accelerate infra programs in Cebu

Victor Anthony V. Silva 02/27/2017

PLAN FOR 17 NEW ECOZONES As the Capitol plans to establish new economic zones in 17 potential sites in the countryside, a local business leader is calling for the acceleration of government infrastructure programs in the province…

DINO TO OSMEÑA: SHOW ME THE MONEY

Izobelle T. Pulgo, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle Semilla, Victor Anthony V. Silva 02/23/2017

Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Michael Dino has laid out an extraordinary offer to Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña — show me the money and I will shut up and leave. Amid the growing turmoil between the President’s…

Make Cebu as one ecozone

Victor Anthony V. Silva 02/23/2017

Peza chief cites possibility of reviving 10-year proposal amid Cebu’s strong economic performance Is it time to revive plans to turn the Cebu province into one big ecozone? Brig. Gen. Charito Plaza, director general of the Philippine…

SM-Ayala group gets OK to develop SRP lot

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/09/2016

THE SM-Ayala consortium may soon start developing the 26-hectare lot in the South Road Properties (SRP) which they bought from the Cebu City government. This after the Cebu City Council passed a resolution expressing its consent to…

Road show planned to encourage ICT talents

Vanessa Claire Lucero 06/15/2015

THE Cebu City ICT-BPM Council will focus more on talent development and encourage more students to take up careers in the information and communication technology – business process management industry. Council chairman Eduardo R. Rama, Jr., said…

Filinvest secures PEZA greenlight; Rama wants end to dispute

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/26/2014

A ONE-WEEK deadline to find a compromise ends tomorrow. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said he expects rival developers Filinvest Land Inc. and the Cebu Property Ventures and Development Corp. (CPVDC) to settle their dispute over W.…

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