Cebu City Government honors individuals, institutions behind its success

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Individuals and institutions, who played key roles and contributions for the betterment of Cebu City by supporting its programs and undertakings, took the spotlight during the 124th Philippine Independence Day Awards Night and…

Cebu City councilor to private sector: Help rebuild public schools

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera urged the private sector to help rehabilitate public schools damaged by Typhoon Odette, which is in preparation for face-to-face classes. Garganera said that even if there were already…

DOH counts on private sector to speed up vaccine rollout

Dexter Cabalza, Leila B. Salaverria 05/23/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) aims to ramp up vaccination efforts against COVID-19 with the help of the private sector, which will put up its own jab sites and deploy health workers, Undersecretary Maria…

How the private sector can help in vaccination

Guillermo M. Luz - @inquirerdotnet 02/20/2021

Since October 2020, I’ve been working with the private sector on the national vaccine program with vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. and his team. We’ve focused our efforts on creating a vaccine portfolio, vaccine administration and…

Talisay, Minglanilla, Consolacion mayors ‘support’ random testing in businesses

Rosalie Abatayo 08/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The mayors of the city of Talisay and the towns of Minglanilla and Consolacion, which remain under general community quarantine (GCQ), have expressed their support to Project Balik Buhay’s proposal to make it…

Good deeds in the midst of COVID-19 crisis

Atty, Ruphil Bañoc 04/17/2020

The role of the private sector in times of crisis cannot be overemphasized. Companies, big or small, non-government organizations, and private individuals have come forward to lend their helping hands to the less privileged. This does not…

Private sector to launch massive rapid testing for coronavirus 2019 soon

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/12/2020

CEBU CITY—The private sector will soon launch massive rapid testing for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), said Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship and Go Negosyo Founder Joey Concepcion. In a news release posted Sunday, April 12, 2020, on…

Sara Duterte: Pier 88 product of cooperation between, private sector, LGU, Church

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/22/2019

  LILOAN, CEBU, Philippines — Cooperation between three sectors of the community has resulted in a port project, that can improve the standard of life and quality of living of the residents of Liloan town in northern…

Disaster Resilience Foundation presents high-energy biscuits

PR 12/06/2016

THE Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF), the country’s major private sector coordinator in disaster management, presented “The Care Package” high-energy biscuits (HEBs) during a simple ceremony at the Shell House Building in Makati City recently. The PDRF…

Private sector involvement needed to boost employment

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/10/2016

Employers should be more engaged in employment and training services to promote job generation and development in Cebu as well as Central Visayas. This was among the recommendations cited in the study by the Organisation for Economic…

Next president urged: Continue corporate governance reforms

Marites Villamor Ilano 04/13/2016

As soon as the May 9 elections are over and the new Philippine president is named, the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) intends to present the new leader with a position paper pushing government to continue corporate…

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