Inayawan shooting: Police probe 3 victims’ links to drug, gun-for-hire groups

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 12/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Pardo police are investigating the alleged involvement of the three victims, who were shot dead on the early morning of Sunday, December 5, 2021, in Barangay Inayawan Cebu City, to a drug group…

BFAR-7 reiterates warning against harvest, sales of giant clams

Doris C. Bongcac 02/23/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The harvest, possession, and sales of giant clams locally known as “taklobo” is punishable under Philippine laws. Officials of the Negros Oriental Provincial Fishery Office (PFO) reiterated their warning following the confiscation of P255…

Firecracker vendors hope sales will pick up as New Year draws near

Futch Anthony Inso 12/28/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Four days before the New Year, firecracker vendors in Lapu-Lapu City are hoping that customers will flock to their stores and that their sales will increase. Abbeygail Lara, a firecracker vendor in Barangay…

Are you officially a ‘Tita’?

Immae Lachica 08/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The word “Tita” has now evolved into not just being an endearment but rather something that indicates that you have already grown apart from your teenage self. Young adults are now practicing the “Tita” culture…

DTI Sinulog trade fair posts P10.29 million sales

Irene R. Sino Cruz 02/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The participating companies in the Sinulog Trade Fair held last month enjoyed good sales performance. Esperanza Melgar, provincial director of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Cebu, said the total sales…

PRA-Cebu president: Tobacco, liquor sales to take hit with another sin tax hike

Irene Sino-Cruz 01/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another round of sin taxes would result in lower volume sales of tobacco and liquor products. Robert Go, president of Philippine Retailers Association Cebu chapter (PRA-Cebu), recalled that volume sales of the two…

SFI readies 7K Sinulog grandstand tickets

Doris C. Bongcac and Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Sinulog 2019 grandstand tickets will already be made available to the public starting on Thursday, January 10. Stephanie Rose Villarica, marketing and promotions head of the Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI), said they already…

Homes with kids driving sales of fast moving consumer goods

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/04/2018

PRA-Cebu President Go says study results evident in Cebu’s retail market Households with young children are driving sales of fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) in the Philippines, a recent study showed. This also holds true in Cebu,…

Executions and online drug sales

11/29/2018

Last Tuesday’s arrest of a suspected drug pusher who somehow developed the brazen guts to sell shabu in his Facebook page not only highlighted the severity of the drug menace in these parts but also came on…

Pickup trucks’ sales help car dealers cope with Train’s hits

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/22/2018

Exemptions on some car models under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (Train) law are helping car dealers cope with their sales targets. While most car models have been slapped with excise taxes ranging from 4…

PH firms’ sales hit $124M in China’s import expo

Inquirer.net 11/12/2018

PHILIPPINE companies sold $124 million worth of sales in China’s first import expo, hitting twice the target earlier set by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). In a statement issued on Monday, DTI noted that it…

Low export sales despite weak peso worries Philexport exec

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/27/2018

Amid a continuing depreciation of the peso versus the dollar, the local exporting industry is supposedly seen to benefit. However, local business leaders have noted that despite the opportunity for exporting to flourish with the depreciation of…

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