‘Business incurs half a billion in losses’

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 07:05 a.m.

THE local business sector incurred losses amounting to half a billion pesos in the last six days Typhoon Yolanda and Zoraida hit Bacolod City, Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Frank Carbon said yesterday.

The figure was estimated in terms of revenues/sales opportunity and actual loss of salary income and livelihood, he said.

Lopez, Nestlé Philippines Plan Coffee Farming in Bacolod, Negros

Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 03:50 a.m.

NESTLE Philippines Vice President for Corporate Affairs Ruth Navales together with Bacolod Councilor Carl Lopez was at the Nestle Building in Rockwell Center, Makati City on September 30 to study the possibility of producing coffee in Bacolod City and Negros Occidental.

Lopez was in Manila at the invitation of Nestle to study the possibility of producing coffee in our shores which can help uplift the lives of farmers in Bacolod City and Negros Occidental.

Jimenez: Entrep Course costing Parents a Fortune

Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 01:50 a.m.

BUSINESS ventures have evolved in the country today as many different types of adventures on business ventures enter the business scene nowadays. There are those sago cool drinks, pizza and pasta gimmicks, frozen beer, chilled sodas, iced coffee and lately those different types of tea in powder form.

More investors coming to Negros

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 02:23 a.m.

NEGROS Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. said he is looking forward for more investors to come to the province.

Marañon said aside from Ayala Land, Inc. that had confirmed its development of the Capitol properties for lease, more foreign investors are also coming to the province.

Text2Teach Alliance signs deal with 13 LGUs

Sunday, September 8, 2013 - 04:18 p.m.

SILAY CITY -- Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ayala Corporation, led the signing of the formal partnership agreement between Text2Teach Alliance and 13 local government units (LGUs) involving the commitment of P8-million LGU counterpart funding for the Text2Teach (T2T) program.

At the same time, Toshiba Corporation donated 300 32-inch TV sets worth about P4.2 million for the schools while the T2T Alliance allocated P13 million.

Commercial firms told: Obtain biz permit before operation

Monday, September 2, 2013 - 02:02 a.m.

AS LONG as business establishment owners comply with the requirements of a business permit and pay exactly the fees and charges, the City of Bacolod will gladly open any kind of business, said Mayor Monico Puentevella.

With this, Puentevella appealed to business establishments that have delinquencies in their papers and payments to comply.

SMB marks 4th year of ‘Trees Brew Life’

Monday, September 2, 2013 - 02:02 a.m.

BEER market leader San Miguel Brewery Inc. culminated its month-long nationwide tree-planting project in Barangay Estefania, Bacolod City last Saturday with its multi-sectoral partners led by Mayor Monico Puentevella.

The "Buhayin ang Kalikasan" program dubbed as "Trees Brew Life" is now on its fourth year. The ceremonial kickoff was held in San Mateo, Rizal on August 3 with company president Roberto Huang leading employees from the national office, Polo Brewery, and GMA North and South areas.

Investors signify intent to develop Magalona port

Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 02:31 a.m.

INVESTORS have signified interest in developing the port in Barangay Tuburan in EB Magalona, Negros Occidental, as a Roll-on Roll-Off (Ro-Ro) facility which would cost P70 million, Mayor David Albert Lacson said.

BagoSphere gets funding support from Kickstart Ventures

Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 02:30 a.m.

BAGO City houses BagoSphere, a vocational training center of a company founded by three young Singaporean philanthropists who came here to share their knowledge and skills to Bagoenos and Negrense youths to become call center agents on a "study no pay later scheme."

Sennheiser hold private listening party at Ayala Mall

Monday, July 29, 2013 - 11:17 p.m.

SENNHEISER Electronic GmbH & Co. held a private listening party at the Ayala mall in Talisay City recently to let the public experience high quality audio headphones that come in varied and different styles.

Katerina Isabelle Khio, product manager of Sennheiser Philippines, said Sennheiser is a company that is in pursuit of perfect sound.

Bizmen, officials to draw more investors

Monday, July 29, 2013 - 11:17 p.m.

BUSINESSMEN and local officials in Negros Occidental said they are making the necessary moves to attract investors.

The move came following a data on the recent competitiveness survey among cities in Western Visayas that showed Iloilo has overtaken Bacolod and Negros Occidental in terms of economic growth based on investors coming in their respective areas.

7-Eleven opens 4 branches in Bacolod 

Friday, July 12, 2013 - 01:40 a.m.

THE world's largest convenience retail chain has opened new stores in Bacolod City Thursday.

Negros making headways in dairy industry

Friday, April 26, 2013 - 01:33 a.m.

NEGROS Occidental is making headways in the dairy industry, Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. said, adding that the province is now Number 4 in dairy production in the country.

The governor said the gains in the local dairy industry, particularly in La Carlota City, is one of the achievements of his Negros First program and leadership, which has been engaged in cattle and livestock dispersal programs.

Baywalk complies with closure order

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 01:39 a.m.

THE Bacolod Baywalk Restaurant and Entertainment Place said they complied with the order of the City Government of Bacolod to cease and desist from operation due to lack of the mayor's permit.

Globe's revenue for 2012 reaches P82.7B

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 02:23 a.m.

FAIRMONT HOTEL, MAKATI CITY -- Globe Telecom has set a new high record in terms of its service revenues for 2012, reaching P82.7 billion or a six-percent rise from a year earlier.

Globe’s key officials made the announcement during a press conference held here Tuesday, following the holding of an annual stock holders' meeting.

Gokongwei upbeat on sugar industry

Friday, February 15, 2013 - 02:55 p.m.

BUSINESS tycoon John Gokongwei Jr., chairman of JG Summit Holdings, one of largest conglomerates in the Philippines, is confident on the future of the sugar industry.

Marco Polo Plaza offers Cebu escapade to Bacolodnons, Ilonggos

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 12:42 a.m.

MARCO Polo Plaza Cebu, the only five-star hotel in Cebu, has launched its "Cebu Escapade" special package exclusively for Bacolodnons and Ilonggos.

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