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Tsuneishi ‘to be hub in expansion’
Tsuneishi ‘to be hub in expansion’
Mon, 14 Apr 2014

SHIPBUILDER Tsuneishi Heavy Industries (Cebu), Inc. (THICI) in Balamban, Cebu is being considered to become the “mother shipyard” of THI in Southeast Asia.

That’s according to THICI...

WEF to hold summit in Cebu
WEF to hold summit in Cebu
Mon, 31 Mar 2014

THE World Economic Forum (WEF) community in the Philippines yesterday announced they will be hosting a three-day summit in Cebu next month called the Open Collaboration with East Asia New...

Skycable highlights services in mall event
Skycable highlights services in mall event
Mon, 31 Mar 2014

EASIER access for customers is what drives businesses to hold exhibits at malls. The success of the three-day Skyzone event at the lower ground floor of the SM City Cebu makes the company want to...

Newtown to generate 45,000 jobs
Newtown to generate 45,000 jobs
Thu, 27 Mar 2014

DEVELOPER Megaworld projected 45,000 jobs will be generated by its Mactan Newtown project in Lapu-Lapu City in the next five to seven years.

In a press conference yesterday, Megaworld...

Philam Life to recruit more financial advisers to meet needs of clients
Philam Life to recruit more financial advisers to meet needs of clients
Thu, 27 Mar 2014

WITH more people seeing the importance of insurance and investing for the future, an insurance company is seeing the need to recruit more financial advisors to cater to their growing list of...

Entrepreneur credits social media for helping expand food business
Entrepreneur credits social media for helping expand food business
Sun, 16 Mar 2014

A FOOD entrepreneur banked on social media marketing to grow his business and draw in more customers.

Everything Yummy (Food + Love), a restaurant that opened in Piazza Elesia in Talamban...

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Tsuneishi ‘to be hub in expansion’

Tsuneishi ‘to be hub in expansion’

SHIPBUILDER Tsuneishi Heavy Industries (Cebu), Inc. (THICI) in Balamban, Cebu is being considered to become the “mother...

Lenovo opens concept store in Cebu

Lenovo opens concept store in Cebu

HOPING to get a share of Cebu’s smartphone market, Lenovo opened its sixth concept store yesterday and showcased their premium...

China Bank adopts IBM biz solutions

China Bank adopts IBM biz solutions

IBM Philippines has announced that China Banking Corp. (China Bank) is adopting IBM social business technology to connect,...

Developer unveils Cebu project

Developer unveils Cebu project

BULLISH on the Cebu real estate market, Taft Property hopes to strengthen its presence in Cebu while also looking to expand in...

Business confidence dips

Business confidence dips

BUSINESS confidence declined in the first quarter of 2014, but stayed in positive territory, the latest Business Expectations...

CebuPac flies third A330 to Cebu, Davao

CebuPac flies third A330 to Cebu, Davao

THE country's leading low-cost carrier, Cebu Pacific took delivery of its 3rd brandnew Airbus A330 aircraft last February 21,...

Business Columns

Ng: Microsoft’s free offerings

MICROSOFT has had a new CEO for the last few weeks, Satya Nadella. He is only the third CEO in Microsoft’s almost 40-year history. Things are rapidly changing and there have been a host of changes...

Almirante: Teacher's probation period

PETITIONER Colegio del Santisimo Rosario (CSR) had hired respondent Emmanuel Rojo as a high school teacher on probationary basis for the school years 1992-1993, 1993-1994 and 1994-1995.

Batuhan: Management is NOT a popularity contest

THE title of today’s piece was one of the more memorable lessons I picked up, as a young investment banker, from my boss’ boss. He was a stern and strict manager, always demanding the best from...

Ng: Business continuity in the face of disasters

I WAS a speaker at a tech conference organized recently by PLDT and I spoke about business continuity.

Business continuity is important in light of recent disasters like the Bohol...

Business News

19,000 jobs available at Labor Day job fair

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 10:47 p.m.

CLOSE to 19,000 jobs will be made available in the upcoming Labor Day Job Fair sponsored by the regional office of the Department of Labor and Employment (Dole-Davao Region).

American chamber sets investors' forum here

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 10:46 p.m.

THE American Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (Amcham) Davao Chapter will spearhead the first Southern Mindanao Growth Corridor (SMGC) Investors Forum on September 19, 2014 at the Marco Polo Hotel.

The event will be jointly hosted by the European Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (ECCP) and the Japanese Chamber of Commerce in Mindanao (JCCM).

Exporters turn to local market

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 09:49 p.m.

EXPORTERS in the gift, toys and houseware (GTH) sector in Cebu project a healthy growth in the local market with the continued boom in the construction and tourism sectors.

Tax notes: Disclosure of rates charged by professionals

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 09:48 p.m.

TO HELP in its conduct of tax audits, the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has required all self-employed professionals to submit an affidavit indicating the rates, manner of billings and the factors considered in determining their service fees. The affidavit should be submitted upon BIR registration and on or before Jan. 31 of each year pursuant to Revenue Regulations (RR) No. 4-2014.

Website helps jobseekers prepare correct resumes

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 09:46 p.m.

TO ANSWER the need by jobseekers to come up with a great resume, a locally-developed website does the job for them.

KareerKo, a jobs website founded by Filipino-Canadian Michael Raymond Martinez, promises to help users create “proper” and “professional-looking” resumes.

Cebu hosts 1,000-member Korean group

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 09:45 p.m.

MORE than 1,000 tour participants of a Korean-based educational company visited Cebu recently as part of their incentive tour.

Department Of Tourism (DOT) 7 Director Rowena Montecillo said they welcomed 1,019 members of the Woojin Think Big Incentive Tour Group to Cebu this month.

Nazareno short-listed for CEO of the year

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 09:44 p.m.

SMART Communications, Inc. president and chief executive officer Napoleon L. Nazareno has been nominated CEO of the Year at the Asia Communication Awards (ACA) 2014, an annual recognition program for outstanding telco players organized by London-based industry publication Total Telecom.

Nazareno was shortlisted for the award along with 18 other Asian telco CEOs following a call for nominations from industry members. Winners will be determined by an industry vote and assessment by a panel of judges.

Aboitiz companies receive corporate governance honors

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 09:43 p.m.

LISTED companies Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc. (AEV) and Aboitiz Power Corporation (AboitizPower) capped the first quarter on a positive note with several prestigious corporate governance awards from regional publication Corporate Governance Asia.

At the 4th Corporate Governance Asia Asian Excellence Awards last April 3 at the Renaissance Harbour View Hotel, Hong Kong, Erramon I. Aboitiz, AEV president and chief executive officer (CEO), was named Best CEO (Investor Relations), while Iker M. Aboitiz, AboitizPower Chief Financial Officer (CFO), was named Best CFO (Investor Relations).

DTI-MisOr launches four shared service facility projects

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 12:14 a.m.

FOUR Shared Service Facility (SSF) projects of the Department of Trade and Industry - Misamis Oriental (DTI-MOR) were launched recently to give Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) here and in the province access to better technology and more sophisticated equipment.

Design incubation program to benefit furniture and furnishings firms

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 12:13 a.m.

MORE small and medium enterprises (SMEs) engaged in the manufacture of furniture and furnishings products eyeing especially the high-end market can benefit from a new design incubation program.

"We are known as the creative destination in Asia. As such, we have to continuously supply to the world high-end and creative furniture," said Salvio Valenzuela, executive director of the Chamber of Furniture Industries of the Philippines.

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