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North Cebu tourism ‘resurgent’
North Cebu tourism ‘resurgent’
Thu, 13 Nov 2014

TWELVE months after the devastation wrought by super typhoon Yolanda, the rebuilding of the tourism sector in Northern Cebu is well under way.

The Department of Tourism (DOT) 7 sought the...

USANA recognized for ethical business practices 5 years in a row
USANA recognized for ethical business practices 5 years in a row
Fri, 31 Oct 2014

FOR the fifth consecutive year, USANA Health Sciences has been recognized as one of 52 dedicated Direct Selling Association (DSA) member companies to take part in the 2014 DSA Code of Ethics...

Shangri-la Mactan opens upgraded resto
Shangri-la Mactan opens upgraded resto
Thu, 30 Oct 2014

FROM a 150-seating capacity, Shangri-La Mactan Resort and Spa unveiled last Tuesday the upgraded and expanded 372-capacity new Tides restaurant.

General manager Marco Vazzoler told...

CIFC marks 50 years in finance industry
CIFC marks 50 years in finance industry
Tue, 28 Oct 2014

FIFTY years in the financial industry is a milestone for the Cebu International Finance Corp., being one of the few non bank survivors left with quasi-banking functions in the country today.

Vietnam-Cebu ties pushed
Vietnam-Cebu ties pushed
Fri, 10 Oct 2014

THE Vietnamese government is inviting Cebuano business owners to set up businesses in their country should they plan to expand their businesses within Southeast Asia.

Vietnam’s Ambassador...

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Bacolod seen as hub for tourists, investors

Bacolod seen as hub for tourists, investors

BACOLOD City Mayor Monico Puentevella expressed optimism during the opening of the 35th MassKara Festival on Wednesday,...

Entrepreneurs expand security camera business

Entrepreneurs expand security camera business

ENTREPRENEUR Jefren Pages and his business partners are setting aside P5 million for the expansion of his latest business...

Bank tests mall traffic for services

Bank tests mall traffic for services

MORE than just growing their loans portfolio, a commercial bank believes that by making their products available in a mall...

PAL announces flights to NY by March 15

PAL announces flights to NY by March 15

PHILIPPINE Airlines is flying to New York City on March 15, 2015, marking the carrier’s much-awaited network expansion to the...

Business Columns

Ng: Apple market share

<a href="/cebu/business/2014/10/02/ng-apple-market-share-368913">Ng: Apple market share</a>

APPLE has been written off that it was losing market share. They have reportedly been losing to Android and the share of...

Salomon opens brand store at Abreeza

THE FIRST-EVER Salomon Brand Store outside Metro Manila finally opened in Davao City, at the second level of Abreeza of the Ayala Malls in on JP Laurel ave. in Bajada.

"This only proves...

Businessmen told to observe Law on Promotions

THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has warned owners and managers of business establishments to be careful in the conduct of sales promotions especially this Yuletide Seasons.

Limpag: What’s a phone?

<a href="/cebu/business/2014/09/14/limpag-what-s-phone-365538">Limpag: What’s a phone?</a>

THE first time I used a phone I wasn’t able to dial the number. I was in grade school and with a friend who was asked by his...

Business News

AEC 2015 offers opportunity for brain gain

Monday, December 22, 2014 - 01:21 a.m.

ASEAN member-countries, including the Philippines, need to improve the quality of tertiary education to improve competitiveness crucial for seizing an opportunity for brain gain the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) will bring starting next year.

Japan flights ‘to boost tourism’

Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 10:18 p.m.

THE Department of Tourism (DOT) hopes more tourists from Japan will come to the country after carriers like the Philippine Airlines Inc. (PAL) started flying direct to Osaka and Nagoya from Cebu.

AEC 2015 ‘offers opportunity’ for brain gain

Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 10:17 p.m.

MEMBER-countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), including the Philippines, need to improve the quality of tertiary education to improve competitiveness crucial for seizing an opportunity for brain gain that the Asean Economic Community (AEC) will bring starting next year.

CEB app lets people check in via mobile

Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 10:16 p.m.

CEBU Pacific Air (CEB) has rolled out its mobile check-in option in time for the holidays. Mobile check-in joins web check-in, self check-in kiosks at the airport, and Agent Xpress (roving airport agents equipped with tablets) as alternate forms of check-in for CEB flights.

Globe-Flipside alliance ‘to boost’ e-books adoption in schools

Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 10:15 p.m.

GLOBE Telecom is helping push the country’s digital shift in its learning systems by advancing the use of its innovative education solutions. It recently formalized its partnership with Flipside Publishing Services, Inc. (FPSI), which aims to promote the use of electronic books (e-books) in educational and corporate institutions nationwide.

There's money in nito plant weaving

Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 09:45 p.m.

MEMBERS of San Francisco Agsam Handicraft Weavers Association (SFAHWA) can claim that they owe success from weaving an indigenous wild fern called "agsam."

Agsam, or nito plant with the scientific name Lygodium Cicinnatum, grows abundantly in swamp forests of Lucac, Bitan-ag, and Das-agan in San Francisco, Agusan del Sur.

Coco sugar, syrup: The next big thing

Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 09:44 p.m.

THREE coconut by-products made it to top 10 of most exported commodities of Davao Region this year, but soon enough there might be five.

The established by-products are coconut oil, coconut (desiccated) and copra expeller that earned farmers a combined total of $301.630 million worth of exports from January to August 2014 while the other emerging products are coco syrup and coco sugar.

Comval not feasible for banana

Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 09:44 p.m.

COMPOSTELA Valley is not a feasible area for banana plantation due to the infestation of the Fusarium Wilt or Panama Disease, an executive from the Pilipino Banana Growers and Exporters Association (PBGEA) said.

"Even before typhoon Pablo, most of the areas in Compostela, based on the reports of the Department of Agriculture and from our own people, were already infested or affected by Panama Disease," PBGEA executive director Stephen Antig said.

21 establishments shut down

Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 09:43 p.m.

THE Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) in Davao City has shut down 21 establishments, including two head offices and 19 branches, of the 43 establishments that were issued mission orders this year through Oplan Kandado.

Lita Ma. Chin, chief of assessment division of BIR-Davao City, told Sun.Star Davao in an interview that one head office and six branches were owned by the Family Fun Ventures Inc. (FFVI) while the other head office and 13 other branches were owned by Leo Revita Salon.

Mesa opens 2nd branch in Davao City

Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 09:42 p.m.

MESA Restaurant opened its second branch in Davao City at SM City Davao over the weekend bringing modern Filipino cuisine closer to Dabawenyos.

Raymond E. Federigan, Mesa operations director, told Sun.Star Davao on Satruday that the SM City Davao branch is the 20th store of Mesa.

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