Developer breaks ground on Tower Two of project
Developer breaks ground on Tower Two of project
Wed, 23 Jul 2014

HOMEGROWN real estate developer Contempo Property Holdings Inc. broke ground yesterday on Tower Two of its flagship project Bamboo Bay Community.

Contempo president and chief executive...

Balamban Liempo to expand through joint ventures
Tue, 22 Jul 2014

ALTHOUGH franchising has paved the way for the growth of many businesses, a local entrepreneur has chosen to expand his food business to 1,000 stores under a 10-year period through a different...

Suzuki inaugurates showroom in Mandaue City
Suzuki inaugurates showroom in Mandaue City
Sun, 20 Jul 2014

JAPANESE vehicle manufacturer Suzuki Philippines Inc. said it is looking to sell 6,000 vehicles this year, with Cebu accounting for a significant share of the target.

This is according to...

Developer launches Lapu project
Developer launches Lapu project
Mon, 14 Jul 2014

JOHNDORF Ventures Corp. (JVC) is setting aside P1 billion as investment for the development of three to four residential projects in Cebu and Mindanao this year. Cebu will have P800 million as...

Malaysia offers HRM students internship
Malaysia offers HRM students internship
Sun, 13 Jul 2014

REPRESENTATIVES of the Malaysian Association of Hotels Training and Education Centre (Mahtec) encourage Cebu schools and universities to send their hotel and restaurant management (HRM) and hotel...

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LG unveils G3 smartphone in Cebu

LG unveils G3 smartphone in Cebu

AS they see increasing growth in Cebu, LG Electronics Philippines hopes to see the trend to continue with their new flagship...

Developer launches Lapu project

Developer launches Lapu project

JOHNDORF Ventures Corp. (JVC) is setting aside P1 billion as investment for the development of three to four residential...

Half-cup rice law now in effect in Oro

Half-cup rice law now in effect in Oro

AT the height of the rice crisis in Mindanao, food establishments in Cagayan de Oro are now required to serve half a cup of...

Business Columns

Ng: Speeds and cheating

I AM brimming with excitement. I hope that in the next few days, there will finally be 4G or LTE service in our area and I was sort of hoping I could finally get decent Internet speeds through my...

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

Gov't has no business to be in business - MBCCI prexy

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 02:37 p.m.

FRANK Carbon, president of Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI), said the government has no business to be in business citing the proposal for re-development of the Banago port by Philippine Ports Authority (PPA).

Pag-IBIG, PhilheaLth launch e-remittance, ePay systems

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 11:16 p.m.

IN ACCORDANCE with RA No. 8792 also known as the Philippines Electronic Commerce Act of 2000, the Home Mutual Development Fund (HMDF) or Pag-IBIG Fund and the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) launched its e-remittance and ePay system during the National Competitiveness Council capacity building.

Port congestion forcing buyers to source from PH competitors

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 11:16 p.m.

THE congestion and shipment delays at the Manila ports are making Philippine exports highly uncompetitive, as most ports do not have to contend with a similar cause, like a truck ban policy, according to two prominent leaders of the business community.

Sergio R. Ortiz-Luis Jr., president of the Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. (PhilExport), said congestion at the Manila terminals has reached “110% of capacity” and warned that the situation could go from bad to worse unless “some real remedies” are applied.

Selling pastries thru the Internet

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 10:21 p.m.

WHEN a door closes, a window opens-- as well as boxes of rocky road brownies, cream cheese brownies, oatmeal and red velvet bars, choco fudge and cheesecakes.

Davao-based accessory store breaks into hi-fashion markets

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 10:20 p.m.

DAVAO CITY-based Yvette's Bags and Beads Collection has finally taken the opportunity to break into the ever discriminating taste in fashion of the European markets.

Yvette Marie Celi Punzalan said that having gotten the attention of institutional buyers from Germany and Norway is a feat that truly makes her extra motivated to produce more elegant, classy bags.

DA spices up typhoon rehab thru chili prod'n

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 10:20 p.m.

CATEEL, Davao Oriental -- A year and a half after the typhoon Pablo destroyed coconut plantations, the face of devastation is now replaced by mushrooming hot chili farms.

"Most of the farmers here are dependent on coconut for livelihood. While DA [Department of Agriculture] is helping them rehabilitate their coconut farms there is a need for immediate source of income," said DA XI regional director Remelyn Recoter.

Chamber to embark on trade mission in Paris

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 10:19 p.m.

THE Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (DCCCII) will embark on an explorative trade mission in Paris, France in October 2014.

DCCCII president Antonio T. dela Cruz, during the chamber's general membership meeting on Friday at the Seda Abreeza Hotel, said the mission will be held on October 17 to 23, in time for the 2014 Salon International de l'alimentation (Sial), one of the largest international food and beverage trade exhibit.

Meat processors air beef vs. gov’t policies

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 08:37 p.m.

DESPITE being a P200-billion industry, the country’s meat processors feel that they do not get the recognition and support they deserve from the government.

Limpag: Cebuano founder shares lessons in building startup

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 08:36 p.m.

CEBU still lacks three key pieces to foster a strong startup ecosystem: a mentorship program, investors and government support. But when it comes to talent, Cebu has an abundance of people who have the knowledge and passion to build startups, said Tudlo founder and Kallfly co-founder Vince Loremia.

Batuhan: Damned lies and gospel truth

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 08:35 p.m.

“IF YOU repeat a lie often enough, people will believe it, and you will even come to believe it yourself.” (Joseph Goebbels, Publications Relating to Various Aspects of Communism).

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