Sunday, January 23, 2011 - 11:22 p.m.
IF YOU are craving for pasta, cakes, sandwiches, nachos, coffee, then you don't have to go out of the downtown area because Café Demitasse is just the perfect place for you.
Sunday, January 23, 2011 - 10:24 p.m.
THE concerted efforts by City Government employees, tax mapping, information campaigns and improved systems and facilities have helped Lapu-Lapu City meet and, at times, exceed its revenue targets.
Sunday, January 23, 2011 - 10:23 p.m.
WHEN starting out a business with friends, a man who started small suggests that keeping things simple is the key.
Mark Buenconsejo, who started a company called SimpleTeq with three other friends, told startup hopefuls during a meetup last Thursday that it was best to start small, with an ideal number of persons involved at just two to four people.
Sunday, January 23, 2011 - 10:06 p.m.
IN October 2009, the US Congress made an important and much-needed change to immigration law by passing Section 204(l) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). This section of the law allows one to apply for a green card even if the petitioning family member has passed away. In the past, only qualifying widows and widowers of US citizens were provided with the remedy of obtaining permanent resident status when their spouse passed away.
Sunday, January 23, 2011 - 10:05 p.m.
AYALA Center Cebu is set to further expand the mall to provide more retail and dining options to Cebuanos.
Today, officials of Cebu Holdings Inc. and mother company, Ayala Land, will be breaking ground to signal the start of construction of another section of the mall.
Sunday, January 23, 2011 - 08:47 p.m.
OVER 100,000 jobs in the National Capital Region (NCR) will be up for grabs during the first three months of the year, according to the Department of Labor and Employment (Dole).
Sunday, January 23, 2011 - 08:47 p.m.
THE Kapatid Network (TV5) unveiled its soon-to-rise Media Center in Mandaluyong City.
Saturday, January 22, 2011 - 01:07 a.m.
SUN Cellular keeps on innovating products that can serve people from all walks of life as it launched Friday its newest offering for Mindanao subscribers, the Sun Magic Zone Mindanao.
Saturday, January 22, 2011 - 01:06 a.m.
MIARAYON, TALAKAG, Bukidnon -- Potato development will have to be intensified if the country aims to meet local demand for the commodity, agriculture officials say.
Saturday, January 22, 2011 - 01:05 a.m.
MALAYBALAY CITY - The City Veterinary Office (CVO) announced the free vaccination and deworming of farm animals to include distribution of multivitamins on January 27 to 28 in Barangay San Jose here.
Dr. Michelle Miquiabas, City Veterinarian, said this endeavor will help prevent and control diseases affecting livestock raised for food or kept for use like cattle, goats, hogs, horses, domesticated carabaos (water buffalos), including dairy cattle.
Saturday, January 22, 2011 - 12:31 a.m.
A WORLD Bank team will visit this week the municipalities that are beneficiaries of the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services: Kapangyarihan at Kaunlaran sa Barangay (Kalahi-Cidss: KKB) to review the implementation of the anti-poverty program.
Saturday, January 22, 2011 - 12:30 a.m.
MEMBERS of the Mindanao Development Authority (Minda) board of directors discussed the agency's Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) Wednesday, which they will soon approve to finalize the board's organizational structure and hasten the release of its budget.
Minda Secretary Luwalhati Antonino said the IRR is necessary to carry out the functions prescribed by the Minda law.
Saturday, January 22, 2011 - 12:29 a.m.
A TOTAL of 96,030 landless rural workers, sustenance fisherfolk and marginal upland farmers, urban poor and indigenous people were sheltered for the last 20 years in a building project for livelihood and community development.
The community shelter project for the past two decades is a joint effort of the Angelo King Foundation Inc. (Akfi) and the Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP), the country's largest corporate-led social development foundation and pioneer in corporate citizenship.
Saturday, January 22, 2011 - 12:17 a.m.
INSURANCE companies need to embrace multiple channel strategies, incorporating both social media and analytics techniques to reach consumers, a recent study of IBM suggested.
Saturday, January 22, 2011 - 12:16 a.m.
COMPUTER programmers who don’t want to work for anyone else often launch their own startup ventures.
Saturday, January 22, 2011 - 12:14 a.m.
IT USED to be that when one heard of the words “martial arts,” the image of Bruce Lee came to mind. Well, at least in my generation, that’s how it was. Jackie Chan came a bit later of course, and then Chuck Norris and Steven Seagal also had their turns in the limelight.
Saturday, January 22, 2011 - 12:13 a.m.
Dominador A. Almirante
Labor case digest
RESPONDENT Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) entered into an agreement with Metro Transit Organization, Inc. (Metro) for the management and operation of its Metro Manila Light Rail Transit System. Metro hired its own employees, including petitioners. In their complaint for illegal dismissal and unfair labor practice against Metro, petitioners impleaded the LRTA. Can LRTA be held liable to the employees of Metro?
Friday, January 21, 2011 - 11:47 p.m.
THE country’s chief economist said Friday that economic growth likely remained at 6.5 percent in the last quarter of 2010 due to holiday spending and remittances from overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).
Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 11:57 p.m.
A 5.6 percent inflation was noted in the Visayas, including Western Visayas, with regard to the prices of wholesale commodities as of October 2010, from 5.1% in September and negative 3.7% in October 2009.
Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 11:00 p.m.
EVERY consumer knows that buying in bulk always brings savings.
With that in mind, a group buying website is hoping Cebuanos will get together and buy items that they feature for lower cost.
Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 10:58 p.m.
THE creative export industry of Cebu is seeking government support for a program on shell propagation to ensure sustainability of shells, an important raw material for export products.
Cebu Gift, Toys and House ware (GTH) Foundation Inc. president Ramir Bonghanoy told reporters they are planning to come up with a shell farming program that would help ensure sustainability of shells.
Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 10:57 p.m.
CARRAGEENAN manufacturer and exporter Benson Dakay is selling his 18-hectare property in Basak, Mandaue City and plans to relocate his seaweed processing facilities to Indonesia, Zamboanga and Carmen,Cebu.
In a statement, Dakay, the chief executive officer of Shemberg Manufacturing Corp., said his company needs to put the factory where raw seaweed (cottonii) is abundant, like Indonesia. The factories turn out semi-refined carrageenan kappa and refined gel press kappa.
Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 10:56 p.m.
Clint Fabiosa & Ana Liza Villamor
Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 10:55 p.m.
RAYMOND Goh, the author, is Symantec’s regional technical director for systems engineering and customer advisory services, Asia south region. He has more than 18 years experience in the IT industry and is responsible for strategic engagements with organizations in the region on their security, storage and systems management requirements.
Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 10:46 p.m.
TELECOMMUNICATION company Sun Cellular is eyeing Mindanao for its expansion program this year, with focus on improving its facility and offering affordable packages for its growing number of subscribers on the island.
Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 10:35 p.m.
THE National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) have partnered to enhance the government's development planning and policy analysis by improving and utilizing further available data and analytical tools.
Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 10:35 p.m.
COMPLAINTS over increasing power and gasoline rates have compelled students from two schools in Davao City to propose innovative ways to reduce power consumption and increase savings by using renewable, low-cost sources of energy.
Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 09:23 p.m.
THE Embassy of India in the Philippines is inviting Filipinos to avail themselves with its “Tourist Visa-On-Arrival” program, which would enable travelers to visit their country even prior to securing their visas.
Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 08:32 p.m.
CEBU Pacific (CEB) offers a 57 percent discount on seat sales from January 20 to 23 or until seats last for travels to Legazpi, Hong Kong and Macau.
Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 08:31 p.m.
CLARK FREEPORT - Global Gateway Logistics City and Peregrine Development International said Friday that restoration works are now ongoing at the Clark Cemetery.