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Call centers hiring amid pandemic
THE call center industry has continued to provide jobs, thanks to surging calls from customers stuck at home, defying the global trend of job cuts due to the coronavirus pandemic.“Some companies have paused accepting applications, but many of them remain ...
From 77 days ago
MCIA’s passenger traffic down 20%
CEBU’s air passenger traffic slumped 20 percent in the first three months of 2020 as the coronavirus outbreak and related travel restrictions decimated demand.International passengers who fly through the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) collapsed 78 percent to 75,636 in March ...
From 78 days ago
DOT 7 seeks bigger share of P71B aid, estimates P25B loss in first half
CENTRAL Visayas is looking to get a bigger chunk of the P71 billion stimulus fund the Department of Tourism (DOT) is asking for to help tourism businesses ravaged by the coronavirus crisis.DOT 7 Director Shahlimar Tamano estimated that the region ...
From 82 days ago
As power usage drops, Visayan Electric sees revenue falling 11.96%
VISAYAN Electric, the country’s second largest power distributor, saw its net income rise 9.18 percent to P2.26 billion in 2019, but the company is expecting its revenue to fall this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.Its 2019 revenue hit P24.42 ...
From 84 days ago
Government eyes more loans, tax cut, perks to help ailing businesses
CAPITAL infusion in devastated industries, tax cuts and tax perks. These are the top measures pushed in the government’s economic recovery plan from the ill effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.Acting Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick Chua said liquidity support is ...
From 87 days ago
Struggling firms may outsource biz in PH
CEBU’s business process management (BPM) industry may benefit from the global economic recession as it’s likely to compel companies in the west to offshore more jobs at home.Due to the economic fallout caused by the coronavirus crisis, companies from abroad ...
From 89 days ago
Demand for virtual real estate services surges amid pandemic
DOING things remotely, whether for work or shopping, has become the new norm these days.The Covid-19 crisis has pushed many industries to reboot how they do business and embrace the “no contact” selling, for instance.For one, the real estate business, ...
From 90 days ago
Business groups want Camp to continue, seek additional funding
BUSINESS groups in Cebu are lobbying for additional funds for the Department of Labor and Employment’s (Dole) financial aid program for workers in Central Visayas who have lost their income due to the Covid-19 crisis.In a joint statement Wednesday, May ...
From 91 days ago
Cebu exports decline 6.14% in four months
CEBU’S exports fell 6.14 percent in the first four months of 2020 as demand in most of its major markets plunged amid the coronavirus pandemic.Shipments that went out of the Cebu International Port (CIP) from January to April totaled US$62.041 ...
From 92 days ago
Expect slow sales post-ECQ
WHEN most businesses reopen once lockdown measures are lifted, the environment may no longer be what it was a few months back.A lot may change by then— from changing consumer behavior patterns to businesses struggling to reboot their operations.Business owners ...
From 93 days ago