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  • 2 weather systems to bring rains over PH Monday - ptvnews.ph 22 October 2018
    ptvnews.ph2 weather systems to bring rains over PH Mondayptvnews.phTemperature in Metro Manila ranges from 24-32 degrees Celsius; Tuguegarao City 23-32 degrees Celsius; Baguio City 16- 20 degrees Celsius; Angeles City 25-33 degrees Celsius; Lipa City 24-33 degrees Celsius; Metro Cebu 25-32 degrees; and Metro ...and more »
  • Cebu Landmasters sees little lift from upbeat data - The Manila Times 21 October 2018
    The Manila TimesCebu Landmasters sees little lift from upbeat dataThe Manila TimesCebu Landmasters launched its three-level boutique mall Astra Centre in Metro Cebu on August 9 to “help address the metropolis' surging need for integrated developments.” Earlier this year, the firm inked a deal with another property developer, The ...
  • Sun LTE capacity improves amid Cebu network upgrade - BusinessWorld Online 17 October 2018
    BusinessWorld OnlineSun LTE capacity improves amid Cebu network upgradeBusinessWorld OnlinePLDT, INC. said it has expanded its Long Term Evolution (LTE) services for its wireless brand Sun in Cebu. In a statement on Wednesday, the telecommunications giant said more than 80% of cell sites in Cebu now have LTE technology, covering Metro Cebu ...PLDT boost Sun LTE […]
  • In Cebu, killings continue relentlessly - The Manila Times 14 October 2018
    The Manila TimesIn Cebu, killings continue relentlesslyThe Manila TimesIN my October 8 column I wrote that 12 Cebuanos were felled by bullets in Metro Cebu on October 4. The figure had been understated. At least 14 persons were killed on that day. Aside from the five young Cebu City residents whose lifeless bodies were ...
  • Palma on recent killings in Metro Cebu: Very alarming - Sun.Star 5 October 2018
    Sun.StarPalma on recent killings in Metro Cebu: Very alarmingSun.StarCEBU Archbishop Jose Palma described the spate of killings in Metro Cebu as "very alarming" and stressed that life should be respected, a seeming contrast to President Rodrigo Duterte's "order to kill" drug suspects. On Thursday, October 4, 16 people ...9 killed, 60 arrested in Cebu City […]
  • 'Gondolas' in the sky to solve Metro Cebu traffic? - INQUIRER.net 2 October 2018
    INQUIRER.net'Gondolas' in the sky to solve Metro Cebu traffic?INQUIRER.netTIRED of the seemingly unending traffic on the ground? Try looking up for solutions, literally. Fortunado Sanchez of the Metro Cebu Development and Coordinating Board (MCDCB) and his daughter, Kim, are offering an interesting way to address the traffic ...and more »
  • Cebu provincial execs say trans-axial highway will solve traffic, bring more inclusive development - BusinessWorld Online 30 September 2018
    BusinessWorld OnlineCebu provincial execs say trans-axial highway will solve traffic, bring more inclusive developmentBusinessWorld OnlineOFFICIALS OF Cebu province and engineers said the national government should look into the long-standing Cebu Trans-Axial Highway Development Project (CTDP) because it will help solve traffic congestion in the Metro Cebu area as well as bring a more ...
  • Untangling the gridlock - INQUIRER.net 29 September 2018
    INQUIRER.netUntangling the gridlockINQUIRER.netJICA's Roadmap Study for Sustainable Urban Development in Metro Cebu estimated the population of the metropolis to balloon to 5 million by 2050 when an Urban Mass Rapid Transport (UMRT) with routes along the coast and Central Metro Cebu, should ...
  • Untangling the traffic gridlock - INQUIRER.net 26 September 2018
    Untangling the traffic gridlockINQUIRER.netSolving Metro Cebu's worsening traffic situation is not just a problem for the cities and towns of the metropolis but for the entire province of Cebu, as well. For the Metro Cebu Development Coordinating Board (MCDCB), which spearheads a program known ...

RSS Headlines | Cebu Business

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  • Anticorruption–a voluntary necessity or an explicit choice? - Business Mirror 22 October 2018
    Anticorruption–a voluntary necessity or an explicit choice?Business MirrorAlthough corporate social responsibility (CSR) seems to have become a buzzword in recent years, business has always been concerned about society and the environment. Their relationship is ultimately symbiotic: neither can or will a company thrive in a ...
  • Technology will help clean up our seas - Philippine Star 22 October 2018
    Technology will help clean up our seasPhilippine Star... us that World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) showed that a few important things that Cebu needs to watch is saltwater intrusion in the underground water supply of Cebu City due to heavy extraction blamed on the concentration of businesses within the city.
  • MSMEs, tech start-ups meet in DTI's Slingshot Cebu 2018 - BusinessWorld Online 22 October 2018
    BusinessWorld OnlineMSMEs, tech start-ups meet in DTI's Slingshot Cebu 2018BusinessWorld Online... in Central Visayas. DTI-Region 7 Assistant Regional Director Maria Elena C. Arbon said the mentoring program, which is being piloted in Cebu, is designed to help local start-ups gain entrepreneurial skills, strengthen their business models and ...
  • 6 BPO firms plan to locate in Malaybalay City - Minda News 22 October 2018
    6 BPO firms plan to locate in Malaybalay CityMinda NewsDAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 22 Oct) – At least six call center firms have expressed interest to locate in Malaybalay City, the capital of Bukidnon, a development that is seen to make the city another hub for business process outsourcing (BPO) companies in ...
  • Airlines resume flights to Caticlan, Kalibo for Boracay reopening ... - Philippine Star 21 October 2018
    INQUIRER.netAirlines resume flights to Caticlan, Kalibo for Boracay reopening ...Philippine StarPhilippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific have announced that they are resuming flights to Caticlan and Kalibo in anticipation of the reopening of world-famous ...Boracay reopening poses new concerns for residents, businessesINQUIRER.netall 28 news articles »
  • One Central Hotel puts downtown Cebu on top of preferred tourist destinations - Business Mirror 20 October 2018
    Business MirrorOne Central Hotel puts downtown Cebu on top of preferred tourist destinationsBusiness MirrorThis premier business hotel not only offers affordable luxury accommodations and a 360-degree panoramic view of the city, but also brings back the old glory of the once economic hub. “Downtown Cebu is far from being sleepy,” One Central Hotel CEO ...Living up […]
  • Land Asia celebrates 26th year in business - INQUIRER.net 19 October 2018
    INQUIRER.netLand Asia celebrates 26th year in businessINQUIRER.netRecently, Land Asia Realty & Development Corporation has been honored as Premier Real Estate Marketing Company in Cebu by the ELITE Business and Leadership Awards (EBALA). Also awarded for EBALA Leadership Achievement in Entrepreneurship ...
  • Cebu LGUs win big in Digital cities PH - Sun.Star 17 October 2018
    Sun.StarCebu LGUs win big in Digital cities PHSun.StarCebu IT-BPM (information technology-business process management) Organization (Cib.O) managing director Wilfredo Sa-a Jr. welcomed these recognition, saying these will strengthen Cebu's image as an “innovation island.” He said these show Cebu is ...
  • Cebu Landmasters sales up 69% - INQUIRER.net 10 October 2018
    INQUIRER.netCebu Landmasters sales up 69%INQUIRER.netCiting brisk sales in its Visayas-Mindanao bailiwick, property developer Cebu Landmasters Inc. grew reservation sales in the first nine months by 69 percent year-on-year to a record high P6.17 billion. This accounted for 88 percent of CLI's full-year ...

RSS Headlines | Cebu Tourism

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  • Of Boracay reopening, love letters, moves for Oslob town - INQUIRER.net 22 October 2018
    INQUIRER.netOf Boracay reopening, love letters, moves for Oslob townINQUIRER.netStakeholders working to address popular southern town's tourism issues. Steps have already been taken for Oslob town, a tourism hotspot in southern Cebu, to avoid suffering Boracay's fate. Regional Director Shalimar Tamano of the Department of Tourism ...
  • Cebu to host 2 major air-travel conferences in 2019 - BusinessWorld Online 21 October 2018
    BusinessWorld OnlineCebu to host 2 major air-travel conferences in 2019BusinessWorld OnlineCEBU will host two major aviation-industry events next year which officials said will help promote its status as a international gateway. In a forum Friday, Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said Cebu will be hosting Routes Asia, an ...
  • 'Sustainable practices can outlast any change' - Sun.Star 21 October 2018
    Sun.Star'Sustainable practices can outlast any change'Sun.StarSUSTAINABLE tourism can outlast any change, including political ones, said Cebu Provincial Tourism Officer Joselito Costas. He made this statement after presenting the 10-year tourism framework for Cebu. “For us, we've already laid down the foundation ...
  • One Central Hotel puts downtown Cebu on top of preferred tourist destinations - Business Mirror 20 October 2018
    Business MirrorOne Central Hotel puts downtown Cebu on top of preferred tourist destinationsBusiness MirrorThe management attributed this to the hotel's strategic location being close to most of Cebu's tourist destinations. One Central Hotel is 100 meters away from the south bus terminal, where guests can hop on and take a bus going to “must-visit” places […]
  • Mandaue City beauty wins Binibining Cebu 2018 - Sun.Star 20 October 2018
    Sun.StarMandaue City beauty wins Binibining Cebu 2018Sun.StarThe other winners were Binibining Cebu Charity 2018 Bb. Madridejos Tracy Maureen Perez, Binibining Cebu Tourism 2018 Bb. Alegria Kimberly Covert, and new this year, Binibining Cebu Ecology 2018 Bb. Borbon Isabela Deutsch and Binibining Cebu ...HELPING LOCAL WEAVERS, MUSIC, EDUCATION FOR THE ...INQUIRER.netall 2 news articles »
  • Steffi Aberasturi is Binibining Cebu 2018 - INQUIRER.net 19 October 2018
    INQUIRER.netSteffi Aberasturi is Binibining Cebu 2018INQUIRER.netCompleting her court (from left) are: Binibining Cebu Ecology 2018 Isabela Deutsch of Borbon, Binibining Cebu Charity 2018 Tracy Maureen Perez of Madridejos, Binibining Cebu Tourism 2018 Kim Covert of Alegria, and Binibining Cebu Heritage 2018 Lou ...
  • Traffic forces changes in tour itineraries - Sun.Star 18 October 2018
    Sun.StarTraffic forces changes in tour itinerariesSun.Star“We bring them to the markets, and other sight-seeing areas as an added service without raising the rates.” For Melendres, Cebu's traffic has challenged them to go the extra mile just to please tourists and give them the kind of tourism experience they ...
  • Cebu's tourism industry meets DOT Sec. Puyat - Philippine Star 8 October 2018
    Philippine StarCebu's tourism industry meets DOT Sec. PuyatPhilippine StarLast Saturday, Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo Puyat came to Cebu first to meet with the Cebu media and the Cebu tourism stakeholders at the fifth floor of the Waterfront Hotel. To be perfectly honest about it, I have not seen Cebuano tourism ...Cebu 'An Established' brand'Sun.Starall 2 news […]
  • DOT insists Cebu still safe for tourists - INQUIRER.net 6 October 2018
    INQUIRER.netDOT insists Cebu still safe for touristsINQUIRER.netTourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat with DOT-7 director Shalimar Hofer Tamano (right) and businessman Glenn Soco of the Regional Development Council (RDC) answers questions from the media during a press conference on Saturday.Cebu tops tourism destinations list despite killingsSun.Starall 6 news articles »

RSS Headlines | Cebu Real Estate

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  • Chinese investors drive PH real estate industry - Sun.Star 22 October 2018
    Chinese investors drive PH real estate industrySun.Star“The Philippines is in a tremendous beginning of what could be another 15- to 20-year boom, not just in the economy, but specifically in real estate if China comes into play, which we should all be excited about,” said Leechiu at a BPI press briefing ...
  • Cebu Landmasters sees little lift from upbeat data - The Manila Times 21 October 2018
    The Manila TimesCebu Landmasters sees little lift from upbeat dataThe Manila TimesCebu Landmasters, Inc.'s (CLI) shares rallied after nine-month sales were disclosed earlier this month but sentiment appears to have soured since. In an October 10 disclosure, the real estate firm said it posted a 69-percent reservation sales increase ...
  • Cebu's affordable luxury - manilastandard.net 20 October 2018
    manilastandard.netCebu's affordable luxurymanilastandard.netWhen I was told that a new “luxury hotel” would open in downtown Cebu, I was curious to find out its exact location. Being a Cebuano, born, raised, and schooled in the Queen City of the South, I am very familiar with every nook and cranny of the city ...and more »
  • Land Asia celebrates 26th year in business - INQUIRER.net 19 October 2018
    INQUIRER.netLand Asia celebrates 26th year in businessINQUIRER.netRecently, Land Asia Realty & Development Corporation has been honored as Premier Real Estate Marketing Company in Cebu by the ELITE Business and Leadership Awards (EBALA). Also awarded for EBALA Leadership Achievement in Entrepreneurship ...
  • Market boosters - INQUIRER.net 12 October 2018
    INQUIRER.netMarket boostersINQUIRER.netUnderserved market, OFWs continue to fuel real estate demand in Cebu. Residential properties in Cebu continue to enjoy a high take up even with concerns on the country's economy especially with the continued increase in inflation. Local developers have ...
  • Speed up repairs, gov't asked - Sun.Star 1 October 2018
    Sun.StarSpeed up repairs, gov't askedSun.StarPROPERTY marketers are calling on government to speed up road improvements so Cebu could take advantage of the strong real estate market. According to real estate broker Anthony Gerard Leuterio of Leuterio Realty and Brokerage, end-users and ...
  • Re/Max opens two Cebu offices - Sun.Star 26 September 2018
    Re/Max opens two Cebu officesSun.StarThe boom in Cebu's real estate industry is fueled by growth in the information technology and business process management sector, tourism, and increase in remittances and investments from overseas Filipinos, many of whom are first-time home buyers.and more »
  • Real estate contributes P7 B to C. Visayas economy - Manila Bulletin 26 September 2018
    Manila BulletinReal estate contributes P7 B to C. Visayas economyManila BulletinBy Minerva BC Newman. CEBU CITY — The real estate sector contributes more than R7.026 billion to the economy of Central Visayas, coming from approved 43 projects composed of subdivisions, condominiums, and memorial parks this year, according to ...Every housing project needs license to sell: regulatory […]
  • Clark named a major office space market - Business Mirror 25 September 2018
    Clark named a major office space marketBusiness Mirror“For the first time ever, in the brand-new statistics just released by the Leechiu and Associates for real estate, Clark surpassed Cebu as top choice area for office space,” McBride said during the Philippine Economic briefing here last week. The ...

RSS Headlines | Cebu Lifestyle

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  • Eastern Samar now less remote with direct flights from Clark and Cebu - Philippines Lifestyle 22 October 2018
    Philippines LifestyleEastern Samar now less remote with direct flights from Clark and CebuPhilippines LifestyleA new flight service from Clark to Borongan will help to open up the remote province of Eastern Samar to tourism. Announcing the new service today (Monday, October 22), Eastern Samar Governor Marcelo Ferdinand Picardal said: “This is an economic driver ...and more »
  • 3 'indiepreneurs' you should meet at OCEAN 18 - Philippine Star 22 October 2018
    Philippine Star3 'indiepreneurs' you should meet at OCEAN 18Philippine StarMANILA, Philippines — Aiming to raise the bar in the creative economy, education, food, global Filipino engagement, and healthcare and tourism sectors in the country, Open Collaboration with East Asian Networks (OCEAN 18) will hold its summit this ...
  • Fetalvero: Head home - Sun.Star 21 October 2018
    Fetalvero: Head homeSun.StarOUR home is our sanctuary. In the privacy of our humble abode, we can be who we are without fear of discrimination in addition to the unconditional love by the people around us. Our residence is merely to give reference where we live but our home is a ...
  • American arrested in Cebu City for recording himself abusing children - Philippines Lifestyle 20 October 2018
    Philippines LifestyleAmerican arrested in Cebu City for recording himself abusing childrenPhilippines LifestyleAn American has been arrested at his Cebu City home for possession of sexually explicit photos and videos of underage Filipina girls. Charles Gergley was taken into custody after police implemented a search warrant on his apartment near Mango Avenue ...
  • The flowers of Plaza Independencia - Sun.Star 20 October 2018
    The flowers of Plaza IndependenciaSun.StarPLAZA Independencia has always been a place to visit for the feel of nature it provides: tall trees and green lawns. Now, it has flowering plants in a section called “Memory Lane” by Cebu's Parks and Playgrounds chairman Librado Macaraya. The place is ...
  • Cebu's affordable luxury - manilastandard.net 20 October 2018
    manilastandard.netCebu's affordable luxurymanilastandard.netWhen I was told that a new “luxury hotel” would open in downtown Cebu, I was curious to find out its exact location. Being a Cebuano, born, raised, and schooled in the Queen City of the South, I am very familiar with every nook and cranny of the city ...and more »
  • Marco Polo Plaza Cebu, 'Cebu Goes Culinary 2018' overall champion - Sun.Star 19 October 2018
    Marco Polo Plaza Cebu, 'Cebu Goes Culinary 2018' overall championSun.StarMARCO Polo Plaza Cebu reigned supreme in the recent “Cebu Goes Culinary 2018” held at SM Seaside City Cebu. Cebu Goes Culinary happens every two years and the participants are different hotels, schools and establishments that are members of ...
  • Power up your travel lifestyles with Cebu Pacific GetGo Visa Cards - Business Mirror 17 October 2018
    Business MirrorPower up your travel lifestyles with Cebu Pacific GetGo Visa CardsBusiness MirrorAs more people are enjoying a lifestyle of travel, debit and credit cards are doubling as loyalty rewards cards to bring more thrilling and memorable experiences. The country's leading local carrier, Cebu Pacific, offers a bigger fleet of GetGo cards ...
  • 888 New Forum awards Cebu leaders - Philippine Star 12 October 2018
    Philippine Star888 New Forum awards Cebu leadersPhilippine StarThe 888 News Forum recently celebrated its 12th anniversary in its permanent venue, Marco Polo Plaza Hotel. Through the years the Forum has recognized individuals and institutions that have shown leadership and provided exemplary service to the ...

RSS Headlines | Visiting Cebu

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  • Sara Duterte visiting Cebu to forge alliances - Politiko 21 October 2018
    PolitikoSara Duterte visiting Cebu to forge alliancesPolitikoEdmundo Pacamalan, head of the Provincial Agriculture Office (PAGRO), said officials in the province see farm tourism as an avenue to attract guests to visit farm areas in the province for educational and recreational purposes, and at the same time ...and more »
  • The flowers of Plaza Independencia - Sun.Star 20 October 2018
    Sun.StarThe flowers of Plaza IndependenciaSun.StarPLAZA Independencia has always been a place to visit for the feel of nature it provides: tall trees and green lawns. Now, it has flowering plants in a section called “Memory Lane” by Cebu's Parks and Playgrounds chairman Librado Macaraya. The place is ...
  • Sinas: Media can write whatever they want - INQUIRER.net 8 October 2018
    INQUIRER.netSinas: Media can write whatever they wantINQUIRER.netSuch cases were reported at SunStar Bacolod, SunStar Cebu, and Bombo Radyo in Cebu. Sinas admits that he visited SunStar Cebu and Bombo Radyo but claimed that the chief editor of SunStar Cebu welcomed him warmly. The NUJP also claimed that the ...and more »
  • MPBL outreach program visits landslide victims in Naga, Cebu - BusinessWorld Online 8 October 2018
    BusinessWorld OnlineMPBL outreach program visits landslide victims in Naga, CebuBusinessWorld Online“We are here in Naga, Cebu, to visit and check on the conditions of the landslide victims. Hopefully, Senator Manny Pacquiao will be able to come up with ideas concretely and not just visiting, how we could help these victims. It's not ideal to give […]
  • NUJP concerned over cops visiting media outfits in Cebu and Bacolod - INQUIRER.net 8 October 2018
    INQUIRER.netNUJP concerned over cops visiting media outfits in Cebu and BacolodINQUIRER.netThe National Union of Journalists in the Philippines (NUJP) has expressed concern over the move of the Philippine National Police (PNP) to visit some media outfits in Bacolod and Cebu. The NUJP, in a statement, said they are bothered by reports that ...Journalists call out […]
  • MPBL Cares goes to Cebu to visit landslide victims in Naga - FOX Sports Philippines 8 October 2018
    FOX Sports PhilippinesMPBL Cares goes to Cebu to visit landslide victims in NagaFOX Sports PhilippinesCEBU — The Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League, the fastest regional amateur basketball league in the country, launched its MPBL Cares program and there's no better way to start it Sunday than visiting the victims of the landslide in Naga, Cebu.
  • Officials, public tell police: listen - Sun.Star 5 October 2018
    Officials, public tell police: listenSun.StarIn a Bombo Radyo interview, CHR 7 Director Arvin Odron said that a team already visited the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) where Belande and Poran are admitted to start the investigation. CHR automatically investigates incidents that involve law ...and more »
  • Pres. Duterte attends 3rd IBD clinical forum in Cebu - Philippine Information Agency 2 October 2018
    Philippine Information AgencyPres. Duterte attends 3rd IBD clinical forum in CebuPhilippine Information AgencyPresident Duterte arrived at the venue of the convention at around 9:03 p.m. after visiting the victims of landslide that occurred in Naga City, Cebu on Sept. 20 who are temporarily housed in East Poblacion Barangay Hall which is one of the identified ...
  • Dragon boat racing: Visiting teams make a splash in Argao - INQUIRER.net 25 September 2018
    INQUIRER.netDragon boat racing: Visiting teams make a splash in ArgaoINQUIRER.netVisiting teams came out strong in the Dragons in Argao 4 dragon boat race last Sunday at the rain-soaked Maayo Stay in Argao town, southern Cebu. The Bohol Paddlers-A put up a strong performance to rule the top category and dethrone defending ...

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