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  • Sherilin Plastics rout League Sports Bar - Inquirer.net 28 June 2017
    Sherilin Plastics rout League Sports BarInquirer.netSHERILIN Plastics annihilated League Sports Bar, 107-77, to earn their third win in the Competitive Division of the Metro Cebu Basketball League last weekend at the City Sports Club Cebu basketball courts. Former two-time Cesafi MVP Enrico Llanto paced ...
  • Muslim community rep urges interfaith prayer for peace in Marawi | SunStar - Sun.Star 27 June 2017
    Sun.StarMuslim community rep urges interfaith prayer for peace in Marawi | SunStarSun.StarPeace, Unity. Ustadz Najib Razul , a member of the Council of Elders of the Metro Cebu Muslim Community and Voice of Islam Foundation head, asks everyone to pray for peace and unity not only for Marawi but for the entire country during the […]
  • Transport groups join security preparations for Asean meet in Cebu - Inquirer.net 27 June 2017
    Transport groups join security preparations for Asean meet in CebuInquirer.netSenior Insp. Saturnino Segido, the deputy chief for the Highway Patrol Group (HPG) in Metro Cebu, said public transport drivers can inform to their operators or contact the HPG hotline in the event they noticed suspicious people on board their vehicles.
  • Vista Residences responds to the booming Cebu market - Business Mirror 27 June 2017
    Business MirrorVista Residences responds to the booming Cebu marketBusiness MirrorVista Suarez will rise right on Gorordo Avenue putting the vertical village right in the middle of the metro's key hubs: Fuente Osmeña Circle, the Cebu Provincial Capitol and a commercial and leisure center. It is quickly accessed from Cebu's many ...
  • DOTr, Neda to review results of feasibility study for Cebu LRT - Sun.Star 21 June 2017
    Sun.StarDOTr, Neda to review results of feasibility study for Cebu LRTSun.StarDino said the best way to decongest Metro Cebu of traffic is to build the LRT from Minglanilla to Mactan-Cebu International Airport, with a subway in the Mactan Channel. In his State of the Nation Address, President Rodrigo Duterte announced that he ...
  • Cebu top KPO site outside Metro Manila, says Colliers - Inquirer.net 20 June 2017
    Cebu top KPO site outside Metro Manila, says ColliersInquirer.netCebu remains the largest and most preferred knowledge process outsourcing (KPO) destination outside Metro Manila, said Colliers International Philippines. The commercial real estate services firm said a number of KPO companies that provide higher value ...Outsourcing firms favor Cebu for work force, infraBusinessWorld Online Editionall 2 news articles »
  • Father's Day carshows around Metro Cebu - Inquirer.net 19 June 2017
    Inquirer.netFather's Day carshows around Metro CebuInquirer.netLAST weekend, three malls in Metro Cebu hosted autoshows in line with the celebration of Father's Day. Cebu Daily News went around to check out some of the best-looking displays of customized vehicles, vintage cars and sports bikes. Here are some of ...
  • DPWH readies P50-B Metro Cebu Expressway - The Manila Times 8 June 2017
    DPWH readies P50-B Metro Cebu ExpresswayThe Manila TimesTHE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed a feasibility study for the P50-billion Metro Cebu Expressway (MCE) to be implemented in three segments to decongest major thoroughfares and implement an integrated seamless ...
  • P50-b Metro Cebu expressway project up - The Standard 7 June 2017
    P50-b Metro Cebu expressway project upThe StandardThe Department of Public Works and Highways will implement the P50-billion Metro Cebu Expressway Project, considered as one of the most expensive road projects to be undertaken by the department which is aimed at reducing travel time from Danao city ...
  • School opening peaceful in Metro Cebu, C. Visayas - Inquirer.net 5 June 2017
    Inquirer.netSchool opening peaceful in Metro Cebu, C. VisayasInquirer.netTHE first day of classes in Metro Cebu and Central Visayas was peaceful despite some minor security concerns, the Police Regional Office (PRO-7) said yesterday. Chief Supt. Noli Taliño, PRO-7 chief, said there were no reports of any untoward incidents, ...and more »

RSS Headlines | Cebu Business

  • Pilipinas Shell Aviation expands Shell Aviation Refuelling network in PH | SunStar - Sun.Star 29 June 2017
    Pilipinas Shell Aviation expands Shell Aviation Refuelling network in PH | SunStarSun.Star(PSPC) yesterday announced the expansion of the Shell Aviation refuelling network to Mactan-Cebu International Airport in the Philippines, marking 55 years of aviation fuel operations this year. With this latest airport entry, PSPC now supplies jet ...
  • JG Summit bulks up 2017 capex to P48 B - Philippine Star 28 June 2017
    Philippine StarJG Summit bulks up 2017 capex to P48 BPhilippine StarThese new external realities are both opportunities and threats to our overall business,” he added. JG has five core subsidiaries: Cebu Pacific, JG Petrochemicals, Robinsons Land Corp. (RLC), Universal Robina Corp. (URC) and Robinsons Bank. For Cebu ...JG Summit on expansion spreeInquirer.netJG Summit hikes 2017 capex […]
  • Cebu dropped from top BPO super-city list | SunStar - Sun.Star 28 June 2017
    Cebu dropped from top BPO super-city list | SunStarSun.StarGLOBAL advisory firm Tholons eliminated Cebu City from its Top 10 “super cities” for outsourcing this year. Based on the Tholons Services Globalization Index ...and more »
  • 102 mergers and acquisitions pass phase 1 review, says PCC | SunStar - Sun.Star 28 June 2017
    Sun.Star102 mergers and acquisitions pass phase 1 review, says PCC | SunStarSun.StarData obtained during the PCC roadshow yesterday at the Marco Polo Plaza Cebu showed that the manufacturing sector dominated PCC's list of mergers and acquisitions, amounting to P1.1 trillion. This was followed by financial and insurance activities ...
  • BE Resort Mactan undergoes total renovation | SunStar - Sun.Star 28 June 2017
    Sun.StarBE Resort Mactan undergoes total renovation | SunStarSun.StarNew “BE”. Be Resort Mactan is working on a major renovation and facelift. It hopes to unveil its new look before the end of this year. (SunStar File). ENRISON ...and more »
  • UCPB concerned on detention of CDO staff - Inquirer.net 28 June 2017
    Inquirer.netUCPB concerned on detention of CDO staffInquirer.netThe bank personnel – composed of two branch employees and escorted by two non-uniformed security personnel – were in transit to Cebu on Sunday, June 25 to transfer cash from UCPB Velez Branch to its Cebu Cash Center. “The group was provided ...
  • Business group donates 6000 pairs of underwear for Marawi soldiers - ABS-CBN News 28 June 2017
    ABS-CBN NewsBusiness group donates 6000 pairs of underwear for Marawi soldiersABS-CBN NewsCEBU - A group of Filipino-Chinese businessmen on Wednesday donated 6,000 pairs of underwear for government troops fighting terrorists in battle-torn Marawi City, Wednesday. "We want to show our support to our troops especially in Marawi [and help] ...and more »
  • Clothier to turn shop into tourist destination | SunStar - Sun.Star 27 June 2017
    Sun.StarClothier to turn shop into tourist destination | SunStarSun.StarAleta dela Calzada believes Cebu can also offer the same product and service to tourists, especially now that her new shop inside Axis Entertainment along Escario St., Cebu City is frequented by foreign tourists and balikbayans. “The vision is to make ...
  • In-car navigation – A distraction? - Philippine Star 25 June 2017
    In-car navigation – A distraction?Philippine StarWe all heard of the anti-distracted driving law that got blown out of proportion because of the implementing fiasco that came about with everybody trying to define "line of sight." This law was supposed to be just a simple law of not using your ...
  • Cebu business group launches CBM 2017 - MyCebu.ph (press release) (blog) 5 June 2017
    MyCebu.ph (press release) (blog)Cebu business group launches CBM 2017MyCebu.ph (press release) (blog)As a campaign to help bring businesses to the next level, Cebu Business Month (CBM) 2017 has lined up a host of activities that seeks to equip companies with the tools they need for growth. Melanie Ng, Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) ...

RSS Headlines | Cebu Tourism

  • BE Resort Mactan undergoes total renovation | SunStar - Sun.Star 28 June 2017
    Sun.StarBE Resort Mactan undergoes total renovation | SunStarSun.StarNew “BE”. Be Resort Mactan is working on a major renovation and facelift. It hopes to unveil its new look before the end of this year. (SunStar File). ENRISON ...and more »
  • Sports tourism rising in Cebu | Cebu Daily News - Inquirer.net 27 June 2017
    Inquirer.netSports tourism rising in Cebu | Cebu Daily NewsInquirer.netNearly 3,000 participants of the Cobra Ironman 70.3 competition prepare to tackle the swim leg of the competition in a resort in Lapu-Lapu City during last year's ...and more »
  • DOT, LGUs work to prevent strain on tourism sites | SunStar - Sun.Star 27 June 2017
    Sun.StarDOT, LGUs work to prevent strain on tourism sites | SunStarSun.StarIn her recent visit to Cebu, DOT undersecretary Alma Rita Jimenez said aside from working aggressively to hit the arrivals target of 12 million foreign visitors by 2022, the DOT is implementing programs that aim to preserve and protect nature-based ...
  • Cebu's medical tourism gets boost - Inquirer.net 26 June 2017
    Cebu's medical tourism gets boostInquirer.netMEDICAL tourism in Cebu, particularly in the field of dentistry, can expect to get a helping hand as one of the country's pioneers in the industry recently opened its biggest clinic here. Dr. Steve Mark Gan, founder of Gan Advanced Osseointegration ...
  • Tourism groups in Cebu get aid from Capitol - Business Mirror 26 June 2017
    Tourism groups in Cebu get aid from CapitolBusiness MirrorCOMMUNITY-BASED organizations in five tourist destinations in southern Cebu province can now serve as food caterers, aside from being tour guides, as the Capitol allocated each of them with kitchen and cooking wares. People's organizations in Boljoon, ...
  • Travel fair to boost Mindanao tourism - Inquirer.net 22 June 2017
    Travel fair to boost Mindanao tourismInquirer.netAMID the crisis happening in Mindanao at present, tourism players in that part of the country can expect to get a boost from the International Travel Festival (ITF) slated in Cebu City next month. Stephanie Villahermosa, managing partner at My ...
  • New Cebu Pacific flights from Davao to boost tourism | SunStar - Sun.Star 20 June 2017
    New Cebu Pacific flights from Davao to boost tourism | SunStarSun.StarNEW Cebu Pacific direct domestic flights from Davao are seen as another door of opportunities for the local tourism industry especially for the upcoming Kadayawan Festival, said City Tourism Operations Office (CTOO) official. By July 26, Cebu Pacific ...and more »
  • SMEs, micro traders to share in country's tourism growth - Inquirer.net 18 June 2017
    Inquirer.netSMEs, micro traders to share in country's tourism growthInquirer.netSpeaking to participants of last Friday's Cebu Tourism Summit, Tourism Undersecretary Alma Rita D. Jimenez said the country's National Tourism Development Plan would ensure that micro and small to medium enterprises share in the gains of the country's ...
  • Unified approach in tourism mulled - Inquirer.net 16 June 2017
    Unified approach in tourism mulledInquirer.netThe recent coordination and networking meeting was a result of a previous discussion among Cebu tourism stakeholders, whom Gabato described were very supportive in coming up with the arrangement. She said this was timely since there has been a ...Diverse attractions needed, says DOT exec | SunStarSun.Starall 4 news articles »
  • Tourism players urged: Continue selling Cebu - Inquirer.net 13 June 2017
    Inquirer.netTourism players urged: Continue selling CebuInquirer.netA Philippine Airlines aircraft taxies to the Mactan Cebu International Airport runway as it prepares to fly to Osaka, Japan from the Mactan airport in this December 2014 photo. If plans will push through, the Mactan airport will have a second runway ...Praise, concern on 2nd runway plan | SunStarSun.Starall […]

RSS Headlines | Cebu Real Estate

  • From rags to repacks and now, real estate | SunStar - Sun.Star 23 June 2017
    From rags to repacks and now, real estate | SunStarSun.StarA SELF-MADE businessman who has earned a reputation for being “Cebu's iron entrepreneur” has started to expand into real estate and tourism. Rey Calooy's rags-to-riches story began with his struggles in raising the money for college tuition and an ...
  • Build, build, build thrust and Cebu's real estate - Inquirer.net 23 June 2017
    Inquirer.netBuild, build, build thrust and Cebu's real estateInquirer.net“These projects will create more jobs, and more jobs will create real estate activity. If you have a job, you will have the capacity to buy a house. When spending is high, many will buy houses of their own,” Leuterio told Cebu Daily News in an interview.
  • Developer bullish about Cebu market - Inquirer.net 23 June 2017
    Inquirer.netDeveloper bullish about Cebu marketInquirer.netThe Philippine real estate market remains bullish despite hurdles presently faced by the country, including issues on security in Mindanao, a local property developer pointed out. Jose Soberano III, chairman and chief executive officer of listed ...and more »
  • RLC gets Dusit to manage its Cebu resort - BusinessWorld Online Edition 23 June 2017
    RLC gets Dusit to manage its Cebu resortBusinessWorld Online Edition“We're very excited. International tourism arrivals are growing by leaps and bounds. As time goes by, more and more international destinations are created out of Cebu,” RLC President Frederick D. Go told reporters on the sidelines of the signing ceremony.and more »
  • Match opportunities with action - Inquirer.net 21 June 2017
    Inquirer.netMatch opportunities with actionInquirer.netThese were words shared by Jose Soberano III, chairman and chief executive officer of homegrown real estate firm Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI), during an entrepreneurship conference at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino on Wednesday.and more »
  • CLI starts 38-storey Cebu residential tower - Inquirer.net 21 June 2017
    Inquirer.netCLI starts 38-storey Cebu residential towerInquirer.netNewly-listed real estate developer Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI) has broken ground for a 38-storey New York-style residential condominium project in Cebu IT Park. The ground-breaking for this residential tower called 38 Park Avenue, which is projected to ...
  • Property market still strong, group attests | SunStar - Sun.Star 16 June 2017
    Sun.StarProperty market still strong, group attests | SunStarSun.StarThis, said EL Camino Developers Cebu Inc., has prompted it to explore more growth opportunities to take advantage of the real estate sector's momentum. “We are exploring other avenues and at the same time we are looking at the present land banks of our ...and more »
  • Landmasters caps day 1 on high note | SunStar - Sun.Star 2 June 2017
    Sun.StarLandmasters caps day 1 on high note | SunStarSun.Star“With the capital raised from this initial public offering, I am optimistic that Cebu Landmasters will be a more competitive player in the real estate sector in the Vis-Min area, especially as it pursues land acquisition and embark on more developments.Cebu Landmasters closes up 3.2% on PSE […]
  • AppleOne eyes affordable housing projects - Inquirer.net 2 June 2017
    Inquirer.netAppleOne eyes affordable housing projectsInquirer.netManigsaca said the recognition establishes Cebu as a destination for real estate investments, widely acclaimed to be at part with its counterparts in Manila. He said Cebu continuously attracts real estate investments from Manila-based companies as ...
  • Property boom continues - Inquirer.net 2 June 2017
    Property boom continuesInquirer.netThe real estate sector in Cebu continues to grow with more available spaces in the office, retail and residential markets as the local economy is fueled by tourism, business process outsourcing and household spending supported by remittances from ...

RSS Headlines | Cebu Lifestyle

  • Zonta 2 supports Alimbukad, Brigada Eskwela | SunStar - Sun.Star 28 June 2017
    Sun.StarZonta 2 supports Alimbukad, Brigada Eskwela | SunStarSun.StarSCHOOL season is with us again, and the busy members of the Zonta Club of Cebu 2 have joined the bandwagon! First on the agenda was the training seminar organized by the club for the teachers and principals of their Alimbukad member schools: Poo ...
  • Whimsical Penang | SunStar - Sun.Star 28 June 2017
    Sun.StarWhimsical Penang | SunStarSun.StarIF there's a better way for me to describe Penang, it's definitely whimsical. An island off the Malay Peninsula, Penang is known as the Pearl of the Orient. A fusion ...and more »
  • Waterfront Cebu Hotel celebrates fourth of July | SunStar - Sun.Star 28 June 2017
    Waterfront Cebu Hotel celebrates fourth of July | SunStarSun.StarAN amazing series of events and fun activities awaits one at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino in celebration of the fourth of July. This is actually the second year that Waterfront Cebu is celebrating the Filipino-American Friendship Day. On ...
  • Yoga for days | SunStar - Sun.Star 27 June 2017
    Sun.StarYoga for days | SunStarSun.StarActively playing an important role to promote such lifestyle and adding to the ever-evolving lifestyle scene in the metro, Bikram Yoga Cebu caters to all walks of life regardless of age and size. Bikram Yoga Cebu opened November last year and is the ...
  • 'Gabii sa Kabilin' presentation showcases Cebu history, events | SunStar - Sun.Star 27 June 2017
    Sun.Star'Gabii sa Kabilin' presentation showcases Cebu history, events | SunStarSun.StarTHE significant events that shaped Cebu into the majestic hub of politics, commerce, heritage and culture were so interestingly showcased at Handurawan sa Karaang Sugbo, AboitizLand's presentation at historic Plaza Parian in Cebu City for the 11th ...
  • OPAV-CENTCOM Serbisyo Caravan - Philippine Star 23 June 2017
    OPAV-CENTCOM Serbisyo CaravanPhilippine StarIn one location where the “Duterte Malasakit” was welcomed and highly appreciated was in Pinamungahan, Cebu, with Mayor Glenn Baricuatro witnessing the whole-day free services rendered: medical consultation, blood pressure checking by the Philippine ...
  • Filipino feast at Cebu Waterfront Hotel - Philippine Star 23 June 2017
    Philippine StarFilipino feast at Cebu Waterfront HotelPhilippine StarWaterfront Group of Hotels, located in uptown Cebu and in the island of Mactan, is dedicated to indulging all the senses of the discerning traveller. Complementing the accommodation facilities and exemplary service are several restaurants each with its ...
  • The Cebu countryside in a Nissan Urvan Premium - Philippine Star 23 June 2017
    Philippine StarThe Cebu countryside in a Nissan Urvan PremiumPhilippine StarCebu, here we are: Media representatives from Metro Manila and Cebu joined by Nissan Philippines Inc. president and managing director Ramesh Narasimhan (standing, first row, seventh from left); general manager for sales Rollie Navarro (standing, first ...
  • Cebu Pacific to begin Boracay night flights - Inquirer.net 22 June 2017
    Inquirer.netCebu Pacific to begin Boracay night flightsInquirer.netThe Philippines' leading airline, Cebu Pacific (CEB) will start evening flights to and from Caticlan, the gateway to Boracay Island, beginning July 1, 2017. CEB is the first carrier to mount night flights and utilize the upgraded air traffic control ...and more »
  • Nalzaro: Lifestyle checks on priests | SunStar - Sun.Star 6 June 2017
    Nalzaro: Lifestyle checks on priests | SunStarSun.StarTHE priest who I exposed in this column last Monday as having “amassed wealth” after he was assigned in Mandaue City is not an ordinary prelate but a ranking official of the Cebu Archdiocese. On the day my column came out, a man who introduced himself ...

RSS Headlines | Visiting Cebu

  • Bzzzzz: Would you believe Pinoys love trump? | SunStar - Sun.Star 28 June 2017
    Bzzzzz: Would you believe Pinoys love trump? | SunStarSun.StarRegarding yesterday's item about Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña telling visiting foreign navy personnel that the Filipino has “a very advanced system to prevent over-drinking” and that is, he said, when the horse (on the beer bottle) smiles” at the drinker.
  • Davao Aguilas take on Global Cebu FC in Tagum - BusinessWorld Online Edition 27 June 2017
    Davao Aguilas take on Global Cebu FC in TagumBusinessWorld Online EditionSAN MIGUEL Davao Aguilas FC plays its third straight game on its home turf in Tagum City today, taking on visiting Global Cebu FC in midweek action at the Philippines Football League (PFL). San Miguel Davao Aguilas FC plays its third straight game in ...and more »
  • Bizwoman's love of traveling leads to passport case venture - Inquirer.net 25 June 2017
    Inquirer.netBizwoman's love of traveling leads to passport case ventureInquirer.netJohanna Christi “JC” Calimbas, owner of Cebu-based online travel essentials store The Passport Case, said she saw a huge potential in selling passport cases because more people want to travel these days. “Especially the millennial generation, they are ...
  • ebu Pacific links Clark, Cebu to more destinations - Malaya 22 June 2017
    Malayaebu Pacific links Clark, Cebu to more destinationsMalayaOne can also escape the hustle and bustle of Boracay by taking a short boat ride to Buruanga and visiting Hacienda Maria to marvel at its 10-feet waterfalls and two caves filled with glittering stalactites and stalagmites; and try its unique and ...
  • GAOC opens its 6th state-of-the-art dental clinic in Cebu - Inquirer.net 21 June 2017
    Inquirer.netGAOC opens its 6th state-of-the-art dental clinic in CebuInquirer.netGAN Advanced Osseointegration Center or GAOC brings its brand of world-class dental services to the Queen City of the South as it opens its newest, state-of-the-art dental clinic at the premier retail and leisure destination, SM Seaside City Cebu. GAOC ...
  • Nissan Philippines and Gateway Group get hitched - Inquirer.net 20 June 2017
    Inquirer.netNissan Philippines and Gateway Group get hitchedInquirer.netThe premier customer lounge allows current and new Nissan customers to have a relaxing and enjoyable visit. Discover innovation that excites by visiting Nissan Cebu South or their satellite office at SM Seaside! For more information on their products ...
  • Lessons from Indonesia | SunStar - Sun.Star 19 June 2017
    Sun.StarLessons from Indonesia | SunStarSun.Star“Despite the challenges it was important for me to visit places, taste Indonesian food, and learn Bahasa to contextualize teaching-learning sessions to my enthusiastic learners with authenticity,” she shared. Cuevas said the program challenged him to ...
  • Arrival of Chinese guests to continue | SunStar - Sun.Star 12 June 2017
    Arrival of Chinese guests to continue | SunStarSun.StarHe lauded local government units (LGU) for communicating with the Chinese Government, which in turn, disseminated information to their citizens who are interested in visiting Cebu. “We can send all the messages back to China on how the LGUs and ...
  • Osmeña, City Hall officials to visit sister-city in Netherlands | SunStar - Sun.Star 5 June 2017
    Osmeña, City Hall officials to visit sister-city in Netherlands | SunStarSun.StarCEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña and some City Hall officials are leaving today for the Netherlands to celebrate the 25th sister-city anniversary of Cebu City and Dutch City Haarlemmermeer. The mayor will be accompanied by his wife, Councilor Margarita; ...and more »
  • Ceres beats Global Cebu Football Club | SunStar - Sun.Star 5 June 2017
    Ceres beats Global Cebu Football Club | SunStarSun.StarCERES-NEGROS Football Club (FC) remained unbeaten at home after kicking off their Philippines Football League (PFL) debut with a one-nil victory over visiting arch rival Global Cebu FC over the weekend at the Panaad Park and Stadium in Bacolod City.and more »

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