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  • Tom vows to back Del Mar's tunnel project proposals - Inquirer.net 21 April 2018
    Inquirer.netTom vows to back Del Mar's tunnel project proposalsInquirer.netMetro Cebu? How can you be Metro Cebu without Cebu City? We are chairman of Metro Cebu,” he said. He also said that he had gotten more money for Cebu than all the RDC-7 combined. Although they welcome big-ticket projects for Cebu, RDC-Infrastructure ...Give DPWH studies on […]
  • Farewell, Nyor - Sun.Star 20 April 2018
    Sun.StarFarewell, NyorSun.Star... to support the idea of mounting a Night of Heritage in Cebu patterned after "Lange Nacht der Museen," a big cultural event in Berlin, Germany. Gabii sa Kabilin was launched in May 2007with three host museums -- Casa Gorordo of the Ramon Aboitiz ...
  • LRT proposal aligns with transport study for Cebu - Sun.Star 17 April 2018
    Sun.StarLRT proposal aligns with transport study for CebuSun.StarA PROPOSED Light Rail Transit (LRT) from Carcar to Danao is consistent with development plans for Cebu, a private sector representative of the Regional Development Council observed yesterday. It is also one of the projects identified in a study for ...Tomas to Dino: Be transparent - Cebu Daily […]
  • Osmeña won't block LRT, but he will push for BRT - Sun.Star 16 April 2018
    Sun.StarOsmeña won't block LRT, but he will push for BRTSun.StarALTHOUGH he will not oppose the proposed first Light Rail Transit (LRT) project for Metro Cebu, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña expressed his reservations, saying it's a means to cancel the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project. “It's my duty to listen to ...and more »
  • Cebu to have LRT subway-elevated system - Sun.Star 15 April 2018
    Sun.StarCebu to have LRT subway-elevated systemSun.StarRodrigo Duterte through the DOTr is to build the Metro Cebu Light Rail Transit (Cebu LRT) through a design-finance-build-transfer and manage project. He said Cebu LRT will be funded by One Belt One Road program of the Chinese government, supported by ...LRT IN CEBU NOW A GO?Inquirer.netall 31 news articles »
  • Metro opens 900 sq. m supermarket in Ayala Center - Sun.Star 12 April 2018
    Metro opens 900 sq. m supermarket in Ayala CenterSun.StarAFTER closing for three months due to the fire incident early this year, Metro Supermarket has found a temporary home in a 900-square-meter space inside Ayala Center Cebu. Previously occupied by the Rustan's Department Store, Metro Retail Stores Group ...
  • P700T worth of shabu seized in separate operations in Metro Cebu - Sun.Star 7 April 2018
    P700T worth of shabu seized in separate operations in Metro CebuSun.StarANTI-DRUGS operatives from the Pardo Police Station of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) seized almost P300, 000 worth of illegal drugs from a suspected pusher in Barangay Basak Pardo yesterday afternoon. The drug bust was conducted against suspect ...
  • Cebu losing P1.1 B daily to traffic jams - Inquirer.net 4 April 2018
    Inquirer.netCebu losing P1.1 B daily to traffic jamsInquirer.netCEBU CITY — The unresolved traffic congestion in Metro Cebu has resulted in at least P1.1 billion in economic losses a day, according to initial results of a study being conducted by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica). Gordon Alan ...and more »
  • Metro Cebu officials undergo training on traffic management - Sun.Star 2 April 2018
    Sun.StarMetro Cebu officials undergo training on traffic managementSun.StarOFFICIALS and traffic managers of local governments in Metro Cebu attended the first Metro Cebu Traffic Administration Certificate Course Training organized by the Cebu Provincial Government. The training, which began yesterday and will last for five ...

RSS Headlines | Cebu Business

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  • The Great British Festival comes to Cebu - Inquirer.net 21 April 2018
    Inquirer.netThe Great British Festival comes to CebuInquirer.netFor 20 years, that tall building at Cebu Business Park was home to the Cebu City Marriott Hotel. Now it is going to be the Seda Ayala Center Cebu Hotel. Intense work is ongoing to make it even more plush than it used to be. Plans are for it […]
  • Preschool teacher grows up to become Marriott property GM - Inquirer.net 21 April 2018
    Inquirer.netPreschool teacher grows up to become Marriott property GMInquirer.netA preschool teacher from Cebu may seem like an unlikely choice to become the first female general manager of a Marriott property in the Philippines. However, Cleofe Albiso is out to prove that she can deliver the bottom line while making her associates ...
  • DOF: Nothing to fear from Train 2 - Sun.Star 20 April 2018
    Sun.StarDOF: Nothing to fear from Train 2Sun.StarTHE Department of Finance (DOF) allayed fears that the passage of the second tax reform package would harm the country's investment climate. The Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (Train) 2 seeks to rationalize fiscal incentives and reduce ...
  • Gov't presents economic agenda before Cebu businessmen - Manila Bulletin 19 April 2018
    Manila BulletinGov't presents economic agenda before Cebu businessmenManila BulletinBy Chino Leyco. Businessmen and other stakeholders from Cebu and nearby areas got a comprehensive briefing of the Duterte administration's development agenda during the third and final leg of the Philippine Economic Briefing (PEB) held Thursday. Sec ...Gov't to build 8 bridges connecting Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao […]
  • Cebu Holdings, Cebu Property Venture eye better portfolio, bigger land bank - Inquirer.net 17 April 2018
    Inquirer.netCebu Holdings, Cebu Property Venture eye better portfolio, bigger land bankInquirer.netCEBU CITY—A more balanced portfolio and complimentary land bank and resources are expected with the merger of Ayala-led Cebu Holdings Inc. (CHI) and its subsidiary, Cebu Property Ventures Development Corp. (CPVDC). The merger was approved in separate ...and more »
  • Design students urged to help small businesses in packaging, branding - Sun.Star 16 April 2018
    Design students urged to help small businesses in packaging, brandingSun.StarTHE Department of Trade and Industry-Cebu (DTI-Cebu) is calling on student designers to link with the creative sector to boost their design skills and extend their expertise to the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). Speaking before the ...and more »
  • Cebu Pacific helps cadet pilots reach for the stars - Inquirer.net 14 April 2018
    Inquirer.netCebu Pacific helps cadet pilots reach for the starsInquirer.netShe recalled that she was in the office when she learned, via e-mail, of her acceptance in Cebu Pacific's cadet program. “For me, it's more fulfilling to become a pilot because I want to be in control,” she said. Another candidate, Juan Carlo Wage ...and more »
  • 2 Ayala Land property units merge in Cebu - Inquirer.net 11 April 2018
    2 Ayala Land property units merge in CebuInquirer.netCEBU CITY-A more balanced portfolio and complimentary land bank and resources are expected with the merger of Ayala-led Cebu Holdings Inc. (CHI) and its subsidiary Cebu Property Ventures Development Corp. (CPVDC). The merger was formally approved in ...and more »
  • Going upscale puts Cebu property firm on map - Inquirer.net 7 April 2018
    Inquirer.netGoing upscale puts Cebu property firm on mapInquirer.netTaking the road less traveled proved to be a strategic move for a Cebu-based property developer. At a time when the upscale real estate market in Cebu was all about buying lots in premium subdivisions, Arcenas Properties was already pushing the ...and more »

RSS Headlines | Cebu Tourism

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  • Extreme south - Manila Bulletin 21 April 2018
    Manila BulletinExtreme southManila BulletinSouthern Cebu's tourism industry exploded, thanks to these gentle giants. We skipped this activity, however, for ethical reasons, as you may know this “tourist trap” is hounded with controversy. So the next best thing was to explore the natural wonders ...
  • Tourists spent P28.5B in 2017 - Sun.Star 20 April 2018
    Tourists spent P28.5B in 2017Sun.StarEstimates from the Department of Tourism (DOT) 7 showed tourism receipts stood at P28.5 billion generated from the 6.9 million tourists that visited the region in 2017. The domestic market, which contributed a strong four million arrivals gave an ...and more »
  • DOT 7 advisory: Stop selling Boracay tours - Sun.Star 20 April 2018
    DOT 7 advisory: Stop selling Boracay toursSun.StarThe agency also reminded the accommodation sector to prepare or upgrade their tourist facilities to capture the anticipated tourist market that would have otherwise gone to Boracay. Tamano said they should coordinate with the local tour operators on ...and more »
  • French officials to lead Manila, Cebu spiritual tourism road show - Philippine Canadian Inquirer 20 April 2018
    Philippine Canadian InquirerFrench officials to lead Manila, Cebu spiritual tourism road showPhilippine Canadian InquirerMANILA — A delegation of French tourism professionals will visit Manila and Cebu City to lead a three-day spiritual tourism road show this month. French Ambassador to the Philippines Nicolas Galey said Wednesday that the mission, to be held on April ...and […]
  • Sumilon Island to limit tourists to 500 a day - Sun.Star 16 April 2018
    Sun.StarSumilon Island to limit tourists to 500 a daySun.StarTHE Municipal Government of Oslob in southern Cebu is set to implement new regulations in order to prevent pollution within the sandbar and dive sites in Sumilon Island. In a press conference Monday, April 16, Elizabeth Benologa, Oslob tourism officer ...
  • DOT inspects Cebu tour spots - Sun.Star 16 April 2018
    Sun.StarDOT inspects Cebu tour spotsSun.StarDEPARTMENT of Tourism (DOT) 7 Director Shalinar Hofer Tamano yesterday said the agency is closely working with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to correct violations of tourist spots that have caused pollution. Tamano said ...
  • DOT: Boracay sells itself - Business Mirror 15 April 2018
    DOT: Boracay sells itselfBusiness MirrorSome of them are going to Cebu, Palawan and Coron,” she emphasized. Tourism Spokesman and Assistant Secretary Frederick M. Alegre said based on reports from the agency's office in Japan, the cancellations have been very minimal. The report from the DOT ...and more »
  • Tourism windfall - Inquirer.net 11 April 2018
    Inquirer.netTourism windfallInquirer.netVigilance remains the order of the day as far as accommodating the expected surge of tourists into Cebu's shores is concerned due to the impending six-month closure of Boracay island. While security is paramount, local officials must also consider ...
  • 'Let's not be the next Boracay' - Sun.Star 7 April 2018
    Inquirer.net'Let's not be the next Boracay'Sun.StarGIVEN the looming closure of Boracay Island, is Cebu City ready for the expected surge of tourists? For Mayor Tomas Osmeña, Boracay's closure for the next six months may not really have a big impact on the city. The mayor, though, was quick to clarify ...SUMILON ISLAND TO CLOSE FOR […]

RSS Headlines | Cebu Real Estate

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  • Tourism still a bright spot for PH - Inquirer.net 20 April 2018
    Inquirer.netTourism still a bright spot for PHInquirer.netDespite the pressing, controversial issues hounding the sector, local travel and tourism remained a bright spot for the Philippine economy and the real estate industry. In 2017, the travel and tourism sector contributed a total of P3.35 trillion to the ...and more »
  • Collection worth sharing - Sun.Star 20 April 2018
    Sun.StarCollection worth sharingSun.StarTHERE are two new galleries at the University of San Carlos Museum and these house the precious antiques collected by Rosita Arcenas, banker and real estate developer, who collected these items since the 1950s. The galleries are “Handumanan” which ...
  • Cebu real estate firm, Raddison okay tie-up - The Standard 20 April 2018
    Cebu real estate firm, Raddison okay tie-upThe StandardCebu Landmasters Inc., a leading property developer in Visayas and Mindanao, said it signed an agreement with Radisson Hotel Group to bring the first Radisson RED hotel to the Philippines. CLI said in disclosure to the stock exchange said it would ...
  • Just sleeping, not missing - Inquirer.net 18 April 2018
    Inquirer.netJust sleeping, not missingInquirer.netJamaal, in an interview an hour before his wife surfaced, said Sarah had problems with her work at a real estate company in Cebu where she worked as legal officer. “She had much stress at work. She was very tired already. Accordingly, she didn't like ...
  • Lawyer says sorry - Inquirer.net 18 April 2018
    Inquirer.netLawyer says sorryInquirer.netSarah, who last week tendered her resignation as senior legal counsel of a real estate company, said she was depressed thinking about her decision to leave a “dream job with wonderful bosses, and excellent colleagues.” “It was a job that was in my ...
  • Missing Cebu lawyer surfaces at shopping center parking lot ... - Inquirer.net 18 April 2018
    Inquirer.netMissing Cebu lawyer surfaces at shopping center parking lot ...Inquirer.netThe lady lawyer who went missing for nearly 12 hours surfaced at the parking lot of a shopping center in Barangay Banilad, Cebu City where she left her car on Tuesday evening. Lawyer Sarah Cabrera-Calipayan, 33, was safe.Missing lawyer reunites with husbandSun.Starall 6 news articles »
  • Missing Cebu lawyer surfaces - Inquirer.net 18 April 2018
    Inquirer.netMissing Cebu lawyer surfacesInquirer.netJamaal, in an interview an hour before his wife surfaced, said Sarah had problems with her work at a real estate company in Cebu where she worked as a legal officer. “She already tendered her resignation,” said Jamaal, the chief of staff of Rep. Jonas ...
  • More Chinese looking to buy, start PH ventures - Sun.Star 9 April 2018
    Sun.StarMore Chinese looking to buy, start PH venturesSun.StarSingapore nationals also buy real estate properties here. According to Bondoc, they first come here as tourists exploring the province's touristic and business landscapes. Because of the country's rich natural resources and growth factors like a young ...and more »
  • Going upscale puts Cebu property firm on map - Inquirer.net 7 April 2018
    Inquirer.netGoing upscale puts Cebu property firm on mapInquirer.netTaking the road less traveled proved to be a strategic move for a Cebu-based property developer. At a time when the upscale real estate market in Cebu was all about buying lots in premium subdivisions, Arcenas Properties was already pushing the ...and more »

RSS Headlines | Cebu Lifestyle

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  • The Great British Festival comes to Cebu - Inquirer.net 21 April 2018
    Inquirer.netThe Great British Festival comes to CebuInquirer.netThe British embassy in Manila launched a week-long Great British Festival at The Cabin of the Pig and Palm restaurant. It may have been the fifth in the Philippines, but it was the first time for Cebu. Here for the occasion were Mike Moon, the British ...
  • Extreme south - Manila Bulletin 21 April 2018
    Manila BulletinExtreme southManila BulletinThe island floats like paradise on Cebu Strait, the body of water between Cebu and Bohol islands. It can be reached through a 10-minute boat ride from Oslob or a 45-minute boat ride from Dumaguete. The island is home to luxury resort Bluewater Sumilon ...
  • Make your momma proud: Save Mother Earth - Sun.Star 21 April 2018
    Make your momma proud: Save Mother EarthSun.StarCELEBRATE Earth Day today by applying these simple tips in your everyday routine. 1. Throw thrash properly. Non-biodegradable for plastic, cans, containers and such; biodegradable for paper, wood and all those things that can break naturally. If you ...and more »
  • Heineken in Cebu: International beer brand launched locally - Sun.Star 21 April 2018
    Sun.StarHeineken in Cebu: International beer brand launched locallySun.StarTHE fun officially begins this summer as Heineken finally arrives in the Queen City of the South, giving Cebu a taste of one of the world's international premier beers. The official launching of the brand was held at Morals and Malice last April 6 ...and more »
  • Manila Hearing Aid receives certificate - Sun.Star 21 April 2018
    Manila Hearing Aid receives certificateSun.StarManila Hearing Aid representatives receive the certification from Kelvin Seah of Phonak (left). (Contributed Foto/Christian B. Quilo). +. A A. -. CHRISTIAN B. QUILO. 6 hours ago. HEARING care specialist Manila Hearing Aid is no stranger to firsts. When it opened its first clinic in 1976, the company was pioneering in […]
  • Summer Playtime Workshops at SM Seaside - Sun.Star 20 April 2018
    Sun.StarSummer Playtime Workshops at SM SeasideSun.StarSCHOOL'S out, summer vacation is in—but that does not mean one will stop learning. Summer vacation is the best time to hone one's talents and skills, or even learn a new hobby. True to its tagline, Everything's here at SM, the mall above all else ...
  • Cebu students who take 'bangka' to school everyday finally graduate - Inquirer.net 19 April 2018
    Inquirer.netCebu students who take 'bangka' to school everyday finally graduateInquirer.netFor the students in Mambacayao Island, one of the small islands within the area of Bantayan Island in Cebu, they take not the school bus but the “yellow sea bus” when going to school. The yellow school boats were donated by the Fillmore Elementary and ...
  • Pop District Bazaar is back - Sun.Star 17 April 2018
    Pop District Bazaar is backSun.StarTicket Outlets are at Hala Paella, Le Gab Cafe, Sugbo Mercado, Garden Bloc, Cebu IT Park and Urban Lifestyle, Axis Entertainment Ave. District Events Inc. aims to promote a more sustainable and feasible environment for young entrepreneurs and artists ...
  • Loving Cebu from the Blu - Sun.Star 15 April 2018
    Sun.StarLoving Cebu from the BluSun.StarSTEPHAN, German by birth, said that growing up, he loved to be with people. As a young man in school, he was always the one organizing parties, grouping people together to have fun, to socialize. In the university, he found the dry atmosphere of the ...and more »

RSS Headlines | Visiting Cebu

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  • New, familiar names emerge winners in Lhuillier netfest - The Standard 21 April 2018
    New, familiar names emerge winners in Lhuillier netfestThe StandardIT WAS a mix of new and familiar names that emerged winners at the recent Cebuana Lhuillier Age Group Tennis Championship Series leg in Baybay, Leyte with visiting players from other provinces dominating local players. Only one local bet Manuel Jocson ...
  • Osmeña Peak deal okayed - Inquirer.net 20 April 2018
    Inquirer.netOsmeña Peak deal okayedInquirer.netThe committee would oversee the development of Osmeña Peak and ensure the safety of both local and foreign tourists visiting the area. In fact, the ALU – TUCP already created a technical working group (TWG), with the same task as with the management ...
  • On being a responsible tourist in Siargao - Sun.Star 20 April 2018
    On being a responsible tourist in SiargaoSun.StarSIARGAO is without a doubt a must-visit island in the Philippines and it has easily become the hottest destination for the summer with a lot of thrill-seeking activities to try and places to explore right within the island. With local and foreign ...
  • Sumilon sandbar reopens - Inquirer.net 16 April 2018
    Inquirer.netSumilon sandbar reopensInquirer.netAs the public sandbar in Sumilon Island reopens today, Oslob authorities will impose stricter guidelines for boat operators and tourists visiting the attraction. According to Oslob Tourism Officer Elizabeth Benologa, it was agreed that they will ...and more »
  • Hong Kong woman falls off cliff while trying to snap perfect selfie in Cebu - Philippines Lifestyle 15 April 2018
    Philippines LifestyleHong Kong woman falls off cliff while trying to snap perfect selfie in CebuPhilippines LifestyleA Hong Kong woman visiting Cebu was seriously injured after a cliff-top selfie opportunity took a turn for the worse. Lau Ten Yan, aged 35, was hoping for the perfect picture from a 15-foot escarpment on Osmeña Peak on Saturday […]
  • Bzzzzz: Tomas stint as mayor: few years shy of 30 - Sun.Star 11 April 2018
    Sun.StarBzzzzz: Tomas stint as mayor: few years shy of 30Sun.StarWITH DUTERTE IN CHINA. Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio is in photos with President Duterte who's visiting China. The exposure in a presidential trip abroad is invaluable to a senatorial aspirant. That, with her speaking sorties outside Mindanao ...and more »
  • Cebu City ranking as 8th safest in region attributed to 'cooperation' - Sun.Star 9 April 2018
    Sun.StarCebu City ranking as 8th safest in region attributed to 'cooperation'Sun.Star... of tourists in Cebu. Atal said that they are not only focusing on insurgency but on all threats, including terrorism. “I don't think there's a need to limit the number of tourists coming in because we're anticipating that with the closure of ...and more »
  • AFTER BORACAY CLOSURE IS CEBU READY? - Inquirer.net 9 April 2018
    Inquirer.netAFTER BORACAY CLOSURE IS CEBU READY?Inquirer.netHe added there was no need to limit the number of tourists visiting Cebu to curb security threats once the six-month closure of Boracay Island would take effect on April 26. “There's no need to do that because we are already anticipating the planned ...Girl accidentally killed with toy gunSun.Starall […]
  • Centcom assures safety of tourist in Visayas amid Boracay closure - Inquirer.net 9 April 2018
    Inquirer.netCentcom assures safety of tourist in Visayas amid Boracay closureInquirer.netLt. Gen. Paul Atal, commander of the Armed Forces of the Philippines – Central Command (AFP – CentCom), assured that the entire Visayas is a safe place to stay especially with the closure of Boracay Island drawing near. Speaking to reporters after the ...

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