Cebu Business Archive

Title Column\Author Date Published
Proposed tax on sugary drinks to affect the poor

A tax expert has warned that imposing tax on sugar-sweetened beverages — including 3-in-1 coffee and powdered juices — is bound to affect ordinary Filipino consumers, as the Department of Finance is being urged to reconsider this aspect of the tax reform bill.

By Carlo S. Lorenciana July 27, 2017 - 12:00am
CLI buys P2.3M property in Bogo

Cebu Landmasters Inc. has bought a P21.3-million property in La Paz in Bogo City, Cebu to develop a socialized residential project there.

By Carlo S. Lorenciana July 27, 2017 - 12:00am
BPOs, OFWs propel Cebu economy

The strong business process outsourcing (BPO) sector and sustained OFW (overseas Filipino workers) continue to propel Cebu's retail industry, Colliers Philippines said.

By Carlo S. Lorenciana July 26, 2017 - 12:00am
Yu calls for digitized government docs processing

An economic consultant pointed out the need for "cumbersome" government processes and securing permits and licenses to be digitized particularly in the local government level.

By Carlo S. Lorenciana July 26, 2017 - 12:00am
Eyeing skilled immigrants; Australia faced with labor shortage

An Australian immigration expert is encouraging Cebuanos to take advantage of Australia's labor force shortage.

By Ehda M. Dagooc July 26, 2017 - 12:00am
Set It and (Mostly) Forget It Investing [2]

In my last column, I talked about the index fund and also mentioned Warren Buffet’s views on it.

INVESTING ON THE GO By Vernon Joseph Go July 25, 2017 - 12:00am
Seaweed farmers seek support from ASEAN

The Seaweed Industry Association of the Philippines (SIAP) is seeking help from the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) on its pending case against United States’ National Organics Standards Board (NOSB).

By Ehda M. Dagooc July 25, 2017 - 12:00am
BOI oks P9.13M furniture export project in Mandaue

The Board of Investments (BOI) has approved the registration of Maison Galuchat Inc.’s P9.13 million project in Cabancalan, Mandaue City.

By Carlo S. Lorenciana July 25, 2017 - 12:00am
BIR 13 tax collection up 14% to P13.8B in 1st sem

The Bureau of Internal Revenue-13 collected P13.8 billion in taxes in the first half of 2017, nearing half of the regional agency's P29.3-billion target for 2017.

By Carlo S. Lorenciana July 25, 2017 - 12:00am
What is a wheel offset?

Changing your vehicle's OEM (Original Equipment Manufactured) wheels to more desirable aftermarket ones is always an exciting idea, but there are things to keep in mind to get that right wheel fitment.

THE STARTER By Lord Seno July 24, 2017 - 12:00am