Cebu Business Archive

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BPI to open 3 more branches in Cebu

The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) will open three more branches in Cebu before the end of this year, closing 2017 with 39 outlets in the province.

By Ehda M. Dagooc November 15, 2017 - 12:00am
Tour operators target young Asian travelers

The Cebu Association of Tour Operation Specialists (CATOS) is now preparing tourism packages specifically designed to attract the active millennial Asian travelers, particularly the Thai and Indochina (Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam) nationals.

By Ehda M. Dagooc November 15, 2017 - 12:00am
Demographic dividend is crucial to Philippines’ growth

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) is urging government agencies and partners to work towards attaining and maximizing the country’s demographic dividend, which is crucial to the country’s growth.

By Carlo S. Lorenciana November 14, 2017 - 12:00am
Filinvest unit invests P1.5B for new resort

Filinvest Hospitality Corporation, a subsidiary of Filinvest Development Corporation, will be investing P1.5 billion for its third hotel property in Cebu, the 308-room Grafik Resort on Mactan Island.

By Ehda M. Dagooc November 14, 2017 - 12:00am
Brick and mortar retail to survive online boom

Global retail giant Miniso International is confident that the fast growing online retail highway will not make a dent on the businesses of the physical retailers.

By Ehda M. Dagooc November 14, 2017 - 12:00am
Tourist influx to drive hotel industry growth

Cebu's hotel industry will see more brands coming in the next five years, which should complement the growth in tourist arrivals, an industry executive said.

By Carlo S. Lorenciana November 14, 2017 - 12:00am
Why drivers need to attend safety seminars?

The recent accident in San Mateo Rizal wherein a Trailer Truck loaded with steel beams plowed into slow moving traffic, instantly killing 4 and injuring more than 10, could have been avoided if the truck driver was armed with enough knowledge of driving safety.  Reports say the truck was overloaded and that the brakes failed due to the full load.

THE STARTER By Lord Seno November 13, 2017 - 12:00am
From abaca trading to key conglomerate

The story of the Aboitiz family is proof of how simple beginnings, bigger and greater things can be achieved.

By Carlo S. Lorenciana November 13, 2017 - 12:00am
Veco underground system to cover key areas in Cebu

The Visayan Electric Company aims to work on its underground distribution system (UDS) every year until all key areas in Cebu City will be covered.

By Carlo S. Lorenciana November 13, 2017 - 12:00am
FDI: What we got are crumbs

Last week, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported that the net inflow of foreign direct investments (FDI) soared 70 percent to $1.2 billion in August compared to the same month last year.  This happens to be the highest level in 16 months.

FULL DISCLOSURE By Fidel O. Abalos November 13, 2017 - 12:00am

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