Cebu Business Archive

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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
P35B joint venture spells 13,000 jobs

Ayala Land Inc. and Metro Gaisano Group's Taft Properties Inc., announced to start-off its P35 billion joint venture leisure project on Mactan Island called Seagrove, which is expected to generate 13,000 employment opportunities.

By Ehda M. Dagooc November 11, 2017 - 12:00am
Grab delivery service gains ground in Cebu

A month after its official launch, GrabExpress gained considerable momentum in terms of booking demand in Cebu.

By Ehda M. Dagooc November 11, 2017 - 12:00am

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