Jessica B. Natad
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El Niño impact lingers on; agri H1 profit drops 2.59%
by Jessica B. Natad - September 2, 2010 - 12:00am
The El Niño phenomenon continued on in the first half of the year, taking its toll on the country’s agriculture sector.
Social networkers urged to observe confidentiality
by Jessica B. Natad - September 1, 2010 - 12:00am
BitDefender, provider of innovative Internet security solutions, has warned social networking fanatics, to be careful in accepting friend requests within the network and in sharing personal data.
Biz leaders fear hostage fiasco will affect trade ties with China
by Jessica B. Natad - September 1, 2010 - 12:00am
The Cebu business community is urging the government to be prudent in the investigation of the hostage drama, which left eight Chinese nationals dead and others wounded, saying the outcome of the investigation...
BSP: Lending activities to hit double-digit growth in 2nd sem
by Jessica B. Natad - August 31, 2010 - 12:00am
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) expects lending activities to perk up and hit double-digit growth in the second half of the year and help further boost the economy in the said period.
Plantersbank dedicates funds solely for SMEs
by Jessica B. Natad - August 30, 2010 - 12:00am
As more commercial banks begin to serve the financial needs of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), a thrift bank that has been dedicating its resources solely to SMEs remains confident that it will still be the...
RP leather traders to visit China September
by Jessica B. Natad - August 28, 2010 - 12:00am
Players in the leather industry of the country are invited to visit China on September 1-3 and participate in three trade events to learn more about the new technology applications in the industry as well as to start...
Plantersbank urges SMEs to avail of financing offer
by Jessica B. Natad - August 28, 2010 - 12:00am
The Tambunting-controlled Planters Development Bank (Plantersbank) is encouraging small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to take advantage of the financing scheme it is offering to prospective locators of the bank’s...
Tourism Congress calls on leaders to exercise prudence
by Jessica B. Natad - August 26, 2010 - 12:00am
Stakeholders of the country's tourism industry are calling on the country's leaders to exert all efforts to assure the international community that the government is seriously attending to the after-effects of...
Kia captures 14.7% share of RP passenger car market
by Jessica B. Natad - August 26, 2010 - 12:00am
The aggressive marketing of the exclusive distributor of Kia cars in Cebu has paid-off, as Kia, according to an industry report, now follows Toyota in terms of market share in the province.
On Senior Citizen Discounts Drugstore Calls On Government to Lay Cost Recovery Guidelines
by Jessica B. Natad - August 24, 2010 - 12:00am
Albeit obedient to the government’s mandate to grant the 20 percent discount for senior citizens on the cost of medicines, a Cebu-grown chain of drugstores still hopes that the Government will hasten the guidelines...
DTI: No need to re-register business name for branches
by Jessica B. Natad - August 24, 2010 - 12:00am
Prospective local and foreign investors need not register their business names (BN) again with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) every time they open a business branch even in a region outside their ad...
Hack-free biz environment vital to attracting investors
by Jessica B. Natad - August 20, 2010 - 12:00am
Aside from a safe physical environment, creating an image of a safe net world in Cebu and the Philippines in general, is also essential in attracting multi-level companies to come and invest in the country.
Housing developer mulls mid-rise projects in Cebu
by Jessica B. Natad - August 18, 2010 - 12:00am
Due to the limitation of available lots for residential development in Cebu, a real estate developer is studying the possibility of venturing into the construction of medium-rise residential building.
MIC sets recognition awards to motivate business owners
by Jessica B. Natad - August 18, 2010 - 12:00am
Cebu-based company Market Indicators Consultancy (MIC), will hold another Business Achievement and Recognition Awards (BARA), to acknowledge Cebu-based companies who have excelled in their respective sectors.
PRBA initiates programs to attract younger tourists
by Jessica B. Natad - August 17, 2010 - 12:00am
Business and civic organizations have been exerting efforts to attract younger foreign tourists, specifically students, to come to Cebu and explore its learning opportunities aside from enjoying the province’s...
Basic Graphics inks deal with Ateneo de Cebu
by Jessica B. Natad - August 17, 2010 - 12:00am
Basic Graphics, Inc. (BGI) a Cebu-based printing firm, will showcase its ISO-certified printing process in a partnership with one of the premium schools in Cebu, the Sacred Heart School – Ateneo de Cebu...
UnionBank eyes Cebu-based firms as co-branding partners
by Jessica B. Natad - August 16, 2010 - 12:00am
The universal banking arm of Cebu-based Aboitiz group of companies has started to tap Cebu-based companies to partner with the bank’s co-branding through the UnionBank Visa credit card initiative.
Cebu-made products gain ground in Russian market
by Jessica B. Natad - August 16, 2010 - 12:00am
Cebu-made exports to Russia, especially gifts, toys, housewares and accessories have been “doing good” in the formerly closed-market country.
BOI urges CV investors to take part in roadshow
by Jessica B. Natad - August 14, 2010 - 12:00am
The Board of Investments (BOI) is encouraging existing and prospective investors in Central Visayas to participate in the roadshow that the BOI will conduct by the end of the month.
Parklane offers loyal clients with UnionBank Visa card
by Jessica B. Natad - August 14, 2010 - 12:00am
Cebu’s home grown hotel is setting a trend in the country’s tourism and hotel industry by partnering with a bank for a special treat to its loyal clients.
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