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                    [ArticleID] => 1520046
                    [Title] => No truck ban = more jobs
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Today, whether in Metro Manila or, to some extent, Metro Cebu, the truck bans, though have ease vehicular traffic jams a bit, have resulted to a host of many other problems and inconveniences.  Worse, mostly have economic and financial implications.  For one, the port areas are congested with unwithdrawn containers.

[DatePublished] => 2015-11-08 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 134218 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1317599 [AuthorName] => Fidel O. Abalos [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Business [SectionUrl] => cebu-business [URL] => ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1512454 [Title] => Truck ban: Discouraging potential investors [Summary] =>

You may not be aware but we are among the laggards in the ASEAN as far as generating Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) is concern.

[DatePublished] => 2015-10-18 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 134218 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1317599 [AuthorName] => Fidel O. Abalos [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Business [SectionUrl] => cebu-business [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1502300 [Title] => Traffic woes cost: P3 billion a day and counting [Summary] =>

In 2012, Japan's International Cooperation Agency’s study revealed that “the time lost by people within the traffic jams plus the cost of operating vehicles in Metro Manila and neighboring towns add up to around P2.4 billion per day”.  Remember, that was three years ago.  Today, it could run to P3 billion a day.

[DatePublished] => 2015-09-20 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 134218 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1317599 [AuthorName] => Fidel O. Abalos [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Business [SectionUrl] => cebu-business [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 850266 [Title] => Dizon wants residents ready for disasters [Summary] =>

With the Philippines’ vulnerability to disasters, Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon wants to strengthen the people’s preparedness by changing their mindset from being reactive to being prepared.

[DatePublished] => 2012-09-18 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Cebu News [SectionUrl] => cebu-news [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 798202 [Title] => Lacierda: Proposed Panay-Negros Bridge needs in-depth study [Summary] =>

The Panay-Guimaras-Negros Bridge, proposed by officials in Western Visayas, must undergo a feasibility study first before it can be lined up as a priority project under President Benigno Aquino III’s Public Private Partnership program.

[DatePublished] => 2012-04-19 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1470869 [AuthorName] => Lorenzo O. Lambatin Jr. [SectionName] => Freeman Region [SectionUrl] => region [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 737162 [Title] => P425-M dagdag pondo sa PAGASA [Summary] =>

Tumanggap ng karagdagang P425 milyong pondo ang PAGASA mula sa Malacañang.

[DatePublished] => 2011-10-15 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1549005 [AuthorName] => Ni Angie dela Cruz [SectionName] => Bansa [SectionUrl] => bansa [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 666090 [Title] => Disasters put CCMC's grant from JICA in peril [Summary] =>

The devastation that the recent earthquake and tsunami have caused to Japan has also put Cebu City Medical Center’s expansion project in peril because of the possibility that its application for a $10-million grant from the Japan for International Cooperation Agency will no longer be approved.

[DatePublished] => 2011-03-15 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097048 [AuthorName] => Jessica Ann R. Pareja [SectionName] => Cebu News [SectionUrl] => cebu-news [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 387450 [Title] => Japan plans $3 M projects in Mindanao [Summary] => Japan’s development agency plans to carry out $3 million worth of social and economic projects in conflict areas in the Mindanao in the next two years, an embassy official said yesterday.

The aid is aimed at helping push Muslim rebels sign a peace deal with the government, Taeko Takahashi, an official at the Japanese embassy, told Reuters.

Last year, Japan agreed to make a study and draw up a comprehensive economic plan to develop poor Muslim communities ravaged by about 40 years of separatist rebellion on the troubled southern island of Mindanao. [DatePublished] => 2007-03-02 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 384513 [Title] => Training on mitigating coastal disasters set [Summary] => The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and Swedish International Cooperation Agency (SIDA) will hold in the Visayas two training programs on mitigating coastal disasters.

Called "Coastal resource hazards management training," the project aims to improve the knowledge and skills of local government units and relevant agencies and institutions involved in disaster management in coastal areas, and develop a localized contingency disaster management plan.
[DatePublished] => 2007-02-11 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Agriculture [SectionUrl] => agriculture [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 203060 [Title] => Arroyo to visit Korea, Japan [Summary] => President Arroyo has accepted an invitation for her to embark on a state visit to South Korea and another working trip to Japan.

Malacañang has, in fact, started the preparations for the President’s state visit to Seoul, South Korea, which comes after her state visit to the United States in the second week of May, The STAR learned yesterday. [DatePublished] => 2003-04-20 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804833 [AuthorName] => Marichu A. Villanueva [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) ) )
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