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Cebuana pilots first AirAsia Manila-Davao flight
Cebuana pilots first AirAsia Manila-Davao flight
Fri, 27 Mar 2015

DAVAO CITY -- AirAsia Philippines re-launched on Friday, March 27, its Manila-Davao flight with an all-female crew, led by a Cebuana captain, manning its Flight Z2 611.

Gisela Z. Bendong is...

OLX aiming to be ‘more mobile’
OLX aiming to be ‘more mobile’
Wed, 25 Mar 2015

WITH 50 percent of their traffic generated by mobile users, online classifieds website OLX Philippines is aiming at becoming a more mobile company, its Philippine founder said.

RJ David,...

Montebello renovates facility
Montebello renovates facility
Wed, 25 Mar 2015

MONTEBELLO Villa Hotel is aiming to hit 65 percent occupancy this year, confident that the market will continue to patronize its facility despite the opening of new accommodations in the city....

New mall, towers in IT Park
New mall, towers in IT Park
Fri, 20 Mar 2015

PROPERTY developer Ayala Land Inc. will invest around P8 billion for a 2.2-hectare mixed-use project inside its own development, the 24-hectare Cebu IT Park in Lahug.

Dubbed as the Central...

Equipment for Toledo farmers
Equipment for Toledo farmers
Fri, 20 Mar 2015

A FARMING association received equipment in Barangay Magdugo, Toledo City yesterday from a Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) program that is meant to help them supply materials in great...

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Remove import tariffs on Philippine bananas

Remove import tariffs on Philippine bananas

JAPANESE banana importers have recently lobbied for the elimination of import tariffs on Philippine bananas being exported to...

BSP keeps eye on uneven growth

BSP keeps eye on uneven growth

AS FAR as the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is concerned, 2015 will be “a year of challenges and opportunities,” Governor...

High-rise condos to rise at Centrale

High-rise condos to rise at Centrale

FELCRIS Hotels and Resorts Corp. (FHRC) will start within the first semester of 2015 the second phase of its mixed-used...

Study: PH one of fastest rising economies in 2050

Study: PH one of fastest rising economies in 2050

THE Philippines is projected to become one of the 32 largest economies in the next 35 years, joining a list of newly emerging...

AirAsia introduces pass for travel within Asean region

AirAsia introduces pass for travel within Asean region

BANGKOK–AirAsia introduced the “AirAsia Asean Pass” and the “AirAsia Asean Pass+” to boost travel by making...

Business Columns

Soriano: Most powerful women leaders running family businesses

“STUDIES have shown that women-owned firms outperformed the male-owned firms on many levels, including return on investment.”

Toral: Delivery mistakes

THREE weeks ago, I ordered P2,000 worth of products from an online store where products sold are from various merchants in different parts of the country. In the past three weeks, deliveries were...

Businessmen told to observe Law on Promotions

THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has warned owners and managers of business establishments to be careful in the conduct of sales promotions especially this Yuletide Seasons.

Ng: Scientific breakthroughs

THIS week, I would like to cover some exciting technology developments that would potentially impact us. Science and technology have progressed fast. Last week, Time showed that a baby may live up...

Business News

PLDT offers iGate for companies that demand reliable connections

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 10:35 p.m.

WITH 33 million Filipinos now using the Internet, even small businesses have had to adjust to the changing demands of their customers. As more people find uses for the Internet, the quality of connections is bound to be affected.

A subsidiary of a telecommunications company aims to provide a solution for small businesses to ensure their connections are reliable, fast and stable.

Cheap fuel revs up confidence index

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 10:35 p.m.

EXPECTATIONS of lower oil prices and a stronger peso helped lift consumer confidence in the first quarter of the year, a survey by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said.

The BSP reported on its website yesterday that the overall confidence index (CI) improved to -10 percent from -21.8 percent in the last three months of 2014.

Almirante: Accrued wages

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 10:34 p.m.

IN A decision dated May 31, 2005, the Labor Arbiter (LA) found the petitioners Froilan M. Bergonio Jr. and nine others illegally dismissed and ordered respondents South East Asian Airlines and Irene Dornier, among others, to immediately reinstate the petitioners with full back wages. For failure of respondents to reinstate petitioners despite respondents’ manifestation to reinstate them in the payroll, the petitioners filed before the LA a manifestation for their immediate reinstatement. On Oct. 3, 2005, respondents filed an opposition to the motion. On Jan.

Batuhan: I can’t stand the sight of him

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 10:33 p.m.

I WAS reading a piece of news on the UK’s Mail Online, when a link I happened to click took me to one of their articles on love-hate relationships. It was from there that I took the quote above. What strikes me about it is that it seems not only to apply to relationships, but with how we feel about our political leaders as well. In fact, when I read it, it suddenly dawned on me that this was exactly what I was feeling about P-Noy of late.

More options for travelers

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 10:26 p.m.

TRAVELERS are now give more access to Davao City with the start of the operations of the thrice daily Manila-Davao-Manila flights of AirAsia Zest.

"We are happy that once again we have another entrant in adding more options for travelers going to Davao," Lisette Marques, Davao City Tourism Operations Office (CTOO) officer-in-charge, said in a text message to Sun.Star Davao yesterday.

Restos to offer promo packages during fun sale

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 10:25 p.m.

MORE than 100 restaurants in Davao City will be offering special discounts and promos during the Visit Davao Fun Sale (VDFS) 2015 on April 3 to May 17.

BenjieLizada, Restaurant Owners Association of Davao City (RoadC) president and vice chair of the VDFS Executive Committee, told Sun.Star in an interview at the reception of the maiden flight of AirAsia Zest' Manila-Davao-Manila routeat the Francisco Bangoy International Airport that 104 restaurant brands that will be participating will be having their own special promos during the duration of the VDFS.

Mindanao's committed power projects now at 1,870MW

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 10:23 p.m.

MINDANAO has a total of 1,870.70 megawatts (MW) of committed power projects, based on the report of the Department of Energy as of the third quarter of 2015.

Power projects are mainly coal-fired power plants with five projects amounting to 1,745 MW, this is followed by hydropower plants with four projects amounting to 64 MW, oil-fired power plants with three projects amounting to 41.10 MW, and biomass power plants with three projects amounting to 20.60 MW.

Cebuana pilots first AirAsia Manila-Davao flight

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 11:04 a.m.

DAVAO CITY -- AirAsia Philippines re-launched on Friday, March 27, its Manila-Davao flight with an all-female crew, led by a Cebuana captain, manning its Flight Z2 611.

Gisela Z. Bendong is the first woman pilot of AirAsia Philippines, which is now flying to Davao from Manila three times daily.

Security Bank eyes more Davao branches

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 12:17 a.m.

AFTER opening three new branches in Davao City, Security Bank Corp. (SBC) is planning to further increase its reach in the city.

Mobile app for Visit Davao

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 12:16 a.m.

THE Department of Tourism (DOT) in Davao Region will launch a mobile application to help promote the Visit Davao Fun Sale from April 3 to May 17.