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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

Malaysian firm to develop 1,000-hectare for oil palm

Monday, March 23, 2015 - 09:36 p.m.

A DAVAO City official said Monday that a Malaysian company is set to develop a 1,000-hectare property for oil palm in Marilog District.

Sharp to boost market share through Omotenashi

Monday, March 23, 2015 - 09:21 p.m.

SHARP opened on Monday its new concept service center in Davao City, along with the introduction of an all-encompassing customer service thrust that aims to raise the standards of service in the country.

Result of lone bid for Customs’ P650M automated system out in April 

Monday, March 23, 2015 - 12:08 a.m.

THE outcome of the bidding for the system that will replace the Bureau of Custom's (BOC) electronic-to-mobile (e2M) system may be announced in April, according to a Customs official.

Oryspa: Cateringthe organic market

Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 11:06 p.m.

IN TODAY’S highly competitive world, uniqueness and innovation can put a company head and shoulders above its rivals.

Spreading the gospel of organic farming

Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 11:05 p.m.

AN ORGANIC evangelist has put up a store to encourage more farmers to venture into sustainable organic farming.

28M Filipinos covered by micro-insurance as of 2014

Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 08:26 p.m.

AS of 2014, 28 million Filipinos have micro-insurance coverage, according to the Insurance Commission (IC). The agency sees a continued growth in this segment as more Filipinos turn to micro-insurance for protection and financial security, especially for calamities.

Organizers launch Cebu Business Month

Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 08:24 p.m.

TO MAKE sure the activities of this year’s Cebu Business Month in June are well-attended, the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry is engaging in an intensive information campaign. Officially launched last Friday, overall chairperson Francis Dy said the activities they have lined up are expected to benefit Cebu’s economy and most businesses and not just those of their members.

Security Bank seeks to grow retail banking

Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 08:22 p.m.

FROM accounting for five-percent of revenues, publicly-listed Security Bank Corp is targeting to grow retail banking to make up about 30 percent of the company’s earnings in 2017.

That was according to its president and chief executive officer Alberto S. Villarosa during the inauguration of the five Security Bank branches in Cebu held at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino.

New mall, towers in IT Park

Friday, March 20, 2015 - 10:17 p.m.

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.

‘Embrace what makes the PH unique’

Friday, March 20, 2015 - 10:16 p.m.

RATHER than copy the attractions that have made other places around the world popular, British Ambassador to the Philippines and Palau Asif Anwar Ahmad said that locals should embrace what has made them unique and improve these qualities instead.

In a visit to Cebu last week, Ahmad said the Philippines needs to be proud of what it naturally has, such as its food, jeepneys and bancas. Malls and casinos, in contrast, are easy to build and can be found in most major cities in the world.