Eastern Visayas banks post P48.77B deposits

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 10:03 p.m.

TOTAL deposits in banks in Eastern Visayas stood at P48.77 billion by the end of 2012, higher than the previous year, amid slackened regional economy last year, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported this week.

The latest figure on deposit liabilities is up by 13.4 percent from P42.99 billion in 2011, as eight new commercial and thrift banks opened last year.

BPO to help jumpstart Eastern Visayas’ economy

Friday, September 6, 2013 - 07:46 p.m.

THE business processing outsourcing (BPO) sector in Eastern Visayas will become one of its leading generators on income and employment, said Kjell Daren Aboy of the of Expert Global Solutions (EGS), the largest call center company in the region.

Aboy said that with Leyte and Tacloban named as the “next wave” areas, there is no reason for the BPO sector not to help the regional economy, which largely depends on agriculture output.

Biz sector demands review of government performance

Monday, July 29, 2013 - 09:06 p.m.

THE business sector is demanding for a thorough review of government agency performance, following the release of the 2012 National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB) report unveiling a negative 6.2 percent economic growth.

Reacting to the Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) report, Roy Bernard Fiel, president of the Eastern Visayas Chamber of Commerce and Industry, has called on for performance review of every agency involved, particularly in areas of manufacturing and agriculture sectors.

Toyota opens Tacloban branch service center

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 11:00 p.m.

TODAY is the formal opening of what could be the biggest car dealership company to operate not only in Tacloban City but the entire Eastern Visayas region.

The Toyota Service Center-Tacloban branch is to open its doors today, April 11, for its already loyal clients, as well as those to who want to be associated with one of the world’s leading car brands.

Cantilan Bank launches first Visayas branch

Friday, March 22, 2013 - 03:41 a.m.

CANTILAN BANK Inc., the leading rural bank in the Caraga region, opened its 18th full-service branch in Sogod, Southern Leyte to cater to its fast-growing business and residential clientele.

The new branch in Osmeña Street was inaugurated in Monday, March 18, 2013.