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Ched: W. Visayas has more business, tourism grads

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THE Commission on Higher Education (Ched) in Western Visayas noted that most graduates produced by Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the region are those in business and tourism-related courses. Its latest report showed that those under...

Boracay a ‘victim of overdevelopment’

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BORACAY Island in Aklan, the country's top tourist destination, has become a victim of overdevelopment, a tourism advocate said. Xander Kim Sigua, executive director of Tourism Educators and Movers (Team) Philippines, said what happened to the...

CCCI, DOST sponsor training on industrial calibration, HACCP

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TO leverage the capabalities not just of its members but also the business community in Cebu, CCCI will hold a training on industrial calibration on March 7 to 9 at the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) 7 Office, in Sudlon, Lahug. In...

Over 30,000 MSME served in Cebu City

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FOR assisting more than 30,000 micro and small enterprises in 2017, the Cebu City Negosyo Center earned the top spot in the Department of Trade and Industry’s Top 50 Negosyo Centers list in the Philippines. The Negosyo Center in Cebu City has...

Innovation hub to rise in Magsaysay Avenue

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A P10-MILLION worth of budget was approved for the establishment of an Innovation Hub along R. Magsaysay Avenue, Davao City intended for the promotion and investment connections of tech start-ups....

PBGEA hopeful Aus market to open soon

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THE banana industry of the country continues to aspire for expansion as there is currently a looming possibility of banana export market to Australia, said Pilipino Banana Growers and Exporters Association (PBGEA) official. For more than two decades...

Infiltration ‘should not be taken lightly’

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WEB application vulnerabilities grew by 212 percent in 2017, a global study showed. Imperva Incapsula, a global website security company, saw a whopping 212 percent increase in new vulnerabilities last year, with 14,082 recorded vulnerabilities...

Drivers, operators urged to invest in new jeepneys

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CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña encouraged drivers and transportation operators to invest in the new type of public utility jeepneys. In his news conference yesterday, Osmeña said drivers and operators can start investing in the new ones as there are...

Ng: The growth of Bing

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DO you use Microsoft’s Bing to search? I don’t. And I don’t remember anybody using it either. That’s why it was surprising to read in some articles that it is doing well. So I went to check. Google’s market share worldwide is about 74 percent. The...

MB member Valentin Araneta passes away

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THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas announced that Monetary Board (MB) Member Valentin A. Araneta passed away on Wednesday at the age of 69. Araneta served as president of the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corp. (PDIC) from 2011 to 2014 before his...

BDO leasing nets P570 million in 2017

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BDO Leasing and Finance, Inc. (BDO Leasing) registered a net income of P570 million in 2017, marking a steady performance versus the previous year. Gross revenues went up by 11 percent to P3.2 billion, with gross lease and loan portfolio rising by...

DOT official: Tourism can save NegOcc economy

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THE top official of the Department of Tourism (DOT) in Western Visayas said tourism can save the economy of Negros Occidental, if the slump in the sugar industry continues. Helen Catalbas, regional director of DOT-Western Visayas, said tourism is an...

PSA: Palay production in NegOcc up 4.9%

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THE Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) in Negros Occidental reported an increase of 4.9 percent in the province’s palay production last year. Joely Cabarles, officer-in-charge of PSA-Negros Occidental, told SunStar Bacolod on Wednesday, February...

ePLDT to open 10th VITRO Data Center in Cebu

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PLDT gears up to open ePLDT’s 10th VITRO Data Center in Cebu this April. The new VITRO Data Center location is part of the company’s aim to upgrade and provide more secure and flexible digital centers to serve the needs of businesses and government...

Pag-IBIG optimistic with reduced rates

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STATE-OWNED Home Development Mutual Fund (Pag-IBIG) Visayas is targeting to release P11 billion worth of home loans this year. For the Cebu hub, which covers Cebu, Tacloban and Negros Oriental, the agency aims to release P6.6 billion in home loans...

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