DTI brings integrated services to small businesses in Negosyo, Konsyumer caravan

MORE EFFECTIVE. DTI Secretary Adrian S. Cristobal Jr. says they wanted to put "together all services and products of DTI and make them more effective for MSMEs." (Photo: Marlen Limpag)

Micro to medium enterprises and would-be entrepreneurs get an overview of the different services of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) during the three-day Negosyo, Konsyumer at Iba Pa caravan in Cebu from June 9-11, 2016. The three-day event aims to equip micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) as well as those who aspire…

Governor Davide signs revised agreement for Ciudad Project

CIUDAD PROJECT AGREEMENT. (From left)) Samuel Tan and Michael Dino of Fifth Avenue Development Corp, Cebu Governor Hilario P. Davide III, and Provincial Board Member Peter Calderon sign the amended agreement for the Ciudad Project. The rest of the Provincial Board members and representatives from Filinvest stand as witnesses to the signing.

Cebu Province and Fifth Avenue Development Corp. signed an amended build, transfer and operate agreement to resuscitate the long-stalled Ciudad Project in Banilad, Cebu City.

Cebu News Digest Jan. 7, 2015: More Sinulog contingents, leaner crowd; barangay captain shot dead; Rama still hopes Pope will visit Cebu

SINULOG IS HERE. Organizers say they expect more contingents to join this year’s Sinulog grand parade. (Photo by Teddy Uy used with permission from the Sinulog Foundation)

Sinulog organizers say the visit by Pope Francis next week will impact Sinulog attendance. Those in Luzon or Leyte would likely attend papal visit activities rather than fly to Cebu for the Sinulog. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama and some local government and church officials, however, still talk up hopes for the pope to swing…

Cebu-wide digital tourism project launched in Argao

The unveiling of a quick response (QR) code marker marks the start in Argao of a province-wide implementation of a digital tourism program for Cebu. In the photo are: (from L) Argao Vice Mayor Stanley Caminero, PLDT-Smart Public Affairs head Mon Isberto, Cebu Gov. Hilario "Junjun" Davide III, Argao Mayor Edsel Galeos, and InnoPub co-founder Max Limpag.

When someone mentions torta, I usually and immediately think of Argao because I associate this popular Cebu delicacy with the town. I’m sure a lot of Cebuanos do the same. Our frequent visits to Argao however have made me realize that its indigenous industries of torta and tableya, another specialty, are just one of the…