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15 injured by firecracker blast

December 27, 2012

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A 13-year-old boy in Talisay City lost three of his fingers when a whistle bomb went off in his hand on Christmas Day. A man walking home in the same barangay of Tabunok, Talisay was hit in the waist by a lighted “kwitis” thrown by a reveler. Both were among 15 persons in Cebu injured […]

On Gwen’s suspension: Palma, biz leaders appeal for calm, stay neutral

December 20, 2012

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CEBU Archbishop Jose Palma yesterday called on supporters of Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia to remain calm, saying he believes that “what is good and true will prevail” in the end. “The human heart always has an allowance for calmness, for peace and for understanding. I think a situation like this is never solved by anger and […]

Faster processing of permits sought

December 17, 2012

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The Office of the Building Official said those applying for permits to them can do so online. OBO Asst. Chief Architect Florante Catalan said they will post a number for applicants so they can text their concerns on their transactions including their permits. Catalan said their project is done in coordinationw with the Management, Information, […]

Balili End doesn’t justify the means

December 14, 2012

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“The end does not justify the means,” said Cebu Provincial Board Member Arleigh Sitoy. This was his reaction to Wednesday’s two-hour presentation of Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia who vowed to continue to “restore” underwater lots in the Balili estate and develop the almost 25-hectare property in Naga City as a special economic zone. “Future gains in […]

SM opens 5th mall in China

December 13, 2012

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MANILA—Tycoon Henry Sy has boosted his portfolio of shopping malls in mainland China with the opening of SM City Chongqing in southwest China on Friday, the group’s fifth in Asia’s largest economy. SM Prime Holdings Inc. disclosed on Thursday that SM City Chongqing, located in the Yubei district, has a gross floor area (GFA) of […]

USC to hold business startup seminar

December 13, 2012

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THE University of  San Carlos-School of Business and Economics Center for Entrepreneurship and Life-long Learning (CELL)will hold a seminar-workshop on “Starting and Planning a Business” on Dec. 14 and 15 at the USC-Law and Business Building on Pelaez Street, Cebu City. The two-day seminar-workshop will assess the participants’ ability to become an entrepreneur, recognize opportunities […]

Aman scam is ‘biggest’ in PH

November 16, 2012

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The pyramid racket of Aman Futures in the Visayas and Mindanao could be the biggest scam the country has seen so far, bigger than the bank scam perpetrated by the Legacy Group, Justice Secretary Leila De Lima said yesterday. About 15,000 investors were duped out of P12 billion, she said. She confirmed that the company’s […]

Manhunt on for Aman execs DOJ panel to ready charges

November 15, 2012

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Manila— Justice Secretary Leila de Lima created yesterday a panel of prosecutors to help 15,000 victims duped in a multi-billion peso pyramid scam in the Visayas and Mindanao file cases of syndicated estafa against the operators of Aman Futures Group Philippines Inc., before the end of 2012. De Lima also said she has ordered a […]

Non-bail estafa raps await pyramid king

November 13, 2012

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He’s lying low but not out of sight. The man behind the “double your money” scheme that has victimized over 10,000 investors in the Visayas and Mindanao appears on YouTube asking investors to be patient. He promised to do his best to return their money “in one or two years.” “Please forgive me for the […]

Toledo coal-fired plant needed for dev’t – traders

November 13, 2012

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AN 82 megawatt coal-fired power plant in Toledo City will ensure stable supply and possibly lower power rates – two incentives that would draw investors to Cebu said local business leaders yesterday. “We should be planning for future growth so more plants, hopefully selling cheaper power, are needed without losing the need for affordable energy,” […]