Max’s Group profit down 88%

MAX’S Group, Inc. reported that its first-quarter earnings fell by 88% to P42 million from P337 million amid lockdown restrictions. “We are very excited with our first quarter results despite the January lockdown, as they gave us indication of the shape of what’s to come for Max’s Group. We have not experienced a full quarter […]

Cebu Pacific to resume int’l flights from Cebu hub starting with Seoul flights

BUDGET carrier Cebu Pacific (CEB) announced on Thursday the resumption of its international flights from Mactan Cebu International Airport in Cebu, starting with flights to South Korea in July. Following the reopening of South Korea to visitors, the airline’s Cebu hub will resume international service to South Korea as its first destination hub, Cebu Pacific […]

‘Scubasurero’ underwater cleanup held by Therma Visayas in Toledo

LEADING up to the celebration of Earth Day this year, AboitizPower subsidiary Therma Visayas Inc. (TVI), in partnership with the Aboitiz Foundation, organized an underwater garbage cleanup with its volunteer “Scubasureros” in Barangay Bato, Toledo City, Cebu last April 14, 2022.“Scubasurero is a term coined from ‘scuba diving’ and ‘basurero’ or garbage collector,” said Therma […]

Axelum profit climbs 25%

AXELUM Resources Corp. reported that its first-quarter net income grew 25% to P181.93 million from P145.6 million despite logistics issues due to the pandemic. “We continue to service increasing requirements of our customers despite major shipping issues, particularly irregular port calls, delayed container turnover, limited cargo space and international port congestion,” President and Chief Operating […]

T-shirts tap into childhood nostalgia

1 of 4 PHOTO FROM UNIQLO.COM PHOTO FROM UNIQLO.COM PHOTO FROM UNIQLO.COM PHOTO FROM UNIQLO.COM Synergy between Uniqlo stores, app NEW T-shirts by Uniqlo are tapping into nostalgia with collaborations with popular figures from animé and videogames. At a launch on May 13 at the Uniqlo SM Megamall branch, a cosplayer posed as Final Fantasy’s […]

Topnotcher follows older brother’s footsteps

MATHEMATICS will always be a difficult subject if you ask any student.But for Angelo Hinayas Sigue, a graduate of the Cebu Technological University (CTU), his fear of the subject didn’t stop him from claiming success during the recently concluded May 2022 Civil Engineering Licensure Examination.Sigue, who hails from Lapu-Lapu City, ranked sixth in the exams […]

EXPLAINER: Election of barangay captain ordered dismissed in 2020 by Ombudsman for P50,000 ‘illegal’ spending raises questions on (1) her right to assume as town mayor and (b) wisdom of Malabuyoc voters’

WHAT HAPPENED. Erlinda Q. Piedad, former barangay captain of Barangay Sto. Nino in Malabuyoc, Cebu, loomed Wednesday, May 11 as the winner in the election for mayor in that town. Edang Piedad, her name in the ballot, beat by 1,408 votes Daya Creus: 7,507 against 5,099.Edang Piedad trounced Councilor Daisy Lim-Creus, ballot-name Daya Creus, for […]