JEG Tower gets 37kWp rooftop solar panel

PROPERTY developer JEG Development Corp. (JDC) and Vivant COREnergy Inc. are pushing forward their goal of achieving sustainability through renewable energy with the launching of the first solar-powered commercial building in Cebu City. A 37kWp (kilowatt peak) rooftop solar panel was recently installed at the 22-story JEG Tower @ One Acacia to power daytime energy […]

Marcos backing for RCEP premature, think tank says

PRESIDENT Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr.’s declaration of support for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is premature pending the resolution of the agriculture industry remaining unresolved, a think tank said. Policy research group Focus on the Global South said that the RCEP agreement is awaiting the Senate’s concurrence, where the trade deal is being studied […]

Marcos wants to beef up maritime security duties of PHL Coast Guard

PRESIDENT Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. wants the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) to go beyond its sea rescue mission and maritime patrol duties to strengthen the country’s territorial defense, according to the presidential palace. Members of the PCG should become “frontliners ready to confront whatever threats are coming through the country’s coastlines,” Mr. Marcos said during […]

Remains of Filipino worker murdered in Kuwait to be repatriated on Friday

THE REMAINS of a Filipino worker who was allegedly murdered by the 17-year-old son of her employer will be repatriated from Kuwait on Friday, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).  The Filipino domestic helper, Jullebee Cabilis Ranara, was reportedly abused and killed brutally, then left in a desert by the perpetrator.   “The remains […]

BoC intercepts P9.5-M smuggled onions in Zamboanga  

CUSTOMS and law enforcement authorities seized P9.49 million worth of suspected smuggled red onions inside boats that arrived in Zamboanga City on two separate operations.    In a statement on Thursday, the Bureau of Customs (BoC) said the onions have no Sanitary and Phytosanitary Import Clearance from the Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Plant Industry.     BoC […]

AF Payments’ Beep launches advance booking feature for Manila-Davao bus route 

AF PAYMENTS, Inc., operator of the reloadable contactless smart card Beep, announced on Thursday a new advance booking system feature for a Manila-Davao bus route.   The system will be implemented initially by the Davao Metro Shuttle in its Metro Manila-Davao route, AF Payments said in an e-mailed statement.   Passengers of the bus company will be […]

Sarangani obtains P-B LANDBANK loan for development projects 

LAND BANK of the Philippines (LANDBANK) has approved a P1-billion loan for the Sarangani provincial government to fund development projects.   Sarangani will spend half of the money to buy heavy equipment, P200 million for hospital and medical equipment, and P300 million for the establishment of a provincial agri-fisheries complex, the state-owned bank said in a […]

Kurita Water Industries and Hitachi Launch a Co-creation to Implement Solution in Society and Build an Ecosystem for a Sustainable Society with “Zero Environmental Impact”

TOKYO, Jan 26, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via – Kurita Water Industries Ltd. and Hitachi, Ltd. recently concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) after reaching an agreement on launching a co-creation to implement solution in society and build an ecosystem with a focus on manufacturing industry and with a view to a sustainable society. […]

Four Companies Announce Joint Feasibility Study of Large-Scale and Wide-Area Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Value Chain Project Using Ship Transportation

TOKYO, Jan 26, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via – ITOCHU Corporation, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., INPEX Corporation, and Taisei Corporation announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding for a joint feasibility study on a large-scale and wide-area CCS value chain project using ship transportation for companies that emit carbon dioxide (hereinafter […]

Mitsubishi Power Receives Order for H-25 Gas Turbine for Taiwan’s Chang Chun Petrochemical

TOKYO, Jan 26, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Power, a power solutions brand of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), has received an order for an H-25 gas turbine for the Taiwanese firm Chang Chun Petrochemical Co., Ltd. The turbine with 30-megawatt (MW) output capacity will be the core of a new high-efficiency, […]

Fujitsu and Mizuho Bank embark on collaboration for sustainable management information services

TOKYO, Jan 26, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via – Fujitsu Limited (Fujitsu) and Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (Mizuho Bank) today announced a collaboration focused on the development of services for corporate customers to manage ESG and SDG related data including greenhouse gas emissions. Figure: Image of the joint project The joint effort will combine Mizuho […]

Cantor Fitzgerald Initiates Coverage on Prenetics with “Overweight” Rating

HONG KONG, Jan 26, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via – It is reported that Cantor Fitzgerald initiated coverage on Prenetics Global (PRE.US) with “Overweight” rating and target price at USD7.00. Cantor Fitzgerald holds a favorable view of the consumer and clinical testing markets, with Prenetics’ focus on diagnostic and preventive testing coupled with personalized […]