Hong Kong and UAE explore collaboration opportunities

DUBAI, Feb 9, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – A delegation of business leaders from the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), led by the city’s Chief Executive and principal officials and organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), is in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) this week to strengthen existing business […]

MCIAA: All flight routes to normalize by Q4 of 2023

IT WILL take 10 more months for pre-Covid-19 pandemic international and domestic flight routes at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) to return to normal, an airport official said. Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) General Manager Julius Neri told SunStar Cebu on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, that they expect all flight routes to resume by the […]

Marcos vows to improve economic ties with China

PHILIPPINE President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. on Wednesday vowed to improve ties with China and explore more areas of economic cooperation in the post-coronavirus pandemic era. Mr. Marcos made the commitment at a meeting with Li Zhanshu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, which is equivalent to the Philippine Legislature. During […]

DPWH targets opening of another 7 kms of CLLEX by H1 2023

ANOTHER seven kilometers of the toll-free Central Luzon Link Expressway (CLLEX) project is targeted for opening within the first half (H1) of 2023, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced on Thursday.    The additional 7-km segment stretches from the Guimba-Aliaga Road intersection to the San Juan interchange in Nueva Ecija, DPWH said in […]

Guangxi University of Foreign Language signs Memorandum of Understanding with Hang Seng University of Hong Kong

HONG KONG, Dec 16, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Guangxi University of Foreign Languages (“GUFL”) and The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (“HSUHK”) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) on 30 November 2022. The MoU promotes a deeper cooperation between the two universities by integrating resources, academic strengths, research and other specialized […]

PAL expands Cebu hub with new routes, pioneer services

AS the world is slowly recovering from the onslaught of the global pandemic, Philippine Airlines (PAL) resumes in embarking on significant expansion with brand new routes that cater to direct regional and domestic flights to Baguio, Borongan, Bangkok, and Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) for the holiday season. On Nov. 23, Philippine Airlines […]

Vietnam – Hong Kong New Vision . New Opportunities – Smart Cities’ Leaders Forum Closes with Great Success

HONG KONG, Nov 22, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Supported by the Consulate General of Vietnam in Hong Kong, hosted by CT Group, and organized by New Media Foundation and Aliquantum Group, “Vietnam – Hong Kong: New Vision . New Opportunities – Smart Cities’ Leaders” forum-cum-luncheon (the “forum”) was successfully held at Island […]

Tell it to SunStar: If enacted, Tolentino’s proposal will spur crackdown on government officials, employees and their kin

Rights group Karapatan criticized Sen. Francis Tolentino for his remarks made on Aug. 31, 2022 at the Senate. The lawmaker proposed measures requiring government employees to disclose information on their relatives who may have connections with so-called terrorist organizations.“What Sen. Tolentino is suggesting is a crackdown on officials and employees in the public sector and […]

Marcos, Chinese envoy meet to discuss relations

PHILIPPINE President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. has met with China’s envoy to the Philippines in a bid to improve ties between the two nations, he said in a Facebook post on Thursday. “We are very grateful for the visit, and we look forward to further strengthening the relationship between China and the Philippines for the […]

Philippines told to come up with plan amid US-China tensions

By Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza, Reporter POLITICAL analysts on Sunday urged the government to craft a contingency plan to help the Philippines withstand possible shocks from escalating tensions between the United States and China over Taiwan. Both countries would likely intensify diplomatic offensives to “consolidate regional opinion behind them,” Herman Joseph S. Kraft, who heads […]

Lady Stags face winner between JRU, Lyceum

SAN Sebastian College – Recoletos (SSC-R) overpowered a hapless Letran, 25-15, 25-22, 27-25, on Sunday to claim the No. 3 seed in the stepladder semifinals of the 97th NCAA volleyball tournament at the Paco Arena. The power-hitting duo of super rookie Katherine Santos and Reyann Cañete led the way with 15 hits each, some of […]

Revitalizing alliances to address competition

WASHINGTON, DC-based Center for New American Security (CNAS) recently released a report on the current state of US-Philippine relations amid intensifying strategic competition in the Indo-Pacific region. The think tank has formed a task force to assess the security alliance between the Philippines and America. “China’s growing military and economic power, along with its increasingly […]

Russian diplomat praises PH for ‘neutral’ stance in Ukraine war

RUSSIAN Ambassador to the Philippines Marat Ignatyevich Pavlov has commended the National Government for maintaining a “balanced and wise” approach towards their country’s current conflict with Ukraine.In a press conference held at the Cebu Country Club, Cebu City on Friday, April 1, 2022, Pavlov praised the country’s leadership for staying “neutral” as more countries led […]

Hitachi High-Tech: Online Science Classes for Schools in the Republic of Azerbaijan

TOKYO, Feb 16, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi High-Tech Corporation (“Hitachi High-Tech”) has announced that it is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and the Republic of Azerbaijan this year. As part of its exchange program to commemorate the “Year of Friendship between Japan and Azerbaijan […]

The Inaugural World FinTech Summit Virtually Convened Saudi’s Top FinTech Leaders To Discuss Its FinTech Ecosystem

Delhi, India, Dec 23, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – World FinTech Summit – KSA which took place on 6 December 2021, attracted some of the prominent voices in the FinTech space such as Ihab Hawari Chief Information Technology Officer, Aljabr Holding; Yahia Kafi, CFO, ALJ Enterprises; Ali Alomran, Financial Technology Expert; Faisal Alyousef, […]

JCB and Datachain Start Demonstration Experiment to Build a “Digital Currency Exchange Platform”

TOKYO, Dec 9, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – JCB Co., Ltd., Japan’s only international payment brand, and Datachain has started a demonstration experiment on interoperability between different blockchains(*1) to build a “digital currency exchange platform”. In the near future, various digital currency and circulation platforms are expected to be launched, including those issued […]