Seedo Corp. Appoints Avi Stern from Wix.Com to Board of Directors

Tel Aviv, Israel, Aug 24, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Seedo Corp. ( (OTC: SEDO), an Agtech company that is developing the protocols to grow saffron using vertical farming technology, today announced the appointment of Avi Stern to its board of directors as an Independent Director. Stern currently serves as the Vice President […]

Vulcan board approves corporate changes

VULCAN Industrial & Mining Corp. announced that its board of directors approved certain amendments to the company’s articles of incorporation.  Vulcan said in a regulatory filing on Thursday that its board, during a special meeting on Aug. 18, approved proposed amendments to the company’s first, third, sixth, and seventh articles of incorporation.  “[The] said amendments […]

Neri: Costabella’s 40th

Costabella Tropical Beach Hotel celebrated its 40th anniversary with president Louie Borromeo Alvarez welcoming guests for a dinner celebration highlighted by musical entertainment. Starting off the anniversary affair was the launch of the resort’s “Sunset Chill,” a weekend “Happy Hour” (Fridays and Saturdays) at the picture pretty The Boardwalk. Cocktail drinks, a wide selection of […]

Independent directors: How can they create value?

THE Management Association of the Philippine sponsored a webinar on “Governance Champions: How Can Independent Directors Create Value?” It was my privilege to be a panelist together with Fred Pascual, lead independent director of SM Investments Corp., Atty. Nenet Lavares, independent director of Metrobank, and IFC’s Roman Zyla, ably moderated by ICD Trustee JJ Moreno. […]

SC affirms CoA ruling on Napocor’s P327-M bonuses

THE Supreme Court (SC) affirmed the 2015 ruling of the Commission on Audit (CoA) that disallowed the distribution by state-run National Power Corp. (Napocor) of P327.27 million in performance incentive benefits to some officials and employees. In February 2010, the Napocor board of directors granted the performance incentive benefits to some officials and employees equivalent […]

Pharma industry pushes back on drug price control board

DRUGMAKERS said further price controls on their products will hinder the industry in recovering from the economic downturn triggered by the pandemic. Responding Wednesday to a legislative proposal to establish a price board for drugs, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Association of the Philippines (PHAP) Trustee Jannette Alcantara Jakosalem said price controls will be an added burden […]

UPDATE: Peter Najarian Appointed to NaturalShrimp, Inc.’s Advisory Board

Dallas, TX, Feb 18, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – via NewMediaWire — NaturalShrimp, Inc., (OTCQB:SHMP), an aquaculture Company which has developed and patented the first commercially operational Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) for shrimp, announced today that it has appointed Peter Najarian to its advisory board. “We could not be more pleased to have Pete join […]

MIAA board shuts door to Megawide’s NAIA rehabilitation proposal

By Arjay L. Balinbin, Senior Reporter THE MANILA International Airport Authority (MIAA) board has junked the appeal filed by Megawide Construction Corp. and its foreign partner GMR Infrastructure Ltd. seeking to overturn the revocation of its original proponent status (OPS) for the  Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) rehabilitation. “I was not present in that meeting, […]