Tesla shareholders broadly follow board recommendations at annual meeting

Tesla Inc. shareholders voted for board recommendations on most issues at the company’s annual meeting on Thursday, including re-electing directors, approving a stock split, while rejecting proposals focused on environment and governance. Votes on three of the 13 proposals did not follow board recommendations, according to preliminary tallies presented at the annual shareholder meeting in […]

Philippines withdraws from global initiative on extractives transparency

THE Philippines has withdrawn from the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) on the back of questionable metrics and procedures for assessing the compliance of implementing-countries with the international organization’s transparency requirements.In a June 20, 2022 letter addressed to EITI chairman and former New Zealand prime minister Helen Clark, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III called Eiti’s […]

Bangsamoro board approves 3 investments worth P734M

THREE companies have been given the green light for their proposed projects in the Bangsamoro with a combined outlay of over P734 million, the regional investment board announced at the weekend.    These are: P340.8 million from Nama Concrete Philippines Corporation (NAMA) for a pre-mixed cement facility in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao; P340.8 million from Mount Kalantungan […]

Caely Holdings Berhad announces resignations of two board members

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 25, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Caely Holdings BHD, a leading domestic producer of women’s intimate apparel, announced that Independent Non-Executive Chairman, Datuk Seri Mazlan Lazim, and En. Azri Azerai, an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Group, has resigned effective 25 April 2022 from the board of directors. Azri Azerai […]

POC lifts 90-day suspension of PATAFA and the persona non grata tag on Philip Juico

THERE is now peace on the Philippine sports front now. The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) has withdrawn its 90-day suspension on the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) and the persona non grata tag on the latter’s president Philip Ella Juico during its emergency executive board meeting on Monday. It both came in the […]

Government Blockchain Association Appoints Sean Kurzweil to its Board of Directors

Washington, D.C., Mar 17, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The Government Blockchain Association (GBA) is pleased to announce the nomination of Sean Kurzweil to its Board of Directors. He will also serve as GBA’s CFO. Mr. Kurzweil is a seasoned executive with a multi-industry experience including financial services, technology and manufacturing, supply chain […]

POC slams Patafa’s decision to not endorse Olympian Obiena in 4 major competitions

THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) cried foul over the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association’s (Patafa) decision to not endorse Olympic pole vaulter Ernest John “EJ” Obiena in four major international tournaments.Obiena, the Asian record holder in men’s pole vault, wrote the Patafa on Feb. 24, 2022, asking for his endorsement for the world indoors […]

Apollomics Inc. Announces CEO Guo-Liang Yu, PhD Appointed as Chairman of the Board for the BayHelix Group

Foster City, CA, and Hangzhou, China, Jan 4, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Apollomics Inc., an innovative biopharmaceutical company committed to the discovery and development of mono- and combination- oncology therapies, today announced that Guo-Liang Yu, PhD, Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Apollomics, was recently appointed to Chairman of the Board […]

Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas reelects Panlilio as president

ALFREDO “Al” S. Panlilio has been reelected as president of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP), paving way to the federation’s full-swing preparation for the hosting of the prestigious FIBA World Cup in 2023. Senator Sonny M. Angara and Congressman Robbie V. Puno have also retained seats as chairman and vice-chairman, respectively, with Philippine Basketball […]

Brownouts in Baguio, Benguet feared if BENECO-NEA rift continues  

BAGUIO CITY and Benguet province may experience power service interruptions if the management standoff between Benguet Electric Cooperative, Inc. (BENECO) and the National Electric Administration (NEA) are not resolved soon, a senator said on Wednesday.     Senator Sherwin T. Gatchalian, Senate Committee on Energy chair, said in a news release that he has filed a resolution calling for a full-blown inquiry on the BENECO-NEA squabble to avert potential “brownouts […]