HG Semiconductor Announces Establishment of Global Strategic Advisory Committee

HONG KONG, Jan 10, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – HG Semiconductor Limited (“HG Semiconductor”, together with its subsidiaries, “the Group”, Stock Code: 6908.HK) is pleased to announce its establishment of its Global Strategic Advisory Committee with an aim to strengthen the Group’s business operations. The Advisory Committee initially consists of three members – […]

Election spending ban poses fiscal risk

A state spending ban before the 2022 Philippine elections is expected to disrupt government infrastructure projects and delay reforms, according to an inter-agency body that sets macroeconomic goals. A new government next year could also affect development priorities, which could affect reforms in the budgeting system, the Development Budget Coordination Committee (DBCC) said in a […]

Election season seen as fiscal risk: DBCC

A state spending ban before the 2022 Philippine elections is expected to disrupt government infrastructure projects and delay reforms, according to an inter-agency body that sets macroeconomic goals. A new government next year could also affect development priorities, which could affect reforms in the budgeting system, the Development Budget Coordination Committee (DBCC) said in a […]

Industry groups, foreign chambers push for bill on transportation safety board 

INDUSTRY GROUPS called on lawmakers to fast-track the approval of a bill that would create the Philippine Transportation Safety Board (PTSB), which would be responsible for the impartial investigation of transport-related accidents and incidents.   “The PTSB bill has languished in Congress for over two decades. Only during the current 18th Congress has this bill reached the most advanced stage in both […]

Pharmally exec recants confirmation on swindling gov’t in face shield supply 

AN EXECUTIVE of a pandemic supply company under congressional probe has taken back a statement made before the Senate that the firm delivered expired face shields to the government.   Krizle Grace Mago, regulatory affairs head of Pharmally Pharmaceuticals Corp., said in a House of Representatives committee hearing Monday that she was not in the “best frame of mind” when she gave the recanted response to […]

MHI Group Takes Steps to Strengthen its Sustainability Management Structure

TOKYO, Oct 1, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) is taking a number of significant steps to strengthen its sustainability management structure in order to respond to calls by the international community and diverse stakeholders for greater environmental, social and governance (ESG) sustainability from the corporate sector. The new […]

DoE sets up anti-corruption panel

THE DEPARTMENT of Energy (DoE) has created a coordinating committee to oversee policy on curbing corruption in the energy sector. In an order dated Sept. 7 and posted last week, Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi, established the Energy Anti-Corruption Coordinating Committee (Energy-ACCC), which will suggest revisions to current anti-graft measures, and promote training, education and […]

House panel gives swift nod to the P8.2B Office of the President budget

THE HOUSE appropriations committee approved the P8.182-billion budget of the Office of the President (OP) for 2022 of without any deliberation. The 2022 budget, which is P4.05 million smaller than the office’s spending plan for this year, was approved following a motion by Pangasinan Rep. Tyrone D. Agabas to immediately terminate the proceedings. In the […]

Resumption of Services of the Toyota e-Palette Vehicle and Additional Safety Measures at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Athletes’ Village

Toyota City, Japan, Aug 31, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Having taken steps to ensure greater safety and security, Toyota today announces that The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games has decided to resume operations of the e-Palette mobility vehicle within the Athletes’ Village. Operations of mobility services were suspended […]

Trade panel to streamline Customs processes to aid small businesses

The newly established committee for trade facilitation is expected to help micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) to be more active in international trade and widen their access to international goods and services, Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III said. During its first meeting Wednesday, Mr. Dominguez said the Philippine Trade Facilitation Committee (PTFC), which […]