Innovation is the Key Benchmark, Focus on Four Healthcare Industry Sub-Sectors in 2023, Says Jafar Wang of Legend Capital

HONG KONG, Feb 15, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via – Legend Capital invested in 29 healthcare companies that officially disclosed financing rounds in 2022, according to the VBDATA Database. Since 2007, Legend Capital has continuously invested in healthcare across industry sub-sectors including innovative drugs, biotechnology, medical devices, diagnostic technology, professional services and supply chain. […]

Japan investment pledges mostly from electronics companies

PRESIDENT Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. on Thursday obtained investment pledges from Japanese electronics companies, while also receiving assurances from shipping companies of more hiring of seafarers from the Philippines, the Palace said. The Presidential Communications Office (PCO) said the pledges were worth “billions of pesos” from Japanese companies producing semiconductors and other electronic products with […]

Fujitsu named to FORTUNE Magazine’s 2023 list of “World’s Most Admired Companies” for fifth year running

TOKYO, Feb 2, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via – Fujitsu today announced that it has been named to FORTUNE Magazine’s 2023 list of “World’s Most Admired Companies” for the fifth year in a row. This year, 645 companies were nominated from 27 countries as the “World’s Most Admired Companies,” of which 324 were selected […]

MARINA to help shipping companies, yards modernize via Busan Engineering partnership

THE Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) said on Thursday that its partnership with South Korea’s Busan Marine Engineering Association (BUEA) will help shipping companies and shipyards build modern ships. “The role of MARINA is to assist the shipping companies and shipyards in availing of the modern ship designs offered by BUEA based on the shipowner’s requirements,” […]

How can private boards be future-fit?

In today’s rapidly-evolving and disrupted business environment, private enterprises need to be resilient and responsive to fast-changing business needs. Boards and management alike should widen their agenda, and continually embrace transformation to keep their organizations aligned with the times. The most recent geopolitical, societal and environmental events force companies to rethink their priorities and revisit […]

8seneca Releases Disrupting IT Outsourcing Model for Businesses with Skilled Professionals, Improved Efficiency and Reduced Costs

With outsourcing, companies can expand team capacity and accelerate delivery speedsSINGAPORE, January 10, 2023 – (SEAPRWire) – Singapore-based 8seneca Pte. Ltd. is thrilled to announce a new IT outsourcing model for businesses with its PurePlay IT Team Extensions services, which allow companies to get top industry talents for their teams. 8seneca provides companies with highly […]

German chamber positive for PHL prospects as region deemed priority

THE German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GPCCI) said the prospects are positive for the Philippines in 2023, with German companies targeting Asia as a priority destination. “(GPCCI is) optimistic… Germany is pushing companies to go to Asia and the Philippines is one of the destinations…,” GPCCI Senior Vice-President Marie Antoniette Mariano said in a […]

Mitsubishi Corporation and ENEOS launch a Joint Venture for Last One Mile Delivery Business based at Gas Stations

TOKYO, Jan 5, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Corporation and ENEOS Corporation are pleased to announce our agreement to establish a joint-venture company (JV) aimed at optimizing delivery operations by leveraging gas stations (service stations/SS). The business shall take advantage of ENEOS’s SS network, which spans more than 12,000 locations across Japan, […]

SEC files criminal complaint against four lending companies

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) brought four lending companies before the Department of Justice (DoJ) for criminal prosecution for operating unregistered online lending platforms (OLPs). In a press release, the regulator’s Enforcement and Investor Protection Department (EIPD) filed on Dec. 20 a criminal complaint against Suncash Lending Investors Corp., UCash Lending Investors Corp., […]

ESG reporting: Hang Seng companies have transparency shortcomings

HONG KONG, Dec 15, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Companies in the Hang Seng Index rank in the midrange internationally in terms of the quality of their ESG reporting. This is the finding of the Global ESG Monitor 2022 (GEM), Regional Report Hong Kong/China (, published today. The GEM is considered an international […]

Investigation and analysis of the three major challenges and advantages of developing business in the GBA

HONG KONG, Dec 6, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – The Hong Kong Export Credit Insurance Corporation (HKECIC) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) have, for the first time, jointly released a survey study (Hong Kong – the Business Platform to Capitalise on Greater Bay Area Opportunities in the Post-pandemic Era). Dr […]

NEC and SINAI Technologies Collaborate to Create Pathways to Decarbonization

Tokyo and San Francisco, Dec 2, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – NEC Corporation and SINAI Technologies lnc., a software company that supports the transformation of companies and organizations to achieve their net-zero targets, will commence collaboration on businesses that support decarbonization in November 2022. In December 2021, NEC established an ecosystem-based corporate venture […]

Thailand, PHL top Asia corporate sustainability reporting rankings

THAILAND and the Philippines came out on top in a study of Asian corporate sustainability reporting practices, National University of Singapore (NUS) said. The NUS study, “Nature-related Reporting in Asia-Pacific Corporations,” found that Thai and Philippine companies were further along in their adoption of climate-related financial disclosures. “Given the interconnectedness of climate and nature issues, […]

PHL considered priority market by Spanish companies  

THE Philippines is considered a priority market for Spanish companies, according to a Spanish state agency helping that country’s companies enter overseas markets.   Maria Peña, ICEX chief executive officer, said on the sidelines of the Philippines-Spain multilateral partnership event in Makati City last week that “the Philippines is one of the priorities for Spanish […]

CIIE 2022 will Host 14 Brazilian Food and Beverage Companies

HONG KONG, Nov 5, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – The Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (ApexBrasil) is coordinating Brazilian companies’ participation in the China International Import Expo (CIIE), one of the largest multi-sector trade shows in China. This year the Agency is in charge of organizing individual booths for 14 companies at […]