PHL, UNIDO reaffirm commitment to sustainable industrial, economic development

THE PHILIPPINES and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have signed a joint declaration reaffirming their commitment to accelerating sustainable industrial and economic development, according to a statement released Monday by the Department of Foreign Affairs.   “The Philippines’ partnership with UNIDO has been transformative to the country’s development landscape and has been instrumental in […]

Mindanao agencies appeal significant slash in proposed budgets

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES involved in the development of Mindanao, the southern islands in the Philippines, on Wednesday asked the Senate for more funding as their proposed budgets for 2023 were slashed by more than 50%.  The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA), which formulates and coordinates development plans, has been allocated P158.958 million under the 2023 National Expenditure […]

Pagoda Celebrates the 6th New Retail Anniversary: Fulfillment of ESG Philosophy with Consistent Efforts on Customer-centric Management

HONG KONG, Sep 20, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Lately, Pagoda, China’s biggest fruit chain retailer, released its 6th New Retail Anniversary Report. The report suggests steady growth in Pagoda’s new retail business, as evidenced by over 15 million app downloads, 47 million mini program subscribers and over 5.4 million store community users […]

G20 Digital Innovation Network (DIN): Catalyst for Digital Economy Growth in Indonesia

Nusa Dua, Bali, Sep 19, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – The G20 Digital Innovation Network (DIN) meeting is able to be a catalyst to expedite the digital economy sector development in Indonesia, said Minister Johnny G Plate, Indonesian Ministry of Communication and Informatics (KOMINFO). The event aims to bring together start-ups, venture capital […]

Novotech at ESMO Congress 2022 – New Data Shows 100% Oncology Trials Growth in APAC

SYDNEY, Sep 5, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Novotech, the leading Asia Pacific biotech specialist CRO, will attend ESMO Congress 2022 with new data showing Asia Pacific has seen a 100% growth in oncology trials during 2017 to 2021 and contributes to more than a third of the global clinical development of immune-oncology […]

Transcenta Holding (06628): Product pipeline progressing well with significant competitive differentiation

HONG KONG, Sep 1, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – As pharmaceutical reformation is underway, the importance of the innovative strength of biotech companies has become increasingly prominent, the entire industry has also formed a completely different pattern from ten years ago. Today, differentiation has also become the general trend of the industry. Photo: […]

Pursued progress while ensuring stability and built up momentum, Legend Holdings realized revenue of RMB237,685 million in the first half of 2022

HONG KONG, Aug 31, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Legend Holdings Corporation (stock code: 3396.HK) announced today the unaudited condensed consolidated interim results for the six months ended June 30, 2022 (the “Reporting Period”). During the Reporting Period, the Company’s revenue was RMB237,685 million and the net profit attributable to equity holders of […]

COSCO SHIPPING Development Achieved Quality Improvement in 1H2022, Integrated Core Advantages and Promoted Digital Empowerment

EQS Newswire / 30/08/2022 / 23:25 UTC+8 Press Release (For Immediate Release)                 COSCO SHIPPING Development Achieved Quality Improvement in 1H2022, Integrated Core Advantages and Promoted Digital Empowerment   (30 August 2022, Hong Kong) – COSCO SHIPPING Development Co., Ltd. (“COSCO SHIPPING Development” or the “Company”) (SSE: 601866, […]

Arrows Agency Expands Global Marketing Powerhouse

NEW YORK, NY, August 29, 2022 – (SEAPRWire) – The Arrows Agency, a digital marketing and advertising agency, has launched a global expansion of its award-winning client services. Headquartered in New York City, the agency now covers North America, Europe, Middle East, and Asia. To learn more about The Arrows Agency, visit Founded by former executives in […]

PH Creatives Delegation gets $22-M investment leads from Japan — DTI

THE first post-pandemic Philippine business mission to Japan composed of 35 delegates from 23 companies, including those from Cebu, has generated business leads amounting to US$22 million from potential Japanese investors.Philippine Trade and Investment Center (PTIC)-Tokyo commercial counselor Dita Angara-Mathay said, “Philippine delegates generated business leads amounting to US$22 million from their interface with more […]

DBCC to brief House on economic assumptions underlying 2023 Budget

THE Development Budget Coordination Committee (DBCC) will brief the Committee on Appropriations today, Aug. 26, on the macroeconomic assumptions underpinning the 2023 Budget, Speaker Martin G. Romualdez said in a statement. The P5.268-trillion budget is 4.9% higher than this year’s budget, and equivalent to 22.2% of gross domestic product. The House is considering the government’s […]

SEG Announces 2022 Interim Results Ensuring Stable Production and Business Operation Maintaining Hard-won Results

EQS Newswire / 21/08/2022 / 18:35 UTC+8 Press Release (For immediate release)       SEG Announces 2022 Interim Results  Ensuring Stable Production and Business Operation Maintaining Hard-won Results   (21 August 2022, Hong Kong) SINOPEC Engineering (Group) Co., Ltd. (“SEG” or the “Company”, together with its subsidiaries collectively known as the “Group”) (stock code: […]

PDP preliminary framework unveiled

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) unveiled an updated preliminary framework for the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) for 2023 to 2028, focusing on human capital and income development, as well as revitalizing the major sectors of agriculture, industry, and services. “It has to be about developing and protecting the capabilities of individuals and families. […]

USAID forges new partnerships with Bohol youth, civil society

UNITED States Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Mission Director Rebekah Eubanks led the launch of new partnerships for youth empowerment, civil society engagement and health during a visit to Bohol from July 25 to 27, 2022.Deputy Mission Director Eubanks also met with local government officials to discuss key issues such as economic recovery, good […]

MPIC CFO joins WBA Allies’ Assembly 2022

Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC), the country’s leading infrastructure investments company, represented by its Chief Finance, Risk, and Sustainability Officer Chaye A. Cabal-Revilla, joined the World Benchmarking Alliance’s (WBA) Allies’ Assembly 2022 as a speaker and panelist in Cape Town, South Africa. At this global and multi-stakeholder panel discussion, as the representative from the business […]

Japan reaffirms support for PH infra program

THE Philippines and Japan reaffirmed their strong economic partnership, especially in infrastructure development, during a courtesy call meeting between Finance Secretary Benjamin Diokno and Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Kazuhiko Koshikawa.“The Ambassador reiterated Japan’s continued support for the Philippines’ massive infrastructure program, the development of Subic Bay and Mindanao, and other sectoral cooperation in health, […]

Gig economy poised to take off

THE Philippine Digital Workforce Competitiveness Bill is now a law! The Digital Workforce Competitiveness Act or Republic Act No. 11927 lapsed into law last July 30. This enables the establishment of the Inter-Agency Council for Development and Competitiveness of Philippine Digital Workforce that will lead the promotion, development, and enhancement of the competitiveness of Filipinos […]

DOF welcomes the enactment of Agri-Agra law amendments

FINANCE Secretary Benjamin Diokno welcomed the enactment of Republic Act 11901 otherwise known as the Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development Financing Enhancement Act of 2022, which lapsed into law on Thursday, July 28, 2022.“The enactment of the Agri-Agra law amendments is a welcome development for our agriculture sector — a top priority area of the […]