Nustar to prioritize hiring Cebuanos

CEBUANOS stand to benefit from the opening of the nine-hectare Nustar Resort and Casino.As of March 31, the Gokongwei-owned integrated development Nustar has hired 889 workers, of whom 60 percent are from Cebu.The company said Cebu-based applicants get hiring priority as it continues to seek applicants suited for administrative, operation and executive positions.For the casino […]

Coordinating panel proposed in draft IRR for Foreign Investment Act

THE National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said its latest draft implementing rules and regulations (IRR) for amendments to the Foreign Investments Act of 1991 calls for the creation of a committee to coordinate efforts to attract foreign investment. NEDA released the new draft at a public consultation on Wednesday. The revised draft IRR, dated […]

Qavalo earns DOST project grant and wins two international awards for innovation

THE Cebu-based healthcare outsourcing company, Qavalo, has earned funding for their Quicker Analytics for Responsive Home Health Care (QARE-HHC) project from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) through the Collaborative Research and Development to Leverage Philippine Economy Program (Cradle). It was announced last April 26, 2022, during the inception meeting and project launch attended […]

Novotech Sponsors Pre-ASCO China Summit: Go/No Go Decisions Based on Early Phase Oncology Trials

SYDNEY, May 12, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Novotech, the leading Asia Pacific biotech specialist CRO which has recently expanded its CRO services to the US, is pleased to sponsor the Pre-ASCO China Summit 2022 event titled: Go/No Go Decisions Based on Early Phase Oncology Trials (‘The Summit’). The Summit will feature insights […]

PSC inks partnership with University of Mindanao

PHILIPPINE Sports Commission (PSC) chairman William “Butch” Ramirez and University of Mindanao President Dr. Guillermo Torres, Jr. formally signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for cooperation on the creation and implementation of grassroots sports development in Mindanao through the University of Mindanao on Tuesday at Rizal Memorial Sports Complex, Manila. “I’m very happy with such […]

Shionogi and NEC Enter into Strategic Research Collaboration for Novel Hepatitis B Therapeutic Vaccine

OSAKA, Japan and TOKYO, Japan, Apr 18, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Shionogi & Co., Ltd. and NEC Corporation, today announced the execution of a strategic research collaboration agreement for the development of a novel hepatitis B therapeutic vaccine. NEC OncoImmunity, an NEC subsidiary that specializes in artificial intelligence-driven biotechnology, is also participating […]

CEPI Partners with Japan’s NEC Group to Develop Artificial Intelligence-designed Broadly Protective Betacoronavirus Vaccine

OSLO, Norway/ TOKYO, Japan, Apr 8, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – CEPI, the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, and NEC Corporation (NEC: TSE: 6701) today announced the latest funding award under its US$200m programme to advance the development of vaccines that provide broad protection against SARS-CoV-2 variants and other betacoronaviruses(1). CEPI will provide […]

Asia’s HR Community to Reunite at HR Tech Festival Asia 2022 Both In-person and Virtually to Refresh and Reimagine the Future of Workforce Management

Singapore, Apr 5, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – 2022 continues to be a challenging year for APAC’s HR leaders as companies return to the workplace, refresh talent strategies, and reimagine the future workforce to optimise business impact. HR Tech Festival 2022, organized by HRM Asia, returns May 10-13 to celebrate its 21st anniversary […]

Redsun Properties 2021 Annual Revenue Increases 32.3% to RMB26.67 Billion, Gross Profit Ups 12.7% to RMB5.08 Billion

HONG KONG, Mar 31, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Redsun Properties Group Limited (“Redsun Properties”, or the “Group”, stock code: 1996), a leading comprehensive property developer in Mainland China, announced today its annual results for the year ended 31 December 2021. The Group achieved stable growth in revenue and profits remained sustainable. It […]

Fujitsu Achieves Major Technical Milestone with World’s Fastest 36 Qubit Quantum Simulator

TOKYO, Mar 30, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Fujitsu has successfully developed the world’s fastest quantum computer simulator capable of handling 36 qubit quantum circuits on a cluster system featuring Fujitsu’s “FUJITSU Supercomputer PRIMEHPC FX 700” (“PRIMEHPC FX 700”)(1), which is equipped with the same A64FX CPU(2) that powers the world’s fastest supercomputer, […]

The Best Rated Solar Power Online Training is Now Open for Registration

Singapore, Mar 22, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Registration for Infocus International Group top rated Mastering Solar Power online training has begun. The course will be commencing live on the 17th of May 2022. Throughout the 5 sessions, attendees will gain a good understanding of the key factors from an integrated, multidisciplinary and […]

Far East Horizon Announces 2021 Annual Results

HONG KONG, Mar 16, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Far East Horizon Limited (“Far East Horizon” or the “Group”; stock code: 03360.HK), one of China’s leading innovative financial companies focusing on the Chinese fundamental industries and leveraging the business model of integrating finance and industry to serve enterprises of greatest vitality with the […]

BSP looking to require credit allocation for dev’t of new technologies, innovations

THE CENTRAL BANK wants to require lenders to allocate credit for the development of new technologies and innovations for various services. Based on a draft circular posted on their website, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) wants lenders to allocate 4% of their loanable funds for innovation development credit. “The banking system plays a crucial […]

CT Event Asia to host 2nd Annual Future Hospital Strategy and Development Forum 2022

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 8, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – This year, CT Event Asia is all set to bring you the 2nd Annual Future Hospital Strategy and Development Forum 2022, themed “The Future Awakens, a Revolution in Healthcare Ecosystems”. Happening at the Intercontinental Hotel on 29th March – 30th March 2022, this forum […]

Fujitsu Leads Development of Energy-efficient CPUs and Photonics Smart NIC for Next-generation Green Data Centers Under NEDO Program

TOKYO, Feb 25, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Fujitsu today announced that it has been selected for the “Green Innovation Fund Project/Construction of Next Generation Digital Infrastructure” project in the field of “Technology Development of the Next Generation Green Data Center” by Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO). Fujitsu has […]

JAXA Selects a Consortium to Study Navigation and Communication Technology Development for Lunar Surface Activities

TOKYO, Feb 15, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – ArkEdge Space Inc. has been awarded a contract by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) to study navigation and communication technology development for lunar surface activities. The government of Japan has chosen “A Study of Navigation and Communication Technology Development for Lunar Surface Activities” (Ministry […]

Lepu Biopharma Announces Proposed Listing on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

HONG KONG, Feb 10, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – The biopharmaceutical company focusing on oncology therapeutics – Lepu Biopharma Co., Ltd. (“Lepu Biopharma” or the “Company”, stock code: 2157), today announced the proposed listing of its shares on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (“Hong Kong Stock Exchange”). […]