Alltronics Announces 2021 Interim Results

HONG KONG, Aug 30, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Alltronics Holdings Limited (“Alltronics” or the “Group”) (SEHK: 833), a leading electronic products manufacturer and a provider of energy-saving business solutions, has today announced its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2021 (“1H2021”, “first half of 2021” or “the Period”). […]

Energy dep’t not expecting Luzon power interruptions during 2022 election season

THE DEPARTMENT of Energy (DoE) said it does not expect power outages to disrupt the Luzon power grid during election season, citing projections that yellow alerts are unlikely during the period. “We have sufficient supply for electricity for the election week. (NGCP data) show sufficient reserves which are above the yellow alert level, meaning no […]

PSG to enforce strict health rules during Duterte’s last SONA

The President’s security force said on Friday that it is all set to handle the last State the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo R. Duterte, saying stricter rules would be enforced during the annual activity.  The Presidential Security Guard (PSG) said that it had created a task force as early as May “for early planning and preparation with regard to security” for the annual presidential address.   “With less than a week […]

NEC’s artificial intelligence (AI) supports doctors to determine if colorectal lesions are potentially neoplastic

TOKYO, Jul 14, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today the development of an AI technology for supporting doctors in determining if colorectal lesions are neoplastic or non-neoplastic. NEC developed a new technology, called “Cx20,” while seeking to assist in the early detection of colorectal lesions. Cx20 has […]

Ched honors USC

THE Commission on Higher Education (Ched) 7 honored the University of San Carlos (USC) in Cebu City with six awards during the celebration of the First National Higher Education Day on May 22, 2021. Ched cited USC for exemplary leadership, institutional performance in the Quacquarelli Symonds Asia University Rankings and program excellence for both its […]

Book industry claims losses of P240 million from DepEd ‘modules’

THE BOOK industry will sustain P240 million in losses from teaching materials reproduced by the Department of Education (DepEd) without a licensing agreement, a copyright organization said. Filipinas Copyright Licensing Society, Inc. (Filcols) in a statement Tuesday said that the department’s Order No. 18-2020 directing teachers to reproduce learning modules during the pandemic represents lost income […]

Marc Pingris announces retirement from PBA

The “Pinoy Sakuragi,” Marc Pingris announced his retirement from basketball on Tuesday night, ending a colorful 16-year career that saw him help the Purefoods franchise complete a historic “grandslam” during the 2014 PBA season. The 39-year old forward announced his decision to walk away from basketball on his social media pages. “16 years na din […]

Comelec mulls adjusting 2022 election campaign rules due to COVID-19

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said it is considering modifying its rules and processes for the 2022 national and local elections due to the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. These include the possibility of virtual debates among presidential candidates, safety protocols, and changes in absentee voting.  In its first media briefing on the 2022 national and local elections on Friday, the poll body said that […]