Official: Cebu Covid policies are working

CEBU’S controversial Covid-19 policies work. In fact, the “swab-upon-arrival” policy initiated by Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia for returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs) and overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) is not the first time Cebuanos have adopted protocol that are not totally aligned with existing guidelines of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on the Management of Emerging Illnesses. […]

54K Sinovac doses arrive in Region 7

THE Department of Health Central Visayas (DOH 7) has announced the arrival of 54,400 doses of Sinovac’s CoronaVac vaccine in the region on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. The new delivery is intended for the second dose of those in the vaccine priority groups. Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, DOH 7 spokesperson, said the fresh allocation will […]

Limpag: Azkals’ new faces

It was their first game in almost two years and it showed. Against China, the Philippines looked lost in the first 20 minutes and couldn’t even string more than two passes, allowing China to bully its way to the defense. But as the first half went on, we played better and even had a couple […]

Philippine smartphone market grew by almost 27% in Q1, but seen slowing down

THE Philippines’ smartphone market grew by nearly 27% year on year, bringing in more than four million units in the first three months of the year, according to the International Data Corporation’s (IDC) Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. “This was despite a 35.3% decline compared to the previous quarter’s large shipments by vendors that took advantage […]

Utzurrum: How do you sleep, Cebu?

How does one sleep these days? Indeed, a very relevant question in these abnormal times! Uratex, the biggest foam and mattress manufacturer In the country, has an accurate answer. As a sleep specialist, the brand suggests to browse, feel and test various mattress models until one gets that perfect snooze! And where to test? Recently, […]

SmartDeFi: The Robinhood of Crypto — Raises $1m Pre-Seed Bringing DeFi to the Masses

San Francisco, CA, June 2, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – SmartDeFi is an easy to use, non-custodial investment app which fulfills the needs of traditional investors who want to make their first DeFi investments, but don’t understand the risks involved or how to take the first steps. The user-friendly iOS app removes the […]

DIZO – the first brand in the realme TechLife Ecosystem announces its global launch

GURUGRAM, India, May 25, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – DIZO, the first brand under the realme TechLife ecosystem, announced its global launch today. More than just being a technology brand, DIZO embarks on a philosophy and a journey that aims to empower everyone to enjoy their desired life, enhanced by Smart TechLife. Pronounced […]

Porsche global sales soar by 36% in Q1

PORSCHE’s worldwide deliveries in the first quarter of 2021 increased by 36% compared to the same period last year. It sold 71,986 sports cars, SUVs, and sedans in Q1 2021 versus 53,125 units delivered during Q1 2020. Significantly, the Taycan — the Stuttgart-headquartered sports car maker’s first all-electric model — moved almost as many units […]

Converge earnings whet investors’ appetite

By Lourdes O. Pilar, Researcher  INVESTORS took positions on Converge ICT Solutions, Inc. last week after the release of its first-quarter earnings report. A total of 47.16 million shares worth P924.87 million were traded from May 17 to 21, data from the Philippine Stock Exchange showed. This made the fiber internet service provider the seventh-most […]

Volcano Posts Revenue of RM17.66 Million in First Interim Statement Post-Listing

BUTTERWORTH, Malaysia, May 20, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Volcano Berhad (“VOLCANO”, Stock Code: 0232), a leading manufacturer of parts and components including metal and non-metal nameplates and plastic injection moulded parts, is pleased to announce the Company’s first interim financial statement for the financial year ending 31 December 2021 following its listing […]

Showa Denko Announces 2021 First Quarter Financial Results

TOKYO, May 13, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004) today announced its 2021 first quarter financial results. – 2021 First Quarter Consolidated Financial Statements and Summary About Showa Denko K.K. Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004, ADR:SHWDY) is a major manufacturer of chemical products serving from heavy industry to computers […]