Soccsksargen signs deals vs wildlife trafficking 

THE DEPARTMENT of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Soccsksargen regional office has signed agreements with air and sea port authorities to beef up border checks against wildlife trafficking.  The Mindanao State University (MSU), meanwhile, has launched its Center for Biodiversity Studies in General Santos City, which will do research on the region’s three protected areas.  […]

Teleperformance opens GenSan City office, Cloud Campus microsite

OUTSOURCING firm Teleperformance Philippines (TP) has launched an office in General Santos City, its 24th in the country, with a Cloud Campus microsite which supports work-from-home employees.    TP, in a statement on Tuesday, said the new site will open more jobs for residents in the city and in the neighboring province of South Cotabato.    “Teleperformance […]

No typhoon but several Davao, Soccsksargen towns suspend classes due to rain, flooding, landslides

CLASSES for elementary and high school students were suspended on Thursday in several localities in the neighboring regions of Davao and Soccsksargen due to rains since Wednesday that caused flooding in some areas. Segments of the national highway between Digos City in Davao del Sur and General Santos City and in Davao Occidental were impassable […]

BusinessWorld One-on-One: BusinessWorld Editor-in-Chief Wilfredo G. Reyes interviews the UN Assistant Secretary General and UNDP Asia-Pacific Director Kanni Wignaraja

Latest projections of various major organizations like the International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, and ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office place Philippine economic growth around the lower end of the government’s own target, keeping the country in the ranks of the faster-growing economies in the world. Still, that general picture can turn vastly different […]

Paolo Campillo takes the helm at Nustar Resort and Casino as general manager

BUILDING decades of professional experience across different continents, Campillo has held numerous positions in distinguished properties. He makes a remarkable distinction as he leads the opening of Fili, the Philippines’ first five-star authentic Filipino hospitality brand, bringing his deep exposure in diverse hospitality cultures and efficient management skills in all aspects of hotel operations.Campillo brings […]

PTC hosts Asia-Pacific engineering convention, general assembly

THE Philippine Technological Council (PTC), the umbrella organization of the 13 professional engineering associations in the country, is hosting the 30th General Assembly and 6th Convention of the Federation of Engineering Institutions of Asia and the Pacific (FEIAP) at the Waterfront Hotel, Cebu City on July 27-29, 2022.It is noted that the PTC, one of […]

Fujitsu and Southern Tohoku General Hospital start joint research on AI technology for detecting pancreatic cancer from non-contrast CT scans

TOKYO, Apr 25, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Fujitsu and the Southern Tohoku General Hospital today announced the launch of a joint research project with Fujitsu Japan Limited (hereinafter Fujitsu Japan)(1) and FCOM CORPORATION (hereinafter FCOM)(2) on an AI technology for the early detection of pancreatic cancer from computed tomography (CT) scans without […]

UN General Assembly again overwhelmingly isolates Russia over Ukraine

UNITED NATIONS — Almost three-quarters of the UN General Assembly demanded aid access and civilian protection in Ukraine on Thursday, and criticized Russia for creating a “dire” humanitarian situation after Moscow invaded its neighbor one month ago. It is the second time the 193-member General Assembly has overwhelmingly isolated Russia over what Moscow calls a […]

Commonwealth Insurance tops nonlife companies in terms of bond performance

COMMONWEALTH INSURANCE Co. (CIC) topped nonlife insurers in terms of bond performance in 2020, the Insurance Commission (IC) reported on Wednesday. The list ranks nonlife insurance companies on premiums on direct or bond business or premiums for bonds received by insurers before considering reinsurance ceded. CIC had the highest bond earnings in 2020 at P447.45 […]

General Santos coconut facility transferred to agrarian reform beneficiaries

A FACILITY used to store and consolidate the produce of multiple coconut farms in the General Santos City area has been transferred to agrarian reform beneficiaries, the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) said. The recipients were the Tinagacan Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Cooperative in Barangay Tinagacan, General Santos City. The facility was procured under DAR’s Linking […]