SCIB Unveils Sample IBS House Built with 3D Technology

KUCHING, MALAYSIA, Oct 4, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Civil engineering specialist Sarawak Consolidated Industries Berhad’s (SCIB), wholly-owned subsidiary, SCIB Industrialised Building System Sdn Bhd (SIBS), today unveiled a sample house built using a 3D printing system from COBOD International A/S, a Copenhagen, Denmark-based 3D construction specialist. Group Managing Director and Chief Executive […]

WFIS Paces to Unveil Indonesia’s Most Advanced FSI Show

JAKARTA, INDONESIA, Oct 3, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – With Indonesia darting to incorporate the latest technology innovations in FSI, the country’s fintech is expected to generate $8.6 billion revenue by 2025. The move is further getting bolstered by Otoritas Jasa Keuangan (OJK) that is bringing favorable regulatory changes and has even launched […]

Philippine Industry Body Launched for Stronger Content Protection and Anti-Piracy Efforts

MANILA, Sep 29, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Today, leading Philippine industry players including, Globe, GMA Network, Inc., Cignal TV, Inc, KROMA Entertainment and Smart Communications, Inc, joined hands with the Asia Video Industry Association’s (AVIA) Coalition Against Piracy (CAP) to announce the formation of the Video Coalition of the Philippines (VCP). The […]

DFA chief says a more sustainable global maritime sector must also improve seafarers’ welfare

THE PHILIPPINES’ chief diplomat is looking towards a maritime sector that places more priority into sustainability and ensures inclusivity for women, according to a statement released by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday in time for the observance of World Maritime Day.  In a speech commemorating the event, Foreign Affairs Secretary Enrique A. […]

Bioplastic records could help decarbonize music business, says developer

LONDON — A sugar-based alternative to vinyl could help to decarbonize the music industry, according to its developer. UK-based Evolution Music says its bioplastic can be used to create records and is aimed at making it easy for labels and artists to stop using plastic without altering record pressing plants’ existing machinery or production processes. […]

DoE sees facility investment for gas imports topping P69B

THE natural gas industry will require investment of P69.23 billion to help navigate the transition from domestically produced to imported gas, the Department of Energy (DoE) said on Thursday after announcing the completion of the Natural Gas Development Plan (NGDP). The estimated capacity of the receiving facilities required for the transition is 24.6 million tons […]

Chip industry to pitch gov’t on aid

THE Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in the Philippines Foundation, Inc. (SEIPI) said it needs government help in attracting more investment to the industry, and hopes to make its case to Cabinet officials next month. “The organization requested to meet with key Cabinet members to initiate its partnership with the new government and discuss the causes […]

Long way to go in digitizing feed industry; sustainability seen depending on finding efficiencies

By Luisa Maria Jacinta C. Jocson, Reporter THE FEED milling industry is minimally digitalized and needs to upgrade its processes much further to make operations more sustainable and efficient, an executive from an Austrian supplier of industrial equipment and technology said. “Our industry right now is going through a major development in terms of digitalization. […]

AVIA Releases OTT Study in Singapore at its First OTT Upfront Showcase Presenting Premium Content at its Best

Singapore, Sep 12, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) has released a new research study entitled Premium OTT – Building its Rightful Place in the Digital Market, to understand the usage of different video services in Singapore and attitudes towards them. The independent research study conducted by Milieu […]

DoE’s Lotilla says gov’t involvement in power will not bring rates down

ENERGY Secretary Raphael P.M. Lotilla told legislators that electricity rates will not fall if the government re-enters the power business. “If Congress brings back the state into the power sector… (the government) will have to fund the maintenance of the power sector,” he said at the House committee on energy on Thursday. At the hearing, […]

Group to lobby PRC, DHSUD to streamline regulations for real estate salespersons

THE Accredited Real Estate Salespersons in the Philippines (ACRES) is set to submit a position paper to two government agencies urging them to come up with simple and easy regulations and requirements to help more Filipinos take advantage of the robust opportunities in real estate service.ACRES interim national president Chris Malazarte said the group will […]

Landbank’s Agrisenso: Innovation key to boosting livestock industry

THE Land Bank of the Philippines (Landbank) has gathered key agriculture players who underscored the importance of adopting science-based approaches and latest technologies to address the challenges facing livestock raisers and achieve self-sufficiency in meat and dairy production.The second run of the Landbank AgriSenso Virtual Forum on Aug. 30, 2022 put the spotlight on the […]

Export ‘clusters’ planned for industry, technology, health

THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said it hopes to organize exporters into three “clusters” to create vibrant ecosystems among industries to raise their international competitiveness. Trade Secretary Alfredo E. Pascual told the Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. (PhilExport) on Aug. 31 that the three clusters are Industrial, Manufacturing, and Transport; Technology, Media, and Telecommunication; […]