3 PH firms land on Forbes’ 2021 ‘best employers’ list

FAST-FOOD giant Jollibee Foods Corp. and conglomerates Ayala Corp. and Aboitiz Equity Ventures landed on Forbes magazine’s 2021 list of the world’s “best employers.” Forbes partnered with market research firm Statista to survey 150,000 full-time and part-time workers from 58 countries working for multinational companies and institutions. In an Oct. 12 publication, Forbes said that […]

DoLE recommends no quarantine for OFWs from green list countries  

THE LABOR department has recommended to remove the quarantine period for returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from countries under the green list who will test negative for coronavirus upon arrival.    The Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) also suggested to cut the quarantine period to five days for OFWs coming from yellow list countries who will test negative for […]

Millions of vaccine doses arriving soon

THE Philippines is expected to receiver over 10 million Covid-19 vaccine doses this month, July 2021, announced Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, spokesperson of the Visayas Vaccination Operation Center (VVOC). In her VVOC daily briefing, Loreche said the 10,410,020 doses will include the following brands: AstraZeneca, Sinovac, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson. The vaccines will include […]

Editorial: Opposition’s roster

A bit shortly after the Duterte-Pacquiao word match waned last week, the opposition coalition 1Sambayan seized the lull over the weekend to announce its roster of nominees for presidential and vice presidential posts in the 2022 national elections. In roughly three hours of online streaming, the occasion managed to haul likes and views that hardly […]

The Release of 2021 AI Most Influential Scholar (2000 Scholars) Annual List: the US Takes the Lead, Closely Followed by China and Germany

BEIJING, May 18, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The AMiner team of Tsinghua University released “2021 AI Most Influential Scholar Annual List” (“AI 2000 List” for short). The AI 2000 List aims to select the most influential and active top-cited scholars from the field of artificial intelligence worldwide over the past ten years […]

Inclusion of governors, mayors in Priority A1 vax list approved

MALACAÑANG has encouraged local chief executives (LCEs) to register for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccination, stressing they are now included in the Priority A1 list regardless of their risk classification. In a press briefing Monday, May 17, 2021, Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque said the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) signed Resolution 115-B with the concurrence […]

Daily COVID-19 tally hits record

The Department of Health (DoH) reported 9,838 coronavirus infections on Friday, the highest daily tally since the start of the pandemic last year. Friday’s tally surpassed the number on Thursday at 8,773, bringing the total to 702,856, it said in a bulletin. The death toll rose by 54 to 13,149, while recoveries increased by 663 […]

Fujitsu Named to FORTUNE Magazine’s 2021 List of “World’s Most Admired Companies” for Third Year Running

TOKYO, Feb 5, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – Fujitsu today announced that it has been named to FORTUNE Magazine’s 2021 list of “World’s Most Admired Companies” for the third year in a row. This year, 670 companies were nominated from 30 countries as the “World’s Most Admired Companies,” of which 332 were selected (15 of […]