Guv: Fight vs drugs not just for photo ops

CEBU Governor Gwendolyn Garcia wants the members of the One Cebu Inter-Agency Interdiction Task Force (OC-IAITF) to take their efforts to fight against illegal drugs seriously and not for photograph opportunities (photo ops) only. During the meeting that Garcia presided over on February 9 with the OC-IAITF members, they discussed additional measures that can be […]

ECB to raise deposit rate by 50 bps on Dec 15 as bloc enters winter recession

LONDON – The European Central Bank will take its deposit rate up by 50 basis points next week to 2.00%, despite the euro zone economy almost certainly being in recession, as it battles inflation running at five times its target, a Reuters poll found. Since starting its inflation-fighting campaign in July, later than its peers, the ECB has been raising rates at its fastest pace on record and […]

APEC summit marred by suspected North Korea ICBM test, protest

​​BANGKOK — Asia-Pacific leaders gathered in Bangkok on Friday for a summit to focus on economic woes but their schedule was disrupted by a North Korean suspected intercontinental ballistic missile test while police fired rubber bullets to disperse protesters.  US Vice President Kamala Harris convened a meeting of leaders from Australia, Japan, South Korea, Canada, […]

G20 Sherpa committed to address global solutions

JAKARTA, Oct 1, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – The third G20 Sherpa meeting in Yogyakarta has concluded with G20 member countries agreeing to seek solutions to myriad global problems. The 3rd Sherpa Meeting G20 Indonesia delegations travel around Borobudur Temple in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia, Tuesday (29/9). (ANTARA PHOTO/Andreas Fitri Atmoko/POOL/rwa/FR) “During this […]

Manila Broadcasting Company to conduct annual stockholders’ meeting on Oct. 6

NOTICE OF 2022 ANNUAL STOCKHOLDERS’ MEETING October 6, 2022 | 3:00 pm | Zoom AGENDA Call to order Certification of notice or quorum President’s report Approval of the audited financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2021 Approval and ratification of the acts of the Board of Directors and Officers of the Company from […]

Gov’t extends WFH setup for IT-BPM workers until further notice

FINANCE Secretary and Fiscal Incentives Review Board (FIRB) Chairperson Benjamin Diokno on Friday issued a memorandum provisionally extending the existing work-from-home (WFH) arrangement for the information technology and business process management (IT-BPM) companies.Diokno has deemed it necessary to retain the 70 percent on-site and 30 percent WFH arrangement, pursuant to FIRB Resolution 017-22, until the […]

Enhancing data governance through the 3rd DEWG meeting

JAKARTA, Aug 9, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – The implementation of equitable and inclusive Data Free Flow with Trust (DFFT) and Cross-Border Data Flow (CBDF) had become crucial issues nowadays as data traffic between countries kept increasing. Hence, as chairman of the 2022 G20 presidency, Indonesia proposed four principles of fairness, lawfulness, transparency, […]

Tesla shareholders broadly follow board recommendations at annual meeting

Tesla Inc. shareholders voted for board recommendations on most issues at the company’s annual meeting on Thursday, including re-electing directors, approving a stock split, while rejecting proposals focused on environment and governance. Votes on three of the 13 proposals did not follow board recommendations, according to preliminary tallies presented at the annual shareholder meeting in […]

Del Monte Pacific Limited to hold annual general meeting on August 26

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) of Del Monte Pacific Limited (the “Company”) will be convened and held by way of electronic means on 26 August 2022 at 10.00 a.m. (Singapore time) to transact the following business: Adoption of Directors’ Statement and Audited Financial Statements for […]

RI strives to bridge differences in G20 to overcome economic challenges

JAKARTA, Jul 18, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – The third Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) meeting within the framework of Indonesia’s G20 Presidency kicked off in Nusa Dua, Badung, Bali, on Friday (July 15). The 3rd Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) Meeting of G20 in Nusa Dua, Badung, Bali, […]

US Fed’s Mester backs 75-bp hike if economic conditions stay the same

Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank President Loretta Mester told CNBC on Wednesday if economic conditions remain the same, she will advocate for a 75- basis-point (bp) hike in interest rates at the US central bank’s next monetary policy meeting in July. July’s meeting will likely involve a debate among Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) policy makers […]

Arthaland Corp. announces annual stockholders’ meeting on June 24

NOTICE OF ANNUAL STOCKHOLDERS’ MEETING NOTICE is hereby given that the 2022 annual stockholders’ meeting of ARTHALAND CORPORATION will be held on 24 June 2022, Friday, 9:00 A.M. and will be convened by the Presiding Officer in Taguig City through remote communication. Attendees must register at in order to participate during the meeting. The […]