Job portal names top jobs, industries

ONLINE job platform JobStreet by SEEK revealed the list of top 10 roles, specializations and industries that are in demand and hiring this year. Based on the firm’s latest database, the top 10 specializations are customer service, finance/cost accounting, information technology/customer-software, clerical/administrative support, human resources, marketing/business development, education, sales-retail/general, banking/financial services and sales-corporate. Additionally, the […]

Low-cost housing industry grapples with issues of affordability, efficiency

THE bottom line in providing low-cost housing is affordability, with Habitat for Humanity Philippines citing the wide gap between the pricing of affordable units and what the typical buyer can afford. “The national and local governments, private, non-governmental organizations and contractors (must collaborate)” to produce an outcome where, “instead of one family covering the P855,000 […]

Australia’s natural disasters bill hits $3.5 billion in 2022, billions more to come

SYDNEY — Floods and natural disasters that hit all but one Australian state and territory in 2022 cost the economy A$5 billion ($3.48 billion) and stoked inflation according to Treasury estimates which forecast billions more spending in 2023. Australia suffered four major bouts of flooding last year, with global reinsurer Munich Re estimating that February […]

Elcogen AS: MOU with Korea Shipbuilding and Offshore Engineering and Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems

TALLINN, EE, Jan 9, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via – Elcogen, the European manufacturer of clean energy technology that delivers affordable green hydrogen and emission-free electricity, is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with Korea Shipbuilding and Offshore Engineering (“KSOE”), a member of Hyundai Heavy Industries Group (“HHI Group”), […]

Society Pass (Nasdaq: SOPA)/Thoughtful Media Group Acquires More Media, Indonesia-based Digital Design and Branding Agency

SINGAPORE, Dec 28, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Thoughtful Media Group Inc (“Thoughtful Media” or “TMG”), the Thailand-based social commerce-focused, premium digital advertising network of Society Pass Incorporated (“SoPa”) (Nasdaq: SOPA), Southeast Asia’s (SEA) next generation, data-driven, loyalty, fintech and e-commerce ecosystem, today announces the acquisition of More Media, a leading Indonesia-based creative […]

China’s stretched health system braces for peak in COVID infections

BEIJING/SHANGHAI — China is expecting a peak in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections within a week, a health official said, with authorities predicting extra strain on the country’s health system even as they downplay the disease’s severity and continue to report no new deaths. In the face of a surging outbreak and widespread protests against […]

Astellas, Eisai, Daiichi Sankyo and Takeda Agree to Collaborate to Reduce Environmental Burden in the Field of Pharmaceutical Packaging

TOKYO, Dec 22, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE: 4503), Eisai Co., Ltd. (TSE: 4523), Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (TSE: 4568) and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited. (TSE: 4502/ NYSE:TAK) today announced that the four companies have agreed the collaboration to reduce environmental burden in the field of pharmaceutical packaging. Based […]

Robinsons Malls host Comelec’s Register Anywhere Program

THE Commission on Elections’ (Comelec) Register Anywhere Program (RAP) was recently opened at two Robinsons Malls. Robinsons Land Corp. (RLC) said it continued its partnership with the Comelec as the latter’s Register Anywhere Program opened in Robinsons Galleria and Robinsons Manila on Dec. 17. Robinsons Malls also opened more satellite voter registration venues in over […]