Balisacan calls for economic model based on sustainable consumption

THE consumption-driven Philippine economy must be revamped to make it more sustainable, National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan said at a forum in support of the 2023-2028 Philippine Development Plan (PDP). “To achieve transformation, we must introduce systematic changes to our consumption and production patterns, as well as manage our natural […]

DENR budget, manpower not enough to save environment

By Revin Mikhael D. Ochave, Reporter THE head of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Thursday said the agency lacks the budget and manpower needed to mitigate the impact of climate change and boost environmental protection efforts across the country. “Unfortunately, the way we are set up is that the fiscal space […]

Disasters, debt crisis are seen as top risks for PHL

NATURAL DISASTERS are considered the top risk faced by the Philippines over the next two years, alongside a possible debt crisis, rising inflation and misinformation, according to a survey conducted by the World Economic Forum (WEF). In its Global Risks Report 2023, the WEF said Philippine respondents for its executive opinion survey (EOS) identified natural […]

Philippine court voids oil deal with China, Vietnam

THE PHILIPPINE Supreme Court (SC) has voided a 2005 government deal with China and Vietnam for joint gas and oil explorations in the South China Sea. Voting 12-2 with one abstention, the tribunal had ruled the agreement violated the Constitution for allowing foreigners to explore the country’s natural resources covering 142,886 square kilometers without full […]

Sri Trang introduces new Super Driver jobs for traditional natural rubber planters

BANGKOK, Dec 6, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Sri Trang Agro-Industry Plc. (SET: STA), the world’s leading fully integrated natural rubber company, has opened registration for “Super Drivers” to create extra income for rubber planters from a secondary career as rubber transporters, building a rubber delivery network from plantations to factories in the […]

Death toll from ‘biological disasters’ up 328.7% in 2021

DEATHS due to biological disasters totaled 57,544 in 2021, up 328.7%, with the pandemic accounting for the vast majority of the deaths, the Philippine Statistics Authority said. The Compendium of Philippine Environment Statistics (CPES) Component 4 also lists as biological disasters those arising from bird strikes, fish kills, and pest infestation. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) […]

Energy dep’t preparing Recto Bank gas contract

THE Department of Energy (DoE) said on Tuesday that it is preparing the service contract covering the resumption of exploration at Recto Bank, which it hopes will help make up for the impending loss of the nearly depleted Malampaya gas field. “(Regarding) the gas field in Recto Bank, the department is working on the service […]

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 […]

Spritzer, The Only Diamond Taste Award 2022 Winner in Malaysia

TAIPING, Malaysia, Jul 21, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Spritzer is pleased to announce that, Spritzer silica-rich Natural Mineral Water was recently awarded three stars in the Superior Taste Award 2022 organised by the Brussels-based International Taste Institute. The three stars awarded derived from areas of judging categories include Exceptional products, Remarkable products […]

EQS-News: Two Major Shareholders, Tianjin TEDA and Sinopec Natural Gas, Entered into Framework Agreement Jointly Promote High-Quality Development of Binhai Investment (2886.HK)

EQS-News via / 08/06/2022 / 17:46 UTC+8 【For Immediate Release】                     8 June 2022   Binhai Investment Company Limited (Stock Code: 2886.HK)   Two Major Shareholders, Tianjin TEDA and Sinopec Natural Gas, Entered into Framework Agreement Jointly Promote High-Quality Development of Binhai Investment   [Hong Kong – 8 June 2022] One of China’s leading clean […]

Spritzer Introduces Ong-Ong Wishes, Sui-Sui Dishes!

KUALA LUMPUR & TAIPING, Jan 28, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Spritzer is showcasing “ONG-ONG Wishes, SUI-SUI Dishes!”, a short film introducing festive dishes for this Chinese New Year put together by the Head Chef of De Beauty Restaurant. Video link: Spritzer YouTube Presented alongside Spritzer Natural Mineral Water, “ONG-ONG Wishes, SUI-SUI […]