Malaysian Genomics Explores R&D Collaboration with SIRIM

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia, Jan 9, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via – Malaysian Genomics Resource Centre Berhad (Bursa: MGRC, 0155), a leading genomics and biopharmaceutical specialist, is pleased to announce a strategic cooperation with SIRIM Berhad, to explore the commercialisation of joint research and development (R&D) projects in the medical and biotechnology fields. Encik Sasha […]

Cops in drug trade an ‘open secret’ — Barbers 

THE INVOLVEMENT of some law enforcers in the illegal drug trade has been an “open secret,” said Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace S. Barbers as he expressed support to the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) chief’s strategy of asking top-ranking police officers to file a courtesy resignation while an investigation is carried […]

Fintech Revolution Summit 2023 to be Held in Morocco

Casablanca, Morocco, Dec 28, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – TraiCon Events will be hosting Morocco’s premier fintech event titled as “Fintech Revolution Summit” supported by Union of Arab Banks scheduled on the 27-28 February 2023 at the Hotel Sofitel, Casablanca, Morocco. This forum will be attended by over top 300+ participants includes BFSI […]

Editorial: Christmas Day tragedy in Naga

Heronia Mata, a teacher, could have thought that she was safe inside the Naga City police’s Women and Children’s Protection Desk (WCPD) in southern Cebu while narrating the alleged abuse she had received from her husband, police officer Fernando Mata. It was not the case though. The 35-year-old police officer was reportedly drunk when he […]

Shares of Major Global Medical Device Manufacturer OrbusNeich Medical Group Commence Trading on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong

HONG KONG, Dec 23, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Shares of OrbusNeich Medical Group Holdings Limited (“OrbusNeich” or the “Group”), a major global medical device manufacturer specialized in interventional instruments for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) procedures, today commenced trading on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of […]

Editorial: Don’t arm all police officers

It is quite confusing why gun accidents happen now and then in the Philippine National Police (PNP). A member of the elite Special Weapons and Tactics or Swat team in San Pablo City, Laguna died after he was hit by a bullet from a colleague’s firearm on Nov. 24, 2022. The Swat team members were […]

Education@theMargins launches Global Alliance for underserved youth — PHINMA Education

Learning systems for poverty and the role of technology in delivering education became the focus of discussion at the Education@theMargins (E@TM): A Global Alliance conference on Oct. 28. The virtual conference brought together experts from the fields of education technology, policy reform, and community development to tackle how to improve instruction and learning for those […]

Olympus Announces Leadership Succession Plan

TOKYO, Oct 21, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Olympus Corporation (Olympus), a global medtech company committed to making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, today announced that Stefan Kaufmann, the current Director, Executive Officer and Chief Administrative Officer, has been tentatively appointed Director, Representative Executive Officer, President, and CEO of the company […]

Sarawak Consolidated Industries Berhad Appoints Directors

KUCHING, MALAYSIA, Sep 15, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Civil engineering specialist Sarawak Consolidated Industries Berhad (SCIB) is pleased to announce the redesignation of Mr. Ku Chong Hong as Executive Director and the appointments of En. Mohd. Shakir bin Shahimi and En. Nuraiman Shaiful bin Annuar as Independent Non-Executive Directors (INED), effective today. […]

Seares: The word that Councilor Alcover’s resolution misspelled.  No queen or king in Cebu City Council.  NBI’s ‘command case.’

COUNCILOR PESQUERA’S CORRECTION. Cebu City Councilor Jun Alcover misspelled a word in his resolution. And Majority Floorleader Joy Pesquera corrected it during the Sanggunian session Wednesday, August 27. For all the people watching the live-streamed proceedings to hear as well.Kons Joy didn’t specify the word, which must have sent curiosity-seekers scrambling to find out what […]

Clermont Meridian Trading Announces the Promotion of Hu Long-Wei to Director of Legal Affairs

Toronto, Ontario, July 27, 2022 – (SEAPRWire) – Clermont Meridian Trading today announced that Hu Long-Wei has been promoted to serve as Director of Legal Affairs by its Board of Directors for Clermont Meridian Trading. Hu Long-Wei has been with Clermont Meridian Trading for the past six years, progressing into roles of increasing responsibility. Most recently, he served as Senior […]

CTA affirms canceled tax assessment on shipping company

THE Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) affirmed the cancellation of the tax assessment on NYK-FILJAPAN Shipping Corp. worth P25.45 million, including interests and penalties for the fiscal year 2007. In a 16-page decision on July 7 and made public on July 15, the CTA en banc upheld its third division’s ruling, which found that the […]

Hektar REIT’s ESG Commitment Gets Rewarded with a 4-Star Rating

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 27, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Hektar Real Estate Investment Trust (Hektar REIT) has achieved an upgraded Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) rating of 4-star on the FTSE4Good Bursa Malaysia Index (F4GBMI) in the latest June 2022 evaluation. Chief Executive Officer of Hektar Asset Management Sdn. Bhd. Johari Shukri bin […]

Slain cop’s family to receive financial aid

THE Municipal Government of Consolacion is set to give cash assistance amounting to P100,000 to the bereaved family of Police SSgt. Careby-Clyde Alinsug, who was slain in an anti-narcotics operation on June 5, 2022.This after the Municipal Council adopted on Friday, June 17 the resolution of Councilor Marilou Casul to give monetary aid to the […]

EXPLAINER: Chuck Barandog’s clash with Tomas Osmeña in 2019 for alleged election harassment and killings, including murder of 2 tanods and an ex-cop, is recalled after May 1 ambush on the police officer and his wife.

CHUCK Barandog was a police major when he led the Cebu City Mobile Force in the run-up to the 2019 elections. Then mayor Tomas Osmeña, who was running for reelection against Edgardo Labella, blamed Barandog and then city police chief Royina Garma for a number of checkpoints that were set up near homes of BOPK […]

CNERGENZ Berhad launches Prospectus for ACE Market IPO

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 29, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Cnergenz Berhad (CNERGENZ), an established electronics manufacturing solutions provider based in Penang, has launched the Company’s Prospectus today for its upcoming initial public offering (IPO) on the ACE Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (Bursa Securities). Mr. David Lim, Chief Executive Officer of UOB […]