Editorial: Wearing face masks

Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia has shown again her independent streak when it comes to dealing with the ongoing coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic in the province. This time, she did not wait for the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases to come up with a decision on the use of face […]

SEMK (2250.HK) Announces 2021 Adjusted Net Profit Increases by Nearly 30% to HK$77 million, Becomes the Largest Domestic Character IP Company In China

HONG KONG, Mar 30, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – SEMK Holdings International Limited (“SEMK”, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”, stock code: 2250.HK), the largest domestic character Intellectual Property (IP) company* engaged in the provision of licensing services, design consultation services and retail of licensed brand products of its self-created B.Duck family characters, […]

Interest rates, fees on small loans capped

LENDING and financing companies can no longer subject their customers to exorbitant interest rates for loans at will.The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued Memorandum Circular 3, series of 2022, capping interest rates and other fees imposed by lending and financing firms, and their online lending platforms, for short-term, small-value loans primarily targeting low-income […]

ONSTON Announces ONSTON Metaverse Platform Development Plan for 2022

Hong Kong/ January 7, 2022 / SEAPRWire / – ONSTON, a new virtual reality metaverse cryptocurrency project that develops ONSTON Metaverse Platform and ONSTON Marketplace, announced the plan for metaverse platform development for 2022. Using blockchain technology, and building a 3D virtual world by linking VR/AR devices, ONSTON is a cryptocurrency project that will ultimately achieve its goal to […]

The Inaugural World FinTech Summit Virtually Convened Saudi’s Top FinTech Leaders To Discuss Its FinTech Ecosystem

Delhi, India, Dec 23, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – World FinTech Summit – KSA which took place on 6 December 2021, attracted some of the prominent voices in the FinTech space such as Ihab Hawari Chief Information Technology Officer, Aljabr Holding; Yahia Kafi, CFO, ALJ Enterprises; Ali Alomran, Financial Technology Expert; Faisal Alyousef, […]

Help is on the way: ‘The Rovers’

In 2018, a group of friends came together after sharing a common interest of helping others during emergencies. The next year, they incorporated themselves as Rescue Operation Volunteers and Emergency Responders Corp. (Rover), hence, they call themselves “Rovers.” The Rovers come from diverse backgrounds. The president, John Carl G. Nguho, is a registered nurse. The […]

Tabada: Crux

Waiting for the veterinarian to arrive for Saturday appointments reminds the husband and I of those times while we waited with other parents for our sons to be dismissed from pre-school. To be first in the queue, we are early birds and end up chatting with other early birds. Just as I once learned tips […]

Limpag: Donnie Nietes

Some of those who have benefited greatly from the advances in science are athletes; from the design of their shoes, equipment or even the monitoring of their training. In sports medicine, the treatment of injuries at the present has improved greatly and injuries we once thought were career-ending are no longer such. That’s all because […]

Orani town expands PayMaya use for services, transactions 

THE COASTAL town of Orani in Bataan has tapped digital payments firm PayMaya Philippines, Inc. for the delivery of social service programs, tax payments, and other transactions as it aims to become a “digital-first community.”    “At Orani, we are always finding ways to help our citizens and businesses thrive in the New Normal. This initiative with PayMaya will accelerate our thrust to promote digital transactions among our citizens,” said Mayor Efren E. Pascual, Jr. in […]

Robredo says Marcos issue nonnegotiable

By Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza, Reporter Vice-President Maria Leonor “Leni” G. Robredo on Friday said Francisco “Isko” M. Domagoso’s soft stance on the Marcoses had pushed her to run against the Manila mayor in the elections next year. “The Marcoses are a nonnegotiable [issue] for me,” she told reporters. Ms. Robredo said communication lines with […]

Leisure biking, jogging now allowed

LEISURE biking, jogging and other types of sports exercise are again allowed in Cebu City following the loosening of some quarantine restrictions. However, officials of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) said they will only allow cycling in pairs, and not in groups, to promote social distancing. The National Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Emerging […]