Espina: Celebrations 3

Indeed, more events continue to accentuate business and industry.Civic clubs and the Academe added more seminars, inauguration and product launching. Festive weddings, anniversaries, entertainment concerts and birthday parties gathered a larger crowd.The yearly Pasigarbo sa Sugbu brought back street dancing where towns competed for best performances. The huge Abellana grounds and bleachers were filled with […]

Espina: Learning and technology

The pandemic and other social crisis matters have led to integrated website teaching and learning. Graduate schools of the University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R), the University of the Visayas (UV), the University of San Carlos, among others, had to shift to some online classes. These institutions facilitated a good number of students from several regions […]

Improving inter-regional connectivity among DPWH priorities to cut transport costs  

THE DEPARTMENT of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on Monday said improving connectivity between regions is one of its priorities to help bring down the cost of goods and services.    “I think one of the focus of this administration is to address… traffic congenital problems of inter-regional connections, so that we can provide unimpeded, safe […]

Swang Chai Chuan Limited Announces Details of Proposed Listing on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited

HONG KONG, Aug 8, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Swang Chai Chuan Limited (“Swang Chai Chuan” or the “Group”), an established distributor of Food & Beverage (“F&B”) and other products for recognised international and domestic third-party brands and own brands in Malaysia, today announced the details of its proposed listing on the Main […]

Preparing for monkeypox

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently declared the escalating global monkeypox outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).  According to the WHO, there are now more than 19,000 reported cases from 78 countries and territories.  On July 29, the Department of Health (DoH) reported the first case of monkeypox in the country — […]

BSP upgrades debt management system

THE BANGKO SENTRAL ng Pilipinas (BSP) has enhanced its external debt monitoring and analysis by shifting to the latest version of the Debt Management and Financial Analysis System (DMFAS). “The DMFAS 6 has strengthened security to ensure data integrity and confidentiality and an enhanced user experience and navigation. It also offers enhanced analytical and managerial […]

BOI promotes biz opportunities in roadshows nationwide

THE Board of Investments (BOI), the country’s lead investments promotion agency (IPA), is conducting its series of roadshows nationwide on the salient features and highlights of the Strategic Investments Priorities Plan (Sipp).The BOI aims to promote investment opportunities, build connection with the country’s investors, would-be investors, and concerned stakeholders, and make more investments happen in […]

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 – 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 […]