US-led Pacific group to focus on climate, connectivity amid China concerns

WASHINGTON — China’s ambitions in the Pacific are a concern for some Pacific Island leaders, White House Indo-Pacific coordinator Kurt Campbell said on Thursday, but a growing US partnership with allies in the region aims to address issues such as climate change, health, and technology links. Mr. Campbell spoke after US Secretary of State Antony […]

DPWH seeks extension of loan validity for P1.2-B Samar road to allow Dec. 2022 completion

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said it is seeking the extension of the validity period of the loan financing the construction of the P1.241-billion Samar Pacific Coastal Road Project, in order to accommodate project completion by the end of the year. The completion deadline will be “revised from June 30, 2022, to […]

Novotech at ESMO Congress 2022 – New Data Shows 100% Oncology Trials Growth in APAC

SYDNEY, Sep 5, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Novotech, the leading Asia Pacific biotech specialist CRO, will attend ESMO Congress 2022 with new data showing Asia Pacific has seen a 100% growth in oncology trials during 2017 to 2021 and contributes to more than a third of the global clinical development of immune-oncology […]

Aggresive in Global Market Expansion, PIS Meets BP, Shell, and Exxon in Singapore

SINGAPORE, Sep 3, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Pertamina International Shipping (PIS) is increasingly targeting consumers in the international market. In addition to this expansion, PIS strives to continuously improve the quality and standard of service by exchanging knowledge and experiences with world energy companies. PT Pertamina International Shipping (PIS), in cooperation with […]

Jurong Port, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Asia Pacific and JERA Asia Come Together to Explore Establishing an Ammonia Direct Combustion Power Plant

Singapore, Aug 22, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Jurong Port, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Asia Pacific (MHI-AP), a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, and JERA Asia, a subsidiary of JERA, today concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly explore establishing a 100% ammonia direct combustion power plant on Jurong Island, Singapore, which houses […]

US vows more high-level engagement with Pacific islands amid China push

WASHINGTON — White House Indo-Pacific coordinator Kurt Campbell said on Thursday he expects more high-level US officials to visit Pacific island countries as Washington steps up its engagement to counter China in the strategically important region. Mr. Campbell said the United States needed more diplomatic facilities across the region, and more contact with Pacific island […]

Azelis inaugurates state-of-the-art Regional Innovation Center for Food & Nutrition in Singapore

SINGAPORE, Jun 1, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Azelis, a leading innovation service provider in the specialty chemicals and food ingredients industry, announces the opening of its Regional Innovation Center (RIC) for Food & Nutrition (F&N) in Singapore, further demonstrating the Group’s commitment to continuously invest in its innovation capabilities. The RIC will […]

Cebu Pacific to resume int’l flights from Cebu hub starting with Seoul flights

BUDGET carrier Cebu Pacific (CEB) announced on Thursday the resumption of its international flights from Mactan Cebu International Airport in Cebu, starting with flights to South Korea in July. Following the reopening of South Korea to visitors, the airline’s Cebu hub will resume international service to South Korea as its first destination hub, Cebu Pacific […]

Metro Pacific Tollways invests in mobility app for customers

METRO Pacific Tollways Corp. (MPTC) officially introduced on Thursday its MPT DriveHub, a smartphone application that houses the company’s mobility solutions for customers. The application, which will be available on March 1, allows motorists to manage their trips through its three key features: RFID or radio-frequency identification transactions, trip planning, and roadside assistance. This means […]