JEG Tower gets 37kWp rooftop solar panel

PROPERTY developer JEG Development Corp. (JDC) and Vivant COREnergy Inc. are pushing forward their goal of achieving sustainability through renewable energy with the launching of the first solar-powered commercial building in Cebu City. A 37kWp (kilowatt peak) rooftop solar panel was recently installed at the 22-story JEG Tower @ One Acacia to power daytime energy […]

Solons file resolution calling to resume peace talks with communists 

THREE OPPOSITION lawmakers on Wednesday filed a resolution calling for a resumption of peace talks with the communist movement.    “The quest for a just and lasting peace should compel us legislators and peace advocates to push for the resumption of the peace talks between the government and the NDFP (National Democratic Front of the Philippines),” […]

Hitachi Develops a Touchless Operating Panel Establishing an Elevator Without Physical Floor Buttons that Allows Users to Experience a Completely New Sensation

TOKYO, Sep 14, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) and Hitachi Building Systems Co., Ltd. announced that they developed a touchless operating panel establishing an elevator without physical floor buttons(1) that allows users to experience a completely new sensation. This newly developed touchless operating panel replaces the floor buttons normally […]

World must bolster WHO and agree on pandemic treaty, expert panel says

GENEVA — The World Health Organization (WHO) must be strengthened with more funding and greater ability to investigate pandemics through a new treaty, an independent panel said on Monday, ahead of a conference of health ministers next week.   Efforts to end the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic have been uneven and fragmented, marked by limited […]

Budget, logistical problems delay normalization process in Bangsamoro — gov’t peace panel

The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) on Friday said budget and logistical problems have delayed the normalization process in the conflict-torn region of Bangsamoro in the southern Philippines. This as the Senate is deliberating over proposed legislation seeking to extend the term of the body tasked to implement the program […]

PHL likely to avoid FATF ‘gray list’

REUTERS/THOMAS WHITE/ILLUSTRATION By Charmaine A. Tadalan, Reporter THE Philippines is likely to avoid being “gray-listed” by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) as it is on track to meet the Feb. 1 deadline to implement a stricter law against money laundering. The amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA) will immediately take effect once it […]