Malacañang vows justice, transparency in the wake of broadcaster’s murder 

A HIGH-RANKING Malacañang official assured the family of slain radio journalist Percival Mabasa that President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr.’s administration is ready to provide assistance and is closely monitoring the case.     “We are ready to help. The President wants to send that message,” Executive Secretary Lucas P. Bersamin said at the wake of Mr. Mabasa […]

Limpag: PSC under President Marcos

The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) under Chairman Butch Ramirez saw national athletes getting unprecedented support from the government agency. National Sports Associations (NSAs) that used to bully athletes into submissions in previous administrations were forced to toe the line when the PSC refused to play their political mind games.That was possible because of Ramirez’s relationship […]

China Telecom PHL partner sees profit for venture by 2026

China Telecommunications Corp.’s Philippine venture expects to post its first profit in as early as four years, the majority shareholder of the Southeast Asian nation’s third mobile-phone provider said. A positive bottomline “will emerge” for DITO Telecommunity Corp. by 2026 or 2027, said Ernesto R. Alberto, president of DITO CME Holdings Corp. that’s owned by […]

Digital Transformation in a Hybrid Workplace to be addressed by digital leaders at the #DXLeadersPH2022

MANILA, Aug 15, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The 2nd Philippines edition of DX Leaders Strategy Forum is gearing up with the goal of constructing a future-proof hybrid work for organisations in the Philippines. The strategy forum is taking place on 24-25 August 2022 in Manila. As more employees prefer a work-from-anywhere model […]

S.Korea’s Yoon pardons Samsung’s Jay Y. Lee to counter ‘economic crisis’

SEOUL — South Korea’s President Yoon Suk-yeol pardoned Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee on Friday, with South Korea’s Justice Ministry saying the business leader was needed to help overcome a “national economic crisis.” The pardon is largely symbolic, with Mr. Lee already out on parole after serving 18 months in jail for bribery […]

Editorial: FVR

Holed up in military headquarters Camp Aguinaldo on Feb. 22, 1986 were Deputy Chief of Staff Fidel V. Ramos and Defense Minister Juan Ponce Enrile. The two officials held a press conference and announced that they had broken ties with President Ferdinand Marcos Sr., whom they accused of committing electoral fraud that year to stay […]

Business chambers call for COVID-19 lessons to be applied to managing monkeypox

BUSINESS LEADERS expressed the hope that a possible monkeypox outbreak will be managed by a government now well-versed in what measures proved effective in containing the coronavirus. “We are hopeful that monkeypox remains non-epidemic and that this administration, the healthcare sector, and the private sector use the lessons of COVID-19 to minimize its impact on […]

Cebu leaders cheer railway push, ‘no lockdowns,’ OFW aid in Sona

CEBU leaders praised President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. for his first State of the Nation Address (Sona), which they said was comprehensive and offered concrete plans.“PBBM’s first Sona was very comprehensive,” said Rep. Daphne Lagon (Cebu, 6th district), hours after Marcos delivered his Sona on Monday, July 25, 2022. “It covers every pressing need of […]

3 Cebu lawmakers bare wishes

TWO Cebu City legislators are expecting President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. to talk about pandemic recovery and economic improvement plan in his first State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday, July 25, 2022.Cebu City South District Rep. Eduardo “Edu” Rama told SunStar Cebu Sunday, July 24, that he wanted to hear the plans of […]

ASEAN’s most influential fintech event – WFIS, now ready to disrupt Philippines’ FSI market

MANILA, Jul 5, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The launch of ‘Digital Payments Transformation Roadmap 2020-2023’ by the Central bank of the Philippines (BSP) has been driving major fintech investments in the country. To give an estimate, the first half of 2021 witnessed a total funding of $342 million garnered by the country’s […]