ADB, gov’t give training grants to 66 enterprises

THE Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the National Government on Thursday awarded service-training grants to five networks of enterprises through the SkillsUpNet Philippines (SUNPh) program. A total of 66 enterprises and 600 workers in the Bicol and Davao regions and Cebu province will benefit from the SUNPh program, which aims to enhance skills and competitiveness, […]

Daphne Oseña-Paez appointed Malacañang press official

A FORMER news reporter and television host has been appointed to the Office of the Press Secretary, joining for the first time on Tuesday a regular Malacañang press briefing.  At the briefing streamed live on Facebook, Acting Press Secretary Cheloy Velicaria-Garafil introduced Daphne Oseña-Paez as the new “Malacañang press briefer,” who will give weekly updates […]

SEAPRwire Announces Partnership with CryptoManu to Provide Press Release Services in Southeast Asia for Crypto Industry Clients

Singapore – SEAPRwire recently has announced a strategic partnership with CryptoManu to provide press release distribution services in Southeast Asia for global clients. SEAPRwire’s COO, Yaqin Tan, said, “CryptoManu has extensive experience and a large client base in the Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, NFT, and DeFi industries. SEAPRwire has a rich media network in Southeast Asia. The cooperation between the two […]

SEAPRWire Announces Version 2.0 of Branding-Insight Program, Offering Greater Value to Clients

EQS Newswire / 06/10/2022 / 10:29 UTC+8 SEAPRWire Announces Version 2.0 of Branding-Insight Program, Offering Greater Value to Clients   Singapore – SEAPRWire is proud to announces the latest ver2.0 of it ‘Branding-Insight Program’, which will offer greater value to clients who need to distribute press releases in Southeast Asia, East Asia and worldwide. Branding-Insight […]

MPIC’s Toledo willing to serve as Marcos’ press chief 

A METRO Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) executive on Wednesday expressed willingness to serve as press secretary under the Marcos administration.   “Who am I to decline? I would be humbled and it would be an honor and a privilege to serve under the Marcos administration,” said Michael “Mike” T. Toledo, head of MPIC’s Government Relations and […]

SunStar Eye: Cebu Press Freedom at 30

AFTER a two-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Cebu Press Freedom Week celebration returned to mostly in-person events from Sept. 17-24, 2022.The 30th staging of the celebration featured forums on cyber libel, cybersecurity, fighting disinformation and historical revisionism and what’s in store for Philippine media under the new administration of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” […]

Espinoza: Evicting government facilities?

Today reminds us (of course, I’m referring to those who were born in the ‘50s and earlier) of the day of martial law’s (ML) declaration (Sept. 21, 1972) during the rule of the late president Ferdinand E. Marcos Sr. I was in second year college when it happened that I had to go back to […]

Cebu media celebrates 30th edition of press freedom week

TWO years after celebrating the Cebu Press Freedom Week (CPFW) online due to the pandemic, the CPFW this year marks the return of some in-person events — a volleyball tournament, forums, the Cebu Citizens-Press Council en banc meeting and closing fellowship of working journalists.SunStar Cebu acts as the lead convenor of the 30th edition of […]

Action returns in Cebu Press Freedom volleyball tourney

MEDIA practitioners in Cebu are back not on their respective beats and stations but on court, as they opened this year’s Cebu Press Freedom Week on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, with a volleyball tournament.The Cebu Press Freedom Invitational Mixed Tournament returned two years after it was halted because of the coronavirus disease 2022 (Covid-19) pandemic.This […]

Tell it to SunStar: When arresting journalists becomes questionable

The Integrated Bar of the Philippines takes notice of the alarming arrest of journalists covering the protest actions of farmers and artists.In a recent press briefing, Philippine National Police Officer-in-Charge Lt. Gen. Danao Jr. accused the members of the press of agitating the activist groups during the protest, asking: “What is [their] purpose?” They were […]

Cabaero: Why not regional media?

Incoming Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) chief Trixie Cruz-Angeles wants to accredit bloggers to cover Malacañang press briefings but makes no mention of access to be given to regional media.Accreditation of bloggers by Malacañang was started during President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration. But the last time access was granted to the press outside of the nation’s […]

EQS-News: Moderna and Takeda Announce Plans to Transfer Marketing Authorization for Spikevax(TM) COVID-19 Vaccine in Japan to Moderna

EQS-News via / 31/05/2022 / 04:34 EST/EDT   Moderna and Takeda Announce Plans to Transfer Marketing Authorization for Spikevax(TM) COVID-19 Vaccine in Japan to Moderna   Moderna to become marketing authorization holder in Japan and be responsible for all import, local regulatory, development, quality assurance, and commercial activities for SpikevaxTM from August 1, 2022 […]

Tell it to SunStar: Reflecting on the importance of press freedom

May 3 is World Press Freedom Day – a timely opportunity for reflection on the crucial importance of media freedoms and the vital role of journalists in our democracies.This year, Uruguay will host the World Press Freedom Conference, under the theme “Journalism Under Digital Siege,” to underscore impacts of surveillance, threats and safety of journalists […]