Sugar producers expect to be profitable after 100% of local production allocated to domestic market

THE SUGAR Regulatory Administration’s (SRA) decision to allocate 100% of sugar output to the domestic market in crop year 2021-2022 is expected to help producers be profitable because they will not be required to sell sugar to the US at concessionary prices. Manuel R. Lamata, United Sugar Producers Federation president, said in a phone message […]

Mitsubishi Power to Participate in a Joint Study for the Establishment of a Commercial-scale SAF Production Technology and the Creation of a Supply Chain

YOKOHAMA, Japan, Aug 30, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Power, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, is embarking on a project to develop a commercial-scale supply chain for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) derived by wood biomass gasification integrated with FT synthesis technology(1). The project will be carried out jointly with […]

Tianyun International Announced 2021 Interim Results

HONG KONG, Aug 26, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Tianyun International Holdings Limited (“Tianyun International”, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”) (Stock code: 6836.HK), a leading seller and manufacturer of processed fruits products in China is pleased to announce its interim results for the 6 months ended 30 June 2021 (“Review Period”). During […]

Outlook for upstream energy industry ‘bleak’ as Malampaya winds down

FITCH SOLUTIONS Country Risk & Industry Research said it has a “bleak” outlook for the Philippine upstream energy sector, citing the continuing decline in the Malampaya gas field’s reserves and lack of investment in exploration. “The Philippines’ crude oil and natural gas production remain in freefall under the weight of natural declines and underinvestment in […]

TOT BIOPHARM 2021 Interim Revenue Surges 78% to RMB23.13 million

HONG KONG, Aug 13, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – TOT BIOPHARM International Company Limited (“TOT BIOPHARM” or the “Group”; stock code: 1875.HK), a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing and commercializing innovative oncology drugs and therapies, announced today its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2021. KEY MILESTONES IN 2021 […]

Boosting vaccine production

There have been more than 200 million confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), including over 4 million deaths, globally. The rise of different variants is also threatening previous public health gains.  The World Health Organization (WHO) has designated at least four variants of concern (VOCs), meaning that their transmissibility or virulence could have a […]

Philippine manufacturing production rises for third month in a row

The country’s factory output sustained its rebound for the third straight month in June, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported on Friday.  Preliminary results from the PSA’s latest Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected Industries showed the volume of production index surging by 453.1% year on year in June, faster than the revised 263.2% annual growth […]

Construction technologies seen to benefit PHL

RUSSIAN HOMEBUILDER PIK said new construction technologies can be used in the Philippines to deliver sustainable homes. One of these is modular production, or the building of materials at prefabrication lines before transporting the built structures onsite. “Investing in prefabrication factories improves the quality of standardized materials, ensures cost-effectiveness, and increases worker safety,” Gasan Guseynov, PIK head […]

Honda Reaches 15 Million-unit Mark in Cumulative Power Products Production in China

TOKYO, Jul 14, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Honda today announced that the company has reached the 15 million-unit mark in cumulative power products production in China. Ever since it started local production of power products in China in 2002, Honda has been offering a variety of power products which support the daily […]

Tianyun International (6836.HK)’s Construction Plan of New Yunnan Production Base Project has been Implemented

HONG KONG, Jul 12, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Tianyun International Holdings Limited (“Tianyun International”, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”) (Stock Code: 6836.HK), a leading manufacturer and seller of processed fruit products in the People’s Republic of China (the “PRC”) , is pleased to announce that the Group has set out a […]

K-12 graduates seen as vehicle for digitalization of rice farming

GRADUATES from the K-to-12 agriculture track are being positioned as possible evangelists for digitizing rice production, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said in a statement last week. The DA’s Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) proposed the employment of K-to-12 graduates as so-called “infomediaries” in municipal agriculture offices. The recommendation was made in the June issue […]

Fujitsu Delivers Smart Factory Transformation for Ricoh’s Numazu Plant in Japan with New Remote Factory Management Solution

TOKYO, Jun 21, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Fujitsu Limited today announced the development and deployment of a factory-wide production status visualization system in cooperation with Ricoh Co., Ltd. Ricoh has started full-scale operations of the system in June 2021 at its Numazu Plant, which manufactures polymerized toner(1). System Overview The new system […]