Party-list rep files ‘agripreneur’ scholarship bill

A PARTY-LIST representative for the agriculture sector filed a bill that aims to encourage students to pursue a degree in agriculture, forestry and fisheries through a scholarship program.  House Bill (HB) 2419 or the proposed Agripreneurs Scholarship Program Act aims to establish an ‘Integrated Agripreneurs Scholarship Program in state-owned universities and colleges (SUCs).  “Aside from […]

NIA seeking to make irrigation attractive for PPP

THE National Irrigation Administration (NIA) said many irrigation projects are currently unattractive for public-private partnership (PPP) financing because of the low likelihood of earning commercial returns, but added that it is considering ways to raise the return on investment (RoI) for private partners. It described irrigation projects as being of “low economic viability” because their […]

NTT Group and its Partners to Participate in Future Society Showcase Projects for the Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan

TOKYO, Sep 7, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – NTT Cooperation has decided to participate in future society showcase projects at the Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan (Osaka-Kansai Expo) by providing the Osaka-Kansai Virtual Venue and the Personal Agent for Visitors with the cooperation of NTT DOCOMO, Inc. and NTT Urban Solutions, Inc. We […]

Kagome and NEC establish a joint venture in Portugal to provide farming support for processed tomatoes using AI

Tokyo and Aichi, Japan, Jun 15, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Kagome Co., Ltd. and NEC Corporation will establish DXAS Agricultural Technology, a joint venture in Portugal to provide farming support for processed tomatoes using AI. Establishment is scheduled for July of this year. The new company will contribute to sustainable agriculture in […]

MHIENG to License Carbon Capture Technology for Natural Gas Plant in Italy

TOKYO, Apr 25, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, Ltd. (MHIENG), a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group company based in Yokohama, has agreed to license its carbon capture technology and provide the process design package (PDP) for the foreseen phase 1 of Italy’s first CCUS (Carbon dioxide Capture, Utilization and […]

Rafi MFI, academe collaborate to provide sustainable livelihood trainings

THE Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. Micro-Finance Inc. (RAFI MFI) and its academe partners-Negros Oriental State University, Central Philippine University and Visayas State University are working together to provide sustainable livelihood to the residents in Iloilo, Dumaguete and Baybay, Leyte. “We agreed to collaborate and establish the Sustainable Livelihood Training Program, where we will provide support […]

House bill seeks to provide communications allowance to public school teachers

A bill has been filed at the House of Representatives to provide data and communication allowances to public school teachers to help them provide quality education through distance learning. ACT-CIS Party-list Rep. Eric G. Yap, chair of the House appropriations committee, filed House Bill 10526 as he noted that funds provided to teachers through the […]

Fujitsu and Trend Micro Collaborate for Connected Car Security Solution

TOKYO, Oct 13, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global cybersecurity leader, and Fujitsu Limited agreed to collaborate with automotive-related manufacturers to strengthen connected car security measures. With this collaboration, Fujitsu will provide a security countermeasure solution for connected cars, the V-SOC (Vehicle-Security Operation Center) service, […]

Top 10 recommendations outlined in Sulong forum 2021

INCREASING financial assistance to farmers, strengthening education’s focus on science and technology (S&T) and integrating government portals and services to make transactions easier amid the Covid-19 pandemic were among the Top 10 actionable recommendations submitted by the private sector at this year’s first virtual Sulong Pilipinas forum. The recommendations covered the areas of health, transportation, […]

Shell to provide engine oils, lubes to Foton PHL

FOTON MOTOR Philippines, Inc. (FMPI) has partnered with Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp. (Pilipinas Shell) to maximize the utility of the former’s commercial vehicles through the use of Shell’s world-class petroleum products. The partnership, whose inking was held at the FMPI Assembly Plant in Clark, Pampanga, involves Pilipinas Shell providing FMPI with a lineup of products […]