Don Agro International achieves 8.9 thousand tonnes growth in crops harvested, driven by land bank acquisitions and implementation of innovative technologies

SINGAPORE, Nov 24, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Don Agro International Limited (the “Company” or “Don Agro”) and its subsidiaries (collectively the “Group”), one of the largest agricultural companies based in the Rostov region of Russia is pleased to announce that it has achieved a 8.9 thousand tonne growth in total crops harvested, […]

Wellmade Motors bags first PQA award for Region 7

THE first ever Philippine Quality Award (PQA), the highest level of national recognition for exemplary organizational performance, in Central Visayas was bagged by world-class machine shop and metalworking firm Cebu-based Wellmade Motors and Development Corp. Wellmade president Dr. Philip Tan received the PQA Level 2 in recognition of the company’s proficiency in quality management on […]

VVOC: Infected vaxxed in Central Visayas young adults from working class

THE Visayas Vaccination Operations Center (VVOC) said the vaccinated young adults in Central Visayas who topped the figures for breakthrough infections were from the working class. VVOC spokesperson Dr. Mary Jean Loreche said of the 13,596 total breakthrough infections in the region, 8,209 or 60 percent belonged to the young adult category (18 to 35 […]

JCB Accelerates Business Expansion in ASEAN Region with Opening of New Department in Singapore

TOKYO, Jun 14, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – JCB Co., Ltd., Japan’s only international payment brand is pleased to announce the establishment of a new ASEAN Business Enhancement and Creation Department under its subsidiary, JCB International Asia Pacific Pte Ltd. JCB develops and provisions innovative technologies and services around the world. The ASEAN […]

May 13 a regular holiday  

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has issued an order declaring May 13 a regular holiday in observance of the feast of Ramadan.   Filipino Muslims may celebrate the occasion as long as they observe health protocols amid a coronavirus pandemic, according to Proclamation 1142.  Several areas in the Mindanao region, where many Muslims live, have experienced […]

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Strengthens Footprint in EMEA Region

TOKYO, Apr 1, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Effective today, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has changed the name of its London-based European subsidiary from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Europe, Ltd. to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries EMEA, Ltd. (MHI-EMEA). The change reflects the entity’s expanded role as MHI’s regional headquarters for the Europe, the Middle […]

Bill declaring Davao ‘chocolate capital’ triggers scuffle over Philippine branding

By Maya M. Padillo, Correspondent with Marifi S. Jara, Mindanao Bureau Chief DAVAO CITY — Legislation declaring the Davao region the cacao and chocolate capital of the Philippines has provoked opposition from other cacao growing regions, who instead proposed more inclusive branding declaring the Philippines as the country of origin for exports. Val D. Turtur, […]

DILG to rehire 15K tracers

TO ENSURE the continuity of the country’s contact tracing efforts, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) will rehire some 15,000 contact tracers (CTs) nationwide for at least six months, following the approval by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) of the P1.9 billion budget for the hiring of CTs in 2021. […]