ERC signals planned overhaul of regulatory practices via benchmarking exercise with regional counterparts

THE Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) said on Tuesday that it will consult with counterpart regulators in the region to determine best practices en route to reforming its rule-drafting and enforcement process. “We can do exchange programs with other regulators in the region so that they can learn from us, and we can learn from them. […]

Meet the 5G Ecosystem at BYOND MOBILE

BANGKOK, Aug 4, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Looking ahead to 2030, humans hope for an improved quality of life that requires a wide range of 5G connected digital services. Decreasing traffic congestion, producing green energy, using robots for dangerous work, making health computable, using farm management systems for enhanced crop productivity and […]

Abaca production down 13.7% in first two months

ABACA OUTPUT fell 13.7% to 8,693.38 metric tons (MT) in the first two months of the year, according to the Philippine Fiber Industry Development Authority (PhilFIDA). “We’re still studying these results and what happened because the momentum this 2022 suddenly dropped,” PhilFIDA Executive Director Kennedy T. Costales said in an interview. SOCCKSARGEN region reported the […]

Melanie Ng accepts role as PCCI’s new regional governor for Central Visayas

CEBU Chamber of Commerce and Industry past president Melanie Ng formally accepted Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022, her new responsibility as the regional governor (RG) of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry-Central Visayas.Ng succeeded Edward Du of Negros Oriental Chamber of Commerce and Industry, who had served as the regional governor for Central Visayas since […]

One more innovative step towards sustainability: Don Agro has started to use sediments from the bottom of lakes to fertilize arable land

SINGAPORE, Jan 3, 2022 – (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 the launch of a joint pilot project with a startup, Octaviana, which produces […]

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 […]