Foreign business groups, IATA disappointed with Marcos’ veto of transportation safety bill

FOREIGN BUSINESS chambers and two international organizations expressed disappointment over President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr.’s decision to veto a bill creating a transportation safety board, saying it would have addressed gaps in the investigation of transport-related accidents. In a statement, seven members of the Joint Foreign Chambers in the Philippines (JFC), the Safe Travel Alliance […]

Hexagon and Fujitsu Announce Strategic Partnership to Solve Societal Challenges for ‘Trusted Society’

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. and Tokyo, Jun 22, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Hexagon’s Safety, Infrastructure & Geospatial division and Fujitsu Limited will partner to accelerate the development and promotion of use cases to solve societal challenges and contribute to the realization of the ‘Trusted Society’ — a sustainable, resilient place where people can live […]

Tianyun International (6836.HK) Awarded “Excellent Quality and Safety Management Enterprise” and “High-quality Development of Technologically Advanced” at the Municipal Level in 2022

HONG KONG, Jun 1, 2022 – (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 fruit products in the People’s Republic of China (“PRC”), is pleased to announce that Shandong Tiantong Food Co., Ltd. (“Shandong Tiantong Food”), […]

Demand for Filipino seafarers still high, but quality of training is dipping

The Philippines risks losing out on seafaring jobs if the quality of training in local maritime schools continues to dip, according to experts. “Is there still a demand for Filipino seafarers? The answer is a big yes,” said Jøran Nøstvik, a captain and global owner’s representative of Noatun Maritime, a crew assessment and development services company. The demand, […]

Three-way cooperation key to safety at work during pandemic — ILO

WORK SAFETY during the pandemic will require effective collaboration among the government, employers, and labor, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said. “As the world continues to grapple with the impact of the COVID-19 crisis and the uneven recovery, occupational safety and health remains at the forefront of countries’ responses,” ILO Director-General Guy Ryder said in […]

GONGGANTECH of Korea, introduces Earthquake-Resistant Ceiling lightweight Steel Frame that Will Change the Paradigm of Construction

Seoul, Korea, March 25, 2022 – (SEAPRWire) – GONGGANTECH is proud to announce the release of their newest model of earchquake-resistant ceiling lightweight steel frame, which will change the paradigm of construction. Established in 2002 as a construction company, GONGGANTECH Korea, develops construction safety technology and products based on 20-year know-how and experience in the construction industry. […]

MCCI prexy urges biz owners to heed safety protocols

THE Mandaue Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) reminded its members to follow Covid-19 safety protocols following the Department of the Interior and Local Government’s (DILG) warning to revoke safety seal certifications or suspend business permits of businesses that violate safety measures. With the easing of restrictions now being enjoyed by the business community, safety […]

FAA in talks with telecom industry over 5G dispute

WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Tuesday it is in direct talks with the telecom industry about its aviation safety concerns involving the planned use of spectrum for fifth-generation (5G) wireless communications. “We are having very productive discussions and we will figure this out,” FAA Administrator Steve Dickson said at an event […]

Industry groups, foreign chambers push for bill on transportation safety board 

INDUSTRY GROUPS called on lawmakers to fast-track the approval of a bill that would create the Philippine Transportation Safety Board (PTSB), which would be responsible for the impartial investigation of transport-related accidents and incidents.   “The PTSB bill has languished in Congress for over two decades. Only during the current 18th Congress has this bill reached the most advanced stage in both […]

Patient safety and maternal care

Patient safety is fundamental to the provision of healthcare in all settings. However, risks associated with healthcare remain major challenges for patient safety globally, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) “Global Patient Safety Action Plan 2021–2030.”  Established in 2019, World Patient Safety Day (Sept. 17) is an annual celebration that aims to enhance global […]