SM Investments net income up 27%

SM Investments Corp. reported on Wednesday that its consolidated net income grew 27% to P12 billion in the first quarter to show continuing momentum in recovery and consumer confidence. “Our financial performance in the first quarter showed continued recovery momentum with accelerating revenue and net income growth. As a group we are delivering pre-pandemic performance, […]

Megawide sees better numbers in Q2 as Mactan airport traffic improves

PASSENGER and cargo volumes at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) are expected to further grow in the second quarter amid relaxed mobility restrictions and the election period, Megawide Construction Corp. said. “With relaxed travel restrictions locally and globally and campaign/election period in May, we expect the numbers to improve in Q2 (second quarter),” Megawide said […]

How AI is hijacking art history

ART historians have long used traditional X-rays, X-ray fluorescence or infrared imaging to better understand artists’ techniques. — METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS PEOPLE tend to rejoice in the disclosure of a secret. Or, at the very least, media outlets have come to realize that news of “mysteries solved” and “hidden treasures revealed” generate traffic […]

VC Holdings Expects a Turnaround in 1H 2021

HONG KONG, Aug 9, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Value Convergence Holdings Limited (“VC Holdings”, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”; Stock Code: 0821.HK) announced that, based on its preliminary assessment of the unaudited consolidated financial statements of the Group for the six months ended 30 June 2021 (“Reporting Period”), the Group is […]

EC Healthcare Announced Quarterly Sales Volume, Successfully Expanded New Flagship Service Centre

HONG KONG, Jul 27, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – EC Healthcare (the “Company”, which together with its subsidiaries is referred to as the “Group”, SEHK stock code: 2138), the largest non-hospital medical group in Hong Kong, announces that, to fulfill the strong demand for medical and healthcare services, on 26 July 2021, the […]

Globe signs P12-B loan deals for capex

GLOBE Telecom, Inc. announced on Thursday that it signed term loan facilities with China Banking Corp. and Philippine National Bank for P5 billion and P7 billion, respectively. The company will use the loans to finance its capital expenditures (capex), Globe said in a disclosure to the stock exchange. The Ayala-led telco targets to spend P70 […]

Limpag: Angry Schrock

Jimmy Kimmel, the comedy talk show host, highlighted the competitive spirit of Kobe Bryant when the Laker legend was a guest in his show a few months after he retired. Kimmel, who would later share how he and Kobe started in LA at about the same time, showed the Laker legend a clip of the […]

Global Internet of People Inc. Posts Robust 2020 Business Growth

SHANGHAI, May 7, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Global Internet of People, Inc. (NASDAQ:SDH), an operator of a knowledge sharing and enterprise service platform via mobile application and through local centers in China, is one of the few knowledge-sharing platform companies that has reported robust business performance in the past year. The company has posted strong growth and generated […]

WHO official says ‘vaccine optimism’ a factor in health protocol complacency

THE World Health Organization’s (WHO) top official in the Philippines said “vaccine optimism” has contributed to complacency in following minimum health protocols, which is seen as a factor in the renewed surge of coronavirus cases in the past two weeks.   The country’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) innoculation program was rolled out on March 1, starting […]

ANTUSDT Coin Mixer: A privacy war in progress

Make digital currency untraceableThe coin mixer is a service that hides the transaction path through coin shuffle, thereby concealing the identity of the participants.People are unwilling to expose property and transaction data. Fortunately, through the coin mixer, people can hide their real-world identities and use digital currencies more privately. The digital currency address is just […]