Kitchen Culture Says Notices Filed to Correct Attempts By Director to Change ACRA Records of 5 Fellow Directors, Company Secretary and Address After Purported EGM That Has Been Deemed Invalid

SINGAPORE, Dec 5, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Kitchen Culture Holdings Ltd. (“Kitchen Culture” or the “Company”) said today that it had filed notices to correct attempts by a director, Madam Hao Dongting (“Mdm Hao”) – who is intricately linked to its largest shareholder that has made a second invalid attempt to remove […]

BusinessWorld One-on-One: BusinessWorld Editor-in-Chief Wilfredo G. Reyes interviews the UN Assistant Secretary General and UNDP Asia-Pacific Director Kanni Wignaraja

Latest projections of various major organizations like the International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, and ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office place Philippine economic growth around the lower end of the government’s own target, keeping the country in the ranks of the faster-growing economies in the world. Still, that general picture can turn vastly different […]

Son of Philippine DoJ chief nabbed for drug possession 

PHILIPPINE law enforcers on Tuesday nabbed the eldest son of the country’s Justice secretary for illegal drug possession, according to the official’s brother.  In a Facebook post on Thursday, Cavite Governor Juanito Victor C. Remulla said officials of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency had arrested his nephew, Juanito Jose.  Justice Secretary Remulla, who was in […]

Two Marcos appointees quit after being bypassed

TWO APPOINTEES of Philippine President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. have resigned after lawmakers bypassed their nomination last week, according to the presidential palace. Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles resigned for health reasons, Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Hubert Guevarra told reporters on Tuesday. Commission on Audit (COA) Chairman Jose C. Calida, ex-President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s solicitor general, […]

Executive secretary replacement eyed

PHILIPPINE President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. is considering several people for executive secretary, the presidential palace said on Tuesday. “There are names being considered but there is still no appointment being released,” Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles told a news briefing. Victor D. Rodriguez at the weekend said he had resigned as executive secretary but would […]

DBCC to brief House on economic assumptions underlying 2023 Budget

THE Development Budget Coordination Committee (DBCC) will brief the Committee on Appropriations today, Aug. 26, on the macroeconomic assumptions underpinning the 2023 Budget, Speaker Martin G. Romualdez said in a statement. The P5.268-trillion budget is 4.9% higher than this year’s budget, and equivalent to 22.2% of gross domestic product. The House is considering the government’s […]

Nearly 1M tourists visit Central Visayas; return to pre-pandemic levels eyed in 2025

ALMOST one million foreign and local tourists visited Central Visayas in the first half of 2022, auguring well for the country’s tourism industry, which aims to return to pre-pandemic levels by 2025, tourism officials said.Some 962,418 tourists visited the region from January to June, of whom 889,315 were locals and 73,103 were foreigners, Tourism Undersecretary […]

3 Cebuanos appointed as DOT’s high-ranking execs

MORE Cebuanos have joined the Department of Tourism now led by Secretary Christina Garcia-Frasco, a Cebuana.Former Integrated Bar of the Philippines-Cebu City president Mae Elaine Bathan has been appointed undersecretary and chief of staff at the department.“My profound gratitude to Secretary Christina Garcia-Frasco and Congressman Duke Frasco for their love, support, trust and confidence. I […]

Bzzzzz: Suzanne Ardosa, Dominic Diño, Collin Rosell: key people in Mayor Rama’s new term. Mike to have changes in departments, won’t call it reshuffle. Will push weed-out among casuals, review number and fitness.

CLOSE-IN AIDES. The key assistants to Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama during his fresh term starting June 30 will not be new faces. They have been working with Rama for many years already.[] Engr. Suzanne Omandam-Ardosa, city administrator, was Mayor Mike’s “overseer” at his office when he was vice mayor. In November 2021, when Rama […]

Consumer groups file complaint alleging negligence against Energy Secretary

Six electricity consumers on Friday filed a complaint with the Ombudsman against Department of Energy (DoE) Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi, alleging that the government official has neglected his duties.  “In his five years in office, Respondent Cusi has not issued a single policy to curb the yearly unplanned outages that have caused red or yellow alerts since 2016,” a copy of the complaint obtained […]

Editorial: On the right track

THE recent lifting of travel restrictions in the National Capital Region (NCR) Plus bubble means residents in Metro Manila and its neighboring provinces are now allowed to undertake point-to-point leisure travel to areas under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ). This is covered by Resolution 118-A that the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of […]