Ayala unit aims for dominance in local real estate logistics

AYALALAND Logistics Holdings Corp. (ALLHC) is aiming to be a “dominant player” in the real estate logistics sector, taking note that the sector has become a “favorite” among institutional investors globally. In a webinar hosted by BPI Trade on Monday, executives of ALLHC said the real estate logistics sector has “strong” growth opportunities. “In the […]

SDK to Raise Prices of High-Purity Gases for Electronics

TOKYO, Nov 18, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Showa Denko (SDK; TSE: 4004) decided to raise prices of its high-purity gases for electronics which are used for production of semiconductor integrated circuits and other electronic materials. Specifically, SDK will raise prices of high-purity gases for electronics by 20% or more as from delivery […]

Pertamina supports achievement of Indonesia’s carbon emissions target

JAKARTA, Nov 2, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Indonesia’s largest energy company, PT Pertamina (Persero), has said it has implemented several initiatives to support the government’s target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the energy sector. According to the company’s president director & CEO, Nicke Widyawati, Pertamina has been focusing on reducing gas emissions, especially in the areas of […]

Lim: Desperation

Was it not government’s muddled and mixed messaging that resulted in the private procurement of Covid-19 vaccines? Was it not government’s slow action and the now infamous “dropping of the ball,” that caused civic groups to scramble to source vaccines? Was it not government’s inefficiency that pushed the private sector to take the initiative to […]

Davao City tourism sector gears up for return of Singapore Airlines flights by Oct. 31 

DAVAO City’s tourism sector is now preparing tour packages for the first group of foreign visitors since the start of the pandemic who are expected to arrive with the resumption of Singapore Airlines’ flights by Oct. 31.   The Singapore-Davao flights will be chartered under the carrier’s “northern winter” schedule from end-October to March 6, 2022.   Singapore Airlines, through […]

Showa Denko Concludes Long-Term Contract to Supply SiC Epitaxial Wafers for Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation

TOKYO, Sep 28, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004) concluded a long-term supply contract with Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (Toshiba), a Japanese electronic device manufacturer providing highly efficient SiC-power-semiconductor based power devices for the global market, to supply SiC epitaxial wafers for power semiconductors (SiC epi-wafers) for […]

Showa Denko Concludes Long-Term Contract to Supply SiC Epitaxial Wafers for ROHM Co., Ltd.

TOKYO, Sep 13, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004) has concluded a long-term supply contract with ROHM Co., Ltd. (ROHM), a Japanese semiconductor manufacturer providing highly efficient SiC power semiconductors for the global market, to supply SiC epitaxial wafers for power semiconductors (SiC epi-wafers) for plural years. ROHM decided […]

Habitat for Humanity: Innovation Awards at the Virtual Asia-Pacific Housing Forum to Promote Winning Sustainable Solutions for Affordable Housing

BANGKOK, Sep 3, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The Asia-Pacific Housing Forum’s Innovation Awards recognize and celebrate innovators and disruptors in the affordable housing sector. Startup and scaleup companies, policymakers and advocates, architects and engineers are invited to submit sustainable and practical solutions for affordable housing. Paulette Liu “The Asia-Pacific region faces complex […]

Showa Denko Announces 2021 2Q Consolidated Financial Results

TOKYO, Aug 10, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004) today announced its 2021 2Q consolidated financial results. 2021 Second Quarter Consolidated Financial Statements and Summary – https://www.sdk.co.jp/assets/files/english/ir/library/fss2021-2q.pdf About Showa Denko K.K. Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004, ADR:SHWDY) is a major manufacturer of chemical products serving from heavy industry to […]

Showa Denko Installs Additional Lines to Produce Aluminum Heat Radiators for xEVs

TOKYO, Jul 29, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004) decided to double Oyama Plant’s capacity to produce aluminum heat radiators for power modules (PMs)[1] to be installed in electrified vehicles (xEVs) including battery electric vehicles, hybrid vehicles and plug-in hybrid vehicles, in order to respond to an increase in […]

Philippines secures $400M World Bank loan for financial sector reforms

The World Bank approved a fresh $400-million loan for the Philippines which will be used to support financial sector reforms as the country recovers from the pandemic.  The First Financial Sector Reform Development Policy Financing loan is the first of two World Bank programs aimed at strengthening the country’s financial sector stability, and expanding financial […]