KDDI starts commercial deployment of 5G Open vRAN sites in Japan in collaboration with Samsung Electronics and Fujitsu Limited

TOKYO, Jan 24, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via – KDDI CORPORATION announced that, in cooperation with Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and Fujitsu Limited, it initiated the commercial deployment of O-RAN(1) compliant 5G Open Virtual Radio Access Network (hereinafter Open vRAN) sites in Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan, on January 19, 2023. The expansion of […]

Senator pushes for in-city, suburban resettlement sites

A SENATOR on Monday pushed for the construction of resettlement sites within or at the outskirts of urban areas, where beneficiaries of housing programs can still have easy access to livelihood, utilities, and public services.    Senator Joseph Victor “JV” G. Ejercito, during a hearing on Monday, said informal settlers should be given “meaningful” relocation as […]

Fujitsu Limited, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd., SAP Japan Co., Ltd., Skillnote Corporation

TOKYO, Nov 22, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Fujitsu, Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd., SAP Japan Co., Ltd., and Skillnote Corporation plan to collaborate on the development of platform services supporting digital transformation (DX) in the manufacturing industry, with a focus on the manufacturing of aircraft, railways, ships, and large machinery. The four companies […]

URC opens two collection sites to attain ‘plastic neutrality’ 

UNIVERSAL Robina Corp. (URC) announced on Wednesday that it opened two more collection sites as part of its recycling initiative. The news sites located in Sambat in Balayan, Batangas, and Nagasi in La Carlota, Negros Occidental are collecting used bottles and recyclable plastic waste. URC said that around 281 kilos of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles […]

Concentrix launches new Cebu site, 2 others

CONCENTRIX Philippines simultaneously launched its three newest sites nationwide, including the one in One Montage in Cebu Business Park, together with Giga Tower in Bridgetown in Quezon City and Davao Finance Center in Davao Park District.Concentrix staff, leaders, partners from government and private sector attended the launch and tour of facilities in their respective cities […]

Olympus to Use 100% Renewable Electricity at R&D and Manufacturing Sites in Japan

TOKYO, Jun 14, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Olympus Corporation (“Olympus” – Director, Representative Executive Officer, President and CEO: Yasuo Takeuchi) announces that from April 2022, the company has begun to exclusively source 100% of the electricity used at its major R&D and manufacturing sites in Japan from renewable sources. As a result, […]

DOCOMO Concludes a Business Alliance Contract with JGC Corporation to Develop Platforms for DX at Large-scale Plant Construction Sites

TOKYO, Apr 14, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has entered into a business alliance agreement with JGC Corporation on April 14, 2022 to jointly develop a digital platform that would enable large plants being constructed overseas to be remotely managed from Japan. Under the agreement, the […]

Mandaue eyes vax at doorstep

MANDAUE City is eyeing to reduce the number of its main vaccination sites as it plans to strengthen its sitio-based approach to bring Covid-19 vaccination closer to residents.Ligaya Lakambini Dargantes, operations head of the city’s Vaccination Operations Center (VOC), said they have started the sitio-based vaccination in some of Mandaue’s 27 barangays after noting a […]

Alegria town reopens its tourism sites

TOURISTS can now visit Alegria’s vacation sites, including its well-known canyoneering activities.This after the municipal government of Alegria, Cebu conducted a ceremonial relaunching of its tourism activities on Thursday, March 17, 2022.Aside from its well-known canyoneering activities at the Kanlaob River, also reopening to tourists are Wonderfalls Canyoneering, Cancalanog Cascade, Mt. Lanaya Adventure and its […]

Singapore Court Orders Largest Block of Illegal Streaming Sites in Singapore

The Coalition Against Piracy (CAP) welcomes the ongoing ability and willingness of Courts in Singapore to take action against illegal streaming sites that recent studies have shown pose significant malware and security risks to consumers Singapore, Mar 1, 2022 – (ACN Newswire) – The Asia Video Industry Association’s Coalition Against Piracy (CAP) commends the Singapore High Court for granting […]

DOH exceeds target; 10M jabbed in 5 days

THE health department said close to 10 million people were vaccinated against Covid-19 during the extended “Bayanihan, Bakunahan” National Vaccination Days from November 29 to December 3, 2021. The Department of Health said as of Saturday, December 4, 2021, a total of 9,937,827 individuals were vaccinated during the extended vaccination drive. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario […]

Over 40K persons in Metro Cebu jabbed on Day 1 of Nat’l Vax Days

MORE than 40,000 individuals in Metro Cebu received a vaccine shot against coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on Monday, Nov. 29, the first day of the three-day “Bayanihan, Bakunahan: National Covid-19 Vaccination Days.” As of 3:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29, Cebu City vaccinated 9,527 individuals; Lapu-Lapu City, 7,303 individuals; Mandaue City, 322; Talisay City, 900; Naga City, […]