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

TOKYO, Jun 14, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – 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 SEAPRWire.com) – 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, […]

Cebu City opens pop-up vax sites

THE Cebu City Government has opened pop-up Covid-19 vaccination sites in Barangays Ermita and Kamputhaw on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021. This brings the total number of pop-up vaccination sites in the city to eight, said Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera, deputy chief implementer of the Emergency Operations Center. Garganera said pop-up vaccination sites are advantageous […]

Bangsamoro telecom agency offers assistance as DITO aims to set up 166 cell towers in region 

THE BANGSAMORO Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) said it is ready to assist DITO Telecommunity Corp. as it aims to help improve the region’s connectivity by installing 166 cell sites over the next two years.  “Actually, we don’t have any control over them… (but) we can suggest locations that they can prioritize for the towers,” Bangsamoro Telecommunications Commission (BTC) Officer-in-Charge Omar Marzoc said in a mix of […]

DOT 7 explores more diving sites

TO PREPARE for the eventual rebound of the tourism industry, the Department of Tourism (DOT) in Central Visayas is conducting dive assessments in the towns of Cebu Province. Specifically, the DOT 7 is exploring Samboan, Santander, Catmon, Medellin and Bogo City as potential diving destinations in the province. DOT 7 Director Shahlimar Tamano said dive […]

Cagayan, Palawan, Negros, Zamboanga sites on shortlist for nuclear power plants

A TOTAL of 10 sites in Cagayan, Palawan and Zamboanga provinces as well as Negros Island have been identified as potential locations for nuclear power plants, among the 15 initially shortlisted nationwide. The 10 sites, according to a document obtained by BusinessWorld, are Racat Rapuli, Sinuangan and Matara Point in Sta. Ana, Cagayan; Concepcion and […]

Philippines hits 10M vaccination mark

THE number of individuals that have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in the Philippines has breached 10 million on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021. The milestone was marked with a ceremonial vaccination led by Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III at SM Megamall on Thursday, Aug. 5. Secretary Vince Dizon, deputy chief implementer of […]