Hua and Sinopharm Announced Supply Chain Strategic Cooperation

SHANGHAI, CHINA, Sep 15, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – On September 13, 2021, Hua Medicine (Shanghai) Ltd. (the “Hua Medicine”, Stock Code: 2552.HK) has signed a supply chain strategic cooperation agreement with Sinopharm Group Co., Ltd. (the “Sinopharm”, Stock Code: 1099). Under the agreement both companies will cooperate more closely in logistics warehousing, […]

Meralco raises September rates

Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) has raised power rates this month, citing higher generation charges.  In a statement on Friday, the company said the overall rate for a typical household this month would rise by P0.1055 to P9.1091 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) from August.  Residential customers consuming 200 kWh will experience a P21 increase in their power bills for September. Those consuming 300 kWh, 400 kWh, and 500 […]

Adoption of global standards in agri, food supply chain sought

THE business sector is pressing for the adoption and recognition of global standards in the supply chain to promote product safety and traceability, address pandemic-related risks and challenges and realize a smooth transition to the digital era. Sergio Ortiz-Luis Jr., president of the Philippine Exporters Confederation Inc. (Philexport), called on the government to “seriously consider […]

Exporters call for global product compliance standards

Exporters are urging the government to implement global product quality compliance standards to improve international trade.  Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. in a statement Friday said the use of global supply chain standards would promote product safety and improve business transition to digital systems.  Philexport President Sergio Ortiz-Luis, Jr. during his opening remarks at the GS1 Philippines […]

Mitsubishi Power to Participate in a Joint Study for the Establishment of a Commercial-scale SAF Production Technology and the Creation of a Supply Chain

YOKOHAMA, Japan, Aug 30, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Power, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, is embarking on a project to develop a commercial-scale supply chain for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) derived by wood biomass gasification integrated with FT synthesis technology(1). The project will be carried out jointly with […]

Napocor to extend power supply agreement with Mindoro electric co-op until end of 2021

THE NATIONAL Power Corp. (Napocor) said Monday that it will extend its power supply agreement (PSA) with Occidental Mindoro Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Omeco) until the end of the year, and provide funds to the power distributor as it awaits the completion of a power procurement auction. “We will also heed their request that our leased […]

AHEAD to Support Decarbonization at Petroleum Refineries Through MCH Hydrogen Supply Chain from Brunei

TOKYO, Aug 10, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Chiyoda Corporation, Mitsubishi Corporation, Mitsui & Co., Ltd. and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (hereinafter “the partners”) are pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement with ENEOS Corporation (ENEOS) to supply hydrogen produced in Brunei for use in the latter’s refinery decarbonization trials. The […]

Port of Rotterdam Authority, Koole Terminals, Chiyoda Corporation and Mitsubishi Corporation Sign MoU to Study Commercial-Scale Hydrogen Imports to the Netherlands

TOKYO, Jul 30, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – The Port of Rotterdam Authority (POR), Koole Terminals, Chiyoda Corporation and Mitsubishi Corporation have entered into an MoU for the joint-study of commercial-scale imports of hydrogen to the Port of Rotterdam utilizing Chiyoda?s hydrogen storage and transportation technology (SPERA HydrogenTM). In May 2020, POR announced […]

Close to half of Manufacturing & Supply Chain Professionals in Southeast Asia Perceive their Companies to be Lagging the Industry in Digital Transformation

Singapore, Jul 21, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Almost half of the respondents, around 46.6%, believed that their own companies fell behind the industry average when it comes to utilising digital tools as part of business processes, according to a survey conducted by AIBP and Oracle from March to April. The survey counted […]

MCWD eyes Mangasang Falls as water source

THE Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) is now searching for water sources aside from pursuing the construction of desalination plants in Metro Cebu. This hunt for water supply led MCWD chairman Jose Daluz III and directors Francisco “Frank” Malilong Jr., Miguelito Pato and Judelyn Mae Seno to visit Mangasang Falls in the mountain barangay of […]

IMC Ventures Partners with PIER71 to Invest and Nurture the Maritime and Supply Chain Ecosystem in Singapore

Singapore, Jun 18, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – IMC Ventures (“IMC Ventures”), a Singapore-based venture capital firm focused on investments in the maritime and supply chain industries, is pleased to announce that it has joined PIER71 as a venture capital partner with an objective to invest and nurture the maritime and supply chain […]

NEA reminds power co-ops to ensure power supply to vaccine facilities

THE National Electrification Administration (NEA) has ordered electric cooperatives (ECs) to ensure continuous power supply for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine cold storage facilities and administration sites. In a memorandum posted on its website last week, the NEA told ECs to conduct jointly with building administrators inspections of facilities and to go over contingency plans […]