AF Payments’ Beep launches advance booking feature for Manila-Davao bus route 

AF PAYMENTS, Inc., operator of the reloadable contactless smart card Beep, announced on Thursday a new advance booking system feature for a Manila-Davao bus route.   The system will be implemented initially by the Davao Metro Shuttle in its Metro Manila-Davao route, AF Payments said in an e-mailed statement.   Passengers of the bus company will be […]

Impro: Share price of U.S. peer up nearly 300% in three years. Impro issues positive profit alert with extremely low comparable valuation

HONG KONG, Jan 16, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via – The latest macro data published by the U.S. is not ideal. The market expects the Fed will continue to raise interest rates through to the end of 2023. By then, the federal funds rate may reach 4.9% and the higher interest rate level will […]

Marcos administration vows to boost streamlining efforts this year with digital systems

THE MARCOS administration has committed to boost efforts to improve and streamline government services this year by tapping existing and new digital systems, according to Malacañang.   “In 2023, the government shall remain steadfast and continue to pursue streamlining initiatives to ensure the delivery of efficient government services to the people and fight corruption by eradicating […]

Senator calls for improved education system to groom cybersecurity specialists 

INCREASING the number of students taking the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) strand in senior high school will help produce more experts who can address the cybersecurity threats and crimes in the Philippines, a legislator said on Thursday.   Senator Sherwin T. Gatchalian, chair of the Basic Education committee, said measures and programs that will […]

Hitachi Energy to help French city of Clermont-Ferrand electrify its bus network and progress towards carbon neutrality

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Dec 20, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Hitachi Energy, a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all, recently announced it has won an order to supply its Grid- eMotion Flash ultrafast charging system for the two busiest bus routes in the city of Clermont- Ferrand, central […]

BSP backs warehouse receipts financing

THE PHILIPPINE central bank has pushed for amendments to the Warehouse Receipts Law of 1912, in which warehouse receipts financing would help provide loans for Filipino farmers and agriculture-based micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs). “Now, more than ever, we need to take a whole-of-society approach toward putting in place necessary and responsive elements that […]

Olympus to Join Government Project to Verify Dissemination of Endoscopic AI Diagnosis in Vietnam

TOKYO, Dec 6, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Olympus Corporation (Olympus), a global medtech company committed to making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, today announced their part in a project in cooperation with the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications of Japan (MIC), entitled, “Survey Study for International Expansion of Endoscopes […]

Technology investor briefs senators on potential foreign investment deal-breakers in legal system

AN Israeli tech investor said a country’s legal system is a major consideration in attracting foreign investment, and urged legislators to reform the tax system and investment regulations. Or Haviv, an Arieli Capital partner and the firm’s head of Global Innovation, said at a forum organized by the Israeli embassy that “the devil is in […]

Skill Labs Releases Revolutionary Achievement System for Gamers in Traditional and Blockchain Games

New York, NY, November 26, 2022 – (SEAPRWire) – Skill Labs is a one-stop gaming platform for all users trying to plug into the GameFi world.  Recently, the team has implemented a real-time dashboard for GameFi users to help them decide whether to join a game and now they are moving forward by releasing a new feature – […]

MHI Group Launches Phase 2 of Demonstration Testing of Automated Valet Parking System Using AGV Robots

TOKYO, Nov 18, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machinery Systems, Ltd. today launched Phase 2 of demonstration testing of an automated valet parking system at Shisui Premium Outlets’, an outlet mall located in Chiba Prefecture. The system employs automated guided vehicle (AGV) robots, dubbed […]

Ejercito appeals to restore slashed budget for 2 rail transport projects  

SENATOR Joseph Victor “JV” G. Ejercito has asked Congress to restore the slashed allocation in the 2023 budget for the North-South Commuter Railway System and the first phase of the Metro Manila Subway System, noting that the funds are necessary for right-of-way acquisition and value-added tax payments.   “If ever there are budget cuts, definitely, the […]