Mayors of Mandaue, Cebu cities welcome new presidential assistant for Visayas

THE mayors of Cebu and Mandaue cities have welcomed the appointment of Cebuano businessman Terrence Calatrava as the new presidential assistant for the Visayas. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said Calatrava is a “good fellow.” President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. recently appointed Calatrava as the new head of the Office of the Presidential Assistant for […]

Seares: New Opav chief is Terence Calatrava. Terence Calatrava who?…Mayor Mike thinks ‘Singapore-like’ is not the same as ‘like Singapore.’ What do you think?

NOT A NEWS FIGURE. The public knows little of Terence Calatrava, newly appointed presidential assistant to the Visayas. The news stories that spread the news Tuesday, December 6, 2022, disclosed only these: SunStar reported that Calatrava is a former businessman, “hails from Cebu” and is “no stranger to public service as he had served the […]

Japan’s TDK hard drive equipment project worth P2.5B approved by FIRB

THE Fiscal Incentives Review Board (FIRB) on Tuesday approved the tax incentives application of TDK Philippines Corp. for a P2.5-billion manufacturing project, the Department of Finance (DoF) said. TDK proposes to make microwave-assisted magnetic recording sliders, industrial equipment used in hard drive manufacturing. The approval of the application for fiscal incentives “is a boost to […]

Carvajal: Prison break out

“… I was in prison and you visited me.” Matthew 25:36 In the gospels, Christ specifies that visiting prisoners is one work of mercy that helps one get admitted into the kingdom of heaven. Judging, however, from the notoriously subhuman conditions in our prisons, taking care of prisoners would look to be the least of […]

Capitol to launch ‘HimSugbo’

GOVERNOR Gwendolyn Garcia has announced that the Capitol will launch “HimSugbo,” or “Himsog nga Sugbo,” the Provincial Government’s program that will provide free medicines and medical supplies to indigent patients at district and provincial hospitals in Cebu Province, this weekend. Garcia said they are finishing the encoding of Quick Respond (QR) codes on prescription slips […]

Ecozones underutilized but more in pipeline, NEDA’s Balisacan says

ECONOMIC ZONES are currently underutilized and must be planned with more of an eye towards their long-term attractiveness to locators, National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) and Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan said. “So many are underutilized; the scope for improvement is vast. The point is that there is a good basis for the […]

DOCOMO to Introduce Latest R&D and Technologies During “docomo Open House’23” Online Event

TOKYO, Dec 5, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that “docomo Open House’23 — Creating a Future with You,” an online event to be held next February 2 to 28, will present 21 exhibits showcasing the company’s latest initiatives and offerings. The Open House will be accessible to the […]

SAMURAI 2K Aerosol: Achieving Its Digital Transformation Vision

SINGAPORE, Dec 5, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Listed on the Catalist Board of the Singapore Exchange, SAMURAI 2K Aerosol Limited (Stock Symbol: Y8E.SI) is a leading aerosol coating specialist focusing on high performance coating solutions for the automotive refinishing and refurbishing industry. Headquartered in Malaysia, its products are manufactured in the production […]