CryptoGirlfriend NFTs to be Minted January 21st, 2022, at 5 PM (UTC)

Los Angeles, CA, January 12, 2022 – (SEAPRWire) – CryptoGirlfriend [CGF], a collection of unique and interactive non-fungible tokens [NFTs], has announced its mint and auction date. Scheduled for January 21, 2022, on the Binance Smart Chain [BSC], prospective buyers will have to own BNB to purchase these tokens. With a total of 6,969 unique NFTs to be […]

CoA tallies over 900,000 employers not compliant with SSS remittance rules

GOVERNMENT AUDITORS said that 926,899 employers were not compliant with the rules for remitting their employees’ premium contributions to the Social Security System (SSS), depriving the agency of funds to deliver its services. In its 2020 annual report, the Commission on Audit (CoA) found that P321.53 billion has yet to be paid by these employers […]

Society Pass (SoPa) Announces Pricing of US$26 Million Initial Public Offering

SINGAPORE, Nov 9, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Society Pass Incorporated (Nasdaq: SOPA) (“SoPa” or the “Company”), a leading Southeast Asian data-driven loyalty platform, today announced the pricing of its US$26 million initial public offering, offering 2,888,889 shares of common stock (the “Shares”) at a price of $9.00 per share. The shares have […]

Lim: Desperation

Was it not government’s muddled and mixed messaging that resulted in the private procurement of Covid-19 vaccines? Was it not government’s slow action and the now infamous “dropping of the ball,” that caused civic groups to scramble to source vaccines? Was it not government’s inefficiency that pushed the private sector to take the initiative to […]

Senate panel formally asks BIR to probe suppliers for tax liabilities that could reach P7.5B 

THE SENATE Blue Ribbon Committee on Thursday adopted a resolution urging the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to form a task force that will conduct a special audit on the returns submitted by companies that bagged pandemic supply contracts worth P42 billion to determine their potential tax liabilities.   Minority Leader Franklin M. Drilon, who made the motion for the resolution, was prompted by the […]

Editorial: Swimming with sharks

Overshadowed by the War of Drugs waged by Rodrigo Duterte in 2016 was the “social media war” targeting opponents and critics, reported Lauren Etter in a Dec. 7, 2017 article posted on Bloomberg Businessweek. One of the first to track the use of the state’s unlimited resources to attack and destroy dissent was Maria Ressa, […]

Limpag: Skipping the PBA

With Kobe Paras joining the exodus of Pinoy collegiate hoops players to Japan, I’m beginning to fear that one of these days, the PBA will announce another drastic move designed to stem the tide. But I’m still hoping that the PBA board will see the light of day and see this latest development as that, […]

Covid drugs ‘scarce, expensive’

THERE is a scarcity of some medicines used to treat patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). This was confirmed by Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera, who is the deputy chief implementer of the city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC), and Dr. Peter Mancao, deputy task force leader of Cebu City’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout. On Monday, Aug. […]

TAOP Signs Memorandum of Understanding to Establish Cryptocurrency Mining Joint

HONG KONG, Aug 27, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Taoping Inc. (NASDAQ: TAOP, the “Company” or “TAOP”), a provider of blockchain technology and smart cloud services, today announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary Taoping Digital Assets (Asia) Limited (“TDAA”) and a Kazakhstan company Aral Petroleum Capital LLP (“APC”) have signed a memorandum of understanding […]

MothersonSumi INfotech and Designs Ltd. (MIND) Announces the Opening of a New Office in Singapore, Expanding Global Operations

Singapore, Jul 1, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Mothersonsumi INfotech and Designs Ltd. (MIND) a technology and Industrial solutions division of Motherson Group, today announced the official opening of its new office in Singapore. MIND’s Singapore office will serve as the headquarters for the entire Southeast Asia region and will be an essential […]

Vaccine rollout stalls as supply runs out

SINCE Cebu City has not received new delivery of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine, it is only using the vaccination site at the University of Cebu Senior High campus in Barangay Sambag 1 to inject the second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. Dr. Jeffrey Ibones, City Health Department (CHD) officer-in-charge, said they are waiting […]

Avantor Acquires RIM Bio; Expands Bioproduction Footprint into China

RADNOR, Pa. and SHANGHAI, June 2, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Avantor, Inc. (NYSE: AVTR), a leading global provider of mission-critical products and services to customers in the life sciences and advanced technologies & applied materials industries, announced today that it has acquired RIM Bio, a leading China-based manufacturer of single-use bioprocess bags […]