Gov’t on track to achieve medium to long-term economic goals

THE National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) is confident that the government remains on track to achieving its medium and long-term economic goals as it proactively addresses global inflationary pressures that pose risks to the country’s growth and recovery. Neda Secretary Arsenio Balisacan said the government stands ready to manage these risks through the Medium-Term […]

Briones: Righting a wrong

It was almost 46 years ago when then President Ferdinand E. Marcos signed Presidential Decree (PD) 1067, or The Water Code of the Philippines, which established the three-meter easement along waterways in urban areas. What that means is that no person is allowed to erect any structure along the entire length of banks of rivers, […]

Fiscal framework resolution stalls on questions about binding provisions

THE SENATE suspended debate on the adoption of a concurrent resolution supporting the National Government’s 2022-2028 medium-term fiscal framework (MTFF), with the minority expressing concern that its provisions may be legally binding. The MTFF calls for the alignment of all economic recovery programs and measures with legislative priorities. Senate Minority Leader Aquilino Martin D. Pimentel […]

PLS Plantations appoints Lee Hun Kheng as Group CEO to advance business transformation

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 1, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – PLS Plantations Berhad announced the appointment of Lee Hun Kheng as the Group’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective today and retain his role as Executive Director of PLS Plantations. He will remain CEO of Aramijaya Agri & Agro Sdn. Bhd., a company that has […]

Government urged to make big green energy push

By Tobias Jared Tomas THE GOVERNMENT needs to refocus its borrowing to aggressively pursue sustainable energy initiatives, which multilateral institutions are willing to fund on favorable terms, in response to the rising cost of traditional fuels, economists said. “The ongoing constraints posed by the current global landscape should highlight the importance of alternative sources of […]

The First-ever Metaverse Oriented Telecom Company Announces Its Entry into the Market

New York, NY, June 8, 2022 – (SEAPRWire) – Decentralized Telecommunication Operator [DTO], the first telecom operator on blockchain that allows users to own numbers, has announced its entry into the market. Leveraging blockchain technology, DTO aims to pioneer a paradigm shift in how brands and individuals operate in the metaverse.  As the concept of metaverse continues to […]

SEC revokes registration of pseudo-law enforcement firm

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it is issuing an order of revocation against New International Police Commission Philippine Command Association, Inc. (NIPCA). NIPCA is a nonstock corporation registered with the commission since June 2011. According to the advisory, NIPCA’s purpose is to coordinate with local law enforcement agencies in their campaign against […]

PSE aims for better stock liquidity after ‘investor day’

THE Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) is hoping that its upcoming “investor day” event will improve liquidity among non-PSE index companies should new investors come in and prompt follow-on offerings. “We are pleased to offer a platform for these non-PSE index and recently listed companies to come together to provide relevant corporate information and developments to […]

Comelec initiates investigation on ‘faulty’ vote counting machines

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) has initiated the conduct of a probe into defective vote counting machines (VCMs) following the May 9 national and local elections and even before President Rodrigo Duterte’s pronouncement.“Even before the pronouncement of the President, we already initiated the investigation of the VCMs. In fact, the national tech support center was […]

PLS Plantations rated Silver3 by RAM Sustainability

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 18, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – PLS Plantations Berhad today announced their receipt of Silver3 ratings by RAM Sustainability for its principal plantations and trading segments, reflecting some gaps and the early stages of the Company’s ESG practices that are crucial for reforestation and plantation-related sectors. The sustainability ratings by […]

Viblos Announces the Launch of Its Decentralized Social Media Project

Tallin, Estonia, Mar 19, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Viblos announces the launch of its decentralized social media project. Viblos is a next-generation decentralized social platform that aims to democratize social media networks in order to help consumers and content providers to build businesses and wealth. Viblos will move this vision forward by […]

Sky Technologies to Ring Nasdaq Opening Bell on Friday, March 4, 2022

MIAMI, FL, Mar 2, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – SQL Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:SKYX) (“Sky Technologies” or “the Company”), a Company with highly disruptive smart platform technologies, with over 60 U.S. and global patents and patent pending applications, enhancing safety and smart home lifestyle in homes and buildings, today announced that management will lead […]

King Properties to launch 4 projects

FOLLOWING the success of its 1Nito Tower, Cebu-based King Properties is eyeing to launch four real estate projects this year.Jason King, president of King Properties, said these new projects are a combination of horizontal and vertical developments.“We have multi-brands, different projects ongoing and going to be undertaken in the next two months both in the […]