Why learning to surf can be great for your mental health, according to a psychologist

Disclaimer: This asset is provided by The Conversation. Nothing clears the mind like going for a surf. With the escapism and simplicity of riding waves, it’s no secret that surfing feels good. Now our preliminary study in children and adolescents adds to growing evidence that surfing really is good for your mental health. But you don’t have to have a mental illness to get […]

Internal migrants estimated at over 30% of PHL population

SOME 30.6% of the Philippine population consists of internal migrants, defined as those currently living in jurisdictions where they were not born, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said. According to the PSA’s 2020 Census of Population and Housing, the category, which the PSA calls “lifetime migrants,” numbered 29.87 million. Of the so-called lifetime migrants, 21.48 […]

PRO 7 chief turns over gadgets to top performing police offices

POLICE Regional Office (PRO)-Central Visayas Director Brigadier General Roderick Augustus Alba turned over laptops and computers that were mentioned in the Christmas wish lists of three police offices in the cities of Cebu, Lapu-lapu and Mandaue. These gadgets are designed to strengthen police operations especially during Christmas when crimes are expected to increase. Alba had […]

Mitsubishi Corporation and FEV Consulting Establish New Joint Venture for Materials Industry

TOKYO, Oct 27, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) is pleased to announce its establishment on October 27, 2022 of a new joint venture company, Beyond Materials Corporation (Beyond Materials), a specialized strategy and engineering service provider that will support materials suppliers on their path to global and sustainable growth. Our […]

Espina: Festive events

Rain or shine, Cebu celebrates festive events.The first days of “face-to-face” classes and late enrolment in most schools like the University of San Jose-Recoletos, Benedicto College, University of Cebu, University of the Visayas and St. Theresa’s College had festive ceremonies to welcome parents, faculty and students, after two years or more of basic homeroom teaching […]

BSP raises capital requirement for rural banks

THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has approved an increase to the minimum capitalization of rural banks.The BSP said the move, which is part of the Rural Bank Strengthening Program (RBSP), will enable rural banks to enhance risk management systems, upgrade resources and manage operational costs, meet prudential standards and accelerate digital transformation.The minimum capital level […]

Avantor and Avantor Foundation Make a Difference by Providing Critical Health Services for Vulnerable Communities in Singapore

Singapore, Aug 24, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Avantor Foundation, Avantor’s philanthropic arm, committed financial resources to healthcare charitable organizations, HealthServe and SATA CommHealth, as part of the Foundation’s mission to provide healthcare to those in need. The grants will offer much-needed support to communities who would otherwise be unable to receive quality […]

Proactive transformers better for shareholders, according to study

SOUTHEAST ASIAN companies that took transformative actions proactively posted more shareholder returns than those doing so reactively, based on a study by strategy consulting organization EY-Parthenon. Angela Ee, EY ASEAN and Singapore restructuring leader, said in a virtual round table discussion on Thursday that the report called “Transformation in Southeast Asia: Four archetypes of outperformers” […]

Ev Dynamics is Commissioned to Build Hong Kong’s First Accessible Electric Bus

HONG KONG, Jun 20, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Ev Dynamics (Holdings) Limited (the “Company”, Stock Code: 476, together with its subsidiaries, collectively “Ev Dynamics” or the “Group”), a provider of new energy vehicles and integrated technology solutions, has received another purchase order from the Hong Kong Productivity Council to deliver a pure […]

DILG’s Año: Arrest unmasked; Gwen: No

THE Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) will not recognize the executive order issued by Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia last June 8 making the wearing of face masks in well-ventilated and open spaces in the province no longer mandatory amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.DILG Secretary Eduardo Año has ordered the police […]

Lim: Let them lead

In two weeks, we will be holding national elections.Vote for those who are trustworthy, not for those who strive to kill transparency. Vote for those who speak the truth, not for those who seek to spread fake news. Vote for those who acknowledge the past no matter how unsavory, not for those who revel in […]