House panel approves bill regulating operation of motorcycle-for-hire 

THE HOUSE of Representatives’ transport committee approved Wednesday a measure that would allow and regulate the use of motorcycles as public utility vehicles.     In a hearing, the panel approved an unnumbered substitute bill and committee report known as the proposed Motorcycles-for-Hire Regulation Act.   The bill, if signed into law, will amend Republic Act 4136 or the Land Transportation and […]

Fujitsu Introduces AI technology Enabling Highly Accurate Prediction of Vessel Collision Risks on Complex Maritime Routes

TOKYO, Sep 28, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Fujitsu Limited today announced the introduction of a highly-accurate AI technology to predict vessel collision risks on complex sea routes including bay areas. Field trials were conducted between November 2020 and September 2021 under an outsourcing contract with the Japan Coast Guard to demonstrate the […]

Congress approves ‘tri-level’ road project in Mandaue City

THE Lower house approves the “Tri-Level” project bill sponsored by Cebu Sixth District Representative Congresswoman Emmarie “Lolypop” Ouano-Dizon which will be constructed along M.C Briones Street and U.N. Avenue, in Barangay Ibabao-Estancia, Mandaue City. House Bill No. 9886 was approved in the lower house on August 31, 2021 for the final reading. The project is […]

DOU+Traffic Carnival Goes Online, Joy Spreader Utilizes Data Algorithm to achieve “Precise Promotion” of 618 Festival

HONG KONG, Jun 17, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – The 618 Mid-year Shopping Festival has entered the sprint stage. This year, DouYin, the short video e-commerce platform, takes the first initiatives to influence and participate the festival. Its DOU+ has officially launched the “618 Traffic Carnival” campaign, with three major targeted scenarios, namely […]

Cebu City unveils new traffic lights

THE Cebu City government is set to unveil its P238 million intelligent traffic light system on Friday, March 26, 2021. Lyntoni Sable, Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) acting head, told reporters that they have already installed 100 percent of the new traffic light system on the city’s first 18 intersections. The new traffic lights were […]

Ports regulator sees long road back to recovery in cargo traffic

THE Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) said Wednesday that it may take time for cargo traffic to recover to pre-pandemic levels, projecting growth of only 7% this year. “Medyo malayo layo tayo makahabol sa pre-pandemic levels… Bumagsak ang cargo level natin (We are some distance from pre-pandemic levels… Cargo volume really dropped),” PPA General Manager Jay […]