Senate leader pushes for PHL-Japan military agreement; Marcos asks for easing of travel advisories

THE PHILIPPINES’ Senate leader is pushing for a military agreement with Japan, which will broaden ongoing exchange programs on maritime and emergency response operations.      “Japan is already offering vital support to our coast guard, not just through vessels and equipment but also through other capacity-building opportunities such as training,” Senate President Juan Miguel F. Zubiri […]

TOMORROW X TOGETHER Selected as KUNDAL’s First Brand Ambassador

SEOUL, KOREA, February 07, 2023 – (SEAPRWire) – Global K-POP artist TOMORROW X TOGETHER has been officially appointed as the first global ambassador of the premium personal care brand “KUNDAL”. As a result, TOMORROW X TOGETHER and Kundal (owned by The Skinfactory Co.,LTD.) will meet with various customers and fans around the world through various activities over the next […]

Gov’t investment target from Japan trip P150B

THE PHILIPPINES is expected to obtain P150 billion in investment pledges during President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr.’s official visit to Japan. “We are expecting that substantial returns in terms of new projects, the value of which we currently estimate at P150 billion, and we estimate too these will generate employment for 8,000 Filipinos,” Philippine Ambassador […]

NEC announces plans for transition to a Company with a Nominating Committee, etc. and implementation of organizational reforms

TOKYO, Jan 30, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via – NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced that a decision to transition its structure from a Company with the Audit and Supervisory Board to a Company with a Nominating Committee, etc. was made at the meeting of the Board of Directors held on January 30, […]

SEC warns against six investment-taking entities

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in separate advisories warned the public against the investment-taking activities of six entities that are not registered as a corporation or a partnership. The commission identified them as PPG Investment Group, Livewell Multi-Ventures, BlackRock, Perfx Solution Corp., Trading Basket, and Flipkart. All are not authorized to solicit investments from […]

Upcoming Carbon Web3 Browser Promises to Blaze the Trail in Privacy and Speed

New York, NY, January 15, 2023 – (SEAPRWire) – Carbon recently announced the upcoming launch of its new Carbon Web3 browser. By utilizing blockchain technology, Carbon browser can provide faster, more private and secure web browsing to the masses. The new privacy focused browser is gaining popularity for blazingly fast speed and unprecedented security. The Carbon browser is […]

Eye-popping scores

For fans who like their games to be replete with scoring outbursts, the turn of the year has been a bountiful of blessings. Given the increased frequency with which leather and nylon meet, 40 has become the new 30. There was Luka Doncic’s 51-point masterpiece on the very first day of 2023, actually the third […]

Mitsubishi Corporation and ENEOS launch a Joint Venture for Last One Mile Delivery Business based at Gas Stations

TOKYO, Jan 5, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Corporation and ENEOS Corporation are pleased to announce our agreement to establish a joint-venture company (JV) aimed at optimizing delivery operations by leveraging gas stations (service stations/SS). The business shall take advantage of ENEOS’s SS network, which spans more than 12,000 locations across Japan, […]

Meat processors seek withdrawal of PPA container registration rules

THE Philippine Association of Meat Processors, Inc. (PAMPI) has asked the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) to revoke PPA Administrative Order No. 04-2021, which requires importers to pay for the registration and monitoring of containers. In a letter to PPA dated Jan. 3, PAMPI said the administrative order imposed an additional “unjustifiable burden” on the industry, […]

Tighter rules for travelers from virus hotspots sought

THE PHILIPPINE government should enforce more travel restrictions on inbound travelers from countries with an alarming coronavirus situation, including China, which has been accused of hiding its pandemic data, according to health experts. “The Philippines should enforce travel restrictions and add requirements from travelers, but not just those coming from China but also those from […]

PHL, China foreign ministries to sign accord for ‘direct communication’ on sea incidents

THE FOREIGN ministers of the Philippines and China will sign an agreement during President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.’s state visit to China next week to open direct communication lines and avoid tensions in Philippine-claimed areas in the South China Sea, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). The agreement, which will be signed by […]

Japan to support construction of second Samar-Leyte bridge

By Arjay L. Balinbin, Senior Reporter THE GOVERNMENT has obtained a commitment from Japan to support the construction of a second bridge linking Samar and Leyte, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) committed its support for the project at the most recent high-level meeting between the […]