Gatchalian seeks to institutionalize OTOP program to boost MSME growth, local economies 

A SENATOR is seeking to institutionalize a promotional program for Philippine products that are mainly developed and made by small businesses using materials from their hometown.   Senator Sherwin T. Gatchalian said Bill 2366 or the One Town, One Product (OTOP) Philippines Act will help micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) recover from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic as well […]

Nalzaro: Is Tomas anti-development now?

So, “the cat is out of the bag.” I am referring to the move of some “affected vendors” and other stakeholders who oppose the modernization plan of the century old Carbon Public Market, a P5.5-billion Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) by the City Government of Cebu and Megawide Construction Corporation (MCC). It has been confirmed that […]

Rafi MFI, academe collaborate to provide sustainable livelihood trainings

THE Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. Micro-Finance Inc. (RAFI MFI) and its academe partners-Negros Oriental State University, Central Philippine University and Visayas State University are working together to provide sustainable livelihood to the residents in Iloilo, Dumaguete and Baybay, Leyte. “We agreed to collaborate and establish the Sustainable Livelihood Training Program, where we will provide support […]

$NOID Undergoes CertiK Audit, Guarantees Secure Transaction and Realization of Smart Contracts

JAKARTA, Dec 4, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – One month after it was released and managed to record the fastest presale transaction on the PinkSale platform, the Indonesian blockchain network crypto asset Tokenoid ($NOID) is undergoing the Certik Audit process. This audit process becomes very important to ensuring that every $NOID transaction is […]

German Fintech Startup Paycer to Combine DeFi, Crypto with Conventional Banking Services

Innovative bridge protocol will allow retail clients to reap the rewards of the lucrative Decentralized Finance ecosystem Hamburg, Germany / December 3, 2021 / SEAPRWire / – Paycer, a Hamburg-based financial services firm specialized in cryptocurrencies and Decentralized Finance (DeFi), is currently developing a bridge protocol that will aggregate DeFi and cross-chain crypto services and combine them with […]

Osmeña wants Carbon upgrade deal cancelled

FORMER Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña has revealed that they will have the contract between the Cebu City Government and Megawide Construction Corporation (MCC) cancelled in the event that his wife Margarita “Margot” Osmeña takes her seat as mayor after the 2022 elections. Osmeña along with some members of his party, Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan […]

President Jokowi highlights priority issues for G20 Indonesia 2022

JAKARTA, Dec 2, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) says the Indonesia G20 Presidency will focus on three priority issues, namely: inclusive health management, digital-based transformation, and the transition toward sustainable energy. Indonesia officially assumed the G20 Presidency on December 1, continuing the Presidency relay from Italy. Opening Ceremony, G20 […]

Stuff to do (12/03/21)

FDCP screens silent films AFTER a series of intensive film labs, the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) presents the results of the first Mit Out Sound: International Silent Film Labs and Competition, where young filmmakers created new silent short films inspired by old Filipino classics. These silent films are on view until Dec. […]

China Gas (00384) to Target the Trillion-Dollar New Energy Market Strategic Agreements with Industry Leaders to Support China’s Dual-Carbon Policy Goals

HONG KONG, Dec 2, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – China Gas Holdings Limited (“China Gas”; stock code: 00384), a leading trans-regional comprehensive energy supplier in China, announced a series of strategic framework agreements with industry leaders including China Three Gorges Group and Dongfeng Motor (stock code: 00489), to jointly develop the massive “Dual-Carbon” […]

Metafluence set to unleash the potential of Influencer Marketing in the Metaverse

DUBAI, UAE, Dec 2, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Metafluence is set to address the challenges faced by influencers and brands and unleash the full potential of Influencer Marketing in the Metaverse. While people are witnessing revolutionary advancements in technology that would enable them to enter the new era of digitalization and the […]

Officials hoping for continuity in infrastructure projects

GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS involved in the infrastructure program are hoping for continuity when the next administration takes over projects already underway. “Transparency and good governance will ensure continuity,” said Officer-in-Charge – Undersecretary for Investment Programming Group Jonathan L. Uy of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) during the Arangkada Philippines Forum 2021 Wednesday. He added […]