PHL expecting healthcare technology transfer from Taiwan after MoU signing

By Alyssa Nicole O. Tan, Reporter THE Philippine healthcare industry could benefit from technology transfer following the signing of an agreement between Taiwan’s Institute for Biotechnology and Medicine Industry (IBMI) and hospitals in the Asia-Pacific, a Philippine hospital industry official said. “Initially, it is more of establishing relationships between the hospitals and of course, the […]

Philippines signs deal to prepare agencies to tap climate financing

THE Department of Finance (DoF) said it has signed an agreement with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) to prepare government financial institutions and agencies to tap the Green Climate Fund (GCF) for project financing. “This program will bolster the country’s capacity in planning, accessing, delivering and monitoring climate finance through this new global financial […]

Opposition senator says proposed sovereign wealth fund counterproductive after others express reservations

AN OPPOSITION senator on Tuesday said the proposal to establish a sovereign wealth fund (SWF) is counterproductive, noting that it goes against the nation’s economic agenda.  “An SWF is meant to come from the excess funds we just don’t have, as seen by our trillions-worth of debt. We don’t need an SWF and we clearly […]

Libra Incentix Partners with TAMIAS to Offer Blockchain-based Loyalty Rewards

Singapore, December 06, 2022 – (SEAPRWire) – Libra Incentix (LIX) today announces yet another new partnership with TAMIAS, a leading global Point of Sale System (POS) company that will see LIX loyalty points offered to fans and locals at over 500 pop restaurants in Qatar as a reward for repeat purchase. Speaking at the signing of the partnership, […]

Capitol to launch ‘HimSugbo’

GOVERNOR Gwendolyn Garcia has announced that the Capitol will launch “HimSugbo,” or “Himsog nga Sugbo,” the Provincial Government’s program that will provide free medicines and medical supplies to indigent patients at district and provincial hospitals in Cebu Province, this weekend. Garcia said they are finishing the encoding of Quick Respond (QR) codes on prescription slips […]

Olympus to Join Government Project to Verify Dissemination of Endoscopic AI Diagnosis in Vietnam

TOKYO, Dec 6, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Olympus Corporation (Olympus), a global medtech company committed to making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, today announced their part in a project in cooperation with the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications of Japan (MIC), entitled, “Survey Study for International Expansion of Endoscopes […]

DOCOMO to Introduce Latest R&D and Technologies During “docomo Open House’23” Online Event

TOKYO, Dec 5, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that “docomo Open House’23 — Creating a Future with You,” an online event to be held next February 2 to 28, will present 21 exhibits showcasing the company’s latest initiatives and offerings. The Open House will be accessible to the […]

SAMURAI 2K Aerosol: Achieving Its Digital Transformation Vision

SINGAPORE, Dec 5, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Listed on the Catalist Board of the Singapore Exchange, SAMURAI 2K Aerosol Limited (Stock Symbol: Y8E.SI) is a leading aerosol coating specialist focusing on high performance coating solutions for the automotive refinishing and refurbishing industry. Headquartered in Malaysia, its products are manufactured in the production […]

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 […]

Release of Mazda Integrated Report 2022

HIROSHIMA, Japan, Dec 5, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Mazda Motor Corporation today released the first Mazda Integrated Report 2022(1), a structured presentation from both financial and non-financial perspectives looking at Mazda’s approach to value creation and other efforts, on the company’s official website. The Integrated Report is a comprehensive compilation of Mazda’s […]

Mindanao railway attracting interest from ‘other countries’

By Arjay L. Balinbin, Senior Reporter MORE COUNTRIES have expressed interest in building the Mindanao railway project, according to the Department of Transportation (DoTr). “There are other countries who have expressed interest in the project in general,” Undersecretary for Planning and Project Development Timothy John R. Batan told BusinessWorld in an interview recently. The 1,544-kilometer railway will connect Davao […]