Kurita Water Industries and Hitachi Launch a Co-creation to Implement Solution in Society and Build an Ecosystem for a Sustainable Society with “Zero Environmental Impact”

TOKYO, Jan 26, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Kurita Water Industries Ltd. and Hitachi, Ltd. recently concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) after reaching an agreement on launching a co-creation to implement solution in society and build an ecosystem with a focus on manufacturing industry and with a view to a sustainable society. […]

Cantor Fitzgerald Initiates Coverage on Prenetics with “Overweight” Rating

HONG KONG, Jan 26, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – It is reported that Cantor Fitzgerald initiated coverage on Prenetics Global (PRE.US) with “Overweight” rating and target price at USD7.00. Cantor Fitzgerald holds a favorable view of the consumer and clinical testing markets, with Prenetics’ focus on diagnostic and preventive testing coupled with personalized […]

All-New eK X EV Earns Top Rating in Vehicle Safety Performance 2022 Car Assessment by JNCAP

TOKYO, Jan 26, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) announced that the all-new eK X EV (pronounced “eK ‘cross’ EV”), an all-electric kei-car(1),(2), has earned the Five Star Award, the highest rating, in the Vehicle Safety Performance 2022 car assessment by Japan New Car Assessment Program (JNCAP)(3). Mitsubishi […]

DTI reminds businesses to comply with price freeze in areas under state of calamity  

THE DEPARTMENT of Trade and Industry (DTI) reminded businesses in areas under a state of calamity to comply with the price freeze for basic necessities.     A total of 86 towns and cities across five regions have declared a state of calamity this month due to flooding and landslides triggered by continuous rains since mid-December, based […]

DICT eyes combining SIM card registration with national ID biometrics  

THE DEPARTMENT of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) on Wednesday said it will study the possibility of simultaneously capturing biometrics for the government’s national ID system while registering subscriber identity module (SIM) cards, especially in remote areas.    “We will be coordinating with the Philippine Statistics Authority on this,” DICT Undersecretary Anna Mae Y. Lamentillo said […]

Decentralized Art Financial Platform ‘Art de Finance’, Partners with Incheon Airport Art Hub Consortium ‘ARSHEXA’

Zug, Switzerland, January 25, 2023 – (SEAPRWire) – Art de Finance, a decentralized art financial platform, announces its partnership with the ARSHEXA Corporation Limited which has the Incheon airport art storage project underway on Dec 27. With its headquarters in Zug, Switzerland, Art de Finance is a platform that transforms physical art into NFT and evaluates art NFT through its […]

Births, deaths decline in nine months to September 

REGISTERED births and deaths declined 20.6% and 38.6% year on year respectively in the nine months to September, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said on Tuesday. According to preliminary data from the Vital Statistics Report births totaled 783,199 during the period, with the Calabarzon region (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) accounting for the largest share […]

Labor department assures ILO mission action plans will be drawn to address workers’ concerns 

THE DEPARTMENT of Labor and Employment (DoLE) has assured the International Labor Organization (ILO), which currently has a high-level mission in the Philippines to look into the government’s compliance with international labor conventions, that action plans are being discussed to address workers’ concerns.    In a statement published on Monday evening, DoLE said Labor Secretary Bienvenido […]

KDDI starts commercial deployment of 5G Open vRAN sites in Japan in collaboration with Samsung Electronics and Fujitsu Limited

TOKYO, Jan 24, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – KDDI CORPORATION announced that, in cooperation with Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and Fujitsu Limited, it initiated the commercial deployment of O-RAN(1) compliant 5G Open Virtual Radio Access Network (hereinafter Open vRAN) sites in Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan, on January 19, 2023. The expansion of […]

Soriano: Baa, Baa Black Sheep

Where did the name Black sheep originate? The negative sense of the term “black sheep” refers to a family member who seems to be the troublemaker, and doesn’t seem to fit in with the rest of your family members. Merriam Webster defines a black sheep as a disfavored or disreputable member of a group. Other […]

Labor groups report PHL govt’s rights violations vs workers to ILO mission

By John Victor D. Ordoñez, Reporter  PHILIPPINE TRADE unions submitted a joint report on Monday to the International Labor Organization (ILO) on recent human rights violations and cases of harassment against workers and union organizers.   In the 155-page report, the groups highlighted what they called the consistent failure of the Philippine government to comply with […]

NBB and JCB Enable the Acceptance of JCB Cards Through its POS & E-Commerce Merchants in The Kingdom of Bahrain

MANAMA & TOKYO, Jan 23, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) and JCB International Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., Japan’s only international payment brand, have signed an agreement to enable JCB payment acceptance at the bank’s POS and e-commerce merchants in the Kingdom […]