Sunday Essay: Notes on a meal

This has not happened before. By “this” I mean two things. First is the news that a pop group can get so famous that they can compel the world’s largest fast food chain to name a special offering after them. Second is the fact that two of the world’s biggest musical acts now are made […]

Cabaero: Sinovac must explain

I was one of those inoculated with the Sinovac vaccine against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). I don’t want to end up regretting it. But the makers of Sinovac must explain the efficacy of its vaccine after recent reports on Covid-19 outbreaks in Indonesia among medical personnel who took the vaccine. These are not isolated […]

IMC Ventures Partners with PIER71 to Invest and Nurture the Maritime and Supply Chain Ecosystem in Singapore

Singapore, Jun 18, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – IMC Ventures (“IMC Ventures”), a Singapore-based venture capital firm focused on investments in the maritime and supply chain industries, is pleased to announce that it has joined PIER71 as a venture capital partner with an objective to invest and nurture the maritime and supply chain […]

Ways to dad’s heart

EVERY year, on the third Sunday of June, most countries celebrate Father’s Day to honor the roles that father and father figures play in our lives. Dads may vary in personality and their interests, but one sure-fire way to make this day an unforgettable one for them is to treat them to an all-you-can-eat feast […]

Hitachi High-Tech Launches the Easy-to-Use AFM100 and AFM100 Plus Atomic Force Microscopes

TOKYO, Jun 17, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Hitachi High-Tech Corporation announced the launch of both AFM100 and AFM100 Plus systems – entry-level and intermediate-level models of Hitachi’s compact and versatile Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM). These tools are designed to offer ease of use and superior reliability for high-throughput R&D or quality control […]

Mazda Announces New Technology and Product Policy towards 2030 Based on Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030

TOKYO, Jun 17, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Mazda Motor Corporation today announced its new technology and product development policy towards 2030 based on the company’s long-term vision for technology development, “Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030.” Based on our revised Medium-Term Management Plan and our endeavor for carbon neutrality by 2050, which were announced in […]

PT Mitra Integrasi Informatika, Beijing Guoshi Technology Winners of Software AG’s 2020 PartnerConnect Partner Award

SINGAPORE, Jun 17, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Software AG, a leader in IoT, integration, API Management and Business Transformation software, formally recognised two of the company’s APAC partners, PT Mitra Integrasi Informatika (Indonesia) and Beijing Guoshi Technology (China), in its 2020 PartnerConnect Partner Awards. The annual awards programme recognises outstanding partners that […]

Utzurrum: Converge: A purple ICT invasion

A purple invasion in Cebu? Absolutely! It has launched its purple ICT (Information and Communication Technology) project in our Queen City! Leading fiber internet services provider Converge Solutions Inc., with its high speed fiber broadband service, is now in the Visayas. The twin blessings were the opening of its regional corporate office and Mandaue business […]

American Flag Football League and LSports Announce $6 Million Exclusive Data Distribution Partnership

LAS VEGAS, NV, Jun 16, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – The American Flag Football League (AFFL), the preeminent flag football organization in the United States, and LSports, a global leader in the delivery of real-time sports data solutions, today announced an exclusive data distribution partnership valued at US$6 million. The five-year agreement was […]

Wenceslao: Not just One Cebu

Who says the balancing act is easy, especially for leaders? When regulations are implemented, people always complain. But without regulations, anarchy reigns. And when society becomes anarchic, people also complain. Which reminds me of a fable about someone who blew at his fingertips because he was feeling cold. Then he accidentally touched the flame of […]

Carvajal: It’s complicated

There’s nothing simple about June 12. Our Independence Day is so complicated it should evoke mixed feelings of… Joy, that we finally decided Independence Day was June 12, 1898. On that day we proclaimed the independence Andres Bonifacio and the Katipunan fought for and wrenched from the colonial master, Spain. And sadness, that we did […]

Limpag: Angry Schrock

Jimmy Kimmel, the comedy talk show host, highlighted the competitive spirit of Kobe Bryant when the Laker legend was a guest in his show a few months after he retired. Kimmel, who would later share how he and Kobe started in LA at about the same time, showed the Laker legend a clip of the […]