#WBSDubai to Create Global Business Opportunities for Web3 Innovators

DUBAI, Feb 15, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – After its incredible success in hosting five international editions in 2022, World Blockchain Summit returns to Dubai on 20-21 March 2023 at Atlantis, The Palm. The show’s stellar agenda spread across two days, brings together more than 70 industry pioneers as speakers, over 50 projects […]

Gesta faces Diaz on March 18

TWO-TIME world title challenger Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta makes his ring return next month following a 10-month hiatus. The 35-year-old Gesta takes on former world champion Joseph Diaz on March 18, 2023, in a yet-to-be-determined venue. Gesta was supposed to face American rising star Ryan Garcia in January, but the latter turned down the fight. […]

AvataGo Will Launch AI AR Avatar Friends, Enabling Friends and Pets to Be Reborn as AI Avatars in the Metaverse AR Environment

New York, NY, February 08, 2023 – (SEAPRWire) – AvataGo, a startup company, will launch AI AR Avatar Friends in 2023, and IEO will be confirmed on the indoEx exchange in May 2023. People are moving rapidly from the real world to the Metaverse world due to the COVID-19. In the Metaverse world of games in the past, […]

Johnriel Casimero inks deal; Inoue fight ‘ultimate goal’

DESPITE the controversies that have hounded Filipino boxing star Johnriel Casimero’s career, the future still looks bright for him after signing a pact with fellow former world champion Masayuki Ito’s Treasure Boxing Promotion. Ito, the former World Boxing Organization (WBO) super featherweight champion, laid out his plans for Casimero and it looks pretty bright—with the […]

UWC Education for Peace and Sustainability Officially Open by the Honourable Miss Alice Mak with student performances showcase the diversity of UWC

HONG KONG, Feb 3, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The United World College Hong Kong Committee (UWCHK) and Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong (LPCUWC) jointly host an exhibition under the theme of UWC education for peace and sustainability to mark the 50th anniversary of Hong Kong students in overseas […]

Gov’t assures continued health workers’ allowance after end of state of calamity 

By Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza, Reporter  THE GOVERNMENT on Wednesday assured that the payout of COVID-19 allowance to health workers will not be affected by the expiration of a 2020 state of calamity that was declared due to the health crisis.  “That will continue,” President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. said after meeting with health officials […]

World Bank approves $600-M loan to support PHL financial sector

THE World Bank has approved a $600-million loan to make the Philippine financial sector more resilient against shocks and boost the economic recovery.  “Policy actions that strengthen the stability of the financial sector — including banks and insurance companies — will help Filipino families, businesses, and investors withstand financial shocks and enhance their resilience by […]

Cash transfer programs deemed effective in protecting calamity-hit households

CASH TRANSFER programs were able to “effectively” protect typhoon-affected households from falling into extreme poverty, according to a study by the World Bank. “In the aftermath of Typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) in the Philippines, the country’s 4Ps program proved to be an effective protection against extreme poverty. It was also shown that it raised […]

Marcos plans Maharlika fund ‘soft launch’ at Davos meeting

PRESIDENT Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. will invite potential investors to provide capital to his proposed sovereign wealth fund at the World Economic Forum meeting next week, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs. The forum, gathering world leaders at the Swiss resort of Davos, is a “great venue” to introduce the administration’s sovereign wealth fund […]

Bangsamoro region gets World Bank, UNDP help on beefing up disaster management 

THE BANGSAMORO region in southern Philippines is getting support from the World Bank and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as it beefs up its disaster management capacity following the impact of a tropical storm in October where 62 people died and thousands were displaced.    A program called PlanSmart Ready-to-Rebuild (R2R) kicked off last week, […]