Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers’ Contest 2022 winners revealed

HONG KONG, Sep 14, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Asia’s leading fashion event CENTRESTAGE, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), concluded on 11 September with the 2022 Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers’ Contest (YDC). Ten promising local designers showcased their creations at an eye-catching fashion show with celebrities Will Or, […]

Dynasty Fine Wines Announces Product Upgrades in 2022, Invigorates its Brands with More New Products Young and Chic

HONG KONG, Jun 20, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Dynasty Fine Wines Group Limited (“Dynasty” or the “Group”) (HKG: 828), a premium grape winemaker in China, has upgraded its products in 2022, launching two smaller volumes – 373ml and 180ml – wine series in screw cap bottles, and also the Pleasant Color gift […]

Upskilling program targets first batch of 1,000

THE Philippine Business for Education (PBEd) and Citi Foundation said they have entered into a partnership that will admit 1,000 young people to an 18-month upskilling program. The JobsNext program seeks to enhance employability by offering training in artificial intelligence, engineering, cloud computing, and content production. The target is to train two residents per local […]

SOEs Ministry presses for more involvement of younger staff, women

JAKARTA, Feb 28, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The State-owned Enterprises (SOEs) Ministry aims to involve more women, millennials, and Papuans either in its companies or in the ministry itself, in a bid to build a diverse, equal and sustainable leadership. SOE MInister Erick Thohir during the ministry’s Girls Take Over Program (27/9/2021) […]

ATAL Wins Two Industry Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Digitalisation and Talent Development

HONG KONG, Nov 8, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Analogue Holdings Limited (stock code: 1977) together with its subsidiaries (referred to as “ATAL Engineering Group”, “ATAL” or the “Group”), a leading electrical and mechanical (“E&M”) engineering services provider in Hong Kong, is pleased to announce its achievement of “Organisation (Contractor Category B) Gold […]

Tabada: ‘Butong’

Nothing different sets apart the husband’s “suki (preferred seller)” for coconut, the family’s shack surrounded by an oasis of dark green coconuts and browning husks beside the Sta. Rosa-Tagaytay Road. Ever since a Laguna pioneer returned home from working as a helper in the U.S. and used the plentiful coconut as substitute in making the […]

VVOC: Infected vaxxed in Central Visayas young adults from working class

THE Visayas Vaccination Operations Center (VVOC) said the vaccinated young adults in Central Visayas who topped the figures for breakthrough infections were from the working class. VVOC spokesperson Dr. Mary Jean Loreche said of the 13,596 total breakthrough infections in the region, 8,209 or 60 percent belonged to the young adult category (18 to 35 […]

Time to Act: Promoting Women and Youth Leadership for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

by Erick Thohir and Sharon Florencia JAKARTA, Oct 13, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – COVID-19 has had a significant impact on people’s lives, how businesses and economies operate, and the global sustainability agenda. Nevertheless, the current conditions will provide an unprecedented opportunity to build a better world by implementing more sustainable policies and actions. In addressing these, the G20 […]

Wenceslao: Anti-vaxx

People who are opposed to getting vaccinated to protect themselves from the coronavirus are being called the rather good sounding term, “anti-vaxx.” I think the term originated from the United States where politics has spilled into the matter of public health. Those opposed to President Joe Biden or are fanatics of former president Donald Trump […]

5 reasons to watch ‘Young Royals’

Starring Edvin Ryding and Omar Rudberg, “Young Royals” follows Prince Wilhelm (Ryding), heir to the Swedish throne, who develops a romance with Simon (Rudberg), a non-resident from a working class family, while studying in a prestigious Swedish boarding school. The teen drama genre may be saturated but with amazing chemistry and thoughtful storytelling, the show […]

Tabada: Little bird

“‘Sesame Street” was brought to you today by the letter ‘M’ and the number ‘7’…” I watched the “Sesame Street,” a show intended for preschoolers, long after I thought of myself as a child. I knew intimately the “people in the neighborhood” of Sesame Street long before I knew the first names of a few […]

Lagura: Earthly errors, heavenly song

A BUDDING young musician from Halle, Germany ventured to go to England and try his luck in London. Despite his defective English, even though the people of England originally came as Germanic tribes, namely, the Angles and the Saxons, the young Georg Fridrich Handel had to struggle with the tricky English tongue. Moreover, nearly penniless, […]

UN youth envoy to open volunteer conference supporting Habitat for Humanity’s COVID-19 response

MANILA, Apr 23, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy for Youth, Jayathma Wickramanayake, will deliver the opening remarks during the “Youth from Home for Homes” virtual conference, the peak of the 2021 Habitat for Humanity Young Leaders Build campaign. Over a hundred youth from the Asia-Pacific region have registered […]