China Mobile International Limited Establishes Japan Office

    China Mobile International Limited (CMI) hosts the opening of its new Japan office in Tokyo TOKYO - (ACN Newswire) - China Mobile International Limited (CMI) hosted the opening...
ICO

Malaysia’s Regulators Issue Caution On Initial Coin Offerings

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) have urged the public to exercise caution before participating in initial coin offering (ICO)...

iCard and myPOS enable JCB Contactless acceptance in Europe

London & Tokyo - (ACN Newswire) - JCB International, Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., today announces the rollout of JCB Contactless* acceptance...
Asean Economy

Credit Worthiness of ASEAN Countries Intact – StanChart

CEBU, Philippines - Credit worthiness of member-countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) remain intact especially since the earlier feared slowdown of...

Government Readies Emergency Telecommunications Support as Chedeng (Maysak) Makes Landfall in Philippines

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Intensifying its efforts in the preparations for Typhoon Chedeng, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is also focusing its...

This Week’s Top 10 Gainers At the Philippine Stock Exchange

This week at the Philippine Stock Exchange, gainers outnumbered losers, 151 to 60, while 26 stocks remained unchanged as the local stock market continues to...

400 Philippine Flights Cancelled as Typhoon Nina (Nock-Ten) Makes Landfall

Nearly 400 flights are cancelled Monday as typhoon Nina (international name: Nock-Ten) made landfall in northern Philippines Sunday evening, the Manila International Airport Authority...

Indonesia Plans Lowering Corporate Income Tax in 2017

INDONESIA - The Indonesian government announced plans to trim the country's corporate income tax rate in 2017, a move seen by analyst as among...

Philippine Government Urges Filipinos in Libya, Yemen to Immediately Come Home

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - As repatriation activities continue to become harder, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) of the Philippines has urged all Filipinos in...

Banks in Europe, US Lay Off 59,000 Jobs in 2014

A total of 59,000 jobs in top European and US banks were axed in 2014, bringing the total job cuts to 160,000 across 24...
AboitizPower

Philippines: AboitizPower to add some 500 MW of capacity in 2018

AboitizPower is set to add some 500 MW of attributable capacity in 2018, coming from the completion of several hydro and baseload plants in...
Fintech

FinTech Indonesia Signs Collaboration Agreement with FinTech Australia

The peak financial technology (fintech) industry bodies in Indonesia and Australia have signed a landmark agreement to help drive exchanges of talent and expertise...

Personal Remittances from Overseas Filipinos Hit USD2.1bn in February

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), the central bank of the Philippines, said personal remittances from overseas Filipinos (OFs) amounted to...
IBG Tencent

Tencent IBG Launches International Ad Solutions In Singapore

SINGAPORE – To support merchants seeking to engage Chinese visitors, the International Business Group (IBG) of Tencent has launched its international advertising solutions in...
Rosatom

Russia’s Rosatom, Cambodia Sign Nuclear Energy Deal

Russia’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation and National Council for Sustainable Development of the Kingdom of Cambodia signed two documents - Memorandum on Nuclear...
Philweb

Ongpin Offers Php20-billion Philweb Shares to Build Drug Rehab Centers

PHILIPPINES - A day after the Philippine government has rejected an offer from businessman Roberto Ongpin to donate 49% of his shares in Philweb...

ETRI Develops High-Performance, Autonomous Vehicle Processor

Daejeon, KOREA - Researchers from Korea's Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) have developed a high performance processor for autonomous vehicles called Aldebaran. Increased focus...

USD12.2bn Marriott-Starwood Deal To Create World’s Largest Hotel Chain

The world will soon see the largest hotel chain ever after Marriott International Inc announced that it will acquire Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide,...

Philippine Carrier Cebu Pacific Seeks To Expand Flight Frequencies To Australia

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Low-cost Philippine carrier Cebu Pacific Air announces interest to further expand operations in Australia by seeking more seat entitlements in the...

Madeira to Implement Groundbreaking Smart City Technology

Funchal, Madeira - (ACN Newswire) - The Government of Madeira and technology group Tactilis recently formalized a partnership to create a new digital identity platform that enables...