Clark body seeks oversight functions, security control in airport operation

The Bases Conversion and Development Authority built a P15-billion passenger terminal at the Clark International Airport in Clark Freeport, Pampanga starting 2017 to be able to serve 8-12 million travellers yearly. PHOTO BY TONETTE OREJAS CLARK FREEPORT, Philippines — State-run Clark International Airport Corp. (CIAC) has asked Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade to give it oversight […]

In Cebu City, 500 nabbed for quarantine breach

SEMINAR Quarantine violators gather at Plaza Independencia in Cebu City where they are asked to attend a seminar on safety rules and participate in exercise drills. —RAQUEL ARCE/Contributor CEBU CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Police have arrested at least 500 people here for violating quarantine protocols since the city reverted to a general community quarantine (GCQ) […]

Airtel Selects Ribbon’s 5G-Native Neptune Platform to Upgrade its Packet Transport Network

Project will deliver enhanced capabilities and future-proof Airtel’s network WESTFORD, Massachusetts, Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Ribbon Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: RBBN), a global provider of real time communications software and network solutions to service providers, enterprises, and critical infrastructure sectors, today announced that Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s leading integrated telco, has chosen its 5G-Native Neptune platform […]

Senmiao Technology Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock

CHENGDU, China, Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Senmiao Technology Limited (“Senmiao”) (NASDAQ: AIHS), a provider of automobile transaction and related services targeting the online ride-hailing industry in China, today announced it has commenced an underwritten public offering of shares of its common stock. The offering is subject to market conditions, and there can be no assurance as […]

BNI® Global Announces Partnership with JCI, Enhancing Support to Global Business Professionals & Economies

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — BNI® (Business Network International) and JCI™ (Junior Chamber International) announced today a formalized partnership working together to support global business leaders in boosting local and global economies worldwide. For decades, both BNI and JCI have been committed to supporting local and global businesses, connecting community leaders and professionals, […]

PH logs 3,226 new cases; Covid count at 106K

THE country inches closer towards being the Southeast Asian nation with the most infections, tallying an additional 3,226 new cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) and bringing the total infections to 106,330 with 38,405 cases currently active. According to data from the Department of Health, 2,543 cases, or 79 percent, occurred in the recent 14 […]


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From left, top to bottom: Bank of the Philippine Islands’ (BPI) Chairman Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala; BPI President and CEO Cezar P. Consing; Rev. Fr. Angelo Paolo Asprer of the Society of Saint Paul; BPI Directors Romeo Bernardo, Maria Dolores Yuvienco, Ramon del Rosario Jr., Octavio Victor Espiritu and Jose Teodoro Limcaoco; and Advisory […]

MECQ will reduce infections by 70,000

Putting Metro Manila under a hard lockdown would prevent as many as 70,000 persons from getting infected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), a group of researchers from the University of the Philippines (UP) projected. The modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) was enforced midnight on Monday in the National Capital Region as well as in […]

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