3 prominent types of products positively impacting the marine coatings market expansion

The industrial landscape of marine coatings is expected to witness an upward trajectory, in terms of growth and revenue, impelled by the fast-growing shipping activities coupled with the escalating concerns over bacterial and opposing corrosion in these environments. The significantly rising effects of marine decomposition on the durability of sea vessels has made way for […]

Cebu Pacific offers flexible domestic flight options until Jan. 31 

CEBUPACIFICAIR.COM Customers of budget carrier Cebu Pacific (CEB) who are travelling domestically from Jan. 5-31, and who wish to postpone their flight, have up to two hours before departure time to choose between the rebook or travel fund options.  The rebook option is for travel within 60 days at no additional cost, and with the […]

N.Korea launches second hypersonic missile in fiery test

SEOUL – North Korea fired a “hypersonic missile” this week that successfully hit a target, state news agency KCNA reported on Thursday, its second such test as the country pursues new military capabilities amid stalled denuclearisation talks. The launch on Wednesday was the first by North Korea since October and was detected by several militaries […]

Globe receives higher B rating for climate action initiatives

Globe received a higher B rating in 2021 from the CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project), as it continues to intensify efforts to address climate change. The digital solutions platform discloses its environmental impact through CDP, a global non-profit that runs the world’s leading environmental disclosure platform for investors, companies, cities, states, and regions, to show […]

Coal-dependent Indonesia starts tapping huge solar power potential

By Gayatri Suroyo and Bernadette Christina UNSPLASH JAKARTA – Aji Tri Atmojo lives in a traditional Javanese house with wooden walls on the outskirts of the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, but his rustic home got a modern touch after he installed a row of solar panels on his roof. Since putting them up in 2020 […]

BDO Foundation, AFP, and BSP intensify collaboration to enhance financial well-being of soldiers

Efforts to institutionalize financial education in the capacity-building initiatives of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) gained momentum with the unveiling of financial education materials intended for the uniformed and civilian personnel of the Philippine Air Force, Philippine Army, and Philippine Navy. In a virtual ceremony, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and BDO […]

Inflation eases to lowest in 12 months

Inflation in December eased to 3.6%, the lowest in 12 months. — PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCAS By Bernadette Therese M. Gadon, Researcher PHILIPPINE INFLATION in December eased to its lowest in 12 months, due to the slower increase in the prices of food and transport, but the full-year inflation still exceeded the central bank’s 2-4% […]