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Philippines Focusing on Independent Medical Manufacturing in Response to COVID-19

Philippines Focusing on Independent Medical Manufacturing in Response to COVID-19

As worldwide supplies of Medical items needed to beat COVID-19 has become scant, the Philippine government is helping local companies and scientists set up an "independent" ...
Philippine Military Considering Russian Helicopters for Purchase

Philippine Military Considering Russian Helicopters for Purchase

A Philippines defense delegation consisting of representatives from the Department of National Defense (DND) and Armed Forces for the Philippines (AFP) visited Russia to ...
Holcim to Use More Waste as Fuel for Cement Production

Holcim to Use More Waste as Fuel for Cement Production

Holcim Philippines, Inc plans to further increase its consumption of qualified and properly segregated and pre-processed waste as alternative fuels and raw materials to ...
First Offshore Wind Energy Projects to be Developed in the Philippines

First Offshore Wind Energy Projects to be Developed in the Philippines

A consortium of Filipino, Swiss and German Energy companies was given the green light by the Philippines’ Department of Energy (DOE) to study and develop the country’s first ...
DOST Philippines Funds Production of AI-Enabled Thermal Scanners

DOST Philippines Funds Production of AI-Enabled Thermal Scanners

The Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Council for Industry, Energy, and Emerging Technology Research and Development (DOST-PCIEERD) has allotted PHP 561,000 ...
Construction of Big-ticket Infrastructure Projects to Resume Under Modified Quarantine

Construction of Big-ticket Infrastructure Projects to Resume Under Modified Quarantine

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in the Philippines is preparing plans to “fast-track” the resumption of projects under its Infrastructure pipeline that had ...
US-based CommScope Appoints Fortesys as Local Distributor for Ruckus in Malaysia

US-based CommScope Appoints Fortesys as Local Distributor for Ruckus in Malaysia

US-based global network Infrastructure provider, CommScope Inc has appointed Fortesys Distribution Sdn Bhd as the authorized distributor in Malaysia for its Ruckus range of ...
Royal Pahang Durian Group to Open Largest Processing Facility in Malaysia

Royal Pahang Durian Group to Open Largest Processing Facility in Malaysia

Royal Pahang Durian Group (RPD Group) has entered into a shareholders’ agreement with Perbadanan Kemajuan Pertanian Negeri Pahang (PKPP), Pahang’s state-owned agriculture ...
Nippon Express Sets up New Center in Malaysia to Meet Halal Logistics Needs

Nippon Express Sets up New Center in Malaysia to Meet Halal Logistics Needs

Nippon Express (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, the local subsidiary of Nippon Express Co, Ltd, a Japanese global logistics company, has completed the construction of its new logistics ...
MOH Introduces Online Health Service Initiatives to Encourage Social Distancing

MOH Introduces Online Health Service Initiatives to Encourage Social Distancing

In April 2020, the Malaysian Ministry of Health (MOH) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with several online health services companies for its “Online Appointment” and ...
MDEC, KK Fund to Establish Virtual Investor-Matching Platform for Local Tech Startups

MDEC, KK Fund to Establish Virtual Investor-Matching Platform for Local Tech Startups

The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and Singapore-based KK Fund Pte Ltd have recently launched a virtual investor-matching initiative called ‘Meet Your Match ...
Malaysian Government Agency Signs MoU with Taiwan’s KC Express for 100 Electric Buses

Malaysian Government Agency Signs MoU with Taiwan’s KC Express for 100 Electric Buses

The Malaysian Green Technology and Climate Change Center (MGCC) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Malaya Green Builder Energy Sdn Bhd (MGBE) and KC Express Co Ltd ...

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