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East Japan Railway to Open Retail Outlets in 27 Metro Stations in Singapore

Japan’s largest passenger train line operator, East Japan Railway Company (JREast) is planning to open retail outlets at 27 of the 32 stations on Singapore's ...

Accountancy Industry Digital Plan Launched in Singapore

On 22 August 2019, the Accountancy Industry Digital Plan (IDP) was launched in Singapore to digitally transform the country's accountancy sector. The IDP was developed by the ...

Philippine Cement Firm Pouring in USD 195 Million in its Plants to Meet Rising Domestic Demand

Big Boss Cement, Inc. (BBCI), the country’s newest cement player using a unique Environment-friendly process, is investing a total of PHP 10 billion (USD 195 million) for its ...

PPA Fast-tracking Offers to Upgrade Seaports Across the Country

The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), the Philippines' main authority managing large-scale ports, has recently received a couple of unsolicited seaport development proposals ...

Philippines’ PLDT and Converge ICT to Build More Subsea Cables

More investments in the improvement of technology Infrastructure, particularly submarine cabling, will be seen in the next few years as the country’s largest telecom company, ...

Philippines Explores Halal Cooperation with Indonesia

The Philippines’ Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has expressed its interest to enter into a Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) on halal certification and ...

Philippine Navy Plans to Acquire its First Ever Submarines

The Philippines Navy (PN) announced that President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the inclusion of two submarines in its acquisition list. These will be the first ever ...

Philippine Bill Seeks to Open up “Public Services” to Foreign Players

House Bill (HB) No. 78, a proposed amendment to 83-year old Public Service Act or Commonwealth Act No. 146, which aims to open up certain utilities to investments ...

Korean Company to Develop Solar Power Plant in the Philippines

Philippine company Amatera Renewable Energy Corp. has entered into a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with Korean partner TPC Construction Corp. for the development of a 50 ...

Filinvest and Hitachi Form 60-40 Water Solutions Joint Venture

Philippine conglomerate Filinvest Development Corporation (FDC) and Singapore firm Hitachi Aqua-Tech Engineering Pte. Ltd. inked a joint venture (JV) agreement to put up a ...

European Nutrition Company Enters Philippines Market

Nutricia, a popular brand from Europe for early life and Medical nutrition, recently announced its plan to enter the Philippines before the year ends. Nutricia is under the ...

Singapore-Based Blue Planet Acquires Malaysian Industrial Waste Processing Company

Singapore’s Blue Planet Environmental Solutions Pte Ltd has recently acquired Globecycle Holdings Sdn. Bhd., a waste management company specializing in handling industrial ...

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