Philippines’ Energy Department Awards 928 Renewable Energy Projects

Philippines’ Energy Department Awards 928 Renewable Energy Projects

Following the suspension of granting new contracts for greenfield coal power projects in the country, the Department of Energy (DoE) has recently okayed 928 more renewable energy contracts with a combined capacity of 30GW as of May 2021. The DoE has been aggressively...
PLDT Enterprise, Smart and Nokia Team Up for Next Generation IoT

PLDT Enterprise, Smart and Nokia Team Up for Next Generation IoT

PLDT Inc., through PLDT Enterprise and its wireless arm Smart Communications. Inc., is in an advanced stage of discussion with long-time partner Nokia to provide next-generation Internet of Things (IoT) services for its customers. Together, Smart and Nokia intend to...
San Miguel Breaks Ground on Pasig River Expressway

San Miguel Breaks Ground on Pasig River Expressway

It’s all systems go for the much-anticipated Pasig River Expressway (PAREX), touted to be the country’s first green, hybrid expressway, as proponent San Miguel Corporation (SMC), together with the government already broke ground for the 19.37-kilometer project. The...
Aesir Technologies Announces Partnership With the Eramen Minerals, Inc

Aesir Technologies Announces Partnership With the Eramen Minerals, Inc

US-based AEsir Technologies has announced a partnership with Eramen Minerals located in Manilla, Philippines to construct a 1.5 GWh Nickel Zinc (NiZn) battery manufacturing facility in the Philippines. The partnership will represent a vertically integrated business...
SM’s Alfamart Sees Network of 1,200 Stores by Year-end

SM’s Alfamart Sees Network of 1,200 Stores by Year-end

Alfamart Philippines, the SM Group’s minimart chain, announced that the company is on track to expand its retail footprint to over 1,200 stores this year with the opening of at least 200 stores across Luzon in 2021. In 2020, Alfamart opened 267 stores within Metro...
PHP 24 Million Shrimp Hatchery Launched in Mindoro

PHP 24 Million Shrimp Hatchery Launched in Mindoro

The Department of Agriculture (DA) led the inauguration of the Philippines’ first Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) Shrimp Hatchery and Broodstock Development Center in Barangay Labasan, Bongabong, Oriental Mindoro. The PHP...
Philippine Government Inaugurates New Army Aviation Hangar

Philippine Government Inaugurates New Army Aviation Hangar

The Philippine government inaugurated the new PHP 63.1 million (USD 1.25 million) hangar facility at the Philippine Army’s Aviation Regiment in Fort Ramon Magsaysay in September 2021. Fort Ramon Magsaysay is about a 3-hour drive north of the country’s...