Maynilad Spends USD 8.4 Million for PRV Technology

Maynilad Spends USD 8.4 Million for PRV Technology

West Zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services, Inc. (Maynilad) has spent PHP 410 million (USD 8.4 million) for the installation of pressure-regulating valves (PRV) in select points of its distribution system to manage water pressure in the network and optimize...
Alibaba Cloud to Build First Data Center in the Philippines

Alibaba Cloud to Build First Data Center in the Philippines

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing subsidiary of Alibaba Group, announced in early June 2021 that it is planning to build its first data center in the Philippines by the end of 2021. This data center will be able to better support the Philippines enterprises in...
Japanese Pharmaceutical Firms Targeted to Invest in the Philippines

Japanese Pharmaceutical Firms Targeted to Invest in the Philippines

The Department of Trade and Industry – the Board of Investments (DTI-BOI) –  is eyeing  Japanese pharmaceutical firms to invest in the Philippines. With the developments in health insurance schemes, health systems, and increasing investments in public health, the...
Sales of Imported Cars Surged Amidst the Pandemic

Sales of Imported Cars Surged Amidst the Pandemic

Sales of imported cars almost quadrupled in May 2021 compared with the level in the same month last year, according to the Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors (AVID). AVID reported that vehicle sales of its 21 members, which carry 26 global brands,...
Mindanao Eyes Largescale Production of Avocado and Jackfruit

Mindanao Eyes Largescale Production of Avocado and Jackfruit

Philippine Department of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said that the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) plans to have a large-scale expansion in the production of avocado and jackfruit by tapping 200,000 hectares of upland areas. Over the next five years,...
Philippines Considers Submarine Procurement from South Korea

Philippines Considers Submarine Procurement from South Korea

The Philippine Defense Assistant Secretary for Logistics and Acquisition visited the Republic of Korea Navy’s (RoKN’s) Submarine Force Command and held talks with his counterpart, the Vice Minister of the Defense Acquisition Program Administration, to...
The Philippines Approves Two Syngenta Products for Drone Use

The Philippines Approves Two Syngenta Products for Drone Use

The Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority (FPA) under the Department of Agriculture has given conditional registration to two products of Syngenta Philippines, namely the Alika 247 ZC and the Match 050 EC, allowing it to be applied to crops with the use of drones. The...