Tag Archives: PHILIPPINES

Climate Change Report: Urgent Adaptation Measures Needed to Stem Rising Economic Losses, Swiss Re Institute Finds

(IN BRIEF) Swiss Re Institute’s latest analysis reveals that climate change is poised to escalate economic losses globally due to severe weather events. The report highlights the vulnerability of countries like the Philippines and the United States, which face significant … Read the full press release

BASF and IRRI Collaborate on “OPTIMA Rice” Initiative to Reduce GHG Emissions in Rice Production”

(IN BRIEF) BASF has teamed up with the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) to launch the “OPTIMA Rice” project aimed at curbing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in rice production. The initiative supports BASF’s commitment to reducing carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) … Read the full press release

Spanish Engineering Group Sener Joins Forces with Fildravo for Philippine Offshore Wind Ventures

(IN BRIEF) Spanish engineering group Sener and Philippine architecture engineering consulting firm Fildravo have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on offshore wind projects in the Philippines. The partnership will combine Sener’s global offshore wind engineering expertise with … Read the full press release

Experienced Banker Rodolfo Siason to Lead Deutsche Bank’s Philippines Expansion

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Bank has appointed Rodolfo ML Siason (Dino) as the Chief Country Officer and Head of Corporate Bank for the Philippines, effective April 1, 2024, pending regulatory approvals. Siason will oversee the bank’s operations in the Philippines, including … Read the full press release

Ericsson Appoints Daniel Ode as Head of Singapore, Brunei, Philippines, and Global Customer Unit for Singtel Group

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson, a global leader in telecommunications, has named Daniel Ode as the Head of Ericsson for Singapore, Brunei, Philippines, and Head of Global Customer Unit (GCU) Singtel Group in Market Area Southeast Asia, Oceania & India (MOAI). With … Read the full press release

Philippines Joins Global Blue Carbon Conservation Drive at COP28

(IN BRIEF) In a significant environmental initiative, the Philippines’ Department of Environment and Natural Resources has announced its participation in the World Economic Forum’s Blue Carbon Action Partnership during COP28. This partnership aims to accelerate the restoration and conservation of … Read the full press release

Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway Project Earns Global Recognition for Innovation and Excellence

(IN BRIEF) The Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway project in the Philippines has received prestigious recognition from the International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE). The project, which was inaugurated in 2022, won the “Project and Technology Awards 2023” in the … Read the full press release

Alstom als bevorzugter Lieferant für ein integriertes Eisenbahnsystem in einem großen Infrastrukturprojekt auf den Philippinen ausgewählt

(IN KÜRZE) Alstom, ein führender Anbieter intelligenter und nachhaltiger Mobilitätslösungen, hat von der Mitsubishi Corporation den Auftrag erhalten, ein integriertes Eisenbahnsystem für die Erweiterung des North-South Commuter Railway-Projekts (NSCR) auf den Philippinen bereitzustellen. Alstom wird das Konsortium mit Colas Rail … Read the full press release

Alstom Selected as Preferred Supplier for Integrated Railway System in Philippines’ Major Infrastructure Project

(IN BRIEF) Alstom, a leading provider of smart and sustainable mobility solutions, has been awarded a contract by Mitsubishi Corporation to provide an integrated railway system for the North-South Commuter Railway project (NSCR) extension in the Philippines. Alstom will lead … Read the full press release

Tanduay Is First Asian Rum to Enter Austrian Market

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 10-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Philippine brand Tanduay has partnered with Weisshaus, a leading distributor of international spirits, to bring the brand to Austria– making it the first Asian rum brand to enter the country. Andreas Osler, Weisshaus … Read the full press release

Holcim part of cleaning coastal areas initiative in the Philippines

First of its kind solar powered catamaran operated by One Earth One Ocean to clean coastal areas from plastic waste in Manila Bay Empowering local action with education and science programs in partnership with the University of Philippines Marine Science … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank announces pioneering transaction in Philippines that reflects the shift of consumer lending in Asia to responsible and sustainable lending

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 22-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank (ETR: DBK), Germany’s leading multinational investment bank and financial services company, has announced the closing of an innovative ESG-linked loan in the Philippines with consumer finance provider Home Credit Philippines (HC … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters: Philippines first to order ACH160 in Southeast Asia and Pacific region

(PRESS RELEASE) MANILA, Philippines, 22-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Helicopters launches ACH160 model in the Southeast Asia and Pacific region with an order from an undisclosed new customer in the Philippines. The helicopter will be used for private and business … Read the full press release

Gfk: Smartphones, mobile phones and wearables still the powerhouse in the $1.2 trillion technical consumer goods (TCG) market

(PRESS RELEASE) NUREMBERG, 22-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New study released today by Gfk has seen 44 percent share of smartphones, mobile phones and wearables in the $1.2 trillion technical consumer goods (TCG) market. The report is released on the occasion of … Read the full press release

Skanska sold buildings C and D of the Silesia Business Park office complex in Katowice to ISOC Group

STOCKHOLM, 05-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has sold buildings C and D of the Silesia Business Park office complex in Katowice. The buyer is ISOC Group, a diversified real estate and infrastructure investment group, based in Manila, Philippines. The value of … Read the full press release

Students from the International School of Manila, Philippines, and R.N. Podar School in Mumbai, India are CERN Beamline for Schools 2018 winners

GENEVA, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — High-school students from the International School of Manila, Philippines, and R.N. Podar School in Mumbai, India, are the winners of the 2018 Beamline for Schools competition. In September, they will carry out their proposed experiments at CERN1 together with professional researchers. … Read the full press release

Leading European Crowdfunding Firm FundedByMe Kicks-Off Property Portal MIPARO’s Campaign May 21

UPPSALA, Sweden, 21-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — MIPARO, a residential real estate home listing portal for emerging markets, based in Sweden, announced today that their crowdfunding campaign with FundedByMe, a leading European based firm, will begin May 21, 2018. It will run … Read the full press release

Robinsons Bank and Prudential’s subsidiary Pru Life UK establish bancassurance partnership in the Philippines

QUEZON CITY, Philippines, 10-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gonkongwei-led Robinsons Bank and Prudential’s subsidiary Pru Life UK today announced the establishment of a strategic bancassurance partnership, in the Philippines at a press conference held at Crowne Plaza Galleria Manila. Through this partnership, … Read the full press release

Airbus: Philippines based Cebu Pacific to order two A330-300s

Reflecting success of Airbus widebody on carrier’s long haul low fare routes PARIS, 02-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Manila-based Cebu Pacific has placed a firm order with Airbus for two A330-300s. The aircraft will join an existing fleet of six A330s flying … Read the full press release

KfW IPEX-Bank to finance the construction of the most efficient power plant in Southeast Asia

Hermes-covered loan of USD 265 million State-of-the-art power plant construction in the Philippines Key German technology from Siemens facilitates lower-CO2 energy production at optimal efficiency Frankfurt, Germany, 11-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — KfW IPEX-Bank is financing the construction of a 414 MW combined cycle … Read the full press release

SGS to provide supply chain services for power generation projects planned in the Philippines for FDC Misamis Power Corporation

Makati City, Philippines, 18-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — In February 2014, FDC Misamis Power Corporation ordered SGS supply chain services for power generation projects planned in the Philippines. The three-year project, running from March 2014 until February 2017 marks the first collaboration between … Read the full press release

DEG – Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH provided long-term loan in Philippine peso to Philippine Cravings Group for expansion investments

Provision of a loan of 10m US-dollars Renewed partnership with Cravings Group  Cologne, Germany,  15-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — DEG – Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH, extends its cooperation with the Philippine Cravings Group: it provides the Group with a long-term loan … Read the full press release

SGS extended its accreditation to process bulk and break bulk cargo entering the Philippines

10-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — SGS is pleased to announce their recent successful assessment for renewed accreditation to the Bulk & Break Bulk Cargo Clearance Enhancement Program (BBBCCEP). This contract extends SGS’ accreditation to process bulk and break bulk cargo entering the … Read the full press release

Vestas to deliver 87 MW capacity wind power plant to renewable energy developer EDC for the largest wind energy project in the Philippines

Vestas’ new 87 MW order in the emerging wind market of the Philippines made possible through close co-operation with EDC, the Philippines’ leading renewable energy developer. 28-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — With reference to Vestas Wind Systems A/S company announcement No. 29 of … Read the full press release

Philippines: European Commission provides €3 million in rapid aid to victims of Typhoon Bopha

Brussels, 11-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Following the five-day passage of Typhoon Bopha across the Philippines last week and an assessment that has identified large-scale humanitarian needs, the European Commission today released €3 million to provide emergency assistance to those worst affected, targeting … Read the full press release