DOT: PHL to host TBEX Asia-Pacific 2016

February 16, 2016 by · Comments Off on DOT: PHL to host TBEX Asia-Pacific 2016 

MANILA, Feb. 14 — One of the biggest events in travel blogging, the Travel Blog Exchange (TBEX) now has its next host for the 2016 Asia Pacific edition — the Philippines.

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Asia-Pacific air safety performance in 2015 advances –study

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Asia-Pacific air safety performance in 2015 advances –study 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Feb. 15 (PNA) — The past year was seen a good year for aviation safety performance in Asia Pacific, data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) showed Monday.

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Organizers look forward to PHL hosting of Routes Asia aviation event in March

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Organizers look forward to PHL hosting of Routes Asia aviation event in March 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Jan 28 (PNA) — Organizers of the annual Routes Asia meeting — an aviation event that gathers all aviation-based companies under one roof — are looking forward to the Philippines as host of the event this March 6 to 8.

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ICTSI forms shared services unit

December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on ICTSI forms shared services unit 

By Leslie D. Venzon

MANILA, Dec. 16 (PNA) — Listed port giant International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has formed its premier shared services company (SSC) to deliver business process outsourcing (BPO) and other related services to its business units.

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APEC urges World Trade Organization members to ratify treaty amendment granting special licenses for export of medicines

October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on APEC urges World Trade Organization members to ratify treaty amendment granting special licenses for export of medicines 

MANILA, Oct. 28 — The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) has urged all World Trade Organization (WTO) members to ratify the Protocol Amending the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Agreement, considering the importance of facilitating access to medicines.

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President Aquino greets Regional Director Arun Mishra for Asia-Pacific of the International Civil Aviation Organization Council

October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino greets Regional Director Arun Mishra for Asia-Pacific of the International Civil Aviation Organization Council 

President Benigno S. Aquino III greets Mr. Arun Mishra, Regional Director, Asia and Pacific of International Civil Aviation Organization Council during the Courtesy Call  at the Music Room of the Malacañan Palace on Wednesday, October 28, 2015. (Photo by Gil Nartea / Malacañang Photo Bureau)

President Benigno S. Aquino III greets Mr. Arun Mishra, Regional Director, Asia and Pacific of International Civil Aviation Organization Council during the Courtesy Call at the Music Room of the Malacañan Palace on Wednesday, October 28, 2015. (Photo by Gil Nartea / Malacañang Photo Bureau)

President Benigno S. Aquino III greets Regional Director Arun Mishra for Asia-Pacific of the International Civil Aviation Organization Council during a courtesy call at the Music Room of Malacañang on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015. (Photo by Gil Nartea/Malacañang Photo Bureau/PNA)SCS/jme

IRRI, UNEP launch new rice management standards

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on IRRI, UNEP launch new rice management standards 

CALAMBA CITY, Oct. 27 — The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), together with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), launched on Tuesday the world's first standard for sustainable rice and more efficient standards for rice cultivation during the 5th Annual Plenary Meeting and General Assembly of Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) at the Crimson Hotel, Filinvest City, Alabang, Muntinlupa City.

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Declaration approved to promote Asia Pacific space cooperation

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Declaration approved to promote Asia Pacific space cooperation 

BEIJING,Oct. 27 — A declaration on Asia-Pacific space development was approved during a forum on Tuesday, with attendees agreeing to improve peaceful multi-lateral cooperation in outer space.

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Plan of action for fishery sector will benefit small stakeholders, says fishery official

October 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Plan of action for fishery sector will benefit small stakeholders, says fishery official 

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 6 — The recently adopted Iloilo Plan of Action for the fishery sector, aimed at ensuring food security and developing agribusiness, will benefit small stakeholders in the long term, a fishery official has said.

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Bhullar finishes tied 38th at Asia-Pacific in Japan

September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Bhullar finishes tied 38th at Asia-Pacific in Japan 

IBARAKI PREFECTURE, Japan, Sept. 27 — Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar scored a bogey free one-under 69 with one birdie and 17 pars to finish Tied-38th up from 45th overnight at the Asia-Pacific Open Mitsubishi Diamond Cup here today.

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