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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Sports Focus: NBA commissioner talks global All-Star game, Kobe and Yao

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Sports Focus: NBA commissioner talks global All-Star game, Kobe and Yao 

TORONTO, Feb. 15 — As part of the All-Star Weekend festivities in Toronto, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addressed the media on various topics prior to Saturday evening events held for the first time outside of the United States in 65 years.

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Ctrip to open SE Asian headquarters in Singapore

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Ctrip to open SE Asian headquarters in Singapore 

SHANGHAI, Jan. 28 — China's largest online travel website Ctrip.com announced Thursday it will establish its Southeast Asian headquarters in Singapore.

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'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' 2nd top all-time box office hit in N. America

January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' 2nd top all-time box office hit in N. America 

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 4 — "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" added another USD 88.3 million in its third weekend in cinemas in the United States and Canada, pushing its total box office take to within reach of the all-time record in North America.

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Cartoon Network to revive popular series 'Ben 10'

June 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cartoon Network to revive popular series 'Ben 10' 

LOS Angeles, June 9 — Cartoon Network is planning to introduce a new version of the popular animated series, "Ben 10".

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Honda's profit tumbles 43% in Q4, net profit slumps 8.9% in 2014

April 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Honda's profit tumbles 43% in Q4, net profit slumps 8.9% in 2014 

TOKYO, April 28 — Honda Motor said on Tuesday its profit in the fiscal fourth quarter of 2014 tumbled 43 percent, as the costs of a massive global airbag-related recall weighed heavily, despite a weaker yen giving the automaker a competitive edge overseas and helping brisk sales in Asia.

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BP highlights China's surging shale gas production

April 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on BP highlights China's surging shale gas production 

BEIJING, April 28 — China will become the world's second-largest shale gas producer by 2035, behind only North America, a report by energy giant British Petroleum (BP) predicted on Tuesday.

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Ayala electronics unit sees revenue boost from automotive electronics

April 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ayala electronics unit sees revenue boost from automotive electronics 

MANILA, April 6 — Integrated Micro-Electronics Inc. (IMI) of the Ayala conglomerate is capitalizing on the rising demand for automotive electronics in an effort to boost its business by 20 percent annually and achieve the Php1-billion revenue target by 2016.

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Colombia's Attorney General requests repealing NATO agreement

February 25, 2015 by · Comments Off on Colombia's Attorney General requests repealing NATO agreement 

BOGOTA, Feb. 24 — Colombia's Attorney General Office requested Monday the Constitutional Court to declare a cooperation agreement between Colombia and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) unconstitutional due to privacy concerns.

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Mekong Delta increases rice exports

February 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Mekong Delta increases rice exports 

CAN THO, Feb. 4 (VNS) — The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta provinces earned USD 229 million from exporting 516,000 tonnes of rice in January, up 3.2 per cent over the same period last year, according to the Steering Committee for the Southwestern Region.

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