Daily Archives: October 24, 2015

ONE Aviation(TM) Names Jinggong General Aviation Exclusive Chinese Distributor of the Eclipse(TM) Jet

Jinggong to Open the Asian Market for the Light Jet Manufacturer XI’AN, China, Oct. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ONE Aviation is pleased to announce Jinggong General Aviation Co., Ltd.…

Solon says Cebu prepared to host ASEAN summit (Philippines News Agency)

Cebu is geared up to host the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in 2017, should organizers prefer to hold the meeting outside Manila, Cebu Rep. Gerald Anthony Gullas Jr. said over the weekend. Manila and Cebu are the only two places in the country that managed to host an ASEAN summit in the…

PCCI urges gov't to ratify WTO's Trade Facilitation Agreement (Philippines News Agency)

The country’s largest business group, Philippine chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), has urged the current administration to ratify the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) under World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Bali Package. PCCI Intellectual Property Committee Chair Jesus Varela stressed the importance of adopting the TFA to improve cross-border movement of goods. Among salient provisions under the…

Islamabad not ideal place for dengue (Dawn (Pakistan))

Though dengue cases have seered out of control in the garrison city of Rawalpindi, the residents of Islamabad remain comparatively safe against the disease. But it is not because of any efforts made by the capital health department. Experts say the temperature, environment, sparse population and relatively better sewerage system are the reasons the dengue mosquito…

Banks go easy on individual borrowers (Philippines Daily Inquirer)

Consumers had an easier time getting loans for purchases of new homes and cars, or getting new credit cards in the third quarter of this year as competition in the retail banking segment continued to heat up. Results of the latest Senior Loan Officers Survey (SLOS) by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) showed banks became…

Rapid national progress linked to SME development (Daily Messenger (Pakistan))

Chairman of the United International Group Mian Shahid on Friday said rapid national growth is tied to SME development therefore this sector should be given importance. SME sector is the backbone of the economy providing jobs to majority of the labour which has turnaround fate of many economies including Japan, Korea and Thailand, he said. He…

Pinoys break ice in hockey (Philippine Star)

MANILA, Philippines – For a country like the Philippines where there is no winter, playing ice hockey is unusual. But with the SM Group’s ice rinks at the Mall of Asia and Southmall, the sport is gaining in popularity among Filipinos and foreign residents. The estimate is anywhere between 160 to 210 kids and adults play…

Pvt sector investors seek policy-driven tariff structure for solar projects (United News of Bangladesh)

Dhaka, Oct 24 (UNB) Private investors in the renewable energy sector, particularly those who want to invest in megawatt-size solar energy project, want an equal tariff structure for solar power projects based on clear and concrete policy applicable for all eligible investors instead of individual negotiations. “We want a declared fixed tariff, particularly for a solar…

Wood – Plastic Composites Market to Grow at 14% CAGR by Volume 2014 – 2019 (PR Newswire)

RnRMarketResearch.com adds Global Wood-plastic Composites Market by Plastic types (POLYETHYLENE, PVC And Others), End-users (Building Industry, Automotive Industry, Industry And Infrastructure Sector, And Others) and Geography (North America, APAC, Europe, ROW) 2015 – 2019 a new research report in its store. PUNE, India, Oct. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — The analysts forecast global wood-plastic composites to grow…