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AFAB signs up 2 Chinese firms

MANILA, Philippines -  Two Chinese firms have entered into a partnership with the Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan (AFAB) and the provincial governme.....»»

Category: financeSource: philstar philstarApr 1st, 2017

'KicksStalker: Dwyane Wade signs ‘lifetime’ deal with Li-Ning

MIAMI --- Dwyane Wade has a new contract --- with his shoe company. Wade and the Chinese apparel company Li-Ning announced that the three-time NBA champion has signed a lifetime contract with the brand, which he has represented since 2012. The finalizing of that deal coincided with Wade and the company revealing his latest shoe, the "Way of Wade 7," at an event in Beijing on Wednesday. Wade appeared at the event with the company's CEO and namesake Li Ning, who is still revered in China for his gymnastics success. "This was something I needed to do from the standpoint of building something," Wade told The Associated Press in a phone interview from China. "That's what I set ou...Keep on reading: #KicksStalker: Dwyane Wade signs ‘lifetime’ deal with Li-Ning.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

US ban on China’s ZTE forces telecoms to rethink business

LONDON — The U.S. trade ban on Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE wreaked havoc at wireless carriers in Europe and South Asia and forced operators worldwide to consider broadening their supply networks, industry sources told Reuters. Disruptions at Russian and emerging markets mobile operator Veon, one of the world’s 10 largest mobile firms by number of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

Report accuses China firms over ozone-depleting gas

BEIJING, China – An environmental pressure group claimed on Monday, July 9, that Chinese factories are illegally using ozone-depleting CFCs, which have recently seen a spike in emissions that has baffled scientists. The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) campaign group said 18 factories in 10 Chinese provinces they looked into admitted to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

China firms to build bridges in Metro Manila

President Duterte announced last Friday that Chinese firms will construct two bridges in Metro Manila, one in Manila and the other straddling Makati and Mandaluyong......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 8th, 2018

US restrictions on Chinese investment next front in trade dispute

WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Donald Trump this week is due to launch the next phase of his economic confrontation with Beijing, with new restrictions possible on Chinese investments to clamp down on access to sensitive American technologies. That could open US firms like Apple and General Motors up to new forms of retaliation from China and [...] The post US restrictions on Chinese investment next front in trade dispute appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJun 27th, 2018

U.S. plans limits on Chinese investment in U.S. technology firms

 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Treasury Department is crafting rules that would block firms with at least 25 percent Chinese ownership from buying U.S. companies in “industrially significant” technologies, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. Citing people familiar with the matter, the newspaper said the U.S. National Security Council and Commerce Department were also devising […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJun 25th, 2018

IN PHOTOS: Fisherfolk slam China on eve of Independence Day

MANILA, Philippines – Fisherfolk-members of activist group Akbayan trooped to the Chinese consulate in Makati City on Monday, June 11, to slam China's reported thievery and harassment of Filipinos in Panatag Shoal (Scarborough Shoal). Carrying fishing nets and fish-shaped protest signs, the protesters called on Filipinos to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 11th, 2018

Facebook bug hits 14M users, and 3 more things in cybersecurity this week

We hope everyone's having a safe day! This week's roundup of cybersecurity news features Facebook prominently. Not only did it have to work to resolve a software glitch affecting 14 million users statuses, it also confirmed it granted Chinese electronic firms access to user data, though at least one company – ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 9th, 2018

Shanghai Symphony signs China s first orchestra record deal

The Shanghai Symphony Orchestra will release a CD via Deutsche Grammophon next year, featuring to-be-announced works by Chinese and Russian composers. Image: IStock via AFP........»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018

Shanghai Symphony signs China’s first orchestra record deal

Deutsche Grammophon on Thursday announced a recording contract with the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra in a first global label deal for a Chinese orchestra. Led by China's most celebrated conductor Long Yu, the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra will premiere on the German label next year with a CD of to-be-announced works by Chinese and Russian composers. Yu said that the orchestra hoped to reach new international audiences through Deutsche Grammophon, one of the most prestigious classical labels. "Shanghai's profile as an international city, open to the world and cultural exchange, makes it the ideal place to explore fresh ideas and look at ways of bringing together the be...Keep on reading: Shanghai Symphony signs China’s first orchestra record deal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018

Australia PM wants to question Zuckerberg for deals with Chinese firms

SYDNEY, Australia – Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull would "love" Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg to be grilled by Australian lawmakers, he said Thursday, in the wake of revelations the tech giant allowed Chinese smartphone makers access to user data. The social media behemoth has drawn renewed criticism after confirming it shared data ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018

Facebook granted Chinese electronics firms access to user data

MANILA, Philippines - In the wake of the controversial Cambridge Analytica scandal, The New York Times reported that Facebook, on Tuesday, June 5 confirmed that at least four Chinese electronics firms were granted private access to user data. The social media giant disclosed that it has data-sharing ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 6th, 2018

Chinese delegation expresses interest in PHL investment

CHINESE firms are demonstrating increased interest in doing business in the Philippines due to the growing economy, the Department of Finance (DoF) said. In a statement, the DoF said that the All-China Federation of Commerce and Industry (ACFCI) expressed interest in a meeting with Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III on May 24. “I bring […] The post Chinese delegation expresses interest in PHL investment appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 27th, 2018

BoI: Chinese firms bullish on investing

Chinese companies remain upbeat about investing in the Philippines with a 30-man delegation recently in the country to scout for opportunities, the Board of Investments said on Friday. The Chinese delegation, led by Director Wang Kewen of the China Overseas Development Association (CODA), was said to be interested in the infrastructure, energy, industrial parks and [...] The post BoI: Chinese firms bullish on investing appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 26th, 2018

2 Chinese firms deserve 2nd chance — Roque

MALACAÑANG yesterday downplayed concerns over the possible involvement in Marawi rehabilitation of two Chinese firms blacklisted by the World Bank for corrupt practices. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said the companies in question — China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) and China Geo-Engineering Corporation (CGC) — deserve a second chance in….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

‘2 blacklisted China firms deserve second chance’

Government officials defended yesterday the two Chinese firms that are part of a consortium rebuilding war-torn Marawi City, saying their blacklisting by the World Bank had been lifted and they deserved “a second chance.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

Roque on blacklisted Chinese firms, PH in competitive rankings, House on BBL | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque downplays concerns over the possible involvement in Marawi rehabilitation of two Chinese firms blacklisted by the World Bank for corrupt practices.  The Philippines drops 9 notches to 50th spot out of 63 economies in this year’s World Competitiveness Yearbook rankings of the International ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

Alejano: Why are firms blacklisted by World Bank in Marawi rehab?

An opposition lawmaker on Thursday slammed the inclusion of two Chinese firms in the consortium that would handle reconstruction efforts in a southern Philippine city ravaged by war a year ago......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

Palace: Blacklisted Chinese firms deserve a chance

The two Chinese companies previously blacklisted by the World Bank for corrupt practice deserve a second chance, Malacañang said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

The long and troubled road to healing Marawi

With government's tapping of Chinese firms questioned by the World Bank and potential conflicts of interests, helping Marawi back on its feet is proving to be a more brutal ordeal......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2018