Clark International Airport embarks on sustainability journey 

The Luzon International Premiere Airport Development Corporation (LIPAD) has signed a facilities management and energy efficiency performance contract with Professional Operations and Maintenance Experts Incorporated (PROMEI) and Philippine DCS Development Corporation (PDDC) for the comprehensive maintenance of Clark International Airport’s new terminal building.  Under the facilities management contract, PROMEI will carry out routine and planned… Read More Clark International Airport embarks on sustainability journey 

Expedock raises $17.5M funding to modernize freight forwarding

Tech startup Expedock, one of the portfolio companies under Kickstart Ventures, Inc., has raised a total of $17.5 million for the modernization of its freight forwarding process and the reduction of inefficiencies. The funding round was led by global software investor Insight Partners, with participation from existing investors Neo and Pear and executives from Salesforce,… Read More Expedock raises $17.5M funding to modernize freight forwarding

Smart partners with Omnispace for space-based 5G communications

Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has partnered with  US-based Omnispace to explore and demonstrate the capabilities of space-based 5G communications using low earth orbit (LEO) satellites. “This collaboration with Omnispace will allow our companies to work together to define use cases for the Philippine market,” Arvin L. Siena, head of PLDT’s Technology Strategy and Transformation Office… Read More Smart partners with Omnispace for space-based 5G communications

DOTr urges educational institutions to establish active transport facilities in schools

In a bid to  promote the use of active mobility to students and school employees, the  Department of Transportation (DOTr) has encouraged the Department of Education (DepED) and Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to direct primary, secondary, and tertiary educational institutions to establish End-of-Trip (EoT) facilities in anticipation of the increased demand for transportation due… Read More DOTr urges educational institutions to establish active transport facilities in schools

LTFRB adds over 100 pre-pandemic routes for jeepneys, UV Express, non-EDSA city buses

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Wednesday announced the resumption of more then 100 pre-pandemic routes for non-EDSA city buses, jeepneys and UV Express in Metro Manila ahead of the reopening of face-to-face classes next week.  The agency said the board issued several circulars allowing additional PUV routes based on passenger demand… Read More LTFRB adds over 100 pre-pandemic routes for jeepneys, UV Express, non-EDSA city buses

MPT Mobility transforms  NLEX Drive & Dine

MPT Mobility, the innovations arm of Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation has transformed NLEX Drive&Dine into the most relaxing and must-visit Toll Service Facility (TSF) along North Luzon Expressway (NLEX). You’ll find everything you need at NLEX Drive&Dine with its wide selection of premium retail stores, restaurants, convenient store and even a fuel station. Those who… Read More MPT Mobility transforms  NLEX Drive & Dine

Globe Business helps MSMEs with digital transformation

In the midst of changing times, Filipino entrepreneurs have showcased their grit and determination to succeed by continuously looking for new ways to grow their business. As they navigate this rapidly changing environment, Globe Business reaffirms its commitment to micro, small, and medium enterprises or MSMEs, as a trusted partner that helps them achieve business… Read More Globe Business helps MSMEs with digital transformation

Plaza Premium Lounge Opens at Clark

Plaza Premium Lounge, the world´s largest independent airport lounge network, opens at the Clark International Airport (CRK). Conveniently located at the international pre-boarding area at the third level of the airport, Plaza Premium Lounge gives CRK passengers an even more elevated airport experience. Ideal for both leisure and business travelers, the 126-seater lounge has amenities to help them relax… Read More Plaza Premium Lounge Opens at Clark

Cebu Pacific boosts Cebu-Seoul flights 

Cebu Pacific has  expanded its Cebu hub with additional direct flights to Seoul, South Korea starting next moth.  The Gokongwei-led airline intends to increase its flights from Cebu to Seoul (Incheon) to a daily operation from its current twice-a-week service starting September 9 this year.  “These additional flights will enable more passengers from VisMin to… Read More Cebu Pacific boosts Cebu-Seoul flights 

Smart awarded as PH’s fastest, best mobile network by Ookla

Smart Communications Inc. emerged as the country’s fastest and best mobile network in the first half of 2022, overtaking rival telecom company, according to  Ookla, the global leader in mobile and broadband network intelligence.  In the latest Ookla’s Speedtest Awards covering Q1-Q2 2022, Smart emerged as the ‘Fastest Mobile Network’ with a Speed Score of 62.22, while its… Read More Smart awarded as PH’s fastest, best mobile network by Ookla