<?xml encoding="utf-8" ?????????>The collapse of the Britishvolt battery factory project has left administrators still seeking payment from the Australian buyer, Recharge Industries, for the site in Cambois, Northumberland.Despite the agreement made a year ago, Recharge Industries remains in default, prompting administrators to explore alternative deals for the site.Northumberland county council has earmarked £15 million to repurchase the land if necessary, ...

Bounty Farms Inc. (BFI) has been Certified Cage-Free by the Animal Kingdom Foundation (AKF), a nongovernmental organization (NGO) at the forefront of advocating cage-free systems for layers in the country.This makes them the first commercial farm to attain a seal of Certified Cage-Free in the Philippines.For years, AKF has been actively working with BFI on its campaign for better hen ...

In a strategic move to bolster its presence in the Philippines, Zycus has embarked on a triumphant journey, marking significant milestones with the launch of CPONext, a notable victory at a leading Philippine banking institution, and a standout keynote session at PASIA World. This strategic trifecta not only emphasizes Zycus’ commitment to the region but also its leadership in the ...

People shop for food items inside a grocery store in Quezon City, Dec. 30. — PHILIPPINE STAR/ MIGUEL DE GUZMANRetail price growth in the National Capital Region (NCR) eased to its slowest pace in 23 months in January as food prices eased, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported on Friday.The annual rate of the general retail price index (GRPI) in ...

BLOOMBERGA HUGE trove of documents on GitHub appeared to outline in extraordinary detail the scope of China’s state-sponsored cyberattacks on foreign governments, transfixing the global security community.Hundreds of internal files attributed to the Shanghai-based cybersecurity vendor I-Soon, which works with Chinese government clients, were posted to the developers’ community owned by Microsoft Corp. this week. The documents, which industry experts ...

When gaming, it’s important to set limits on two things: budget and time.DigiPlus Interactive Corp. (DigiPlus), operator of the leading digital gaming platforms BingoPlus, ArenaPlus, and PeryaGame, sounds the call for responsible gaming practices even as it invites its adult customers to partake in DigiPlus’ exciting brand of recreation. As the fastest-growing digital entertainment group in the country, DigiPlus may ...

The implementation of the National Integrated Cancer Control Act (NICCA) to benefit Filipino cancer patients and their families will be the highlight at the Philippine National Cancer Summit (PNCS) 2024 on Feb. 29 to March 1, 2024 at the Novotel Manila.Dr. Manuel Francisco Roxas, Chairperson of the Philippine College of Surgeons Cancer Commission Foundation (PCS CanCom), said that the implementation ...

Headline inflation eased to its slowest in three years to 2.8% in January from 3.9% in December and 8.7% a year ago. — PHILIPPINE STAR/EDD GUMBANTHE BANGKO SENTRAL ng Pilipinas (BSP) is still prepared to adjust interest rates as necessary amid persistent upside risks to the inflation outlook, a central bank official said.In a BusinessWorld Insights webinar on Thursday, BSP ...

People enjoy a night stroll at a park in Manila, Feb. 13, 2024. — PHILIPPINE STAR/MIGUEL DE GUZMANMOODY’S ANALYTICS raised its growth projection for the Philippines to 5.8% this year from 5.4% it gave in January, as strong demand for electronics could spur export growth in Asia-Pacific economies.It expects the Philippines to be the third-fastest performing economy in the region ...

Men are seen working on a building construction site in Manila. — PHILIPPINE STAR/MIGUEL DE GUZMANBy Luisa Maria Jacinta C. Jocson, ReporterTHE PROPOSED P100 increase in the minimum wage of private workers may stoke inflation, hurt gross domestic product (GDP) growth and increase unemployment, National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan said.“Our position at NEDA is that ...