Daily Archives: September 17, 2018

Altus Group Report Reveals Shifts in Trade Policy, Technology and Financing Are Disrupting Global Real Estate Development Industry

International trade uncertainty, widespread construction skills shortage creating perfect storm for escalating project costs; property development leaders split on potential impact of emerging technologies TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Altus Group Limited (“Altus Group”) (TSX: AIF), a leading… Read More

CP Kelco Announces 2018 Pricing Increase of Carboxymethyl Cellulose (CMC) Portfolio

ATLANTA, Sept. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The CMC business unit of CP Kelco announced today it will increase pricing of its entire CMC product portfolio up to 10% globally, effective October 17, 2018, as contracts allow. The price adjustments… Read More

Everest, ID2020 and the Government of Indonesia (TNP2K Secretariat) Announce Innovative Identity and Blockchain Pilot Solution to Enhance the National LPG Subsidy Program

The pilot program, with financial support from ID2020, adds transparency and accountability with biometrics and secure transactions to the national LPG subsidy program SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Everest, the first platform to combine biometric identity with… Read More


MANILA, Philippines The European Union (EU), the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), as well as China, on Sunday expressed readiness to assist the Philippines in its recovery and relief operations as Typhoon “Ompong” (international name “Mangkhut”) battered northern Luzon.… Read More


SINGAPORE, More than 300 heavy vehicle drivers were issued 328 summonses in a two-week island-wide operation against heavy vehicle drivers earlier this month, police said on Monday (Sep 17). The summonses were issued for various traffic offences, such as speeding… Read More

“Completing the E-Payment Jigsaw” – Speech by Mr Ong Ye Kung, Minister for Education and MAS’ Board Member, at the SGQR Launch on 17 September 2018

1 Thank you for inviting me to this SGQR launch event. This is the second e-payment related event since June this year. It reflects the intensity in which we are building up the national e-payment infrastructure.2 So today, we are… Read More

BSP Enhances Guidelines on Currency Rate Risk Protection Program

The Monetary Board (MB) approved the enhanced guidelines on the Currency Rate Risk Protection Program (CRPP) aimed at easing the demand pressures in the foreign exchange spot market.The CRPP is a hedging facility offered by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas… Read More