Sara flies to Singapore

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 16:21:51 +0000

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio admitted going to Singapore on Tuesday for health reasons. “I am on leave from April 6 to 10, 2021,” Duterte-Carpio said in a statement issued on Wednesday. “I have a travel authority to Singapore from the DILG,” she added, referring to the Department of the Interior and Local Government. “The […]

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Floating Energy Storage Systems Take Shape

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 14:04:41 +0000

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Floating energy storage systems are being developed for use in areas wanting to increase their use of renewable energy, but with constraints on the land available that could be used for solar and wind farms or land-based energy storage. Southeast Asia is one area ready to utilize such installations. The technology group Wärtsilä on March […]

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Floating Energy Storage Systems Take Shape

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 14:04:41 +0000

The post Floating Energy Storage Systems Take Shape appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Floating energy storage systems are being developed for use in areas wanting to increase their use of renewable energy, but with constraints on the land available that could be used for solar and wind farms or land-based energy storage. Southeast Asia is one area ready to utilize such installations. The technology group Wärtsilä on March […]

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Douglas Todd: Chinese consumers swiftly changing Vancouver, Toronto

Credit to Author: Douglas Todd| Date: Sat, 09 Jan 2021 17:38:38 +0000

Analysis: Instead of relying on clichés about ethnic Chinese people, a giant survey provides details on their preferences for luxury products and online shopping.

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HK, Singapore travel bubble scrapped

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Sun, 22 Nov 2020 16:37:02 +0000

HONG KONG: A planned travel bubble between Hong Kong and Singapore was scrapped a day before its launch on Saturday after the southern Chinese city announced a sudden spike in coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases. The decision is both a blow to the two cities’ battered tourist industries but also for other countries who had […]

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French Government Puts US Gas Imports on Ice

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 23:40:17 +0000

A move by one of the largest European energy companies shows that both markets and governments are beginning to pay attention to methane emissions and factor them into business decisions. France’s Engie has halted its commitment to a long-term US liquefied natural gas (LNG) import contract with NextDecade Corp estimated at US$7 billion

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MasterCard raises payments limits for PH

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sat, 25 Jul 2020 17:05:43 +0000

With the Covid-19 pandemic making a major impact on economies and consumer behavior, MasterCard has taken a leadership role by actively consulting with governments and industry partners across the Asia Pacific region to ensure consumers have sufficiently high limits for contactless payments. “MasterCard continues to support partners and customers as more face-to-face transactions are expected […]

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Virus-hit Singapore plunges into recession as economy shrinks 41%

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 02:26:55 +0000

SINGAPORE: Singapore plunged into recession in the second quarter as growth fell 41.2 percent quarter-on-quarter with the trade-dependent economy hammered by the coronavirus, preliminary data showed Tuesday. Year-on-year, the economy shrank 12.6 percent between April and June, according to the data from the trade ministry, as strict curbs were imposed to fight the virus. It […]

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