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Retail Asia Expo 2016 – Brand-New Internet Retailing Expo Introduces Cutting-Edge Technologies

Retail Asia Expo (RAE), the award-winning flagship industry event in Asia for retailers and retail solution providers, will take place from 14th to 16th June at Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. For the retail trade this year, expo organiser Diversified Communications Hong Kong takes a leap forward and implements the brand-new Internet Retailing Expo, covering the trendiest technologies, as well as the fast-changing tastes and behaviours of consumers and the market. The Internet Retailing Expo will explore the topics of:

Health Advocates and Government agencies celebrate World No Tobacco Day, affirm support for full implementation of Graphic Health Warnings Law

HealthJustice Philippines, MMDA, DOH and Civil Society Organizations in celebration of the “World No Tobacco Day” will conduct an activity to show support for the full implementation of the Graphic Health Warnings law in the Philippines and its primary purpose of informing the public about the dangers of tobacco use.

Progressives welcome Aquino belated energy policy shift but challenges Duterte to take it further

Multi-sectoral coalition SANLAKAS welcomed the recently signed resolution by the Climate Change Commission (CCC) declaring that the Commission shall facilitate in the next 6 months “a national policy review and framework development on energy, through a whole-of-nation approach, in accordance with a low carbon development pathway and national goals and targets for climate change adaptation and mitigation, disaster risk reduction and sustainable development, and considering the prioritization and acceleration of renewable energy development, enhancement of energy efficiency and conservation, and insurance of clean, affordable, and reliable energy for the entire country”.

Climate Justice Group welcomes Climate Change Commission Resolution Challenges Incoming President Duterte for Sweeping Reforms in Energy Sector

Philippine Movement for Climate Justice (PMCJ), a nationwide climate justice coalition expressed its appreciation for the latest Climate Change Commission resolution calling for the review of the Philippine energy policy and harmonization of regulation on new and existing coal plants “in accordance with a low carbon development pathway. “

Globe Telecom to invest close to $500 M to expand corporate data network for enterprises

Globe Telecom is investing close to $500 million over a five-year period beginning 2016 to expand its corporate data network to meet the ever-increasing bandwidth requirements of corporate and enterprise clients. This initiative is expected to attract more foreign investments and spur the growth of the Philippine economy.

Metro Manila most problematic in deployment of new cell sites

Metro Manila is most problematic in the deployment of new cell sites with main issues ranging from social acceptability, neighbors’ opposition and homeowners associations’ restrictions due to aesthetic reasons, family conflicts and political bickering among local government officials, Globe Telecom said.

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Health groups warn: Upcoming Jakarta tax forum backed by the tobacco industry

Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA), HealthJustice Philippines (HJ) and New Vois Association Philippines (NVAP) alerted the public today of the ties that bind the tobacco industry and the International Tax and Investment Centre (ITIC), which is behind the 13th Annual Asia-Pacific Tax Forum on May 23, 2016 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Globe mobile data sustains growth momentum; mentions need for more cell sites, spectrum to improve internet services

Globe Telecom’s mobile data revenues continued to underpin growth in the first three months of the year amid continuing demand for data services and popularity of data-driven products and applications as more and more consumers adopt a digital lifestyle. This is reflective of the company’s strategy to expand its mobile data footprint by continuously enhancing network capacities.

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Huawei adopts Globe Telecom’s Project 1 Phone recycling and recovery program

Huawei VP for Sales Bruce Liu and Globe SVP for Corporate Communications Yoly Crisanto seal the partnership agreement with a handshake. Huawei Corporate Communications Head Wellington Liutao (left) and Globe VP for Enterprise Sales Dion Asencio (right) act as witnesses.