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Samsung chief jailed for 2.5 years

  SEOUL, South Korea (AFP) — The de facto chief of South Korea’s Samsung business empire was convicted Monday over a huge corruption scandal and jailed for two and a half years, in a ruling that deprives the tech giant of its top decision-maker. Lee Jae-yong, vice-chairman of Samsung Electronics, the world’s biggest smartphone and […] The post Samsung chief jailed for 2.5 years appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneJan 18th, 2021

Samsung chief jailed for 2.5 years

  SEOUL, South Korea (AFP) — The de facto chief of South Korea’s Samsung business empire was convicted Monday over a huge corruption scandal and jailed for two and a half years, in a ruling that deprives the tech giant of its top decision-maker. Lee Jae-yong, vice-chairman of Samsung Electronics, the world’s biggest smartphone and […] The post Samsung chief jailed for 2.5 years appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 18th, 2021

Samsung chief faces corruption verdict

The de facto chief of South Korea's Samsung business empire faces the verdict Monday in his retrial over a sprawling corruption scandal, a ruling that could see him jailed for years, depriving the tech giant of its top decision-maker......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 18th, 2021

Myanmar junta chief says new elections in two years

Myanmar's junta chief said Sunday that elections would be held and a state of emergency lifted by August 2023, extending the military's initial timeline given when it deposed Aung San Suu Kyi six months ago......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated News2 hr. 19 min. ago

President Duterte’s last Sona: Cebu benefited from Build, Build, Build’

CEBU CITY, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte is set to hold his last State of the Nation Address (Sona) tomorrow, Monday (July 25). And several officials here in Cebu are expecting the Chief Executive to lay bare the accomplishments his administration made in the past five years, particularly the ‘Build, Build, Build’ program. Cebu City […] The post President Duterte’s last Sona: Cebu benefited from Build, Build, Build’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 25th, 2021

CEOs see recovery in 3 years, says survey

A majority of chief executive officers expect the Philippine economy to bounce back from the impact of the pandemic in three years, according to a survey of the Management Association of the Philippines and PwC Philippines......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

Saudi Arabia releases two jailed women activists: campaigners

Saudi Arabia has released two women activists detained nearly three years ago, rights groups said on Sunday, following a fierce crackdown on female campaigners......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 28th, 2021

EDITORIAL - Deterring impunity

It took 12 years since the crime was committed. Yesterday, the Sandiganbayan found former Philippine National Police chief Jesus Versoza and five other former top PNP officials guilty of graft in connection with the negotiated procurement of rubber boats and motorboats worth P131.55 million in 2009 for the PNP Maritime Group......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 26th, 2021

How CDMO Samsung Biologics Became a Global Leader in Biopharmaceuticals

Over the last several years, Samsung Biologics has been on the rise as one of the most prominent CDMO companies in the world. But what.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 26th, 2021

Ex-PNP chief, 5 others convicted over boat procurement

Former Philippine National Police chief Jesus Verzosa and five other retired PNP officials were sentenced to up to eight years in prison for graft in connection with the P131.55-million rubber boat scam in 2009......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 25th, 2021

Ninoy’s letter to Noynoy

Son, the ball is now in your hands. This is the last line in the letter of Ninoy Aquino, 41, to his only son, Noynoy Aquino. The boy was only 13 years old when his father, jailed for over a year, defied President Ferdinand Marcos and his military commission by refusing to accept the tyrant’s […] The post Ninoy’s letter to Noynoy appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 25th, 2021

‘Congress to extend Bangsamoro transition’

Congress is expected to extend the term of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority for three years, Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao chief minister Ahod Ebrahim assured his constituents......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

Justices vowed SC cases filed after April 5 to be resolved within 24 months

Supreme Court magistrates have agreed that cases that reached the tribunal after April 5 would be resolved within two years, Chief Justice Alexander Gesmundo said Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

US pharmacist jailed for 3 years after tampering with COVID jabs

Washington---A US pharmacist has been jailed for three years after pleading guilty to tampering with hundreds of Moderna coronavirus vaccines, the Justice Department said on Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

SC aspirants asked to weigh in on historic quo warranto petition vs Sereno

Three years since the historic vote of the Supreme Court to oust a sitting chief justice through a quo warranto petition, questions on whether the landmark ruling should be revisited cropped up in screening of applicants for the tribunal Bench......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2021

DU30 as VP: It does not violate Charter

Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Secretary Salvador Panelo on Thursday insisted that President Rodrigo Duterte can run for vice president in the upcoming elections. “The Constitution says under Article 7, Section 4 that the president has a term of six years and is not eligible for reelection. The President shall not be eligible for any re-election,” […] The post DU30 as VP: It does not violate Charter appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2021

The debate

Of course, retired Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio was glad to accept the debate challenge on the West Philippine Sea (WPS) hurled by President Duterte. He and his partners in this years-long WPS campaign have been waiting for the opportunity to make this the priority concern not only of the Duterte administration but of the entire nation as well. There was no better way to make it on top of the list than to goad (bait may be a better word) the Chief Executive no end to make that challenge. Having grown up at the same time and mixed with the same crowd in Davao for years, he must have known how to throw the bait and succeeded in worming his way.  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 10th, 2021

Peso strongest in over 4-5 years

The Philippine peso regained strength during Friday’s trading, closing at 47.85 against the dollar, the strongest it has been in over four and a half years since it stood 47.83 versus the dollar on 22 September 2016. Still, the local unit was 13 centavos stronger than the 47.98 per dollar day-ago. Michael Ricafort, chief economist […] The post Peso strongest in over 4-5 years appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Samsung showcases MICRO LED, Neo QLED 8K/4K features

Seoul—Samsung Electronics, the world’s leading TV manufacturer for 15 consecutive years, announced the details today of its upcoming 2021 Technical Seminar—a series of events that will highlight the technology, features and innovation with this year’s new product lineups, covering Neo QLED 8K/4K, MICRO LED and Samsung’s award-winning Lifestyle portfolio. .....»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 25th, 2021

City Hall employee, cousin nabbed for illegal drugs

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A man working at the city hall here was arrested in a buy-bust operation in Lapu-Lapu City on Thursday, April 22, 2021. Police Major Joey Bicoy, the chief of City Intelligence Unit of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office, identified the suspect as Robeth Delos Santos, who is 36 years old and […] The post City Hall employee, cousin nabbed for illegal drugs appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2021

Shell allocates P20-B for recalibrated `new normal’ business operations

Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation is investing approximately P20 billion over the next five years to recalibrate business operations under the new normal. In a press conference on Wednesday, Pilipinas Shell President and Chief Executive Officer Cesar Romero said the company prioritizes the transformation of its Tabangao refinery in Batangas into an import terminal.   He […] The post Shell allocates P20-B for recalibrated `new normal’ business operations appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 7th, 2021