Megaworld vaccinates 95% of office-based employees; eyes complete vaccination of mall, sales frontliners this month

Following the company’s rollout of its free vaccination program for employees and stakeholders last week, Megaworld reports that it has completed the vaccination of 95% of its office-based employees, mostly in Metro Manila. This is equivalent to around 2,300 out of the 2,430 employees currently assigned in the various office locations of the company such…

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QBO Innovation Hub, Microsoft launch accelerator program for B2B Startups in the Philippines

Startups developing digital enterprise solutions are encouraged to apply now for limited slots in this innovative support program QBO Innovation Hub, the first public-private partnership platform for Filipino startups, recently partnered with Microsoft to launch a nationwide program designed to accelerate the growth of selected startups developing enterprise solutions.

Smart’s 5G site in Argao enables mountain telemedicine, brings help and hope

PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications Inc. (Smart) has fired up more 5G sites across the country, underscoring the company’s leadership in providing nationwide connectivity, particularly 5G. With its fast-tracked rollout, more communities have also been reached by Smart 5G’s super-fast data service, which is now in more than 3,000 sites across the country. One of…

Smart promotes sustainability through arts, connecting communities

PLDT wireless arm Smart Communications, Inc. continues to uphold its commitment to promote sustainability across the country through the Paint it Forward: A Wall Mural Design Contest. Launched last March 2021, the Paint it Forward contest was primarily organized to encourage local artists from Cebu Province and Davao Region to become advocates of sustainability through…

Clorox PH’s Safer Today Program joins VP Robredo’s Office in providing COVID-19 care kits to communities

Angat Buhay Volunteers packaging Clorox disinfecting wipes into the group’s Bayanihan e-Konsulta Kits meant for COVID-19 positive patients.

Nationwide movement aims to create safer, cleaner shared spaces To help enhance the safety and cleanliness of shared spaces in communities amidst the threat of the pandemic, Clorox Philippines partnered with the Office of the Vice President of the Philippines in providing cleaning and disinfecting products, as part of its Clorox Safer Today Program.

Megaworld lines up 21 major projects to further boost rental income portfolio

Ongoing developments inside the 34-hectare The Upper East township in Bacolod City where the company plans to build more office towers, malls, and residential towers in the next 5 years.

Company to use planned REIT proceeds to finance these projects in 11 townships Following its filing of registration statement for the planned biggest Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) offering, Andrew Tan-led property giant Megaworld is strengthening its development pipeline in the next five years as it looks on investing the proceeds from the offer to…

Plastic Credit Exchange, Microsoft partner to ensure transparent, reliable corporate sustainability with blockchain tech

Plastic Credit Exchange enables businesses worldwide to responsibly offset their plastic footprints through an integrated and innovative platform.

Philippine-based non-profit plastic offset program Plastic Credit Exchange (PCX) launches a Blockchain-protected credit registry developed by Microsoft. Plastic Credit Exchange (PCX), the first global non-profit plastic offset program, recently partnered with Microsoft to develop a blockchain-protected credit registry. The revamped credit registry will ensure the public and relevant stakeholders that all transactions within the Exchange…

Infinix celebrates Super Brand Days on Shopee from June 15-18

Enjoy early bird discount on in-demand HOT 10S & up to P1,000 off on popular Infinix products Global smartphone brand Infinix has teamed up with Shopee to offer amazing deals exclusively on the ecommerce platform as part of its Super Brand Days from June 15-18, 2021. Infinix will start selling its eagerly anticipated HOT 10S,…

Best budget gaming smartphone Infinix HOT 10S on sale in Shopee

Infinix recently launched the highly anticipated Hot 10S in the Philippines, available from P5,490 on Shopee beginning June 15, 2021. It is powered by the excellent MediaTek Helio G85 gaming chipset, a smooth and highly responsive 6.82” HD+ display with 90Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate, a 48MP triple HD camera with AI…

Metro Retail Stores receive DTI’s Gold Bagwis Seal of Excellence

Metro Colon and Metro Ayala Center Cebu recently received the Gold Bagwis Seal of Excellence conferred by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). The award is the highest category that recognizes both establishments’ compliance with the DTI’s fair trade laws, efficiency in customer relations and operational management, excellence in social commitment and responsibility, and…

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Forum on baluartes and rap contest to mark 123rd Philippine independence

Cebu historians, a Tausug scholar, and an Augustinian priest will delve into the Moro raids and Spanish fortifications in the late 16th to early 19th century Cebu/Visayas in a panel discussion on Independence Day. Cebu rap artists will also physically perform their bars with the theme on unity. Entitled “Baluarte (Fortress of defense and reconquest):…

Cebu Home and Builders Centre brings great deals to Cebu City, Mactan, Minglanilla, Consolacion customers

In case you missed it, the Cebu Home and Builders Centre MIDYEAR BIG SALE is also ongoing at its N. Bacalso, Mactan, Consolacion, and Minglanilla branches aside from the main store in Banilad. Huge discounts of up to 70 percent off on floor and wall tiles, sanitary wares, chandeliers, and other lighting fixtures, plumbing fixtures,…

GCash and AirAsia partnership lets you fly, shop and pay safely

As the effects of the pandemic ease and the government relaxes community quarantine restrictions to allow Filipinos to travel more, GCash, the country’s no. 1 mobile wallet app, and AirAsia, the world’s best low-cost airline and Asean’s growing superapp, has announced their exciting and timely partnership to deliver safety and convenience to travelers when paying…

DOH Data Collect Dashboards enables real-time monitoring of nationwide COVID-19 response

With the rising number of COVID-19 cases that nearly doubled from the previous year, the Philippine Department of Health (DOH), recently upgraded their “DOH Data Collect (DDC) Dashboards” to give timely information of various metrics like bed capacities and service availability, COVID-19 commodities and supplies, and the vaccine administration program to the Local Government Units…

Pangilinan steps down as PLDT President and CEO; Panlilio takes over

MANILA – Manuel V Pangilinan stepped down as President and CEO of PLDT Inc. today. He retains his post as PLDT chairman. In today’s 2021 PLDT Annual Shareholders’ Meeting, Alfredo S. Panlilio was appointed to the post and will now concurrently serve as President and CEO of PLDT and Smart.  Panlilio retains his post as…

Ride to a sustainable future: Why the hybrid car delivers more value

Sustainable lifestyle is the catchphrase these days. As the effects of global warming hit close to home, more people are recycling, reducing waste and using eco-friendly products. In the Philippines, a study conducted by Kantar revealed that 75 percent of Filipinos are actively seeking alternative solutions to help save the environment. Fortunately, technological developments in…

Inspiring ways Filipino families are winning at home thanks to the internet

There is no other tool out there that has helped Filipinos continue with their lives better than the internet. Even under strict quarantine rules, most are able to still work, study, stay in touch with family and friends, and even enjoy their favorite fast food and restaurant meals all thanks to the internet.

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GCash only fintech company to receive recognition from PNP for anti-cybercrime response

GCash and its executives were recognized by the Philippine National Police’s (PNP) Anti-Cybercrime Group (ACG) during the ACG’s 8th Founding Anniversary, making it the only fintech company in the country to do so. The awards were in recognition of GCash’s commitment to the ACG’s cybercrime campaign called “Strengthening ACG Response Towards the New Normal.” Through…

Transformation Summit 2021 to tackle Next Level Play for IT/BPM

Various stakeholders in the IT-BPM industry will discuss strategies for the big leap forward under a global pandemic with its far-reaching impact on lives and businesses during the Transformation Summit 2021 scheduled from July 12 to 15. Organized by Cebu’s main IT-BPM organization Cib.O, the four-day virtual event will feature local, national, and international speakers…