Top international business magazine Fortune included Philippine mobile leader Smart Communications in its list of 50 companies around the world that are creating “important social impact.” Smart placed 36th in Fortune’s second “Change the World” list, joining the ranks of global business giants like GlaxoSmithKline, Nike, Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, and Unilever. Smart is the only Philippine…
Premium Apple reseller Power Mac Center recently signed a partnership with the University of Visayas New School of Art & Design (UVNS) to strengthen the position of its Apple Authorized Training Center (AATC) in Cebu within the creative market. UVNS’ Customized Education was recently named an Apple Distinguished Program. Offering certificate courses in Visual Communication…
Smart TechnoCart – a mobile digital laboratory donated to public schools to develop literacy among kindergarten students – won the Social Contribution Award at the prestigious Asia Communication Awards (ACA) ceremony held recently in Singapore. Organized annually by London-based industry publication Total Telecom, the ACA recognizes outstanding performance by Asian carriers, multimedia content providers, vendors,…
As part of its commitment to promote responsible voting among Filipinos, OLX partnered with the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV), the citizen arm that helps monitor the country’s elections. The partnership was forged by the shared vision of OLX and PPCRV of a free, fair, and fraud-free elections in the Philippines. Donations OLX…
Carmudi Philippines, the leading online vehicle platform in the country, has selected the son of a fisherman and a vendor as the first sole recipient of its scholarship program. Aljohn Torreta, a senior student from the University of the Philippines Visayas taking up a BA in Communications and Media Studies, was chosen from a highly competitive batch of Cum Laude standing students from different universities who participated nationwide.
This Christmas, Cebu beach resort Jpark Island Resort and Waterpark has a simple wish and that is to to lighten and brighten lives. As the resort marked the start of the Christmas season by lighting up its tree last Friday, December 4, it treated disadvantaged kids from the Home Care Foundation in Lapu-Lapu City to a day of fun and treats.
After giving a taste of Chinese in its The Flower Drum Song last December 2014, the Colegio de la Inmaculada Concepcion (CIC)–Cebu this time will wow Cebuanos with another Rodgers and Hammerstein musical: The Sound of Music.
“Maging Laging Handa,” a series of disaster-readiness videos developed by Smart Communications (Smart), has been distributed to public elementary schools nationwide in support of the Department of Education’s (DepEd) initiative to integrate Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in the education curriculum.
Crabs simmered humba style, skewered squid cubes turned golden brown on a clay grill, and native chicken cooked in fermented coconut juice as five towns in midwestern Cebu prepared their entries for the Eats Meets West culinary competition held in Tabuelan.
As part of its advocacy to promote a culture of preparedness, mobile leader Smart Communications (Smart) unveiled a series of disaster-readiness educational videos especially designed for children who are most vulnerable during disasters.
The Department of Education (DepEd) recently recognized mobile leader Smart Communications for its efforts to help improve education in the country. Smart is one of DepEd’s corporate partners under the Adopt-a-School program, whose goal is to enhance the quality of public education through technology support and training, among others.
While young, it is important that students start to embrace their role as stewards of the environment. It is for this reason that wireless leader Smart Communications (Smart) and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-Philippines) started a project called Project Connect.
Samboan municipal health officer Dr. Ianne Jireh Ramos suspected hypertension to be the prevalent case among townsfolk who availed themselves of the municipal government’s health programs. Ramos, however, couldn’t say for certain. She just had a hunch based on anecdotal information.
Four public schools in Lapu-Lapu City are the latest recipients of mobile digital laboratories called Smart Technocarts, which are intended to boost kindergarten learning using technology tools and solutions.
To help train emergency responders, the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. donated P1.58 million to the Emergency Rescue Unit Foundation (ERUF) for the construction of its five-room training center at the North Reclamation Area in Cebu City.