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BDO Advisory: Why do Accounts Become Dormant?

BDO Advisory: Why do accounts become dormant and how to avoid it? Bank clients are reminded that accounts without any activity for a long time can become dormant. A bank account is considered dormant when there is no financial activity -- deposit or withdrawal -- for a period of two years for a savings account… Continue reading BDO Advisory: Why do Accounts Become Dormant?

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Iloilo City to Experience Biggest Power Rate Reduction

Iloilo City to experience biggest power rate reduction: MORE Power is now an active participant in the trading of electricity as it directly purchases 100 percent of its power supply connection from the grid since it operates the new switching station in Banuyao, Lapaz last May 26. "It may be recalled that Iloilo City now… Continue reading Iloilo City to Experience Biggest Power Rate Reduction

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BDO to Job Seekers: “Beware of Recruitment Scam!”

BDO: “Beware of Recruitment Scam!” It has come to BDO Unibank’s attention that scammers are posing as recruiters of the bank and tricking applicants into paying for their pre-employment medical tests. The Bank, however, underscores that it will never ask its candidates to pay for any part of its application process. The recruitment modus starts… Continue reading BDO to Job Seekers: “Beware of Recruitment Scam!”

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95% of Megaworld Hotel Staff Now Vaccinated

95% of Megaworld Hotel Staff Now Vaccinated: Eleven properties of PH’s largest local hotel chain receive ‘Safety Seal’ certification from the Department of Tourism. Megaworld Hotels & Resorts, the country’s largest homegrown hotel chain today, has vaccinated 95% of its 1,154 hotel-based staff and personnel who are actively working in the various properties during this… Continue reading 95% of Megaworld Hotel Staff Now Vaccinated

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Lifetrack: Inclusive Healthcare for Emerging Countries

Lifetrack Medical Systems, a growing health-tech startup and one of the 2020 Emerge X Competition winners, joins hands with Microsoft to further accelerate its innovations in medical imaging and enable better healthcare access for people in developing markets. According to the World Health Organization, two-thirds of the world does not have access to basic radiology.… Continue reading Lifetrack: Inclusive Healthcare for Emerging Countries

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Globe Business Backs Supply Chain and Healthcare MSMEs

Globe Business backs supply chain and healthcare MSMEs: As supply chain and healthcare industries in Visayas and Mindanao pivot their businesses from the effects of the pandemic, Globe Business backs up MSMEs in these regions with digital solutions, providing customers safer, reliable, and more convenient ways to move their goods and care for their health.… Continue reading Globe Business Backs Supply Chain and Healthcare MSMEs

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PH and China Pandemic Experience Shared in Webinar

PH and China pandemic experience shared in webinar: The Department of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Service Institute along with Philippine Archipelago international Trading Corporation presented a webinar featuring prominent figures in Traditional Chinese Medicine who were instrumental in the pandemic management in China. The webinar, entitled “Learning from the China Experience – Control and Surge Prevention”,… Continue reading PH and China Pandemic Experience Shared in Webinar

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Treñas Ranks 6th in RPMD Job Approval Rating

Treñas ranks 6th in RPMD job approval rating: Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas ranked 6th in the ‘Job Approval Rating of City Mayor / Per Regional Center’ survey of RP – Mission and Development Foundation, Inc. Five thousand respondents answered the question: “Do you approve or disapprove of the way [mayor’s name] is handling his/her… Continue reading Treñas Ranks 6th in RPMD Job Approval Rating

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QBO Innovation Hub and Microsoft Launch Accelerator Program in PH

QBO Innovation Hub and Microsoft Launch Accelerator Program in PH: 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… Continue reading QBO Innovation Hub and Microsoft Launch Accelerator Program in PH

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Free Dialysis for the Ilonggos

  Free Dialysis for the Ilonggos: Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas, in a social media post, bares his vision for Iloilo City – some of which is the establishment of the City Hospital and a Dialysis Center. The envisioned healthcare institution is located in East Baluarte, Molo, Iloilo City. Here is his official statement: “Creating… Continue reading Free Dialysis for the Ilonggos