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Wakanda of the Philippines: The Rebirth of Iloilo City

Wakanda of the Philippines: The Rebirth of Iloilo City is a documentary series that tells untold pandemic stories of Ilonggos. As of this April, the Philippines already recorded close to 1 million COVID-19 cases, while more than 16,000 have already succumbed to death. Of these numbers, Iloilo City recorded more than 6,000 cases and deaths… Continue reading Wakanda of the Philippines: The Rebirth of Iloilo City

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JobStreet Goes Hyperlocal, to Hold Virtual Career Fair

Living up to its commitment to provide jobs that matter across the country, leading online job portal JobStreet is going hyperlocal as it launches its dedicated microsite for Cebu, Iloilo, and Davao as well as its upcoming virtual career fair with the selected Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Regional Offices in time for the… Continue reading JobStreet Goes Hyperlocal, to Hold Virtual Career Fair

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First Time in PH: Smart Sweeps Award in Q1 Opensignal

Smart on Opensignal: PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has won all categories in the latest Philippines Mobile Network Experience Awards by independent mobile analytics firm Opensignal. The report, which covers the period Jan. 1 to Mar. 31, 2021, showed Smart beating the competition across all metrics in three essential aspects of service: Coverage… Continue reading First Time in PH: Smart Sweeps Award in Q1 Opensignal

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Justice Jardeleza on Being MORE Power’s Independent Director

Justice Jardeleza: In an interview with MORE Power Spokesman Jonathan Cabrera, Retired Supreme Court Justice Francis Jardeleza bared his thoughts about his career, his Ilonggo roots, and on being the new independent director of MORE Electric and Power Corporation. Jardeleza is a former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines, served as Solicitor… Continue reading Justice Jardeleza on Being MORE Power’s Independent Director

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Wag Greedy: Hoarding of Community Pantry Sparks Outrage

“Magbigay ayon sa kakayahan, kumuha batay sa pangangailangan,” says the sign on a community pantry in Pasig City, suggesting that residents can get items (for free) according to their needs and, likewise, share what they are able to share. The intent for the initiative is pure but ignited controversy after a group of women hoarded… Continue reading Wag Greedy: Hoarding of Community Pantry Sparks Outrage

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Hidilyn Diaz Qualifies for Olympics

Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz could bring the country’s first Olympic gold medal after formalizing her qualification for the 2020 Olympics, the Tokyo Olympics. Diaz formally cements her qualification after participating in the women’s 55kg event in the Asian Weightlifting Championship in Uzbekistan, last Sunday. Diaz placed 4th after lifting a total of 212kg. Chinese athletes Qiuyun… Continue reading Hidilyn Diaz Qualifies for Olympics

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Typhoon Bising Enters PAR; Rapidly Intensifies

Typhoon Bising: In a weather bulletin issued by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST PAGASA) as of April 17, 5am, typhoon ‘Bising’ continues to rapidly intensify while moving west-northwestward over the Philippine Sea. Here are its updates: Hazards affecting land areas Heavy Rainfall: Tomorrow (18 April), the rainbands of Typhoon “BISING” will bring moderate… Continue reading Typhoon Bising Enters PAR; Rapidly Intensifies

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Megaworld Tempers Pandemic Impact with Stronger Office Business

Megaworld Business: Megaworld premier offices bags 135,000 sqm of new leases mostly during the lockdown in 2020. Andrew Tan-led property giant Megaworld closed deals for new office leases last year, even as the three quarters of the year were marred by community lockdowns across the country. Around 135,000 square meters of fresh office space inventory… Continue reading Megaworld Tempers Pandemic Impact with Stronger Office Business

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Workplace Inclusivity with Microsoft Enabler Program

Participants of Microsoft's Enabler Program are proving that, with strong support and equal access to employment, Persons with Disabilities can contribute meaningfully to the Philippines’ economy and society. The Microsoft Enabler Program was launched in September 2020 to pioneer disability-inclusive workplaces across Asia-Pacific by removing the barriers for a more diverse workforce. A first of… Continue reading Workplace Inclusivity with Microsoft Enabler Program

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Emperador Sustains International Market Dominance

Emperador: Brandy sales growth in North America and UK further expands; the scotch whisky business continues growth momentum across Europe, Asia, and Africa. Emperador Inc., the world’s largest brandy company, is continuously expanding its dominance in various markets around the world as demand for brandy and scotch whisky continues to grow exponentially. Emperador’s brandy business… Continue reading Emperador Sustains International Market Dominance