World Vision launches response to Mindanao quake

Following the recent earthquakes in southern Mindanao, child-focused development and humanitarian agency World Vision launches its relief operations for the affected people of Northern Cotabato, including the city of Kidapawan and the hard-hit towns of Makilala and Tulunan. “We are committed to support the government-led response in Mindanao. World Vision in the Philippines is particularly…

Suwag o Suko? Conserving tamaraws and empowering the rangers who protect them

Representatives from different sectors came together to witness how the Tamaraw Conservation Programme (TCP) and Mounts Iglit-Baco Natural Park (MIBNP) rangers risk their lives to protect the tamaraw (Bubalus mindorensis), a wild buffalo found solely on the island of Mindoro in the Philippines. It is among the world’s most endangered animals, considered critically-endangered and just…

SM Cares | A game of bowling with Best Buddies

For regular shoppers, it may have been just an ordinary afternoon at the mall, but for Vico, 28, it was a special day to spend a few hours enjoying a game of bowling with his friends from Best Buddies Philippines. The group of friends were at the mall, with other pairs of best friends, for…

World Vision Philippines launches “Noche Buena” campaign to give joy to more children this Christmas

Christmas is truly in the air as World Vision in the Philippines kicks off its Noche Buena campaign for 2019, the child-focused organization’s annual initiative aimed at making Christmas celebrations more meaningful and joyful for the most vulnerable children and their families. World Vision Ambassador Jasmine Curtis-Smith and Advocate Erwan Heusaff showed their support by…

Top BPO firm shares tips for a green-worthy workstyle

The global clamor for climate and environment leadership has spurred many industries to observe green-worthy practices and adapt sustainable design standards that are at par with international benchmarks. Top boutique BPO firm Teledirect Telecommerce is rewriting the rules of its own operations as it acknowledges the key role of a healthy environment in meeting many…

The rebirth of a new and stronger Zion

Known for his soulful music, Zion (a.k.a. Zion Aquino) who is part of the Cornerstone Music Artist roster is facing another challenge but this time he is truly unstoppable. Not even cancer can stop Zion from pursuing his passion for music. He is currently undergoing chemotheraphy and battling the perilous disease for the third time…