Advocates of AgriBusiness and Education Technology win World Vision Philippines’ First-Ever Social Innovation Challenge

The agribusiness Plantsville and the education-focused organization Edukasyon.ph emerged as winners in Social Innovation Challenge (S.I.C.), World Vision’s competition for innovators creating sustainable solutions to challenges identified in real communities. Plantsville, represented by November “Tina” Canieso-Yeo, is a joint effort with local government units (LGUs), eco-tourism organic bee and cinnamon groups that seek to flourish…

CRAYFISH PARTY 2019: Asia’s Biggest Viking Party For A Cause

Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, in partnership with NordCham Philippines and Philippines Norway Business Council, presents the biggest Crayfish Party in Asia on September 14, 2019 at the Harbor Garden Tent. Take part in a grand Nordic feast set in a Viking-themed coastal village featuring bountiful servings of crayfish and a sumptuous Nordic spread including home-made…

PLDT, Smart Back MMDA Earthquake Drill Anew

PLDT and wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. once again provided emergency communications support for this year’s Metro-wide earthquake drill conducted by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). The fifth Metro Manila Shake Drill, which simulated the “Big One” or a magnitude 7.2 earthquake situation, began at 4 a.m. last July 27 to portray a massive…

RIDGID Club: Upgrading Tools And Skills For Property Boom

There is a massive construction boom in the Philippines; many of the projects are of a grand scale, and need to be completed within often impossible timeframes. These factors contribute to making upgrades in the capabilities of contractors, both in terms of equipment and skills absolutely vital. This is why RIDGID, a manufacturer of innovative…