Red Ribbon on Track To Build First School

With more than 660,000 packs of macaroons already sold since the launch of Macaroons for a Cause, Philippine-based bakeshop Red Ribbon, Apl.de.Ap Foundation, and Franklin Baker Company of the Philippines are steadily reaching their goal to build their first public school through their collaboration. Macaroons for a Cause was launched July of this year to…

189 Child Sponsors Referred Thru World Vision ‘Celebrities for Children: Race for Hope’ Challenge

True to its vision of “life in all its fullness” for every Filipino child, World Vision launched ‘Celebrities for Children: Race for Hope’ last April with the objective of acquiring child sponsors with the help of celebrity challengers. Six months after its launch, World Vision culminates the campaign with a thanksgiving event at the Annabel’s…

Waterfront Pavilion Hotel and Casino Manila Donates Over P250,000 Worth of Aids For Central Visayas Earthquake Victims

Waterfront Pavilion Hotel and Casino Manila, a subsidiary of Waterfront Philippines Inc., donated truckloads of blankets, linens, comforters, pillows, clothes and footwear to the victims of the recent earthquake in Bohol and Cebu. The 7.2 magnitude earthquake that hit Central Visayas last October 16, affected over 3.2 million people in Bohol and Cebu. Casualties are…

Manila Water Foundation Supports Global Handwashing Day

Manila Water Foundation, the additional corporate social responsibility arm of East Zone concessionaire Manila Water Company for areas outside Metro Manila, visited different parts of the archipelago spreading the value of handwashing as part of proper hygiene and healthcare. The Foundation joined over 100 countries, involving more than 200 million people across five continents in…

DSWD Gives Back To Indigenous People In Bukidnon

Giving back to the community by way of service is not always a success as giving gifts to poor people on Christmas or relief operations during a calamity, but the effort showed by the Department of Social Welfare and Development in elevating the lives of the poor has proved one point: That the government is…

DHL Kicks-Off Global Volunteer Day 2013

DHL, part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading postal and logistics group, recently kicked off its annual Global Volunteer Day 2013 celebrations. Over the next 10 days, DHL employees across Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, along with their business partners and customers, will volunteer in various community programs across these regions. In 2012, DHL’s global…

PAE Joins Forces with Green Cross In The Fight Against Dengue

The Philippine Association of Entomologists Inc. (PAE), the leading organization of insect experts in the country, has once again partnered with Green Cross, makers of Green Cross Insect Repellent Lotion, in disseminating information and promoting preventive measures to avoid the dreaded dengue disease. This mosquito-borne virus, an alarming health issue with a nationwide scale, has…

The Kayanihan Project Launches “The Kayanihan” Music Video

The Philippines is doing well.  Major credit ratings agencies Fitch, Standard and Poor, and Moody’s have upgraded the country’s sovereign credit ratings.  The Philippines is the frontrunner as an investment destination among key cities in the ASEAN in a survey by Standard Chartered of more than 900 investors in the region.  Analysts predict that “the…

DENR Names SM Malls Solid Waste Management Champions

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) recently concluded its Search for Solid Waste Management Champion with an awarding ceremony led by DENR Secretary, Hon. Ramon Paje, at the lobby of Bulwagang Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Bureau, DENR North Ave, in Quezon City last August 2, 2013. In the shopping malls category, four…