BDO Foundation, NU Forge MOU To Improve Financial Literacy Among Small Farmers

BDO Foundation, the corporate social responsibility (CSR) arm of BDO Unibank, Inc. has partnered with the National University (NU) to further bring financial education to Filipino farmers nationwide. NU, in a recently signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with BDO Foundation, has agreed to develop simple accounting and bookkeeping modules for farmers. NU faculty members will…

PascualLab’s Leonie Agri Corp. Partners With International firm Kyzox Innovations To Help Counter Dengue

As dengue continues to be one of the rapidly proliferating, indirectly transmitted diseases in over 100 countries including the Philippines according to the World Health Organization (WHO), French-owned company Kyzox Innovations recently tapped PascualLab’s Leonie Agri Corp. (LAC) as its exclusive supplier of Lagundi (Five-leaved chaste tree) a locally-grown herb, known for its possible anti-dengue…

Mondelez Philippines Commits To Recycling With The Philippine Alliance For Recycling And Materials Sustainability

Global Company commitments on recyclable packaging for 2025 announced Local initiatives for recycling similarly underway Mondelez Philippines has strengthened its commitment to recycling by joining the Philippine Alliance for Recycling and Materials Sustainability (PARMS). This is in line with the snack company’s recently announced global commitment to make all packaging recyclable by the year 2025.…

NEWS5 Launches “Tol Wag Troll, Respeto Lang” Campaign

In 2016, NEWS5 broke away from the usual reporting style by launching the highly entertaining “B.A.Y.A.W. for President” election advocacy campaign starring comedian Jun Sabayton. A series of vignettes in which fictional events were presented to create a parody of sorts highlighting the Philippines’ political landscape at the time, B.A.Y.A.W. or “Bagong Alyansang Ayaw sa…

UNISDR ARISE PH Moves Closer To Achieving Resiliency

The Philippines is turning challenges into accomplishments as it continues to deal with natural disasters. This was the assessment of experts during “A Forum on Understanding Risk and Resilience” held to mark the International Day of Disaster Reduction. National Economic and Development Authority Undersecretary Adoracion Navarro cited the reduction in loss of human lives during recent calamities. “In terms…