PH enterprises’ shift to remote work fast-tracks amid COVID-19

In effect of the enhanced community quarantine against the spread of the novel coronavirus, the shift for Philippine enterprises towards adopting remote working schemes is likely progressing earlier than normal. PLDT Enterprise, the b2b arm of the Philippines’ leading ICT and digital services provider, says that the work-from-home scheme forced upon by the lockdown compels…

Oriente secures US$20 million funding to fuel Cashalo’s expansion in the Philippines

Oriente, the Hong Kong-based technology and data science company unlocking financial access for Southeast Asia recently secured a US$20 million debt funding facility from Silverhorn Group, a leading Asia-focused multi-asset investment firm. The facility, which can increase up to US$50 million, will be used to grow Cashalo’s loan book and extend the reach of its…

Max’s Group Launches ‘Pledge A Plate’ Online Meal Donations for COVID-19 Medical Frontliners

In support of the hardworking medical practitioners leading the country’s fight against COVID-19, Max’s Group, Inc. (MGI) has introduced an online meal donation platform called “Pledge A Plate.” This aims to provide hot, filling meals to the brave men and women working tirelessly, across different partner hospitals in Metro Manila, to flatten the curve. While…

Work from Home: How to attract talents with home-based jobs

Filipinos’ work environment is no longer limited by their office location or 8-hour work window. With the changes brought by technological advancement, job seekers have more options to earn and started considering work from home opportunities. It keeps them away from congested roads during rush hours and allows them to work productively at home even…

Multi-lingual support from the Global MediXchange of combating Covid-19 (GMCC) programme to further enable sharing among medical personnel worldwide

Over 440 medical institutions from 104 countries and regions have applied to learn and share experiences in battling COVID-19 through the International Medical Expert Communication Platform. The platform, a centerpiece of the Global MediXchange for Combating COVID-19 (GMCC) program, was jointly established by the Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation. It is designed for medical…

Solane continues delivery services amid lockdown

  Solane has announced that it will carry on with its operations and address their customers’ LPG needs amid the directives of the government to put the entire Luzon under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) to prevent the spread of the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The country’s leading LPG brand said that its Hatid-Bahay Hotline is…

Landers Superstore raise P4M for Filipino families in need

A star-studded online concert, featuring pop stars and celebrities whose heartwarming voices and generous hearts, raised much-needed funds for families affected by the lockdown. Landers Superstore, together with the Philippine Army, raised P4million as it sparked hope and cheer through an online benefit concert named ONE VOICE PILIPINAS to help families in need during the…