NRC, City of Manila, BPI Foundation, ICTSI Foundation join hands for the Adopt-A-City campaign

The National Resilient Council (NRC) signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the City Government of Manila, BPI Foundation, and the ICTSI Foundation as part of NRC’s Adopt-A-City campaign last December 18, via Zoom. Launched in 2019, the Adopt-A-City Program is a city-specific partnership model responding to the Philippines’ commitments under the Sendai Framework for…

Globe and NPC launch partnership on digital citizenship

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has launched a partnership with Globe to promote digital responsibility and data privacy among the Filipino youth. NPC’s program, “Kabataang Digital”, aims to provide age-appropriate support for children to help them understand the nature of privacy and the digital environment’s implications on their privacy rights. It aims to raise awareness…

New Year, New Decade for Philippine PR: 27th National PR Congress Looks at Where We’re Headed

The beginning of this decade and this new year comes with both celebration and challenge. Celebration because despite the COVID-19 pandemic, society continues to rebuild itself, the economy is beginning to move and industries are adapting. Challenge because even as society is rebuilding, this must be with an inclusive and emancipatory new normal in mind.…

Essential mental health tips to power through the pandemic

With the combination of new changes and health risks brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, many may have been feeling overwhelmed, stressed, and scared. To help minimize the pandemic’s damaging effects on people’s mental health, AXA Philippines, one of the country’s leading insurance providers, has started the #HowAreYou Mental Awareness campaign to encourage open and…

New SFEX road opens to motorists until January 15

The new and expanded section of the 8.2-km Subic Freeport Expressway (SFEX) will be opened temporarily until January 15 to serve motorists coming in and out of the Subic Bay Freeport Zone during the holiday season. Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark A. Villar along with Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) Chairman…