5 things to remember as we begin again

As we welcome the new year—2021, it might do well for us to look back, to take stock of the positive lessons that we can extract from what was an unprecedented year. For sure, numerous take-aways can be gained as we move forward and anticipate a more “mobile” next normal—especially since vaccine trials by leading…

TikTok has officially turned over its US$150,000 donation to the Philippine National Red Cross

TikTok has officially turned over its US$150,000 donation to the Philippine National Red Cross in support of the organization’s disaster relief efforts. This is part of TikTok’s #TikTokTogetherPH initiative, where a total of US$300,000 was committed to support select partner organizations with their typhoon relief programs, as well as a fundraising concert featuring top local…

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…

Dassault Systèmes unveils “Water for Life” to enable industry to consume smarter and protect the world’s most precious resource

Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA) recently unveiled “Water for Life,” the next act in its “The Only Progress is Human” campaign to increase awareness of societal and environmental challenges and inspire the use of virtual worlds to drive sustainable innovations. “Water for Life” combines the themes of water and consumption to explore the challenge…

Laguna Water brings Christmas joy to medical frontliners and typhoon-affected families in Laguna

More than 200 medical frontliners and 600 typhoon-affected families in Laguna were provided with food, personal protective equipment (PPE) and disinfectant solutions as Laguna Water held its annual gift-giving activity, Daloy ng Saya. This year, the company brought its program to the municipalities and cities of Pakil, Luisiana, and Biñan in Laguna. Specifically, the donations…

HOPELINE 24/7 mental health support now in HealthNow app

As mental health issues rise due to isolation, fear, and worries that accompany the current pandemic, it becomes necessary to make it easier for the public to access mental health support services whenever and wherever they need them. Thus, HOPELINE, the 24/7 suicide prevention and crisis support desk of New Good Feelings (NGF) Mindstrong, partnered…

PLDT, Smart champion mental health in the time of COVID-19

To help Filipinos overcome the challenges of the pandemic, the country’s largest integrated telco PLDT and its wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) championed mental health initiatives to support and help promote the need for mental wellness. “In PLDT and Smart, we cultivate a culture of empathy that enables our employees to find comfort, especially…