MPTC expressways RFID campaign on track following DOTr push for cashless toll

The Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) declared its support for Department Order 2020-012 issued by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) that requires expressway-bound vehicles to enter via cashless, contactless transactions “to mitigate the transmission of COVID-19 and subsequently as a means to ensure a more efficient flow of traffic.” In its statement of support, MPTC…

Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo lead Kapamilya tribute video “Tinig ng Mga Nawalan” for Filipinos

ABS-CBN launches a tribute video for Filipinos who continue to fight, serve the nation, and care for others despite the challenges faced by the country last night (August 31) after “TV Patrol” on Kapamilya Channel and Kapamilya Online Live. Dubbed “Tinig ng Mga Nawalan,” the video features the voices of young superstars Daniel Padilla and…

Endangered Tamaraw Killed in Mindoro: Poachers Escape

Three poachers who shot and butchered a critically-endangered tamaraw (Bubalus mindorensis) escaped apprehending authorities the other day. Alert rangers spotted the poachers drying meat near the base of Mt. McGowen inside the Mounts Iglit-Baco Natural Park before lunch on 28 August. Two poachers were quickly surrounded and caught by park rangers and wardens while a…

Mayor Vico Sotto pilots Manulife’s new financial literacy program in Pasig City

As the country implements online distance learning in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Manulife Philippines has evolved its Peso Smart financial literacy program to support Filipino students who will continue their studies at home. Manulife has announced a partnership with education and community development non-profit organization Corazon Sanchez Atayde Memorial Foundation (CSAMF) to launch Peso…

ABS-CBN Studio Tours, Store, and Studio Experience, Hado Pilipinas, Heroes Burger cease operations

Pinoy fans now have limited ways to revel in the Kapamilya spirit beyond their screens as ABS-CBN’s experience and retail businesses are shutting down their operations permanently by August 31, including the Studio Tours, ABS-CBN Store, Hado Pilipinas, Heroes Burger, and ABS-CBN Studio Experience. These ventures are part of ABS-CBN’s services to Filipino families affected…