BIOFIN | Who says saving nature isn’t all fun and games?

Gamification makes activities more engaging and works well in the Philippines. Now it’s being used to revitalize a forest which helps supply 20 million Filipinos with fresh water.   The Philippines is losing around 52,000 trees daily. Logging, slash-and-burn-farming and land development are erasing 47,000 hectares of forestland yearly – thrice the size of Quezon…

MVP Group pours in support for COVID-19 Frontliners

More efforts to help health workers at the frontlines of the fight against the COVID-19 outbreak have been undertaken by Tulong Kapatid, the consortium of the corporate social responsibility consortium of companies, foundations, and affiliates led by businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan. Roxas Holdings, Inc., recently turned over 4,000 Liters of 70% ethyl alcohol from Roxol…

Bria Homes and PAG-IBIG Employees Sign Partnertship

BRIA Homes Inc., a key player in the Philippine real estate industry, recently partnered with DBP Service Corporation (DBPSC) and Pag-IBIG Fund Employees Labor Association (PAFELA) to provide special housing opportunities to eligible members of the two organizations. The move further affrms BRIA’s resolve to ease the housing backlog of the country with its affordable…

San Roque Northern Samar to hold its annual Parayan Festival and 60th Anniversary Foundation Day on March 16

San Roque Northern Samar will be holding its annual Parayan Festival and its 60th Anniversary of its Foundation Day this March 16, 2020. The Parayan Festival this year focuses on the local unique culture that gives importance to the Agri-fishery, boosting the tourism part of the municipality, while giving tribute to the industrious farmer along…

GCash broadens efforts to support PH digital transformation strategy thru digital payments solutions for government dues

As the government intensifies its efforts to digitize its processes, GCash, the leading mobile wallet in the Philippines, is also broadening its initiatives to support the Philippine Digital Transformation Strategy by providing digital payments solutions to government agencies. By allowing GCash account holders to pay for government services, GCash is helping the government bring its…

DOH and DENR recognize Manila Water Lab Services

The Department of Health (DOH) Metro Manila Center for Health Development has recently approved the renewal of Manila Water Laboratory Services’ laboratory accreditation until 2022. With this accreditation, the DOH aims to maintain the quality of drinking water fit for public consumption in compliance with the Philippine National Standards for Drinking Water (PNSDW). The accreditation…