ABS-CBN Holdings legitimate – ABS-CBN Legal Counsel

ABS-CBN Holdings is a legitimate company and was not created to commit fraud, ABS-CBN legal counsel Atty. Cynthia del Castillo said at the House panel hearing on the network’s franchise today (June 15). “We stand on our ground na wala pong pananagutan ang ABS-CBN Broadcasting Company na inilipat sa ABS-CBN Holdings. Hindi po ‘yun ini-structure…

ABS-CBN TVplus rollout follows gov’t mandate

Nine million Filipino households are now enjoying a clearer television viewing with better sound and more channel options with the use of the mahiwagang black box known as ABS-CBN TVplus, which was rolled out in response to the government’s mandate to shift from analog to digital terrestrial broadcasting. “The sale of the TVplus boxes is…

Grab, City Government of Manila provide thousands of livelihood opportunities to help Manileños recover from the pandemic

Grab Philippines together with the City government of Manila, has announced its partnership which aims to leverage on Grab’s platform, and provide livelihood opportunities to thousands of Manilenos who have been greatly affected by the pandemic, thus helping them recover from the impacts of the pandemic. At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Grab has…

World Vision Philippines backs DepEd learning continuity plan

World Vision Philippines through its Chairperson, Chief Justice Reynato S. Puno (ret.), pledged its solidarity to the Department of Education (DepEd)’s Brigada Eskwela (BE) and Oplan Balik Eskwela (OBE). During the national BE and OBE campaigns kick-off, Chief Justice Puno said World Vision is highly honored to be considered a partner of DepEd in serving…

AirAsia flies Filipinos home on over 100 special recovery flights

AirAsia has launched over 100 special recovery flights in the Philippines since the community quarantine period started in March. The majority of which were chartered by the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA). Guests practicing physical distancing as they board the aircraft. Of the 118 international and domestic recovery flights, 77 flights were chartered by OWWA…

GCash and Lazada enable Makatizens to do more online groceries

The City Government of Makati under the leadership of Mayor Abby Binay has already disbursed Php 5,000 cash assistance to at least 100,000 qualified beneficiaries of Makatizen Economic Relief Program (MERP). Together with the leading mobile wallet in the country, GCash, the Makati City Government has successfully started the distribution of the financial aids to…

McDonald’s shares enhanced safety protocols with DTI

As the country continue to fight to flatten the curve, safety and sanitation remain to be the top concerns of Filipinos. Understanding the sentiment of consumers, McDonald’s Philippines has further reinforced their commitment to quality, safety and cleanliness. At a visit by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) led by Secretary Ramon Lopez, National…

GCash-Makati partnership inspires Makatizen to pursue microbusiness

As local governments implement initiatives to alleviate the financial situation of their constituents, GCash willingly lent a helping hand to serve as a distribution platform for cash assistance. Makati is the first city in Metro Manila to implement contactless financial assistance through GCash and the Makatizen Card. Under the Makatizen Economic Relief Program, now called…

Overseas Filipino Communities declare support for ABS-CBN

  Following its forced shutdown, Filipino communities abroad have declared support and aired thank-you messages for ABS-CBN Corporation, recognizing its significant role in providing information and entertainment to Filipinos worldwide amid the COVID-19 health crisis. According to the group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN) Australia, ABS-CBN serves as a “critical voice in critical times,” and mentioned…