PLDT, Smart Back MMDA Earthquake Drill Anew

PLDT and wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. once again provided emergency communications support for this year’s Metro-wide earthquake drill conducted by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). The fifth Metro Manila Shake Drill, which simulated the “Big One” or a magnitude 7.2 earthquake situation, began at 4 a.m. last July 27 to portray a massive…

Waze Appoints New Country Manager For Philippines

Waze, the world’s largest community-based mobility app and a Google company, has appointed Sarah Rodriguez as Country Manager for the Philippines. Rodriguez joins Waze from ABS-CBN Corporation where she was Head of Digital Sales, Digital Media Division. Prior to that, she was the Digital Solutions Manager for Yahoo Philippines.

ABS-CBN TVplus Takes On Big Role In MMDA Shake Drill With Emergency Warning Broadcast System Feature

ABS-CBN TVplus has stepped outside the boundaries of what television can do as it now plays a crucial role in disaster preparedness. In the metro-wide shake drill held by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), ABS-CBN TVplus demonstrated its state-of-the-art emergency warning broadcast system (EWBS) feature that warns and provides the public with information on…

Rodrigo Duterte Banks on Francis Tolentino’s ‘Personality and Work Ethics’ for His Senate Bid

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said he is endorsing the candidacy of senatorial aspirant Francis Tolentino, saying the former Metropolitan Manila Development Authority chairman is one of the most decent officials the country ever had. In his local radio show last Sunday, Duterte vouched for Tolentino’s personality and work ethics as the latter’s strongest points…