Metrobank and Manila Healthtek ink partnership to distribute UP-developed COVID-19 PCR Kits

Metrobank and GT Capital Holdings, through Metrobank Foundation, Inc. (MBFI) and GT Foundation, Inc. (GTFI), donated PhP 5.6 million to Manila HealthTek, Inc., a private research and development company, for the distribution of UP-developed COVID-19 Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction (rRT-PCR) detection kits. A total of 3,800 kits will be donated to the UP National Institutes…

SM joins Philippine businesses, government; contributes PHP100M to multisector COVID-19 relief initiative on top of PHP170M in Medical Supplies Donations

SM has contributed PHP100 million to a multisector COVID-19 poverty relief initiative called Project Ugnayan.  This is in addition to PHP170 million in medical supplies donations to over 50 hospitals nationwide that helped equip health workers in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. Project Ugnayan aims to bring much-needed support to over 1.5 million families (or 7.6 million persons) affected by the COVID-19…

Smart boosts reforestation efforts in celebration of U2’s The Joshua Tree Tour 2019

As official sponsor of U2’s The Joshua Tree Tour 2019, PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications Inc. announced that it would step up reforestation efforts in various locations in the Philippines, particularly the Marikina watershed, in celebration of the band’s first ever concert in the Philippines. The world-renowned Irish group played their first-ever performance in Manila…

Music Finds Its Way Back To Marawi City Through Coke Studio

Music will once again be heard in the streets of Marawi City and in the hearts of Maranaos as the government and members of the private sector work hand-in-hand to rebuild the city, its communities, and homes. In support of various efforts, Coca-Cola Philippines, through Coke Studio, spearheaded a hydration drive in evacuation camps, including…