SSFs back on track, gov’t assistance continues

Notwithstanding the impact of the pandemic on business activities, the DTI continues to monitor the operation and extend assistance needed by shared service facilities (SSF) cooperators throughout the country. According to the report conducted by the DTI Bureau of SME Development (BSMED), most of the SSFs were affected by the pandemic but restarted to full and/or partial operations as of September 2020. Fifty percent of … Continue reading SSFs back on track, gov’t assistance continues

Globe sets up over 100 e-waste collection points nationwide

As part of its environmental protection advocacy, Globe has set up over 100 collection points nationwide for electronic waste (e-waste) to encourage everyone to practice proper disposal of electronic or battery-operated devices and IT accessories and peripherals which are no longer working or wanted. For individuals who want to join the cause, they may go to any participating Globe Stores nationwide such as SM North … Continue reading Globe sets up over 100 e-waste collection points nationwide

Cebu Pacific offers P88 seat sale until January 31

Flights for travel from January to December 2021 up for grabs The Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific (CEB) greets 2021 with a special PHP88 all-domestic seat sale. This year-opener, month-long promo aims to further inspire everyJuan to support local and show #JuanLove for the Philippines in 2021. For sale until January 31, 2021, passengers can enjoy fares as low as PHP 88 to over 30 … Continue reading Cebu Pacific offers P88 seat sale until January 31

Iloilo City receives 14 handwashing facilities

The fight against the dreaded Corona Virus Disease goes on in Iloilo City To assist the urban city and its populace, the Iloilo Caucus of Development NGO’s (Iloilo CODE-NGOs) led partner organizations, with its sub-grant project from ReachHealth-USAID, distributed and set up 14 handwashing stations in identified sites. These included two Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facilities (TTMFs) for COVID 19, four major markets and eight … Continue reading Iloilo City receives 14 handwashing facilities

Why 3G is obsolete and what you can do about it?

All are encouraged to switch to the 5G-ready 4G/LTE SIM The demand for connectivity, wider coverage and bigger data remains high as more and more Filipinos now rely on the internet for work, distance learning, basic government services, cashless transactions, deliveries and other needs while observing quarantine, travel restrictions, and social distancing. Since last year, Globe has been strongly pushing its customers to embrace newer … Continue reading Why 3G is obsolete and what you can do about it?

Comm&Sense helps SMEs bounce forward from pandemic

Given mobility restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) — considered as the backbone of the Philippine economy — were among those badly hit and caused skyrocketing unemployment figures and pay cuts. Award-winning public relations agency Comm&Sense saw the plight of the many SMEs that continued to fight hard and survive the crisis. This is why instead of having a grand … Continue reading Comm&Sense helps SMEs bounce forward from pandemic

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Iloilo Province allots P95M for COVID-19 vaccines

The Iloilo provincial government is allotting an initial budget of P95 million for the purchase of COVID-19 vaccine for its constituents. The Sangguniang Panlalawigan has approved the request of Gov. Arthur Defensor Jr. to enter into a multilateral agreement to procure 271,000 doses of AztraZeneca AZD1222 vaccines. The multilateral agreement is between and among AztraZeneca and the national government, Department of Health, and the Iloilo … Continue reading Iloilo Province allots P95M for COVID-19 vaccines

Ilonggo pandesal wins best feature story

It was an extraordinary bread story baked with love for the Ilonggos amid lockdowns. The written piece City of Love’s Ilonggo Pandesal by Leonard Pineda I of Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Regional Office 6 bagged the Best Feature Story during PIA Praise Awards 2020. “Pandesal may just be a common bread. But for the Ilonggos, it is a symbol of generosity and unity in times … Continue reading Ilonggo pandesal wins best feature story

Iloilo City’s drive wins Covid-19 story of the year

The City of Love’s war against CoronaVirus Disease (Covid-19) has been hailed story of the year by a telecom company. “How this mayor turned Iloilo into a model city with its ‘all action’ approach to fight COVID-19” won First Place COVID-19 Story of the Year for Rhick Lars Vladimer Albay in the 2020 Globe Media Excellence Award.He also received P10,000 from Mayor Jerry P. Treñas.“Ilonggos … Continue reading Iloilo City’s drive wins Covid-19 story of the year

Cebu Pacific offers Antigen tests for P700

Affordable RT-PCR test option also available for only P3,300 The Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), commercially launches its Test Before Boarding (TBB) process for passengers flying from Manila, after its successful pilot run with the local government of General Santos. This process makes use of an antigen test taken just hours before the scheduled time of departure, with results released within 30 minutes. … Continue reading Cebu Pacific offers Antigen tests for P700