Megaworld to develop eco-tourism township in Palawan

Megaworld’s Paragua Coastown will be highlighted by hotels and resorts, health and wellness sanctuaries, cultural center, educational institutions, a boutique hotel district, a shophouse district, as well as residential developments. Continue reading Megaworld to develop eco-tourism township in Palawan

San Miguel Corp to start 80-ha mangrove plantation in Bulacan

Various SMC businesses have implemented similar major sustainability initiatives nationwide San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is looking to start a mangrove plantation on an 80-hectare site in Paombong, Bulacan as part of its nationwide reforestation initiatives, that includes expanding the Bulakan Mangrove Ecopark in Brgy. Taliptip–where it is set to build the New Manila International Airport project–and the planting of seven million trees in at least … Continue reading San Miguel Corp to start 80-ha mangrove plantation in Bulacan

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SIM swap scam: Don’t be the next victim

You may have heard or read about fraud modus involving what is called a “SIM swap scam” and thought, how can this happen exactly? A SIM swap is the last step to be carried out by the scammers in order to take over an individual’s financial accounts, be it banking, trading or credit cards. The sneaky part of this scheme is that the victim is … Continue reading SIM swap scam: Don’t be the next victim

State may impose movement restrictions on the unvaccinated, says senator

Senate Minority Leader Franklin M. Drilon said that the government may impose restrictions for unvaccinated Filipinos to contain the further spread of the COVID-19 virus and promote the general welfare and public health. President Duterte recently said that he cannot wait for a law to punish unvaccinated Filipinos and he wants police and barangay captains to restrict the movement of people who do not want … Continue reading State may impose movement restrictions on the unvaccinated, says senator

Microsoft-powered tech enables faster access to financial aid

Displaced Filipinos are empowered with digital IDs from AID:Tech and Save the Children Microsoft recently partnered with two global organizations, software provider AID:Tech and Save the Children Philippines, to help thousands of displaced Filipinos in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur Province, Philippines. In 2017, Marawi City was the site of a long fighting between the Philippine military and local militant organizations which displaced over 370,000 … Continue reading Microsoft-powered tech enables faster access to financial aid

Cebu Pacific heeds call for faster vaccine rollout

Joins Ingat Angat to aid in the Philippines’ pandemic recovery The Philippine economy is expected to slowly recover from the recession triggered by the coronavirus pandemic in the second half of 2021, but much of this improved outlook will depend on the fast and safe rollout of vaccines. Right now, there are multi-sectoral initiatives working in conjunction with the Department of Health (DOH) and the … Continue reading Cebu Pacific heeds call for faster vaccine rollout

Ways Filipinos are winning at home thanks to the internet

There is no other tool out there that has helped Filipinos continue with their lives better than the internet. Even under strict quarantine rules, most are able to still work, study, stay in touch with family and friends, and even enjoy their favourite fast food and restaurant meals all thanks to the internet. And because Filipinos are known for being both creative and resourceful, they’ve … Continue reading Ways Filipinos are winning at home thanks to the internet