JE Hydro breaks ground for Indahag Level III Water System

In about a year’s time, Barangay Indahag will finally have its own Level III water system delivering potable water straight to the homes of its long-suffering residents.

JE Hydro & Bio-Energy Corporation broke ground at the site of its proposed water treatment plant Thursday morning led by Luis Ramon P. Lorenzo, Jr.,Continue reading... “JE Hydro breaks ground for Indahag Level III Water System”

Hedcor, AFI boost local livelihood of partner associations in Mindanao

SIGNED PARTNERSHIP. Hedcor and AFI signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the Barangay Local Government Unit and representatives of the associations involved.

The pandemic brought about restrictions in mobility, limited transport of goods, and closing of markets, which has greatly affected the livelihood of communities.  As such, Hedcor—the run-of-river hydropower arm of AboitizPower, finds value in helping its partner communities recover through livelihood assistance.… Continue reading... “Hedcor, AFI boost local livelihood of partner associations in Mindanao”

Plastic-free gift ideas from sustainable companies

‘Going zero-waste.’ This expression has exploded over the last few years, but can people really commit to this way of life?

Some may find it daunting, judging by the amount of plastic found in the landfills and the country’s waters, most especially our ocean and seas. Others question why do we have to go zero-waste and if buying your essentials sealed in a protective layer really that bad?… Continue reading... “Plastic-free gift ideas from sustainable companies”

P7.09B backbone project to stabilize power transmission in Mindanao

NGCP recently energized the Toril-Bunawan 230kV transmission line, the final component of its Mindanao 230 kiloVolt (kV) backbone project. This will secure the reliability of power transmission services in the entire Mindanao.

NGCP recently energized the Toril-Bunawan 230kV transmission line, the final component of its Mindanao 230 kiloVolt (kV) backbone project.
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Brand Digital PH eyes Whole-of-Country Digital Transformation

World Fintech Festival Philippines Day 5

Continuous Collaboration is evidently the next quantum step forward as the week-long World Fintech Festival (WFF)-Philippines wound up on a high note with the signing of three major partnerships between international organizations and tech associations in the country.

The three panels explored the core of the fintech industry with the upskilling and training of the digital workforce, the rise of healthtech and insurtech, and the launching of Brand Digital Pilipinas.… Continue reading... “Brand Digital PH eyes Whole-of-Country Digital Transformation”

Philippines to Gain in Tech Power Shift from West to Asia

World Fintech Festival Philippines Day 4

Two powerhouse panels on the fourth and penultimate day of the World Fintech Festival (WFF) – Philippines focused on two global trends that the Philippines needs to adopt on the road to post-COVID economic recovery. 

These are the tectonic shift of digital transformation from the West to Asia, and the swift integration of machine-learning tech into our industries, especially traditional or legacy companies.… Continue reading... “Philippines to Gain in Tech Power Shift from West to Asia”

Business Urged: Prioritize Data Security as Cyber Threats Skyrocket

World Fintech Festival Philippines Day 3

The many ways by which tech can revolutionize industries, revive and strengthen ailing ones, and even protect businesses from dangerous threats were highlighted during the third day of the World Fintech Festival Philippines on Dec. 9.

Rural banks, coops, and startups can maximize financing relief to the critically-impacted sectors.… Continue reading... “Business Urged: Prioritize Data Security as Cyber Threats Skyrocket”

Data Driven Infra and New Cloud Economy to Spur Economic Growth

World Fintech Festival Philippines Day 2

Following the introduction of the efforts being made to create smart cities, to strengthen e-banking, and to usher in a more inclusive board of tech leaders in Day 1 of the World Fintech Festival (WFF), Day 2 of the virtual event on Dec. 8 saw panelists do a deep dive into the more technical but crucially important regulatory actions that serve as both the backbone and the lifeline for a sustainable fintech future in the Philippines.… Continue reading... “Data Driven Infra and New Cloud Economy to Spur Economic Growth”

Fintech Growth: Powering Up Cities, Communities, and The Entire Country

World Fintech Festival Philippines Day 1

One of the most renowned and highly attended fintech events in the world, the Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF) pivots to become the largest tech event, encompassing a global audience with the Philippines being one of the key participating countries in a 5-day virtual event from December 7-11.… Continue reading... “Fintech Growth: Powering Up Cities, Communities, and The Entire Country”

Cebu Pacific introduces Test Before Boarding process

Conducted free tests for over 290 passengers flying to General Santos during first day of pilot run

From L-R: Candice Iyog, CEB vice president for Marketing & Customer Experience; Dra. Mickey Gonzaga, Chief Operations Officer of PADL; Alex Reyes, President & CEO of Cebgo

The Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) pilots Test Before Boarding (TBB) today, December 03, 2020, for its flight to General Santos City.… Continue reading... “Cebu Pacific introduces Test Before Boarding process”