FWD launches Newest digital Affiliate Program App

Share. Protect. Earn. 
Everyone wins with financial inclusion via FWD’s Affiliate Program 

FWD Insurance is excited to announce the launch of a digital ecosystem that rewards everyone for doing good by way of sharing financial life skills and helping bridge the protection gap in the country. 

The groundbreaking FWD Affiliate Program is a first in the market.… Continue reading... “FWD launches Newest digital Affiliate Program App”

DOST rallies behind ORAS PINAS, the new Filipino Time

To synchronize all timepieces across the country’s more than 7,100 islands, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) unveiled the new “ORAS PINAS” in compliance to the Philippine Standard Time (PST). Previously dubbed as “Juan Time”, the ORAS PINAS campaign aims to promote the PST nationwide and ‘sync’ timepieces with the PST, the new Filipino Time.… Continue reading... “DOST rallies behind ORAS PINAS, the new Filipino Time”

Water is coming to Natumolan, Tagoloan

Barangay Natumolan in the Municipality of Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental will be enjoying potable water piped straight to their households in a year or so.

Natumolan is the 5th largest barangay of Tagoloan with a total area of 622 hectares and also its fifth most populated with a population of 7,674 (2010 Census).… Continue reading... “Water is coming to Natumolan, Tagoloan”

The Macajalar Bay Landing and the Liberation of Mindanao

It’s ironic how some seven going on eight decades down the road, many Kagay-anons remain unaware that it was their own compatriots who liberated Cagayan, Misamis from the Japanese on 12 May 1945 and not the Americans.

So while we still enjoy a modicum of attention following the recent 75thAnniversary of Cagayan’s Liberation (albeit a muted one at that) let’s take a look back at how things were unfolding at that time and how come guerrillas, rather than American soldiers, liberated the town from the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA).… Continue reading... “The Macajalar Bay Landing and the Liberation of Mindanao”

AboitizPower stands firm in 2020, hopeful for 2021

BEYOND THE HORIZON. Engineers at the baseload facility operated by AboitizPower subsidiary Therma South, Inc. (TSI) in Davao City look toward the horizon, an act symbolic of the AboitizPower Group’s forward-looking mindset in 2021.

AboitizPower had high hopes for 2020 as it anticipated the realization of its growth strategy over the next decade.… Continue reading... “AboitizPower stands firm in 2020, hopeful for 2021”

Critical transmission projects to face further delays due to new travel ban

As the country puts in place a travel ban to prevent the entry of the new COVID-19 strain, power transmission operator NGCP raises concerns on further delays on the completion of critical projects meant for the improvement of the power grid.

Nexans’ cable laying vessel, Nexans Skagerrak has been contracted to installl two lengths of 92 kilometer submarines cable to link the Visayas and Mindanao power grids.
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CEB Travel Advisory

As of Dec 31, 2020, 7:25am 

ENTRY RESTRICTIONS FOR FOREIGN NATIONALS FROM DEC 30, 2020 TO JAN 15, 2021 

Due to the newly detected variant of the SARS-CoV-2, the Philippine government, through the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF), has imposed a temporary ban for foreign nationals flying to the Philippines from December 30, 2020 to January 15, 2021. During this period, only Filipino citizens will be accepted on CEB’s flights from Hong Kong, Nagoya (Japan), Singapore, and Seoul (South Korea).  … Continue reading... “CEB Travel Advisory”

PayMaya leads the way to a ‘Cashless Philippines’ in 2020 and beyond

[28 DECEMBER 2020] As Filipinos turn to cashless payments as part the New Normal, PayMaya leads the way in making a more inclusive and accessible cashless ecosystem for the Philippines a reality.  

As the Philippine economy re-opens on its way to recovery, cashless payments in stores and online have become part of merchants’ and consumers’ arsenal to protect themselves and mitigate the spread of the virus causing COVID-19.
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NGCP continues annual Xmas outreach, relief ops despite pandemic

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, NGCP continued on with its annual gift-giving tradition to its partner communities through its Christmasaya project, alongside relief operations for areas affected by the recent typhoons. 

NGCP turned over gift packs with groceries and noche buena items to around 33 barangays who are part of its host communities.
Continue reading... “NGCP continues annual Xmas outreach, relief ops despite pandemic”

Oceana calls for sardines management plan in closed fishing season

Craving for sardines or tuyo because of the past days’ feast of meat dishes? Would you know how important sardines is in our fisheries stocks?

Oceana  supports  the closed fishing season in the Visayan Sea for sardines and other selected fish and for sardines in the Zamboanga Peninsula, as the group also calls for complementary measures to ensure food and livelihood security for municipal fisherfolk and commercial fish workers during the period.… Continue reading... “Oceana calls for sardines management plan in closed fishing season”