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  • DepEd receives PLDT Home WiFi Prepaid units for teachers’ online classes

    PLDT Home, through the PLDT Smart Foundation (PSF), recently turned over to the Department of Education (DepEd) one thousand units of Home WiFi Prepaid to enable public school teachers to experience a faster and more reliable internet connection as they conduct online classes, part of the DepEd’s blended learning strategy in these pandemic times. “We are happy […]

  • Don’t bite! Here’s how to avoid “Phishing” scams

    Phishing is defined as a form of social engineering which attempts to acquire sensitive information or data (such as usernames, passwords, email addresses, account numbers, and One-Time Passwords, etc.) through fraudulent means. The pandemic pushed us to bank online to make transactions more convenient throughout prolonged lockdowns. Since then, phishers have become more creative, and […]

  • Pilipinas Kontra Gutom: Battling hunger, one project at a time

    “Lahat kasali, lahat kasalo”. This is the rallying call of Pilipinas Kontra Gutom (PKG), a national, multi-sectoral anti-hunger movement that was formally launched on Monday by government and private sector partners that will work together on various programs with a common goal: one million fewer hungry Filipinos by 2022. With the support of private sector, non-government […]

  • Kuryente.Org asks energy industry to give consumers some love

    In Filipino the word LOVE translates as MAHAL. Unfortunately MAHAL also means EXPENSIVE, and this Valentine’s season, instead of finding LOVE we find everything is becoming more EXPENSIVE February is known as the month of love, but for the millions of Filipinos that feeling has been overwhelmed by a sense of panic as we continue […]

  • Make card-less withdrawals from select BDO ATMs using QR codes

    Forgot your ATM but need to do an emergency withdrawal or are you a bit uncomfortable touching those ATMs? BDO finds a new way for you to do cardless withdrawals! BDO Unibank, Inc. announced this week that it was launching QR code withdrawals at select Makati City ATMs to minimize contact risks for its clients during the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

  • From farm to fork, digital tools to propel Philippine recovery

    The digital economy plays a key role in the Philippines’ economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, says Cielito Habito, Chairman of Brain Trust: Knowledge & Options for Sustainable Development, Inc.  At a recent economic briefing of the Management Association of the Philippines (MAP), the former socioeconomic planning chief pointed out that digital economy is the only […]

  • Upcoming PR Congress Explores Role of Leaders

    COVID-19 is not just a health crisis. While wreaking havoc around the world and causing so many losses, the pandemic also raises many other crucial issues, foremost of which is leadership. Governments, businesses and organizations continue to struggle, all caught off guard by the pandemic and had to think on the fly. More than a […]

  • Durex University Digi-Townhall, brings the message of Protection and Preparedness Education Online

    Given the present COVID-19 situation, the dangers of HIV have escaped public awareness, with many still unmindful of how HIV is equally deadly as Coronavirus. This view is further validated by data from the DOH-Epidemiology Bureau showing that from July to September 2020, there were 1,875 confirmed HIV-positive individuals reported to the HIV/AIDS & ART […]

  • “Heart to Heart” talk with Boy Abunda on Stroke prevention

    To help the public become more aware of the dangers of stroke, its prevention and the importance of getting emergency help, Angels Initiative and Stroke Society of the Philippines enlisted the help of the Philippine King of Talk Boy Abunda through an online event called Stroke 101: Knowing the basics of stroke is a way of […]

  • Fostering Green Recovery Towards More Inclusive Economies in Asia

    How to rebuild and transform economies post COVID-19 while confronting the climate crisis? The pandemic reminded us of the impact humanity has had on the environment, making green recovery essential. Cleaner air quality and effective waste management can help generate economic growth, while improving resilience of communities to global pandemics. Digital technologies also have the […]

  • Manulife Philippines’ Peso Smart teaches DLSU students better financial habits

    Manulife concluded its most recent run of its Peso Smart program, held in partnership with the Business Management Society (BMS) of De La Salle University (DLSU). The three-week financial literacy program taught over 50 university students valuable lessons on financial planning, growing their money, and business resilience.  “Since the program’s inception in 2017, we have evolved our […]

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