Sunday, January 24, 2021

Max’s All-You-Can™ Is Back And Better Than Ever!

Hindi lahat ng nang-iiwan, hindi na bumabalik. Max’s All-You-Can is back!

No Children Left Behind In Datu Paglas As Youth Leaders Mentor Learners

Youth leaders in Datu Paglas, Maguindanao are volunteering as tutors to help children who are struggling with their studies due to the changes brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Panasonic Air Conditioners With Nanoe™ X Confirmed To Inhibit The Novel Coronavirus

What a breakthrough! Panasonic is taking their air conditioners to the next level!

102-Year-Old School In Sorsogon Gets New SM School Building

The newly built two-story SM School building is now ready to cater students from Basud Elementary School in Sorsogon City!

EDC Helps Address Mindanao Quake Sanitation And Water Needs

EDC Helps Address Mindanao Quake Sanitation And Water Needs

Spotlight

Max’s All-You-Can™ Is Back And Better Than Ever!

Hindi lahat ng nang-iiwan, hindi na bumabalik. Max’s All-You-Can is back!

No Children Left Behind In Datu Paglas As Youth Leaders Mentor Learners

Youth leaders in Datu Paglas, Maguindanao are volunteering as tutors to help children who are struggling with their studies due to the changes brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Panasonic Air Conditioners With Nanoe™ X Confirmed To Inhibit The Novel Coronavirus

What a breakthrough! Panasonic is taking their air conditioners to the next level!

102-Year-Old School In Sorsogon Gets New SM School Building

The newly built two-story SM School building is now ready to cater students from Basud Elementary School in Sorsogon City!

Almost a month since the first of a series of high-intensity earthquakes struck the province of Cotabato on October 16, proper sanitation and drinking water facilities remain a top priority among displaced residents in evacuation centers across the Mindanao region, according to local government officials.

In Barangay Ilomavis in Kidapawan City, Barangay Captain Datu Jimmy Mantawil identified around 1,400 evacuees from Purok 7, 6A, and 6B in need of toilets and access to potable water. With assistance from the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) team of Energy Development Corporation (EDC) and employee-volunteers from its Mount Apo Geothermal Project (MAGP) and Southern Negros Geothermal Project (SNGP) and from the local community led by Datu Henry “Siakolon” A. Ambas, six makeshift comfort rooms were constructed at the evacuation site at Ilomavis basecamp where the evacuees were transferred to ensure their safety.

EDC’s Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response Unit (EPDRU) from its Manila head office was also deployed to provide the necessary assistance to employees as well as to aid in continuous clearing operations of the local government of Kidapawan City.

More than 4,000 residents of Barangay Ilomavis and Balabag have received relief goods of rice, canned food, noodles, bottled water, medicines, and tents from EDC. “We are thankful to EDC for initiating this project to help our evacuees,” said Datu Mantawil.

Employees of EDC from its various sites as well as employees of other Lopez Group of Companies, namely First Philippine Holdings, FirstGen Corporation, FPIP, Rockwell, Lopez Inc, Lopez Holdings, LGFI, and private individuals pooled together their cash donations for the affected residents of Barangay Ilomavis.

Members of EDC’s CSR and disaster preparedness teams assess the water needs of Barangay Ilomavis along with local officials.

“The Kapamilya spirit was certainly evident as employees wasted no time in doing what they could to help our communities in Kidapawan,” said Atty. Allan V. Barcena, Head of EDC’s CSR-Public Relations Group.

EDC is also working closely with the local government of North Cotabato, Kidapawan City, its Barangay Emergency Response Teams (BERTs) as well as local chapters of relevant government agencies and other civic organizations to continuously monitor the situation in the area and to provide the necessary assistance.

Cotabato was first struck with a magnitude 6.3 earthquake on October 16, followed by a magnitude 6.6 and a magnitude 6.1 on October 29, and the latest with a magnitude of 6.5 just two days after on October 31. The epicenter was recorded in the vicinity of the municipality of Tulunan, affecting several nearby provinces and felt in many areas across Mindanao.

EDC operates the 108.48-MW Mount Apo Geothermal Project and supplies clean and reliable power to Mindanao. It is a global pioneer in the geothermal energy industry and the country’s largest vertically-integrated geothermal developer, delivering 1,457.8MW of clean and renewable energy to the Philippines.

Abalos Asks DPWH To Fix Lights On Major Roads

MMDA chairman Benhur Abalos requested the DPWH to fix street lights on major thoroughfares across the metropolis, citing commuters are in danger.

Minimum Health Protocol Top Defense Vs. New Covid Variant

'Defenseless,' ganyan inilarawan ni NTF Deputy Chief Implementer Vivencio Dizon ang mga pinoy, kaya mainam pa rin na ipatupad ang strict minimum health protocols sa bansa.

Gov’t Assures Transparency, Accountability In Vaccine Procurement

Government assures the public that the centralized vaccine procurement ensures the country of equitable access to vaccines at a lower price.

Cold Storage Facilities For Covid-19 Vax Adequate: DOH

Alamin kung saan-saang storage facilities sa bansa ang pwedeng paglagyan ng mga Covid-19 vaccines na aprubado ng DOH base sa temperatura.

WHO Reports Surge In Coronavirus Deaths Last Week

Over 93,000 people died from Covid-19 just last week.

PSA Rolls Out PhilSys Registration In Zamboanga

Good News! Sinimulan na ng PSA ang first step registration ng PhilSys sa Zamboanga!

PH Covid-19 Recovery Tally Rises By 500 To 467,475

DOH reports 500 newly recovered patients from the Covid-19, pushing the overall total to 467,475 on Thursday.

DavNor Town Acquires P78-M Heavy Equipment

Who do you think can benefit from Davao del Norte's PHP78 million worth of heavy equipment?

TESDA Exec Bats For Special Project Unit For OFWs’ Skills Training

Wow! Alamin itong TESDA special project para sa mga OFWs.

Spotlight

Max’s All-You-Can™ Is Back And Better Than Ever!

Hindi lahat ng nang-iiwan, hindi na bumabalik. Max’s All-You-Can is back!

No Children Left Behind In Datu Paglas As Youth Leaders Mentor Learners

Youth leaders in Datu Paglas, Maguindanao are volunteering as tutors to help children who are struggling with their studies due to the changes brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Panasonic Air Conditioners With Nanoe™ X Confirmed To Inhibit The Novel Coronavirus

What a breakthrough! Panasonic is taking their air conditioners to the next level!

102-Year-Old School In Sorsogon Gets New SM School Building

The newly built two-story SM School building is now ready to cater students from Basud Elementary School in Sorsogon City!

Lifestyle

Hendrick’s Gin Celebrates Love And Romance With The Perfect Pair This Valentine’s Day

Hendrick’s has something for you this coming Valentine's Day!

POND’S And Shopee Deliver ‘Smarter Skincare’ With First AI-Powered Chatbot

Customers can now interact with PONDS chatbot in Shopee as they launch their 'Smarter Skincare Just For You!'

Yellow Cab Introduces Its New Thin Crust Pizza, Starting At Just P249

New year new taste. Yellow Cab's New York Style Thin Crust Pizza is now available. The price starts at P249!

Mrs. Garcia’s: The Meat Of The Matter For The New Normal

Looking for fresh and quality meats at affordable prices?

Entertainment

First-Time ‘Himig’ Interpreters Reveal What Being Part The Competition Means To Them

Five of the 'Himig' 11th edition's first-time interpreters share their moments as they step up their passion for music!

FATE: THE WINX SAGA You Focus, You Learn, You Grow. Transformation Awaits On January 22

OMG! Bet your childhood WINX CLUB becomes corporeal as it releases their FATE: THE WINX SAGA original series on Netflix!

Newest Boys’ Love Tandem Gives All The Feels In Thai Series “A Tale Of Thousand Stars”

BL fans eyes here! Another best of Thai series entitled "A Tale of Thousand Stars," can now be streamed for free on iWantTFC!

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7 Timeless Hair Flips That Gone Viral Online

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NTT Appoints Abhijit Dubey As Global Chief Executive Officer, NTT Ltd. From 1 April 2021

Learn more about the new CEO of the world's leading global technology services provider!

Marikina Lauds MMDA’s Move To Prevent Future Flooding

What can the local government do to prevent future flooding in the city?

realme Says Yellow To 2021 With The Best Deals Of The Month

realme products are on sale this January! Here are the specific dates:

Bicol Logs 23 Covid-19 Recoveries

No new death, 23 more recoveries; DOH regional reports in Bicol's Covid-19 case.

Travel

Bicol Int’l Airport Now 72.2% Complete

Malapit nang magkaroon ng airport sa Bicol!

Vaccinated People Still Need To Follow Travel Protocols

Nabakunahan man o hindi tuloy-tuloy pa rin ang pagsunod ng travel health protocols, ayon kay Duque.

Panagbenga 2021 Postponed Due To Pandemic

Walang Panagbenga ngayong taon. 🙁

Radisson Hotel Group Rises Above Challenges To Add 84 New Hotels Across Asia Pacific

Radisson Hotel Group adds 84 new hotels and resorts, covering eight of its distinct brands.

Motoring

Abalos Asks DPWH To Fix Lights On Major Roads

MMDA chairman Benhur Abalos requested the DPWH to fix street lights on major thoroughfares across the metropolis, citing commuters are in danger.

Cebu BRT Project Partially Operational Before Yearend: Tugade

Cebuanos can start to ride more modernized public transportations before 2021 ends!

SMC Extends Free Toll To Medical Frontliners On Skyway Stage 3

Wow! Extended pa ang pa-free toll ng SMC para sa mga medical frontliners!