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MCT ramps up productivity with more equipment

Mindanao Container Terminal (MCT), International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) business unit in Misamis Oriental, has acquired a mobile harbor crane (MHC) to enhance capacity and boost productivity. The MHC will augment the terminal’s existing quay cranes to enhance overall vessel handling capability by enabling simultaneous handling of two longer ships. The MHC will be operational by December. Earlier in …

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SM Foundation upskills Batangas residents

Nasugbu Batangas – 15 Tech-voc graduates received their certification on Shielded Metal Arc Welding (NCII) and Electrical Installation and Maintenance (NCII) during the recently held graduation ceremonies led by SM Foundation (SMFI).  SM, through SM Foundation, has been providing deserving and qualified students with access to technical-vocational studies to facilitate equitable access to employment opportunities since 1993. To date, SMFI …

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Visa and Brankas Unveil New Open Finance Products

Brankas, a leading Open Finance technology provider, has been appointed by Visa as its first regional partner to provide live access to its Open Data products.  For months, the two companies have been collaborating on data and money movement initiatives, where they had been leveraging each other’s expertise in Open Finance, global payments, and data intelligence. Todd Schweitzer, Brankas CEO/Co-Founder, …

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PetroWind Supports Technology-enabled Learning

PetroWind Energy Inc. (PWEI) turned-over 47 student tablets to Pawa Primary School (PPS) in Barangay Pawa, Nabas town, Aklan. The donation is part of PWEI’s Basic Education Support through Technology (BEST) project under its CSR campaign We Power H.E.L.P. (Health, Education, & Livelihood Program). BEST promotes the use of technology in primary education, particularly in teaching basic literacy. “Our objective …

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Prosperity in Diversity: A Global Approach to Peacebuilding

Global Peace Foundation will host the Global Peace Festival 2022 from December 1 to 3 in Clark Global City, Pampanga with the theme, “One Family Under God: A Vision for a World of Freedom and Peace.”  The event will gather thousands of Global Peace Advocates from all over the world to provide them a platform for exchanging best practices and …

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TeaM Energy builds school facilities in Quezon, Pangasinan

As part of its efforts to help boost the country’s education sector, TeaM Energy, through its corporate social responsibility arm TeaM Energy Foundation, Inc. (TEFI) recently completed the construction of a fully equipped school building in Pangasinan, and a 320 square meter multi-purpose hall in Quezon.   The brand-new school building in Siaosio Integrated School in Sual, Pangasinan consists of two …

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Philippines’ first cooperative summit launched at the Philippine Fintech Festival

The first-ever digital cooperative summit, aimed at empowering cooperatives through technology, was launched at the inaugural Philippine FinTech Festival (PFF), the regional conference where key technology enablers gathered to discuss the issues, challenges, and best practices in creating an innovative digital system for the cooperative sector. Leading the summit was digiCOOP, the country’s first and only technological service cooperative that …

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BALAI 9M2022 revenue grows 2.6x and 9M2022 net income soars more than 1,000% versus a year ago

Balai ni Fruitas Inc. (BALAI) continued its growth momentum by posting Php234.1 million revenue and Php23.2 million net income in the first nine months of 2022. 9M2022 revenue increased 2.6x and 9M2022 net income increased 10.2x compared to 9M2021. The significant increase in revenues is attributed to the ongoing store network expansion of the Balai Pandesal brand which already has …

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SM Supermalls’ Christmas Mall-tiverse Wins at the 2022 Vega Digital Awards

SM Supermalls was recognized for its ChristmaSaya Village Project at the recently concluded 2022 Vega Digital Awards—an international award granting body that recognizes digital pioneers and their excellence in the ever-changing digital landscape.  The ChristmaSaya Village project is a mobile application that allows you to explore a virtual village, collect virtual coins, and exchange them for a prize or raffle …

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Condo Living 101: Safety and Security Tips to Keep In Mind

Community safety and security are important considerations for any property buyer. SM Development Corporation (SMDC) knows this well and works with partner company Greenmist Property Management Corporation (GPMC)  to ensure that SMDC communities and its residents are safe and secure.  As the management of SMDC communities, GPMC looks after all aspects of operations and maintenance to keep the property in …

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