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Collaborating for inclusivity in healthcare

By Debbie P. Sy In 2022, we saw the much-awaited light at the end of the tunnel.  The Philippines has started lifting some restrictions as the vaccine rollout continues. Along came the privilege of people to once again freely move around the community–regardless of age and comorbidity. And with this, businesses, livelihoods, and other services are returning to their pre-COVID …

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SM Scholar hurdles LET, lands in top 10 list

The journey to success always starts with a single step. This rings true for SM Scholar Roderick Cajefe. For only elementary school was open in his hometown, he would walk one-and-a-half hours to go to his high school and another hour and a half to reach home. Moving an inch closer to his dreams, his hard work paid off as …

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Philippine fiber internet provider Converge goes international, obtains license to provide connectivity services in Singapore

Leading Philippine fiber internet provider Converge Information and Communications Technology Solutions, Inc. (PSE: CNVRG) has received the greenlight to provide international connectivity services in Singapore through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Converge ICT Singapore Pte. Ltd. (Converge SG), to further strengthen its fast-growing international wholesale business. In its grant letter, the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), a statutory board under the Singapore …

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Insular Life Cebu conducts outreach activities

As part of its continuing assistance to 45 families in Sitio Polton, Insular Life (InLife) Cebu Office has conducted outreach activities in partnership with the Insular Foundation and the Missionaries of Africa. InLife employees conducted a values formation session for children, and turned over school supplies to 43 student-beneficiaries from the Foundation’s adopted families. Further, InLife financial advisor Vanessa Abelgas …

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Pilipinas Shell CEO shares employee care and sustainability strategies at PH Digicon 2022

Pilipinas Shell Corporation President and CEO Lorelie Quiambao-Osial at the recent Philippine Digicon 2022, where she was recognized as one of the country’s top women leaders who have made impactful contributions within their industries through their daring leadership. Pilipinas Shell Corporation President and CEO Lorelie Quiambao-Osial shared the key strategies that helped the company navigate the pandemic at the recent …

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Contecon Manzanillo starts Phase 3 port expansion

Contecon Manzanillo (CMSA), International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) subsidiary in Mexico, recently commenced its third phase expansion project, which will increase its capacity from 1.4 million to more than two million TEUs within the next five years. CMSA Chief Executive Officer José Antonio Contreras led the project inauguration together with Colima Governor Indira Vizcaíno Silva, Commander Rubén Alfonso Suárez of the 10th Naval Region, Admiral José Rafael …

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SM Foundation, Watsons team up to spread social good

To help uplift the health and wellness of communities before the year ends, Watsons and SM Foundation recently collaborated on a medical mission in Calamba, Laguna. Partnering for the Alagang Pangkalusugan medical mission, Watsons and SM Foundation assisted over 400 patients. Beneficiaries received free doctors’ consultations, medicines, blood pressure monitoring, ECG, blood glucose monitoring, uric, hemoglobin, and cholesterol tests, skin …

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Air Intellipure Donation

Air Intellipure, Inc is donating over 100 units of Intellipure air purifiers to the University of the Philippines (UP) under its Healthy Places and Workspaces initiative.  UP President Danilo L Concepcion (second, right) and Air Intellipure Chairman, Nick Gitsis (second from left), recently signed the Memorandum of Agreement  together with UP Vice President Elena E Pernia (far right) and Air …

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ICTSI signs new 30-year lease for Baltic Container Terminal in Gdynia, Poland

In a ceremony held in Gdynia, on 19 December 2022, a new 30-year lease was signed into life by International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) and the Port Authority of Gdynia SA for the Baltic Container Terminal (BCT).  The new lease will run until 2053. The new lease, for which ICTSI was declared preferred bidder, effectively extends the tenure of …

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New Belmont Hotel Mactan to Open this Holiday Season

This Christmas, mark your calendars and book your stays now as Belmont Hotel Mactan welcome guests on its soft opening starting December 16, 2022!   Leading the 1.9 billion worth property with 550 rooms is General Manager, Johnson Del Valle. With two decades of local and international hospitality experience under his belt, he shares that “Choosing Belmont Hotel Mactan means enjoying …

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