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Girl Scout of the Philippines Vaccination at SM Supermalls

SM Supermalls together with Girl Scouts of The Philippines  launched Resbakuna Kids to vaccinate Girl Scouts (GSP) ages 5-17 and adult members for booster shots at SM Megamall’s Kids wonderland themed vaccination site. The event was attended by (names and position) , continuously collaborating for the betterment of the country against the pandemic.

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PH-EFTA FTA provides stronger trade flows between the Philippines and Norway

The positive impact of the Philippines’ free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) is evident in the steadily increasing bilateral figures on total trade, exports, and imports with Norway. In a networking luncheon hosted by the Philippines Norway Business Council (PNBC) on 30 March 2022, Bureau of International Trade Relations (BITR) Director Angelo Salvador M. Benedictos …

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Mindanao Container Terminal gets hybrid yard equipment

Mindanao Container Terminal (MCT), International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) container handling facility in Misamis Oriental, recently took delivery of two Mitsui hybrid rubber tired gantries (RTG) – the first in Mindanao. The new deliveries expand MCT’s RTG fleet to six units, improving yard productivity and overall terminal efficiency without significantly adding to the terminal’s carbon footprint. The Mitsui hybrids …

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Safeguard Philippines and Manila Water Foundation hand in hand to build 285 Handwashing Facilities in NCR, Rizal schools

Supporting the Oplan Kalusugan (OK) sa DepEd and WASH in Schools (WinS) programs of the Department of Education, P&G Safeguard Philippines and Manila Water Foundation inaugurated 19 WASH facilities representing the first batch of 285 hygiene facilities to be constructed in schools across the National Capital Region (NCR) and Rizal Province on March 22. As face-to-face classes resume, the need to ensure the health …

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Manila Water builds its first-ever molecular laboratory for SARS-CoV-2 wastewater surveillance

In a bid to ease the impact of the COVID-19 virus, East Zone concessionaire Manila Water constructed a molecular laboratory for SARS-CoV-2 wastewater surveillance.  Manila Water Laboratory Services Head Joy De Vera said the facility, built in coordination with government partners and local government units, will be completed before the end of March and will be ready to operate by …

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MPTC invests in jeepney modernization via Byahe

The Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) recently signed several agreements to purchase significant minority stake in Byahe – registered as On-Us Solutions Inc) – through MPT Mobility Corp., MPTC’s unit for mobility services. MPTC’s investment in Byahe form part of the push to increase investments in sustainable transportation and mobility solutions. The investment in Byahe came immediately after the launch …

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WEST 32 – new restaurant by Notorious Concepts

A new Korean-American restaurant – WEST 32 – has opened along Kalayaan Avene, Makati’s central food and bar district. WEST 32, the latest project of Notorious Concepts, aims to bring the well-loved Korean taste to the Philippines. Its name was inspired by New York City’s Korea-Town street, WEST 32. The concept of the restaurant came from Brooklyn Industries Group’s CEO …

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Asia-Pacific groups stress importance of civil society for sustainable development

As the annual Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development or APFSD of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission of Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) kicked off in Bangkok, Thailand, advocacy groups Reality of Aid-Asia Pacific (RoA-AP), Council for People’s Development and Governance (CPDG), and CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness-Asia (CPDE Asia) held a side event via Zoom and Facebook Live. …

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Filipino products capture international tastemakers’ attention in Paris trade fair

In the country’s participation in Maison & Objet and More (MOM), the online sourcing platform of long-running Parisian trade fair Maison & Objet, three featured products caught the eye of international tastemakers and will be showcased at the Parc des Expositions of Paris-Nord Villepinte. Part of the Design Philippines delegation organized by the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions …

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Celebrate Lazada’s 10th Birthday with up to 57% off on your favorite OPPO Gadgets!

Lazada’s Epic 10th Birthday Sale is just around the corner–this means exciting deals and incredible treats await OPPO shoppers in this once-in-a-year event. And yes, this time, you will get first dibs on the best deals as OPPO offers up to 57% off on selected OPPO gadgets, such as Reno7 5G, A16 (3GB), and A94. Starting this March 27, you …

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