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Envi Groups knock on BPI: ‘stop funding coal’

Groups representing environmental and consumer concerns, led by the Power for People Coalition (P4P), on Friday staged a demonstration in front of the Bank of the Philippine Islands’ (BPI) main office to stop funding coal-fired power plant projects. BPI, the oldest bank in the country and one of its largest, …

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Global-Link MP int’l bags SKAL Tourism Award for Exhibitions

Global-Link MP recently bagged the 2019 SKAL Award for the exhibition industry, recognizing their utmost service to promote and develop the tourism industry here and abroad. The awarding ceremony was held coinciding the 38th Founding Anniversary celebration of SKAL International Makati. Patrick-Lawrence Tan (6th from Left), CEO of Global-Link MP, …

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Mindanao, Papua New Guinea forge investment partnership

Mindanao Development Secretary Emmanuel Piñol  and Papua New Guinea Central Province Governor Robert Agarobe sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on strengthening investment and business partnership this week, capping the Mindanao trade and business mission, which started last September 3. Areas of partnership forged were on agriculture, shipping, and mining …

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DOH exec maintains cell sites do not cause cancer

A top official of the Department of Health became the latest health expert to debunk rumors that cell sites cause cancer and other misconceptions. Dr. Gladys R. Cabrera, Health Physicist IV of the Department of Health insists the government is very strict when it comes to the building of cell …

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Planning session for Oro’s job portal held

COUNCILOR Suzette Magtajas-Daba, chair of the committee on education, together with City Mayor Oscar Moreno, attended a planning session with the AXUL Team at the City Mayor’s Office. The AXUL Job Portal is a project for the blue collar workers, in partnership Syntactic Inc. Daba said the purpose of the …

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Power firm distributes relief goods to flash flood victims

Several barangays in Davao City were recently hit by flash floods brought about by heavy rains, forcing thousands of families to evacuate their homes. Among these barangays are Tugbok Proper, Mintal, and Catalunan Pequeño, all of which are host communities of AboitizPower subsidiary Hedcor. Recognizing the immediate needs of its …

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Aboitiz, communities sign MOA on revised ER 1-94

Host communities of power plants in the country now have easier access to their financial revenue shares, thanks to new regulations issued by the Department of Energy (DOE). On September 5, AboitizPower subsidiaries AP Renewables, Inc. (APRI) MakBan, Therma Mobile, Inc. (TMO), and SN Aboitiz Power (SNAP) signed a memorandum …

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Smart named Company of the Year

PLDT Group bagged a total of 24 trophies, including Company of the Year – first runner-up for wireless subsidiary Smart Communications (Smart), at the recently concluded 17th Philippine Quill Awards. Organized by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), the annual recognition program honors outstanding communication research, programs, skills, and …

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