Smart announces shortlisted entries in nationwide search for digital innovations

All roads lead to the grand finals as Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) announced today the most #FutureReady digital innovations who will vie for the top honors at the 15th SWEEP Innovation and Excellence Awards. Short for Smart Wireless Engineering Education Program, SWEEP is an industry-academe linkage program with a network of more than 40 colleges and universities all over the country that offer ECE and IT courses Representatives from the wireless services provider and its parent company PLDT, as well as partners from IdeaSpace and …

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Siargao surfers win Coca-Cola Barkada Award

Siargao has witnessed a major spike in tourism in recent years because of avid Filipino and foreign surfers flocking to the surfing capital. Coca-Cola has been a proud partner of the TAYO Awards Foundation, Inc. and continues to recognize outstanding youth organizations that are building a better Philippines through innovative programs.  Siargao has witnessed a major spike in tourism in recent years because of avid Filipino and foreign surfers flocking to the surfing capital. Because of this, many local children have also developed a passion …

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Award-winning ABS-CBN travel show goes global

Gina Lopez’s award-winning travel show “G Diaries” on ABS-CBN is going global with a partnership with the National Geographic Society (NAT GEO) for its third season. “G Diaries,” which first aired in 2017, has been supporting I LOVE’s advocacy ofuplifting the lives of the marginalized community through sharing the inspiring stories of communities in the program. Kicking-off on March 3, the new season of “G Diaries” will feature the eight communities of I LOVE (Investments in Loving Organizations or Village Economies) that won last year’s …

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Bangsamoro schools embrace digital learning tools, educational apps from Smart

Over 22 schools in the Bangsamoro region are reaping the benefits of digital learning after being recipients of Smart Communications’ (Smart) School-in-a-Bag packages. Smart emphasized how strong partnerships with community stakeholders are essential in developing Learn Smart programs. For grade school teacher Alamina Bao, it is uncommon for children in their far-flung community of Lanao del Sur to be exposed to technology. Most of her students in Ragayan Elementary  School are not even familiar with watching television, as their parents are constantly on the lookout …

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Five Reasons to Choose Wooden Furniture for your home

Architecturally, wood is having a resurgence in popularity with more and more people opting to use it as a primary construction material. A wooden touch can instantly add the organic, homely, and welcoming feel into your home and ultimately reflect combined aesthetic and structural integrity that other materials cannot offer. A growing number of houses and buildings opt to use wood in unconventional applications, lending warmth and personality to these structures. This interest in wood also comes with a growing consciousness for the environment, as …

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Your youth organization could win cash and a trip to the Philippines in the Epic Youth Leadership Awards!

Philippine Ambassador to the U.S. Jose Manuel Romualdez invites young people involved in youth-serving organizations to nominate their groups to the Epic Youth Leadership Awards. Deadline for nominations to the Epic Youth Leadership Awards (EYLA) is on Friday, February 15, 2019.   Philippine Ambassador to the U.S. Jose Manuel Romualdez invites young people involved in youth-serving organizations to nominate their groups to the Epic Youth Leadership Awards (EYLA) under the parent banner Gawad Geny Lopez, Jr. Bayaning Pilipino Awards. It is a new search by …

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PSBank renews support for visually impaired, special children

PSBank renewed its support in providing for the welfare of visually impaired and special children through its three Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) partners. PSBank has also sponsored the completion of the elementary and high school education of nearly 100 children from Resources for the Blind and World Vision under its Save It Forward (SIF) program since 2009. A total of PhP300,000 was recently turned over by PSBank for the various programs and activities of World Vision, Resources for the Blind, and Chosen Children Village Foundation. …

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Promil Four i-Shine Talent Camp now on it’s 7th Season

Some of the country’s most talented artists in the fields of music, dancing, acting, ballet, theatre, and art shared how mental, physical and social stimulation workshops can unlock and foster each child’s potential during the launch of Promil Four’s i-Shine Talent Camp. i-Shine Talent Camp is a summer talent development program for kids 6-11 years old which is now on Season 7. During the launch held at Maybank Performance Arts Theater, the mentors moms and  a peek at what is in store for their kids …

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Filinvest City’s green design guided by LEED-ND certification

Filinvest City in Alabang is once again making a remarkable stride in transforming the landscape of the Metro South as it actively seeks the prestigious and coveted Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Neighborhood Development. The LEED-ND rating system clarifies the sustainability of neighborhoods using an integrated set of smart growth, new urbanization, and green construction principles. Filinvest City in Alabang is once again making a remarkable stride in transforming the landscape of the Metro South as it actively seeks the prestigious and coveted …

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PasaLord Prayer Movement urges whole nation to pray in unison

ABS-CBN joins the PasaLord Prayer Movement in calling on Filipinos of every creed and denomination to pray for our country in the first nationwide synchronized moment of prayer tomorrow, Thursday (February 7) at 12 noon. People are encouraged to wear the colors of the flag on Thursday (February 7), clasping their hands over their hearts with fingers intertwined as a symbol of unity as they pray. Dubbed “Prayer for Peace in the Philippines,” the activity aims to have every Filipino pray for lasting peace in …

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