This year, marked by the unprecedented situation, PhilPop, the country’s premier songwriting competition, sets its sights in penetrating the music landscape of the Asia Pacific Region and beyond with a new tagline, #MusicBreakingBorders.
To provide a more meaningful learning and teaching experience for dedicated teachers and their students amid the challenges of the current crisis, leading telco and digital services provider PLDT and its wireless subsidiary Smart Communications are working with the DepEd to support its blended learning strategy. The two companies are focusing their efforts on improving the digital tools and solutions for the education system in the country.
Southeast Asia’s leading everyday app Grab, celebrated its eighth anniversary in June with the mission of giving back and helping fulfill the requests of Filipinos to help them adapt to the new normal. Throughout the years, Grab has expanded its services to continuously provide safe and convenient access to everyday necessities.
It’s really happening! Mindy Kaling’s well-received coming-of-age comedy series Never Have I Ever has officially been renewed by global streaming powerhouse, Netflix, in an announcement that came barely two months following the series dropped on the entertainment platform last April.
In a recent announcement, Pexels, the multimedia library dedicated to sharing diverse, free stock photos and videos, rolled out a major update to its algorithm in a bid to increase visibility of content that not only mirrors but celebrates the LGBTQIA+ community.
In the face of the new normal, as the country remains under quarantine and with the cloud of uncertainty continuing to hover over consumers pushing to be extra mindful of their safety, McDonald’s Philippines stays true to its commitment in finding ways for Filipinos to continue enjoying their favorites in the comfort of their own homes, and in physical stores, as doors to the fastfood chains start to open across the country.
In its continuing mission to provide aid and relief in underserved communities, PLDT Inc. recently donated food supplies and vitamins to over 1,000 families in Cebu City and Malabon City adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in partnership with the Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP).
In order to help children keep their hopes for receiving a proper education alive, Unilever has once again teamed up with Lazada for its Shop2Give Hope sale, in support of UNICEF Philippines’ education-related programs to enable 800,000 students get back to learning.
In an announcement made in June, OYO Hotels & Homes rolls out its “Sanitized Stays” campaign in the Philippines. Under the initiative, OYO seeks to implement comprehensive hygiene protocols in an effort to step up vigilant measures pre- and post-check-in and throughout its customer journey, to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Gatorade Ion, takes a step further in promoting the important reminder on hydration to all Filipinos as it officially welcomed popular young, Filipino actress, and host Kathryn Bernardo to its ranks as its newest brand ambassador.