WATER and wastewater operator Boracay Water was recently recognized by the Municipality of Malay during Boracay’s Inaugural Day for the company’s valuable contribution in promoting the Island’s sustainability, most especially for being the water and wastewater champion in Malay’s Boracay Beach Management Program (BBMP).
The water company is one of the four private companies that were recognized during the celebration. The other companies were San Miguel Corporation, Boracay Foundation Inc., and Petron Foundation Inc. Continue reading
Boracay Water, the water and wastewater operator in Boracay, Malay, Aklan, supported the Flores de Mayo held in the Island recently, hosted by the Boracay Foundation Inc.
The event is part of the series of activities that were held leading to the first ever Boracay Day Celebration last May 18. Continue reading
CEBU-BASED GT Cosmetics Manufacturing is now set to push through with its market-expansion plan to the Middle East and other Muslim countries after its beauty products and production methods have been tested and declared permissible by an internationally-recognized Halal certification body.
Engr. Leonora B. Salvane, GT Cosmetics founder and national sales manager, said they can now ship their products to Middle Eastern countries, Malaysia and Indonesia where a ready market has already been established. Continue reading
RECOGNIZING the potential of Bukidnon as a top coffee-producing province, Nestlé Philippines Inc. (NPI) has partnered with the Northern Mindanao Agricultural Research Centre (NOMIARC) of the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office 10 (DA-10) in the production and distribution of high-quality Robusta plantlets and cuttings, bringing the high-yielding coffee plants closer to thousands of small-farmers in Bukidnon and nearby provinces within the region.
Speaking at the sidelines of the 19th DA-NOMIARC Farmers’ Field Day and Technology Forum in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon, NPI Agriculture head Arthur Baria said they are looking to tap Bukidnon as a “coffee basket” where Nestlé can directly source high-quality Robusta coffee beans. Continue reading
FOR the second time since the launch of i-rEcover, i-rEcycle program a year ago, McDonald’s Philippines again donated hundreds of old cellular phones, batteries, and chargers to support the recycling program initiated by Nokia Philippines, Globe Telecom, Ayala Foundation Inc., and Philippine Tarsier Foundation Inc. (PTFI).
The new donation of 398 items was in addition to the 613 defective mobile phones and accessories that McDonald’s turned over in November 2011, bringing the total to 1,011. Continue reading
VISAYAN Forum, a Philippine-based non-government organization against modern slavery, celebrated the formal registration of the Philippine ratification of International Labor Organization (ILO) Convention 189 last September 5, optimistic that this will make decent work for domestic workers a reality.
With the convention set to enter into force a year after the Philippines’ ratification, Ma. Cecilia Flores Oebanda, executive director of the Visayan Forum, praised the leadership of the Philippines in the advocacy for stronger protection of Filipino domestic workers here and abroad. Continue reading
TWO Cebu-based businesswomen were named among this year’s 14 Outstanding Bio-Preneurs of Easy Pha-max Philippines, the country’s leading distributor of wheatgrass-based health products.
They are Lynn Alcoseba (8th, left) and Jen Elizabeth Siarot (9th, left), shown in photo above with the other awardees and company officials led by CEO Edward Ling (7th, left). Continue reading
DELEGATES are in for one hot summer, as they explore hot issues and discuss hot topics during the 9th Parliament of Youth Leaders (NYP 9), which will be held in Naga City in Camarines Sur.
“Bicolandia will be the venue of plenty of hot discussions on youth issues. Hindi lang summer destination at adventure tourism venue ang Naga, CamSur — ito ay isang youth-friendly locality,” states commissioner Gio Tingson, National Organizing Committee chair for NYP9. Continue reading
The Department of Education, in partnership with Fit for School and GesellschaftfürInternationaleZusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, will hold the 11th National School Health and Nutrition Congress with the theme: “Bridging the gaps in health and education through an Integrated School Health and Nutrition Program”. The congress will be held at the Teacher’s Camp in Baguio City this December 6 to 8, 2011. Continue reading
IN TODAY’s era of global competitiveness, to be successful, you need the right skills and the right training. This fact has always been the main platform with SAIT Polytechnic.
As one of Canada’s most exciting destinations for post-secondary education, SAIT offers more than 100 career programs that position people for success in technology, trades, and business. A leader in innovation, SAIT also collaborates with industry on applied research and delivers corporate training worldwide. SAIT is a member of Polytechnics Canada and one of Alberta’s Top 50 Employers for 2011. Continue reading