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SMC STARTS REGULAR DISTRIBUTION OF FREE NUTRIBUNS

San Miguel Corporation (SMC) makes good on a promise to continue helping the urban poor cope with the continuing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. It has started implementing a plan, together with non-profit groups, to distribute free nutribuns to disadvantaged communities via feeding kiosks at identified Petron service stations. SMC President and Chief Operating Officer […]

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RAMON ANG LEADS SMC EMPLOYEES IN NATIONWIDE BLOOD DRIVE

In response to the urgent need to replenish the blood supply at the Philippine Red Cross–and contribute to the treatment of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients–San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has launched a quarterly blood and convalescent plasma donation drive across its facilities nationwide. SMC, which is marking its 130th anniversary, is the first private company in […]

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SMC GIVES CEBU MEDICAL FRONTLINERS P2M INSURANCE

San Miguel Corporation (SMC) said it has completed providing life insurance coverage to about 5,000 medical frontliners from 18 hospitals across Cebu, who are now insured for P2 million each.  “We started this initiative several months ago, at the height of COVID-19 cases in Cebu, when our medical front liners there were really having a […]

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RSA FOUNDATION TO BUILD HOSPITAL, RESEARCH CENTER ON INFECTIOUS DISEASES

RSA Foundation, established by San Miguel Corporation (SMC) president and chief operating officer Ramon S. Ang, is looking to build a state-of-the-art hospital on a 3-5 hectare property in the southern part of Luzon as its first project and foray into helping future-proof society post-pandemic. The facility is envisioned to help arm and better prepare […]

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6 MONTHS INTO PANDEMIC, OVER 10K MEDICAL FRONTLINERS BENEFIT FROM SMC FREE TOLL

Six months since it was first implemented at the start of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) in March, San Miguel Corporation’s (SMC) free toll assistance to medical frontliners has already reached P72.4 million in free toll and has served over 10,000 medical frontliners in Metro Manila and in nearby provinces. The program, which is in […]

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NET 25’S TAGISAN NG GALING WINNERS EARN DESERVED FAME, BRING HOME OVER 4M IN CASH PRIZES

“Realizing dreams, rewarding talent” was what Eagle Broadcasting Corporation’s Net 25 channel did for a group of individuals who showcased their skills and topped the network’s Tagisan ng Galing competition last July 27, 2020. The singing and dancing contest conferred the Grand Champion award to Jonacris Bandillo, while Power Duo, Edrien Oclarino, the Cosmic Angles […]

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UP CALLS FOR SHORT VIDEOS TO FEATURE STORIES IN THE TIME OF COVID-19

The University of the Philippines (UP) has issued an open call for entries to the PAG-AALAYwebXHIBITION & FESTIVAL, an online video festival that will showcase stories of everyday Filipino heroes. The festival welcomes entries from all, amateur or professional, Filipino filmmakers, multimedia creators, and artists whose works capture stories of resilience, inner strength, and humanity of Filipinos. […]

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2020 INTERNATIONAL CLIMATE ACTION CHALLENGE SEEKS 100 PARTNERS TO LAUNCH 1,000 ECO-INITIATIVES IN 90 DAYS

“Climate change and the collapse of ecosystems are threats whose impact is likely to far outweigh even a pandemic,” said Joan Gregerson, Writer, Founder of Green Team Academy. “We need to act boldly and quickly for system-wide transformative change and we don’t have time to waste.”Environmental issues such as pollution and lack of access to […]

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PHILIPPINE ARENA QUARANTINE FACILITIES READY TO ACCEPT INFLUX OF OFWS – SANTOS IV

With the country expecting as many as 300,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to come home in the coming months as a result of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the management of the Philippine Arena said that it will continue to accept and assist in the quarantine of returning Filipino workers in the We Heal as […]

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INC DONATES P8-M WORTH OF RELIEF ITEMS, PROTECTION EQUIPMENT TO MANILA CITY GOVT

The Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) on Friday donated 3,000 cavans of rice and 1,000 sets of personal protective equipment (PPE) to the local government of Manila through Manila Mayor Isko Moreno, who expressed gratitude for the “much-needed assistance in this continuing time of need of the city” during the extended community quarantine (ECQ). Moreno thanked […]