PLDT lauds ‘unbreakable spirit’ of PH enterprises amid challenging times

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The COVID-19 pandemic has presented immense challenges to industries around the world. With mobility restrictions in place, business owners had to rethink their operations and adjust to navigate the uncertainties in the new normal. Although some companies were able to adapt and seamlessly shift to the new norm, the process was not easy with many struggling with financial losses and temporary business closures. A survey from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) released September last year reported that the Philippine economy experienced the worst impacts of the pandemic. The Philippines logged the highest number of business closures and layoffs among its peers in Southeast Asia. Despite that, Jovy Hernandez, ePLDT President & CEO and SVP and Head of PLDT & Smart Enterprise and International Business Groups, said that resilience is one of the core values that helped businesses conquer the challenges of the pandemic. This ‘unbreakable spirit’ of enterprises allowed them to embr

Four books, from two great Filipino Poets.


Two Miriam College Professors launched their latest books of stories and poems last February 18, 2015, the activity is entitled “Lintek”, the launching of four books by Rebecca T. Añonuevo and John Iremil Teodoro.

Añonuevo, a Palanca awardee present her latest book called “Talab and Pananahan”, while  Teodoro introduce “Pagbabalik Sang Babaylan and Sariling Pulong. The said books contains mostly poems, short stories and many articles about their personal journeys and opinions to different issues of the country.
Teodoro and Anonuevo.
Teodoro’s book is being published by Ateneo De Naga University Press, while Pananahan book of Añonuevo is being sold online thru ebooks.

National Artist for Literature Virgilio Almario and educator and writer Isagani Cruz is present at the said event. It was held at the Lecture rooms, SMT Building of Miriam College in Quezon City.

Teodoro is a writer, freelance journalist, multi awarded playwright and one of leading gay poets in the Philippines. Añonuevo is a earned her doctoral degree in Dela Salle University for literature, she also publish books like Bago ang Babae (1996), Nakatanim na Granada ang diyos (2001) and Ang Mahiyaing Manok in 2000.
Teodoro's other book "Pagmumuni-muni at Pagtatalak ng Sirenang nagpanggap na Prinsesa" published by Vibal Publishing is also introduce to the event. Available in leading bookstores.
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