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

The 20th Year of French Film Festival in the Philippines.

Happy 20th biday to #FrencehFilmFest201
It was a grand evening of stars, for the opening of annual French Film Festival last June 3, 2015 at  Greenbelt 5 of Ayala Malls in Makati City. Organize by French Embassy in the Philippines, Institut Francais, Alliance Francaise Manille, Film Development Council of the Philippines and Film Cultural Exchange Program who now celebrates 20th year this 2015.
With Senator Loren Legarda.
Before the much awaited opening, a simple and classy party is held at lobby of Greenbelt 5, where stars of the movie “Taklub” , and its film maker is present, like the Superstar of Philippine showbiz, Nora Aunor, international acclaimed director Brillante Mendoza, the said movie is the opening film for this year’s film fest.
Filipino Actor Cesar Montano mob  by the media.
Actor Cesar Montano is also present during the event, and Senator Loren Legarda who happen to be the producer of Taklub. Film Maker Kanakan Balintagos, is also present in the affair.

This year’s festival start in June 3 up to June 9, 2015 in Greenbelt 5 Cinemas and for the first time in Bonifacio High Street in Taguig City. Among the films shown this time are Saint Laurent, La Belle et La Bete, Timbuktu, Eden, Diplomatie and other award winning French movies. 

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