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

NCCC Mall celebrates 40th Anniversary

New City Commercial Center (NCCC) is now 40 years old, and its Palawan Mall is 28 years in service and still leading the retail business in the province, it is a known destination for reasonably priced goods and exceptional customer service.

During its Thanksgiving event last December 10 at Skylight Hotel, NCCC announces the plan to expand more micro mall in Palawan, they already acquire some properties in El Nido and Roxas for Northern Palawan, and Narra and Quezon for southern part, they also announce the plan for the fourth floor level of NCCC Mall in Lacao Street that for so long is close to public due to some renovations, that level will house some government offices soon.

NCCC Mall also reveal some of their long running corporate social responsibility programs, like the scholarship project intended for the sons and daughters of their loyal employees, the Reward points system program for the benefit of Taw Kabui For Child, Inc, and the outreach activity for Batak Tribes in Brgy. Manalo here in Puerto Princesa.

In support for environment protection, NCCC also introduce their green program that will require its shopper to use eco bag everytime they go shopping or tend to their groceries, they also implementing the use of paper cartoons for bulk buying.

For the busy month of December, NCCC give their schedules and events to watch out for, late night sale is expected on December 23 from 9am to 10 in the evening. A KPop Costume Christmas event in their Activity area is also set on Dec 15.

A music festival is also held last December 10 with Tawag ng Tanghalan finalist Sam Mangubat along with TNT Hearthrobs Sofronio Vasquez, JM Bales and Christopher Bahaya that is popularly known as the TNT Cove. 

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