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

20/30 Limited Edition Print Portfolio to mark CCP’s 50th Anniversary closing

THE Cultural Center of the Philippines, through its Visual Arts and Museum Division, marks the closing of its year-long anniversary celebration this September by partnering with the Association of Pinoyprintmakers to introduce 20/30: A Limited Edition Print Portfolio in Celebration of the 50th Year Anniversary of CCP.

20/30 will feature prints by forty artists who have contributed to the development of Philippine contemporary printmaking, namely National Artist BenCab with Ambie Abaño, Leonard Aguinaldo, Alfredo Juan Aquilizan, Virgilio Aviado, Elmer Borlongan, Mars Bugaoan, Benjamin Torrado Cabrera, Kristen Cain, Imelda Cajipe Endaya, Salvador Ching, Joey Cobcobo, Fil Delacruz, Janos Delacruz, Yas Doctor, Neil Doloricon, Noel EL Farol, Jess Flores, Ofelia Gelvezón-Téqui, Raul Isidro, Eugene Jarque, Vilia Jefremovas, Lenore RS Lim, Angelo Magno, Hershey Malinis, Manuel Ocampo, Jonathan Olazo, Caroline Ongpin, Renan Ortiz, Henrielle Pagkaliwangan, Radel Paredes, Rod Paras Perez +, Christina Quisumbing Ramilo, Rhoda Recto, Rodolfo Samonte, Juvenal Sansó, Jun-Jun Sta. Ana, Suchin Teoh, Wesley Valenzuela and Anton Villaruel.

20/30 will be offered to special patrons to raise funds for the programs of the CCP and the Association of Pinoyprintmakers. For inquiries, email culturalcentershop@gmail.com.

Stay tuned to the CCP's social media pages for its monthly online video series that will highlight the printmaking processes and works of the participating artists.

The CCP galleries will remain closed until further notice. For inquiries, email at ccp.exhibits@gmail.com, mobile 0935-3379438, or through @ccpvamd on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. (PR)

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