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 62nd Famas Awards.

One of the longest running Award giving bodies for movies in the Philippines is the Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences or also known as FAMAS. Now on it 62nd Year, we are happy to be invited and witness this legendary ceremony at Solaire Resort and Casino last July 12, 2014.
The hosts of the night, Raymund Guttierez, Dawn Zulueta, Kc Concepcion and Richard Gomez. And some Star presentors.
Production numbers: Martin Nievera open the show with Broadway hits, Kc Concepcion sing about movies, Gab Valenciano did a song and dance number, while Christian Bautista sing the tribute for Piolo Pascual before he accept his FPJ Award. 
and here are the complete list of Winners. 
·         Best Picture: On The Job
·         Best Actress: KC Concepcion, Boy Golden
·         Best Actor: ER Ejercito, Boy Golden
·         Best Director: Erik Matti, On The Job
·         Best Supporting Actress: Bela Padilla, 10000 Hours
·         Best Supporting Actor: Pen Medina 10000 Hours
·         Best Screenplay: On The Job
·         Best Cinematography: Boy Golden
·         Best Editing – On The Job
·         Best Story – On The Job
·         Best Sound – On The Job
·         Best Musical Score Best Visual Effects – Pagpag
·         Best Theme Song: Abra for “Midas”, Boy Golden
·         Best Special Effects – Kung Fu Divas
Special Awards:
·         FAMAS Grand Award: Jeorge Ejercito Estregan
·         FPJ Memorial Award: Piolo Pascual
·         Art Padua Memorial Award: Boy Abunda
·         Dr. Jose Perez Memorial Award: Mario Dumaual
·         Exemplary Award for Public Service: Engineer Felizardo Jun Sevilla Jr.
·         Excellence Award in Criminal Justice Pao Jail Visitation Team/Legal, Medical Dental, Optical Mission: Chief Public Attorney Persida Rueda Acosta
·         Presidential Award: Tzu Chi Foundation
·         German Moreno Youth Achievement Award: Hiro Peralta, Ken Chan, Jerome Ponce, James Reid, Janine Gutierrez, Julia Barretto
·         Male Movie Star of the Night: Gerald Anderson
·         Female Movie Star of the Night: Valerie Concepcion



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