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

Blood Donors Month Held at the Provincial Capitol

One hundred fifty-two (152) units of blood was collected by the Palawan Blood Council at the Bloodletting Event held at the Provincial Capitol last September 19th, 2014 at the Telesforo Paredes Memorial Pavilion

The said Bloodletting event was held in connection to the Blood Donors Month with the theme of: "Safe blood for Saving Mothers".


According to the Provincial Health Officer Dr. Eduardo Cruz and Vice Chairman of  Palawan Blood Council in his openning remarks, the purpose od Blood Donors Month is to raise public awarenes about the blood letting/donating for those mothers who needed blood having complications while giving birth.

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