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

#ARTLead2015 showcases 150 artworks at Rence Art Gallery.

Ribbon Cutting with ARTLead people, Lawmaker Edcel Lagman and Mrs.Classic Asia 2014 Joyce Pilarsky.
50 Artist or exhibitors from different Cities and Provinces of the Philippines, including the ones from Hongkong and Kuwait, open the first online initiative Painting Exhibit entitle #ArtLead 2015 last January 25, at the Rence Art Gallery in Cubao, Quezon City.

Around 150 artworks mostly paintings from Acrylic, to oil in canvass, to pen in ink and other mixed media, are up for sale to this momentous rendezvous of Art leaders. Entertainment Writer and The Daily Tribune columnist Edgar Cruz initiate this exhibit that will run up to Feb 28, 2015.

One portion of the gallery is dedicated to Joyce PenasPilarsky, the reigning Mrs. Classic Asia International. Joyce aside from being a beauty queen is also an artist who paint and have some solo exhibit in the past, she is also notable as fashion designer and a regular participants of Philippine Fashion week.
 
Dante Hipolito's Salubong.
The ARTLead also house the controversial and viral artwork of Dante Hipolito called “Salubong”, in which he paints the arrival of Pope Francis in Manila along with other local celebrities.  Other section also showcases tribute to the legendary Bettles band, to which Cruz is a fan.

Rence Art Gallery is located in No.33 Purdue St, Cubao, Quezon City (Near Stella Maris College).


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