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

MLQ. Ang Buhay Ni Manuel Luis Quezon.

The Epitaph as the start of the play.
The musical play MLQ, Ang Buhay ni Manuel Luis Quezon by Full House Asia Production, presented by the Quezon City Government tru Mayor Herbert Bautista, open the newly constructed Kia Theater, formerly known as The New Frontier Cinema way back then, still in Araneta Center in Cubao, Quezon City.

The first play and event to use the almost 2,500 seating capacity theater is headed by Actor Arnold Reyes playing the mighty role of Quezon, the second President of Philippines. The story open at the epitaph of Quezon wherein three students of this generations dissect and dig more about Quezon’s childhood up to his last days. It provides a visual presentation on how Quezon survive the war and the war in politics as well. 
Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista.
Under the direction and written by George De Jesus III, the play provides more detailed and accurate biographical life events of Quezon, from being a Seminarian, to being a Governor of Tayabas, to being a Fiscal in Mindoro and being an assemblyman that lead him to Malacanang.   It aims to inspire the youth of today, on what kind of sacrifices the father of Filipino language been trough 
Arnold Reyes as Manuel Luis Quezon.
MLQ The Musical also feature Chinie Concepcion as Aurora Quezon, and the three students are Ross Pesigan, Joshua Deocareza and Martha Comia. Other cast are Topper Fabregas, Jun Ofracio, Stella Canete, Dolly De Leon, Joel Saracho, Christian Velarde, Randy Villarama, Richard Cunanan, Ron Alfonso, Kathleen Francisco, Ruth Aferez, Joann Co and Melvin Sumalinog as the guitarist. 

The play open last August 19, 2015 that mark the 137th Birthday of Quezon , it runs until August 28 with two shows daily one from 10 in 2pm show. 
The cast and Crew of MLQ.

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