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

PLDT Global celebrates Global Filipino Heroes with music on Independence Day

To celebrate the Philippine Independence Day, technology services company PLDT Global Corporation will hold a free online concert dubbed as “Musikalayaan” dedicated to overseas Filipino around the world.

Headlining the concert are top OPM artists Luke Mejares, Nina, and Ice Seguerra. They will be singing songs about love and freedom dedicated to the Global Filipinos. The event will also feature stories of OFWs who served as frontliners and volunteers in their respective communities to help in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Through this event, we want to provide global Filipinos a venue to connect and celebrate Independence Day through music and stories,” said Albert V. Villa-Real, Chief Commercial Officer at PLDT Global. “This is also a way for us to recognize our kababayans who went the extra mile and showed the true meaning of bayanihan during this time of crisis,” he added.

Viewers can visit the PLDT Global Facebook Page on June 14, 2020, at 6:00 PM (Philippine Standard Time). Filipinos from other countries can also join in at these times: United Arab Emirates at 2:00 PM; United Kingdom at 11:00 AM; and California, USA at 3:00 AM. (PR)

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