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SM ushers in the New Year with “Beacon of Hope” spectacle

AS the year draws to a close, SM Supermalls lights up the sky with a heart-warming visual spectacle themed as “Beacon of Hope” to welcome 2021 in high spirits.  Released on SM Supermalls Facebook page on New Year’s Eve, the Beacon of Hope video shows select SM malls across the country illuminating the night with […]

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SM Brings Joy to Families in Batangas this Holiday Season

THE SM Group is spreading hope and good cheer this Christmas season to thousands of families nationwide as it mobilizes its Christmas Kalinga donation drive. In Batangas, around 1600 families received Christmas Kalinga food packs in a gift giving activity spearheaded by the employees of SM City Batangas, SM City Lipa and SM Center Lemery […]

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BDO, SM to hold first virtual ‘Pamaskong Handog 2020’ in honor of overseas Filipinos

EVEN amid the new normal, BDO and SM Supermalls are finding ways to continue its annual tradition of paying tribute to overseas Filipinos (OFs) and their families during the Christmas season. The companies said that this year, the much anticipated “Pamaskong Handog” will be held as a virtual event; online but still full of star-studded […]

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APRI donates COVID-19 test kits to LGU partners

[In photo] ACT OF KINDNESS. APRI Tiwi as represented by Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) Manager Jimrey Recierdo handed personally the rapid test kits to the Municipal Health Officers. THE rapid increase of COVID-19 cases in the country has become the toughest enemy of the government, national and local alike, hence the clamor for solidarity […]

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Bringing hope to families affected by Super Typhoon Rolly in Batangas

THROUGH SM’s Operation Tulong Express, employees of SM Malls in Batangas recently distributed 500 Kalinga packs from SM Foundation to communities affected by super typhoon Rolly in Batangas. They were able to reach out to families badly hit by the typhoon from Barangays Pallocan west, Libjo and San Isidro in Batangas City, Barangay Bugtong na […]

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BDO Network Bank continues with education support programs amid pandemic

In photo: CONTINUING EDUCATION SUPPORT PROGRAMS AMID PANDEMIC. BDO Unibank donated nearly P3 million-worth of protective supplies, online learning tools, and other school materials to more than 1,100 public schools nationwide as part of its corporate social responsibility programs supporting public schools. Receiving the items are (L) Mr. Pepito Cagunot, Assistant Principal and (Middle) Dr. […]

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Home school advice from SM

AS the schoolyear begins with online and blended learning innovations, home schooling takes on a different meaning for today’s kids. And they will be needing all the tools to stay smart, creative, and productive from SM Stationery and Gadgets Hub, your one-stop shop for your homeschool needs. SM Stationery has a wide selection of school […]

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Cash Agad: Ka-partner sa muling pagbangon

NAGING matindi ang epekto ng pandemic sa mga pamilya at komunidad sa bansa hindi lang  dahil sa takot na naramdaman ng marami mula sa banta ng COVID-19 kundi pati na rin sa epekto nito sa kabuhayan. Maraming nagsarang negosyo at maraming nawalan ng trabaho. At yun namang mga kumikita pa rin, hindi makapag-withdraw ng cash […]

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Smart gives away tuition money, free gadgets and data load, boosting e-learning

TELECOMMUNICATION giant Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), PLDT’s wireless subsidiary, is giving away nearly half a million pesos in cash to defray tuition expenses, as well as free laptops and tablets, and data loads to help Filipino students get on with the new normal of e-learning. This is made possible by the recently launched ‘Balik Tuition […]

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Going bike-friendly at the SM Malls

LONG known for its health and environmental benefits, biking has since emerged as a choice way to commute during the recent pandemic. With bicycles becoming more widely used, SM Supermalls through SM Cares is creating bike-friendly infrastructures and facilities to give the growing number of bike commuters and enthusiasts a safe, convenient, and enjoyable experience. […]