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SSS releases P115.53 million for educational loans in H1 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) disbursed over P115.53 million for educational loans from January to June 2021, 52.5 percent or P39.75 million higher than last year’s releases. Over 6,500 applications for tuition financing assistance were received by the pension fund in the same period. “Flexible learning during the new normal entails additional expenses—specifically for our [&hellip

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Globe secures 1,451 permits in first half of 2021

Globe secured 1,451 permits from local government units across the country in the first half of the year. Aided by the government’s Bayanihan 2 law, Globe was able to hasten builds in more underserved areas. “Getting these permits have always been a challenge before but with more LGUs now realizing what connectivity can do to [&hellip

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From Business Continuity to Resilience amid COVID-19

Stratpoint gets PH companies in fighting form for any business disruption through cloud technology Mandaluyong, Metro Manila; [July 22, 2021] – As the pandemic drags on, some enterprises are forced into reducing their workforce, or worse even shutting down due to the subsequent recession that followed. Data from the Philippines Statistics Authority (PSA) released last [&hellip

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#SaludoStories: Globe Business celebrates inspiring MSME digitalization journeys

Globe Business, in partnership with DTI Negosyo Center, celebrates the best stories of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) who boldly embraced the digital world at the peak of a global health crisis, through its #SaludoStories “As part of our Saludo SME campaign this year, inspiring more business to bravely move forward from the effects [&hellip

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Three ventures successfully raise a second round of investment from 917Ventures

A digital platform for non-techy sellers, an online community for K-culture fans, an IT skills training program for increased employability — these are the first three angel ventures that have successfully secured funding from 917Ventures to bring them closer to their dreams. Two of the ventures, Fanlife and KodeGo, belonged to the first batch which [&hellip

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SSS self-employed, voluntary membership up by 20.2%

The number of self-employed and voluntary members (SEVM) of the Social Security System (SSS) increased by 20.2 percent to 8.43 million, as of May 2021. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Aurora C. Ignacio said the double-digit jump in voluntary and self-employed membership is a clear indicator that more individuals now recognize the value of [&hellip

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1st ABB Digital Summit to Highlight Smart Cities

Leading global technology company ABB Philippines will hold its 1st ABB Digital Summit on July 26 to 29, 2021 featuring technology and emerging trends in building smart cities that are both sustainable and energy efficient. The four-day virtual ABB Digital Summit aims to bring together about 300 industry stakeholders and leaders and opinion and policy [&hellip

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Globe’s VoLTE now available to postpaid customers in 94% of all towns in the country

Globe’s efforts to provide a better mobile experience to its customers have made it possible to have Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) service available to postpaid customers in 94 percent of all towns in the country. The telco says its network rollout along with modernization and site expansions have made it possible for customers to have [&hellip

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ZALL Makes Headway in Global Digital Trade with New Strategic Rebrand

SINGAPORE, July 16, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – ZALL Smart Commerce Group (ZALL), Asia’s largest B2B e-commerce group, looks to become the world’s leading global digital trade platform with its new strategic rebrand. It aims to create an open and interconnected B2B trading ecosystem between China and ASEAN, and to drive the rapid growth and development of industries and [&hellip

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