Fujiwhara effect: a dance of tropical cyclones

Given the number of constantly active weather systems passing by the Philippines, it is not an unusual event when two or more tropical cyclones enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility at the same time. WeatherPhilippines walks you through the basics of the phenomenon called Fujiwhara effect, and how tropical cyclones interact.


TSI brings digital learning to host community school

Therma South donated 24 ICT (information communication technology) kits, one for each classroom of Binugao Central Elementary School (BCES) in Davao City last November 22. The donation is part of the company’s ICT integration project, which began in May 2017 in partnership with the University of Mindanao, that conducted basic Microsoft Office skills training for the school’s homeroom teachers.

The local government unit of La Trinidad headed by Mayor Romeo Salda and Hedcor representatives unveil the geo tag where the Bineng Combination Hydro will stand.


Hedcor breaks ground on 19-MW Bineng Hydro

Hedcor, AboitizPower’s subsidiary that operates and manages run-of-river hydropower plants all over the Philippines, broke ground for its 19-megawatt (MW) Bineng Combination Hydro project in La Trinidad, Benguet, sustaining the said municipality’s story as a hydropower host community.

TECHNOLOGY FOR THE GREATER GOOD.  Schools Division Superintendent Dr. Loida Nidea, CESO (3rd from left) receives the donated laptops and LCD projectors from CitySavings Regional Business Head for Region 5 Arnulfo Santiago (3rd from right). With them are ALS facilitators and City Savings Bankers from Sorsogon branch.


CitySavings reaches out to more ALS teachers

Since its establishment, the Alternative Learning System (ALS) program of the Department of Education (DepEd) has opened numerous opportunities for Filipino students, out-of-school youth (OSY) and other members of the community who have limited or no access to attend and finish formal basic education.

CHOOSING CLEANERGY. (From L-R) SURSECO 1 General Manager Joceler Moralda, SURSECO 1 Board President Pacinta Saligumba, Hedcor’s  Vice president for operations and maintenance Rolando Pacquiao, and Hedcor Bukidnon Grid Manager Galen Alova signing the Renewable Energy Supply Agreement at SURSECO 1 main office in Bislig, Surigao Del Sur on Nov. 9, 2017.


SURSECO 1 chooses AboitizPower’s Cleanergy

In an effort to push for a more balanced energy supply portfolio, Surigao del Sur 1 Electric Cooperative, Inc. (SURSECO 1) recently signed an agreement with AboitizPower subsidiary, Hedcor Bukidnon, for 2 megawatts (MW) of clean and renewable energy supply for its customers in 2018.


Our homegrown baker, Kuya Jerry

Fondly described as a silent yet efficient worker, Jerry’s story is a classic case of “sipag at tiyaga” — proving to everyone that with complete tools, the right attitude, and a passionate heart for food, anything is possible.

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Republic Cement CEO calls on building industry to go green

Key players in the cement manufacturing industry have been called to make the move to green and sustainable operations. Likewise, consumers were urged to choose cement products that are produced in an environmentally sustainable manner, to encourage further greening of the building and manufacturing innovations in the industry.

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Breads and Sunshine

The only bakery in the sitio, the Sunshine Bakery caters the sitio and its neighboring communities. But Sunshine’s breads are more than how they look. Behind the making of these breads is a story of hope and new beginnings.

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Sustainable style triumphs at the 2017 Aboitiz Green Fashion Revolution in Cebu

Youth urged to act on environment at the Aboitiz GFR Cebu 2017, which coincided with National Day for Youth in Climate Action. This youth-oriented waste management advocacy is brainchild of a group of Aboitiz scholars. GFR was first staged in Cebu and Manila in 2012 and 2016, respectively, through the auspices of the Aboitiz Foundation, the corporate foundation of the Aboitiz Group.

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Potential and purpose in millennial leadership at the 12th AFLBS

With the theme “Filipino Youth, Global Leaders: We Drive Change for a Better World,” the 12th Aboitiz Future Leaders Business Summit (AFLBS) summit gathered 90 students (56 from Luzon, 24 from the Visayas, and 10 from Mindanao) for a four-day youth conference on business and leadership, the Aboitiz Way. For the first time since 2006, AFLBS was held in two cities, Cebu and Manila.