By Christine O. Avendaño
, Gil C. Cabacungan and Daxim L. Lucas
Vice President Jejomar Binay believes his dream team-up in 2016 with telecommunications and media tycoon Manuel V. Pangilinan—whom he calls “Bossing”—will be good for the Philippines and his bid to run his government, when he is already president, like a private corporation.
By Ben O. de Vera
Seven months after Super Typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) unleashed its fury in the central Philippines, private businesses are not relenting in their campaign to rebuild heavily damaged communities.
By Tarra Quismundo
The dark clouds gave way to the sun as the human chain passed hollow blocks down the line, each block a step closer to rebuilding lives shattered by Super Typhoon Yolanda nearly five months ago.
The Philippines’ biggest canned food company, Century Pacific Food Inc., is helping the government feed some 300,000 schoolchildren in areas devastated by Super Typhoon Yolanda.
Metro Manila Skyway Project developer, Citra Metro Manila Tollways Corp., together with its partner, St. James Renewal Movement (SJRM) of Alabang, distributed hundreds of bags of grocery items and other staples on Dec. 14 to more than 350 families in Sitio (settlement) Espeleta, a depressed community in Muntinlupa City.