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    Globe embarks on ambitious network upgrade anew

    Globe announces its largest network upgrade to date, 10 years after it introduced data with its nationwide network transformation program. The network upgrades come at the heels of the government asking telcos to improve internet services especially at these times when connectivity is a critical need. Business

    TMC Iloilo celebrates World Patient Safety Day, honors Ilonggo health workers

    The World Patient Safety Day was celebrated at The Medical City Iloilo. The said global celebration was made more meaningful with a Lighting Ceremony on September 23 attended by the representatives of other hospitals in Iloilo City. Business

    Salons, gyms, net cafes in Iloilo City temporarily closed again

    Several businesses in Iloilo City have been ordered to again temporarily shut down as part of stricter measures against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Business

    Globe gets 190 permits in August from 85 LGUs

    August proved to be a banner month for Globe’s expansion plans as the company secured 190 permits from 85 local government units (LGUs) from as far as Bangued in Northern Luzon and Butuan City in the Caraga Administrative Region in Northeastern Mindanao. Business

    Zuellig Pharma launches virtual care app

    Zuellig Pharma, a leading healthcare services provider in Asia, is launching a virtual care mobile app eZConsult to address the growing need for distance consultation amid the global coronavirus pandemic. Business

    Globe’s 5G service now available to Prepaid and TM Subscribers

    As more Filipinos embrace doing things digitally, from the way they learn to the way they make a living, the clamour for better internet connectivity is stronger than ever. The desire to serve this need is what propels Globe to bring internet connectivity, particularly the latest 5G technology, to more Filipinos. Business

    Almost 3K workers in WV lost jobs due to COVID-19 crisis

    Nearly 3,000 workers in Western Visayas have lost their jobs amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis, according to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-6). Business

    Coca-Cola PH continues to invest in local ops with addt'l P1.1B

    Coca-Cola Beverages Philippines, Inc. (CCBPI)—the bottling arm of Coca-Cola in the country—has allotted an additional $22-million investment, or approximately P1.1 billion, in its local operations for 2020, augmenting the original $73-million investment already earmarked for the year. The incremental capital infusion will go to new production lines to be established throughout the Philippines, as well as people development via job protection and job generation. Business

    Festive Walk Iloilo cinemas to reopen; advance screenings of 'Train to Busan 2' set this weekend

    Festive Walk Cinemas will hold exclusive advance screenings of "Train to Busan 2: Peninsula" this weekend. Business

    DTI releases P5.4-B loan under P3 Program

    A total of P5.42 billion worth of loans were released by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), through its financing arm Small Business (SB) Corp., under its Pondo sa Pagbabago at Pag-asenso or P3 Program as of June 2020. Business