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GMA Artist Center stars conquer Cinemalaya X

A number of GMA Artist Center talents will make their way to the indie arena, as they are set to appear in some entries featured in the tenth year of the Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival, billed as Cinemalaya X. »

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Athlete Ricardo Padilla of the Loyola Meralco Sparks give football clinic participants some pointers on how to play football like a pro.

Sparks teach underprivileged kids how to play football

Around 50 kids from Bulacan received a free half-day tutorial from professional football players Matthew Hartmann, Ricardo Padilla, Yves Ashime and Steve Yambou of the Loyola Meralco Sparks Football Club on Saturday, August 2, at the Emperador Football Stadium, in McKinley Hill, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City. »

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Meralco Chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan (MVP) addresses the awardees of the 2014 MVP Academic Assistance Awards during the awarding ceremony at the Meralco Theater in Ortigas, Pasig City.

MVP awards Meralco’s academic achievers

In line of his month-long birthday celebration in July, Meralco Chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan (MVP) recently awarded educational assistance to 200 deserving student-dependents of employees of Meralco and its subsidiaries, and medals of recognition to 95 more top achievers.  His advise to the future generation of leaders »

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One Meralco Foundation President Jeffrey Tarayao (leftmost) joins teachers and students of a public school in Tanay, Rizal in celebrating the completion of their school's electrification courtesy of One Meralco Foundation.

Remote public schools in Rizal have first taste of electricity

After many years of studying in the dark, school children in twelve public elementary and high schools in the municipalities of Rodriguez and Tanay, Rizal are finally going to experience the benefits of electricity with the installation of a solar photo-voltaic system in each school. Spreading the light »

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The May 2014 issue of the English edition of Reader's Digest Asia.

Lessons learned from the Reader's Digest

I remember back in college I was a big fan of the magazine and I enjoyed reading back issues in my aunt's house. However, the writing style that I admired so much has changed. All of a sudden, the magazine became unpalatable, unfamiliar to my taste buds. Read more »

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Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle sings Ryan Cayabyab's 'Il Signore,' a song based on the Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi. - Photo courtesy of One Meralco Foundation

Cardinal Tagle receives standing ovation in concert

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle surprises concert audience with his rendition of a Ryan Cayabyab composition. Standing ovation »

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A foreign volunteer and expert in Tension/Trauma Release Exercises (TRE) teaches Filipino volunteers the natural ways of releasing stress.

Stressed? Just shake it, baby!

Tension/Trauma Release Exercises (TRE) volunteers come to the Philippines to teach victims of recent calamities and first responders a series of exercises which are natural ways all mammals in the wild relieve themselves of stress and trauma. Shaking a natural stress reliever »

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QC public school students ride a 'Tranvia' on display at the Meralco Museum in Ortigas Center, Pasig City. The Tranvia was an electricity-powered rail vehicle (a tram) which plied the roads of old Manila during the 1900s. The vehicle was part of a city-wide tram system that was operated by then the Manila Electric and Railroad Company (or simply "Meralco" today).

QC public school students ride old Manila's version of the LRT

Did you know that in the 1900s, an electricity-powered railed transport system similar to today's light rail transport (LRT/MRT) systems operated in Manila? Students on a tour ride a 'Tranvia' »

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Meralco Chief CSR Officer and One Meralco Foundation President Jeffrey O. Tarayao receives a trophy on the behalf of the electric company at the 2013 Platts Global Energy Awards held in December in New York, U.S.A. Meralco was given honors for its corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts.

Philippine company awarded in New York for CSR programs

Meralco bagged the Platts Global Energy Award for outstanding Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) during the 15th Annual Platts Global Energy Awards held in December 2013 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York, U.S.A. The Platts is considered as the “Oscars” of the global energy industry, and in 2013 Meralco was the only awardee from the Philippines. Voted by international jurors »

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Kiko Meralco, a mascot of electric company Meralco clad in a lineman's uniform, is led by students of the Casili Elementary School in Rodriguez, Rizal to their school, which was recently energized through the School Electrification Program of One Meralco Foundation (OMF), the social development arm of Meralco. OMF installed a 1-kW Photovoltaic (PV) system capable of harnessing solar energy enough to power LED lights installed in classrooms, a laptop computer and a multimedia system. Casili is one of the 17 public schools located in remote or island villages around the country which have benefited from the program. More than 30 remote public schools are scheduled for electrification this year.

Elementary school's first 'taste' of electricity

The future certainly looks a lot brighter now for almost 150 pupils of Casili Elementary School in Rodriguez, Rizal after the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) and its social development arm, One Meralco Foundation, installed a 1-kilowatt photovoltaic system to equip the school with a source of electricity. How students endured studying in dark classrooms »

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Actors Kristoffer Martin and Sef Cadayona signed a three-year exclusive contract with GMA Network on Wednesday, November 27, 2013.

Sef Cadayona, Kristoffer Martin sign exclusive contract with GMA Network

Comedian Sef Cadayona and teen actor Kristoffer Martin signed on Wednesday, November 27, an exclusive contract with GMA Network guaranteeing their being "kapuso" for the next three years. What's next for them »

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Comedienne and TV host Tessie Tomas signed a two-year exclusive contract with GMA Network on November 25 (Monday). Beside her in this photo is GMA Chairman and CEO Atty. Felipe L. Gozon.

Veteran comedienne does comedy for a cause

She has made millions of viewers laugh with her ‘Imeldific’ impersonation of former first lady Imelda Marcos but the recent calamity that has crippled most of the Eastern Visayas region is no laughing matter for comedienne and TV host Tessie Tomas, a proud ‘Waray,’ who grew up in the city of Catbalogan in Western Samar. How you can help »