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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 »

Human Interest »

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 »

History & Religion »

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 »

Current Events »

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 »

Current Events »

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' »

Current Events »

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 »