Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) is the leading telecommunications service provider in the Philippines. Through its three principal business groups—wireless, fixed line, and information and communications technology—PLDT offers the largest and most diversified range of telecommunications services across the Philippines' most extensive fiber optic backbone and wireless, fixed line and satellite networks.
PLDT is listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE:TEL) and its American Depositary Shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:PHI). PLDT has one of the largest market capitalizations among Philippine-listed companies.
Smart Communications, Inc.
Smart Communications, Inc. is the Philippines' leading wireless services provider with over 30 million subscribers on its GSM network as of end-January 2008. Of its total subscriber base, more than 20 million subscribers are Smart Buddy, Smart Gold and Smart Infinity. Over 10 million subscribers are served through its subsidiary, Pilipino Telephone Corp., under the brand Talk 'N Text.
Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines (ABAP)
The Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines is a duly-accredited national sports association that seeks to promote boxing in the grassroots level throughout the Philippines.
ASA Philippines Foundation, Inc.
ASA is a non-governmental organization based in Bangladesh which provides micro credit financing. It was established in 1978 by Shafiqual Haque Choudhury and microfinance lending began in 1991. Since then it has become one of the largest fully self-sufficient microfinance institutions in the world. Its mission is to "reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of the poor through the provision of qualitative and responsive micro finance services in an innovative and sustainable way".
Ateneo de Manila University
The Ateneo de Manila University is a private university run by the Society of Jesus in the Philippines. The Ateneo offers programs in the elementary, secondary, undergraduate, and graduate levels. Its academic offerings cover various fields, including the Arts, Humanities, Business, Law, the Social Sciences, Philosophy, Theology, Medicine and Public Health, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science and Information Technology, Engineering, Environmental Science, and Government. Aside from teaching, the Ateneo de Manila also engages in research and social outreach.
It is one of only two universities in the Philippines to receive Level IV accreditation—the highest possible level—from the Federation of Accrediting Agencies of the Philippines and the PAASCU. It received its Level IV accreditation on June 2004.
Caritas is a confederation of 162 Catholic relief, development and social service organizations working to build a better world, especially for the poor and oppressed, in over 200 countries and territories.
Center for National Policy and Strategy Foundation, Inc. (CNaPS)
CNaPS is a non-partisan, interdisciplinary and multi-stakeholder community of scholars and committed practitioners dedicated to the collection, organization, and synthesis of the most policy-relevant ideas, both local and global. Through this shared understanding of the challenges faced by our country, CNaPS aims to help translate these ideas into reality by coming out with plausible recommendations for a clearer course of action.
First Pacific Company Ltd.
First Pacific (HKEx: 00142) is a Hong Kong-based investment and management company with operations located in Asia. Its principal business interests relate to Telecommunications, Consumer Food Products and Infrastructure. Listed in Hong Kong, First Pacific's shares are also available in the United States through American Depositary Receipts.
The organization has also extended relief and community development assistance to communities in the provinces of Aurora, Leyte, Mindoro and Bicol.
Philippine National Police
The Philippine National Police is the national police force of the Republic of the Philippines. It is both a national and a local police force in that it provides all law enforcement services throughout the Philippines. The Philippine National Police, merger of the Philippine Constabulary and the Integrated National Police, was activated on 29 January 1991. Its National Headquarters are based at Camp Crame, Quezon City, in the National Capital Region.
PLDT Managers Club, Inc.
PLDT Managers Club, Inc. is the association of executive employees with the title of manager and/or department heads, or its equivalent, in PLDT.
Philippine Business for Social Progress
The Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) is a private and non-profit foundation dedicated to promoting business sector commitment to social development. Organized in 1970 by 50 of the country's prominent business leaders, it has since grown to become the nation's largest business-led social development foundation.
Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas
Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) is a non-stock and non-profit organization that serves as the national governing body for the sport of basketball in the Philippines. It also serves as the duly accredited national sports association for basketball under the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) and also as a member of the Federacion Internationale de Basketball (FIBA).
San Beda College
San Beda College is a college run by the Benedictine monks in the Philippines. It is located at Mendiola Street in San Miguel, Manila.
University of the Philippines
The University of the Philippines is the only national university of the Philippines. Founded in 1908 through an act of the Philippine Legislature, the University provides tertiary-level education in almost every field, from law, medicine, engineering, political science and other social sciences to public health, natural sciences, agriculture and the humanities.
The Central Visayan Institute Foundation (CVIF) is home of the CVIF Dynamic Learning Program, a synthesis of classical and modern pedagogical theories adapted to foster the highest level of learning, creativity, and productivity. Essential features of the program include: Parallel Learning Groups (Modified Jigsaw Strategy), Activity-based Multi-domain Learning, In-school Comprehensive Student Portfolio, Strategic Study and Rest Periods and Integrated Spiritual and Cultural Formation.
The CVIF Program is student-teacher-administrator friendly and can easilly be modified and adapted to different levels of affluence (or poverty) for marked gains in academic performance especially in the sciences and mathematics.