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  • Smart and PSF Roll Out innovative Teaching Method

    (Philippine Star, 09/13/2012) Leading wireless services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) and PLDT-Smart Foundation (PSF) are helping roll out an innovative teaching method that would give Philippine education a boost and help make Filipino students more globally competitive. Being staunch advocates for education, Smart and PSF have committed to help 2010 Ramon Magsaysay Awardees and internationally renowned and published theoretical physicists, doctors Christopher and Ma. Victoria Carpio-Bernido, spread the good news about the Dynamic Learning Program (DLP) that was first implemented in the Central Visayan Institute Foundation (CVIF) in Jagna, Bohol.

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  • PROJECT PAGSULONG MECHANICS

    What is Project Pagsulong? It is a youth challenge that will award cash grants, mentorship and training programs to the business ideas that will alleviate poverty or solve a social issue in the Philippines. http://www.projectpagsulong.ph/mechanics

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  • PLDT-Smart Releases P2M for Birthing Clinics

    STA. RITA — The PLDT-Smart Foundation has released some P2 million to the Kapampangan Development Foundation (KDF) to finance the establishment of 12 satellite birthing clinics in Pampanga. KDF president Benigno Ricafort told Sun.Star Pampanga that a balance of P1.5 million will be released before the end of the year.

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  • CineFilipino: We Can Never Have too Many Indie Fests

    With the recent launch of the CineFilipino Film Festival, the question begs to be answered: Is there room for yet another local digital fest - that is, aside from Cinemalaya, Cinema One, Sineng Pambansa and Cinemanila? Tony Gloria, CineFilipino consultant, remains optimistic. In an e-mail interview, he told the Inquirer: “There should be more festivals.” Gloria recalled that, as a judge at the first Cinemalaya eight years ago, he had been impressed by the ingenuity of Filipino filmmakers. “I was amazed by the number of scripts submitted. I saw a lot of really good material.”

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  • New Indie Film Fest Ups Grant to P1.5M

    (Manila Times, 08/26/2012) Every Filipino has a story to tell. New independent film festival, CineFilipino, seeks to discover and support the best and brightest Filipino filmmakers to give these stories a chance to come alive in the silver screen. PLDT-Smart Foundation, MediaQuest, Studio 5 and Unitel Entertainment officially launched CineFilipino last week at the Cinema 1 of Ali Mall Araneta Center, Quezon City.

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