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2014-02-10 16:28:29

NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ubiquity Global Services, the business process outsourcing organization, today announced a significant expansion of its international delivery network with the opening of a new contact center in Bacolod, Philippines. Ubiquity will open its Bacolod site in April 2014. The new site has the capacity for more than 1,000 new employee positions and will be located in the Negros First CyberCentre, a unique mixed technologies facility in the...

NASA Sees Tropical Depression Kajiki Over Central Philippines
2014-01-31 14:16:52

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Tropical Storm Kajiki developed from the second tropical depression of the Northwestern Pacific Ocean season and quickly moved over the central Philippines. NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead and captured infrared data on the storm as it drops more rainfall on an already soggy area. The Philippines have been battered by moderate to heavy rainfall over the last couple of months, and newborn Tropical Depression Kajiki, known locally in the Philippines...

2013-12-09 08:33:33

WASHINGTON and DAVAO, Philippines, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IBEX Global, one of the fastest growing business process outsourcers today announced the opening of their newest location in Davao, Philippines. The new facility will add nearly 1,000 jobs and will complement the company's 5,000 strong workforce in the region. "Expanding throughout the Philippines is a key part of our growth strategy," said Julie Casteel, Chief Sales and Marketing officer. "While we continue to...

2013-12-04 16:20:25

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Structures, Inc. (AKS) of Anchorage, Alaska donated a 480-bed shelter system to the devastated area of Tacloban City to aid in the recovery efforts following Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in the Leyte Province of the Philippines. The donation included: (24) 20' x 32.5' Alaska Small Shelter Systems with insulation, lighting and electrical systems, and re-usable transportation containers, along with (4) power distribution systems with...

2013-11-25 16:28:33

Kits are the first distributed in Cebu province DAANBANTAYAN, Philippines, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Habitat for Humanity distributed shelter repair kits over the weekend to 240 families affected by Typhoon Haiyan in Daanbantayan, the northernmost municipality on the island of Cebu in the Philippines. The kits contain plywood, lumber, galvanized iron sheets, a hammer, a saw and nails. In addition to distributing the kits, Habitat provides training on safe building practices....

2013-11-19 23:01:13

The GoAbroad.com offices in Tacloban City have acted as a media, refugee center, and relief staging site since the storm. Staff are now converting the offices into a relief operation center to better assist with the road to recovery. Fort Collins, Colorado (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 GoAbroad.com, in conjunction with the GoAbroad Foundation, continues to provide direct relief to Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) survivors in Tacloban City, the location of GoAbroad.com’s Asia headquarters. The...

2013-11-14 23:25:03

Many of have heard about Typhoon Haiyan's impact on the Philippines this past weekend. With GoAbroad’s Asia office located in Tacloban, the GoAbroad.com team has launched a campaign to provide relief efforts to people and families affected by the devastating storm. Fort Collins, Colorado (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 GoAbroad.com, in conjunction with the GoAbroad Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is launching an official Causes campaign to provide direct relief to Typhoon Haiyan...

2013-11-11 12:27:13

Non-Profit Seeking Donations to Cover Emergency Medical Response in Wake of Disaster MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of 16 surgeons, doctors and medical support volunteers from Mammoth Medical Missions, a non-profit, healthcare organization that donates services to underserved rural communities worldwide, is among the first to bring aid to Tanauan, approximately 30 miles south of Tacloban, following Typhoon Haiyan. Members of the Mammoth Lakes-based team...

2013-06-24 08:22:32

TSX: TVI  OTCQX: TVIPF CALGARY, June 24, 2013 /CNW/ - TVI Pacific Inc. (TSX:TVI) (OTCQX:TVIPF) ("TVI" or the "Company") announced today it has agreed to loan, pursuant to a secured promissory note, up to CAD $1.3 million to joint venture partner Mindoro Resources Ltd. (TSXv: MIO; ASX: MDO) ("Mindoro").  The loan will be used by Mindoro to help fund its operations for the next twelve months and to finance an initial acquisition payment to Minimax Mineral Exploration Corporation...

2013-06-12 23:27:23

Agoda.com, Asia´s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), is showcasing a selection of great hotels in Palawan, one of the Philippines´ most beautiful provinces and a top beach and island destination for vacationers from around the world. To see the selection, visit http://www.agoda.com/PerfectPalawan Singapore (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Agoda.com, Asia´s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN),...