Caltex, Brand Partners Give Fuel Discounts for Frontliners, Various Donations

Caltex, marketed by Chevron Philippines Inc. (CPI), continues to show its appreciation of and support for all frontliners by giving more fuel discounts and donations during this ongoing COVID-19 crisis. 

Until May 15, 2020, medical frontliners, uniformed personnel, local government unit (LGU) frontliners and delivery partners are entitled to a Php4.00 and Php2.00 per liter discount on gasoline and diesel purchases, respectively.

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Realme Philippines Pioneers Livestream Selling, Embraces Digital Content

Realme Philippines stays true to its commitment to innovate ways to help Filipinos stay connected while keeping safe in the comfort of their homes during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). Since the implementation of the lockdown, the brand has been consistent in its efforts to engage its employees, fans and customers while ensuring they stay safe and well.

Maximizing the power of technology, realme Philippines pioneered livestreaming sessions in partnership with dealer stores nationwide that cater to online orders and deliveries. These livestream sessions provide realme employees with a unique avenue not only to showcase realme products but to engage with customers as well. This platform allows them to answer consumer queries, give purchasing decision suggestions or simply engage customers in small talk.

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What Does the COVID-19 Outbreak Mean for the Philippines’ BPO Industry?

As much of the Philippines remains under ‘enhanced community quarantine’ due to Covid-19, the country’s vital business process outsourcing (BPO) industry has adjusted to new working practices and shifts in demand.

The strict lockdown measures implemented on the main island of Luzon will remain in place until at least April 30. At present, most of the island’s 57m residents are confined to their homes and local areas. Security personnel have stepped up monitoring to prevent people from travelling outside unless they are fulfilling an essential task or profession.

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Staying productive: Robert Walters shares tips on effective remote work scheme

With social distancing the catchphrase of the times, public and private companies locally and overseas are implementing work from home. In the Philippines, where the government has put the entire island of Luzon under enhanced community quarantine to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus, government work is largely suspended while most private establishments enforce remote work.

As organizations undertake measures to ensure business continuity without endangering their workforce, the rapid response and creativity of managers will be key to ensuring an easy transition to a new work setup with minimal or zero disruption in operations and business processes. Managers know what works best for their teams and can tap into this knowledge to make adjustments seamless, deliver results and maintain business viability amid this uncertain period.

Robert Walters, a global recruitment specialist group headquartered in England and with regional offices in Southeast Asia, shares tips on how businesses and organizations can ensure efficiency and productivity even while working from home.

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Hino partners with DOTr to provide free rides to health workers, frontliners

Free shuttle services for health workers and frontliners are now operational in Metro Manila through a partnership with Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Hino Motors Philippines.

Since the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine for Luzon, public transportation has been suspended in the entire Luzon island. To ease the commute of these modern-day heroes, free PUV rides have been made operational daily until from 8AM to 5PM. The commuters only have to present their IDs for proper identification.

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