• Smart powers First Digital 2021 Dinagyang Festival, supporting customer needs in pandemic

    Smart powers First Digital Dinagyang Festival, supporting customer needs in pandemic.

    Ilonggos and devotees of Sto. Nino won’t be missing out on all the fun and festivities as Iloilo’s Dinagyang Festival goes online this year.

    Dubbed “Dinagyang Digital 2021”, mobile services provider Smart Communications Inc. (Smart), the wireless arm of the country’s largest integrated telco PLDT, will power the festival’s line-up of activities, which Ilonggos can stream safely from the comfort of their homes.

    Smart powers First Digital 2021 Dinagyang Festival

    Among the highlights of these activities is the Dinagyang Smart Night 2021, a virtual concert featuring alternative rock

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  • Air Canada to Layoff 1,700 More Employees; Reduces Q1 Capacity

    (14 Jan 2021)
    Air Canada has reduced its Q1 2021 system capacity by
    an additional 25%.

    As a result, the airline will further reduce
    its workforce by approximately 1,700 employees, in addition to the
    over 200 impacted employees at the company’s Express carriers.

    The airline says it is working with unions on
    mitigation programs.

    Lucie Guillemette, Executive Vice
    President and Chief Commercial Officer at Air Canada, said, “Since the implementation by the Federal and
    Provincial Governments of increased travel restrictions and
    other measures, in addition to the existing quarantine
    requirements, we have seen an immediate impact to our close-in

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