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Vibal launches first e-book streaming app in PH

Vibal Group, in partnership with Smart Communications, Inc., launched the first e-book streaming app in the Philippines on July 18, 2017. Now available for Android users, Vibe Books is exclusive for Smart and Talk ‘N Text subscribers using mobile data. “Access to high quality learning materials is still a big problem in our country,”...
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Vibal Takes on National Children’s Book Reading Day 2017

Vibal Group partnered with SM Cares and Philippine Board on Books for Young People (PBBY) for two celebrations of the 34th National Children’s Book Reading Day on July 18, 2017 at the SM Mall of Asia (MOA) and the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Complex. Vibal’s Education Service Head Miss Sarah Benito (third...
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Are you reading effectively?

Reading is an easy task. The real challenge is retaining the information acquired; that determines effective reading. But how can you ensure that you are reading effectively? According to writer, editor, and educator Aldrin Nepomuceno, effective reading is not as simple as knowing the contents of an article, but rather fully grasping its idea....
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Vibal Publishing Promotes Learning through Storytelling

Vibal employees under the Publishing Department encouraged the love of reading and promoted the importance of education with two waves of outreach activities on June 16, 2017. Elementary students from Wizbee School in Dasmanariñas, Cavite and around Goodsoil Mission Christian Church in Silang, Cavite were treated to a storytelling session and a human puppet show...
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Vibal Talks Hybrid and Multicloud Migration at National ICT Summit

A few months after the launch of the Government Cloud project or GovCloudPH, Vibal Group is back on track in promoting government transparency and public sector efficiency through technology at the National ICT Summit. Presenting under the Industry 4.0 Technologies for Government track during the parallel talks was Abigail Echano, Vibal’s Head of Product Management, who...
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Teaching Filipino is not easy after all

The subject is deemed “madali lang” and yet many Filipino students find it difficult to converse and write in Filipino. When challenged to talk fluently in the mother tongue, many students would often resort to code-switching. When tasked with writing an essay in Filipino, expert teachers would always encounter issues ranging from poor vocabulary...
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What’s Arbitrary and Necessary in Math?

Teaching is a balancing act. The idea is to impart sufficient information to students and still teach independent critical thinking. The goal is always to create informed citizens who are capable of deducing from any set of data. But how does a teacher, especially a Math teacher, accomplish this while teaching formulas and calculations? “In 1999, Dave Hewitt...
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GovCloudPH goes to Mindanao

Government agencies in Mindanao will soon get their much-awaited invitation to the cloud as the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) and Vibal Group gear up to host a series of onboarding orientations in Davao City and Cagayan de Oro this June. The Government Cloud or GovCloudPH caravan will introduce the numerous benefits...
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Read these books instead of FB posts this June

Step away from your keyboard and take a break from the toxicity of political debate and controversy on social media. This June, with national commemorations happening left and right, the best way to claim your national identity will have to be brushing up on Philippine culture, history, and law. Lucky for you, you don’t...
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Vibe Technologies Joins Brigada Eskwela

More than 30 Vibal programmers and software engineers took a break from coding and programming to help prep Ramon Magsaysay High School in Cubao, Quezon City for the coming school year. The outreach activity of Vibe Technologies, Vibal Group’s technology arm, occurred a day before the Creatives and Multimedia Departments’ own community engagement program....