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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....
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Do Student Magazines Really Make a Difference?

Student magazines. Almost every publishing house that produces educational textbooks offers them. Promises range from “it complements the contents of the book” to “it will make your student smarter.” But are these supplementary reading materials (SRMs) really necessary? Two licensed educators offer their thoughts below. Erika Arcamo, Computer Subject, Elementary “Supplementary reading materials are...
Guests at the joint launch of Vibal Foundation's Boxer Codex and Carlos Quirino's Old Manila leaf through the Foundation's books.

The Other Side of Vibal: Curator of Philippine History, Arts

By all appearances, Vibal Group has moved on. Renowned for its unparallelled expertise in educational publishing, the “64-year-old startup” as its CEO fondly calls it, has transformed itself from a textbook publisher into a fully integrated education and technology company. Today, Vibal churns out K to 12 textbooks for both private and public schools...
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Vibal Artists Engage Community through Art

Vibal Group’s Creatives and Multimedia Departments joined forces to clean and beautify P. Bernardo Elementary School in Quezon City on May 18, 2017. Led by department heads Arnold Gawad and Aldwin “Fish” Cablao, Vibal employees cleaned the school walls and created a mural fitting the school’s theme of Love for Nature.  “We’re of course happy to be...
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Vibal Honors Mother of Philippine Modern Art with Book

The lost era of the most influential woman in the contemporary Philippine art scene is finally accessible to artists and writers. Vibal Foundation, in partnership with Kalaw-Ledesma Foundation and BDO Private Bank, honors Purita Kalaw-Ledesma with the launch of The Life and Times of Purita Kalaw-Ledesma. Only a handful of women can boast of...
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Government Agencies Ready with GovCloud Workshops

Government agencies are gearing up to migrate their systems to the cloud, following the successful launch of the Government Cloud (GovCloud) project. Vibal Group, Inc. and the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) are set to host a series of GovCloud Migration Technical Workshop running from May 16 to June 20, 2017. The...
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Vibal Republishes 180-Year-Old Book on Philippine Plants

The first ever handbook on Philippine plants and their practical uses gets republished 180 years after its original release. Vibal Group’s philanthropic arm Vibal Foundation and Instituto Cervantes de Manila relaunched Fr. Manuel Blanco’s iconic Flora de Filipinas on April 22, 2017 at Tower One & Exchange Plaza, Ayala Triangle, Ayala Avenue, Makati City. Originally...
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#Throwback: Vibal Creates FEU Cultural App

More than 60 years after the publication of its first academic magazine, Vibal Group has come a long way to establish itself as an education company. But what has the integrated education and technology firm accomplished in terms of technology? In 2014, Far Eastern University (FEU) approached Vibal Group with an interesting project—creating a...
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Vibal Expands Business, Location

After 15 years in G. Araneta Avenue, leading integrated education and technology firm Vibal Group made the strategic move to relocate to Cubao, Quezon City. Vibal Group’s main office in Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City features an open layout that spans the entire third floor of Cyberpark Tower One. Taking over the entire third...