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December
2019
The Sunwest Group Holding Company, Inc. (SGHCI) held its year-end Christmas Party last December 9, 2019 at the Shangri-La at the Fort, Manila with the theme, “Modern Barong and Filipiniana”.
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December
2019
Ortigas, Pasig - Sunwest Group Holding Company, Inc. (SGHCI) opened another office for their growing family as the company strengthens its position in the country, and provides an ultra-modern workspace to inspire creativity and facilitate collaboration.
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November
2019
Representatives from different departments of Sunwest Group Holding Company, Inc. (SGHCI) joined a 2-day “Occupational First Aid and Basic Life Support with AED” training by Philippine Red Cross, last November 8 and 11, 2019 in West Tower PSE Center, Ortigas, Pasig City.
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November
2019
It’s that time of the year where everyone can get spooky and dress up as their alter-ego. This year, the Sunwest Group Holding Company, Inc. (SGHCI) held a costume contest for its employees for Halloween. Some of the employees’ kids were also invited to join the party last October 25, 2019.
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October
2019
Bicol, Philippines – It’s never too late for Hotel St. Ellis (HSE) to take a break for its Team Building this 2019!
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October
2019
Sunwest Group Holding Company, Inc. (SGHCI) employees joined a 3-day Survey Training conducted last October 15-17, 2019 in Hotel St. Ellis, Legazpi, Albay to better understand and across all survey modes, to collect, analyze, and use data to formulate strategies for a more effective business model, create targeted marketing strategies, and enhance customer service.
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October
2019
Celebrating the 19th year of Miss Earth, the prestigious and most coveted beauty event in the world crowned Nellys Pimentel of Puerto Rico as the Miss Earth 2019 who will serve as the ambassador of environmental protection campaigns worldwide.
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August
2019
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte led the inauguration of the country’s first and largest hybrid solar-diesel microgrid with battery facility located in Tablas Island, Romblon on August 21, 2019.
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July
2019
Ortigas, Pasig City- Sunwest Water and Electric Company 2, Inc. (SUWECO 2) was awarded a Certificate of Compliance (COC) by the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) for the Villasiga Hydroelectric Power Plant in Bugasong, Antique. The ERC Chairperson, Atty. Agnes Devanadera handed over the COC to the President of SUWECO, Atty. Ronald S. Ang in the ERC Office in Pacific Center Building on July 30, 2019.
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July
2019
Sunwest Group Holding Company, Inc. (SGHCI) participated in the Philippine Board of Investment’s (BOI) Incentives and Taxation Seminar 2019 last July 2, 2019 at Bai Hotel, Manduae City, Cebu. The seminar was attended by SGHCI’s Senior External Affairs Officer, Mr. Jerry Pongpong, Corporate Tax Manager, Mr. Louie Jun Mendoza, Tax Supervisor, Ms. Previous Ruby Astillera, and Compliance Officer, Mr. Carmelito Espejo, together with the BOI Registered Enterprises’ Representatives.
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June
2019
Nothing can stop Sunwest Group Holding Company, Inc. (SGHCI) employees from having their Annual Team Building, even the rain! This year, the employees loved the Santorini vibe of Thunderbird Resort & Casino in Poro Point, La Union.
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June
2019
Sunwest Care Foundation, Inc. (SCFI) has always been consistent and committed to serve Bicolanos. SCFI’s programs and services cater the youth who need educational assistance, as well as children of qualified employees.
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May
2019
Sunwest Care Foundation, Inc. (SCFI) conducted a “Basic Leadership Program” for their high school scholars last May 7, 2019, at the SCFI office in Legazpi City. The program revolved around three topics, leader & leadership, qualities of a leader and different leadership styles.
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May
2019
Legazpi, Albay - A newly-established Ellis Bistro has finally opened to the public and now ready to serve you mouthwatering and delectable foods that can be found at the ground floor of Embarcadero de Legazpi Mall.
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April
2019
“Honesty is the best policy” -- an old saying that has a straightforward literal meaning, which encourages the populace to tell the truth and avoid lying. In Sunwest, it is one of the main values that the company upholds. The company aims to create an atmosphere of honesty that also fosters an environment for self-accountability and responsibility.
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April
2019
Preparation is key when it comes to sudden fire alarms. Last April 25, 2019, Sunwest Construction and Development Corporation (SCDC) actively participated in the Philippine Stock Exchange Center (PSEC)’s Fire Drill, conducted by the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) - Pasig in Ortigas Center.
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April
2019
Sunwest Construction and Development Corporation (SCDC) renewed its contract with the Development Bank of the Philippine (DBP) and further increases the company’s credit line from PHP 500-million Omnibus Line facility last year to PHP 2-billion. The signing happened last March 19, 2019 at the DBP Headquarters in Makati.
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March
2019
Sunwest Care Foundation, Inc. (SCFI) started its Coastal Clean-up Drive and Tree Planting Activities in different areas of Albay to promote awareness on different environmental issues and intensify its advocacy in Environmental Protection.
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March
2019
Embarcadero De Legazpi finally unveils to the public its new dining attraction, the “Grill Station”, with its tagline Chillin’, Sippin’ & Grillin’. This new attraction is strategically located where the guest can enjoy fresh grilled food, together with the majestic view of the Mayon Volcano and refreshing ambiance of the Albay Gulf.
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February
2019
As the morning break, people are starting their day with a smile and gifts for their special someone. Well, of course, Sunwest Group Holding Company Inc., (SGHCI) also expresses their love towards their employees this romantic day as well.
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February
2019
Sunwest Care Foundation, Inc. (SCFI) held an acquaintance party and recognition for their treasured scholars in Embarcadero Convention Hall A, Legazpi City, Albay last February 10, 2019.
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February
2019
Sunwest Care Foundation Inc. (SCFI), together with Sunwest Construction & Development Corporation (SCDC), conducted a relief operations for 128 families affected by fire in Victory Village, Legazpi City, Albay.
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February
2019
The Philippine Board of Investment (BOI) conducted a site visit in Sunwest Water and Electric Company 2’s (SUWECO 2) 8MW Villasiga Mini Hydroelectric Power Plant located in Brgy. Igsoro, Bugasong, Antique on February 7 and 8, 2019 as part of the regular functions of the Legal and Compliance Service (LCS) of BOI and policy on the annual inspection of registered projects.
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January
2019
As the year of the pig represents luck, overall good fortune, wealth, general prosperity, and symbolizes hard work, the Sunwest Group Holding Company Inc. (SGHCI) has taken this opportunity to open its new office in response to a growing business and to establish more collaborative and efficient ways of working.
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January
2019
Mandaluyong, Philippines – The Sunwest Group Holding Company, Inc. (SGHCI) hosted a Leadership and Management Training Program to its Senior Management Team last January 24-25, 2019 at EDSA Shangri-La Manila.
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January
2019
Sunwest Care Foundation, Inc. (SCFI) received plaque of commendation from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for their remarkable contribution as corporate donor and active partner of DSWD in the 68th Anniversary of DSWD Region 5 in Legazpi City, Albay.
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January
2019
The year 2018 has been a rewarding year for Sunwest Group Holding Company, Inc. We have encountered a number of successes as well as a number of failures. Regardless, we continue to strive harder and continue to focus on our goals.
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December
2018
The Sunwest Group Holding Company, Inc. (SGHCI) has ended its year with a stylish and elegant Bohemian-themed Christmas Party at the Midas Hotel and Casino in Pasay City last December 14, 2018.
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December
2018
Legazpi City – Sunwest Care Foundation, Inc. (SCFI) hands out gifts in a series of Christmas Parties they held for each of their partner schools – Misibis Elementary School, Lamba Elementary School, Puro Elementary School, Dapdap Elementary School, Victory Village Elementary School, Mabinit Elementary School, Bogtong Elementary School, Guinlajon Elementary School, Alobo Elementary School, Solong Primary School, and Obi Elementary School.
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October
2018
Halloween, a celebration observed all over the country on the 31st of October, is one of the many events where people dress up, do trick-or-treat, attend parties, and other festivities. Also a yearly tradition in Sunwest Group Holding Company, Inc., this year, the company conducted a “Spooktacular” Halloween Party for its employees last October 26, 2018.
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September
2018
Sunwest Group Holding Company, Inc (SGHCI) conducted a Work Ethics Training Program for its employees in serving its purpose to improve their decision-making process, to make them more effective in their jobs, and to make the company a better place to work. The program discussed the matters of Professionalism, Work Ethics, Traits of a Winning Employee, Company’s Core Values and Andurog Attitudes (Hardwork, Integrity, Malasakit, Initiative, Common Sense and Humility).
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September
2018
Legazpi City, Albay, Philippines - The Pacific View Travel and Tours, Inc. (PVTTI) has been accredited as a Tour Operator by the Department of Tourism (DOT) last September 19, 2018 after having complied with its requirements in the operation of the establishment.
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September
2018
The Sunwest Group Holding Company, Inc. (SGHCI) has launched the new Human Resources Information System (HRIS) for better timekeeping and record management. SGHCI employees can now file their leaves, overtime, undertime, and official business matters using the system and will no longer have to do it manually; however, if the date of filing has lapsed, employees can still submit their leaves using the old form. Employees can now also view their profile, time logs, payslips, work schedule, and other work-related matters.
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September
2018
Sunwest Care Foundation, Inc. (SCFI) is now on its 2nd year of implementing the Proper Hygiene Orientation and Hygiene Kit Distribution to its adopted schools in the Bicol Region. Last year, the foundation distributed bags full of school supplies to the different schools and this year, they have provided students with Hygiene Kits.
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August
2018
Cagraray Island, Bicol, Philippines – The Misibis Bay Resort has been awarded the prestigious ANAHAW Level 1 certification last August 31, 2018 at the ANAHAW – Philippine Sustainable Tourism Certification Awarding Ceremony held at the AG New World Manila Bay Hotel. The resort is managed by the Enderun Hospitality Management (EHM) and is the trade name of Misibis Resort and Hotel Management, Incorporated.
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August
2018
SUWECO Tablas Energy Corporation has started the construction of its Php 545 million Solar Power Plant in Odiongan, Tablas Island, Romblon.
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June
2018
In line with its commitment to serve and help Bicolanos, Sunwest Care Foundation Inc. (SCFI) distributed school supplies in different schools in the Bicol Region before the school year started.
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May
2018
The Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) recently extended a Php 500-million Omnibus Line facility to Sunwest Construction and Development Corporation (SCDC) to supplement the company’s ongoing projects, in support of the President Duterte Administration’s “Build, Build, Build!” program.
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May
2018
The Sunwest Group Holding Company, Inc. (SGHCI), a well-known company in the Bicol Region recently inaugurated its first recruitment hub at the Celebration Plaza in Embarcadero de Legazpi, Port Area, Legazpi City, Albay.
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April
2018
The Sunwest Group Holding Company Incorporated (SGHCI) held its annual company outing at Misibis Bay Resort in Cagraray Island in the province of Albay last April 27 and 28, 2018.
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March
2018
March 3, 2018 - Sunwest Group Holding Company, Inc. marked its 26th year of excellence since it was established in Legazpi City, Albay as Sunwest Construction and Development Corporation- one of the biggest construction companies in the Bicol Region in 1992.
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February
2018
February 5, 2018/Legazpi City - Sunwest Group Holding Company, Inc. (SGHCI), together with its Corporate Social Responsibility Arm, Sunwest Care Foundation, Inc. (SCFI) extend a helping hand to thousands of displaced Albayanos due to the continuous wrath of the country’s most active volcano, the Mayon Volcano.