National Artist Francisco V. Coching’s Ang Barbaro will be making a comeback as a graphic novel at the upcoming Manila International Book Fair on September 16, 2016. In recognition of the work as a classic piece of Philippine art and literature, Vibal Foundation compiled Coching’s comic series as an addition to its Filipina Classica collection.
Written by Gelo Lopez
"The path to greater knowledge is not only through textbooks but also through engagement and enjoyment," says Vibal Group's President and CEO Gaspar A. Vibal. Extending the wonders of digital education to public schools, Vibal Group, Inc. partnered with Enrique Zobel Foundation and Edukasyon.ph for TechSkwela, a program that aims to introduce digital learning to underprivileged Filipino students.
Although modern technology made global communication much faster and more convenient, it also made us and our identities more vulnerable to cybercrime. In the Philippines, 1,211 cybercrime complaints were filed at the Philippine National Police Anti-Cybercrime Group (PNP-ACG) from 2013 to 2015. Out of the total, 366 were online scams, 240 were online libel, 129 were online threats, and 127 were identity theft, among others.
Believing that children should be introduced to literature at an early age, Vibal Group Inc., in partnership with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), SM Supermalls,and National Bookstore, hosted storytelling activities nationwide on July 19, 2016, in celebration of National Children’s Book Day.
Vibal has partnered with global technology brand Lenovo to intensify the company's efforts in providing the education sector with the best technology solutions for a digital classroom. As the progenitor of mobile education technology in Philippine schools, Vibal continues to strengthen its reputation in the market by linking with other major global brands, thereby expanding its product portfolio.