Batangas City, Batangas - Four hundred eighty (480) new graduates of Malampaya Foundation Inc.'s (MFI) Bridging Employment through Skills Training (BEST) program were granted their NCII certificates on December 19, 2013 at the Batangas City Convention Center witnessed by officials from the Batangas City government, Technical Education Skills Development Authority (TESDA) provincial office and the Department of Labor (DOLE) provincial office.

MFI trustee James Swain exhorts and inspires the graduates.

The graduates, hailing from the different municipalities of Batangas province, consisted of 180 piping insulators, 180 scaffold erectors, 60 shielded metal arc welders, 30 pipe fitters and 30 in electrical maintenance.

Graduates of MFI's BEST program are linked and employed in various industries in Batangas and overseas.