Business venture turned philanthropic crusade to help, educate the poor


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Business venture turned philanthropic crusade to help, educate the poor

Helping people, the less fortunate, is natural for Filipinos, particularly those who have achieved their success from humble beginnings. Nilo S. Gret, a former Bank Executive and native of Tiaong, Quezon province, is one of those Filipinos. He pioneered the first technical school in Tiaong, Quezon, where it is helping local students pursue paying careers with TESDA backed certified training. Continue reading »

Citibank celebrates 25 years in the Philippines


Citibank, the country’s largest foreign bank, toasted the 25th anniversary of its credit card offerings in the Philippines and launched a new promo to celebrate the occasion. Citi Philippines introduced the Citibank MasterCard in 1990, which marked the global bank’s entry into the Philippine credit card market. Continue reading »

10 Years of Customization with Havaianas

3_1Summer is still the Filipinos’ most awaited season despite the intense heat we experience every year. It’s the perfect time to go outdoors – while away your day at the beach, climb a mountain, take a walk at the park – whatever you want, your imagination is your limit. Continue reading »

Globe takes over summer with the season’s hottest events


From access to the biggest music fests, movies and activities to the best beach parties and basketball events of the year, wonderful things are lined up for all Globe customers and entertainment fans this summer. This season, the leading telecommunications company and purveyor of digital lifestyle Globe Telecom is taking over summer!

“This summer, we’re giving our customers an experience like no other. Not only do they get access to the content they love with our GoSURF offers, they also get exclusive passes to summer’s hottest events that suit their passions and interests – from music, sports, movies and a whole lot more. Just register to your favorite Globe promo and get the chance to be part of this season’s wonderful events, and together, let’s take over summer with Globe”, shares Dan Horan, Globe Telecom Senior Advisor for Consumer Business.

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All Home Opens Latest Branch in Sta. Rosa Laguna



All Home is a one -stop shop for your home needs. It caters to contractors, architects, interior designers and homeowners who are building their own homes. As a builder’s haven, All Home guarantees a wide range of products and services, value for money, convenience, and excellent customer service. All Home believes in maximum engagement with customers. Locations have in-house building experts available for one-on-one consultations. Knowledgeable and accommodating staff ready to address your in-store needs. All Home is an affiliate of Vista Land, the Philippines’ largest homebuilder – trusted by Filipinos for almost 40 years. Continue reading »

Drums For Kids

Kids are really starting to demand more and more from their equipment and, consequently, their poor parents who have to pay for it. his upsurge is great for manufacturers and the drum industry who have created a whole new marketplace for a whole new range of products. Some are genuine innovation, some are simply repackaging. Continue reading »

Australian College Hair Design and Beauty opens in Manila!


Used to be when you ask a child what he or she wants to be when he grows up, seldom do you hear one declaring, “I want to be a hairdresser or a make-up artist!” These were not top of mind career aspirations unlike being a teacher, doctor, lawyer, or engineer. Enthusiastically, in this day and age, career options have dramatically widened and employment as well as entrepreneurial opportunities now emphasize and demand specialized, technical skills, unique personal competencies, and passion. As such, the role of and need for quality education and practical training is pivotal now more than ever. Continue reading »

Dell Solutions Tour 2015 Manila Leg

Left to right: Chin Wah Mak, general manager, enterprise solutions business, Dell South Asia; Jonathan Avila, Dell monitor ambassador; Tian Beng Ng, managing director, South Asia & Korea, and vice president, commercial channels, Asia Pacific Japan, Dell; Harjeet Singh Rekhi, general manager, client solutions business, Dell South Asia and Christopher Papa, country manager, Dell Philippines

Dell announced an enhanced networking portfolio designed specifically to meet the needs of small to medium-sized businesses, including the new X-series family of smart managed switches and an expanded N-series family with the addition of the Dell N1500 for smaller fully managed environments.

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DOH to push for inclusion of hemophilia patients in Z package



Patients suffering from hemophilia and other bleeding disorders may soon be relieved of high costs of treatments, a Department of Health official said over the weekend.

At a gathering of hemophilia patients and their families in Glorietta Mall on Saturday, Health Undersecretary Vicente Belizario said the DOH would push for the inclusion of hemophilia, von Willebrand Disease and inherited bleeding disorders in the Z Benefit Package offered to PhilHealth members. Continue reading »

Moms celebrate baby’s firsts with new Pampers Baby Dry


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Making every single day free from worries for moms and just full of firsts for babies, the world’s leading diaper brand Pampers recently unveiled the best and driest diaper in 10 years – Pampers Baby Dry. In an intimate launch held at Active Fun, Bonifacio High Street, Pampers highlighted how its latest diaper innovation helps babies achieve their many firsts in life and how mommies can celebrate them in a more delightful way. Continue reading »