Shopee partners with DTI to support community-owned food businesses through the National Food Fair

From May 10 to 16, shoppers can look forward to up to 30% off on select local products As entrepreneurs continue to find ways to thrive amidst the challenges posed by health and safety protocols, Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, partners with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to…

Emperador’s 1st quarter net income up 43% at P2.1B on strong international performance

Emperador Inc. – the largest global brandy company owning the world’s iconic and best-selling brandy Emperador Brandy – saw net income to owners grow by 43% year-on-year to P2.1 billion in the first quarter of 2021, while revenues rose by 13% to P12.1 billion. With Emperador’s global footprint across over 100 countries in six continents,…

Bacolodnon college student snaps Smart’s grand prize, heads home for good

It was the biggest surprise for nineteen-year-old Cloe Anne Marie Malaga who received a text message from Smart Communications on her birthday. Cloe won the P100,000 Grand Prize in Smart’s “Balik-Tuition” Promo. She had just made the switch to Smart when online classes began. Now, the prize money is reuniting her with her family in…

New fire substation opens at Cebu Business Park

As the community grows within Cebu’s premier business districts, one of the priorities of developer Cebu Holdings Inc. (CHI) is the safety of the estate and its nearby areas. The Cebu Business Park Fire Substation was opened yesterday at the Cebu Business Park (CBP) by the Bureau of Fire Protection Region 7, in coordination with…

Over 150,000 people in the Philippines acquire digital skills during COVID-19

Microsoft and LinkedIn launch next stage to help job seekers and employers move to a skills-based economy Microsoft Corp. recently announced it has helped over 30 million people in 249 countries and territories gain access to digital skills, of which over 150,000 are from the Philippines. This tops its initial goal of 25 million last…

Globe At Home helps improve Filipino homes amid adversities

Do you still remember the first few weeks and months that followed after the government announced the lockdown restrictions following the spread of Covid-19 in the country? What were the biggest challenges that you had to deal with after being forced to turn your home from a space of healing and rest into your office,…

Megaworld tempers pandemic impact with stronger, stable office business

Megaworld Premier Offices bags 135,000 sqm of new leases mostly during the lockdown in 2020 MANILA – Andrew Tan-led property giant Megaworld closed deals for new office leases last year, even as the three quarters of the year were marred by community lockdowns across the country. Around 135,000 square meters of fresh office space inventory…

Cebu Archdiocese ties up with Smart, InnoPub for historic exhibit

A chronicle of the richness of the Archdiocese of Cebu’s historical patrimony, the Panaw sa Pagtuo: The Journey of Faith at 500 Years of Christianity Travelling Exhibit is set to be launched on April 11, at SM City Cebu Northwing. One of the major activities in Cebu to celebrate the fifth centenary of Christianity in…

Airbnb launches new tool to estimate potential income for prospective Filipino hosts

● Airbnb aims to encourage more Filipinos to consider hosting for additional income● Hosts in Baguio City can earn up to an estimated P11,491 monthly Travel is coming back and Filipinos can earn extra income through hosting, according to Airbnb’s What’s My Place Worth tool, a new resource rolled out by Airbnb for prospective Hosts…

Young, Passionate, and Bold: Kathryn Bernardo embodies realme’s “Dare to Leap” attitude as brand’s celebrity ambassador

realme is bent on making more possibilities come true for the Filipino youth this year with the launch of an exciting line-up of powerful smartphones. To amplify the pivotal role of a capable smartphone in the digital age, realme is collaborating with one of today’s most celebrated showbiz royalties — Kathryn Bernardo! As realme Philippines…

Cebu Landmasters Inc. reports resilient FY2020 results, closely matching 2019 figures

Leading VisMin developer Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI) reported P8.30 billion in consolidated revenues in 2020, closely matching 2019’s Php 8.50 billion resulting from “the immediate deployment of catch-up measures shortly after the relaxation of lockdowns triggered by the pandemic in the first half of 2020,” said CLI chairman and CEO Jose Soberano III.

CIMB Bank to power GCredit; customers to enjoy higher credit limits, lower interest rates

GCash and CIMB Bank Philippines further strengthen their partnership as GCredit transitions from a micro-lending innovation to being a full digital lending facility supported by the most awarded digital bank in the Philippines. This is in line with the partnership’s objective to push financial inclusion and to promote cashless transactions to more Filipinos.

Ladies take charge as Jeep offers Women’s Month deals

Jeep, the brand known throughout the world for leading the charge in outdoor and adventure activities, is celebrating the lead by some of the world’s most empowered people: women. For Women’s Month, women who book select on-hand Jeep units may take advantage of massive discounts, paving the way for more women to take the lead…

Mercedes-Benz celebrates Women’s Month with exclusive deals

Global Star Motors, the exclusive retailer of Mercedes-Benz in the Visayas and Mindanao, takes part in the worldwide Women’s Month celebrations with exclusive deals for the ladies. From March 15 to 31, 2021, women who book an on-hand GLC 200 will get a discount of up to P600,000. Women who book an on-hand CLA 180…

Newest condo of Cebu Landmasters 60% sold in just 3 weeks

Leading Visayas-Mindanao developer Cebu Landmasters, through joint venture firm Cebu Homegrown Developers, Inc., launched its latest condominium project with premium amenities in Mandaue City. It is aimed at meeting the housing needs of a surging segment of upwardly mobile professionals and entrepreneurs in the region.

Smart partners with Lamac cooperative, enables Cebu farmers

PLDT’s wireless unit Smart teams up with one of the country’s largest cooperatives, the Lamac Multi-Purpose Cooperative (LMPC). The partnership, which makes Smart the newest telco partner for Lamac, enables farmers’ livelihood through digital solutions at a time of a disruptive pandemic.

RAFI OTT partners with GCash for reforestation project

With the Philippines being one of the most severely deforested countries in the tropics due to climate change, the private sector and civil society are working together to urgently address this massive threat to humanity.  As part of its mission to encourage more people to become biodiversity champions, the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. (RAFI), through…

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Here’s how moms-on-the-go can prepare healthy and delicious food for the family, according to Saab Magalona-Bacarro

The ongoing pandemic has been tough on everyone. However, with people staying home, parents have a unique opportunity to spend more quality time with their children. As work transitioned online, multi-tasking has become an essential skill when it comes to balancing work and bonding with the family. For working moms like Saab Magalona-Bacarro, taking care…