Phoenix lubricants now recognized by JASO, API

Phoenix has joined the world’s major oil brands as it managed to list six of its lubricants in the Japanese Automotive Standards Organization (JASO) Engine Oil Standards Implementation Panel, and seven in the American Petroleum Institute (API).

Trend Micro to elevate cybersecurity in the country through conference, training

With the ongoing health crisis, businesses are abruptly shifting their setups by applying work-from-home (WFH) schemes and going digital with their processes. As corporations and enterprises around the country go online as a response to the lockdown measures, the line that separates work from private lives gets blurred.

realme starts 2021 with multiple awards worldwide

Fastest-growing smartphone brand attributes local and international success to value and quality of its globally-recognized products The previous year is one to remember for realme as it scored local and international awards for its quality products and business milestones. realme’s success in 2020 showcased real strength across all business silos thereby exceeding industry expectations.

Celebrate the Spirit of Sinulog at Marco Polo Plaza Cebu

The tradition continues at Marco Polo Plaza Cebu! We always kickstart the year by celebrating Sinulog with our most beloved Culinary Journey, Sugbusog. This year, as we continue to find ways to keep the tradition and celebration alive while having the safety and security of guests in mind, we are offering you Sugbusog on a… Continue reading Celebrate the Spirit of Sinulog at Marco Polo Plaza Cebu

Scholars to trace roots of Sinulog dance, 500 year-old Cebuano devotion to Sto. Niño

Cebu scholars and an Islamic Studies Tausug professor will look into the origins of the different versions of the Sinulog: the war dance and the candle vendors’ Sinulog in a blended event today featuring an online panel discussion with live audience and performances. The former Executive Director of the University of San Carlos (USC) Cebuano… Continue reading Scholars to trace roots of Sinulog dance, 500 year-old Cebuano devotion to Sto. Niño

Infinix unveils sleek, fast, and long-lasting Note 8 in the Philippines

Infinix, the premium online-driven smartphone brand, recently launched Note 8 in the Philippines. Targeted at the mid-to-high end market segment, the brand’s new flagship model comes with a high-performance MediaTek Helio G80 processor, an immersive 6.95” screen, a large dual front camera, 64MP Ultra HD 6 cameras, and a massive fast-charging 5200mAh battery.

realme strengthens customer service in 2021, opens 8 dedicated service centers nationwide

realme Philippines capped 2020 on a high note after a series of successful product launches and campaigns that catapulted it to be the number 1 smartphone brand in the country in just two years. This 2021, realme Philippines fortifies its commitment to providing the best service to Filipino users by establishing eight dedicated realme service… Continue reading realme strengthens customer service in 2021, opens 8 dedicated service centers nationwide

All ways digital: Connectivity eases life under lockdown

A lifestyle that greatly depended on technology and connectivity used to be the stuff of science fiction. But when the unprecedented global health crisis forced countries to implement hard lockdowns, the digital lifestyle became a reality for everyone as it ushered in the “new normal”, fast-tracking a widespread digital pivot where many of us were… Continue reading All ways digital: Connectivity eases life under lockdown

Over 3,000 sites blocked: PLDT-Smart reinforces online child protection, boosts safety through targeted platform

The Philippines’ largest integrated telco PLDT Inc. and its wireless unit, Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), continue to fortify protection from online sexual abuse and exploitation of children (OSAEC) during the coronavirus pandemic. The PLDT Group has taken down 3,011 sites that host illicit content featuring children as mandated by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC).

Phoenix strengthens digital thrust with online flash sale

Phoenix Petroleum further reinforced its push for the digital platform by offering discounted fuel vouchers through Limitless, an app-based loyalty program. Last December 28, Phoenix fuel vouchers in P1,000, P500, and P100 denominations were offered on the Limitless app at 80% off during the independent oil player’s first digital flash sale.

2021 will redefine 21st century: “Fjord Trends 2021” report from Accenture Interactive

Annual report finds as 2020 forced the world to re-examine how it lives, works, and plays, 2021 will see 7 trends emerge that map out new, hopeful territory for businesses, consumers, and society As the COVID-19 crisis redefines how economies and society as a whole function, human ingenuity has sparked a wave of innovation set… Continue reading 2021 will redefine 21st century: “Fjord Trends 2021” report from Accenture Interactive

PayMaya leads MSMEs’ digital and cashless shift under New Normal

More Filipino business owners and casual sellers have readily embraced digital payments as a key component of doing business under the New Normal, propelled by ready business-in-a-box solutions from digital financial services leader PayMaya. As of end-November, the number of micro-, small-, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) using PayMaya’s various digital payment acceptance solutions have grown… Continue reading PayMaya leads MSMEs’ digital and cashless shift under New Normal

Belize North construction in full swing amid pandemic

Even with the ongoing health crisis, the construction of Priland Development Corporation’s residential community Belize North is in full swing to meet its scheduled date of completion in 2021. The local real estate developer said that they are committed to delivering their projects on time despite the setbacks brought upon by the lockdown.

Educators, heritage advocates, youth groups to celebrate 1898 Cebu Independence

Officials of the Department of Education-Region 7 (DepEd-7) and Cebu island school division superintendents will participate physically while those in other Central Visayas provinces will join virtually the blended celebration of the 122nd year of Cebu independence from Spanish rule. The educators, with Cebu heritage organizations, youth, tourism institutions and groups, a community theater, an… Continue reading Educators, heritage advocates, youth groups to celebrate 1898 Cebu Independence

Pinoy Christmas in a pandemic: A time to save or to celebrate?

A few weeks before Christmas, Kantar, the world’s leading data, insights, and consulting group, revealed that Filipino shoppers remain very cautious with their Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) spend even as the Philippine economy begins to show signs of stabilization. During a virtual roundtable briefing, Marie-Anne Lezoraine, General Manager of the Worldpanel Division at Kantar… Continue reading Pinoy Christmas in a pandemic: A time to save or to celebrate?

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PLDT-Smart telco services keep the Christmas spirit alive

In the time of COVID-19, even time-honored traditions have had to adapt to the new normal. Christmastime 2020 has taken the digital route to keep the season’s spirit of Christian kinship alive. The Misa de Gallo, the novena of dawn Masses that signify the start of the season in the Philippines, is now covered by… Continue reading PLDT-Smart telco services keep the Christmas spirit alive

SCG and MARIWASA launch STRUKTURA, call on architecture students to design sustainable homes for Filipinos

STRUKTURA pushes for “Affordable Housing for a Better Normal” SCG, a leading conglomerate in the ASEAN specializing in world-class construction materials, and MARIWASA, a pioneer in the Philippine ceramic tile industry, invite future architects to design future-ready homes through a home-design competition, STRUKTURA. The newly launched contest aims to showcase the skills and creativity of… Continue reading SCG and MARIWASA launch STRUKTURA, call on architecture students to design sustainable homes for Filipinos

State-sponsored hackers, ransomware gangs diversifying tactics to inflict more harm: Accenture

Accenture’s 2020 Cyber Threatscape Report reveals the prolific threats influencing the cyber landscape Some of the world’s most skilled nation-state cyber adversaries and notorious ransomware gangs are deploying an arsenal of new open-sourced tools, actively exploiting corporate email systems and using online extortion to scare victims into paying ransoms, according to the 2020 Cyber Threatscape… Continue reading State-sponsored hackers, ransomware gangs diversifying tactics to inflict more harm: Accenture