7 ways to support fight vs. breast cancer: Ayala Center Cebu shows you how

Ayala Center Cebu celebrates wellness this Pink October, now on on its 8th year, as it takes the first steps in promoting healthy living with “Think Pink, Live Pink.” The first mall to embrace the cause, Ayala Center Cebu is giving everyone a chance to help raise awareness and support hundreds of breast cancer patients…

PH foodpanda chief promises to deliver

KEEPING MARKET DOMINANCE. Iacopo Rovere, Chief Executive Officer of foodpanda Philippines, says, “the main thrust at the moment is to switch the offline customers to online and introduce platforms to them on where and how they can have their food delivered.” (Contributed photo)

Online food delivery marketplace foodpanda is growing fast and gaining market share in Southeast Asia, a company official said. “We’re growing faster than ever before, gaining more and more market share. I am very excited with Southeast Asia where we are growing in a very steady, stable position,” said Global chief executive officer Ralf Wenzel.…

Globe launches free eLibrary to benefit over 15 million public school students nationwide

GFS LIBRARY. The website is a component of the Global Filipino School program, a long-term Globe educational initiative that seeks to transform public schools into centers of Information and Communications Technology excellence.

Over a thousand educational e-books for K-12 learning will be made available to over 15 million public elementary and high school students and some 500,000 public school teachers nationwide beginning September 30 as part of the Global Filipino School (GFS) program of Globe Telecom. The GFS Library launch coincides with the National Teachers Day celebration…

PLDT Home, Smart sign partnership with ABS-CBN for iWant TV

PARTNERSHIP. PLDT and Smart Chair Manny V. Pangilinan and ABS-CBN Chair Eugenio Gabby Lopez III lead the signing of the milestone partnership of PLDT Home and Smart Communications with ABS-CBN for iWant TV. Also in the photo are (from left) Oscar Reyes, FVP and Head of Home Business for PLDT; Ariel P. Fermin, EVP and Head of Consumer Business for PLDT and Smart; Carlo Katigbak, ABS-CBN President & CEO; and Rolando Valdueza, ABS-CBN Group CFO.

In a groundbreaking partnership, the country’s leading digital services providers PLDT Home and Smart Communications have teamed up with multimedia conglomerate ABS-CBN for iWant TV, the network’s streaming service for TV shows, movies and other exclusive digital content. Under the partnership, PLDT Home and Smart subscribers will soon be able to use their prepaid load…

Smart calls for partners to bring digital learning to schools without electricity

Eleven-year-old Sheran Bueramo walks through hills and forests to go to school in Tanay Rizal in pursuit of his dream to be an engineer someday. Bueramo, however, hopes to succeed in a technology-driven world studying in a school without electricity. Rawang Elementary School is just one of over 3,000 schools in the Philippines – which…

PLDT Gabay Guro continues to soar higher heights

Nine years ago, a small group of like-minded PLDT executives banded together over coffee for an advocacy for teachers. With a common dream of being a catalyst of change in the lives of teachers, Gabay Guro was born and became the CSR arm under the PLDT-Smart Foundation. What transpired after that day revolutionized education-based advocacy…

PLDT partners with Roku to launch new streaming service and player in PH

Digital services leader PLDT Home forges a breakthrough partnership with US-based TV streaming platform Roku to offer subscribers a new suite of entertainment options. With nine million active accounts worldwide, Roku is another valuable addition to PLDT Home’s growing portfolio of digital lifestyle applications including iflix and Fox International Channels. In the photo during the IBC Expo 2016, the world’s premier broadcast technology event in Amsterdam, are Roku Pay TV Vice President Andrew Ferrone and PLDT First Vice President and Home Operations Head Oscar Reyes, Jr.

Leading Philippine telco and digital services provider PLDT has partnered with US-based Roku, the world’s leading video streaming platform, to bring the best entertainment to Filipinos right from their TV screens through access to over 3,500 viewing apps, including Netflix, YouTube, and HBO Now. “We are seeing a growing demand for internet-delivered TV services in…

Published
Categorized as Tech

Argao to host dragon boat clinic, competition

PRESS CON. (From left) Primary Homes Marketing manager Michelle Cutang, Habagat Gruppo Dragon Boat Team coach Nonie Lopez, Go Active President Jerome Mil and Habagat dragon boat team manager Randy Su during the press conference to announce the event.

An inter-barangay dragon boat clinic and competition organized by PrimaryHomes, Inc. and Argao Royal Palms Serviced Villas in collaboration with the municipality of Argao will be held in the town. The 2nd Dragons in Argao: Dragon Boat Inter-barangay Clinic and Competition will take place on October 1, 2016, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., at…

Mooncakes at Marco Polo Plaza

Osmanthus Gold Set

Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival with Marco Polo Plaza’s unique mooncake gift boxes. Offered together with all the Marco Polo Hotels, these selection of unique mooncake gift boxes contain delectable and traditional mooncakes. Our elegant Osmanthus Gold Set is at P750 net with one piece of red bean with egg yolk and one piece of lotus seed.…

SM City Consolacion packs 3-day sale with discounts, promos, prizes

Shop and enjoy 70 percent off on great finds at SM City Consolacion’s 3-day sale and get a chance to win a Suzuki Celerio. The mallwide sale will run from September 16-18, 2016. Get one raffle ticket for every P1,000 single or accumulated purchase from any mall establishment throughout the sale for a chance to…

Teachers attend Smart-run technopreneurship training program in Cebu

TECHNOPRENEURSHIP TRAINING. Teachers from Cebu, Tagbilaran, and Bacolod complete a 3-day SWEEPx: Technopreneurship Training for Teachers initiated by mobile leader Smart Communications in Cebu. The training was held at the University of Cebu Banilad Campus. (Photo: Smart Communications)

Tagbilaran City in Bohol is gateway to such top tourism attractions as the Chocolate Hills and the white sand beaches of Panglao, but it is difficult and expensive to get around using the tricycles that are the most common means of transport. Three faculty members of Holy Name University in Tagbilaran proposed an innovative solution…

Rustan’s to host LEGO Minifigures Speed Building Competition

The “Toy of the Century” stirs up another exciting challenge with the LEGO Minifigures Speed Building Competition on August 27, Saturday at the 3rd level of Rustan’s Cebu. All LEGO enthusiasts aged 7-9, 10-12 and 13-16 are invited to join. Registration will be on the day of the event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.…

Smart makes Fortune magazine’s ‘Change the World’ list

HANDS-ON TRAINING. Smart has been partnering with schools to provide hands-on training to engineering and IT students, helping them get ready for the ‘real world.’

Top international business magazine Fortune included Philippine mobile leader Smart Communications in its list of 50 companies around the world that are creating “important social impact.” Smart placed 36th in Fortune’s second “Change the World” list, joining the ranks of global business giants like GlaxoSmithKline, Nike, Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, and Unilever. Smart is the only Philippine…

Rustan’s celebrates best of France, Italy, and Spain with Romancing the Mediterranean

Discover and explore cultures beyond the borders of the Philippines without having to leave the country as Rustan’s celebrates “Romancing the Mediterranean.” Ongoing until August 31, the special showcase features the best of Spain, Italy and France and will take shoppers to the heart of the Mediterranean. Feel the charm of the Mediterranean and get…

Phoneography Cebu celebrates 2nd year with exhibit, workshops

WORKSHOP. Top photojournalist Victor Kintanar gives a workshop to Phoneography Cebu members.

Phoneography Cebu, a group of mobile phone photographers, will be celebrating its 2nd year anniversary this month and will be launching the first-ever phone photography exhibit on August 21 to 28 at the Cyberzone of SM Seaside City Cebu. The exhibit will feature top photos curated by Cebu’s top photographers. The opening ceremonies on August…

Primer bodega sale offers bags, luggages, shoes, other items at up to 80%

Are you on the lookout for good buys? Get more than your money’s worth at the biggest and most exciting sale of premium brands of shoes, bags, luggage and apparel in the city. The Primer Group of Companies will hold a Bodega Sale on August 25 to 28 at the Waterfront Cebu City and Casinos…

Manny and Pie Calayan open 1st clinic in Cebu at SM Seaside City

STAR-STUDDED OPENING. The Manny and Pie Calayan Clinic opens at the 3rd Level of the Mountain Wing of SM Seaside City. (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO)

Manny and Pie Calayan clinic held a star-studded concert to announce the opening last July 3 of their clinic at SM Seaside City Cebu, the first branch outside Metro Manila and only one in the Visayas, the company said. Held at the mall’s Mountain Wing atrium, the show was hosted by actress and television host…

Col Financial to hold investment summit in Cebu, CDO, Davao, Manila

COL Financial, the Philippines’ most trusted online stockbroker, and SM Investments Corporation, the largest Filipino conglomerate, will be sharing secrets to investing success in this month’s “SMart Investing – COL’s 2016 Wealth Building Summit for the Filipino Investor.” By joining the free summit, Filipinos can increase their financial literacy and find out what it takes…

Colorful Mr. Men Little Miss characters on your favorite Flossy plimsolls

Cebu is fast becoming known as a premier destination not only locally, but internationally as well. With its beautiful beaches, thriving city life, and festive vibe, it’s no wonder why Ibiza-born plimsoll brand Flossy Style has found its way here. Embodying a relentless spirit of travel, the brand continues to be made in Spain but…

On a Pokemon hunt? Catch them at The Mactan Newtown

POKESTOP. The Dolphin Fountain area at the entrance of The Mactan Newtown in Lapu-Lapu City is a major PokeStop in Mactan Island.

There’s no denying that the Pokemon Go mania has landed in the Philippines, and like many others, Cebuanos are also left with the same question: Where can we find more Pokemons? No need to worry, you’re going to catch them all—more than 20 Pokemons are currently lurking around the 30-hectare The Mactan Newtown. Prepare to…