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  • Oakridge Business Park’s Mother’s Day celebration gathers moms of children with special needs

    Oakridge Business Park’s Mother’s Day celebration gathers moms of children with special needs

    In celebration of this year’s Mother’s Day, Oakridge Business Park held a SUPER MOMMIES Movie Day Out last May 14, at the Oakridge Pavilion, an event that gave mothers and kids and opportunity to bond over movie. The afternoon activity, which gathered close to 90 moms and their kids, was a tribute for mothers of […]

  • Huge discounts, great promos in SM City Consolacion’s 3-Day Sale

    Huge discounts, great promos in SM City Consolacion’s 3-Day Sale

    Shop and win one of two Suzuki Raider R150 at SM City Consolacion’s 3-Day Sale on May 19, 20 and 21, and enjoy shopping discounts of up to 70% off on great finds. Every P1000 single or accumulated purchase within the promo period from any mall establishments entitles a shopper to 1 raffle coupon. A […]

  • MPTC appoints Allan Alfon CCLEC president and general manager

    MPTC appoints Allan Alfon CCLEC president and general manager

    Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) has announced the appointment of Allan G. Alfon as president and general manager of the Cebu Cordova Link Expressway Corp. (CCLEC) effective May 2. CCLEC is MPTC’s subsidiary that will be responsible for overseeing the construction, operation and maintenance of the P27.9 billion Cebu Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX). Alfon is […]

  • Parkmall brings back country’s biggest gathering of pets

    Parkmall brings back country’s biggest gathering of pets

    Cebu’s best pet-friendly mall continues to promote responsible and intelligent pet ownership through its animal-friendly facilities and pet-centered events, the biggest of which is the Pet Festival Philippines. The grand event also celebrates the special relationship that exists between pets and their owners. “Parkmall is a family-oriented mall. Most people treat their pets like family, […]

  • BAP expresses full support for new BSP Governor Nestor Espenilla Jr.

    BAP expresses full support for new BSP Governor Nestor Espenilla Jr.

    The following is an official statement released by the Bankers Association of the Philippines: The Bankers Association of the Philippines (BAP) congratulates Deputy Governor Nestor Espenilla Jr. for his appointment as the new Governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). We are confident that his 35 years of experience will sustain the implementation of […]

  • Security Bank, MUFG launch Interbank Fund Management Service

    Security Bank, MUFG launch Interbank Fund Management Service

    Security Bank Corporation (SBC) and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) of Japan jointly announced the launch of the Interbank Fund Management Service (IBFM). A Memorandum of Agreement was signed between SBC and MUFG’s banking entity, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. IBFM is a special correspondent banking arrangement where customers from the two banks can […]

  • Smart holds festival, rekindles love for local stories

    Smart holds festival, rekindles love for local stories

    Centuries ago, a girl named Maria lived in what is now known as Conalum, a mountainous area in the town of Argao which is about two hours away from Cebu City. People called her Maria Cacao, as she owned a cacao plantation from which they sourced the beans they used to create tablea. To this […]

  • PLDT taps Uber to transport employees

    PLDT taps Uber to transport employees

    PLDT is going digital in its fleet management by tapping ridesharing company Uber to transport employees. Under Uber for Business, sales personnel of PLDT and its subsidiaries Smart Communications and Voyager Innovations Inc. are given an Uber for Business account that is linked to a central payment account where fares are automatically charged. This means […]

  • Rustan’s Supermarket in Ayala to hold paper flower art workshop

    Rustan’s Supermarket in Ayala to hold paper flower art workshop

    Make summer productive and creative by letting your kid join Rustan’s Supermarket’s paper flower art workshop on May 6 at 2 p.m. in Ayala Center Cebu. The workshop will be conducted by papercraft artist Stephanie Tudtud. To join, present your Fresh Card at the customer service counter and register for P299 for two slots inclusive […]

  • Smart LTE is fastest in the Philippines: J.P.Morgan study

    Smart LTE is fastest in the Philippines: J.P.Morgan study

    Smart Communications is delivering the fastest LTE service in the country, with average download speeds steadily improving through the months, a J.P.Morgan study showed. In an April 2017 report based on the actual mobile experience of OpenSignal app users, J.P.Morgan said Smart “leads in overall LTE download speeds and at regional levels.” The OpenSignal app […]

  • Smart makes 1st Voice over LTE (VoLTE) call in the Philippines

    Smart makes 1st Voice over LTE (VoLTE) call in the Philippines

    Smart Communications, together with its technology partner Ericsson, recently made the Philippines’ first successful mobile call using Voice over Long-Term Evolution (LTE), or VoLTE. “We are excited to be the first network in the country to successfully use VoLTE, because this technology holds so much promise in terms of improving the quality of mobile service […]

  • AboitizLand hosts Kiddie Earth Heroes caravan for Earth Hour 2017

    AboitizLand hosts Kiddie Earth Heroes caravan for Earth Hour 2017

    Enjoining the kids in its commitment to nurture the environment, AboitizLand conducted an information and education campaign called the Kiddie Earth Heroes Caravan in celebration of Earth Hour 2017. Kiddie Earth Heroes were steered by employees of AboitizLand and Mactan Economic Zone II locators at the Mabolo Elementary School in Cebu City, Basak, Marigondon and […]

  • Run to support ERUF by joining Marco Polo Plaza Cebu fun run

    Run to support ERUF by joining Marco Polo Plaza Cebu fun run

    Marco Polo Plaza Cebu will once again hold a run to support the Emergency Rescue Unit Foundation or ERUF. The Run for ERUF Year 2 will be held on April 30 and will have the following distances: 1K, 3K, 6K, and 12K. Registration fees are P200 for 1K, P400 for 3K, P500 for 6K. amd […]

  • Travel light and in style with Hedgren Transit

    Travel light and in style with Hedgren Transit

    It is the season for travel. Whether you’re on your way to bask under the Boracay sun, shop for bargains in Bangkok, enjoy the food and sights in Taiwan or experience Singapore, you need a light and durable travel companion. If practical and light is your travel motto, Hedgren’s “Transit” carryon trolley rolls up to […]

  • Globe, PAL partnership to benefit OFWs and Philippine tourism

    Globe, PAL partnership to benefit OFWs and Philippine tourism

    Globe Telecom and Philippine Airlines (PAL) have joined forces to provide more benefits to OFWs by offering convenient services unprecedented in both industries. The International Business Group (IBG) of Globe started giving free Globe Traveler SIM cards to all passengers arriving in Manila from other countries. With the free SIM card, OFWs and tourists alike […]

  • PLDT bags 18 Anvil awards for outstanding communications programs

    PLDT bags 18 Anvil awards for outstanding communications programs

    PLDT HOME harvested 8 trophies, including 3 Gold Anvil Awards for its Most Beautiful Connection video, “Strengthening the Volleyball Community with the Volley Friends” program and “Gabay Guro 2016.” PLDT Enterprise took home 9 awards, garnering a gold trophy for its Hot Joe Magazine. PLDT Public Affairs, meanwhile, received a Silver Anvil for the PLDT […]

  • Smart soon to offer P1 per minute call to any network

    Smart soon to offer P1 per minute call to any network

    Smart subscribers will soon have more reasons to stay in touch with friends and loved ones as the mobile leader is set to roll out Smart Express Call 50, which offers calls to any network for as low as P1 per minute. Smart Express Call 50 will provide subscribers with 50 minutes of all-net calls, […]

  • Couple grows business through power of mobile on Facebook

    Couple grows business through power of mobile on Facebook

    Marvin Espina was a Filipino overseas foreign worker in Afghanistan on his fourth year when he decided to return to the Philippines to be with family and explore other endeavors. In 2014, Marvin and wife Khate discovered business solution platform Teespring, which enabled them to kickstart their own custom t-shirt venture via e-commerce. Marvin and […]

  • PLDT rolls out ‘Fibr City’ program in Toledo City

    PLDT rolls out ‘Fibr City’ program in Toledo City

    Leading telecoms and digital services provider PLDT has stepped up its roll-out of fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) facilities in strategic urban centers nationwide with Toledo City in Cebu becoming its first ever “Fibr City” project, where families and enterprises can enjoy world-class internet connectivity. Through a partnership with the Toledo City government, the FTTH roll-out will serve […]

  • Michelin-rated Tim Ho Wan to open in Cebu on March 25

    Michelin-rated Tim Ho Wan to open in Cebu on March 25

    Tim Ho Wan, Hong Kong’s famous Michelin-starred dim sum restaurant, is opening in Cebu at the Upper Ground Floor, Mountain Wing of SM Seaside City on Saturday, March 25. This will be its 7th branch in the country and first outside Metro Manila. It will be the first and only Michelin-rated restaurant in Cebu. Tim […]