Tuesday, April 24, 2018

FWD Life Philippines launches Community Care partnership with Special Olympics Philippines

Top executives of FWD and Special Olympics Philippines pose with some of the Filipino Special Olympics athletes at a press conference held on April 23, 2018 at The Palms Country Club in Muntinlupa City.

Pan-Asian insurer FWD Life Insurance believes there is a champion in all of us and that anybody can make a difference no matter the challenges they face. In line with this belief, the most exciting insurance brand in the country today launched its global partnership with the Special Olympics, the world’s largest sports organization for people with intellectual disabilities. 

Sunday, April 22, 2018


The Philippines' Kevin Belingon triumphant on the second round, striking down American opponent, Andrew Leone at the ONE Championship: Heroes of Honor held on April 201, 2018 at the Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City.

The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), delivered another amazing spectacle at the Mall of Asia Arena, delighting the packed crowd with a display of world-class martial arts action. Manila played host to ONE: HEROES OF HONOR, featuring the absolute best in local and international martial arts talent. 

Globe Announce Winners of HOPE in 40 Seconds Video Competition, Promotes Hotline 2919 to Battle Depression

Globe, in partnership with the Natasha Goulbourn Foundation, College of St. Benilde (CSB), and the National Center for Mental Health recently awarded the winners of “Hope in 40 Seconds”, a video animation competition among students and young adults aged 16-30 years old. 

Resorts World Manila Launches Mobile Companion App, A Pocket-Concierge at Your Fingertips

Present during the launch of Newport Cinema Convergence are Megaworld Lifestyle Mall Marketing Officer Ralph Torres; Megaworld Commercial Division Regional Head, Michael Vivo; Megaworld Lifestyle Mall Group Head for Lifestyle Entertainment Group, Brix Valdenarro; Resorts World Manila Director for Digital Channels, Jay Padua; and Director for Integrated Marketing, Gerald Magtoto.

Resorts World Manila (RWM), the Philippines’ first integrated resort, is bringing the concept of seamless integration to your fingertips with its latest updates on the RWM Mobile Companion app, which can be downloaded for free on the AppStore and GooglePlay.

Friday, March 30, 2018

FWD Sends Off Sole Filipino Runner in North Pole Marathon

Louie Sangalang's (2nd from right) send-off party was held on March 22, 2018 at the Bonifacio Technology Center, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. The FWD-sponsored send-off event was attended by FWD executives and team members, North Pole Marathon campaign collaborators.

Pan-Asian insurer FWD Life Insurance, one of the fastest-growing insurance companies in the Philippines, is sending off the country’s lone representative to the FWD North Pole Marathon.

Vision Petron 2018 Calls for Filipino Young Artists to Rediscover Culture

Petron Corporation, the country’s leading oil company, invites aspiring artists to participate in the 2018Vision Petron with the theme “Tuklas Kultura” (Rediscover Culture). 

GCash Scan-to-Pay Announces Partnership with Shakey's #77777

Dial #77777 on your next Shakey's delivery.  Globe President and CEO Ernest Cu (3rd from left) leads the press conference held on March 21, 2018 at Shakey's Magallanes, Makati City. With him from left:  Anthony Thomas, Mynt President and CEO; Albert de Larrazabal, Globe Chief Commercial Officer,; Vicente Gregorio, SPAVI President and CEO; Jorge Concepcion, SPAVI General Manager; and Peter Maquera, Globe SVP for Enterprise Group.

Shakey’s Philippines, one of the biggest and most iconic pizza store chains in the country, has tapped Globe Telecom and GCash to allow its customers to order and pay for their pizza, pasta, chicken, and other favorite food and drinks with just their mobile phones.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

ONE Championship: Heroes of Honor Sparks in Manila this Summer

While the Philippine capital is abuzz with the announcement of the main event showdown between Team Lakay’s Kevin “The Silencer” Belingon (17-5) and Bali-based American Andrew Leone (8-3), another spectacle is ready to be unveiled at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

2018 Sikat Pinoy National Food Fair Open Doors to the Public; Exhibits, Seminars, Food Tasting Until March 18

Beyond Food: 
Discover Healthy Halal, Urban Gardening, Entrepreneurship

The 2018 edition of the Sikat Pinoy National Food Fair opens its doors to food enthusiasts from March 14 to 18 at the Megatrade Halls of SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City. This annual program of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is organized by the Bureau of Domestic Trade Promotion (BDTP) in cooperation with the DTI’s Regional and Provincial Offices.

DTI-BDTP Director Rhodora M. Leaño said, “In 2013, for the first Sikat Pinoy National Food Fair, the department set what was then an ‘ambitious’ goal of Php 15-million in cash and booked sales." She added, "Last year, we were able to record revenues of Php 42.17 million from over 52,000 fair goers. That is an increase of almost triple in just five years, an outstanding measure of success by any standard, and a very encouraging sign for MSMEs in the food sector.”

Three special settings are being showcased this year: 

(1) a pavilion for halal-certified products from nine regions of the country; 

(2) an organic products and hydroponics garden; and 

(3) a “kapetirya” serving different coffee blends from all over the Philippines.

There are over 200 booths featuring products of over 200 MSMEs offering regional delicacies, processed meats, wines and beverages, ready-to-eat bottled food, chocolates and snack foods, spices and condiments, jams and spreads, health supplements, and other kitchen basics. There are also exhibitors selling fresh produce like organic fruits and vegetables as well as fish and other marine products.

In addition, free cooking workshops are scheduled every day, as follows: 

Thursday, March 15 : (1:30pm – 3:30pm) Healthy meat products for business with Mrs. Lourdes Rivera. 

Friday, March 16 : (1:30pm – 3:30pm) Sysu International Inc./Clara Ole; (4:30pm – 6:30pm) Mama Sita with Chefs Philip Lim and Phye Yabut. 

Saturday, March 17 : (1:30pm – 3:30pm) Baguio Oil with Chef Boy Logro; (4:30pm – 6:30pm) San Miguel Purefoods with Chef Rolando “RJ” Garcia. 

Sunday, March 18 : (1:30pm – 3:30pm) Gardenia Bakeries with Chef Patrice Aguillo; (4:30pm – 6:30pm) Silver Swan with Chef Luis Napoleon R. Sol III.

For those who wish to learn more about food entrepreneurship, there are free lectures offered daily, as follows: 

Thursday, March 15 : (10:30am – 12:00nn) Development Bank of the Philippines – Loan Program/Facilities; (4:30pm – 6:30pm) PLDT Enterprise – Digital Payment (Paymaya). 

Friday, March 16 : (10:30am – 12:00nn) DOST Packaging Center of the Philippines – Food Safety. 

Saturday, March 17 : (10:30am – 12:00nn) Pasay City Cooperative Development Office – Simple Nutrients Addition Program (SNAP) Hydroponics. Sunday, March 18 : (10:30am – 12:00nn) FILPET Inc. – Packaging Technology.

By bringing food entrepreneurs from all over the country into a single venue, the Sikat Pinoy National Food Fair generates not just retail business from consumers but is also an order-taking event where institutional buyers and traders discover new items for their supermarket shelves, and hotels and restaurants meet new producers and negotiate with existing suppliers. 

The Sikat Pinoy National Food Fair is open from 10:00am – 9:00pm on March 14 to 18, 2018 at the Megatrade Hall, Megamall in Mandaluyong City. Admission is free.

For more information, email bdtp@dti.gov.ph, or call phone numbers +632 751 3223, +632 751 3228 and fax +632 751 3224. Please follow "sikatpinoyfairs" on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube for updates.

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Globe MyBusiness Announce Winners of ProjectED, Showcases New Generation of Video Creators

Globe ProjectED Grand Winner: Team Reveuse of University of the East Caloocan with the executives of Globe MyBusiness, from L-R Debbie Obias, Michelle Tapia, Gil Genio, and Derrick Heng, during the ProjectEd Awards Night, held last Thursday, March 8, 2018 at the Maybank Performing Arts Auditorium, in Bonifacio Global City.

Globe MyBusiness recently held the much-awaited awards night of ProjectEd at the Maybank Performing Arts Auditorium in Bonifacio Global City.  The ProjectED is a nationwide video competition for high school students.

Friday, March 9, 2018

Petron Lakbay Alalay Gears-Up for Holy Week 2018

Petron will be in full assistance to motorists during the Holy Week 2018.
Photo: Petron Corporation

Petron Lakbay Alalay, the country’s longest running motorist roadside assistance program has evolved over the past three decades from a small group of Petron employees volunteering
to spend their Holy Week break to provide emergency aid for car problems like overheating, flat tires, and the like, into a comprehensive year-round program to ensure that with Petron, “the
best ang biyahe.”

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Daikin Announces Green Initiative with Energy-Efficient Air Conditioners

Daikin's executives from left; Bart Roa Deputy Division Manager for Sales Operation, Jed Caburian Division Manager for Sales Operation, Toshiyuki Tanaka Vice President, Lee Wai Kok President, Ogie Quitco Division Manager for After Sales Service, and Gerry Cortez Division Manager for Human Resources and General Affairs, during the press conference held on March 2, 2018 at the Conrad Hotel Manila.

Addressing climate challenges, DAIKIN’s Green Initiative Campaign kick-started by disseminating R32 energy-efficient air conditioners in the Philippines, which was announced during the recent press conference held at the Conrad Hotel Manila.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Cancer Survivor to Represent the Philippines at 42-km FWD North Pole Marathon

Louie Sangalang (in cap) is fully supported by a powerhouse Squad on his journey to the FWD North Pole Marathon. With him from left; Romi Garduce, Sam YG, Ani De Leon-Brown, Benjamin Pangilinan, and Maricel Laxa-Pangilinan. at the press conference on February 20, 2018 held at the Mind Museum in BGC, Taguig City.

FWD Life Philippines, one of the country’s fastest-growing insurers, launched on February 20 its “Blaze a Trail in the Arctic” campaign in conjunction with the FWD North Pole Marathon 2018, the world’s coolest marathon which will be held on April 9 this year. FWD is the marathon’s title sponsor.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

FIA Motor Sport Conference 2018 to be Held in the Philippines, the First in Southeast Asia

Turnover ceremony by the FIA of the event to AAP, DOT and the Philippine organizing committee on February 14, 2018 at the Vikings Restaurant, SM Jazz Mall, Makati City. Seated from left; Assistant Secretary Frederick Alegre of the Department of Tourism, Frederique Trouve Project Director of FIA Motor Sport Conference, Augusto Lagman President of Automobile Association of the Philippines, and Undersecretary Rolando Canizal of the Department of Tourism. Standing from left; Mandy Eduque AAP Motorsports Committee Chairperson, Dr. Mina Gabor Event Chairperson and AAP Trustee, Martin Lalande FIA Events Manager, and Cynthia Lazo DOT-NCR Regional Director.

It is going to be an honor for the Philippines to host the sixth edition of the FIA Motor Sport Conference, slated on June 4-6, 2018 in Manila. The first-ever in Southeast Asia.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Valentine Movie Week: Marvel Studio's Black Panther Unlocks Secrets of Wakanda at SM Malls

The Secrets of Wakanda comes to life at SM Mall of Asia during the launch of Marvel Studio's Black Panther movie.

Marvel Studios’ Black Panther will be coming to movie screens in the Philippines from February 14, 2018. To celebrate the movie’s launch, Marvel fans can head to their nearest SM Mall to enjoy an immersive experience by SM Cinema, “The Secrets of Wakanda”.