Globe Telecom, in partnership with the University of Cebu (UC), capped off the Visayas leg of PRISM, a digital literacy training program designed to equip private school teachers with technological skills for effective classroom teaching. PRISM is in line with Globe Telecom’s sustainability commitment to empower every Filipino with world-class learning through technology in response to United Nations Sustainable Development Goal No. 4 to “ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning.” According to Ms. Michelle Tapia, Globe Advisor and Head of Education Strategy & Innovation, “These days, it is imperative for teachers to learn how to use information and communications technology (ICT) tools in the classroom if they want to motivate students to learn and to help increase their skills for entrepreneurship and employment. The changing times mean that teachers need to continuously adapt to their evolving role. Through this program, we are assisting the teachers in discovering […]
As a Davaoeño, I am thrilled to see real estate developments sprouting in my city. This means more jobs, more investors, and lots of other exciting things unfolding in Davao City. With this, leading homegrown Cebu real estate developer Cebu Landmasters Inc., together with Davao-based partner Yuson Comm Investments, formally launches its first of several projects together under the joint venture Yuson Excellence Soberano Inc. — the MesaTierra Garden Residences. Given Davao City’s growing urban atmosphere, Joe Soberano, President and CEO of Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI). , said that they conceptualized and built MesaTierra Garden Residences in Davao City. This is the 4th of Cebu Landmasters’ best-selling “Garden Series” condominiums, with two completed and fully sold-out in Cebu City and one under construction and almost sold-out for the 1st two buildings in Cagayan de Oro City. Soberano noted forecasts by the World Bank of continued Philippine economic growth in 2017 and […]
Seven brand new summer destinations in Cebu, Davao, Boracay, Palawan, and Clark AirAsia is flying to seven brand new destinations across the Philippines this summer. The world’s best low cost carrier for eight consecutive years will begin to fly from Cebu to Davao, Palawan, and Boracay/Caticlan and from Davao to Clark, Cebu, Palawan, and Boracay/Caticlan in April 22. Philippines AirAsia CEO Captain Dexter Comendador said, “It’s an exciting time to spend summer vacations in the Philippines with AirAsia’s awesome connectivity travelers now have easy access to the country’s amazing beaches, gorgeous natural wonders, and majestic eco-tourism attractions via Cebu, Clark, and Davao.” AirAsia will fly from Cebu to Boracay and Palawan daily while flights to Davao are scheduled twice daily. From Davao, AirAsia is also offering daily flights to Boracay, to Palawan at three times weekly, and to Clark at four times weekly. Check out AirAsia’s latest promotion and activities via Twitter (@AirAsiaPH), […]
Are you a Converse sneaker fan or collector? Here’s good news! Beauty pageant patrons and Chucks collectors will get a chance to own customized Converse sneakers by the participating 19 candidates from the recent 2016 Miss Universe competition. These will be auctioned for the benefit of Positive Action Foundation which is devoted into helping individuals living with HIV/AIDS and their families. Interested parties may join the silent bid auction, with a starting bid for all pairs at $50 USD or Php 2,500. These Chucks will be displayed at the exhibits in the following dates and venues: March 10-12: Gaisano Mall of Tagum and Gaisano Mall of Toril March 17-19: Gaisano Mall of Davao and Gaisano Mall of Digos March 24-26: Robinsons Galleria Cebu and Robinsons Santiago Isabela Do visit www.converse.com.ph or www.facebook.com/ConversePhilippines for more details!
Popularly known as the Popstar Royalty or the Pop Princess of the Philippines, Sarah Geronimo has made a mark for herself in the entertainment industry for the past 14 years. What started out as a childhood dream, joining several singing contests as young girl, it is very inspiring to see her now, going full circle and enjoying her accomplishments as a successful singer, dancer, actress, product endorser and producer. Over the years, aside from her awesome talent, I admire her professionalism and passion for her career. She also has this sunshine-y attitude that makes her adorable and funny. This is the reason why I especially love watching her films. Kilig and feel good. I don’t know but I really think she always establishes a wonderful chemistry with her leading men in the movies. No wonder they’re always blockbuster hits. And her songs–soulful, unforgettable and well-loved by many. My current favorite is her song with Yeng […]
Another Asia Leaders Forum will be launched at SMX Convention Center in Davao on March 30, 2017 at 10AM to 4PM. Below are the speakers who will grace the event: Robert Laurel Yupangco (President- Yupangco Group) Usec. Nora Terrado ( Department of Trade and Industry) Arch. Jun Palafox (Chairman- Palafox Associates) Dr. Elton Tan (Chairman- E Hotels) Christian Leynes (Chairman- CLL Group of Companies) Leeroy Livy & Donald Saurombe ( Co- Founders- DibZ) Joe Maristela (CEO- Vilanes Realty Inc) Jaime Llames (Head- Philippine Retirement Authority) Grace Nicolas (Co- Founder, Tag Media and Public Relations) Joey Gurango (CEO- Gurango Software) James Jimenez (Spokesman- COMELEC) Gilmar Padua (CEO- Infinity Hub) Jet Yu (Managing Director- Prime Philippines) Pocholo Gonzales (CEO- Creativoices Productions) Last month, the first of its series for this year under Asia Leaders Forum has been launched with the following speakers: Dr. Elton Tan of E-Hotels, Robert Laurel Yupangco of Zoomanity Group, Engr. Ben Co […]
A baby is on the way! On Thursday, February 9, 2017, the model/actress took to Instagram to announce the happy news, showing off her bump in an adorable bikini shot. “Very happy to share that Jason and I are expecting! Lots of Love, Rosie”, the gorgeous gal captioned the photo. The 29 year old model/actress and the 49 year old actor have been dating for nearly six years now, and announced at the Golden Globe awards that they are engaged to be married. This will be the first marriage and first child for both of them, and we know that they are super excited to take this journey together! Rosie’s pregnancy announcement didn’t exactly come as a surprise to eagle eyed fans, who had some inclination to believe that the Victoria’s Secret model was pregnant since the beginning of the year. The “Mad Max” actress posted a Happy New Year […]
Payoneer, an innovative cross-border payments company transforming the way businesses send and receive funds globally hosted its first Payoneer Forum in Davao last Feruary 5 at Park Inn by Radisson Davao. The Payoneer Forum gathered over 100 freelancers, entrepreneurs, and other professionals. They learned so much from experts on topics such as how to expand their online business, freelancing and using various digital marketing tools to accelerate the growth of their business. Earlier that day, there was a media briefing attended by bloggers; and representatives from the print and broadcast media, where basic information about Payoneer were discussed. It primarily targets those working online and those having businesses whose transactions are done through the internet. Payoneer emphasized the several advantages of switching from the current payment facility that they are using (e.g Paypal) to their platform.
As an answer to the needs of its internet and tech-savvy subscribers, SKY formally launched its newest products: One Sky and SKYdirect in Davao city last week. It is the latest location in the country to experience the superior brand of entertainment, as Davao residents can now enjoy an all-in-one subscription plan that includes high-speed internet, HD cable and video-on demand services. Subscribers can choose between Premium or Lite plans. One SKY Premium plans (start at Php1599/month) allows high-speed internet of 8 Mbps to 64 Mbps; unlimited data allowance from SKYbroadband, premium HD cable TV from SKYcable , and cable shows on the go with SKYmobi. One SKYlite Plans (start at Php699/month), offer fast internet of 4Mbps to 8Mbps with consumable data allowance of at least 20GB plus HD cable TV and a provision to add mobile internet. SKYcable channels include top-rating channels such as ABS CBN HD, ANC HD, HBO, HD, RTL CBS Entertainment […]
As the pioneer in the beauty and wellness industry in the country, Manny and Pie Calayan Clinic aims to widen its reach to its clients and target market. With this, beauty and wellness-savvy individuals from Mindanao and nearby areas have a reason to rejoice as the owners, power couple Drs. Manny and Pie Calayan just opened its 4th branch in the country (first in in Mindanao) at the 2nd floor of SM Lanang Premier in Davao City. The opening event was star-studded and was graced by celebrities Sam Concepcion, Nyoy Volante, Boy Abunda, Annabelle Rama and Eddie Gutierrez. Meanwhile, Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo led the ribon -cutting to formally open the branch. They are happy to announce that all their services that valued clients enjoy in Manila will be available in this new branch as well. Formerly known as Calayan Surgicentre Corporation, Manny and Pie Calayan Clinic is geared to providing the top of the […]