Payoneer Goes to Davao

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.

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Globe Brings Davao Media Excellence Awards 2014

Globe Telecom will hold the  3rd Davao Media Excellence Awards (DMEA) on November 27, 2014 to acknowledge journalists and online writers who helped make a difference for the better of society through their works. DMEA provides an opportunity and venue for print and broadcast journalists as well as bloggers and social media advocates to be acknowledged in their fields of work.  It also pays tribute to the 34 media personalities who were victims of the Maguindanao Massacre in 2009.  Davao celebrates Media Freedom Day every November 23 to honor the memory of the fallen journalists. The Davao Media Excellence Awards is Globe’s  way of honoring Davao media and online writers who are breaking new grounds in news dissemination and are showing the best in communication skills and creativity Globe has also supported Economic Journalists Association of the Philippines (EJAP) Business Journalism Awards since 1999 and the Cebu Media Excellence Awards (CMEA) which […]

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Join the $150 Giveaway Worth of Custom Shirts and More!!

Are you a fan of customized shirts, Iphone/Ipad cases, and mugs? Here is your chance to have your own designs or favorite photos printed for free and wear them too! HiCustom is having an exciting giveaway for a chance to win a $50 coupon worth of your desired custom items. Three winners will be chosen to win the coupons for a total of $ 150 worth of prizes. HiCustom, is a “ Customize Your Own” online store where you can let your imagination run with wings.They offer custom t-shirts, custom phone cases, custom hoodies, custom mugs and other home custom accessories. Plus, they have wide variety of products are ready to be custom made. Feel free to put your unique design or photos on your t-shirts with their easy-to-use design tool which will be finished in just a few minutes. They  ship out your items within 48 hours with a […]

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the Multi-Functional VAIO series: Uncompromising notebook experience for productive work and play

The Multi-Functional VAIO Fit multi-flip PC by Sony

Advanced technology may have enabled us with smartphones or tablets but neither of the two can really provide us a productive computing experience. In this regard, Sony has constantly introduced innovative products that equip us not just with mobile convenience but the benefits of increased productivity and creativity that smartphones and tablets alone cannot provide. In line with this, Sony is launching today another addition to its line of premium VAIO products – the VAIO® Fit 13A/15A. An all new form factor to the design of VAIO® notebooks, the VAIO® Fit 13A/15A features a multi-flipTM hinge that provide a variety of new ways to use mobile PCs while still enjoying the full functionality of a traditional clamshell laptop. It aims to suit the computing needs of everyone and is available in 13-inch, and 15-inch sizes.  Both units were first showcased at the Sony Center by Avid at the Glorietta Mall […]

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IDP Philippines Australian Exhibition 2013

IDP Philippines Sponsors Australian Education Exhibition 2013

If you have been eyeing to study in Australia but are not yet sure which school and program to enrol in, this is the perfect opportunity for you! IDP Philippines, the trusted name for students who are aiming to study in Australia, USA and UK,  is hosting Australian Education Exhibition 2013 in three key cities of the country  on May 17 (Davao), 18 (Manila) and 19 ( Cebu). For this event , participants get a free consultation from representatives of 20 Australian schools. Yes, you got it right, there is no registration fee to worry about. These institutions will present their program offerings and a lot of  other valuable information that speak of an enriching educational experience in Australia. This is the complete list of schools which will participate in the exhibition: Le Cordon Bleu Australia Whitefriars College Inc. Australian Catholic University Holmesglen Institute of TAFE University of Queensland Central Queensland University Flinders […]

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Brace yourself for 4 exciting weekends in Davao from April to May.

Summerfaction 2013 Spices Up Weekends at Tienda del Mercado

If you are looking for a great Davao experience filled with good food, entertainment and shopping excitement  this summer, brace yourself as Tienda del Mercado (TDM), Davao’s newest address that features local food and lifestyle trends, brings Summerfaction: a series of weekends packed with month-long activities that you will surely look forward to starting on the 26th of April till May. Strings Beat The Heat, an acoustic band challenge that will run for 3 weekends is the highlight of Summerfaction. It will kick off on April 26-28 and the winner for this competition will be the front act for Up Dharma Down, a popular and award-winning Filipino rock band as they perform at TDM on May 25. Among the must-go events that are scheduled to take place are the Guilty Pleasures (a three-day dessert fair), a fashion dog show called, Posh Pups in the City, Mommy’s Day Out (a post Mother’s […]

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I say likewise to Sun Cellular's endorser, Maja Salvador!

Sun Prepaid’s Name Ur Number SIM

Want to know the latest (and something unique) from Sun Cellular Prepaid? They have recently launched their latest offering, the Name Ur Number SIM. This prepaid sim gives subscribers the chance to pick their own mobile number for FREE and personalize the last 6 digits with alpha numeric characters of their choice. With this, you can now start having numbers such as these: 0943-9-CALL-ME, 0943-8-I-KIKAY or 0943-8-INLOVE. Pretty cool, eh? What used to be only available to postpaid subscribers can now be enjoyed by the many Sun Prepaid users , hence, giving them the free hand to identify their numbers with their favorite tagline, number or anything that distinctively describes their personality and lifestyle. The Name Ur Number SIM is available at a very affordable price of P59. What’s more, it includes a Sun Call and Text Combo 50 load  which is valid for 5 days and comes with 200 Sun texts, 200 texts […]

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The New Blackberry Z10: Blackberry's New Baby

The New BlackBerry Z10 Is Now Available in Stores!

  All BlackBerry fans have a reason to be happy now. Their latest baby, The New BlackBerry Z10 is now available in the Philippines (starting yesterday, March 19). Packed with mind-blowing applications and features, you sure will not think twice of wanting to own one! Among the highlights of Z10 are the Blackberry Hub, Blackberry Flow, BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) Video with Share Screen, enhanced BlackBerry Keyboard, Balance Technology, Time Shift,  the new BlackBerry 10 browser, BlackBerry Remember, the Safeguard Technology, built in support for Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync and the BlackBerry World storefront which boasts of about 70,000 BlackBerry 10 apps. It is available in 2 colors: black and white at a price of Php 29,990 (3g version). Meanwhile, you can also opt to avail of the 3g and LTE versions from local carriers, Sun Cellular, Globe Telecom and SMART. To get to know more about this sleek and distinctive smartphone, […]

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The Philippine Madrigal Singers : Going For Gold Show In Davao City

The Philippine Madrigal Singers Seranades Davao As They Go For Gold

I had a rare opportunity to sit at the front row to watch The Philippine Madrigal Singers live last March 6 at SM Lanang Premier here in Davao City. They were here as part of their Goin’ For Gold Outreach Tour in line with their 50th Anniversary. Back then, I could only hear and watch in the news that they have been doing stellar shows here and abroad, bringing accolades for the country. Watching them perform live is indeed a different story. Every song and every performance is sang flawlessly well. And boy, they were entertaining too! For those who think that classical and traditional music is bland and boring, well, think again. Aside from their repertoire of Filipino novelty and traditional music, they also impressed the younger generation when they sang their version of a current local hit, “Pusong Bato” ( revived by the Kulaog band in 2012). They […]

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JCI World VP Sen Bernard Dy installs the Liter of Light at a Davao home

JCI Philippines’ Liter of Light Project

Filipinos are well-known  for their creativity and ingenuity. Tough times bring out resourcefulness to create useful things we never thought would be possible. I was simply amazed and genuinely proud (knowing that this was a brainchild of a kababayan) when I saw a feature of this on TV : a portion of an empty PET liter bottle filled with a mixture of chlorine/salt/filtered water, and installed by a scrap GI sheet, rubber sealant and rivets would brighten peoples’ homes at maximum cost of P5o each per Solar Liter bulb. For people living below the poverty line, the improvised Solar Liter Bottles provide great impact to their lifestyle. This would mean so much for those who cannot afford to buy conventional bulbs and fluorescent lights that needed to be replaced on a regular basis. For what used to be dark kitchen, dining or living rooms, will now radiate with  hopeful  “liters” […]

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