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RCBC’s EMV upgrade is in full swing

RCBC is now upgrading all their clients with the new EMV chip enabled cards BSP (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas) has already mandated all banks to make the shift to Europay Mastercard Visa (EMV) chip enabled cards. With this, RCBC has been hard at work to ensure safer card transactions for its valued customers.  The Bank is now in the final stages of upgrading its clients’ cards with EMV chip-enabled cards. Shifting to EMV cards is part of the bank’s thrust to ensure safe and secure transactions for its clients. EMV is a global standard for transactions made on chip-based debit, prepaid and credit cards.  Magnetic stripes on cards contain unchanging data, which makes it easy for anyone to replicate the data. That also makes old cards prime targets for counterfeiters, who use stolen card data to withdraw or purchase. Unlike the magstripe technology, every time an EMV card is used for payment, the […]

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Azuela Cove: Soon to be Davao’s newest waterside address

Where the sea meets the city Soon to attract Davao City’s ever-growing class of savvy, discerning urbanites is a new destination that promises the comforts and conveniences of city living along with the satisfaction and serenity that only a seaside address provides. A 25-hectare development located at Km 7 Lanang, Azuela Cove is set to become Davao’s prime waterside business and residential district encapsulating a life of fluidity and ease within a vibrant locality and a buoyant economy south of the country. It offers Davao’s denizens the best in home, business, and lifestyle in Mindanao—all in one relaxing locale marked by wide, verdant open spaces and a spectacular view of the Davao Gulf. Azuela Cove is the brainchild of Aviana Development Corp, a joint venture company between Ayala Land and The Alcantara Group of Companies. Ayala Land brings in decades of experience in creating master-planned mixed-use estates which include Makati, […]

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Minute Burger Introduces Grilled Black Pepper Burger

Minute Burger, one of Filipinos’ favorite affordable comfort food raises the bar in premium burgers as it introduces the  new Grilled Black Pepper Burger.  Last week, our group (Davao Digital Influencers) was invited by their very accommodating Marketing Officer, Jefferson Lambino. We were able to enjoy its unique grilled flavor which is a delicious combination of sweet and smoked spicy punch of the Black Pepper Burger.  And guess what, Minute Burger has also upgraded from their plain bread to soft brioche buns.   Brioche is a highly-enriched bread having generous egg and butter content giving it a rich and tender taste and texture. As a backgrounder Minute Burger has been in the franchising business for more than a decade already and it  has covered most of the market in here in Davao making it the leading Buy 1 Take 1 Burger Food Chain. With their aim to continuously satisfy their consumers, Minute Burger is always on the go to […]

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LAMUDI partners with Davao City government

 Lamudi collaborates with Davao City government to promote real estate trends and best practices to homegrown brokers In a bid to further strengthen the real estate industry in the city, the local government of Davao , through the Davao City Investment Promotion Center (DCIPC), has recently partnered with top real estate website Lamudi to train Davao’s homegrown real estate brokers and  gear them up for the digitization of real estate marketing. Effective use of technology such us selling online is considered one of the best practices in real estate selling today. With this, Lamudi spearheaded a thought-leadership session for Davao-based real estate brokers, giving efficient ways to reach more property-seekers via digital marketing. Dubbed “Real Estate Is at Its Peak,” the brokers activation and seminar was held last August 10 at the Marco Polo Hotel. Lamudi speakers flew to Davao to train and impart their expertise to Davao brokers, headed by Bhavna Suresh Chathambeth, Managing Director of the […]

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Globe #CreateCourage” Campaign shortlisted in Tangrams Effectiveness Spikes Awards

The branded film tells the story of a young Star Wars fan named Alex who wears her Stormtrooper helmet everyday at home, in school, or out and about, piquing the curiosity of people around her. As the story unfolds, her tear-jerking reasons for wearing the mask are revealed, and the reactions to the revelation are equally emotional. Beautifully demonstrating a child’s resilience and triumph over challenges, the heartwarming video went viral in a matter of days after its release by Globe, and soon received praise from all over the world, especially from the legions of Star Wars fans. It garnered over 45 million views and has been recognized by top online news channels such as CNN International, Mashable, Huffington Post, Upworthy, among others. The video was also produced to raise awareness for the plight of the Philippine General Hospital (PGH), which needed to raise funds for the rehabilitation of its […]

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SKY opens 4th SKYZone in Davao City

SKYcable opens its 4th SKYzone in Davao at the lower ground floor of Gaisano Mall of Toril located at Corner National Highway-Lim Streets in Toril, Davao City  to serve customers at the southernmost part of the city. SKYcable has coverage facilities till Sirawan area which is approximately 7 kilometers away from Toril. SKY aims to be within reach to its subscribers which explains why the 4 SKYzone offices in:  SM Lanang Premier, Gaisano Mall Bajada, NCCC Mall (Matina) and now in Gaisano Mall of Toril are strategically located and scattered to cover practically all areas of Davao City. Automated machine for bills payment is available at this branch. New service applications for SKYDirect, cable/broadband & customer queries are accepted here while walk-in customers enjoy a cafe-like, cozy ambiance. I was told that this is the first SKYzone outside MetroManila to have this kind of trendy set-up. They are eyeing to open another SKYzone […]

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Mesa Tierra Garden Residences

Davao’s Newest Address: MesaTierra Garden Residences

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 […]

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Asia Leaders Forum in Davao

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 […]

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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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NCCC 38th Anniversary

NCCC Now On Its 38th Year

It used to be a small retail store along Ramon Magsaysay Avenue, Davao City way back in 1978, but now New City Commercial Center, or more commonly called as NCCC has risen up to stand tall amongst the other leading stores in Mindanao with more than 3,000 employees across Davao, Tagum, Compostela valley and even in Puerto Princessa,Palawan. With countless shopping treats and a commitment to create a Wellness advocacy for its patrons , another exciting milestone is yet to unfold for NCCC this December 01, 2016. “NCCC is constantly looking for innovative ways to improve what we are doing in order to satisfy the needs of our shoppers and bring the shopping experience to a rewarding level. We are glad to be renowned as one of the market leaders in Mindanao, ” says Melanie Bacala, LTS Retail’s Associate Vice-President. Apart from the various anniversary giveaways and special discounts, NCCC shoppers can […]

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